Nonprecious Bimetallic Iron–Molybdenum Sulfide Electrocatalysts for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction in Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyzers

Adina Morozan, Hannah Johnson, Camille Roiron, Ghislain Genay, Dmitry Aldakov, Ahmed Ghedjatti, Chuc T. Nguyen, Phong D. Tran, Sachin Kinge, and Vincent Artero*

ACS Catal., 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.0c03692

Catalytic Reduction of Oxygen by a Copper Thiosemicarbazone Complex

Tatiana Straistari, Adina Morozan*, Sergiu Shova, Marius Réglier, Maylis Orio* and Vincent Artero

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2020, DOI: 10.3390/catal10111340

Investigating Light-Induced Processes in Covalent Dye-Catalyst Assemblies for Hydrogen Production

Sebastian BoldTatiana StraistariAna B. Muñoz-GarcíaMichele PavoneVincent ArteroMurielle Chavarot-Kerlidou* and Benjamin Dietzek*

Catalysts, 2020, DOI: 10.1002/ejic.202000869

Repurposing a Bio-inspired NiFe Hydrogenase Model for CO2 Reduction with Selective Production of Methane as the Unique C-based Product

Md Estak Ahmed, Suzanne Adam, Dibyajyoti Saha, Jennifer Fize, Vincent Artero*, Abhishek Dey* and Carole Duboc*

ACS Energy Letters, 2020, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.0c02002

Revisiting amorphous molybdenum sulfide's activity for the electro-driven reduction of dinitrogen and N-containing substrates

Kun Yang, Matthieu Koepf* and Vincent Artero*

Chem. Commun., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CC05078D

Hydrogen evolution reaction mediated by an all-sulfur trinuclear nickel complex

Cyril Pieri, Anirban Bhattacharjee, Alexandre Barrozo, Bruno Faure, Michel Giorgi  Jennifer Fize, Marius Réglier, Martin Field*, Maylis Orio*, Vincent Artero and Renaud Hardré*

Chem. Commun., 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0CC04174B

From non-innocent to guilty: on the role of redox-active ligand in the electro-assisted reduction of CO2 mediated by a cobalt(II)-polypyridyl complex

Nicolas Queyriaux*, Ken Abel, Jennifer Fize, Jacques Pecaut, Maylis Orio* and Leif Hammarström*

Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0SE00570C

Achieving visible light-driven hydrogen evolution at positive bias with a hybrid copper–iron oxide|TiO2-cobaloxime photocathode

C. Tapia, E. Bellet-Amalric, D. Aldakov, F. Boudoire, K. Sivula, L. Cagnone and V. Artero*

Green Chemistry. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/D0GC00979B

Noncovalent Integration of a Bioinspired Ni Catalyst to Graphene Acid for Reversible Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Oxidation

Bertrand Reuillard, Matías Blanco, Laura Calvillo, Nathan Coutard, Ahmed Ghedjatti, Pascale Chenevier, Stefano Agnoli, Michal Otyepka, Gaetano Granozzi, and Vincent Artero*

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2020, 12, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.9b18922

Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution with a Cobalt Complex Bearing Pendant Proton Relays: Acid Strength and Applied Potential Govern Mechanism and Stability

 Nicolas Queyriaux*, Dongyue Sun, Jennifer Fize, Jacques Pecaut, Martin J. Field, Murielle Chavarot-Kerlidou, Vincent Artero*

 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 141, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b10407.

Role of the Metal Ion in Bio-Inspired Hydrogenase Models: Investigation of a Homodinuclear FeFe Complex vs Its Heterodinuclear NiFe Analogue

Lianke Wang, Marcello Gennari,* Alexandre Barrozo, Jennifer Fize, Christian Philouze, Serhiy Demeshko, Franc Meyer, Maylis Orio, Vincent Artero, Carole Duboc*

ACS Catal. 20209, DOI : 10.1021/acscatal.9b03212.

Insights into the mechanism of photosynthetic H2 evolution catalyzed by a heptacoordinate cobalt complex

Fiorella Lucarini, Jennifer Fize, Adina Morozan, Marco Marazzi, Mirco Natali, Mariachiara Pastore,* Vincent Artero * Albert Ruggi*

Sustain. Energy Fuels. 2020, DOI: 10.1039/C9SE00434C.

Dye-Sensitized Photocathodes: Boosting Photoelectrochemical Performances with Polyoxometalate Electron Transfer Mediators

Youssef Ben M’Barek, Timothy Rosser, Jérémy Sum, Sébastien Blanchard, Florence Volatron, Guillaume Izzet, Raphaël Salles, Jennifer Fize, Matthieu Koepf, Murielle Chavarot-Kerlidou,* Vincent Artero, Anna Proust*

ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2020, 3, DOI: 10.1021/acsaem.9b02083.



Earth-Abundant Molecular Z-Scheme Photoelectrochemical Cell for Overall Water-Splitting

C. Windle, H. Kumagai, M. Higashi, R. Brisse, S. Bold, B. Jousselme, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou K. Maeda, R. Abe*, O. Ishitani*, V. Artero*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 9593-9602.


A robust ALD-protected silicon-based hybrid photoelectrode for aqueous hydrogen evolution

S. Chandrasekaran, N. Kaeffer, L. Cagnon, D. Aldakov, J. Fize, G. Nonglaton, F. Baleras, P. Mailley, V. Artero*

Chemical Science 2019, 10, 4469-4475.

A nanotube supported dicopper complex enhances Pt-free molecular H2/air fuel cells

S. Gentil, J. K. Molloy, M. Carrière, A. Hobballah, A. Dutta, S. Cosnier, W. J. Shaw, G. Gellon, C. Belle, V. Artero,* F. Thomas,* A. Le Goff*

Joule 2019, 3, 2020–2029.

Tuning the Electron Storage Potential of a Charge‐Photoaccumulating RuII Complex by a DFT‐Guided Approach

N. M. Randell, J. Rendon, M. Demeunynck,  P.‐A. Bayle, S. Gambarelli, V. Artero, J.‐M. Mouesca, M.Chavarot‐Kerlidou*

Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 61, 13911-13920.

Investigating Light-Driven Hole Injection and Hydrogen Evolution Catalysis at Dye-Sensitized NiO Photocathodes: a combined experimental-theoretical study

J. Massin, M. Bräutigam, S.Bold, M. Wächtler, M. Pavone, A. B. Muñoz-García,* B. Dietzek,* V. Artero,  M.  Chavarot-Kerlidou*

J. Phys. Chem. C 2019,  123, 17176-17184.

H2‑Evolving Dye-Sensitized Photocathode Based on a Ruthenium− Diacetylide/Cobaloxime Supramolecular Assembly

 Siliu Lyu, Julien Massin, Michele Pavone, Ana B. Muñoz-García, Christine Labrugère, Thierry Toupance, Murielle Chavarot-Kerlidou, Vincent Artero,* Céline Olivier*

ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2019, 2, 4971-4980.

Synthesis of ruthenium tris-diimine photosensitizers substituted by four methylphosphonate anchoring groups for dye-sensitized photoelectrochemical cell applications

N. Queyriaux, E. Giannoudis, J.-F. Lefebvre, V. Artero, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou*

Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019 2154-2161.


A Non-Heme Diiron Complex for (Electro)catalytic Reduction of Dioxygen: Tuning the Selectivity through Electron Delivery

L. Wang, M. Gennari, F. G. Cantú Reinhard, J. Gutiérrez, A. Morozan, C. Philouze, S. Demeshko, V. Artero, F. Meyer, S. P. de Visser, C. Duboc

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019, 141, 8244-8253.


Bioinspired artificial [FeFe]-hydrogenase with a synthetic H-cluster

C. Papini, C. Sommer, L. Pecqueur, D. Pramanik, S. Roy, E. J. Reijerse, F. Wittkamp, V. Artero, W. Lubitz, M. Fontecave*

ACS Catalysis 2019, 9, 4495–4501.


CuO photoelectrodes synthesized by the sol–gel method for water splitting

Johanna Toupin,  Henry Strubb, Stéphane Kressman, Vincent Artero, N. Krins, Christel Laberty-Robert

 J. Sol-Gel Sci. Technol. 2019,  89, 255–263.

Identification of three-way DNA junction ligands through screening of chemical libraries and validation by complementary in vitro assays

K. Duskova, J. Lamarche, S. Amor, C. Caron, N. Queyriaux, M. Gaschard, M.-J. Penouilh, G. De Robillard, D. Delmas, C. Devillers, A. Granzhan, M.-P. Teulade-Fichou, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Therrien, S.  Britton D. Monchaud*

J. Med. Chem. 2019, 62, 4456-4466.

Structure of Ni(OH)2 intermediates determines the efficiency of NiO-based photocathodes – a case study using novel mesoporous NiO nanostars

Ruri Agung Wahyuono, Andrea Dellith, Christa Schmidt, Jan Dellith, Anna IgnaszakO, Martin Seyring, Markus Rettenmayr, Jennifer Fize, Vincent Artero, Murielle Chavarot-Kerlidou, Benjamin Dietzek*

RSC Advances 2019, 9, 39422-39433.

POXC Laccase from Pleurotus ostreatus: A High-Performance Multicopper Enzyme for Direct Oxygen Reduction Reaction Operatingin a Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell

I. Sorrentino, S. Gentil, Y. Nedellec, S. Cosnier, A. Piscitelli, P. Giardina, A. Le Goff*

ChemElectroChem 2019, 6, 1023-1027.


Hydrogen Evolution from Aqueous Solutions Mediated by a Heterogenized [NiFe]-Hydrogenase Model: Low pH Enables Catalysis through an Enzyme-relevant Mechanism

Md Estak Ahmed,  Samir Chattopadhyay,  Lianke Wang,  Deborah Brazzolotto,  Debajyoti Pramanik, Dmitry Aldakov,  Jennifer Fize,  Adina Morozan, Marcello Gennari,  Carole Duboc,*  Abhishek Dey,* Vincent Artero*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57,16001-16004.

Insights into Mechanism and Aging of a noble-metal free H2-evolving Dye-Sensitized Photocathode

 N. Kaeffer, C. D. Windle, R. Brisse, C. Gablin, D. Leonard, B. Jousselme, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero*

 Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 6721-6738.

A Protocol for Quantifying Hydrogen Evolution by Dye-Sensitized Molecular Photocathodes and its Implementation for Evaluating a new Covalent Architecture based on an Optimized Dye-Catalyst Dyad

C. D. Windle, J. Massin, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou,V. Artero* Invited contribution to the New Talent: Europe themed issue,

Dalton Trans, 2018, 47, 10509-10516.

An artificial photosynthetic system for photoaccumulation of two electrons on a fused dipyridophenazine (dppz) – pyridoquinolinone ligand

 Jean-François Lefebvre, Julian Schindler, Philipp Traber, Ying Zhang, Stephan Kupfer, Stefanie Gräfe,  Isabelle Baussanne, Martine Demeunynck, Jean-Marie Mouesca, Serge Gambarelli, Vincent Artero, Benjamin Dietzek,* Murielle Chavarot-Kerlidou*

Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 4152-59.

Electron transfer in a covalent dye–cobalt catalyst assembly – a transient absorption spectroelectrochemistry perspective

Sebastian Bold,  Linda Zedler,  Ying ZhangJulien Massin,  Vincent ArteroMurielle Chavarot-Kerlidou* and  Benjamin Dietzek*

Chem. Commun. 2018, 54, 10594-10597.


Pathways to Solar Hydrogen Technologies

 Shane Ardo,* David Fernandez Rivas,* Miguel Modestino,* Verena Schulze Greiving,* Fatwa Abdi, Peter Achterberg, Esther Alarcon llado, Vincent Artero, Katherine Ayers, Sjoerd Bakker, Corsin Battaglia, Jan-Philipp Becker, Dima Bederak, Alan Berger, Francesco Buda, Enrico Chinello, Bernard Dam, Valerio Di Palma, Tomas Edvinsson, Katsushi Fujii, Han Gardeniers, Hans Geerlings, Mohammad Hashemi, Sophia Haussener, Paulien Herder, Frances Houle, Jurriaan Huskens,e Brian James, Kornelia Konrad, Akihiko Kudo, Pramod Patil Kunturu, Lai-Hung Lai, Detlef Lohse, Eric McFarland, Bastian Mei, Eric Miller, Gary Moore, Christophe Moser, Jiri Muller, Katherine Orchard, Rianne Post, Timothy Rosser, Fadl Saadi, Jan-Willem Schüttauf, Brian Seger, Stafford Sheehan, Wilson Smith, Joshua Spurgeon, Maureen Tang, Roel van de Krol, Martijn Van den Berge, Peter Vesborg, and Pieter Westerik,

Energy Environ. Sci., 2018, 11, 2768-2783

Tuning Reactivity of Bioinspired [NiFe]-Hydrogenase Models by Ligand Design and Modeling the CO Inhibition Process

 Deborah Brazzolotto, Lianke Wang, Hao Tang, Marcello Gennari, Nicolas Queyriaux, Christian Philouze, Serhiy Demeshko, Franc Meyer, Maylis Orio, Vincent Artero,* Michael B. Hall,* Carole Duboc*

ACS Catalysis, 2018,  8, 10658-10667.

Photophysics of a Ruthenium Complex with a π‑Extended Dipyridophenazine Ligand for DNA Quadruplex Labeling

J. Schindler, P. Traber, L. Zedler, Y. Zhang, J.-F. Lefebvre, S. Kupfer, S. Gräfe, M. Demeunynck, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Dietzek*

J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122, 6558-6569.


Toward Platinum Group Metal-Free Catalysts for Hydrogen/Air Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: Catalyst activity in platinum-free substitute cathode and anode materials

 F. Jaouen,* D. Jones, N. Coutard, V. Artero,* P. Strasser, A. Kucernak

 Johnson Matthey Technol. Rev., 2018, 62, 231–255.

Engineering an [FeFe]-hydrogenase: do accessory clusters influence O2 resistance and catalytic bias ?

G. Caserta, C. Papini, A. Adamska-Venkatesh, L. Pecqueur, C. Sommer, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz, C. Gauquelin, I. Meynial-Salles, D. Pramanik, V. Artero, M. Atta, M. del Barrio, B. Faivre, V. Fourmond, C. Léger, M. Fontecave*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018 140, 5516−5526.

Spectroscopic Investigations of a semi-synthetic [FeFe] hydrogenase with propane di-selenol as bridging ligand in the binuclear sub-site

C. Sommer, S. Rumpel, S. Roy, C. Farès, V. Artero, M. Fontecave, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz*

 J. Biol. Inorg. Chem. 2018, 23, 481-491

A noble metal-free photocatalytic system based on a novel cobalt tetrapyridyl catalyst for hydrogen production in fully aqueous medium

N. Queyriaux, E. Giannoudis, C. D. Windle, S. Roy, J. Pécaut, A. G. Coutsolelos,* V. Artero and M. Chavarot-Kerlidou*

Sustain. Energy Fuels, 2018 2, 553-557

Hydrogen evolution reactions catalyzed by a Bis(thiosemicarbazone) cobalt complex: An experimental and theoretical study

 T. Straistari, R. Hardré , J. Fize, S. Shova, M. Giorgi, M. Réglier, V. Artero and M. Orio*

Chem. Eur. J., 2018, 24, 8779-8786

A ππ* State Enables Photoaccumulation of Charges on a π‑Extended Dipyridophenazine Ligand in a Ru(II) Polypyridine Complex

J. Schindler, Ying Zhang, Philipp Traber, J.-F. Lefebvre, S. Kupfer, M. Demeunynck, S. Gräfe, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Dietzek*

J. Phys. Chem. C, 2018, 122, 83-95.


Bioinspired catalytic materials for energy-relevant conversions

 V. Artero*

Nat. Energy 2017, 2, 17131


Molecular cobalt complexes with pendant amines for selective electrocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide to formate

S. Roy, B. Sharma, J. Pécaut, P.  Simon, M. Fontecave, P. D. Tran, E. Derat, V. Artero*

J. Am. Chem. Soc, 2017, 139, 3685-96.

Carbon-Nanotube-Supported Bio-Inspired Nickel Catalyst and Its Integration in Hybrid Hydrogen/Air Fuel Cells

S. Gentil, N. Lalaoui, A. Dutta, Y. Nedellec, S. Cosnier, W. J. Shaw*, V. Artero*, A Le Goff*

Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 1845 1849.

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Heterogenization of a [NiFe] Hydrogenase Mimic through Simple and Efficient Encapsulation into a Mesoporous MOF

D. Balestri,Y. Roux, M. Mattarozzi, C. Mucchino, L. Heux, D. Brazzolotto, V. Artero, C. Duboc, P. Pelagatti,* L. Marchiò,* M. Gennari*

Inorg. Chem., 2017, 56, 14801−14808.

Aqueous photocurrent measurements correlated to ultrafast electron transfer dynamics at ruthenium tris diimine-sensitized NiO photocathodes

N. Queyriaux, R. A. Wahyuono, J. Fize, C. Gablin, M. Wächtler, E. Martinez, D. Leonard,* B. Dietzek,* V. Artero, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou*

 J. Phys. Chem. C., 2017, 121, 5891−5904.

A thiosemicarbazone-nickel(II) complex as efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen evolution

T. Straistari, J. Fize, S. Shova, M. Réglier,  V. Artero*, M.Orio*

ChemCatChem, 2016, 2017, 9, 2262-2268   

CuAAC-based assembly and spectroscopic characterization of a ruthenium-copper dyad containing a diimine dioxime ligand framework

N.  Queyriaux, E. S. Andreiadis, S. Torelli, J. Pecaut, B. Veldkamp, E.Margulies, M. Wasielewski, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou* V. Artero*

Faraday Discussions, 2017, 198, 251-261.

Engineering n-p junction for photo-electrochemical hydrogen production

 J. Toupin, H. Strubb, S. Kressmann, M. Boudota, Vincent Artero, Christel Laberty-Robert*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2017, 19, 30675-30682.

Mesoporous thin film WO3 photoanode for photoelectrochemical water splitting: a sol–gel dip coating approach

S. Hilliard, G. Baldinozzi, D. Friedrich, S. Kressman, H. Strub, V. Artero C. Laberty-Robert

Sustainable Energy Fuels, 2017, 1, 145-153 

Porous dendritic copper: an electrocatalyst for highly selective CO2 reduction to formate in water/ionic liquid electrolyte

 T. N. Huan, P. Simon, G. Rousse, I. Génois, V. Artero,* M. Fontecave*

Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 742 – 747.

Proton reduction reaction catalyzed by homoleptic nickel bis-1,2-dithiolate complexes: Experimental and theoretical mechanistic investigations

 A. Zarkadoulas, M. J. Field, V. Artero*, C. A. Mitsopoulou*

 ChemCatChem 2017, 2017, 9, 2308-2317.

Selective luminescent labeling of DNA and RNA quadruplexes by p-extended ruthenium light-up probes

D. Saadallah, M. Bellakhal, S. Amor, J.-F. Lefebvre, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, I. Baussanne, C. Moucheron,* M. Demeunynck,* D. Monchaud*

Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 4967 – 4972.

Solar water splitting BiVO4 thin film photoanodes by sol-gel dip coating technique

S. Hilliard, D. Friedrich, S. Kressman, H. Strub, V. Artero, C. Laberty-Robert*

ChemPhotoChem. 2017, 2017, 1, 273-280

Structural and Functional Characterization of the hydrogenase maturation HydF protein

G. Caserta, L. Pecqueur, A. Adamska-Venkatesh, C. Papini, S. Roy, V. Artero, M. Atta, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz, M. Fontecave*

Nat Chem Biol. 2017, 13, 779–784


Covalent Design for Dye-Sensitized H2-evolving Photocathodes based on a Cobalt Diimine-Dioxime Catalyst  FREE ACCESS

 N. Kaeffer, J. Massin, C. Lebrun, O.  Renault, M.  Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 12308−12311

Nickel centred proton reduction catalysis in a model of [NiFe] Hydrogenase

D. Brazzolotto, M. Gennari, T. R. Simmons, J. Pécaut, S. Demeshko, F. Meyer, N. Queyriaux, M. Orio, V. Artero* C Duboc*

Nature Chemistry, 2016, 8, 1054-1060

Coordination polymer structure and revisited hydrogen evolution catalytic mechanism for amorphous molybdenum sulfide

P. D. Tran,* T. V. Tran, M. Orio, S. Torelli, Q. D. Truong, K. Nayuki, Y. Sasaki, S. Y. Chiam, R. Yi, I. Honma, J. Barber, V. Artero,*

Nature Materials, 2016,15, 640-647

The Dark Side of Molecular Catalysis: Diimine-Dioxime Cobalt Complexes are not the Actual Hydrogen Evolution Electrocatalyst in Acidic Aqueous Solutions

Nicolas Kaeffer, Adina Morozan, Jennifer Fize, Eugenie Martinez, Laure Guetaz, Vincent Artero*

ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 3727−3737.

Bio-inspired Noble Metal-Free Nanomaterials Approaching Platinum Performances for H2 Evolution and Uptake

T. N. Huan, R. T. Jane, A. Benayad, L. Guetaz, P. D. Tran, V. Artero*

Energy Environ. Sci. 2016, 9, 940-947.

Photoelectrochemical reduction of CO2 coupled to water oxidation using a photocathode with a Ru(II)–Re(I) complex photocatalyst and a CoOx/TaON photoanode

G. Sahara, H. Kumagai, K. Maeda, N. Kaeffer, V. Artero, M. Higashi, R. Abe,* O. Ishitani*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 14152−14158.


Noble metal-free hydrogen-evolving photocathodes based on small molecule organic semiconductors

Adina Morozan, Tiphaine Bourgeteau, Denis Tondelier, Bernard Geffroy, Bruno Jousselme, Vincent Artero*

Nanotechnology, 2016, 27, 355401.

Molecular engineered nanomaterials for catalytic hydrogen evolution and oxidation

N. Coutard, N. Kaeffer*, V Artero*

Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13728 – 13748.

Supramolecular assembly of cobaloxime on nanoring-coated carbon nanotubes: addressing the stability of pyridine-cobalt linkage under hydrogen evolution turnover.

 S. Donck, J. Fize, E.  Gravel, E. Doris*, V. Artero*

Chem. Commun, 2016, 52, 11783 - 11786


Cu/Cu2O electrodes and CO2 reduction to formic acid: Effects of organic additives on surface morphology and activity

 T. N. Huan, P. Simon, A. Benayad, L. Guetaz, V. Artero,* M. Fontecave*

Chem. Eur. J.,  2016, 22, 14029 - 14035

CO2 reduction to CO in water: carbon nanotube-gold nanohybrid as  selective and efficient electrocatalyst

T. N. Huan, P. Prakash, P. Simon, G. Rousse,  X. Xiangzhen,  V.  Artero, E. Gravel, E. Doris, M.Fontecave*

ChemSusChem., 2016, 9, 2317-2320

Artificial Hydrogenases based on Cobaloximes and Heme Oxygenase

Marine Bacchi, Elias Veinberg, Martin J. Field, Jens Niklas,Toshitaka Matsui, D. M. Tiede, Oleg G. Poluektov, Masao Ikeda-Saito, Marc Fontecave and Vincent Artero*

ChemPlusChem, 2016, 81,1083-1089

Chemical assembly of multiple metal cofactors: The heterologously expressed multidomain [FeFe]-hydrogenase from Megasphaera elsdenii

G. Caserta, A. Adamska-Venkatesh, L. Pecqueur, M. Atta, V. Artero, S. Roy, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz, M. Fontecave* BBA Bioenergetics, 2016, 1857, 1734-1740.

Reactivity of the excited states of the H-cluster of FeFe hydrogenases

M. Sensi, C. Baffert, C. Greco, G. Caserta, C. Gauquelin, L. Saujet, M. Fontecave, S. Roy, V. Artero, P.  Soucaille, I. Meynial-Salles, H.  Bottin, L. De Gioia, V. Fourmond, C. Léger,* L. Bertini,*

J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 13612−13618

Design and synthesis of novel organometallic dyes for NiO sensitization and photo-electrochemical applications

 J. Massin, S. Lyu, M. Pavone, A. B. Muñoz-García, B.  Kauffmann, T. Toupance, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero*, C. Olivier*

Dalton Trans2016, 45, 12539–12547

Experimental and theoretical insight into electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution with nickel bis-aryldithiolene complexes as catalysts

 A. Zarkadoulas, M. J. Field, C. Papatriantafyllopoulou, J. Fize, V. Artero*, C. A. Mitsopoulou*

Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 432-444.


A comprehensive comparison of dye-sensitized NiO photocathodes for solar energy conversion

C. J. Wood, G. H. Summers, C. Clark, N.Kaeffer, M.Braeutigam, L. Roberta Carbone, L. D'Amario,K. Fan, Y. Farré, S. Narbey, F. Oswald,  L. A. Stevens, M. R. Hall, C. E. Snape, B. Dietzek, D. Dini, L. Hammarström, Y. Pellegrin, F. Odobel, L. Sun, V. Artero, E. A. Gibson*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2016, 18, 10727-10738


Photochemical hydrogen production and cobaloximes: influence of cobalt axial N-ligand on the system stability

A. Panagiotopoulos, K. Ladomenou, D. Sun, V. Artero*, A. G. Coutsolelos*

Dalton Trans., 2016,  45, 6732–6738

Synthesis of three series of ruthenium tris-diimine complexes containing acridine-based p-extended ligands using an efficient “chemistry on the complex” approach.

J.-F. Lefebvre, D. Saadallah, P. Traber, S. Kupfer, S. Gräfe, B. Dietzek, I. Baussanne, J. De Winter, P. Gerbaux, C. Moucheron,* M. Chavarot-Kerlidou,* M. Demeunynck* Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 16298-16308.



Spectroscopic characterization of the bridging amine in the active site of [FeFe] hydrogenase using isotopologues of the H-cluster

A. Adamska-Venkatesh, S. Roy, J. Siebel, T. R. Simmons, M.  Fontecave, V. Artero, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz*

 J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015,  137, 12744-12747.


A systematic comparative study of hydrogen evolving molecular catalysts in aqueous solutions

 S. Roy, G. Berggren, M. Bacchi, V. Artero*

ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 3632 – 3638


Hydrogen Evolution Catalyzed by Cobalt Diimine-Dioxime Complexes

N. Kaeffer, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero*

Acc. Chem. Res., 2015, 48, 1286−1295


Oxygen Tolerance of a Molecular Engineered Cathode for Hydrogen Evolution Based on a Cobalt Diimine–Dioxime Catalyst

N. Kaeffer, A. Morozan, V. Artero*

J Phys. Chem. B, 2015, 2015, 119, 13707-13.


Carbon nanotubes-gold nanohybrid as potent electrocatalyst for oxygen reduction in alkaline media

A. Morozan, S. Donck, V. Artero,* E. Gravel, E Doris,*

Nanoscale 2015, 7, 17274-17277.


Microsecond X-ray absorption spectroscopy identification of Co(I) intermediates in cobaloxime-catalyzed hydrogen evolution

G. Smolentsev,* B. Cecconi, A. Guda, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, J. A. van Bokhoven, M. Nachtegaal, V. Artero*

Chem. Eur. J., 2015, 21, 15158-15162.


Enhancing the performances of P3HT:PCBM – MoS3 based H2-evolving photocathodes with interfacial layers

T. Bourgeteau, D. Tondelier, B. Geffroy, R. Brisse, R. Cornut, V Artero, B Jousselme

 ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2015, 7, 16395−16403.


Dye-Sensitized PS-b-P2VP–templated Nickel Oxide Films for Photoelectrochemical Applications

J. Massin, M.Bräutigam, N. Kaeffer, N. Queyriaux, M.J. Field, F.H. Schacher, J. Popp, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Dietzek*,V Artero*

Interface Focus, 2015, 5: 20140083; DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2014.0083.


Molecular cathode and photocathode materials for hydrogen evolution in  photoelectrochemical devices

N. Queyriaux, N. Kaeffer, A. Morozan, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero*

 J. Photochem. Photobiol. C., Photochemistry Reviews, 2015, 2015, 25, 90-105.


From Enzyme Maturation to Synthetic Chemistry: The Case of Hydrogenases

Vincent Artero, G. Berggren, M. Atta, G. Caserta, S. Roy, L. Pecqueur, M. Fontecave,

Acc. Chem. Res., 2015, 48, 2380–2387.


Recent Developments in Hydrogen Evolving Molecular Cobalt(II)-Polypyridyl Catalysts

N. Queyriaux, R.T. Jane, J. Massin, V. Artero*, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou*

Coord. Chem. Rev., 2015, 304-305, 3-19.


A Noble Metal-Free Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell based on Bio-inspired Molecular Catalysts

P.D. Tran, A. Morozan, S. Archambault, J. Heidkamp, P. Chenevier, H. Dau,  M. Fontecave, A. Martinent,* B. Jousselme,* V. Artero*

Chem. Sci., 2015, 6, 2050 - 2053.


From molecular copper complexes to composite electrocatalytic materials for selective reduction of CO2 to formic acid

T.N. Huan, E.S. Andreiadis, J. Heidkamp, P. Simon, E. Derat, S. Cobo, G. Royal, H. Dau, V. Artero*, M. Fontecave*

J. Mater. Chem. A.2015,  3, 3901–3907.


Artificially Maturated [FeFe] Hydrogenase from Chlamydomonas reinhardtii: A HYSCORE and ENDOR Study of a Non-Natural H-cluster

A. Adamska-Venkatesh,   T.R. Simmons,   J. Siebel,   V. Artero,   M. Fontecave,   E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz*

Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015, 2015, 7, 5421–5430.


A simple method for preparation of bio-inspired nickel bisdiphosphine hydrogen-evolving catalysts

R.T. Jane, P.D. Tran, E.S. Andreiadis, J. Pécaut, V. Artero*

Comptes-Rendus Chimie, 2015, 18, 752–757


Artificial hydrogenases: biohybrid and supramolecular systems for catalytic hydrogen production or uptake

G. Caserta, S. Roy, M. Atta, V. Artero, M. Fontecave*

Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol., 2015, 25, 36–47.


Forest of Pt–Au–Ag tri-metallic nanodendrites as an efficient electrocatalyst for methanol oxidation reaction

T.N. Huan, D.V. Shinde, S. Kim, S.H. Han, V. Artero, H. Chung*

RSC advanced, 2015, 5, 6940 – 6944.





A H2-evolving photocathode based on direct sensitization of MoS3 with an organic photovoltaic cell

T. Bourgeteau, D. Tondelier, B. Geffroy, R. Brisse, C. Laberty-Robert, S. Campidelli, R. de Bettignies, V. Artero, S. Palacin and B. Jousselme

Energy & Environmental Science, 2013, 6, 2706-13.


Novel cobalt/nickel–tungsten-sulfide catalysts for electrocatalytic hydrogen generation from water

P.D. Tran, S.Y. Chiam, P.P. Boix, Y. Ren, S.S. Pramana, J. Fize, V. Artero and J. Barber

Energy & Environmental Science, 2013, 6, 2452-59


Biomimetic assembly and activation of [FeFe]-hydrogenases

G. Berggren, A. Adamska, C. Lambertz, T.R. Simmons, J. Esselborn, M. Atta, S. Gambarelli, J.M. Mouesca, E. Reijerse, W. Lubitz,  T. Happe, V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Nature, 2013, 499, 66-69


Spontaneous activation of [FeFe]-hydrogenases by an inorganic [2Fe] active site mimic

J. Esselborn, C. Lambertz, A. Adamska-Venkatesh, T. Simmons, G. Berggren, J. Noth, J. Siebel, A. Hemschemeier, V. Artero, E. Reijerse, M. Fontecave, W. Lubitz and T. Happe

Nature Chemical Biology, 2013, 9, 607–609


Solar fuels generation and molecular systems: Is it homogeneous or heterogeneous catalysis ?

V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Chemical Society Reviews, 2013, 42, 2338-2356


Catalytic hydrogen oxidation: dawn of a new Iron Age

T.R. Simmons and V. Artero

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2013, 52, 6143-45


Molecular engineering of a Cobalt-based electrocatalytic nano-material for H2 evolution under fully aqueous conditions 

E.S. Andreiadis, P.A. Jacques, P.D. Tran, A. Leyris, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, B. Jousselme, M. Matheron, J. Pécaut, S. Palacin, M. Fontecave and V.  Artero Nature Chemistry, 2013, 5, 48-53



A Computational Study of the Mechanism of Hydrogen Evolution by Cobalt(Diimine-Dioxime) Catalysts

A. Bhattacharjee, E. S. Andréiadis, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, M. Fontecave, M. J. Field*, V. Artero*

Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 15166 – 15174.


Charge photo-accumulation and photocatalytic hydrogen evolution under visible light at an iridium(III)-photosensitized polyoxotungstate

B. Matt, J. Fize, J. Moussa, H. Amouri, A. Pereira, V. Artero, G. Izzet and A. Proust

Energy & Environmental Science, 2013, 6, 1504-8


Dye−Sensitized Nanostructured Crystalline Mesoporous Tin-doped Indium Oxide Films with Tunable Thickness for Photoelectrochemical Applications

W. Hamd, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, J. Fize, G. Muller, A. Leyris, M. Matheron, E. Courtin, M. Fontecave, C. Sanchez, V. Artero and C. Laberty-Robert

Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2013, 1, 8217-25


Catalytic hydrogen production by Ni-Ru mimic of NiFe hydrogenases involves a proton-coupled electron transfer step

S. Canaguier, V. Fourmond, C.U. Perotto, J. Fize, J. Pécaut, M. Fontecave,  M.J. Field and V. Artero

Chemical Communications, 2013, 49, 5004 - 5006


Pump-Flow-Probe X‑ray Absorption Spectroscopy as a Tool for Studying Intermediate States of Photocatalytic Systems

G. Smolentsev, A. Guda, X. Zhang, K. Haldrup, E. S. Andreiadis, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, S. E. Canton, M. Nachtegaal, V. Artero, V. Sundstrom

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2013, 117, 17367−17375.


Artificial photosynthesis for solar fuels – an evolving research field within AMPEA, a joint programme of the European Energy Research Alliance

A. Thapper, S. Styring, G. Saracco, A.W. Rutherford, B. Robert, A. Magnuson, W. Lubitz, A. Llobet, P. Kurz, A. Holzwarth, S. Fiechter, H. de Groot, S. Campagna, A. Braun, H. Bercegol and V. Artero

Green, 2013, 3, 43-57


Hydrogenase enzymes: application in biofuel cells and inspiration for the design of noble-metal free catalysts for H2 oxidation

 P. Chenevier, L. Mugherli, S. Darbe, L. Darchy, S. DiManno, P.D. Tran, F. Valentino, M. Iannello,  A. Volbeda, C. Cavazza and  V. Artero

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2013,16, 491-505


Tuning the electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction promoted by [Mo2O2S2]-based molybdenum cycles in aqueous medium

A. Hijazi, J.C. Kemmegne-Mbouguen, S. Floquet, J. Marrot, J. Fize, V. Artero, O. David, E. Magnier, B. Pégot and E. Cadot

Dalton Transactions, 2013, 42, 4848-58


Toward the rational benchmarking of homogeneous H2-evolving catalysts

V. Artero*, J.-M. Saveant*

Energy Environ. Sci. 2014, 7, 3808-14.


X-ray absorption spectroscopy with time-tagged photon counting: Application to study the structure of Co(I) intermediate of H2 evolving photo-catalyst

G. Smolentsev,* A. Guda, M. Janousch,C. Frieh, G. Jud, F. Zamponi, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, V. Artero, J. A. van Bokhoven, M Nachtegaal

Faraday Discuss. 2014, 171, 259-273.


Theoretical Modeling of Low Energy Electronic Transitions in Reduced Cobaloximes

A. Bhattacharjee, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, J. L. Dempsey, H. B. Gray, E. Fujita, M. Fontecave , V. Artero, G. M. Arantes, Martin J. Field*

ChemPhysChem. 2014, 15, 2951 – 2958.


Cobaloxime-based artificial hydrogenases

M. Bacchi, G. Berggren, J. Niklas, E. Veinberg, M. W. Mara, M. L. Shelby, O. G. Poluektov, L. X. Chen, D. M. Tiede, C. Cavazza, M. J. Field, M. Fontecave, V. Artero*

Inorg. Chem. 2014,  53, 8071−8082.


Mimicking hydrogenases: From biomimetics to artificial enzymes

T. R. Simmons, G. Berggren, M. Bacchi, M. Fontecave,V. Artero*

Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 270-271, 127-150. 


Terpyridine complexes of first row transition metals and electrochemical reduction of CO2 to CO

N. Elgrishi, M. B. Chambers, V. Artero, M. Fontecave*

Phys Chem. Chem. Phys. 2014, 16, 13635-13644.


Electronic Structure and hydration of tetramine Cobalt Hydride Complexes

A. Bhattacharjee, A. K. H. Weiss, V. Artero, M. J. Field,* T. S. Hofer*

J. Phys Chem. B 2014, 18, 5551–5561.





Combined experimental-theoretical characterization of the hydrido-cobaloxime [HCo(dmgH)2(PnBu3)]

A. Bhattacharjee, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, E.S. Andreiadis, M. Fontecave, M.J. Field and V. Artero

Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51, 7087-7093

A Janus cobalt-based catalytic material for electro-splitting of water
S. Cobo, J. Heidkamp, P.A. Jacques, J. Fize, V. Fourmond, L. Guetaz, B. Jousselme, V. Ivanova, H. Dau, S. Palacin, M. Fontecave and V. Artero​

Nature Materials, 2012, 11, 802-807

Mesoporous α-Fe2O3 thin films synthesized via the sol-gel process for light-driven water oxidation

W. Hamd, S. Cobo, J. Fize, G. Baldinozzi, W. Schwartz, M. Reymermier, A. Pereira, M. Fontecave, V. Artero, C. Laberty-Robert and C. Sanchez
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 2012, 14, 13224-13232

Copper molybdenum sulfide: A new efficient electrocatalyst for hydrogen production from water

P.D. Tran, M. Nguyen, S.S. Pramana, A. Bhattacharjee, S.Y. Chiam, J. Fize, M.J. Field, V. Artero, L.H. Wong, J. Loob and J. Barbe
Energy & Environmental Science, 2012, 5, 8912-8916

Phosphine coordination to a cobalt diimine-dioxime catalyst increases stability during light-driven H2 production

P. Zhang, P.A. Jacques, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, M. Wang, L. Sun, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51, 2115-2120

Biological and bio-inspired solar dihydrogen production

​F.A. Armstrong, V. Artero, H. Dau, B. Friedrich, T. Happe, P. Kurz, W. Lubitz,M. Rögner
Leopoldina: Bioenergy - Chances and Limits, 2012



Artificial photosynthesis: From molecular catalysts for light-driven water splitting to photoelectrochemical cells

E.S. Andreiadis, M. Chavarot-Kerlidou, M. Fontecave and V. Artero

Photochemistry and Photobiology, 2011, 87, 946–964
Splitting water with cobalt

​V. Artero, M.Chavarot-Kerlidou and M. Fontecave
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 7238-7266

Light-driven bioinspired water splitting: Recent developments in photoelectrode materials

V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2011, 14, 799-810


Cp*--ruthenium-nickel-based H2-evolving electrocatalysts as bio-inspired models of NiFe hydrogenases

​S. Canaguier, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 7, 1094-1099

Bioinspired catalysis at the crossroads between biology and chemistry: A remarkable example of an electrocatalytic material mimicking hydrogenases

​M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Comptes Rendus de Chimie, 2011, 14, 362-371

A nickel–manganese catalyst as a biomimic of the active site of NiFe hydrogenases: A combined electrocatalytical and DFT mechanistic study

V. Fourmond, S. Canaguier, B. Golly, M.J. Field, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Energy & Environmental Science, 2011, 4, 2417-2427

Capture of the complex [Ni(dto)2]2- (dto2- = dithiooxalato ligand) in a Mo12-ring: Synthesis, characterizations and application toward the reduction of protons

​A. Hijazi, J.C. Kemmegne-Mbouguen, S. Floquet, J. Marrot, C. Mayer, V. Artero and E. Cadot
Inorganic Chemistry, 2011, 50, 9031-9038

Noncovalent modification of carbon nanotubes with pyrene-functionalized nickel complexes: Carbon monoxide tolerant catalysts for hydrogen evolution and uptake

P.D. Tran, A. Le Goff, J. Heidkamp, B. Jousselme, N. Guillet, S. Palacin, H. Dau, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2011, 50, 1371-1374



A structural and functional mimic of the active site of NiFe hydrogenases

S. Canaguier, M. Field, Y. Oudart, J. Pecaut, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Chemical Communications, 2010, 46, 5876-5878

H2 evolution and molecular electrocatalysts: Determination of overpotentials and effect of homoconjugation

V. Fourmond, P.A. Jacques, M. Fontecave and V. Artero
Inorganic Chemistry, 2010, 49, 10338–10347

Immobilization of FeFe hydrogenase mimics onto carbon and gold electrodes by controlled aryldiazonium salt reduction: an electrochemical, XPS and ATR-IR study

A. Le Goff, V. Artero, R. Metayé, F. Moggia, B. Jousselme, M. Razavet, P.D. Tran, S. Palacin and M. Fontecave
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2010, 35, 10790-10796

Facile and tunable functionalization of carbon nanotube electrodes with ferrocene by covalent coupling and [pi]-stacking interactions and their relevance to glucose bio-sensing

A. Le Goff, F. Moggia, N. Debou, P. Jegou, V. Artero, M. Fontecave, B. Jousselme and S. Palacin
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 2010, 641, 57-63

Water electrolysis and photoelectrolysis on electrodes engineered using biological and bio-inspired molecular systems

P.D. Tran, V. Artero and M. Fontecave
Energy and Environmental Science, 2010, 3, 727-747

Mechanism of hydrogen evolution catalyzed by NiFe hydrogenases: Insights from a Ni-Ru model compound

L. Vaccaro, V. Artero, S. Canaguier, M. Fontecave and M.J. Field
Dalton Transactions, 2010, 39, 3043-3049



Cyclopentadienyl ruthenium-nickel catalysts for biomimetic hydrogen evolution: Electrocatalytic properties and mechanistic DFT studies

S. Canaguier, L. Vaccaro, V. Artero, R. Ostermann, J. Pecaut, M.J. Field and M. Fontecave

Chemistry A European Journal, 2009, 15, 9350-9364

Cobalt and nickel diimine-dioxime complexes as molecular electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution with low overvoltages

P.A. Jacques, V. Artero, J. Pécaut and M. Fontecave
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 2009, 106, 20627–20632

From hydrogenases to noble metal-free catalytic nanomaterials for H2 production and uptake

A. Le Goff, V. Artero, B. Jousselme, P.D. Tran, N. Guillet, R. Métayé, A. Fihri, S. Palacin and M. Fontecave
Science, 2009, 326, 1384-1387

Synthesis, crystal structure, magnetic properties and reactivity of a Ni-Ru model of NiFe hydrogenases with a pentacoordinated triplet (S = 1) NiII center

Y. Oudart, V. Artero, L. Norel, C. Train, J. Pécaut and M. Fontecave
Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2009, 694, 2866-2869



Modelling NiFe hydrogenases : Nickel-based electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution

S. Canaguier, V. Artero and M. Fontecave,

Dalton Transactions, 2008, 315-325


Cobaloxime-based photocatalytic devices for Hydrogen production

A. Fihri, V. Artero, M. Razavet, C. Baffert, W. Leibl and M. Fontecave

Angewandte Chemie International Edition2008, 47, 564-567


Hydrogen evolution catalyzed by {CpFe(CO)2}-based complexes

V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Comptes Rendus Chimie, 2008, 11, 926-931


Efficient H2-producing photocatalytic systems based on cyclometalated iridium- and tricarbonylrhenium-diimine photosensitizers and cobaloxime catalysts

A. Fihri, V. Artero, A. Pereira and M. Fontecave

Dalton Transactions, 2008, 5567-69



Cobaloximes as Functional Models for Hydrogenases (Part 2): Proton Electroreduction Catalyzed by Difluoroboryl-bis(dimethylglyoximato)cobalt(II) Complexes in Organic Media

C. Baffert, V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Inorganic Chemistry, 2007, 46, 1817-1824


Dinuclear  Nickel-Ruthenium Complexes as Functional Bio-Inspired Models of [NiFe] Hydrogenases

Y. Oudart, V. Artero, J. Pécaut, C. Lebrun and M. Fontecave

European  Journal of  Inorganic Chemistry2007, 2613-2626


Tricarbonylmanganese(I)-lysozyme complex : a structurally characterized organometallic protein

M. Razavet, V. Artero, C. Cavazza, Y. Oudart, C. Lebrun, J. C. Fontecilla-Camps and M. Fontecave

Chemical Communications, 2007, 2805-2807






[Ni(xbsms)Ru(CO)2Cl2]: A bioinspired nickel-ruthenium functional model of [NiFe] hydrogenase

Y . Oudart, V. Artero, J. Pécaut and M. Fontecave

Inorganic Chemistry, 2006, 45, 4334-4336






Some general principles for designing electrocatalysts with hydrogenase activity

V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Coordination  Chemistry Reviews, 2005, 249, 1518-1535


Proton electroreduction catalyzed by cobaloximes: Functional models of hydrogenases

M. Razavet, V. Artero and M. Fontecave

Inorganic Chemistry, 2005, 44, 4786–4795


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