Materials for Energy

Latest 5-years Scientific Publications

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[1] V. Di Noto, G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, E. Negro, P. Sgarbossa, Electrochemical Fundamentals, in: N. Alonso-Vante, V. Di Noto Electrocatalysis for Membrane Fuel Cells 2023, pp. 69-109. 10.1002/9783527830572.ch3
[2] G. Pagot, M. Benedet, C. Maccato, D. Barreca, V. Di Noto, XPS study of NiO thin films obtained by chemical vapor deposition, Surface Science Spectra, 30 (2023). 10.1116/6.0003008
[3] G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, K. Vezzù, B. Barbiellini, V. Toso, A. Caruso, M. Zheng, X. Li, R. Ferragut, Quantum view of Li-ion high mobility at carbon-coated cathode interfaces, iScience, 26 (2023) 105794. 10.1016/j.isci.2022.105794
[4] G. Pagot, J.A. Kieser, F. Brombin, K. Vezzù, J. Janek, V. Di Noto, Catenated pyrrolidinium-magnesium-organochlorostannate ionic liquid electrolytes for multivalent metal batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 565 (2023) 232910. 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2023.232910
[5] N. Alonso-Vante, V. Di Noto, Preface, in: Electrocatalysis for Membrane Fuel Cells: Methods, Modeling, and Applications 2023, pp. xv-xvi.
[6] N. Alonso-Vante, V. Di Noto, Electrocatalysis for Membrane Fuel Cells: Methods, Modeling and Applications, Wiley‐VCH GmbH2023. 10.1002/9783527830572.fmatter: 10.1002/9783527830572.fmatter
[7] M. Benedet, D. Barreca, E. Fois, R. Seraglia, G. Tabacchi, M. Roverso, G. Pagot, C. Invernizzi, A. Gasparotto, A.A. Heidecker, A. Pöthig, E. Callone, S. Dirè, S. Bogialli, V. Di Noto, C. Maccato, Interplay between coordination sphere engineering and properties of nickel diketonate–diamine complexes as vapor phase precursors for the growth of NiO thin films, Dalton Transactions, 52 (2023) 10677-10688. 10.1039/D3DT01282D
[8] G. Crivellaro, C. Sun, G. Pagot, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, F. Lorandi, V. Di Noto, Membranes for Flow Batteries, in: C. Roth, J. Noack, M. Skyllas-Kazacos Flow Batteries 2023, pp. 121-154. 10.1002/9783527832767.ch6
[9] X. Li, B. Barbiellini, V. Di Noto, G. Pagot, M. Zheng, R. Ferragut, A Positron Implantation Profile Estimation Approach for the PALS Study of Battery Materials, Condensed Matter, 8 (2023) 48. 10.3390/condmat8020048
[10] F. Lorandi, K. Vezzù, A. Nale, G. Pagot, Y.H. Bang, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, Tuning synthesis parameters and support composition for high-performing and durable core-shell Pt–Ni carbon nitride electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction, Journal of Power Sources, 555 (2023) 232390. 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.232390
[11] A. Ponti, C. Triolo, B. Petrovičovà, A.M. Ferretti, G. Pagot, W. Xu, V. Di Noto, N. Pinna, S. Santangelo, Structure and magnetism of electrospun porous high-entropy (Cr1/5Mn1/5Fe1/5Co1/5Ni1/5)3O4, (Cr1/5Mn1/5Fe1/5Co1/5Zn1/5)3O4 and (Cr1/5Mn1/5Fe1/5Ni1/5Zn1/5)3O4 spinel oxide nanofibers, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 25 (2023) 2212-2226. 10.1039/D2CP05142G
[12] I.A. Rutkowska, A. Kesik, C. Janiszewska, M. Skunik-Nuckowska, K. Miecznikowski, L. Adamczyk, K. Vezzu, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, Y. Fu, P.J. Kulesza, Microelectrode-based probing of charge propagation and redox transitions in concentrated polyoxometallate electrolyte of potential utility for redox flow battery, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 932 (2023) 117263. 10.1016/j.jelechem.2023.117263
[13] P. Sgarbossa, G. Crivellaro, F. Lanero, G. Pagot, A.R. Alvi, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto, Membranes for Fuel Cells, in: N. Alonso Vante, V. Di Noto Electrocatalysis for Membrane Fuel Cells 2023, pp. 227-285. 10.1002/9783527830572.ch8
[14] C. Triolo, M. Maisuradze, M. Li, Y. Liu, A. Ponti, G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, G. Aquilanti, N. Pinna, M. Giorgetti, S. Santangelo, Charge Storage Mechanism in Electrospun Spinel-Structured High-Entropy (Mn0.2Fe0.2Co0.2Ni0.2Zn0.2)3O4 Oxide Nanofibers as Anode Material for Li-Ion Batteries, Small, 19 (2023) 2304585. 10.1002/smll.202304585
[15] C. Triolo, K. Moulaee, A. Ponti, G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, N. Pinna, G. Neri, S. Santangelo, Spinel-Structured High-Entropy Oxide Nanofibers as Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution in Alkaline Solution: Effect of Metal Combination and Calcination Temperature, Advanced Functional Materials, n/a (2023) 2306375. 10.1002/adfm.202306375
[16] C. Triolo, S. Schweidler, L. Lin, G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, B. Breitung, S. Santangelo, Evaluation of electrospun spinel-type high-entropy (Cr0.2Mn0.2Fe0.2Co0.2Ni0.2)3O4, (Cr0.2Mn0.2Fe0.2Co0.2Zn0.2)3O4 and (Cr0.2Mn0.2Fe0.2Ni0.2Zn0.2)3O4 oxide nanofibers as electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution in alkaline medium, Energy Advances, 2 (2023) 667-678. 10.1039/D3YA00062A

[17] A.R. Alvi, K. Vezzù, G. Pagot, P. Sgarbossa, G. Pace, V. Di Noto, Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Anion Conducting Membranes Based on Ammonium-Functionalized Polyethylene Pyrrole-Polyethylene Ketone Copolymer, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 223 (2022). 10.1002/macp.202100409
[18] V. Di Noto, E. Negro, B. Patil, F. Lorandi, S. Boudjelida, Y.H. Bang, K. Vezzù, G. Pagot, L. Crociani, A. Nale, Hierarchical Metal-[Carbon Nitride Shell/Carbon Core] Electrocatalysts: A Promising New General Approach to Tackle the ORR Bottleneck in Low-Temperature Fuel Cells, ACS Catalysis, 12 (2022) 12291-12301. 10.1021/acscatal.2c03723
[19] V. Di Noto, G. Pagot, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, P.J. Kulesza, I.A. Rutkowska, G. Pace, A formalism to compare electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction by cyclic voltammetry with the thin-film rotating ring-disk electrode measurements, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 31 (2022). 10.1016/j.coelec.2021.100839
[20] V. Di Noto, K. Vezzù, G. Crivellaro, G. Pagot, C. Sun, L. Meda, I.A. Rutkowska, P.J. Kulesza, T.A. Zawodzinski, A general electrochemical formalism for vanadium redox flow batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 408 (2022). 10.1016/j.electacta.2022.139937
[21] A. Gentile, S. Marchionna, M. Balordi, G. Pagot, C. Ferrara, V. Di Noto, R. Ruffo, Critical Analysis of MXene Production with In-Situ HF Forming Agents for Sustainable Manufacturing, ChemElectroChem, (2022). 10.1002/celc.202200891
[22] P.J. Kulesza, F. Nobili, S. Dsoke, V. Di Noto, I.A. Rutkowska, Foreword to the memorial issue for Professor Roberto Marassi, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, 26 (2022). 10.1007/s10008-021-05099-2
[23] P.J. Kulesza, I.A. Rutkowska, C. Janiszewska, K. Vezzu, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, Ultramicroelectrode Based Approaches to Diagnose Utility of Redox Electrolytes in Flow Batteries, ECS Transactions, 2022.
[24] G. Pagot, M.C. Cassani, F. Gambassi, B. Ballarin, D. Nanni, M. Coi, D. Barreca, E. Boanini, V. Di Noto, Propargyl carbamate-functionalized Cu(II)-metal organic framework after reaction with chloroauric acid: An x-ray photoelectron spectroscopy data record, Surface Science Spectra, 29 (2022). 10.1116/6.0001950
[25] G. Pagot, M. Garaga, A.L. Jadhav, L.F. O’Donnell, K. Vezzù, B. Itin, R.J. Messinger, S.G. Greenbaum, V. Di Noto, Interplay between coordination, dynamics, and conductivity mechanism in Mg/Al-catenated ionic liquid electrolytes, Journal of Power Sources, 524 (2022). 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2022.231084
[26] C. Santoro, A. Lavacchi, P. Mustarelli, V. Di Noto, L. Elbaz, D.R. Dekel, F. Jaouen, What is Next in Anion-Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyzers? Bottlenecks, Benefits, and Future, ChemSusChem, 15 (2022). 10.1002/cssc.202200027
[27] K. Vezzù, E. García-González, G. Pagot, E. Urones-Garrote, M.E. Sotomayor, A. Varez, V. Di Noto, Effect of Relaxations on the Conductivity of La1/2+1/2 xLi1/2-1/2 xTi1- xAlxO3 Fast Ion Conductors, Chemistry of Materials, 34 (2022) 5484-5499. 10.1021/acs.chemmater.2c00459

[28] P. Atanassov, V. Di Noto, S. McPhail, From Hydrogen Manifesto, through Green Deal and Just Transition, to Clean Energy Act, Electrochemical Society Interface, 30 (2021) 57-60. 10.1149/2.F14214IF
[29] R. Bondi, L. Dalla Via, M. Hyeraci, G. Pagot, L. Labella, F. Marchetti, S. Samaritani, Cytotoxicity and DNA interaction in a series of aryl terminated iminopyridine Pt(II) complexes, Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 216 (2021). 10.1016/j.jinorgbio.2020.111335
[30] V. Di Noto, E. Negro, A. Nale, G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, P. Atanassov, Hidden in plain sight: unlocking the full potential of cyclic voltammetry with the thin-film rotating (ring) disk electrode studies for the investigation of oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 25 (2021). 10.1016/j.coelec.2020.08.008
[31] K. Kobayashi, G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, F. Bertasi, V. Di Noto, Y. Tominaga, Effect of plasticizer on the ion-conductive and dielectric behavior of poly(ethylene carbonate)-based Li electrolytes, Polymer Journal, 53 (2021) 149-155. 10.1038/s41428-020-00397-4
[32] A. Kostuch, I.A. Rutkowska, B. Dembinska, A. Wadas, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto, P.J. Kulesza, Enhancement of activity and development of low pt content electrocatalysts for oxygen reduction reaction in acid media, Molecules, 26 (2021). 10.3390/molecules26175147
[33] G. Pagot, V. Toso, B. Barbiellini, R. Ferragut, V. Di Noto, Positron annihilation spectroscopy as a diagnostic tool for the study of LiCoO2 cathode of lithium-ion batteries, Condensed Matter, 6 (2021). 10.3390/condmat6030028
[34] G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, S.G. Greenbaum, V. Di Noto, Hybrid twin-metal aluminum–magnesium electrolytes for rechargeable batteries, Journal of Power Sources, 493 (2021). 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2021.229681
[35] G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, C.S. Martinez-Cisneros, C. Antonelli, B. Levenfeld, A. Varez, J.Y. Sanchez, V. Di Noto, Interplay between Conductivity, Matrix Relaxations and Composition of Ca-Polyoxyethylene Polymer Electrolytes, ChemElectroChem, 8 (2021) 2459-2466. 10.1002/celc.202100475
[36] C. Sun, E. Negro, A. Nale, G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, T.A. Zawodzinski, L. Meda, C. Gambaro, V. Di Noto, An efficient barrier toward vanadium crossover in redox flow batteries: The bilayer [Nafion/(WO3)x] hybrid inorganic-organic membrane, Electrochimica Acta, 378 (2021). 10.1016/j.electacta.2021.138133
[37] A. Trovò, V. Di Noto, J.E. Mengou, C. Gamabaro, M. Guarnieri, Fast response of kW-class vanadium redox flow batteries, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 12 (2021) 2413-2422. 10.1109/TSTE.2021.3096573

[38] D. Aurbach, T.F. Fuller, D.E. Cliffel, W.K.S. Chiu, V. Di Noto, S. Gopalan, N. Liu, A.H. Suroviec, Preface-JES Focus Issue on Heterogeneous Functional Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 167 (2020). 10.1149/1945-7111/ab84fe
[39] B. Dembinska, A. Zlotorowicz, M. Modzelewska, K. Miecznikowski, I.A. Rutkowska, L. Stobinski, A. Malolepszy, M. Krzywiecki, J. Zak, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, P.J. Kulesza, Low-noble-metal-loading hybrid catalytic system for oxygen reduction utilizing reduced-graphene-oxide-supported platinum aligned with carbon-nanotube-supported iridium, Catalysts, 10 (2020) 1-18. 10.3390/catal10060689
[40] V. Di Noto, E. Negro, A. Nale, P.J. Kulesza, I.A. Rutkowska, K. Vezzù, G. Pagot, Correlation between Precursor Properties and Performance in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction of Pt and Co “Core-shell” Carbon Nitride-Based Electrocatalysts, Electrocatalysis, 11 (2020) 143-159. 10.1007/s12678-019-00569-8
[41] R. Dominko, J. Bitenc, R. Berthelot, M. Gauthier, G. Pagot, V. Di Noto, Magnesium batteries: Current picture and missing pieces of the puzzle, Journal of Power Sources, 478 (2020). 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.229027
[42] D. Guyomard, V. Di Noto, M. Forsyth, P. Poizot, T. Rojo, K. Zaghib, B. Lucht, D. Aurbach, Preface – JES Focus Issue on Challenges in Novel Electrolytes, Organic Materials, and Innovative Chemistries for Batteries in Honor of Michel Armand, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 167 (2020). 10.1149/1945-7111/ab8977
[43] A. Kusoglu, K. Vezzù, G.A. Hegde, G. Nawn, A.R. Motz, H.N. Sarode, G.M. Haugen, Y. Yang, S. Seifert, M.A. Yandrasits, S. Hamrock, C.M. Maupin, A.Z. Weber, V. Di Noto, A.M. Herring, Transport and Morphology of a Proton Exchange Membrane Based on a Doubly Functionalized Perfluorosulfonic Imide Side Chain Perflourinated Polymer, Chemistry of Materials, 32 (2020) 38-59. 10.1021/acs.chemmater.8b05012
[44] C.S. Martinez-Cisneros, A. Fernandez, C. Antonelli, B. Levenfeld, A. Varez, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto, J.Y. Sanchez, Opening the door to liquid-free polymer electrolytes for calcium batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 353 (2020). 10.1016/j.electacta.2020.136525
[45] G. Pagot, M. Bandiera, K. Vezzù, A. Migliori, R. Bertoncello, E. Negro, V. Morandi, V. Di Noto, High valence transition metal-doped olivine cathodes for superior energy and fast cycling lithium batteries, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 8 (2020) 25727-25738. 10.1039/d0ta06865a
[46] G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, A. Nale, M. Fauri, A. Migliori, V. Morandi, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, Chrysalis-Like Graphene Oxide Decorated Vanadium-Based Nanoparticles: An Extremely High-Power Cathode for Magnesium Secondary Batteries, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 167 (2020). 10.1149/1945-7111/ab7fb4
[47] K. Vezzù, G. Nawn, E. Negro, G. Crivellaro, J.W. Park, R. Wycisk, P.N. Pintauro, V. Di Noto, Electric Response and Conductivity Mechanism of Blended Polyvinylidene Fluoride/Nafion Electrospun Nanofibers, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 142 (2020) 801-814. 10.1021/jacs.9b09061
[48] B. Zakrzewska, B. Dembinska, S. Zoladek, I.A. Rutkowska, J. Żak, L. Stobinski, A. Małolepszy, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, P.J. Kulesza, K. Miecznikowski, Prussian-blue-modified reduced-graphene-oxide as active support for Pt nanoparticles during oxygen electroreduction in acid medium, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 875 (2020). 10.1016/j.jelechem.2020.114347
[49] S. Zoladek, M. Blicharska-Sobolewska, A.A. Krata, I.A. Rutkowska, A. Wadas, K. Miecznikowski, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto, P.J. Kulesza, Heteropolytungstate-assisted fabrication and deposition of catalytic silver nanoparticles on different reduced graphene oxide supports: Electroreduction of oxygen in alkaline electrolyte, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 875 (2020). 10.1016/j.jelechem.2020.114694

[50] F. Bertasi, G. Pagot, K. Vezzù, A. Nale, G. Pace, Y. Herve Bang, G. Crivellaro, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, Lithiated Nanoparticles Doped with Ionic Liquids as Quasi-Solid Electrolytes for Lithium Batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 307 (2019) 51-63. 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.03.167
[51] B. Dembinska, K. Brzozowska, A. Szwed, K. Miecznikowski, E. Negro, V. Di Noto, P.J. Kulesza, Electrocatalytic Oxygen Reduction in Alkaline Medium at Graphene-Supported Silver-Iron Carbon Nitride Sites Generated During Thermal Decomposition of Silver Hexacyanoferrate, Electrocatalysis, 10 (2019) 112-124. 10.1007/s12678-018-0501-3
[52] V. Di Noto, H.L. Tuller, Preface: 21st International Conference on Solid State Ionics, Solid State Ionics, 329 (2019) 155-157. 10.1016/j.ssi.2018.11.022
[53] N. Goujon, T.V. Huynh, K.J. Barlow, R. Kerr, K. Vezzù, V. Di Noto, L.A. O’Dell, J. Chiefari, P.C. Howlett, M. Forsyth, Enabling High Lithium Conductivity in Polymerized Ionic Liquid Block Copolymer Electrolytes, Batteries and Supercaps, 2 (2019) 132-138. 10.1002/batt.201800104
[54] G. Nawn, K. Vezzù, E. Negro, G. Pace, J.W. Park, R. Wycisk, G. Cavinato, P.N. Pintauro, V. Di Noto, Structural analyses of blended Nafion/PVDF electrospun nanofibers, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 21 (2019) 10357-10369. 10.1039/c9cp01891c
[55] C. Sun, E. Negro, K. Vezzù, G. Pagot, G. Cavinato, A. Nale, Y. Herve Bang, V. Di Noto, Hybrid inorganic-organic proton-conducting membranes based on SPEEK doped with WO3 nanoparticles for application in vanadium redox flow batteries, Electrochimica Acta, 309 (2019) 311-325. 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.03.056
[56] C. Sun, K. Vezzù, G. Pagot, A. Nale, Y.H. Bang, G. Pace, E. Negro, C. Gambaro, L. Meda, T.A. Zawodzinski, V. Di Noto, Elucidation of the interplay between vanadium species and charge-discharge processes in VRFBs by Raman spectroscopy, Electrochimica Acta, 318 (2019) 913-921. 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.06.130
[57] K. Vezzù, G. Nawn, G. Pagot, E. Negro, A. Nale, Y.H. Bang, F. Conti, G. Cavinato, V. Di Noto, Relaxation phenomena and conductivity mechanisms in anion-exchange membranes derived from polyketone, Electrochimica Acta, 319 (2019) 253-263. 10.1016/j.electacta.2019.06.139