Collaboration between experimentalists and theoreticians is HOT
A recent collaborative paper between researchers from the Theoretical Chemistry & Catalysis and Surface Chemistry groups has been chosen by the renown...
A step closer to sustainable energy from seawater
The research group headed by Leiden chemist Marc Koper has discovered a catalyst that minimizes the production of chlorine gas during salt water elect...
Marc Koper new President International Society of Electrochemistry
Marc Koper, Professor of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry, has been elected as President Elect of the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE). ...
Irene Groot receives Vidi grant: looking at catalysts at atomic scale
Catalysts are indispensable in everyday life. We know what they do and more or less how they do it, but we still lack a fundamental understanding abou...
Converting CO2 to store renewable energy
Yuvraj Birdja converted CO2 to formic acid to store energy in a sustainable way, with different catalysts. With this new knowledge, scientists are a s...
Observing a changing platinum electrode
The surface of platinum electrodes changes much more during use than was previously thought. In a collaboration between the Leiden Institutes of Chemi...
On the road to renewable fuel
Greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere and fertilizers in the groundwater have negative consequences for our environment. With an electrochemical process...
Mechanism captured behind platinum catalyst
Cars are equipped with catalysts to disarm toxic exhaust gases. Platinum plays an important role there. Leiden physicists and chemists have now for th...
Marc Koper wins 2017 Faraday Medal
Leiden chemist Marc Koper is the winner of the 2017 Faraday Medal for his significant contribution to electrochemistry, from fundamental science to pr...
Marc Koper wins Brian Conway Prize 2016 for electrochemistry
Marc Koper, Professor of Catalysis and surface chemistry, has won the Brian Conway Prize for Physical Electrochemistry of the International Society of...
Understanding hydrogen electrocatalysis
Electrocatalysis will play an increasingly important role in future in the transition to more sustainable energy. Thanks to chemist Isis Ledezma Yanez...
Marc Koper appointed Fellow of the International Society of Electrochemistry
Marc Koper has been selected as one of the six new fellows in 2015 of the International Society of Electrochemistry.
Marc Koper wins Carl Wagner Memorial Award 2013
Chemist Prof. Marc Koper was awarded the Carl Wagner Memorial Award of the Electrochemical Society.