1. Grinter, D. C, Graciani, J., Luo, S., Palomino, R., Xu, F., Waluyo, I., Fernandez-Sanz, J., Senanayake, S. D., Rodriguez J.A., Adsorption and Activation of CO2 on Pt/CeOx/TiO2(110): Role of the Pt-CeOx Surf. Sci. 2021, 710, 121852. DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2021.121852
  2. Walenta, C. A.; Xu, F.; Tesvara, C.; O’Connor, C. R.; Sautet, P.; Friend, C. M., Facile Decomposition of Organophosphonates by Dual Lewis Sites on a Fe3O4(111) Film. J. Phys. Chem. C  2020, 124 (23), 12432-12441. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.0c01708

Prior to UTSA

  1. O’Connor, C.R., van Spronsen, M.A., Egle, T., Xu, F., Kersell, H.R., Oliver-Meseguer, J., Karatok, M., Salmeron, M., Madix, R.J., Friend, C.M. Hydrogen migration at restructuring palladium–silver oxide boundaries dramatically enhances reduction rate of silver oxide. Nat. Commun. 11:1844, 2020. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-15536-x
  2. Xu, F., Chen, W., Walenta, C.A., O’Connor, C.R., Friend, C.M. Dual Lewis site creation for activation of methanol on Fe3O4(111) thin films. Chem. Sci. 11 (9):2448-2454, 2020. DOI: 10.1039/C9SC06149E
  3. Xu, F., Montemore, M.M., O’Connor, C.R., Muramoto, E., van Spronsen, M.A., Madix, R.J., Friend, C.M. Oxygen adsorption on spontaneously reconstructed Au(511). Surf. Sci. 697:296-303, 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.susc.2018.09.012
  4. Waluyo, I., Mudiyanselage, K., Xu, F., An, W., Liu, P., Boscoboinik, J.A., Rodriguez, J.A., Stacchiola, D.J. Potassium-promoted reduction of Cu2O/Cu(111) by CO. J. Phys. Chem. C 123(13):8057-8066, 2019. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b07403
  5. Hamlyn, R.C.E., Mahapatra, M., Grinter, D.C., Xu, F., Luo, S., Palomino, R.M., Kattel, S., Waluyo, I., Liu, P., Stacchiola, D.J., Senanayake, S.D., Rodriguez, J.A. Imaging the ordering of a weakly adsorbed two-dimensional condensate: ambient-pressure microscopy and spectroscopy of CO2 molecules on rutile TiO2(110). Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20 (19):13122-13126, 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C8CP01614C
  6. Friend, C.M., Xu, F. Perspectives on the design of nanoparticle systems for catalysis. Faraday Discuss. 208:595-607, 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C8FD00124C
  7. Walenta, C.A., Crampton, A.S., Xu, F., Heiz, U., Friend, C.M. Chemistry of methanol and ethanol on ozone-prepared-Fe2O3(0001). J. Phys. Chem. A. 122 (44):25404–25410, 2018. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.8b07574
  8. Xu, F., Fampiou, I., O’Connor, C.R., Karakalos, S., Hiebel, F., Kaxiras, E., Madix, R.J., Friend, C.M. Water facilitates oxygen migration on gold surfaces. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 20:2196-2204, 2018. DOI: 10.1039/C7CP06451A
  9. Xu, F., Madix, R.J., Friend, C.M. Spatially nonuniform reaction rates during selective oxidation on gold. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 140:12210-12215, 2018. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b07438 (featured in JACS Spotlights, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b10120)
  10. Mudiyanselage, K., Xu, F., Hoffmann, F.M., Hrbek, J., Waluyo, I., Boscoboinik, J.A., Stacchiola, D. J. Adsorbate-driven morphological changes on Cu(111) nano-pits. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 17:3032-3038, 2015. DOI: 10.1039/C4CP05088F
  11. An, W., Xu, F., Stacchiola, D., Liu, P. Potassium-induced effect on the structure and chemical activity of the CuxO/Cu(111) (x≤2) surface: a combined scanning tunneling microscopy and density functional theory study. Chem. Cat. Chem.  7: 3865-3872, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201500719
  12. Xu, F., Mudiyanselage, K., Baber, A.E., Soldemo, M., Weissenrieder, J., White, M.G., Stacchiola, D.J. Redox-mediated reconstruction of copper during carbon monoxide oxidation. J. Phys. Chem. C  118:15902-15909, 2014. DOI: 10.1021/jp5050496
  13. An, W., Baber, A.E., Xu, F., Soldemo, M., Weissenrieder, J., Stacchiola, D., Liu, P. Mechanistic study of CO titration on CuxO/Cu(111) (x≤2) surfaces. Chem. Cat. Chem. 6: 2364-2372, 2014. DOI: 10.1002/cctc.201402177
  14. Graciani, J., Mudiyanselage, K., Xu, F., Baber, A.E., Evans, J., Senanayake, S.D., Stacchiola, D.J., Liu, P., Hrbek, J., Sanz, J.F., Rodriguez, J.A. Highly active copper-ceria and copper-ceria-titania catalysts for methanol synthesis from CO2Science 345:546-550, 2014. DOI: 10.1126/science.1253057
  15. Cheng, F.F., Zhang, J.J., Xu, F., Hu, L.H., Abdel-Halim, E.S., Zhu, J.J. Ph-sensitive polydopamine anocapsules for cell imaging and drug delivery based on folate receptor targeting. J. Biomed. Nanotechnol. 9:1155-1163, 2013. DOI: 10.1166/jbn.2013.1611
  16. Baber, A.E., Xu, F., Dvorak, F., Mudiyanselage, K., Soldemo, M., Weissenrieder, J., Senanayake, S.D., Sadowski, J.T., Rodriguez, J.A., Matolin, V., White, M.G., Stacchiola, D.J. In situ imaging of Cu2O under reducing conditions: formation of metallic fronts by mass transfer. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 135:16781-16784, 2013. DOI: 10.1021/ja408506y