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   1. Faustino, L. A., Machado, A. E., Maia, P. I., Concepcion, J. J., & Patrocinio, A. O. T. Electrocatalytic properties of a novel ruthenium (ii) terpyridine-based complex towards CO 2 reduction. Dalton Transactions, v. 52, p. 4442-4455, 2023.

   2. Carmo, M. E., Spies, L., Nunes, G., Lopes, O., Schneider, J., Bein, T., & Patrocinio, A. O. From conventional inorganic semiconductors to covalent organic frameworks: Advances and opportunities in heterogeneous photocatalytic CO2 reduction. Journal of Materials Chemistry A, v. 11, p. 13815-13843, 2023. - FRONT COVER

   3. Costa, I. G., Ribeiro, S. R., Nascimento, L. L., Patrocinio, A. O. T., Cardoso, V. L., Batista, F. R., & Reis, M. H. Well-dispersed titanium dioxide and silver nanoparticles on external and internal surfaces of asymmetric alumina hollow fibers for enhanced chromium (VI) photoreductions. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, v. 30, p. 62508-62521, 2023.

   4. Rosa, R. H., Silva, R. S., Nascimento, L. L., Okura, M. H., Patrocinio, A. O. T., & Rossignolo, J. A. Photocatalytic and Antimicrobial Activity of TiO2 Films Deposited on Fiber-Cement Surfaces. Catalysts, v. 13, p. 861, 2023.

   5. dos Santos, W. S., Carmo, É. J., Nascimento, L. L., Patrocínio, A. O., Guo, R., Bhalla, A. S., & Guerra, J. D. Enhanced electron lifetime in bismuth-vanadium-oxide based bifunctional hybrid photoactive heterostructures. Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, v. 180, p. 111438, 2023.

   6. da Silva, G. T., Lopes, O. F., Catto, A. C., Patrocinio, A. O. T., Rodrigues, J. E., Mesquita, A., ... & da Silva, L. F. (2023). Long-and short-range structure of SnO2 nanoparticles: Synthesis and photo (electro) catalytic activity. Materials Chemistry and Physics, v. 305, p. 127989.


  1. Nascimento, B. N. ; Bahnemann, D. W. ; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . Efficient Photocatalytic H Evolution by Hexaniobate Nanosheets Grafted with Copper Nanoclusters. ChemPhotoChem, v. 6, p. e202100272, 2022. - FRONT COVER

  2. Alves, H. O.; Frachoni, B. S. D.; Nunes, BARBARA N.; Teixeira, P. R.; Paniago, R. M.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Paterno, L. G.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . Highly Stable Au/Hexaniobate Nanocomposite Prepared by a Green Intercalation Method for Photoinduced H2 Evolution Applications. ACS Applied Energy Materials, v. 5, p. 8371-8380, 2022.

  3. Zhu, Q.; Dar, A. A.; Zhou, Y.; Zhang, K.; Qin, J.; Pan, B.; Lin, J.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Wang, C. . Oxygen Vacancies Promoted Piezoelectricity toward Piezo-Photocatalytic Decomposition of Tetracycline over SrBi Ti O. ACS ES&T Engineering, v. 2, p. 1365-1375, 2022.

  4. Ramos, C. L.; Prado, F. S.; Carmo, M. E. G.; Farias, G.; Souza, B.; Machado, A. E. H.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . Temperature Dependent Emission Properties of ReI Tricarbonyl Complexes with Dipyrido-Quinoxaline and Phenazine Ligands. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, v. 33, p. 425-436, 2022. - FRONT COVER

  5. Marinho, J. Z.; Nascimento, L. L.; Santos, A. L. R.; Faria, A. M.; Machado, A. E. H.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . On the influence of hydrothermal treatment pH on the performance of Bi2WO6 as photocatalyst in the glycerol photoreforming. Photochem Photobiol Sci, v. 21, p. 1659-1675, 2022.

  6. Nascimento, L. L.; Marinho, J. Z.; Dos Santos, A. L. R.; De Faria, A. M. ; Souza, R. A. C. ; Wang, C.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . Photoelectrochemical reforming of glycerol by Bi2WO6 photoanodes: role of the electrolyte pH on the H2 evolution efficiency and product selectivity. Applied Catalysis A-General, v. 646, p. 118867, 2022.

  7. Macedo, G.; Dias, E. H.; Ribeiro, C.; Lopes, O. . Development of Bismuth Oxyhalides for Organic Pollutant Photodegradation and Water Oxidation: Effect of Synthesis Parameter and Halide Species. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, v. 33, p. 948-957, 2022.

  8. Souza, F. L.; Lopes, O. F.; Santos, E. V.; Ribeiro, C. . Promoting CO2 electroreduction on boron-doped diamond electrodes: Challenges and trends. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, v. 32, p. 100890, 2022.​​


  1. Rodrigues, T.  A.; Falsetti, P. H. E.; Del Duque, D. M. S.; Silva, G. T. S. T. ; Lopes, O. F. ; Avansi, WaldirRibeiro, C.; Mendonça, V. R. A Versatile Nb2O5/SnO2 Heterostructure for Different Environmental Purposes: Water Treatment and Artificial Photosynthesis. ChemCatChem, v. 13, p. 730-738, 2021.

  2. Nunes, B. N.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. Photoinduced H2 Evolution by Hexaniobate Sheets Grafted with Metal Ions: The Fate of Photogenerated Carriers. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2021, 4, 3681–3692.

  3. Silva, G.; Lopes, O.; Dias, E.; Torres, J.; Nogueira, A.; Faustino, L.; Prado, F.; Patrocinio, A.; Ribeiro, C. Redução de CO2 em hidrocarbonetos e oxigenados: Fundamentos, estratégias e desafios. Quimica Nova, p. 963-981, 2021. - - EDITOR's CHOICE

  4. Sousa, S. F. ; Ertem, M. Z. ; Faustino, L. A. ; Machado, A. E. H. ; Concepcion, J. J. ; Maia, P. I. S. ; Patrocinio, A. O. T. . Mechanistic Investigation of the Aerobic Oxidation of 2-pyridylacetate Coordinated to a Ru(II) Polypyridyl Complex. Dalton Trans., v. 50, p. 15248-15259, 2021.

  5. Al-Madanat, O.; Nunes, B. N. ; Alsalka, Y. ; Hakki, A. ; Curti, M. ; Patrocinio, A. O. T. ; Bahnemann, D. . Application of EPR Spectroscopy in TiO2 and Nb2O5 Photocatalysis. Catalysts, v. 11, p. 1514, 2021.

  6. Puppin, L. G. ; Silva, L. F. ; Carmo, M. ; Varela, H. ; Lopes, O. F. . Effect of the oxidation state and morphology of SnOx-based electrocatalysts on the CO2 reduction reaction. Journal of Materials Research, v. 36, p. 4240-4248, 2021.

  7. Rodrigues, T. A. ; Falsetti, P. H. E. ; Del Duque, D. M. S. ; Silva, G. T. S. T. ; F. Lopes, O. F. ; Avansi, W. ; Ribeiro, C. ; Mendonça, V. R. . A Versatile Nb O /SnO Heterostructure for Different Environmental Purposes: Water Treatment and Artificial Photosynthesis. ChemCatChem, v. 13, p. 730-738, 2021.

  8. Almeida, J. C. ; Silva, R. T. C. ; Zanetti, R. D. ; Moreira, M. B. ; Portes, M. C. ; Polloni, L. ; Azevedo, F. V. P. V. ; Von Poelhsitz, G. ; Pivatto, M. ; Netto, A. V. G. ; Ávila, V. M. R. ; Manieri, K. F. ; Pavan, F. R. ; Ferreira, A. M. C. ; Guerra, W. . DNA interactions, antitubercular and cytotoxic activity of heteroleptic CuII complexes containing 1,10-phenanthroline. Journal of Molecular Structure, v. 1235, p. 130234, 2021.


  1. Souza B. L.; Faustino, L. A.; Prado, F. S.; Sampaio R. N.; Maia P. I. S.; Machado A. E. H.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.. Spectroscopic characterization of a new Re (I) tricarbonyl complex with a thiosemicarbazone derivative: towards sensing and electrocatalytic applications. Dalton Trans., 2020,49, 16368-16379.

  2. Gonçalves, A. C. R.; Rettondin, A. R.; Oliveira, C. G.; Patrocinio, A. E. H.; Machado, A. E. H.; Deflon, V. M.; Abram, U.; Maia, P. I. S. Dalton Trans., 2020,49, 9564-9567

  3. Nunes, B. N.; Lopes, O. F.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Bahnemann, D. W. Recent Advances in Niobium-Based Materials for Photocatalytic Solar Fuel Production. Catalysts 2020, 10(1), 126; - FEATURE PAPER

  4. Dos Santos, W.; Carmo, E. J.; Mendez-González, Y.  Nascimento, L. L.;  Patrocínio, A. O. T.; Guo, R.; Bhalla, A. S.; M'Peko, J.C.; Guerra, J. D. S. Innovative multifunctional hybrid photoelectrode design based on a ternary heterojunction with super-enhanced efficiency for artificial photosynthesis. Sci Rep 10, 10669 (2020).

  5. Zambiazi, P. J.; Aparecido, G. O.; Ferraz, T. V. B.; Skinner, W. S. J.; Yoshimura, R. G. Moreira, D. E. B.; Germscheidt, R. L.; Nascimento, L. L.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Formiga, A. L. B.; Bonacin, J. A. Electrocatalytic Water Oxidation Reaction Promoted by Cobalt-Prussian Blue and its Thermal Decomposition Product Under Mild Conditions. Dalton Trans., 2020, in press. 10.1039/D0DT02220A

  6. Nascimento, L.L.; Brussasco, J.G.; Garcia, I.A.; Paula, L.F.; Polo, A.S.; Patrocinio, A.O.T. Aluminum oxides as alternative building blocks for efficient layer-by-layer blocking layers in dye-sensitized solar cells. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 2020, 33,  055002. 10.1088/1361-648X/abc30e

  7. Ferreira, M. A.; Da Silva, G. T. S. T. ; Lopes, O. F. ; Mastelaro, V. R. ; Ribeiro, C.; Pires, M. J. M. ; Malagutti, A. R. ; Avansi, W.; Mourão, H. A. J. L. Fabrication of SrTiO3/g-C3N4 heterostructures for visible light-induced photocatalysis. Mater. Sci. Semicond. Process., v. 108, p. 104887-104897, 2020.

  8. Puppin, L. G. ; Khalid, M. ; Silva, G. T. T. S. ; Ribeiro, C. ; Varela, H. ; Lopes, O. F. . Electrochemical reduction of CO2 to formic acid on Bi2O2CO3/carbon fiber electrodes. J. Mat. Res, 35, 272–280, 2020.

  9. Torres, J. A.; Nogueira, A. E.; Da Silva, G. T. S. T.; Lopes, O. F.  Wang, Y.; He, T.; Ribeiro, C. Enhancing TiO2 activity for CO2 photoreduction through MgO decoration. J. CO2 Utilization, v. 35, p. 106-114, 2020.

  10. Catto, A. C. ; Ferrer, M. M. ; Lopes, O. F. ; Mastelaro, V. R. ; Andrés, J.; Da Silva, L. F. ; Longo, E.; Avansi, W. The Role of Counter-Ions in Crystal Morphology, Surface Structure and Photocatalytic Activity of ZnO Crystals Grown onto a Substrate. Appl. Surf. Sci., v. 529, p. 147057, 2020.

  11. Nogueira, A. E; Silva, G. T. S. T; Oliveira, J. A.; Lopes, O. F.; Torres, J. A.; Carmo, M.; Ribeiro, C. CuO decoration controls Nb2O5 photocatalyst selectivity in CO2 reduction. ACS Appl. Energy Mater., v. 3, p. 7629-7636, 2020.

  12. Almeida, J. C.; Corrêa, M.; Koga, R.; Duque, D.; Lopes, O. F.; Silva, G. T. S. T.; Ribeiro, C.; Mendonça, V. R. Crystallization time in ZnO: The role of surface OH groups in its photoactivity. New J. Chem., v. 44, p. 18216-18224, 2020.

  13. Henrique, E. D.; Silva, G. T. S. T.; Lopes, O. F.; Ribeiro, C. Preparation of Bi-based heterostructures through the one-pot method with the potential to photocatalytic applications. Journal of Experimental Techniques and Instrumentation, v. 4, p. 39-51, 2020.


  1. Paula, L. F.; Hofer, M.; Lacerda, V. P. B.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. Unraveling the photocatalytic properties of TiO2/WO3 mixed oxides. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2019, 18, 2469-2483.

  2. Nunes, B. N.; Haisch, C.; Emeline, A. V.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Patrocinio, A. O. T., Photocatalytic properties of Layer-by-layer thin films of hexaniobate nanoscrolls. Cat. Today 2019, 326, 60-67.

  3. Sousa, S. F; Souza, B. L.; Barros, C. L.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.. Inorganic Photochemistry and Solar Energy Harvesting: Current Developments and Challenges to Solar Fuel Production. Int. J. Photoen. 2019, Article ID 9624092. INVITED REVIEW

  4. Salomão, P. E. A.; Gomes, D. S.; Ferreira, E. J. C.; Moura, F.; Nascimento, L. L.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Pereira, M. C. Photoelectrochemical hydrogen production from water splitting using heterostructured nanowire arrays of Bi2O3/BiAl oxides as a photocathode. Sol. En. Mat. Sol. Cells, 2019, 194, 276-284.

  5. Marinho, J. Z.; Paula, L. F.; Longo, E.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Lima, R. C.. Effect of Gd3+ doping on structural and photocatalytic properties of ZnO obtained by facile microwave-hydrothermal method. SN Appl. Sci., 2019, 1, 359.

  6. Nunes, B. N; Patrocinio, A. O. T; Bahnemann, D.. Influence of the preparation conditions on the morphology and photocatalytic performance Pt-modified hexaniobate composites. J. Phys. –Cond. Matter, 2019, 31, ID 394001

  7. Nunes, B. N.; Faustino, L. A.; Muller, A. V.; Polo, A. S.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. Chapter 8 - Nb2O5 dye-sensitized solar cells,
    Editor(s): Sabu Thomas, El Hadji Mamour Sakho, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Samuel Oluwatobi Oluwafemi, Jihuai Wu,
    Nanomaterials for Solar Cell Applications, Elsevier, 2019, Pages 287-322, ISBN 9780128133378,


  1. Faustino, L. A.; Souza, B. L.; Nunes, B. N.; Duong, A.-T.; Sieland, F.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Patrocinio, A. O. T., Photocatalytic CO2 Reduction by Re(I) Polypyridyl Complexes Immobilized on Niobates Nanoscrolls. ACS Sust. Chem. Eng. 2018, 6 (5), 6073-6083.

  2. Barros, C. L.; Barbosa Neto, N. M.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. Influence of medium rigidity on the photochromism kinetics of metallic ditizonates. Quim. Nova, 2018, 41, 999-1005. 

  3. Baggio, A. R.; Santos, M. S. C.; Veiga-Souza, F. H.; Nunes, R. B.; Souza, P. E. N.; BAO, S. N.; Patrocino, A. O. T.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Silva, L. P.; Sales, M. J. A.; Paterno, L. G. Quenching Effects of Graphene Oxides on the Fluorescence Emission and ROS Generation of Chloroaluminum Phthalocyanine. J. Phys. Chem. A, 2018, 122, 6842-6851.

  4. Haisch C.; Nunes, B. N.; Schneider, J.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Patrocinio, A. O. T. Transient Absorption Studies on Nanostructured Materials and Composites: Towards the Development of New Photocatalytic Systems. Z. Phys. Chem. 2018, 232, 1469-1493.

  5. Nie, J.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Hamid, S.; Sieland, F.; Sann, J.; Xia, S.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Schneider, J., New insights into the plasmonic enhancement for photocatalytic H2 production by Cu-TiO2 upon visible light illumination. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2018, 20 (7), 5264-5273.

  6. Faustino, L. A.; Machado, A. E. H.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.. Photochemistry of fac-[Re(CO)3(dcbH2)(trans-stpy)]: New Insights on the Isomerization Mechanism of Coordinated Stilbene-like Ligands. Inorg. Chem., 2018 57, 2933-2941.

  7. Borges, A. P.; Carneiro, Z. A.; Prado, F. S.; Souza, J. R.; Silva, L. H. Furlan E.; Oliveira, C. G.; Deflon, V. M.; Albuquerque, S.; Leite, N. B.; Machado, A.E.H. ; Patrocínio, A. O.T.; Maia, P. I. S. Cu(I) complexes with thiosemicarbazides derived from p-toluenesulfohydrazide: structural, luminescence and biological studies. Polyhedron, 2018, 155, 170-179.

  8. Borges, A. P.; Gaspari, A. P. S.; Oliveira, C. G.; De Sousa, S. F. ; Da Silva, R. S. ; Deflon, V. M. ; Machado, A. E. H.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Maia, P. I. S. . Photophysical and DFT Studies of Cationic Ag(I) Complexes with Thiosemicarbazides Derived from  p -Toluenesulfohydrazide. Chemistry Select, 2018, 3, 2108-2114.

  9. Oliveira, A. T.; Rodriguez, M.; Andrade, T. S.; De Souza, H. E. A; Ardisson, J. D.; Oliveira, H. S.; Oliveria, LUIZ C. A.; Lorençon, E.; Silva, A. C.; Nascimento, L. L.; Patrocinio, A. O. T.; Pereira, M. C.. High Water Oxidation Performance of W-Doped BiVO4 Photoanodes Coupled to V2O5 Rods as a Photoabsorber and Hole Carrier. Solar RRL, 2018, 1, ARTICLE ID 1800089.

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