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  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. 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.


  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.

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