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* Denotes corresponding author

​Teindl, K.; Patrick, B.O.; Nichols, E. M.*

“Linear Free Energy Relationships and Transition State Analysis of CO2 Reduction Catalysts Bearing Second Coordination Spheres with Tunable Acidity” 
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2023, ASAPs.


Nichols, E. M.*

“Electrochemistry Cracks the P–O Bond: Sustainable Reduction of Phosphates to Phosphorus” 
ACS Cent. Sci., 2023, 9, 3, 343-345.


Derrick, J. S.; Loipersberger, M.; Nistanaki S. K.; Rothweiler, A. V.; Head-Gordon, M.; Nichols, E. M.*; Chang, C. J.*

“Templating Bicarbonate in the Second Coordination Sphere Enhances Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Iron Porphyrins” 
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2022, 144, 26, 11656-11663.


Delley, M. F.*; Nichols, E. M.; Mayer J.M.

“Electrolyte Cation Effects on Interfacial Acidity and Electric Fields” 
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2022, 126, 19, 8477-8488.


Agarwal, R. G.*; Coste, S. C.; Groff, B. J.; Heuer, A. M.; Noh, H.; Parada, G. A.; Wise, C. F., Nichols, E. M.; Warren, J. J.; Mayer, J. M.*

Free Energies of Proton Coupled Electron Transfer Reagents and Their Applications” 
Chem. Rev. 2022, 122, 1, 1–49. 


Delley, M. F.‡*; Nichols, E. M.‡*; Mayer, J.M.‡*

“Interfacial Acid–Base Equilibria and Electric Fields Concurrently Probed by In Situ Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy” 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021, 143, 28, 10778–10792.


Highlighted in Nature Chemistry here.


Smith, P. T.‡; Nichols, E. M.‡; Cao, Z.; Chang, C. J.*

“Hybrid Catalysts for Artificial Photosynthesis: Merging Approaches from Molecular, Materials, and Biological Catalysis” 
Acc. Chem. Res. 2020, 53, 575.


Nichols, E. M.; Chang, C. J.*

“Urea-Based Multipoint Hydrogen-Bond Donor Additive Promotes Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Nickel Cyclam” 
Organometallics 2019, 38, 1213.


Smith, P. T.; Benke, B. P.; Cao, Z.; Kim, Y.; Nichols, E. M.; Kim, K.; Chang, C. J.*

“Iron Porphyrins Embedded into a Supramolecular Porous Organic Cage for Electrochemical CO2 Reduction in Water” 
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 9684.


Cao, Z.‡; Derrick, J. S.‡; Xu, J.‡; Gao, R.; Gong, M.; Nichols, E. M.; Smith, P. T.; Liu, X.; Wen, X.; Coperet, C.; Chang, C. J.

“Chelating N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands Enable Tuning of Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction to Formate and Carbon Monoxide through Surface Organometallic Chemistry” 
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 4981.


Nichols, E. M.‡; Derrick, J. S.‡; Nistanaki, S. K.; Smith, P. T.; Chang, C. J.

“Positional Effects of Second-Sphere Amide Pendants on Electrochemical CO2 Reduction Catalyzed by Iron Porphyrins” 
Chem. Sci. 2018, 9, 2952.


Diercks, C. S.; Lin, S.; Kornienko, N.; Kapustin, E. A.; Nichols, E. M.; Zhu, C.; Zhao, Y.; Chang, C. J.; Yaghi. O. M.

“Reticular Electronic Tuning of Porphyrin Active Sites in Covalent Organic Frameworks for Electrocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction” 
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018, 140, 1116.


Gong, M.‡; Cao, Z.‡; Liu, W.‡; Nichols, E. M.; Smith, P. T.; Derrick, J. S.; Liu, Y. S.; Liu, J.; Wen, X.; Chang, C. J.

“Supramolecular Porphyrin Cages Assembled at Molecular–Materials Interfaces for Electrocatalytic CO Reduction” 
ACS Cent. Sci. 2017, 3, 1032.


Cao, Z.; Kim, D.; Yu, Y.; Xu, J.; Lin, S.; Wen, X.; Nichols, E. M.; Jeong, K.; Reimer, J. A.; Yang, P.; Chang, C. J.

“A Molecular Surface Functionalization Approach to Tuning Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts for Carbon Dioxide Reduction”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 8120.


Dalton, D.M.; Ellis, S.R.; Nichols, E. M.; Mathies, R.A.; Toste, F.D.; Bergman, R.G.; Raymond, K.N.

“Supramolecular Ga4L612- Cage Photosensitizes 1,3-Rearrangement of Encapsulated Guest via Photoinduced Electron Transfer”
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 10128.


Nichols, E. M.‡; Gallagher, J. J.‡; Liu, C.; Su, Y.; Resasco, J.; Yu, Y.; Sun, Y.; Yang, P.; Chang, M. C. Y.; Chang, C. J.

“Hybrid Bioinorganic Approach to Solar-to-Chemical Conversion” 
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2015, 112, 11461.


Lin, S.; Diercks, C. S.; Zhang, Y.; Kornienko, N.; Nichols, E. M.; Zhao, Y.; Paris, A. R.; Kim, D.; Yang, P.; Yaghi, O. M.; Chang, C. J.

“Covalent Organic Frameworks Comprising Cobalt Porphyrins for Catalytic CO2 Reduction in Water” 
Science 2015, 346, 1208.


Jurss, J. W.; Khnayzer, R. S.; Panetier, J. A.; El Roz, K. A.; Nichols, E. M.; Head-Gordon, M.; Long, J. R.; Castellano, F. N.; Chang, C. J.

“Bioinspired Design of Redox-Active Ligands for Multielectron Catalysis: Effects of Positioning Pyrazine Reservoirs on Cobalt for Electro- and Photocatalytic Generation of Hydrogen from Water” 
Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 4954.



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