Copper Metallization of Gold Nanostructure Activated Polypyrrole by Electroless Deposition
The main aim of the work is to define the effect of Au nanoparticle seed preparation method on its catalytic properties for Cu electroless deposition.
Developing sustainable pathways to produce fuels and chemicals
V-SUSTAIN sets the vision on how to develop sustainable, fossil-free pathways to produce the fuels and chemicals that are an integrated part of our everyday lives.
Developing sustainable, fossil-free pathways to produce fuels and chemicals of global importance play a major role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions while providing the feedstocks needed to make the products we use on a daily basis.
First Announcement Summer School on Catalysis and Nanoparticles
Registrations are now open !
Leuven wins European Green Leaf Award 2018
Deputy Mayor Ridouani of Leuven will be a speaker at the Catsense Summer School in September.
Tiny treasure: The future of nano-gold
A new method to prepare colloids of size-controlled clusters from a matrix assembly cluster source
A new method for the production of colloidal suspensions of physically deposited clusters is demonstrated.
sustainable development goals
Catsense researchers endorse UN’s sustainable development goals, stressing their passion to contribute to affordable and clean energy, and underwriting the need to reduce inequalities by improving the quality of education for many and decreasing our environmental impact on a global scale.
Enhancement of the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction from Ni-MoS2 Hybrid Nanoclusters
This report focuses on a novel strategy for the preparation of transition metal–MoS2 hybrid nanoclusters based on a one-step, dual-target magnetron sputtering, and gas condensation process demonstrated for Ni-MoS2.
One new position with starting date 1st August 2017
ESR12: new business related position with starting date 1st August 2017. Application Deadline 30th June 2017. Check the Vacancies menu and apply online !
Effect of Nanostructuring on the Reactivity of Zirconia
The reactivity of zirconia nanoparticles has been investigated by means of DFT+U calculations as a function of the morphology and stoichiometry.