March 8, 2011
For its issue dated March 14, 2011, ChemPhysChem selected a paper written in the laboratory of Professor YuYe Tong, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, to occupy its inside cover. According to their findings, “a combination of electrochemistry, in situ SERS, and ab initio DFT studies has pinpointed the adsorbed sulfur species on Pt NPs as a negatively charged sulfide (S2-).” The full article may be found on the ChemPhysChem website.
Dr. In-Su Park, a postdoctoral researcher in the Tong lab, is the first author. Co-authors include Prof. Tong; Dr. Bolian Xu, a postdoctoral researcher in the Tong lab who is supported by the China Scholarship Council-Georgetown University Postdoctoral Fellowship Program; Dianne O. Atienza and Augusta M. Hofstead-Duffy, members of the Tong group and Ph.D. candidates; and Dr. Thomas C. Allison, a staff chemist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.