38. Scaling Relations for Ammonia Oxidation
R. M. Choueiri, S. W. Tatarchuk, O. G. Parker, W. M. Cooper, and L. D. Chen*. ChemRxiv 2024, Preprint.

37. How Ir-Rh Alloys Improve Electrochemical Ammonia Oxidation Activity Studied by Density Functional Theory
B. J. R. Laframboise, S. J. Johnston, and L. D. Chen*. ChemRxiv 2024, Preprint.

36. A Density Functional Theory Investigation of Ammonia Oxidation on the
M-doped β-Ni(OH)2 (M = Cr, Co, Cu, Fe) Surfaces

S. J. Johnston, R. M. Choueiri, X. Liu, B. J. R. Laframboise, S. W. Tatarchuk,
and L. D. Chen*. J. Phys. Chem. C 2024, 128, 5568–5578.
Part of Virtual Special Issue “Jens K. Nørskov Festschrift”. ChemRxiv Version

35. Nickel-Catalyzed Arylation/Lactonization Cascade Reactions for the Synthesis of Bicyclo[3.2.1]lactones
A. Pounder, E. Neufeld, L. D. Chen*, and W. Tam*. Organometallics 2024, Article ASAP.

34. Understanding the Mechanism of Urea Oxidation from First-Principles Calculations
S. W. Tatarchuk, R. M. Choueiri, A. J. MacKay, S. J. Johnston, W. M. Cooper, K. S. Snyder,
J. J. Medvedev, A. Klinkova*, and L. D. Chen*. ChemPhysChem 2024, 25, e202300889.
Part of Special Collection Dedicated to Jens Nørskov. ChemRxiv Version

33. Rhodium-Catalyzed Ring-Opening Reactions of Heterobicyclic Akenes with Heteroarene Nucleophiles: An Experimental and Computational Investigation
A. Pounder, E. Neufeld, L. D. Chen*, and W. Tam*. Can. J. Chem. 2024, e-First Article in Special Issue: Celebrating 150 Years of Chemistry at the University of Guelph.

32. Vibrational Spectrum Perturbations of Alkanethiol Self Assembled Monolayers with Noble Gases and Chlorinated Species
K. S. Snyder, L. D. Chen*, and D. F. Thomas*. Can. J. Chem. 2024, e-First Article in Special Issue: Celebrating 150 Years of Chemistry at the University of Guelph.

31. Isomer-Specific Solvatochromic and Molecular Rotor Properties of ESIPT-Active Push–Pull Fluorescent Chalcone Dyes
K. T. Regan, A. Pounder, C. Lin, L. D. Chen*, and R. A. Manderville*.
J. Phys. Chem. A 2023, 127, 8365–8373.

29. Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide at TiO2/Au Nanocomposites
M. N. Hossain, R. M. Choueiri, S. Abner, L. D. Chen*, and A. Chen*.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2022, 14, 51889–51899.

27. Reaction-intermediate-induced atomic mobility in heterogeneous metal catalysts for electrochemical reduction of CO2
F. Li, C. Zhou, E. Feygin, P.-N. Roy, L. D. Chen*, and A. Klinkova*.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2022, 24, 19432–19442.

26. Iridium-Catalyzed Hydroacylation Reactions of C1-Substituted Oxabenzonorbornadienes with Salicylaldehyde: An Experimental and Computational Study
A. Ho, A. Pounder, K. Valluru, L. D. Chen*, and W. Tam*.
Beilstein J. Org. Chem. 2022, 18, 251–261.

25. Dynamic control of programmable catalysts offers new dimension for rate enhancement
R. M. Choueiri and L. D. Chen*. Chem Catal. 2022, 2, 12–15.

24. Mechanism of Ammonia Oxidation to Dinitrogen, Nitrite, and Nitrate on β-Ni(OH)2 from First-Principles Simulations
R. M. Choueiri, S. W. Tatarchuk, A. Klinkova, and L. D. Chen*.
Electrochem. Sci. Adv. 2021, 2100142. ChemRxiv Version

23. Cations play an essential role in CO2 reduction
L. D. Chen*. Nat. Catal. 2021, 4, 641–642.

21. Inductive Effects in Cobalt-Doped Nickel Hydroxide Electronic Structure Facilitating Urea Electrooxidation
S. W. Tatarchuk, R. M. Choueiri, X. V. Medvedeva, L. D. Chen*, and A. Klinkova*. Chemosphere 2021, 279, 130550.

Prior to Independent Career

18. Embedded Mean-Field Theory for Solution-Phase Transition-Metal Polyolefin Catalysis
L. D. Chen, J. J. Lawniczak, F. Ding, P. J. Bygrave, S. Riahi, F. R. Manby, S. Mukhopadhyay, and T. F. Miller III*. J. Chem. Theory Comput. 2020, 16, 4226–4237.

17. Implications of the Fractional Charge of Hydroxide at the Electrochemical Interface
J. A. Gauthier, L. D. Chen, M. Bajdich, and K. Chan*.
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2020, 22, 6964–6969.

16. Double layer charging driven CO2 adsorption limits the rate of electrochemical CO2 reduction on Gold
S. Ringe*, C. G. Morales-Guio, L. D. Chen, M. Fields, T. F. Jaramillo, C. Hahn, and K. Chan*. Nat. Commun. 2020, 11, 33.

15. Facile Electron Transfer to CO2 During Adsorption at the Metal | Solution Interface
J. A. Gauthier, M. Fields, M. Bajdich, L. D. Chen, R. B. Sandberg, K. Chan, and J. K. Nørskov*. J. Phys. Chem. C 2019, 123, 29278–29283.

14. Understanding the apparent fractional charge of protons in the aqueous electrochemical double layer
L. D. Chen, M. Bajdich, J. M. P. Martirez, C. M. Krauter, J. A. Gauthier, E. A. Carter, A. C. Luntz, K. Chan, and J. K. Nørskov*. Nat. Commun. 2018, 9, 3202.

13. Theoretical Investigations of the Electrochemical Reduction of CO on Single Metal Atoms Embedded in Graphene
C. Kirk, L. D. Chen, S. Siahrostami, M. Karamad, M. Bajdich, J. Voss, J. K. Nørskov, and K. Chan*. ACS Cent. Sci. 2017, 3, 1286–1293.

12. Promoter Effects of Alkali Metal Cations on the Electrochemical Reduction of Carbon Dioxide
J. Resasco, L. D. Chen, E. Clark, C. Tsai, C. Hahn, T. F. Jaramillo, K. Chan, and A. T. Bell*.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11277–11287.

11. Solvation Effects for Oxygen Evolution Reaction Catalysis on IrO2(110)
J. A. Gauthier, C. F. Dickens, L. D. Chen, A. D. Doyle, and J. K. Nørskov*.
J. Phys. Chem. C 2017, 121, 11455–11463.

10. Scaling Relations for Adsorption Energies on Doped Molybdenum Phosphide Surfaces
M. Fields, C. Tsai, L. D. Chen, F. Abild-Pedersen, J. K. Nørskov, and K. Chan*.
ACS Catal. 2017, 7, 2528–2534.

9. Electric Field Effects in Electrochemical CO2 Reduction
L. D. Chen, M. Urushihara, K. Chan, and J. K. Nørskov*. ACS Catal. 2016, 6, 7133–7139.

8. Direct Water Decomposition on Transition Metal Surfaces
C. Tsai, K. Lee, J. S. Yoo, X. Liu, H. Aljama, L. D. Chen, C. F. Dickens, T. S. Geisler, C. J. Guido, T. M. Joseph, C. S. Kirk, A. A. Latimer, B. Loong, R. J. McCarty, J. H. Montoya, L. Power, A. R. Singh, J. J. Willis, M. M. Winterkorn, M. Yuan, Z.-J. Zhao, J. Wilcox, and J. K. Nørskov*. Catal. Lett. 2016, 146, 718–724.

7. Theoretical Limits to the Anode Potential in Aqueous Mg–Air Batteries
L. D. Chen, J. K. Nørskov, and A. C. Luntz*. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 19660–19667.

6. Al–Air Batteries: Fundamental Thermodynamic Limitations from First-Principles Theory
L. D. Chen, J. K. Nørskov, and A. C. Luntz*. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2014, 6, 175–179.

4. Tuning the Photoisomerization of an NC-Chelate Organoboron Compound with a Metal–Acetylide Unit
N. Wang, S.-B. Ko, J.-S. Lu, L. D. Chen, and S. Wang*. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5314–5323.

3. Photo- and Thermal-induced Multistructural Transformation of 2-Phenylazolyl Chelate Boron Compounds
Y.-L. Rao, H. Amarne, L. D. Chen, M. L. Brown, N. J. Mosey, and S. Wang*.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 3407–3410.

2. Stepwise Intramolecular Photoisomerization of NHC-Chelate Dimesitylboron Compounds with C–C Bond Formation and C–H Bond Insertion
Y.-L. Rao, L. D. Chen, N. J. Mosey, and S. Wang*.
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 11026–11034.

1. Double Cyclization/Aryl Migration Across an Alkyne Bond Enabled by Organoboryl and Diarylplatinum Groups
C. Sun, Z. M. Hudson, L. D. Chen, and S. Wang*.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 5671–5674.