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In a collaborative approach the groups of M. Kaupp and S. Shaik present a general conceptualization of the nature of metal–metal (M–M) bonding in transition-metal complexes by use of ab initio valence-bond theory.

The team of UniSysCat researcher Beatriz Roldán Cuenya was able to exploit the dynamic structural and chemical nature of Cu surfaces under pulsed electrocatalytic reaction conditions to convert the greenhouse gas CO2 into a...

In an interdisciplinary approach, six UniSysCat-related research groups investigated the isolated core unit of a [NiFe]-hydrogenase, which displays basic catalytic properties and may serve as blueprint for chemically...

The collaboration of three UniSysCat group of Petra Wendler and of Silke Leimkühler (University of Potsdam) and Christian Teutloff from the Bittl group located at FU Berlin obtained detailed insight into the structure and...

The recent research work of the UniSysCat group from Martin Oestreich was distinguished as very important paper in Angewandte Chemie (International Edition), in which they present the synthesis of a supercharged...

In a collaborative study, chosen as hot paper, the UniSysCat team of L. Lauterbach, coupled together with the groups of U.-P. Apfel, and B. M. Nestl bio- with chemocatalysts for the electro-driven synthesis of methylated...

Researchers from four institutions in UniSysCat have developed a noble-metal free electrocatalyst for the oxygen evolution reaction (OER).

A research team around the UniSysCat scientists Oliver Lenz and Martin Oestreich uncovered the reaction mechanism of a novel biocatalyst involved in the synthesis of carbon monoxide.

The UniSysCat groups of Holger Dobbek and Ingo Zebger present in cooperation with Marius Horch from the University of York and Seigo Shima from the MPI in Marburg crystallographic and vibrational‐spectroscopic insights into...

Prof. Dr. Sandra Luber, SNSF Professor for theoretical and computational chemistry at the University of Zurich (Switzerland), investigated the structure and dynamics of the manganese-depleted photosystem II computationally in...