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Wang Q, Tang Z, Herout R, Liu C; Yu K, Lange D, Godin R; Kizhakkedathu J N; Troczynski T, Wang RAxial suspension plasma sprayed Ag-TiO2 coating for enhanced photocatalytic and antimicrobial properties, Surfaces and Interfaces, 45103856.DOI: 10.1016/j.surfin.2024.103856


Liu C, Busse S, Liu J, Godin R, Aminosilanized Interface Promotes Electrochemically Stable Carbon Nitride Films with Fewer Trap States on FTO for (Photo)electrochemical Systems, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2023, 15, 40, 46902–46915. DOI:10.1021/acsami.3c09284


Ohemeng P O, Godin R, Methylated precursor leads to carbon nitride (CNx) with improved interfacial interactions for enhanced photocatalytic performance, Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 2023, 7, 3250–3265, DOI: 10.1039/D2SE01636B .

Part of the Sustainable Energy & Fuels Emerging Investigators Series themed collection!

Liu C, Liu J, Godin R, ALD-Deposited NiO Approaches the Performance of Platinum as a Hydrogen Evolution Cocatalyst on Carbon Nitride, ACS Catalysis, 2023, 13, 573–586, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.2c04795.

Pankratz J, Mitchell E, Godin R, Soluble Carbon Nitride Nanosheets as an Alternate Precursor for Hard-Templated Morphological Control, Nanoscale, 2022, 14 (37), 13580–13592, DOI: 10.1039/D2NR04129D.
Part of the Nanoscale 2023 Emerging Investigators special issue!
Lu X, Tao L, Qu K, Zhang Y, Liu C, Godin R, Liu J, A Low-Concentration Eutectic Electrolyte for Superior Cycling Ability of Aqueous Zinc-Ion Capacitors. Journal of Material Chemistry A, 2022, 10, 20273-2028 DOI: 10.1039/D2TA05573B.
Thangamuthu M, Ruan Q, Ohemeng P. O., Luo B, Jing D, Godin R, Tang J, Polymer Photoelectrodes for Solar Fuel Production: Progress and Challenges, Chemical Reviews, 2022, 122 (13), 11778–11829, DOI:10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00971.

38. Godin R, Durrant J R, Dynamics of photoconversion processes: the energetic cost of lifetime gain in photosynthetic and photovoltaic systems. Chemical Society Reviews, in press, DOI:10.1039/D1CS00577D
37. Mitchell E, Law A, Godin R, Interfacial Charge Transfer in Carbon Nitride Heterojunctions Monitored by Optical Methods, Journal of Photochemistry & Photobiology, C: Photochemistry Reviews, 49, 100453, DOI:10.1016/j.jphotochemrev.2021.100453
36. Wang Y, Godin R, Durrant J R, Tang J, Efficient Hole Trapping in Carbon Dot/Oxygen-Modified Carbon Nitride Heterojunction Photocatalysts for Enhanced Methanol Production from CO2 under Neutral Conditions, Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2021, 60, 2081120816, DOI: 10.1002/anie.202105570
35. Moss B, Wang Q, Butler K T, Grau-Crespo R, Selim S, Regoutz A, Hisatomi T, Godin R, Payne D J, Kafizas A, Domen K, Steier L, Durrant J R, Linking in situ charge accumulation to electronic structure in doped SrTiO3 reveals design principles for hydrogen-evolving photocatalysts, Nature Materials, 2021, 20, 511–517, DOI: 10.1038/s41563-020-00868-2
34. Mitchell E, Law A, Godin R, Experimental determination of charge carrier dynamics in carbon nitride heterojunctions, Chemical Communications, 2021, 57, 1550–1567. DOI: 10.1039/D0CC06841A

Part of the 2021 Emerging Investigators and  ChemComm Milestones – First Independent Articles special issues!

And has been chosen as the journal cover!

33. Sachs M,Cha H, Kosco J, Aitchison C M, Francàs L, Corby S, Chiang C-J, Wilson A A, Godin R, Fahey-Williams A, Cooper A I, Sprick R S, McCulloch I, Durrant J R, Tracking Charge Transfer to Residual Metal Clusters in Conjugated Polymers for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2020, 142, 34, 14574–14587. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.0c06104. TOC showing effect of residual Pd on PL and TAS decays
32. Wang Y, Liu X, Han X, Godin R, Chen J, Zhou W, Jiang C, Thompson J F, Mustafa B, Shevlin S A, Durrant J R, Guo Z, Tang J, Unique hole-accepting carbon-dots promoting selective carbon dioxide reduction nearly 100% to methanol by pure water, Nature Communications, 2020, 11, 2531. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-020-16227-3 

See this post for an overview.
Chosen as an Editor's Highlight paper

31. Dastpeyman S, Godin R, Cosa G, English A MQuantifying Heme–Protein Maturation from Ratiometric Fluorescence Lifetime Measurements on the Single Fluorophore in Its GFP Fusion, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2020, 124, 4, 746-754. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b11901
TOC figure of JPC A GFP-heme fusion paper

30. Francas Forcada L, Corby S, Selim S, Lee D, Mesa C, Godin R, Pastor E, Stephens I, Choi K-S, Durrant J R, Spectroelectrochemical study of water oxidation on nickel and iron oxyhydroxide electrocatalysts, Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 5208. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-13061-0  Figure for 2019 Nature Communication NiFeOOH paper
29. Wang Y, Vogel A, Sachs M, Sprick R S, Wilbraham L, Moniz S J A, Godin R, Zwijnenburg M A, Durrant J R, Cooper A I, Tang, J.; Current understanding and challenges of solar-driven hydrogen generation using polymeric photocatalysts, Nature Energy, 2019, 4, 476 - 760. DOI: 10.1038/s41560-019-0456-5
28. Yang W, Godin R, Kasap H, Moss B, Dong Y, Hillman S A J, Steier L, Reisner E, Durrant J R; Electron Accumulation Induces Efficiency Bottleneck for Hydrogen Production in Carbon Nitride Photocatalysts, J. Am. Chem. Soc. , 2019, 141, 11219 - 11229. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.9b04556



27. Crake, A.; Christoforidis, K. C.; Godin, R.; Moss, B.; Kafizas, A.; Zafeiratos, S.; Durrant, J. R.; Petit, C.;  Titanium dioxide/carbon nitride nanosheet nanocomposites for gas phase CO2 photoreduction under UV-visible irradiation, App. Cat. B: Env, 242, 369 - 378. DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2018.10.023
26. Kim, J.; Godin, R.; Dimitrov, S. D.; Du, T.; Bryant, D. T. J.; McLachlan, M. A.; Durrant, J. R.Excitation Density Dependent
Photoluminescence Quenching and Charge Transfer Efficiencies in Hybrid Perovskite / Organic Semiconductor Bilayers
, Adv. Energ. Mat., 2018, 1802474. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201802474
25. Kosco, J.; Sachs, M.; Godin, R.; Kirkus, M.; Francas, L.; Bidwell, M.; Qureshi, M.; Anjum, D.; Durrant, J. R.; McCulloch, I.; The Effect of Residual Palladium Catalyst Contamination on the Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution Activity of Conjugated Polymers, Adv. Energ. Mat., 2018, 1802181. DOI: 10.1002/aenm.201802181
24. Godin, R.; Hisatomi, T.; Domen, K.; Durrant, J. R.; Understanding the Visible-light Photocatalytic Activity of GaN:ZnO Solid Solution: the Role of Rh2-yCryO3 Cocatalyst and Charge Carrier Lifetimes Over Tens of Seconds, Chem. Sci., 2018, 9, 7546 - 7555, DOI: 10.1039/C8SC02348D

Part of the celebration of Kazunari Domen’s 65th birthday collection.

23. Creamer, A; Wood, C. S.; Howes, P. D.; Casey, A.; Cong, S.; Marsh, A. V.; Godin, R.; Panidi, J.; Anthopoulos, T. D.; Burgess, C. H.; Wu, T.; Fei, Z.; Hamilton, I.; McLachlan, M. A.; Stevens, M. M.; Heeney, M.; Post-polymerisation Functionalisation of Conjugated Polymer Backbones and its Application in Multifunctional Emissive Nanoparticles, Nat. Comm., 2018, 9, 3237, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05381-4
22. Christoforidis, K. C.; Syrgiannis, Z.; La Parola, V.; Montini, T.; Petit, C.; Stathatos, E.; Godin, R.; Prato, M.; Fornasiero, P.; Metal-free Dual-phase Full Organic Carbon Nanotubes/g-C3N4 Heteroarchitectures for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production, Nano Energy, 2018, 50, 468 – 478, DOI: 10.1016/j.nanoen.2018.05.070
21. Kasap, H.; Godin, R.; Jeay-Bizot, C.§; Achilleos, D. S.; Fang, X.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E; Interfacial Engineering of a Carbon Nitride–Graphene Oxide–Molecular Ni Catalyst Hybrid for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity, ACS Catal., 2018, 8, 6914 – 6926, DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.8b01969
20. Godin, R.*; Ma, X.; Gonzàlez-Carrero, S.; Du, T.; Li, X.; Lin, C.-T.; Galian, R. E.; Pérez-Prieto, J.; Durrant, J. R.; Tuning Charge Carrier Dynamics and Surface Passivation in Organolead Halide Perovskites with Capping Ligands and Metal Oxide Interfaces, Adv. Opt. Mat., 2018, 6, 1701203, DOI: 10.1002/adom.201701203


*Corresponding author

19. Hariri, A. A.; Hamblin, G. D.; Hardwick, J. S.; Godin, R.; Desjardins, J.-F.; Wiseman, P. W.; Sleiman, H. F.; Cosa, G.; Stoichiometry and Dispersity of DNA Nanostructures Using Photobleaching Pair-Correlation Analysis, Bioconjugate Chem., 2017, 28, 2340 – 2349, DOI: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.7b00369
18. Kafizas, A.; Godin, R.; Durrant, J. R.; Chapter 1 - Charge Carrier Dynamics in Metal Oxide Photoelectrodes for Water Oxidation, In Semiconductors and Semimetals, Eds. Zetian Mi, Lianzhou Wang, Chennupati Jagadish, Elsevier, 2017, 97, 3 – 46, DOI: 10.1016/bs.semsem.2017.02.002
17. Godin, R.*; Kafizas, A.; Durrant, J. R.; Electron Transfer Dynamics in Fuel Producing Photosystems, Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, 2017, 2, 136 – 143, DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2017.03.012
16. Martindale, B. C. M.; Hutton, G. A. M.; Caputo, C. A.; Prantl, S.; Godin, R.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E.; Enhancing Light Absorption and Charge Transfer Efficiency in Carbon Dots Through Graphitization and Core Nitrogen Doping, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2017, 56, 6459 – 6463, DOI: 10.1002/anie.201700949
15. Godin, R.; Wang, Y.; Zwijnenburg, M. A.; Tang, J.; Durrant, J. R.; Time-Resolved Spectroscopic Investigation of Charge Trapping in Carbon Nitrides Photocatalysts for Hydrogen Generation, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 5216 – 5224, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.7b01547
14. Pont, S.; Bryant, D.; Lin, C.-T.; Aristidou, N.; Ma, X.; Godin, R.; Haque, S.; Durrant, J. R.; Tuning CH3NH3Pb(I1-xBrx)3 Perovskite Oxygen Stability in Thin Films and Solar Cells, J. Mat. Chem. A., 2017, 5, 9553 – 9560, DOI: 10.1039/C7TA00058H

HOT paper, journal cover

13. Warnan, J.; Willkomm, J.; Ng, J. N.; Godin, R.; Prantl, S.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E.; Solar H2 Evolution in Water with Modified Diketopyrrolopyrrole Dyes Immobilised on Molecular Co and Ni catalyst-TiO2 hybrids, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 3070 – 3079, DOI: 10.1039/c6sc05219c


  1. Belzile, M.-N.; Godin, R.; Durantini, A. M.; Cosa, G.; Monitoring Chemical and Biological Electron Transfer Reactions with a Fluorogenic Vitamin K Analogue Probe, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 16388 – 16397, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b09735
  1. Greene, L.; Godin, R.; Cosa, G.; Fluorogenic Ubiquinone Analogue for Monitoring Chemical and Biological Redox Processes, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 11327 – 11334. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b06899
  1. Kasap, H.; Caputo, C.; Martindale, B.; Godin, R.; Lau, V.; Lotsch, B.; Durrant, J. R.; Reisner, E.; Solar-Driven Reduction of Aqueous Protons Coupled to Selective Alcohol Oxidation with a Carbon Nitride–Molecular Ni Catalyst System, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2016, 138, 9183 – 9192. DOI: 10.1021/jacs.6b04325
  1. Godin, R.; Cosa, G.; Counting Single Redox Turnovers: Fluorogenic Antioxidant Conversion and Mass Transport Visualization via Single Molecule Spectroelectrochemistry, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 15349 – 15353. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b06183

  1. Godin, R.; Sherman, B. D.; Bergkamp, J. J.; Chesta, C. A.; Moore, A. L.; Moore, T. A.; Palacios, R. E.; Cosa, G.; Fluorescence-Mediated Visualization of Charge Transfer Dynamics in Dye-Sensitized SnO2 Electrodes under Applied Biases, J. Phys. Chem Lett., 2015, 6, 2688 – 2693. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b01061
  1. Godin, R.; Palacios, R.; Cosa, G.; Heterogeneous Charge Mobility in Individual Conjugated Polyelectrolyte Nanoparticles Revealed by Two-Color Single Particle Spectroelectrochemistry Studies, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119, 12875 – 12886. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b03491

  1. Greene, L.; Krumova, K.; Godin, R.; Lincoln, R.; Cosa, G.; Fluorogenic Probes to Monitor Reactive Oxygen Species in the Lipid Membranes of Live Cells, European Photochemistry Association Newsletter, 2014, 87, 60 – 65.
  1. Godin, R.; Liu, H.-W.; Smith, L.§; Cosa, G.; Dye Lipophilicity and Retention in Lipid Membranes: Implications for Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Langmuir, 2014, 30, 11138 – 11146. DOI: 10.1021/la5021669
  1. Godin, R.; Liu, H.-W.; Cosa, G.; Ambient Condition Oxidation in Individual Liposomes Observed at the Single Molecule Level, Chem. Sci., 2014, 5, 2525 – 2529. DOI: 10.1039/C4SC00033A
  1. Hernandez, L.I.; Godin, R.; Bergkamp, J. J.; Portolès, M. J. L.; Sherman, B. D.; Tomlin, J.; Kodis, G.; Méndez-Hernández, D. D.; Bertolotti, S.; Chesta, C. A.; Mariño-Ochoa, E.; Moore, A. L.; Moore, T. A.; Cosa, G.; Palacios, R. E.; Spectral Characteristics and Photosensitization of TiO2 Nanoparticles in Reverse Micelles by Perylenes, J. Phys. Chem. B, 2013, 117, 4568 – 4581. DOI: 10.1021/jp3086792
  1. Borozenko, O.; Godin, R.; Lau, K. L.; Mah, W.; Cosa, G.; Skene, W. G.; Giasson, S.; Monitoring in Real-Time the Degrafting of Covalently Attached Fluorescent Polymer Brushes Grafted to Silica Substrates—Effects of pH and Salt, Macromolecules 2011, 44, 81778184. DOI: 10.1021/ma2013755
  1. Maurel, V.; Laferriere, M.; Billone, P.; Godin, R.; Scaiano, J. C.; Free Radical Sensor Based on CdSe Quantum Dots with Added 4-Amino-2,2,6,6-Tetramethylpiperidine Oxide Functionality, J. Phys. Chem. B. 2006, 110, 16353 – 16358. DOI: 10.1021/jp061115d