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Refereed Journal Articles- (Total citations 4000+, H-index: 21)
  1. Bae, D.; Seger, B.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I. Strategies for stable water splitting via protected photoelectrodes. Chemical Society Reviews 2017, 46, 7, 1933-1954. doi: 10.1039/c6cs00918b 
  2.  Mei  B.; Mul G.: Seger B. Beyond Water Splitting: Efficiencies of Photo-Electrochemical Devices Producing Hydrogen and Valuable  Oxidation Products.   Advanced Sustainable Systems 2017 1, 1600035. doi:10.1002/adsu.201600035
  3. Seger B.; Hansen, O.; Vesborg  P.C.K. A Flexible Web-Based Approach to Modeling Tandem Photocatalytic Devices.  Solar RRL 2017 1, 1600013. doi: 10.1002/solr.201600013
  4. Vesborg  P.C.K.; Seger B. Performance Limits of Photoelectrochemical CO2 Reduction Basedon Known Electrocatalysts and the Case for Two-Electron Reduction Products  Chemistry of Materials 2016, 28, 8844−8850. doi:10.1021/acs.chemmater.6b03927
  5. Bae, D; Pedersen, T; Iandolo B.; Seger, B; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.;  Chorkendorff, I. Carrier-selective p- and n- contacts for efficient stable photocatalytic water reduction. Catalysis Today 2017, 290, 59-64. doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2016.11.028
  6. Kemppainen, E.; Halme, J.; Hansen, O.; Seger, B.;  Lund, P.D.;  Two-phase model of hydrogen transport to optimize nanoparticle catalyst loading for hydrogen evolution reaction. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2016, 41, 18, 7568-7581. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.12.207
  7. Bae, D; Mei, M.; Frydendal, R.; Pedersen, T; Seger, B; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.;  Chorkendorff, I. Back-illuminated Si-based photoanode with nickel cobalt oxide catalytic protection layer. ChemElectroChem, 2016, 3, 10, 1546-1552  doi:10.1002/celc.201500554
  8. Liao1, S.; Zong, X.; Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Yao, T.; Ding, C.;  Shi, J.; Chen, J.; Li, C.; Integrating a dual-silicon photoelectrochemical cell into a redox flow battery for unassisted photocharging. Nature Communications 2016, 7, 11474.  doi:10.1038/ncomms11474
  9. Bae, D.; Shayestehaminzadeh, S.; Thorsteinsson, E.B.; Pedersen, T.; Hansen O.; Seger B.;Vesborg  P.C.K.; Ólafsson S.; Chorkendorff, I.; Protection of Si photocathode using TiO2 deposited by high power impulse magnetron sputtering for H2 evolution in alkaline media. Solar Energy Materials & Solar Cells 2016, 144, 758–765. doi: 10.1016/j.solmat.2015.10.020
  10. Hansen, O.; Seger, B.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Chorkendorff, I. A quick look at how photoelectrodes work.  Science 2015, 350, 6264, 1030-1031 doi: 10.1126/science.aad6060
  11. Kemppainen, E.; Bodin, A.; Sebok, B.; Pedersen, T.; Seger, B.; Mei, B.; Bae, D.;  Vesborg, P.C.K.; Halme, J.; Hansen, O.; Lund, P.D.; Chorkendorff, I. Scalability and feasibility of photoelectrochemical H2 evolution: The ultimate limit of Pt nanoparticle as an HER catalyst. Energy & Environmental Science 2015, 8, 2991-2999. doi: 10.1039/c5ee02188j
  12. Mei, B.; Pedersen, T.; Malacrida, P.; Bae, D.; Frydendal, R.; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Seger, B.; Chorkendorff, I. Crystalline TiO2: A Generic and Effective Electron Conducting Protection Layer for Photo-anodes and -Cathodes.  Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2015, 119 (27), pp 15019–15027. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b04407
  13. Roske, C.W.; Popczun, E.J.; Seger, B.S.; Read, C.G.; Pedersen, T.; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Brunschwig, B.S.; Schaak, R.E.; Chorkendorff, I.; Gray, H.B.; Lewis N.S. Comparison of the Performance of CoP-Coated and Pt-Coated Radial Junction n+p‑Silicon Microwire Array Photocathodes for the Sunlight-Driven Reduction of Water to H2(g); Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2015, 6 (9), pp 1679–1683. doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00495
  14. Vesborg, P.C.K.; Seger, B.; Chorkendorff, I. Recent development in HER catalysts and their practical implementation; Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2015, 6 (6), pp 951–957 doi: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.5b00306  Accompanying Perspective Video: link
  15. Bae, D.; Pedersen, T.; Hansen, O.; Seger, B.; Kuznetsov, A.; Malizia, M.; Chorkendorff, I.; Vesborg, P. A combined experimental and theoretical study of back illuminated Si based devices for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution. Energy & Environmental Science 2015,8,  650-660 doi: 10.1039/c4ee03723e.
  16. Mei, B.; Permyakova, A.; Frydendal, R.; Bae, D.; Pedersen, T.; Malacrida, P.; Hansen, O.; Stephens, I.; Vesborg, P.; Seger, B.; Chorkendorff, I. Iron-treated NiO as a Highly Transparent p-type Protection Layer for Efficient Si-based Photoanodes. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2014, 5 (11), 3456–3461. doi:10.1021/jz501872k
  17. Seger, B.; Herbst, K.; Pedersen, T.; Abrams, B. L.; Vesborg, P. C. K.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I.; Mo3S4 Cubanes as an effective H2 Evolution Catalyst on Protected Si photocathodes. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 2014. 161 (12), H722-H724. doi:10.1149/2.0161412jes
  18. Zong, X.; Chen, H.; Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Dargusch, M.; McFarland, E.; Li. C; Wang, L.Z.; Integrating photoelectrochemical?chemical reaction pairs for unbiased and selective conversion of hydrogen sulfide to hydrogen peroxide and sulfur. Energy & Environmental Science 2014, 7, 3347-3351. doi:10.1039/c4ee01503g
  19. Castelli, I. E.; Huser F.; Pandey, M.; Li, H.; Thygesen, K.S.; Seger, B.; Jain, A.; Persson, K.; Ceder, G.; Jacobsen, K.W.; Screening Studies of New Materials Using Accurate and Efficient Bandgap Calculations. Advance Energy Materials 2014, 2, 081514. doi:10.1002/aenm.201400915
  20. Seger, B.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Castelli I.E.; Jacobsen, K. Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I. 2-Photon Tandem Device for Water Splitting: Design Parameters and Feasibility. Energy & Environmental Science 2014. 7 (8), 2397 - 2413. doi:10.1039/c4ee01335b
  21. Mei B.; Seger B.; Pederson T.; Hansen O.; Chorkendorff, I.; Vesborg, P.C.K; Protection of p+-n Si-Photoanodes by Sputter-Deposited Ir/IrOx Thin Films. Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2014, 5 (11), 1948?1952. doi:10.1021/jz500865g
  22. Zong, X.; Han J.; Seger, B.; Chen, H.; Li, C.; Wang L.Z. Solar-driven Overall H2S Splitting to H2 and S by Coupling Photoelectrochemical and Chemical Avenues. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, English 2014, 17, 4399-4403. doi:10.1002/anie.201400571
  23. Malizia, M.; Seger, B.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Chorkendorff, I. Forming a p-n heterojunction on GaP photocathodes for H2 production providing an open-circuit voltage of 710 mV. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2014, 2, 6847-6853. doi:10.1039/C4TA00752B
  24. Iandolo, B.; Wickman, B.; Seger, B.; Chorkendorff, I.; Hellman, A.; Zoric I. Faradaic Efficiency of O2 Evolution on Plasmon-Sensitized Hematite Photoanodes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2013, 3, 1271-1275. doi:10.1039/C3CP54288B
  25. Seger, B.; Tilley D.; Pedersen, T.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Hansen, O.; Gratzel, M.; Chorkendorff, I., Silicon Protected with Atomic Layer Deposited TiO2: Durability Studies of Photocathodic H2 Evolution, RSC Advances 2013, 3, 25902-25907. doi:10.1039/C3RA45966G
  26. Seger, B.; Tilley D.; Pedersen, T.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Hansen, O.; Gratzel, M.; Chorkendorff, I. Silicon protected with atomic layer deposited TiO2: Conducting versus tunneling through the TiO2. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 2013, 1, 15089-15094. doi:10.1039/C3TA12309J
  27. Laursen, A.B.; Pedersen T., Malacrida, P.; Seger, B.; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Chorkendorff, I. MoS2?Integrated protective and active layer on n+p-Si for solar H2 evolution, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 2013,46, 20000-20004. doi:10.1039/C3CP52890A
  28. Seger, B.; McCray, J.; Mukherji, A.; Zong, X.; Xing, Z.; Wang, L. An n-Type to p-Type Switchable Photoelectrode Assembled from Alternating Exfoliated Titania Nanosheets and Polyaniline Layers. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, English 2013, 52, 6400-6403 doi:10.1002/anie.201302062
  29. Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Laursen, A.B.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I. Using TiO2 as a Conductive Protective Layer for Photocathodic H2 Evolution. Journal of the American Chemical Society 2013, 135, 1057-64. doi:10.1021/ja309523t
  30. Seger B.; Laursen A.B., Vesborg P.C.K., Pedersen T., Hansen O., Dahl S., Chorkendorff I. Hydrogen Production Using a Molybdenum Sulfide Catalyst on a Titanium-Protected n+p-Silicon Photocathode. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, English 2012, 51, 9128-9131. doi:10.1002/anie.201203585
  31. Seger, B.; Lu, G.Q.; Wang, L.Z. Electrical power and hydrogen production from a photo-fuel cell using formic acid and other single-carbon organics. Journal of Materials Chemistry 2012, 22. doi:10.1039/C2JM16635F
  32. Hou, Y.; Abrams, B. L.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Bjorketun, M.E.; Herbst, K.; Bech, L.; Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Hansen, O.; Rossmeisl, J.; Dahl, S.; Norskov, J.K.; Chorkendorff, I. Photoelectrocatalysis and electrocatalysis on silicon electrodes decorated with cubane-like clusters. Journal of Photonics for Energy 2012. doi:10.1117/1.JPE.2.026001
  33. Mukherji, A.; Seger, B.; Lu, G.Q.; Wang, L.Z. Nitrogen Doped Sr2Ta2O7 Coupled with Graphene Sheets as Photocatalysts for Increased Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production. ACS Nano 2011, 5, 3483-3492. doi:10.1021/nn102469e
  34. Seger, B.; Kamat, P. V. Fuel Cell Geared in Reverse: Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production Using a TiO2/Nafion/Pt Membrane Assembly with No Applied Bias. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113, 18946-18952. doi:10.1021/jp907367k
  35. Seger, B.; Kamat, P. V., Electrocatalytically Active Graphene-Platinum Nanocomposites. Role of 2-D Carbon Support in PEM Fuel Cells. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2009, 113, 7990-7995. doi:10.1021/jp900360k
  36. Seger, B.; Kongkanand, A.; Vinodgopal, K.; Kamat, P. V. Platinum dispersed on silica nanoparticle as electrocatalyst for PEM fuel cell. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 2008, 621, 198-204. doi:10.1016/j.jelechem.2007.09.037
  37. Williams, G.; Seger, B.; Kamat, P. V. TiO2-graphene nanocomposites. UV-assisted Photocatalytic Reduction of Graphene Oxide. ACS Nano 2008, 2, 1487-1491. doi:10.1021/nn800251f
  38. Muszynski, R.; Seger, B.; Kamat, P. V. Decorating Graphene Sheets with Gold Nanoparticles. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2008, 112, 5263-5266. doi:10.1021/jp800977b
  39. Vietmeyer, F.; Seger, B.; Kamat, P. V. Anchoring ZnO particles on functionalized single wall carbon nanotubes. Excited state interactions and charge collection. Advanced Materials 2007, 19, 2935-2939. doi:10.1002/adma.200602773
  40. Seger, B.; Vinodgopal, K.; Kamat, P. V. Proton Activity in Nafion films: Probing Exchangeable Protons with Methylene Blue. Langmuir 2007, 23, 5471-5476. doi:10.1021/la0636816

Conference Proceedings

  1. Hou, Y.D.; Abrams, B.L.; Vesborg P.C.K.; Bjorketun, M.; Herbst, K.; Bech L.; Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Hansen, O.; Rossmeisl, J.; Dahl, S.; Norskov J.; Chorkendorff, I.; Bio-inspired co-catalysts bonded to a silicon photocathode for solar hydrogen evolution; Conference on Solar Hydrogen and Nanotechnology V, San Diego, CA, Aug 23-25, 2011; SPIE
  2. Kamat, P.V.; Seger, B.; TiO2-carbon nanostructure based proton exchange membrane assembly for photocatalytic hydrogen production; Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, August 16, 2009, 238, 286-Phys

Oral Presentations

  1. Seger, B. New Photoabsorber Materials for Tandem Photoelectrolysis Devices;  Seminar given at Dalian Insititute of Chemical Physics, Dalian, China, December 12, 2017.
  2. Invited Talk:: Seger, B. New Photoabsorber Materials for Tandem Photoelectrolysis Devices;  Presented at:15th International Conference on Clean Energy (ICCE-2017) , Xi'an, China, December 9, 2017.
  3.  Invited Talk: Seger, B.; Vesborg P.; Hansen. Analyzing and Modeling Fundamental Limits in Solar Fuels Applications, Presented at: The 7th International Multidisciplinary Conference on Optofluidics, Singapore, July 27, 2017.
  4.  Invited Talk:  Seger, B.; Kemppainen E.; Mei B.T.; Bae D.; Pedersen T.; Vesborg P.; Hansen O.; Chorkendorff I.; Water Splitting Devices Energy. Presented at: Materials and Nanotechnology Conference (EMN), Bali, Indonesia, June 27, 2017.
  5. Invited Talk:  Seger, B.; Photocatalytic Water Splitting- The advantage of a 2-photon approach.  Presented at: Danish Physics Society Annual Meeting, Middelfart, Denmark, June 6, 2016
  6. Invited Talk: Seger, B. Kemppainen E.; Mei B.T.; Bae D.; Pedersen T.; Vesborg P.; Hansen O.;  Chorkendorff I.;  2-Photon Tandem Device Water Splitting.  Presented at: SPIE Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, August 12, 2015.
  7. Seger, B. Kemppainen E.; Mei B.T.; Bae D.; Pedersen T.; Vesborg P.; Hansen O.;  Chorkendorff I.;  2-Photon Tandem Device Water Splitting.  Presented seminar at: Radiation Laboratory, Notre Dame, IN, USA, May 29, 2015.
  8. Seger, B.; Mei B.T.; Frydendal, R.; Permyakova, A.; Bae D.; Castelli I.; Malacrida P.; Pedersen T.; Vesborg P.C.K.; Stephens I.E.L.; Jacobsen K.; Hansen O.;  Chorkendorff I.; Using Protection Layers for a 2-Photon Water Splitting Device.  Presented at: ECS, Chicago, IL, USA, May 27, 2015.
  9. Invited Talk: Seger, B.; Mei B.T.; Bae D.; Castelli I.; Pedersen T.; Vesborg P.C.K.;  Jacobsen K.; Hansen O.;  Chorkendorff I.; Photocatalytic Water Splitting: A 2-Photon Approach.  Presented at: E-MRS, Lille, France, May 11, 2015.
  10. Seger, B. Design Parameters for a Tandem 2-Photon Water Splitting. Presented at: International Photochemistry Symposium 20 (IPS-20), Berlin, Germany, July 28, 2014.
  11. Seger, B. Design Parameters for a Tandem 2-Photon Water Splitting. Presented at: 562nd WE Heraeus Seminar, From Sunlight to Fuels, Bad-Honnef, Germany, May 11-16, 2014.
  12. Seger, B.; Petersen, T.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I. 2-Photon Water Splitting Devices. Presented at: Workshop on Electrocatalysis, DTU, Lyngby, Denmark, February 13, 2014.
  13. Seger, B. Approaches to Photocathodic H2 Evolution in Tandem Devices. Presented seminar at: JCAP, Cal Tech, Pasadena, CA, November 22, 2013.
  14. Seger, B. Approaches to Photocathodic H2 Evolution in Tandem Devices. Presented seminar at: Solar Fuels Seminar, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA, November 21, 2013.
  15. Invited Talk: Seger, B.; Chorkendorff, I. New Elements of the Tandem Design for Harvesting Solar Energy into Hydrogen and Hydrogenation of CO2. Presented at: 18th International Conference on Semiconductor Photocatalysis and Solar Energy Conversion, San Diego, CA November 17-21, 2013.
  16. Seger, B.; Approaches to Photocathodic H2 Evolution in Tandem Devices. Presented seminar at: MIT, Cambridge, MA, November 15, 2013.
  17. Seger, B.; Laursen, A.B.; Hou, Y.; Dahl, S.; Hansen, O.; Vesborg, P.C.K.; and Chorkendorff, I. Mo Based H2 Evolution Systems. Presented at: NISFD Workshop: Nanomaterials for Solar Energy, Gottenberg, Sweden, January 27, 2012.
  18. Seger, B.; Kongkanand, A.; Vinodgopal, K.; and Kamat, P.V. Use of Methylene Blue in Nafion to Determine Membrane Properties. Presented at: Electrochemical Society meeting, Chicago,IL May 9, 2007.

Poster Presentations

  1. Seger, B. Photocathode First vs. Photoanode First for 2-Photon Water Splitting Devices. Presented at: Summer School: Reactivity of Nanoparticles for more Efficient and Sustainable Energy Conversion- III. Conference Center Kobaek Strand, Skålskør, Denmark, August 11-15, 2014.
  2. Seger, B. Pedersen, T.; Laursen, A.; Vesborg, P.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I.; H2 Evolution Catalysts on Protected Si Photocathodes. Presented at: NanoGe: New Advances in Materials Research for Solar Fuels Production Conference, Grenada, Spain, June 14-16, 2013.
  3. Seger, B. H2 Reduction Catalysts Designed for a Photoelectrocatalytic Water Splitting Device. Presented at: Summer School: Reactivity of Nanoparticles for more Efficient and Sustainable Energy Conversion- II. Conference Center Kobæk Strand, Skålskør, Denmark, August 5-10, 2012.
  4. Seger, B.; Pedersen, T.; Laursen, A.; Vesborg, P.; Hansen, O.; Chorkendorff, I. H2 Reduction Catalysts Designed for a Photoelectrocatalytic Water Splitting Device. Presented at: Gordon Conference on Renewable Energy: Solar Fuels, Lucca (Barga), Italy May 13-18, 2012.
  5. Seger, B.; Kamat, P.V. Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production Using a TiO2/Nafion/Pt Assembly with No Applied Bias. Presented at: Center for Non- Linear Studies (CNLS) Conference, Santa Fe, NM, USA, May 20, 2009.
  6. Seger, B.; Kongkanand, A.; Vinodgopal, K.; and Kamat, P.V. Effective Catalyst Dispersion Strategies for PEM Fuel Cells. Presented at: 2006 Gordon Conference on Fuel Cells, Bryant University, Smithfield, RI, USA, July 23-26, 2006.Seger, B.; Kongkanand, A.; Vinodgopal, K.; Kamat, P.V. Carbon Nanomaterials for Fuel Cells. Presented at: 2008 MIND Conference, Notre Dame, IN, USA, May 15, 2008.
  7. Seger, B.; Williams, G.; Muszynski, R.; Kamat, P.V. Graphene Based Carbon Nanostructures for Energy Conversion. Presented at: Center for Nanomaterials Design and Assembly Conference (CNDA), East Lansing, MI, USA, June 22-26, 2008.

Popular Science

  1. Electric cars are not the key to CO2 reduction in the automotive industry. LinkedIn Article.  October 11th, 2017.  Link.
  2. The Mountain on the Horizon:  Energy Storage.  LinkedIn Article.  October 5th, 2016.  Link.
  3. Global Energy Consumption: The Numbers for Now and in the Future. LinkedIn Article.  September 23, 2016.  Link.
  4. Seger, B.; Henriksen, S.T. Nye anvendelser af solarenergi, I. Organiske solceller. Dansk Kemi, 2010, 12, 22-24.
  5. Seger, B.; Henriksen, S.T. Nye anvendelser af solenergi, II. Produktion af hydrogen ved fotokatalytisk vandspaltning Dansk Kemi, 2011, 1/ 2, 32-35.
  6. Seger, B.; Henriksen, S.T. Nye anvendelser af solenergi, III. Fotokatalytisk nedbrydning af forurening. Dansk Kemi, 2011, 4, 26-28.

Other Publications

  1. Brian Seger produced a short video in regard to an ACS Nano publication for ACSNanotations Nanotube.
  2. Brian Seger was part of a 40 minute documentary on Solar Fuels, (Danish TV- Channel DK1, Sept. 21, 2013), online video: http://www.dr.dk/Nyheder/Viden/Miljoe/2013/09/21015929.htm

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