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Richard Wells

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  • 1264 Citations
19972014

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Research Output

2014

Impact of dendrimer density on epoxide enantioselectivity over an immobilised chiral salen complex

McCue, A. J., Urgast, D. S., Wells, R. P. K. & Anderson, J. A., 5 Jan 2014, In : Catalysis Communications. 43, p. 159-163 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Gold modified cobalt-based Fischer-Tropsch catalysts for conversion of synthesis gas to liquid fuels

McCue, A. J., Aponaviciute, J., Wells, R. P. K. & Anderson, J. A., 1 Sep 2013, In : Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering. 7, 3, p. 262-269 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Hydroconversion of n-alkanes over carbided Rh/molybdena zirconia catalysts

Galadima, A., Wells, R. K. P. & Anderson, J. A., 1 Oct 2012, In : Topics in Catalysis. 55, 14-15, p. 931-939 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Selective hydrogenation of acetylene in ethylene rich feed streams at high pressure over ligand modified Pd/TiO2

McKenna, F. M., Mantarosie, L., Wells, R. P. K., Hardacre, C. & Anderson, J. A., 2012, In : Catalysis Science & Technology. 2, 3, p. 632-638 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Confirmation of chirality in homogeneous and heterogeneous salen-based catalysts

McCue, A. J., Wells, R. P. K. & Anderson, J. A., 11 Apr 2011, In : ChemCatChem. 3, 4, p. 699-703 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced selectivity in acetylene hydrogenation by ligand modified Pd/TiO2 catalysts

McKenna, F-M., Wells, R. P. K. & Anderson, J. A., 28 Feb 2011, In : Chemical Communications. 47, 8, p. 2351-2353 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Aqueous phase hydrogenation of substituted phenyls over carbon nanofibre and activated carbon supported Pd

Anderson, J. A., Athawale, A., Imrie, F. E., McKenna, F. M., McCue, A., Molyneux, D., Power, K., Shand, M. & Wells, R. P. K., 22 Mar 2010, In : Journal of Catalysis. 270, 1, p. 9-15 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Quantitative determination of acid sites on silica-alumina

Stefanowicz-Pieta, I. A., Ishaq, M., Wells, R. & Anderson, J., 20 Dec 2010, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 390, 1-2, p. 127-134 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Citations (Scopus)
2009

A comparison of cortical and trabecular bone from C57 Black 6 mice using Raman spectroscopy

Goodyear, S. R., Gibson, I. R., Skakle, J., Wells, R. P. K. & Aspden, R. M., May 2009, In : Bone. 44, 5, p. 899-907 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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57 Citations (Scopus)
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A visible light driven photoelectrocatalytic fuel cell for clean-up of contaminated water supplies

MacPhee, D. E., Wells, R., Kruth, A., Todd, M. J., Elmorsi, T., Smith, C., Pokrajac, D., Strachan, N., Mwinyhija, M., Scott-Emuakpor, E., Nissen, S. & Killham, K., 15 Nov 2009, In : Desalination. 248, 1-3, p. 132-137 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Pd catalysed hexyne hydrogenation modified by Bi and by Pb

Anderson, J. A., Mellor, J. & Wells, R. P. K., 25 Jan 2009, In : Journal of Catalysis. 261, 2, p. 208-216 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Remediation of a chlorinated aromatic hydrocarbon in water by photoelectrocatalysis

Nissen, S., Alexander, B. D., Dawood, I., Tillotson, M., Wells, R. P. K., MacPhee, D. E. & Killham, K. S., Jan 2009, In : Environmental Pollution. 157, 1, p. 72-76 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Role of baria dispersion in BaO/Al2O3 catalysts for transesterification

Anderson, J. A., Beaton, A., Galadima, A. & Wells, R. P. K., Aug 2009, In : Catalysis Letters. 131, 1-2, p. 213-218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Oxide Materials in Photocatalytic Processes

Wells, R. P. K., 15 Oct 2008, Metal Oxide Catalysis. Jackson, S. D. & Hargreaves, J. S. J. (eds.). Wiley-VCH, Vol. 1-2. p. 755-770 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2007

Corrigendum to “Inversion of enantioselectivity for the hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate in the gas-phase over Pt/SiO2 modified with derivatives of hydroquinidine” [J. Catal. 243 (2006) 165–170]

Dummer, N. F., Jenkins, R., Li, X., Bawaked, S. M., McMorn, P., Burrows, A., Kiely, C. J., Wells, R. P. K., Willock, D. J. & Hutchings, G. J., 25 Jan 2007, In : Journal of Catalysis. 245, 2, p. 487 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

CO tolerant photoanode for PEMFCs for transport and energy generation

Wells, R. P. K., 2007, Patent No. P100797.GB.01

Research output: Patent

2006

Enantioselective hydrogenation of N-acetyl dehydrophenylalanine methyl ester using cinchonine-modified Pd/Al2O3 catalysts

Coulston, N. J., Jeffery, E. L., Wells, R. P. K., McMorn, P., Wells, P. B., Willock, D. J. & Hutchings, G. J., 2006, In : Journal of Catalysis. 243, p. 360-367 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Enantioselective hydrogenation of N-acetyl dehydrophenylalanine methyl ester using cinchonine-modified Pd/TiO2 catalysts

Coulston, N. J., Wells, R. P. K., Wells, P. B. & Hutchings, G. J., 2006, In : Catalysis Today. 114, p. 353-356 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of water and pretreatment condiitions on CO oxidation over Au/TiO2-In2O3 catalysts

Debeila, M. A., Wells, R. P. K. & Anderson, J. A., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Catalysis. 239(1), 1, p. 162-172 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Inversion of enantioselectivity for the hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate in the gas-phase over Pt/SiO2 modified with derivatives of hydroquinidine

Dummer, N. F., Jenkins, R., Li, X., Bawaked, S. M., McMorn, P., Burrows, A., Kiely, C. J., Wells, R. P. K., Willock, D. J. & Hutchings, G. J., 2006, In : Journal of Catalysis. 243, p. 165-170 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Unexpected inversion of enantioselectivity during the hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate using hydroquinine and hydroquinidine modified Pt/Al2O3

Jenkins, R. L., Dummer, N., Li, X., Bawaked, S. M., McMorn, P., Wells, R. P. K., Burrows, A., Kiely, C. J. & Hutchings, G. J., Aug 2006, In : Catalysis Letters. 110, 1-2, p. 135-138 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Catalysis for Fine Metals Manufacture

Wells, R. P. K. & Johnstone, P., 29 Jun 2005, Supported Metals in Catalysis. Anderson, J. A. & Fernandez-Garcia, M. (eds.). 2nd ed. London, United Kingdom: Imperial College Press, p. 327-341 15 p. (Catalytic Science Series; vol. 11).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Comments on the use of 2-methylbut-3-yn-2-ol decomposition as a probe reaction for the potential reactivity Mg-Al hydrotalcites as base catalysts

Tanner, R., Enache, D., Wells, R. P. K., Kelly, G., Casci, J. & Hutchings, G. J., 2005, In : Catalysis Letters. 100, p. 259-265 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of vanadium phosphate catalyst precursors using a high pressure method

Griesel, L., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 2005, In : Catalysis Today. 99, p. 131-136 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Unexpected enhanced activity catalysts for butane oxidation using mixtures derived from VOHPO4 center dot 0.5H(2)O and AlPO4

Sartoni, L., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K., Delimitis, A., Burrows, A., Kiely, C. J., Volta, J. C. & Hutchings, G. J., 2005, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry. 15, p. 4295-4297 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Unexpected inversion in enantioselectivity in the hydrogenation N-acetyl dehydrophenylalanine methyl ester using cinchona-modified Pd/Al2O3 catalyst

Colston, N. J., Wells, R. P. K., Wells, P. B. & Hutchings, G. J., Sep 2005, In : Catalysis Letters. 103, 1--2, p. 117-120 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Enanntioselective hydrogenation using cinchona-modified Pt/y-Al2O3 catalyst: comparison of the reaction of ethyl pyruvate and buta-2,3-dione

Xiabao, L., Drummer, N. F., Jenkins, R. L., Wells, R. P. K., Wells, P. B., Willock, D. J., Taylor, S. H., Johnston, P. & Hutchings, G. J., 2004, In : Catalysis Letters. 96, p. 147-151 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

New insights into the relationship between conversion and enantioselectivity for the asymmetric hydrogenation of alkyl pyruvate

Li, X., Wells, R. P. K., Wells, P. B. & Hutchings, G. J., 25 Apr 2004, In : Journal of Catalysis. 221, 2, p. 653-656 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of vanadium phosphate catalysts from VOPO4 center dot 2H(2)O: effect Of VOPO4 center dot 2H(2)O preparation on catalyst performance

Griesel, L., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 2004, In : Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 220, 1, p. 113-119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Promotion of vanadium phosphate catalysts using gallium compounds: effect of low Ga/V molar ratios

Sartoni, L., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K., Kiely, C. J., Volta, J. C. & Hutchings, G. J., 2004, In : Journal of Molecular Catalysis A: Chemical. 220, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Enantioselective hydrogenation of methyl pyruvate in the gas phase over cinchonidine-modified platinum

Dummer, N. F., Wells, R. P. K., Taylor, H., Wells, P. B. & Hutchings, G. J., 19 Jun 2003, Catlaysis in Application. Cambridge: ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY, p. 278-283 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

High temperature preparation of vanadium phosphate catalysts using water as solvent

Lopez-Sanchez, J. A., Griesel, L., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K., Liskowski, A., Su, D. S., Schlogl, R., Volta, J. C. & Hutchings, G. J., 2003, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 5, 16, p. 3525-3533 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of high enantioselectivity for the gas phase hydrogenation of methyl pyruvate using supported Pt catalysts pre-modified with cinchonidine

von Arx, M., Dummer, N., Willock, D. J., Taylor, S. H., Wells, R. P. K., Wells, P. B. & Hutchings, G. J., Jun 2003, In : Chemical Communications. 15, p. 1926-1927 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Citations (Scopus)
1 Citation (Scopus)
2002

Acetic acid stability in the presence of oxygen over vanadium phosphate catalysts: comments on the design of catalysts for the selective oxidation of ethane

Lopez-Sanchez, J. A., Tanner, R., Collier, P., Wells, R. P. K., Rhodes, C. & Hutchings, G. J., 2002, In : Applied Catalysis A: General. 226, p. 323-327 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Aldol condensation reactions of acetone and formaldehyde over vanadium phosphate catalysts: Comments on the acid-base properties

Tanner, R., Gill, P., Wells, R. P. K., Bailie, J. E., Kelly, G., Jackson, D. S. & Hutchings, G. J., 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4, p. 688-695 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Aldol condensation reactions of acetone over alkali-modified vanadium phosphate catalysts

Thomas, L., Tanner, R., Gill, P., Wells, R., Bailie, J. E., Kelly, G., Jackson, S. D. & Hutchings, G., 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4, p. 4555-4560 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Metal Oxides in Catalysis

Wells, R. P. K., 2002, Encyclopedia of catalysis. Wiley-VCH

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Methanol to hydrocarbons: enhanced aromatic formation using composite group 13 oxide/H-ZSM-5 catalysts

Freeman, D., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., Oct 2002, In : Catalysis Letters. 82, 3-4, p. 217-225 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation of high surface area vanadium phosphate catalysts using water as solvent

Lopez-Sanchez, J. A., Bartley, J. K., Wells, R. P. K., Rhodes, C. & Hutchings, G. J., Nov 2002, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 26, 11, p. 1613-1618 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The Conversion of methanol to hydrocarbons over Ga2O5-HZSM-5 and Ga2O5-WO3 catalysts

Freeman, D., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 2002, In : Journal of Catalysis. 205, p. 358-365 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

94 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of water on the enantioselective hydrogenation of ethyl pyruvate and butane-2,3-dione using cinchona-modified Pt/Al2O3

Wells, R. P. K., McGuire, N. R., Li, X., Jenkins, R. L., Collier, P. J., Whyman, R. & Hutchings, G. J., 2002, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 4, 12, p. 2839-2845 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)
2001

A comparison of the adsorption and diffusion of hydrogen on the {III} surfaces of Ni, Pd, and Pt from density functional theory calculations

Watson, G. W., Wells, R. P. K., Willock, D. J. & Hutchings, G. J., 2001, In : The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 105, 21, p. 4889-4894 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of dehydration of VOPO4·2H2O on the preparation and reactivity of vanadium phosphate catalyst for the oxidation of n-butane

Sanchez, F. J. C., Lopez-Sanchez, J. A., Wells, R. P. K., Rhodes, C., Isfahani, A. Z. & Hutchings, G., 2001, In : Catalysis Letters. 77, 4, p. 189-192 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of group 13 compounds and bulky organic oxygenates as structural promoters for the selective oxidation of n-butane with vanadium phosphorus oxide catalysts

Cabello Sanchez, J., Lopez-Sanchez, J. A., Wells, R. P. K., Rhodes, C. & Hutchings, G. J., 2001, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 25, p. 1528-1536 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

In situ laser Raman spectroscopy studies of the transformation of VOHPO4·0.5H2 and (VO)2P2O7

Sanchez, F. J. C., Wells, R. P. K., Rhodes, C., Bartley, J. K., Kiely, C. J. & Hutchings, G. J., 2001, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 3, p. 4122-4128 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Methanol to hydrocarbons

Freeman, D., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 21 Sep 2001, In : Chemical Communications. 18, p. 1754-1755 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Methanol to hydrocarbons: enhanced aromatic formation using a composite Ga2O3-H-ZSM-5 catalyst

Freeman, D., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 2001, In : Chemical Communications. p. 1754-1755 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Vanadium (V) phosphate prepared using solvent-free method

Bartley, J. K., Kiely, C. J., Wells, R. P. K. & Hutchings, G. J., 2001, In : Catalysis Letters. 72, p. 99-105 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)