Thevenon Research Group



18Lars Killian, Martin Lutz, Arnaud Thevenon*.
A π-extended β-diketiminate ligand via a templated Scholl approach.
Chem. Commun., 2024, Accepted Manuscript.
17Electrochemical recycling of polymeric materialsWeizhe Zhang, Lars Killian, Arnaud Thevenon*.
Electrochemical recycling of polymeric materials
Chem. Sci., 2024, Advance Article
16Arnaud Thevenon*, Ina Vollmer*.
Towards a Cradle-to-Cradle Polyolefin Lifecycle.
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2022, e202216163.
DOI: 10.1002/anie.202216163

Published work before Utrecht University

15 Yunchieh Lai, Nicholas Watkins, Alonso Rosas-Hernández, Arnaud Thevenon, Gavin P. Heim, Lan Zhou, Jonas Peters*, John Gregoire*, Theodor Agapie*: “Breaking Scaling Relationships in CO2 Reduction on Copper Alloys with Organic Additives”, ACS Cent. Sci., 2021, 7, 10, 1756.
14 Arnaud Thevenon†, Alonso Rosas‐Hernández†, Alex Fontani Herreros, Jonas C. Peters* and Theodor Agapie*: “Dramatic HER Suppression on Ag Electrodes via Molecular Films for Highly Selective CO2 to CO Reduction”, ACS Catal. 2021, 11, 8, 4530.
13 Adnan Ozden, Yuhang Wang, Fengwang Li, Mingchuan Luo, Arnaud Thevenon, Alonso Rosas-Hernández, Sung-Fu Hung, Jared Sisler, Thomas Burdyny, Yanwei Lum, Theodor Agapie, Jonas C. Peters, Edward H. Sargent*, and David Sinton*: “Cascade COelectroreduction enables efficient carbonate-free production of ethylene”, Joule, 2021, 5, 3, 706.
12 Adnan Ozden, Fengwang Li, F. Pelayo García de Arquer, Alonso Rosas-Hernández, Arnaud Thevenon, Yuhang Wang, Sung-Fu Hung, Xue Wang, Bin Chen, Jun Li, Joshua Wicks, Mingchuan Luo, Ziyun Wang, Theodor Agapie*, Jonas C. Peters*, Edward H. Sargent*, and David Sinton*: “High-Rate and Efficient Ethylene Electrosynthesis Using a Catalyst/Promoter/Transport Layer”, ACS Energy Lett. 2020, 5, 9, 2811.
11 Dae-Hyun Nam†, Phil De Luna†, Alonso Rosas-Hernández, Arnaud Thevenon, Fengwang Li, Theodor Agapie, Jonas C. Peters, Osama Shekhah, Mohamed Eddaoudi, and Edward H. Sargent*: “Molecular Enhancement of Heterogeneous CO2 Reduction”, Nat. Mater., 2020, 19, 266.
10 Fengwang Li†, Arnaud Thevenon†, Alonso Rosas‐Hernández†, Ziyun Wang†, Yilin Li†, Christine M. Gabardo, Adnan Ozden, Cao Thang Dinh, Jun Li, Yuhang Wang, Jonathan P. Edwards, Yi Xu, Christopher McCallum, Lizhi Tao, Zhi-Qin Liang, Mingchuan Luo, Xue Wang, Huihui Li, Colin O’Brien, Chih-Shan Tan, Dae-Hyun Nam, Rafael Quintero-Bermudez, Tao-Tao Zhuang, Yuguang C. Li, Zhiji Han, R. David Britt, David Sinton, Theodor Agapie*, Jonas C. Peters*, Edward H. Sargent*: “The stabilization of a CO-bound intermediate via molecular tuning promotes CO2-to-ethylene conversion”, Nature, 2020, 577, 509.
9 Arnaud Thevenon, Alonso Rosas-Hernandez, Jonas C. Peters*, Theodor Agapie*: “In-situ Nanostructuring and Stabilization of Polycrystalline Copper by an Organic Salt Additive Promotes Electrocatalytic CO2 Reduction to Ethylene”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2019, 58, 2-9.
8 Marion Rusch, Arnaud Thevenon, Hoepfner, Dominic, Thomas Aust, Christian Studer, Maude Patoor, Patrick Rollin, Beatrice Ranieri, Carsten Spanka, Karl Gademann, Laure C. Bouchez*: “Design and Synthesis of Metabolically Stable t-RNA Synthetase Inhibitors derived from Cladosporin.” Chembiochem, 2019, 20, 644-649.
7 Arnaud Thevenon, Anish Cyriac, Dominic Myers, Andrew J. P. White, Christopher B. Durr, Charlotte K. Williams*: “Indium Catalysts for Low-Pressure CO2/Epoxide Ring-Opening Copolymerization: Evidence for a Mononuclear Mechanism?” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2018, 140, 22, 6893-6903.
6 Charles Romain, Arnaud Thevenon, Prabhjot Saini, Charlotte K. Williams*: “Dinuclear Metal Complex-Mediated Formation of CO2-Based Polycarbonates.” Book chapter in Carbon Dioxide and Organometallics, Lu, X.-B., Ed. Springer International Publishing: 2016; 53, 101-141.
5 Arnaud Thevenon; Charles Romain, Michael S. Bennington, Andrew J. P. White, Hannah Davidson, Sally Brooker*, Charlotte K. Williams*: “Dizinc Lactide Polymerization Catalysts: Hyperactivity by Control of Ligand Conformation and Metallic Cooperativity”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 8680-8685.
4 Arnaud Thevenon, Jennifer A. Garden; Andrew J. P. White, Charlotte K. Williams*: “Dinuclear Zinc Salen Catalysts for the Ring Opening Copolymerization of Epoxides and Carbon Dioxide or Anhydrides”, Inorg. Chem. 2015, 54, 24, 11906-11915.
3 Xinke Wang, Jonathan L. Brosmer, Arnaud Thevenon, Paula L. Diaconescu*: “Highly Active Yttrium Catalysts for the Ring-Opening Polymerization of epsilon-Caprolactone and delta-Valerolactone”, Organometallics 2015, 34, 19, 4700-4706.
2 Arnaud Thevenon, Ewan Frost-Pennington, Weijia Gan, Andrew Dalebrook, Gabor Laurenczy*: “Formic Acid Dehydrogenation Catalysed by Tris(TPPTS) Ruthenium Species: Mechanism of the Initial “Fast” Cycle”, ChemCatChem 2014, 6, 11, 3146-3152.
1 Xinke Wang, Arnaud Thevenon, Jonathan L. Brosmer, Insun Yu, Saeed I. Khan, Parisa Mehrkhodavandi, Paula L. Diaconescu*:Redox Control of Group 4 Metal Ring-Opening Polymerization Activity toward L-Lactide and epsilon-Caprolactone”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 32, 11264-11267


2Fengwang Li, Arnaud Thevenon, Alonso Rosas‐Hernández, Theodor Agapie, Jonas C. Peters, Edward H. Sargent “The stabilization of a CO-bound intermediate via molecular tuning promotes CO2-to-ethylene conversion”, Serial Number: PCT/US2020/041583, Filed: 7/10/2020
1Zhiji Han, Ruud Kortlever, Hsiang-Yun Chen, Jonas C. Peters, Theodor Agapie, Alonso Rosas-Hernández, Arnaud Thevenon: “Product Selectivity for CO2 Reduction”, Patent Serial Number:15/950,150, Filed: 4/10/2018.