Journal Articles


  • N. Y. Labrador, E. L. Songcuan, C. De Silva, Han Chen, Sophia Kurdziel, Ranjith K. Ramachandran, Christophe Detavernier, D.V. Esposito, “Hydrogen Evolution at the Buried Interface between Pt Thin Films and Silicon Oxide Nanomembranes”. ACS Catalysis, vol. 8, pp 1767–1778, 2018. Download here.
  • D.V. Esposito, “Membrane Coated Electrocatalysts—an Alternative Approach to Achieving Stable and Tunable Electrocatalysis“, ACS Catalysis, vol. 8, pp 457–465, 2018. Download here.
  • J.T. Davis, J. Qi, X. Fan, J. Bui, D.V. Esposito, “Floating Membraneless PV-Electrolyzer Based on Buoyancy-Driven Product Separation”,  International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 43 (3), pp 1224–1238, 2018. Download here. Highlighted in a Columbia University press release.***Download article for free up until Feb. 23rd through this link ***


  • A. E. Dorfi, A.C. West, D.V. Esposito, “Quantifying Losses in Photoelectrode Performance due to Single Hydrogen Bubbles”, Journal of Physical Chemistry C., vol. 121 (48), pp 26587–26597, 2017. Download here.
  • D.V. Esposito, “Membraneless Electrolyzers for Low-Cost Hydrogen Production in a Renewable Energy Future”. Joule, 1, 1-8, 2017. Download here. ***Download article for free up until Feb. 8th through this link****
  • O.O. Talabi, A.E. Dorfi, G.D. O’Neil, D.V. Esposito, “Membraneless Electrolyzers for the Simultaneous Production of Acid and Base”. Chemical Communications, 53, 8006-8009 2017. Part of the 2017 Emerging Investigators Issue. Download here.
  • D.V. Esposito, Y. Lee, N.Y. Labrador, H. Yoon, P. Haney, A.A. Talin, V. Szalai, T.P. Moffat, “Deconvoluting the Influences of 3-D Structure on the Performance of Photoelectrodes for Solar-Driven Water Splitting”.  Sustainable Energy & Fuels, vol. 1, 154-173, 2017.  Download here.
  • J.T. Davis, D.V. Esposito, “Limiting Photocurrent Analysis of a Wide Channel Photoelectrochemical Flow Reactor”,  Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics.,  vol. 50, 8, 11 pp, 2017. (Special Issue on Solar Fuels). Download here.


  • N. Y. Labrador, X. Li, Y. Liu, J. T. Koberstein, R. Wang, H. Tan, T. P. Moffat, and D. V. Esposito, “Enhanced Performance of Si MIS Photocathodes Containing Oxide-Coated Nanoparticle Electrocatalysts” , Nano Letters, vol. 16, 6452-6459, 2016. Download here.
  • G.D. O’Neil, C. Christian, D.E. Brown, D.V. Esposito, “Hydrogen Production with a Simple and Scalable Membraneless Electrolyzer”. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, vol. 162, F3012-F3019, 2016. Download  here (Open Access).
  • D.V. Esposito and D. Steingart, “Additive Manufacturing and Electrochemistry” ECS Interface, Vol. 25, Editorial published in Spring 2016 Special Issue of ECS Interface. Download here. (Open Access)

2015 and earlier

  • D.V. Esposito, J.B. Baxter, J. John, N.S. Lewis, T.P. Moffat, T. Ogitsu, G.D. O’Neil, T.A. Pham, A.A. Talin, J.M. Velazquez, B.C. Wood. “Methods of Photoelectrode Characterization with High Spatial and Temporal Resolution.” Energy & Environmental Science. vol. 8, 2863-2885, 2015.
  • J. M. Velazquez, J. John, D. V. Esposito, A. Pieterick, R. A. Pala, G. Sun, X. Zhou, Z. Huang, S. Ardo, M. P. Soriaga, B. S. Brunschwig and N. Lewis. “A Scanning Probe Investigation of the Role of Surface Motifs in the Behavior of p-WSe2 Photocathodes.” Energy & Environmental Science, vol. 9, 164-175, 2015.
  •  D.V. Esposito, I. Levin, T.P. Moffat, and A.A. Talin. “Hydrogen Evolution at Si-based Metal-Insulator-Semiconductor Photoelectrodes Enhanced by Inversion Channel Charge Collection and Hydrogen Spillover.” Nature Materials, vol. 12, 562-568 (2013). (Highlighted as a NIST tech beat item and in EARTH Magazine).