M. Kobielusz, B Nitta, A., Ohtani, W Macyk
Combined Spectroscopic Methods of Determination of Density of Electronic States: Comparative Analysis of Diffuse Reflectance Spectroelectrochemistry and Reversed Double-Beam Photoacoustic Spectroscopy
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2021, 12,  3019–3025

Abstract Image K. Yaemsunthorn, M. Kobielusz, W. Macyk
TiO2 with Tunable Anatase-to-Rutile Nanoparticles Ratios: How Does the Photoactivity Depend on the Phase Composition and the Nature of Photocatalytic Reaction?
ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2021, 4, 633–643


Image 1 P. Mikrut, M. Kobielusz, P. Indyka, W. Macyk
Photocatalytic activity of TiO2 polymorph B revisited: physical, redox, spectroscopic and photochemical properties of TiO2(B)/anatase series of titanium dioxide materials
Mater. Today Sustain. 2020, 10, 100052

T. Tabari, M. Kobielusz, D. Singh, J. Duch, A. Kotarba, W. Macyk 
Design, engineering, and performance of nanorod-Fe2O3@rGO@LaSrFe2-nConO6 (n = 0, 1) composite architectures: the role of double oxide perovskites in reaching high solar to hydrogen efficiency
Appl. Catal. B:  Environ. 2020, 272, 1189522

F. He, B. Zhu, B. Cheng, J. Yu, W. Ho, W. Macyk
2D/2D/0D TiO2/C3N4/Ti3C2 MXene composite S-scheme photocatalyst with enhanced CO2 reduction activity
Appl. Catal. B:  Environ. 2020, 271, 119006

M. Trochowski
Diversity of the Photosensitization Mechanisms of Surface-functionalized Oxide Semiconductors
EPA Newsletter, 2020

A. Jarosz-Duda, P. O’Callaghan, J. Kuncewicz, P. Łabuz, W. Macyk
Enhanced UV Light Emission by Core-Shell Upconverting Particles Powering up TiO2 Photocatalysis in Near-Infrared Light
Catal. 2020, 10(2), 232

M. Radko, M. Rutkowska, A. Kowalczyk, P. Mikrut, A. Święs, U. Diaz, A. E Palomares, W. Macyk, L. Chmielarz,
Catalytic oxidation of organic sulfides by H2O2 in the presence of titanosilicate zeolites
Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2020, 302, 110219

O. Mazuryk, P. Gajda-Morszewski, M. Flejszar, P. Łabuz, R. van Eldik, G. Stochel, M. Brindell
Influence of aqueous extracts of urban airborne particulate matter on the structure and function of human serum albumin
Environmental Pollution, 2020, 263, 114667

Graphical abstract: Photocatalytic hydrogen evolution by co-catalyst-free TiO2/C bulk heterostructures synthesized under mild conditions C. Imparato, G. Iervolino, M. Fantauzzi, C. Koral, W. Macyk, M. Kobielusz, G. D’Errico, I. Rea, L. De Stefano, A. Andreone, V. Vaiano, A. Rossi, A. Aronne
Photocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution by Co-Catalyst-Free TiO2/C Bulk Heterostructures Synthesized under Mild Conditions
RSC Adv., 2020,10, 12519-12534

Graphical abstract: Catalytic and photocatalytic oxidation of diphenyl sulphide to diphenyl sulfoxide over titanium dioxide doped with vanadium, zinc, and tin M. Radko, A. Kowalczyk, P. Mikrut, S. Witkowski, W. Mozgawa, W. Macyk, L. Chmielarz, 
Catalytic and photocatalytic oxidation of diphenyl sulphide to diphenyl sulfoxide over titanium dioxide doped with vanadium, zinc and tin
RSC Adv., 2020,10, 4023-4031

A. Sułek, B. Pucelik, M. Kobielusz, A. Barzowska, J. M. Dąbrowski
Photodynamic Inactivation of Bacteria with Porphyrin Derivatives: Effect of Charge, Lipophilicity, ROS Generation, and Cellular Uptake on Their Biological Activity In Vitro
Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2020, 21, 8716


M. Trochowski, M. Kobielusz, K. Mróz, M. Surówka, J. Hamalainen, T. Iivonen, M. Leskela, W. Macyk
How Insignificant Modifications of Photocatalysts Can Significantly Change their Photocatalytic Activity
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2019, 7, 25142-25154

M. Surówka, M. Kobielusz, M. Trochowski, M. Buchalska, K. Kruczała, P. Broś, W. Macyk
Iron and other metal species as phase-composition controllers influencing the photocatalytic activity of TiO2 materials
Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 2019, 247, 173-181

J. Kuncewicz, J.  M. Dąbrowski, A. Kyzioł, M. Brindell, P. Łabuz, O. Mazuryk, W. Macyk, G. Stochel
Perspectives of molecular and nanostructured systems with d– and f-block metals in photogeneration of reactive oxygen species for medical strategies
Coord. Chem. Rev., 2019, 398, 113012

P. Mikrut, M. Kobielusz, W. Macyk
Spectroelectrochemical characterization of euhedral anatase TiO2 crystals – implications for photoelectrochemical and photocatalytic properties of {001} {100} and {101} facets
Electrochim. Acta, 2019, 310, 256-265

D. Singh, T. Tabari, M. Ebadi, M. Trochowski, M. B. Yagci, W. Macyk
Efficient Synthesis of BiFeO3 perovskite by the microwave-assisted sol-gel method: “A” site influence in the photoelectrochemical activity of the perovskites 
Appl. Surf. Sci., 2019, 4711017-1027

P. Łabuz, J. Gryboś, P. Pietrzyk, K. Sobańska, W. Macyk, Z. Sojka
Photogeneration of reactive oxygen species over ultrafine TiO2 particles functionalized with rutin–ligand induced sensitization and crystallization effects
Res. Chem. Intermed. 2019, 45, 5781–5800

J. Kuncewicz, K. Koroński, P. Majewska, W. Adamowicz, W. Macyk
Visible light active titanates photosensitized by Ti(IV) surface complexes
Appl. Surf. Sci., 2019, 473, 1066-1073

A. SułekB. Pucelik, J. Kuncewicz, G. Dubin, J. M. Dąbrowski
Sensitization of TiO2 by halogenated porphyrin derivatives for visible light biomedical and environmental photocatalysis
Catal. Today, 2019, 335, 538-549

Graphical abstract: Structure–redox reactivity relationships in Co1−xZnxFe2O4: the role of stoichiometry T. Tatarchuk,  N. Paliychuk,  M. Pacia,  W. Kaspera,  W. Macyk,  A. Kotarba,  B. Bogacz,  A. Pędziwiatr,  I. Mironyuk,  R. Gargula,  P. Kurzydło  A. Shyichuk
Structure-redox reactivity relationships in Co1-xZnxFe2O4: the role of stoichiometry
New J. Chem., 2019, 43, 3038-3049 

A. Sułek, B. Pucelik, M. Kobielusz, P. Łabuz, G. Dubin, J. M. Dąbrowski
Surface Modification of Nanocrystalline TiO2 Materials with Sulfonated Porphyrins for Visible Light Antimicrobial Therapy
Catal. 2019, 9(10), 821

R. Sadowski, A. Wach, M. Buchalska, P. Kuśtrowski, W. Macyk
Photosensitized TiO2 films on polymers – Titania-polymer interactions and visible light induced photoactivity
Appl. Surf. Sci., 2019, 475, 710-719

A. Kozińska, A. Ządło, P. Łabuz, A. Broniec, P. Pabisz T. Sarna
The Ability of Functionalized Fullerenes and Surface Modified TiO2 Nanoparticles to Photosensitize Peroxidation of Lipids in Selected Model Systems
Photochem. Photobiol., 2019, 95, 227-236

W. Piskorz, F. Zasada, G. Wójtowicz, A. Morawski, W. Macyk, Z. Sojka
Attaching Titania Clusters of Various Size to Reduced Graphene Oxide and its Impact on the Conceivable Photocatalytic Behavior of the Junctions – a DFT/D+U and TD DFTB Modeling
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 2019, 31, 404001


P. Makuła, P. Pacia, W. Macyk
How To Correctly Determine the Band Gap Energy of Modified Semiconductor Photocatalysts Based on UV−Vis Spectra
J. Phys. Chem. Lett.2018, 9 (23), 6814–6817

D. Kong, Y. Zheng, M. Kobielusz, Y. Wang, Z. Bai, W. Macyk, X. Wang, J. Tang
Recent advances in visible light-driven water oxidation and reduction in suspension systems
Mater. Today, 2018, 21897-924

D. Mitoraj, U. Lamdab, W. Kangwansupamonkon, M. Pacia, W. Macyk, N. Wetchakun, R. Beranek
Revisiting the problem of using methylene blue as a model pollutant in photocatalysis: The case of InVO4/BiVO4 composites
J. Photochem. Photobiol. A, 2018, 366, 103-110

M. Kobielusz K. Pilarczyk E. Świętek K. Szaciłowski W. Macyk
Spectroelectrochemical analysis of TiO2 electronic states – Implications for the photocatalytic activity of anatase and rutile
Catal. Today, 2018, 309, 35-42

M. Kobielusz, P. Mikrut, W. Macyk
Photocatalytic Synthesis of Chemicals
Adv. Inorg. Chem. , 2018, 72, 93-144

M. Mikrut, A. Regiel-Futyra, L. Samek, W. Macyk, G. Stochel, R. van Eldik,
Generation of hydroxyl radicals and singlet oxygen by particulate matter and its inorganic components
Environmental Pollution, 2018, 238, 638–646

E. Wlaźlak, J. Kalinowska-Tłuścik, W. Nitek, S. Klejna, K. Mech, W. Macyk, K. Szaciłowski
Triiodide organic salts: photoelectrochemistry at the border between insulators and semiconductors
ChemElectroChem., 2018, 5, 3486-3497

D. Langford, M. Đurović, M. Oszajca, J. Kuncewicz, R. Eldik
Spectroscopic Evidence for Ligand Substitution Reactions at the Solid–Liquid Interface of a Sub-micrometer Gold(I) Carbene Complex
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 663–667

A. Grala, M. Wolska-Pietkiewicz, Z. Wróbel, T. Ratajczyk, J. Kuncewicz, J. Lewiński
Remarkable water-soluble ZnO nanocrystals: from ‘click’functionalization to a supramolecular aggregation enhanced emission phenomenon.
Mater. Chem. Front., 2018, 2, 1104-1111

T. R. Tatarchuk, N. D. Paliychuk, M. Bououdina, B. Al-Najar, M. Pacia, W. Macyk, A. Shyichuk
Effect of cobalt substitution on structural, elastic, magnetic and optical properties of zinc ferrite nanoparticles
J. Alloys Compd., 2018, 731, 1256-1266

J. Nowotny, J. Dodson, S. Fiechter, T. M. Gür, B. Kennedy, W. Macyk, T. Bak, W. Sigmund, M. Yamawaki, K. A. Rahman
Towards global sustainability: Education on environmentally clean energy technologies
Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev., 2018, 81, 2541-2551

M. Wojnicki, M. Luty-Błocho, M. Kotańska, M. Wytrwal, T. Tokarski, A. Krupa, M. Kołaczkowski, A. Bucki, M. Kobielusz
Novel and effective synthesis protocol of AgNPs functionalized using L-cysteine as a potential drug carrier
Naunyn-Schmiedeberg’s Archives of Pharmacology, 2018, 391, 123–130


Graphical abstract: Photosensitization of CuI – the role of visible light induced CuI → CuII transition in photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants and inactivation of microorganisms S. Wojtyła, W. Macyk, T. Baran
Photosensitization of CuI – the role of visible light induced CuI → CuII transition in photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants and inactivation of microorganisms
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2017, 16 (7), 1079-1087

Z. Oruba, P. Łabuz, W. Macyk, M. Chomyszyn-Gajewska
Periopathogens differ in terms of the susceptibility to toluidine blue O-mediated photodynamic inactivation
Photodiag. Photodyn. Ther. 2017, 20, 28-34

L. Samek, L. Furman, M. Mikrut, A. Regiel-Futyra, W. Macyk, G. Stochel, R. van Eldik
Chemical composition of submicron and fine particulate matter collected in Krakow, Poland. Consequences for the APARIC project
Chemosphere, 2017, 187, 430-439.

A. Dibenedetto, J. Zhang, M. Trochowski, A. Angelini, W. Macyk, M. Aresta
Photocatalytic carboxylation of C–H bonds promoted by popped graphene oxide (PGO) either bare or loaded with CuO
J. CO₂ Util., 2017, 20, 97-104.

M. Reli, M. Kobielusz, L. Matějová, S. Daniš, W. Macyk, L. Obalová, P.  Kuśtrowski, A. Rokicińska, K. Kočí
Processed by pressurized hot solvents as a novel photocatalyst for photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide
Appl. Surf. Sci., 2017, 391, 282-287


J.M. Dąbrowski, B. Pucelik, A. Regiel-Futyra, M. Brindell, O. Mazuryk, A. Kyzioł, G. Stochel, W. Macyk, L.G. Arnaut
Engineering of relevant photodynamic processes through structural modifications of metallotetrapyrrolic photosensitizers
Coord. Chem. Rev., 2016, 325, 67-101

M. Oszajca, M. Brindell, Ł. Orzeł, J. M. Dąbrowski, K. Śpiewak, P. Łabuz, M. Pacia, A. Stochel-Gaudyn, W. Macyk, R. van Eldik, G. Stochel
Mechanistic studies on versatile metal-assisted hydrogen peroxide activation processes for biomedical and environmental incentives
Coord. Chem. Rev. 2016, 327-328, 143-165

I. Kondratyeva, Ł. Orzeł, I. Kobasa, A. Doroshenko, W. Macyk
Photosensitization of titanium dioxide with 4′-dimethylaminoflavonol
Mater. Sci. Semicond. Process. 2016, 42, 62-65

K. Qi, F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, P. Indyka, J. Gryboś, M. Trochowski, M. Buchalska, M. Kobielusz, W. Macyk, Z. Sojka
Self-Sensitized Photocatalytic Degradation of Colorless Organic Pollutants Attached to Rutile NanorodsExperimental and Theoretical DFT+D Studies
J. Phys. Chem. C 2016, 120, 5442−5456

E. Wlaźlak, W. Macyk, W. Nitek, K. Szaciłowski
Influence of π-Iodide Intermolecular Interactions on Electronic Properties of Tin(IV) Iodide Semiconducting Complexes
Inorg. Chem., 2016, 55, 5935–5945

J. Nowotny, W. Macyk, E. Wachsman, K.A. Rahman
Effect of Oxygen Activity on the n-p Transition for Pure and Cr-Doped TiO2
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 3221-3228

Graphical abstract: Highly efficient rutile TiO2 photocatalysts with single Cu(ii) and Fe(iii) surface catalytic sites S. Neubert, D. Mitoraj, S.A. Shevlin, P. Pulisova, M. Heimann, Y. Du, G.K.L. Goh, M. Pacia, K. Kruczała, S. Turner, W. Macyk, Z.X. Guo, R.K. Hocking, R. Beranek
Highly efficient rutile TiO2 photocatalysts with single Cu(II) and Fe(III) surface catalytic sites
J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 3127-3138

T. Baran, Sz. Wojtyła, C. Lenardi, A. Vertova, P. Ghigna, E. Achilli, M. Fracchia, S. Rondinini, A. Minguzzi
An Efficient CuxO Photocathode for Hydrogen Production at Neutral pH: New Insights from Combined Spectroscopy and Electrochemistry
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 8, 21250–21260

T. Baran, Sz. Wojtyła, A. Dibenedetto, M. Aresta, W. Macyk
Photocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction at p-Type Copper(I) Iodide
ChemSusChem 2016, 9, 2933-2938

Graphical abstract: Rhodium-doped titania photocatalysts with two-step bandgap excitation by visible light—influence of the dopant concentration on photosensitization efficiency J. Kuncewicz, B. Ohtani
Rhodium-doped titania photocatalysts with two-step bandgap excitation by visible light-influence of the dopant concentration on photosensitization efficiency
RSC Advances, 2016, 6, 77201-77211

Kondratyeva, I., Orzeł, Ł., Kobasa, I., Doroshenko, A., Macyk, W.
Photosensitization of titanium dioxide with 4′-dimethylaminoflavonol
Mater. Sci. Semicond. Process., 2016, 42, 62-65


Buchalska, M., Kobielusz, M., Matuszek, A., Pacia, M., Wojtyła, S., Macyk, W.
On Oxygen Activation at Rutile- and Anatase-TiO2
ACS Catal., 2015, 5, 7424–7431

Graphical abstract: The quenching effect of chitosan crosslinking on ZnO nanoparticles photocatalytic activity Regiel-Futyra, A., Kus-Liśkiewicz, M., Wojtyła, S., Stochel, G., Macyk, W.
The quenching effect of chitosan crosslinking on ZnO nanoparticles photocatalytic activity
RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 80089-80097

Buchalska, M., Surówka, M., Hämäläinen, J., Iivonenb, T., Leskeläb, M., Macyk, W.
Photocatalytic activity of TiO2 films on Si support prepared by atomic layer deposition
Catal. Today, 2015, 252, 14-19

Graphical abstract: New hybrid materials based on halogenated metalloporphyrins for enhanced visible light photocatalysis Dąbrowski, J., Pucelik, B., Pereira, M. M., Arnaut, L. G., Macyk, W., Stochel, G.
New hybrid materials based on halogenated metalloporphyrins for enhanced visible light photocatalysis
RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 93252-93261

Aresta, M., Dibenedetto, A., Macyk, W.
Hybrid (enzymatic and photocatalytic) systems for CO2-water coprocessing to afford energy-rich molecules (Book Chapter)
From Molecules to Materials: Pathways to Artificial Photosynthesis, 2015, 149-169

Aresta, M., Dibenedetto, A., Baran, T., Wojtyła, S., Macyk, W.
Solar energy utilization in the direct photocarboxylation of 2,3-dihydrofuran using CO2
Faraday Discussions, 2015, 183, 413-427

Baran, T., Wojtyła, S., Dibenedetto, A., Aresta, M., Macyk, W.
Zinc sulfide functionalized with ruthenium nanoparticles for photocatalytic reduction of CO2
Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 2015, 178, 170-176

Graphical abstract: Visible light induced photocatalytic inactivation of bacteria by modified titanium dioxide films on organic polymers Sadowski R., Strus, M., Buchalska, M., Heczko, P. B., Macyk, W.
Visible light induced photocatalytic inactivation of bacteria by modified titanium dioxidefilms on organic polymers
Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 2015, 15, 514-519


Aresta, M., Dibenedetto, A., Baran, T., Angelini, A., Łabuz, P., Macyk, W.
An integrated photocatalytic/enzymatic system for the reduction of CO2 to methanol in bioglycerol–water
Beilstein J. Org. Chem., 2014, 10 , 2556-2565

Abstract Image Buchalska, M., Pacia, M., Kobielusz, M., Surówka, M., Świętek, E., Wlaźlak, E., Szaciłowski,K., Macyk, W.
Photocatalytic Activity of TiO2 Modified with Hexafluorometallates—Fine Tuning of Redox Properties by Redox-Innocent Anions stabilized by surfactants
J. Phys. Chem. C, 2014, 118 (43), 24915-24924

Graphical abstract: UV and visible light active aqueous titanium dioxide colloids stabilized by surfactants Pacia, M., Warszyński, P., Macyk, W.
UV and visible light active aqueous titanium dioxide colloids stabilized by surfactants
Dalton Transactions, 2014, 43 (33), 12480-12485

Baran, T., Dibenedetto, A., Aresta, M., Kruczała, K., Macyk, W.
Photocatalytic Carboxylation of Organic Substrates with Carbon Dioxide at Zinc Sulfide with Deposited Ruthenium Nanoparticles
ChemPlusChem, 2014, 79 (5), 708-715


Graphical abstract: Redox characterization of semiconductors based on electrochemical measurements combined with UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy Świętek, E., Pilarczyk, K., Derdzińska, J., Szaciłowski, K., Macyk, W.
Redox characterization of semiconductors based on electrochemical measurements combined with UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
(2013) Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15 (34), pp. 14256-14261

Łabuz, P., Sadowski, R., Stochel, G., Macyk, W.
Visible light photoactive titanium dioxide aqueous colloids and coatings
(2013) Chemical Engineering Journal, 230, pp. 188-194

Graphical abstract: New insight into singlet oxygen generation at surface modified nanocrystalline TiO2 – the effect of near-infrared irradiation Buchalska, M., Łabuz, P., Bujak, Ł., Szewczyk, G., Sarna, T., Maćkowski, S., Macyk, W.
New insight into singlet oxygen generation at surface modified nanocrystalline TiO2 the effect of near-infrared irradiation
(2013) Dalton Transactions, 42 (26), pp. 9468-9475

Wiedemann, D., Świętek, E., Macyk, W., Grohmann, A.
Copper(I) and iron(II) complexes of a novel tris(pyridyl)ethane-Derived N4 ligand: Aspects of redox behaviour and bioinorganic physicochemistry
(2013) Zeitschrift fur Anorganische und Allgemeine Chemie, 639 (8-9), pp. 1483-1490

Gawȩda, S., Kowalik, R., Kwolek, P., Macyk, W., Mech, J., Oszajca, M., Podborska, A., Szaciłowski, K.
Hybrid Semiconducting Materials: New Perspectives for Molecular-Scale Information Processing
(2013) Molecular and Supramolecular Information Processing: From Molecular Switches to Logic Systems, pp. 121-173

Buchalska, M., Kuncewicz, J., Świętek, E., Łabuz, P., Baran, T., Stochel, G., Macyk, W.
Photoinduced hole injection in semiconductor-coordination compound systems
(2013) Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 257 (3-4), pp. 767-775


Baran, T.; Macyk, W.
Photocatalytic oxidation of volatile pollutants of air driven by visible light
(2012) Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 241, 8-12

Abstract Image Kuncewicz, J.; Ząbek, P.; Kruczała, K.; Szaciłowski, K. Macyk, W.
Photocatalysis Involving a Visible Light-Induced Hole Injection in a Chromate(VI)–TiO2 System
(2012) The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 (41), pp. 21762-21770

image Dibenedetto, A.; Stufano, P,; Macyk, W.; Baran, T.; Fragale, C.; Costa, M.; Aresta, M.
Hybrid Technologies for an Enhanced Carbon Recycling Based on the Enzymatic Reduction of CO2 to Methanol in Water: Chemical and Photochemical NADH Regeneration
(2012) ChemSusChem, 5, (2), 373-378