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  1. K. Leśniak-Ziółkowska, A. Kazek-Kęsik, K. Rokosz, S. Raaen, A. Stolarczyk, M. Krok-Borkowicz, E. Pamuła, M. Gołda-Cępa, M. Brzychczy-Włoch, W. Simka
    Electrochemical modification of the Ti-15Mo alloy surface in solutions containing ZnO and Zn3(PO4)2 particles
    Materials Science and Engineering: C (2020) 111098;

  2. T. Jakubek, C. Hudy, P. Stelmachowski, E. Nowicka, S. Golunski, A. Kotarba
    Influence of Different Birnessite Interlayer Alkali Cations on Catalytic Oxidation of Soot and Light Hydrocarbons
    Catalysts 10 (5) (2020), 507;

  3. W. Pajerski, J. Duch, D. Ochonska, M. Golda-Cepa, M. Brzychczy-Wloch, A. Kotarba
    Bacterial attachment to oxygen-functionalized graphenic surfaces
    Materials Science and Engineering: C 113 (2020) 110972;

  4. T. Tabari, M. Kobielusz, J. Duch, D. Singh, 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
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 272 (2020) 118952;

  5. S. Wójcik, T. Thersleff, K. Gębska, G. Grzybek, A. Kotarba
    Atomic-Level Dispersion of Bismuth over Co3O4 Nanocrystals-Outstanding Promotional Effect in Catalytic DeN2O
    Catalysts 10 (3) (2020) 351;

  6. M. Golda-Cepa, K. Riedlová, W. Kulig, L. Cwiklik, A. Kotarba
    Functionalization of the Parylene C Surface Enhances the Nucleation of Calcium Phosphate: Combined Experimental and Molecular Dynamics Simulations Approach
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (2020) 12426;

  7. S. Wójcik, G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Bulk, Surface and Interface Promotion of Co3O4 for the Low-Temperature N2O Decomposition Catalysis
    Catalysts 10(1) (
    2020) 41;

  8. M. Gołda-Cępa, K. Engvall, M. Hakkarainen, A. Kotarba
    Recent progress on parylene C polymer for biomedical applications: A review
    Progress in Organic Coatings 140 (2020) 105493;

  9. A. Davó-Quiñonero, I. Such-Basáñez, J. Juan-Juan, D. Lozano-Castelló, P. Stelmachowski, G. Grzybek, A. Kotarba,
    A. Bueno-López
    New insights into the role of active copper species in CuO/Cryptomelane catalysts for the CO-PROX reaction
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 267 (2020) 118372;

  10. S. Wójcik, P. Indyka, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Development of structured Co3O4-based catalyst for N2O removal from hospital ventilation systems
    Catalysis Today 348 (2020) 111-117;


  1. T. Jakubek, C. Hudy, P. Indyka, E. Nowicka, S. Golunski, A. Kotarba
    Effect of noble metal addition to alkali-exchanged cryptomelane on the simultaneous soot and VOC combustion activity
    Catalysis Communications 132 (2019) 105807;

  2. A. Niemczyk, A. Goszczyńska, M. Gołda-Cępa, A. Kotarba, P. Sobolewski, M. El Fray
    Biofunctional catheter coatings based on chitosan-fatty acids derivatives
    Carbohydrate Polymers 225 (2019) 115263;

  3. W. Pajerski, D. Ochonska, M. Brzychczy-Wloch, P. Indyka, M. Jarosz, M. Golda-Cepa, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Attachment efficiency of gold nanoparticles by Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacterial strains governed by surface charges
    Journal of Nanoparticle Research (2019) 21:186;

  4. G.Grzybek, K. CiuraJ. GrybośP. IndykaA. Davó-QuiñoneroD. Lozano-CastelloA. Bueno-LópezA. KotarbaZ. Sojka
    CO-PROX Reaction over Co3O4|Al2OCatalysts – Impact of the Spinel Active Phase Faceting on the Catalytic Performance
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 123(33) (2019) 20221-20232;

  5. K. Pacultová, T. Bílková, A. Klegova, K. Karásková, D. Fridrichová, K. Jirátová, T. Kiška, J. Balabánová, M. Koštejn, A. Kotarba, W. Kaspera, P. Stelmachowski, G. Słowik, L. Obalová
    Co-Mn-Al Mixed Oxides Promoted by K for Direct NO Decomposition: Effect of Preparation Parameters
    9(7) (2019) 593;

  6. K. Jirátová, K. Pacultová, J. Balabánová, K. Karásková, A. Klegová, T. Bílková, V. Jandová, M. Koštejn,
    A. Martaus, A. Kotarba, L. Obalová
    Precipitated K-Promoted Co–Mn–Al Mixed Oxides for Direct NO Decomposition: Preparation and Properties
    Catalysts, 9 (2019) 592; doi:10.3390/catal9070592

  7. K. Marks, M. Ghadami Yazdi, W. Piskorz, K. Simonov, R. Stefanuik, D. Sostina, A. Guarnaccio, R. Ovsyannikov, E. Giangrisostomi, Y. Sassa, N. Bachellier, M. Muntwiler, F. O. L. Johansson, A. Lindblad, T. Hansson, A. Kotarba, K. Engvall, M. Göthelid, D. J. Harding, H. Öström
    Investigation of the surface species during temperature dependent dehydrogenation of naphthalene on Ni(111)
    The Journal of Chemical Physics, 150 (2019) 244704;

  8. T. Jakubek, C. Hudy, J. Gryboś, H. Manyar, A. Kotarba 
    Thermal Transformation of Birnessite (OL) Towards Highly Active Cryptomelane (OMS-2) Catalyst for Soot Oxidation
    Catalysis Letters, 149 (2019) 2218-2225,

  9. T. Kruk, M. Gołda-Cępa, K. Szczepanowicz, L. Szyk-Warszyńska, M. Brzychczy-Włoch, A. Kotarba, P. Warszyński,
    Nanocomposite multifunctional polyelectrolyte thin films with copper nanoparticles as the antimicrobial coatings
    Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 181 (2019) 112-118,

  10. J. Duch, P. Stelmachowski, A. H. M. Videla, M. Gajewska, A. Kotarba, S. Specchia, 
    Thermal oxygen activation followed by in situ work function measurements over carbon-supported noble metal-based catalysts
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy,
    44(31) (2019) 16648-16656,

  11. J. Duch, M. Gołda-Cępa, A. Kotarba
    Evaluating the effect of oxygen groups attached to the surface of graphenic sheets on bacteria adhesion: The role of the electronic factor
    Applied Surface Science 463 (2019) 1134-1140 

  12. T. Tatarchuk, N. Paliychuk, M. Pacia, W. Kaspera, W. Macyk, A. Kotarba, B. Bogacz, A. Pędziwiatr, I. Mironyuk, R. Gargula, P. Kurzydło and A. Shyichuk
    Structure-redox reactivity relationships in Co1-xZnxFe2O4: the role of stoichiometry
    New Journal of Chemistry, 43 (2019) 3038-3049, 10.1039/C8NJ05329D

  13. K. H. Adolfsson, M. Golda‐Cepa, N. B. Erdal, J. Duch, A. Kotarba, M. Hakkarainen
    Importance of Surface Functionalities for Antibacterial Properties of Carbon Spheres,
    Advanced Sustainable Systems, 3 (2019) 1800148,

  14. T. Jakubek, K. Ralphs, A. Kotarba, H. Manyar
    Nanostructured Potassium-Manganese Oxides Decorated with Pd Nanoparticles as Efficient Catalysts for Low-Temperature Soot Oxidation
    Catalysis Letters 149 (2018) 100-106


  1. P. Stelmachowski, P. Legutko, T. Jakubek, A. Kotarba
    Phase evolution and electronic properties of cryptomelane nanorods
    Journal of Alloys and Compounds 767 (2018) 592-599

  2. J. Duch, M. Mazur, M. Gołda-Cępa, J. Podobiński, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba
    Insight into modification of electrodonor properties of multiwalled carbon nanotubes via oxygen plasma: Surface functionalization versus amorphization
    Carbon 137 (2018) 425-432

  3. W. Kaspera, P. Indyka, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Bridging the gap between the tight and loose contact for soot oxidation by vanadium doping of cryptomelane nanorods catalyst using NO2 as an oxygen carrier
    Catalysis Science & Technology 8 (2018) 3183-3192

  4. S. Wójcik, G. Grzybek, J. Gryboś, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Designing, optimization and performance evaluation of the K-Zn0.4Co2.6O4|α-Al2O3|cordierite catalyst for low-temperature N2O decomposition
    Catalysis Communications 110 (2018) 64-67

  5. M. Gołda-Cępa, P. Chytrosz, A. Choryłek, A. Kotarba
    One-step sonochemical fabrication and embedding of gentamicin nanoparticles into parylene C implant coating: towards controlled drug delivery
    Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine 14 (2018) 941–950 10.1016/j.nano.2018.01.012

  6. P. Stelmachowski, A.H.A. Monteverde Videla, T. Jakubek, A. Kotarba, S. Specchia
    The Effect of Fe, Co, and Ni Structural Promotion of Cryptomelane (KMn8O16) on the Catalytic Activity in Oxygen Evolution Reaction
    Electrocatalysis 9(6) (2018), 762-769

  7. A. Pollap, P. Knihnicki, P. Kuśtrowski, J. Kozak, M. Gołda‐Cępa, A. Kotarba, J. Kochana
    Sensitive Voltammetric Amoxicillin Sensor Based on TiO2 Sol Modified by CMK‐3‐type Mesoporous Carbon and Gold Ganoparticles
    Electroanalysis 30.10 (2018) 2386-2396

  8. S. Wójcik, G. Ercolino, M. Gajewska, C. W. MoncadaQuintero, S. Specchia, A. Kotarba
    Robust Co3O4|α-Al2O3|cordierite structured catalyst for N2O abatement – Validation of the SCS method for active phase synthesis and deposition
    Chemical Engineering Journal 377 (2019) 120088;



  1. G. Grzybek, K. Ciura, S. Wójcik, J. Gryboś, P. Indyka, M. Inger, K. Antoniak-Jurak, P. Kowalik, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    On the Selection of the Best Polymorph of Al2O3 Carrier for the Supported Cobalt Nano-spinel Catalyst for N2O Abatement: an Interplay between Preferable Surface Spreading and Damaging Active Phase – Support Interaction
    Catalysis Science & Technology 7 (2017) 5723-5732 10.1039/C7CY01575E

  2. M. Ghadami Yazdi, P. Moud, K. Marks, W. Piskorz, H. Öström, T. Hansson, A. Kotarba, K. Engvall, M. Göthelid
    Naphthalene on Ni(111): Experimental and Theoretical Insights into Adsorption, Dehydrogenation, and Carbon Passivation
    The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 121 (2017) 22199-22207 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b07757

  3. L. Matějová, M. Šihor, J. Lang, I. Troppová, N. Ambrožová, M. Reli, T. Brunátová, L. Čapek, A. Kotarba, K. Kočí
    Investigation of low Ce amount doped-TiO2 prepared by using pressurized fluids in photocatalytic N2O decomposition and CO2 reduction
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 84 (2017) 158-168 DOI: 10.1007/s10971-017-4464-2

  4. K. Ciura, G. Grzybek, S. Wójcik, P. Indyka, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Optimization of cesium and potassium promoter loading in alkali-doped Zn0.4Co2.6O4|Al2O3 catalysts for N2O abatement
    Reaction Kinetics, Mechanisms and Catalysis 121 (2017) 645-655 DOI: 10.1007/s11144-017-1188-9

  5. P. Stelmachowski, K. Ciura, P. Indyka, A. Kotarba
    Facile synthesis of ordered CeO2 nanorod assemblies: Morphology and reactivity
    Materials Chemistry and Physics 201 (2017) 139-146 DOI: 10.1016/j.matchemphys.2017.08.038

  6. P. Stelmachowski, A.H.A. Monteverde Videla, K. Ciura, S. Specchia
    Oxygen evolution catalysis in alkaline conditions over hard templated nickel-cobalt based spinel oxides
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (2017) 27910-27918 DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2017.06.034

  7. G. Ercolino, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba, S. Specchia
    Reactivity of Mixed Iron–Cobalt Spinels in the Lean Methane Combustion
    Topics in Catalysis 60 (2017) 1370-1379 DOI: 10.1007/s11244-017-0826-9

  8. G. Ercolino, S. Karimi, P. Stelmachowski, S. Specchia
    Catalytic combustion of residual methane on alumina monoliths and open cell foams coated with Pd/Co3O4
    Chemical Engineering Journal 326 (2017) 339-349 DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2017.05.1497

  9. G. Ercolino, P. Stelmachowski, S. Specchia
    Catalytic Performance of Pd/Co3O4 on SiC and ZrO2 Open Cell Foams for the Process Intensification of Methane Combustion in Lean Conditions
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 56 (2017) 6625-6636 DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.7b01087

  10. W. Kaspera, S. Zieliński, A. Kotarba
    Alkali tungsten bronzes as soot oxidation catalysts: The key role of electrodonor properties of catalytic surface
    Catalysis Communications 98 (2017) 76-80 DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2017.05.009

  11. J. Duch, P. Kubisiak, K.H. Adolfsson, M. Hakkarainen, M. Golda-Cepa, A. Kotarba
    Work function modifications of graphite surface via oxygen plasma treatment
    Applied Surface Science 419 (2017) 439-446 DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2017.05.007

  12. M. Gołda-Cępa, W. Kulig , Ł. Cwiklik, A. Kotarba
    Molecular Dynamics Insights into Water–Parylene C Interface: Relevance of Oxygen Plasma Treatment for Biocompatibility
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 9 (2017) 16685-16693 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b03265

  13. G. Grzybek, S. Wójcik, K. Ciura, J. Gryboś, P. Indyka, M. Oszajca, P. Stelmachowski,
    S. Witkowski, M. Inger, M. Wilk, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Influence of preparation method on dispersion of cobalt spinel over alumina extrudates and the catalyst deN2O activity
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 210 (2017) 34-44 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.03.053

  14. P. Legutko, T.Jakubek, W.Kaspera, P. Stelmachowski, Z.Sojka, A.Kotarba
    Strong Enhancement of deSoot Activity of Transition Metal Oxides by Alkali Doping: Additive Effects of Potassium and Nitric Oxide
    Topics in Catalysis 60 (2017) 162–170 DOI: 10.1007/s11244-016-0727-3

  15. A.H. A. Monteverde Videla, P.Stelmachowski, G. Ercolino, S. Specchia
    Benchmark comparison of Co3O4 spinel-structured oxides with different morphologies for oxygen evolution reaction under alkaline conditions
    Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 47 (2017) 295-304 DOI: 10.1007/s10800-016-1040-3

  16. G. Ercolino, P. Stelmachowski, G. Grzybek, A. Kotarba, S. Specchia
    Optimization of Pd catalysts supported on Co3O4 for low-temperature lean combustion of residual methane
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 206 (2017) 712-725 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.01.055

  17. G. Grzybek, S. Wójcik, P. Legutko, J. Gryboś, P. Indyka, B. Leszczyński, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Thermal stability and repartition of potassium promoter between the support and active phase in the K-Co2.6Zn0.4O4|α-Al2O3 catalyst for N2O decomposition: Crucial role of activation temperature on catalytic performance
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 205 (2017) 597-604 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2017.01.005

  18. K. Pacultová, V. Draštíková, Ž. Chromčáková, T. Bílková, K. Mamulová Kutláková, A. Kotarba, L. Obalová
    On the stability of alkali metal promoters in Co mixed oxides during direct NO catalytic decomposition
    Molecular Catalysis 428 (2017) 33-40 DOI: 10.1016/j.molcata.2016.11.038

  19. S. Gudyka, G. Grzybek, J. Gryboś, P. Indyka, B. Leszczyński, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Enhancing the deN2O activity of the supported Co3O4|α-Al2O3 catalyst by glycerol-assisted shape engineering of the active phase at the nanoscale
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 201 (2017) 339-347 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.08.034

  20. G. Ercolino, A. Grodzka, G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, S. Specchia, A. Kotarba
    The Effect of the Preparation Method of Pd-Doped Cobalt Spinel on the Catalytic Activity in Methane Oxidation Under Lean Fuel Conditions

    Topics in Catalysis 60 (2017) 333-341 DOI: 10.1007/s11244-016-0620-0

  21. P. Stelmachowski, A. Kopacz, T. Jakubek, P. Indyka, J. Markowski, M. Wojtasik, L. Ziemiański, W. Krasodomski, G. Żak, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Insights into Structure, Morphology and Reactivity of the Iron Oxide Based Fuel Borne Catalysts
    Topics in Catalysis 60 (2017) 367-373 DOI: 10.1007/s11244-016-0625-8


  1. W. Kaspera, J. Wojas, M. Molenda, A. Kotarba
    Parallel migration of potassium and oxygen ions in hexagonal tungsten bronze – Bulk diffusion, surface segregation and desorption
    Solid State Ionics 297 (2016) 1-6 DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2016.09.029

  2. M. Gołda-Cępa, A. Choryłek, P. Chytrosz, M. Brzychczy-Włoch, J. Jaworska, J. Kasperczyk, M. Hakkarainen, K. Engvall, A. Kotarba
    Multifunctional PLGA/Parylene C Coating for Implant Materials: An Integral Approach for Biointerface Optimization
    ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8 (2016) 22093–22105 DOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b08025

  3. K. Pacultová, K. Karásková, F. Kovanda, K. Jirátová, J. Šrámek, P. Kustrowski, A. Kotarba, Ž. Chromčáková, K. Kočí,
    L. Obalová
    K-Doped Co–Mn–Al Mixed Oxide Catalyst for N2O Abatement from Nitric Acid Plant Waste Gases: Pilot Plant Studies
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 55 (2016) 7076–7084 DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b01206

  4. P. Stelmachowski, P. Legutko, A. Kopacz, T. Jakubek, P. Indyka, P. Pietrzyk, M. Wojtasik, J. Markowski, W. Krasodomski, L. Ziemiański, G. Żak, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Role of chain length of the capping agents of iron oxide based fuel borne catalysts in the enhancement of soot combustion activity
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 199 (2016) 489-493 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2016.06.056

  5. C. Campbell, R. van Santen, M. Stamatakis, N. Collis, H-J. Freund, C. Plaisance, J. Sauer, B. Garrett, E. Gross,
    A. Kotarba, B. Weckhuysen, W. Ueda, C. Reece, R. Catlow, A. Trunschke, L. Briquet, V. Thang Ho, I. Panas, D. Willock, C. Friend, M. Bowker, N. Robinson, A. Bruix, S. Gupta, B. Gates, A. Corma, R. Madix, D. Manganas, A. Roldan,
    A. O'Malley, J. Staszak-Jirkovský
    Catalyst design from theory to practice: general discussion
    Faraday Discussions 188 (2016) 279-307 DOI: 10.1039/C6FD90016J

  6. A. L. Miller, M. Bowker, A. García-Trenco, J. S., N. Richards, G. Hutchings, N. Collis, J. Earley, S. Freakley, R. Burch,
    M. Howard, E. Gross, A. Kotarba, M. V. Landau, J. Anderson, B. Weckhuysen, S. Kondrat, E. Naranov, J. M. Douthwaite, R. Tiruvalam, S. Iqbal, L. Parker, P. Shah, E. Nowicka, W. Ueda, A. Piovano, P. Landon, N. Fischer, C. Reece, B. Gates, M. Lamb, E. Jackman, T. Jakubek, A. Corma, M. Claeys, H. Svengren, C. Friend, D. Lennon, J. Makepeace, H. Hunter, H. Manyar
    Application of novel catalysts: general discussion
    Faraday Discussions 188 (2016) 399-426 DOI: 10.1039/C6FD90018F

  7. C. Campbell, M. Bowker, M. Stamatakis, G. Hutchings, P. Davies, J. Earley, M. Howard, B. Garrett, F. Oloye, E. Gross, A. Kotarba, M. V. Landau, I. Panas, J. Anderson, B. Weckhuysen, W. Dononelli, S. Iqbal, B. Temel, E. Nowicka, A. Bruix, C. Reece, J. Moulijn, B. Gates, R. Catlow, N. N. Tusar, D. Willock, D. Wotton, F. I. Barcelo, R. Palmer, R. Madix,
    C. Friend, A. Corma, H-J. Freund, G. Whiting, J. Sauer
    Bridging model and real catalysts: general discussion
    Faraday Discussions 188 (2016) 565-589 DOI: 10.1039/C6FD90017H

  8. P. Selvam, J. Sauer, B. Garrett, C. Campbell, R. van Santen, P. Davies, A. L. Miller, M. Bowker, G. Hutchings, D. Wotton, H-J. Freund, M. Howard, M. Feaviour, R. Burch, A. M. Raspolli Galletti, E. Gross, F. I. Barcelo, A. Kotarba, S. Kondrat,
    B. Weckhuysen, B. Majumdar, A. Bruix, N. Fischer, B. Gates, J. Moulijn, A. Roldan, N. N. Tusar, T. Jakubek, D. Willock, M. Craven, K. Sethu, R. Catlow, R. Madix, H. Manyar, C. Friend, A. Corma, P. Wells, W. Ueda, A. Trunschke R. Palmer
    Designing new catalysts: synthesis of new active structures: general discussion
    Faraday Discussions 188 (2016) 131-159 DOI: 10.1039/C6FD90015A

  9. A. Kazek-Kęsik, J. Jaworska, M. Krok-Borkowicz, M. Gołda-Cępa, M. Pastusiak, M. Brzychczy-Włoch, E. Pamuła,
    A. Kotarba, W. Simka
    Hybrid oxide-polymer layer formed on Ti-15Mo alloy surface enhancing antibacterial and osseointegration functions
    Surface & Coatings Technology 302 (2016) 158–165 DOI: 10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.05.073

  10. T. Jakubek, W. Kaspera, P. Legutko, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba
    How to Efficiently Promote Transition Metal Oxides by Alkali Towards Catalytic Soot Oxidation
    Topics in Catalysis 59 (2016) 1083–1089 DOI: 10.1007/s11244-016-0595-x

  11. M. Gołda-Cępa, K. Syrek, M. Brzychczy-Wloch, G.D. Sulka, A. Kotarba
    Primary role of electron work function for evaluation of nanostructured titania implant surface against bacterial infection
    Materials Science and Engineering C 66 (2016) 100–105 DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2016.04.079

  12. P. Stelmachowski, K. Ciura, G. Grzybek
    Morphology-dependent reactivity of cobalt oxide nanoparticles in N2O decomposition
    Catalysis Science & Technology 6 (2016) 5554-5560 DOI: 10.1039/C6CY00365F

  13. K. Kočí, L. Matějová, N. Ambrožová, M. Šihor, I. Troppová, L. Čapek, A. Kotarba, P. Kustrowski, A. Hospodková, L.Obalová
    Optimization of cerium doping of TiO2 for photocatalytic reduction of CO2 and photocatalytic decomposition of N2O
    Journal of Sol-Gel Science and Technology 78 (2016) 550-558 DOI: 10.1007/s10971-016-3994-3

  14. J. Kaczmarczyk, F. Zasada, J. Janas, P. Indyka, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Thermodynamic stability, redox properties, and reactivity of Mn3O4, Fe3O4, and Co3O4 model catalysts
    for N2O decomposition: resolving the origins of steady turnover

    ACS Catalysis 6 (2016) 1235-1246 DOI: 10.1021/acscatal.5b02642

  15. G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, S. Gudyka, P. Indyka, Z. Sojka, N. Guillén-Hurtado, V. Rico-Pérez,
    A. Bueno-López, A. Kotarba
    Strong dispersion effect of cobalt spinel active phase spread over ceria for catalytic N2O decomposition:
    The role of the interface periphery

    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 180 (2016) 622-629 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.07.027


  1. P. Stelmachowski, P. Legutko, T. Jakubek, P. Indyka, Z. Sojka, L. Holmlid, A. Kotarba
    Emission of highly excited electronic states of potassium from cryptomelane nanorods
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 17 (2015) 26289-26294 DOI: 10.1039/C5CP04108B

  2. T. Jakubek, W. Kaspera, P. Legutko, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba
    Surface versus bulk alkali promotion of cobalt-oxide catalyst in soot oxidation
    Catalysis Communications 71 (2015) 37–41 DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2015.08.014

  3. M. Gołda-Cępa, A. Kotarba
    Comments on “Surface energy of parylene C”
    Materials Letters 160 (2015) 14-15 DOI: 10.1016/j.matlet.2015.07.078

  4. M. Gołda-Cępa, K. Engvall, A. Kotarba
    Development of crystalline–amorphous parylene C structure in micro– and nano–range towards enhanced biocompatibility: the importance of oxygen plasma treatment time
    RSC Advances 5 (2015) 48816-48821 DOI: 10.1039/C5RA06366C

  5. Martin Reli, Nela Ambrožová, Marcel Šihor, Lenka Matějová, Libor Čapek,
    Lucie Obalová, Zdeněk Matěj, Andrzej Kotarba, Kamila Kočí
    Novel cerium doped titania catalysts for photocatalytic decomposition of ammonia
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 178 (2015) 108-116 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.10.021

  6. M. Gołda-Cępa, M. Brzychczy-Wloch, K. Engvall, N. Aminlashgari, M. Hakkarainen, A. Kotarba
    Microbiological investigations of oxygen plasma treated parylene C surfaces for metal implant coating
    Materials Science and Engineering C 52 (2015) 273–281 DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2015.03.060

  7. G. Ercolino, G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, S. Specchia, A. Kotarba, V. Specchia
    Pd/Co3O4-based catalysts prepared by solution combustion synthesis
    for residual methane oxidation in lean conditions

    Catalysis Today 257 (2015) 66-71 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.03.006

  8. G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, P. Indyka, M. Inger, M. Wilk, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Cobalt–zinc spinel dispersed over cordierite monoliths for catalytic N2O abatement from nitric acid plants
    Catalysis Today 257 (2015) 93-97 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.02.022

  9. F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, P. Stelmachowski, P. Legutko, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Density Functional Theory Modeling and Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometric and X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopic Investigations into Mechanistic Key Events of Coronene Oxidation:
    Toward Molecular Understanding of Soot Combustion

    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 119 (2015) 6568–6580 DOI: 10.1021/jp512018z

  10. P. Stelmachowski, A. Kopacz, P. Legutko, P. Indyka, M. Wojtasik, L. Ziemiański, G. Żak, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    The role of crystallite size of iron oxide catalyst for soot combustion
    Catalysis Today 257 (2015) 111-116 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2015.02.018

  11. G. Grzybek, P. Stelmachowski, S. Gudyka, J. Duch, K. Ćmil, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Insights into the twofold role of Cs doping on deN2O activity of cobalt spinel catalyst—towards rational optimization of the precursor and loading
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 168-169 (2015) 509-514 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2015.01.005


  1. P. Legutko, W. Kaspera, P. Stelmachowski, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Boosting the catalytic activity of magnetite in soot oxidation by surface alkali promotion
    Catalysis Communications 56 (2014) 139-142 DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2014.07.020

  2. M. Inger, M. Wilk, M. Saramok, G. Grzybek, A. Grodzka, P. Stelmachowski, W. Makowski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Cobalt spinel catalyst for N2O abatement in the pilot plant operation - long term activity and stability in tail gases
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53 (2014) 10335-10342 DOI: 10.1021/ie5014579

  3. M. Gołda-Cępa, N. Aminlashgari, M. Hakkarainen, K. Engvall, A. Kotarba
    LDI-MS examination of oxygen plasma modified polymer for designing tailored implant biointerfaces
    RSC Advances 4 (2014) 26240-26243 DOI: 10.1039/C4RA02656J

  4. D. Stošić, S. Bennici, S. Sirotin, P. Stelmachowski, J.-L. Couturier, J.-L. Dubois, A. Travert, A. Auroux
    Examination of acid–base properties of solid catalysts for gas phase dehydration of glycerol: FTIR and adsorption microcalorimetry studies
    Catalysis Today 226 (2014) 167–175 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2013.11.047

  5. T. Borowiecki, A. Denis, M. Rawski, A. Gołębiowski, K. Stołecki, J. Dmytrzyk, A. Kotarba
    Studies of potassium-promoted nickel catalysts for methane steam reforming: Effect of surface potassium location
    Applied Surface Science 300 (2014) 191–200 DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2014.02.053

  6. K. Kočí, L. Matějová, O. Kozák, L. Čapek, V. Valeš, M. Reli, P. Praus, K. Šafářová, A. Kotarba, L. Obalová
    ZnS/MMT nanocomposites: The effect of ZnS loading in MMT on the photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 158–159 (2014) 410–417 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.04.048

  7. L. Matějová, K. Kočí, M. Reli, L. Čapek, A. Hospodková, P. Peikertová, Z. Matěj, L. Obalová, A. Wach, P. Kuśtrowski, A. Kotarba
    Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic properties of cerium doped TiO2: On the effect of Ce loading on the photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 152-153 (2014) 172-183 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.01.015

  8. M.E. Gálvez, S. Ascaso, P. Stelmachowski, P. Legutko, A. Kotarba, R. Moliner, M.J. Lázaro
    Influence of the surface potassium species in Fe-K/Al2O3 catalysts on the soot oxidation activity in the presence of NOx
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 152-153 (2014) 88-98 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2014.01.041

  9. P. Legutko, T. Jakubek, W. Kaspera, P. Stelmachowski, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Soot oxidation over K-doped manganese and iron spinels – how potassium precursor nature and doping level changes the catalysts activity
    Catalysis Communications 43 (2014) 34-37 DOI:10.1016/j.catcom.2013.08.021

  10. P. Stelmachowski, G. Maniak, J. Kaczmarczyk, F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Mg and Al Substituted Cobalt Spinels as Catalysts for Low Temperature deN2O–Evidence for Octahedral Cobalt Active Sites
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 146 (2014) 105-111 DOI:10.1016/j.apcatb.2013.05.027


  1. M. Gołda, M. Brzychczy-Włoch, M. Faryna, K. Engvall, A. Kotarba
    Oxygen plasma functionalization of parylen C coating for implants surface – nanotopography and active sites for drug anchoring
    Materials Science and Engineering: C 33 (2013) 4221 DOI:10.1016/j.msec.2013.06.014

  2. W. Piskorz, F. Zasada, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    DFT modeling of reaction mechanism and ab initio microkinetics of catalytic N2O decomposition over alkaline earth oxides: From molecular orbital picture account to simulation of transient and stationary rate profiles
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 117 (2013) 18488-18501 DOI:10.1021/jp405459g

  3. P. Stelmachowski, S. Sirotin, P. Bazin, F. Maugéa, A. Travert
    Speciation of adsorbed CO2 on metal oxides by a new 2-dimensional approach: 2D infrared inversion spectroscopy (2D IRIS)
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15 (2013) 9335 DOI:10.1039/C3CP51146D

  4. P. Legutko, W. Kaspera, T. Jakubek, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba
    Influence of Potassium and NO Addition on Catalytic Activity in Soot Combustion and Surface Properties of Iron and Manganese Spinels
    Topics in Catalysis 56 (2013) 745 DOI:10.1007/s11244-013-0026-1

  5. G. Maniak, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka, V. Rico-Pérez, A. Bueno-López
    Rationales for the selection of the best precursor for potassium doping of cobalt spinel based deN2O catalyst
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 136-137 (2013) 302 DOI:10.1016/j.apcatb.2013.01.068

  6. P. Legutko, P. Stelmachowski, M. Trębala, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Role of electronic factor in soot oxidation process over tunnelled and layered potassium iron oxide catalysts
    Topics in Catalysis 56 (2013) 489 DOI:10.1007/s11244-013-0003-8


  1. M. Cieślik, S. Zimowski, M. Gołda, K. Engvall, J. Pan, W. Rakowski, A. Kotarba
    Engineering of Bone Fixation Metal Implants Biointerface – Application of Parylene C as Versatile Protective Coating
    Materials Science and Engineering: C 32 (2012) 2431 DOI:10.1016/j.msec.2012.07.018

  2. M. Cieślik, M. Kot, W. Reczyński, K. Engvall, W. Rakowski, A. Kotarba
    Parylene coatings on stainless steel 316 L surface for medical applications – Mechanical and protective properties
    Materials Science and Engineering: C 32 (2012) 31 DOI:10.1016/j.msec.2011.09.007


  1. W. Piskorz, F. Zasada, P. Stelmachowski, O. Diwald, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Computational and Experimental Investigations into N2O Decomposition over MgO Nanocrystals – From Thorough Molecular Mechanism to Ab Initio Microkinetics
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 22451 DOI: 10.1021/jp2070826

  2. A. Kotarba, W. Bieniasz, P. Kuśtrowski, K. Stadnicka, Z. Sojka
    Composite ferrite catalyst for ethylbenzene dehydrogenation: Enhancement of potassium stability and catalytic performance by phase selective doping
    Applied Catalysis A: General 407 (2011) 100 DOI:10.1016/j.apcata.2011.08.029

  3. G. Maniak, P. Stelmachowski, J.J. Stanek, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Catalytic properties in N2O decomposition of mixed cobalt–iron spinels
    Catalysis Communications 15 (2011) 127 DOI:10.1016/j.catcom.2011.08.027

  4. M. Ruszak, S. Witkowski, P. Pietrzyk, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    The Role of Intermediate Calcium Aluminate Phases in Solid State Synthesis of Mayenite (Ca12Al14O33)
    Functional Materials Letters 4 (2011) 183 DOI: 10.1142/S1793604711001907

  5. F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, P.Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba, J-F. Paul, T. Płociński, K. J. Kurzydłowski, Z. Sojka
    Periodic DFT and HR-STEM Studies of Surface Structure and Morphology of Cobalt Spinel Nanocrystals. Retrieving 3D Shapes from 2D Images
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C 115 (2011) 6423 DOI: 10.1021/jp200581s

  6. L. Obalová, G. Maniak, K. Karásková, F. Kovanda, A. Kotarba
    Electronic nature of potassium promotion effect in Co-Mn-Al mixed oxide on the catalytic decomposition of N2O
    Catalysis Communications 12 (2011) 1055 DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2011.03.017

  7. J. Słoczyński, B. Grzybowska, A. Kozłowska, K. Samson, R. Grabowski, A. Kotarba, M. Hermanowska
    Effect of potassium on physicochemical properties of CrOx/Al2O3 and CrOx/TiO2 catalysts for oxidative dehydrogenation of isobutane: The role of oxygen chemisorption
    Catalysis Today 169 (2011) 29 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2010.10.096

  8. Marek Inger, Paweł Kowalik, Magdalena Saramok, Marcin Wilk, Paweł Stelmachowski, Gabriela Maniak, Pascal Granger, Andrzej Kotarba, Zbigniew Sojka
    Laboratory and Pilot Scale Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity of Multicomponent Cobalt Spinel Catalyst for Low Temperature Removal of N2O from Nitric Acid Plant Tail Gases
    Catalysis Today 176 (2011) 365 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2010.11.044

  9. G. Maniak, P. Stelmachowski, F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Guidelines for optimization of catalytic activity of 3d transition metal oxides catalysts in N2O decomposition by potassium promotion
    Catalysis Today 176 (2011) 369 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2010.11.043

  10. B. Ura, J. Trawczyński, A. Kotarba, W. Bieniasz, M.J. Illan-Gomez, A. Bueno-López and F.E. López-Suárez
    Effect of potassium addition on catalytic activity of SrTiO3 catalyst for diesel soot combustion
    Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 101 (2011) 169 DOI: 10.1016/j.apcatb.2010.09.018

  11. M. Cieślik, K. Engvall, J. Pan, A. Kotarba
    Silane-parylene coating for improving corrosion resistance of stainless steel 316L implant material
    Corrosion Science 53 (2011) 296 DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2010.09.034

  12. M. Trebala, W. Bieniasz, M. Drozdek, M. Molenda, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Diffusion, Segregation, and Desorption of potassium from K2Fe22O34 ferrite
    Functional Materials Letters 4 (2011) 179 DOI: 10.1142/S1793604711001865

  13. M. Trebala, W. Bieniasz, L. Holmlid, M. Molenda, A. Kotarba
    Potassium stabilization in β-K2Fe22O34 by Cr and Ce doping studied by field reversal method
    Solid State Ionics 192 (2011) 664 DOI: 10.1016/j.ssi.2010.08.004

2010 - 1985

  1. F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, S. Cristol, J-F. Paul, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Periodic DFT and Atomistic Thermodynamic Studies of Cobalt Spinel Nanocrystals in Wet Environment – Molecular Interpretation of Water Adsorption
    Journal of Physical Chemistry 114 (2010) 22245 DOI: 10.1021/jp109264b

  2. W Bieniasz, M. Trebala, Z. Sojka, A. Kotarba
    Irreversible Deactivation of Styrene Catalyst due to Potassium Loss - Development of Antidote via Mechanism Pinning
    Catalysis Today 154 (2010) 224 DOI: 110.1016/j.cattod.2010.03.059

  3. P. Stelmachowski, F. Zasada, G. Maniak, P. Granger, M. Inger, M. Wilk, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Optimization of multicomponent cobalt spinel catalyst for N2O abatement from nitric acid plant tail gases - laboratory and pilot plant studies
    Catalysis Letters 130 (2009) 637 DOI: 10.1007/s10562-009-0014-z

  4. A. Kotarba, L. Holmlid
    Energy-pooling transitions to doubly excited K atoms at a promoted iron-oxide catalyst surface: more than 30 eV available for reaction
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 11 (2009) 4351 DOI: 10.1039/B817380J

  5. M. Cieślik, W. Reczyński, A.M. Janus, K. Engvall, R.P. Socha, A. Kotarba
    Metal release and formation of surface precipitate at stainless steel grade 316 and Hanks solution interface - Inflammatory response and surface finishing effects
    Corrosion Science 51 (2009) 1157 DOI: 10.1016/j.corsci.2009.02.012

  6. P. Stelmachowski, G. Maniak, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Strong electronic promotion of Co3O4 towards N2O decomposition by surface alkali dopants
    Catalysis Communications 10 (2009) 1062 DOI: 10.1016/j.catcom.2008.12.057

  7. T. Stawski, J. Szklarzewicz, A. Kotarba, P. Stelmachowski
    The modifications of copper work function by layer-by-layer deposition of [W(CN)8]4− – Co2+ bimetallic nanolayers
    Polyhedron 28 (2009) 473 DOI: 10.1016/j.poly.2008.11.036

  8. F. Zasada, P. Stelmachowski, G. Maniak, J.-F. Paul, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Potassium promotion of cobalt spinel catalyst for N2O decomposition – accounted by work function measurements and DFT modeling
    Catalysis Letters 127 (2009) 126 DOI: 10.1007/s10562-008-9655-6

  9. M. Ruszak, M. Inger, S. Witkowski, M. Wilk, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Selective N2O Removal from the Process Gas of Nitric Acid Plants over Ceramic 12CaO•7Al2O3 Catalyst
    Catalysis Letters 126 (2008) 72 DOI: 0.1007/s10562-008-9619-x

  10. M. Najbar, A. Kotarba, T. Grzybek, D. Nazimek
    Editorial to Special Issue devoted to International Symposium on Air and Water Pollution Abatement
    Catalysis Today 137 (2008) 145 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2008.06.006

  11. W. Piskorz, F. Zasada, P. Stelmachowski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka
    Decomposition of N2O over the surface of cobalt spinel: a DFT account for reactivity experiments
    Catalysis Today 137 (2008) 418 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2008.02.027

  12. P. Stelmachowski, F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba, J.-F. Paul, Z. Sojka
    Experimental and DFT studies of N2O decomposition over bare and Co doped magnesium oxide – insights into the role of active sites topology in dry and wet conditions
    Catalysis Today 137 (2008) 423 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2007.11.028

  13. A. Kotarba, W. Rożek, I. Serafin, Z. Sojka
    Reverse effect of doping on stability of principal components of styrene catalyst: KFeO2 and K2Fe22O34
    Journal of Catalysis 247 (2007) 238 DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2007.02.009

  14. Z. Sojka, P. Pietrzyk, F. Zasada, W. Piskorz, A. Kotarba,
    Spectroscopic and DFT investigations into nitrogen and oxygen bond breaking and bond making processes in model deNOx and deN2O reactions
    Catalysis Today 119 (2007) 219 DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2006.08.054

  15. W. Piskorz, G. Adamski, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka, C. Sayag, G. Djéga-Mariadassou,
    Hydrodenitrogenation of Indole over Mo2C Catalyst: Insights into Mechanistic Events through DFT Modeling
    Catalysis Today 119 (2007) 39 DOI: 110.1016/j.cattod.2006.08.050

  16. A. Kotarba, W. Rożek, I. Serafin, Z. Sojka
    Promotory alkaliczne na powierzchniach katalitycznych: od badań modelowych do stosowanych
    Przemysł Chemiczny 8-9 (2006) 741

  17. A. Kotarba, G. Adamski, Z. Sojka, G. Djega-Mariadassou, J. B. C. Pettersson
    In-Situ Monitoring of Bare and K-doped Mo2C Catalysts Surface Depassivation Based on Emission of Electrons and K+ Ions
    Applied Surface Science 252 (2006) 4129 DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2005.06.018

  18. I. Serafin, A. Kotarba, M. Grzywa, Z. Sojka H. Bińczycka, P. Kuśtrowski
    The Quenching of Potassium Loss from Styrene Catalyst: The Effect of Cr Doping on Stabilization of the K2Fe22O34 Active Phase
    Journal of Catalysis 239 (2006) 137 DOI: 10.1016/j.jcat.2006.01.026

  19. J. Dmytrzyk, A. Kotarba, R. Klimkiewicz, H. Grabowska,
    Changes in surface composition of Fe-Si-Cr-K oxide alkylation catalyst: the marked role of potassium ferrites
    Research on Chemical Intermediates 30, (2004) 337–342.

  20. G. Adamski, K. Dyrek, A. Kotarba, Z. Sojka, C. Sayag, G. Djéga–Mariadassou,
    Kinetic Model of Indole HDN over Molybdenum Carbide: Influence of Potassium on Early and Late Denitrogenation Pathways
    Catalysis Today 90 (2004) 115.

  21. A. Kotarba, K. Engvall, M. Hagström, J.B.C. Pettersson,
    High Pressure Desorption of K+ from Iron Ammonia Catalysts – Migration of the Promoter Towards Fe Active Planes,
    Catalysis Letters 95 (2004) 93.

  22. A. Kotarba, G. Adamski, W. Piskorz, Z. Sojka, C. Sayag, G. Djega-Mariadassou,
    Manipulation of Fermi Level in Mo2C Catalyst by Potassium Doping: Impact on the Reactivity in HDN of Indole
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B 108 (2004) 2885.

  23. A. Kotarba, I. Kruk, Z Sojka,
    How the Iron Oxide Catalyst for EBDH is Stabilized via Mn Addition
    Journal of Catalysis 211 (2004) 650.

  24. A. Kotarba, J. Dmytrzyk, I. Kruk,
    Termoprogramowana desorpcja metali alkalicznych z modelowych i rzeczywistych powierzchni katalitycznych,
    Przemysł Chemiczny 82 (2003) 221.

  25. Z. Sojka, P. Jakubus, A. Adamski, A. Kotarba,
    Polymorphic Transitions and Surface Properties of Zirconia Modified by Doping with d, p and s Elements,
    Key Engineering Materials 253 (2003) 129.

  26. A. Kotarba, J. Dmytrzyk, W. Raróg-Pilecka, Z. Kowalczyk,
    Surface Heterogeneity of Cs Promoter in Carbon-Based Ruthenium Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis,
    Applied Surface Science 207 (2003) 327.

  27. A. Kotarba, I. Kruk, Z Sojka,
    Energetics of Potassium Loss from Styrene Catalyst Model Components – Reassignment of K-Storage and Release Phases,
    Journal of Catalysis 211 (2002) 265.

  28. A. Kotarba, J. Dmytrzyk, U. Narkiewicz, A. Barański,
    Sulphur Poisoning of Iron Ammonia Catalysts: Reduced Stability of Potassium and Suppression of its Excitation,
    Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters 74 (2001) 143.

  29. A. Kotarba, A. Barański, S. Hodorowicz, J. Sokołowski, A. Szytuła, L. Holmlid,
    Stability and Excitation of Potassium Promoter in Iron Catalysts the Role of KFeO2 and KAlO2 Phases,
    Catalysis Letters 67 (2000) 129.

  30. A. Kotarba, G. Adamski, Z. Sojka, S. Witkowski, G. Djega-Mariadassou,
    Potassium at catalytic surfaces – stability, electronic promotion and excitation
    Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 130 (2000) 485.

  31. A. Kotarba, G. Adamski, Z. Sojka, G. Djega-Mariadassou,
    Potassium surface stability and electronic promotion in K-NbN0.9O0.1 catalysts
    Applied Surface Science 161 (2000) 105.

  32. J. Sokołowski, A. Kotarba,
    The structure of Potassium Aluminum Oxide KAlO2,
    Material Science Forum 321-324 (2000) 954.

  33. A. Barański, R. Dziembaj, A. Kotarba, A. Gołębiowski, Z. Janecki, J.B.C. Pettersson,
    Deactivation of Iron Catalyst by Water - Potassium Thermal Desorption Studies
    Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 126 (1999) 229.

  34. K. Engvall, A. Kotarba and L. Holmlid,
    Long-range Diffusion of K Promoter on an Ammonia Synthesis Catalyst Surface – Ionization of Excited Potassium Species in the Sample Edge Fields,
    Journal of Catalysis 181 (1999) 256.

  35. A. Kotarba, K. Engvall, M. Hagström, J.B.C. Pettersson,
    In Situ Characterization of an Iron Catalyst by Potassium Ion Desorption and Electron Emission Measurements,
    Reaction Kinetics and Catalysis Letters 63 (1998) 219.

  36. A. Barański, R. Dziembaj, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan, J. Łojewska, E. Pieprzyk, M. Baerns and L. Mleczko,
    A New Experimental Approach to Kinetic Study of the Effect of Gaseous Product on Gas-Solid Reaction,
    Solid State Ionics 101-103 (1997) 677.

  37. A. Barański, R. Dziembaj, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan, J. Łojewska, E. Pieprzyk, M. Baerns and L. Mleczko,
    A New Approach to Kinetic Study of Wet Atmosphere Activation of Fused Iron Catalyst,
    Applied Catalysis A:General 162 (1997) 133.

  38. K. Engvall, L. Holmlid, A. Kotarba, J.B.C. Pettersson, P.G. Menon, P. Skaugset,
    Potassium Promoter in Industrial Ammonia Synthesis Catalyst: Studies by Surface Ionization Technique,
    Applied Catalysis A:General 134 (1996) 239.

  39. A. Kotarba, K. Engvall, J.B.C. Pettersson, M. Svanberg, L. Holmlid,
    Angular Resolved Neutral Desorption of Potassium Promoter from Surfaces of Iron Catalysts,
    Surface Science 342 (1995) 327.

  40. A. Barański, A. Kotarba, A. Reizer,
    The Effect of Water Vapor on the Reduction of Promoted Iron Oxides. Methodological Study - from Application to Fundamentals,
    Solid State Phenomena 41 (1995) 49.

  41. A. Barański, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan, A. Pattek-Janczyk, E. Pyrczak, A. Reizer,
    Kinetyka procesu aktywacji katalizatora do syntezy amoniaku
    Materiały I Kongresu Technologii Chemicznej, Szczecin 1994, p.438.

  42. K. Engvall, A. Kotarba, L. Holmlid,
    Emission of Excited Potassium Species from an Industrial Iron Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis,
    Catalysis Letters 26 (1994) 101.

  43. A. Barański, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan, A. Pattek-Janczyk, E. Pyrczak, A. Reizer,
    Kinetics of Activation of Industrial and Model Iron Catalysts for Ammonia Synthesis,
    Applied Catalysis A: General 112 (1994) 13.

  44. A. Barański, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan, A. Pattek-Janczyk, E. Pyrczak and A. Reizer,
    The Kinetics of Activation of Industrial and Model Iron Catalysts for Ammonia Synthesis in Dried and Wet Atmosphere,
    Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 75 (1992) 2023.

  45. A. Barański, A. Kotarba, J.M. Łagan,
    The Kinetics of Wet Atmosphere Reduction of Fused Iron Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis Preliminary Announcement, Applied Catalysis 71 (1991) L1,

  46. A. Kowalska, Z. Kowalski, A. Kotarba, A. Barański,
    Spectrophotometric Determination of Fe(II) in Milligram Solid Samples,
    Microchimica Acta [Wien], 1990, I, 349.

  47. A. Barański, A. Reizer, A. Kotarba, A. Pyrczak,
    The Simultaneous Effect of Phase Composition and of Water Vapour on the Reduction of Iron Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis,
    Applied Catalysis 40 (1988) 67.

  48. A. Pattek-Janczyk, A. Barański, A. Kotarba, A. Kowalska, B. Miczko, E. Pyrczak, A. Reizer, K. Ruebenbauer, B. Sepioł, Z. Śpiewak,
    Characterization of Unreduced Fused Iron Catalyst for Ammonia Synthesis,
    Applied Catalysis 39 (1988) 169.

  49. A. Barański, A. Reizer, A. Kotarba, A. Pyrczak,
    The Retardation of the Reduction Rate of Model Fused Iron Catalysts by Water Vapour,
    Heterogeneous Catalysis 6 (1987) 420.

  50. A. Barański, A. Reizer, A. Kotarba, A. Pyrczak,
    The Effect of Alumina on the Wet Atmosphere Reduction of Fused Iron Catalyst Preliminary Announcement,
    Applied Catalysis 19 (1985) 417