David Reber, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Corsin Battaglia, Suppressing crystallization of water-in-salt electrolytes by asymmetric anions enables low-temperature operation of high-voltage aqueous batteries, ACS Materials Lett. 2019, 1, 44.

Léo Duchêne, Sarah Lunghammer, Tatsiana Burankova, Wei-Chih Liao, Jan Peter Embs, Christophe Copéret, H. Martin R. Wilkening, Arndt Remhof, Hans Hagemann, Corsin Battaglia, Ionic conduction mechanism in the Na2(B12H12)0.5(B10H10)0.5 closo-borate solid-state electrolyte: interplay of disorder and ion-ion interactions, Chem. Mater. 2019, 31, 3449.

Donatas Gesevičius, Antonia Neels, Léo Duchêne, Erwin Hack, Jakob Heier, Frank Nüesch. Physical vapour deposition of cyanine salts and their first application in organic electronic devices. J. Mater. Chem. C, 7, 2019, 414.

Marie-Claude Bay, Meike V. F. Heinz, Renato Figi, Claudia Schreiner, Diego Basso, Nicola Zanon, Ulrich F. Vogt, Corsin Battaglia. Impact of liquid phase formation on microstructure and conductivity of Li-stabilized Na-b''alumina ceramics. ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2, 2019, 687

Wenbo Ju, Juqin Zeng, Katarzyna Bejtka, Huan Ma, Daniel Rentsch, Micaela Castellino, Adriano Sacco, Candido F. Pirri, Corsin Battaglia, Sn-decorated Cu for selective electrochemical CO2 conversion: precision architecture beyond composition design, ACS Appl. Energy Mater. 2, 2019, 867.

Eduardo Cuervo-Reyes, Elsa Roedern, Yeojeong Yun, Corsin Battaglia. Analytical approximation for the frequency dependent conductivity in ionic conductors. Electrochimia Acta, 297, 2019, 435.


Francesco Pagani, Evelyn Stilp, Reto Pfenninger, Eduardo Cuervo Reyes, Arndt Remhof, Zoltan Balogh-Michels, Antonia Neels, Jordi Sastre-Pellicer, Michael Stiefel, Max Döbeli, Marta D. Rossell, Rolf Erni, Jennifer L. M. Rupp, Corsin Battaglia. Epitaxial Thin Films as a Model System for Li-Ion Conductivity in Li4Ti5O12. ACS Appl. Mater. and Interfaces, 10, 2018, 44494.  

Tatsiana Burankova, Elsa Roedern, Aristea E. Maniadaki, Hans Hagemann, Daniel Rentsch, Zbigniew Łodziana, Corsin Battaglia, Arndt Remhof, Jan P. Embs. Dynamics of the Coordination Complexes in a Solid-State Mg Electrolyte. J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 9, 2018, 6450.

Tina Nestler, Elsa Roedern, Nikolai F. Uvarov, Juliane Hanzig, Giuseppe Antonio Elia, Mateo de Vivanco. Separators and electrolytes for rechargeable batteries: Fundamentals and perspectives. Phys. Sciences Rev., 2018, 20170115.

Renaud Delmelle, Jasmin Terreni, Arndt Remhof, Andre Heel, Joris Proost, Andreas Borgschulte. Evolution of Water Diffusion in a Sorption-Enhanced Methanation Catalyst. Catalysts, 8, 2018, 341.

Shane Ardo, David Fernandez Rivas, Miguel A. Modestino, Verena Schulze Greiving, Fatwa F. Abdi, Esther Alarcon Llado, Vincent Artero, Katherine Ayers, Corsin Battaglia, Jan-Philipp Becker, Dmytro Bederak, Alan Berger, Francesco Buda, Enrico Chinello, Bernard Dam, Valerio Di Palma, Tomas Edvinsson, Katsushi Fujii, Han Gardeniers, Hans Geerlings, S. Mohammad H. Hashemi, Sophia Haussener, Frances Houle, Jurriaan Huskens, Brian D. James, Kornelia Konrad, Akihiko Kudo, Pramod Patil Kunturu, Detlef  Lohse, Bastian Mei, Eric L. Miller, Gary F. Moore, Jiri Muller, Katherine L. Orchard, Timothy E. Rosser, Fadl H. Saadi, Jan-Willem Schüttauf, Brian Seger, Stafford W. Sheehan, Wilson A. Smith, Joshua Spurgeon, Maureen H. Tang, Roel van de Krol, Peter C. K. Vesborg and Pieter Westerik. Pathways to electrochemical solar-hydrogen technologies. Energy Environ. Sci., 11, 2018, 2768.

Anna C. Véron, Anthony Linden, Nicolas A. Leclaire, Elsa Roedern, Shunbo Hu, Wei Ren, Daniel Rentsch, Frank A. Nüesch. One-Dimensional Organic–Inorganic Hybrid Perovskite Incorporating Near-Infrared-Absorbing Cyanine Cations. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 9, 2018, 2438.

M. Rawlence, A. N. Filippin, A. Wäckerlin, T.-Y. Lin, E. Cuervo-Reyes, A. Remhof, C. Battaglia, J. L. M. Rupp, S. Buecheler. Effect of Gallium Substitution on Lithium-Ion Conductivity and Phase Evolution in Sputtered Li7-3xGaxLa3Zr2O12 Thin Films. Appl. Mater. Interf., 10, 2018, 13720.

Juqin Zeng, Katarzyna Bejtka, Wenbo Ju, Micaela Castellino, Angelica Chiodoni, Adriano Sacco, M. Amin Farkhondehfal, Simelys Hernández, Daniel Rentsch,
Corsin Battaglia, Candido F. Pirri. Advanced Cu-Sn foam for selectively converting CO2 to CO in aqueous solution. Appl. Catal. B: Environ., 236, 2018, 475.

Thibaut Durand, Panayotis Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, Yinglu Tang, Yujun  Liao, Daniel Landmann. Potential of energy recuperation in the exhaust gas of state of the art light duty vehicles with thermoelectric elements. Fuel, 224, 2018, 271.

Y. Yan, H. Wang, M. Zhu, W. Cai, D. Rentsch, A. Remhof. Direct Rehydrogenation of LiBH4 from H-Deficient Li2B12H12-x. Crystals, 8, 2018, 131.

Wenbo Ju, Meike V. F. Heinz, Lorenzo Pusterla, Matthias Hofer, Benjamin Fumey, Roberto Castiglioni, Marco Pagani, Corsin Battaglia, Ulrich F. Vogt. Lab-Scale Alkaline Water Electrolyzer for Bridging Material Fundamentals with Realistic Operation. Sust. Chem. Eng., 6, 2018, 4829.

B. Fumey, T. Buetler, U.F. Vogt. Ultra-low NOx emissions from catalytic hydrogen combustion. Appl. Energy, 213, 2018, 334.

Yinglu Tang, Xiaoshuang Li, Lukas H.J. Martin, Eduardo Cuervo Reyes, Toni Ivas, Christian Leinenbach, Shashwat Anand, Matthew Peters, G. Jeffrey Snyder, Corsin  Battaglia. Impact of Ni content on the thermoelectric properties of half-Heusler TiNiSn. Energy Environ. Science, 11, 2018, 311.


L. Duchêne, R.-S. Kühnel,  E. Stilp, E. Cuervo Reyes, A. Remhof, H. Hagemann, C. Battaglia. A stable 3 V all-solid-state sodium–ion battery based on a closo-borate electrolyte. Energy Environ. Science, 10, 2017, 2609.

Ruben-Simon Kühnel, David Reber, Corsin Battaglia. A High-Voltage Aqueous Electrolyte for Sodium-Ion Batteries. ACS Energy Lett., 2, 2017, 2005.

David Reber, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Corsin Battaglia. High-voltage aqueous supercapacitors based on NaTFSI. Sust. Energy & Fuels, 1, 2017, 2155.

Léo Duchêne, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Daniel Rentsch, Arndt Remhof, Hans Hagemann, Corsin Battaglia. A highly stable sodium solid-state electrolyte based on a dodeca/deca-borate equimolar mixture. Chem. Comm., 53, 2017, 4195.

Yigang Yan, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Arndt Remhof, Léo Dûchene, Eduardo Cuevo Reyes, Daniel Rentsch, Zbigniew Lodziana, Corsin Battaglia. A Lithium Amide-Borohydride Solid-State Electrolyte with Lithium-Ion Conductivities Comparable to Liquid Electrolytes. Adv. Energy Mater., 7, 2017, 1700294.

Elsa Roedern, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Arndt Remhof, Corsin Battaglia. Magnesium Ethylenediamine Borohydride as Solid-State Electrolyte for Magnesium Batteries. Scientific Reports, 7, 2017, 46189.

Y. Yan, D. Rentsch, C. Battaglia, A. Remhof. Synthesis, stability and Li-ion mobility of nanoconfined Li2B12H12. Dalton Trans., 46, 2017, 12434.

Tatsiana Burankova, Léo Duchêne, Zbigniew Łodziana, Bernhard Frick, Yigang Yan, Ruben-Simon Kühnel, Hans Hagemann, Arndt Remhof, Jan P. Embs. Reorientational Hydrogen Dynamics in Complex Hydrides with Enhanced Li+ Conduction. J. Phys. Chem. C , 121, 2017, 17693.

Samir Barman, Arndt Remhof, Ralph Koitz, Marcella Iannuzzi, Olivier Blacque, Yigang Yan, Thomas Fox, Jürg Hutter, Andreas Züttel, Heinz Berke. Post-synthesis amine borane functionalization of metal-organic framework and its unusual chemical hydrogen release phenomenon. Chem. Eur. J., 23, 2017, 8823.

Dong Young Jang, Manjin Kim, Jun Woo Kim, Kiho Bae, Ji-won Son, Meike V. F. Schlupp, Joon Hyung Shim. High Performance Anode-Supported Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Thin Film Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Membrane Prepared by Aerosol-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition. J. Electrochem. Soc., 164, 2017, F484.

Suwarno, Peter Ngene, Angeloclaudio Nale, Tamara M. Eggenhuisen, Martin Oschatz, Jan Peter Embs, Arndt Remhof, Petra E. de Jongh. Confinement Effects for Lithium Borohydride: Comparing Silica and Carbon Scaffolds. J. Phys. Chem. C, 121, 2017, 4197.

K. Ghazi Wakili and A. Remhof. Reaction of aerogel containing ceramic fibre insulation to fire exposure. Fire Mat., 41, 2017, 29.

Raghu Vamsi Krishna Chavali, Jian V. Li, Corsin Battaglia, Stefaan De Wolf, Jeffery Lynn Gray, Muhammad Ashraful Alam. A Generalized Theory Explains the Anomalous Suns–Voc Response of Si Heterojunction Solar Cells. J. Phot., 7, 2017, 169.

Simon J. Dünki, Eduardo Cuervo-Reyes, Dorina M. Opris. A facile synthetic strategy to polysiloxanes containing sulfonyl side groups with high dielectric permittivity. Polym. Chem., 8, 2017, 715.


Yigang Yan, Daniel Rentsch, Arndt Remhof. On the reversible hydrogen storage in Mg(BH4)2 under moderate conditions. Proc. SPIE, 10174, 2016, 101740A.

Simone Pokrant, Stefan Dilger, Steve Landsmann. Morphology and mesopores in photoelectrochemically active LaTiO2N single crystals. J. Mat. Res., 31, 2016, 1574.

Steve Landsmann, Yuri Surace, Matthias Trottmann, Stefan Dilger, Anke Weidenkaff, Simone Pokrant. Controlled Design of Functional Nano-Coatings: Reduction of Loss Mechanisms in Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. Appl. Mat. Interf., 8, 2016, 12149.

S. Dilger, S. Landsmann, M. Trottmann, S. Pokrant. Carbon containing conductive networks in composite particle-based photoanodes for solar water splitting. J. Mat. Chem. A, 4, 2016, 17087.

Christoph J. Sahle, Christian Sternemann, Carlotta Giacobbe, Yigang Yan, Christopher Weis, Manuel Harder, Yury Forov, Georg Spiekermann, Metin Tolan, Michael Krisch, Arndt Remhof. Formation of CaB6 in the thermal decomposition of the hydrogen storage material Ca(BH4)2. Chem. Phys.,18, 2016, 19866.

H. Hagemann, D. Lovy, S. Yoon, S. Pokrant, N. Gartmann, B. Walfort, J. Bierwagen. Wavelength dependent loading of traps in the persistent phosphor SrAl2O4:Eu2+, Dy3+. J. Lumin., 170, 2016, 299.

J. Bierwagen, S. Yoon, N. Gartmann, B. Walfort, H. Hagemann. Thermal and concentration dependent energy transfer of Eu2+ in SrAl2O4. Opt. Mat. Exp., 6, 2016, 793.

R.-S. Kühnel, D. Reber, A. Remhof, R. Figi, D. Bleiner, C. Battaglia. ‘‘Water-in-salt’’ electrolytes enable the use of cost-effective aluminum current collectors for aqueous high-voltage batteries. Chem. Comm., 52, 2016, 10435.

Tom  Felbeck, Alexander Bonk, Gina  Kaup, Simon Mundinger, Thomas Grethe, Maike Rabe, Ulrich Vogt, Ulrich Kynast. Porous nanoclay polysulfone composites: A backbone with high pore accessibility for  functional modifications. Microp. and Mesop. Mat., 234, 2016, 107.

Rana Mohtadi, Arndt Remhof, Puru Jena. Complex metal borohydrides: multifunctional materials for energy storage and conversion. J. Phys.: Condens. Matter, 28, 2016, 353001.

Yujing Liu, Peter Kirchesch, Arndt Remhof, Thomas Graule, Antje Liersch, Frank Clemens. Development of oxygen carriers for chemical looping combustion: effects of support microstructure on the performance of oxygen carriers. Microp. and Mesop. Mat., 232, 2016, 264.

B. Fumey, S. Stoller, R. Fricker, R. Weber, V. Dorer, U.F. Vogt. Development of a novel cooking stove based on catalytic hydrogen combustion. Int. J. of Hydrog. Energy, 41, 2016, 7494.

Moritz Hoesch, Gaston Garbarino, Corsin Battaglia, Philipp Aebi, Helmuth Berger. Evolution of the charge density wave superstructure in ZrTe3 under pressure. Phys. Rev. B, 93, 2016, 125102.

Shunsuke Kato, Santhosh Kumar Matam, Philipp Kerger, Laetitia Bernard, Corsin Battaglia, Dirk Vogel, Michael Rohwerder, Andreas Züttel. The Origin of the Catalytic Activity of a Metal Hydride in CO2 Reduction. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 55, 2016, 1.

Christoph J. Sahle, Simon Kujawski, Arndt Remhof, Yigang Yan, Nicholas P. Stadie, Ali Al-Zein, Metin Tolan, Simo Huotari, Michael Krisch, Christian Sternemann. In situ characterization of the decomposition behavior of Mg(BH4)2 by X-ray Raman scattering spectroscopy. Chem. Phys., 18, 2016, 5397. see also ESRF Highlights 2016.

Jianmei Huang, Yigang Yan, Arndt Remhof, Yucheng Zhang, Daniel Rentsch, Yuen S. Au, Petra E. de Jongh, Fermin Cuevas, Liuzhang Ouyang, Min Zhu and Andreas Züttel. A novel method for the synthesis of solvent-free Mg(B3H8)2. Dalton Trans., 45, 2016, 3687.

Meike V. F. Schlupp, Moritz M. Wehrle, Karsten Kunze, Arndt Remhof, Ulrich F. Vogt. Platinum Thin-Film Electrodes Prepared by a Cost-Effective Chemical Vapor Deposition Technique. Adv. Eng. Mater., 18, 2016, 1200.

A. Bonk, A. Remhof, A.C. Maier, M. Trottmann, M.V.F. Schlupp, C. Battaglia, U.F. Vogt. Low-Temperature Reducibility of MxCe1−xO2 (M = Zr, Hf) under Hydrogen Atmosphere. J. Phys. Chem. C, 120, 2016, 118.  

C. Battaglia, A. Cuevas, S. De Wolf. High-efficiency crystalline silicon solar cells: status and perspectivesEnergy Environ. Science, 9, 2016, 1552.


Alexander Bonk, Annika C. Annika C. Maier, Dariusz Burnat, Ulrich F. Vogt, and Andreas Züttel. Materials for Energy Infrastructure,  book chapter Investigations on the Redox Performance of Pure and Doped CeO2  by Comparing Solid State Reaction and Pechini Synthesis, Springer, 2016, 11.

Alexander Bonk, Annika C. Maier, Meike V.F. Schlupp, Dariusz Burnat, Arndt Remhof, Renaud Delmelle,  Aldo Steinfeld,  and Ulrich F. Vogt.  The effect of dopants on the redox performance, microstructure  and phase formation  of ceria. J. Power Sources, 300, 2015, 261.

Dariusz Burnat, Meike Schlupp, Adrian Wichser, Barbara Lothenbach, Michal Gorbar, Andreas Zuettel, and Ulrich F. Vogt. Composite membranes for alkaline electrolysis  based on polysulfone and mineral fillers. J. Power Sources, 291, 2015, 163.

Steve Landsmann, Alexandra  E. Maegli, Matthias Trottmann, Corsin Battaglia, Anke Weidenkaff, and Simone Pokrant. Design Guidelines for High-Performance Particle-Based Photoanodes for Water Splitting: Lanthanum Titanium Oxynitride as a Model. Chem. Sus. Chem., 8, 2015, 3451.

Matthaeus Rothensteiner, Simone Sala, Alexander Bonk, Ulrich Vogt, Hermann Emerich,  and Jeroen A. van Bokhoven. Ce K edge XAS of ceria-based redox materials under realistic conditions for the two-step solar thermochemical disso- ciation of water and/or CO2.  Chem. Phys., 17, 2015, 26988.

Mario Simoes, Yuri Surace, Songhak Yoon, Corsin Battaglia, Simone Pokrant, and Anke Weidenkaff. Hydrothermal vanadium manganese oxides: Anode and cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries. J. Power Sources, 291, 2015, 66.

Yigang Yan, Arndt Remhof, Daniel Rentsch, and Andreas Zuettel. The role of MgB12 H12 in the hydrogen desorption process of Mg(BH4 )2. Chem. Commun., 51, 2015, 700.

Yigang Yan, Arndt  Remhof, Daniel Rentsch, Andreas Zuettel, Santanab Giri, and Puru Jena. A novel strategy for reversible hydrogen storage in Ca(BH4 )2 . Chem. Commun., 51, 2015, 11008.


Dr. Corsin Battaglia

Dr. Corsin Battaglia

Head of Laboratory

Phone: +41 58 765 4131

Daniela Isler-Schmid

Daniela Isler-Schmid

Administrative Assistant

Phone: +41 58 765 4871