• Babic U, Zlobinski M, Schmidt TJ, Boillat P, Gubler L
    CO2-assisted regeneration of a polymer electrolyte water electrolyzer contaminated with metal ion impurities
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2019; 166(10): F610-F619.
  • Carminati C, Boillat P, Schmid F, Vontobel P, Hovind J, Morgano M, et al.
    Implementation and assessment of the black body bias correction in quantitative neutron imaging
    PLoS One. 2019; 14(1): e0210300 (24 pp.).
  • Cho JIS, Neville TP, Trogadas P, Meyer Q, Wu Y, Ziesche R, et al.
    Visualization of liquid water in a lung-inspired flow-field based polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell via neutron radiography
    Energy. 2019; 170: 14-21.
  • Manzi-Orezzoli V, Mularczyk A, Trtik P, Halter J, Eller J, Schmidt TJ, et al.
    Coating distribution analysis on gas diffusion layers for polymer electrolyte fuel cells by neutron and X-ray high-resolution tomography
    ACS Omega. 2019; 4(17): 17236-17243.
  • Maxim F, Contescu C, Boillat P, Niceno B, Karalis K, Testino A, et al.
    Visualization of supercritical water pseudo-boiling at Widom line crossover
    Nature Communications. 2019; 10: 4114 (11 pp.).
  • Siegwart M, Woracek R, Márquez Damián JI, Tremsin AS, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Strobl M, et al.
    Distinction between super-cooled water and ice with high duty cycle time-of-flight neutron imaging
    Review of Scientific Instruments. 2019; 90(10): 103705 (15 pp.).
  • Siegwart M, Harti RP, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Valsecchi J, Strobl M, Grünzweig C, et al.
    Selective visualization of water in fuel cell gas diffusion layers with neutron dark-field imaging
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2019; 166(2): F149-F157.
  • Valsecchi J, Harti RP, Raventós M, Siegwart MD, Morgano M, Boillat P, et al.
    Visualization and quantification of inhomogeneous and anisotropic magnetic fields by polarized neutron grating interferometry
    Nature Communications. 2019; 10(1): 3788 (9 pp.).


  • Boillat P, Carminati C, Schmid F, Grünzweig C, Hovind J, Kaestner A, et al.
    Chasing quantitative biases in neutron imaging with scintillator-camera detectors: a practical method with black body grids
    Optics Express. 2018; 26(12): 15769-15784.
  • Cochet M, Forner-Cuenca A, Manzi V, Siegwart M, Scheuble D, Boillat P
    Novel concept for evaporative cooling of fuel cells: an experimental study based on neutron imaging
    Fuel Cells. 2018; 18(5): 619-626.
  • De Bardi M, Müller R, Grünzweig C, Mannes D, Boillat P, Rigollet M, et al.
    On the needle clogging of staked-in-needle pre-filled syringes: mechanism of liquid entering the needle and solidification process
    European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 2018; 128: 272-281.
  • Dujc J, Forner-Cuenca A, Marmet P, Cochet M, Vetter R, Schumacher JO, et al.
    Modeling the effects of using gas diffusion layers with patterned wettability for advanced water management in proton exchange membrane fuel cells
    Journal of Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage. 2018; 15(2): 021001 (14 pp.).
  • Iranzo A, Boillat P
    CFD simulation of the transient gas transport in a PEM fuel cell cathode during AC impedance testing considering liquid water effects
    Energy. 2018; 158: 449-457.
  • Raventós M, Lehmann EH, Boin M, Morgano M, Hovind J, Harti R, et al.
    A Monte Carlo approach for scattering correction towards quantitative neutron imaging of polycrystals
    Journal of Applied Crystallography. 2018; 51(2): 386-394.
  • Wu Y, Cho JIS, Neville TP, Meyer Q, Zeische R, Boillat P, et al.
    Effect of serpentine flow-field design on the water management of polymer electrolyte fuel cells: an in-operando neutron radiography study
    Journal of Power Sources. 2018; 399: 254-263.


  • Boillat P, Lehmann EH, Trtik P, Cochet M
    Neutron imaging of fuel cells – recent trends and future prospects
    Current Opinion in Electrochemistry. 2017; 5(1): 3-10.
  • Forner-Cuenca A, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Kristiansen PM, Gubler L, Schmidt TJ, Boillat P
    Mask-assisted electron radiation grafting for localized through-volume modification of porous substrates: influence of electron energy on spatial resolution
    Radiation Physics and Chemistry. 2017; 135: 133-141.
  • García-Salaberri PA, Sánchez DG, Boillat P, Vera M, Friedrich KA
    Hydration and dehydration cycles in polymer electrolyte fuel cells operated with wet anode and dry cathode feed: a neutron imaging and modeling study
    Journal of Power Sources. 2017; 359: 634-655.
  • Iranzo A, Salva A, Boillat P, Biesdorf J, Tapia E, Rosa F
    Water build-up and evolution during the start-up of a PEMFC: visualization by means of neutron imaging
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 2017; 42(19): 13839-13849.
  • Kaestner AP, Hovind J, Boillat P, Muehlebach C, Carminati C, Zarebanadkouki M, et al.
    Bimodal imaging at ICON using neutrons and X-rays
    In: Chen D, Guo Z, Han S, Liu Y, Wu M, eds. Neutron imaging for applications in industry and science proceedings of the 8th international topical meeting on neutron radiography (ITMNR-8) Beijing, China, September 4-8, 2016. Vol. 88. Physics procedia. sine loco: Elsevier; 2017:314-321.
  • Stahl P, Biesdorf J, Boillat P, Friedrich KA
    An investigation of PEFC sub-zero startup: influence of initial conditions and residual water
    Fuel Cells. 2017; 17(6): 778-785.
  • Biesdorf J, Forner-Cuenca A, Siegwart M, Schmidt TJ, Boillat P
    Statistical analysis of isothermal cold starts of PEFCs: impact of gas diffusion layer properties
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2016; 163(10): F1258-F1266.
  • Borgschulte A, Delmelle R, Duarte RB, Heel A, Boillat P, Lehmann E
    Water distribution in a sorption enhanced methanation reactor by time resolved neutron imaging
    Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 2016; 18(26): 17217-17223.
  • Coz E, Théry J, Boillat P, Faucheux V, Alincant D, Capron P, et al.
    Water management in a planar air-breathing fuel cell array using operando neutron imaging
    Journal of Power Sources. 2016; 331: 535-543.
  • Forner-Cuenca A, Biesdorf J, Lamibrac A, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Büchi FN, Gubler L, et al.
    Advanced water management in PEFCs: diffusion layers with patterned wettability. II. measurement of capillary pressure characteristic with neutron and synchrotron imaging
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2016; 163(9): F1038-F1048.
  • Forner-Cuenca A, Biesdorf J, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Gubler L, Schmidt TJ, Boillat P
    Advanced water management in PEFCs: diffusion layers with patterned wettability. III. operando characterization with neutron imaging
    In: Savinell RF, ed. Vol. 163. Journal of the electrochemical society. sine loco: ECS; 2016:F1389-F1398.
  • Forner-Cuenca A, Manzi-Orezzoli V, Biesdorf J, El Kazzi M, Streich D, Gubler L, et al.
    Advanced water management in PEFCs: diffusion layers with patterned wettability: I. Synthetic routes, wettability tuning and thermal stability
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2016; 163(8): F788-F801.
  • Seweryn J, Biesdorf J, Schmidt TJ, Boillat P
    Communication—neutron radiography of the water/gas distribution in the porous layers of an operating electrolyser
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 2016; 163(11): F3009-F3011.
  • Tremsin AS, Makowska MG, Perrodin D, Shalapska T, Khodyuk IV, Trtik P, et al.
    In situ diagnostics of the crystal-growth process through neutron imaging: application to scintillators
    Journal of Applied Crystallography. 2016; 49: 743-755.

  • Advanced water management in PEFCs: Diffusion layers with patterned wettability
    I. Synthetic routes, wettability tuning and thermal stability
    A. Forner-Cuenca, V. Manzi-Orezzoli, J. Biesdorf, M. El Kazzi, D. Streich, L. Gubler, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (8), F788-F801 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0271608jesOG-5420
  • Imaging phosphoric acid migration in high temperature polymer electrolyte fuel cells by X-ray tomographic microscopy S.H. Eberhardt, F. Marone, M. Stampanoni, F.N. Büchi, T.J. Schmidt
    ECS Trans. 69 (17), 591-599 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1149/06917.0591ecstOG-5420
  • When size matters: Active Area dependence of PEFC cold start capability J. Biesdorf, P. Stahl, M. Siegwart, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc., 162 (10), F1231-F1235 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0871510jesOG-5420
  • Mass transport in polymer electrolyte fuel cells F.N. Büchi, P. Boillat
    Encyclopedia of Applied Electrochemistry, Springer Science + Business Media LLC, New York, R.F. Savinell, K. Ota, G, Krysa (Eds.), (2013).
    DOI: 10.1007/SpringerReference_303651OG-5420
  • An electrochemical method for high accuracy measurements of water transfer in fuel cells P. Boillat, P. Oberholzer, F. Neuschütz, T.J. Schmidt, A. Wokaun
    Electrochemistry Communications 22 (2012) 12-15
    DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2012.05.019OG-5420
  • Impact of water onPEFC performance evaluated by neutron imaging combined with pulsed helox operation P. Boillat, P. Oberholzer, A. Kaestner, R. Siegrist, E.H. Lehmann, G.G. Scherer, A. Wokaun
    Journal of the Electrochemical Society 159 (7) F210-F218 (2012)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.017207jesOG-5420
  • Neutron Imaging P. Boillat, G.G. Scherer
    Chapter 12: in H. Wang, X.Z. Yuan, H.Li, Handbook of PEM Fuel Cell Durability, Volume 2: PEM Fuel Cell Diagnostic Tools, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, CRC (2011).
    DOI: 10.1201/b11100-14OG-5420