Publications



  • Mask-assisted electron radiation grafting for localized through-volume modification of porous substrates: influence of electron energy on spatial resolution A. Forner-Cuenca, V. Manzi-Orezzoli, P.M. Kristiansen, L. Gubler, T.J. Schmidt
    J. Rad. Phys. Chem. 135, 133-141 (2017)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.radphyschem.2017.01.036OG-5420 , OG-5424
  • Advanced water management in PEFCs: Diffusion layers with patterned wettability: III. Operando characterization with neutron imaging A. Forner-Cuenca, J. Biesdorf, V. Manzi-Orezzoli, L. Gubler, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (13), F1389-F1398 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0891613jesOG-5420 , OG-5424
  • Statistical analysis of isothermal cold starts of PEFCs: Impact of gas diffusion layer properties J. Biesdorf, A. Forner-Cuenca, M. Siegwart, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (10), F1258-F1266 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.1071610jesOG-5420 , OG-5424
  • Advanced water management in PEFCs: Diffusion layers with patterned wettability: II. Measurement of capillary pressure characteristic with neutron and synchrotron imaging A. Forner-Cuenca, J. Biesdorf, A. Lamibrac, V. Manzi-Orezzoli, F.N. Büchi, L. Gubler, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 163 (9), F1038-F1048 (2016)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0511609jesOG-5420 , OG-5424
  • 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-5414 , OG-5420 , OG-5424
  • Engineered water highways in fuel cells: Radiation grafting of gas diffusion layers A. Forner-Cuenca, J. Biesdorf, L. Gubler, P.M. Kristiansen, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    Adv. Mater. 27, 6317–6322 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1002/adma.201503557OG-5420
  • Impact of hydrophobic coating on mass transport losses
    in PEFCs
    J. Biesdorf, A. Forner-Cuenca, T.J. Schmidt, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 162 (10), F1243-F1252 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0861510jesOG-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
  • Investigation of the liquid water distributions in a 50 cm(2) PEM fuel cell: Effects of reactants relative humidity, current density, and cathode stoichiometry A. Iranzo, P. Boillat, J. Biesdorf, A. Salva
    J. Energy 82, 914-921 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.01.101OG-5420
  • Water distribution analysis in the outer perimeter region of technical PEFC based on neutron radiography P. Stahl, J. Biesdorf, P. Boillat, J. Kraft, K.A. Friedrich
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 162, 7, F677-F685 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.0351507jesOG-5420
  • Evaluation of neutron imaging for measuring phosphoric acid distribution in high temperature PEFCs P. Boillat, J. Biesdorf, P. Oberholzer, A. Kaestner, T.J. Schmidt
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 161 (3), F192-F198 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.023403jesOG-5420
  • Local characterization of PEFCs by differential cells: systematic variations of current and asymmetric relative humidity P. Oberholzer, P. Boillat
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 161 (1), F139-F152 (2014)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.080401jesOG-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 , OG-5422
  • In situ diffusimetry of porous media in polymer electrolyte fuel cells using transient 2H labeling and neutron imaging P. Oberholzer, P. Boillat
    J. Phys. Chem. C 117 (39), 19945–19954 (2013).
    DOI: 10.1021/jp4045435OG-5420
  • Characterizing Local O2 Diffusive Losses in GDLs of PEFCs Using Simplified Flow Field Patterns (“2D”,“1D”,“0D”) P. Oberholzer, P. Boillat, A. Kaestner, E. H. Lehmann, G. G. Scherer, T. J. Schmidt, and A. Wokaun
    Journal of The Electrochemical Society 160 (6), F659-F669 (2013).
    DOI: 10.1149/2.119306jesOG-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
  • Simultaneous neutron imaging of six operating PEFCs: experimental set-up and study of the MPL effect P. Oberholzer, P. Boillat, R. Siegrist, A. Kästner, E.H. Lehmann, G.G. Scherer, A. Wokaun
    Electrochem. Commun. 20, 67 (2012)
    DOI: 10.1016/j.elecom.2012.03.038OG-5420
  • Cold-start of a PEFC visualized with high resolution dynamic in-plane neutron imaging P. Oberholzer, P. Boillat, R. Siegrist, R. Perego, A. Kästner, E.H. Lehmann, G.G. Scherer, A. Wokaun
    J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, B235 (2012)
    DOI: 10.1149/2.085202jesOG-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
  • Using 2H labeling with neutron radiography for the study of solid polymer electrolyte water transport properties P. Boillat, P. Oberholzer, B.C. Seyfang, A. Kästner, R. Perego, G.G. Scherer, E.H. Lehmann, A. Wokaun
    J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 23, 234108 (2011).
    DOI: 10.1088/0953-8984/23/23/234108OG-5420

Contact

Paul Scherrer Institut
Dr. Pierre Boillat
Electrochemistry Laboratory (LEC) and
Neutron Imaging and Activation Group (NIAG)
5232 Villigen PSI
Switzerland

Telephone: +41 56 310 2743
Fax +41 56 310 4415
Email: pierre.boillat@psi.ch