Peer-reviewed ISI-listed articles


70.          M. Mayur and W. G. Bessler, “Two-Dimensional Computational Fluid Dynamics Analysis of Transport Limitations of Different Electrolyte Systems in a Lithium-Air Button Cell Cathode,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 164, E3489-E3498, DOI: 10.1149/2.0451711jes (2017).

69.          T. Jahnke, M. Zago, A. Casalegno, W. G. Bessler, and A. Latz, “A transient multi-scale model for direct-methanol fuel cells,” Electrochim. Acta 232, 215-225, DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.02.116 (2017).

68.          S. Joos, B. Weißhar, and W. G. Bessler, “Passive hybridization of a photovoltaic module with lithium-ion battery cells: A model-based analysis,” J. Power Sources 348, 201-211, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.02.063 (2017).

67.          C. Kupper and W. G. Bessler, “Multi-Scale Thermo-Electrochemical Modeling of Perfor-mance and Aging of a LiFePO4/Graphite Lithium-Ion Cell,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 164, A304-A320, DOI: 10.1149/2.0761702jes (2017).


66.          D. Grübl, B. Bergner, D. Schröder, J. Janek, and Wolfgang G. Bessler, „Multi-Step Reaction Mechanisms in Non-Aqueous Lithium-Oxygen Batteries with Redox Mediator: A Model-Based Study,” J. Phys. Chem. C 120 (43), 24623–24636, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b07886 (2016).

65.          F. Hall, S. Wußler, H. Buqa, and W. G. Bessler, “On the asymmetry of discharge/charge curves of lithium-ion battery intercalation electrodes,” J. Phys. Chem. C, 120 (41), 23407–23414, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcc.6b07949 (2016).

64.          D. Grübl, J. Janek, and W. G. Bessler, “Electrochemical pressure impedance spectroscopy (EPIS) as diagnostic method for electrochemical cells with gaseous reactants: A model-based analysis,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 163, A599-A610, DOI: 10.1149/2.1041603jes (2016).

63.          T. Jahnke, G. Futter, A. Latz, T. Malkow, G. Papakonstantinou, G. Tsotridis, P. Schott, M. Gérard, M. Quinaud, M. Quiroga,  A.A. Franco, K. Malek, F. Calle-Vallejo, R. Ferreira de Morais, T. Kerber, P. Sautet, D. Loffreda, S. Strahl, M. Serra, P. Polverino, C. Pianese, M. Mayur, W. G. Bessler, and C. Kompis, “Performance and degradation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells: State of the art in modeling from atomistic to system scale,” J. Power Sources 304, 207-233 (2016).

62.          S. Lueth, U. S. Sauter, and W. G. Bessler, “An agglomerate model of lithium-ion battery cathodes,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 163, A210-A222 (2016).


61.          M. Mayur, S. Strahl, A. Husar, and W. G. Bessler, “A multi-timescale modeling methodology for PEMFC performance and durability in a virtual fuel cell car,” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 40, 16466-16476 (2015).

60.          D. Grübl and W. G. Bessler, “Cell design concepts for aqueous lithium oxygen batteries: A model-based assessment,” J. Power Sources 297, 481-491, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.07.058 (2015).

59.         S. Wahl, A. Gallet Segarra, P. Horstmann, M. Carré, W. G. Bessler, F. Lapicque, and K. A. Friedrich, “Modeling of a thermally integrated 10 kWe planar SOFC System with anode offgas recycling and internal reforming by discretisation in flow direction,” J. Power Sources 279, 656-666 (2015). 

58.          C. Bao and W. G. Bessler, “Two-dimensional modeling of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell with long flow channel. Part II. Physics-based electrochemical impedance analysis,” J. Power Sources, 278, 675-682 (2015).

57.          C. Bao and W. G. Bessler, "Two-dimensional modeling of a polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell with long flow channel. Part I. Model development", J. Power Sources 275, 922-934 (2015).


56.          N. Tanaka and W. G. Bessler, “Numerical investigation of kinetic mechanism for runaway thermo-electrochemistry in lithium-ion cells,” Solid State Ionics 262, 70-73 (2014).

55.          T. Danner, B. Horstmann, D. Wittmaier, N. Wagner, and W. G. Bessler, “Reaction and transport in Ag/Ag2O gas diffusion electrodes of aqueous Li-O2 batteries:Experiments and modeling,” J. Power Sources 264, 320-332 (2014).

54.          A. F. Hofmann, D. N. Fronczek, and W. G. Bessler, “Mechanistic modeling of capacity loss and polysulfide shuttle in lithium-sulfur batteries”, J. Power Sources 259, 300-310 (2014).

53.          V. Yurkiv, R. Costa, Z. Ilhan, A. Ansar, and W. G. Bessler, “Impedance of the surface double layer of LSCF/CGO composite cathodes: An elementary kinetic model”, J. Electrochem. Soc. 161, F480-F492 (2014).

52.          P. Hartmann, D. Grübl, H. Sommer, J. Janek, W. G. Bessler, and P. Adelhelm, “Pressure dynamics in metal-oxygen (metal-air) batteries: a case study on sodium superoxide (NaO2) cells,” J. Phys. Chem. C 118, 1461-1471 (2014).

51.          S. Tippmann, D. Walper, L. Balboa, B. Spier, and W. G. Bessler, “Low-temperature charging of lithium-ion cells part I: Electrochemical modeling and experimental investigation of degradation behavior,” J. Power Sources 252, 305-316 (2014).


50.          B. Horstmann, B. Gallant, R. Mitchell, W. G. Bessler, Y. Shao-Horn, and M. Z. Bazant, “Rate-dependent morphology of Li2O2 growth in Li-O2 batteries,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 4, 4217-4222 (2013).

49.          M. Henke, C. Willich, C. Westner, F. Leucht, J. Kallo, W. G. Bessler, and K. A. Friedrich, “A validated multi-scale model of a SOFC stack at elevated pressure,” Fuel Cells 13, 773-780 (2013).

48.          D. N. Fronczek and W. G. Bessler, “Insight into lithium-sulfur batteries: Elementary kinetic modeling and impedance simulation,” J. Power Sources 244, 183-188 (2013).

47.          B. Horstmann, T. Danner, and W. G. Bessler, “Precipitation in aqueous lithium-oxygen batteries: A model-based analysis,” Energy Environ. Sci. 6, 1299-1314 (2013).

46.          G. Schiller, C. Auer, W. G. Bessler, C. Christenn, Z. Ilhan, P. Szabo, H. Ax, B. Kapadia, W. Meier, “A novel concept for the investigation of gas composition during operation of a solid oxide fuel cell through one-dimensional gas-phase laser Raman spectroscopy,”, Appl. Phys. B 111, 29-38 (2013).

45.          T. Ou, F. Delloro, W. G. Bessler, A. Thorel, and C. Nicolella, "Proof of concept for the Dual Membrane Cell. Part II: Mathematical modeling of charge transport and reaction in the dual membrane," J. Electrochem. Soc. 160, F367-F374 (2013).


44.          J. P. Neidhardt, D. N. Fronczek, T. Jahnke, T. Danner, B. Horstmann, and W. G. Bessler, "A flexible framework for modeling multiple solid, liquid and gaseous phases in batteries and fuel cells," J. Electrochem. Soc. 159, A1528-A1542 (2012).

43.          V. Yurkiv, A. Gorski, W. G. Bessler, H.-R. Volpp, “Density functional theory study of heterogeneous CO oxidation over an oxygen-enriched yttria-stabilized zirconia surface,” Chem. Phys. Lett. 543, 213-217 (2012).

42.          C. Bao and W. G. Bessler, "A  computationally  efficient  steady-state  electrode-level  and  1D+1D  cell-level  fuel  cell  model," J. Power Sources 210, 67-80 (2012).

41.          V. Yurkiv, A. Utz, A. Weber, E. Ivers-Tiffée, H.-R. Volpp, and W. G. Bessler, "Elementary kinetic modeling and experimental validation of electrochemical CO oxidation on Ni/YSZ pattern anodes," Electrochim. Acta 59, 573-580 (2012).

40.          A. Bertei, A. S. Thorel, W. G. Bessler, and C. Nicolella, "Mathematical modeling of mass and charge transport and reaction in a solid oxide fuel cell with mixed ionic conduction," Chem. Eng. Sci. 68, 606-616 (2012).


39.          M. Henke, J. Kallo, K. A. Friedrich, and W. G. Bessler, "Influence of Pressurization on SOFC Performance and Durability: A Theoretical Study," Fuel Cells 11, 581-591 (2011).

38.          E. Mutoro, C. Hellwig, B. Luerßen, S. Günther, W. G. Bessler, and J. Janek, "Electrochemically induced oxygen spillover and diffusion on Pt(111): PEEM imaging and kinetic modelling," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 13, 12798–12807 (2011).

37.          S. Seidler, M. Henke, J. Kallo, W. G. Bessler, U. Maier, and K. A. Friedrich, "Pressurized Solid Oxide Fuel Cells: Experimental Studies and Modeling," J. Power Sources 196, 7195-7202 (2011).

36.          M. Eschenbach, R. Coulon, A. A. Franco, J. Kallo, and W. G. Bessler, "Multi-scale modelling of fuel cells: From the cell to the system," Solid State Ionics 192, 615-618 (2011).

35.          W. G. Bessler and T. Nilges, "Trendberichte Festkörperchemie 2010", Nachrichten aus der Chemie 59, 246-253 (2011).

34.          F. Leucht, W. G. Bessler, J. Kallo, K. A. Friedrich, and H. Müller-Steinhagen, "Fuel Cell System Modelling for SOFC/GT Hybrid Power Plants, Part I: Modelling and simulation framework," J. Power Sources 196, 1205-1215 (2011).

33.          V. Yurkiv, D. Starukhin, H.-R. Volpp, and W. G. Bessler, "Elementary reaction kinetics of the CO/CO2/Ni/YSZ electrode," J. Electrochem. Soc. 158, B5-B10 (2011).


32.          W. G. Bessler, M. Vogler, H. Störmer, D. Gerthsen, A. Utz, A. Weber, and E. Ivers-Tiffée, "Model anodes and anode models for understanding the mechanism of hydrogen oxidation in solid oxide fuel cells," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 12, 13888-13903 (2010).

31.          M. Vogler, M. Horiuchi, and W. G. Bessler, "Modeling, simulation and optimization of a no-chamber solid oxide fuel cell operated with a flat-flame burner," J. Power Sources 195, 7067-7077 (2010).

30.          W. G. Bessler, S. Gewies, C. Willich, G. Schiller, and K. A. Friedrich, "Spatial distribution of electrochemical performance in a segmented SOFC: A combined modeling and experimental study," Fuel Cells 10, 411-418 (2010).


29.          M. Vogler, A. Bieberle-Hütter, L. J. Gauckler, J. Warnatz, and W. G. Bessler, "Modelling study of surface reactions, diffusion, and spillover at a Ni/YSZ patterned anode," J. Electrochem. Soc. 156, B663-B672 (2009).

28.          M. Horiuchi, F. Katagiri, J. Yoshiike, S. Suganuma, Y. Tokutake, H. Kronemayer, and W. G. Bessler, "Performance of a solid oxide fuel cell couple operated via in situ catalytic partial oxidation of n-butane," J. Power Sources 189, 950-957 (2009).


27.          S. Gewies and W. G. Bessler, "Physically based impedance modeling of Ni/YSZ cermet anodes," J. Electrochem. Soc. 155, B937-B952 (2008).

26.          J. Rossmeisl and W. G. Bessler, "Trends in catalytic activity for SOFC anode materials," Solid State Ionics 178, 1694-1700 (2008).

25.          T. Lee, W. G. Bessler, J. Yoo, C. Schulz, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Fluorescence quantum yield of carbon dioxide for quantitative UV laser-induced fluorescence in high-pressure flames," Appl. Phys. B 93, 677-685 (2008).


24.          W. G. Bessler, S. Gewies, and M. Vogler, "A new framework for detailed electrochemical modeling of solid oxide fuel cells," Electrochim. Acta 53, 1782-1800 (2007).

23.          W. G. Bessler, "Rapid impedance modeling via potential step and current relaxation simulations," J. Electrochem. Soc. 154, B1186-B1191 (2007).

22.          W. G. Bessler and S. Gewies, "Gas concentration impedance of solid oxide fuel cell anodes. II. Channel geometry," J. Electrochem. Soc. 154, B548-B559 (2007).

21.          H. Kronemayer, D. Barzan, M. Horiuchi, S. Suganuma, Y. Tokutake, C. Schulz, and W. G. Bessler, "A direct-flame solid oxide fuel cell (DFFC) operated on methane, propane and butane," J. Power Sources 166, 120-126 (2007).

20.          W. G. Bessler, J. Warnatz, and D. G. Goodwin, "The influence of equilibrium potential on hydrogen oxidation kinetics of SOFC anodes," Solid State Ionics 177, 3371-3383 (2007).


19.          M. Tutuianu, O. Inderwildi, W. G. Bessler, and J. Warnatz, "Competitive adsorption of NO, NO2, CO2 and H2O on BaO(100): A quantum chemical study," J. Phys. Chem. B 110, 17484-17492 (2006).

18.          W. G. Bessler, "Gas concentration impedance of solid oxide fuel cell anodes. I. Stagnation point flow geometry," J. Electrochem. Soc. 153, A1492-A1504 (2006).


17.          W. G. Bessler, “A new computational approach for SOFC impedance based on detailed electrochemical reaction-diffusion models,” Solid State Ionics 176, 997-1011 (2005).

16.          J. W. Daily, W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, V. Sick, and T. Settersten, "Nonstationary collisional dynamics in determining nitric oxide laser-induced fluorescence spectra," AIAA J. 43, 458-464 (2005).

15.          H. Kronemayer, W. G. Bessler, and C. Schulz "Gas-phase temperature imaging in spray systems using multi-line NO-LIF thermometry," Appl. Phys. B81, 1071-1074 (2005).

14.          T. Lee, W. G. Bessler, H. Kronemayer, C. Schulz , and J. B. Jeffries, "Quantitative temperature measurements in high-pressure flames with multi-line NO-LIF thermometry," Appl. Opt. 44, 6718-6728 (2005).

13.          A. Franke, W. Koban, J. Olofsson, C. Schulz, W. G. Bessler, R. Reinmann, A. Larsson, and M. Aldén, "Application of advanced laser diagnostics for the investigation of the ionization sensor signal in a combustion bomb," Appl. Phys. B81, 1135-1142 (2005).

12.          W. G. Bessler, M. Hofmann, F. Zimmermann, G. Suck, J. Jakobs, S. Nicklitzsch, T. Lee, J. Wolfrum, and C. Schulz "Quantitative in-cylinder NO-LIF imaging in a realistic gasoline engine with spray-guided direct injection," Proc. Combust. Inst. 30, 2667-2674 (2005).

11.          J. B. Jeffries, C. Schulz , D. W. Mattison, M. A. Oehlschlaeger, W. G. Bessler, T. Lee, D. F. Davidson, and R. K. Hanson, "UV Absorption of CO2 for temperature diagnostics of hydrocarbon combustion applications," Proc. Combust. Inst. 30, 1591-1599 (2005).


10.          W. G. Bessler and C. Schulz "Quantitative multi-line NO-LIF temperature imaging," Appl. Phys. B78, 519-533 (2004).

9.            T. Lee, W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz , M. Patel, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "UV planar laser induced fluorescence imaging of hot carbon dioxide in a high-pressure flame," Appl. Phys. B79, 427-430 (2004).


8.            M. Hofmann, W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, and H. Jander, "Laser-induced incandescence (LII) for soot diagnostics at high pressure," Appl. Opt., 2052-2062 (2003).

7.            W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, T. Lee, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Carbon dioxide UV laser-induced fluorescence in high-pressure flames," Chem. Phys. Lett. 375, 344-349 (2003).

6.            W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, T. Lee, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Strategies for laser-induced fluorescence detection of nitric oxide in high-pressure flames. II. A-X(0,1) excitation," Appl. Opt. 42, 2031-2042 (2003).

5.            W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, T. Lee, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Strategies for laser-induced fluorescence detection of nitric oxide in high-pressure flames: III. Comparison of A-X Strategies," Appl. Opt. 42, 4922-4936 (2003).


4.            W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, T. Lee, D. I. Shin, M. Hofmann, J. B. Jeffries, J. Wolfrum, and R. K. Hanson, "Quantitative NO-LIF imaging in high-pressure flames," Appl. Phys. B 75, 97-102 (2002).

3.            W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, T. Lee, J. B. Jeffries, and R. K. Hanson, "Strategies for laser-induced fluorescence detection of nitric oxide in high-pressure flames. I. A-X(0,0) excitation," Appl. Opt. 41, 3547-3557 (2002).

2.            J. B. Bell, M. S. Day, J. F. Grcar, W. G. Bessler, C. Schulz, P. Glarborg, and A. D. Jensen, "Detailed modeling and laser-induced fluorescence imaging of nitric oxide in a NH3-seeded non-premixed methane/air flame," Proc. Combust. Inst. 29, 2195-2202 (2002).


1.            W. G. Bessler, F. Hildenbrand, and C. Schulz, "Two-line laser-induced fluorescence imaging of vibrational temperatures of seeded NO," Appl. Opt. 40, 748-756 (2001).