S. Colantoni, Ó. Santiago, J.R. Weiler, M.T. Knoll, C.J. Lapp, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher: Comparative study of bioanodes for microbial electrolysis cells operation in anaerobic digester conditions, Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, Volume 12, Issue 4, 113071, August (2024)

B. M. Thobor, F. R. Schanz, A. Förster, S. Kerzenmacher, C. Wild: Microbial fuel cells in coral reef sediments as indicator tools for organic carbon eutrophication,  Ecological indicators, Volume 153, 110385, September (2023)

G. Pillot, Ó. Santiago, S. Kerzenmacher, P.P. Liebgott; Spark of Life: Role of electrotrophy in the emergence of Life, Life, 13(2),  356 (2023)

I. Vázquez, S. Kerzenmacher, Ó. Santiago; Stainless steel wool as novel bioanode for microbial electrolysis cells: A systematic study of materials, Frontiers in Energy Research, Volume 11, February (2023)

R.M.Popall, A. Heussner, S. Kerzenmacher, P.-P. Liebgott, G. Pillot; Screening for Hyperthermophilic Electrotrophs for the Microbial Electrosynthesis of Organic Compounds, Microorganisms, 10, 2249 (2022)

L. Häuser, J. Erben, G. Pillot, S. Kerzenmacher, W.Dreher, E. Küstermann; In vivo characterization of electroactive biofilms inside porous electrodes with MR Imaging, RSC advances,12, 17784-17793 (2022)

G. Pillot, S. Sunny, V. Comes, A. Heussner, S. Kerzenmacher;  Effect of cathode properties on the thermophilic electrosynthesis of PolyHydroxyAlkanoates by Kyrpidia spormannii, Bioresource Technology Reports, Vol. 18, June (2022).

G. Pillot, S. Sunny, V. Comes, S. Kerzenmacher; Optimization of growth and electrosynthesis of PolyHydroxyAlcanoates by the thermophilic bacterium Kyrpidia spormannii, Bioresource Technology Reports, Vol. 17, February (2022).

T. Helmers, P. Kemper, J. Thöming, U. Mießner; The flow topology transition of liquid–liquid Taylor flows in square microchannels. Exp Fluids 63, 5 (2022).



A. Villalba-Herreros, Ó. Santiago, R. Abad, T.J. Leo, Carbon dioxide treatment method for autonomous underwater vehicles powered by direct methanol fuel cells: A multi-criteria decision analysis approach. Journal of Power Sources 512 (2021): 230322.

J. Erben, Z. A. Pinder, M. S. Lüdtke, S. Kerzenmacher, Local Acidification limits the current production and biofilm formation of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 with electrospun anodes. Frontiers in Microbiology, (2021).

J. Erben, A. Heußner, S. Thiele, S. Kerzenmacher, Activation of electrospun carbon fibers: the effect of fiber diameter on CO₂ and steam reaction kinetics. Journal of Polymer Research 28:108 (2021).

J. Erben, X. Wang, S. Kerzenmacher, High Current Production of Shewanella Oneidensis with Electrospun Carbnon Nanofiber Anodes is Directly Linked to Biofilm Formation. ChemElectroChem, 8, 10 (2021), 1846-1846.

P. Kemper, E. Küstermann, W. Dreher, T. Helmers, U. Mießner, B. Besser, J. Thöming, Magnetic Resonance Imaging as a Tool to Study Hydrodynamics Inside Gas‐Liquid Taylor Flows Non‐Invasively. Chem. Eng. Technol. (2021).

U. Mießner, T. Helmers, R. Lindken, J. Westerweel, Reconstruction of the 3D pressure field and energy dissipation of a Taylor droplet from a μPIV measurement.  Exp Fluids  62, 83 (2021).

J. E. Reiner, K. Geiger, M. Hackbarth, M. Fink, C. J. Lapp, T. Jung, A. Dötsch, M. Hügler, M. Wagner, A. Hille-Reichel, W. Wilcke, S. Kerzenmacher, H. Horn, J. Gescher:From an extremophilic community to an electroautotrophic production strain: identifying a novel Knallgas bacterium as cathodic biofilm biocatalyst. The ISME Journal 14 (2020), 1125–1140. 

T. Helmers, P. Kemper, U.Mießner, J. Thöming, Refractive index matching (RIM) using double-binary liquid-liquid mixtures. Exp Fluids 61, (2020), 64 .

U. Mießner, T. Helmers, R. Lindken, J. Westerweel,  μPIV Measurement of the 3D velocity distribution of Taylor droplets moving in a square horizontal channel. Exp Fluids 61, (2020), 125 .

U. Mießner, T. Helmers, R. Lindken, J. Westerweel,  An analytical interface shape approximation of microscopic Taylor flows. Exp Fluids 60 (2019),  75.

T. Helmers, P. Kemper, J. Thöming, U. Mießner,  Determining the flow-related cap deformation of Taylor droplets at low Ca numbers using ensemble-averaged high-speed images. Exp Fluids 60 (2019), 113.

T. Helmers, P. Kemper, J. Thöming, U. Mießner,Modeling the Excess Velocity of Low-Viscous Taylor Droplets in Square Microchannels. Fluids 4 (2019), 162.

M. Frei, J. Martin, S. Kindler, G. Cristiano, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Power supply for electronic contact lenses: Abiotic glucose fuel cells vs. Mg/air batteries.  Journal of Power Sources 401 (2018), 403-414.

N. P. Kocatürk-Schumacher, J. Madjarov, P. Viwatthanasittiphong, S. Kerzenmacher: Towards an energy efficient wastewater treatment: Combining a microbial fuel cell/electrolysis cell anode with an anaerobic membrane bioreactor. Frontiers in Energy Research 6 (2018), 95.

J. Streeck, C. Hank, M. Neuner, L. Gil-Carrera, M. E. Kokko, S. Pauliuk, A. Schaadt, S. Kerzenmacher, R. J. White: Bio-electrochemical Conversion of Industrial Wastewater combined with downstream Methanol Synthesis–An Economic-and Life Cycle Assessment. Green Chemistry 20 (2018), 2742-2762.

E. Kipf, S. Sané, D. Morse, T. Messinger, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: An air-breathing enzymatic cathode with extended lifetime by continuous laccase supply. Bioresource Technol. 264 (2018), 306-310.

E. Kipf, J. Erben, R. Zengerle, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher: Systematic investigation of anode materials for microbial fuel cells with the model organism G. sulfurreducens. Bioresource Technology Reports 2 (2018), 29-37.

J. Madjarov, A. Götze, R. Zengerle, S. KerzenmacherSimultaneous use of a membrane filter as microbial fuel cell anode leads to 4-fold increased current densities.  Bioresource Technol. 257 (2018), 274-280.

M. Frei, C. Köhler, L. Dietel, F. Wiedenmann, R. Zengerle, S. KerzenmacherPulsed electro-deposition of highly porous Pt-alloys for the use in methanol, formic acid, and glucose fuel cells. ChemElectroChem 5 (2018), 1013-1023.

M. Kokko, S. Epple, J. Gescher, S. KerzenmacherEffects of wastewater constituents and operational conditions on the composition and dynamics of anodic microbial communities in bioelectrochemical systems. Bioresource Technol. 258 (2018), 376-389.

S. H. Moosavi, M. Kroener, M. Frei, F. Frick, S. Kerzenmacher, P. Woias: Development of a TEM Compatible Nanowire Characterization Platform with Self-forming Contacts. IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing 31 (2018), 22-31.

U. D. Kück, U. Mießner, M. Aydin, J. Thöming: Mixing time and mass transfer of rising bubbles in swarm turbulence.Chemical Engineering Science,Volume 187 (2018), 367-376.

S. Kerzenmacher: Engineering of microbial electrodes. In F. Harnisch & D. Holtmann (Eds.): Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, (2017), 135-180.

M. Frei, J. Erben, J. Martin, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher Nanofiber-deposited porous platinum enables glucose fuel cell anodes with high current density in body fluids. J. Power Sources 362 (2017), 168-173.

J. Madjarov, S.C. Popat, J. Erben, A. Götze, R. Zengerle, S. KerzenmacherRevisiting methods to characterize bioelectrochemical systems: the influence of uncompensated resistance (iRu drop), double layer capacitance, and junction potential. J. Power Sources 356 (2017), 408-418.

M. Kokko, F.  Bayerköhler, J. Erben, R. Zengerle, Ph. Kurz, S. Kerzenmacher: Molybdenum sulphides on carbon supports as electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution in acidic industrial wastewater. Appl. Energy 190 (2017), 1221-1233.

Mießner, U. , Kück, U. D., Haase, K. , Kähler, C. J., Fritsching, U. and Thöming, J. (2017), Experimental Assessment of an Innovative Device to Mimic Bubble Swarm Turbulence. Chem. Eng. Technol. 40 (2017), 1466-1474.

Helmers, T., Thöming, J. & Mießner, U.: Retrieving accurate temporal and spatial information about Taylor slug flows from non-invasive NIR photometry measurements.Experiments in  Fluids 58 (2017), 160.

J. Madjarov, A. Prokhorova, T. Messinger, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher: The performance of microbial anodes in municipal wastewater: Pre-grown multispecies biofilm vs. natural inocula. Bioresource Technol. 221 (2016), 165 - 171.

O. Fokina, J. Eipper, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Fischer: Laccases secreted by Pleurotus sajor-caju and their application at a biofuel cell cathode: the effect of natural induction on activity and pH tolerance. Bioresource Technol. 218 (2016), 455 - 462.

C. Köhler, M. Frei, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Poisoning of highly porous platinum electrodes by amino acids and tissue fluid constituents. Chem. Electro. Chem. 2 (2015), 1785-1793.

S. Heithoff, U. Kück, U. Mießner, M. Schlüter: Die Modellierung von Stofftransportprozessen in Mehrphasenströmungen – am Beispiel des Strahlzonen-Schlaufenreaktors. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 2015, 87, Nr. 5 (2015), 590-599.

Mießner, U. , Kück, U. D., Dujardin, V. , Heithoff, S. and Räbiger, N., Correlation for kLa Prediction of Airlift Loop Reactors Including the Gas Phase Residence Time Effect. Chem. Eng. Technol., 38 (2015), 2002-2010.

K. Sturm-Richter, F. Golitsch, G. Sturm, E. Kipf, A. Dittrich, S. Kerzenmacher, J. Gescher: Unbalanced fermentation in Escherichia coli via heterologous production of an electron transport chain and connection to anodes in microbial fuel cells. Bioresource Technol. 186 (2015), 89-96.

O. Fokina, J. Eipper, L. Winandya, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Fischer:Improving the performance of a biofuel cell cathode with laccase from Pycnoporus sanguineus. Bioresource Technol. 175 (2015), 445-453.

S. Kerzenmacher: Abiotic (Nonenzymatic) Implantable Biofuel Cells. In E. Katz (Ed.): Implantable Bioelectronics, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, (2014), 285-314.

S. Sané, C. Heilemann, P. Salavei, S. Rubenwolf, C. Jolivalt, C. Madzak, R. Zengerle, P. J. Nielsen, S. Kerzenmacher: Enzymatic fuel cells solely supplied with unpurified cellobiose dehydrogenase and laccase in microorganism’s culture supernatants. Chem. Electro. Chem., 1 (2014) 1886 - 1894.

C. Köhler, M. Frei, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Performance Loss of a Pt-Based Implantable Glucose Fuel Cell in Simulated Tissue and Cerebrospinal Fluids. Chem. Electro. Chem., 1 (2014), 1895 - 1900

E. Kipf, R. Zengerle, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher: How does the choice of anode material influence electrical performance? A comparison of two microbial fuel cell model organisms. Chem. Electro. Chem., 1 (2014), 1849 - 1853.

K. Dolch, J. Danzer, T. Kabbeck, B. Bierer, J. Erben, A. H. Förster, J. Maisch, P. Nick, S. Kerzenmacher, J. Gescher: Characterization of microbial current production as a function of microbe-electrode-interaction. Bioresource Technol. 157 (2014), 284 - 292.

S. Sané, K. Richter, S. Rubenwolf, N. J. Matschke, C. Jolivalt, C. Madzak, R. Zengerle, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher: Using planktonic microorganisms to supply the unpurified multi-copper oxidases laccase and copper efflux oxidase at a biofuel cell cathode. Bioresource Technol., 158 (2014), 231 – 238.

S. Hubert, L. Pettigrew, T. Helmers, U. Mießner, F. Groß, N. Räbiger, A. Delgado: Simulation-based optimisation of wastewater flow and composition for on-site treatment in the food and beverage industry utilising reference nets in combination with genetic algorithms. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics Vol. 14, (2014), 811-812.

E. Kipf, J. Koch, B. Geiger, J. Erben, K. Richter, J. Gescher, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Systematic screening of carbon-based anode materials for microbial fuel cells with Shewanella oneidensis MR-1. Bioresource. Technol.  146 (2013), 386 - 329.

C. Köhler, A. Kloke, A. Drzyzga, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Fabrication of highly porous platinum electrodes for micro-scale applications by pulsed electrodeposition and dealloying. J. Power Sources 242 (2013), 255 - 263.

S. Sané, C. Jolivalt, G. Mittler, P. J. Nielsen, S. Rubenwolf, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Overcoming the Bottlenecks of Enzymatic Biofuel Cells - the Fungus Trametes Versicolor can Help to Extend Lifetime and Reduce Cost. Chem. Sus. Chem. 6 (2013), 1209 - 1215.

A. Kloke, C. Köhler, A. Drzyzga, R. Gerwig, K. Schumann, M. Ade, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Fabrication of Highly Porous Platinum by Cyclic Electrodeposition of PtCu Alloys: How do Process Parameters affect Morphology? J. Electrochem. Soc. 160 (2013,) D111-D118.

John, S.; Dujardin, V.; Kück, U. D., Mießner, U.; Räbiger, N., Extended Model for Theoretical Determination of Mass Transfer Coefficients in Multiphase Flows - Part 2. Chemie Ingenieur Technik. Vol. 85, Issue 7 (2013), 1046-1059.

S. Kerzenmacher: Dissimilatory metal reducers producing electricity:  Microbial fuel cells. In J. Gescher & A. Kappler (Eds.): Microbial metal respiration, Springer, Heidelberg, (2012), 203-230.

S. Kerzenmacher: Biofuel cells as sustainable power sources for implantable systems. In A. Inmann & D. Hodgins (Eds.): Implantable sensor systems for medical applications, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., Cambridge, (2012), 183-207.

S. Rubenwolf, S. Sané, L. Hussein, J. Kestel, F. von Stetten, G. Urban, M. Krueger, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Prolongation of Electrode Lifetime in Biofuel Cells by Periodic Enzyme Renewal.  Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 96 (2012), 841-849. 

A. Kloke, C. Köhler, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Porous platinum electrodes fabricated by cyclic electrodeposition of PtCu alloy: Application to implantable glucose fuel cells. J. Phys. Chem. C, 116 (2012), 19689–19698.

A. Kloke, C. Köhler, R. Gerwig, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Cyclic Electrodeposition of PtCu Alloy: Facile Fabrication of Highly Porous Platinum Electrodes. Adv. Mater., 24 (2012), 2916-2921.

John, S.; Dujardin, V.; Kück, U. D., Mießner, U.; Räbiger, N.: Extended Model for Theoretical Determination of Mass Transfer Coefficients in Multiphase Flows - Part 1. Chemie Ingenieur Technik. Vol. 84, Issue 11,(2012), 1921-1930.

L. Hussein, S. Rubenwolf, F. von Stetten, G. Urban, R. Zengerle, M. Krueger, S. Kerzenmacher: A Highly Efficient Buckypaper-Based Electrode Material for Mediatorless Laccase-Catalyzed Dioxygen Reduction. Biosens. Bioelectron., 26 (2011), 4133-4138.

A. Kloke, F. von Stetten, R. Zengerle, S. Kerzenmacher: Strategies for the Fabrication of Porous Platinum Electrodes. Adv. Mater., 23 (2011), 4976-5008.

A. Kloke, B. Biller, U. Kräling, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: A Single Layer Glucose Fuel Cell Intended As Power Supply Coating for Medical Implants. Fuel Cells, 11 (2011), 316-326.

S. Rubenwolf, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: Strategies to Extend the Lifetime of Bioelectrochemical Enzyme Electrodes for Biosensing and Biofuel Cell Applications. Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol., 89 (2011), 1315-1322.

S. Kerzenmacher, U. Kräling, T. Metz, J. Ducrée, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten:A Potentially Implantable Glucose Fuel Cell with Raney-Platinum Film Electrodes for Improved Hydrolytic and Oxidative Stability. J. Power Sources, 196 (2011) ,1264-1272.

C. Bücking, F. Popp, S. Kerzenmacher, J. Gescher:Involvement and Specificity of Shewanella Oneidensis Outer Membrane Cytochromes in Reduction of Soluble and Solid Phase Terminal Electron Acceptors. FEMS Microbiol. Lett., 306 (2010,) 144-151.

S. Rubenwolf, O. Strohmeier, A. Kloke, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: Carbon Electrodes for Direct Electron Transfer Type Laccase Cathodes Investigated by Current Density-Cathode Potential Behavior. Biosens. Bioelectron., 26 (2010), 841-845.

A. Kloke, S. Rubenwolf, C. Bücking, J. Gescher, S. Kerzenmacher, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: A Versatile Miniature Bioreactor and its Application to Bioelectrochemistry. Biosens. Bioelectron., 25 (2010), 2559-2565.

S. Kerzenmacher, U. Kräling, M. Schroeder, R. Brämer, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: Raney-Platinum Film Electrodes for Potentially Implantable Glucose Fuel Cells. Part 2: Glucose-Tolerant Oxygen Reduction Cathodes. J. Power Sources, 195 (2010), 6524-6531.

S. Kerzenmacher, M. Schroeder, R. Brämer, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: Raney-Platinum Film Electrodes for Potentially Implantable Glucose Fuel Cells. Part 1: Nickel-Free Glucose Oxidation Anodes. J. Power Sources, 195 (2010), 6516-6523.

S. Kerzenmacher, K. Mutschler, U. Kräling, H. Baumer, J. Ducrée, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: A Complete Testing Environment for the Automated Parallel Performance Characterization of Biofuel Cells: Design, Validation, and Application. J. Appl. Electrochem., 39 (2009), 1477-1485

T. Metz, J. Viertel, C. Müller, S. Kerzenmacher, N. Paust, R. Zengerle, P. Koltay: Passive Water Management for µFuel-Cells Using Capillary Microstructures. J. Micromech. Microeng., 18 (2008).

S. Kerzenmacher, J. Ducrée, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: An Abiotically Catalyzed Glucose Fuel Cell for Powering Medical Implants: Reconstructed Manufacturing Protocol and Analysis of Performance. J. Power Sources, 182 (2008,) 66-75.

S. Kerzenmacher, J. Ducrée, R. Zengerle, F. von Stetten: Energy Harvesting by Implantable Abiotically Catalyzed Glucose Fuel Cells. J. Power Sources, 182 (2008), 1-17.