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Prof. Dr. Birgit Esser

Field of research

  • Organic batteries
  • redox-active polymers
  • electrochemistry
  • small molecule organic semiconductors for organic electronics
  • conjugated nanohoops
  • organic synthesis

Top three publications

Chiral Dibenzopentalenebased Conjugated Nanohoops through Stereoselective Synthesis,” M. Hermann, D. Wassy, J. Kohn, P. Seitz, M. U. Betschart, S. Grimme, B. Esser, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., DOI: 10.1002/anie.202016968

π-Conjugation Enables Ultra-High Rate Capabilities and Cycling Stabilities in Phenothiazine Co-Polymers as Cathode-Active Battery Materials,” P. Acker, L. Rzesny, C. F. N. Marchiori, C. M. Araujo, B. Esser, Adv. Funct. Mater. 2019, 29, 1906436

Ultra-high cycling stability of poly(vinylphenothiazine) as battery cathode material resulting from π-π interactions,“ M. Kolek, F. Otteny, P. Schmidt, C. Mück-Lichtenfeld, C. Einholz, J. Becking, E. Schleicher, M. Winter, P. M. Bieker, B. Esser, Energy Environ. Sci.2017, 10, 2334–2341