SCCER Meeting

The CO2-group at the annual meeting of the SCCER (Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research) Heat and Electricity Storage: 

(in the back; from left to right) Peter Broekmann, Motiar Rahaman, Abhijit Dutta, Pavel Moreno-García
(in the front; from left to right) Ivan Zelocualtecatl Montiel, María de Jesús Gálvez Vázquez, Kiran Kiran, Yuhui Hou, Aline Bornet.

The symposium took place on November 6 at the Hochschule für Technik in Rapperswil
Recent research of the group on catalyst development for the electrochemical CO2 conversion and ammonia synthesis was presented.

International Summer School

International Summer School on
Power to X: Fundamentals and Applications of Modern Electrosynthesis
Villars-sur-Ollon, August 27 – 31, 2018

70 people from industry and academia participated in the International Summer School: Power to X in Villars-sur-Ollon (August 27 – 31).

In the focus of the lectures and discussion were various topics related to the so-called ‘energy transition’ (Energiewende) including CO2 capture, CO2 conversion and alternative concepts of storing the surplus of renewable electricity in form of value added chemicals.

The Best Exam Result

Jasmin Christen passed her final apprenticeship examination as Lab Assistant in Chemistry with great success.
She was awarded with the best exam in the Kanton Bern 2018.


New Paper Published

Pavel Moreno-García, Valentine Grimaudo, Andreas Riedo, Alena Cedeño López, Reto Wiesendanger, Marek Tulej, Cynthia Gruber, Emanuel Lörtscher, Peter Wurz, and Peter Broekmann
Insights into Laser Ablation Processes of Heterogeneous Samples: Toward Analysis of Through-Silicon-Vias
Anal. Chem (2018)

New Paper Published

Thomas Wyss Balmer, Soma Vesztergom, Peter Broekmann, Andreas Stahel and Philippe Büchler
Characterization of the electrical conductivity of bone and its correlation to osseous structure
Scientific Reports