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Peer reviewed papers


  • B. Néel, M. Ghahraman Afshar, G. A. Crespo, M. Pawlak, D. Dorokhin, E. Bakker. (2014) Nitrite-Selective Electrode Based On Cobalt(II) tert-Butyl-Salophen Ionophore. Electroanalysis 26, 473-480 DOI: 10.1002/elan.201300607

  • M. Ghahraman Afshar, G. A. Crespo, E. Bakker. (2014) Counter electrode based on an ion-exchanger Donnan exclusion membrane for bioelectroanalysis. Biosensors and Bioelectronics 61, 64-69 DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2014.04.039

  • Z. Jarolimova, G. A. Crespo, X. Xie, J. Ghahraman Afshar, M. Pawlak, E. Bakker. (2014) Chronopotentiometric Carbonate Detection with All-Solid-State Ionophore-Based Electrodes. Analytical Chemistry 86, 6307-6314 DOI: 10.1021/ac5004163

  • M. Ghahraman Afshar, G. A. Crespo, X. Xie, E. Bakker. (2014) Direct Alkalinity Detection with Ion-Selective Chronopotentiometry. Analytical Chemistry 86, 6461-6470 DOI: 10.1021/ac500968c

  • E. Bakker, M.-L. Tercier-Waeber, T. Cherubini, G. Crespo, M. Cuartero, M. Crespi, M. Ghahraman Afshar, Z. Jarolimova, S. Jeanneret, S. Mongin, B. Néel, N. Pankratova, R. Touilloux, X. Xie, J. Zhai.(2014) Environmental Sensing of Aquatic Systems at the University of Geneva. CHIMIA DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2014.772

  • M. Cuartero, G. A. Crespo, M. Ghahraman Afshar, E. Bakker (2014) Exhaustive thin layer cyclic voltammetry for absolute multianalyte halide detection. Analytical Chemistry 6, 11387–11395 DOI: 10.1021/ac503344f


  • R. Touilloux, M.-L. Tercier-Waeber, E. Bakker. (2015) Direct arsenic(III) sensing by a renewable gold plated Ir-based microelectrode. Analyst 140, 3526-3534 DOI: 10.1039/C5AN00151J

  • M. Ghahraman Afshar, G.A. Crespo, N. Barrabés, M. Pawlak, E. Bakker. (2015) Characterization of Salophen Co(III) Acetate Ionophore for Nitrite Recognition. Electrochimica Acta 179, 16-23 DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2015.03.180

  • M. Ghahraman Afshar; G.A. Crespo; D. Dorokhin; B. Neel; E. Bakker. (2015) Thin-Layer Chemical Modulations by a Combined Selective Proton Pump and pH Probe for Direct Alkalinity Detection. Angewandte Chemie 54 , 8110-8113 DOI: 10.1002/ange.201500797

  • R. Touilloux, M.-L. Tercier-Waeber, E. Bakker. (2015) Antifouling membrane integrated renewable gold microelectrode for in situ detection of As(III). Analytical methods  7, 7503-7510 DOI: 10.1039/C5AY01941A

  • M. Cuartero; G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker. (2015) Tandem Electrochemical Desalination–Potentiometric Nitrate Sensing for Seawater Analysis. Analytical Chemistry 87, 8084-8086 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01973

  • D. Yuan, A.H.C Anthis, M. Ghahraman Afshar, N. Pankratova, M. Cuartero, G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2015) All-Solid-State Potentiometric Sensors with a Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Inner Transducing Layer for Anion Detection in Environmental Samples. Analytical Chemistry 87, 8640-8645 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01941

  • N. Pankratova, M. Afshar, D. Yuan, G. Crespo, E. Bakker. (2015) Local Acidification of Membrane Surfaces for Potentiometric Sensing of Anions in Environmental Samples. ACS Sensors DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00015

  • S. Jeanneret, G. Crespo, M. Ghahraman Afshar, E. Bakker (2015) Custom made galvanostat/potentiostat and high impedance potentiometer for decentralized measurements of ionophore-based electrodes. Sensors and Actuators, B 207, 631–639 DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2014.10.084

  • M. Cuartero, G. A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2015) Paper-Based Thin Layer Coulometric Sensors for Halide Detection. Analytical Chemistry 87, 1981–1990 DOI: 10.1021/ac504400w

  • M. Ghahraman Afshar; G.A. Crespo; D. Dorokhin; B. Neel; E. Bakker (2015) Thin Layer Coulometry of Nitrite with Ion-Selective Membranes. Electroanalysis 27, 609-619. DOI: 10.1002/elan.201400522

  • G. A. Crespo, M. Cuartero, E. Bakker (2015) Thin Layer Ionophore-Based Membrane for Multianalyte Ion Activity Detection. Analytical Chemistry 87, 7729-7737 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b01459

  • M. Cuartero; G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2015) Thin Layer Samples Controlled by Dynamic Electrochemistry. Chimia 69, 203-206. DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2015.203

  • M.-L. Tercier Waeber, E. Bakker, C. Nardin, S. Mongin, E. Prado, M. Cuartero Botia, B. Mazaikoff, F. Luxenburger, I. Klimant, G. Mistlberger, B. Mueller, P. Van Der Val, M. Fighera, J. Fernandez Sanchez, A. L. Medina Castillo, A. Valero Navarro, J. Schaefer, M. Abdou, A. Novellino, P. D'Angelo, F. Confalonieri, M. Castellano, E. Magi, F. Massa, P. Povero (2015) FP7-OCEAN-2013_SCHeMA: Integrated In situ CHemical MApping probes. IEEEXplore DOI:10.1109/OCEANS-Genova.2015.7271560

  • R. Stach, B. Pejcic, E. Crooke, M. Myers, B. Mizaikoff. (2015) A Mid-Infrared Spectroscopic Method for the Identification and Quantification of Dissolved Oil Components in Marine Environments. Analytical Chemistry, 87, 12306-12312; DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03624


  • M. Fighera, P. D. Van der Wal, M.-L. Tercier-Waeber, H. Shea. (2016) Three-Electrode on-Chip Sensors for Voltammetric Detection of Trace Metals in Natural Waters. ECS Transactions 75 (16), 303-314 DOI: 10.1149/07516.0303ecst

  • M. Abdou, J. Schäfer, A. Cobelo-García, P. Neira, J.C.J. Petit, D. Auger, J.-F. Chiffoleau, G. Blanc. (2016) Past and present platinum contamination of a major European fluvial-estuarine system: Insights from river sediments and estuarine oysters. Marine Chemistry 185, 104-110 DOI: 10.1016/j.marchem.2016.01.006

  • M. Cuartero; G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2016) Ionophore Based Voltammetric Ion Activity Sensing with Thin Layer Membranes. Analytical Chemistry 88 1654-1660 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.5b03611

  • M. Cuartero, J. Bishop, R. Walker, R.G. Acres, E. Bakker, R. De Marco, G.A. Crespo (2016) Evidence of double layer/capacitive charging in carbon nanomaterial-based solid contact polymeric ion-selective electrodes. Chemical Communications 52, 9703-9706 DOI: 10.1039/C6CC04876E

  • M. Cuartero, G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2016) Polyurethane Ionophore-Based Thin Layer Membranes for Voltammetric Ion Activity Sensing. Analytical Chemistry 88, 5649-5654 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b01085

  • M. Cuartero, R.G. Acres, R. de Marco, G.A. Crespo (2016) Electrochemical Ion Transfer With Thin Films of Poly (3-octylthiophene). Analytical Chemistry 88, 6939-6946 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b01800

  • N. Pankratova, M. Afshar, D. Yuan, G. Crespo, E. Bakker (2016) Local Acidification of Membrane Surfaces for Potentiometric Sensing of Anions in Environmental Samples. ACS Sensors 1, 48-54 DOI: 10.1021/acssensors.5b00015

  • Fighera M., van der Wal P.D., Shea H. (2016) Comparison of six different printed Ag inks for coulometric removal of chloride ions from seawater: Towards an integrated microfluidic platform for desalination. ECS Transactions 75(41), 1-12 DOI: 10.1149/07541.0001ecst

  • B.J. Müller, S.M. Borisov, I. Klimant (2016) Red- to NIR-Emitting, BODIPY-Based, K+-Selective Fluoroionophores and Sensing Materials. Advanced functional materials DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201603822

  • B.J. Müller, N. Steinmann, S.M. Borisov, I. Klimant (2016) Ammonia sensing with fluoroionophores – A promising way to minimize interferences caused by volatile amines. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2017.08.209

  • F. Rauh, B. Mizaikoff. (2016) Simultaneous quantification of ion pairs in water via infrared attenuated total reflection spectroscopy. Analytical Methods, 8, 2164-2169, DOI: 10.1039/C5AY02874D

  • F. Rauh, B. Mizaikoff. (2016) Simultaneous Determination of Monoatomic Ions via Infrared Attenuated Total Reflection Spectroscopy in Aqueous Solution at Different Temperatures. Applied Spectroscopy, 70, 1214-1227 DOI: 10.1177/0003702816652320

  • M. Schwenk, A. Katzir, B. Mizaikoff. (2016) In-situ Monitoring of Additives during CO2 Gas Hydrate Formation. Analytical Methods, 8, 5897-5905 DOI: 10.1039/C6AY00733C

  • T. Schädle, B. Mizaikoff. (2016) Mid-Infrared Waveguides – A Perspective. Applied Spectroscopy, 70, 1625-1638 DOI: 10.1177/0003702816659668


  • C. Nardin, Tercier-Waeber M.L. et al. (2017) SCHeMA EU Project Summer School Report (Bilbao June 16 – 17, 2016). CHIMIA International Journal for Chemistry, Volume 71, Number 9, September 2017, pp. 607-610(4) DOI: 10.2533/chimia.2017.607

  • N. Pankratova, M. Cuartero, T. Cherubini, G.A. Crespo, E. Bakker (2017) In-Line Acidification for Potentiometric Sensing of Nitrite in Natural Waters. Analytical Chemistry 89, 571-575 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.6b03946

  • M. Cuartero, R. G. Acres, J. Bradley, Z. Jarolimova, L. Wang, E. Bakker, G. A. Crespo, R. De Marco (2017) Electrochemical Mechanism of Ferrocene-Based Redox Molecules in Thin Film Membrane Electrodes. Electrochimica Acta 238, 357-367 DOI: 10.1016/j.electacta.2017.04.047

  • Fighera M., van der Wal P.D., Shea H. (2017) Microfluidic Platform for Seawater Desalination by Coulometric Removal of Chloride Ions through Printed Ag Electrodes. Journal of The Electrochemical Society 164(12); H836-H845 DOI: 10.1149/2.1761712jes

  • M. Coll Crespi, G. A. Crespo, X. Xie, R. Touilloux, M.-L- Tercier-Waeber, E. Bakker (2017) Agarose Hydrogel Containing Immobilized pH Buffer Microemulsion without Increasing Permselectivity. Talanta, Volume 177, 15 January 2018, Pages 191-196 DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2017.08.053

  • M Cuartero, Eric Bakker (2017) Environmental Water Analysis with Membrane Electrodes. Current Opinion in Electrochemistry, Volume 3, Issue 1, June 2017, Pages 97-105 DOI: 10.1016/j.coelec.2017.06.010

  • M. Cuartero, N. Pankratova. T. Cherubini, G. Crespo, F. Massa, F. Confalonieri, E. Bakker (2017) In Situ Detection of Species Relevant to the Carbon Cycle in Seawater with Submersible Potentiometric Probes. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 2017, 4 (10), pp 410–415 DOI: 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00388

  • B.J. Müller, T. Rappitsch, Ch. Staudinger, Ch. Rüschitz, S.M. Borisov, I. Klimant (2017) Sodium-Selective Fluoroionophore-based Optodes for Seawater Salinity Measurements. Analytical Chemistry 89 (13), 7195–7202 DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b01373

  • M. Schwenk, A. Katzir, B. Mizaikoff (2017) Mid-Infrared Fiberoptic Evanescent Field Spectroscopy for In-Situ Monitoring of Tetrahydrofuran Hydrate Formation and Dissociation. Analyst, 142, 740-744 DOI: 10.1039/C6AN02237E

  • F. Rauh, J. Pfeiffer, B. Mizaikoff (2017) Infrared Spectroscopy on the Role of Surfactants during Methane Hydrate Formation. RSC Advances, 7, 39109-39117 DOI: 10.1039/C7RA05242A


  • Abdou M., Dutruch L., Schäfer J., Zaldibar B., Medrano R., Izagirre U., Gil-Díaz T., Bossy C., Catrouillet C., Hu R., Coynel A., Lerat A., Cobelo-García A., Blanc G., Soto M. (2018). Tracing platinum accumulation kinetics in oyster Crassostrea gigas, a sentinel species for Pt concentrations in coastal marine environments. Science of the Total Environment. 615:652-663 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.078

  • B.J. Müller, G. Mistlberger, I. Klimant (2017) New insights in the determination of Saxitoxin in water with fluorogenic crown ethers. Chemical Monthly. March 2018, Volume 149, Issue 3, pp 493–497 DOI: 10.1007/s00706-017-2074-x

  • Cuartero M., Crespo G., Cherubini T., Pankratova N., Confalonieri F., Massa F., Tercier-Waeber M.-L., Abdou M., Schäfer J., Bakker E. (2018) In Situ Detection of Macronutrients and Chloride in Seawater by Submersible Electrochemical Sensors. Anal. Chem. 90 (7), 4702–4710. DOI: 10.1021/acs.analchem.7b05299