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(1) Kaur M., Walker M., Hindmarsh S., Bolt C., York S., Han Y., Lees M. R., Brinkert K.* (2023). Designing mixed-metal electrocatalyst systems for photoelectrochemical nitrogen activation. Faraday Discussions, accepted. 

(2) Ross B., Haussener S., Brinkert K.* (2023). Assessment of the technological viability of photoelectrochemical devices for oxygen and fuel production on Moon and Mars. Nat. Commun. 14 (3141).

(3) Brinkert K.*, Zhuang C., Escriba-Gelonch M., Hessel V. (2023). Potential of catalysis for
closing the loop in human space exploration. Catalysis Today 423, 114242-114252. opens in a new window (invitation)


(4) Brinkert K.*, Mandin P. (2022). Fundamentals and future applications of electrochemical energy conversion in space. npj Microgravity 8 (52).

(5) Akay Ö., Bashkatov A., Coy E., Eckert K., Einarsrud K. E., Friedrich A., Kimmel B., Loos S., Mutschke G., Roentzsch L., Symes M. D., Yang X., Brinkert K.* (2022). Electrolysis in reduced gravitational environments: current research perspectives and future applications. npj Microgravity 8 (56).

(6) Romero-Calvo Á., Akay Ö., Schaub H., Brinkert K. (2022). Magnetic phase separation in microgravity. npj Microgravity 8 (32).

(7) Saravanabavan S., Coulthard C. T., Kaur M., Brinkert K.* (2022). Catalysis in Space Environments. In: Hessel V., Stoudemire J., H. Miyamoto & I. D. Fisk (Eds.). In Space Manufacturing and Resources. Wiley-VCH. ISBN: 978-3-527-83091-6


(8) Akay Ö., Poon J., Robertson C., Abdi F. F., Roldan-Cuenya B., Giersig M., Brinkert K.* (2021). Releasing the bubbles: nanotopographical electrocatalyst design for efficient photoelectrochemical hydrogen production in microgravity environment. Adv. Sci., 2105380


Cathodic NH4+ leaching of nitrogen impurities in CoMo thin-film electrodes in aqueous acidic solutions. Sustain. Energ. Fuels. 4, 5080-5087. doi: 10.1039/D0SE00674B.


(10) Brinkert K.*, Akay Ö., Richter M. H., Liedtke J., Fountaine K. T., Lewerenz H. J., Giersig M. (2019). Experimental methods for efficient solar hydrogen production in microgravity environment. J. Vis. Exp. (154), e59122. doi: 10.3791/59122.


(11) Brinkert K.*, Richter M. H., Akay Ö., Liedtke J., Giersig M., Fountaine K. T., Lewerenz H. J. (2018). Efficient solar hydrogen production in microgravity environment. Nat. Commun. 9 (2527). doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-04844-y

(12) Brinkert, K. (2018). Energy conversion in natural and artificial photosynthesis, SpringerBriefs in Chemical Physics. Springer International Publishing AG. ISBN 978-3-319-77980-5

(13) Brinkert K.*, Richter M., Akay Ö., Giersig M., Katherine T. Fountaine, Lewerenz H. J. (2018). Advancing semiconductor-electrocatalyst systems: application of surface transformation films and nanosphere lithography. Faraday Discuss. 208, 523-535. doi: 10.1039/C8FD00003D

(14) Baletto F., Boeije M., Bordet A., Brinkert K., Catlow R., Davies J., Dononelli W., Freund H.-J. Friend C., Gates B. et al. (2018). Application of new nanoparticle structures as catalysts: general discussion, Faraday Discuss. 208, 575-593. doi: 10.1039/C8FD90016G

(15) Arrigo R., Badmus K., Baletto F., Boeije M., Bowker M., Brinkert K., Bugaev A., Bukhtiyarov V., Carosso M., Catlow R. et al. (2018). The challenges of characterising nanoparticulate catalysts: general discussion, Faraday Discuss. 208, 339-394. doi: 1039/C8FD90014K

(16) Arrigo R., Badmus K., Baletto F., Boeije M., Brinkert K., Bugaev A., Bukhtiyarov V., Carosso M., Catlow R., Chutia A. et al. (2018). Theory as a driving force to understand reactions on nanoparticles: general discussion, Faraday Discuss. 208, 147-185. doi: 10.1039/C8FD90013B


(17) Sjöholm J., Ho F., Ahmadova N., Brinkert K., Hammarström L., Mamedov F., Styring, S. (2017). The protonation state around TyrD/TyrD in Photosystem II is reflected in its biphasic oxidation kinetics. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1858, 147-155. doi: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.11.002


(18) Brinkert, K., De Causmaecker, S., Krieger-Liszkay, A., Fantuzzi, A., Rutherford, A. W. (2016). Bicarbonate-induced redox tuning in Photosystem II for regulation and protection. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 113 (43) 12144-12149. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1608862113

(19) Brinkert, K., Le Formal, F., Xiaoe, L. Durrant, J., Rutherford, A. W. & Fantuzzi, A. (2016). Photocurrents from Photosystem II in a metal oxide hybrid system: electron transfer pathways. Biophys. Acta, 1857 (9), 1497-1505. doi: 10.1016/j.bbabio.2016.03.004


(20) Mersch D., Lee C.-Y., Zhang J. Z., Brinkert K., Fontecilla-Camps J. C., Rutherford A. W. & Reisner, E. (2015). Wiring of Photosystem II to a Hydrogenase for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 137 (26), 8541-8549. doi: 10.1021/jacs.5b03737

(21) Cotton C. A. R., Douglass J. S., De Causmaecker S., Brinkert K., Cardona T., Fantuzzi A., Rutherford A. W. & Murray J. W. (2015). Photosynthetic constraints on fuels from microbes. Bioeng. Biotechnol. 3 (36), 1-5. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2015.00036


(22) Brinkert K. (2014). SolEn for a Sustainable Future: With a Multidisciplinary course on solar energy towards a more sustainable education in chemistry at institutions of higher education. In: Eilks I., Markic S. & Ralle B. (Eds.). (2014). Science education research and education for sustainable development. A collection of invited papers inspired by the 22nd Symposium on Chemistry and Science Education held at the University of Bremen, 19-21 June 2014. Aachen: Shaker Verlag. ISBN: 978-3844031508

(23) Pullen S. & Brinkert K.* (2014). SolEn for a Sustainable Future: developing and teaching a multidisciplinary course on solar energy to further sustainable education in chemistry. J. Chem. Educ. 91 (10), 1569-1573. doi: 10.1021/ed400345m

(24) Brinkert K.* & Pullen S. (2012). Von der Natur zur Kunst. In: Kieselhorst R., Baudson T. G. & Seemüller A. (Eds.). (2012). Zukunft und Forschung. Göttingen: Cuvillier Verlag.