11) D. den Boer, M. Krikorian, B. Esser, T. M. Swager*
"STM Study of Gold(I) Pyrazolates: Distinct Morphologies, Layer Evolution, and Cooperative Dynamics"
J. Phys. Chem. C 2013, 117, 8290-8298. DOI: 10.1021/jp4014493

10) K. A. Mirica, J. G. Weis, J. M. Schnorr, B. Esser, T. M. Swager*
"Mechanical Drawing of Gas Sensors on Paper"
Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 10898-10903. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201206069

9) B. Esser, J. M. Schnorr, T. M. Swager*
"Selektiver Nachweis von Ethylengas mit Kohlenstoffnanoröhren als Hilfsmittel in der Fruchtreifebestimmung" 
Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 5851-5855. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201201042
(Highlight in Angew. Chem.:  M. Ding, A. Star, Angew. Chem. 2012, 124, 7755-7756.)

8) B. Esser, T. M. Swager*
"Detection of Ethylene gas by Fluorescence Turn-On of a Conjugated Polymer"
Angew. Chem. 2010, 122, 9056-9059. DOI: 10.1002/ange.201003899

7) R. Gleiter*, B. Esser, S. C. Kornmayer
"Cyclacenes – Hoop Shaped Systems Composed of Conjugated Rings"
Acc. Chem. Res. 2009, 42, 1108-1116. DOI: 10.1021/ar9000179

6) R. Gleiter*, K. Hövermann, B. Esser, A. Bandyopadhyay
"Transannular Ring Closure of a 1,8-Diazacyclotetradeca-3,5,10,12-tetrayne to a Tricyclic System with a Central Cyclooctatetraene Ring"
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2009, 3006-3010. DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.200900193

5) B. Esser, A. Bandyopadhyay, F. Rominger, R. Gleiter*
"From Metacyclophanes to Cyclacenes: Synthesis and Properties of [6.8]3Cyclacene"
Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 3368-3379. DOI: 10.1002/chem.200802297

4) S. C. Kornmayer,  B. Esser, R. Gleiter*
"DFT Calculations on Heterocyclacenes"
Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 725-728. DOI: 10.1021/ol8028115

3) B. Esser, F. Rominger, R. Gleiter*
"Synthesis of [6.8]3Cyclacene: Conjugated Belt and Model for an unusual Type of Carbon Nanotube"
J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2008, 130, 6716-6717. DOI: 10.1021/ja801918n
(Highlight in Synfacts: "A Conjugated Belt," Synfacts 2008, 8, 819)

2) B. Esser, J. A. Raskatov, R. Gleiter*
"DFT Calculations on [6.8]Cyclacenes and CpCo-Capped [4.8]Cyclacenes"
Org. Lett. 2007, 9, 4037-4040. DOI: 10.1021/ol701763b

1) B. Esser, R. Gleiter*
"DFT Calculations on the Protonation of Two 1,3-Butadiyne Units Fixed in Medium-Sized Rings"
J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 5126-5135. DOI: 10.1021/jo060426h