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Battery Materials Research

Battery R&D

Perform investigations to improve the performance, positivity, conductiveness and other properties of your battery parts from cathode, anode and electrolyte, to separator/membranes & binder.

Our comprehensive product portfolio of battery materials testing instruments has the flexibility to support ongoing innovation and keep up with your lab‘s ever-changing requirements providing the chemical and material analysis you need to innovate better batteries for safety, performance, power, longevity, scale and weight. Typical analyzes in battery R&D cover:

  • Cathode & anode analysis and testing - including battery failure analysis
  • Characterization of separators, membranes & binder - including PVDF / polyvinylidene fluoride membranes
  • Electrolyte Analysis - such as solvent composition of electrolytes with ICP-OES and GC/MS

Battery R&D Applications


Determination of Elemental Impurities in Lithium Battery Cathode Materials using NexION 1000 ICP-MS

The quality of the cathode material of a lithium ion (Li-ion) battery, especially the ratio of the primary elements and the concentrations of impurities, has gr ...
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Analysis of Water and Carbon Dioxide Adsorbed to Electrodes Using TG-MS

The presence of water on either the anode or cathode in a lithium-ion battery can seriously hinder its performance. A common method currently used to measure wa ...
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Battery Recycling: The Determination of Major Components in Black Mass with the Avio 550 Max ICP-OES

Reclaiming important metals from recycling spent batteries is a key source of elements vital to lithium batteries. One of the main reclamation processes for spe ...
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Determination of Chloride in Cathode Materials Using the NexION 1000 ICP-MS

Lithium nickel cobalt manganese oxide (LNCM) is the key cathode material for ternary lithium batteries which have a higher electric capacity and are less costly ...
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DSC Analysis of Binary Carbonate Solvent Mixtures

Carbonates are the most common class of solvent used in both primary and secondary batteries. Understanding phase transitions in these solvents is incredibly us ...
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Propylene Carbonate-Based Electrolytes for Sodium Ion Cells: GC-MS Study of Degradation Products

Rechargeable batteries are of high current interest as a storage medium for electrical energy. Although lithium-ion batteries are state of the art today, altern ...
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Application of TMA and STA to Optimize the Sintering Process of Solid-state Electrolyte Used in All-solid Battery

All-solid-state lithium-ion batteries have received extensive attention as the core technology for the next generation of power batteries, with solid-state elec ...
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Direct Analysis of Impurities in Lithium Hexafluorophosphate Battery Electrolyte with the Avio 220 Max ICP-OES

As a power supply for green energy, lithium-ion batteries (LiBs) are being widely used across many fields, therefore their increased performance and safety are ...
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Determination of Nine Carbonates in Lithium Ion Battery Electrolyte by GC/MS

The composition and content of carbonates, such as dimethyl carbonate and ethyl methyl carbonate, in electrolytic solution plays an important role in the develo ...
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Quality Control of Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells by Thermogravimetric Analysis

Fuel cells offer cleaner and more-efficient energy than the internal-combustion engine. Many types of fuel cells are now available based on the electrolyte used ...
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Characterization and Analysis of PVDF Used as a Lithium-Ion Battery Binder

PVDF (Polyvinylidene fluoride), along with other polymers such as SBR and PTFE, is commonly used as a binder in the anode of lithium-ion batteries due to its el ...
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