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Energy Storage Research Solutions


Are you part of the steady global acceleration of energy storage research? Battery research and production is growing rapidly, and the race for the best performing solutions requires investments in R&D for innovative materials used in battery components. With this driving demand in analytical solutions, make sure your lab is positioned to achieve the highest product performance and quality, using trusted materials characterization instrumentation.

Materials characterization plays an essential role in achieving the highest product performance and quality which had led to a growing demand for reliable analytical solutions. Confidently test your battery chemicals and components for the composition and end-performance standards you require. Prevent failure by performing tests such as degradation analysis and impurity control. What's more, additional support and informatics services are available to keep your laboratory up and running, helping to meet fast-paced changes and requirements across all end-market applications.

Battery Spotlight


The Meteoric Rise of Solid-State Batteries: Innovations and Analytical Instrument Breakthroughs

The potential of all solid-state battery (ASSB) technology to revolutionize the battery industry is resulting in new battery designs and material configuration ...
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Battery Analysis Guide

This guide offers an overview of analyses required throughout the battery value chain - learn about innovative analytical solutions for testing every part of th ...
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Essential Chemistry for Sustainable Energy

Decarbonization of electricity is playing a key role in meeting the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Due to seasonal and weather-related limitations i ...
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Overcoming Lithium-Ion Battery Obstacles for the Alternative Energy Revolution

Global climate initiatives and increase demand for battery reliant technological innovations are driving the alternative energy revolution. Rapidly emerging as ...
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Battery Research at KIT Driving a Sustainable Electric Future

Research into battery technology is a thriving and crucial part of governmental efforts to transition economies to a more sustainable model. The scientists invo ...
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In-Depth Battery Component Testing

As the world moves to embrace renewable energy sources and reduce our global CO2 emissions, it will also be more dependent than ever on better battery technolog ...
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Emerging Trends in Batteries

This Whitepaper takes an analytical look at the key features, challenges and limitations of rising battery technologies. Each year battery technologies become m ...
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Solving Cell Dimensional Changes and Cell Breathing in Lithium Solid-State Batteries

Traditional liquid battery configurations, such as lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), can generate high amounts of pressure due to the swelling of electrodes and gas ...
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Battery Recycling Infographic: Processes & Analytical Requirements

Download this helpful infographic for a breakdown of main battery component recycling processes.
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Bottled Lightning: Researching and Designing Better Batteries with the Help of ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and FTIR Analysis

Article by Kieran Evans on researching and designing better batteries with the help of ICP-OES, ICP-MS, and FTIR Analytical methods in a laboratory setting
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Failure Analysis in Battery Components

This handy infographic poster is a useful reference tool for anyone who needs to understand battery failure. Whether your investigating chemical degradation, de ...
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Analysis in the Battery Lifecycle Poster

Are you part of the steady global acceleration of energy storage research? Make sure your lab is positioned to achieve the highest product performance and quali ...
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BATTERY Analytical Solutions For Better Energy Storage Innovations

In this 20 minute video, we outline many of the lithium-Ion battery R&D and QA/QC challenges that occur in various battery research and manufacturing processes. ...
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Black Mass Sample Preparation Strategies for Analysis by ICP-OES

Join Ken Neubauer as he demonstrates the ability of the Avio® 550 Max fully simultaneous ICP-OES to determine major and impurity components in black mass genera ...
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Hear From Battery Scientists

Access all the inspiring, educational information shared at Power Up 2022, on-demand.
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Research on Solid-State Batteries, Advanced Materials, and Analytical Testing

Rechargeable high-performance battery technology is enabling the large-scale e-mobility revolution.
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Lithium Impurities Analysis in Li2CO3 by ICP-OES

In this on-demand webinar, Ryan Purcell-Joiner, Senior Application Scientist at PerkinElmer, discusses the future of the battery market and how QA/QC methods fo ...
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Direct Analysis of LiPF6 Based Electrolytes

In this on-demand webinar, Shuli Cheng, Principal Application Scientist at PerkinElmer, discusses the accurate analysis of Li-ion battery materials and chemical ...
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Materials & Energy Hub

Analytical studies underpin industrial progress, whilst at the same time driving down costs and environmental impacts. It's a tall order, and we understand just ...
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Innovate Better Batteries From Your Electrolyte Analysis

Third installment in our Battery Series - From Chemicals to Materials. Focus in on electrolytes to uncover useful technologies and techniques for characterizati ...
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On-Demand Webinar: Take Charge of Anode & Cathode Testing

Hear from experts how to Take Charge of Anode and Cathode Testing Explore and contrast ICP-OES and ICP-MS, plus sample preparation techniques including laser ab ...
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On-Demand Webinar: Characterization of Separators and Electrodes for Improved Battery Performance & Safety

Learn to investigate polymer-based film membranes, including polyvinylidene (PVDF) and PP/PE/PP tri-layer membranes. Analyze expanders used in lead acid batteri ...
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Powered for the Future: A video of our Instrument Range: Lithium-Ion Battery Analysis Solutions for Your Lab

On-demand webinar outlining analytical solutions for Li-Ion battery research and analysis covering FT-IR, GC/MS and ICP-OES.
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Materials Analysis Challenges for Battery Recyclers

Watch now to help you drive the development of more circular input structures by finding the best laboratory analysis solutions for material reclaim and reuse.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Determination of Impurities in Lithium Materials with the NexION 2000 ICP-MS

With growing concern about the state of the environment, more and more devices are being powered by lithium batteries due to their higher capacities, longer liv ...
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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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Determination of Impurities in Lithium Materials with the NexION 5000 ICP-MS

The capability to identify the presence of impurities in lithium (Li) battery materials is critical for manufacturers and suppliers to ensure that the performan ...
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Areas of Analytical Need

Battery R&D

Our comprehensive battery materials analysis product portfolio 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.

  • Cathode & Anode - Elemental Analysis
  • Material Characterization of Polymer for Separators, Binder & solid Electrolytes
  • Solvent Composition of Electrolytes

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Battery QA/QC

Simplify and accelerate your battery parts analysis for highest productivity. Confidently and reliably test your battery components and cells to the performance standards that you require. Learn more about Impurity Investigation, Degradation Analysis and Storage Management.

  • Storage Management (Safety) by GC/MS
  • Degradation Analysis & Composition by FT-IR, GC/MS, Thermal Analysis
  • Impurity Investigation by FT-IR & ICP-OES

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Supply Chain Analyses

Scroll down through the stages of the battery supply chain. Find the Matchar techniques you need for testing battery chemicals and materials used in cathode, anode, binder, separator and electrolyte components. Find valuable analytical insights for the ongoing advancement of renewable energy generation.

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Recycling, Disposal, REEs & Mining

Analyze Lithium compounds and other essential REE inputs to the manufacturing process to improve end-of-life processes. Identify chemicals and materials including metals and plastics for easier and cleaner separation for recycling. And improve environmental monitoring of off-gassing and toxic elements in landfill.


Testing & Identifying Plastic Waste for Recycling Recycling is a challenge we face together. Plastic manufacturers, retailers and government, are working to control plastic pollution on land and in our oceans, by evolving ever more circular economies. And polymer recycling is rising to the challenge ...

Geology & Mining

Nearly everything we touch in our modern-day work and home environments ultimately comes from the Earth's resources, either from agriculture, oil or gas, or mining industries. Population growth, global urbanization and an ever-growing appetite for technologies which require resources such as lithium ...

Environmental Analysis

Change is not new to environmental professionals, but the speed and complexity of that change is. Emerging contaminants, new methods and lower detection limits all make it challenging to keep pace. At the same time, scientists performing environmental testing are facing increasing numbers of samples ...

Battery Recycling Infographic: Processes & Analytical Requirements

Download this infographic for a visual breakdown of main battery component recycling processes and the analytical technologies which are employed in important steps in..

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