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    Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) in Solid-State Battery Development – A Novel and Cost-Effective Approach

    Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) is a method widely used across industry to deposit a very thin layer of a material on a surface to alter its properties. The technique has been utilized in various areas of battery research, including solid-state batteries.

    A key challenge with solid state batteries is the high impedance at the interface between the cathode and the electrolyte. PVD is ideally suited to develop model systems to study and look to improve this problem.

    PVD also allows high throughput screening of different materials to accelerate new composition developments with enhanced electrochemical properties.

    The HEX series of PVD instruments has some key benefits for battery research. It is a cost-effective solution that is mounted below an existing glovebox, allowing continued use of the glovebox for other purposes and easy access to the vacuum chamber for modification and cleaning. The highly modular nature allows configuration changes without specialist tools, enabling changes in research direction without additional costs.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • PVD techniques are a valuable tool in a wide spectrum of battery research
    • Develop model systems to study interfacial phenomena
    • High throughput screening of different materials to accelerate new composition developments with enhanced electrochemical properties
    • Introduction to the HEX series of PVD instrument and its unique advantages for research

    Dr. Jessica Stoner – Product Manager

    Jess is the Product Manager for the HEX series at Korvus Technology. She manages all technical aspects of the HEX both behind the scenes and in direct contact with users new and old. Before joining Korvus in 2021, she worked as a researcher at the Materials Innovation Factory at the University of Liverpool.

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    Advances in Battery Performance and Safety Testing using Calorimetry

    This presentation describes two main types of calorimetric techniques that can be used to carry out performance and safety testing on high-energy batteries.

    The first half of the presentation introduces isothermal calorimetry; focused on the new IBCx system from Thermal Hazard Technology (THT). Method of operation, hardware overview and examples of data will be presented.

    The second half of the presentation covers battery testing methods for the ARC adiabatic calorimeter system. The theoretical background of the test method will be described, and new developments to address blade-type batteries and high ampere-hour cells will be presented.

    The presentation also mentions complementary test methods and optional modules that can be integrated with calorimetry to provide more useful analysis. For example; fast-tracking heaters, online gas analysis etc.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Principles of isothermal and adiabatic calorimetry testing for high-energy batteries
    • Advantages and limitations of these two methods
    • New product developments from THT to address market test requirements
    • Discussion of THT lab testing results

    Matthew Stewart – Application Scientist at THT

    Matthew Stewart joined Thermal Hazard Technology UK in 2021 following his graduation from Swansea University with a master’s degree in chemical engineering. In two years he has accrued a wealth of experience in battery testing and instrumentation. In his role as Application Scientist, he helps to manage THT’s test lab and carries out cutting-edge testing on the latest energy-dense cell designs. Matt has worked with several of the UK’s leading motorsports, aviation and performance vehicle manufacturers.

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    Results from a Comprehensive Battery Benchmarking Index

    This talk introduces a comprehensive battery benchmarking index that provides data-backed insights into cell performance needed to evaluate and select the optimal batteries for your application. In this talk, we present a broad and diversified cell database and present the preliminary results from rigorous comparative analysis of these cells. We will end with industry leading battery analytics, enabling customer organizations to be agile and employ best practices with regard to testing and analysis in engineering.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Comparative analysis of cells in recently released products including EVs and power tools
    • Demonstration of large scale analysis across the benchmarking database
    • Demonstration of leveraging models and experimental data together

    Dr. Christianna Lininger – Director of Battery Engineering and Sciences at Voltaiq
    Dr. Jan Richter – CEO and Co-Founder at Batemo

    Dr. Christianna Lininger is the Director of Battery Engineering and Sciences at Voltaiq. She has a Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Chemical Engineering from Columbia University in the City of New York. Following her graduate studies she undertook post-doctoral studies at University of California, Berkeley. Her research was focused on theoretical computational chemistry and physics-based modeling for renewable energy technologies.

    Dr.-Ing. Jan Richter studied electrical engineering and information technology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He focused on electric mobility and the fields of electrochemical energy storage, power electronics, and electrical machines. He has completed his doctorate on modelling, parameter identification and control of highly-utilized synchronous machines, graduating summa cum laude.

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    Detailed Approaches for Post-Mortem Analysis of Lithium Ion Batteries

    Performance degradation of Lithium Ion Batteries (LIBs) is an important problem not only battery users, but also for battery manufacturers and material suppliers. In this webinar, we will present two topics related to the Post-Mortem analysis of LIBs – one is the performance degradation of SiO anode, and the other is a detailed procedure for the quantitative analysis of electrolyte decomposition and SEI formation on graphite negative electrode.

    Toray Research Center can provide detailed and comprehensive data analysis of chemical and morphological changes, using latest instruments, to support material and product performance improvements. Customers can utilize the data set to investigate what may have happened inside the battery, and can correlate the performance degradation with that data analysis.

    This webinar will focus on the following key topics:

    • Lithium Ion battery
    • Post-Mortem analysis
    • SiO anode
    • Electrolyte degradation and SEI formation
    • Morphological observation and Composition analysis

    Yasuhito Aoki – Researcher at Toray Research Center

    Yasuhito Aoki is a researcher at Toray Research Center. He has been working on material analysis of battery related materials using Raman and infrared spectroscopy.

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