Enhance product safety, cycle life,
and power output

Identify breakdown products, understand degradation processes, and gain insight into failure mechanisms.

American Laboratory featured article: Ion-Exchange Selectivity and HRAMS Elucidate Lithium-Ion Battery Degradation Pathways

Review the details of a study that identifies various classes of non-targeted and unknown anionic degradation products obtained from surface deposits of lithium ion batteries using ion chromatography (IC) and IC coupled with high resolution accurate mass spectrometry (HRAMS).

Learn about the analysis of cycled anode material and the separation of different degradation products, including the identification of manganese dissolution products deposited on the anode surface of an aged manganese-based lithium-ion battery.

Learn how the identification of non-targeted and unknown anionic electrolyte degradation products by IC and IC-HRAM MS can provide insight into mechanistic pathways that can lead to improved battery safety and performance.

Develop Higher Density Materials for Li-ion Batteries

Learn which analytical tools are useful for characterizing battery cell materials and what are their benefits. Learn why is a glovebox necessary in the R&D and production of LIB and how it works.

Characterization of Battery Materials: Test Cases for the Energy Storage of Tomorrow

Learn about the basics of characterizing battery materials and the special equipment required to run these tests, including the basics of testing battery materials and exemplary case studies.