Facilities

Facilities and Equipment

Room 308

Ultra High Precision Charger

UHPC Cyclers

5 Vertical Units make a 100-channel Ultra High Precision Charger.

Novonix System

Novonix cycling systems provide additional ultra high precision coulometry channels.

Storage System

80 Channel storage system is a new addition to the lab along with the Automotive Cell Testing Facility.

Automotive Cell Testing Facilty

Cell Chambers

3 temperature chambers are enclosed in every JustRite cabinet.

 

Cell Inventory & Safety Light

Cabinets are used to store automotive cells. Notice the 'stop lights' that alert users of the air temperature in the facility.

Room 312

Cell Testing Lab

High Precision Charger

Jessie preparing cells on the HPC software.

 

Temperature Controlled Chambers

Chris changing the temperature on one of the chamber controllers.

 

Maccor Cycler

Jian connecting cables on the Maccor System.

 

Microcalorimetry

Battery Microcalorimeter

Laura removing a cell from the microcalorimeter.

Sample

A pouch cell is enclosed in each capsule as shown to the right.

 

Dahn Headquarters

The Captain's Chair

Jeff helping lab members John and Dan.

 

Workspace

Minds at Work

Nupur, Jian and David discussing electrolyte additives.

 

Students

Colby and Chris managing their projects.

ARC

Room 313

313A - Electrolyte & Electrolyte Additive Lab

TGA Mass Spectrometer

Madeleine, summer student setting the TGA.

 

G20 Compact Titrator

 

C30 Coulometric Karl Fischer Titrator

 

GC-MS

In-situ Volume Measuring Systems

Furnace

 

Double Glove Box

Kathlyne preparing cells at the double glove box.

 

Lina, summer student, using the titrator

 

313B - X-ray Diffractometer Particle Size Analysis

X-ray Diffractometer

 

X-ray Sample

 

Dan setting up the XRD.

 

Particle Size Distribution Analyzer

Room 314

Pouch Cell Sealing & Specialized Glove Box

Pouch Sealer

Laura sealing a pouch, before picture.

 

Pouch Sealing

The chamber closes to vacuum seal the pouch cell.

 

Sealed Pouch Cell

The pouch cell once it has been sealed.

 

Room 316

Combinatorial Sputtering

Combinatorial Sputtering Device

Impedance Spectroscopy

 

Lithium Ion Differential Thermal Analysis

Room 317B

Chicken Coop

The Chickens in their Coop

Activities are supervised by Eric McCalla, the Chicken Coop Supervisor.

Room 321

SAXS - Small Angle X-ray Scattering

Side View

Center View

Room 322

Combinatorial Solutions Handling Robot

Combinatorial Robot

Combinatorial Robot Pipette

Combinatorial Gradient Sample

Room 323

Automated Charge-Discharge and Impedance Spectroscopy System

 

 

Positive Electrode Material Synthesis using CSTR

Continuous Stirred-tank Reactor

CSTR Tank

 

 

Room 217

Coin Cell and Electrode Fabrication

Coin Cell Crimper

Roller

Basement

Machine Shop

Simon Trussler provides us with machining services.

 

Student Machine Shop

Students may use the student shop for their projects.

 

Scanning Electron Microscope

Furnace

X-Ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy