Materials Characterization

Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) Machine

Rigaku Ultima IV X-Ray Diffractometer

Rigaku Miniflex X-Ray Diffractometer

Maccor Series 4000 System
Electrodes are incorporated in coin cells and cycled on the Maccor.

Temperature controlled compartments for electrochemical testing.

Materials Synthesis

Spex Mills
High energy mechanical milling is often used to prepare new materials

Samples can be annealed under a variety of atmospheres

Automatic Sieve Shaker

Electrode Preparation and Cell Making

Planetary Mill
Used to prepare electrode slurries

Glove Boxes
Glove box used to prepare air sensitive samples and coatings

Ryan preparing some Na cells in our cell making glove box