Webinar: Battery Research With Advanced Microscopy and Image Processing

From Sample Preparation to 3D Reconstruction and Quantification

Li-ion battery electrodes consist of active material, binder and carbon additives. As these three components and the respective interfaces influence for example the charge transfer reactions and thus the capacity of the battery, it is of major interest to understand their detailed properties in depth.

For reliable results it is crucial to master the sample preparation, to understand the image processing algorithms and optimize the reconstruction procedure.

Microscopy helps to gain insights into the inner structure of batteries.
Microscopy helps to gain insights into the inner structure of batteries.

In this webinar Stefanie Freitag from ZEISS will first give an introduction about existing advanced microscopic techniques for battery research including the presentation of possibilities for in-situ observations. In the second part Dr. Jochen Joos from KIT will explain his established workflow from sample preparation to 3D reconstruction and describe hurdles and solutions concerning image processing.

Register here and watch the webinar free of charge
Thursday, 21 March 2019 | 4 p.m. (CET)

Who should attend:

  • Battery researchers who are familiar with the components of a battery
  • Researchers who are seeking new ideas for chemical battery studies
  • Battery researchers that are aiming for 3D battery scans

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Explore how in-situ technologies can be used for battery studies and which technology will be helpful for a specific research task
  • Learn how battery samples can be prepared, especially when different phases shall be made visible
  • Discover how non-destructive X-ray microscopy can be used in battery research
  • Understand the challenges of image segmentation and 3D reconstruction of FIB-SEM data sets
  • Get to know ways to quantify the different phases in batteries

Watch the webinar for free

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