How Can GC-MS Provide the Data Needed to Improve Lithium-ion Battery Performance?

Maintaining battery production quality and improving performance, lifetime, and safety requires application of a variety of analytical techniques. Confirming material composition and purity, ensuring the homogeneity of electrode slurries, detecting defects that can cause short circuits and certifying feedstock materials extracted from recycled batteries are all processes that depend on analytical testing. Investigating the mechanisms … Read more

Making energy greener – what role does elemental analysis play? Part 1.

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In the drive towards a future that is no longer dependent on burning fossil fuels for energy generation, several technologies have become established as front runners in the race to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality.  Among the most significant are lithium ion batteries, biofuels and renewable energy sources, such as wind power.  Aside … Read more