Methods & Equipment

EMC

Synthesis

Characterisation

  • Powder XRD D8 Advance (collaboration with H.-P. Meyer)
  • Powder XRD Rigaku SmartLab with a high-flux 9 kW rotating anode X-ray source coupled with a HyPix-3000 2D detector (@CAM, coll. with AG Zaumseil)
  • Surface area measurements by the BET method (@CAM)
  • Scanning Electron Microscopy SEM / EDX
  • Polarisation Microscopy
  • Laue Diffractometer

Magnetic Properties and Thermodynamics

Electrochemical characterisation

  • Coin cell; Swagelok cells
  • Potentiometry (Cyclic voltammetry, GITT: Various Potentiostats HEKA PG 360 USB Potentiostat; 2 Bio-Logic VMP3; 24 channel Biologic BCS-805)
  • Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy EIS
  • Impedance Spectroscopy (270 - 500 K)
  • In-operando XRD setup for the Rigaku diffractometer@CAM
 
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