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How to Prepare and Analyse Battery Samples with Electron Microscopy

Revealing the invisible - webinar on-demand


Breakthroughs in battery technology are leading to advances in a wide range of applications, from electric vehicles and medical instruments to military, telecommunications, and aerospace. At the heart of these advances is the ability to precisely see the internal structure of the materials at the nanoscale. Join us to learn how to see more from your battery samples through precise preparation and EM imaging techniques - revealing the invisible. 

Experts from the Nanotechnology group at INAM Forchheim and Leica Microsystems will take you through an advanced battery sample preparation workflow including mechanical preparation, ion beam milling, and coating, resulting in a sample ready for imaging with SEM, ending in a Q&A session.

This online workshop is designed for beginners as well as advanced EM users for lithium or novel battery systems, as well as other semiconductor samples requiring high-resolution cross-section imaging.

What to expect in the webinar

Key Learnings: 

  • Step-by-step guide from mechanical pre-treatment and ion beam milling to coating and imaging
  • How to employ efficient mechanical pre-treatment steps to ensure a smooth defect-free sample
  • Methods for sample transfer to SEM to ensure best quality results

Webinar abstract

Battery sample preparation plays a crucial role in unlocking breakthroughs in battery technology. With battery advancements revolutionizing various sectors such as electric vehicles, medical instruments, military applications, telecommunications, and aerospace, it has become imperative to delve into the nanoscale structure of battery materials. Electron microscopy (EM) imaging techniques, harnessing the power of precise sample preparation, can be used to gain invaluable insights enabling you to reveal the invisible details within your battery samples. 

During this engaging session, esteemed experts from the Nanotechnology group (specializing in advanced battery sample preparation techniques and research) at INAM Forchheim and Leica Microsystems’ battery sample preparation team will guide you through an advanced battery sample preparation workflow. They will walk you through the intricacies of mechanical preparation, ion beam milling, and coating, giving you all the tools necessary to precisely and accurately prepare a sample primed for high-resolution imaging using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). 

Whether you are a beginner seeking a solid foundation in EM techniques or an advanced user looking to enhance your expertise in lithium or novel battery systems, this online workshop is tailored to meet your needs. Furthermore, professionals working with other semiconductor samples that require high-resolution cross-section imaging will also benefit greatly from this webinar.

By joining us, you will gain a comprehensive understanding of the essential steps involved in battery sample preparation, ensuring that you can visualize and analyze the intricate inner workings of battery materials. With this knowledge, you will be equipped to make informed decisions, drive innovation, and propel advancements in battery technology across a wide range of applications.

Don't miss this opportunity to unlock the full potential of your battery samples through precise preparation and EM imaging techniques. Join us today and witness the power of seeing beyond the surface to reveal the invisible within your battery samples.

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