A brief overview of our research

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Higher TRL experience of energy storage devices

NDT testing for in line measurement on electrode manufacturing

  • including: thickness, porosity, binder migration, acoustic emission, areal FTIR measurements

Scale-up of new materials into pouch cells for validation testing

  • sustainable, scalable materials synthesis without heat and pressure
  • pouch cell testing and validation

Designed for Dismantle Energy Storage

  • Designing recyclable, easily disassembled battery packs
  • Developing new electrode stacking configurations for disassembly while maintaining performance
  • Mechanochemical separation techniques for recycling electrode manufacturing waste

Printing and large-scale manufacturing

  • Sustainable, scalable processes for material integration and battery manufacture

Low TRL experience of energy storage devices


  • Cyclic Voltammetry
  • Galvanostatic Charge and Discharge
  • Impedance Spectroscopy

Hydrodynamic measurement

  • Rotating Disc Electrode
  • Porous Rotating Disc Electrode
  • Rotating Ring Disc Electrode


  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • In-situ and Ex-situ AFM of battery materials in liquids
  • Double layer refinement


In situ:

Surface enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS)
Shell Isolated Nanoparticles for Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SHINERS)
Optically transparent thin electrochemistry (Raman, UV/Vis, IR)
Small Angle X-Ray Scattering

Ex Situ:

NMR Spectroscopy

Mechanical testing

  • Stress testing for materials
  • Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
  • Adhesion testing

Material formulation and rheology

  • Formulation of dispersion
  • Rheology for process optimisation