Executive summary: Powering through the complexity of lithium ion battery analysis

by | Sep 5, 2023

Discover the requirements of elemental analysis throughout the battery supply chain and the key role that ICP-MS instruments play.

Elemental analysis of samples related to battery technology is vital at all stages in the battery supply chain, including raw material extraction and refining, battery electrode material manufacturing, and end of life disposal and recycling.

Download this summary to learn about the requirements of elemental analysis throughout the battery supply chain and the key role that the Thermo Scientific™ iCAP RQplus ICP-MS instruments and other elemental analysis solutions play in supporting the measurement of battery material samples.

Topics covered include:

  • The requirements for elemental analysis over the life cycle of a battery
  • How automated sample handling systems can support robust instrument performance when analyzing difficult samples related to battery analysis
  • How updated ICP technologies can simplify your workflow and increase uptime and productivity

Meet the experts: 

SimonNelms_200Simon Nelms
Sr. Manager Vertical Marketing, Industrial, Thermo Fisher Scientific

Simon Nelms is a former ICP-OES and ICP-MS
applications specialist who’s been part of the
Thermo Fisher Scientific team for more than 20
years. He is now a Vertical Marketing Manager for
the industrial sector, with a particular focus on the
battery and renewable energy markets. Simon
holds a BSc in Analytical Chemistry and a PhD in
research involving ICP-MS method development
from the University of Hull, UK.

SaschaNowak_200Dr Sascha Nowak
Manager of Division Analytics and Environment, Munster Electrochemical Energy Technology Centre

Dr Sascha Nowak is based at the Munster
Electrochemical Energy Technology center at the
University of Munster, Germany. He currently focuses
his research on battery technology, specifically
ageing processes, electrolytes, and recycling.

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