Battery Materials Laboratory
Figure 1: From the lab; Dr. Martin Kirkengen (back, left), Dr. Preben J.S. Vie (back, right), Dr. Jan Petter Mæhlen (front, left), Dr. Weikang Hu (front, right) (not present in the photo: Prof. Volodymyr A. Yartys and Dr. Rahul Fotedar).
Since 2010, IFE has established infrastructure and facilities for R&D on rechargeable batteries and battery materials. The Battery Materials Laboratory houses a collection of equipment for synthesis and development of materials, electrode assembly and cell characterization. IFE’s R&D focus is on new electrode materials for next generation batteries with a higher energy density, lower cost and environmental friendliness.