Electrochemistry

Our Electrochemical Workstations ZENNIUM X / ZENNIUM Pro / ZENNIUM  base on an universal and modular data acquisition system. Together with the THALES software package we offer all standard electrochemical methods at a mouse click.

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Photo-Electrochemistry

CIMPS is an universal photo- and spectro-electrochemical workstation for a wide field of applications. You can easily extend the basic CIMPS system with various options for special fields of photo-electrochemical research.

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Energy Storage & Conversion

Our power potentiostats, electronic loads and multi-channels acquisition systems provide a smart system for research and investigation on batteries, fuel cells and super caps.

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Corrosion

Electrochemical noise has become popular as a new method of corrosion detection and prevention. ZAHNER has developed the CorrElNoise® technique, the first method to obtain both, potential noise and current noise from one electrochemical source.

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Applications

The Electrochemical Workstations IM6 and ZENNIUM provide a multitude of methods in the standard configuration and can be extended with options for various applications:

Corrosion and Electrochemical Noise

Research on steel, concrete and corrosion under environmental conditions, ageing of metal surfaces, ageing of coatings and lacquers, research on alloys.

Coatings, Laminates and Lacquers

Investigating resistive layers in food packaging, evaluating of protection layers, paintings, coatings, lacquers, laminates and many other stuff.

Electrochemical Research

Performing standard electrochemistry, electrochemical analysis, studies on analytes, ion determination, analytical chemistry, electrochemical cell, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry and determination of redox potentials.

Energy Storage & Fuel Cells

Research on batteries, fuel cells, electrolysis cells and supercaps. Determination of State-of-Charge/State-of-Health (SOC/SOH) and of current and power density. Recording true parallel Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) data of stacked cells.

Solar Cells and Photovoltaics

Investigation of silicon solar cells (SC), dye sensitized SC, perovskite SC, Grätzel SC, organic photovoltaics (OPV), and other photoactive devices such as photo sensors. Determining power conversion efficiency, incident-photon-to-current-conversion efficiency IPCE, fillfactor and charge extraction. 

Solar Fuel and Photosynthesis

Solar induced hydrogen production, water splitting, artifical photosynthesis: solar fuels as the next generation energy supply.

Displays and Luminescence

LCDs, LEDs, OLEDs: Liquid crystaline displays, light emitting diodes, organic light emitting diodes. Research on display technology, material characterization and charge extraction. 

Electrochromic Devices and Smart Materials

E-ink, electronic paper, smart glasses, smart windows: Investigation of  electrochromic behaviour and shutter effects of smart optoelectronic materials.