Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) joint project R2RBattery

  • Tailored material systems and technologies for the roll-to-roll fabrication of electrochemical energy storage systems on flexible carriers – High-valent ions for the energy revolution
  • The global demand for energy storage grows with the development of renewable energies and the growing number of electrical vehicles and mobile devices. To cover the future demand and to meet the steadily increasing requirements, new storage concepts and material systems with highest energy densities and well available raw materials are necessary. For this, researchers of the IEP develop within the joint project R2RBattery novel post-lithium energy storage solutions.
  • Further information: Press release by TU Bergakademie Freiberg (German) and homepage of the project R2RBattery
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BMBF 03SF0542A

Funding of an institute partnership by the Alexander von Humboldt foundation

  • Topic: „Development of phosphorus-carbon nanotube materials for energy storage devices“ (PhosCar)
  • Research cooperation between the Institute of Experimental Physics and the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science
  • Further information: Note on the start of the project (German)
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Research & Development GE Global Research

  • Assessment of the pyroelectric hydrogen generation

Ioffe Röntgen Institute (IRI) joint project SYNESTESia

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Mining-RoX: Robotics in mining

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Utilization of waste heat for the generation of hydrogen and electricity using pyroelectric oxides

  • Electric cycles based on pyroelectric materials, like Olsen, Stirling, or Lenoir cycle
  • Redox activity of pyroelectric surfaces for water splitting
SAB 100245339

Pyroelectric polymers for waste heat harvesting

  • Selective preparation of the pyroelectric β-phase of PVDF
  • AiF project under management of the research institute of leather and plastic sheeting FILK Freiberg

Pyro- and dielectric properties of RCOB materials

  • Project within DFG joint proposal 921: Structure-property correlations and structural instabilities in high-temperature piezoelectrics of the oxoborate family RX2Z2O(BO3)3 (X, Z = Ca, R = La, Y, Gd, Pr, Nd, Er)
  • Formulation of correlations between structure and electromechanic properties of RCOB materials
  • Cooperation with the Institute of Mineralogy of TU Bergakademie Freiberg and the Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics of Ruhr-Universität Bochum
DFG ME 1433/14-1

Resonant X-ray diffraction under optimized destructive interference for the highly sensitive determination of phase-resolved, site-selective atomic displacements in crystalline materials

DFG ME 1433/15-1

Finished Projects

“Batterie Stationär in Sachsen” (BaSta)

  • Development of stationary electrochemical energy storage based on the sodium-sulphur technology
  • Methods: X-ray diffraction, impedance spectroscopy, electrical characterisation
  • Material systems: cathodes, anodes, electrolytes, separators
  • Further information on the project BaSta
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Participation in the construction of the Chemical Crystallography Beamline P24 at DESY, Hamburg

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Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) joint project CryPhysConcept

  • Using crystal physics to achieve electrochemical energy storage
  • Methods: X-ray diffraction, impedance spectroscopy, electrical characterisation
  • Material systems: cathodes, anodes, electrolytes, separators
  • Further information on the joint project CryPhysConcept
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Helmholtz Virtual Institute MEMRIOX

  • Ion-beam-tailored oxide-based memristive elements
  • Methods: Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and electrical characterisation (I-V and C-V)
  • Material systems: oxidic semiconductors (e.g. TiO2 and SrTiO3)
  • Further information on the project MEMRIOX
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Junior research group PyroConvert

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VIP project PyroFunk