Contact

Dr. Tom Weier
Magnetohydrodynamics
t.weierAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2226, 2013
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12226, 12013, 2007

Steffen Landgraf
Magnetohydrodynamics
s.landgrafAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3459

Eye catcher

Battery Laboratory

Our battery lab enables the electrochemical investigation of liquid metal batteries, liquid metal electrodes and molten salt electrolytes.

For experiments, small cells are build and tested under argon atmosphere in the glove box.

Glove box battery laboratory

Glove box battery laboratory

Photo: ©Michael Nimtz

Glovebox Battery Laboratory - Development of Liquid Metal Batteries

Glovebox Battery Laboratory - Development of Liquid Metal Batteries

Photo: ©Michael Nimtz

Interfacial Wave Experiment

Interfacial Wave Experiment

Photo: ©Michael Nimtz










Experiments in the Battery Laboratory

Foto: Glove box battery laboratory ©Copyright: ©Michael Nimtz

Experiments with Liquid Metal Battery Cells

In the battery laboratory, different types of cells and different chemistries are tested. Activities, efficiencies and corrosive properties are examined.
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Foto: Experiment interfacial waves ©Copyright: ©Michael Nimtz

Experimental Investigation of Orbitally Excited Interfacial Waves in Two- and Three-Layer Systems

Interfacial instabilities have a leading role in the wide field of Magnetohydrodynamics. This instability is driven by a complex interaction of strong currents with external magnetic fields.
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Foto: AMTEC-D Scheme ©Copyright: ©Clemens Kubeil

AMTEC-D – Alkali-Metal-Thermo-Electric-Con­ver­ter - Type Dresden

Direct energy con­version of heat to electric power with Alkali-Metal-Thermo-Electric-Con­verters (AMTEC) helps to increase resource efficiency and offers various flexible applications. We develop an alternative AMTEC based on liquid metal electrodes to improve life time and performance.
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Foto: Lithium liquid metal electrode ©Copyright: ©Steffen Landgraf, Michael Nimtz

Energy Storage and Energy Con­version with Liquid Metals

Liquid metals offer a range of benefits when used for energy storage and energy con­version: cost-effective production, high cycle numbers and high scalability
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Contact

Dr. Tom Weier
Magnetohydrodynamics
t.weierAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 2226, 2013
Fax: +49 351 260 - 12226, 12013, 2007

Steffen Landgraf
Magnetohydrodynamics
s.landgrafAthzdr.de
Phone: +49 351 260 - 3459