The IAM-AWP has extensive equipment with state-of-the-art laser beam sources and analysis methods.

Laser beam systems

  • Ultra-short pulse laser (NIR, 600fs, 300 W) with roll-to-roll and dual scanner processing
  • Ultra-short pulse laser (NIR, 500W) with roll-to-roll and large-field scanner processing
  • Ultra-short pulse laser for micro/nanostructuring (UV, green, NIR, 400fs-10ps, 35W)
  • Ultra-short pulse laser for micro/nano structuring (NIR, 280fs, 20W)
  • UV solid-state laser for microstructuring (scanning mask imaging) and for laser printing (laser-induced forward transfer)
  • Excimer laser for microstructuring (193 nm, 248nm, 10-20 W)
  • Yb:YAG fibre laser for structuring (NIR, 5ns-200 ns, 20W)
  • High power diode laser for annealing and transmission welding (NIR, 100W)
  • CO2 laser for microstructuring and cutting (40W)

Methods of analysis

  • Surface profilometry and roughness tester
  • Scanning electron microscopy and EDX
  • Materialography and sample preparation
  • Electrochemical characterisation
  • Dynamic and static contact angle measurement
  • Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for spatially resolved qualitative and quantitative elemental analysis
  • Nanoindenter (0.1-500mN)






Battery lab

  • Slurry production (speed mixer, ball mill, dissolver)
  • Rheometer
  • Coating equipment (Lab-Coater, R2R)
  • Dryers and ovens
  • Calander
  • Ultrasonic welding unit
  • Button cell production (CR2032)
  • Pouch cell production (up to 5Ah)