Institut de Chimie Moléculaire et des Matériaux d'Orsay

Recherche et Innovation en Electrochimie pour l'Energie

  • Electrochemical atomic force microscopy (ECAFM) mode, with a spatial resolution less than 100 nm, will uniquely provide simultaneous capture of topographic, electrochemical, electrical, and mechanical maps with nanometerscale lateral resolution. It will allow the visualization, at the nanoscale, of electrical and chemical processes in liquid.  

 

  • Quantitative Nanoscale Mechanical (QNM) characterization will allow to map and distinguish nanomechanical properties, including modulus, adhesion, dissipation and deformation with up to atomic resolution.

 

  • Kelvin probe force microscopy (KPFM) mode will provide a high spatial resolution and accurate measurements of surface potential, allowing for a highresolution workfunction mapping.

 

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Contact: Loïc Assaud (loic.assaud@universite-paris-saclay.fr)

  • Surface Nanostructuring by anodization
  • Electrospinning
  • Functional materials by Atomic Layer Deposition

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Contact: Loïc Assaud (loic.assaud@universite-paris-saclay.fr)

Water dissociation by PEM electrolysis ...more

  • membrane-electrode assemblies
     
  • electrochemical engineering
     
  • modeling
     
  • technology developments and transfers
     
  • R&D technology platform

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PEM water electrolysis cell

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         PEM water electrolysis stack

CO2 electrochemical reduction by PEM electrolysis...more

  • electrocatalysis
  • reduction product analysis
  • reaction selectivity
  •  PEM CO2 cells

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PEM CO2 electrolysis cell

 

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              PEM CO2 electrolysis setup

Photo-electrochemical processes...more

 

  • Water photo-dissociation
     
  • CO2 photo-reduction
     
  • Dye sensitized solar cells

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PEM photo-electrochemical cell

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Photo-electrochemical setup

Microbatteries...more

 

  • Material science
     
  • Electrochemical-Hydrothermal synthesis facilities

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Lithium Batteries...more

 

  •  Material science
     
  •  Modeling

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        Lithium batteries

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Automated battery testing unit

Development of innovative spectroscopies...more

• Fourier analysis and modeling

• Pulsed electrochemical impedance spectroscopy

• Gas-phase impedance spectroscopies

 

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Gas-phase impedance diagrams

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gas-phase impedance setup

Hydrogen storage/purification ...more

 

• Material science

• Electrochemical and gas-phase isotherm measurements

• Gas-phase impedance spectroscopies

• Dynamical characterization of permeation phenomena

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         H2 sorption in metals

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gas-phase impedance setup