Advanced Photon Source

An Office of Science National User Facility


Electrochemistry Laboratory (Specialized Support Laboratory)

X-ray Science Division, APS
Battery Research

Electrochemical research laboratory located in Sector 11 at the APS provides services for users performing battery-related experiments at APS beamlines.

To gain access to the laboratory glove-box and/or equipment please contact eChem Manager at

Name: Kamila Wiaderek
Phone: 630.252.0325


If you need to reserve Glove Box Access, or equipment, complete the following:

APS E-Chem Laboratory Equipment Request Form

Please allow 24 hours to conform your request.

Glove Box

All glove box users need to have for the following:

Argon-atmosphere dry glovebox for assembling battery cells supplied with: small antechamber for quick convenient access; large antechamber for introducing bulky supplies and equipment; crimpling tool compatible with 2032 coin cells, analytical balance, heat sealing iron and corrosion resistant bags, fridge/freezer unit, lithium metal, most common standard lithium electrolytes and other basic supplies necessary for battery cells preparation.

Three portable 8-channel MACCOR® battery cyclers capable of running independent, parallel experiments. Cyclers can be rolled into the stations on carts equipped with basic tools and accessories most commonly used in battery experimental setups.
  • Single-channel CH Instruments® potentiostat model 610e
  • Vacuum oven
  • Balances
  • Bench space and standard laboratory consumables 
Waste Generation

If you generate any waste while using our eChem facilities, you must complete the following:

APS E-Chem Laboratory Online Waste Form