Training Course: Impedance Spectroscopy

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Product Description
This 2-day training seminar starts with the very fundamentals of impedance spectroscopy and works its way up to practical applications. It consists in one part of a lecture given by rhd staff and in another part of practical experiments performed in our lab.
The experiments show the cell preparation, setup of the measuring routine and data analysis. Each experiment is complimented by explainations of experimental and theoretical details and gotchas.
Important: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the training courses are currently offered as webinars at reduced cost.
Product Details
Article No.:
Next Dates:
14th - 15th December 2020
Reg. Deadline:
2nd December 2020
Price p.p.:
600 € (industry), 490 € (academia), both excl. VAT
English/German (on demand)
Registration deadline: 02 December 2020 (for December course)
The registration fee includes course documents, participation certificate and a 60 days license for our impedance software RelaxIS 3.
The number of participants is limited. Spaces are allocated on a first come - first serve basis.
Free cancellation until registration deadline. Thereafter, 80 % of the fee will be invoiced.
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Training Course - for Impedance Newcomers

Impedance spectroscopy? Have you ever thought about expanding your analysis portfolio with this powerful technique?

This course helps you discover the secrets of impedance spectroscopy. From basic theory, explained with illustrative examples, over best practices to avoid measurement artifacts, to data evaluation for getting the best results out of your data.

Let impedance spectroscopy become a transparent, valuable and very helpful tool during every day working life for you!

Course content

  • Basic concepts and equations of impedance spectroscopy
  • Why are there so many different representations of impedance data and what can be learned from them?
  • The concept of equivalent circuits - which one fits to my measurement problem?
Best Practices
  • Artifacts and pitfalls in impedance spectroscopy and how to avoid them.
Practical demonstration of real lab experiments
  • Determination of the temperature dependent dc-ion conductivity, MacMullin number
  • Investigation of a commercial lithium ion battery (single cell)
  • Measurement of electrochemical kinetics
Data Evaluation
  • What information can be gained from my data, and how can I get them quickly?
  • Introduction into the RelaxIS analysis software
Exclusively for participants: get an extended test version of the impedance data evaluation software RelaxIS!
Preliminary Schedule
Monday, December 14th 2020
09:00-09:15 Welcome
09:15-12:00 Theory Part I
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-16:00 Theory Part II
16:00-17:00 Practical demonstrations Part I
Tuesday, December 15th 2020
09:00-10:30 Theory Part III
10:30-12:00 Practical demonstrations Part II
12:00-13:00 Lunch break
13:00-14:45 Practical Demonstrations Part III
14:45-15:00 Closing remarks
Important: Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the training courses are currently offered as webinars instead of on location.

The course would normally take place at the rhd instruments headquarters at

Otto-Hesse-Straße 19 / T3
64293 Darmstadt

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The tram stop "Otto-Hesse-Straße, Darmstadt" is within walking distance (200 m). Parking space is limited.
Taxi transfers can be arranged if required.

Travelling to Darmstadt

By air via Frankfurt/Main (FRA)

By train to Darmstadt main station and via tram to Otto-Hesse-Straße

By car directly to rhd instruments headquarters


Attendees will have to book a hotel according to their convenience by themselves. We recommend to make a reservation at one of the following the nearby hotels:

Next training course: December 14th - 15th 2020

The next training course will take place on December 14th - 15th 2020. Below you can already find the registration form for this course. Further details will be posted shortly after December 02th 2020.

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