Jon Fold von Bülow

Research Engineer at Haldor Topsøe A/S


Jon Fold von Bülow recieved his Cand. Scient. in Nanoscience from University of Copenhagen in 2011 and is currently working with upscaling Li- and Na-ion battery materials to the 100+ kg scale for Haldor Topsøe A/S.

Jon's main interest lies in energy technologies for the future and he started working with fusion energy at Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy. He has since developed a growing interest in technologies that are closer to potential industrial application. He is a highly dedicated academic as well as a very active professional and have initiated and participated in many different projects.

His studies within nanotechnological material science and affiliation with Risø National Laboratories has taken him to Germany, China and the US, where he has collaborated independently with several international research groups. He has so far succeeded in pushing two academic projects to industrial application, first with the Danish company Coloplast A/S and recently with a California-based battery start-up – an invention that is currently being US patented.

Jon has conducted most of his work on Li-batteries in the facilities of California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI) as a research scholar at UCSB-MIT-Caltech Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (ICB). The manganese based cathode materials he fabricated during this period were all tuned for high-power applications and covers synthesis of various manganese oxides from solution, molten and solid states.

Latest posts

  1. Løsninger til at lagre sol og vind (17. April) — April 16, 2018
  2. Tour to battery and fast charging installations (23. May) — April 16, 2018
  3. What are the collection targets for portable batteries? — April 16, 2018
  4. Lithium‑ion Batteries: Market Development & Raw Materials 2018 — March 29, 2018
  5. Nordic Ecolabelling criteria for Primary Batteries under consideration — March 26, 2018

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Unlocking the Potential of Cation-Disordered Oxides for Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

In today’s lithium batteries, those cathodes are usually made of an orderly crystalline material, sometimes in a layered structure. When slight deviations from that perfect order are introduced, the battery’s efficiency generally goes down — so disordered materials have mostly been ignored in the search for improved battery materials.

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New Spectroscopic Technique developed at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source

Over the past several years, scientists have developed several ways to study the changes in a working electrode. These include techniques based on hard X-rays, electron microscopy, neutron scattering, and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging. But most of these methods track structural changes. They don’t track electron and ion dynamics directly, which is very important in …

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Danish Battery Symposium 2014

Almost a year has passed since our founding meeting of the Danish Battery Society. We are therefore pleased to invite you to the Danish Battery Conference on Friday the 28th of February 2014. It will be a single-day event with entertaining international speakers and a unique possibility to network with everyone in the Danish battery …

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DTU International Energy Report 2013

DTU researchers in cooperation with leading Danish and international experts have recently published a very nice annual report on energy storage options for future sustainable energy systems The report deals with global, regional and national perspectives on current and future energy issues. Each report is based on internationally-recognised scientific material and is fully referenced. Furthermore the reports …

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DBS Newsletter 2013-11

        Read our latest newsletter here NordBatt 1 (4.-5. December 2013) The first battery conference in the Nordic countries. It will provide a local Nordic platform for leading scientists and industrial representatives to communicate novel ideas and new findings, to inspire scientific breakthroughs and technological advances for energy storage solutions of the future. You …

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