EIS Summer School (Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy), July 2015

 Registration is now open for the EIS Summer School 2016

Learn about the theory and practice of EIS (Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy) at the EIS Summer School in Bath.

The EIS Summer School 2015 will be held at the University of Bath from 14-17th July 2015. The intensive training course provides an introduction to Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy theory, practice and applications, with Solartron Analytical (Ametek).

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Practical Experience of EIS

The training course is based on small group teaching, with a strong emphasis on practical work. A unique feature of the course is that 70% of your time is spent in the laboratory using the instrumentation under the guidance of course demonstrators, giving you hands-on, practical experience. The number of participants is limited, to ensure everyone has full access to the instruments.

The practical sessions focus on experiments that demonstrate the principles and applications of EIS. By the end of the course, you will be able to use frequency response analysers and computer-controlled potentiostats, as well as interpret and fit the data using non-linear regression programmes.

EIS Experiments

  • Getting to know the equipment
  • Impedance of model circuits
  • Impedance of a simple redox system
  • Impedance of corroding metals – inhibitors
  • Impedance of corrosion – polymer coatings
  • Impedance of batteries
  • Impedance of solar cells
  • Impedance of solid oxide fuel cell materials
  • Measuring dielectric properties

Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy Applications

EIS Summer School Lectures

The lectures introduce the principles underlying EIS. The course will also introduce you to a wide range of applications of frequency response analysis. You will return to your lab with course material including a mathematics workbook and web-based learning support.

  • Network analysis
  • Impedance of electrochemical systems
  • Frequency response analysis
  • Solartron systems and software
  • Electrical properties of materials
  • Invited guest lecture from Dr Dan Brett, UCL


The £1050 registration fee for the four-day course includes documentation, lunch, refreshments and a course dinner at a local restaurant in Bath. Registration has now closed.

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Early registration is recommended, as the number of places is restricted in order to guarantee that all participants have full access to frequency response analysers and potentiostats.

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