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A Five Volt Lithium Battery

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Award ID:
32588
Program Year/Program:
1997 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
32588
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
COVALENT ASSOC., INC.
541 NW 11th Street Corvallis, OR 97330 6018
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1997
Title: A Five Volt Lithium Battery
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $746,059.00
 

Abstract:

In this Phase I SBIR program we propose to develop a novel high voltage (5V) lithium-ion battery suitable for portable electronics equipmentand transportation applications. Lithium-ion batteries are already commercially available and typically consist of carbon anode, non-aqueous electrolyte and lithium transition metal oxide cathode such as LiCoO2, LiNiO2 or LiMnO4. These systems have an operating voltage of 4V and are used as a power source for portable electronics and electrical devices. Yet, they do not provide sufficient power densities for transportation vehicles. Covalent Associates proposes a lithium-ion battery which has a favorable energy density and higher power density than the aforementioned systems, with an operating voltage of nearly 5V. TThe cell will utilize a modified graphite anode, LiNiVO4-modified cathode and stable non-aqueous electrolyte. This program will focus on optimizing the electrode material's preparation and performance, and developing a compatible electrolyte.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Yair Ein-eli
6179381140

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Covalent Associates, Inc.
10 State Street Woburn, MA 01801

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No