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Company Information:

Company Name: Optodot Corporation
City: Watertown
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.optodot.com
Phone: (617) 562-0800

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $410,000.00 5
SBIR Phase II $1,219,470.00 3

Award List:

Low-Cost Nanoporous Sol Gel Separators for Lithium-Based Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
70566 Lithium-based batteries for vehicles need to be longer lasting, faster recharging, able to deliver high power pulses, safer, higher energy density, and lower in cost. However, the commercial microporous plastic polymer separators used in these batteries are too expensive and are very… More

Monolithic Optoelectronic Transmitters with New Bistable Sub-Wavelength Optical Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson, President & CEO
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
"New bistable organic infrared (IR)-absorbing materials with extremely intense absorbance and reflectance across the entire 1300 to 1700 nm optical band and with picosecond-speed reversible switching to a non-absorbing and non-reflecting state are exploitedto make sub-wavelength (less than 1.5… More

Monolithic Optoelectronic Transmitters Using Bistable Sub-Wavelength Optical Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson, President & CEO
Award Amount: $159,999.00
Abstract:
Bistable infrared-reflecting organic semiconductors were shown in Phase I to provide novel solid state electro-reflective modulation. These organic semiconductors were also found to possess photon-induced electron transfer and electrical conductivityproperties for use in infrared (IR)… More

Low-Cost Nanoporous Sol Gel Separators for Lithium-Based Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
70566S02-II Lithium-based batteries for vehicles need to be longer lasting, faster recharging, able to deliver high power pulses, safer, lower in cost, and have higher energy density. However, the commercial microporous plastic polymer separators used in these batteries are too expensive and… More

Low-Cost Nanoporous Sol Gel Separators for Lithium-Based Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson
Award Amount: $577,103.00
Abstract:
70566S02-II Lithium-based batteries for vehicles need to be longer lasting, faster recharging, able to deliver high power pulses, safer, lower in cost, and have higher energy density. However, the commercial microporous plastic polymer separators used in these batteries are too expensive and… More

Shutdown Separators For Protection Of Lithium-Ion Batteries Against Thermal Runaway

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Carlson, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
79092S Lithium-ion batteries for vehicles must be safe under normal and extreme operating conditions. A major safety goal is to improve abuse tolerance during overcharge and/or abusive discharge conditions that may lead to thermal runaway. Commercial plastic polymer separators that provide… More

Lithium Ion Battery Separator with High Temperature Stability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Steve Carlson, President&CEO – (617) 393-1987
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
A separator involving composite materials is provided that meets the lithium ion battery requirements for separators with high temperature stability at 220C and above and with mechanical strength and flexibility. The heat stable properties are obtained from using aluminum oxide particles at over… More

Lithium Ion Battery Separator with High Temperature Stability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steve Carlson, President&CEO – (617) 393-1987
Award Amount: $482,368.00
Abstract:
A separator involving composite materials is provided that meets the lithium ion battery requirements for separators with high temperature stability at 220C and above and with mechanical strength and flexibility. An inherently low cost manufacturing process of coating the composite separator on a… More