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Company Information:

Company Name: American Lithium Energy
City: Vista
State: CA
Zip+4: 92081
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (925) 895-4080

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $289,995.00 3
SBIR Phase II $2,429,763.00 3

Award List:

Applied Innovative Nano-Materials Technology for High Energy Rechargeable Batteries, for Soldier Systems for Extended Missions in Combat Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jiang Fan, President
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
This proposal exploits nano-materials to achieve exceptionally high energy in an 18650-size cell. The successful development of this cell will provide the Army with the highest energy density commercially available for years to come. This advancement in the cell capacity will lift military… More

Superior High Energy Density and High Rate Rechargeable Lithium ion Battery for Army applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jiang Fan, President
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes a superior high-energy density and high-rate, rechargeable, 18650-size cell for Army applications based on a novel, ultrasafe, high-energy, low cost nano-cathode material that is capable of fast recharges and high-rate discharging. The cell also incorporates a new nano-anode… More

Applied Innovative Nano-Materials Technology for High Energy Rechargeable Batteries, for Soldier Systems for Extended Missions in Combat Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jiang Fan, President
Award Amount: $725,802.00
Abstract:
This proposal exploits nano-materials to achieve exceptionally high energy in an 18650-size cell. The successful development of this cell will provide the Army with the highest energy density cell commercially available for years to come. This advancement in the cell capacity will lift military… More

Superior High Energy Density and High Rate Rechargeable Lithium ion Battery for Army applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jiang Fan, President – (760) 591-0611
Award Amount: $729,238.00
Abstract:
The Phase I SBIR program was extremely successful in that we demonstrated the feasibility of using nano-composite cathodes of metal oxide and lithium iron phosphate to provide lithium-ion cells with high energy, high power, abuse tolerance, improved low temperature performance, and good cycle life,… More

Safe High Rate and Ultra High Capacity with Minimum 4.0 Amp. hour 18650 lithium ion rechargeable cell

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jiang Fan, President – (760) 591-0611
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
This proposal targets developing a safe, high-rate, ultra-high capacity 18650-size cell with a minimum capacity of 4 Ah, a minimum specific energy of 300 Wh/kg, able to provide at least 100 cycles at C/3 charging and discharging rates. The cell achieves this performance by the use of a novel,… More

Safe High Rate and Ultra High Capacity with Minimum 4.0 Amp. hour 18650 lithium ion rechargeable cell

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Dengguo Wu, Technical Director – (760) 591-0611
Award Amount: $974,723.00
Abstract:
In the Phase I SBIR program we developed a 4Ah 18650-size cell (280 Wh/kg) using novel nano Si materials and high capacity positive electrodes. The developed 4A h 18650 cell has great performance characteristics: at -30oC the cell delivers>3 Ah, the cell passes the most challenging UL tests… More