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High Voltage Lithium-Ion Battery Material

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2013 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
76632
Solicitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Topic Code:
08a
Solicitation Number:
DE-FOA-0000801
Small Business Information
TIAX LLC
35 Hartwell Avenue Lexington, MA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2013
Title: High Voltage Lithium-Ion Battery Material
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-13ER90695
Award Amount: $149,998.00
 

Abstract:

High voltage lithium-ion battery cathode materials do not cycle efficiently and rapidly lose capacity at elevated temperatures. The lack of commercializable high voltage cathode materials impedes the implementation of high potential anodes that can safely and efficiently accept charging at very high rates. This limits the regenerative braking energy acceptance of lithium- ion batteries in HEVs, and limits the rapid recharge capability of lithium-ion batteries in PHEVs. For HEVs, this means lower efficiency and mileage, while in PHEVs this means less consumer appeal. TIAX is developing a novel high voltage Li-ion cathode chemistry with high cycling stability at elevated temperatures. The novel chemistry enables vehicle batteries with higher power as well as allowing for safe and efficient rapid recharge of Li-ion batteries with the least possible impact to energy density. The TIAX cathode technology will have high commercial value in power tools, HEV batteries and PHEV batteries because it will enable lithium-ion batteries to have rapid charging capability and the ability to regeneratively capture a high amount of vehicle braking energy without sacrificing the potential for very low battery weight and volume offered by lithium-ion technology.

Principal Investigator:

Jack Treger
Mr.
7818791244
treger.jack@tiaxllc.com

Business Contact:

Renee Wong
Dr.
7818791286
wong.renee@tiaxllc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

TIAX LLC, Lexington, Massachusetts
35 Hartwell Ave. Lexington, MA 02421-3102

EIN/Tax ID: 460478749
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No