Organosilicon Compounds for Reduced Flammability Lithium Ion Battery Electrolytes

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0345
Agency Tracking Number: N101-031-1676
Amount: $149,501.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N101-031
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
3591 Anderson Street, Suite 209, Madison, WI, 53704
DUNS: 800566155
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Pollina
 Development Engineer
 (608) 301-5064
Business Contact
 Mark Zager
Title: CEO
Phone: (414) 840-9666
Research Institution
Silatronix has developed novel organosilicon compounds that can be used as drop-in replacements for conventional carbonate electrolytes in lithium-ion cells. These organosilicon electrolytes have very high flash points and have demonstrated superior stability and safety characteristics. In the course of this research, Silatronix will optimize the composition of these electrolytes to meet the specific power, lifetime, and operating temperature requirements established in the solicitation. Working with commercial partners, we will deliver a system that provides superior safety at a cost and performance levels similar to current electrolytes.

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