Novel High Energy Lithium-Ion Battery chemistry

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-10-C-0046
Agency Tracking Number: O092-EP5-2053
Amount: $99,904.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD09-EP5
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
15 Acorn Park, Cambridge, MA, 02140
DUNS: 111046152
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Ofer
 (617) 498-5051
Business Contact
 Renee Wong
Title: Contracting Officer
Phone: (617) 498-5655
Research Institution
TIAX will develop a novel high energy lithium-ion battery chemistry that is projected to deliver over 270 Wh/kg in 18650-size cells. The phase I program will develop and demonstrate a high voltage cathode / high voltage electrolyte chemical system that enables this cell-level energy to be achieved. Novel cathode materials will be synthesized, physically characterized, and electrochemically cycled to high voltage in novel electrolytes vs. both lithium metal and graphitic carbon anodes. Resulting data will be used to model energy content for scaled-up lithium-ion cells employing the novel chemistry.

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