Ultrahigh Energy Density Capacitors with Nanostructured Electrolytes

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-04-C-2414
Agency Tracking Number: O022-0125
Amount: $749,917.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2002
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD02-EP01
Solicitation Number: 2002.2
Small Business Information
150H New Boston Street, Woburn, MA, 01801
DUNS: 114584175
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Hua Jiang
 President and CEO
 (781) 935-2800
Business Contact
 Kevin Zou
Title: Vice President
Phone: (781) 935-2800
Email: kzou@bostonati.com
Research Institution
High energy density capacitors will serve various commercial and military applications, such as high energy x-rays, impulse generators, controlled nuclear fusion, and directed energy weapons, However, today's capacitors, especially high energy density storage capacitors, are the weakest link in power electronic system reliability. For many military and industrial power electronic systems, capacitors with several orders of magnitude improvement in energy density are needed. Boston Applied Technologies Incorporated (BATI) proposed an innovative and low-cost technology to fabricate novel nanostructured electrolytes for high power capacitors. In the completed Phase I program, BATI have successfully achieved and exceeded the proposed objectives. Major performance parameters of capacitor have been significantly improved through a revolutionary planar boundary nanostructure. BATI is ready to extend the success of the Phase I program into a challenging Phase II and develop a manufacturable process for the planar boundary nanostructured electrolyte and power capacitors. Capacitors made from the proposed planar boundary nanostructured electrolyte is capable to be at least 5 times higher volumetric efficiency than those current state-of-the-art power capacitors. BATI is committed to bring this new generation of nanostructured capacitors to the marketplace for military and industry applications.

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