SECONDARY LITHIUM BATTERY

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$54,555.00
Award Year:
1983
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
196
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Eic Laboratories Inc
111 Chapel Street, Newton, MA, 02158
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
() -
Business Contact:
K.m. Abraham
(617) 965-2710
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF A AMBIENT TEMPERATURE RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERY BASED ON THE LI\A- V2S5 CHEMICAL COUPLE IS PROPOSED. IT IS ENVISIONED THAT THIS BATTERY, WHEN FULLY DEVELOPED, WILL PROVIDE SPECIFIC ENERGIES APPROACHING 300 WHR\KG AND VOLUMETRIC ENERGY DENSITIES EXCEEDING 300 WHR\LITE. IN THE PHASE I PROGRAM, IT IS PROPOSED TO SYNTHESIZE AND CHARACTERIZE AMORPHOUS VANADIUM PENTASULPHIDE (A-V2S5), DETERMINE ITS ELECTONIC CONDUCTIVITY, CONSTRUCT AND TEST WELL SPECIFIED, 0.70 A-HR CAPACITY, PREPROTOTYPE CELLS. THE ELECTROLYTE WILL BE 2ME-THF\LIASF6, THE HIGHES EFFICIENCY LI CYCLING SOLUTION AVAILABLE THE CELL TEST WILL CONSIST OF CAPACITY DETERMINATION CORRESPONDING TO CURRENT DENSITIES OF 0.5,2,4 AND 8 MA\CM2 AS WELL AS LIMITED CELL CYCLING. IT IA INTENDED THAT THE PHASE I PROGRAM WILL ESTABLISH A STRONG FOUNDATION FOR A PHASE II PROGRAM INVOLVING EXTENSIVE BATTERY DEVELOPMENT. THE LATTER WILL INCLUDE PROTOTYPE BATTERY FABRICATION.

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