ELECTROLYTE ADDITIVES FOR RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERIES

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 3862
Amount: $42,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
111 Downey St, Norwood, MA, 02062
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph S Foos
 (617) 769-9450
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THERE IS AN ACTIVE INTEREST IN RECHARGEABLE LITHIUM BATTERIES DUE TO THE HIGH ENERGY DENSITIES POSSIBLE. THESE HIGH ENERGY DENSITIES REQUIRE THE CYCLING OF THE LITHIUM ELECTRODE IN HIGH EFFICIENCY. IT HAS BEEN DEMONSTRATED THAT ELECTROLYTE COMPOSITION PLAYS A LARGE ROLE IN LITHIUM CYCLING EFFICIENCY AND THAT ADDITIVIES CAN HAVE LARGE POSITIVE EFFECTS. WE HAVE IDENTIFIED SEVERAL NEW CATEGORIES OF MATERIALS THAT ARGUABLY SHOULD GIVE POSITIVE ADDITIVE EFFECTS. THE PHASE I PROGRAM WILL EVALUATE THESE MATERIALS CHIEFLY IN TERMS OF LITHIUM CYCLING EFFICIENCY.

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