Nonflammable Lithium-ion Battery Electrolytes For Extended Operational Temperature Ranges

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F33615-03-M-2386
Agency Tracking Number: F031-2191
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
111 Downey Street, Norwood, MA, 02062
DUNS: 076603836
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gerhard Holleck
 Director, Battery Develop
 (781) 769-9450
 holleck@eiclabs.com
Business Contact
 R. David Rauh
Title: President
Phone: (781) 769-9450
Email: drauh@eiclabs.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This SBIR project has the goal of developing a technology for the fabrication of advanced Li -ion batteries with increased safety capable to operate over an extended temperature range. Most state of the art batteries contain electrolytes with very volatilesolvents of extreme flammability and their electrical performance degrades drastically at very low or high temperatures. It is proposed to develop novel electrolytes, designed to be nonflammable and, due to their reduced viscosity, will permit efficientbattery operation over the entire military temperature range from -40C to 80C. The development will result in safer Li-Ion batteries for operation over a wide temperature range in e.g. communications equipment, emergency transmitters and locators,portable computers, video recorders, night vision devices, various sensors.

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