High Energy Density, Fast Charge Lithium-ion Batteries

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-05-C-0077
Agency Tracking Number: O043-EP2-2095
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD04-EP2
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
7960 S. Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ, 85706
DUNS: 147518286
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sorhab Hossain
 vice President
 (520) 574-1980
Business Contact
Title: President
Phone: (520) 574-1980
Email: rloutfy@mercorp.com
Research Institution
The need for a high specific energy, fast charge battery for the U. S. army is recognized. The proposed Phase I program addresses to investigate the feasibility of developing prototypes 7.5 Ah lithium-ion cells having specific energy >210 Wh/kg which will be used as `building blocks' for the development of BB-2590 ibatteries in Phase II.A novel electrochemical couple is proposed for the development of a fast charge,high specific energy lithium-ion battery system. The proposed anode material delivers 50% higher practical capacity than the state-of-the-art carbon anode materials. Several prototype lithium-ion cells will be developed and their performance will be evaluated to demonstrate the proof-of-concept.

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