High-energy High Power Lithium ion Battery for Advanced Space Power Technologies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-11-C-7629
Agency Tracking Number: B103-034-0526
Amount: $99,378.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA10-034
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2011
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2011-09-09
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
82 Mechanic Street, Pawcatuck, CT, -
DUNS: 617158712
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Gnanaraj
 Senior Research Scientist
 (860) 599-1100
Business Contact
 Vincent Yevoli, Jr.
Title: President/COO
Phone: (860) 599-1100
Email: vyevoli@lithion.com
Research Institution
The objective of this proposal is to develop a high-energy and high power lithium ion (Li-ion) battery for advanced space power technologies. Yardney Technical Products (YTP), the world leader in cutting-edge Li-ion battery technology proposes to design, develop and test new improved materials for all cell components to provide higher energy density, better low temperature (below<-20 & #61616;C) performance, higher DoD in life cycling without significant loss of cycle life. The proposed space-quality high energy density (>200Wh/kg) high power (charge at C rates to>4.5V EoC and discharge at 10 rates) rechargeable Li-ion battery can accommodate long duration space missions for improved on-orbit calendar life of 10-15 years for low earth orbits (LEO), medium earth orbit (GEO, and MEO), applications. During the Phase I of the program YTP will develop new Li-ion cell chemistry with composite alloying anode materials and surface modified cathode that can charge up to 4.5V at C-rates and discharge at 10C rates.

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