Graphene-Based Electric Double Layer Capacitor

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$149,668.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W911QX-11-C-0080
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
A111-013-0903
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
A11-013
Solicitation Number:
2011.1
Small Business Information
17210 Parkland Drive, Shaker Heights, OH, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
785689308
Principal Investigator:
John Miller
President
(216) 751-9537
jmecapacitor@att.net
Business Contact:
John Miller
President
(216) 751-9537
jmecapacitor@att.net
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
We propose to develop processes and process flows to create optimized vertically-oriented graphene nanosheet electrodes, use these electrodes to fabricate prototype electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs), and demonstrate their superior electrical performance as compared with similar devices fabricated using activated carbon. Two EDLC designs will be evaluated, the first being the conventional"separator between two electrodes"and the second being a separatorless planar structure with interdigitated electrodes covered by graphene nanosheets. This second design offers energy and power density advantages as well as increased flexibility of use, for instance, in making a conformal high-power storage device.

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