Lithium Ion Battery Separators with High Temperature Stability

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W56HZV-11-C-0303
Agency Tracking Number: A111-065-1475
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: A11-065
Solicitation Number: 2011.1
Small Business Information
1684 South Research Loop, Suite 518, Tucson, AZ, 85710-6740
DUNS: 046772922
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Hongxing Hu
 Senior Scientist
 (520) 546-6944
 hhu1@mindspring.com
Business Contact
 Ayyasamy Aruchamy
Title: President
Phone: (520) 546-6944
Email: amsen@mindspring.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to develop a lithium ion battery separator with high temperature stability by modification on the surface of the microporous PP separator via a unique chemistry. The feasibility of the proposed approach is founded on Amsens existing capabilities as well as findings of preliminary experiments conducted specifically for this project. Results of the preliminary experiments indicate that the process is highly feasible to make the desired separator. The process will be further developed in Phase I. Then the Phase I effort will be focused on evaluation of relevant properties and performance of the new separator.

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