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Company Information:

Company Name:
Yardney Technical Products, Inc.
Address:
2000 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818-1530
Phone:
(860) 599-1100
URL:
EIN:
61287991
DUNS:
617158712
Number of Employees:
126
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $5,677,814.00 66
SBIR Phase II $18,900,966.00 27
STTR Phase I $528,134.00 5

Award List:

DEVELOPMENT OF SLIVER-ZINC CELLS OF IMPROVED LIFE AND ENERGY DENSITY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$46,734.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J Roberto Serenyi , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

DEVELOPMENT OF SLIVER-ZINC CELLS OF IMPROVED LIFE AND ENERGY DENSITY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$440,824.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
J Roberto Serenyi , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This sbir program is aimed at improving the cycle life and energy density of silver-zinc cells, in general and particularly thost used in naval propulsion systems. we intend to achieve those objectives by improving the negative (zn) electrode and the separators, which are responsible for most of the… More

High-Energy-Density, Rechargeable, Nickel-Zinc Cells with Improved Cycle Life

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,254.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Hellen
Abstract:
N/a

Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Battery System with Sulfur-Dioxide-Based Electrolyte

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,024.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sohrab Hossain
Abstract:
N/a

Improvement of High Power Silver-Zinc Rechargeable Batteries for Underwater Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,773.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Roberto Serenyi
Abstract:
This SBIR program is aimed at improving the power density of rechargeable cells in general, and particularly those used in underwater vehicles. We intend to achieve that objective by advancing the state-of_the-art of bipolar electrodes, where both positive and negatives are built on a common current… More

High Rate Bipolar Lithium/Thionyl Chloride Power Source for Missile Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,930.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard J Russell
Abstract:
N/a

High-Energy-Density, Rechargeable, Nickel-Zinc Cells with Improved Cycle Life

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$489,500.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Hellen
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost, High Rate, High Energy Density Lithium-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,906.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sohrab Hossain
Abstract:
N/a

High Rate Bipolar Lithium/Thionyl Chloride Power Source for Missile Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$688,553.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Richard J Russell
Abstract:
The lithium/thionyl chloride bipolar battery configuration, with thin electrode and separator components, is ideal for high rate voltage and high power applications. The bipolar electrode design supports a high rate capability by providing shortest and least resistive current path between adjacent… More

Low Cost, High Rate, High Energy Density Lithium-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,817.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sohrab Hossain
Abstract:
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology has been developed and commercialized by several Japanese organizations. Small cylindrical cells are now available in the United States through Japanese manufacturers for laptop computer, cellular telephone and camcorder applications. Lithium-ion cells… More

Development of a Synergetic Battery Pack (SBP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,673.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
John Flynn
Abstract:
The electrical energy storage devices of hybrid elctric vehicles must be capable of being repeatedly and rapidly charged and discharged at widely varying rates while providing a high energy density/specific energy at high operating efficiencies. As a result, it appears likely that a combination of… More

Advanced Development Program for a Lightweight, Rechargeable "AA" Zinc-Air Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$87,279.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Alexander P. Karpinski
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost, Lightweight, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$89,362.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Grant M. Ehrlich
Abstract:
N/a

Advanced Development Program for a Lightweight, Rechargeable "AA" Zinc-Air Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$701,348.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Alexander P. Karpinski
Abstract:
Those battery systems that are currently readily available (lead-acid and nickel-cadmium), as well as those that are only now becoming a vailable in limited sizes and capacities (nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion), can provide ample power for most portable equipment applications but the energy… More

Low Cost, Lightweight, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$696,090.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Grant M. Ehrlich
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products proposes to develop low cost, long life, safe and environmentally benign lithium-ion batteries ideal for applications sensitive to operational and disposal costs as well as safety andperformance criteria. Phase I of the proposed project will focus on the selection and… More

Exploratory Development of Novel Manganese Oxide Cathode Materials for High Performance Lithium-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,235.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Grant M. Ehrlich
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products proposes to develop low cost, long life, safe and environmentally benign lithium-ion batteries ideal for dual use applications. Phase I of the project will focus on the development of improved battery materials. Novel lithium manganese oxide spinel materials will be… More

A High Perfromance Lithium Battery Using An Alloy Anode

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,867.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant M. Ehrlich , RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

A High Cycle Life, High Energy Density Battery Using A Metal Oxide Anode Material

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,756.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant M. Ehrlich , RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

A Mixed Metal Oxide Anode Material for High Energy Density Li-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,980.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Grant M. Ehrlich , Research Scientist
Abstract:
50129-98-I A Mixed Metal Oxide Anode Material for High Energy Density Li-ion Batteries--Yardney Technical Products, Inc., 82 Mechanic Street, Pawcatuck, CT 06379-2154; (860) 599-1100 Dr. Grant M. Ehrlich, Principal Investigator Dr. Thomas B. Reddy, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

A High Perfromance Lithium Battery Using An Alloy Anode

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$590,384.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant M. Ehrlich , RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

Thin Film, Flexible Space Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,276.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Grant Ehrlich
Abstract:
N/a

A Mixed Oxide Negative Electrode Material for Li-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,819.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant Ehrlich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
N/a

Thin Film, Flexible Space Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,547.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Grant M. Ehrlich
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,776.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Grant M. Ehrlich, Ph. D
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant Ehrlich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$595,200.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Grant Ehrlich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
N/a

Dual-alloy Titanium Aluminide for Turboshaft Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$728,279.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Grant Ehrlich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
The Army has implemented multiple programs to develop and field rechargeable alternatives to currently used primary batteries. These programs are motivated by the need to reduce peacetime (MOOTW, military operations other than war) battery costs. While theperformance characteristics of Army… More

Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,083.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Thomas J. Barbarich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
65737 Lithium-ion batteries offer several performance advantages over conventional lead-acid batteries including higher specific energy (~ 150 Wh/kg), energy density (>325 Wh/L), and cycle life. While these advantages have lead to the recent growth of lithium-ion technology for various consumer… More

Development of Onboard Power Sources for Interceptor Missiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Roberto Serenyi, Engineer
Abstract:
This SBIR program is aimed at improving the power density of primary silver-zinc cells in general, and particularly those used in interceptor ballistic missiles. We intend to achieve that objective by advancing the state-of-the-art of bipolar electrodes,where both positive and negatives are built on… More

Recycling of Coated Plastics Used in Automotive, IT and Commercial Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Thomas J. Barbarich
Abstract:
65737 Commercially viable hybrid and electric vehicles require improved batteries that offer greater capacity, cycle life, and power capability with reduced size and weight. The most energy dense rechargeable batteries currently available are Li-ion batteries, yet the high cost of these… More

The Development of a Polyvalent Battery System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,965.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70552 Polyvalent battery systems incorporating magnesium or aluminum are expected to have several significant performance advantages (including higher specific energy, energy density, and cycle life) over conventional lead-acid batteries and also be much more environmentally friendly. Such… More

Recycling of Coated Plastics Used in Automotive, IT and Commercial Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,706.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Thomas J. Barbarich
Abstract:
65737 Commercially viable hybrid and electric vehicles require improved batteries that offer greater capacity, cycle life, and power capability with reduced size and weight. The most energy dense rechargeable batteries currently available are Li-ion batteries, yet the high cost of these… More

The Development of a Low-Cost Separator with Improved Performance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,969.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70385 The performance advantages of lithium-ion batteries over conventional lead-acid batteries include higher specific energy (-150 Wh/kg), energy density (>325 Wh/L), and cycle life. While these advantages have lead to the recent growth of lithium-ion technology for various consumer… More

Development of a Novel, Thin Film Lithium-ion Battery Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,860.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph DiCarlo, Director Research
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries offer several performance advantages over conventional rechargeable batteries including higher specific energy ( 150Wh/kg), energy density (>325 Wh/L) and cycle life. While these advantages have lead to the recent growth oflithium-ion technology for various consumer… More

Development of Onboard Power Sources for Interceptor Missiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,660.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Roberto Serenyi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II program is proposed as a continuation of the Phase I effort, which demonstrated improved power density of primary reserve silver-zinc batteries, particularly those used in interceptor ballistic missiles, by a factor of 3 to 5. Thisobjective was achieved by advancing the… More

A Phase I SBIR Program for an Ultra-lightweight Lithium Air Battery for Unmanned Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,171.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Chemist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will advance an efficient and lightweight power plant for Unmanned Air Vehicles by developing an ultra-lightweight lithium air battery coupled with an electric motor. Specifically the project advanceslithium air batteries by focusing on an… More

Development of a Novel, Thin Film Lithium-ion Battery Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Arjan Giaya, R & D Scientist
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries offer several advantages over other rechargeable batteries, including high specific energy, high energy density and good cycle life. These advantages have made lithium ion batteries a good choice for many commercial applications.Growing demand for these batteries will drive the… More

Innovative Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,926.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Rob Gitzendanner, Senior Development Scient
Abstract:
Yardney, Inc. proposes a program to develop, test and deliver high-performance, prismatic Lithium-ion batteries, to demonstrate the manufacturing capability and reliability of such batteries for space applications. The proposed battery will include asophisticated microprocessor-based intelligent… More

Aluminum-Air Fuel Cell/Battery Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Paul Paterno, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The dismounted Marine requires portable high energy density power sources to power radio communications equipment. The power source should be lightweight to maintain the mobility and effectiveness during combat. Current power needs are met with the LiSO2(BA-5590) primary batteries but there is a… More

Advanced High Energy Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,502.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Boris Ravdel, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries containing organic solvent have been reported to combust and explode. To reduce the flammability of the electrolyte, one uses flame retardant (FR) components as additives the to solution. Among the others, the FR-additives containingphosphorus and nitrogen were found as very… More

A Phase I SBIR Program for an Ultra-lightweight Lithium Air Battery for Unmanned Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,759.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will advance an efficient and lightweight power plant for Unmanned Air Vehicles by developing an ultra-lightweight lithium air battery coupled with an electric motor. Specifically, the project advanced lithium air batteries by: 1) optimizing… More

Innovative Manufacturing Processes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,323.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Gitzendanner, Senior Development Scient
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products, Inc. (Yardney) proposes a program to develop and test a high-performance, prismatic Lithium-ion battery, and demonstrate the manufacturing capability and reliability of the system for use in government, military and commercial satellite applications. This program will… More

Ballistic Missile System Innovative Power Storage Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$93,802.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Barbarich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Safety concerns over the susceptibility of large Li-ion cells to thermal runaway during overcharge are one of the problems preventing the commercialization of these cells. New materials will be developed which will prevent thermal runaway and capacity fade from occurring. These will be substituted… More

Lithium-Air Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,676.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will advance the lithium air battery with improved rate of discharge, capacity, and water repulsion. Specifically the project advances lithium air batteries by focusing on increased oxygen diffusion in the porous carbon electrode by the use of… More

Lithium-Air Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$713,853.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will advance an efficient and lightweight power source for man portable equipment by developing a lightweight lithium air battery. Specifically the project advances lithium air batteries by 1) optimizing our oxygen transport molecules… More

Assessing Useful Remaining Life of Lithium (Li)-Ion Batteries After Deep Discharges

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,878.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph DiCarlo, Director of Research
Abstract:
Yardney/Lithion, Inc. in collaboration with Penn State University (PSU) proposes to undertake an in-depth study of the over-discharge and overcharge behavior of the Li-ion battery, and develop and implement an appropriate prognostics and health management (PHM) technology in relation to its… More

A Phase I Program to the Low Temperature Performance of Li-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,504.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
79758B Safety concerns over the susceptibility of large Li-ion cells to thermal runaway during overcharge are one of the problems preventing the commercialization of these cells. This problem will be addressed by developing new materials that will be substituted for the cell component believed to… More

Pressure Tolerant Power Source for Off-Board Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,329.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will advance an efficient and high energy density Lithium/(CF)x battery, using LithyleneT technology, for off-board sensors by developing a pressure tolerant cell design. Specifically the project advances lithium carbon monofluoride batteries… More

Innovative Lightweight Metal-Air Cell Cases for Non-Rechargeable Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,826.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Some of the challenges of manufacturing batteries for military applications are: low quantities, sporadic demand, high price and various power sources. If a Multi-Functional Cell Case for Metal-Air Batteries, such as Lithium-Air, Aluminum-Air, and Zinc-Air could be created, then it would be possible… More

A Phase I Program to Improve Low Temperature Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,744.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Barbarich, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in aerospace applications because they have high specific energy ( up to 200 Wh/kg) and energy density ( 500 Wh/L) and long cycle life (1,000 ? 30,000 cycles currently depending on the depth of cycling). However, at… More

Lithium-Air / Lithium-Ion Hybrid Battery for Military Use

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,987.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I effort will be to construct and evaluate a high specific energy and high power lithium-air/ lithium-ion hybrid battery system. One of the challenges of incorporating metal-air batteries into existing equipment is the power requirements. Metal-air systems are typically very high in… More

New and Improved Nonaqueous Electrolyte Components - Salts and Solvents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries have been widely used and intensely investigated for the last decade. However, commercial cells have several problems including loss of power and capacity upon storage or prolonged use at elevated temperatures. In order to develop high-energy power sources for Army… More

A Phase I SBIR Proposal to Lower the Cost and Improve the Manufacturing of Li-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,103.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Barbarich, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in military, aerospace, commercial, and vehicular applications because they have high specific energy (up to 200 Wh/kg) and energy density (~ 500 Wh/L) and long cycle life (1,000 - 80,000 cycles currently depending on… More

Phase I Nano-Engineered Anode Materials For Rapid Recharge High Energy Density Lithium-ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$96,655.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Research Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a novel nano-engineered anode material that significantly shortens the Li+ diffusion length and enable lithium ion batteries capable of being quickly recharged in less than 15 minutes. A nanostructured electrode will be… More

State-of-Charge Technology for Zn-air Battery Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,877.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Many missions in remote locations are currently limited by the amount of power that can be carried on foot and/or left in place for unattended equipment operation. To solve the soldier's battery weight burden, advanced metal-air batteries are being developed. The monitoring of the effective battery… More

Radically Designed High Energy Metal-Air Cell for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,103.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will advance an efficient and lightweight energy storage device for Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) by developing a high energy density lithium-air cell with a radical new design. Specifically, the project advances high energy density cells by… More

Rapid Recharge, High Voltage Li-Ion Battery Chemistry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,341.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Barbarich, Senior Research Chemist
Abstract:
One of the problems with Li-ion technology is its somewhat limited ability to charge at high rates. At high charge rates lithium plating on the negative electrode can occur, which will hurt cycle life and could present safety risks. There is a need within the Army, Navy, other military services,… More

Energy Storage Systems for Very High Altitude Very Long Endurance Solar Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,865.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
One of the major challenges of developing aircraft is the development of an appropriate energy system. The energy system ideally has a large amount of energy with a very low weight. This equates to a high specific energy (Wh/kg). Lithium-air batteries offer the greatest theoretical specific energy… More

Inexpensive, Environmentally Benign Li-Ion Battery Cathode Materials for HEV and PHEV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,456.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Northeastern University
RI Contact:
Sanjeev Mukerjee
Abstract:
This project will develop inexpensive and environmentally benign LiMnPO4 cathodes for applications to lithium-ion batteries (LIB) used in electric and hybrid electric vehicles. This cathode material is expected to be far safer than Li-ion batteries employing traditional layered LiMO2 (M=Co, Ni)… More

Composite, Nanoparticle-Based Anode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries Applied in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,457.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Connecticut
RI Contact:
Steven Suib
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries are promising energy storage devices for hybrid and electric vehicles, providing high specific energy (approximately 150 Wh/kg), energy density (approximately 400 Wh/L), and long cycle life (greater than 15 years). However, these applications require further increases in… More

Lithium-Air / Lithium-Ion Hybrid Battery for Military Use

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$727,684.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will advance a high energy and high power hybrid battery to power the dismounted soldier's electronics suite, and unattended sensors. One of the challenges of incorporating metal-air batteries into existing equipment is the power… More

Nano-Engineered Materials for Rapid Rechargeable Space Rated Advanced Li-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,865.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph L. Gnanaraj, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in aerospace applications because they have high specific energy, energy density and long cycle life. Yardney/Lithion Inc has become the leader in cutting edge Lithium Ion batteries. At the present moment, two of the… More

Advanced Materials and Chemistries for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,641.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Research Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of developing advanced battery chemistries that provide batteries operate safely at specific energies higher than 100 Wh/kg, energy densities over 600 Wh/l. The olivine-type phosphate cathodes are attractive. The stable nature of the… More

High Energy Density Storage for Solar Power Generation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
One of the major challenges of developing solar power generation systems is the storage of electrical energy. The energy system ideally has a large amount of energy with a very low weight. This equates to a high specific energy (Wh/kg). Lithium-air batteries offer the greatest theoretical specific… More

Nano-Engineered Materials for Rapid Rechargeable Space Rated Advanced Li-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,892.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joe Gnanaraj, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in aerospace applications because they have high specific energy, energy density and long cycle life. However, conventional Li-ion batteries experience loss of capacity and increased impedance and poor cycle life when… More

High Capacity Nano-Composite Cathodes for Human-Rated Lithium-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,992.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Malgazorta Gulbinska, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Non-incremental improvements are necessary in lithium-ion batteries order to meet future space applications demands such as NASA's call for lithium-ion battery cathodes with specific capacity values exceeding 240mAh/g at C/2 discharge rate and 25ýýC. Novel concepts for lithium-ion battery… More

Thermally Stable High Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries for Naval Aviation Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,499.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Material Scientist
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products, (YTP) proposes to develop, test and deliver high-performance Li-ion batteries capable of operation at expanded temperature range to meet the demanding requirements of naval aircraft. YTP, in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island, has been working on the… More

Radically Designed High Energy Metal-Air Cell for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,502.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will advance an efficient and lightweight energy storage device for Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) by developing a high energy density lithium-air battery with the new radically designed cell developed in the Phase I. Specifically, the project… More

Manganese Oxides-Based 5V Composite Cathode Materials for Li-Ion Batteries in HEV and PHEV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,758.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The rapidly growing market for Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs) represents a new and exciting application for lithium-ion batteries. However, major improvements are desired in specific energy values (>350 Wh/kg), voltage range (>4.8V), and safety. This project will develop a 5V cathode as a… More

Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries for Space-based Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,019.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Lead Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of developing advanced battery chemistries that provide batteries that operate safely at increased power density via improved discharge rate, higher energy density through improved battery internal components/chemistry/cathode and… More

Advanced Materials and Chemistries for Electrochemical Energy Storage Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Sr. Research Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop advanced battery chemistries that allow batteries to operate safely at specific energies higher than 100 Wh/kg & energy densities over 600 Wh/l, or at power levels above 5kW/kg. The phosphate based LiMPO4 (M = Fe, Mn, Ni, and Co), cathodes are found… More

Phase I Advanced Battery Materials for Rechargeable Advanced Space-Rated Li-Ion Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,019.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in aerospace applications because they have high specific energy (up to 200 Wh/kg), energy density (~ 500 Wh/L) and long cycle life (1,000 ýý 30,000 cycles depending on the depth of cycling). Yardney/Lithion,… More

Rapid Recharge, High Voltage Li-Ion Battery Chemistry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$728,758.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Boris Ravdel, Research Scientist
Abstract:
The goal of the project is to develop a high-energy material for positive electrode of lithium-ion cell, and to build and test High Voltage, High Energy lithium-ion cell based on the material. In Phase I of the project, we synthesized the material, identified it as a lithium nickel-manganese spinel… More

High Energy Density Storage for Solar Power Generation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,055.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Dobley, Senior Research Scientist
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will advance an efficient and lightweight energy storage device for Solar Power Generation Systems by developing a high energy density lithium-air battery with the recharge capability developed in the Phase I. Specifically, the project… More

Reciprocal Lithium-ion Cell with Novel Lithium-Free Cathode and Pre-Lithiated Carbonaceous Anode

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,956.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In almost all lithium-ion cells, which are needed for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in HEVs (PHEVs), the ¿active¿ lithium is introduced into an uncharged cell as part of the material used in the positive electrode. However, it has been proven that lithium-metal electrodes can not… More

Lithium Ion Battery and Ultracapacitors Hybrid for Satellite Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,618.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Sr. Research Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop a UCAP/Li-ion hybrid system for space power use. Long term space missions utilizing battery based electrical power subsystems often undergo thousands of charge/discharge cycles and short high rate discharge cycles over the length of the mission. During… More

Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries for Space-based Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,437.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of developing advanced chemistries that allow batteries to operate safely at increased power density via improved discharge rate; higher energy density via improved battery packaging and improved coating of internal components(cathode… More

Thermally Stable High Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries for Naval Aviation Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,455.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Frank Puglia, Director of Research&De – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) have been widely used and intensely investigated for the last decade. However, commercial cells have several problems in trying to meet the performance requirements typical of military applications. Most notable is impedance growth and capacity loss upon storage or… More

Novel Methods to Improve Performance of Silver-Zinc Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,873.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Roberto Serenyi, Electrochemist
Abstract:
This SBIR Program is aimed at developing improved large format, high energy silver zinc cells and batteries that can exceed 1 Mega-watt-hours per cycle for greater than 36 cycles and two years operation. It is aimed not only to seek innovative improvements to the cell components such as the silver… More

Advanced Power/Energy System for Wet and Dry Submersibles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,579.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Frank Puglia, Director R&D
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products proposes to evaluate several hybrid energy storage solutions for the SWCS and other manned submersibles. The first part of the Phase 1 effort will evaluate using Li-ion as the main energy storage with removable and replaceable higher energy density systems (e.g. primary… More

Improved Safety in Large Format Lithium-Ion Cells and Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,668.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Gregory Moore, Program Manager
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products (YTP) has put together a team of industry experts to address the safety of large format, high energy density Li-ion cells and batteries. YTP will utilize Exponent, Inc and their extensive experience in battery failure analysis and Celgard, Inc and their comprehensive… More

A Lithium-Air Battery with a High Energy Air Cathode

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,726.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Arthur Dobley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This project will advance an efficient and lightweight energy storage device for Oxygen Concentrators by developing a high specific energy lithium-air cell. Specifically the project advances high specific energy cells by focusing on the catalysts in the cathode and anode protection of our existing… More

A Martian Air Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,785.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Arthur Dobley, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This project will investigate an entirely new battery chemistry by developing A Martian Air Battery. Specifically the project will explore the concept of a Martian battery that utilizes in-situ resources to produce energy for NASA applications. Our experience producing high-energy air cathodes for… More

Hybrid Battery Ultracapacitor System For Human Robotic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,630.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Joe Gnanaraj, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop a hybrid battery-ultra capacitor storage system that powers human-robotic systems in space missions. Space missions involving human-robotic systems utilizing battery based electrical power often undergo numerous operations within each complete cycle.… More

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

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,378.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Senior Research Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
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… More

Safe High Rate and Ultra High Capacity with Minimum 4.0 Amp. hour 18650 lithium ion rechargeable cell

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,558.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Malgorzata Gulbinska, Lead Material Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the Army"s need for rechargeable 18650-type lithium-ion cells with specific energy greater than 300 Wh/kg for Land Warrior applications. The proposed cells will allow a Soldier to drastically extend the mission run time and reduce the frequency of changing the batteries.… More

Lithium ion battery separator development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,485.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Senioir Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop low cost composite microporous polyethylene based separator with oxidation-resistant and high permeability. Manufactured separators will be characterized for its physical, mechanical, electrochemical properties, performance, wettability, thickness,… More

Lithium Ion Battery and Ultracapacitors Hybrid for Satellite Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$731,794.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joe Gnanaraj, Senior Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The objective of this Phase II proposal is to develop a hybrid Li-ion/ UCAP system for space power use. Long term space missions utilizing battery based electrical power subsystems often undergo thousands of charge/discharge cycles and short high rate discharge cycles over the length of… More

Improved Safety in Large Format Lithium-Ion Cells and Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,105.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Moore, Project Manager – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
Li-ion batteries are attractive candidates for use as power sources in military, aerospace, commercial, and vehicular applications. Outstanding properties of Li-ion include longer battery life, reduced weight and size, lower maintenance costs, higher power capacity and higher energy densities.… More

Development of Low Temperature Ultracapacitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,671.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Senior Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Research Institution:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
RI Contact:
Erik J. Brandon, Ph.D
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase 1 effort is to develop an asymmetric supercapacitor (ASC) that provides>10 Wh/kg energy density and a high power density, and maintains this performance down to -55 degrees C. Yardney Technical Products (YTP), a recognized specialty high energy battery manufacturer in… More

Advanced Power Storage Systems for Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,710.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Senior Scientist – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to develop a high-energy and high-power hybrid system consisting of a lithium ion (Li-ion) battery in conjunction with an ultracapacitor (UCAP) for advanced power storage systems for interceptors. Yardney Technical Products (YTP), the world leader in cutting-edge… More

Battery Management, Monitoring and Diagnostic Device for Navy Energy Storage Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,432.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Moore, Project Manager – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products in conjunction with Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is proposing to progress development of an advanced monitoring system for batteries, provide a modular battery unit, and develop a system approach to monitor and control multiple power sources and… More

High Energy Density Chemistry Source for Temporary Torpedo Electrical Power

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,829.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Frank Puglia, Director of Research and – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
Yardney Technical Products, Inc., with SBIR partners, Brown University and Fraunhofer LLC, propose to develop a high energy density, high power, bipolar battery. Bipolar battery designs are inherently the most volumetrically efficient batteries. Further, the elimination of the external intercell… More

Novel Methods to Improve Performance of Silver-Zinc Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,464.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Greg Moore, Project Manager – (860) 599-1100
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to take silver-zinc battery technology to a new level for programs important to the Navy. Silver-Zinc batteries provide high energy and power density cells, and since the electrolyte is a water-based alkaline fluid, provide a comparatively safe battery. A disadvantage to… More

High-Energy, High-Power Light Weight Lithium Ion Batteries For Electric Drive Vehicle

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$148,733.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Gnanaraj, Dr. – 860-599-1100
Abstract:
Electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and plugin hybrid electric vehicles (EVs, HEVs, and PHEVs) are emerging technologies that can significantly reduce petroleum usage in the transportation sector. Widespread adoption of electricdrive vehicles will lower automobile operation costs and can… More

Safe, Large-Format Lithium Ion Batteries for Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,423.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Frank Puglia, Director, Research&Development – (401) 471-6580
Abstract:
YTP will develop technology that provides a high performance, modular Li-ion battery with: redundant safety features, safer thin, metal case cell designs; fin/micro-channel thermal control system; and an evaporating fluid system that rapidly quenches failing cells to prevent thermal runaway and… More

Development of Safe, Reliable, and Durable Lithium-ion Battery for Naval Aircraft Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,754.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joe Gnanaraj, Senior Scientist – (401) 471-6580
Research Institution:
University of Arizona
RI Contact:
Qing Hao
Abstract:
Yardney will design and develop a lightweight, safe, reliable, and cost-effective aircraft battery with improved thermal design and the use of active cooling techniques. As a novel part of the battery design, Yardney will investigate and implement high performance electrodes using three dimensional… More