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Company Information:

Company Name: Excellatron
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip+4: 30312-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (404) 584-2475

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,468,451.00 15
SBIR Phase II $3,749,223.00 5

Award List:

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jason Zhang, V. P. Technology
Award Amount: $98,753.00

Lightweight Trauma Module

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Aishui Yu, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a new type of primary lithium battery using an available polymer lithium ion battery technology. We will use manganese dioxide-polymer matrix as the cathode, lithium ion containing polymer as the electrolyte and lithium as the anode.The plastic lithium primary battery will… More

Innovative Advanced Fuel Cell Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Ji-Guang Zhang, CTO
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
Excellatron Solid State, LLC (ESS) proposes an innovative lithium oxygen energy storage system focused on High Altitude Airship (HAA) applications. This project will result in battery technology that has the potential for: ¿Specific capacity that is eight to ten times that of conventional… More

Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ji-Guang Zhang, CTO
Award Amount: $99,951.00
Abstract:
We propose to use a high rate manufacturing technology recently developed at Excellatron to deposit all-solid-state thin film batteries on an ultra-thin substrate. The all-solid-state lithium batteries have very high cycle life (>10,000 charge/discharge cycles), a wide operating temperature range,… More

ALL SOLID STATE LITHIUM AIR BATTERY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Aishui Yu, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
A novel approach is proposed for the development of safe lithium-air batteries that offer high-energy storage capacity and extended standby and operational life. The proposed battery will use a lithium anode, an air cathode having an air stable non-volatile electrolyte and a multilayer polymer… More

Innovative Advanced Fuel Cell Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ji-Guang Zhang, CTO
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase II proposal is to demonstrate a 90Wh Lithium-Nickel cell for High Altitude Airship applications. The cell will target a specific energy of 600Wh/kg, over three times higher than available lithium ion battery technologies. Success of this program will have revolutionary impacts on the… More

Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ji-Guang Zhang, CTO
Award Amount: $749,455.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a high energy density battery for military applications. These batteries will have an energy density of 1,130 Wh/l and a specific energy of 366 Wh/kg, which are much higher than those of rechargeable lithium batteries currently available in the market. They have extremely high… More

Rechargeable High Temperature Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jiguang Zhang, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,641.00
Abstract:
In order to sustain the supply of natural gas in the long term, dramatic increases in production from deep (>20,000 ft.) reservoirs will be required. Therefore, the drilling industry has a need for electronic devices and power systems, specifically batteries, which can operate at a temperatures… More

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

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Prabhakar Tamirisa, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $98,916.00
Abstract:
The Lithium-oxygen electrochemical couple has the potential to form the basis of a very high specific energy, rechargeable battery for the very high altitude, very long endurance solar aircraft. Recent progress in the application of non-aqueous electrolytes to realize the benefits of this chemistry… More

A Novel Li Conducting Solid State Electrolyte by Sol Gel Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Davorin Babic, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Rechargeable lithium ion batteries incorporating liquid or polymer electrolytes are currently the most advanced battery type available on the market. However, the liquid/polymer electrolyte and its interface with the electrodes limits energy density, long-term cycle life, and the rate of… More

Power Generation and Storage for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Doug Danielson, Dir of Mfg Eng
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Current micro air vehicles (MAV) are limited to 30 minutes of operation due to capacity of the 100 g battery they carry. Next generation MAVs utilizing an advanced power system envisioned in this project will increase the mission duration to at least 90 minutes using a 130 g battery. This increase… More

Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries for Space-based Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Jack Ma, Project Manager
Award Amount: $99,942.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for an all solid state battery having a specific energy more than twice conventional lithium batteries. The rechargeable battery uses a lithium metal anode with ceramic electrolyte. There are no liquids to leak out, catch fire, boil or increase in pressure. There is no mechanism for… More

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

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Scott Flanagan, Sr Scientist
Award Amount: $749,975.00
Abstract:
The lithium-oxygen electrochemical couple has the potential to form the basis of a very high specific energy, rechargeable battery for very high altitude unmanned aerial systems. We propose to investigate a variety of approaches to address cycle life, reliability, and safety of the lithium-oxygen… More

Lithium-Ion (Li-ion) and Lithium-ion Polymer (Li-polymer) Battery Safety

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Steve Buckingham, Dir of Development
Award Amount: $99,968.00
Abstract:
Excellatron proposes to optimize an all solid-state secondary battery for safety. The all solid-state battery combines the high energy density of Li-ion technology with the power density, cyclability, and proven safety of thin film all solid-state battery technology developed at Oak Ridge National… More

Innovative Methods or Materials for Passivation of Lithium Metal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Scott Flanagan, Chief Executive Officer
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
In collaboration with our subcontractor we will develop new lithium ion conductors based on modifications to the structure of an existing conductor. This material has been shown to have a very high lithium ion conductivity. Furthermore, the lithium ion conductivity is not subject to decreased ionic… More

A Novel Li Conducting Solid State Electrolyte by Sol Gel Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Davorin Babic, Dr.
Award Amount: $749,914.00
Abstract:
Further development of rechargeable lithium batteries requires dramatic improvement of the ionically conducting electrolyte used in the batteries. Most of the limitations of current lithium-ion batteries are due to restrictions imposed by the general use of organic electrolytes, either liquid or… More

Long Life Energy Storage Systems for Shipboard Sensor Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Flanagan, Sr. Scientist
Award Amount: $69,989.00
Abstract:
A novel lithium battery has the potential to form the basis of a very high specific energy, rechargeable battery for shipboard wireless sensor systems. We propose to investigate a variety of approaches to develop this new battery design and optimize the cycle life, reliability, and safety. Our work… More

Smart Miniaturized Power Supply

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Steve Buckingham, Dir of Product Development – (404) 584-2475
Award Amount: $81,362.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Phase I proposal will meet the Air Force requirements for smart scalable miniaturized batteries with high energy density, safety, and reliability. The battery design allows for energy densities in excess of 800 Wh/L and solid state cells are capable of extremely high cycle life, and… More

Long Life Energy Storage Systems for Shipboard Sensor Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ted Campbell, Sr Scientist – (404) 584-2475
Award Amount: $749,879.00
Abstract:
A novel lithium battery has the potential to form the basis of a very high specific energy, rechargeable battery for shipboard wireless sensor systems. We propose to investigate a variety of approaches to develop this new battery design and optimize the cycle life, reliability, and safety. Our work… More

A High Energy, High Power all Solid State Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Davorin Babic, Mr.
Award Amount: $149,996.00
Abstract:
Conventional Li ion batteries have a number of limitations that prevents them from becoming the energy storage media for electric (EV) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV). Many of these limitations could be ultimately traced to properties and limitations of the liquid organic electrolytes used in the… More