Sion Power

9040 S. Rita Road
Tucson, AZ 85747
50 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 3
Total Value of Awards $251K
First Award Date 01/01/03
Most Recent Award Date 03/28/07

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Mikhaylik Dr. Yuriy Mikhaylik 2 Message
Jost Mark Jost 1 Message
Affinito John Affinito 1 Message
Akridge James R. Akridge 1 Message

3 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF071-186
Budget: 03/28/07 - 12/28/07

Sion Power is developing rechargeable Li-S battery with specific energy exceeding 400Wh/kg, extended cycle life and improved safety. Performance improvements will be based upon developing unique electrolyte providing two liquid phases having Li ion conductivity, self-partitioning and immiscibility, serving separately the cathode and anode sides...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Topic: 06-1
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06

Sion Power is developing a rechargeable lithium sulfur (Li-S) battery with a demonstrated specific energy exceeding 350 Wh/kg and the range of operating temperatures from ?40 to +45oC. The range will be extended to ?60 +60oC and specific energy to 400 Wh/kg. Performance improvement will be based on developing three components: 1. Advanced electr...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 2003
Budget: 01/01/03 - 12/31/03

72969S03-I In a conventional Li-S battery, liquid from the electrolyte, along with polysulfide species migrating from the cathode, attack and corrode the metallic Li anode during each charge/discharge cycle. These cumulative processes tie up more and more of the Li in electrochemically inactive compounds, until the battery can no longer be rec...