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STable high-capacity lithium-Air Batteries with Long cycle life for Electric cars

Objetivo

Electric car is considered as the most promising technical solution for automotive industries in 21st century since the use of electric energy not only slows down the petrol consumption but also contribute to reduce the CO2 emission and toxic air pollutants.
Due to its good performance, Li-ion battery is generally studied to meet the above demands. However, it is still not satisfactory for long distance use because of its limited energy density. Therefore Li-air batteries have attracted worldwide attentions as an ideal alternative, because their outstanding energy density is extremely high compared to other rechargeable batteries.
In this project, a multidisciplinary work team in materials synthesis and characterization, cell assembly and test will cooperate to perform a joint research to deliver a Li-air battery cell for EVs with high capacity and long cycle life in laboratory scale.
This project focuses on innovations of battery anode, cathode, electrolyte materials and technologies, as well as assembly of batteries cells which are crucial on battery performance, cost and environmental impact. Improvement of lifetime and cyclability of Li-air batteries through finding highly active bifunctional catalysts to effectively regenerate batteries, protecting the Li anode from dendrites formation using suitable membranes and obtaining stable electrolyte with additives to render solubility of Li2O2 that blogs on cathode will be studied.
Activities will focus especially on 1) optimization of cathode structures; 2) the selection of active catalysts and dehydration membranes; 3) modification of anode structure with necessary protecting layers, additives or surfactants; 4)modification of electrolyte properties. The final aim is to obtain Li-air battery cells with specific capacity of >2000mAh/g and an improvement of cycle life to 100-150 cycles.

Convocatoria de propuestas

FP7-2012-GC-MATERIALS
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Coordinador

POLITECNICO DI TORINO
Dirección
Corso Duca Degli Abruzzi 24
10129 Torino
Italia

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Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contacto administrativo
Claudia Roveglia (Dr.)
Aportación de la UE
€ 563 438,80

Participantes (7)

ACONDICIONAMIENTO TARRASENSE ASSOCIACION
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 394 984,80
Dirección
Carrer De La Innovacio 2
08225 Terrassa

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Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Amro Satti (Dr.)
L'UREDERRA, FUNDACION PARA EL DESARROLLO TECNOLOGICO Y SOCIAL
España
Aportación de la UE
€ 249 593
Dirección
Área Industrial Perguita C/a N°1
31210 Los Arcos

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Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Claudio Fernandez (Mr.)
RISE IVF AB
Suecia
Aportación de la UE
€ 310 006,25
Dirección
Argongatan 30
431 53 Molndal

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Tipo de actividad
Research Organisations
Contacto administrativo
Marie Pauli (Ms.)
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Irlanda
Aportación de la UE
€ 332 428,40
Dirección
Western Road
T12 YN60 Cork

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Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contacto administrativo
David O'connell (Dr.)
SAKARYA UNIVERSITESI
Turquía
Aportación de la UE
€ 256 648,55
Dirección
Esentepe Campus
54187 Sakarya

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Tipo de actividad
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Contacto administrativo
Hatem Akbulut (Prof.)
CELAYA,EMPARANZA Y GALDOS INTERNACIONAL SA

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España
Aportación de la UE
€ 145 320
Dirección
Calle Artapadura 11
01013 Vitoria

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Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Igor Cantero (Dr.)
ELAPHE POGONSKE TEHNOLOGIJE DOO
Eslovenia
Aportación de la UE
€ 243 097,20
Dirección
Teslova Ulica 30
1000 Ljubljana

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Tipo de actividad
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Contacto administrativo
Gorazd Lampic (Mr.)