SIRBATT - Stable Interfaces for Rechargeable Batteries

www.liverpool.ac.uk/sirbatt/

SIRBATT (Stable Interfaces for Rechargeable Batteries) is a multisite collaborative project consisting of 12 full partners from the European Area (6 Universities, 1 Research Institute and 5 industrial partners). Collaboration with leading battery research groups in the USA and Japan is also considered. The diversity of the research organisations in the partnership has been chosen to provide a wide range of complementary expertise in areas relating to the study of battery electrode interfaces, covering both experimental and theoretical aspects of this important contemporary area. SIRBATT will develop microsensors to monitor internal temperature and pressure of lithium cells in order to maintain optimum operating conditions to allow long-life times that can be scaled for use in grid scale batteries. The cells will comprise of candidate electrode materials in which the complex interfacial region and surface layers have been well characterised and understood via utilisation of a suit of advanced in situ measurement techniques complemented by application of transformative modelling methods. The knowledge from these studies will be used to develop candidate electrode materials with an optimised cycle life and stability, for example by the use of novel stable lithium salts and the inclusion of stable film forming additives into the electrolyte. The scientific aim of SIRBATT is the radical improvement in the fundamental understanding of the structure and reactions occurring at lithium battery electrode/electrolyte interfaces which it will seek to achieve through an innovative programme of collaborative research and development.

 

Coordinator: University of Liverpool United Kingdom

Start Date: 2013-09-01/ End Date: 2016-08-31

Info at Cordis: http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/109513_en.html

 

Acronimo: 
SIRBATT
Soggetto finaziatore: 
Unione Europea
Programma di Finanziamento e bando: 
FP7-ENERGY-2013-1
Numero del progetto/Contratto: 
608502
Responsabile Scientifico: 
Prof. Andrea Di Cicco
Scuola / Struttura: 
ruolo Unicam: 
Partner
Partner: 
Nome: 
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
Stato: 
France
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
POLITECHNIKA WARSZAWSKA
Stato: 
Poland
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
CENTRO DE INVESTIGACION COOPERATIVADE ENERGIAS ALTERNATIVAS FUNDACION
Stato: 
Spain
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
UNIVERSIDADE DE AVEIRO
Stato: 
Portugal
Ruolo: 
Parner
Nome: 
JOHNSON MATTHEY BATTERY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING LIMITED United Kingdom
Stato: 
United Kingdom
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
JOHNSON MATTHEY PLC United Kingdom
Stato: 
United Kingdom
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
SGL CARBON GMBH
Stato: 
Germany
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
IBERDROLA INGENIERIA Y CONSTRUCCION SA
Stato: 
Spain
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
ABENGOA RESEARCH SL
Stato: 
Spain
Ruolo: 
Partner
Nome: 
KARLSRUHER INSTITUT FUER TECHNOLOGIE
Stato: 
Germany
Ruolo: 
Partner
Tipo di finaziamento: 
VII Programma Quadro