Safer separators enabling current and next-generation lithium ion batteries
On August 13, 2019, Optodot Corporation was granted a new patent entitled “Nanoporous Separators for Batteries and Related Manufacturing Methods.” The patent, U.S. Pat. No. 10,381,623, covers functional treatments of the separator to improve the cycle life performance of lithium metal batteries by inhibiting dendrite growth.
WOBURN, Mass., July 25, 2017 — Optodot Corporation has been awarded START funding for its NPORE® heat-resistant separator for lithium ion batteries. The NPORE® separator is a flexible, all-ceramic, nanoporous membrane that improves the safety of lithium ion batteries because it does not shrink or melt until temperatures reach well above 220ºC.
Patent license permits LG Chem to utilize boehmite separators for lithium-ion batteries
WOBURN, Mass., April 18, 2016 — Optodot Corporation recently granted a license to LG Chem Ltd. under a patent portfolio controlled by Optodot covering batteries, cells, separators and electrolyte members comprising boehmite.
Optodot Corporation is an intellectual property, product development, and contract services company specializing in advanced coatings for a variety of applications. Our unique materials platforms are covered by over forty US and international pending and issued patents.
Lithium Ion Battery Technology
Ceramic Coated Separators (CCS)
NPORE® All-Ceramic Separators
Optodot Corporation has developed the world’s first flexible, free-standing all-ceramic nanoporous membrane separator, NPORE®, for lithium ion batteries. NPORE® separators provide superior functionality and outstanding heat resistance for current and next-generation lithium ion batteries. Learn more >>
Electrode Coated Separators
Optodot Corporation is an intellectual property, specialty products, and contract services company specializing in advanced coatings for a variety of applications. Our unique materials platforms are covered by over sixty US and international pending and issued patents. Through strategic partnerships and licensing, our technologies have been used for products ranging from security labeling to energy-conserving window films. Product development is ongoing for the lithium ion battery separator markets. Since its founding in 2000, Optodot has worked both with private-sector companies (from startups to Global 100’s) and with federal agencies, such as the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy. Optodot continues to seek business partners and licensees to commercialize products for better energy, security, and communications solutions that benefit people and our planet.