Event Date/Time: Nov 03, 2010 End Date/Time: Nov 03, 2010
Early Registration Date: Aug 08, 2010
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Widely publicized safety incidents and recalls of lithium-ion batteries have raised legitimate concerns regarding lithium-ion battery safety. Battery Safety 2010 is conveniently timed with Lithium Mobile Power 2010 and will address these concerns by exploring the following topics:

• Application specific battery safety issues affecting battery performance
• Major battery degradation and reliability factors
• Battery management systems
• Commercial cells evaluation and failure analysis
• Advances in testing techniques and protocols
• High throughput testing, automation and modeling for better safety
• Regulatory issues

Program Outline

New Directions in Battery Safety: Prospects for Fail Safe Lithium-Ion
Brian M. Barnett, PhD, TIAX LLC

Safety and Reliability in Chinese Manufactured Lithium-Ion Cells
Steven Ruth, China BAK Battery, Inc.

Mitigating Catastrophic Failure in Lithium-Ion Cells
Christopher J. Orendorff, PhD, Sandia National Laboratories

Navy Large Form Lithium Battery Safety Initiatives - Recent Developments
Clinton Winchester, PhD, Naval Surface Warfare Center

Battery Safety and Abuse Tolerance Test Procedures - Test Methods and Test Current Standards
Daniel H. Doughty, PhD, Battery Safety Consulting, Inc.

Safety Limitations Associated with Commercial 18650 Lithium-Ion Cells
Judith A. Jeevarajan, PhD, NASA Johnson Space Center

Prediction of Multiphysics Behaviors of Large Lithium-Ion Batteries at Internal and External Short Circuit
Gi-Heon Kim, PhD, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

BMS-Centered Battery Safety and Reliability
Larry Yount, LaunchPoint Technologies

Thermo-Chemical Process Associated with Electro-Active Materials/Electrolyte and Recent Developments towards Safe Lithium-Ion Battery
Angathevar Veluchamy, PhD, Central Electrochemical Research Institute

Advanced Electrolyte Additives to Enhance the Safety of Lithium Ion Batteries
Zonghai Chen, PhD, Argonne National Laboratory

Deciphering Cell Variations in Battery Manufacturing
Matthieu Dubarry, Cyril Truchot, and Bor Yann Liaw, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Hawaii Natural Energy Institute

EV Cells and Modules - Thermal Safety and Issues
Jeff Rachford, Thermal Hazard Technology

Thermal Techniques for Battery Design and Development
Peter Ralbovsky, Netzsch Instruments

A Special Workshop and Equipment Demonstration Session: New Tools and Techniques for Making Inherently Safer Large and Small Format Li-ion Batteries - A Guide to Better Battery Design Using Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Sponsored by: Netzsch Instruments North America, LLC


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