The company said Thursday it will aim to present a lithium-sulfur rechargeable device’s function to power small satellites or spacecraft with high duty cycle operations and store energy three times greater than the capacity of Li-ion batteries.
Dan Cook, co-founder and CEO of Lyten, said the company intends to apply its 3D graphene material and Li-S cell chemistry in efforts to show DIU and USSF a higher gravimetric energy density for the system.
The California-based advanced materials producer initially developed three battery cell configurations under a prototype contract DIU awarded in 2020 for evaluation.
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