Technical Program (tentative)

Time GMT Presentations Abstract No.
SESSION 1: Carbon and Additives to Lead-Acid Batteries
Moderator: Plamen Nikolov
12:00 Welcome to delegates
G.Papazov, Chairman of LABAT’2021
Welcoming addresses
12:10 MOLECULAR REBAR® enhances the corrosion layer of lead-acid battery positive plates to improve cycling in corrosion tests
P.Everill,
S.Swogger, N.Sugumaran, Black Diamond Structures, LLC, USA
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High performance carbons for advanced lead-acid batteries
F.C.F.Mornaghini,
Y.Ahn, D.Cericola, P.Garcia, Imerys Graphite & Carbon, Switzerland
2
Synthesis of Carbon/Pb nanocomposites and their application to lead-acid battery negative electrode
P.Nikolov,
V.Boev, A.Nikolova, M.Matrakova, IEES-BAS, Bulgaria
3
Performance enhancement of lead acid battery (LAB) using different carbon additives
J.Punjabkesar,
H.Coetzer, K.N.Naidoo, Auto X (Pty) Ltd (Willard Batteries), South Africa
S.P.D.Chowdhury, TUT University, South Africa
4
Influence of graphene layer variation on lead-acid negative plate performance
A.Assuncao,
Baterias Pioneiro,Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil
E.Goncalvez, Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil
5
12:20 Q&A, live
12:45 Benefits and drawback of active carbon in tubular plate of the battery
J.Iqbal,
Rainbow HI-tech Engineering Company PVT Ltd, Pakistan
6
The effect of lignosulonate and/or carbon black on the electrochemical reaction on Pb flat electrode
N.Hirai,
National Institute of Technology, Japan
7
Combinational measurement of cyclic voltammetry and frequency modulation mode atomic force microscopy: The effect of lignosulfonate additive
Y.Imamura,
T.Akatsu, D.Katsube, M.Kimura, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan
A.Kogure, Shimadzu echno-Research, Inc, Japan
N.Hirai, National Institute of Technology, Japan
8
Conductive compounds as positive active material enhancers
M.Garcia,
J.Valenciano, F.Trinidad, H.Fricke, Exide Technologies, Spain
9
Unique gold nanoparticles overcome crystal growth impedimetric effects of PCL1 in lead acid batteries
W.Niedermeyer,
G.Mayer, EVOQ Energy, UK
10
13:00 Q&A, live
SESSION 2: Carbon and Additives to Lead-Acid Batteries
Moderator: Plamen Nikolov
13:30 Sponsor’s presentations
13:40 Impact of carbon additives on current and next generation lead batteries – market and technology trends
P.Atanassova,
Cabot Corp., USA, PLENARY Lecture
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14:00 Panel discussion, live
14:55 Conclusion, live
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SESSION 3: Lead-Acid Battery Technology
Moderator: Boris Shirov
12:00 Particle size and surface shape of active materials in lead-acid batteries: impact from free surface energy
E.Meissner,
Battery Specialist, Germany
12
About the crystallization processes on the active masses of lead-acid batteries
V.Naidenov,
IEES-BAS, Bulgaria
13
Development of technologies for automotive lead-acid batteries
J.Furukawa, Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd., Japan
14
Examination of the effects of surfactants on crystal growth and curing of the positive active material
M.Robotti,
S.Barnes, Hammond Group Inc., UK
T.Wojcinski, E.Gao, M.Sherrick, S.Luken, M.Ho, Hammond Group Inc., USA
15
Improved plate performance of automotive batteries using tetrabasic seeding material – impact of porosity and electrode structure on electrical performance and cycle life
R.Bussar,
H.Ramianpour, I.Klein, M.Kirchgessner, PENOX GmbH, Germany
16
Effect of curing temperature on performance of PAM using 4BS crystal
A.Watanabe,
H.Hagihara, T.Mangahara, J.Furukawa, Furukawa Battery Co., Ltd., Japan
17
12:15 Q&A, live
12:45 State-of-art in formation and filling process for VRLA batteries in GEL technology
KD.Merz,
Abertax Technologies, Malta
18
News and optimization on formation with acid recirculation technology
Ch.Papmahl,
Inbatec, Germany
19
Lead acid batteries based on chemically prepared (basic) lead sulphate
L.Lei,
J.Yang, F.Yang, Southeast University, China
20
Advancing Dynamic Charge Acceptance by using functionalized pasting paper for the negative electrodes
S.Kumar,
J.Wertz, N.Clement, Hollingsworth & Vose, USA
21
Challenges in the development of high-performance lead acid batteries
G.Langer,
E.Cattaneo, B.Riegel, Hoppecke Batteries, Germany
22
Battery Gas Venting – an underestimated impact on battery water loss
I.Koch,
FRÖTEK-Kunststofftechnik GmbH, Germany
23
13:00 Q&A, live
SESSION 4
13:30 Gaston Plante Medal ceremony
14:20 Alpha/Beta Society ceremony
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SESSION 5: Lead-acid Battery Technology
Moderator:Plamen Nikolov
12:00 Optimized battery formation with Crystal Control Technology of WaveTech
B.Shirov,
IEES-BAS, Bulgaria
24
Determining pickling reaction rate constants in bipolar VRLA batteries
Sh.Bruno,
R.Shick, Sh.Adkins, Ed Shaffer II, Advanced Battery Concepts Inc., USA
25
Influence of phosphate species on the operation of titanium-supported lead dioxide electrodes
A.Kirchev,
L.Serra, S.Dumenil, INES, France
26
HeimBMS: VRLA battery state estimation and balancing in off-grid battery systems
M.Franke,
J.Kowal, Technical University Berlin, Germany
27
High-temperature durability of enhanced flooded batteries in real-world conditions
J.Wirth,
E.Karden, D.U.Sauer, ISEA – RWTH Aachen University, Germany
28
Effect of residual elements in lead-acid batteries
A.F.Romero,
O.Urra, E.Fatás, P.Ocón, Madrid University, Spain
J.Valenciano, F.Trinidad, Exide Technologies, Spain H.Fricke, Germany
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12:15 Q&A, live
12:45 A novel separator for optimal battery performance to meet new market demands
N.Madella,
Microporous, GmbH, Austria
30
Measurement of oxygen transport through separators in flooded batteries
R.Waterhouse,
K.Duchateau, E.Hostetler, ENTEK International LLC, USA
31
Journey of the molecule: from the waste to paste. A hydro¬metallurgical process for the recycling of spent battery paste
A.Fox,
Aurelius Environmental, UK
32
Advanced electrochemical lead recovery from spent lead acid batteries with novel electrolyser designs
X. Wu,
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
33
Novel lead-graphene composites with improved mechanical and corrosion properties
L.Yolshina,
Institute of High-Temperature Electrochemistry, Russia
34
Lead-Carbon battery negative electrodes: mechanism and materials
W.Zhang,
J.Yin, Guangdong University of Technology, China
H.N.Alshareef, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia
H.B.Lin, Jilin University, China
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13:00 Q&A, live
SESSION 6: Lead-Acid Battery Technology
ModeratorPlamen Nikolov
13:30 Sponsor’s presentations
13:40 Challenges for lead batteries and ways for them to continue being the most used electrochemical power source
B.Monahov,
WaveTech GmbH, Germany, Plante Medalist LABAT’2014,

PLENARY lecture
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14:00 Panel discussion, live
14:55 Conslusion, live
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SESSION 7: Charge Acceptance
Moderator:Boris Monahov
12:00 Charge acceptance issues when a VRLA/AGM cell is operated with IEC 61427-2 and PNNL test profiles simulating frequency regulation duty of power grids
H.Giess,
P.Ding, Narada Power Source Co, China
37
Charge acceptance vs Water loss: contradictory effects on high temperature environments
Fr.Trinidad,
PhD Electrochemistry, Spain
38
Improving Dynamic Charge Acceptance for automotive 12V batteries: Motivation – Problem Definition – Status - Questions
E.Karden,
Ford Motor Company, Aachen, Germany
39
High DCA formulated blends for advanced lead batteries
Y.H.Kao,
Cabot Corp., USA
40
Expanders for flooded and new EFB batteries for Start/Stop and HEV applications
JM.Fernandez,
L.Puckett, C.Barreneche, APG (Atomized Products Group), Spain
41
A simple charge acceptance theory for battery plates. Industrial and pilot plant lead-acid battery plates
C.V.D’Alkaine,
G.L.Grespan, A.C.L Pitoli, H.R de Freitas, Federal University of Sao Carlos, Brazil
42
12:15 Q&A, live
12:45 Electrochemical impedance spectroscopy on test cells
S.Matthies,
Technical University Berlin, Germany
43
Mathematical modelling of changes in the electrochemical parameters of lead-acid cells under various conditions and operation modes
A.Aleshkin,
Y.Bubnov, V.Ruzhnikov, V.Yagnyatinsky, AC Buster Ltd., Russia
44
Numerical simulation of the ultra-battery during high rate partial state of charge
V.Esfahanian,
N.Aghamirzaie, A.Jafari, M.T.Dalakeh, University of Tehran, Iran
45
A critical review update of the now more-than 50 years old review by Simon, Burbank and Willihnganz. What have we learned? What directions should future research take?
G.Mayer,
Battery Technology Center Inc., UK
46
A preliminary report on a novel electrochemistry that should overcome PCL 1, 2 and 3, allow rapid recharge, and have a long cycle life at any DOD/ any PSOC
G.Mayer,
Battery Technology Center Inc., UK
47
13:00 Q&A, live
SESSION 8: Charge Acceptance
ModeratorBoris Monahov
13:30 Sponsor’s presentations
13:40 Lead-acid batteries in Partial-State-of-Charge operation: A Challenge for kinetics of battery recharge
E.Meissner,
PhD Battery Specialist, Germany, PLENARY lecture
48
14:00 Panel discussion, live
14:50 Closing the conference, live
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00:00 - 24:00 Application of rice husks as green carbon material in lead-acid battery negative electrodes
A.Aleksandrova,
M.Matrakova, P.Nikolov, IEES-BAS, Bulgaria
51
The influence of the additives in the active materials on the performance of the positive plate
M.Matrakova,
A.Aleksandrova, P.Nikolov, IEES-BAS, Bulgaria
52
Physicochemical characterization of the effect of the additive BB on the active masses of lead-acid batteries
D.Pavlov,
V.Naidenov, Y.Milusheva, S.Vassilev, IEES-BAS, Bulgaria T.Shibahara, M.Tozuka, Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd., Japan
53
Electrochemical measurements of lead-graphite felt electrodes in sulfuric acid solution
A.Ilginis,
E.Griškonis, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
54
Electrochemical evaluation of various commercial expanders for lead-acid battery application
A.Hosseini,
Sarv Sanat Toos Co., Iran
55
The effect of expander material particle size on the performance of lead acid batteries
A.Hosseini,
Sarv Sanat Toos Co., Iran
56
Evaluation of new technologies and possibilities for the future of the lead-acid battery using Technology Readiness Level (TRL) and Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) methodologies
A.Assuncao,
Baterias Pioneiro,Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil
E.Goncalvez, M.Gandara, Technological Institute of Aeronautics, Brazil
Th.Gaino, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
57
Formation of corrosion layers in bipolar lead acid batteries and their effect on performance
E.Hinojosa,
C.Mui, Gridtential Energy, USA
58
Modern formation equipment for lead acid batteries
Y. Kulkarni,
KraftPowercon, India
59
Influence of electric current parameters on resistance of inorganic water solutions
R.H.Sharipov, U.A.Balgimbayeva, B.T.Utelbayev,
E.N.Suleimenov,
Kazakh-BritishTechnical University, Republic of Kazakhstan
60
Charge acceptance improvement by optimizing negative plate formation
A.Uctepe,
T.Oztutan, H.Gokdemir, E.Erdem, Z.Kayali, M.Ersoz, M.Mazman, Multu Aku ve Malz.San.,Turkey
61
Optimization of grid configuration by investigating its effect on positive plate of lead-acid batteries via numerical modeling
A.Hosseini,
Sarv Sanat Toos Co., Iran
62
Composite electrode with enhanced electrochemical performances
K.Banov, IEES, BAS, Bulgaria, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
B.Banov, University of Chemical Technology and metallurgy, Bulgaria
63
Active electrode materials obtained from industrial scraps
K.Banov, IEES, BAS, Bulgaria, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
B.Banov, University of Chemical Technology and metallurgy, Bulgaria
64
PC pulse current intelligent systems and technologies for electrochemical processes
S.Gishin, Battery Center Europe Ltd., Bulgaria
V.Dimitrov, Technical University – Sofia, Bulgaria
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