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WHILE THE THEORETICAL BOUNDS ON THE ENERGY STORED BY AND THE POWER OUTPUT OF…

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Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
3751
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
3751
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Cape Cod Research
19 Research Road East Falmouth, MA 02536
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: WHILE THE THEORETICAL BOUNDS ON THE ENERGY STORED BY AND THE POWER OUTPUT OF ELECTROCHEMICAL POWER SOURCES ARE WELL DEFINED BY THERMODYNAMIC AND PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS, THE DEGREE TO WHICH ONE CAN APPROACH THE THEORETICAL BOUNDS IS DETERMINED BY
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $80,240.00
 

Abstract:

WHILE THE THEORETICAL BOUNDS ON THE ENERGY STORED BY AND THE POWER OUTPUT OF ELECTROCHEMICAL POWER SOURCES ARE WELL DEFINED BY THERMODYNAMIC AND PHYSICAL CONSIDERATIONS, THE DEGREE TO WHICH ONE CAN APPROACH THE THEORETICAL BOUNDS IS DETERMINED BY CONTRAINTS IMPOSED BY THE DESIGN OF THE ELECTRODES AND PACKAGING MATERIALS. THIS RESEARCH DEALS WITH AN INNOVATIVE CONCEPT FOR MATERIALS AND PACKAGE DESIGN WHICH, IF SUCCESSFUL, WILL MAKE POSSIBLE A SUBSTANTIAL ADVANCE IN THE POWER DENSITY OF FIELDABLE ELECTROCHEMICAL POWER SOURCES. THE RESEARCH FOCUSES ON A SERIES OF EXPERIMENTS DESIGNED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF ELIMINATING THE DUCTING AND MOST OF THE ELECTROLYTE NOW FOUND IN FUEL CELL DESIGNS. THE MATERIALS CHOSEN PERMIT OPERATION AT TEMPERATURES THAT PERMIT THE DIRECT ELECTROXIDATION OF METHANOL, AND AT TEMPERATURES WELL IN EXCESS OF THOSE NORMALLY ENCOUNTERED IN OPERATING BATTERIES.

Principal Investigator:

Myles walsh
6177595911

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Cape Cod Research Inc
Po Box 600 - 95 Main St Buzzards Bay, MA 02532

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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No