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Company Information:

Company Name: ISOTHERMAL SYSTEMS RESEARCH
City: Clarkston
State: WA
Zip+4: 99403
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (509) 758-2613

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $881,182.00 13
SBIR Phase II $1,524,744.00 3

Award List:

CLOSED SYSTEM HIGH FLUX EVAPORATIVE SPRAY COOLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Donald Tilton
Award Amount: $49,635.00

CLOSED SYSTEM HIGH FLUX EVAPORATIVE SPRAY COOLING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Donald Tilton
Award Amount: $391,786.00
Abstract:
Isr proposes to conduct a proof-of-concept study of a unique highflux two-phase thermal management system for spacecraft. this system couples high power density evaporative spray cooling with an expandable vapor storage and condensation device. previous work has demonstrated the immense potential of… More

PERMEABILITY OF HYDROGEN IN SILICON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Martin R Pais
Award Amount: $63,819.00

Spray Cooling of "Tuna-fish-can" Size High Performance Electronic Multi-Chip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Martin R. Pais, Phd
Award Amount: $57,332.00
Abstract:
The project objective is to fabricate high-strength shapes from composite materials without the use of dies, molds, or any type of dedicated tooling. In the process, a "forming master" is created from deformable sheet material on a first pass through the molding apparatus. In successive passes,… More

Spray Cooling Of High-power Semiconductor Laser Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Martin R. Pais, Phd
Award Amount: $58,367.00
Abstract:
The current development of high performance laser diodes to be used in defense, super computers, telecommunications, and medicine has introduced a need for a radical change in the approach of laser diode/optics thermal management. in laser diode arrays, integrated circuits mounted together on a… More

Spray Cooled Avionics Rack

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald E. Tilton
Award Amount: $51,362.00

Advantages of Two-Phase Switched Reluctance Machines for More Electric Aircraft Power Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Martin R. Pais, Phd
Award Amount: $59,990.00
Abstract:
The current development of an electric power generation system for the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) is based on a low-risk extension of existing three-phase, switched reluctance machine (SRM) technology. This research program proposes to study an alternate two-phase SRM and its associated… More

Integrated Motor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Charles L. Tilton
Award Amount: $76,022.00
Abstract:
An evaporative spray cooled Switched Reluctance Motor with integral drive electronics is proposed. The motivation is to increase power density, efficiency and reliability through improved thermal management. A concept is presented in which all components are contained within a machine frame. The… More

Compact High Heat-Flux Cannister Cooler

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Martin R. Pais
Award Amount: $54,887.00
Abstract:
The miniaturization of the laser diode, power switches (MCT, IGBT, etc.), the drastic increase in the number density of transistors on a monolithic chip and the capability to drive these chips at very high power ratings and clock speeds has increased the demand for the devices. However, such high… More

Integration Framework for Virtual Prototyping Software Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Dr. Uma Jayaram , Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $49,607.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project will investigate an integration framework to enable the virtual prototyping of mechanical components, specifically for application to ISR's advanced spray cooling technology. The framework will accommodate an Automated Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing system currently… More

Spray Quench System For Directional Solidification Furnaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles L. Tilton , Vice President
Award Amount: $61,972.00

Spray Quench System For Directional Solidification Furnaces

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Charles L. Tilton , Vice President
Award Amount: $533,258.00

Spray Cooled Avionics Rack

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donald E. Tilton
Award Amount: $599,700.00

Novel Application of Advanced Spray Cooling Thermal Management for Integrated Controller-Motors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Bruce A. Smetana
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
70171 The continuing trend toward the development of smaller, lighter, and less costly propulsion systems for advanced Hybrid Electric Vehicles continues to advance beyond the capabilities of commercially available thermal management systems. Currently available motors that use water in… More

Phase-Change Cooling for Operational (Weapons)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Thomas Weir, Lead Thermal Analyst
Award Amount: $98,782.00
Abstract:
"Spray cooling is a very effective convective heat transfer method. Although it is known that spray cooling performance is highly fluid dependent, and decays rapidly with increasing surface area, the relationships still are not well understood.Perversely, the most precipitous decline in cooling… More

Spray Cooling in Micro-gravity Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas D. Weir, Lead Thermal Analyst
Award Amount: $99,449.00
Abstract:
Evaporative spray cooling systems are perhaps the only systems capable of the high power density thermal control anticipated for future spacecraft. However, evaporative spray cooling in the micro-gravity environment poses particular challenges foreffective system design because of the complications… More