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Experimental and Numerical Studies of Particle Acceleration by an Active…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
72418
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
79509B05-I
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Euclid Techlabs, Llc
5900 Harper Rd. #102 Solon, OH 44139-1866
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Experimental and Numerical Studies of Particle Acceleration by an Active Microwave Medium
Agency: DOE
Contract: DE-FG02-05ER84355
Award Amount: $450,000.00
 

Abstract:

The DOE is seeking new techniques for particle acceleration that are cost effective and efficient. This project will develop and verify one such concept, electron acceleration by a fullerene-based active medium. In particular, synthesis and manufacturing techniques will be developed for a fullerene-based active medium, its properties will be characterized, and numerical techniques will be developed to incorporate the measurement results into a structure design code. In Phase I, the chemistry of fullerenes was studied in liquid crystal matrices. The composition of the materials was optimized for maximum stored energy, using electron paramagnetic resonance spectroscopy. A design code, capable of designing an accelerating structure based on this technology, was developed, along with a design for a test system. Phase II will construct a device for measuring the electromagnetic characteristics of these materials and design an experiment to validate this acceleration technique. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee: Beyond the application for low-cost, high-gradient electron accelerators, the technology could be extended to ion acceleration (with possible applications to ion implantation and ion microprobes). In addition, the active medium could have application as a low-noise, tunable microwave amplifier.

Principal Investigator:

A. D. Kanareykin
Dr.
4405190410
alexkan@euclidtechlabs.com

Business Contact:

David Dunay
Dr.
4405190410
daved@euclidtechlabs.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Euclid Techlabs, LLC
5900 Harper Road, #102 Solon, OH 44139

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Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No