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Company Name:
FAR-TECH, Inc.
Address:
10350 Science Center Drive
Suite 150
San Diego, CA 9212-1136
Phone:
(858) 455-6655
URL:
N/A
EIN:
330751931
DUNS:
015691306
Number of Employees:
1
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

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Has been acquired/merged with?:
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Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
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$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $5,044,996.00 50
SBIR Phase II $16,943,015.00 21
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Design of a Radiofrequency-Extraction Structure for a Relativistic Klystron Two-Beam-Accelerator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,997.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-soo Kim
Abstract:
N/a

Design of Novel Induction Accelerator Gaps

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jin-Soo Kim, President – (619) 455-6607
Abstract:
41018 November 19, 1996 Fusion and Accelerator Research This project will develop an acceleration gap, a key feature required to make future linear colliders technically and economically feasible. The acceleration gap must satisfy three major criteria: … More

Parallel Virtual Machine Parallelization of ARGUS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
148 Parallel Virtual Machine Parallelization of ARGUS--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82380 Amount: $75,000 Designers of high energy… More

Optimized Ion Extraction from an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
142 Optimized Ion Extraction from an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82381 Amount: $75,000 Highly… More

Real Time Mode Identification and Plasma Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
186 Real Time Mode Identification and Plasma Control--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82383 Amount: $75,000 Real time plasma control "… More

Optimized Ion Extraction from an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
142 Optimized Ion Extraction from an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-97ER82381 Amount: $75,000 Highly charged ion… More

Pulse-to-Pulse Emittance Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
50313-98-I Pulse-to-Pulse Emittance Measurement System--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-98ER82574 Amount: $75,000 Beam emittance is a critical parameter… More

Sheet-Beam Electron Guns

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jin-Soo Kim , President
Abstract:
50747-98-I Sheet-Beam Electron Guns--FARTECH, Inc., 3146 Bunche Avenue, San Diego, CA 92122-2247; (619) 455-6607 Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Principal Investigator Dr. Jin-Soo Kim, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG03-98ER82575 Amount: $75,000 Sheet electron beam microwave and millimeter-wave devices… More

Pulse-to-Pulse Emittance Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Jin-Soo Kim, President – (619) 455-6607
Abstract:
N/a

Hermetic Reaction Bonded Silicon Carbide Tube Joints with Microwave Heating

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available New advances in electric motor technology coupled with dramatic reductions in life-cycle costs and weight have driven aircraft designers to incorporate new electric-powered actuation devices into their near-term designs. The failure of these electromechanical actuator (EMA) components… More

A Multi Sensor Real-Time Resistive-Wall Mode Identication Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-Soo Kim, President – (858) 455-6655
Abstract:
N/a

A Multi Sensor Real-Time Resistive-Wall Mode Identification Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-Soo Kim, President – (858) 455-6655
Abstract:
N/a

Soft X-Ray Diagnostic Tool for Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Loan Bogatu, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
65570 Improved measurements of impurity concentrations in the plasma core of fusion reactors would provide a better understanding of particle dynamics, thermal transport, and radiative dissipation, and thus accelerate the achievement of fusion energy. Detection systems employing Ross filters… More

Pyrolitic Boron Nitride Neutron Sensitive Direct Converter Layers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dana H. Edgell, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
65571 High charge-state ions generated at the Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source (ECRIS) offer an opportunity to study unresolved nuclear physics issues. However, there is currently a poor understanding of the exact nature of the ion confinement time, the electron-distribution-function… More

Self-Networking Passive Sensor Array for the Detection of Underground Facilities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Ioan Bogatu, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
BMDO and the Services have the requirement to certify some of their military assets as being survivable against the effects of prompt X-rays from nuclear weapons. This certification is generally accomplished by a combination of testing the assets directlyfor their survivability at DTRA's X-ray… More

Diagnostic Tool for Voltage of Ta Bremsstrahlung Sources and Electron Energy in Plasmas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Ioan N. Bogatu, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
"Development of warm bremsstrahlung sources could benefit from diagnostic techniques for monitoring the evolution of electron beams for diode optimization. FARTECH, Inc., proposes an innovative diagnostic tool to provide time resolved measurements ofelectron energy (diode voltage). This diagnostic… More

High Precision, Integrated Beam Position and Emittance Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72755S03-I Beam position and emittance are critical parameters for accelerator applications. High-precision emittance measurement requires precise beam position at the measurement location. At present no technique exists for non-destructive, simultaneous, pulse-to-pulse beam position and… More

State-Space Parameter Modeling Tool for Enhanced Mode Discrimination and Feedback Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72753S03-I The Resistive Wall Mode (RWM) is a major instability that limits performance in current and projected future advanced tokamaks. Active control of the RWM using external coils to cancel RWM magnetic flux has been shown effective in stabilizing the mode. This control scheme requires both… More

High Precision Integrated Beam Position and Emittance Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72755-Beam position and emittance are critical parameters for accelerator applications, including colliders and radiation generation, as in free-electron lasers. A high precision emittance measurement requires precise beam position at the measurement location. At present there is no existing… More

Modeling Toolset for Dynamic Resistive-Wall-Mode Discrimination and Feedback Control Design

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72753-The Resistive Wall Mode (RWM) is a major instability that limits performance in current and projected future advanced tokamaks. Active control of the RWM using external coils to cancel RWM magnetic flux has been shown effective in stabilizing the mode. The control scheme requires both… More

Efficient 3D Plasma Ion Source Modeling with Adaptive Mesh Refinement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
75501-Current and future experiments sponsored by the DOE¿s Heavy Ion Fusion Program will require higher brightness beams, allowing little or no aberration at the emitter. To achieve this, accurate computer modeling of the plasma ion source will be needed to correctly model the plasma sheath… More

High Precision Integrated Beam-Position, Emittance, and Third-Moment Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
75484-A critical parameter for accelerator applications, including colliders and radiation generation, is the beam third-moment, which is a function of beam asymmetries, beam position, and emittance. A high-precision beam third-moment monitor requires accurate beam position and emittance… More

Time-Resolved Spectrometer for Warm X-Rays, 20 to 200 keV

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Ioan N. Bogatu, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
During aboveground testing for the effects of nuclear weapon X-rays, the Services have requested higher fluence and more reproducible sources especially in the warm, 10 - 200 keV spectral region. Part of the limitation to meeting this need is the lack of a good diagnostic tool for accurately… More

Optimization of Electron-Cyclotron-Resonance Charge-Breeder Ions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
75546-Many Radioactive Ion Beam (RIB) laboratories around the world are using or planning to use Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) Charge Breeders because they provide an economical way of producing RIBs. Currently, charge breeders, which produce multi-charged radioactive ions for nuclear physics… More

A Computational Tool for Studying the Merging of Plasma Jets to Create Warm and Hot Dense Matter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
78693S The merging of plasma jets to form converging plasma shells is a potentially attractive method of creating a voluminous amount of Warm and Hot Dense Matter (WDM), which may be magnetized. The concept consists of several important areas of physics: the high speed plasma jets themselves,… More

Virtual Diagnostics Toolset for Tokamak Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
79105S As plasma modeling and simulation become mature, virtual diagnostics can become an option for tokamak research in the fusion energy program. A virtual diagnostics toolset that allows direct comparison of numerical simulation with tokamak measurements would provide an invaluable tool for… More

Resistive Wall Mode Internal Structure Identification by Soft X-Ray Contrast Enhancing Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
79101S In fusion systems, the effectiveness of direct feedback control of resistive wall mode (RWM) depends critically on the real-time identification of and accurate diagnostic information on early low-amplitude mode structure. The internal structure of RWM cannot be extracted solely from external… More

3D Modeling Tool for High Density and High Mach number Plasma Accelerator Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
78675S The DOE¿s Office of Fusion Energy Sciences has initiated the development of high-density, high-mach-number plasma jets for a variety of critical fusion applications, including fueling, driving rotation, and disruption mitigation in magnetic fusion devices. A numerical tool, that can… More

Optimization of Electron-Cyclotron-Resonance Charge-Breeder Ions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$700,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
75546S Many Radioactive Ion Beam (RIB) laboratories around the world are using or planning to use Electron Cyclotron Resonance (ECR) Charge Breeders because they provide an economical way of producing RIBs. Currently, charge breeders, which produce multi-charged radioactive ions for nuclear… More

A Reliable, Compact, and Inexpensive Klystron for the International Linear Collider

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
78008S The proposed International Linear Collider (ILC), a tool for future high energy physics research, places unprecedented demands on the high-power radio frequency (RF) system used to drive the accelerator structures. Even small improvements in system cost, power efficiency, or reliability… More

3D Modeling Tool for High Density and High Mach number Plasma Accelerator Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The DOE¿s Office of Fusion Energy Sciences has initiated the development of high-density, high-mach-number plasma jets for a variety of critical fusion applications, including fueling, driving rotation, and disruption mitigation in magnetic fusion devices. A numerical tool, that can comprehend and… More

A Reliable, Compact, and Inexpensive Klystron for the International Linear Collider

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$650,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The proposed International Linear Collider (ILC), a tool for future high energy physics research, places unprecedented demands on the high-power radio frequency (RF) system used to drive the accelerator structures. Even small improvements in system cost, power efficiency, or reliability could lead… More

A Kalman Filter for n > 1 Resistive-Wall-Mode Identification and Feedback Control Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The simulation of fusion plasmas is important to the development of plasma discharge feedback and control techniques. In particular, recent progress on the identification of the n=1 resistive-wall-mode and its relationship to feedback control has shown promise. However, as the n=1 mode is feedback… More

Integrated Modeling of ECR Charge Breeder Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
ECR (Electron Cyclotron Resonance) charge breeders are one of the best candidates for producing highly-charged and multi-charged radioactive ions, needed for particle accelerators, atomic physics experiments, and industrial applications. To achieve this production, mono-charged beams are… More

A Plasma Jet Merging Simulation Tool for Creation of Warm and Hot Dense Matter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The merging of plasma jets to form plasma shells could provide an attractive method of creating the voluminous amount of Warm and Hot Dense Matter (WDM) needed for inertial fusion. To support this concept, a numerical tool is needed to model the formation of a plasma liner by merging jets and the… More

A Graphical Means for Controlling Integrated Numerical Experiments for Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Linear accelerator systems place high demands on the computer codes needed to simulate all parts of the accelerator. In order to simulate the entire system, several codes need to be used together; often, the output of one code is used as the input of another. This so-called integrated numerical… More

Spent Nuclear Fuel Separation With the Archimedes Plasma Mass Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Recycling of spent nuclear fuel from light water nuclear reactors requires the separation of fission products from the transuranic/actinide wastes (e.g. Pu, Np, Am, Cm, etc). The DOE¿s Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) programs are searching for… More

The Influence of Non-Ideal Effects on Instablility an Plasma Dynamics of Current Carrying Plasma

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The instability, turbulence, and transport of current-carrying plasmas are a basic problem for fusion energy science. One especially important and interesting challenge is the understanding and control of unity-beta plasma, for which the plasma pressure is comparable to the magnetic field pressure.… More

X-ray Monitoring Tool for Optimizing Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The production of high-quality, high-charge-state ion beams is an area of intensive research and development worldwide for particle accelerators, atomic physics experiments, and industrial applications. In nuclear physics research, the use of radioactive ions with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios… More

Integrated Modeling of ECR Charge Breeder Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The production of high-quality, high-charge-state ion beams is an area of intensive research and development worldwide for particle accelerators, atomic physics studies, and industrial applications. In nuclear physics research, the use of radioactive ions with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios… More

A Kalman Filter for n > 1 Resistive-Wall-Mode Identification and Feedback Control Modeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
For high performance tokamak plasmas, noise from the edge-localized modes (ELMs) is prevalent. In order to provide feedback control, ELM noise must be discriminated from that of resistive wall modes (RWMs). Although a Kalman filter has been developed that discriminates the ELM noise from the n=1… More

Spent Nuclear Fuel Separation With the Archimedes Plasma Mass Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) and the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) programs are searching for (1) separations technologies for spent nuclear fuel (SNF) and (2) devices that allow for fission product separation of highly radioactive, low-atomic-mass isotopes from spent… More

Hyper-Velocity High-Density C60-Fullerene Plasma Jet for Disruption Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Hyper-velocity and high-density plasma jets have important applications in magnetic fusion research. Although disruption mitigation represents one particular application of these jets, no suitable tool has been developed and tested in a poof-of-principle experiment. This project will develop a tool… More

Novel Linac Structure for Proton and Electron Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Novel accelerator structures are of great interest for high energy physics research, nuclear physics, and medical purposes. Even a slight improvement could have a significant impact in the research community and industries. This project will explore a novel idea of utilizing slot resonators to… More

A Toolset for Kalman Filter Resistive-Wall-Mode Feedback Modeling Including Plasma Rotation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Resistive Wall Mode (RWM) is a major instability that limits performance in current and projected tokamaks. Although the RWM instability is directly related to plasma rotation, all feedback controls to date have been developed under the assumption of no plasma rotation. It stands to reason that… More

Cavity-Based Beam Position and Second Moment Diagnostics for the Emittance Exchange Experiment at Argonne

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The next generation of physics experiments will require accelerators that can produce and accelerate beams of unprecedented quality. However, increasing the overall phase space density of the beam to meet the beam requirements is becoming more difficult, due to fundamental physics limitations of… More

Plasma Mass Separator for TRISO Fuel Recycling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
A highly desirable goal of next-generation programs for nuclear energy ¿ e.g., the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP), the Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative (AFCI) and UREX+ (URanium EXtraction Plus other separations) ¿ is the efficient separation of highly radioactive fission products from… More

Novel Linac Structure for Proton and Electron Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$700,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Novel accelerator structures are of great interest for accelerators used for high energy physics, nuclear physics, and medical purposes. Even a slight improvement could have a significant impact in the research community and in industry. This project will investigate the use of slot resonators to… More

Hyper-Velocity High-Density C60-Fullerene Plasma Jet for Disruption Mitigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Hyper­velocity and high ­density plasma jets have important applications in magnetic fusion research, with applications in disruption mitigation, fueling, and driving plasma rotation. In particular, a reliable disruption-mitigation technique with real-­time capability is a critical need for… More

A Toolset for Kalman Filter Resistive-Wall-Mode Feedback Modeling Including Plasma Rotation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The Resistive Wall Mode (RWM) is a major instability that limits performance in current and projected future advanced tokamaks. Although the RWM is an instability that is directly related to plasma rotation, all feedback controls to date have been developed assuming no plasma rotation. Thus, more… More

Model for Heating of Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In nuclear physics research, the use of rare isotope ion beams with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios provides insight into the synthesis of new elements and the discovery of rare nuclei. To achieve these ion beams, electron cyclotron resonance ion sources (ECRIS) generate multiply charged ions… More

Modeling Tool for Optimizing Electron Beam Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In nuclear physics research, the use of radioactive ions with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios provides insight into the synthesis of new elements and the discovery of rare nuclei. These radioactive ions are generated by ion sources with a particular charge state distribution. However, the lack of… More

An Energy-Efficient Klystron Upgrade for the Jefferson Laboratory CEBAF Linac

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The present klystrons used to power the CEBAF facility at Jefferson Laboratory (JLAB) are operated at relatively low efficiency. Power savings could be realized if a replacement tube could be designed for higher efficiency operation, while meeting all of the other requirements of the existing RF… More

New 3D Electromagnetic Hybrid Kinetic Adaptive Meshless PICOP Code for Petascale Computer Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The new level of complexity associated with the petascale computing era requires the development of new scalable software that can run efficiently on petascale computers and provide analysis, simulation, and prediction of complex phenomena important to the DOE. The recently developed, adaptive and… More

Diagnostic for Rapid Characterization of TRISO Fuel Pellets Using Soft X-Rays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of California - San Diego
RI Contact:
Eric Hollmann
Abstract:
In the coming generation of Very High Temperature Reactors (VHTRs), nuclear fuel is encapsulated into billions of small, tri-structural isotropic (TRISO) fuel pellets. To facilitate the licensing and economic competitiveness of the anticipated future generation of VHTRs, improved quality control of… More

Disruption Simulation Code for Tokamaks and ITER Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Arguably the most important issue facing the further development of magnetic fusion via advanced tokamaks is to predict, avoid, or mitigate disruptions, which recently became the hottest challenging topic in fusion research because of several potentially damaging effects, which can impact the ITER… More

An Energy-Efficient Klystron Upgrade for the Jefferson Laboratory CEBAF Linac

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The klystrons in use at CEBAF are operated at low efficiency and the prices for servicing of existing tubes and for purchasing spare tubes have been increasing. FAR-TECH, Inc. studied a number of options in regards to improving the efficiency of the klystron systems, as well as replacement… More

Quasi-3D Model of an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The production of high-quality, high-charge-state ion beams is an area of intensive research and development worldwide for particle accelerators, atomic physics experiments, and industrial applications. Electron cyclotron resonance ion sources (ECRIS) generate multiply charged ions through electron… More

High Sensitivity Beam Position Monitors for 1300 MHz Croyomodules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The proposed International Linear Collider will require a high-accuracy beam position monitor (BPM) at each quadrupole magnet to aid with beam alignment and as an input to feed forward schemes to cancel alignment errors. In order to meet the requirements of ILC, the BPMs will require sub-micron… More

Integrated Modeling Tool for Electron-Beam Based Ion-Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-Soo Kim, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
Production of highly charge ions, in particular are isotope ion beams, is a major effort worldwide, and in particular, in the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics Department. Rare isotope ion beams, with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios, provides insight into the synthesis of new elements… More

Rapidly Tunable RF Cavity for Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Newsham Newsham, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
Fast cycling synchrotrons and fixed-field alternate gradient (FFAG) accelerators offer an attractive solution for systems that require rapid acceleration of charged particles over a wide range of energies. The ability to rapidly tune the frequency of the accelerating cavity in devices represents a… More

Rapid, High Power, Dense Plasma Jet Delivery System for Critical Magnetic Fusion Problems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
John Thompson, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
High power, dense plasma jets have important applications in magnetic fusion research including disruption mitigation, deep refueling, edge-localized mode (ELM) pacing and driving plasma rotation. Disruption mitigation in particular has been identified as critical to ITER, needed to prevent serious… More

Disruption Simulation Code for Tokamaks and ITER Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Arguably the most important issue facing the further development of magnetic fusion via advanced tokamaks is to predict, avoid, or mitigate disruptions. This problem recently becameone of the most challenging and hot topics in fusion research due to several potentially damaging effects, all of which… More

High Sensitivity Beam Position Monitors for 1300 MHz Croyomodules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$793,017.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The proposed International Linear Collider will require a high-accuracy beam position monitor (BPM) at each quadrupole magnet to aid with beam alignment and as an input to feedforward schemes to cancel alignment errors. In order to meet the requirements of ILC, the BPMs will require sub-micron… More

Quasi-3D Model of an Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Source

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The production of high-quality, high-charge-state ion beams is an area of intensive research and development worldwide for particle accelerators, atomic physics experiments, and industrial applications. Electron cyclotron resonance ion sources (ECRIS) generate multiply charged ions through electron… More

Integrated Modeling Tool for Electron-Beam Based Ion-Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-Soo Kim, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
Production of highly charged ions, in particular isotope ion beams, is a major effort worldwide, and in particular, in the Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics Department. Rare isotope ion beams, with extreme proton-to-neutron ratios, provides insight into the synthesis of new elements… More

Rapidly Tunable RF Cavity for Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
David Newsham, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
Fast cycling synchrotrons and fixed-field alternate gradient accelerators offer an attractive solution for systems that require rapid acceleration of charged particles over a wide range of energies. The ability to rapidly tune the frequency of the accelerating cavity in devices represents a… More

Fully Parallel MHD Stability Code

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Vladimir Svidzinski, Dr. – 858-455-6655
Abstract:
Development of an economically and environmentally attractive fusion energy source is the goal of the Fusion Energy Sciences program. Numerical simulations of fusion plasmas are an important component of this program used in the design, operation and performance assessment of existing and proposed… More

RF Heating Modeling Tools for Electron Cyclotron Resonance Ion Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jin-Soo Kim, Dr. – 858-455-6655 x
Abstract:
The production of high-quality, high-charge-state ion beams is an area of intensive research and development worldwide for particle accelerators, atomic physics experiments, and industrial applications. In nuclear physics research, using rare isotope ion beams with extreme proton-to- neutron ratios… More

Fully Parallel MHD Stability Code

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Numerical simulations of fusion plasmas is an important component of Fusion Energy Sciences program used in the design, operation and performance assessment of existing and proposed fusion experiments. Numerical stability analysis of plasma equilibrium is one of the most important steps in… More

C60/C Plasma Jet as a Novel Diagnostic Probe for Runaway Electron Beam-Plasma Interaction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
High-velocity high-density/mass plasma jets have important applications in magnetic fusion research for disruption mitigation, fueling, and driving plasma rotation. The essential potential of C60/C plasma jet, as probe for runaway electrons (REs) interaction with plasma has been envisioned, but no… More

Full wave parallel code for modeling 3-D RF fields in hot plasma

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Development of an economically and environmentally attractive fusion energy source is the goal of the Fusion Energy Sciences program. One of the main approaches for plasma heating and current drive in fusion devices is to use the radio frequency waves. Radio frequency waves are used for heating… More