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A PULSE POWER SOURCE FOR SUBMARINE APPLICATIONS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
12536
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
12536
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Giner, Inc.
89 Rumford Avenue Newton, MA 02466-1311
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: A PULSE POWER SOURCE FOR SUBMARINE APPLICATIONS
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $59,009.00
 

Abstract:

AN ADVANCED PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANE FUEL CELL SYSTEM IS PROPOSED TO PROVIDE PULSE POWER FOR A SUBMARINE ELECTROMAGNETIC LAUNCH SYSTEM. THE FUEL CELL SYSTEM, WHEN TOTALLY DEVELOPED, WILL PROVIDE 15,000 AMPERES AT 250 VDC (3,750 KW) FOR A PERIOD OF 1 SECOND. METHODS TO IMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF STATE-OF-THE-ART PROTON EXCHANGE MEMBRANE FUEL CELL SYSTEMS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. AREAS OF INVESTIGATION INCLUDE OPTIMIZED CATALYST, MEMBRANE, STACK CONFIGURATION AND OPERATING CONDITIONS.

Principal Investigator:

Dr J A Kosek
6178997270

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Giner Inc
15 Spring St Waltham, MA 02254

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No