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Company Information:

Name: Intermagnetics General Corp
Address: 450 Old Niskayuna Rd P.o. Box
461
Latham, NY 12110
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (518) 782-1122

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,847,147.00 49
SBIR Phase II $12,042,004.00 22

Award List:

HIGH FIELD SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET USE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Drew w. hazleton , MATERIALS ENGINEER
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
Development of a basic manufacturing process to fabricate v-zr-hf laves phase (c15) superconductor is examined with scale-up to commercial quantities. superconductors based upon a v-zr-hf system offer equal to superior properties to to the nb3sn conductors currently used in high field super-… More

CURRENT DENSITY MULTIFILAMENT SUPERCONDUCTING NB3SN COMPOSITE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr gennady ozeryansky , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Future accelerators constructed for the high energy physics program will be very large; the proposed superconducting super collider (ssc) will have a circumference between 90 and 140 km. the size and complexity of these large machines can be reduced if higher magnetic field and higher critical… More

POWDER PROCESS FOR MANUFACTURE OF NB-AL CONDUCTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. gennady ozeryansky , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Developing conductors with greater current density at higher magnetic fields than commercial super- conductors such as ncti and nb3sn is desirable for advanced fusion devices such as mirror machines. the development of nb3al conductors fabricated using the powder process offers the potential to… More

IF THE NUCLEAR MAGNETIC RESONANCE (NMR) IMAGING OF BIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS WERE IMPROVED, IT COULD PROVIDE A CAPABILITY FOR NMR MICROSCOPY.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Michael j. hennessy , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $49,659.00
Abstract:
If the nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr) imaging of biological systems were improved, it could provide a capability for nmr microscopy. with nmr microscopy, it would be possible to examine individual cells and to explore the structural and functional differences between normal and abnormal cells for… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTINUOUS PROCESS TO CLAD SUPERCONDUCTORS WITH HIGH-PURITY ALUMINUM-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Kanithi Hemachalam , Mgr Conductor Engr
Award Amount: $46,200.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A CONTINUOUS PROCESS TO CLAD SUPERCONDUCTORS WITH HIGH-PURITY ALUMINUM-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Kanithi Hemachalam , Mgr Conductor Engr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
High energy physics particle accelerators, such as the the planned superconducting super collider (ssc),may require aluminum-stabilized superconductors for increased cryogenic stability, lighter weight, and improved radiation transparency. the current technology for producing aluminum-clad… More

STUDY OF FILAMENT INSTABILITY IN MULTIFILAMENTARY NBTI/CU COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kanithi Hamachalam , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

THE DEVELOPMENT OF NB3SN SUPERCONDUCTOR WITH MICRON SIZE FILAMENTS, HIGH CURRENT DENSITIES AND LOW MAGNITIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gennady Ozeryasky , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

STUDY OF FILAMENT INSTABILITY IN MULTIFILAMENTARY NBTI/CU COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kanithi Hamachalam , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $445,000.00
Abstract:
Critical current densities (jc) as high as 3500 a/mm2 at 5 tesla have been demonstrated in experimental nbti superconductor samples. in practical multifilamentary nbti/cu superconductors, however, this high jc has not been achieved so far due to filament instability. the instability leading to… More

THE DEVELOPMENT OF NB3SN SUPERCONDUCTOR WITH MICRON SIZE FILAMENTS, HIGH CURRENT DENSITIES AND LOW MAGNITIZATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gennady Ozeryasky , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $456,000.00
Abstract:
Magnetic fusion requires the development of low cost, high field superconductors such as niobium tin foruse in the poloidal and toroidal field coils. the poloidal superconductor is required to have low electrical loss during the ohmic heating pulses. the "internal tin" processfor niobium tin… More

NMR SENSORS FOR BIOREACTOR DIAGNOSTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Bruce e hammer phd
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Monitoring the internal environment of biochemical reaction vessels is crucial to optimizing the performance of existingbioreactors which, in turn, can aid in the design and evaluation of future bioreactors. this project proposes to non-invasively monitor fluid flow and oxygen distributionin hollow… More

MEASUREMENT OF IN VIVO CEREBRAL METABOLISM BY C13/H1

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is to non-invasively examine in-vivo cerebral carbohydrate metabolism by c-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (nmr). the purpose of this work is to develop instrumentation for c-13 nmr spectroscopy of humans to pursue fundamental research on brain biochemical disorders such as… More

A VERY LOW COST MRI SYSTEM FOR GENERAL LABORATORY USE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $48,000.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed to develop a very low cost magnetic resonance imaging and spectroscope instrument, suitable for imaging animals, organs and other small samples. the study will focus on two applications: pathology laboratory tests of fluid or tissue samples and medical diagnostics of human… More

THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH SUPERCONDUCTION WIRE FOR HIGH MAGNETIC FIELD APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AN ORIENTED HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR FABRICATED BY A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR USE IN POWER APPLICATIONS AT LIQUID NITROGEN TEMPERATURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $50,000.00

THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH STRENGTH SUPERCONDUCTION WIRE FOR HIGH MAGNETIC FIELD APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $499,978.00
Abstract:
Rapid development and progress have been achieved in recent years on superconducting materials that have allowed magnet designers to consider magnets for fields up to 20 t. as themagnetic field or the operating current increases, however, so do the electromagnetic stresses experienced by the… More

AN ORIENTED HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR FABRICATED BY A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR USE IN POWER APPLICATIONS AT LIQUID NITROGEN TEMPERATURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $486,337.00
Abstract:
The recent announcement of superconductors with critical temperature above liquid nitrogen is expected to greatly expand the potential applications for superconductors. to be technically and commercially useful for power applications, these materials will have to be incorporated into wire or tape… More

AN ELECTRON SPIN RESONANCE IMAGER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Michael J Hennessy , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,958.00
Abstract:
Electron spin resonance (esr) is a very powerful technique for studying material properties. usually the technique is applied to homogeneous materials. recently, imaging methodsderived from nuclear magnetic resonance have been used to obtain esr images of heterogeneous materials. the development of… More

ULTRAFINE FILAMENT NBTI SUPERCONDUCTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Hem Kanithi , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,994.00

DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNAL TIN NB3SN CONDUCTORS BY NOVEL MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,976.00

A SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET FOR A QUASI-OPTICAL GYROTRON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr W Denis Markiewicz , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,948.00

ULTRAFINE FILAMENT NBTI SUPERCONDUCTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Hem Kanithi , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,950.00
Abstract:
Multifilamentary superconductors with very fine nbti filament diameters ranging from 5 to 9 microns have been manufactured successfully in production quantities for accelerator magnet applications. these conductors have high current density (3,000 a/mm(2) at 5 t and 1,250 a/mm(2)at 8 t), low… More

DEVELOPMENT OF INTERNAL TIN NB3SN CONDUCTORS BY NOVEL MANUFACTURING TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,791.00
Abstract:
The present internal tin method of manufacturing nb3sn conductors has advanced significantly over the past six years. with unalloyed nb3sn, critical current density (jc) of over 1,400 a/mm(2) at 10 t and long wire lengths have been reproducibly demonstrated. with 1.2 wt% ti added to nb, the high… More

A SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET FOR A QUASI-OPTICAL GYROTRON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mr W Denis Markiewicz , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The quasi-optical gyrotron, an alternative to the more conventional microwave cavity gyrotron, may have advantages in achieving the performance levels of frequency and power identified for future plasma heating applications. the sheet beam gun required for the high power quasi-optical gyrotron is… More

LOW ASH, LOW SULFUR FUEL OIL SUBSTITUTE BY NOVEL PHYSICAL SEPARATION OF 28 X 0 REFUSE COAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,982.00
Abstract:
Scoping studies indicate that a new igc physical separation process can be modified to economically produce a low ash, low sulfur fuel oil substitute from the 28 mesh x 0 refuse stream typical of many coal cleaning plants. the process operates on the refuse as-is, typically a thickener underflow,… More

CHANGES IN NB3SN CONDUCTORS MADE BY THE "INTERNAL TIN" METHOD, TO IMPROVE MAGNET PERFORMANCE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,975.00

A MORE ECONOMICAL LOW LOSS NB3SN FOR PULSED FIELD APPLICATIONS, MADE BY A MODIFIED "INTERNAL TIN" PROCESS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,951.00

A MORE ECONOMICAL LOW LOSS NB3SN FOR PULSED FIELD APPLICATIONS, MADE BY A MODIFIED "INTERNAL TIN" PROCESS.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $499,991.00
Abstract:
The aim of the proposed work is to modify the "internal tin"process to provide an economical, high jc, nb3sn material with low losses in pulsed field applications. it will be manufactured in the united states to compete with the overseas suppliers of bronze processed material which has a higher cost… More

CHANGES IN NB3SN CONDUCTORS MADE BY THE "INTERNAL TIN" METHOD, TO IMPROVE MAGNET PERFORMANCE.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
As result of a development program carried out over a period of many years, igc/asi has been able to produce "internal tin" material in long piece lengths with filamentsof a variety of different compositions. however, a lack of confidence in the ability of nb3sn to perform reliably in a range of… More

IMPROVEMENT OF THE PROPERTIES OF TERNARY NIOBIUM-TITANIUM- TANTALUM ALLOYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $49,969.00
Abstract:
This work is designed to carry out a comprehensive investigation of multifilamentary materials containing niobium-titanium-tantalum (nbtita) alloys to determine the advantages that these materials offer over those containing nbti binary alloys in 1.8 k and 4.2 k operation. the phase i work… More

NIOBIUM TITANIUM SUPERCONDUCTORS WITH IMPROVED CURRENT DENSITY THROUGH THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL PINNING CENTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leszek R. Motowidlo , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $49,887.00

IMPROVED PROPERTIES IN NB 46.5 WEIGHT % TI MATERIALS FOR SSCBY REDUCING THE SEPARATION BETWEEN FILAMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,992.00

AN IMPROVED METHOD OF INTRODUCING ADDITIONAL ALLOYING ELEMENTS INTO NB3SN IN INTERNAL-TIN PROCESSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,997.00

IMPROVED PROPERTIES IN NB 46.5 WEIGHT % TI MATERIALS FOR SSCBY REDUCING THE SEPARATION BETWEEN FILAMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,988.00
Abstract:
In the last six or seven years, very significant increases have been achieved in the critical current densities (jcs) in both monofilamentary and multifilamentary niobium (nb)-46.5 wt.% titanium (ti). several questions are frequently raised that remain unanswered. these questions include the… More

AN IMPROVED METHOD OF INTRODUCING ADDITIONAL ALLOYING ELEMENTS INTO NB3SN IN INTERNAL-TIN PROCESSES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $499,991.00
Abstract:
Recently, the successful development of a (nbta)3sn (niobium-tantalum-tin) material has been confirmed by demonstrating its use in a 20.4 t model magnet for a 900 mhz spectrometer. the material was produced in long piecelengths. a similar conductor design that used (nbti)3sn (niobium-titanium-tin)… More

ADDITION OF SILICON TO THE COPPER BETWEEN NIOBIUM-TITANIUM FILAMENTS TO REDUCE INTERDIFFUSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
It has been suggested recently that a thick interfilament barrier is required in conductors for the superconducting super collider (ssc) because the filaments are relatively fine and because lengthy, high temperature heat treatments are used to achieve the highest critical current densities (jcs).… More

IMPROVED CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITY AT HIGH MAGNETIC FLUX IN NIOBIUM-TITANIUM-TANTALUM SUPERCONDUCTORS BY ARTIFICIAL PINNING CENTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Artificial pinning structures promise dramatically increased critical current densities in superconductors. fabrication and testing for low critical temperature (tc) materials is relatively free of complications, and the technological and economic impact is large and immediate. this project could… More

Advanced 2212 BSCCO Superconductors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Leszek Motowidlo, Phd
Award Amount: $49,980.00
Abstract:
Phase I work wil focus on developing a stabilizer which surrounds the high temperature superconductor, with improved mechanical strength. To date, silver (Ag) has been the preferred stabilizer because it allows oxygen to easily penetrate during heat treatments and does not adversely react with the… More

SHIELDED HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR INTERCONNECTIVITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

FABRICATION OF NIOBIUM-ALUMINUM SUPERCONDUCTING STRANDS USING MECHANICAL ALLOYING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $50,000.00

HIGH STRENGTH MONO-AND MULTI-FILAMENT HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS FOR HIGH FIELD APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leszek R. Motowidlo
Award Amount: $50,000.00

NIOBIUM TITANIUM SUPERCONDUCTORS WITH IMPROVED CURRENT DENSITY THROUGH THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL PINNING CENTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leszek R. Motowidlo , Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $249,877.00
Abstract:
Artificial pinning structures promise dramatically increased critical current densities in superconductors. wepropose: (1) construction and test of composite conductors to complete the database and (2) use of this database for the testing of existing pinning theories, expanding on them as necessary… More

HIGH STRENGTH MONO-AND MULTI-FILAMENT HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS FOR HIGH FIELD APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Leszek R. Motowidlo
Award Amount: $499,988.00
Abstract:
High temperature 2212 and 2223 bismuth strontium calcium copper oxide (bscco) superconductors have been fabricated in practical conductor form and have demonstrated outstanding potential for low temperature (4 to 20 k) operation for device applications. preliminary monocore tape designs have already… More

FABRICATION OF NIOBIUM-ALUMINUM SUPERCONDUCTING STRANDS USING MECHANICAL ALLOYING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $499,962.00
Abstract:
The drive toward developing higher field magnets for such applications as particle accelerators and fusion energy machines is limited primarily by the lack of conductor material capable of carrying high current densities at high field. existing magnets with the highest peak fields use a15 compound… More

THERMO-MECHANICAL PROCESSING OF NIOBIUM TITANIUM BASED SUPERCONDUCTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Hem C Kanithi
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Ductile niobium titanium (nbti) alloy continues to be the choice material for most of the large scale superconductivity devices. the present processing technology for nbti superconductors involves working the composite in several stages with intermediate heat treatments to successively increase the… More

Cryogenically-Packaged HTS MR Receiving Coil

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Ian L. Pykett
Award Amount: $49,255.00
Abstract:
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging has emerged as an extremely important diagnostic imaging modality. Partly as a result of cost-containment pressures, there has been a trend towards less expensive lower-field MR systems which have an inherently lower signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), manifested in lower… More

MAGNETIC SHIELDING OF LSM AND EDS MODULES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Michael J Hennessy , Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $49,952.00
Abstract:
Magnetic levitation (maglev) transportation systems depend on magnets of intense flux densitites for propulsion, levitation and guidance. there are some concerns regarding possible physiological, levitation and guidance. there are some concerns regarding possible physiological damage to human beings… More

HTS Magnet Coil for Ultra-High Field NMR Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Drew W. Hazelton
Award Amount: $50,000.00

METHODS OF IMPROVING INTERNAL-TIN NIOBIUM-TIN FOR FUSION APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $74,982.00

SHIELDED HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTOR INTERCONNECTIVITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $731,054.00

METHODS OF IMPROVING INTERNAL-TIN NIOBIUM-TIN FOR FUSION APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
It has been reported that, when a tin bronze containing a small percentage of germanium is used to replace the normal tin bronze as the matrix in the bronze process for the manufacture of niobium-tin (nb3sn), the critical current (jc) is increased by a factor of ten in the field range 8 to 16 t.… More

Superconducting Joints in Internal Tin NB(TA) 3SN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Roger Wheatley
Award Amount: $75,390.00
Abstract:
Our goal is to apply superconducting joints, developed in Phase I, to compact a less expensivehigh field NMR magnets in the (1)H frequency range 750-1000MHz with inner sections constructed froma new internal tin Nb(3)Sn conductor. Advances in NMR application, particularly high resolution solutionNMR… More

A NOVEL METHOD FOR MANUFACTURE OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING COILS FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE OPERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The primary objective of this project is the development of high temperature superconducting (hts) coil technology sutiable to produce at least one tesla (t) at pumped liquid nitrogen temperatures. the phase i project will continue to develop a new approach for increasing the performance of hts… More

NIOBIUM TITANIUM MULTIFILAMENTARY MATERIALS WITH SILICON IN THE MATRIX

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The aim of this work is to explore further the properties of niobium titanium (nbti) strands with matrices containing silicon (si) for high energy physics applications. there are indications that the addition of si to the matrix will help eliminate the nb barrier, improve the critical current (jc),… More

A NOVEL APPROACH TO FABRICATION OF NIOBIUM-TIN CONDUCTOR WITH ARTIFICIAL PINNING CENTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Leszek R Motowidlo
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The significance of engineered artificial pinning centers (apc) in niobium-titanium (nbti) superconductors has been recognized world wide and today is one the most important areas of materials research in applied superconductivity. so far this approach has yielded record high critical currents (jc)… More

High-Temperature Superconducting Coils for Magnetic Damping of Convection Currents in Crystal Growth Equipment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Drew W. Hazelton
Award Amount: $69,934.00

IMPROVEMENT IN THE LOSS AND CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITY PROPERTIES OF INTERNAL-TIN NIOBIUM-TIN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $75,000.00

ECONOMICAL AND RELIABLE NIOBIUM-TIN CONDUCTORS VIA INNOVATIONS IN STABILIZERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Hem C Kanithi
Award Amount: $75,000.00

IMPROVEMENT IN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF TERNARY NIOBIUM TITANIUM TANTALUM ALLOYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $75,000.00

HTS Magnet Coil for Ultra-High Field NMR Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Drew W. Hazelton
Award Amount: $725,878.00
Abstract:
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectroscopy is an extremely powerful analytical technique used routinely in biology, chemistry, medicine, physics, and materials science. Sensitivity and spectral resolution increase with increasing strength of the spectrometer's magnetic field, thereby, enabling… More

High-Temperature Superconducting Coils for Magnetic Damping of Convection Currents in Crystal Growth Equipment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Drew W. Hazelton
Award Amount: $598,643.00
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop and utilize coils made of high temperature superconducting (HTS) conductor for the purpose of providing magnetic damping for ground- and space-based directional solidification and crystal growth equipment. This innovative use of HTS coils to magnetic damping technology will… More

ECONOMICAL AND RELIABLE NIOBIUM-TIN CONDUCTORS VIA INNOVATIONS IN STABILIZERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Hem C Kanithi
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
High critical current densities (jc) and low ac losses are being achieved in nb3sn as a result of design and/or process innovations that came about over the last decade. the so-called internal tin approach which has been the choice of us industry, has emerged in many forms; each with a novelty to… More

IMPROVEMENT IN THE CHARACTERISTICS OF TERNARY NIOBIUM TITANIUM TANTALUM ALLOYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In recent years several investigations have been carried out on niobium titanium tantalum (nbtita) ternary alloys, and the critical current (jc) results have not been sufficiently superior to the binary alloy at either 4.2 k or 1.8 k to warrant large scale development. recent work, however has… More

IMPROVEMENT IN THE LOSS AND CRITICAL CURRENT DENSITY PROPERTIES OF INTERNAL-TIN NIOBIUM-TIN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $749,576.00
Abstract:
The aim of this work is to further improve the properties of internal-tin niobium-tin (nb3sn) strands for fusion applications. a conductor has been developed which meets all the hp-1 international thermonuclear experimental reactor (iter) specifications. in this project losses will be further… More

Micro-Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) System Scale-up for Substation Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Parizh, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $79,839.00
Abstract:
Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) offers many advantages for utility applications. The only commercially available SMES products are for less than 3 MJ applications. In the future, larger SMES products will be used to service many applications, such as a large industrial park or a… More

Enhanced Flux Pinning at High Fields in Niobium-Titanium-Tantalum by Magnetic Artificial Pinning Centers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Leszek R. Motowidlo
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Self shielding Superconductin Solenoids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Parizh, Phd
Award Amount: $79,422.00

Structure-Property Relationships of Internal-Tin Niobium Tin

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Eric Gregory
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Improved Superconducting Properties in Bismuth Strotium Calcium Copper Oxide Multifilament Conductors Pr

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Leszek Motowidlo
Award Amount: $65,000.00

A Low Cost, Windable Yttrium-Barium-Copper-Oxide Conductor by Continuous Ion Beam Assisted Deposition/Metal Organic Chemical Vapor Deposition on a Metallic Substrate Tape

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael S. Walker
Award Amount: $74,921.00

MANAAGEMENT OF AC LOSSES IN HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNETIC LEVITATION AND PROPULSION COILS FOR LOW COST EXPENDABLE LAUNCH VEHICLES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Drew W. Hazelton , Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,984.00