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Company Information:

Name: Tai-Yang Research Company
Address: 9112 Farrell Park Lane
Knoxville, TN 37922-8525
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (865) 250-0237

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $939,802.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,799,408.00 6
STTR Phase I $169,995.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,493,624.00 2

Award List:

Novel Spacecraft Separation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Christopher M. Rey, Project Manager
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Tai-Yang Research proposes a novel and revolutionary approach to spacecraft separation. The proposed approach is 100 % contamination free and provides an unlimited number of in-situ rest capability. This revolutionary approach provides a completely uniformand adjustable clamping force. When… More

Design and Analyses of HTS Coils for the VASIMR Experiment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Chris M. Rey
Award Amount: $69,941.00
Abstract:
In the Phase I effort, Tai-Yang Research Corporation (TYRC) proposes to design and perform analyses on state-of-the-art High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) coils for the Variable Specific Impulse Magneto-Plasma Rocket (VASIMR) experiment. Using the design results obtained in the Phase I effort,… More

Novel Magnetometer for Quadrupole and Dipole Magnetic Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gregory T. Markham
Award Amount: $99,954.00
Abstract:
72900S03-I A simple, low cost, magnetic measurement capability is needed for quadrupoles and dipoles of varying aperture and magnetic lengths. This project will develop a simple, low cost, magnetic measurement system to measure both the integrated magnetic field strength in dipole magnets and the… More

Fabrication and Test of HTS Coils for the VASIMR Experiment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Chris Rey, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,994.00
Abstract:
In the Phase I effort, Tai-Yang Research Corporation (TYRC) proposes to design and perform analyses on state-of-the-art High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) coils for the Variable Specific Impulse Magneto-Plasma Rocket (VASIMR) experiment being conducted at the Advanced Space Propulsion Laboratory… More

Novel Magnetometer for High Energy Physics, Fusion, and Electric Utility Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gregory T. Markham, Mr.
Award Amount: $650,000.00
Abstract:
72900-A novel magnetometer is needed for the measurement of various types of magnet systems and electric utility equipment including dipoles, quadrupoles, fusion magnets, electrical buss bars, motor, generators, and fault current limiters. This project will develop a novel magnetometer that has the… More

Lightweight Design of an HTS Coil for the VASIMR Experiment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gregory T. Markham, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,993.00
Abstract:
Tai-Yang Research of Delaware proposes to design and fabricate an HTS double-pancake coil in support of the VASIMR experiment. The proposed HTS coil will implement novel CVD diamond technology for a lighter system weight with greater thermal uniformity and stability. CVD diamond technology in… More

Superconducting Developments for Compact Power and Energy Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Ann T. Shih, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Tai-Yang Research Company of Tennessee in cooperation with the Francis Bitter National Magnet Laboratory, propose to design, analyze, and test a novel method to enhance the quench stability and thermal stabilization of high temperature superconducting YBCO coils. The proposed method utilizes a… More

Thermal Management Leads

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gregory T. Markham, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
In this Navy phase I SBIR effort, Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Delaware proposes to design, fabricate, and test a prototype high temperature superconducting (HTS) current lead using state-of-the-art second-generation YBCO coated conductor. The proposed YBCO current lead's (4 K) heat load will… More

Lightweight Design of an HTS Coil for the VASIMR Experiment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Christopher M. Rey
Award Amount: $599,993.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II SBIR contract Tai-Yang Research Company of Tennessee proposes to design, fabricate, and test an ultra-lightweight High Temperature Superconducting (HTS) magnet utilizing Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) diamond technology. The proposed CVD/HTS magnet will combine ultra-lightweight… More

Novel HTS Magnet Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Ann T. Shih, Ms.
Award Amount: $99,997.00
Abstract:
The current capacity of coated High Temperature Superconductors (HTS) must be increased to ensure a more reliable and robust electricity supply.  This project will design, fabricate, and test a novel, ultra-high-field HTS magnet using second generation (2G) YBCO-coated conductor. This… More

Rugged Low Heat Leak Cryogenic Seals and Electrical Quick Disconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Scott Marshall, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
Tai-Yang Research Company of Knoxville, TN proposes to design, fabricate, and test a novel cryogenic quick disconnect with a high temperature superconducting electrical connection. This novel quick disconnect is rugged, lightweight, and based upon proven cryogenic vacuum technology.

Novel Lightweight Magnets for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Marshall, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
TYRC of Tallahassee, Florida will design, fabricate and test a novel magnet for space applications. This lightweight magnet will be designed to operate at higher temperatures reducing the refrigeration requirements for space based magnet applications. When built, the proposed magnet system will… More

Compact Cryogenic High Temperature Superconducting Cable Junction Box

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: W. S. Marshall, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,937.00
Abstract:
Future Navy combat ships, including CG(X) and related platforms will utilize an advanced degaussing system to reduce the hull magnetic signature. High temperature superconducting (HTS) cables are being considered by the Navy for the advanced degaussing system, because of the potential for… More

Rugged Low Heat Leak Cryogenic Seals and Electrical Quick Disconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: W. S. Marshall, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $749,439.00
Abstract:
An advanced degaussing system utilizing high temperature superconducting (HTS) cables is being developed by the the Navy for application to new ship systems. The proposed system reduces the system weight and installed cost over degaussing system designs that use copper cables. HTS cables operate in… More

Novel Lightweight Magnets for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David K. Hilton, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,986.00
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, Florida, will design, build and test a superconducting magnet system optimized for low current space based applications. Adiabatic demagnetization refrigeration (ADR) for milli-Kelvin sensor cooling is enabled by the use of superconducting… More

Hybrid High-Temperature Superconductor Current Leads for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David K. Hilton, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,994.00
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, Florida proposes to build hybrid high-temperature superconducting current leads for space applications, including compact adiabatic demagnetization refrigeration (ADR) systems for sensor cooling. The current leads will be configured to meet NASA… More

Low Loss High Power Current Lead for Cryogenic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Florida State University
Principal Investigator: W. Marshall, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,998.00
RI Contact: Steinar Dale
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company, in partnership with the Center for Advanced Power Systems at Florida State University, proposes to develop a novel solution for reducing the high heat load at the warm-to-cold electrical terminations of a high temperature superconducting cable configured for Navy ship… More

Hybrid High-Temperature Superconductor Current Leads for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David K. Hilton, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,996.00
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) proposes to address the need for high temperature superconducting (HTS) current leads used in an adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator (ADR) for space applications, presently being developed at the NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC). The innovation is to… More

Low Loss High Power Current Lead for Cryogenic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Florida State University
Principal Investigator: W. Marshall, Principal Engineer – (865) 805-7261
Award Amount: $743,624.00
RI Contact: Sastry Pamidi
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company in partnership with the Center for Advanced Power Systems at Florida State University proposes to develop a warm-to-cold electrical termination for a cryogenically cooled high temperature superconductor cable. The termination will be optimized for the requirements… More

Flexible Cooled Power Conductors for Electromagnetic Railguns

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: W. Marshall, Principal Engineer – (865) 805-7261
Award Amount: $79,999.00
Abstract:
The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) proposes to develop a high current density, small cross section alternative to existing pulse power cables for the Navy electromagnetic rail gun. The proposed cable system will reduce the heat generated during a firing pulse and will effectively remove the heat… More

Electrical Energy Storage System by SMES Method for Ultra-High Power and Energy Density

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: Trever Carnes, Mechanical Engineer – (865) 805-0220
Award Amount: $99,997.00
RI Contact: Justin Schwartz
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A Novel Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) system is proposed. The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, FL in collaboration with the Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS) also of Tallahassee, FL proposes in Phase 1 to design a prototype SMES system with… More

Electrical Energy Storage System by SMES Method for Ultra-High Power and Energy Density

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: North Carolina State University
Principal Investigator: Trever Carnes, Mechanical Engineer – (850) 491-3093
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Justin Schwartz
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Tai-Yang Research Company (TYRC) of Tallahassee, FL in collaboration with Dr. Justin Schwartz of the North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC propose in this Phase 2 effort to develop the critical technologies necessary for the implementation and operation of an airborne… More