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Company Information:

Company Name:
THOUGHTVENTIONS UNLIMITED LLC
Address:
P.O. Box 1310 (40 Nutmeg Lane)
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Phone:
(860) 657-9014
URL:
N/A
EIN:
61371761
DUNS:
805269982
Number of Employees:
2
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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POC Name:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,233,909.00 16
SBIR Phase II $850,000.00 2
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Prototype Cryogenic Solid Hydrogen Storage and Pellet Injection System for Combustion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates
Abstract:
Liquid hydrogen is currently the fuel of choice for large-thrust propulsion systems because its high specific impulse more than compensates for its low density. Although more energetic fuels have been shown to exist through projects such as the Air Force High Energy Density Materials Program, these… More

High-Temperature Transparent Furnace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates
Abstract:
N/a

High-Temperature Transparent Furnace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates
Abstract:
N/a

Controlled Crystal Growth Using Auxiliary Optical Heating And Optical Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates , President
Abstract:
N/a

High Temperature Fiber Optic Imaging Apparatus

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates , President
Abstract:
N/a

SOLID HYDROGEN FUELING OF A AIR BREATHING SUPERSONIC COMBUSTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates , President
Abstract:
N/a

Uav Droplet Heat Exchanger

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,021.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates , PRESIDENT
Abstract:
N/a

High Temperature Saphire Fiber Cladding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Stephen Bates
Research Institution:
University of South Florida
RI Contact:
Nick Djeu
Abstract:
Sapphire fibers are well suited to the task of sensing harsh environments, tolerating temperatures well above 1500 C and strong chemicals. It is proposed to develop, a stable high temperature coating on sapphire fiber cladding. Previous research has shown the proposed cladding material forms a… More

SBIR Phase I: A Novel Binder for Reactive Metal Injection Molding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Bates
Abstract:
N/a

Low Mass, Low Power, Low Cost Space Furnace

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates, President
Abstract:
N/a

An Optimized Semi-Flush Flasher

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,899.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available Lightweight structures are demanding for high inach vehicles and engine exhaust impinged structures subjected to high temperatures. Currently used polyimide composites have limited service temperatures whereas titanium alloys have much higher densities than those of advanced… More

An Optimized Semi-Flush Flasher

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop a full prototype next-generation semi-flush flasher system for airport runway approach lighting. Current systems are many years old and inefficient; airports need inset flashers to add runway length and more efficiently use strictly limited land allocations. An inset… More

An Optimized Semi-Flush Flasher

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$250,000.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop a full prototype next-generation semi-flush flasher system for airport runway approach lighting. Current systems are many years old and inefficient; airports need inset flashers to add runway length and more efficiently use strictly limited land allocations. An inset… More

In-Flight Imaging Systems for Hypervelocity and Re-Entry Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Bates, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
It is proposed to create a rugged, reliable, compact, standardized imaging system for hypervelocity and re-entry vehicles using sapphire windows, small imagers, and independent telemetry. Such a system is a novel creation that can tolerate the severe aerothermal environment associated with… More

High Efficiency Solar Furnace Core

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
It is proposed to develop a high efficiency solar furnace core that greatly lessens the heat losses from the furnace core, either greatly reducing the amount of solar radiation needed to reach a specified temperature, or greatly increasing the temperature it can achieve. Specific program goals… More

SBIR Phase I:Acoustically Enhanced Droplet Heat Exchangers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop acoustically enhanced droplet heat exchangers. Droplet Heat Exchangers (DHXs) have high contact area, no interface losses, low pressure drop, and superior heat transfer characteristics. By adding high intensity sound to the… More

SBIR Phase I:Efficient CO2 Gas Capture and Solution Storage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1 project will develop a technique to capture CO2 gas from a combustion exhaust stream and transform it into a water soluble form for sequestration. Enzyme-loaded particles are seeded through the combustion exhaust to absorb CO2, and convert the CO2 into… More

Energy Rejection Systems for Very High Altitude Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Bates, President
Abstract:
High altitude aircraft are now being used for atmospheric sampling and other purposes, but significant advances in performance must be achieved for sustained flight at altitudes up to 30 km. It is proposed to replace the standard metal finned circulating glycol/water heat exchanger with a droplet… More

Sapphire Viewports for a Venus Probe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Stephen C. Bates, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The proposed Phase 1 program will demonstrate that sapphire viewports are feasible for use in Venus probes. TvU's commercial viewport products have demonstrated that the pressure and temperature constraints will be met, while the use of materials appropriate to the atmospheric conditions will… More