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UNIQUE HAS A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF A RELIABLE, ENERGY EFFICIENT…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
4545
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
4545
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
UQM Technologies, Inc.
7501 Miller Drive PO Box 439 Frederick, CO -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: UNIQUE HAS A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF A RELIABLE, ENERGY EFFICIENT FLYWHEEL DEVICE.
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $48,935.00
 

Abstract:

UNIQUE HAS A NOVEL APPROACH TO THE DESIGN OF A RELIABLE, ENERGY EFFICIENT FLYWHEEL DEVICE. FROM TEST RESULTS OF EARLY PROTOTYPES, WE HAVE DETERMINED THAT A HIGH EFFICIENCY MOTOR/ALTERNATOR IN COMBINATION WITH THE FLYWHEEL/ROTOR OPERATING IN A SEALED VACUUM CONTAINER WITH ONLY ELECTRICAL INPUT AND OUTPUT CAN OVERCOME THE INEFFICIENCIES GENERALLY ASSOCIATED WITH MECHANICALLY GEARED DEVICES. AT THE HEART OF THIS CONCEPT IS UNIQUE'S ADVANCED ELECTROMAGNETIC TRANSDUCER (MOTOR) TECHNOLOGY WHICH REPRESENTS A QUANTUM LEAP IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MOTOR/ALTERNATORS. THIS MOTOR TECHNOLOGY IS GENERICALLY SIMILAR TO A BRUSHLESS DC MOTOR; THE COMMUTATION IS ELECTRONIC, TORQUE IS PROPORTIONAL TO CURRENT AND BACK EMF IS PROPORTIONAL TO SPEED. AS APPLIED TO THE FLYWHEEL, THE UNIQ MOTOR/ALTERNATOR ALLOWS US TO PROPOSE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HERMETICALLY SEALED, HIGH VACUUM FLYWHEEL IN AN EXTREMELY COMPACT PACKAGE.

Principal Investigator:

Gene fisher
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Unique Mobility Inc
3700 S Jason St Englewood, CO 80110

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