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LIQUID METAL-DRIVEN MHD FOR RAILGUN PULSE POWER UTILIZATION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
2417
Program Year/Program:
1988 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2417
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Xerad Inc
1526 14th Street Suite 102 Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1988
Title: LIQUID METAL-DRIVEN MHD FOR RAILGUN PULSE POWER UTILIZATION
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $501,000.00
 

Abstract:

THE PULSER (PULSED LIQUID SODIUM ELECTROMAGNETIC GENERATOR) IS A DEVICE FOR DIRECTLY POWERING RAILGUN KEW WEAPON LAUNCHERS. IT REPLACES CUSTOMARY PULSE-FORMING ELEMENTS FOR RAILGUN PULSE-ELECTRICAL POWER. PULSER POTENTIALLY SAVES SYSTEM WEIGHT AND COMPLEXITY AND ALSO CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCY BY EXTRACTING RESIDUAL MAGNETIC FIELD ENERGY FROM THE GUN TUBE(S); TRANSFERING IT BACK TO PRIME POWER STORAGE. PHASE I EFFORT WILL ANALYTICALLY VERIFY THIS CONCEPT, DO SYSTEM PRELIMINARY DESIGNS, AND ASSES SDI APPLICATION MERITS.

Principal Investigator:

Richard G Salter
2134540237

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Xerad Inc.
1514 Sorrento Dr Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

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