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Company Information:

Company Name: YANKEE SCIENTIFIC, INC.
City: Medfield
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (508) 359-7999

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,056,453.00 13
SBIR Phase II $2,082,352.00 4

Award List:

Nonpowered Instant Water Heater

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $49,995.00

Nonpowered Instant Water Heater

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $352,486.00
Abstract:
The development of a non-powered, instantaneous, pressurized supply water heater for field use will developed based on the use of established R-tube diesel fuel burner technology and one of several possible two-phase direct steam-water pumping concepts. The direct steam water pumping concepts to be… More

Alternate Power Sources for Aerostats

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Brownell
Award Amount: $95,755.00
Abstract:
A feasibility study for the development of a Fuel-to-Aerostat Shuttling Transporter (FAST) is proposed. This powered vehicle would transport liquid fuel from the ground to an aerostat, guided by the non-powered control tether. The fuel carried to the aerostat will be used to produce electricity by… More

Body Heating System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $96,206.00
Abstract:
This proposal is for the design and development of an auxiliary body heating system to be worn by soldiers operating in extremely cold environments. The design is based on circulating a fluid through a garment. Power for the pump is provided by a thermoelectric generator which simultaneously acts… More

Rapid Inflation Systems for Inflatable Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $98,831.00
Abstract:
A self-powered, rapid inflation system for high pressure air beam structures will be developed using staged pressure pulse combustion. The concept builds on existing commercial experience with pulse combustion. This pulse combustion air compressor will involve the use of a lightweight tube in… More

Compact Combined Cycle Diesel Engine with Liquid-Injected Expander

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Eric Guyer
Award Amount: $98,475.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Eric C. Guyer
Award Amount: $726,116.00

Quality Water Lubrication of Special Triboceramics, Alloys and Self-Lubricating Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Eric C. Guyer, Technical Director
Award Amount: $98,801.00
Abstract:
A program of materials identification and testing is proposed to support the development of advanced water-lubricated steam engine systems. Yankee Scientific is the leading US developer of advanced small-scale water/steam power technology. YankeeScientific's work in this area is supported by the… More

Quality Water Lubrication of Special Triboceramics, Alloys and Self-Lubricating Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Eric Guyer, Technical Director
Award Amount: $374,999.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to identify and demonstrate tribology materials and designs for use in advanced meso-scale steam engine expanders operating without lubricating oil. All candidate positive displacement expanders for steam engines requiretribology technology that can provide… More

Heat-Driven Managed Cooling Cycle for Remote Refrigeration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David L. Brownell, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,833.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed to demonstrate the feasibility of small-scale steam-jet chiller technology for cooling refrigerators in military field kitchens. Yankee Scientific's Liquid Injected Cogeneration (LIC) cycle currently provides electric power anddistributed heating capability for the cooking… More

Portable Cogeneration of Power and Cooling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David L. Brownell, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,830.00
Abstract:
A program is proposed to demonstrate the feasibility of a Steam Powered Electricity And Refrigeration (SPEAR) system for powering and cooling military electronic equipment shelters. The SPEAR system will utilize a scroll steam expander in a Mesoscale Steam Engine Generator (MSEG) to produce… More

Portable Cogeneration of Power and Cooling

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David L. Brownell, Technical Director
Award Amount: $628,751.00
Abstract:
An SBIR Phase II program is proposed to develop a Steam Powered Electricity And Refrigeration (SPEAR) system to provide a demonstration of its capabilities for powering and cooling military electronic equipment shelters. The SPEAR system will utilize a scroll steam expander in a Mesoscale Steam… More

Advanced Light-Weight Solid State Laser Cooling System (High Power Solid State Laser)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Eric C. Guyer, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,963.00
Abstract:
System and component level advancements will be investigated for the Laser Refrigeration System. Opportunities available for significant performance improvement will be evaluated including, for example, those potentially resulting from the use of a turbodynamic refrigerant compressor, a high… More

Improved Pressure Recovery System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Brownell, Technical Director
Award Amount: $99,398.00
Abstract:
A feasibility program is proposed that will investigate a novel steam ejector Pressure Recovery System (PRS) with enhanced performance for both startup and for operation at lower altitudes. These enhancements will be developed using fluidic methods to create a virtual second stage ejector. The… More

High Efficiency Renewable Energy System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Brownell, Technical Director – (508) 359-7999
Award Amount: $69,552.00
Abstract:
A technology enabling program is proposed that will result in the development of a high efficiency renewable energy system. This novel package will be able to continuously produce 5 kW of electric power when coupled to a Stirling Engine based Power Conversion Unit. Whenever possible the heat needed… More

Predictive Thermal Capacity Monitoring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Eric Guyer, President – (508) 359-7999
Award Amount: $79,814.00
Abstract:
The development of a predictive thermal capacity monitoring system for fuel-based cooling systems on aircraft is proposed. This new information system will operate to provide the pilot with an updated perspective on the operational status and capability of the fuel-based thermal management system.… More