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Efficient mid-range power transfer to multiple devices

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Department of Defense
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Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Agiltron Corporation
15 Presidential Way Woburn, MA 01801-1040
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Efficient mid-range power transfer to multiple devices
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W15QKN-11-C-0144
Award Amount: $149,838.00


Agiltron proposes to fabricate a new type of portable inductively wireless battery charger station to relieve the logistic footprint and operation complexity of the wired power connection for charging battery-operated devices in the battlefield management. The wireless battery charger station will allow power transfers greater than 5 meters from the charging source with efficiency more than 50%. Multiple receivers can simultaneously draw up to 81 W each, total system with potential power of 800 W for 10 or more receivers. The wireless battery charger stations are compact with a small portable footprint, with a maximum length less than 0.6m. Power can transfer through many common materials like tent canvas and plywood. The system is low cost, robust and easy to maintenance.

Principal Investigator:

Jae Ryu
Director in Advanced Technologies
(781) 935-1200

Business Contact:

Amanda Contardo
Administrative Assistant
(781) 935-1200
Small Business Information at Submission:

Agiltron Corporation
15 Cabot Road Woburn, MA -

EIN/Tax ID: 043539587
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No