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Company Information:

Company Name: ADVANCED MODULAR POWER SYSTEMS
City: Ann Arbor
State: MI
Zip+4: 48108
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (734) 677-4260

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $871,060.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,831,216.00 7

Award List:

AMTEC CONDENSER DESIGN FOR ZERO-G OPERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,958.00

AMTEC CONDENSER DESIGN FOR ZERO-G OPERATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $122,062.00
Abstract:
Adequate electrical power for spacecraft operations is a crucial mission task. the isotope heat sources used in radio-isotope-thermoelectric-generators for many nasa missions are expensive. for a given electrical power, thermal-to-electric conversion with amtec rather than conventional… More

Automated Wafer Cartridge System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Michael E. Dobbs
Award Amount: $49,150.00

3D IMAGING OF OPAQUE OBJECTS BY USING PHASE RETRIEVAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Richard G. Paxman, Phd
Award Amount: $59,851.00
Abstract:
As an alternative to holographic laser radar, AMPS will develop a 3-D imaging concept that collects far-field intensity speckle patterns. This kind of measurement greatly relaxes the tolerances on vibration and coherence length. However, phase retrieval will be required to retrieve a 3-D image.… More

Sodium-Modulated, AMTEC Electrode Deposition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert C. Svedberg
Award Amount: $69,872.00
Abstract:
A key component in the Alkali Metal Thermal to Electric Converter (AMTEC) is the electrode that is generally sputter deposited on the beta"-alumina solid electrolyte (BASE). Electrode deposition, as it is now practiced however, is a random process that covers active sites on the BASE and places many… More

500 Watt Solar AMTEC Power System for Small Spacecraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Sievers
Award Amount: $77,237.00

A LOW EMISSION ALKALI METAL THERMAL TO ELECTRIC CONVERTER AUTOMOTIVE POWER SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas K Hunt
Award Amount: $74,558.00

A LOW EMISSION ALKALI METAL THERMAL TO ELECTRIC CONVERTER AUTOMOTIVE POWER SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Thomas K Hunt
Award Amount: $749,857.00
Abstract:
THE ALKAI METAL THERMAL OF ELECTRIC CONVERTER (AMTEC) IS A STATIC ENERGY CONVERSION DEVICE THAT OPERATES AT THERMAL TO ELECTRIC CONVERSION EFFICIENCIES THAT ARE INDEPENDENT OF SIZE, HAVE REACHED 19% AND ARE EXPECTED TO REACH 25% TO 30% IN EARLY 1995. THESE SYSTEMS OPERATE SILENTLY, WITH NO MOVING… More

Automated Rodent In-Vivo Injection And Sampling Workstation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Micheal E. Dobbs , Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,481.00

Innovative AMTEC Auxilliary Electric Power Supply

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert K. Sievers
Award Amount: $79,766.00

500 Watt Solar AMTEC Power System for Small Spacecraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert Sievers
Award Amount: $742,988.00
Abstract:
The small spacecraft power system proposed in this program provides significant advantages over state-of-the-art systems including: (1) use of a high efficiency (25%-35%) AMTEC, static power conversion system, (2) reduced planform area, and vulnerability, (3) mass efficient phase change material for… More

Directed Reflectivity, Long Life AMTEC Condenser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas K. Hunt , President
Award Amount: $74,830.00

Innovative AMTEC Auxilliary Electric Power Supply

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert K. Sievers
Award Amount: $699,573.00
Abstract:
The Alkali Metal Thermal to Electric Converter (AMTEC) technology is ideal for auxiliary electric power supplies (AEPS) that must operate over a broad range of temperatures, fuel sources, power levels, and operational specifications. The simplicity, efficiency and modularity, as well as the high… More

Directed Reflectivity, Long Life AMTEC Condenser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Thomas K. Hunt , President
Award Amount: $267,031.00
Abstract:
41084 November 20, 1996 Advanced Modular Power Systems, Inc. The Alkali Metal Thermal to Electric Converter (AMTEC) is a static energy conversion device that operates at thermal to electric conversion efficiencies that have reached 19% and are expected… More

3D IMAGING OF OPAQUE OBJECTS BY USING PHASE RETRIEVAL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Richard G. Paxman, Phd
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
As an alternative to holographic laser radar, AMPS will develop a 3-D imaging concept that collects far-field intensity speckle patterns. This kind of measurement greatly relaxes the tolerances on vibration and coherence length. However, phase retrieval will be required to retrieve a 3-D image.… More

Radiation-Tolerant, Eclipse-Compatible Solar AMTEC System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Terry J. Hendricks, P
Award Amount: $96,414.00
Abstract:
Alkali Metal Thermal to Electric Converters (AMTEC) convert heat to electricity at high efficiency without moving parts at temperatures compatible with current solar receiver technology. A Phase I program is proposed which will deliver an integrated, high-temperature thermal storage/high-efficiency… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Terry J Hendricks P
Award Amount: $749,705.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Thomas K. Hunt, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,982.00

Synthetic Aperture Mobile Communications (SARCOM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Thomas K. Hunt, CEO and Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,961.00
Abstract:
Improvements in channel capacity (i.e. bit rate) of mobile communication systems are important for extending their range and data throughput capabilities for current military and civilian applications and enable a number of new, highly marketable,applications. The objective of the program is the… More