Large Volume Production of Core-Shell Nanothermite

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … as no particles are handled by workers and there is no mixing. It is not a colloidal process, so there is no route for agglomeration or phase separation. The proposed work will demonstrate the feasibility of using the in-situ process to fabricate core-shell … more

Advanced Li/S Batteries Based on Novel Composite Cathode and Electrolyte System

Company: Storagenergy Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … high-performance, highly specialized batteries. NASA desires high specific energy batteries that are safe for human exploration missions. Since none exist today, they must be developed. Storagenergy Technologies Inc. and its team members propose to develop a novel core-shell… more

High Energy Density Lithium Ion Battery Cathode Material for Military Applications

Company: Bettergy Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … the plateau. New out-of-the-box chemistry is disparately needed, which exerts a strong market pull for a battery technology of significantly higher specific and power. Driven by the strong market pull for this technology, Bettergy has invented a unique core-shell … more

Nanoengineered Encapsulation of Enzyme Chiral Catalysts and Other Proteins in Their Native State

Company: LNKCHEMSOLUTIONS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2006 / 2
Abstract: … and protein complexes. The resulting product would allow, for example, enzyme catalysis to be carried out at room temperature, providing significant energy savings over competing products. Phase I demonstrated that protein solutions could be encapsulated into true … more

Ceramic encapsulated nanoparticle-based covert taggants for tracking of materiel

Company: NEI CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: … will provide the ability to produce a multitude of unique markers, each specific to a certain combination of nanoparticles. The proposed program to develop covert taggant particles builds upon recent research by our University STTR partner, who has developed core-shell … more

Development of Portable Sensor Array Systems for Monitoring Air Contaminants in Cockpit

Company: NSC Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: … to develop the feasibility of a portable, low-power driven, cost-effective sensor array prototype capable of detecting, identifying, and quantifying pollutants in cockpit air such as fuel vapor, carbon monoxide, and smoke. Our approach couples a new class of core-shell … more

Core/Shell Structured Piezoelectric-Polymer Composites for Enhanced Performance Acoustic Transducers

Company: Nanomaterials Research LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1997 / 1
Abstract: Acoustic transducers have found wide applications ranging from Navy sonar systems to civilian underwater imaging. Piezoelectric materials perform an essential role of electromechanical energy conversion in such devices. Current piezoelectric materials can not satisfy the increasing requirement of… more