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Electric Propulsion for Dual Launch

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9300-18-C-2002
Agency Tracking Number: F162-009-0057
Amount: $748,890.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF162-009
Solicitation Number: 2016.2
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-09-21
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-12-21
Small Business Information
35 Wiggins Ave.
Bedford, MA 01730
United States
DUNS: 602959579
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Dr. David Cope
 (781) 275-9444
 cope@divtecs.com
Business Contact
 Michael Kempkes
Phone: (781) 275-9444
Email: kempkes@divtecs.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

DTI will develop a low-cost, small size, high performance Magnetic Induction Plasma (MIP) engine enabled by advanced solid-state switching technology.We propose to design, fabricate, and test a prototype system. We will design and test an electrodeless plasma source; model electromagnetic and plasma behavior to inform design of the thruster; design high power solid-state power electronics to power and control the thruster; fabricate and test at our facility; and test the engine at more sophisticated facilities operated by an industrial partner, the Air Force, or both.

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