DOE SBIR 2012

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The official link for this solicitation is: http://science.energy.gov/sbir/funding-opportunities/

Available Funding Topics

  • 01: Advanced Network Technologies and Services
    • a: Extensions to perfSONAR
    • b: Management Tools for Network Operators
    • c: Optical Network Support Services
    • d: Other
  • 02: Increasing Adoption of HPC Modeling and Simulation in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Industries
    • a: Turnkey HPC Solutions for Manufacturing and Engineering
    • b: HPC Support Tools and Services
    • c: Hardening of an R&D Code for Industry Use
    • d: Other
  • 03: Atmospheric Measurement Technology
    • a: Instrument Package for Characterization of Aerosols, Turbulence, and Surface Characteristics in the Arctic
    • b: Cloud Hydrometeors in Arctic Clouds
    • c: Measurements of the Chemical Composition of Atmospheric Aerosols
    • d: Measurements of the Chemical Composition of Atmospheric Aerosol Precursors
    • e: Aerosol Size Distributions
    • f: Aerosol Scattering and Absorption (in situ)
    • g: Other
  • 04: Carbon Cycle Measurements of the Atmosphere and the Biosphere
    • a: Sensors and Techniques for Measuring Terrestrial Carbon Sinks and Sources
    • b: Novel Measurements of Carbon, CO2, and Trace Greenhouse Gas Constituents of Terrestrial and Atmospheric Media
    • c: Greenhouse Gas and Carbon Isotope Measurements from Aircraft
    • d: Other
  • 05: Genomic Science and Related Biotechnologies
    • a: High throughput Methods for Sequencing and Analysis
    • b: Software Tools for the Systems Biology Knowledgebase (Kbase)
    • c: High Throughput Phenotyping Methods for Bioenergy Related Plant Systems
    • d: High Throughput Characterization Methods for non-pathogenic Microbial Systems
    • e: Other
  • 06: Imaging and Radiochemistry
    • a: Radiochemistry and Radiotracers for Imaging
    • b: Other
  • 07: Enhanced Availability of Climate Model Output
    • a: Accessibility of Climate Model Data to Non-Researchers
    • b: Develop Modeling Capabilities and Tools that will Facilitate a Better Linkage Between Global and Regional Climate Model Output and Wind-Energy Stakeholders
    • c: Other
  • 08: Technologies for Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring
    • a: Mapping and Monitoring Hydrogeologic Processes in the Shallow Subsurface
    • b: Real-Time, In Situ Measurements of Geochemical, Biogeochemical and Microbial Processes in the Subsurface
    • c: Other
  • 09: Technology to Support BES User Facilities
    • a: Synchrotron Radiation Facilities
    • b: Beam Diagnostic Instrumentation for Free Electron Lasers and 3rd Generation Light Sources
    • c: High Power Mercury Spallation Targets
    • d: Instrumentation for Ultrafast X-ray Science
    • e: Other
  • 10: Radio Frequency (RF) Devices and Components for Accelerator Facilities
    • a: RF Cavity Input Couplers
    • b: RF Power Devices and Accessories
    • c: Devices for the Manipulation of Electron Beams
    • d: Other
  • 11: Advanced Sources for Accelerator Facilities
    • a: Electron Gun Technology
    • b: Undulator Radiation Sources
    • c: Other
  • 12: Ancillary Technologies for Accelerator Facilities
    • a: Accelerator Modeling and Control
    • b: Superconducting Technology for Accelerators
    • c: Advanced Laser Systems for Accelerator Applications
    • d: Other
  • 13: Instrumentation for Advanced Chemical Imaging
    • a: High Spatial Resolution Ultrafast Spectroscopy
    • b: Time-Resolved Chemical Information From Hybrid Probe Microscopy's
    • c: Other
  • 14: Instrumentation for Electron Microscopy and Scanning Probe Microscopy
    • a: Electron Microscopy and Microcharacterization
    • b: Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM)
    • c: Other
  • 15: Instrumentation and Tools for Materials Research Using Neutron Scattering
    • a: Advanced Detectors
    • b: Advanced Optical Components
    • c: Advanced Sample Environment
    • d: Other
  • 16: Instrumentation for Ultra-Bright or Ultra-Fast X-Ray Sources to Enable Materials Research
    • a: X-ray Sources and Optics
    • b: Other
  • 17: Catalysis
    • a: Carbohydrate Catalysis for the Production of Oxygenated Chemicals
    • b: Chemical Catalysis of Lignin
    • c: Hydrogen Production, Storage, and Transport
    • d: Photo- and Electrochemical Conversions in Especially High Heat Transfer Chemical Contacting Schemes
    • e: Other
  • 18: Membranes for Industrial Applications
    • a: Membrane Materials with Improved Properties
    • b: Membrane Technologies for the Petroleum and Petrochemical Process Industries
    • c: Industrial Membrane Process Systems
    • d: Other
  • 19: Advanced Clean Energy Research
    • a: Novel Sequestration Concepts - Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals
    • b: Genomic Enhancement of Microbial or Biomimetic Means of Solid Hydrocarbon Conversion
    • c: High-Temperature Sealing Systems Based on Viscous Glass
    • d: Long-life Thermal Barrier Coatings (TBC) For High Temperature Applications
    • e: Other
  • 20: High Performance Materials for Nuclear Application
    • a: Specialty Steels
    • b: Refractory, Ceramic, Ceramic Composite, Graphitic, or Coated Materials
    • c: Assessment and Mitigation of Materials Degradation
    • d: Other
  • 21: Low Cost, Optimized Redox Flow Battery Electrolytes, Novel Solid Ionic Conducting Membranes, and Rechargeable Air-Breathing Cathodes for Batteries for Stationary Storage
    • a: Cost Effective, Optimized Vanadium Based Aqueous Electrolytes
    • b: Cost Effective, Optimized Na+ and Multi-Valent Ion Conducting Membranes
    • c: Low Cost, Robust, Rechargeable Oxygen Cathode for Metal-Air Systems
    • d: Other
  • 22: Advanced Technologies and Materials for Fusion Energy Systems
    • a: Plasma Facing Components
    • b: Blanket Materials and Systems
    • c: Superconducting Magnets and Materials
    • d: Structural Materials and Coatings
    • e: Other
  • 23: Fusion Science and Technology
    • a: U.S. ITER Diagnostics
    • b: Components for Heating and Fueling of Fusion Plasmas
    • c: Fusion Plasma Simulation and Data Analysis Tools
    • d: Components and Modeling Support for Validation Platforms for Fusion Science
    • e: Other
  • 24: High Energy Density Plasmas and Inertial Fusion Energy
    • a: Advancing the Science of High Energy Density Laboratory Plasma
    • b: Other
  • 25: Low Temperature Plasmas
    • a: Science Enabling Low Temperature Plasma Engineering and Technology
    • b: Other
  • 26: High Energy Physics Computational Technology
    • a: Software and Simulation Tools
    • b: Web Tools and Collaboration Software for Distributed Computing
    • c: Wide Area Networks and Cyber Security Systems
    • d: Frameworks and Database Development
    • e: Development of Computer Systems
    • f: Other
  • 27: Advanced Concepts and Technology for High Intensity Accelerators
    • a: Accelerator Development and Modeling of Advanced Concepts
    • b: Superconducting Radiofrequency Cavities
    • c: Radio Frequency Power Sources and Components
    • d: High Gradient Tunable RF Cavities for Rapid Cycling Synchrotrons
    • e: High Reliability Ion Sources
    • f: Beam Choppers, Bunchers, and Transverse Deflectors
    • g: Cryogenic and Refrigeration Techonolgy Systems
    • h: Other
  • 28: Advanced Concepts and Technology for High Energy Accelerators
    • a: Advanced Accelerator Concepts and Modeling
    • b: Technology for Muon Colliders and Muon Beams
    • c: Novel Device and Instrumentation Development
    • d: Laser Technology for Accelerators
    • e: Inexpensive High Quality Electron Sources
    • f: Precision Corrector Magnet Driver
    • g: Hardware and Software Solutions for Accelerator Control
    • h: Computational Tools and Simulation of Accelerator Systems
    • i: Other
  • 29: Radio Frequency Accelerator Technology for High Energy Accelerators and Colliders
    • a: New Concepts and Modeling Techniques for Radio Frequency Acceleration Structures
    • b: Materials and Fabrication Technologies for SRF Cavities
    • c: Radio Frequency Power Sources and Components
    • d: Modulators for Pulsed Radio Frequency Systems
    • e: Switching Technology for Pulsed Power Applications
    • f: Energy Storage for Pulsed Power Systems
    • g: Deflecting Cavities (AKA "crab cavities")
    • h: Other
  • 30: High-Field Superconductor and Superconducting Magnet Technologies for High Energy Particle Colliders
    • a: High-Field Superconducting Wire Technologies for Magnets
    • b: Superconducting Magnet Technology
    • c: Starting Raw Materials and Basic Superconducting Materials
    • d: Ancillary Technologies for Superconductors
    • e: Other
  • 31: High Energy Physics Detectors and Instrumentation
    • a: Particle Detection and Identification Devices
    • b: Mechanical and Materials
    • c: Photon Detectors
    • d: Ultra-low Background Detectors
    • e: Radiation Hard
    • f: Cryogenic
    • g: Other
  • 32: Nuclear Physics Software and Data Management
    • a: Large Scale Data Storage
    • b: Large Scale Data Processing and Distribution
    • c: Grid and Cloud Computing
    • d: Software-driven Network Architectures for Data Acquisition
    • e: Heterogeneous Computing
    • f: Other
  • 33: Nuclear Physics Electronics Design and Fabrication
    • a: Advances in Digital Electronics
    • b: Circuits
    • c: Advanced Devices and Systems
    • d: Active Pixel Sensors
    • e: Manufacturing and Advanced Interconnection Techniques
    • f: Other
  • 34: Nuclear Physics Accelerator Technology
    • a: Materials and Components for Radio Frequency Devices
    • b: Radio Frequency Power Sources
    • c: Design and Operation of Radio Frequency Beam Acceleration Systems
    • d: Particle Beam Sources and Techniques
    • e: Polarized Beam Sources and Polarimeters
    • f: Rare Isotope Beam Production Technology
    • g: Accelerator Control and Diagnostics
    • h: Novel Acceleration Methods for Ions
    • i: Other
  • 35: Nuclear Physics Instrumentation, Detection Systems and Techniques
    • a: Advances in Detector and Spectrometer Technology
    • b: Position Sensitive Charge Particle and Gamma Ray Tracking Devices
    • c: Technology for Rare Particle Detection
    • d: Large Band Gap Semiconductors, New Bright Scintillators, Calorimeters, and Optical Elements
    • e: Specialized Targets for Nuclear Physics Research
    • f: Technology for High Radiation Environment of Rare Isotope Beam Facility
    • g: Other
  • 36: Nuclear Physics Isotope Science and Technology
    • a: Novel or Improved Production Techniques for Radioisotopes or Stable Isotopes
    • b: Improved Radiochemical Separation Methods for Preparing High-Purity Radioisotopes
    • c: Other

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