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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Epitaxial GaN on Flexible Metal Tapes for Low-Cost Transistor Devices

    SBC: IBEAM MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: DEFOA0000941

    GaN-based devices are the basis of a variety of modern electronics applications, especially in optoelectronics and high-frequency / high-power electronics. These devices are based on epitaxial films grown on single-crystal wafers. The single-crystal wafer substrates are limiting because of their size, expense, mechanical properties and availability. If one could make GaN-based devices over large a ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of EnergyARPA-E
  2. High Charge Density Hydrocarbon-Based PEMs

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: 12c

    Despite incremental improvements in the technology, polyfluorosulfonic acid (PFSA) membranes are still not an ideal fuel cell membrane material and their drawbacks (e.g., high cost and low mechanical strength at high temperature) require development of alternative polymer electrolyte membranes (PEMs) for successful adoption of fuel cells as reliable and inexpensive energy conversion devices. The g ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  3. Spouted Fluid Beds for Chemical Looping Combustion/Gasification

    SBC: ENVERGEX LLC            Topic: 15a

    This SBIR/STTR project targets the development of a validated modeling/design tool for predicting the behavior of spouted fluidizied beds for chemical looping combustion/gasification applications of coal and biomass fuels and fuel blends. Chemical looping is an advanced energy conversion technology for generating a pure CO2 effluent, which can then be sequestered or utilized. A spouted fluidized b ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  4. Nanoscale Metal Oxide Coatings for Corrosion Protection of Superalloy Materials

    SBC: Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.            Topic: 14d

    The Brayton cycle for power generation offers significant advantages over the Rankin cycle typically used. Unfortunately, the Brayton cycle uses very high pressure and high temperature, supercritical CO2 (sCO2) as the heat transfer fluid. New materials that can handle the harsh environment of sCO2 are required to enable power generation and prevent issues with corrosion and erosion or efficiency d ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  5. Membranes and Materials for Energy Efficiency- Subtopic d) Other. Title: Polysulfide-Blocking Polymer Membrane Separators for Rechargeable Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

    SBC: Sepion Technologies            Topic: 12a

    Renewable sources of energy including solar and wind are fast gaining ground on fossil fuels, in part because of their sustainability and environmental benefits. A major issue, however, has been finding efficient ways to store the energy that renewables generate for use when the demand for energy is high. Lithium-­‐sulfur batteries, which store electrical energy by transferring electrons to or ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  6. Compact laser hygrometer for in-situ measurements of water vapor from small unmanned aerial vehicles

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: 17a

    The rate of climate change in the Arctic is larger than elsewhere on Earth. The Arctic has unique and complex couplings and feedbacks between the surface and the atmosphere that in turn modify the radiative balance there differently than elsewhere. Current understanding holds that an increase in downwelling long wave radiative flux, driven by increased water vapor and clouds, may be accelerating c ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  7. A Comprehensive Web Infrastructure for Standardizing, Storing, and Launching Density Functional Calculations of Materials and Chemical Compounds

    SBC: Citrine Informatics, Inc.            Topic: 09a

    Density functional theory is used by many researchers funded by the Department of Energy as a method for predicting the behavior of chemicals and materials used in energy applications. However, results of these calculations are often not standardized and, even when they are, expert-level understand of the methods is needed in order to properly perform a simulation. The energy research community a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of Energy
  8. High Spatial Resolution Ultrafast Spectroscopy

    SBC: MESA PHOTONICS, LLC            Topic: 10a

    Chemical sensitive imaging of heterogeneous materials and biological cells requires a sensitive, high spatial resolution microscopy method based on vibrational resonances that is capable of performing in situ spectroscopy with both frequency and time resolution. Statement of how this problem or situation is being addressed. In this SBIR/STTR, we will develop a new coherent Raman microscopy techn ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Energy
  9. Single-shot Picosecond Temporal Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy

    SBC: Radiabeam Technologies, LLC            Topic: 07a

    Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is one of the primary tools for biological and materials characterization and has many important research applications. There is an overarching need to improve the temporal resolution of TEMs. State-­‐of-­‐the-­‐art single shot TEM only achieve 10 nanoseconds temporal resolution. Technical Approach UCLA and RadiaBeam Tec ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Energy
  10. Nano-Patterned Cathode Surfaces for High Efficiency Photoinjectors

    SBC: Radiabeam Technologies, LLC            Topic: 05a

    Metal photoinjector cathode development has shown recent promise with nano-patterning technology. However, in order to be competitive with semi-conductor cathodes, a further enhancement in efficiency is needed. TECHNICAL APPROACH Specific nano-patterning of sub-wavelength features to produce antennae provides coupling of incoming laser light with the surface of the metal cathode. Bowtie nano-anten ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of Energy
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