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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until June, 2020.

  1. Catalysts For Electrochemical Conversion Of CO2

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: 11c

    The object of the proposed work is to develop better processes for the electrochemical conversion of CO2 into a high value chemical in a growing market. CO2 is one of the key causes of global warming. If we can recycle CO2 back into useful products, than the costs of meeting the Nations global warming goals will be substantially reduced. Presently, the use of CO2 feedstocks is limited by the avai ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  2. Epicyclic Helical Channels for Parametric Resonance Ionization Cooling

    SBC: MUONS INC            Topic: 64b

    Muon beam ionization cooling is a key element in the design of next-generation low-emittance and high-luminosity muon colliders. New approaches in that cooling could greatly improve the performance and capabilities of these colliders. To obtain low-emittance muon beams, a new concept is being developed that combines ionization cooling in a Helical Cooling Channel (HCC) with parametric resonances. ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  3. A New Paradigm for X-ray Optics Nanopositioning

    SBC: Royston Engineering Research Llc            Topic: 18a

    High resolution X-ray microscopy using synchrotron radiation is a key scientific technique in materials research that has provided insight into the atomic structure of bulk materials, surfaces, interfaces, nanoparticles, nanostructures, and nanodomains. Such detailed understanding into the characterization and behavior of matter allows scientists and engineers to design materials with longer fatig ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  4. Extreme Sample Environment for Neutron Measurements

    SBC: Materials Development, Inc.            Topic: 19a

    Research on advanced materials is hampered by difficulty in accessing short-lived metastable states that play a crucial role in determining the material & apos;s ultimate structure, properties and performance. In combination with advanced sample environments, DOEs high flux neutron sources such as SNS provide an opportunity to revolutionize advanced materials research by helping to understand how ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  5. Microgrid Wind Turbine for Distributed Generation

    SBC: Pika Energy Llc            Topic: 07c

    Establishing a secure domestic supply of clean energy has emerged as an existential challenge facing the US, given geopolitical threats to global energy supplies and serious risks arising from climate change. Utility-scale wind turbine technology has grown rapidly to supply 2% of US electricity needs, but many regions are not suitable for large wind turbines. Distributed generation of wind energy ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  6. Computational Design of Weldable High-Cr Ferritic Steel

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: 22c

    Increasing the steam temperature of supercritical boilers from 1,000F to 1,400F can raise the operating efficiency of next-generation AUSC coal-fired power plants from about 32% to about 42% and address compelling environmental issues, while also enhancing national security, domestic employment, economic stability, balance of trade and U.S. GDP through increased use of domestic coal. Low Cr conten ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  7. High Energy Density Li-ion Battery with Enhanced Safety, Durability, and Sustainability

    SBC: INVENTEK CORP            Topic: 10e

    Conventional Li-ion cells/batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles have difficulty meeting USABC goals for performance/cost that are required for commercially-viable EV. The prevailing large format pouch/prismatic has the advantage of low packaging weight/volume, 10% at cell level, but is doubled (100% increase) in transitioning to the battery. Aside from the reduced energy density (accommodatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  8. A Contaminant Tolerant Solvent for Carbon Capture in Existing Coal-Fired Power Plants

    SBC: Green Technology Ltd Co.            Topic: 23a

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will study the feasibility of a novel contaminant-tolerant solvent/stripping chemical hybrid process for post-combustion CO2 capture from utility flue gas. The process will use a proprietary solvent technology to achieve DOEs goal of 90% or greater CO2 emissions reduction at existing coal-fired power plants with no more than a 30% increase in ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  9. Adjustable High Power Coax RF Coupler without Moving Parts

    SBC: MUONS INC            Topic: 13c

    A 200 kW CW fundamental RF power coupler (FPC) with an adjustable in situ coupling factor would be highly desirable for a number of applications; for example, the 352 MHz light source at APS. The normal process of adjusting the coupling by rotational movement usually requires breaking the vacuum between the coupler and the RF cavity resulting in prolonged down-times and the risk of introducing con ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  10. Photoinjector Efficiency Enhancement using Surface Acoustic Waves

    SBC: MUONS INC            Topic: 14a

    Current and future synchrotron radiation light sources and free electron laser facilities are in need of improvements in Electron Gun Technology, especially regarding the cost and efficiency of photoinjectors. Novel electron gun features are needed to enhance the intensity and reduce the emittances of electron bunches produced at a high repetition rate using laser excitation. The generation of Sur ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
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