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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 April, 2020.

  1. Offshore Wind Energy Resource Siting

    SBC: SEALANDAIRE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 911SG

    Over the last decade, it has been noted that offshore wind energy resource development could prove extensively valuable in many areas of our nation’s growth, including continued diversification of our energy supply, more options for cost-competitive electricity in coastal and Great Lakes regions, and economical stimulation through new and lasting infrastructure development. The challenges associ ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  2. DETERMINATION OF OPTIMAL BLEND RATIOS OF CNG AND GASOLINE FOR IMPROVED FUEL ECONOMY AND TORQUE IN ON-HIGHWAY VEHICLES

    SBC: Badillo Engineering, LLC            Topic: 08c

    State of the art modern gasoline drivetrains have seen improvements in fuel economy thru common methods that include increased static compression ratios, Direct injection, reduced pumping work thru variable cam timing, improved Knock Sensing approaches, engine downsizing, variable displacement, increased transmission gear ratios, & amp; lower numerical axle ratios. Unfortunately, fuel economy impr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  3. Capability of Rolling Efficiency for 100M High-Speed Rails

    SBC: OG Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 02b

    Development of high-speed rail services in the US is one of the priorities of the current administration. High-speed rails have the potential to change the nations energy consumption landscape in transportation at a time when both the highway and railroad capacities are being saturated with increased demand. In preparation to expand the transportation infrastructure for the coming decades, railro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  4. Real-Time 3-D Volume Imaging and Mass-Gauging of High Temperature Flows and Power System Components in a Fossil Fuel Reactor Using Electrical Capacitance Volume Tomography

    SBC: TECH4IMAGING LLC            Topic: 14d

    Controlling emissions and increasing efficiencies are essential requirements in future advanced power plants. Herein, next generation power systems require greater flexibility in their operations for meeting the higher efficiency and lower emissions conditions that are geared toward meeting consumer demand and adhering to increased regulatory standards, simultaneously. Those requirements can be me ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  5. Current Energy Harnessing using Synergistic Kinematics of Schools of Fish-Shaped Bodies

    SBC: VORTEX HYDRO ENERGY LLC            Topic: 09a

    Renewable energy generation is one of todays most challenging global dilemmas. The energy crisis requires tapping into every source of energy and developing every technology that can generate energy at a competitive cost within the next 50 years. Development of the FiSH-MHK transformative technology on top of the verified and pilot-tested VIVACE technology will bolster domestic energy security and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  6. Adoption of High Performance Computational (HPC) Modeling Software for Widespread Use in the Manufacture of Welded Structures

    SBC: ENGINEERING MECHANICS CORPORATION OF COLUMBUS            Topic: 02a

    The use of virtual design in the fabrication of large structures has enjoyed significant success in the heavy materials industry for almost two decades. Industries that have used virtual design and analysis tools have reduced material parts size, developed environmentally-friendly fabrication processes, improved product quality and performance, and reduced manufacturing costs. The proposed projec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  7. Power Tunable High and Narrowband THz source for THz Pump X-ray Probe Experiments

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 04b

    Most time resolved studies to date have made use of readily available visible and near-visible pump sources to trigger the events and, thus were able to study only a small subset of phenomena. Recently, investigations of the dynamics stimulated by THz pulses have led to advances like the selective control of an insulator metal transition, discovery of light induced superconductivit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  8. Metal Plasmonic Nanostructures Functionalized by Atomic Layer Deposition of 2A Metal-Oxides for Robust High-Quantum-Efficiency Ultrafast Photocathodes

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 05a

    High quantum efficiency (QE) photocathodes are central for efficient photoinjectors and ultra-fast electron microscopes. Current high QE photo cathode materials like GaAs, alkali-tellurides and alkali-antimonides require ultra-high vacuum and even then have a short life time. Moreover, most of these materials require an ultraviolet light source to operate. Photoemission using a light source in the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  9. High Power High Frequency RF Generation

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 34c

    The principal goal of this project is to develop two RF power extraction structures (an X-band and a W-band device) to demonstrate high power high frequency RF generation using high current relativistic electron beams. High power high frequency RF sources have compelling applications in accelerators for high energy physics, communications, radar, etc. For high energy physics accelerator applicatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  10. Next Generation Superconducting Strands for Current Distribution Systems

    SBC: HYPER TECH RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: 35b

    Presently Hyper Tech is collaborating with CERN on MgB2 superconducting distribution cables. While the present generation of MgB2 wire is good enough for small scale cable demonstrations, there is a need to further improve the strand, specifically the minimum bend radius. There are basically two approaches to bringing about the improvement: either increasing the irreversible strain limit or reduci ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy

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