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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. A Cost-Effective High-Configurable Iris Diaphragm Beam Halo Detector

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 09b

    Over the past few years several beam halo detection techniques have been invented to minimize the beam interception rate and accuracy of measurements. However, instrumentation for these measurements are complex systems and are not modular. The systems tend to be specialized for a single facility, or even a single part of a beamline. Also, these systems can hardly be reused or moved to another loca ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  2. Identification and Synthesis of Novel Superionic Conductor Solid Electrolytes

    SBC: Polaron Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 01e

    Proper and efficient analysis of complex data from different quantum calculated material databases is extremely important for discovery of novel battery materials. This could revolutionize the battery field by selecting or designing effective materials for high performance and robust batteries. Our team will develop an innovative process to quickly identify top candidates for Lithium superionic co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  3. Tensor Contraction and Operation Minimization for Extreme Scale Computational Chemistry

    SBC: RNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 07b

    Computational chemistry codes such as NWChem provide vital simulation capabilities to a wide rangeof scientists. These codes require significant compute resources, and are among the key applications being targeted for upcoming Exascale system at the DOE. Optimizing Tensor operations is a key aspect to reducing the computational requirement of these codes. The Tensor Contraction tools will include ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  4. Nanostructured GaAs Photocathodes for Light Trapping and Ion Damage Tolerance

    SBC: Euclid Beamlabs, LLC            Topic: 30d

    Photocathodes provide laser-triggered pulses with high peak currents. High average currents require high QE to avoid laser-heating damage. However, QE in DC guns decays with extracted charge due to back-bombardment from gas ionized by the emitted electron beam. Thus higher current increases back-bombardment and shortens life proportionally to extracted charge. This proposal addresses the charge-li ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  5. Cold Spray Technology Applications for SRF Cavity Thermal and Mechanical Stabilization

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 30a

    The most important source of frequency shifts in SRF cavities is due to the effect of microphonics and Lorentz forces. Additional stiffening is then needed to improve the cavity’s mechanical stability and reduce the frequency shift. Gas dynamic cold spray is a coating method based on supersonic jet of powders, heavily plastically deformed during the impact. The use of Nb/Cu cold spray cladding m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  6. High Performance Scintillator and Beam Monitoring System

    SBC: INTEGRATED SENSORS, LLC            Topic: 31d

    Nuclear physics has a need for new enabling materials and technologies for next-generation detectors at DOE particle accelerator research facilities. In particular, improvements are needed in high-performance scintillator materials for detecting and counting charged particles over a wide range of energies. Integrated Sensors, LLC proposes the use of a new type of high-performance scintillator mate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  7. Electrodeposited Overlays for Improved Durability of Nuclear Reactors

    SBC: Faraday Technology, Inc.            Topic: 20a

    The Department of Energy seeks state of the art techniques and processes to improve the reliability and extend the life of next generation molten salt reactor systems. One such requirement for implementation of these next generation systems is an improvement in the system sustainability by developing scalable processes to apply bimetallic structures of corrosion-resistant materials onto standard b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  8. HPC for the EEC: Industrial Trade Tools for the Aging Energy Infrastructure

    SBC: EQUITY ENGINEERING GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: 03b

    The energy transport and refining sectors are challenged with reliably delivering safer and cleaner energy to US consumers while meeting an ever-growing global demand. The energy infrastructure of US refineries and pipelines is aging, and corrosion and damage mechanisms are constant threats to mechanical integrity and safety. However, governments and industry stakeholders are reluctant to replace ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  9. Electro-Pulse Nb SRF Cavities

    SBC: HYPER TECH RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: 30a

    For particle accelerators that use superconducting RF (SRF) cavities there is a need to develop new fabrication and processing techniques for niobium cavities to reduce the cost and improve quality factor and accelerating gradient. Nb based SRF cavities are presently manufactured by a forming and e-beam welding approach which requires a large number of EB welds followed by extensive surface cleani ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  10. Inexpensive, Minimally Invasive Fluorescent Imaging of the X-Ray Beam with Simultaneous Flux Measurement

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 13a

    X-ray beamlines at user facilities dynamically change their beam parameters – flux, size, shape and x-ray energy – to meet user needs, often through the use of dynamic focusing elements such as toroidal mirrors. In such cases, the beam optimization procedure is often time consuming and complex, requiring several iterations before the desired beam parameters are obtained. There is a need for be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy

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