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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Templated Micro-Channel Thermal Control System

    SBC: REACTIVE INNOVATIONS, LLC            Topic: 37e

    Electronic systems have increasingly high thermal demands that need improved cooling solutions that are reliable, light weight, and low cost. From computer data storage centers and electric vehicles to on-detector electronics used in nuclear physics instruments, a liquid-cooled micro-channel thermal control system will help improve the performance and reliability of these electronic systems. A new ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  2. Neutron-Gamma Scintillation Detector for Emergency Response

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: 23b

    Current radiation detectors are typically capable of detecting only one type of radiation. Therefore, the current detection systems require a number of individual detectors to be used for each type of radiation. The development of the proposed nuclear detector significantly improves the capability to identify multiple modes of radiation (gamma-rays and neutrons) along with an enhanced gamma ray re ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  3. Selective Catalysis for One-Step Lignocellulose Delignification and Lignin Valorization to High Value Methoxyphenols

    SBC: Spero Energy, Inc.            Topic: 12a

    The U.S.s global leadership position in the manufacture of high value chemicals (HVCs) relies on its ability to produce and utilize simple and useful organic (SUO) building block chemicals, a $400 billion a year enterprise based on nonrenewable petroleum feedstock. To maintain U.S.s leadership position in the 21st century, we must seek alternate renewable and economically competitive sources for m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  4. Flexible Barrier Coatings for Harsh Environments

    SBC: GVD CORPORATION            Topic: 13b

    There is a need to reduce the cost and improve the reliability of hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and their supporting infrastructure to enable FCEV competitiveness. Many reliability problems stem from plastic and elastomer seals employed in hydrogen systems that leak and degrade as a result of the extreme temperature and high pressure hydrogen environments. There is a critical need f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  5. Superlattice Doped APDs for Improved UV Sensitivity in Scintillator Calorimetry

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: 35b

    One of the proposed next generation Intensity Frontier experiments is Mu2e. Mu2e will directly probe the Intensity Frontier as well as aid research on the Energy and Cosmic frontiers with precision measurements required to characterize the properties and interactions of new particles discovered at the Intensity Frontier. In order to reach its science goals, detector upgrades are required. A key ap ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  6. Further Development of Large-Area Micro-channel Plates for a Broad Range of Commercial Applications, Topic 35a

    SBC: INCOM, INC.            Topic: 35b

    Micro-channel plates (MCPs) are used in high energy physics (HEP), homeland security, medical imaging, and space applications. They provide high gain, low noise, and unmatched spatial and temporal resolution. However, their high cost and availability in only relatively small sizes remains a critical barrier to their widespread use in these markets. In this program high-resolution micro-channel pl ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  7. Solid-State Neutron Detectors with Integrated Electronics for Nuclear Physics

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: 39b

    At present, detectors of fast neutrons use liquid scintillators liquid scintillators can be dangerous to handle due to their low flash points and bulkiness, and the readout of the liquid scintillator by large PMTs limits the available position resolution and ability to operate in high magnetic fields. Large arrays of detectors are hampered by the large cost of many channels of electronics and the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  8. Fast-Timing Large-Area Detector for Neutron Scattering

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: 06a

    The two reflectometers at SNS serve rapidly growing communities in the fields of nanoscience, membrane bioscience, surfactant chemistry, etc. Unique capabilities of these instruments include ultrahigh neutron intensity for in-plane diffraction and off-specular/grazing-incidence small-angle scattering measurements, and the combination of reflectometry and high-angle diffraction for resolving large- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  9. Fiber based seed laser for ultrafast CO2 laser systems

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: 32a

    A compact and effective 10-micron femtosecond laser with pulse duration

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
  10. Bonding of Impermeable SiC Ceramic Nuclear Reactor Components

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: 16b

    The high temperature operation of Generation IV nuclear systems will require silicon carbide ceramic composites in the reactor core to minimize operational costs and enhance safety. Currently, no ceramic composite fabrication method has been successfully demonstrated that enables rapid, affordable bonding of impermeable SiC subcomponents to each other. The bonding technology will be a critical com ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of Energy
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