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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. Novel THz-frequency spectrometers by integrating widely-tunable monochromatic THz sources and detectors, or arrays of emitters and detectors, with pho

    SBC: ArkLight            Topic: CBD04104

    By continuing teaming up with one of the most reputable university teams in THz science and technology, ArkLight proposes to carry out the tasks set for a Phase-II program following our success in Phase I. We are aimed at the further development of novel spectrometers to analyze chemicals in the vapor phase based on accurate measurements of the emission and absorption spectra due to the molecular ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. Coaxial Energetic Ion Depostition of Superconducting Coatings on Copper RF Cavities for Particle Accelerators

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: 15a

    75521S Radio frequency (RF) cavities are a key component in particle accelerators for fundamental high-energy physics research and medical applications. To enhance their capabilities, niobium-coated superconducting copper cavities have shown promise for supporting higher electric field gradients when compared to non-superconducting designs. However, a satisfactory coating method has not been de ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  3. High Brightness Neutron Source for Radiography

    SBC: Adelphi Technology, Inc.            Topic: 27a

    75903-Neutron radiography, which uses nuclear reactors and accelerators as sources of neutrons, has been demonstrated to be an excellent method for imaging high-density, thick objects for the detection of corrosion, voids, and cracks, particular in nuclear power plants. Unfortunately, no high brightness neutron sources exist that are portable, inexpensive and capable of neutron radiography in sho ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  4. Complex Coolant Fluid for PEM Cell Systems

    SBC: DYNALENE INC.            Topic: 32c

    75554B Fuel cells are an efficient, combustion-less, virtually pollution-free source of power. In particular, Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells are ideal for a number of applications, due to their ¿quick¿ warm-up characteristics. However, these fuel cells contain some inherent inefficiencies, which results in waste heat that must be removed rapidly via a coolant ¿ currently, either D ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  5. A Compact, In-Situ Instrument for Organic Acid Areosols

    SBC: Aerosol Dynamics Inc.            Topic: 20d

    76023-Among the contributors to atmospheric pollution, carboxylic acids (including mono- and dicarboxylic acids, aliphatic ketoacids, and aromatic acids) are an important class of oxygenated, organic compounds in atmospheric aerosols. To better understand their sources and atmospheric transformation processes, an automated method for measuring their concentration is required. This project will d ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  6. A High Efficiency PV to Hydrogen Energy System

    SBC: Amonix, Inc.            Topic: 39d

    76223S In order to facilitate energy independence, increased usage of alternative enery sources will be required. Unfortunately, of the renewable technologies now available, there are no viable alternatives that can produce power 24 hours a day. For example, wind energy requires a threshold wind speed and solar energy requires sunlight. However, if solar energy could be used to produce hydroge ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  7. Improved Magnetron Injection Guns for Gyrotrons

    SBC: Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.            Topic: 01b

    75258S Gyrotrons and gyroklystrons, used for high power RF applications in the DOE Fusion Program, are being adversely impacted by poorly performing cathodes for which the current emission is not uniform over the entire surface. Poorly performing cathodes adversely impact all RF vacuum electron devices, including those used for accelerators, radar, communications, medical applications, and indus ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  8. Precision Holder Technology for In-Situ TEM Experimentation

    SBC: E A Fischione Instruments, Inc.            Topic: 30b

    75272B Transmission Electron Microscopy is a technique that allows materials to be analyzed to the nanometer and sub-nanometer scales. The next level of materials analysis will require the ability to perform dynamic experimentation within the microscope, which would require specialized specimen holding technology to perform the desired experiments. This project addresses the treatment of a spec ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  9. Development and Testing of a Demountable Sheet Electron Beam Analyzer with Fluorescent Screen

    SBC: ELCON, INC.            Topic: 06b

    75527S The sheet-beam klystron holds great promise for providing high RF power for modern linear colliders. However, sheet beam generation is not readily amenable to computer simulation; therefore, experimental validation of the design is sorely needed. This project will develop a demountable sheet beam analyzer with a fluorescent screen for direct observation of the electron beam cross section ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy
  10. Adaptive On-Line Monitoring for Improved Equipment Reliability

    SBC: EXPERT MICROSYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 27a

    75797S In order to ensure the continued safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the Nation¿s nuclear power plants, improvements are needed in the accuracy and timeliness of information delivered to the operators about the condition of the plant equipment. The information is needed to determine the operability of safety and control systems, the health of active equipment, the necessity of pre ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Energy

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