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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. Wafer Level Supercritical Carbon Dioxide-Based Metal Deposition for Microelectronic Applications

    SBC: MiCell Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 04NCERP1

    This research project involves the application, development, and commercial scale up of a process for the deposition of copper and copper barrier materials such as ruthenium, titanium, and other metals. This process could replace copper electroplating currently used to fill deep trenches and thin-film deposition in microelectronic circuit manufacturing. In addition, physical vapor depo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Rapid Multianalyte Yocomolar Biosensor Platform

    SBC: BioElectroSpec            Topic: HSB041002

    The overall goal of this Phase II SBIR project is to develop a platform biosensor technology for rapid, multianalyte detection of biological and chemical analytes such as proteins, peptides, nucleic acids, toxins, bacteria, viruses, drugs, narcotics, explosive materials, and other molecules of interest in the biodefense and biomedical areas. We propose to build a hand-held, robust device similar t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Modeling Unsteady Cavitation Effects and Dynamic Loads in Cryogenic Systems

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: A406

    There currently are no analytical or CFD tools that can reliably predict unsteady cavitation dynamics in liquid rocket turbopumps. Cavitation effects, particularly at low-flow, off-design conditions, generate large amplitude pressure fluctuations that result in performance loss, and may interact with other components to generate damaging system-wide instabilities. The innovation proposed here is ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Automated Computational Fluid Dynamics Design With Shape Optimization

    SBC: Optimal Solutions Software, LLC            Topic: A405

    Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) is used as an analysis tool to help the designer gain greater understanding of the fluid flow phenomena involved in the components being designed. The next step in the design process is to modify the design to improve the components performance, typically performed manually by the designer in a trial and error fashion. The innovations proposed herein will provide ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Cryogenic Cooling System for Zero-Venting Storage of Supercritical Air Packs

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: F302

    Supercritical air at cryogenic temperature is an attractive source of breathing air because of its very high density and low pressure. However, heat leak into the cryogenic tank causes the stored air to expand and vent, thus limiting the storage life of a charged system. We propose to develop a storage system for supercritical air packs that provides cryogenic cooling that will enable long-term ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Thermal Management of Superconducting Electromagnets in VASIMR Thrusters

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: F701

    The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) engine currently being developed at NASA Johnson is an attractive technology for minimizing transit time and crew harm during future space exploration missions. One of the critical challenges in developing a flight engine is thermal management of the high-temperature, superconducting electromagnets used to constrain and accelerate the pl ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Lightweight, High-Temperature Radiator Panels

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: F309

    Lightweight, high-temperature radiators are needed for future, high-efficiency power conversion systems for Nuclear Electric Propulsion (NEP). Creare has developed flexible radiators that are extremely lightweight, stowable in small volumes, and deployable with small forces, but are limited by materials to temperatures below 350 K. These novel radiators incorporate integral micrometeorite protect ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Carbon Nanotube Based Electric Propulsion Thruster with Low Power Consumption

    SBC: XINTEK, INC.            Topic: A502

    Field emission electric propulsion (FEEP) thrusters have gained considerable attention for spacecrafts disturbance compensation because of excellent characteristics. The application of current FEEP has been slow in developing mainly caused by high specific power, which limit the milli-Newton thruster development due to insufficient onboard power. Dramatic field improvement from nanometer carbon ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Hybrid Cooling Loop Technology for Robust High Heat Flux Cooling

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a hybrid cooling loop technology for space thermal control. The proposed technology combines the high heat flux performance of active cooling loops with the effective fluid management of passive cooling devices. The result is a simple, robust and high performance cooling technology that allows maximum degree of packaging flexibility. Phase I ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Thermal Bus Technology for Next Generation Vehicles

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A03228

    A number of trends are coming together in the next generation combat systems and tactical vehicles, which will greatly increase the heat loads that must be managed within the vehicle while also increasing the number of heat sources and dispersing these sources over most of the vehicle volume. Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT), supported by Hamilton Sundstrand and Thermacore/Modine, will de ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
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