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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. High-Efficiency Microalgae Biofuel Harvest and Extraction Using Ionic Liquids

    SBC: Streamline Automation, LLC            Topic: 18b

    Producing renewable fuels from algae does not use agricultural lands and could make the US energy-independent while drastically reducing greenhouse gas emissions. However, biomass processing steps are currently too energy-intensive and cost-prohibitive.We are exploring new chemistry to obtain an energy- and cost-efficient way to dry algae biomass and extract energetic substrates for conversion int ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  2. Characterization and Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Quantum Dot Based Nanotechnologies

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA082001

    For applications in DoD satellite systems, devices based on novel nanomaterials offer significant advantages over traditional technologies in terms of light-weight and efficiency. Examples of such novel devices include quantum dot (QD) based solar cells, photodetectors, radars and sensors. However, the response of these devices to radiation effects is not well understood, and radiation effects mod ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Characterization and Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Nonplanar Nano-technology Microelectronics

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA092001

    Future high-performance integrated circuits in DoD satellite systems will require non-planar nano-technology devices, such as MultiGate Field Effect Transistors (MuGFET) or FinFET, which can decrease pattern area of logic circuits below 50% of the conventional planar technologies. The International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors predicts that such devices will be the cornerstone of sub-32nm ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. An Integrated, Electrokinetics-Augmented Microfluidic Device for Forensic DNA Analysis

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA092003

    The use of WMDs and IEDs by covert insurgents and terrorists poses a significant risk to U.S. military forces and civilians. The capability to execute rapid forensic DNA analysis to identify individuals who manufactured and transported these threatening devices is of paramount importance to military mission, homeland security and civilian safety. Current DNA forensic analyses are time-consuming, b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Electrokinetic-based Microfluidic Universal Sample-Preparation (EMUS) Platform

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: DTRA092002

    Sample preparation has been recognized as the single most important challenge to be faced in the development of detect-to-warn (DTW) systems. Available commercial sample preparation technologies are expensive, slow, and require trained laboratory technicians and sophisticated laboratory equipment for operation. Addressing this need, we propose to design, fabricate, and demonstrate a general purpos ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Quantum Mechanic Based Reactive Potentials for Rapid and Reliable Prediction Of Material Properties for Advanced fossil Energy Systems

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: 23c

    This Phase I SBIR project will develop Quantum Mechanics (QM)-based reactive interatomic potentials for computer-aided development of novel materials for advanced fossil energy systems such as slagging gasifier and ultrasupercritical steam plant. Currently, the development of novel materials remains slow because it is driven by trial-and-error experimental approach. Atomistic Molecular Dynamic ( ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  7. A New Quarter-Wave Coaxial Coupler For1.3 GHZ Superconducting Cavity

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 37b

    The current design for the rf couplers for the ILC cavity introduces unacceptable emittance growth in the beam. We have developed two new couplers designed to mitigate the emittance growth problem by preserving the axial symmetry of the cavity fields. Optimization of the design of the coaxial coupler units. Complete analysis of the ILC structure with the new coupler units was performed to confi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  8. THZ Dielectric Wakefield Accelerating Structure

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 64a

    Dielectric Wakefield acceleration is presently being studied intensively as a promising technology for next generation linear colliders. We present here a new experimental device

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  9. Development of a Dielectric-Based Short RF Pulse Two Beam Accelerator Prototype Module

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 64a

    Ultra-high gradient and ultra-high power rf are preferred for the future high energy collider design, but, due to the rf breakdowns, they are hardly to implement under the rf pulse length (>200ns) that currently are used in many designs. We plan to investigate a dielectric-based two-beam accelerator scheme using the short rf pulse (~20ns flat top) which may sustain a high gradient (>200 MV/m) in t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  10. Dielectric Collimators for Linear Collider Beam Delivery

    SBC: EUCLID TECHLABS, LLC            Topic: 63d

    We submit this proposal to develop dielectric based collimator designs for future linear colliders (CLIC and ILC). We propose a research program on dielectric based collimator studies including collimator impedance optimization, beam dynamics simulations, and, finally, preliminary collimator design development.We plan to determine the feasibility of using dielectric collimators to reduce linear co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
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