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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.

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  1. Low Thermal Resistance Integrated Package and Heat Sink for HEV IGBT Modules

    SBC: ADVANCED THERMAL TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: 06c

    There is a growing demand for power electronics that can operate under the high temperature and high power conditions that will be encountered in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEV). As the coolant temperature used to dissipate heat from electronics increases, the operation of power semiconductor devices such as Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) becomes severely limited in order that the safe ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  2. Recovery Act- Scale-up of the Nanomanufacturing of Coated Powders for Superior Battery Electrode Materials

    SBC: ALD NANOSOLUTIONS, INC            Topic: 09b

    There is significant opportunity for energy efficiency improvements in the industrial and manufacturing sectors in the U.S., both from the production and consumption perspective. Higher energy density battery materials will play a role in both, through improved storage of electricity from renewable sources, the enabling of electric vehicles, and through the development of longer lasting, higher po ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  3. Multi-Channel Electronics for Solid-State Photodetectors

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: 44b

    New solid-state photomultipliers (SSPMs) need compact integrated circuitry for readout if such photodetectors are going to be implemented in high-energy physics, nuclear physics, or nuclear medical imaging applications. The aim of this work is to significantly improve the bandwidth in reading out arrays of SSPMs by developing a custom ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit). This ASIC will ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  4. Advanced Methods for Predicting 3D Unsteady Flows Around Wind Turbines

    SBC: Continuum Dynamics Inc            Topic: 39a

    Wind power has an important role in satisfying the power needs of the United States. Since wind power is a clean renewable source of energy, it also serves an important role in reducing dependence on fossil fuels, in particular foreign oil supplies, as well as reducing greenhouse gas and carbon emissions. Unfortunately, significant maintenance costs, recently highlighted by a series of blade failu ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  5. Mobile Ice Nucleus Counter

    SBC: Droplet Measurement Technologies, LLC            Topic: 32c

    Ice crystals can form spontaneously from the freezing of water droplets at temperatures colder than -38

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  6. Capture of CO2 by Hybrid Sorption (CACHYS) for Existing Coal-Fired Plants

    SBC: ENVERGEX LLC            Topic: 24b

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR/STTR) project targets the development of a novel technology for CO2 capture and separation from combustion-derived flue gas. In the US, coal-fired power plants represent about 50% of the electricity generated but contribute about 80% of the CO2 emissions. CO2 emissions are responsible for climate change. The Department of Energy is supporting developme ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  7. Ultra Low-Power and Embeddable Blade-Condition Monitor

    SBC: Extreme Diagnostics, Inc.            Topic: 07c

    This SBIR/STTR project delivers an ultra-low power structural health monitoring (SHM) system that uses autonomous, wirelessly embedded sensors to monitor and assess structural integrity in wind turbine blades. EASE features impedance-based active SHM, which is highly sensitive to damage like cracks, delimitations, mass variations, fastener failures and stiffness changes. Blades are the only wind t ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  8. Femtosecond Timing Distribution and Control for Next Generation Accelerators and Light Sources

    SBC: MENLO SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 16a

    Long term stable and cost effective distribution of precision timing signals with better than 100-fs precision has been a challenging task for many years in fundamental and applied science. With the dawn of fourth generation light sources, such as seeded X-ray Free Electron Lasers (X-FEL), which are currently in design and construction in the US and around the world femtosecond timing distribution ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  9. Recovery Act- Novel Method for Dewatering Using Lateral Displacement Array

    SBC: Phycal LLC            Topic: 10c

    The cost of dewatering particles is inversely proportional to particle size. Costs dramatically increase as particle size approaches 10

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  10. Nickel-Based Amorphous Metal Membranes for Water Gas Shift Reactors

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: 10c

    Hydrogen produced today from coal, natural gas, or biomass must be separated and purified outside the reactors using pressure swing absorption (PSA), a process that requires significant additional space and energy. Placing hydrogen-permeable membranes inside the reactors themselves would allow hydrogen to diffuse out, thereby reducing the cost of hydrogen production. In this Phase I effort, Mainst ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
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