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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Recovery Act- Development of a Fiber Based Source of High Average Power Ultrafast Pulses at 2.0 Microns

    SBC: Kapteyn-Murnane Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: 04d

    Bright coherent light sources in the soft x-ray region of the spectrum are useful for a variety of applications of interest to DOE in the basic sciences, nanoscience and biology, and for technological applications. At Free-Electron Laser Facilities, peak power output of the x-ray pulses is enhanced by using a mid-infrared laser pulse instead of a near-infrared pulse. The current front end for mid- ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  6. 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
  7. Advanced Membranes for CO2 Capture from Existing Coal-fired Power Plants

    SBC: Nextech Materials, Ltd.            Topic: 24a

    Coal is an abundant source of energy in the USA, but is not currently utilized effectively. Recently, the DOE has begun a carbon sequestration program is to develop advanced CO2 capture and compression technology for existing coal-fired plants with increased efficiency with no more than a 35% increase in the cost of electricity. This will require new approaches and technologies to be successful. N ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  8. Development of a 400 MHz Superconducting RF Crabbing Cavity

    SBC: Niowave, Inc.            Topic: 39g

    Superconducting radio frequency (SRF) cavities are being successfully used for acceleration of charged particle beams worldwide. The application of the SRF cavities for manipulation of the beam properties in the transverse direction is both immanent and appropriate. The use of superconducting (SC) structures helps maximize the accelerating gradient, which is a highly desirable trait for applicat ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  9. Development of an SRF Crab Crossing Cavity for an Electron Ion Collider

    SBC: Niowave, Inc.            Topic: 45c

    The highest priority in the Nuclear Physics program is, at present, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams. In the longer term it is likely that a high priority will be an Electron Ion Collider, and several concepts are under development. In order to achieve the high luminosities that would be required to make such a machine attractive, some kind of bunch crabbing system will be required. For example ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  10. Development of an SRF Deflecting/Crabbing System for FermiLab's Project-X

    SBC: Niowave, Inc.            Topic: 65g

    The only HEP laboratory left in the US is Femilab and the operation of the Tevatron will cease soon after the LHC at CERN starts accumulating data, either in 2010 or 2011. In order for a presence in HEP to be retained in the US, Fermilab is exploring a number of options, centered around what is called Project X. Several scenarios are being considered but will likely include a ~2GeV proton accelera ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
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