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  1. Plasma-Catalysis of CO2 and CH4 to Produce High Value Chemicals

    SBC: ADVANCED COOLING TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: 20d

    The goal of this work is to develop a new technology that can produce acetic acid in a single-step and do so at reduced temperature and ambient pressure. Current techniques to synthesize acetic acid require methanol and carbon dioxide, both of which are largely made from syngas produced from dry reforming of methane. However, high temperatures are needed to produce the syngas (of which a component ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  2. Novel Treatment of Produced Waters from Shale Gas with Zero Liquid Discharge by Geothermal Heat

    SBC: SAVENGY TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: 17a

    Vast amounts of impaired waters are produced in gas and oil wells. Energy-efficient desalination systems are needed to treat these waters to produce fresh water and concentrated brines. Mineral recovery systems can also yield valuable critical materials as byproducts. Savengy Technologies and University of Central Florida (UCF) will develop and commercialize an energy efficient system to treat sha ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  3. Electrospray Deposition of Perovskite Solar Cells

    SBC: NANOSONIC INC.            Topic: 16a

    Perovskite-sensitized solar cells have demonstrated high conversion efficiencies however the stability of device is limited compared to common PV technologies. Moisture, UV irradiation, and high temperature triggered degradation limit their commercial viability; therefore, improved cell durability is necessary for perovskite solar cell market entry. In addition, the scale-up and optimization of th ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  4. A Cold Cycle 3He/4He Dilution Refirgerator for milliKelvin cooling with an Intermediate Heat Sink at 1.4 Kelvin

    SBC: ADVANCED RESEARCH SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: 32c

    As the size of quantum information systems (QIS) increases with technology development, the required cooling power at temperatures below 100mK will increase beyond that which currently available with commercially available milliKelvin cooler technologies. Additionally, as the size of QIS increases the number of electrical signal leads that require heat sinking in the 1K-temperature range will also ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of Energy
  5. Ultrafast Electron Microscopy Module to Upgrade Existing Commercial Electron Microscopes

    SBC: Niowave, Inc.            Topic: 11a

    This project will develop a flexible longitudinal electron optical system based on high-precision radio-frequency cavities for short and intense electron bunch compressions, both in the energy and time domains. The proposed system is designed to be insertable into an existing transmission electron microscope column to upgrade its temporal resolution. Active phase-space control enables broad ranges ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  6. Ultra High-Temperature Magnetic Bearing System for s-CO2 Turbines/Expanders

    SBC: ELECTRON ENERGY CORP            Topic: 30f

    High performance supercritical carbon dioxide (sCO2) turbo-expanders/power turbines will provide significant increases in efficiency and compactness, while reducing greenhouse gases and water usage. However, the needed operation in a 900°C environment is a challenge for this type of turbomachinery. While magnetic bearings have many advantages over foil bearings, including no wear during startups, ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  7. Additive Manufacturing of Scalable 3D Resonators

    SBC: GLOBAL RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT INC            Topic: 29b

    This proposal is submitted in response to the SBIR/STTR Office of Science related to Quantum Information Science (QIS) Supporting Technologies. There is the need for fabrication techniques for scalable 3D Superconducting Radio Frequency (SRF) Structures for Quantum Information Systems. In this proposal we will develop an additive manufacturing approach to developing superconducting 3D microwave re ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  8. Variable Flux Machines for Hybrid Electric Vehicles

    SBC: ASYMMETRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: 13b

    The majority of hybrid electric vehicles and electric vehicles (HEV/EV) products use interior permanent magnet (IPM) synchronous machines for traction purpose due to the efficiency and power density consideration. IPM machines use high energy density rare earth based magnet materials such as neodymium and dysprosium. Variable flux (VF) machines using abundant and cheaper soft magnets such as AlNiC ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  9. A Blockchain-enabled Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading Platform for Managing Complex Exchange of Kilowatt-hours and Negawatts

    SBC: BEMCONTROLS, LLC            Topic: 12c

    The structure of the electric utility business has long been a centralized model where an electric utility is the only authority selling electricity to, and buying excess rooftop PV generation, from customers. This is changing as utilities explore new business models including Distributed System Operator (DSO) models. On the other side of the meter, with the increasing penetration of rooftop solar ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  10. Nanoparticle Catalytic Discovery using Machine Learning Models with Chemisorption Inputs

    SBC: BIENA TECH LLC            Topic: 06a

    The mechanisms guiding nanocatalysis are poorly understood and extremely hard to model. Proposed effort attempts to provide a machine learning based platform that would guide the design of nanocatalytic materials for a variety of applications, beginning with the use of case of chloro-organic contaminant remediation. The current approaches either use conventional molecular dynamics coupled with ab ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
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