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SBC: TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT AND TRANSFER, INC. Topic: 26a
The conversion of carbon-containing feedstocks to hydrogen and syngas will play important roles in the 21st century in the form of large plants for converting natural gas to liquids, hydrocarbons to chemicals, biomass to fuels and chemicals, and small units for powering fuel cells. Advancements in hydrogen membrane separation technologies have the potential to reduce costs, improve efficiency, and ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
SBC: UES INC Topic: 10a
Currently the commercially available technologies for H2 separation such as pressure swing adsorption and cryogenic distillation are very energy intensive. Membrane technologies can be very energy efficient; but for high selective membranes low flux and high cost are the major challenges that frustrate commercialization. Recently, cermet has shown promise because of less precious metal usage and m ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
SBC: UES INC Topic: 27c
Higher operating temperature for the gas turbine engine is needed for enhanced efficiency, lower emission and increased performance goal. The current state-of-the-art thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) are not adequate to provide the needed protection for the metallic components of the turbine engine operating at higher TBC surface temperature (>1300STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
Recovery Act- Hybrid Building Integrated Solar Energy System for Photovoltaic, Thermoelectric, and Heat UtilizationSBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc. Topic: 08a
Conventional photovoltaic technologies have been able to achieve limited market penetration due to high first costs and reductions in efficiency caused by the high operating temperatures at which the panels are typically employed. Traditional solar panels are also configured as mounted equipment, separate from the building envelop elements. The use of unaugmented PV power generating technology l ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
SBC: BETTERGY CORP. Topic: MM
This SBIR Phase I project will develop proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cells as a power source for automobiles and stationary or portable power applications. Currently, the high cost of the PEM fuel cell limits their commercial applications. A significant cost of a PEM fuel cell comes from the use of Platinum. This project intends to develop a low cost core shell nanostructured catalyst whic ...STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation
SBC: Firefly Technologies Topic: T3
Firefly, in collaboration with Rochester Institute of Technology, proposes an STTR program for the development of a wide-bandgap GaP-based space solar cell capable of efficient operation at temperatures above 300oC. Efficiency enhancement will be achieved by the introduction of InGaP quantum wells within the active region of the wide-gap base material. The introduction of these nanoscale features ...STTR Phase I 2010 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
SBC: Firefly Technologies Topic: T3
Firefly, in collaboration with Rochester Institute of Technology, proposes an STTR program for the development of a space solar cell having record efficiency exceeding 40% (AM0) by the introduction of nanowires within the active region of the current limiting sub-cell. The introduction of these nanoscale features will enable realization of an intermediate band solar cell (IBSC), while simultaneous ...STTR Phase I 2010 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
SBC: HELIOS-NRG LLC Topic: 10d
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase 1 project will lead to the development of a simple, cost effective technology which can recover helium from gas reservoirs containing helium concentrations too low to permit economic recovery at present. This will enable helium recovery from fields currently producing natural gas but considered uneconomical for the recovery of the contained heli ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
SBC: Tetragchem, Llc Topic: 09b
The unique properties of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) including exceptional mechanical strength, electron mobility and nanoscale dimensions make them excellent candidates for use in wide-ranging applications including polymer additives, transparent conductive films, nanoelectronics, sensing, nano-optics, transistors, filters, hydrogen storage, drug and gene delivery, oscillators, field e ...STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
SBC: Ampulse Corporation Topic: MM
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project aims to develop roll-to-roll processing of highly efficient, thin film photovoltaics on inexpensive polycrystalline substrates. The innovation lies in an architecture that yields near-single-crystalline thin films even on polycrystalline substrates. This innovation will be combined with the benefits of hot wire chemical vapor deposit ...STTR Phase I 2010 National Science Foundation