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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Synthesis of a Potential Fast Ionic Conductor for Mg+ Ions

    SBC: POWDERMET, INC.            Topic: 15b

    Development of a solid with high conductivity of Mg2+ cations will allow application of that substance as membrane in magnesium-air batteries. These batteries will be much cheaper, safer, and at the same time store much more energy than lead-, lithium- or sodium batteries with the same weight. Such batteries would be ideal for electric vehicles and for the off-peak storage of renewable elect ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  2. Nano-Patterned Cathode Surfaces for High Efficiency Photoinjectors

    SBC: Radiabeam Technologies, LLC            Topic: 05a

    Present day photoinjector cathodes have a poor lifetime or inadequate quantum efficiency for advanced applications. In addition, the efficiency is constrained by the frequency up- conversion in the drive laser from infrared to ultraviolet photons. Novel nanofabrication techniques allow for the sub-wavelength patterning of grooves and hole-array surfaces on the cathode. Exploiting the surface plas ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  3. Novel Thermal Spray Lubricious Oxide Coatings

    SBC: DRS Research            Topic: 01b

    The extreme operating conditions experienced by many moving mechanical components in aerospace and automotive engines require the uses of high-performance materials and lubricants. Current oil-based lubricants degrade rapidly under such conditions and become useless, especially at high temperatures. As a result, many moving components of engines that are run at high temperatures to impro ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  4. Low Cost Nanostructured Smart Window Coatings

    SBC: Heliotrope Technologies, Inc.            Topic: 03f

    Residential and commercial buildings represent a prime opportunity to improve energy efficiency and sustainability worldwide. Currently, lighting and thermal management within buildings account for 20% of the United States yearly energy consumption. The objective of this Small Business Technology Transfer Phase 1 project is to develop a low cost nanostructured smart window coating that reduces bui ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  5. Development of Superconducting Wollaston Prisms

    SBC: ADELPHI TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: 19a

    Small Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) has been an extremely productive materials science probe for several decades and is used extensively by researchers studying a wide range of subjects, including polymers, ceramics, metals and biological macromolecules and functions. However, it is limited to length scales from 1 to 100 nm and requires highly collimated and relatively monochromatic neutron beam ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  6. 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
  7. High Power RF Windows for Accelerator Applications

    SBC: Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.            Topic: 14e

    High power RF windows are failing due to single surface multipactor. A more effective and robust technique is required to address this problem. This program will investigate two approaches for addressing multipactor failure in high power windows. The first will explore improved methods for depositing surface films to reduce secondary electron emission. The second approach will investigate changes ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  8. Recovery Act- Nanomaterials for Batteries and Supercapacitors

    SBC: SHAKTI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 09b

    We need transformational manufacturing technologies for fabrication of nanomaterials for manufacturing batteries and capacitors that will have a huge impact on improving the energy and power density of batteries and capacitors for transportation, energy storage and consumer electronics applications. Development of novel nanomaterials with high energy and power capability and a novel, nontraditiona ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  9. Recovery Act- Nanomaterials for Batteries and Supercapacitors

    SBC: SHAKTI TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 09b

    We need transformational manufacturing technologies for fabrication of nanomaterials for manufacturing batteries and capacitors that will have a huge impact on improving the energy and power density of batteries and capacitors for transportation, energy storage and consumer electronics applications. Development of novel nanomaterials with high energy and power capability and a novel, nontradition ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  10. 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
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