Stabilization of Nanofluids Using Self Assembled Monolayers

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$750,000.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
90374
Agency Tracking Number:
90222
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
11 c
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1046 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17601
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
126288336
Principal Investigator:
RichardBonner
Mr
(717) 295-6105
Richard.Bonner@1-ACT.com
Business Contact:
JonZuo
Dr
(717) 295-4404
Jon.zuo@1-ACT.com
Research Institute:
Pennsylvania State University
Themis Matsoukas
Department of Chemical Enginee
150 Fenske Laboratory
University Park, PA, 16802
(814) 863-2002

Abstract
Heat exchangers are a used in a commercial, residential, and military cooling systems. Their thermal performance is measured by their ability to efficiently transfer heat. By increasing the heat exchanger efficiency, the size and weight of the system can be reduced. This work explores the use of twisted tape technologies and the use of advanced nanofluids for improving thermal performance. ACT has demonstrated excellent thermal performance with our concept in Phase I and plan to further develop the technology for large volume, commercial applications. The overall objective of the Phase I and Phase II programs is to demonstrate ACT

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