Advanced Space Power Management & Energy Storage Technologies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-09-C-0142
Agency Tracking Number: B083-012-0343
Amount: $99,992.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA08-012
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 205, Williamsport, PA, 17701
DUNS: 028856420
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gareth Knowles
 Principal Investigator
 (570) 322-2700
Business Contact
 Cathy Brooke
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (570) 322-2700
Research Institution
The proposed solid-state PMAD systems with its much smaller/lighter/higher efficiency solution approach could have major impacts to reducing launch weight/volume thereby both reducing launch costs and increasing equipment (sensor) deployment. Ceramic power management offer enormous benefits to space-based PMAD systems. And we are proposing to translate this new technology all the way through to demonstrated rad hard capable, fully integrated PMAD systems that includes addressing both risk reduction and supplier stability through a disciplined Advanced Component Development and Prototypes (ACD&P) program leading to realization of affordable and reliable manufacture of high voltage transform/high power handling solid-state power that would serve as the core of a rad hard power distribution system (e.g. radiation MDA HAENS) that is verified at hardware level with a simple (non rad hard) prototype implementation that can be rapidly matured as to enable Technology Readiness Assessment by USAF Space and Missile Systems Center for potential LEO/MEO/GEO military and commercial satellites.

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