Low-Cost Power Source (Thermal Battery)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$79,530.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N68936-06-C-0001
Agency Tracking Number:
N052-102-0518
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
HI-Z TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Suite 7400, 7606 Miramar Road, San Diego, CA, 92126
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
192116440
Principal Investigator:
John Bass
Program Manager
(858) 695-6660
j.c.bass@hi-z.com
Business Contact:
Norbert Elsner
President
(858) 695-6660
n.elsner@hi-z.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This proposal is to conduct a Phase I study of the design of a high volumetric energy density generator for the Navy that can be used in weapons systems requiring long storage times. The volumetric energy density goal is 1000 W-hr/l or 5 times greater than the present power supply. The proposed design of this power supply is unique in that it suggests the use of a "thermite type" heat source that will provide heat input to an advanced quantum well thermoelectric module where the heat will be converted directly to electricity to provide power to the buoy.

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