YBCO Coated Conductors and Coils for Rotor Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-05-M-2513
Agency Tracking Number: O043-EP6-1134
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD04-EP6
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
110 E. Canal St., Troy, OH, 45373
DUNS: 014152511
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Michael Tomsic
 (937) 332-0348
Business Contact
 Michael Tomsic
Title: President
Phone: (937) 332-0348
Email: tomsic@voyager.net
Research Institution
The Air Force is currently pursuing the development of high temperature superconducting generators. Coated YBCO superconductor tape is a strong candidate to enable this application. These generators for the Air Force will operate up to several hundred hertz. This SBIR Phase I investigates construction of racetrack rotor coils with standard and patterned YBCO coated conductor tapes. This Phase I will investigate winding techniques, stress, and insulation to fabricate racetrack coils. This information will enable us to model, design, and develop larger YBCO racetrack rotor coils for demonstration generators.

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