YBCO Coated Conductors and Coils for Rotor Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-05-M-2513
Award Id:
71946
Agency Tracking Number:
O043-EP6-1134
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
110 E. Canal St., Troy, OH, 45373
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
014152511
Principal Investigator:
Michael Tomsic
President
(937) 332-0348
tomsic@voyager.net
Business Contact:
Michael Tomsic
President
(937) 332-0348
tomsic@voyager.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
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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