COMMUTATION SWITCH DEVELOPMENT

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 8716
Amount: $50,383.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1988
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Iap Research Inc
2763 Culver Ave, Dayton, OH, 45429
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 TIMOTHY J MCCORMICK
 (513) 296-1806
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
HIGH CURRENT ROTARY SWITCHES HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFULLY USED TO REPETITIVELY COMMUTATE VERY HIGH CURRENTS. THE DEMONSTRATED COMMUTATION VOLTAGE CAPABILITY OF THESE SWITCHES IS LESS THAN 100 V. MANY APPLICATIONS REQUIRE VOLTAGES AN ORDER OF MAGNITUDE HIGHER. THIS PROGRAM IS DIRECTED TO INCREASING THE COMMUTATION VOLTAGE OF ROTARY SWITCHES. TWO TECHNIQUES, RESISTANCE GRADING AND TWO-STAGE OPERATION WILL BE INVESTIGATED. THE MOST PROMISING TECHNIQUE WILL BE SELECTED AND DEMONSTRATED.

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