Recovery Act - Ultra-Thin Antifouling Surface Treatments for Heat Exchangers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: 02-10ER85622
Agency Tracking Number: 92666
Amount: $149,952.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: 10 a
Solicitation Number: DE-PS02-09ER09-27
Small Business Information
1801 Maple Ave., Suite 5316, Evanston, IL, 60201
DUNS: 020126814
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Vikram Kaul
 Dr.
 (847) 414-0647
 vkaul@atfinet.com
Business Contact
 Sankar Sambasivan
Title: Dr.
Phone: (847) 467-5282
Email: Sankar@atfinet.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Heat exchangers are widely used in refrigeration, air conditioning, automotive, aerospace, and other advanced energy systems (such as fuel systems). Fouling of heat exchangers is a serious and longstanding problem that can result in decreased heat transfer efficiency, higher resistance to fluid flow, increased energy consumption, decreased heat exchanger lifetime, and increased downtime necessary to replace or clean fouled parts. Applied Thin Films, Inc. (ATFI) proposes an effort to explore the use of its Cerablak

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