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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$149,952.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
02-10ER85622
Award Id:
99638
Agency Tracking Number:
92666
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
10 a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1801 Maple Ave., Suite 5316, Evanston, IL, 60201
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
020126814
Principal Investigator:
Vikram Kaul
Dr.
(847) 414-0647
vkaul@atfinet.com
Business Contact:
Sankar Sambasivan
Dr.
(847) 467-5282
Sankar@atfinet.com
Research Institute:
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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