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

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$149,952.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
02-10ER85622
Solitcitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Number:
DE-PS02-09ER09-27
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2010
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
92666
Solicitation Topic Code:
10 a
Small Business Information
Applied Thin Films, Inc.
1801 Maple Ave., Suite 5316, Evanston, IL, 60201
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Duns:
020126814
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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