Advanced Electrical Power Generation (High Power Non-Super-Conducting)

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,193.00
Award Year:
2001
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
F33615-01-M-2153
Agency Tracking Number:
011PR-0810
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
INNOVATIVE POWER SOLUTIONS, LLC
PO Box 730, Oakhurst, NJ, 07755
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
095344755
Principal Investigator:
Scott Jacobs
Project Manager
(732) 493-3680
SJa7882087@aol.com
Business Contact:
Eli Liebermann
President
(732) 493-3680
eliebermann@monmouth.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Weapon systems of the directed energy type require high electric power. A laser based system will require several Megawatts, usually at low duty-cycle. Another technology is using microwave energy, which requires continuous power of several hundredsKilowatts.The technical challenge is to develop a lightweight, compact power system that will be designed to operate on aircraft operating from sea level to 20,000 feet. Power considerations for this design will be up to 5 Megawatts, and several duty cycles will beevaluated for an array of potential applications.The opportunity in this program is to develop a conventional generator system, which will favorably compete with super-conducting systems both in terms of size and weight, while being less complicated and significantly less expensive. A generator that willhave continuous output of 600-700 kW, to support a microwave based directed energy system, could provide power bursts of up to 1.5 MW and support a laser system. This will allow for a single power source for both applications.An application of this technology could be a current Lockheed-Martin program that requires an output of 1.5MW at 270 VDC, and load duty cycle of 5 seconds

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