Materials & Electrochemical Research (ME

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Materials & Electrochemical Research (ME
7960 S. Kolb Rd.
Tucson, AZ, -
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Award Totals

SBIR Phase I
STTR Phase I

Award List

  1. Polycrystalline Ceramic as a Replacement for 3He Neutron Detector

    Amount: $150,000.00

    The polycrystalline ceramic proposed in this program will build upon existing MgAl2O4:Ce scintillator technology to explore alternative neutron detection materials as a near term replacement for large ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Homeland Security
  2. AHigh Power Density Rotary Engine for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

    Amount: $70,000.00

    Internal combustion engines with power-to-weight ratios significantly higher than 1 Hp/lb which operate on low flash point fuels are enabling for powering Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Conventional ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  3. A Plasma Process to Apply Refractory Metal Coatings to Continuous Lengths of Copper Alloy Rails

    Amount: $69,999.00

    High strength copper alloys are preferred as the base rails for railguns due to their combination of strength and electrical and thermal conductivity, but suffer damage due to high current densities, ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  4. Pulse Current Assisted Heat Treatment for Impeller Disks

    Amount: $70,000.00

    Advanced turboshaft engine impeller disks work at a high rotational speed at elevated temperatures which vary from the disk rim to its bore. Due to contact with combustion gases, the rim possesses a s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 ArmyDepartment of Defense
  5. Low Cost Production of Transparent Spinel Domes Using Freeze Casting

    Amount: $729,999.00

    This Phase II SBIR ARMY project proposes the development/optimization and preliminary scale up of 7 in diameter hemispherical spinel domes (3.5 radius, 0.18 wall thickness, 160 degree aperture) throug ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Defense
  6. High Strength Spinel Windows with the Tailored Microstructure

    Amount: $70,000.00

    This SBIR Phase I projects will develop magnesium aluminate spinel (MgAl2O4, referred as spinel from here forth) windows with strength of 350 MPa and Weibull modulus higher than 6. To produce the spin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  7. A Light Weight Titanium Alloy Machine Gun Barrel with a Ceramic Liner

    Amount: $70,000.00

    Current rapid fire guns used by the Marines overheat during sustained rapid firing. As a result they are subject to failure in combat situations placing the war fighter at risk. The use of a gun barre ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  8. Recovery Act- An Improved Design for Magnetocaloric Refrigeration

    Amount: $144,507.00

    The Department of Energy is seeking development of advanced technologies for air conditioning and refrigeration in buildings that are more energy efficient than today

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  9. Advanced AgO-Zn Battery with Wider Temperature Range and Improved Cycle Life

    Amount: $80,000.00

    Silver-zinc rechargeable batteries are widely accepted as they offers 40% more runtime over lithium-ion batteries and 95% of their primary elements can be recycled and reused. However, these batteries ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 NavyDepartment of Defense
  10. Novel Fuel Cell Supercapacitor Hybrid Power System

    Amount: $100,000.00

    OBJECTIVE: Deliver a novel high endurance, reusable, safe and portable energy source for use in environments that preclude access to current common energy sources and/or make it logistically infeasib ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Defense Threat Reduction AgencyDepartment of Defense

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