HIGH POWER FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$47,223.00
Award Year:
1987
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
6271
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Pinnacle Research Institute In
10432 N Tantau Ave, Cupertino, CA, 95014
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
DR G L BULLARD
(408) 252-1360
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THE RECENT INTEREST IN SPACE-BASED WEAPONS AND SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS HAS CREATED A VOID IN THE AREA OF POWER GENERATION, CONDITIONING, AND STORAGE. REQUIREMENTS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED FOR LEVELS OF ENERGY AND POWER NEVER SERIOUSLY ADDRESSED BEFORE. PINNACLE RESEARCH INSTITUTE PROPOSES A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM WHICH ADDRESSES THE AREAS OF POWER CON-DITIONING AND ENERGY STORAGE THROUGH A PROPRIETARY DOUBLE LAYER CAPACITOR TECHNOLOGY. THIS TECHNOLOGY (THE PRI ULTRACAPACITOR) PROVIDES AN UNSURPASSED ENERGY DENSITY/POWER DENSITY COMBINATION. ITS PERFORMANCE PLACES IT AS A FUNTIONAL LINK BETWEEN BATTERIES AND CAPACITORS. THE PROGRAM PROPOSED HERE INVOLVES THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 200V, 1000 JOULE/POUND DEVICE TO BE TESTED UNDER REPRESENTATIVE PULSE DISCHARGE CONDITIONS. THIS IS THE FIRST STEP IN THE ULTIMATE DEVELOPMENT OF MULTI-KILOVOLT, HIGH ENERGY DENSITY CAPACITORS.

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