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ELECTRICAL FAULT CURRENT LIMITER

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6283
Amount: $200,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Timeline
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 1989
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
Po Box 29109, New Orleans, LA, 70189
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Charles E Thomas
 (504) 254-0383
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Research Institution
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Abstract
THE OBJECTIVE OF PHAE I IS TO DETERMINE BY AN ANALYTICAL STUDY THE OPTIMUM DESIGN APPROACH, OR APPROACHES, FOR SOLID-STATE ELECTRICAL FAULT CURRENT LIMITERS FOR THE CURRENT RANGE OF 15 TO 5000 AMPERES. THE ANALYTICAL TRADEOFF STUDY WILL INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TASKS: 1) DEFINITION OF CURRENT LIMITER REQUIREMENTS, 2) DEFINITION OF TRADEOFF ANALYSIS CRITERIA, 3) DEFINITION OF CANDIDATE CURRENT LIMITER DESIGNS, 4) DEFINITION OF CHARACTERISTICS OF CANDIDATE CURRENT LIMITERS,5) EVALUATION OF CHARACTERISTICS OF CANDIDATE CURRENT LIMITERS, AND 6) REPORT PREPARATION. IT IS ANTICIPATED THAT GENERAL REQUIREMENTS WILL BE BASED ON SPECIFICATION MIL-E-917, AND THAT SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS WILL BE DEFINED FOR SEMICONDUCTOR APPLICATION AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS. THE EXPECTED TRADEOFF CRITERIA ARE CHARACTERISTICS SUCH AS SIZE, WEIGHT, COST, OPERATING TIME AND RELIABILITY. CANDIDATE DESIGNS ARE EXPECTED TO BE BASED ON SOLID-STATE POWER SWITCHING CIRCUITS THAT UTILIZE BIPOLAR TRANSISTORS, FIELD EFFECT TRANSISTORS, OR GATE-TURN-OFF SILICON CONTROLLED RECIFIERS. PRELIMINARY DESIGNS WILL BE DETAILED TO THE EXTENT NECESSARY TO DEFINE CHARACTERISTICS OF TRADEOFF CRITERIA. THE REPORT WILL INCLUDE THE RESULTS OF ALL PHASE I TASKS INCLUDING ANALYSIS OF CANDIDATE CHARACTERISTICS.

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