Starfire Industries LLC

Company Information
Address 2109 South Oak Street,
Suite 100
Urbana, IL, 61820-0914


DUNS: 119289051

# of Employees: 15

Ownership Information

HUBZone Owned: N

Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N

Woman Owned: N

Award Charts

Award Listing

  1. AmBe Replacement with Tunable Neutron Spectra

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    AmBe (α,n) radiochemical neutron sources are used in the US oil & gas industry for geophysical well logging. Due to the adverse radiological and material properties 241AmBe, there is an urgent need t ...

    SBIRPhase II2016Department of Energy
  2. TEMHDDriven Liquid Lithium for Neutron Generator Targets

    Amount: $1,000,000.00

    Plasma facing components have significant challenges for fusion reactors and commercial uses of fusion energy, e.g. compact neutron generators. Economical systems have very high power densities with e ...

    STTRPhase II2016Department of Energy
  3. AmBe Replacement With Tunable Neutron Spectra

    Amount: $149,996.00

    241AmBe ,n) radiochemical neutron sources are used extensively in the oil/gas industry for new and existing well exploration and evaluation for oil and gas. 241AmBe sources pose several issues with re ...

    SBIRPhase I2015Department of Energy
  4. TEMHD-Driven Liquid Lithium for Neutron Generator Targets

    Amount: $149,327.00

    Fusion reactors have a major challenge of handling intense heat and particle loads mirroring that of the sun on conventional materials, such as tungsten or stainless steel. Liquid metals can take heat ...

    SBIRPhase I2015Department of Energy
  5. Plasma Facing Component Laser-Based Surface Microtexturing For Liquid Metal Wetting, Improved Heat Transfer, Safety and Control

    Amount: $999,996.00

    Use of liquid lithium as a plasmafacing component for fusion reactors is ideal due to its low atomic number (Z=3) vs. tungsten (Z=74), keeping plasma hot with low radiative emission and minimal densit ...

    SBIRPhase II2015Department of Energy
  6. PFC Laser-Based Surface Microtexturing For Liquid Metal Wetting, Improved Heat Transfer, Safety and Control

    Amount: $150,000.00

    Surface microtexturing can be used for enhanced heat transfer capabilities at liquid-solid or gas-solid interfaces to improve convection, decrease boundary layer size, change liquid flow properties, a ...

    SBIRPhase I2014Department of Energy
  7. Plasma-Assisted Nanostructure Synthesis For Energy, Heat-Transfer, Catalytic and Chemical Reaction Devices

    Amount: $150,000.00

    3D-nanostructured, large surface area materials are desired for a wide range of catalytic and chemical reaction devices, such as electrodes for fast-charging lithium ion batteries, compact catalytic c ...

    SBIRPhase I2014Department of Energy
  8. Zero Power/Ultra Low Power Tamper Detection Sensors

    Amount: $750,000.00

    This SBIR project will fabricate and characterize no-power sensors to enable self-protection mechanisms to prevent an adversary from accessing or reverse-engineering sensitive military electronics con ...

    SBIRPhase II2012Department of Defense Army
  9. SBIR Phase II: Microwave Surface-Wave Plasma Source for Large-Area, High-Throughput, High-Quality Thin-Film Manufacturing for Solar Panels and Semiconductors

    Amount: $500,000.00

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition (PECVD) system for the deposition of silicon layers for a solar cell to abso ...

    SBIRPhase II2011National Science Foundation
  10. Hall-Effect Thruster Modifications for Dual-Mode Electric Propulsion

    Amount: $100,000.00

    The integrated NASA/DoD electric propulsion objectives are for a specific mass less than 3 kg/kW while demonstrating a throttlable thrust-to-power ratio of 100:1 at a specific impulse of 1,000 sec dow ...

    SBIRPhase I2011National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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