Innovative Motor and Generator Technologies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-07-M-0332
Agency Tracking Number: O063-EP2-4064
Amount: $99,533.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2007
Solicitation Year: 2006
Solicitation Topic Code: OSD06-EP2
Solicitation Number: 2006.3
Small Business Information
UQM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
7501 Miller Drive, PO Box 439, Frederick, CO, 80530
DUNS: 045406626
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Josh Ley
 Motor Design Engineer
 (303) 278-2002
 jley@uqm.com
Business Contact
 Don French
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (303) 278-2002
Email: dfrench@uqm.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The proposed program meets the objective of improved torque density, power density, and efficiency through a topology that combines permanent magnet and reluctance components. The proposed technology improves upon commercial versions of this topology (most notably, the Toyota Hybrid Synergy motor) through a rotor structure that delivers higher torque and speed. The Phase I program includes the design of a machine in the 50 to 100 kW range (scalable based upon stack length), demonstration of the high speed rotor, and planning for future prototype and production phases.

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