EXPLORATORY DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR LIGHTWEIGHT POWER CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$49,935.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
9241
Agency Tracking Number:
9241
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
27 Radio Cir Dr, Mt Kisco, NY, 10549
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
WALTER F J CREWSON
(914) 241-1300
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
UNIVERSAL VOLTRONICS CORPORATION (UVC) IS PROPOSING TO ATTACK THE FUNDAMENTAL CHOKE POINT (HEAT TRANSFER) THAT PRESENTLY PRECLUDES FURTHER MINIATURIZATION OF POWER CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT IN THE ONE TO 20KW RANGE. RATHER THAN FOLLOW THE TRADITIONAL ROUTE OF IMMERSING COMPONENTS IN A COOLANT, UVC PROPOSES TO INTEGRATE THE COOLANT INTO THE COMPONENTS (E.G. IMPREGNATE CAPACITORS WITH FLUORINERT FLUID, STRIP THE COVERS OFF SEMICONDUCTOR JUNCTIONS SO FLUID CAN CONTACT THE JUNCTION SURFACE, ETC.). THIS IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE GAINS OF TWO TO FIVE IN POWER DENSITY (WATTS PER LB.).

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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