Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,992.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-05-M-2585
Award Id:
73086
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-192-1327
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4946 N. 63rd Street, Boulder, CO, 80301
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
155009587
Principal Investigator:
Andrew Sappey
CTO
(303) 604-5804
asappey@zolotech.com
Business Contact:
Henrik Hofvander
CEO
(303) 604-5849
hhofvander@zolotech.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Zolo Technologies and our partner, Stanford University, propose to develop diagnostic techniques based upon multiplexed, tunable diode laser spectroscopy (TDLAS) for gas turbines in aeropropulsion and power generation applications. Multiplexed TDLAS is a powerful diagnostic technique that has proven useful for measuring temperature and species concentration in SCRAMJET and pulsed detonation aeropropulsion systems with limited spatial resolution. However, application to gas turbine engines presents unique challenges because of high pressures and limited optical access. During the proposed project, we intend to address these issues allowing multiplexed TDLAS to improve efficiency and reduce emissions from operation of gas turbine engines.

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