Hybrid Battery Ultracapacitor System For Human Robotic Systems

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX11CG30P
Agency Tracking Number: 105873
Amount: $99,630.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: X7.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Yardney Technical Products, Inc.
82 Mechanic Street, Pawcatuck, CT, -
DUNS: 617158712
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr. Joe Gnanaraj
 Principal Investigator
 (860) 599-1100
 joeg@lithion.com
Business Contact
 John Dufrat
Title: Business Official
Phone: (860) 599-1100
Email: jdufrat@lithion.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The objective of this proposal is to develop a hybrid battery-ultra capacitor storage system that powers human-robotic systems in space missions. Space missions involving human-robotic systems utilizing battery based electrical power often undergo numerous operations within each complete cycle. During Phase I of this program Yardney in collaboration with Maxwell Technologies propose to develop a hybrid system consisting of a high energy Li-ion battery, high power ultracapacitor (UCAP) and the electronic interface control module. The hybrid system to be developed in this program will provide electrical energy to human-robotic systems for advanced next generation space missions.

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