Application of Programmable Force-Curve Magnets to Magnetic Gear Devices

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$97,160.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00014-11-M-0150
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
O102-EP8-4114
Solicitation Year:
2010
Solicitation Topic Code:
osd10-ep8
Solicitation Number:
2010.2
Small Business Information
125 Peter Lane, New Hope, AL, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
963299032
Principal Investigator:
R.Evans
VP, Engineering
(512) 689-6062
evansrs@gmail.com
Business Contact:
StephenStraus
VP, Commercialization and
(512) 426-0012
stephen@correlatedmagnetics.com
Research Institute:
Stub




Abstract
In 2008, Larry Fullerton made a fundamental discovery in magnetism. That discovery has led to the development of permanent magnets with programmed spatial force curves, tuned field-propagation characteristics, higher attachment forces and lower cost fabrication of magnet assemblies. The opportunity is to apply this discovery and its related technologies to magnetic couple and gear devices. Specifically, this proposal outlines a study to characterize the performance gains that result from incorporating this new set of technologies into current magnetic gear architecture.

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