Compact and Lightweight Solid-State Electrochemical Sensor for Sulfur Oxide

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911QX-11-C-0014
Agency Tracking Number: A102-070-1619
Amount: $70,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: A10-070
Solicitation Number: 2010.2
Small Business Information
5395 West 700 South, Salt Lake City, UT, -
DUNS: 858801483
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Joonho Koh
 Research Scientist
 (801) 530-4987
 jkoh@msrihome.com
Business Contact
 Anthony Decheek
Title: Contract Administrator
Phone: (801) 530-4987
Email: adecheek@msrihome.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
The sulfur content of JP-8 fuel varies in a wide range up to 3000 ppm and it is detrimental to a fuel cell based auxiliary power units. The concentration of sulfur must be closely monitored to allow the APU to fully function within specification. A highly selective solid-state electrochemical sensor is suitable for continuous monitoring of sulfur dioxide which is formed by conversion of all the sulfur species in the fuel at the exhaust of a fuel processor. Materials & Systems Research, Inc. has developed a unique ceramic processing technology that allows synthesis of a stable solid-state fast ion conducting material. Solid electrolyte sensors will be fabricated in Phase-I and they will be tested for demonstration of the required sensitivity, selectivity, and stability.

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