Advanced Space Power Management & Energy Storage Technologies

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$1,099,270.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W9113M-11-C-0005
Agency Tracking Number:
B083-012-0343
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA08-012
Solicitation Number:
2008.3
Small Business Information
QorTek, Inc.
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 205, Williamsport, PA, 17701
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
028856420
Principal Investigator:
Gareth Knowles
Principal Investigator
(570) 322-2700
gknowles@qortek.com
Business Contact:
Cathy Brooke
Chief Financial Officer
(570) 322-2700
cbrooke@qortek.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The proposed solid-state ceramic modules will provide very (strategic) rad hard solution for MILSATCOM EPC/PMAD systems. Ceramic power management offer enormous benefits to space-based PMAD systems. We are proposing to transition this new technology all the way through to demonstrated rad hard capable, fully integrated Multi-chip Module packages that includes addressing both risk reduction and supplier stability through a disciplined Advanced Component Development and Prototypes (ACD&P) program leading to realization of affordable and reliable manufacture of high voltage transform/high power handling solid-state power that would serve as the core of a rad hard power distribution system (e.g. radiation MDA HAENS) that is verified at hardware level with a simple (non rad hard) prototype implementation that can be rapidly matured as to enable Technology Readiness Assessment by USAF Space and Missile Systems Center for potential LEO/MEO/GEO military and commercial satellites.

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