Advanced Space Power Management & Energy Storage Technologies

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-11-C-0005
Agency Tracking Number: B083-012-0343
Amount: $1,099,270.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA08-012
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 205, Williamsport, PA, 17701
DUNS: 028856420
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gareth Knowles
 Principal Investigator
 (570) 322-2700
 gknowles@qortek.com
Business Contact
 Cathy Brooke
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Phone: (570) 322-2700
Email: 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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