National Critical Technologies



Energy


Building Technologies        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Superwindows
  • Modular utility components
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Appliances
  • Advanced building management

Non-IC Propulsion Systems        View Details


Advanced Batteries        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Lead-acid
  • lithium
  • aluminum-iron
  • sodium metal chloride
  • sodium sulfur
  • zinc-bromine
  • iron-air
  • zinc chloride
  • iron chromium
  • zinc-ferrocyanide
  • Li-FeS

Power Electronics        View Details

Technical Applications
  • High power solid state switches
  • Utility electronics

Capacitors        View Details


Gas Turbines        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Combuster design
  • High temperature materials
  • (see materials)

Fuel Cells        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Protons exchange membrane
  • Phophoric acid fuel cells
  • Molten carbonate fuel cells
  • Solid oxide fuel cells

Next Generation Nuclear Reactors        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Light-water
  • Inherently stable reactor technology

Power Supplies        View Details

Technical Applications
  • High energy density
  • Low mass supplies
  • Pulse suppliers

Renewable Energy        View Details

Technical Applications
  • Solar thermal power technology
  • Photovoltaics
  • Wind turbines
  • Biomass fuels