From Concept to Low-Volume Manufacturing

Qynergy is championing several technologies through the QAM. These are just a few examples.

GoMax_single_IMG_1677_smOne of the products being developed using our Qynergy Accelerator Model (QAM) is GoMax, a binding material for thermal batteries. For this effort, Qynergy is developing a process for supplying magnesium oxide (MgO) replacement materials for thermal batteries and conducting small-volume manufacturing of the MgO material.
QynCell_src-150x150Qynergy’s first technology was the betavoltaic QynCell technology, based upon a licensed technology from Sandia National Laboratories and the University of New Mexico. The QynCell is a power cell that delivers a small amount of current (microamps) continuously for an exceedingly long time (20 years or more). Based on Qynergy’s revolutionary betavoltaic technology, the QynCell utilizes high-performance silicon carbide semiconductors and pressurized Krypton-85 gas to generate power. This technology is analogous to solar cell conversion of light to electric power. Qynergy worked on this technology until 2007, and successfully developed a Nuclear Regulatory Commission-licensed prototype.


In 2007, we started diversifying our technology portfolio. The Boron Solid-State (BoSS) Neutron Detector was the first of these devices. This technology combines Qynergy’s patented 10B-on-silicon technology with sophisticated electronics to offer high-sensitivity solid-state neutron detection in a compact package. The BoSS detector is a rugged device, capable of operating under extreme conditions. It is ideal for stand-alone sensors, portable hand-held detectors and container security.

DSC03274-QynCap-w-label-150x150We also started development in 2007 of an asymmetric ultracapacitor device called the QynCap. A QynCap has the advantages of long cycle life (>100,000 cycles) and a wide operating temperature range (-50°F to +160°F). This device has potential use in burst power applications like engine starting, acceleration for electric vehicles, and regenerative braking.