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Company Information:

Company Name:
TRITON SYSTEMS, INC.
Address:
200 TURNPIKE ROAD
CHELMSFORD, MA
Phone:
(978) 250-4200
URL:
EIN:
43157697
DUNS:
796010411
Number of Employees:
46
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $21,415,205.00 261
SBIR Phase II $97,312,050.00 131
STTR Phase I $1,947,759.00 21
STTR Phase II $6,004,077.00 9

Award List:

A New Sol-gel Host Material For Improved Solid Dye Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,290.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., proposes an innovative exploratory research program to fabricate and test, by lasing, a new and unique sol-gel host material for improved dye lasers, called "SupraGel." These materials will allow for the development of dye lasers of improved efficiency, longer lifetime, higher… More

Modified Resin Transfer Molding for Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$48,852.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
R. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I SBIR program will demonstrate a simple, reproducible, cost-effective and near net-shape approach to "transfer molding" of advanced fiber reinforced ceramic matrix composites using a revolutionary and entirely new process developed by scientists at Triton Systems, Inc. We have… More

A NEW ABRASION RESISTANT COATING TECHNOLOGY FOR SIDE-WINDOW GLAZING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,813.00
Agency:
DOT
Principal Investigator:
Dr Allan Shepp , Director Of Technology
Abstract:
Triton systems inc. proposes a unique triton abrasion resistant coating ("tarc") that will be applied to candidate rigid plastic glazing materials that might be in use today for automobile side-window glazing, except for their lack of resistance to abrasion. "tarc" is a glass coating for rigid… More

FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY FOR RAPID PRODUCTION OF METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR AVIONICS PACKAGING SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,252.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
N/a

An Innovative Process for Fully Dense, High-Performance, Ceramic-Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
R. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
N/a

Processing of High-Performance Poly(Arylene Ether Benzimidazole)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
R. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
N/a

FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY FOR RAPID PRODUCTION OF METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES FOR AVIONICS PACKAGING SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$375,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
A novel approach to agile manufacturing for production of metal matrix composites (MMC) is proposed. The composites are precision cast by pressurized infiltration casting. Thin-walled ceramic molds are used to contain and infiltrate complex-shaped preforms. A powerful, user-friendly 3D graphics… More

Smart, Flexible, Piezoelectric Ceramic-Polymer Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,552.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
Triton System proposes a new and innovative approach for fabricating high performance ceramic/polymer piezoelectric flexible "SMART" composite devices. The objective of the proposed effort is to develop "SMART" piezoelectric devices that are better performing and are more sensitive over a wider… More

Agile Manufacturing of Fiber Reinforced Complex Shape Metal Matric Composites Structures with Application V-22

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,600.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
A novel agile manufacturing system for production of fiber reinforced complex shape metal matrix composites (MMCs) is proposed. The composites are precision cast by pressurized infiltration casting. Thin-walled ceramic molds are used to contain and infiltrate complex-shaped preforms. A powerful,… More

Affordable Manufacturing of Complex Shape Metal Matrix Composite Structures of High Speed Rotocraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,967.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
N/a

Processing of High-Performance Poly(Arylene Ether Benzimidazole)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
R. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
N/a

Atomic-Oxygen-Resistant Polymer for Low-Earth-Orbit Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,684.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp
Abstract:
N/a

Atomic-Oxygen-Resistant Polymer for Low-Earth-Orbit Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a new and innovative polymer material that is resistant to the deleterious effects of atomic oxygen (AIO) on NASA materials in low earth orbit (LEO). The new innovative material is based on a NASA polymer called PAEBI that Triton has shown to be A/O resistant.… More

Durability modeling Of Fiber Reinforced Ceramic Matrix Conposities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,585.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Prashant Karandikar
Abstract:
Ceramic matrix composite (CMC) components can enable the Navy to increase the operating temperatures of aircraft engines and increase the thrust to weight ratio. Apart from mechanical and thermal loadings Naval aircraft engine components are also subject to hot corrosion. Limited design data… More

Fabrication of Complex Shaped Ceramic Matrix Composite Components by Polymer Pyrolysis

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr Prashant Karandikar
Abstract:
The innovation we propose is a modified Pre-Ceramic Polymer (PCP) approach to net shape ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) that addresses the key drawbacks associated with current PCP techniques such as high cost, low yield, impurities and the large number of infiltration steps required. We will… More

Durable Bi-Layer A/R Coatings For Complex Glazings

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,950.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp, Phd
Abstract:
Triton systems, Inc, proposes a unique Triton Antireflective Abrasion Resistant coating ("TAAC") process that deposits a scratch/abrasion resistant antireflective team, is a total 2um thick coating for glass rigid plastic in advanced window (glazing) applications. This unique coating technology is… More

A New Atomic Oxygen Resistant Polymeric Film To Endure Space Environmental Effects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp , Vice President Technoloby
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost Synthesis of Paebi Polymer for High-Performance Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp , Vice-president Technology
Abstract:
N/a

Durable Coatings for Navy Helmet Visors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,697.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mr. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
N/a

Affordable Manufacturing of Complex Shape Metal Matrix Composite Structures of High Speed Rotocraft

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$575,953.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
An affordable processing and manufacturing system for production of fiber reinforced complex shape metal matrix composites (MMCs) is proposed. The composites are precision cast by pressurized infiltration casting. Thin-walled ceramic molds are used to contain and infiltrate complex-shaped preforms.… More

Improved Materials for Navy MK-45 Extended Gun Barrels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$67,882.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to define the methodology and the infrastructure for the full scale fabrication of an improved high temperature, high amplitude pressure fluctuation stretched 5"/70 caliber gun barrel for the Navy Mk-45 gun system by selectively reinforcing a significant portion of the gun… More

Direct Laser Welding of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Aluminum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost Synthesis of Paebi Polymer for High-Performance Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$598,969.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp , Vice-president Technology
Abstract:
N/a

Durable Anti-Reflective Coating for the F-18 Windshield

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,954.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Lennhoff, Ph.d.
Abstract:
N/a

A New Atomic Oxygen Resistant Polymeric Film To Endure Space Environmental Effects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$598,323.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp , Vice President Technoloby
Abstract:
N/a

Aluminum Matrix Composites for Lightweight Integrated Opto-Mechanical Assemblies in Infrared Seekers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,960.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
N/a

Durable Coatings for Navy Helmet Visors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$593,552.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Mr. Ross Haghighat
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., proposes to apply a unique thin proprietary coating on US Navy / Marine Corp. spherical polycarbonate (PC) Aviation Helmet Visors, to obtain new desired anti-reflection (AR) and scratch resistance (SR) properties. Triton Systems has already developed durable AR coatings on PC… More

Direct Laser Welding of Continuous Fiber Reinforced Aluminum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$700,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
The potential benefits of continuously reinforced metal-matrix composites (MMC's) for spacecraft structural applications are well established because of their excellent thermal stability, high specific stiffness and strength, high thermal conductivity, and low outgassing. Unfortunately, the use of… More

Aluminum Matrix Composites for Lightweight Integrated Opto-Mechanical Assemblies in Infrared Seekers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,241.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Stanco
Abstract:
Recent advances in the development of lightweight materials which possess high strength, are dimensionally stable over wide temperature ranges, and can be machined to optical tolerances offer the potential to reduce the complexity and cost of future infrared (IR) tolerances offer the potential to… More

Durable Anti-Reflective Coating for the F-18 Windshield

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$300,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Lennhoff, Ph.d.
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. will prepare a new and innovative electrochromic window, for uses as a GHz EM shield, with improved cycling speed and contrast. The new window will have a highly conductive polymer film placed interdigitally between the electrode gold fingers of the switch, with no… More

Innovative Methods for Reliable and Repairable Bonding of Composite Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Marvin Guiles
Abstract:
A need currently exists within the U.S. Army for a more reliable, expedient, and cost effective method of joining fiber reinforced thermoset matrix Composite components in structural armor packages. Traditional methods involving adhesives and mechanical fasteners have not fully met this need. … More

Low Cost Self-Extinguishing Polymers for Advanced Navy Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,937.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
John Lennhoff, Ph.d
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. will prepare new flame resistant composite coupons that will be cost effective, easily processble, and higher performance relative to state of the art Navy composites. They will maintain performance at temperatures over 500 _F, and will have a high ash content, release no… More

NOVEL HIGH-TEMPERATURE POLYMER/INORGANIC NANOCOMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anant K. Singh, Phd
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop new high-use temperature, lightweight polymer/inorganic nanocomposite materials for use in future airframes and rockets with enhanced performance characteristics. We will use stow unique approaches that are based on the use of surface modified layered-silicate… More

Poly Arylene Ether (PAE) Based, High Performance, Solvent Free Procesing of Aircraft Canopies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff, Ph.d
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc will demonstrate a new method to produce a low melt viscosity PolyArylene Ether (PAE) macrocyclic oligomer that will be resin transfer molded (RTM) into optically transparent aircraft canopies. A ring opening polymerization converts the macrocyclic oligomer to an optically… More

Liquid Oxygen (Lox) Compatible, Reusable, Composite Tanks And Feed Lines

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,979.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Marvin Guiles , SENIOR ENGINEER
Abstract:
N/a

Electrically Conductive Space-Durable Thermal Control Coatings To Mitigate Space Environmental Effets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff , SENIOR SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

Triton Composite Material For Lightweight Emi Shielding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,916.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff , SENIOR SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

Processing Of Ultrathin Poly Arylene Ether Benzimidazole (Paebi) For Aerospace Systems And Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,933.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler , PROGRAM MANAGER
Abstract:
N/a

Controlled-Temperature Induction Heating of Composite Armor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,219.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Marvin Guiles
Abstract:
A need currently exists within the U.S. Army for a more reliable, expedient, and cost effective method of joining fiber reinforced thermoset matrix Composite components in structural armor packages. Traditional methods involving adhesives and mechanical fasteners have not fully met this need. … More

NOVEL HIGH-TEMPERATURE POLYMER/INORGANIC NANOCOMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$743,704.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Anant K. Singh, Phd
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop new high-use temperature, lightweight polymer/inorganic nanocomposite materials for use in future airframes and rockets with enhanced performance characteristics. We will use stow unique approaches that are based on the use of surface modified layered-silicate… More

Poly Arylene Ether (PAE) Based, High Performance, Solvent Free Procesing of Aircraft Canopies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$699,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff, Ph.d
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc will demonstrate a new method to produce a low melt viscosity PolyArylene Ether (PAE) macrocyclic oligomer that will be resin transfer molded (RTM) into optically transparent aircraft canopies. A ring opening polymerization converts the macrocyclic oligomer to an optically… More

Direct Fabrication of Titqnium Matrix Composite Components for Advanced Turboshaft Engine Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph J. Stanco
Abstract:
The successful development and deployment of lightweight, high temperature. metal matrix and intermetallic matrix composites are critical to reaching the goals of the Joint Turbine Advanced Gas Generator (JTAGG) advanced development program. Current methods for processing these advanced materials… More

High temperature multifunctional foam core materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a unique flame resistant structural foam that can be rendered electrically conductive for Radar Cross Section and Electro Magnetic (EM) Shielding control. This foam, called Triton conductive Flame resistant Foam (TCF-Foam), is fabricated from a PolyArylene Ether Phosphine… More

Novel Glass-Embedded Polymer nanocomposite Food Tray

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Anant Singh, Ph.d
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes an innovative nanotechnology that will develop an inexpensive, recyclable, and mechanically durable material for a food tray with sufficient barrier properties to provide food with a three-year shelf-life. A new generation of polymeric sheet stock material with a high baffler… More

Novel Low Cost Fire Resistant Composite for VARTM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Mary Chan-park
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a low cost organic composite which meets the fire and toxicity requirements of MIL-STD-2031, possesses mechanical properties similar to standard vinyl ester and polyester resigns, and can be processed using vacuum-assisted resign transfer molding (VARTM) and… More

ROBUST DISCONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED ALUMINUM STATOR VANES FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,958.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze
Abstract:
A critical need exists to extend the service life of aging military gas turbine engine components without compromising their performance requirements. Issues have been raised concerning the durability of components fabricated from organic matrix composites matrix composites (OMC's), namely their… More

ROBUST DISCONTINUOUSLY REINFORCED ALUMINUM STATOR VANES FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze
Abstract:
A critical need exists to extend the service life of aging military gas turbine engine components without compromising their performance requirements. Issues have been raised concerning the durability of components fabricated from organic matrix composites matrix composites (OMC's), namely their… More

CONDUCTIVE POLYMER-SILVER NANOCOMPOSITE WIRES FOR NSAF SATE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mary Chan-park
Research Institution:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
RI Contact:
William r. moser
Abstract:
Triton Systems, in partnership with Prof. William Moser of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) proposes to develop a new lightwright, high strength, electrical signal distribution wire for satellites and aircraft based on a new unique conductive polymer, silver nanoparticle (CP-Ag) composit… More

High Temperature Low Viscosity Polymide Adhesive

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Mary Chan-park
Research Institution:
Southwest Texas State University
RI Contact:
Dr. patrick cassidy
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., with Prof. Ronald Baney of the University of Florida (formerly with Dow Corning), propose to meet the Air Force needs for new high performance adhesives for stealth aircraft with near zero shrinkage, by developing a new series of silicone adhesives. Near zero shrinkage will he… More

A LOW COST INTERPHASE CHEMISTRY TO PROMOTE CARBON FIBER-VINYL

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. John Lennhoff
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to demonstrate a low cost interphase chemistry which will improve the mechanical strength of carbon fiber/vinyl ester composites by providing a polymer layer which bonds exceptionally well to both the carbon fibers and the vinyl ester resin. This interphase chemistry… More

UV Activated, Thermally Cured Film Adhesive for On-Aircraft Bonded Repairs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Mary Chan-park
Abstract:
A need currently exists for a structural adhesive which is long term storable, low temperature curable, vacuum processable, and good for 180 degrees F service. This new film adhesive is needed for on-aircraft repair of the Air Force's aircraft fleet. State-of-the-art 180 degreeF service adhesives… More

Electrically Conductive Space-Durable Thermal Control Coatings To Mitigate Space Environmental Effets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,959.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff , SENIOR SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

Processing Of Ultrathin Poly Arylene Ether Benzimidazole (Paebi) For Aerospace Systems And Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,994.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler , PROGRAM MANAGER
Abstract:
N/a

High Performance Polymer (TOR-RC) For Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,259.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Transparent Polymeric Bremstralung Radiation Shield for Space Welding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Triton Composite Material For Lightweight Emi Shielding

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,173.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John D. Lennhoff , SENIOR SCIENTIST
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$573,213.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett
Abstract:
N/a

Innovative New Material Form for Cost Effective Expeditionary Shelters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi
Abstract:
Not Available There is an emerging need within military electronics for protection of electronics from the adverse effects of high power electromagnetic radiation. The Department of Defense has a requirement to ensure survivability of key military C3 and weapons systems against the effects of… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$596,086.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Integrated Material Technologies for Electromagnetic Shields

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
John Lennhoff
Abstract:
N/a

Improved Chemical Warfare Agent Sensors Using a Novel Fabrication Method

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
John Lennhoff
Abstract:
N/a

Environmentally-Safe, Marine Disposable Nanocomposite Gun Plugs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene PhD
Abstract:
N/a

Aimable 200 Caliber MMC Gun for Naval Surface Fire Support

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett
Abstract:
N/a

Enhanced Technology for Chemical and Biological (CB) Agent Resistant Flexible Companies

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene PhD
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Anant Singh Phd
Abstract:
N/a

Metal Matrix Composite Actuators for the Mixer-Ejector Nozzle of the HSCT Engine

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

A Novel Tear Resistant Technology for Thin Film Membrane Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost Synthesis of BAX for Matrix Composite Resins

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Charles Herbert, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Laser Joining of Aluminum Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Materials for Large, Deployable, Space Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Ross Haghighat
Research Institution:
South Dakota School of Mines
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Transparent Polymer Nanocomposites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,807.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Anant Singh PhD
Abstract:
Not Available Currently, surface material classification is performed by manual interpretation of various enhanced images that accentuate local differences. This procedure requires analysts with in-depth knowledge of the surface and a great deal of time. The overall objective of this Phase I… More

Nanoparticulate Reinforced Aluminum Components Produced by High Strain-Rate Superplastic Forming

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,819.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze PhD
Abstract:
Not Available WaveBand Corporation (WaveBand) in collaboration with Marconi Astronics proposes to develop a helicopter obstacle-warning sensor capable of detecting power line wires (down to 1 cm in diameter) at a distance sufficient for a safety maneuver (not less than 600 m). Toward this goal, the… More

Improved Chemical Warfare Agent Sensors Using a Novel Fabrication Method

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,492.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze
Abstract:
Not Available In this study three techniques for effectively optimizing orbit transfers of advanced space systems employing low-thrust propulsion are investigated. The first two methods, known as collocation and parallel shooting, are useful for solving boundary-value-

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,509.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Martinez, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kuchinski, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kuchinski, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,619.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten, Prinicipal INvestigator
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
RI Contact:
Carolyn Cunningham
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jon Nebo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,691.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul Rolincik
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$120,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy, Ph.D.
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Huaibing Liu, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
CLEMSON UNIV.
RI Contact:
Dennis W. Smith, Jr.
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Chaolin Hu, Ph.D.
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,500.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Kunze, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Mojazza, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Lenhoff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,517.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Lenhoff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Charles Herbert, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Charles Herbert, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Transparent Polymer Nanocomposites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Anant Sigh
Abstract:
N/a

Thermal-Sprayed Thin-Film Electrode Production for Thermal Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$580,587.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc (TSI) has teamed with United Defense Limited Partnership (UDLP) to use a proprietary diffusion bonding technology developed by TSI in Phase I to integrate advanced Aluminum Matrix Composites (AMC) as a structural jacket for the AdvancedGun System (AGS) barrel. The AMC structural… More

New Methods of Fabricating Advanced Thrust Chambers for Space Propulsion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Fred 1. Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton and our industrial team member will design, develop, fabricate, and test traditional and micro-thrust chambers capable of withstanding extremely high use temperatures, 4500o-6000oF, and corrosive environments. Triton will utilize our unique fabrication technologies to develop thruster… More

Cost Effective, High Performance Ceramic Composite Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Frederick Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. And our team members propose a Phase II program which will enable revolutionary advances in critical ballistic defense systems at reduced acquisition and lifetime costs. During the Phase I program, Triton successfully demonstratedthe ability to rapidly fabricate complex shape… More

Alternative Communications for Nonline-of-sight Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Hamed Borhanian, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a Phase II effort to develop a breakthrough seam technology that eliminates premature seam failures associated with collapsible tanks. The design is based on three distinct innovations that were demonstrated during Phase I. Thefirst is a new sensing technology that… More

Speech Intercept Intelligibility For Spectrum Supremacy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul Rolincik, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes an innovative method for fabricating cost competitive, low density, high performance titanium aluminide dual-alloy functionally gradient gas turbine engine components for elevated temperature applications. This manufacturing methodis based on Triton's experience with the… More

Modular Blocks for Modular Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Aubrey, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a Phase II initiative to produce prototype components and to field-qualify a novel non-lethal tagging technology. Triton's non-lethal tagging approach is based on the deployment of a microelectronic transmitter device that isembedded in a proprietary elastomeric (soft)… More

Ship Mission Readiness Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,707.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Mojazza
Abstract:
N/a

Materials for Low Cost and Low Erosion Advanced Rocket Propulsion Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and our team members propose a Phase II program which will enable revolutionary advances in commercial and US Military Critical rocket propulsion systems, and reduced acquisition and lifetime costs. During the Phase I program, Tritonsuccessfully demonstrated the ability of our… More

Two-photon Induced Photopolymerization and Photocuring with Improved Efficiency

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Huaibing Liu, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the Air Force need to determine the feasibility of developing a unique 2-photon laser-induced process for the effective non-autoclave on-aircraft repair of RAM, RAS, and gap treatment resins and elastomers. We propose todemonstrate a uniquely effective 2-photon… More

Structurally Integrated Reusable Launch Vehicle Thermal Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Fred 1. Ph.D., Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. is teaming with an air-framer to develop a new class of highly efficient load bearing thermal protection materials (TPM) which will serve as the vehicle structure while at the same time withstanding the extreme environments encountered by reusable launch and space vehicles. This… More

Low Weight, Durable, Radar Absorbing Paints for Aircraft Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop novel, durable, low weight radar absorbing paints that will reduce the Radar signature of aircraft. Our approach will significantly reduce the weight of ferromagnetic particle/pigment-based paints via novel binderadditives to create up to 50% fraction porosity… More

Manufacturing of Robust Ceramic/Metal Joints for Alkali Metal Thermal-to-Electric Converters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kuchinski, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
60392 This project will apply a laser fabrication process to the manufacture of components for Alkali-Metal Thermal-to-Electric Converters (AMTEC), addressing the joining problem that has plagued AMTEC for years. The laser fabrication process can produce high performance AMTEC materials that… More

Manufacturing of Robust Ceramic/Metal Joints for Alkali Metal Thermal-to-Electric Converters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kuchinski, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
60392 This project will apply a laser fabrication process to the manufacture of components for Alkali-Metal Thermal-to-Electric Converters (AMTEC), addressing the joining problem that has plagued AMTEC for years. The laser fabrication process can produce high performance AMTEC materials that… More

Durable, Index Matching, Coatings for Low Cost AlON Finishing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jon Nebo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a nanoparticle-enhanced polymer coatings approach to significantly reduce the costs associated with polishing and finishing of large area AlON windows. We will develop novel, high refractive index (RI) coatings that will match therefractive indices of aluminum oxynitride… More

Novel Integrated Materials for Plastic Encapsulated Microcircuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Huaibing Liu, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The use of plastic-encapsulated microcircuits (PEM's) is one of the new major thrust areas in military electronic component packaging. PEM will potentially replace hermetically-sealed ceramic and metal devices presently used to achieve and maintain highreliability in military use environments. On… More

Flexible Photovoltaics Based on Organic Matrix Nano-Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Akbar Fard, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
CLEMSON UNIV.
RI Contact:
David Carroll
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and Clemson University propose to develop a flexible polymeric photovoltaic assembly using a highly efficient innovative photovoltaic polymer coupled with flexible polymeric support and protective layers that can withstand the spaceenvironment. The Phase I program will verify… More

Handheld Real-time Chemical Biological Agent Water Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a novel sensor system for rapid detection of water-borne chemical and biological warfare agents. Central to Triton's innovation is a

Handheld Real-time Chemical Biological Agent Water Monitor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a novel sensor system for rapid detection of water-borne chemical and biological warfare agents. Central to Triton's innovation is a

Laser Wavefront Analyzer for Time Resolved Current and Density measurements in Z-pinches

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems is responding to the DTRA need to ensure the survivability of future military C4I and weapons systems by hardening them against damage from HEMP and HPM weapons, using primarily COTS shielding materials for flexible electromagnetic shields.Triton's unique approach is to integrate our… More

Compact High-Power Electronic Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to design and develop a lightweight hatch/scuttle using a combination of advanced hybrid metal/polymer matrix composites, fire resistant polymer, and electro-magnetic interference (EMI) shielding polymer for the DDG 51 surfacecombatant. This combination of materials… More

Space Durable Flexible Tether

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
On this Phase I Program, Triton Systems will develop a novel and innovative multifunctional, multi-strand space tether that will have lower weight, lower volume, and improved flexibility compared to state of the art electrodynamic tethers. Our innovative approach will use an available high strength… More

Space Durable Flexible Tether

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
On this Phase I Program, Triton Systems will develop a novel and innovative multifunctional, multi-strand space tether that will have lower weight, lower volume, and improved flexibility compared to state of the art electrodynamic tethers. Our innovative approach will use an available high strength… More

Novel Manufacturing of Functionally Graded Aluminum Matrix-Composites Over Dissimilar Materials for Combustion Chambers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,031.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Martinez, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a Phase II effort to continue development of its revolutionary technology for casting a discontinuous fiber-reinforced aluminum matrix composite (DF-AMC) over dissimilar materials for a liquid rocket engine combustion chamber,such as Boeing-Rocketdyne's Light-Weight… More

Novel Manufacturing of Functionally Graded Aluminum Matrix-Composites Over Dissimilar Materials for Combustion Chambers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Joseph Martinez, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a Phase II effort to continue development of its revolutionary technology for casting a discontinuous fiber-reinforced aluminum matrix composite (DF-AMC) over dissimilar materials for a liquid rocket engine combustion chamber,such as Boeing-Rocketdyne's Light-Weight… More

Biomapper for Gene Extraction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Erik Handy, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a new generation of SAW sensor coatings for the detection of TIMs. The proposed innovation employs a convenient, highly-controlled, and reproducible method to deposit conductive and nonconductive substrate coatingson SAW sensors. Since the proposed coatings… More

Lightweight Advanced Composite Mortar Barrels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to design, develop the fabrication processes, and to test a full-bore subscale prototype composite 81-mm type M252 mortar barrel, to demonstrate a 30% weight reduction and advantageous thermal management in a full-sized Mortarbarrel. The Army's mission for this… More

High Performance, Smart Brake Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a high performance and smart material solution to produce more durable and reliable brake components for Army Light Vehicles. The technical approach is to develop a process for the advanced C-BN (carbon reinforced boron nitride)braking material using a unique family of… More

Nanocomposite Barrier Fabric for Chemical and Biological (CB) Agent Resistant Tents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$726,642.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene,, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems responds to the Army need to develop new flexible materials that will provide superior critical defense against chemical and biological (CB) warfare agents for collective protection shelters. During Phase I of the SBIR program wesynthesized several barrier materials using our… More

Novel Multifunctional Space Durable Fluoropolymers and Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,529.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Huaibing Liu, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Clemson University
RI Contact:
Dennis W. Smith, Jr
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. with Prof. Dennis W. Smith, Jr. of Clemson University, proposes a Phase II STTR Program to develop new and unique Multi-Functional Space Durable Fluoropolymers and Composites for use by the Air Force and US space communities that willhave properties of stability, thermal control,… More

Cost Effective Materials and Manufacturing for Range Extension Wing Kits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,855.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to design, fabricate, test, and demonstrate low cost through technical cost modeling, the feasibility of an Advanced Thermoforming Technology AT2 manufacturing method for the production of range extension wing kits. The AT2approach is expected to provide a factor of… More

Intrinsic Materials Technology for Flexible Electromagnetic Shields

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a Phase II effort to develop an all-composite EMI shielded shelter for Hill Air Force Base (HAFB) Tactical Shelters/Radomes Office. The proposed Phase II will satisfy the logistics needs of HAFB Tactical Shelters RadomesOffice which requires replacement of 3000 aging… More

Intrinsic Materials Technology for Flexible Electromagnetic Shields

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Guy Rossi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a Phase II effort to develop an all-composite EMI shielded shelter for Hill Air Force Base (HAFB) Tactical Shelters/Radomes Office. The proposed Phase II will satisfy the logistics needs of HAFB Tactical Shelters RadomesOffice which requires replacement of 3000 aging… More

An Integrated Laser Joining and Direct Fabrication Technique for Lightweight Titanium Heat Exchangers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Paul Rolincik, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems proposes to develop and characterize an advanced laser joining technique for titanium heat exchangers to provide lighter weight and lower cost heat exchangers while offering equivalent or better performance. Currently, heat exchangers arefabricated from stainless steel or inconel,… More

A Novel Insulating Thin Film for High Efficiency Photovoltaics Utilizing Metallic Substrates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Somesh Mukherjee, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton proposes to develop unique insulating layers for a molybdenum and stainless steel film substrates to produce a thin film copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) photovoltaic (PV) cell. The high efficiency and excellent stability of CIGS thin filmsolar cells will provide for a cost effective… More

Innovative Coating Design to Shape Compliant Optics into a Parabolic Net-Shape

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,200.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Akbar Fard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton systems, a leading developer of thin film membrane materials for space application, has teamed up with Professor Christopher Jenkins of the Compliant Structures laboratory of the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (SDSM&T) and Dr. JackBradshaw of Atkinson Thin Film Systems to… More

New High-Barrier Polymer Nanocomposite Food Packaging Enables 5-Year Shelf-Life

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$593,913.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Erin McLaughlin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
On future extended-flight, exploration-class missions to the Moon or to Mars, astronaut crews will need a minimum 3-year food supply. Triton addresses this challenge by developing new polymer nanocomposite-based materials solutions for food packaging. Nanocomposite materials, based in high-barrier… More

Electronic Interconnection for Textiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Richard W. Lusignea, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"The main problem facing development of electronic textiles is the difficulty in electrically connecting conductive paths in the textiles with themselves and with devices mounted on and within the textiles.Triton proposes to develop the textile equivalent of solder and copper printed circuitry in… More

CNT Polymer Composites for Optical & IR Transparent

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bob Mojazza, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton team is responding to the Navy need for EMI shielding of both optical and IR transmitting transparencies, by proposing to develop carbon nanotubes (CNT) polymer composite coatings. For IR transparent EMI shielding we will disperse CNTs in sol-gelderived conducting inorganic polymers; for… More

Affordable Composites for Corrosion Protection of High-Value Test and Evaluation Assets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems, Inc. (TSI) proposes to develop affordable, corrosion resistant (CR), composite structural materials to protect high-value assets at remote test facilities. The use of virtually corrosion-free polymer matrix composites to cost-effectivelyproduce structures and structural components,… More

Affordable Hybrid Composites for Next Generation Gun Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,926.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Frederick Lauten, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of Ca, Santa Barbara
RI Contact:
Prof. Frank Zok
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and the University of California, Santa Barbara are developing a low-cost, hybrid composite technology which combines the high temperature corrosion resistance of ceramic matrix composite surfaces with the high strength, high thermalconductivity, machinability and weldability of… More

Multifunctional Thermally and Electrically Conductive Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Hybrid Material

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton addresses the US Air Force need to develop multifunctional polymer nanotube composites and adhesives for aerospace applications requiring high electrical conductivity (EMI shielding for electronic packaging, stealth), thermal conductivity (thermalmanagement), and high strength (structural… More

Flexible Chemical & Biological Agent Resistant Nanocomposite Materials for Mask Hoods, Lenses and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the chemical and biological defense (CBD) program need to develop new flexible materials that will provide superior critical defense against chemical and biological warfare agents for protective clothing. Triton Systems proposesa Phase II effort to i) optimize the barrier… More

Flexible Chemical & Biological Agent Resistant Nanocomposite Materials for Mask Hoods, Lenses and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the chemical and biological defense (CBD) program need to develop new flexible materials that will provide superior critical defense against chemical and biological warfare agents for protective clothing. Triton Systems proposesa Phase II effort to i) optimize the barrier… More

Structurally Integrated Reusable Launch Vehicle Thermal Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten,, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. is teaming with an air-framer to develop a new class of highly efficient load bearing thermal protection materials (TPM) which will serve as the vehicle structure while at the same time withstanding the extreme environments encountered by reusable launch and space vehicles. This… More

Structurally Integrated Reusable Launch Vehicle Thermal Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Fred Lauten,, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. is teaming with an air-framer to develop a new class of highly efficient load bearing thermal protection materials (TPM) which will serve as the vehicle structure while at the same time withstanding the extreme environments encountered by reusable launch and space vehicles. This… More

Advanced Clear Space Durable Polymer for Ultra-Lightweight Structures and Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David Kinsman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton is responding to NASA?s need for space durable polymeric materials for ultra-lightweight structures and optics with an advanced new colorless space durable polymer, TOR-NC. This new polyimide is specifically engineered for resistance to atomic oxygen (AO), ultraviolet (UV) and particle… More

Carbon-Carbon Composites in Improved Thermo-Oxidative Stability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Clark Atlanta University
RI Contact:
Prof Eric Mintz
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the Air Force need to produce intermediate temperature (700-1200¿F) stable carbon-carbon composites. Although such composites are very stable at high temperatures (>1800¿F) in an inert atmosphere, they are susceptible todegradation in hot, oxidizing environments. … More

Shape Control and Stabilization of Thin Membranes Using Active Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Akbar Fard, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Virginia Tech
RI Contact:
David Richardson
Abstract:
Triton's team proposes to develop optical quality active material films for the development of mirror shape control and stabilization systems. The development of novel lightweight space qualified optics and support structures is of vital importance toscience, to industry, and to national defense.… More

New High-Barrier Polymer Nanocomposite Food Packaging Enables 5-Year Shelf-Life

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Erin McLaughlin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
On future extended-flight, exploration-class missions to the Moon or to Mars, astronaut crews will need a minimum 3-year food supply. Triton addresses this challenge by developing new polymer nanocomposite-based materials solutions for food packaging. Nanocomposite materials, based in high-barrier… More

High Temperature Polymer Nanocomposites for Cryogenic Fuel Tanks

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the NASA need to produce new and unique lightweight high use temperature polymer materials with inherently high gas barrier, strength, and thermal stability. These multifunctional materials will enable the use of composite materials to replace metallic cryogenic fuel tanks… More

Biodegradable Nanocomposite Polymers for Food Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,945.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems responds to the Navy need to produce new and unique biodegradable food packaging. Our technology is based upon the use of known marine biodegradable polymers based on polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) for thin films fabrication that can bedisposed overboard. Triton's collaboration with… More

Enhanced Airframe Structures Through Laser Deposition

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Horst Gigerenzer, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems Inc. proposes an innovative method to tailor properties for low density, high performance titanium alloy airframe structural elements. The innovation proposed is to tailor (gradient) properties or selectively enhance properties of airframecomponents or structural elements, using… More

Selectively Permeable Membranes for Breathable Chemical Resistant Clothing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
"Triton Systems responds to the Army need to produce new and unique selectively permeable membranes for breathable chemical and biological warfare (CBW) agent protection. Our technology is based upon a cylindrical microdomain block copolymer nanocompositewith interpenetrating channels These… More

Low Cost Laser Fabrication of Ceramic Components for Power Conversion in Space-Based Laser and Radar Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,700,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Frank Kuchinski, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to continue development of its robust laser fabrication manufacturing system to fabricate b

A Novel Insulating Thin Film for high Efficiency Photovoltaics Utilizing Metallic Substrates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$721,511.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Somesh Mukherjee, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc proposes a Phase II program to develop, fabricate and validate a continuous large area insulated substrate production process. This substrate was shown in Phase I to be suitable for monolithic integration of copper indium galliumdiselenide (CIGS) photovoltaic (PV) solar cells… More

Innovative Coating Design to Shape Compliant Optics into a Parabolic Net-Shape

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$721,733.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., a leader in materials development and processing has assembled a world-class team consisting of material analysis, modeling, and thin film coatings to address the critical design and fabrication requirements of large space-basedoptical telescopes. During the Phase I portion of… More

Cost-Effective Composite Wings for Range Extension Kits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Director, Structural Mate
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes a Phase II program to position the low-cost, lightweight composite range extension kit wing developed under Phase I for insertion into ongoing range extension kit programs. Phase I demonstrated >40% cost savings, 66% weightsavings, and equivalent stiffness in the Triton… More

Lightweight Advanced Composite Mortar Barrels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
During the Phase I program, Triton Systems Inc. designed, developed the fabrication processes for, and tested a full-bore subscale prototype composite 81-mm type M252 mortar barrel, to demonstrate a 30% weight reduction and advantageous thermal managementin a full-sized Mortar barrel. The Army's… More

Electronic Interconnection for Textiles

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$363,928.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Space-based radar antennas require materials that are lighter weight, more flexible, and lower in cost than those used for airborne or ground-based antennas. To meet this need, Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop an innovative, lightweight, flexiblelarge-area electronic textile (e-textile) to… More

Conformal RF Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Aurthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MASS AT AMHERST
RI Contact:
Prof. David Pozar
Abstract:
Triton's team proposes to develop a conformal RF antenna technology incorporating polymeric materials that can be used in a variety of applications from fabric-based solider antennas to antennas that can be applied in the field to a variety of surfaces. Inphase I, we will evaluate the integrity of… More

Quick Curing Conductive Repair Coating for ESD Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bijan Radmard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to the need of Air Force to develop a fast cure, single layer conductive (surface resistance: ¿ 20 Ohms/sq) repair coating for adequate electric discharge and electromagnetic shielding in specialized aircraft. Triton willdevelop a single-layer conductive coating… More

High specific Strength Nano-scale Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the US Air Force's need for innovative materials technologies for advanced high specific strength polymer matrix composites (PMC) that would enable significant weight savings in rocket motor case applications. A nanoscalereinforced polymeric matrix, combined with… More

Nanocomposites for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Apporvah Shah, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF DELAWARE
RI Contact:
Joseph Deitzel, Ph.D
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc proposes to address key issues with high temperature carbon fiber polymer matrix composites such as (i) low impact properties, (ii) microcracking during fabrication and thermal cycling, (iii) high temperature mechanical stability and(iv) hydrothermal degradation, to improve their… More

Multifunctional Fibers for Self Diagnosis of Composite Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,691.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
SOUTHERN RESEARCH INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
John Koenig
Abstract:
Triton's team proposes to adapt an existing in-situ nondestructive health monitoring systems (SmartFiberO) for a new class of high performance polymer composites that will evaluate tensile, compressive and flexure stress inducing test geometries. Triton'sSmartFiberO system, which uses changes in… More

High Temperature Polyimides for Resin Transfer Molding Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop novel low melt flow viscosity, environmentally friendly high temperature polyimide resin that can address the need for low cost, lightweight, complex geometry composite manufacturing. Triton has teamed with composite manufacturer and end users to assist in… More

Microcrack Resistant Materials for Composite Tanks

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Bryan Koene, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In response to Missile Defense Agency need, Triton will develop a new lightweight carbon fiber composite for use for the Airborne Laser (ABL) Program. The replacement of the currently used aluminum tanks with composites for the Chemical Oxygen IodineLaser (COIL) in particular will result in up to… More

Self-Regulating Variable Transmission Device for HMD's

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Bijan Radmard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton proposes to develop stable, variable transmission, electrochromics with fast switching time for Helmet Mounted Displays (HMD). The proposed technology is easily amenable to the fabrication on curved surfaces, and transferable to large-scaleproduction. In Phase I, Triton demonstrated the… More

Self-Regulating Variable Transmission Device for HMD's

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,810.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jon Nebo, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton will develop flexible, self-regulating variable transmission optical element to reduce the high brightness requirements for current helmet mounted displays (HMD). The device will automatically regulate the transmission level to provide adequatedarkening in intense sunlight and high… More

Nano Metal Oxide - Conductive Polymer Anti-Corrosion Coating for Aluminum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Allan Shepp, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems in collaboration with Prof. Sze Yang of the University of Rhode Island (URI), responds to the Air Force need for a new and innovative non-chromium (environmentally friendly) anti-corrosion coating for Air Force aluminum alloy surfaces. Wewill develop a new anti-corrosion coating… More

Metal Oxide-Conductive Polymer Anti-Corrosion Coating for Aluminum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,774.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Lawino Kagumba, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, in collaboration with academic and industrial partners proposes a Phase II program that responds to the Air Force need for a new environmentally safe (non-chromium) corrosion protection system for AF aircraft aluminum alloy surfaces - witha 30+ year service lifetime. In Phase I we… More

Rapid Detection, Indications and Warnings through Sensor Fusion Visualization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Rietman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes the utilization of novel computational techniques of sensor fusion and data visualization for enhanced situational awareness and anti-terrorism systems. The principal Investigator has successfully demonstrated this approach indemanding electronics manufacturing environments… More

Survivability and Denial: Novel Nanoparticle filled Multi-Layer Ballistic Resistant Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In light of recent terrorist activities, there is a need for new materials/process technologies that can provide armor enhancements for ships, improved personal protective equipment for US marines and improved shipboard damage control, including fireprotection. The use of polymer based materials in… More

Modular Aircraft Carrier Environmental Enclosure (MACEE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (TSI) proposes to develop a Modular Aircraft Carrier Environmental Enclosure (MACEE) that is portable, lightweight, easy to erect, capable of withstanding heavy winds and can be produced at a competitive cost. The core technology isbased upon Triton's integrated team effort… More

Propulsion and Propeller Technology for High Altitude Airships (HAA)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, proposes to develop investment cast continuous fiber reinforced aluminum (FRA) materials for an advanced very large, very lightweight high altitude airship propeller. A lightweight, advanced hybrid propeller will be developed that combinesa fiber reinforced aluminum spar with… More

Affordable, Ultra High Temperature Materials for Advanced Solid Propulsion Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Frederick Lauten, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. is teaming with a maker of MDA propulsion systems to develop one of our unique CeramightOmaterials as ultra-high temperature rocket motor components. These components, operating at temperatures above 5000oF, will exhibit zero erosionin the high performance propellants being… More

Lightweight Composite Gun Barrels for FCS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$869,729.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Program Manager
Abstract:
The Future Combat System (FCS) currently under development will be required to fire at high pressures and muzzle velocity at high-sustained rates of fire, with significantly reduced barrel weight. Currently, monolithic materials, including high strengthsteel do not provide the necessary specific… More

In-situ capture of Pb, Cd and Hg using Nano-scale sorbents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
By June 14 2005, the US EPA is considering implementation of stringent regulations on the emission of toxic metals from Hazardous Waste Combustors. Triton Systems responds to the US Army's need for better sorbents for removal of lead, cadmium and mercuryfrom their demilitarization incinerator… More

Two Photon WORM" Optical Data Storage"

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Lawino Kagumba, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and it's team members proposes to develop a novel method to increase the capability of current state of the technology in optical data storage to achieve or exceed one terabit/in2 with improved data access rates. Triton's team willuse its proprietary multilayer fluorescence… More

Lightweight Composite Gun Barrels for FCS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Program Manager
Abstract:
The Future Combat System (FCS) currently under development will be required to fire at high pressures and muzzle velocity at high-sustained rates of fire, with significantly reduced barrel weight. Currently, monolithic materials, including high strengthsteel do not provide the necessary specific… More

Underwater Pressure Sensitive Paint Based on Nanoparticle Optical Properties

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton proposes to solve the Navy's need for a sensor which can obtain skin pressure profiles on submerged objects of any shape without disturbing the flow profile around it. This will truly be a pressure-sensitive coating: different pressures will bedirectly observed as different colors. The… More

Integrated Multi-Functional Seals for AAAV

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop an integrated multi-functional seal (TIMS) that is lightweight, corrosion resistant, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielded, chem-bio protective, and environmentally stable for the Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle(AAAV). This will be accomplished by… More

Triton Composite Airdrop Platform (TCAP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a lightweight composite airdrop platform to meet Army Future Combat System (FCS) requirements to replace the currently heavy metal platforms. Weight, life-cycle cost, and environmental impact reductions for the newcomposite platform will help preserve the… More

Enabling Hull Structural Innovations for High-Speed Lighters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes a novel approach for the development of lightweight, low cost, highly impact resistant and environmental friendly composite hull structural panels for next generation high speed lighters. The approach is based upon engineeringof advanced thermoplastic composite (TPC)… More

Development of Wireless Electronic Information Carrier (1000-309)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Bill Bergeron, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, in partnership with a leading edge information security firm, proposes to develop a small, lightweight, robust, durable, and encrypted wireless Electronic Information Carrier (EIC). In Phase I, Triton proposes to design and test a system.During Phase II, we will produce prototypes… More

Shape Control and Stabilization of Thin Membranes Using Active Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,915.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Virginia Tech
RI Contact:
Donald Leo
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., a leader in materials development and processing has assembled a world-class team consisting of materials analysis, modeling, and optics testing to address the critical design and fabrication requirements of large space-based optical telescopes. During the Phase I portion of… More

High Temperature Polyimides for Resin Transfer Molding Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,994.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Norman Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We propose to develop a novel high temperature PMR-RTM polyimide resin with a low melt viscosity (

In-situ capture of Pb, Cd and Hg using Nano-scale sorbents(1000-536)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,899.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The US EPA is considering implementation of stringent new regulations on the emission of toxic metals from Hazardous Waste Combustors by June,2005. Triton Systems responds to the US Army's need for advanced technologies for enhanced removal of lead, cadmium and mercury from their demilitarization… More

Triton Integrated Multifunctional Seal (TIMS) for EFV (1000-547)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$595,509.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes this Phase II SBIR program to design, develop and fabricate compact one-piece integral and/or multi-component seals for the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV). The Triton Integrated Multi-functional Seal (TIMS) will provide electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding,… More

Real - Time Robotic Titanium Welding (1000-311)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Paul Rolincik, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop a robotic gas metal arc welding (GMAW) capability using a real-time integrated titanium welding monitoring and control (Ti-WMAC) system, which will use images in both visible and infrared spectra to sense the arc length and weld pool (respectively) generated… More

Novel Hierarchical Multilayer Laminated Plastic Structures (1000-332)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In light of recent terrorist activities, there is a need for new materials/process technologies that can provide not only armor enhancements for military vehicles, helicopter and aircraft canopies, improved personal protective equipment for US marines and improved shipboard damage control, but also… More

Purification of CWA Contaminated Air(1000-381)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Ray Denkewicz, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We describe an electro-catalysis technique that generates ozone and atomic oxygen to destroy CBD agents. Unlike most ozone systems ours operates at much lower voltages and is so small it can be integrated into battery operated gas masks.

High Performance Composite Drive Shaft for JSF STOVL Lift Fan System (1000-414)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Eric Pennell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc proposes to develop a Polymer Matrix Composite (PMC) drive shaft for the lift fan of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Short Take-Off Vertical Landing (STOVL) system. The Composite Lift Fan Drive Shaft (CLFDS) will provide increased fatigue life and a significant weight reduction… More

Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Resistant Materials for Composite Shelters(1000-439)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bijan Radmard, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to Air Force need to develop low-cost, effective composite material to withstand Chemical, biological, and radiological (CBR) exposure and decontamination without structural or functional degradation of tactical shelter. Triton's will develop a low cost process that… More

Lightweight Composite Armor for Missile Canisters(1000-435)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a low cost manufacturing process to fabricate Fiber Reinforced Aluminum lightweight advanced multi-hit composite panels to meet Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) armor requirements. The proposed Integrated Product Team (IPT) team will consist of Lockheed… More

Affordable Lightweight "Integral" Composite Material Design for The EFS Module (1000-305)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes a lightweight, low-cost, composite material design to replace the current heavy aluminum system for the expeditionary fuel system (EFS) module. The composite EFS will be fire- retardant, corrosion resistant, and environmentally friendly. Triton will engineer and optimize… More

Organic-based Flexible Transistors (1000-497)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,659.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Bijan Radmard, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of California
RI Contact:
Yang Yang
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to Air Force need to develop polymeric based transistors and electronic devices on flexible substrate for integration with other complex functionalities such as flexible memory, flexible waveguides and flexible photovoltaics to form conformal smart skins and… More

Robust and Re-Useable MCMC TPS(1000-461)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,924.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems will demonstrate self-healing, controlled thermal expansion carbon fiber reinforced SiC matrix composites (CMCs) enabling oxidation and damage resistant components for hypersonic vehicle TPS and engine hot sections. Triton's unique materials system design approach to oxidation… More

Low-Cost Graphite-Thermoplastic Composites for EM-Shielded Tactical Shelters(1000-468)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (TSI) proposes to develop a new graphite fiber thermoplastic-matrix composite material form, that will enable low-cost manufacture of lightweight, electromagnetic (EM) -shielded composite tactical shelters. A novel polymer additive, flame retardant will be added to the… More

Surface Modified Nanoparticles for SRM composite case reinforcement(1000-457)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the US Air Force's need for innovative material technologies for advanced high specific strength polymer matrix composites (PMC) that would enable significant weight savings in Boost and Orbit Transfer Solid Rocket Motor (SRM) Case applications. Addition of nanoparticle… More

Enhanced Airframe Structures Through Laser Deposition(Duration 35 months)(1000-444)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$3,172,144.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton) proposes a Phase II program to bring its innovative laser manufacturing technology, Laser Free Form Fabrication, known as LF3TM, to bear on fabricating, joining and repairing advanced airframe structures through the development of a Laser Additive Repair (LAR) process… More

Enhanced Airframe Structures Through Laser Deposition(Duration 35 months)(1000-444)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton) proposes a Phase II program to bring its innovative laser manufacturing technology, Laser Free Form Fabrication, known as LF3TM, to bear on fabricating, joining and repairing advanced airframe structures through the development of a Laser Additive Repair (LAR) process… More

Innovative Wet Gap Crossing Technologies for the Future Combat System/Objective Force (1000-327)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Vladimir Shkolnikov, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton proposes a system concept for innovative wet gap crossing technology to provide the FCS/OF a tool to maintain its operational mobility and combat effectiveness across wet gaps. The modular structures being developed are lightweight, mobile, and deployable into a bridge/raft capable to carry… More

Trauma Patient Tracking System(1000-514)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Bill Bergeron, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laborato
RI Contact:
Thomas F. Budinger
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., in partnership with Lawrence Berkley National Laboratory, proposes to develop a Trauma Patient Tracking System (TPTS). This system utilizes a `Tag' that is placed on the wrist or ankle of a patient at the point of initial care, which is then activated to provide accurate… More

Materials for advancement of MXER tether design (1000-371)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,946.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Bob Mojazza, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
There exist a need to develop, identify, and classify various materials that can be used in the fabrication of electrodynamic tethers for various applications. These applications consist of but not limited to power generation, orbital maneuvering, and planetary exploration. A momentum exchange… More

Hybrid Composite Fasteners for Aviation and Vehicle Use (1000-350)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dave Marchant, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (TSI) proposes a revolutionary combination of material, process and configuration innovations enabling a new generation of composite fasteners having the tensile and shear capability today's UNJF-3A titanium fasteners yet meeting critical LO, clamping force, durability and weight… More

Passive Chemical/Biological Protection for Crew Tents(1000-455)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Arjan Giaya, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Currently, small crew tents rely on pressurized system for providing chemical/biological protection. Our approach offers a passive liner that will eliminate the need for a bulky and heavy carbon filter/blower system, reducing therefore the overall weight and volume of the current tent. Our passive… More

Carbon Fiber Reinforced Aluminum Wires for HAA(1000-430)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a casting process to fabricate high performance fiber reinforced structural wire for the High Altitude Airship. The proposed Integrated Product Team (IPT) team will consist of Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company (LMAC) and Triton's metal matrix composite… More

Medical Textiles for Battlefield Wound Infection Mitigation Proposal (1000-347)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Under this Phase I effort Triton Systems will develop a novel material that will incorporate advanced bio-textile technologies to provide advanced skin and/or wound infection barrier to the war fighter in combat operations. Utilizing Triton's proprietary fiber treatment and coating processes,… More

Innovative Modular Design for Leak-Proof Accoustically-Shielded Composite PTM-Light(1000-422)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob A. Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a lightweight, low-cost, composite material design to replace the current aluminum system for the personnel transport module (PTM). The composite PTM will be corrosion resistant, leak proof, provide better acoustic insulation (

Novel Vehicle Self-Protection System(1000-540)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jim Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (TSI) proposes to develop a modular vehicle self-protection system aimed at countering the RPG and ATGM threats recently presented such extreme dangers to US Army and USMC thin-skinned vehicles. The developed system will be suitable for a wide range of US vehicles, ranging from… More

Highly Efficient Thin Film Photovoltaic for High Altitude Airships(1000-428)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Somesh Mukherjee, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Missile defense systems use high altitude airships (HAA) that needs power source for altitudes of 65,000 feet and more. High efficiency lightweight thin film photovoltaics arrays are ideal candidates for fulfilling this requirement. However, there are several challenges that need to be overcome… More

Selective Adsorbents for Fuel Cell Processors (1000-486)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Ray Denkewicz, Principle Investigator
Research Institution:
University of South Florida
RI Contact:
Mohamed Eddaoudi
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. responds to the Army's need for novel adsorbents that can selectively remove small molecule contaminants, or store hydrogen as produced by a fuel cell's processing system in order to support a 20-W Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEM-FC) for a minimum 72-hour operation.… More

Laser Hybrid Welding And Control For Titanium Alloys(1000-420)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Chaolin Hu, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop a Laser Hybrid Welding (LHW) capability with an associated thermal image and gas shielding control system, for high quality and cost-effective joining of large titanium structures. The LHW is a recently developed technology to weld large metal and alloy… More

Capture and Neutralization of BW Agents in HVAC Systems (1000-521)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Lawino Kagumba, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a novel system for the capture and neutralization of biological warfare agents that can be easily incorporated into filters or liners currently used in HVAC systems. In the Phase I program, Triton demonstrated significant improvements in the efficacy of capture… More

Municipal Water Purification(1000-559)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,923.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Ray Denkewicz, Vice President of Technology
Abstract:
Triton, in partnership with Prof Charles Gerba, an expert in drinking water disinfectant systems, has devised a replacement for chlorine as a primary disinfectant. The system which relies on chloramines and silver, has the potential to not only replace chlorine as the primary disinfectant but also… More

Lightweight and Repairable Welded Thermoplastic Construction for LCAC Ramps(1000-425)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,969.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. will develop a hybrid composite design and manufacturing process for the LCAC bow and stern ramps combining welded glass- and graphite-thermoplastic components with proprietary fire retardants to produce lightweight, corrosion-resistant, rugged, and repairable assemblies. … More

New Two-Phase Acoustic Chillers For Controlled Personal Cooling (1000-555)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,970.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Keith A. Higginson, Proj. Scientist, Engineered Sys Group
Abstract:
Novel concepts in thermoacoustic refrigeration are considered for use in a cooling garment for civilian or military first responders. Thermoacoustic refrigerators are of interest as alternatives to conventional vapor compression devices, since they can be very compact, using a minimum of simple,… More

Medical Textiles for Battlefield Wound Infection Mitigation Proposal(1000-538)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$725,221.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
To address the Army's challenge of preventing skin infections and reducing odor due to extended wear of their uniforms, and mitigating battlefield wound infection prior to frontline medical care, Triton Systems Inc. is developing a fabric finishing process to durably attach anti-microbial agents to… More

Explosive Vapors Detector (1000-550)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Senerath Palamakumbura, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Improvised explosive devices (IEDs) threaten US forces as they conduct overseas operations. Recent attacks in passenger trains have also signified the need to have portable and low cost explosive detection devices. The proposed sensor approach address this need by providing low cost and portable but… More

Dendrimers for Capture and Detection of BWAs (1000-351)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Lawino Kagumba, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop novel dendrimers for detection and neutralization of biological warfare agents that can be easily incorporated into materials currently used as liners or filters in HVAC systems. Triton's approach will be to incorporate functional moieties on the periphery of PAMAM… More

Autofrettage, Cooling, and Dynamic Loading of Fiber Reinforced MMC Jacketed Gun Barrels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,355,729.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The DD 21 Advanced Gun System (AGS) currently under development will be required to fire at high pressures and muzzle velocity at high sustained rates of fire. Currently, monolithic materials, including high strength steel do not provide the necessary specific strength, thermal conductivity or bore… More

Triton's LO-CEP Non-Metallic Conductive Fastener Filler(1000-632)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$735,010.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Ross Haghighat, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems has teamed up with a prime contractor to preliminarily qualify its conductive filler material as a "fastener filler" for the JSF aircraft platform. Triton's Low Observable Conductive Elastomeric Paste (LO-CEP) uses a patented non-metallic conductive filler to deliver a… More

Nanocomposites for Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites(1000-586)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$736,057.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF DELAWARE
RI Contact:
John W. Gillespie, Jr
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc has teamed with the University of Delaware - Center for Composite Materials (UDel-CCM) to address current deficiencies in advanced carbon fiber polymer matrix composites such as loss in properties at high temperature and long-term thermo-oxidative aging, as well as microcracking… More

Lightweight MCMC Composite Armor Body Panels for Commercial Vehicles(1000-530)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$726,282.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to further develop lightweight, high performance armor, demonstrated in the Phase I, using metal-ceramic-matrix-composite (MCMC) materials technology for the protection of light utility vehicles. The developments proposed include: a) improved reinforcement preforms to… More

Thermoplastic Composites for Hull Structures of High Speed Lighters(1000-552)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$607,469.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes this Phase II SBIR program to develop lightweight, low-cost, highly impact resistant and environmentally-friendly composite hull structural/beachable panels for beach impact areas of next generation high speed lighters. The proposed technology will be applied to the… More

High Strength Low/Cost Fiber Reinforced Aluminum For Gun (1000-537)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,942.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jim Burnett, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) established the feasibility of fabricating carbon fiber reinforced aluminum matrix composites (Carbon-FRA) on the Phase I program by developing a carbon fiber passivation process that enables molten aluminum to wet fiber preforms at low pressure while preventing the… More

Novel Hierarchical Multilayer Laminated Plastic Structures (1000-535)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,842.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Ross Haghighat, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems has joined with a leading academic institution and two leading transparent armor manufacturers to address the US Army's requirement for new material technologies for next generation multifunctional transparent, lightweight armor. Current transparent armor systems use hybrid laminar… More

Flexible, High Field-Effect Mobility Chalcogenide/Organic Hybrid Thin Film Transistors(1000-801)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,987.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA
RI Contact:
Yang Yang
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to DARPA's need to develop flexible thin-film transistors (TFTs) on flexible substrates for integration with other complex functionalities such as flexible memory, flexible waveguides and flexible photovoltaics to form conformal smart skins and multifunctional… More

Low-Cost Graphite-Thermoplastic Composites for EM-Shielded Tachical Shelters(1000-642)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,807.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dave Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (TSI) proposes to develop a new graphite fiber thermoplastic-matrix composite material form, that will enable low-cost manufacture of lightweight, electromagnetic (EM) -shielded composite tactical shelters. A novel polymer additive, flame retardant will be added to the… More

Innovative Wet Gap Crossing Technologies for the Future Force/Future Combat System(1000-519)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,659.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Vladimir Shkolnikov, Principle Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. has developed system level concepts for a Modular Floating Bridge / Raft (MFB/R) to address Wet Gap Crossing (WGC) missions for the Future Force/Future Combat System (FF/FCS). The structures being developed are lightweight, mobile, and rapidly deployable/recoverable. The MFB/R… More

Materials for Advancement of MXER Tether Design (1000-549)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,937.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
There exist a need to develop, identify, and classify various materials that can be used in the fabrication of electrodynamic tethers for various applications. These applications consist of but not limited to power generation, orbital maneuvering, and planetary exploration. A momentum exchange… More

Electrokinetic Chem/Bio Filter(1000-571)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,986.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Senerath Palamakumbura, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop an innovative low air resistance filter with countermeasure capability against chemical and biological warfare agents, including the ability to electrochemically produce sanitizing gases. The filters have embedded capture and decontamination functionalities… More

Spray Formed Aluminum Armor Plate (1000-780)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,955.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, Aluminum Consultants Group and, the Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State University propose to develop spray formed aluminum armor plate using their Spray Metal Forming (SMF) facility. This laboratory has produced alloys with strength in excess of 115 ksi with elongation in… More

Joining of Ceramic Tubes for Gun Barrel Applications (1000-739)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,984.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Chaolin Hu, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (TSI) is proposing a joining method for silicon nitride tubular sections that addresses many of the unique technical and manufacturing challenges associated with gun barrel liner fabrication. The approach involves the use of an interlocking tube-tube joint design and brazing… More

Innovative Modular Design for Leak-Proof Acoustically-Shielded Composite PTM-Light (1000-711)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$396,282.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to design and develop a rugged, low-cost, safe and easy to assemble composite personnel transport module (CPTM) to replace the current aluminum system. The CPTM will be corrosion-resistant, water and noise leak-proof, fire-retardant (passed ASTM E1925), and… More

Laser Hybrid Welding And Control For Titanium Alloys(1000-657)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$442,519.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Chaolin Hu, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Laser Hybrid Welding (LHW) process has been developed in the Phase I project to join titanium alloy. The developing capability will allow the Navy to efficiently use affordable large titanium structures for aircraft, ground vehicles, ships and submarines. The LHW system incorporates a laser, a… More

Welded Construction for LCAC Ramps(1000-716)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,875.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes this Phase II follow on program to build a full-scale thermoplastic ramp for a Landing Craft, Air Cushioned (LCAC) vehicle, and to validate the product solution developed in Phase I. Triton's Phase I concept offers reduced weight (>30%) and lifecycle costs, with equal or… More

In-process airflow control of Laser Drilled Small Holes (1000-732)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,706.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., in partnership with the General Electric Company's Laser Laboratory and Quality Vision International Inc.'s Optical Gaging Products Division, proposes the concurrent use of multiple sensor types to collect data, which are then processed by an integrated control system to… More

Fiber Reinforced Copper for Bushing Applications(1000-684)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,932.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton's fiber reinforced copper composites (FRCC) offer performance benefits that match or exceed the properties of current beryllium-copper alloy components. The value to the Navy is further enhanced in that these composites can utilize different fiber reinforcement materials and preform… More

Innovative CB Protective Liner(1000-568)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,943.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arjan Giaya, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. responds to the US Navy's need for an improved liner for JSLIST garment. Triton's approach relies on proven promising technologies that would ensure the success of this program and a quick transition to manufacturing scale. At the end of this program, Triton will demonstrate… More

Novel Field Repair for Composite Armor (FRCA) (1000-754)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jim Gorman, Principle Investigator
Abstract:
There is a need to develop field repair methods for Future Combat Systems (FCS) composite armor to restore ballistic threat protection until depot-level repairs can be made. Building upon the composite armor field repair database generated under the Composite Armor Vehicle and Crusader programs,… More

Uniform Fiber Dispersion Preforming for CMC Turbine Components (1000-734)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,984.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) proposes to demonstrate a solution to practical limitations in available fiber sizes and weave constructions that inhibit effective reinforcement of tight corner and bend radii prevalent in gas turbine hot section components. Through development of silicon carbide fiber… More

Lightweight Army (LWA) High Altitude Airship (1000-743)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Ron Martin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems and Lockheed Martin ADP (Skunk Works) propose to leverage their existing work on Missile Defense Agency's HAA and DARPA's ISIS programs to develop a LightWeight Army (LWA) lighter-than-air airship that will provide the warfighter with a 50 to 100 pound payload of persistent ISR… More

A Rapidly Deployable, Terrain-Compensating, Modular Platform System for Soft-Shelters(1000-766)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Eric Pennell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Current Army soft shelters use fabric or plywood floors. Fabric floors easily rip or wear through. Plywood is heavy, splinters, is not easily cleaned and is a one-time use item. Additionally, current flooring systems do not compensate for uneven terrain. Commercial flooring systems take up too much… More

Innovative Design for Low-cost, Durable Thermoplastic Composite Sheet Piling System(1000-765)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Army operations require rapid deployment of waterfront construction systems including docks, wharfs and bridges. Current steel sheet piles, used for these construction purposes, are heavy and easily corrode. Phase I of the project will focus on developing a low-cost, lightweight, rapidly deployable… More

Quantum Dot Bar Codes For Target Tagging(1000-685)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,930.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. will use semiconductor quantum dots (QDs) as spectral target markers for small munitions. These are high yield fluorescent materials with some unique advantages: they are resistant to bleaching, they have high quantum yields and large extinction cross sections, and their… More

Low-Cost InstaShield Technology for EMI-Shielded Composite Shelter(1000-660)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,447.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop and demonstrate a low cost, high performance composite structure, providing electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding for the Department of Defense's next generation of tactical shelters. The composite rigid wall relocatable shelter (CRWRS) will be lightweight,… More

Innovative Design for Lightweight Modular Intermodal Pallet Containers(L-MIPC)(1000-562)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a lightweight, low-cost, composite material design for future modular containers such that when 16 of these containers/pallets are joined together they form a 20' ISO equivalent unit. The composite lightweight modular intermodal pallet containers (L-MIPC) will be… More

Dimensional and Positional Locations for Manual Aircraft Repair Processes(1000-686)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, in partnership with BAE Systems (BAES), General Electric Inspection Technologies (GEIT) and Northrop Grumman, proposes to integrate BAES' automated inspection "crawler" robot and laser tracker system with various metrology and non-destructive evaluation techniques to enable… More

Ozone and UV Resistant Fabrics for High Altitude Airships(1000-626)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a lightweight, environmentally stable, high tenacity fabric for use as the skin material of the High Altitude Airship (HAA). Since HAAs will be stationed at ~70,000 ft, there are many environmental issues it must deal with. The HAA will be subjected to daily… More

Space Durable Coatings for PBO(1000-574)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
There exists a need to identify and develop various coatings that can be used in the protection of polybenzoxazole (PBO) materials. PBO has exceptionally good strength-to-weight ratio and temperature stability. PBO fibers have been identified for a variety of space applications. These… More

Triton Composite Airdrop Platform (TCAP)(1000-532)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$2,407,282.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Powell, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to engineer, prototype, and test the lightweight and low-cost Triton Composite Airdrop Platform (TCAP) to support the US Army's future Joint Precision Airdrop System (JPADS) and other military cargo and airdrop missions. The TCAP will enhance Army Future Force and… More

Fire Retardant Blast Mitigaton for Sea Vessels(1000-888)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$454,155.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a family of blast protection coatings to safeguard vulnerable naval structures. We plan to develop and to preliminarily qualify a series of polyurea formulations that combine ballistic protection with flame retardancy (FR), a common limitation of polyurea systems.… More

Passive Chemical/Biological Protection for Crew Tents(1000-832)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Arjan Giaya, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Currently, small crew tents rely on pressurized system for providing chemical/biological protection. Our approach offers a passive liner that will eliminate the need for a bulky and heavy carbon filter/blower system, reducing therefore the overall weight and volume of the current tent. Our passive… More

Spray Formed Aluminum Armor(1000-904)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, (Triton) proposes to demonstrate enhanced ballistic protection and weightsavings of spray formed aluminum armor for use in military vehicles. Spray formed aluminum armor has demonstrated a significant increase in performance over conventional aluminum alloys. With improvements… More

Electrokinetic Chem/Bio Filter(1000-900)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,952.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to further develop an innovative low air resistance filter and duct liner technology, which has the ability to electrokinetically produce sanitizing gases and to neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents. The Phase I studies showed that these devices can… More

The Removal of Disinfection Byoproducts from Water (1000-641)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$743,716.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The use of chlorine for the disinfection of domestic water supplies produces a range of halogenated organic compounds as a result of chemical reactions between the chlorine and naturally occurring organic material (NOM). These disinfection byproducts (DBFs) occur… More

Selective Coatings For Microcantilever Explosive Detector (1000-828)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$664,311.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Ken Mahmud, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A small, fieldable explosives detector is proposed. The device would detect ultra-low vapor levels of TNT and plastic explosives such as PETN and RDX. Additionally, the device would meet the user requirements for selectivity and reliability in the field.

Innovative CB Protective Liner(1000-894)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$593,746.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arjan Giaya, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. responds to the US Navy's need for an improved liner for JSLIST garment. Triton's approach relies on proven promising technologies that would ensure the success of this program and a quick transition to manufacturing scale. At the end of this program, Triton will demonstrate… More

Novel Field Repair of Composite Armor(1000-899)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,949.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Phase I FRCA effort has developed a repair material "Ballistic Bondo" and proven it capable of stopping small arms threats from 7.62 x 54 mm up to .50 caliber Browning Machine Gun when combined in realistic thicknesses with the original armor plate being repaired, even when the original armor… More

Quantum Dot Photovoltaics(1000-923)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,963.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
All aspects of the armed forces require energy. Portable, renewable energy sources can help reduce the weight and size of both manned and autonomous systems. For example, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Intelligent Munition Systems, and even soldier systems can all benefit from utilization of… More

Novel Anti-Tamper Coatings for Microelectronics(1000-812)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,863.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to Army's need to This proposal addresses the Army's need to develop innovative tamper-proof, non-thermally cured coatings which prevents unauthorized individuals from reverse engineering of military microelectronics. We propose to develop tamper-proof, and… More

In Situ Near Real-time Detection of RDX in Soil(1000-908)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,977.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
SAMUEL GINN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
RI Contact:
Aleksandr L. Simonian
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., with Prof Aleksandr Simonian of Auburn University proposes to develop an in-situ, on-site, near real time response detector of explosive particles in large areas of soil for the BRAC program. The explosive detector is designed to withstand the environmental factors such as pH,… More

Smart Fibers for Synthetic Arresting Cable(1000-855)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,952.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Carrier aviation is dependent on the ability to recover aircraft expeditiously and safely aboard ship. Current arresting gear cables are constructed from steel woven around a polyester core. The Navy has recently funded research into a new all-synthetic material cable to replace the current steel… More

Rapid Manufacture of Combustion Chambers Using Ductile, High Strength MMCs (1000-803)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,915.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton) proposes to develop a cost-effective manufacturing approach to fabricate combustion chambers for a rocket technology demonstrator engine. The proposed manufacturing process combines Triton's success in fabricating high strength, ductile, discontinuous fiber reinforced… More

Long-lasting Insecticide-impregnated Bednets(1000-950)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a long lasting insecticide-treated bednet (LLITN) with high insecticidal efficacy, long lasting residual property, UV-resistance, lightweight, durability, and ease of assembly. The proposed LLITN will be able to repel, block, and kill mosquitoes, sandflies,… More

Modular Disc-Wing (Frisbee) Urban Cruise Munition (1000-844)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. of Chelmsford MA proposes to develop a MEFP-armed Lethal Frisbee UAV, whose purpose is to locate defiladed combatants in complex urban terrain and provide precision fires to neutralize these hostiles with minimum hazard to friendly forces or bystanders. The 3-D maneuverability… More

Low Cost Production of Mesophase Pitch Matrix Graphite Heat Sinks(1000-867)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tom Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) proposes to demonstrate cost effective fabrication of lightweight thermally conductive composite heat sinks for fighter avionics intended for installation in liquid cooled modular racks. Commencing with pitch graphite fiber / pitch precursor matrix carbon-carbon,… More

3-D Pyrolised-In-Place Composites for Integrated Hypersonic Airframes(1000-845)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James Groman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. of Chelmsford MA, with the support of Boeing Phantom Works, proposes to develop a modern adaptation of the AVCO 3-D Quartz-Phenolic (3DQP) integrated structure-heatshield composite used in US and British re-entry vehicles, in order to reduce total airframe weight for a wide… More

Micro Ceramic Inserts for Affordable Investment Casting Cores(1000-877)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Justin Neutra, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to demonstrate an improved method of making complex geometry investment casting cores for turbine blades and vanes using the gelcasting process with tailored ceramic compositions. This phase I project is in conjunction with an engine supplier and will focus on gelcasting's… More

An Insecticide Matrix for Sand Fly and Mosquito Control in Severe Environments(1000-961)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop an insecticide system that will remain effective for an extended period time after application, even under harsh environmental conditions, to control mosquitoes and sand flies. The proposed insecticide system will release insecticidal compounds at a controlled… More

Laser Powder Deposition Repair of IBRs/Blisks(1001-020)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc (TSI) proposes the use of laser powder-deposition (also known as LAM and LENST) to repair aircraft engine blisks and integrally bladed rotors (IBRs). For repair materials TSI proposes the use of original materials of manufacture (Ti-64 or Ti-6242), as well as alternate… More

Source Term Model for Fine Particle Resuspension from Indoor Surfaces(1001-033)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Airborne chemical and biological (CB) agents released in one section of a building travel via the building's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and disperse throughout the building, while undergoing deposition and resuspension recurrently. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)… More

Nickel-free Conductive Fillers(1001-030)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Modern fighter aircraft incorporate conductive materials to control radar signature and lightning strike resistance of the vehicle. The conductive materials are incorporated in chopped fiber, fiber mat, or woven form. Unfortunately, current conductive materials are in the form of a nickel-coated… More

Polycarborane Resin for Radiation Shielding Structural Composites(1000-980)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,962.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. addresses the needs of the Missile Defense Agency for symbiotic lightweight structural materials to protect Ballistic Missile Defense System Multiple Kill Vehicles (MKVs) from exoatmospheric nuclear blasts by the construction of radiation hardened carbon fiber composites using a… More

Innovative Energy Harvesting System for Micro-UAVs(1001-038)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and its partners propose a lightweight, flexible, rugged, and modular energy harvesting power system for micro-UAV applications. This concept utilizes commercial, off-the-shelf technology and microprocessor-based power management to provide photovoltaic-based regenerative power… More

Dual Mode Controlled Ricochet Low Loss EFV Cooling Grille(1001-046)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. in collaboration with the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory will develop a controlled multiple ricochet ballistic grill for the USMC EFV that minimizes the required vane thickness and associated pressure drop through the grille. Two-stage baffling of the incoming threat allows the… More

Nanoparticle Reinforced Erosion Resistant Coatings for Fan Blades (1001-053)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems responds to the Navy's need for a coating for composite fan blades and impellers that is resistant to erosion from the effects of cavitation, blowing sand, and foreign object impact. A novel nanoparticle reinforced elastomeric coating matrix is proposed to meet the erosion resistance… More

Wear Resistant and Lightweight Oil Seals for Turbine Engines(1001-027)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) proposes a material and systematic approach to prolong seal life for improved turbine engine efficiencies and operating life. Maintaining turbine engine efficiency is critical with growing industry demands for reliability, improved performance, and reduced cost and… More

Embedded Optical Sensor for the Health Monitoring of High-Temperature Composites(1001-036)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,940.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., is responding to the need of the Air Force to develop a service life monitoring system for high-temperature polymer matrix composites (HTPMCs) used in jet engine and exhaust wash structural applications. Triton will develop a high-temperature sensor to measure oxidation and… More

Rapidly Deployable & Rigidified Composite Cargo Deck Covering for JMAC (1001-015)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a durable, lightweight, deployable cargo deck covering system for the Joint Maritime Assault Connector (JMAC) and Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) that will protect the cargo and the craft's propulsors from foreign object damage. In Phase I, Triton will demonstrate the… More

Innovative Low-Temperature Process for Anti-Tamper Coatings(1000-991)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to demonstrate the use of a new plasma process for anti-tamper coatings. The process is gentle enough to allow for coating of sensitive electronics. Triton's proposed effort will allow for the coating of a wide range of electronics.

Biomimetic Sonobuoy(1001-025)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
William Bergeron, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop a self contained, energy scavenging, biomimetic submarine detection system. This system will incorporate state of the art energy scavenging techniques, innovative station keeping and buoyancy control mechanisms, and low power electronics to create a stealthy,… More

Composite Temperature Controlled Human Remains Transfer System(1001-106)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,958.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Eric Pennell, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a temperature controlled human remains transfer case, consisting of a lightweight, insulating composite structure, integrated phase change materials and an energy efficient active cooling device. The system will provide reliable maintenance of the case internal… More

Advanced Life Raft Fabrics (1001-050)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc proposes to develop new life raft fabric materials which is composed of nanoparticle filled outer coating layers laminated to a core fabric. The nanoparticle filled coating layers will provide improved abrasion and puncture resistance while providing exceptional gas barrier… More

Lightweight, High Performance Boron Magnesium Composites(1001-126)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Boron fiber reinforced magnesium (B-Mg) metal matrix composites (MMC) exhibit excellent weight specific properties outperforming all composite and metallic materials. In addition, these B-Mg materials offer a broad range of forming approaches that are not feasible with most MMC processing. In this… More

Innovative Ultra Thin Flexible Solar Technology(1001-101)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. and its partners propose to develop an Ultra Thin Flexible Solar (UTFS) technology using an innovative process that combines the high efficiency of crystalline-based photovoltaics with the low cost, flexibility, and light weight of thin-film photovoltaics. The proposed UTFS… More

Innovative CMC Preforming for Molding Turbine Vanes with Integral Cooling Cavities(1001-102)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Kathy Sabolsky, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Ceramic Matrix Composites (CMC) materials have the potential of improving engine performance by lowering emissions and enabling higher cycle efficiency. The benefits of CMC turbine engine components may be extended by development fabrication process that integrates cooling system similar to the one… More

"Smart" Chem-Bio-Nuclear Hardened Intermodal Shipping Container with RFID Tracking(1000-929)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,703.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes development of a lightweight, low-cost, "Smart" intermodal shipping container (20 ft. ISO) capable of being tracked, traced, and inventoried. The Triton Smart Shipping Container (TSSC) will be hardened for chemical, biological, and nuclear attack and will meet critical… More

Improved Process Controls for the Laser Drilling of Small Holes(1000-989)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,962.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., in partnership with the General Electric's Laser Laboratory and the National Aerospace Leadership Initiative (NALI) funded Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), is developing the concurrent use of multiple sensor types and optical measurement methods to collect… More

Long Lasting Insecticide Impregnated Bednets(1001-079)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Building on the Phase I results, Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to further develop a long lasting insecticide-treated bednet (LLITN) with high insecticidal efficacy, long lasting residual property, UV-resistance, durability that is lightweight and easy to assemble. Our coating techniques that will be… More

Automated Detection of Dimensional and Positional Locations of Defects on Aircraft Skin Structures (1000-985)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,853.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, in partnership with BAE Systems (BAES) and General Electric Inspection Technologies (GEIT), proposes to integrate BAES' "crawler" robot and laser tracker system with non-destructive inspection (NDI) techniques from GEIT to enable the efficient inspection and subsequent repair of… More

Low Cost Production of Mesophase Pitch Matrix Graphite Heat Sinks(1001-012)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Tom Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In the Phase I technical effort, Triton Systems Inc. (Triton), demonstrated a unique combination of composite manufacturing processes and constituent materials design that provides the opportunity to occupy an attractive performance price point between the two existing VME heatsink products,… More

Advanced Preform Approaches for Complex Shaped CMC Cooled Turbine Components (1001-007)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$539,653.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tom Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In the Phase I technical effort, Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) successfully demonstrated a novel ceramic matrix composite (CMC) preforming approach as a potential solution to current practical limitations in available fiber tow sizes and weave constructions. These coarse textile constructions… More

Miniaturized Thermoacoustic Cryocooler for Missile Defense Applications(1001-088)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
WESTERN NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE
RI Contact:
Bart Lipkens
Abstract:
The U.S. military envisions a range of cryocooler systems that can enable specific operational requirements. For missile defense applications, Triton is targeting cooling of infrared focal plane arrays (FPA) in optics which address surveillance, missile threat warning systems and missile seeker… More

EMI Plastic Wrap for RFID Indication of Tampering or Damage

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,982.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a Secure Wrap technology for the containerized shipping supply chain that detects intrusion into cargo at the unit (box) or pallet level in the event of tampering, fraud, or damage. The detection system integrates wireless communication abilities for real-time… More

SBIR Phase I: Trace Peroxide Sensor for the Detection of Homemade Explosives

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,940.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project seeks to develop a peroxide sensor for the detection of homemade explosives, addressing a critical capability gap in airport security technology. The concept involves self-assembly of a peroxide sensitive coating on a detector,… More

Low Cost Transparent Ceramic Armor Finishing(1001-187)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,879.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes a new process that eliminates the costly polishing steps currently required to fabricate transparent optical quality ALON ballistic windows and domes. This process has the potential to reduce the overall cost of ALON by 25 to 40%. The process is inexpensive, easy to… More

Tri-halide Methane Detection (1001-155)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,971.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Edward Geraghty, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., proposes a MEMS based handheld sensor for use in TTHM detection. The design is based on current MEMS based sensors modified to work in an aqueous media. This work will expand on the technology being developed in the area of explosives detection with MEMS by the Triton team. … More

3-Dimensional Isotropic Metamaterials Lens(1001-124)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems' team proposes to identify and develop a metamaterials-based lenses system capable of imaging beyond the diffraction limit in the visible spectrum. The use of negative index of refraction to resolve features beyond the diffraction index limit has been demonstrated for wavelengths… More

Source Term Model for Fine Particle Resuspension from Indoor Surfaces(1001-173)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,927.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Airborne chemical and biological (CB) agents released in one section of a building travel via the building's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems and disperse throughout the building, while undergoing deposition and resuspension recurrently. Computational fluid dynamics (CFD)… More

Synergistic Radiation Shielding of COTS Electronics for HAENS Compliance(1001-163)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,160.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc is meeting the needs of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for reduced weight and higher performance Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) assets. Triton will integrate a synergistic lightweight radiation shielding system to prevent radiation induced upsets in commercial… More

Novel Anti-Tamper Coatings for Microelectronics(1001-123)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,957.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the OSD's need to develop innovative tamper-proof, non-thermally cured coatings which prevents unauthorized individuals from reverse engineering of military microelectronics. We propose to develop tamper-proof coatings that will protect military electronics against… More

Innovative Low-Temperature Process for Anti-Tamper Coatings(1001-164)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,159.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the MDA's need to develop a manufacturing process for application of anti-tamper coatings to protect critical program information and technology. The proposed anti-tamper coating and processing techniques will protect military electronics against reverse-engineering while… More

Innovative Volume Protection Using EMI Trigger Wrap(1001-158)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,932.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes a new volume-protection anti-tamper (AT) technology for active protection of sensitive/secure equipment. The detection system integrates wireless communication abilities for real-time triggering of countermeasures. The proposed system is also easily customized to any… More

Variable Optical Transmission Lens for Integrated Eyewear Protection(1001-252)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,922.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems will build on existing electrochromics technology to develop and demonstrate variable light transmission lens technology capable of meeting size, shape, weight, and power constraints of ballistic fragmentation protective spectacles compatible with the Army Combat Helmet. Two major… More

Geometry- and Performance-Tailored Composites for Advanced Sabots (1001-192)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,983.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., in collaboration with BAE Systems and Specialty Materials Inc. of Lowell MA, proposes to develop an extremely lightweight Boron composite sabot for hypervelocity Navy fire support projectiles, in order to substantially reduce parasitic mass and improve projectile accuracy, thus… More

Automated SBCF MRB Spar (ASMS)(1001-175)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., in combination with HEXCEL, Ingersoll, and a helicopter or tiltrotor airframe prime contractor, proposes to develop a novel manufacturing technique combining the formability of stretch broken carbon fiber (SBCF) with automated fiber placement to dramatically reduce costs for… More

High Temperature, Wear Resistant Bore Insulator Material for Electromagnetic Rail Guns(1001-193)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,928.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tom Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton System Inc. (Triton) proposes to develop an ultra-high temperature polymer composite tailored to address the electrical, thermal, mechanical and wear resistance performance required of an electromagnetic (EM) rail gun bore insulator. Utilizing a thermoset silicon based polymer originally… More

Improving Through-Thickness Thermal Conductivity of Carbon/Epoxy Laminates(1001-280)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to increase the through-thickness thermal conductivity of carbon/epoxy structural laminates by selective employment of high thermal conductivity fiber materials and a proven 3-D laminate architecture. Using this approach, it has been shown that through thickness thermal… More

"Smart" Chem-Bio-Nuclear Hardened Intermodal Shipping Container (1001-207)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to design, fabricate and test to ISO specification a low-cost, "Smart" Intermodal Module (SIM) container system that will be capable of being tracked, traced, inventory capable, and chemical-biological (Chem-Bio) attack hardened and meet the Department of Defense… More

Lightweight FRA Bearing Liners for Gear Boxes(1001-097)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton System Inc.'s fiber reinforced metal technology has demonstrated a significant improvement in wear resistance over 9310 carburized steel and beryllium copper. In screen fret wear testing, fiber reinforced aluminum (FRA) outperformed baseline materials while offering significant… More

Advanced Life Raft Fabrics (1001-168)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,975.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc responds to the US Air Force's need for new material technologies that will enable manufacture of advanced aviation life rafts that are up to 10% lighter, come in smaller packing cases and overcome the performance limitations of current versions at extreme temperatures such as hot… More

Nickel-free Conductive Fillers(1001-166)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$745,606.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Modern fighter aircraft incorporate conductive materials to control radar signature and lightning strike resistance of the vehicle. The conductive materials are incorporated in chopped fiber, fiber mat, or woven form. Unfortunately, current conductive materials are in the form of a nickel-coated… More

An Insecticide Matrix for Sand Fly and Mosquito Control in Severe Environments(1001-080)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to optimize further the insecticide system developed in Phase I. In Phase I, we showed that our insecticide system performed better than a commercial residual spray after heat or UV exposure. Our insecticide system will remain effective for an extended period time after… More

Embedded Microsensors for Health Monitoring of High-Temperature Composites(1001-169)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc is addressing the needs of the Air Force for an embedded sensor technology to monitor thermo oxidative degradation within high-temperature composites. The proposed Phase II program builds on the successful Phase I proof-of-concept of a durable sensor compatible with the… More

Innovative Biomimetic Sonobuoy(1001-222)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$447,850.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop an autonomous, self-powering, biomimetic sonobuoy. This buoy will incorporate state of the art energy scavenging techniques, innovative station keeping and buoyancy control mechanisms, and low power electronics to create a stealthy, long endurance sonobuoy. … More

Dual Mode Controlled Ricochet Low Loss EFV Grille(1001-215)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The Triton Systems Inc., with C.S. Draper Labs and Carpenter Steel proposes to continue the Phase I efforts developing a ricochet grille for the EFV, ultimately installing two pre-production grilles in a SDD vehicle for operational testing. The ricochet grille concept will thereby reach TRL 7, and… More

Innovative Volume Protection for Secure and Sensitive Packaging(1001-310)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$961,631.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to further develop and transition its innovative Enclosure Protection System (EPS) technology for the protection of MDA/DoD platforms, both in shipping and storage. The detection system integrates multiple sensors and platfo

Spray-Coatable Metamaterials(1001-363)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,945.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
RI Contact:
Linda Concino
Abstract:
Triton, together with our STTR partner, proposes to develop the theory and fabrication capabilities necessary to develop a metamaterials coating solution with tailorable emissivity and reflectivity in the visible and infrared spectrum. In the Phase I program we will deliver both a mathematical… More

Spray-Coatable Metamaterials for Use as Narrow Bandpass Filters(1001-315)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,982.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
RI Contact:
Linda Concino
Abstract:
Triton, together with our STTR partner, proposes to develop the theory and fabrication capabilities necessary to develop a metamaterials coating solution for mirror optics that is capable of passing a narrow spectral band in the long wave infrared (LWIR) spectrum for the purposes of stray light… More

Field Sensor for Measuring TTHM Concentrations in Drinking Water(1001-329)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,160.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Edward Geraghty, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop advanced micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) based sensor prototypes for detection of total tri-halomethanes (TTHMs) in the water supply. The sensor is capable of rapid on-site detection of TTHMS in water from low ppb to ppm levels. Measurements were validated… More

High Temperature Polymer Composites for EM Rail Gun Bore Insulators(1001-355)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$447,576.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (Triton) has successfully tested two candidate polymer composite bore insulator materials which demonstrate superior ablation by electric arc resistance than a G-10 laminate (epoxy/E-glass) historically used in electromagnetic (EM) rail guns. In this proposed Phase II technical… More

Electrically Switchable Surfaces for Vapor Stream Concentration(1001-344)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,913.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Trace detection usually requires a vapor concentrator that collects dilute analytes from a vapor sample and delivers them at a higher concentration to the detector. For humid vapor streams, cryogenic vapor concentrators can be unacceptable due to the condensation of water. Many adsorbent vapor… More

Anti-Fog Coating for Lenses(1001-348)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc proposes to utilize its surface engineering technology to deposit ultra thin coatings onto lenses of respiratory protection systems that will promote spreading of water droplets thereby preventing fogging. This novel antifog coating will also be durable and dirt and oils… More

Assessment of Cooling Techniques for 2-D&3-D Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Turbine Engine Comps.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$779,931.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton proposes teaming with an aircraft engine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to assess the performance of laser drilled film cooling holes in both three-dimensional (3-D) randomly dispersed fiber CMC material and two-dimensional (2-D) layered woven fiber CMC material for fabrication of hot… More

Improved Reliability and Multi-modal Capability of NDI for Cracks and Corrosion(1001-306)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,323.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (TSI), in partnership with BAE Systems (BAES), and in conjunction with two leading inspection technology companies, proposes to integrate BAES crawler robot and laser tracker system with non-destructive inspection (NDI) instruments to enable the efficient inspection of large-area… More

Bio-Inspired Dry Adhesive(1001-349)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,977.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a bio-mimetic dry adhesive with micro/nano scale structures similar to gecko's feet. This new dry adhesive is designed to have the features of good shear strength to hold more than 1 kg respirator mask on face, great peripheral sealing property to maintain… More

Composite Strain Sensing Using Direct-Write Strain Gages(1001-345)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,891.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In this Phase I program, Triton and its team members are proposing the development of a wireless technique for the health monitoring of composite repair panels as well as other composite structures. A wireless approach is much more compatible with the composite fabrication process, and greatly… More

Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Shelters(1001-4

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,456.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
U.S. Army's Deployable Medical System (DEPMEDS) consists of rigid aluminum ISO-standard shelters which house laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, sterilization departments, and operating rooms and soft wall TEMPER units (Tent, Expandable, Modular, Personnel) which house patient wards and auxiliary… More

Countermeasures for Acoustic Cloaking(1001-346)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,927.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to the US Navy need to model and assess the potential threat of acoustic cloaking to avoid sonar detection by the Navy. We will address the Navy need to both address the potential threat, estimating whether acoustic cloaking technology would be feasible within a 5 to 10… More

Underwater Explosive Sensor(1001-341)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,987.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Geraghty, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Currently divers optically inspect suspicious devices. Due to water turbidity and the innate potential danger from explosive devices, the inspection process is extremely slow and dangerous. Triton Systems proposes to develop an underwater chemical sensor that can detect and identify explosive… More

Cold-Formed Tungsten-Copper Hybrid Sub-Projectiles for Maximum EMRG Effectiveness(1001-353)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to fabricate low drag, high stability aerodynamic sub-projectiles by a cold forming approach in which a dense and hard Tungsten rod is surrounded by a shaped sleeve of another metal. Detailed design tradeoffs will be completed to evaluate the appropriate proportions of… More

Dispersed Filament Ceramic Fiber/Polysilazane Composite GPS Antenna Windows(1001-302)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,846.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tom Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop an ultra-high temperature polymer composite tailored to address the electrical, thermal and mechanical performance required of a high temperature, high stress GPS antenna window. Utilizing a thermoset silicon based polymer originally developed and qualified… More

Improved CNT-Based Thermal Materials for High-Power Solid-State Devices(1001-321)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,906.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton addresses the Air Force need to develop high performance heat sink materials for high-power, solid state electronics. Triton Systems and its team members will create a Thermal Interface Material (TIM) using aligned carbon nanotube arrays combined with unique surface processing. Due to… More

Innovative Flexible Solar Cell Interconnects for High Efficiency Solar Cell Modules(1001-312)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,982.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, President
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop an Ultra Thin Flexible Solar (UTFS) technology using an innovative process that combines the high efficiency of crystalline-based photovoltaics with the low cost, flexibility, and light weight of thin-film photovoltaics. The proposed effort will focus on cell… More

Magnetically Switchable Explosives Vapor Isolator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
    The proposed work details a Magnetically Switchable Explosives Vapor isolator which can be coupled to a wide variety of detection techniques. The Isolator works by initially isolating explosives from a vapor stream through a biologically analogous technique. When requested, the… More

Dynamically Tunable Metamaterial Filters(1001-455)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,671.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Boston College
RI Contact:
Professor Willie Padilla
Abstract:
Triton, together with our academic and industrial partners, proposes to develop and fabricate dynamic filters based on metamaterials. These dynamic filters are being engineered to enhance the efficacy of focal plane arrays used in interceptor sensors, resulting in significant cost savings. The… More

Ink Jet Printing of Flexible Carbon Nanotube Based Transistors over a Large Area(1001-458)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
John Blum, Priccipal Investigator
Research Institution:
Northeastern University
RI Contact:
Lawrence Barnett
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. and our partners, propose to develop a commercially viable process to print high speed thin film transistors (TFTs) onto large area flexible substrates. We propose to use a commercially available deposition system to deposit high mobility semiconductors onto flexible… More

Portable Trace Detector for Food Toxins(1001-450)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,971.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A major threat to U.S. personnel stationed abroad are high levels of toxins that may be present in the local food supply as a result of unregulated pesticide use and the prevalence of toxic industrial chemicals and heavy metals in the environment. Rapid analytical methods are needed that are… More

Advanced Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for Low Observable Outer Mold Line Repair (1001-445)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jason Dieffenbacher, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc addresses the Air Force-Ys need to develop a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) which can dramatically reduce the time to repair damage to low observable structures on the outer mold line (OML) of aircraft. The PSA will provide a continuous service temperature from -65oF to… More

Innovative Design for Composite Rapid Assembly and Thermally Efficient Shelter(CRATES)(1001-439)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes an affordable and innovative system design for a Composite Rapid Assembly and Thermally Efficient Shelter (CRATES) to support the goals and purposes of Aerospace Expeditionary Forces (AEF) through simple rapid assembly/disassembly hardware. Triton's innovative… More

Novel Erosion Resistant Coatings for Zinc Sulfide(1001-471)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,851.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James Christie, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In airborne optical systems where multispectral zinc sulfide windows are employed there is a need to improve the environmental durability of the windows. The most common solution employed for the purpose of improving the rain and sand erosion resistance of a multispectral ZnS window is to coat the… More

Improving Through Thickness Thermal Conductivity of C/Ep Laminates(1001-372)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,648.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Despite weight reduction and insensitive munitions (IM) advantages, the poor through thickness thermal conductivity of carbon / epoxy laminates has limited their use in certain tactical missile applications where thermal management is a key requirement. Insertion of high thermal conductivity carbon… More

Innovative Carbon Nanotube Based Thermal Interface Materials(1001-438)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$748,199.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton addresses the Air Force need to develop high performance heat sink materials for high-power, solid state electronics. Triton Systems and its team members will scale up its Thermal Interface Material (TIM) that combines novel carbon nanotube arrays with innovative surface processing schemes.… More

Three Dimensional Isotropic Metamaterials Lens(1001-293)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$998,463.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Keith Higginson, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems"team proposes to identify and develop a metamaterials-based lenses system capable of imaging beyond the diffraction limit in the visible spectrum. The use of negative index of refraction to resolve features beyond the diffraction index limit has been demonstrated for wavelengths… More

Innovative Indium Plasma Treatments for Surface Oxide Removal(1001-496)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,668.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton addresses the Army need for next-generation, improved infrared imaging, which will require a surface treatment for removing the surface oxide on indium bump bonds prior to device hybridization. Triton will demonstrate a low-cost, high-throughput system for both removing the indium bump's… More

Rollaway Deployable Kevlar Felt Ballistic Protection for Arch-Shaped Shelters (1001-437)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., supported by Production Products of St. Louis MO, proposes to develop a flexible sandwich construction and storage/deployment mechanism to provide specification ballistic protection for the air-supported TEMPER tent and related shelters. The principal innovation is to use a… More

Switchable Surfaces for Vapor Stream Concentration(1001-344)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,985.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
John Lock, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Trace detection usually requires a vapor concentrator that collects dilute analytes from a vapor sample and delivers them at a higher concentration to the detector. Conventional vapor concentrators tend to use either cryogenics, where vapors are concentrated on a cooled surface and then desorbed… More

NDI Technique Capable of Detecting and Characterizing Bridging in Laminates(1001-555)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,726.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, in partnership with its OEM airframe and inspection partners, proposes to develop and demonstrate advanced nondestructive methods for detecting and characterizing ply bridging in graphite/epoxy and fiberglass/epoxy laminate components featuring tight radii. TSI has put together… More

Modular, Multi-Mode Hand Grenade Using Tailored Thermobarics (1001-396)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,958.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Contracts Manager
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., in combination with the NAMMO Talley, proposes to develop a modular multi-mode hand grenade that combines a user separable charge system (analogous to mortar charge increments) with tailored thermobaric explosives to provide a wide range of effects from non-lethal and low… More

Cold Formed Tungsten-Copper Hybrid Sub-Projectiles for EMRG Effectiveness(1001-520)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,488,282.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. (TSI) has successfully completed a Phase I SBIR effort to develop, prototype and test low cost, cold formed hybrid Tungsten/Copper/Aluminum sub-projectiles for the US Navy Electromagnetic Rail Gun (EMRG). The hallmarks of Triton's sub-projectile designs, shown are: extremely low… More

Dispersed Ceramic Filament / Polysilazane GPS Antenna Windows(1001-479)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop an ultra-high temperature polymer composite tailored to address the electrical, thermal and mechanical performance required of a high temperature, high stress GPS antenna window. Utilizing a thermoset silicon based polymer, two ceramic fiber reinforced… More

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (PSA) Development(1001-525)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$300,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. is developing pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) that will maintain good adhesion throughout the temperature range from -65oF to 285oF. In addition the adhesive will have a peel strength in the 2 - 8 pli range, have high tolerance to humidity, good resistance to aircraft fluids… More

Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Development(1001-268)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,930.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Fengying Shi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes to develop a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) with continuous service temperature range from -65oF to 285oF, high peel strength, high humidity tolerance, chemical resistance, UV resistance and clean removability. The proposed PSA will be able to preserve its peel… More

Robust Pressure Transducer for Propulsion Control Systems(1001-430)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,873.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jason Dieffenbacher, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems will address the Navy's need for a robust pressure transducer that is suitable for use in aerospace turbine engines. Triton will improve upon existing MEMS products to provide a product that can withstand the extreme environment inside the engine, such as high temperature, vibration,… More

Energy Dynamically-Tuned Absorbing Sheet for Underwater Implosion Mitigation(1001-436)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,953.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., with Draper Laboratory, proposes to develop a SOF mission equipment container containing damping mechanisms to neutralize the adverse effects of stored equipment implosion. This container will be a flexible bag that can be rolled up while not in use, provides a rugged waterproof… More

Innovative Structures for Sonobuoy Applications(1001-503)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a sonobuoy structure with vastly reduced sea state driven motion. Motion and tilting of sonobuoy acoustic sensor arrays can negatively impact sensor acoustic detection and localization performance. The Triton system will integrate into an 'A' size sonobuoy and… More

Air Textured S-Glass Rovings for Improved 2D Epoxy Laminate Interlaminar Properties(1001-435)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Carroll, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. along with program partner Fiberglass Industries Inc. of Amsterdam, NY propose to demonstrate the benefits of an air textured S-2 / S-Glass rovings for the improvement of 2D composite interlaminar properties. Improvement of interlaminar shear strength properties is a focal point… More

High Temperature Elastomeric Coating(1001-516)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. responds to the Navy's need for improved coatings for aircraft and missile systems. In this program new high temperature coatings will be developed which can withstand prolonged exposure to temperatures of 680 F (360 C) without degradation. In addition the coatings will be able… More

Nondestructive Detection and Characterization of Fiber Waviness in Laminates(1001-463)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,754.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc, in partnership with its OEM airframe and inspection partners, proposes to develop and demonstrate advanced nondestructive methods for detecting and characterizing fiber waviness (also known as marcelling or wrinkling) in graphite/epoxy and fiberglass/epoxy laminate materials. TSI… More

Recovery Act - Scale-Up of Nano-Crystalline Fiber Aluminum Composite for Ground Vehicle Wear Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,990.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Triton

Magnetically Switchable Explosives Vapor Isolator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,403.00
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
John Blum – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
The proposed work details a molecular recognition based explosives pre-concentration and sampling system which can be coupled to a wide variety of current and future commercially available sensors. The system works by initially isolating and concentrating specific explosives from a sample stream… More

Rapid, Quantitative Biological Indicator System with Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam Spores(1001-677)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,941.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Biological agents pose high threats, because they are invisible and odorless and a relatively small amount can infect a large population when released in a densely populated area. For the same reasons, assuring safety after cleaning decontaminated sites can be challenging. Currently available… More

Novel Side Channel AT Methods

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,921.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Christopher Bingham, Principal Inveestigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop advanced methodologies, for protection of Critical Program Information (CPI) of BMDS assets against exploitation by reverse engineering and tampering through the use of Side Channel Attacks (SCAs) on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) devices. Specifically, a… More

Innovative Low-Cost Nanostructured Anodes for High-Capacity Li-Ion Space Batteries (1001-606)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,950.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes an innovative nanostructured anode material for use in advanced high-energy-capacity space-rated lithium-ion batteries. The new anode material has the possibility of increasing the capacity of lithium-ion batteries by a factor of 10. The deposition processes used to… More

Hybridized 3-D Photogrammetry Strain Analysis for Sandwich Structures (1001-609)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. will in this Phase I apply 3-D digital image correlation to obtain and process full-field strain imagery of critical composite honeycomb structures to produce full-field images of structural safety margins. While the technology for obtaining surface strains via photogrammetry… More

Identification and Characterization of Defects in CMC Components(1001-628)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc, in conjunction with its OEM and small business partners, proposes the use of advanced ultrasonic inspection techniques to detect and quantify local voids, distributed porosity, delaminations, ply drops and wrinkles in CMC materials, ultimately to input the measured… More

Frequency Agile Narrow-band Infrared Absorber(1001-612)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,983.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Christopher Bingham, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
The Air Force desires a narrowband tunable absorber which can be placed in the optical path to block undesired wavelengths while allowing ambient IR to pass undiminished. Triton Systems working with a university laboratory will design and construct a novel tunable narrow band absorber which… More

Large Ring Rolled FRA Bearing Liners for CH-53K Transmissions(1001-542)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,992.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton) and our Teaming Partners propose to refine forming techniques to produce large Fiber Reinforced Aluminum (FRA) bearing liners. Cast and machined to print FRA products have performed well in wear and endurance testing. Incorporating a forming process that enables larger… More

Fuel Efficient Forward Operating Base (1001-596)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,955.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to identify the most promising alternatives for the Marine Corps to become more energy efficient, particularly in company-sized forward operating bases (FOBs). Energy use at FOBs can be very high and the logistics of delivering fuel are a major problem. In Phase I… More

Increased F135 TMS Aluminum Component Performance (1001-614)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,940.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to enhance elevated temperature resistance of cast aluminum components in the JSF F-135 engine fuel & lube systems by incorporating Fiber Reinforced Aluminum (FRA) inserts into highly stressed areas of the castings. The F-135 gearbox is made from a sand cast… More

Robust Innovative Roller Bearing(1001-672)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,903.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In response to Navy SBIR solicitation N111-047 Innovative Alternatives to Roller Bearing Design Solutions, Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop an improved roller bearing design that will enable increased service life and reduced life-cycle cost for the DDG helicopter hanger door. The roller… More

Portable Trace Detector for Food Toxins(1001-644)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,909.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Allison Halleck, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
A major threat to U.S. personnel stationed abroad are high levels of toxins that may be present in the local food supply as a result of unregulated pesticide use and the prevalence of toxic industrial chemicals and heavy metals in the environment. Rapid analytical methods are needed that are… More

Advanced Pressure Sensitive Adhesive for Low Observable Outer Mold Line Repair (1001-604)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,249,716.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Norm Rice, Principal Investigatore – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In this Phase II program Triton Systems will develop and optimize a pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) system to meet the Air Force requirements for adhesion in the 2 8 pli range across a temperature range of -65degreesF to +250degreesF. In addition the PSA will be resistant to a variety of… More

Improved Reliability and Multi-modal Capability of NDI for Cracks and Corrosion(1001-494)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$739,863.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc (TSI), in partnership with a military and commercial airframe OEM and inspection device and service providers, proposes to integrate proven automated scanning technology with multi-modal non-destructive inspection (NDI) techniques to enable the more efficient and… More

Antimicrobial Coatings for Medical Shelters(1001-588)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$722,625.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
U.S. Army"s Deployable Medical System (DEPMEDS) consists of rigid aluminum ISO-standard shelters which house laboratory, radiology, pharmacy, sterilization departments, and operating rooms and soft wall TEMPER units (Tent, Expandable, Modular, Personnel) which house patient wards and auxiliary… More

Innovative Structures for Sonobuoy Applications(1001-655)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,012.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems is developing a sonobuoy structure with vastly reduced sea state driven motion. Motion and tilting of sonobuoy acoustic sensor arrays can negatively impact sensor acoustic detection and localization performance. The Triton system integrates into an"A"size sonobuoy and… More

Innovative Dive Helmet for Hearing Conservation (1001-860)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Research Institution:
University of Rhode Island
RI Contact:
Mary K. DeMarco
Abstract:
Helmeted divers are exposed to high levels of noise. The sources of these noises can be self-generated (e.g. airflow through the demand-regulators during inhalation and bubble noise during exhalation), as well as transmitted through the helmet from underwater tools. While administrative controls… More

Honeycomb Sandwich Structure Inspection(1001-630)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,963.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas McDonald, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc, in conjunction with its OEM and small business partners, proposes the use of advanced data acquisition and analysis inspection techniques to detect and quantify skin/core disbond, crushed core and fluid intrusion defects in aircraft honeycomb sandwich structures. … More

Colorless Opaqueable Visor (1001-731)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,954.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems has developed a variable light transmission technology that will be optimized for use in an Air Force visor application. There is an ongoing need to substitute two separate visors that provide clear and dark transmission with a single lens capable of fast transition, wide… More

Robust Launchable Remote Tagline Anchoring System (1001-831)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,523.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In response to Army SBIR Topic A12-057 entitled Launch-able Tagline and Remote Anchor System, Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to develop an anchor system that when launched across a river or upstream can proof-load an anchor with a tagline running back to the launch site. Semi-permanent tactical… More

The Starfish Versatile Automated Shallow Water Anchor(1001-756)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,873.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton proposes to develop an automated system for shallow water anchoring/ securing, suitable for use in all bottom conditions encountered by U.S. Navy (USN) craft. Anchoring a large structure such as a floating pier along a shoreline is a labor intensive procedure using traditional anchoring… More

Reliable, Easy to Use, Spherical Bearing Wear Indication (1001-830)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,952.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In response to Navy SBIR solicitation N112-016 Wear Indicating Lined Spherical Bearings Triton Systems, Inc. is pleased to submit this proposal. Lined, spherical bearings are used in a variety of aerospace applications to provide a connection between two structures experiencing rotating and/or… More

Frequency Agile Narrow Band Infrared Absorber(1001-770)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,679.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lawrence Domash, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this Phase II SBIR, Triton working with a team of academic and industrial collaborators, will design, demonstrate and characterize a novel infrared optical device which can be tuned to exclude laser radiation at any given wavelength in the 3-5µm band while permitting imaging to… More

Modular, Multi-Mode Hand Grenade Using Tailored Thermobarics (1001-711)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$779,873.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc., with our partner Nammo-Talley, has developed a dual-purpose hand grenade with Phase I data demonstrating its essential feasibility. In this grenade a tailored thermobaric charge is contained within a composite body having a means to rapidly and unambiguously include or not… More

Nickel-free Conductive Fillers (1001-815)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,961.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc. proposes a 12 month effort to optimize a production process, scale up to production volumes, and validate material performance through pre-qualification testing of a Nickel free conductive filler. The technology eliminates Nickel completely from the current filler product by… More

Rapid, Quantitative Biological Indicator System with Bacillus thuringiensis Al Hakam Spores(1001-810)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,820.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Biological agents pose high threats, because they are invisible, odorless and a relatively small amount can infect a large population when released in a densely populated area. For the same reasons, assuring safety after cleaning decontaminated sites can be challenging. Currently available… More

Innovative Low-Temperature Process for Anti-Tamper Coatings(1001-164)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,667.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the MDA"s need to develop a manufacturing process for application of anti-tamper coatings to protect critical program information and technology. The proposed anti-tamper coating and processing techniques will protect military electronics against reverse-engineering… More

Innovative Nanostructured Anodes for High-Capacity Li-Ion Space Batteries (1001-871)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,619.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. will scale up and commercialize an innovative nanostructured anode material for use in advanced high-energy-capacity space-rated lithium-ion batteries. The new anode material has the possibility of increasing the capacity of lithium-ion batteries by a factor of 10. The… More

Low-Cost Nanostructured Anti-Reflection Technology(1001-769)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Lawrence Domash, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, teamed with a major US manufacturer of optical glass and night vision components, proposes an innovative manufacturing process for anti-reflectance on the front lens surface of soldier optics of all kinds. The new process will reduce glints at large angles of incidence by up to 90%… More

True Awareness Hearing Protector(1001-920)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,980.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
The use of passive hearing protection that protects against transient impact noise and at the same time allows ambient sound will enable Marines to continue to hear and respond in combat, thereby enhancing situational awareness, while blocking and/or reflecting harmful blast shock waves in the ear… More

Ultra-Low Power Anti-Tamper Technology for Missile Defense Applications(1001-895)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,878.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop near-zero power advanced sensors, for protection of Critical Program Information (CPI) of MDA/BDMS assets against exploitation by reverse engineering and tampering through the use of X Ray imaging. The proposed technology will be applicable to both current and… More

Sensitive and Selective Hypergolic Leak Detector (1001-891)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,921.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop a new hypergolic leak sensor, replacing the current design. Triton"s sensor will operate between -46 to 74 oC and detect MMH and MON-25 at less than 100 ppm concentrations.The chemical transducer will be designed to be low power, using less than 0.3 milli… More

Novel Sampling Device for Surveillance of Adult Flying Insect Vectors(1001-896)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,960.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Kerrianne Mello, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In this program Triton Systems will develop a novel freestanding, lightweight, compact, portable sampling device to collect a broad spectrum of adult flying insect disease vectors. The new trap will have a modular design with interchangeable parts for different vectors. The proposed trap will be… More

Novel Side Channel AT Methods(1001-870)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$997,869.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems proposes to develop advanced methodologies, for protection of Critical Program Information (CPI) of BMDS assets against exploitation by reverse engineering and tampering through the use of Side Channel Attacks (SCAs) on Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) devices. Specifically, a… More

USAMMA Insulated Shipping Container (ISC) Development (1001-861)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,961.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
The U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA) has a need for a high performing and cost-effective Insulated Shipping Container (ISC) to temperature protect vaccines and other medical supplies over extended periods of time and across the military range of temperatures. USAMMA is responsible for… More

Colorless Opaqueable Visor (1001-916)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,986.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Peter Schuler, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems has demonstrated a variable light transmission technology that will be optimized in the proposed Phase II for use in a military visor application. There is an ongoing need to substitute two separate visors that provide clear and dark transmission with a single lens capable… More

Self-Healing Shape Memory Polymer Based Coatings for Protective Garments (1001-966)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,873.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Current CB garment systems such as Joint Services Lightweight Integrated Suit technology (JSLIST) and Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (JSLIST) Chemical Biological Coverall for combat vehicle crewmen (JC3) use a layer of absorptive carbon and selectively permeable membranes… More

Ambient Energy Harvesting for Variable Transmission Goggles (1001-946)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,867.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Scott Morrison, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Our team, which includes a current supplier of protective eyewear for the US military, proposes to develop an energy harvesting technology for self-powered variable-transmission eyewear. This technology will harvest from several different ambient energy sources, for powering both the variable… More

Universal In-Ear Warfighter Monitoring System (1001-956)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,922.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Job related hearing loss is a growing issue within active and retired military personnel. Ear protection is critical to prevent such injury, but personnel in variable pressure environments, such as pilots, often cannot use the best hearing protection due to pressure changes risking barotrauma.… More

Innovative&Lightweight Cargo/Personnel Handling System (1001-953)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
The US Navy seeks to simplify loading, unloading and reconfiguring (between cargo & passenger missions) the C-2A aircraft with a view to reducing both operator stress and deck residence time during carrier flight operations. Triton Systems, Inc, proposes to meet this requirement using a… More

Contamination Prevention for Plain Airframe Bearings (1001-958)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Liner wear in spherical bearings used in fixed wing and rotor craft can be significantly accelerated by liquid and solid contamination. Contamination is particularly problematic with oscillating loads. The proposed solution will prevent contamination of plain airframe bearings without significant… More

Nanostructured High Performance, High Angle of Incidence Anti-Reflection (1001-908)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$994,213.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lawrence Domash, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, teamed with a major US manufacturer of optical glass and night vision components, will further develop an innovative manufacturing process for anti-reflection coatings on the front lens surface of soldier optics of all kinds. The new process will significantly improve the glint… More

Portable Sensor for Monitoring Airborne Nanoparticle Acitivity (1001-969)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,905.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Aniruddha Weling, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Airborne engineered nano-particles (NP) are not detectable in an operational environment without sensitive aerosol monitoring instruments, and even dilute concentrations can be linked to health hazards. Without a means to detect airborne NP exposure, there is a potentially hazardous… More

Improved Process Controls for the Laser Drilling of Small Holes (1001-938)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$558,062.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tom McDonald, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc., in partnership with the National Aerospace Leadership Initiative (NALI) funded Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), is developing the concurrent use of multiple sensor types and methods to collect laser drilling process data. This data is then processed by a… More

High Temperature Polymer Composites for EM Rail Gun Bore Insulators(1001-800)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,467.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Jacob Alexander, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Phase II.5 proposal, extension of Phase II Contract N00014-09-C-0562. Building upon the successful live fire demonstration in Phase II, this proposed Phase II Continuing Development program seeks to design and fabricate full size Electromagnetic Rail Gun (EMRG) bore insulator segments for… More

Increased F135 TMS Aluminum Component Performance (1001-786)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$766,568.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Karin Karg, Principal Investigator/Sr – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. proposes to enhance elevated temperature resistance of cast aluminum components in the JSF F-135 engine fuel & lube systems by incorporating Fiber Reinforced Aluminum (FRATM) inserts into highly stressed areas of the castings. The F-135 Thermal Management System is mostly… More

The SeaStar Versatile Automated Shallow Water Anchor(1001-882)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$495,411.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In response to Navy SBIR solicitation N112-148 Versatile Shallow Water Anchoring/ Securing Technology, Triton Systems Inc. developed a design for an automated shallow water anchoring/ securing system, suitable for use in all bottom conditions encountered by U.S. Navy (USN) craft. Anchoring a large… More

High Z-Conductivity Composite Structures for Low-Observable Aircraft Heat Rejection (1001-951)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Triton Systems Inc., in combination with our partner Northrop-Grumman Corporation proposes to develop a high performance composite heat exchanger system that can be integrated into airframe structures of unmanned and manned systems to provide thermal management for aircraft systems and/or… More

Persistent Autonomous Repositionable Surveillance (PARS) Buoy (1001-865)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,104,616.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems, Inc. (Triton), is developing an Autonomous Undersea Vehicle that provides covert and persistent undersea surveillance in littoral waters. It utilizes less energy than other similar vehicles (low Joule/km and net positive Joules/year), and can operate in shallow coastal environment… More

Contamination Prevention for Plain Airframe Bearings (1002-048)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,977.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Liner wear in spherical bearings used in fixed wing and rotor craft can be significantly accelerated by liquid and solid contamination. Contamination is particularly problematic with oscillating loads. The proposed solution will prevent contamination of plain airframe bearings without significant… More

Adaptive Projection Screen

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Lawrence Domash, Senior Engineer – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The US Air Force relies on realistic projection display systems to simulate operational environments for training of JTAC personnel. One current limitation is that the projection screen materials are passive and do not allow reflectance to be adjusted for day/night difference or to… More

Water Barrier Towed Array Hosewall

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,908.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Apoorva Shah, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc proposes to develop a new tow array hose to address the US Navy"s need for reducing moisture permeation through the thermoplastic polyurethane hosewall of fat line towed arrays (namely TB-34). The proposed hose will incorporate proprietary barrier technology within its… More

Inconspicuous Up-Armoring of Vehicles Using Segmented Ceramic and Metallic Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,921.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
James Gorman, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Triton Systems Inc.(Triton), together with our partner Technical Products Inc. (TPI) will conduct a feasibility study to evaluate options for armoring non standard commercial vehicles (NSCV) in an unobtrusive fashion using austere mechanical facilities corresponding to expedient basing in the area… More

SMART Bandage for Monitoring Wound Perfusion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,935.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Yoojeong Kim, Senior Scientist – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Continuous supply of oxygen to the tissue is essential for wound healing and resistance to infection. Oxygen provides the additional energy source for the repairing process. In the early stage of wound repair, fibroblasts start to migrate, divide, and produce collagen. To promote… More

Universal In-Ear Warfighter Monitoring System (1002-062)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,955.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Tyson Lawrence, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
Job related hearing loss is a growing issue with active and retired military personnel. Ear protection is critical to prevent such injury, but personnel in variable pressure environments, such as pilots, often cannot use the best hearing protection due to pressure changes risking barotrauma. Current… More

Ultra-Low Power Sensor for Missile Defense Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$974,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Arthur Gavrin, Technical Manager – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
During Phase I, Triton Systems demonstrated proof-of-concept for new methods developed for a near zero power advanced senor to detect X-rays. Triton Systems performed design analysis and limited bench level testing to demonstrate the sensor. During Phase II, Triton Systems will further develop and… More

Self-Healing Shape Memory Polymer Based Coatings for Protective Garments (1001-966)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,677.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Norman Rice, Senior Scientist – (978) 250-4200
Abstract:
In this Phase II program we will build on the promising Phase I results and further develop, optimize and integrate self-healing coatings/membranes into Chemical/Biological (CB) protective clothing to enable autonomous and rapid self-healing of cuts/tears/punctures and provide continuous protection… More

Phased Array Beam Steering for High Power Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lawrence Domash, Principal Investigator – (978) 250-4200
Research Institution:
The University of Texas at Austin
RI Contact:
Courtney F. Swaney
Abstract:
To enable new directed energy systems which are much lighter, smaller and more efficient, new types of optical phased array beam steering are required. In this Phase I STTR, Triton Systems teamed with our academic partner, will demonstrate a new family of reflective phase modulation elements based… More