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Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … research this area. In Phase I, we successfully demonstrated optical detection technology in the laboratory, developed a space platform simulation model, and established an initial set of satellite system specifications. In Phase II, we will construct, test, and… more

Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … research this area. In Phase I, we successfully demonstrated optical detection technology in the laboratory, developed a space platform simulation model, and established an initial set of satellite system specifications. In Phase II, we will construct, test, and… more

Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … research this area. In Phase I, we successfully demonstrated optical detection technology in the laboratory, developed a space platform simulation model, and established an initial set of satellite system specifications. In Phase II, we will construct, test, and… more

Feature Identification from Unresolved Electro-optical Data

Company: Pacific Defense Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … deployable telescopes that can travel to the world-wide locations where USA military assets operate and can benefit from the immediate response of the simpler SSA systems offered by this technology. The Potential Commercial Applications of this project extend to the … more

Frequency-Agile Heterodyne-Driven MMW Signal Generator

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … the first time, the low-noise characteristics of highly coherent master oscillators and high-power heterodyning. In simple terms, the approach combines high-power emitters with very low RIN characteristics, without resorting to high-resonance cavity construction. Specifically… more

Low-Noise, Parametric, Photonic Oscillator in Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Band

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In contrast to the NIR band, which is supported by an infrastructure of devices developed to serve telecommunication applications, the SWIR band remains out of reach for critical defense and commercial applications. While it is relatively simple to construct a… more

Long-distance 3-D Reconstruction from EO/IR Imagery

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … fuel cost).The proposed work, providing an enhanced modeling-from-video capability without requiring specific flight patterns, will be of interest to many users inside and outside the military: aerial terrain modeling has applications in agricultural, construction, mining, and… more

Automated Target Area Threat and Route Optimization

Company: Inkographics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … proof-of-concept implementation of functionalities for asset allocation and path-planning/motion-planning. We will determine minimal acceptable asset packages that maximize the probability of reaching their designated targets, and use these elementary packages for … more

Wave Energy Converter Performance- and Cost Optimization Through Novel Controls Strategies

Company: Columbia Power Technologies, Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …ad resources and foreign energy imports combined with the increased supply of clean, renewable electricity, WEC commercialization will benefit a number of strategically and economically important industries throughout the US, including ship-building, marine … more

Diesel Engine Efficiency and Emissions Improvement Via Variable Compression and Expansion Ratios

Company: ELECTRO-MECHANICAL ASSOCIATES Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …. Commercial Applications and other Benefits The expected product is a two-step, valve lifter combined with a camshaft that normally late intake valve closing that can be used on Diesel engines. A fuel economy improvement of 10% or more is estimated with a reduction in carbon… more

Readorium Rising Reader: Smart Nonfiction Comprehension Software For Students In Grades 3-5

Company: Mtelegence Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The project team is developing a prototype of the Readorium Rising Reader, a web-based game for students in grades 3 to 5 intended to strengthen reading comprehension of non-fiction science text. The game will provide students with strategies to use as they construct meaning… more

Origami Antibodies for Threat Sensing

Company: Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Beginning from an advanced stage of development, this Phase II STTR project will produce designs and prototypes for a ricin-specific artificial antibody constructed using DNA origami. These novel constructs will provide both a capture function (mimicking the properties of an… more

Pulse width modulated servo valve enabled by single crystal piezoelectric

Company: Active Signal Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …envisaged to mature the technology and transition it to Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC). A working prototype capable of delivering the necessary flow rates over the frequency band will be built and tested in the AEDC wind tunnel prior to construction and delivery… more

Long-Range Maritime Atmospheric LIDAR

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … similar to conventional LIDAR, but greatly simplified to make it compact and practical for use on war ships. The mast mounted system will illuminate the atmosphere surrounding a ship and produce 3-D images of atmospheric attenuation surrounding the ship. MAC-LIDAR constructs… more

Efficient, high resolution, position sensitive liquid argon detectors

Company: Adelphi Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … and gammas allows for exceptional pulse shape and charge to light ratio discrimination, and the sharp leading edge of the pulses makes fast nanosecond timing resolution possible. Adelphi Technology, working with Yale University, has already built, constructed and operated… more

Automated Human and System Performance Assessment in Operational Environments

Company: Advanced Anti-Terror Technologies Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …. FRAM accomplishes this by fusing output of normative models of behaviors (cognitive/procedural/team), human states (physiological/affective), system states (simulation models and/or operational vehicle states), and contextual situation states (live/virtual/… more

Torrefaction Processing of Human Fecal Waste

Company: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, low energy demands, and tolerate mixed or contaminated waste streams. The objective of the Phase I study is to demonstrate the feasibility of this improved process using bench scale experiments. This will be accomplished in three tasks: 1) design and construct bench scale… more

In-Service Fatigue Loads Data Gathering with CSG

Company: Advanced Global Services Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … to 2% over the following 7 years.An innovative use of thin flexible gauges will provide a convenient real-time look into the stress/fatigue state of any structure upon which the gauge is attached. This approach will provide many engineering sectors (Aerospace, Construction,… more

Low-cost Neurocognitive Rehabilitation System for Traumatic Brain Injury

Company: Advanced Medical Electronics Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … have on an individual’s independence, ability to work, and their community and social interaction. Cognitive rehabilitation seeks to improve cognitive function through the systematic application of therapies emerging from the neurosciences. In this project will construct and… more

Intra-Cavity Optical Amplifier (ICOA)

Company: Advanced Systems & Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … & T performed a detailed analysis and feasibility study of the proposed ICOA technique and by assembling and testing its laboratory breadboard was able to demonstrate the concept operability. In Phase II we will perform system design, integration and construction. The… more

Constraint-Checking Editor for Procedure Tracking (ConCEPT)

Company: Adventium Enterprises, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Constructing, maintaining, and adapting operational procedures for manned space operations is a complex task, requiring the procedure author to satisfy constraints resulting from the system configuration, current state, and applicable flight rules. This Phase 1 SBIR project will… more

Verification and Validation of Physics Based DPAL Models

Company: AeroSoft, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … systems. During Phase I, a review of existing experimental programs will made and used for preliminary validation with the GASP software suite. Once deficiencies in the current experimental programs as applied to V & V, a rigorous test plan will be constructed for… more

Measuring Fuel Quantity in Collapsible Fabric Storage Tanks

Company: Agiltron Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … in fiber sensor development, we propose to develop a customized sensing system with the ability to measure fuel quantity in a collapsible tank. Based primarily on mature technologies and commercially available components, the proposed sensor system is simple in construction… more

Accountability Instrument Using a New Neutron-Gamma Sensor

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … ray resolution and neutron detection, the system should enhance reliability of nuclear material control and accountability mission. The Phase I project will be aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of manufacturing the new scintillating material and using it to construct… more

Solid State Sensor System for Inspection of Prestressed Concrete Pressure Pipe

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … Concrete Cylinder Pipe (PCCP). There are thousands of miles of PCCP installed in the US in sections with length up to 20 feet and diameter for 2 to 14 feet. The large size of the pipes, the thickness of the concrete (up to 10 inches) and the composite construction, which… more