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High Gain, High Power PCSS with Integrated Monolithic Optical Trigger

Company: Ness Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … applications, including those identified by the Army: Ultra Wide Band (UWB) sources and ground penetrating radar for use in detecting and potentially neutralizing Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs). NEI and TTU have the unique expertise and facilities to design, construct and… more

Frequency-Agile Heterodyne-Driven MMW Signal Generator

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
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 / 2014 / 2
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 applications. While it is relatively simple to construct a low-noise oscillator… more

Development of Technologies that Address the Complex Architecture of the Face During the Treatment of Severe Facial Burn Injury

Company: KeraNetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … dressing will be formulated and tested for mechanical properties and drug delivery capabilities. It will then be tested in vitro for treatment of wound contracture. In the potential Phase II follow-on project, a full prototype of the dressing would be constructed, and… more

Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 and Water to Syngas

Company: Dioxide Materials Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this project is to move an energy efficient process for the conversion of carbon dioxide and water into syngas, a key feedstock for the production of synthetic chemicals. BENEFIT: If we are successful we will have a new process… more

Rapid Assembly of Durable Composite Radome Panels and Radome Mounting Interface

Company: Infinite Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Current Air Force and industry radome designs are time- and resource-exhaustive, and require frequent maintenance and inspection throughout product lifecycle, due to outdated technologies. Typical panels are constructed with one of several joint types mated to the… more

BLAST: A System for Bandwidth- and Latency-Scalable Teleoperation

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …gradation in the presence of communication latencies as small as 100 milliseconds. These latency and bandwidth requirements severely hamper use of teleop systems in situations where latency is high and/or bandwidth is low. The goal of the proposed work is to construct such a… more

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

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … and/or 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,… more

High Speed 3D Data for Configuration Management

Company: Tetravue,inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Nuclear power plant construction and life cycle management requires low cost, 3D information to achieve future construction cost goals. TetraVue is developing a high speed, high resolution 3D video camera that can create engineering models automatically, working like any hand-… more

High Specific Activity Sn-117m by Post Irradiation Isotope Separation

Company: IsoTherapeutics Group LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …he small number of suitable accelerators limits quantities available to less than a few Ci per week. Expected future commercial demands will likely require tens of Ci per week of mid and high SA material. Meeting the anticipated need can only be realized with the construction… more

HERMES-Based X-Ray Strip Detector

Company: Sydor Instruments, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … position the technology for immediate commercial deployment. Further advancements will be made in terms of manufacturability, component-level qualification, system testing, and a more universally compatible software interface. Two pre-production prototypes will be … more

Porphyrin-DNA Origami Constructs as Bioscavengers for Organophosphates

Company: Parabon NanoLabs, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …importance of developing new drugs and biologics that sequester and catalytically degrade organophosphate (OP) nerve agents in the body before they cause morbidity and mortality. We propose to develop a method for the sequestration of OP simulants via porphyrin-DNA constructs. … more

Multiphysics-based Sensor Fusion

Company: ACTA Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …t component analysis) approaches which yield truncation-free and viable non-parametric applications of polynomial chaos expansions. ACTA is prepared to incorporate these multi-physics mapping algorithms into its existing embeddable sensor-fusion hardware design constructed… more

3-D Mechanical Iris Missile Tube Forward Closure

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … capsule maintenance following a launch and eliminate launch debris. ADA Technologies is proposing to develop and test a fast-actuating, completely reusable capsule closure meeting the key Navy requirements. The selected design utilizes an innovative dome constructed of eight… more

High Fidelity Heralded On Demand Single Photon Source

Company: AdvR Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … The proposed device will produce single photons on demand with high efficiency, narrow linewidth, high rate, and sub-Poissonian statistics providing the key technology required for deployment of free space ground-to-ground and space-to-ground links and future construction of a… more

Ultra-High Precision Laser Isotope Monitor for 13CO2, CO180 and CO170

Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, high capital cost and impracticality of field deployment. Aerodyne Research has developed an alternative approach based on tunable laser infrared spectroscopy that avoids these limitations. Our commercial isotope monitor for the most important GHG gas, carbon … more

Neutron-Gamma Scintillation Detector for Emergency Response

Company: RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … detector also provides discrimination of gamma-rays from neutrons using a relatively straight forward pulse height analysis. The Phase I project will be aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of manufacturing larger volumes of scintillating material and constructing detectors… more

Composite Neutron-Gamma Detector

Company: RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …e proposed detector also provides discrimination of gamma-rays from neutrons using pulse shape or / and pulse height analysis. The Phase I project will be aimed at demonstrating the feasibility of manufacturing larger volumes of scintillating material and constructing detectors… more

Scoring Analysis via Data Integration and Information Extraction (SADIIE)

Company: Applied Technical Systems Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … prior experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP) or Information Extraction (IE) practices to interact with an automated system that learns over time how to extract the data they require. This data, in turn, feeds a scoring capability that allows users to construct and… more

Near-Field Velocity Measurement System for Wind Tunnel Testing

Company: Applied University Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … through a single transceiver lens design. Second, to avoid the long fiber optics cables required for the SM3LDV for use in the 16T wind tunnel exhibit non-linear phenomena that significantly degrade probe performance, an environment chamber will be constructed to house… more

DREAM: Detecting Relations, Entities, and Attributes Misinformation

Company: Aptima, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, and deceptive information. Our solution utilizes information extracted from text to find normal, conflicting and erroneous knowledge. When fully developed, DREAM will provide intelligence analysts with a powerful analysis tool that (1) automatically constructs knowledge… more

Phase Change Thermal Buffers for Environmental Control Unit Efficiency Improvement

Company: Aqwest Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … thermal energy storage (TES) to enable"rightsizing"of environmental control units (ECU) and improve overall efficiency through reduced peak loads, more stabilized ECU operation, and off-peak thermal energy storage. The Aqwest TES has a very simple construction and… more

Advanced Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy

Company: Aqwest Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. The proposed project will adapt the EPDL technology to laser acceleration, thus leveraging prior and current US Army investment. In Phase I, we will conduct engineering design, analysis, and fabricate an innovative composite laser crystal. In Phase II, we will construct and… more

Synthetic Language Interface Toolkit for Chat (SynChat)

Company: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … enhance training and help achieve the"train as you fight"objective without requiring a complete team of human participants. However, the domain-specific language and reasoning ability needed to make a virtual agent effective for training is challenging to construct. A… more

Combined Approaches for Verification and Validation of Run Time Protected Systems

Company: Barron Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …vania. They will spearhead three complimentary investigations into the development of verification and validation (V & V) approaches for adaptive systems protected by run time assurance (RTA) mechanisms. Two of these approaches involve using proof construction formalisms… more