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Next Generation Semiconductor-Based Radiation Detectors Using Cadmium Magnesium Telluride

Company: Brimrose TechNology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, and the limited availability of such detectors in large quantities at reasonable cost. Therefore, there is a strong need to develop an alternate wide band gap semiconductor material for more rapid advancement in gamma ray detection technology. We propose an innovative wide… 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: … of the IED injury. The specialized care, rehabilitation, and reconstructive surgery required for these injuries results in significant degradation of quality of life for facial burn victims. The aim of this proposed project is to conduct a proof of concept for an innovative… more

Advanced Membrane Technology for Helium Recovery

Company: Helios-NRG, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …rves are being depleted. The new technology being developed herein is required to recover helium from vast natural gas reservoirs containing concentrations too low for current economic recovery. This program thus promotes the Department of Energy interest in promoting … more

Micro Airborne Relay Technology

Company: Airborne Innovations LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … feasibility and specify a new system designed for the relay task, as well as provide a complete solution. Modularity in our system design allows for the integration of new technologies as they become available. With sponsor support we have additional innovative… more

Anti-reflective Coating for High-Efficiency Solar Cells

Company: Raydex Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project seeks to further develop an AR coating on high efficiency PV device surface that can enable a reflection loss<3% over the wavelength range from 300 nm to 1800 nm. The proposed effort will optimize the coating… more

An additive manufacturing technology for the fabrication and characterization of nuclear reactor fuel

Company: Free Form Fibers Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … Reactors to improve safety in the event of accidents in the reactor or spent fuel pools. Within this context, the DOE is calling for advanced technologies for the fabrication and characterization of nuclear fuel. Specifically, the DOE is inviting (1) new innovative LWR fuel… more

Flexible Solid State High Power Radio Frequency Pulsed Source

Company: Metamagnetics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of its DE weapons against specific enemy targets and to reduce the susceptibility of friendly systems to foe DE attacks. We propose to address the Navy requirement for a flexible and efficient HPM test capability by leveraging our prior Navy-funded work and innovative concepts… more

Dual-Nozzle gas jets for Laser Plasma Accelerators

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …ccelerator at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab as well as a dual-nozzle jet for the longer pulsed Texas Petawatt laser at the Univ. of Texas Austin. Later we will scale these nozzles to higher density as required for CO2 laser interactions. The challenge and innovation in this… more

Dynamic Macroparticle filtering for copper on RF couplers

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …per coated onto stainless steel that could meet the conflicting requirements of the RF coupler: stainless steel block heat on the outside while copper conducts RF power efficiently on the inside. In this project we will improve upon our coating solution by using an innovative… more

Pitting Corrosion Sensor and Tracker

Company: Acellent Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Acellent Technologies is developing a system for the US Navy that incorporates innovative ways to detect and track corrosion, measure clamping force and bolt preload in bolted joints typical of aircraft structures. Many of the corrosion inspection methods currently employed in… more

Infrared-Transparent Electromagnetic Shield

Company: Acree Technologies Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This purpose of this project is to develop an advanced Transparent Conductive Oxide (TCO) coating and protective hardcoating for use on the dome of passive infrared (IR) guided missiles. The coatings will be deposited using innovative energetic deposition techniques producing… more

3-D Mechanical Iris Missile Tube Forward Closure

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … the systematic 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… more

An Innovative VOCs Incinerator

Company: Advanced Cooling Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: An innovative, high destruction efficiency, and low fuel consumption VOCs incinerator is proposed to reduce VOCs from condensate tank, or other low heat value waste gas emissions from different air pollution sources. The proposed technology use highly effective heat… more

A Fail-Safe Reusable Forward Closure System

Company: Advanced Materials and Devices Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I effort will demonstrate the feasibility of a fail-safe reusable Forward Closure System (FCS) for use in underwater launch tubes. The proposed FCS will be reusable, fail-safe, scalable, capable of withstanding pressures, and… more

Development of Large-Aperture Periodically Poled Magnesium Oxide-doped Lithium Niobate

Company: AdvR, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … must be reduced by widening the beam and expanding the aperture of the crystal as much as possible. However, it is technically challenging to periodically pole large-aperture chips with high fidelity, and none are commercially available. AdvR, Inc., proposes an innovative… more

Optical Waveguide Cross-Correlator for Attosecond Timing Synchronization

Company: AdvR, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … The proposed device will be important for future advances at large scale accelerator facilities by providing a means to achieve long-term sub- femtosecond timing and synchronization of all of a facilitys optical and RF sub-systems over fiber optic links. The innovative balanced… 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: …on calls for the measurement of discreet samples with ultra-high precision. We will improve the measurement precision to routinely exceed the solicitation requirements while measuring small discreet samples (60 ml or less). This will be accomplished with two innovations: a… more

One Micrometer Resolution Structured Scintillator for Hard X-Ray Image Detection

Company: Agiltron, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … can provide better than 10% efficiency for use with 20 keV X rays, and with one micrometer spatial resolution. The structured scintillating device comprises of photolithography processed silicon micro- structure filled with scintillating nanoparticles through an innovative… more

Corrosion Identification, Removal and Cleaning of Galvanic Couples in Difficult to Access Areas

Company: AlphaSense, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. details the development of a fully integrated laser ultrasound visualization and laser ablation tool for corrosion identification, removal and cleaning. The key innovations of this proposal include the following: a) Hidden corrosion detections… more

Strategy for Implementation of Fixed and Mobile Wireless Technologies in Crowded and Confined EMI Environments of Nuclear Power Plants

Company: Analysis And Measurement Services Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …ant equipment to wireless signals and determine mitigation strategies, 2) Evaluate signal characteristics of wireless devices through laboratory measurements, especially those that could cause susceptibility among plant equipment, and 3) Develop innovative methods to… more

High-Performance Proton Exchange Membranes for Electrolysis Cells

Company: Amsen TechNologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, high- performance ion-exchange membranes are needed that can withstand significantly higher mechanical loads due to high-pressure operation, while having significantly reduce hydrogen permeability and improved proton conductivity. This Small Business Innovation Research… more

Phase Change Thermal Buffers for Environmental Control Unit Efficiency Improvement

Company: Aqwest LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … 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 mode of operation while offering major savings in energy consumption. The Aqwest innovative TES… more

Advanced Laser Driver for Inertial Fusion Energy

Company: Aqwest LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … cost and timelines of high-energy research, and advance new scientific discoveries. As particle research could become affordable for universities or even commercial laboratories, the U.S. would be able to maintain leadership. Since 2008, Aqwest has been developing an … more

Monolithic Line-of-Sight Stabilized (MLOSS) Laser

Company: Arete Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …aser beam stabilizer component is required for the LOS-S to maintain the required volume and weight of the laser designator/marker. To address this problem Arete Associates proposes a Monolithic LOS Stabilized (MLOSS) laser designator/marker system based on innovative laser… more

Light Weight Coastal Topographic/ Bathymetric Charting System for Naval Unmanned Airborne Vehicles

Company: Arete Associates Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … for the US Navy for mine detection applications such as the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). By leveraging the operational experience with ASW lidar systems, the engineering expertise with airborne mine countermeasure systems, and the innovative designs of… more