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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

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

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

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

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

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

Phase Change Thermal Buffers for Environmental Control Unit Efficiency Improvement

Company: Aqwest 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

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

Development of Novel and Emerging Technology for the Enhancement of Fault Diagnostics

Company: ASSETT, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort will develop innovative methods and an enhanced diagnostic tool to optimize maintenance for the Trident II (D5) Weapon System Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) by determining the most effective maintenance path considering history, likelihood of success for… more

Distributed Analysis Tool for Enterprise Monitoring (DATEM)

Company: Charles River Analytics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, and alerts operators and support personnel of future threats to mission readiness. In response to this need, Charles River Analytics proposes a Distributed Analysis Tool for Enterprise Monitoring (DATEM). DATEM will build on our experience providing innovative data… more

Desert Fauna Detection and Tracking System

Company: Coherent Technical Services, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …ts to the environment. An acoustical signal identification approach that has proved successful in identifying marine mammals will be implemented for terrestrial applications. CTSi and Cornell University"s Bioacoustics Research Program have identified an innovative approach… more

Modular Flexible Weapons Integration

Company: Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: CRAFT Tech proposes the development of an innovative design optimization tool called"AeroRCS"which will simultaneously solve for both aerodynamic performance as well as electromagnetic reflectivity (Radar Cross Section). When operated in an automated environment,… more

Cost Effective Solar Array based on High Efficiency Thin-Film Technology

Company: Composite Technology Development, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This Phase I effort will involve the development of an ultra low cost, high specific power, modular and flexible solar array module using currently available thin-film solar cells, innovative interconnects, and flexible encapsulation. The high efficiency thin-film… more

TALOS Hybrid Electric Power Unit

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … presents USSOCOM with the opportunity to obtain an embedded rechargeable power generation and management system capable of long endurance missions that is small, lightweight, and has low acoustic and thermal signatures. The proposing team's track record of innovation… more

Nonequilibrium Plasma-Assisted Combustion-Efficiency Control in Vitiated Air

Company: CU Aerospace Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … be validated by the measurements. Current diagnostic tools are difficult to implement for 2D measurements of intermediate species to support the modeling and physical understanding of these complex processes. To fill this technology gap, this proposal introduces innovations… more

A Variable Pulse Width, Voltage, and Repetition Frequency IGBT-based High Power Radio Frequency Source Driver

Company: Eagle Harbor Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … drivers for directed energy weapons, Eagle Harbor Technologies (EHT), Inc. is proposing to develop a HPRF source driver capable of meeting the Navy"s requirements. The proposed driver is based on EHT"s Integrated Power Module (IPM), which is an innovative, highly… more

Identification of Material Damage Precursors Using Novel NDE and/or SHM Hardware

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Widespread damage in aging aircraft is becoming an increasing concern as both civil and military fleet operators are extending the service lifetime of their aircraft and increasing risk of crack-like damage of aircraft components. The scientific community found that fatigue damage initiation occurs… more

Smart Anti-Tamper Conformal Coating System for Electronic Circuits

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Critical Technology (CT) lies within a variety of electronic circuits across US Navy weapon platforms and must be adequately protected from theft and unintentional transfer. Traditional protective hardware enclosures are bulky, require power, and require special thermal considerations because they… more

Low Cost Autonomous Coating Condition Monitoring System

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Tanks and enclosures were named the top corrosion expense on Navy vessels, accounting for $204 M in annual direct costs. To control these costs, there is a need for an automated monitoring system to assess coating damage and cathodic protection (CP) system performance. During the Phase II program,… more

Immediate Application Cranioplasty During Decompressive Craniectomy for Head Injuries

Company: Fabrico Technology Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … cranial bone of various shape and rigidly characteristics. To design and demonstrate the operation and functionality of the CB-ECM CPC applications, Fabrico proposes to develop a high fidelity Cranioplasty simulator. The simulator is based upon innovative material,… more

Simultaneous multi-beam high-bandwidth conformal tactical data link antenna systems

Company: FIRST RF CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … beam steering with graceful degradation. The use of multibeam arrays will allow the Fire Scout and other UAV platforms to augment fleet communications, supporting information dominance for airborne assets, surface ships, and expeditionary forces. FIRST RF proposes an … more