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Intracellular Detection of Small Molecules in Live Cells

Company: Agave BioSystems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Protection of first responders who are exposed to hazards including chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is a very critical need. The need is derived from not only their welfare but their ability to respond, protect the community and provide logistical support to the response. A simple… more

Intracellular Detection of Small Molecules in Live Cells

Company: Agave BioSystems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Protection of first responders who are exposed to hazards including chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is a very critical need. The need is derived from not only their welfare but their ability to respond, protect the community and provide logistical support to the response. A simple… more

Intracellular Detection of Small Molecules in Live Cells

Company: Agave BioSystems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Protection of first responders who are exposed to hazards including chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is a very critical need. The need is derived from not only their welfare but their ability to respond, protect the community and provide logistical support to the response. A simple… more

Expendable Acoustic Source for AUV Based Geoacoustic and Geotechnical Survey Operations

Company: Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The EAS will be deployed by an LBS-UUV to conduct Naval Oceanographic Surveys in shallow water. The unit will consist of a housing containing a projector, a programmable power amplifier assembly, and a battery pack. The EAS projector will be designed to maximize the percentage of energy projected in… more

Autonomous UAV Aerodynamic Performance Analysis for the Near-Ship Environment

Company: Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The overall goal of this STTR program is to develop an efficient, high-fidelity, CFD-based design tool for the simulation of ship-board flight testing of autonomous UAV systems. In the first phase of this program, an overall flight simulation framework that employs a modular approach to the flight… more

Preservation Matrix for Improved Biological Specimen Storage and Recovery

Company: Luna Innovations Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The ability to rapidly detect and identify infectious organisms is critical for the accurate diagnosis of seasonal and sporadic outbreaks, emerging pathogens and agents of bioterrorism. Accurate detection requires high quality biological specimens, which

Ultra-stable, Portable Fabry-Perot Cavities

Company: Boulder Precision E-O Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Frequency stabilized lasers are essential subsystems in many applications. Most importantly, they are used as flywheel oscillators in optical atomic clocks, as well as in many sensing and measurement systems, and some examples are down oil well sensing, laser radar and ranging in space, and… more

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Company: HYPRES. Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly on the carrier,… more

Comprehensive Bonded Joint Analysis Method

Company: M4 Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Using its Phase I program results, M4 Engineering, Inc. and Sandia National Laboratories will continue to create a unique bonded joint analysis methodology and associated software. Surrogate traction-separation models will be created that efficiently capture the behavior that occurs for real bonded… more

High-Speed Electronically Tunable Multi Fiber-Optic Wavelength Filter based on Ultra-High-Resolution Super-Compact Grating on Silicon-Photonic Platfor

Company: OptoNet Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The proposed project will undertake the research, design, and development of key concepts and technologies for a high-speed electronically tunable channel filter, based on monolithically integrated ultra-high-resolution super-compact grating (UHR-SCG) technology that has been developed in OptoNet.… more

Heterogeneous Analysis of Group Interactions and Dynamics (HAGID) for Social Media Forecasting

Company: Perceptronics Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This proposal is to extend into Phase II our development of a new system for Recognition of Communities and Heterogeneous Analysis of Group Interactions and Dynamics (RC-HAGID) for Social Media Forecasting. Social media enables groups, including terroris

Exploiting Polarimetry in Littoral Surveillance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: RDRTec Inc. and The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) propose to gather data in support of the development of techniques that will enable the efficient and effective detection and tracking of Small Maritime Targets (SMT) at high altitudes. This capability will be… more

Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Underground facilities can be used by rogue governments to conceal command-and-control and to manufacture weapons of mass destruction, and are an increasingly important operational challenge to U.S. military forces. Our objective is to determine improved methods of detection essential to… more

Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Underground facilities can be used by rogue governments to conceal command-and-control and to manufacture weapons of mass destruction, and are an increasingly important operational challenge to U.S. military forces. Our objective is to determine improved methods of detection essential to… more

Optical Remote Detection of Low Level Earth Surface Vibrations

Company: Spectral Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Underground facilities can be used by rogue governments to conceal command-and-control and to manufacture weapons of mass destruction, and are an increasingly important operational challenge to U.S. military forces. Our objective is to determine improved methods of detection essential to… more

Total Fatigue Life Assessment of Complicated Structures

Company: Technical Data Analysis, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: For proper evaluation of fatigue life, it is imperative to have sophisticated analytical and computational tools to analyze crack growth in complex, aerospace structures subjected to severe loading conditions. In this study, the alternating Symmetric Galerkin Boundary Element Method (SGBEM)-Finite… more

Joint Transport and Routing Optimization for Adaptive Satellite Networks

Company: UtopiaCompression, Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Due to increasing communications demand for tactical mission operations force the DoD to initiative to migrate the existing circuit-switched, bent-pipe satellite communication systems to the onboard packet switched satellite systems using Internet Protocols. The new approach offers… more

Joint Transport and Routing Optimization for Adaptive Satellite Networks

Company: UtopiaCompression, Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Due to increasing communications demand for tactical mission operations force the DoD to initiative to migrate the existing circuit-switched, bent-pipe satellite communication systems to the onboard packet switched satellite systems using Internet Protocols. The new approach offers… more

Joint Transport and Routing Optimization for Adaptive Satellite Networks

Company: UtopiaCompression, Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Due to increasing communications demand for tactical mission operations force the DoD to initiative to migrate the existing circuit-switched, bent-pipe satellite communication systems to the onboard packet switched satellite systems using Internet Protocols. The new approach offers… more

Efficient HF Transmit Antennas Utilizing Platform Coupling and Reconfigurable Aperture

Company: Virtual EM Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Virtual EM is proposing a solution for achieving electrically small high-efficiency VHF transmit antennas suitable for use on medium size Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). In the proposed approach, maximum use of the UAV"s airframe for the antenna improves radiation efficiency while dynamic… more

Advanced Wavelength Tuners for Chem-Bio Detection Lasers

Company: LFK Technology Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Several laser types are in development by the government for advanced proximal sensors, including the quantum cascade laser, the miniature solid state laser with optical parametric oscillator and the miniature CO2 gas laser. The enabling critical component for all these advanced transmitters is the… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

Company: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths… more

Forecasting Dynamic Group Behavior in Social Media

Company: Systems & Technology Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Organized groups are become increasingly adept at using social media to influence public discourse. The fast pace and global reach of social media allow groups for form and mobilize in minutes and dissolve as rapidly as they appeared. In Phase I, we 1)