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Imaging Techniques for Passive Atmospheric Turbulence Compensation

Company: Solid State Scientific Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Solid State Scientific Corporation (SSSC) is pleased to propose a Phase I SBIR program to develop a unique technique for imaging through atmospheric turbulence. The proposed idea combines the use of specially designed hardware and associated algorithms to yield improved performance over current… more

Gas-Bearing Centrifugal Compression System for Radionuclide Monitoring

Company: Creare Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Radionuclide monitoring systems are an important tool for detecting nuclear weapon tests around the world. These systems must be reliable and have low contamination potential because nuclear detonations can occur without warning and the opportunity to detect these events is relatively brief. … more

Continuous Casting of Metallic Nuclear Fuel Pins

Company: Creare Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Economical production methods for metal nuclear fuel are needed to support the development of safe and environmentally friendly nuclear power plants. This SBIR project aims to develop advanced technology for low-cost production of nuclear fuel from uranium alloy.

Multiscale Hydrogeologic-Biogeochemical Process Monitoring and Prediction Framework

Company: Subsurface Insights, Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Remediation and long term management of contaminated sites is likely to require hundreds of billions of dollars. Most of the sites which remain in the US inventory of contaminated sites do not have simple solutions, and effective remediation of these sites will require a fundamental, timely and… more

Compact Advanced Hypoxia Training System (CAHTS)

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Hypoxia is a dangerous condition for naval aviators that impacts critical thinking, resulting in a lack of awareness that prevents aircrew from taking appropriate corrective actions. Practical hypoxia training allows pilots to experience the effects of hypoxia so that the symptoms are more readily… more

A High-Precision, High-Resolution Turbine Blade Inspection System

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Modern jet engine turbine blades are single-crystal superalloy structures with excellent resistance to high-temperature creep, allowing tight tolerances to be maintained over the blade"s life. However, turbine blades have complicated features that can promote the growth of discrete crystal… more

Development of an Advanced Bearing for Extreme Service Environments

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Aircraft carriers are the backbone of the U.S. Navy"s fleet, which operates around the globe, with the sole purpose of launching and recovering aircraft to support U.S. military and peacekeeping interests. The ability to quickly and safely launch aircraft can become a key limitation for an… more

A CubeSat-Compatible Neutral Wind Sensor

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: CubeSats provide a new, low-cost platform for space weather missions. They enable new mission paradigms, such as the ability to perform multiple measurements of the same physical phenomena globally from several satellites, in contrast to high-accuracy measurements of multiple phenomena… more

Modular Anatomical Test Target for Non-Lethal Weapons

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Non-lethal weapons (NLWs) are increasingly being used in conflict situations where lethal force is undesirable. As new non-lethal systems are developed, careful evaluation is required to confirm both effectiveness and non-lethality over various payload and range conditions. Computer simulations can… more

A Low Cost Electromagnetic Induction Ground Fault Detector

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Machinery Control System (MCS) cabling faults can be difficult to identify and locate since as many as 3,000 to 5,000 I/O points are used and multiple junctions exist in each cable. A single MCS fault can require as many as four maintainers and a full day of troubleshooting to isolate and resolve,… more

Low-Cost Compact Microchannel Heat Exchanger With Uniform Flow Distribution

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Increasing use of high power density electronics systems in military vehicles and buildings will significantly increase thermal loads of their Environmental Control Systems (ECS). Advanced thermal management technology is needed for these ECSs. We propose to develop a highly effective, low-cost heat… more

Passive Optical Combustion Sensors for Scramjet Engine Control

Company: Creare Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Dual-mode scramjet engines must operate over a wide range of flight Mach numbers. Closed-loop engine control is necessary to maintain thrust and flame stability while preventing unstart over the large flight envelope. High-frequency sensors and actuators will be a key component of… more

TECHNICAL PROPOSAL FOR THE SHIPBOARD LIGHTING SYSTEM (AVIATION LIGHTING SYSTEM-CONTROL PANEL SET (ALS-CPS)) SBIR N04-081 PHASE II

Company: C3I, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This Proposal identifies the tasks to be performed by C3I for the partial completion of the Aviation Lighting System Control Panel Set (ALS-CPS) technology developments of SBIR Topic N04-081. The Advanced Lighting System Control Panel Set (ALS-CPS) components include a 12"Control Panel… more

Anti-Exploitation Software Protection Systems

Company: Siege Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: State-of-the-art software protection and anti-tamper systems move critical software and data"out-of-band"to the adversary, by using a hypervisor or on"secure"hardware. Unfortunately, the systems running this software are built using untrusted commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) parts… more

A Portable Laser Device for Remote Filler Identification

Company: AAC International Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The proposed SBIR research (Phase I and II) is devoted to developing a laser-based acousto-ultrasonic system for inspection of sealed containers. The system represents a promising technology for improving safety management in anti-terrorism and treaty compliance operations. The system will use a… more

Development of New Processes for the Refurbishment of Infrared Search and Track (IRST) Germanium (Ge) Domes

Company: COMPUTER OPTICS INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: In this research we propose a method for refurbishing damaged IRS & T domes building upon our past research into this topic area and in addition examining newer technologies that may offer additional benefits in terms of increased yield and overall lower program cost.

Combination immunotherapies for the treatment of melanoma

Company: CELDARA MEDICAL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melanoma is the most common form of cancer in young adults1, and its incidence is rising at a rate higher than any of the seven most common cancers2, increasing 45% between 1992 and 20043. Plexxikon and Roche are codeveloping a BrafV600E inhibitor (i.e.… more

Thermal Isolation of Nozzle Exit Cone Insulators

Company: Mentis Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: To address the issue of heat transfer from the rocket motor nozzle exit cone into the metal support housing MSI proposes to apply a well-developed, highly insulating interlayer material, quartz polysiloxane Qz/Ps, between the exit cone surface and the metal substructure surface to maintain that… more

Lightweight Deployable Nosecone for SM3 BLK IIB

Company: Mentis Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Statement of Work (SOW) defines the support required for a multi-task effort related to the design and fabrication of a ceramic resin matrix composite nosecone to fulfill Block IIB mission requirements. MSI will develop composite material component designs that fulfill the aerothermal and… more

End-to-End Network Trust

Company: PROCESS QUERY SYSTEMS LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Network traffic is a critical part of evaluating real-time end-to-end network trust. This project will leverage our mature commercial network traffic analysis system, FlowTraq, to design and implement a powerful new system, which we call FlowTrust, to evaluate real-time trust scores of… more

High Quantum Efficiency 1024x1024 Longwave Infrared SLS FPA and Camera

Company: QmagiQ, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: We propose a high quantum efficiency (QE) 1024x1024 longwave infrared focal plane array (LWIR FPA) and CAMERA with ~ 12 micron cutoff wavelength made from bandgap-engineered Type-II InAs/GaSb strained layer superlattice (SLS) photodiodes. FPA/camera performance goals include QE>50% and temporal… more

A technique to measure the electric charge on the mesa sidewalls of small infrared detector pixels

Company: QmagiQ, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose a simple and elegant technique to directly measure the electric charge on the surfaces of small pixels of III-V and II-VI infrared detectors. Such charges arise from minority-carrier inversion or majority-carrier accumulation layers caused by surface states and exist as 2-dimensional… more

VLWIR SLS Digital FPA and Camera for Imaging Spectroscopy

Company: QmagiQ, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: QmagiQ and MIT-LL propose to partner to develop a very longwave infrared (VLWIR) digital focal plane array (DFPA) and camera for imaging spectroscopy applications. The DFPA will be based on Type-II InAs/GaSb strained layer superlattice (SLS) photodiodes with>13 micron cutoff, hybridized to a… more

Hostile Fire Indicator for Remotely Piloted Aircraft

Company: Solid State Scientific Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Solid State Scientific Corporation (SSSC) is pleased to propose the development and demonstration of a wide area (WA) multi-threat hostile fire indication (HFI) system for remotely-piloted aircraft (RPA). The HFI system consists of a comparatively wide field of view sensor that employs… more

GMTI Data Exploitation For SWAP Limited Radar Systems

Company: Solid State Scientific Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Solid State Scientific Corporation (SSSC) has developed an innovative and computationally efficient GMTI signal processing algorithm which a hybrid of two existing methods; along-track interferometry (ATI) and the displaced phase center antenna (DPCA) technique. Hybrid ATI/DPCA exploits… more