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ASSESSMENT OF FIBER REINFORCED PLASTICS FOR COMBATANT SUBMARINE STRUCTURES

Company: Abaris Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC COMPOSITE MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE WITH A VARIETY OF PERFORMANCE FACTORS AND MANUFACTURING METHODS. THERE ARE SEVERAL STRUCTURAL CONCEPTS THAT CAN BE UTILIZED WITH COMPOSITES. THIS PROJECT IS TO PERFORM A FEASIBILITY STUDY TO DETERMINE THE APPLICABILITY OF FIBER REINFORCED… more

EXPERT SYSTEM FOR IMPROVED MAINTENANCE AIDING

Company: Abaris Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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EMERGENCY VENTILATORY SUPPORT DEVICES BASED ON H202

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: THERE IS A CLEAR NEED FOR AN EMERGENCY OXYGEN DELIVERY SYSTEM THAT COMBINES RELIABILITY, LONG-TERM STORAGE CAPABILITY, VARIABLE AND CONTROLLABLE FLOW RATE, SMALL SIZE,SAFETY, AND SIMPLICITY OF USE. OF THE AVAILABLE OXYGEN STORAGE MEDIA, CHEMICAL SYSTEMS OFFER A REASONABLE LIKELI- HOOD OF ACHIEVING… more

OXYGEN GENERATOR FOR AMBULATORY COPD PATIENTS

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: THE SPECIFIC GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PORTABLE OXYGEN SOURCE SUITABLE FOR USE IN PROVIDING SUPPLE-MENTAL OXYGEN TO INDIVIDUALS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD) RESULTING FROM CHRONIC BRONCHIOLI- TIS, PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA, ASTHMA, OR CHRONIC BRONCHITIS. THE… more

DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF LAMINAR FLOW ISOLATORS FOR RODENT COLONIES

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: THE SPECIFIC AIM OF THIS STUDY IS TO DESIGN AND EVALUATE THEUSE OF HEPA-FILTERED, LAMINAR FLOW ISOLATION SYSTEMS AS SUBSTITUTES FOR PRESENT BARRIER SYSTEMS IN GERM-FREE AND GNOTOBIOTIC RESEARCH USING RODENTS AND OTHER SMALL ANIMALS.

IN VIVO TOTAL BODY LEAD ANALYSIS BY X-RAY FLUORESCENCE

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: THERE ARE AN ESTIMATED 600,000 CHILDREN UNDER SIX YEARS OLD WITH ELEVATED BLOOD LEAD LEVELS AND ONLY 5,000 PER YEAR UNDERGOING TREATMENT; AS YET, NO TECHNIQUE IS AVAILABLE TO MEASURE TOTAL BODY LEAD BURDEN. THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A TECHNIQUE WHICH USES X-RAY FLUORESCENCE IN A TRANSMISSION GEOMETRY… more

STIMULUS PAIRS IN 3D AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE

Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF COMBINING THREE-CHANNEL RECORDING OF THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE (ABR) WITH A STIMULUS-PAIRS TECHNIQUE SO AS TO MEASURE THE DECREMENT IN RESPONSE THAT OCCURS IN THE RELATIVE REFRACTORY PERIOD (RRP). THIS METHOD WILL PERMIT DETECTION OF… more

A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED SYSTEM FOR LOCATING ASSISTIVE AND ADAPTIVE DEVICES FOR HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS

Company: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXTREMELY FAST RISC-BASED ALUS FOR CHARACTER STRING PROCESSING

Company: Accelerated Processors Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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A COMPACT ACCELERATOR-BASED NEUTRON SOURCE FOR BAGGAGE INTERROGATION

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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DESIGN OF A PROTON MEDICAL ACCELERATOR

Company: Acctek Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: THE LONG-RANGE GOAL OF THIS PROGRAM IS THE DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION OF PROTON ACCELERATORS SUITABLE FOR RADIATION THERAPY OF CANCER IN HOSPITAL OR CLINICAL SETTINGS. FOR THIS PURPOSE THE ACCELERATOR SHOULD HAVE AN ENERGY UP TO 250 MEV, AND MUST BE SIMPLE, RELIABLE, AND INEXPENSIVE COMPARED… more

HYDROPHONE MODELLING AND DESIGN FOR LOW COST ACOUSTIC ARRAYS

Company: Acoustical Research & Applicat Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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IMPROVEMENT OF SMALL SCALE TESTING FOR EXPLOSIVE SENSITIVITY

Company: 3c Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL FOR THE SYSTEM EFFECTIVENESS EVALUATION OF ADVANCED BASING CONCEPTS

Company: ACTA Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A TOTAL PEROXY DETECTOR FOR FLAME AND COMBUSTION MEASUREMENTS

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: A RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL DETERMINE THE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY OF AN INSTRUMENT DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THE CAPABILITY OF MEASURING THE CONCENTRATION OF OXY AND PEROXY FREE RADICALS IN COMBUSTION STUDIES. THE DETECTOR FOR THE INSTRUMENT IS BASED ON AN AMBIENT FREE RADICAL… more

A SELF-REGULATING PUMP CHAMBER FOR STANDARD ROLLER PUMPS

Company: Adam Spence Corpon Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: THE ROLLER PUMP, USED TO PUMP BLOOD FLOW DURING CARDIOPULMONARY BYPASS AND TO PROVIDE LONG-TERM CIRCULATORY SUPPORT, IS A CONSTANT-BLOOD-FLOW DEVICE. IT MAINTAINS CONSTANT FLOW INDEPENTLY OF THE CLINICALLY EXPECTED CHANGES IN INLET PRESSURES. A DECREASE IN BLOOD SUPPLY TO THE INLET OF THE PUMP… more

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR A LARGE-SCALE, SPACE-BASED, COMPLIANT MANIPULATOR

Company: Adaptive Machine Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: THE PERFORMANCE OF LARGE-SCALE, LIGHTWEIGHT, SPACE-BASED MANIPULATORS IS CURRENTLY LIMITED BY THE AVAILABLE CONTROL SYSTEM TECHNOLOGIES. TO ACHIEVE HIGH PERFORMANCE WITH A SPACE-BASED MANIPULATOR, A CONTROL SYSTEM IS REQUIRED WHICH DOES NOT UNDERGO PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION DUE TO MANIPULATOR LINK… more

ROBOTIC WINDING IN A PLASMA SPRAY HIGH TEMPERATURE-VACUUM ENVIRONMENT

Company: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynamics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: FABRICATION OF ADVANCED COMPOSITES INCLUDES MANY PROCESSES, SOME ARE AUTOMATED, OTHERS ARE ENTIRELY MANUAL. ROBOTIC WINDING SYSTEMS (ROWS) WAS INVENTED BY THE PRINCIPLEINVESTIGATOR IN AN ATTEMPT TO CREATE AN AUTOMATED TECHNIQUE OF LAYING UP PRE-IMPREGNATED MATERIAL AROUND A FORM WITH COMPLEX SHAPE.… more

AUTOMATED FABRICATION OF NET SHAPE MICROSTALLINE AND COMPOSITE METAL STRUCTURES WITHOUT MOLDS

Company: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynamics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROJECT INVOLVES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE GENERATION OF COMPLEX THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES DIRECTLY FROM A CAD/CAM DATABASE WITHOUT THE NEED FOR PRELIMINARY PROCESSES (MOLDS) OR SUBSEQUENT MACHINING (THE PARTS ARE FABRICATED TO NET SHAPE). THE INNOVATION IS TO USE… more

UNIVERSAL END-EFFECTOR WITH TORQUE FEEDBACK FOR HAND VALVES

Company: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynamics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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DISTRIBUTED DIGITAL CONTROLLER ARCHITECTURE FOR ADAPTIVE CONTROL

Company: Addmaster Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: DIGITAL CONTROL, AND ESPECIALLY ADAPTIVE CONTROL, IS DIFFICULT TO IMPLEMENT FOR HIGH-BANDWIDTH SERVO-LOOP BECAUSE OF THE EXTREMELY HIGH DATA RATES INVOLVED. TO REDUCE THE COMPUTATIONAL BURDEN, THE USUAL COMPROMISING SOLUTION IS TO USE REDUCED ORDER MODELS FOR THE PLANT AND THEN REDUCE THE… more

THE APPLICATION OF TRANSITION RADIATION TO NON-INVASIVE ANIGIOGRAPHY

Company: Adelphi Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 1987 / 2
Abstract: THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPOSED EXPERIMENT IS TO CONDUCT AN EVALUATION OF TRANSITION RADIATION FOR THE NON-INVASIVE ASSESSMENT OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN HUMANS. THE HIGH BRIGHTNESS AND LASER-LIKE COLLIMATION OF TRANSITION RADIATION, MAKE IT AN IDEAL SOURCE OF X-RAYS FOR MEDICAL APPLICATIONS. RECENT… more

PORTABLE LIGHT-WEIGHT FIELD DENTAL CHAIR UTILIZING COMPOSITE MATERIALS

Company: Adelsys Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
Abstract: DENTAL ILLNESSES AND INJURIES OCCURRING IN THE FIELD ARE DIFFICULT TO TREAT WITHOUT A DENTAL CHAIR. WE HAVE DESIGNED A FIELD EXPEDIENT DENTAL CHAIR MADE OF COMPOSITE (PRIMARILY HONEYCOMB AND CARBONGRAPHITE FIBER) MATERIALS. THE CHAIR ALLOWS BOTH STAND-UP AND SIT DOWN DENTISTRY. THE CHAIR WEIGHS LESS… more

STOICHIOMETRIC DIESEL ENGINE

Company: ADIABATICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A SELF-RESTORING CHANNELIZING DEVICE

Company: Adian Engineering Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 1987 / 1
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