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High Voltage Pulse Forming Network (PFN) Capacitor

Company: HARP Engineering, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Advanced pulsed power capacitors with energy densities of above 10 J/cc and high breakdown strength are required for the military of the future. While polymers such as BOPP and PET offer excellent loss characteristics, their low energy density has led to a search for alternative polymer dielectrics… more

Assessing muscle health in older adults with electrical impedance myography

Company: SKULPT, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Sarcopenia, or the deterioration of muscle health with advancing age, is a major public health concern in the developed world. Some of the most important factors underlying the development of sarcopenia are age- relatedchange in muscle composition, including the… more

JTRS Compliant Waveform for LCS Unmanned Vehicle Communications

Company: Aeronix Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) deploys multiple Unmanned Vehicles in support of the interchangeable Mission Packages. The Multiple Vehicle Communications System (MVCS) provides LCS Mission Packages with the capability to simultaneously communicate with multiple Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs) and… more

Advanced Radiation Hardened Data Converter For Navy Strategic Applications

Company: AET, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: In this program, AET will perform research and development with the objective of developing an advanced radiation hardened data converter architecture for application in US Navy strategic programs. This advanced radiation hardened data converter will have high resolution and a high signal to noise… more

In-node Processing for Low Power Target Detection, Classification, Localization,&Tracking

Company: Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: As a company experienced in passive acoustic sensor and signal processing design and development, Analysis, Design & Diagnostics, Inc. (AD & D) understands that the ability to detect and classify sea-born vessels with a very high Probability of Correct Classification (Pcc) and a very low… more

Micro Airborne Relay Technology

Company: Anyar, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Test validation of munition performance, particularly in the endgame environment, requires that enormous quantities of video and other sensor data be collected in proximity to the munition impact or detonation location, and transmitted in some manner back to the ground receiving station,… more

Data Analysis and Mining for Penetration Environment Dynamics (DAMPED)

Company: Anyar, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: We propose to develop an analysis/tool integration architecture to enable the synergistic exploration and capture of the critical features of the penetration fuze environment found within combined experimental and computational datasets. We will develop a design of the architecture and… more

High Efficiency Electric Power Manager for Man-Portable Photovoltaic Systems

Company: APECOR Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Apecor will develop an advanced portable power manager for rapid field recharging of military rechargeable batteries from foldable photovoltaic (PV) panels as well as scavenged energy from any available power source. This power manager will be to directly support the soldier by reducing the… more

SBIR Phase I: Teaching Cell Biology with Multimedia Apps that Use Tactile Instruction

Company: ARCHIEMD, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I project proposes to develop a series of mobile device (iPad, iPhone, Android device) Apps targeted at teaching fundamentals of cell biology to high school and college level students. The program will be designed to increase student interest and enthusiasm for science, with a… more

First Person Point of View Augmented Reality for Medical Training

Company: ARCHIEMD, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The physician-to-population ratio is beginning to plateau, and is expected to decline right as the U.S. elderly (and more medically needy) population is on the rise. Thus, the physician workforce may not be able fulfill the U.S. population's demand. In fact, in 2020, the United States may face… more

Mixed-reality simulation training for pediatric airway management procedures

Company: ARCHIEMD, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Pediatric and neonatal airway management skills are life-saving, difficult to master, and used infrequently enough to make skill maintenance a serious challenge. For example, multiple studies have shown that pediatric and neonatal intubation procedures are often… more

Variable Precision Filters

Company: The Athena Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In this Phase I SBIR project, the Athena Group, Inc., will develop a mathematical framework and expert system design tool for robust and highly efficient filter design. The developed tool will be capable of designing filters that have challenging requirements, such as sharp transitions,… more

Large Optical Telescope Based on High Efficiency Thin Film Planar Diffractive Optics

Company: BEAM Engineering for Advanced Measurements Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: In future ground-based receivers for deep-space optical communications with spacecraft, aperture diameters of the order of 10 meters are required even with the most sensitive available detectors. Directly applying the technology of 10 meter class ground-based telescopes is cost prohibitive. Also,… more

Affordable 3D Printed Phased Arrays

Company: Sciperio, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: 3D printed phased array antennas (PAA) would be more rugged, lighter and take a variety of shapes and including unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) wings. Printing antennas, passives and interconnects has been demonstrated in 3D printing. Using printed electronic approaches for printing Field Effect… more

L-Band Wide Bandwidth High Performance Diplexer, Triplexer, and Quadruplexer

Company: Cobra Design & Engineering, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The existing Diplexer, Triplexer, and Quadruplexer Designs currently employ bulky, machined cavity housings, are quite heavy, and cannot easily be reconfigured to meet changing system requirements. Cobra Design & Engineering, Inc. intends to employ a tubular coaxial resonator… more

Distributed Synthetic Environment Correlation Assessment Architecture and Metrics

Company: Dignitas Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The modeling and simulation industry has long been plagued by errors in synthetic natural environment representations and services which can impact training effectiveness. While synthetic environment errors can arise within a single format or across formats in a single simulator, the problem is… more

ITO Repair on Transparencies

Company: Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: There is a critical need for rapid flight line repair of scratches in Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) -coated transparencies. While ITO meets current requirements for conductivity and transparency, it is easily damaged and has deposition techniques that are incompatible with depot conditions. … more

Feature Based Localization and Navigation for Miniature Underwater Vehicles

Company: EdgeOne DBA EdgeTech or ORE Offshore Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This proposal outlines an approach for reliable autonomous Feature Based Localization and Navigation (FBLN) in the absence of self-localizing reference signals such as GPS or long baseline acoustic positioning systems. Our proposed solution will solve th

High Capacity Materials and Advanced Engineering for Thermal Batteries

Company: ENSER Corporation, The Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Thermal batteries are mission critical components which provide power to military weapon systems for electronics, fusing, sensing and actuation. Current and future thermal battery packaging and performance requirements are being pushed to the limits, demanding a substantial increase in potential… more

SMART: A Breath-based Adherence Technology to Monitor HIV Microbicide Gel Use

Company: XHALE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trials sub-optimal oral and microbicide adherence has precluded accurate estimation of drug efficacy. Measurement of adherence is a major, unmet challenge. Other objective measuresof adherence in microbicide trials have been… more

Low-Cost High-Performance Non-Toxic Self-Pressurizing Storable Liquid Bi-Propellant Pressure-Fed Rocket Engine

Company: Exquadrum, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Exquadrum proposes a high-performance liquid bi-propellant rocket engine that uses propellants that are non-toxic, self-pressurizing, and low cost. The proposed engine and propellants provide the same performance as state-of-the-art storable propellants. The propellants are storable for long… more

Innovative Nucleic Acids to Diagnose Endemic Fungal Infections

Company: Firebird Biomolecular Sciences Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Firebird will deliver multiplexed assays that inexpensively detect and distinguish coccidioidomycosis, blastomycosis, and histoplasmosis by targeting the genomic DNA of their causative agents. This assay uses six Firebird technologies: 1. Artificially expanded genetic information systems (AEGIS),… more

Improved Turbo/Superchargers for UAS/UGS Application

Company: Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Florida Turbine Technologies proposes an oil-free bearing shaft support system for an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) internal combustion (IC) engine turbocharger. During the course of Phase 1, FTT will design a light-weight high performance UAS turbocharger for IC engines in the 150 horsepower class… more

Superconducting Electric Boost Pump for Nuclear Thermal Propulsion

Company: Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: A submersible, superconducting electric boost pump sized to meet the needs of future Nuclear Thermal Propulsion systems in the 25,000 lbf thrust range is proposed. The proposed solution combines active electronic speed control technology with state-of-the-art cavitation suppression techniques to… more

SBIR Phase I: Multi-dimensional Cardiogram Device for Diagnosing Valvular Heart Diseases

Company: AVENTUSOFT, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a novel device for the non-invasive assessment of valvular heart disease. The intellectual merits of this device include the development of a high-performance system in a single, low-power compact package that is easy-to-use… more