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APPLICATION SPECIFIC INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TO IMPROVE RELIABILITY AND POWER QUALITY AND TO REDUCE COST OF PCS CONTROL

Company: Abacus Controls, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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IMPACT OF USING DISPERSED SENSORS FOR NAVIGATION

Company: Abacus Programming Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: THE NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND HAS REQUESTED AN INVESTIGATION OF THE SHARING OF THE INERTIAL INSTRUMENTS FROM WITHIN MULTIPLE DISPERSED INERTIAL SYSTEMS. THE SHARING OF REDUNDANT HARDWARE TO PROVIDE FAULT TOLERANCE IS COMMON ON FLIGHT CRITICAL AND LIFE THREATENING AVIONICS APPLICATIONS. THE… more

INERTIAL SYSTEM EXPERT SYSTEM

Company: Abacus Programming Corp Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: ABACUS PROGRAMMING CORPORATION PROPOSES TO KNOWLEDGE ENGINEER AND DEVELOP A PROTOTYPE OF AN INTERACTIVE EXPERT SYSTEM TO AID IN THE SELECTION OF INERTIAL SYSTEMS FOR NEW AND UPGRADED MISSILE/WEAPON SYSTEMS. THE EXPERT SYSTEM WILL ALLOW A NON-SPECIALIST USER TO ACT AS AN EXPERT IN INERTIAL SYSTEMS TO… more

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT DECONTAMINATION UNIT

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 2
Abstract: THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSED EFFORT IS TO DETERMINE IF A MODIFIED TWO-COMPARTMENT ULTRASONIC VAPOR DEGREASER CAN BE BOTH AN EFFECTIVE CLEANER AND AN EFFECTIVE STERILANT FOR FREQUENTLY-USED SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS.

LASER-ELECTRODE CATHETER FOR AV NODE-HIS BUNDLE ABLATION

Company: Abela Laser Systems Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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IN VIVO COINCIDENCE XRF MEASUREMENTS FOR HEAVY METALS

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: X-RAY FLUORESCENCE (XRF) IS THE MOST PRECISE METHOD OF MEASURING BODY AND ORGAN BURDENS OF HEAVY METALS IN VIVO. HOWEVER, THE REQUIRED PRECISION FOR SCREENING OF CHRONICALLYLOW-LEVEL-EXPOSED POPULATIONS FOR THESE METALS, IN PARTICULAR LEAD AND MERCURY, IS BETWEEN 5 AND 20 TIMES GREATER THAN… more

CONTINUOUS, AUTOMATED CONTROL OF IABP TIMING

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: THE EFFECTIVENESS OF INTRA-AORTIC BALLOON PUMP (IABP) THERAPY IS DEPENDENT ON PHYSIOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL VARIABLES, PERHAPS THE MOST IMPORTANT OF WHICH IS THE SETTING OF IABP TIMING OF INFLATION AND DEFLATION RELATIVE TO THE CARDIAC CYCLE. THE OPTIMIZATION OF TIMING IS CURRENTLY HANDLED MANUALLY,… more

PEDIATRIC BODY LEAD BURDEN BY X-RAY FLUORESCENCE

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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NEW FLOW CYTOMETRY TECHNOLOGIES FOR CLINICAL HEMATOLOGY

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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LONG-TERM CENTRIFUGAL VENTRICULAR ASSIST DEVICE

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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A PERIODONTAL TEMPERATURE AND DEPTH PROBE

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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AN OPTIMAL LASER SOURCE FOR SMALL-DIAMETER VASCULAR ANASTOMOSES

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE AT HIGH STIMULUS RATES

Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1990 / 2
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO IMPLEMENT AND TEST AN ALGORITHM THAT WILL PERMIT ACCURATE RECORDING OF THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE (ABR) AT VERY HIGH-REPETITION RATES BY EXTRACTING THE ABR FROM LATER RESPONSES (E.G., THE MIDDLE LATENCY RESPONSE). PHASE I WILL ACCOMPLISH THE GOAL OF PROGRAMMING… more

ABDUCTIVE NETWORKS FOR COMPLEX AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT

Company: ABTECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: INNOVATIVE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TECHNIQUES HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO SOLVE MANY COMPLEX AIR FORCE PROBLEMS. ADVANCES IN COMPUTING SPEED AND EXISTING SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY ALONE ARE UNLIKELY TO RESULT IN REAL-TIME AERONAUTICAL SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF MEETING THE COMPLEX REQUIREMENTS OF THE AIR FORCE MISSION.… more

ABDUCTIVE NETWORKS FOR SPACE SURVEILLANCE AND CLASSIFICATION

Company: ABTECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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STUDY OF VERY-HIGH-ALTITUDE AIRCRAFT WITH JOINED WINGS.

Company: Aca Industries, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: JOINED-WING AIRPLANES EMPLOY TWO SETS OF WINGS RIGIDLY CONNECTED TOGETHER TO FORM A TRIANGULATED SELF-BRACING STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL ANALYSES AND WIND-TUNNEL TESTS HAVE SHOWN THAT, COMPARED TO CANTILEVER WINGS, JOINED WINGS ARE LIGHTER, STIFFER, AND HAVE HIGHER SPAN-EFFICIENCY FACTORS, GIVING LOWER… more

REMOTE AERIAL INSPECTION OF BRIDGES

Company: Aca Industries, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: OF THE OVER 600,000 HIGHWAY BRIDGES AND APPROXIMATELY 100,000 RAILROAD BRIDGES IN THE U.S., MANY ARE DIFFICULT TO INSPECT BECAUSE OF LIMITED ACCESSIBILITY. REMOTE INSPECTIONBY UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLES MAY PROVIDE A SOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM, BUT INVOLVES CONSIDERATIONS OF VEHICLE SUITABILITY… more

PICTURE ICON LAYOUT SOFTWARE FOR COMMUNICATIONS BOARD

Company: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1990 / 2
Abstract: THIS RESEARCH STUDY DEVELOPS AN INTERACTIVE, MICROCOMPUTER-BASED, PICTURE ICON LAYOUT AND AUTHORING SYSTEM FOR EDUCATORS, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALISTS, AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGISTS WHO ADAPT OR FABRICATE COMMUNICATIONS AIDS AND SYSTEMS FOR NON-VOCAL OR SPEECH-IMPAIRED CHILDREN OR ADULTS. A PROTOTYPE… more

A CATALYTIC THERMAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR HYDROGEN-FUELED INJECTION VEHICLES

Company: Accel Catalysis Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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A HEAVY ION FUSION DRIVER FINAL FOCUS SYSTEM

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1990 / 2
Abstract: INERTIAL CONFINEMENT FUSION USING HEAVY ION DRIVERS IS A PROMISING TECHNIQUE TO OBTAIN COMMERCIAL FUSION ENERGY, PRIMARILY BECAUSE OF ITS HIGH EFFICIENCY, HIGH REPETITION RATES, AND THE GOOD RELIABILITY OF PARTICLE ACCELERATORS. THE VERY INTENSE, SHORT DURATION HEAVY ION BEAM PULSES FROM THE DRIVER… more

BROARD-BAND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR CERAMIC PAR

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 2
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NEURAL NETWORKS FOR AUTONOMOUS MOTOR CONTROL

Company: Accurate Automation Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES RESULTING IN LIGHTER AIRCRAFT WEIGHT INCREASED ENGINE PERFORMANCE (ISP) AND IMPROVED DESIGN TOOLS

Company: Accurate Automation Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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ADVANCED TELEROBOTICS CONCEPTS USING NEURAL NETWORKS

Company: Accurate Automation Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A DEEP ULTRAVIOLET PELLICLE FOR SUBMICRON I.C. LITHOGRAPHY

Company: Act Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
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