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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

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

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

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

Direct Printing of 3D Structural RF Electronics

Company: Sciperio, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Using the advantages of 3D printing, an antenna system wing structure will be printed. The antenna system will be a multi-layer electronic device with a number of antenna elements. The electronics will not be mounted to the wing structure, they will become part of the wing structure. … 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

Magnetooptical isolator for free space and waveguide applications operating at 0.4-5 um

Company: OptiGrate Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The laser sources emitting from short to long infrared wavelengths are used for environmental sensing, metrology and clinical diagnosis, LADAR applications. The second atmospheric window between 3-5 um is crucial where a large number of gases, e.g. methane, nitric oxide, carbon mono-dioxide or… more

Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Analysis of Actinides in Dissolved Nuclear Fuels

Company: Parallax Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: There is an urgent need for an instrument that can quickly measure the concentration of Plutonium and other Actinides mixed with Uranium in liquids containing dissolved spent fuel rods for process control applications. Parallax Research, Inc. proposes to develop an x-ray spectrometer capable of… more

Compact Quiet Microclimate Cooling System

Company: Rini Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) is being developed by the United States Special Operations Command (USSCOM). Warfighters operating in hot regions while wearing encapsulating Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will require a Compact and Quiet Microclimate Cooling System (CQ-MCS) to… more

Knowledge-aided Interface for Big Data Streams

Company: Securboration Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Soldiers at the tactical edge of today"s military operations have information requirements that are not met by current ISR systems. They need to make quick decisions while interacting in densely populated environments comprised of friendly, hostile, and neutral host nation locals. Enabled by… more

Automated Data Transformations for Net-Centric Operations

Company: Securboration Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: To decrease the manual effort and increase the configuration management tempo of the Fusion Center"s knowledge management practices, J3KM Team proposes the development of the Collaborative Event Processing Environment (CEPE) which would wrap current Fusion Center Knowledge Management (KM)… more

Efficient Manufacturing of Low Defect Density SiC Substrates using a Novel Defect Capped Planarization Assisted Growth (DC-PAG) Method

Company: Sinmat Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Silicon carbide based power devices has several advantages because it can be used in very high power, high temperature, high frequency applications, where conventional silicon devices cannot be used. Despite significant advancement in SiC semiconductor technology in the past 3 decades,… more

In-Line Quality and Process Control in Solar and Fuel Cell Manufacturing

Company: Ultrasonic Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The program will develop a new quality and process control methodology and tool prototype for real-time inspection of crystalline silicon solar and ceramic solid oxide fuel cells. The Activation Station will be used in-line to reduce cost, save energy and increase yield of solar and fuel cell module… more

Miniature Air Launched Rawinsonde and Dropsonde (MALRD)

Company: WINTEC, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The main objective of the MALRD SBIR Phase II research is to develop design alternatives to collect atmospheric data using a novel concept whereby a F-16 fighter aircraft equipped with a ALE-47 countermeasure dispenser system (CMDS) may alternatively serve as an air-launched… more

d-FOUR Electronic Toolkit (d4ET)

Company: Design Interactive, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: An opportunity exists to develop methodologies and tools to objectively assess the overall training effectiveness of a simulation and pinpoint specific system characteristics such as fidelity and training strategy support which contribute to the training effectiveness or lack thereof. To… more

Deeply Integrated GPS/INS Navigation System

Company: Qunav LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Qunav and its subcontractor, Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems (NGES), propose to prototype and transition a deeply integrated GPS/INS navigation (DIGINAV) system in support of the Navy Warfighter. DIGINAV is based on three technological innovations: (i) deep integration with mutual GPS/INS aiding… more

Non-lethal Anthropomorphic Test System

Company: CMA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The government has identified the need for scientific measurements of the stimuli produced on a human surrogate for human effects testing of different non-lethal weapon technologies including blunt trauma, monochromatic and broadband light, blast over-pressure thermal energy, electrical current,… more

Temperature-Insensitive Composite Propellants with Tunable Plateau Burning Using In-Situ Energetic Nanoparticles

Company: Helicon Chemical Company LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this Phase I proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of using a combination of chemical and nanoparticle additives to produce high-performance, temperature-insensitive composite solid propellants with plateau burning rates greater than 1 in/s at 2000 psi for use in Navy aircraft… more

Rapid Synthetic Environment Tool for Virtual Battlespace 2 (VBS2)

Company: Edgewise Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: We propose to develop a terrain database generation and editing tool for the Navy. This tool will have a simple interface designed for use by persons with no prior terrain tool experience. The tool will ingest standard and non-standard source data (elevation, imagery, and terrain features) and… more

Automatic 3D Distribution System Generator

Company: Anchor Technology Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Decisions made at concept design have profound impacts on total life cycle cost. The industry trend is to apply automated software tools during concept design so larger numbers of alternatives can be evaluated and optimal, feasible solutions identified. Current ship concept design software tools… more

Publication and Retrieval of Computational Chemical-Physics Data via the Semantic Web

Company: Chemical Semantics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This project is is applying the semantic web to the data produced by chemical-physics simulations. The semantic web allows data to be placed on a web site in a way that computers can understand it. This will allow a computer to browse a giant global graph of data, as an agent for scientists, and… more

Developing Aggregated Datasets to Standardize the Collateral Valuation Process Utilizing an Economic Pricing Model

Company: Energy Sense Finance Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Due to the difficulty in developing credible opinions of value for solar assets, there is a disconnect between traditional mortgage lending which uses established appraisal methodologies and current solar lending efforts which are limited in their ability to utilize those same tried and true… more

Humeral Head Intraosseous Training System

Company: SIMETRI Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The U.S. Army has a requirement to develop a simulation-based training system to assist teaching and training the use of intraosseous (IO) devices in the humeral head to administer fluid to patients at point of injury. Through this Phase I SBIR effort, SIMETRI proposes to produce a prototype,… more

Extended Range Low Power Personnel Detection and Classification Sensor

Company: Plasmonics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In the first phase of this program Plasmonics was able to make a breadboard profile sensor using COTS optics and a pyroelectric-linear-detector array that was able to detect a human by subtending greater than 16 pixels across the target at a range of up to 75 m. Based on work in Phase I, it was… more