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An Ultra-High Carbon Steel Bonded Tungsten Carbide Material for Armor Piercing Rounds

Company: ADVANCED MATERIALS & DEVICES INC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I effort will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative tungsten carbide (WC) metal matrix composite for use as a non-carcinogenic penetrator for armor piercing (AP) munitions for small arms. The objectives of this effort are to: 1)… more

Precision ACS (PACS) for DACS Low Level ACS

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Our Precision Attitude Control System (PACS) delivers high precision attitude control for Kinetic Weapon (KW) long range target discrimination and acquisition. The PACS utilizes electrically-controlled solid propellant (ESP), an innovative propulsion technology that enables fast burn rate control,… more

Safe Solid Rocket Motor Ignition Systems for Mil. Std. 1901A Compliance Using Electric Solid Propellants and Pyrogens

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: In process for public release

Precision ACS

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: In process for public release

An Integrated System for Borehole Magnetometric Resistivity and Electrical Resistivity Tomography Data Acquistion, Processing and Visualization

Company: Multi-phase Technologies, Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The U.S. DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) was created in 1989 to manage the cleanup of large areas of environmentally contaminated sites. Since the closure of many of these sites, U.S. taxpayers have spent about $220 billion at 74 cleanup sites. However, these sites were the smallest and … more

Bulk Currency Vapor detection in Confined Spaces

Company: Nevada Nanotech Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The proposed goal of Nevada Nanotech Systems Inc for the Phase I program is to select a practical technological solution and develop a Con-Ops for the problem of detecting U.S. currency via unique vapor signature(s) in confined spaces for three related, though unique, application scenarios (bags… more

Improved Thrust Termination Modeling for Solid Rocket Motors

Company: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This effort addresses the need for a predictive model which characterizes the motor ejecta from thrust terminated and burn-to-depletion solid rocket motors. Two models will be developed: an engineering model that provides near term predictive capability and a high fidelity model which will provide… more

Automatic Threat Recognition Algorithm for Volumetric CT Data

Company: TeleSecurity Sciences Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: For Phase II work, we propose to complete the development of the DICOS compliant ATR algorithm whose feasibility has been demonstrated by results of Phase I work. Important project milestones for the first base year of Phase II are as follows: (1) implementation of the DICOS standard including… more

Computational Modeling of Coupled Acoustic and Combustion Phenomena Inherent to Gas Turbine Engines

Company: Flow Modeling and Simulation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Flow Modeling and Simulation, LLC (FMS), proposes to develop a computational software tool, herein designated AUG3D, that is intended to provide physics-based, multi-level, validated computational simulations of turbine engine component flow fields, particularly those associated with… more

Advanced Analysis and Design Tool for Scramjet Air-frame Propulsion Integration

Company: Flow Modeling and Simulation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The SCRAMSIM computer code will be able to perform analysis for engineering design, stemming from a low order Reynolds Average Navier-Stokes (RANS) to high order (4th or higher) LES using accurate subgrid scale models (SGS). It will also solve thermal non-equilibrium mechanisms,… more

Biomarker discovery for immunodiagnosis of invasive candidiasis

Company: DXDISCOVERY, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Invasive candidiasis (IC) is one of the most serious threats to patients in a critical setting. With as many as 60,000 cases per year in the U.S., the total cost associated with IC in the U.S. may be as high as 2-4 billion/year. One of the most critical factors… more

SBIR Phase I: Enhancement of Industrial Diamond Strength

Company: Simple Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a proprietary technology to enhance the crushing strength of industrial diamonds by 30-40%. If successful, the project will result in a new process which will allow the treatment of large numbers of industrial diamonds at once. The… more

Precision ACS (PACS) for DACS Low Level ACS

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Our Precision ACS (PACS) while combined with either a Liquid or Solid DACS delivers high precision Kinetic Weapon (KW) attitude control for long range target discrimination and acquisition. The PACS features multiple pulse Electric Solid Propellant (ESP) thrusters that are either individually pulsed… more

Electric Pyrogens and Systems for Safer In-line Inititation of Rocket Motors

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: We will use our newly developed smart energetic materials to eliminate flame sensitive pyrogens and the bridge-wire connections for thermal ignition within initiators/squibs which will improve safety for Mil. Std. 1901A compliance. Unlike conventional materials, new pyrogen materials are… more

Direct Plasma Production from Electric Solid Propellant for High Velocity Launch Systems

Company: Digital Solid State Propulsion LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: As an alternative to near-obsolete double-base or triple-base propellants, Digital Solid State Propulsion (DSSP) is developing Electric Solid Propellants (ESP) as a safe, green, higher performance highly manufacturable alternative for high velocity electro-thermal-chemical (ETC) gun rounds. These… more

Machine Tool Genome Project

Company: MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: The objective of this research is to enable pre-process milling parameter selection for"first part correct"production. In the proposed solution the Receptance Coupling Substructure Analysis (RCSA) approach will be used to couple the measured spindle-machine dynamics to models of the tool… more

Advanced Fan Coil Unit

Company: Rocky Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: An estimated 20% of a US Navy ship"s total fuel consumption is due to heating, ventilation and air-conditioning. Reduction in electrical consumption of Navy ship Fan Coil Assemblies with increased energy efficiency is necessary for fuel savings. Rocky Research proposes an advanced Fan Coil… more

High Energy Density and High Power Density Thermal Energy Storage

Company: Rocky Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Thermal energy storage for load smoothing can be beneficial in applications having large transient heat load compared to steady-state heat rejection. Laser weapons and high-power microwave generators are examples where TES can help. Ammoniated complex compound systems can provide heat… more

Heat Actuated Cooling System

Company: Rocky Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: The principal objective of this effort is to develop an advanced complex compound for ammonia-solid absorption chillers and demonstrate the enhanced sorbent for a 18,000 BTU/hr technology demonstrator in the Phase II effort. Phase I experimental data showed that it is feasible to make a fuel-fired… more

High Efficiency Mobile Ice Maker (HEMIM)

Company: Rocky Research Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: Proposed is the continuation of development of a High Efficiency Mobile Ice Maker (HEMIM) for the Army that is capable of integrating DC power from solar PV cells. The proposed ice maker will include a variable capacity vapor compression system with variable air flow as per ambient temperatures. The… more

Automatic Threat Recognition Algorithm for Volumetric CT Data

Company: TeleSecurity Sciences Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Phase I proposal describes the development of an Automatic Threat Recognition (ATR) algorithm for volumetric CT data. Our ATR algorithm consists of four stages: (1) preprocessing of CT data, (2) object segmentation of preprocessed CT data, (3) post-processing of segmentation results, and (4)… more

Image Quality Assessment Toolkit for X-ray Imaging Systems

Company: TeleSecurity Sciences Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Phase I proposal describes (1) an automated image quality assessment (IQA) software to objectively quantify image quality of airport security Xray imaging systems for both checked and carry-on baggage and (2) a design for a novel test phantom specialized for security CT scanners. For… more

Biometrics-at-a-distance

Company: Omnevia Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: The DOD has a need to leverage state of the art technologies remotely detect, collect, and evaluate physiological signals of interest. Applications and concepts-of-operations (CONOPs) that would benefit from this capability include, but are not limited to: building-clearing, warfighter health… more

Selective Solar Conversion of Carbon Dioxide to Dimethyl Ether (DME) Using Unique-Architectured Nanotubular Semiconductors

Company: EMD Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Carbon dioxide feed stock can be converted into fuels of solid, liquid or gas phase by chemical, electrolytic, photocatalytic and photo-electrocatalytic methods. Reduction of CO2 to fuel form of any phase requires energy. The reduction process should be energy efficient so that we do not… more

Mindfulness and Acceptance Applied in Colleges Through Web-Based Guided Self-Help

Company: CONTEXTUAL CHANGE, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nearly half of all college students have a diagnosable mental health problem (Blanco et al., 2008). College counseling centers (CCCs) are faced with increasing demands for services from Universities, students and parents to meet the treatment needs of their… more