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Manufacturing and Strength Improvement for Thick Carbon-Carbon Laminates

Company: Carbon-Carbon Advanced Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: C-CAT continues to successfully make complex large scale assemblies for hypersonic aerospace vehicles based on decades of Carbon-Carbon (C-C) fabrication experience. Current and future vehicle designs continually push the limits of C-C material capabiliti

High Specific Activity Sn-117m by Post Irradiation Isotope Separation

Company: IsoTherapeutics Group LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The radioisotope tin-117m (117mSn) is a theranostic isotope that is suitable for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Its low energy gamma rays can be imaged using standard gamma cameras. For therapy its short-range ( & lt;300 micron) conversion electrons minimize damage to healthy… more

Compact, Repetitive Pulsed Power Driver Design for Emerging High Power Radio Frequency Sources

Company: Applied Physical Electronics, L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: A programmable universal pulsed power source capable of delivering voltages up to 50 kV, current up to 1 kA, pulse durations of 100"s of ns and repetition rates of 10"s of kHz is proposed to meet near term high powered RF research and development efforts. The concept is proposed to reduce… more

Burkholderia antibody molecules for therapeutics and diagnostics

Company: BIOO Scientific Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei are highly pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria and the causative agents of melioidosis and glanders, respectively. These infections, which occur in humans and other animals, are endemic is wide regions of the developing world. Translational research… more

Immediate Application Cranioplasty During Decompressive Craniectomy for Head Injuries

Company: Fabrico Technology Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Fabrico Technology, Professor Leonid Bunegin, and Dr Jeremy W. Canon of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSC-SA), proposes to develop an Electrophoretic Decellularization Chamber (EDC) technology to produce a rigidity tuned Electrophoretic Decellularized Bio-Scaffold… more

Gas Phase Synthesis and Implantation of Metastable Intermolecular Compounds (MICs)

Company: IONWERKS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Core-shell Metastable Intermolecular Compounds (CS-MICs) will be examined utilizing gas-phase nanocluster production, formed into an atomic beam, accelerated and implanted into polymers of interest for air stability studies as well as preliminary exothermic properties. This will include… more

Enhanced Streaming Text Summarization (ESTESA)

Company: Language Computer Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In this Phase II SBIR effort, called Enhanced Streaming TExt SummArization (ESTESA), Language Computer Corporation (LCC) will generate summaries of streaming texts by enhancing the Phase I prototype system to (a) process large volumes of streaming data, (b) process natural language topic… more

Compact, Logistics Free Electrochemical Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: All military and many commercial aviators are required to undergo periodic hypoxia training to recognize the onset of hypoxic conditions and practice recovery skills. Current training is performed with the Reduced Oxygen Breathing Device 2 (ROBD2) which mixes oxygen and nitrogen to produce reduced… more

Detection of Texture Anomalies on the Ground (DTAG)

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Footprints trails left on unimproved roads during illegal border crossings are often useful starting places for Border Patrol Agents to begin their pursuits. Currently searching for footprints involves CBP agents driving over long stretches of road and visually searching for signs of human… more

Non-flammable Ionic Liquid Electrolytes for Li-ion Batteries

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Lithium-ion batteries with improved safety and that maintain high specific energies, high powers, and wide temperature ranges are needed for the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and other platforms. Current lithium-ion batteries contain a highly flammable electrolyte and can combust under failure… more

A Novel, Point-of-Care, Multi-Analysis Platelet Function Diagnostic System

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Platelets play a central role in hemostasis and are responsible for many inherited and acquired bleeding disorders and thrombic events in human beings. A significant portion of post-trauma deaths are related to coagulopathy or hemorrhage events for both injured soldiers and civilian patients. … more

Antimicrobial Protective Silicone and Carbon Based Wound Dressings

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Burn injuries constitute 5-20% of combat casualties during conventional warfare. Nonviable tissue within the burn predisposes it to microbial colonization and subsequent infection. The goal of burn care, especially at early echelons, is to control infection until the injury either spontaneously… more

StABL-SD for Improved Burn Casualty Stabilization and Transport

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Our warfighters are at great risk of large area burn wounds inflicted by incendiary devices during combat operations. These casualties display high fatality incidences as the wounds are highly prone to infection, further deterioration and shock during transport to higher echelon levels of military… more

Regenerable Carbon Dioxide Removal Technology Based on Novel Macroporous Ion Exchange Resins for Closed-Circuit Breathing Apparatus

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Currently, the United States Military encounters many scenarios where soldiers must enter hazardous areas, while maintaining isolation from contaminants such as chemical and biological agents as well as hazardous material exposure. This requires that the soldiers"respiratory tract be isolated… more

Intelligent Sense and Control of RF MEMS Switching Technology

Company: MEMtronics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The proposed effort utilizes CMOS control electronics to"sense and control"the operation of MEMS switches as a solution to overcome the existing limitations of"set and forget"MEMS operation. These efforts build upon several successful prior demonstrations of MEMS-CMOS… more

Long-Life Data Transfer Device

Company: Mustang Technology Group, L.P. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Mustang Technology Group, LP proposes an aggressive program of innovation research for the design of a rugged, open architecture, long-life data transfer device that will lower overall life cycle costs by avoiding future obsolescence. This proposed Phase I effort focuses on reviewing the… more

FlashLED: A Reusable Extended Light Source

Company: Nanohmics, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Nanohmics proposes to develop the FlashLED, a reusable extended artificial light source. Using commercial off the shelf (COTS) light emitting diodes (LEDs) and custom optics, it is possible to create a lighting system that matches the luminous output of the flash bulb with triggerability… more

Infrared-Transparent Electromagnetic Shield

Company: Nanohmics, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Nanohmics proposes to develop and demonstrate a surface layer with high electrical conductivity that also has high transmittance in the MWIR band. The layer can be coated on optical windows or domes to shield electromagnetic interference (EMI). The proposed EMI shielding optical coating is… more

Adaptive Diesel Engine Control

Company: Nanohmics, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Nanohmics proposes a combined software/hardware solution to reduce the volume of fuel consumed by the MTVR engine during mission operations while increasing the power output of the engine. These goals will be reached thru modification of the Caterpillar C12 enabling full and independent control of… more

Laser Direct Deposition Applied to the Manufacturing of Bulk, Net Shaped Metallic Glasses

Company: Nanohmics, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: We propose to develop reactive composite materials with sufficient strength and stiffness to serve as structural components for penetrating weapons and other munitions. The composites will consist of two materials that react with each other, in either oxidation-reduction (such as in a thermite) or… more

Development of Lightweight, Recyclable Low Cost, Nonwoven Cloth Duck Material

Company: Nanosyntex Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Nylon Duck Cloth (Mil-C-43734 Types 4 & 5) are high strength fabrics that are used commonly by the military for a number of equipage applications. These primarily utilize 500 denier textured nylon yarns with a polyurethane back coating to achieve desired strength. As a result the fabric is very… more

Boron-coated straw neutron detector for well-logging

Company: Proportional Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Neutron detectors for well logging require stable operation in an extreme environment of high temperatures, (175C up to 260C), high mechanical vibration, and shock. Helium-3 tubes have been the preferred solution, as they satisfy these requirements to 175C, can be configured in small packages, are… more

Exploiting Small Boat Wake Signatures for Improved Threat Classification and Feature Aided Tracking

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort develops innovative methods to exploit wake signature attributes for the small boat threat classification and feature aided tracking by airborne radar systems.

Radar Imaging Guidance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This effort develops radar algorithms that enable simultaneous tracking and imaging for Pulse Doppler radar systems that can be applied to both imaging guidance and surveillance radars.

Exploiting Polarimetry in Littoral Surveillance

Company: RDRTec Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: RDRTec Inc. and The John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL) propose to gather data in support of the development of techniques that will enable the efficient and effective detection and tracking of Small Maritime Targets (SMT) at high altitudes. This capability will be… more