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Wireless Power for Battlefield Airmen Operation

Company: ArmorWorks, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: A phase II program is proposed leading to integrate wireless inductive power transfer technology on two prototype tactical vests. The focus of the phase II program would be the development and evaluation of a full-scale inductive power transfer system on a PRC-152 radio by both modifying… more

Regenerable, heat-Abating, humidity-Neutralizing, Carbon diOxide Removal System (RANCOR) Phase II

Company: Paragon Space Development Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In Phase I RANCOR successfully demonstrated an innovative enabling humidity control technology to provide very low humidity air to water sensitive, fully reusable CO2 adsorbents. The use of adsorbents enables complete reusability/rechargability and reduces the total heat load on the SCBA to the… more

Paragon Dive System (PDS)

Company: Paragon Space Development Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Terrorist attacks (e.g. USS Cole, chemical and biological warfare) and accident recovery (e.g. TWA 800, Ehime Maru) can require extensive Navy dive operations in contaminated, hazardous environments. However, current diving equipment was not designed to operate in such conditions, much less protect… more

High-Frequency Energy-Deposition Actuators for Effective Scramjet Control

Company: Physics, Materials & Applied Math Resear Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Hypersonic propulsion systems, such as supersonic combustion ramjets (scramjets) are generally expected to operate from Mach 3.5 up to Mach 7-8 and are designed for specific flight Mach numbers to achieve optimum performance. However, realistic flight vehicles will experience a wide range… more

In Situ, Real-time Monitoring of the Properties of Engine Part Coatings

Company: Control Vision Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: During the Phase II program Control Vision, Inc. and its partners will have developed and tested an In-Situ, Real-Time optical sensor suite for measuring the physical properties of thermal sprayed gas turbine engine coatings. This sensor suite will be a major step forward in the… more

Weaponized Heating of Ignited Plasma (WHIP)

Company: GEOST, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: GEOST and the University of Arizona propose to develop and demonstrate the Weaponized Heating of Ignited Plasma Acoustic Modulation (WHIP-AM). This device produces acoustic signals at long range thereby providing the capability to convey messages and produce irritating acoustic tones. Through these… more

Filament-Based Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy for the Standoff Detection of Radiological Materials

Company: Physics Materials and Applied Mathematics Research LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: An improved method is needed for the detection of radiological materials for nuclear nonproliferation and safety. Current techniques using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), while robust, are limited in range due to pulse energy and diffraction. Furthermore, atmospheric broadening of the… more

HV Storage Capacitors for High Current Pulse Power Applications

Company: Sigma Technologies International Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Solid-state power electronic circuits that incorporate switching devices such as IGBTs, IGCTs and MOSFETs can now operate at voltages as high as 3KV to 6.0+KV with peak currents of 0.5-6.0+KA. Modulators built with various topologies require high voltage, energy storage capacitors, that can … more

High Voltage Capacitors for DC-Link Applications

Company: Sigma Technologies International Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: A high energy density capacitor with superior life and reliability will be developed that is a key component of power semiconductor inverter circuits, used in automotive hybrid and electric vehicles, rail transit, wind power generators, photovoltaics, and transportable energy storage systems for… more

Electronic Component Fingerprinting to Determine Manufacturing Origin

Company: NanoTEM Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In the area of supply chain integrity improvement, the US defense and intelligence sectors anticipate multiple uses for the forensic capability to characterize an electronic component for the purpose of identifying the semiconductor fabrication facility w

Performance-Based Simulation Certification (SIMCERT) System

Company: Lumir Research Institute, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Lumir is developing Sim MD, a multi-dimensional simulation certification system to assess training capabilities of LVC or DMO combat mission training and rehearsal systems. Sim MD provides ready access to valuable data without risk of technical, methodological or political challenges. At… more

Heat Resistant Visual Landing Aid (VLA) Lighting Fixtures for Ship Flight Decks and Expeditionary Air Field (EAF) Matting

Company: BREAULT RESEARCH ORGANIZATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Visual Landing Aids on air capable ships and aircraft carrier flight decks are required for night and/or low visibility aircraft operations for general lighting, navigation, flight deck, and special purposes. Future aircraft are expected to have hotter exhaust that could threaten the integrity of… more

An Efficient CFD Algorithm for Store Separation Prediction

Company: D & P LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research project proposes to develop a hybrid Cartesian grid/gridless solver for fast prediction of store separation. In this approach, multi-block structured Cartesian grids with varying grid resolution are used to cover the majority of the computational domain except… more

The Transfusion Chip: Phase II Technology Validation

Company: GENOMICS USA, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Blood-Typing is the progenitor of the entire field of personalized medicine. In the recently awarded 6-month Phase I, we proposed to take the first step in the development of an extremely-low-cost microarray test, TheTransfusion-Chip (T-Chip) which convert the… more

Nuclease Probe Mediated Sequencing

Company: HIGH THROUGHPUT GENOMICS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Phase II proposal will complete the development of an innovative sequencing platform (NPSeq) based on feasibility demonstrated in Phase I. This platform uses a nuclease protection assay combined with universal PCR to produce targeted sequencing libraries. The lysis-only protocol means there is… more

Ultra-Lightweight and Low-Cost Space Telescope Mirrors using CFRP Composites

Company: Composite Mirror Applications, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The current designs of telescopes for space borne applications use monolithic glass, beryllium, or silicon-carbide optics. With the existing optical technology, it is increasingly difficult or impossible to meet the new goals and requirements of AF, ORS, and other modern DoD missions. … more

HazReady -Online - Device Agnostic - Multi-player Group Simulation Phase II

Company: INXSOL, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary inXsol proposes to design and demonstrate a web-based, multiplayer small group simulation to support instructor led HazMat worker health and safety training. This product is called HazReady. The use of distributed, low-cost simulation will allow… more

Aviator Mission Tasker of Distributed Unmanned Assets

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: In Phase II Kutta creates the Aviator Mission Tasker Toolkit (AMTT) by leveraging existing Department of Defense (DoD) interoperability profiles, multiple SBIR Phase II technologies, as well as several ongoing unmanned aerial system contracts. Central to the development of the AMTT is the open… more

Low Cost Cockpit Head Tracking and Gestural Recognition

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: As a developer of Unmanned Aerial System Ground Control Stations, the U.S. Army"s Bi-Directional Remote Video Transceiver (BDRVT), and several other manned-aircraft technologies, Kutta is keenly aware of human machine interface (HMI) issues inside military cockpits. Based on an extensive Phase… more

IR Transmitting Aspheric Window Optics from Spinel Ceramics

Company: Materials & Electrochemical Research (MER) Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: MER plans to produce 12"diameter hyper-hemispherical domes and 10"diameter aspheric lenses of transparent spinel for the optic purposes during this program. Spinel was chosen because of its properties such as high transmission in the UV-Vis and Mid-IR wavelength range of 0.2 5.5µm, it is… more

Low Cost Manufacturing of the Ballistic Resistant Transparent Spinel Windows

Company: Materials & Electrochemical Research (MER) Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: This Army Phase II SBIR Program main objective is to continue development of the lower cost MER's production of transparent spinel windows from the corresponding aluminum and magnesium oxides by in-situ conversion to magnesium aluminate (spinel) during hot pressing. The use of precursor oxides… more

Lightweight Energy-Deposition IED Blast and Momentum Bypass/Mitigation

Company: Physics, Materials & Applied Math Resear Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The proposed effort will characterize the effect demonstrated in the preceding Phase I effort, in which energy was deposited in the air under a vehicle, in order to create low-density channels within the air. These low-density channels underneath the vehicle were demonstrated to preferentially guide… more

Geospecific Displacement Maps for Real Time, Stereoscopic Training Simulation

Company: Renaissance Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Report developed under SBIR contract for Solicitation Topic N102-116 (Navy). The overall goal of this multi-phase project is to conduct applied Research & Development resulting in significant improvements to current methods used to generate, integrate, and display highly detailed and accurate… more

Subsurface Communications System for Robotics

Company: Sandia Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Underground cross-border tunnels of all sizes and shapes are an increasingly important threat to our National security. Finding cross-border tunnels is a challenging task and once found, an additional challenge is secure and map the entire underground tunnel. Manned entry into these dangerous… more

Model Center-Integrated Reduced Order Multi-fidelity Optimization Scheme for NASA MDAO Framework

Company: ZONA Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: During Phase I of this effort, ZONA Technology, Inc. significantly improved the medium fidelity design and analysis capability of NASA's MDAO architecture by successfully adding ZONA CAE tools such as ZAERO, ZEUS, ASTROS and ZMORPH synergistically integrated within a ModelCenter MDAO framework.… more