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A Low Cost Modular Approach to Flight Testing of Hypersonic Systems

Company: ACENT Laboratories LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Airbreathing hypersonic weapon systems utilizing ramjet/scramjet and/or combined cycle engines will open the door to many new capabilities for the warfighter. Applications include systems ranging from small tactical hypersonic missiles, hypersonic intelligence, surveillance &… more

Intracellular Detection of Small Molecules in Live Cells

Company: Agave BioSystems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Protection of first responders who are exposed to hazards including chemical warfare agents (CWAs) is a very critical need. The need is derived from not only their welfare but their ability to respond, protect the community and provide logistical support to the response. A simple… more

Code Ray: Software Assurance Risk Management Framework for Hybrid Analysis Mapping

Company: Applied Visions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Secure Decisions is developing a software assurance risk management technology called "Code Ray" to: (1) Improve the speed, accuracy and confidence in detection of vulnerabilities by cross-mapping and normalizing the output of hybrid application security testing (HAST) techniques -- dynamic analysis… more

A Scalable, Mobile Layer-1 M2M Architecture to Connect First Responders at the Incident Site

Company: BALFOUR Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: First Responders need to leverage automated (M2M machine-to-machine), mobile connectivity at an incident site. With connectivity automated through M2M network technology, responders would have much improved situational awareness, and can effectively focus their complete attention on the necessary… more

Fusion in a Cloud

Company: Black River Systems Company, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: One of the major benefits of tactical cloud computing is improved net-centric capabilities and operations with the objective of information dominance. The reassign-able pools of computing resources and efficient information across operational boundaries can produce a more accurate and up to date… more

High Dynamic-range Wideband Digital-RF Receiver

Company: HYPRES, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The ability to capture wide instantaneous bandwidth with high fidelity is essential for analysis of various signals-of-interest. Superconductor analog-to-digital converters (ADC) offer discriminating advantages in both bandwidth and fidelity due to very high sampling rates (up to 100 GHz… more

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Company: HYPRES, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly on the carrier,… more

Magnesium Diboride DC and Data Cables for Digital-RF Systems

Company: HYPRES, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Successful cryopackaging of superconductor Digital-RF Receivers relies on efficient electrical wiring of superconductor chips attached to the cryocooler. High-quality DC and RF cables are currently made of normal metals and are optimized for specific current and frequency ranges respectively. This… more

3-D nondestructive imaging techniques for mesoscale damage analysis of composite materials

Company: Multiscale Design Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: An experimental and computational effort is proposed to develop a data-driven experimentally-validated framework for analysis of plastically bonded energetic materials at meso and micro scales. A unique data-mining strategy and model reduction technology based on thermodynamics and… more

Multi-Modal Oil Quality and Debris Sensor

Company: Innovative Dynamics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: An integrated oil quality and debris monitoring system is proposed to provide automated oil analysis capability directly on-platform. The overall program objective is to develop a packaging with form factor and interconnections that permit direct substitution of existing debris monitoring systems on… more

Bearings for High-Speed Cruise Missile Engine

Company: Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The overall objective of this proposed effort is to demonstrate bearing technology to meet the requirements for a high performance 1000 lbf thrust gas turbine engine. MiTi and its engine company subcontractor will establish simulator designs of two candidate engines representative of… more

Low Cost Finishing of Optical Ceramic Domes with Embedded Grids

Company: Optimax Systems, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Traditional methods of manufacturing ceramic domes with an embedded grid involves manufacturing two thin and precise domes that fit together, placing a grid between them, and bonding the assembly together. This method is costly as the optician has to make two precise domes to make"embedded grid… more

Innovative Data Anomaly Detection and Transformation for Analysis Applications

Company: Quanterion Solutions Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Navy has invested significant resources in constructing, maintaining and updating various information systems/databases that contain data/information that needs to be manually filtered to detect/remove anomalies prior to transforming it to perform useful analyses. The proposed approach will… more

WITTS: White Team Training Suite

Company: ATC - NY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: To maintain superiority in the cyber domain, the Air Force is preparing the next generation of cyber warriors. Running trainees through realistic exercises on cyber ranges is a highly effective method for preparing warfighters for cyber operations. However, training platforms and cyber… more

Landing Gear Strut Operational Readiness Monitoring

Company: Dayton T. Brown, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Dayton T Brown, Inc. (DTB), a leader in aircraft system engineering and testing services, is proposing to develop a comprehensive, robust, and accurate system for monitoring and assessing the operational readiness of landing gear systems via verification of proper serving (i.e. fluid… more

Integrated Wear and Oil Condition Sensing System

Company: Poseidon Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Poseidon Systems, LLC, in collaboration with Impact Technologies (Sikorsky Innovations), Pratt & Whitney, and Rolls-Royce, proposes the development of an integrated online oil debris and oil condition sensing system. The proposed device will perform inline health monitoring of the lubrication… more

Dynamic Vehicle Center-of-Gravity and Gross Weight Estimation Using Readily Available Sensors

Company: Poseidon Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Poseidon Systems, in collaboration with Rochester Institute of Technology proposes to develop and demonstrate a novel sytem for estimating vehicle gross weight and center-of-gravity location using an innovative nonlinear real-time filter based method. The proposed algorithm uses known physics-based… more

Novel Carrierless High-Data-Rate Acoustic Communications

Company: Net-tune Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: To address the limitations of underwater acoustic wave propagation, we propose a paradigm shift in how information is carried over short-range (tens of meters) acoustic links. We suggest the study -and then development- of a novel carrierless ultrasonic transmission and multiple access technique.… more

Mid-wave Infrared (MWIR) Illuminator for Ground and Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) Targeting

Company: LaserMax Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of mid-wave infrared (MWIR) illuminators for ground and small unmanned aircraft system (SUAS) targeting. Advances such as high-operating-temperature sensors are enabling MWIR imagers with significantly reduced battery consumption, size… more

Non-linear Dynamic Energy Altering Technologies for Body Armor Applications

Company: ADYB Engineered for life Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The ADYB Team, with its company, ADYB Engineered for life Inc. Are the developer and producer of the high performance ceramic armor systems. These ballistic protection panels are 70% lighter in weight than steel while providing significant weight and performance advantages over currently available… more

Long-lasting Disposable Insecticidal / Repellent Fabric Barrier for Personal or Area Protection Against Biting Arthropods

Company: Widder Brothers, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The need exists for a low cost, light weight, reusable, highly effective spatial insect repellant that will repel, knock down and kill disease-carrying insects. We propose a Bayer CropScience chemical product, Bayothrin (Transfluthrin) for our studies. Bayothrin is a vapor-active compound that… more

Low Cost, High Reliability Proximity Switches

Company: BHTechnology, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: a novel family of proximity switchs is proposed based on EM technology field perturbation.This technology enables the proximity switch to be low cost, light weight, highly accurate and meets all MIL_PRF_24711B requirements. The proposed switch can be used in new NAVY vessel design as well as… more

Creation of New Robust Liquid Induction Carburization Technology LINCARBOHEAT for Deep Internal Splines with High Aspect Ratios

Company: SANOVA LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The objective of Phase II effort described in this proposal is further development and testing of technology prototype LINCARBOHEAT-53 for effective treatment of Pyrowear 53 steel alloy used in manufacturing of high-aspect-ratio (HAR) helicopter gears (5:1 and greater) with deep internal splines. In… more

BotMesh

Company: ATC - NY Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: JTRS tactical networks that employ mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) protocols, while providing new network centric capabilities for the warfighter, also present challenges for real-time cyber defense and cyber situational awareness. The JPEO JTRS therefore identified the need to protect tactical… more

High-Power Microwave (HPM) Weapons"Effects and Failure Analysis Tool

Company: ANDRO Computational Solutions, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This research effort is to develop a tool to model the electromagnetic vulnerability/interference (EMV/I) of electronic systems, subsystems and components to directed-energy HPM weapons. A complete HPM-Expert conceptual framework has been developed for performing simulation-based failure analyses… more