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Multi-Source Integrated Cooling Heating and Power System

Company: Energy Quest Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The purpose of the project is to develop and deliver an integrated cooling, heating, and power system that operates from multiple energy sources can be easily incorporated onto a building similar to a standard air conditioning system. The objective of the project is to build a prototype… more

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

Thick Composite Crack Analysis

Company: Global Engineering Research and Technolo Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Advanced thick composites are increasingly used in components for defense applications as well as commercial structures. The proposed project will lead to the development and commercialization of a validated predictive capability based on the Peridynamic (PD) theory to enhance the performance of… more

A Compact Lightweight Infrared Imaging Interferometer for Space-Based Platforms

Company: Hart Scientific Consulting International Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Research Objectives: 1) Quantify the size, weight, power consumption and cost of flight units of the Space-based InfraRed Imaging Interferometer (SIRII) sensor. 2) Quantify the fundamental advantages of the interferometric approach in comparison to conventional sensor design. 3) Quantify… 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

HCI and C2 for Autonomous Air Evacuation of Casualties

Company: Kutta Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: As a company that focuses on fixed-based and man-packable Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Ground Control Stations (GCSs), Kutta has been privileged to work with the U.S. Government and Prime Contractors on shaping the future of the unmanned resupply capability. Kutta leverages this knowledge and its… more

Direct Digital Fabrication and Characterization of New Low Cost Titanium Alloys

Company: Materials & Electrochemical Research (ME Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The objective is to develop and demonstrate new high performance aerospace alloys suitable for direct digital manufacturing (DDM). The shift from conventional titanium ingot metallurgy to DDM manufacturing provides the capability to develop alloy compositions which exhibit enhanced exemplary… more

Innovative Approaches to Produce Narrow, Long and Curved Core Passages in Large Metallic Investment Castings

Company: Materials & Electrochemical Research (ME Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In the Phase II of this program, work will be focused on producing controlled solidification investment cast (CSIC) articles with net shape, complex, narrow, long, and curved channels within an aluminum alloy article representing military gearbox housing. The program has strict requirements for the… 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 Research, L.L.C. 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

Improved TPS for Analog and Mixed-Signal Bad-Actor SRUs

Company: Ridgetop Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The proposed program addresses the cost effectiveness of maintenance operations for mission-critical electronic warfare circuit card assemblies (CCAs), by reducing no fault found (NFF) codes and accelerating accurate diagnosis of root causes in support of repairs of analog, digital, radio… more

Improved Test Program Sets for Bad-Actor Circuit Card Assemblies in VDATS

Company: Ridgetop Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Ridgetop Group, Inc. will develop an innovative solution to isolate troublesome no-fault-found (NFF) occurrences in the maintenance depot. We will develop advanced technology to integrate into improved Test Program Sets (TPSs) used to test complex circuit card assemblies (CCAs) of… more

Efficient Cargo and Personnel Handling System

Company: SAFE, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The cargo and personnel handling system in the C-2 Greyhound is functionally behind most cargo capable aircraft in the U.S. military. The current cargo and personnel handling system utilized on the C-2 requires enormous manpower efforts to load/unload cargo. Depending on the size of cargo, passenger… more

Real-Time Mode Shape and Aeroelastic System Identification Toolset for Flight Test

Company: ZONA Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The ability to extract structure mode shapes, accurate system frequency/damping and to predict the onset of flutter/LCO in a real-time capacity from flight/wind tunnel test data are some of the toughest challenges facing control room engineers today. In Phase I, ZONA Technology… more

Holographic Video Display Using Novel Guided-wave Scanning System

Company: TIPD, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Today"s analysts need improved 3D visualization tools to assist in critical situations such as deconfliction, line-of-sight analysis, air space and satellite control. Currently available 3D displays cannot provide the level of detail and comfort needed because the displays contain… more

Secure wireless access points for tactical radios

Company: DataSoft Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Secure-Private Area Network (S-PAN) provides a secure, short-range wireless link between COTS end user devices (smartphones/tablets) and associated tactical radios. The tactical radios provide for communications over longer ranges to applications served to the user devices running on secured backend… more

Automated Analysis and Verification of Application Program Interfaces (APIs)

Company: DataSoft Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The DataSoft Interface Verification Application (DIVA) provides an automated robust solution for accurate and repeatable verification of developer source code compliance to a set of Standard API"s. DIVA generates customized compliance reports for the user that accurately summarize all vendor… more

Coherent Imaging Laser Source

Company: AdValue Photonics Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Coherent imaging systems have the capability to provide high-resolution 3D imagery for target identification at stand-off ranges. These systems require relatively short pulse width, transform-limited linewidth pulsed lasers with high pulse energy to illuminate the target of interest. Here… 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

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