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Robust Game Theory Enabled Spectrum Sharing and Anti-Jamming System for Satellite Communications

Company: Intelligent Automation Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Intelligent Automation, Inc. proposes a game-theoretic framework for the design and analysis of a robust decision making tool for wideband satellite communications that integrates hierarchical spectrum sharing, spectrum sensing, waveform adaptation and active anti-jamming. We capture… more

Computational cyber-security Attacker/Analyst Models

Company: Intelligent Automation Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Cyber-attacks threaten our security and impede American business. To counter cyber-security attacks, computational models of the entire cyber-security environments can provide many benefits. With our transition partners, we will create computational models that can play the roles of cyber-attacker,… more

Agent Based Simulation and Optimization (ABSO) Tool for HPRF Dynamic Surface Engagement

Company: Intelligent Automation Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: An Agent based Simulation and Optimization (ABSO) tool is proposed for evaluating HPRF weapon effectiveness in defending maritime assets against small boat attacks using dynamic sea surface engagement scenarios. For this effort, IAI will combine and extend i) Ray Tracing and Radiative Transfer (RT2)… more

ARGUS: Scalable And Reliable RF sensing for Long-Duration Personnel Tracking

Company: Intelligent Automation Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: A recent U.S. Government Accountability Office report noted that that less than 1 percent of the 4,000-mile long border between the United States and Canada is under the operational control of U.S. Border Patrol. The large scale, and environmental conditions of the Northern Border pose specific… more

Simplified 3D World Generation (S3WG)

Company: Robotic Research LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Robotic Research, LLC, (RR) proposes to create the Simplified 3D World Generation (S3WG)Plugin, which can be applied to Virtual BattleSpace 2 (VBS2), a training tool for military, law enforcement, first responders, and others in federal, state, and local government.This tool provides realistic… more

Compact Radar Antenna

Company: Syntonics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Navy is interested in developing a compact, highly efficient antenna at W-Band frequencies (95GHz) for non-lethal counter-personnel Active Denial Technologies (ADT) missions. These requirements can be met using a set of MEMS based reconfigurable patch reflectarray using the Team"s… more

Innovative Vortex Method for non-diffusive Rotorcraft Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Computations

Company: VorCat, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This SBIR Phase I proposal will examine the feasibility of using the VorCat implementation of the gridfree vortex method to provide accurate, real time simulations of rotor wake, specifically the tip vortex structure, in various flight scenarios. Rotor wake flow is complex and poorly served by… more

Concept Maps from RDF (Resource Description Framework)

Company: Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Under this SBIR program, Lakota Technical Solutions, Inc. (Lakota) will develop the Semantic Cloud Cognitive Concept Mapping (SC3M) technology for Concept Map development from Resource Description Framework (RDF) data stores. This technology provides the ability to: (1) develop concept maps from a… more

Magnesium and Manganese Silicides For Efficient And Low Cost Thermo-Electric Power Generation

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: There is a current need for technology that can convert waste heat to electric power in an effort to achieve significant improvements in fuel efficiency and lessen our dependence on environmentally hazardous, foreign produced fuels. Thermoelectric Power Generation (TEPG) is the most efficient and… more

AOTF Based Spectro-Polarimetric Imaging System For Stand Off Chemical Detection

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose an acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF) spectropolarimetric imaging system for enhanced standoff chemical detection in the Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) wavelength region. The AOTF has no moving parts, making it a rugged and reliable device, and it provides polarimetric imaging capabilities,… more

Development Of Low Cost Infrared Focal Plane Array For Passive Chemical Detection Using Colloidal Quantum Dots

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose to develop low cost LWIR FPAs using colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) of II-VI semi-metallic compounds. Brimrose has experience in the area of II-VI semiconductor QD synthesis and LWIR detector fabrication using narrow band gap semiconductor materials. Research Triangle Institute (RTI) in NC… more

Autonomous On-Board Control of Satellites for Space Superiority

Company: Orbit Logic Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Future spacecraft could benefit from onboard planning and scheduling autonomy to effectively fulfill their missions. By eliminating the need to wait for the ground, planning decisions can be made faster based on event and status information available onboard. This is especially… more

Novel Design of a Fast-On/Fast-Off Insulin Analog for Closed-Loop Systems

Company: MASSTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION: Significant increase in the efficiency and speed of MS-based tissue imaging (IMS) performed at atmospheric conditions using high-resolution mass spectrometer will have a profound impact on method applications to the entire analytical field ofcharacterization of biomarkers in tissues.… more

Non-invasive method to evaluate the quality of human oocytes and embryos

Company: RENOVA LIFE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Project Summary We propose to develop a non-invasive method to predict mammalian oocyte quality by analyzing the surrounding cumulus cells' gene expression patterns (cGEP). The result of the cGEP assay---a cGEP score---can be used to predict embryo quality… more

Low Rolling Resistant Materials for Fuel Efficient Military Tires

Company: Vorbeck Materials Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Substitution of standard military tires for low rolling resistance tires have yielded 7% fuel costs savings on Army demonstrator vehicles. However, tire changes to improve rolling resistance affect other areas of tire performance. A tire is a composite structure made up of different rubber… more

Process Intensification by Integrated Reaction and Distillation for Synthesis of Bio-Renewable Organic Acid Esters

Company: E3tec Service, Llc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The global market for bio-based chemicals is at a critical stage of development, with focus on new bio-based routes to chemicals and building the type of commercial-scale plants that will enable the market to truly compete with petroleum derived chemicals. The 2011 Frost & amp; Sullivan report… more

Development and Commercialization of Ocular Diagnostic Test Based on Vitreous Pro

Company: OCULAR PROTEOMICS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in people over age 60 in the developed world. Progression of this disease results in the loss of the ability to perform activitieshighly correlaed with quality of life. This… more

Time series prediction for satellite ballistic coefficients

Company: Omitron, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The leading errors in computing future positions of satellites in Low Earth Orbit are generally due to inaccuracies in the thermospheric density and the prediction thereof. The use of Dynamic Calibration Atmosphere has reduced these traditional sources of error and variations seen in… more

Autonomous Sensing and Deciding Framework Processor

Company: User Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The goal of this SBIR effort is to develop an autonomous capability that image analysts will utilize to extract useful information from a large volume of data in real time. A key component of this capability is the development of a tool that will fully utilize very large intelligence data streams, e… more

Pulse width modulated servo valve enabled by single crystal piezoelectric

Company: Active Signal Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Surface-to-air missiles (SAM) represent a serious threat to both military and civilian aviation. However, development of more effective countermeasures requires realistic simulation of the missile plume to improve recognition capability. Accordingly, the purpose of this program is to… more

Low Ground Clearance Vehicle Detection and Warning System

Company: Advanced Technology and Research Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Highway-rail crossing, at which there is an unusually abrupt change in the level of the road's surface as it crosses the tracks, pose a risk of low ground clearance vehicles becoming stuck on the tracks. Advanced Technology and Research Corporation (ATR) proposes to develop an active detection and… more

Manifolded micro-groove aircraft heat exchangers

Company: ATEC, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: The trend of replacing hydraulic and pneumatic drive systems with power electronics and electrical drives has led to significant increases in the on-board power requirements in military aircraft. Although electrical systems are typically highly efficient, still a significant portion of the… more

TB Diagnostics at the Point of Care

Company: AKONNI BIOSYSTEMS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Of all diseases, tuberculosis (TB) represents one of, if not, the greatest health disparity between whites and minorities [1]. For every TB-infected white person in the United States, there are an estimated 9 African- Americans, 8 Latinos, 6 Native Americans, 23… more

Affordable Sub-array for TT&C Phased Array Antennas

Company: Alpha Omega Electromagnetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This Phase I SBIR research addresses an important and timely technological need, specifically the practical development and demonstration of a very low-cost, multi-frequency, multi-beam phased array subarray technology. This low-cost subarray technology is the fundamental building block… more

Multifunction X-band Phased Array Antenna for Air/Space Surveillance and Space Operations

Company: Alpha Omega Electromagnetics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The objective of this Phase II SBIR effort is to develop and demonstrate a multifunction, multi-beam X-band subarray that is capable of simultaneously supporting air/satellite communications and radar for air/space surveillance. Under this proposed effort, Alpha Omega Electromagnetics and… more