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Weapons Effects FRMs for Contact or Embedded detonations in Fixed Targets

Company: Weidlinger Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …the full range of construction and load types of interest to AFRL in a follow-on Phase II effort. The primary market for the embedded detonation blast response modules that will be developed under this project would primarily be DHS and DOD organizations in the U.S.(such as … more

Design Combined Effects Explosives (CEX) Using Numerical Simulations

Company: Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Combustion Research and Flow Technology, Inc. (CRAFT Tech) and Prof. Glumac of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) have teamed up to provide DTRA with an innovative approach to develop new combined effects explosives (CEX) formulations. CEX represent a class of… more

Covert Optically-Reporting Threat-Functionalized Nanomaterials

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the U.S. Strategic Command Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (SCC-WMD) requires transformational materials technology to support the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) of personnel and materials… more

Functionalized-Conducting-Polymer - Microporous-Membrane Based Voltammetric Sensor Skins With High Selectivity/Sensitivity, Multiple Analyte Sensing i

Company: Ashwin-Ushas Corporation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … with actual CW agents at Battelle Labs, demonstrate commercial (pesticide, toxic gas) uses, field test, and address manufacture issues. Several textile companies are partnered for commercialization. This firm"s ongoing work in CW agent-blocking uniforms for DTRA may assist… more

Hard Target Munitions Electronic Potting System

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Cornerstone Research Group Inc. (CRG"s) demonstrated expertise in the proposed technology areas presents the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) the opportunity to obtain a hard target munitions"electronic potting system to protect hard target munitions (HTM)… more

Technologies to Mitigate Radiation Effects in Advanced Nanoscale Microelectronics

Company: Orora Design Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … analysis reports, and visulization of RHBD rule violations electronically on circuit schematic and layout, and (3) The optimized use of RHBD mitigation rules for the minimal area/performance/power penalty. The proposed EDA tools will be used directly to support DTRA RHBD… more

MEMS Lamellar Based Interferometer for the Detection of Toxic Chemicals

Company: Agiltron Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … approach was proven in Phase I through the design, fabrication, and demonstration of a functional spectrometer. The proposed Phase II effort will focus on refining the design and developing a production-ready instrument. A functioning instrument will be delivered to DTRA… more

Enhanced Beta-Batteries: A Long Life Power Source for Sensors Monitoring WMD Materials

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To provide innovative technologies and system components which increase the lifetime and utility of various systems within DTRA"s Tag, Track, and Locate (TTL) portfolio to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The specific innovations sought under this… more

Functionalized-Conducting-Polymer - Microporous-Membrane Based Voltammetric Sensor Skins With High Selectivity/Sensitivity, Multiple Analyte Sensing i

Company: Ashwin-Ushas Corporation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: In unrelated ongoing work, this firm has developed, for a wide variety of applications (including warfighters"clothing in CBD environments for DTRA), a unique, patented technology that has, as its core, metalized microporous membranes functionalised with conducting polymers… more

Energy Harvesting Technologies

Company: KCF Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: To provide innovative technologies and system components which increase the lifetime and utility of various systems within DTRA"s Tag, Track, and Locate (TTL) portfolio to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The specific innovations sought under this… more

Solutions for Single-Event Effects in Ultra Deep Submicron Semiconductor Technologies Using Simulation and Layout Techniques

Company: Robust Chip Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … and calibration purposes, and for guidance on and adaption to, important target applications. The key innovations behind the technology in this project, the layout technology LEAP, and the new simulation methodology in accuro, originate in earlier DTRA and DARPA… more

Single Event Transient Effects for Sub-65 nm Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) Technologies

Company: Robust Chip Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … for qualification and calibration purposes, and for guidance on and adaption to, important target applications. The key innovations behind the technology in this project, the layout technology LEAP, and the new simulation methodology in accuro, originate in earlier DTRA and… more

Radiation Hardening Manufacturing Technology

Company: Space Micro Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Radiation hardened nonvolatile memories for space is still primarily confined to EEPROM. There is no high density effective or cost effective NVM solution available to space electronics designers. DoD, NASA, and DTRA R & D investment funding of CRAM, MRAM, and FRAM at the… more

Tag, Track, and Locate (TTL) technologies and concepts for combating weapons of mass destruction (CWMD).

Company: SURFACE TREATMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … of terrorists and WMD-related activities in what is now a global theater of war. Enhance technical capabilities to globally tag, track and locate personnel and materials associated with the development, manufacture, or proliferation of WMD. DESCRIPTION: … more

Advanced Standoff Instrumentation and Non-Destructive Evaluation for Composite Structures

Company: PNTS Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … response to SBIR Topic N111-073. In this program, we propose to combine Wright State University"s research in non-destructive testing using terahertz radiation with the earlier Princeton Nanotechnology Systems work performed under recent SBIR contracts from DTRA and… more

Systems - Agent Design Environment (Sys-ADE)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …. Using a standard modeling SSE-HSI methodology for DoD and its mission partners will reduce time, cost and reengineering of equipment or systems by identifying the gaps between the software, hardware, and human functional allocations. Risk Factor: The risk to DTRA is… more

Critical Components/Enabling Technologies for High-gradient Particle Accelerators

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: High-gradient accelerator technology is sought for development of transportable accelerators capable of accelerating protons, electrons or muons. Portable-accelerator applications of interest to DTRA require protons with energy in the tens of MeV range and in the few… more

A Novel Cost Effective Method for Growing High Performance Radiation Sensors

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: We seek proposals to develop, design and build inexpensive radiation detectors capable of crude gamma spectroscopy. Ideally these detectors will be simple and inexpensive enough to be deployed in large numbers and essentially disposable. DESCRIPTION: In … more

Next Generation Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Codes

Company: Applied Simulations, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …rdware and software technologies developed in the gaming industry. The CFD code will be used to model highly non-linear and dynamic external blast events in urban settings and internal blasts inside structures. DESCRIPTION: The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) seeks… more

Multiscale Modeling of Concrete Failure under Blast and Fragment Loading using a Coupled LDPM-RKPM Method

Company: Multiscale Design Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …unt for the effects of small aggregate and fiber reinforcement. 3. Perform preliminary verification and validation studies that compare the feasibility of the proposed multiscale methodology including: (a) calibration against test data in collaboration with DTRA and ERDC and… more

SYSEME/HSIT: Software and Systems Engineering Methodology for Human System Integration

Company: Intelligent Systems Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …. Using a standard modeling SSE-HSI methodology for DoD and its mission partners will reduce time, cost and reengineering of equipment or systems by identifying the gaps between the software, hardware, and human functional allocations. Risk Factor: The risk to DTRA is… more

Microfluidic Dielectrophoretic Screening System

Company: Physical Optics Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: To address the U.S. Army/DTRA's CBD program need for a robust screening process for use with large panels of enzymes to identify variants with higher affinity for organophosphorus (OP) substrates, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a Microfluidic… more

High-gradient transportable laser accelerator for high duty cycle applications

Company: Radiabeam Technologies, Llc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: OBJECTIVE: High-gradient accelerator technology is sought for development of transportable accelerators capable of accelerating protons, electrons or muons. Portable-accelerator applications of interest to DTRA require protons with energy in the tens of MeV range and in the few… more

Next Generation Blast Simulation

Company: Reaction Engineering International Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …rdware and software technologies developed in the gaming industry. The CFD code will be used to model highly non-linear and dynamic external blast events in urban settings and internal blasts inside structures. DESCRIPTION: The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) seeks… more

Space Qualified, Radiation Hardened, Dense Monolithic Flash Memory

Company: Space Micro Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: Radiation hardened nonvolatile memories for space is still primarily confined to EEPROM. There is high density effective or cost effective NVM solution available to space electronics designers. DoD, NASA, and DTRA R&D investment funding of CRAM, MRAM, and FRAM at the major… more