Delivering In-Vehicle Messages in Temporary Work Zones

Company: Savari Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …RSA) from either the RSE or other OBUs. These messages are communicated to driver through a driver-vehicle interface. • Traffic Management Server (TMCS) – Centralized server that is capable of provisioning TIM/RSA messages on the RSE. It also does the data analysis of the… more

High Gain, High Power PCSS with Integrated Monolithic Optical Trigger

Company: Ness Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … this proposal is to examine the feasibility of a design for a Photoconductive Semiconductor Switch (PCSS) with an integrated optical trigger that can switch at least 30 kV, 1 kA, 20 ns pulses with jitter<100 ps. The PCSS must be triggered without an external laser and the… more

FIRESTORM: Framework for Information Reasoning and Extraction for STatistical Object Recognition and pattern Matching

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … techniques for reasoning and pattern recognition have yet to be applied to the emerging data cloud technologies. Moreover, the diversity of information now supported by data stores and computing scales of"Internet"magnitude exposes new opportunities for analysis,… more

Novel Approaches to Service Virtualization in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks

Company: SUNS-Tech Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This project focuses on the design and analysis of a scale-free routing approach for mobile ad hoc networks (MANET) that we call automatic incremental routing (AIR), because routing to any destination is automatic from the routing labels assigned to nodes, and incremental in… more

Next Generation Semiconductor-Based Radiation Detectors Using Cadmium Magnesium Telluride

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …, good compositional homogeneity, and good electron-hole transport properties. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits: The proposed room temperature gamma-radiation detection system can be used in a variety of commercial applications including elemental analysis,… more

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

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … time, and we also develop AOTF products commercially. We propose using mercurous halide crystals to fabricate the AOTF. The AOTF component has no moving parts, making it a rugged and reliable device, and it provides polarimetric imaging capabilities. Polarization analysis… more

Light Weight Optics For High Power Directed Energy Applications

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … design, the reflective mirror surface, and the multifunctional substrate. Brimrose, in collaboration with Applied Research Laboratory of Penn State University, proposes to develop boron carbide (B4C) and silicon carbide (SiC) based light weight high energy laser mirrors by… more

High-Power, Continuous-Wave 3.0- to 3.5-Micron Emitting Quantum Cascade Semiconductor Laser

Company: Intraband LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The technical objective of this proposal is to demonstrate a Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) emitting in the 3.0-3.5 & #181;m wavelength region, which employs a metamorphic buffer layer (MBL). It is the goal of this program to develop a QCL single-stripe device which will… more

High-Efficiency Polarization-Insensitive Diffraction Grating for All-Glass Monolithic SBC Fiber Laser System

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Spectral beam combination (SBC) of fiber lasers is the most practical approach to DEW-class HELs using diode-pumped fiber lasers. Use of conventional diffraction gratings to combine wavelengths is limited in that metal is inherently absorbing. Regardless of the metal layer… more

Mode Adapting Etched Air Taper Fiber Optic Pump Combiner

Company: Optical Engines Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The semiconductor pumped fiber laser has generated considerable interest for High Energy Lasers (HELs) in a number of BMDS applications including long range sensing, communications and missile defense. The potential efficiency, compact size and low weight,… more

Advanced Membrane Technology for Helium Recovery

Company: Helios-NRG, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … technology using a cryogenic front end which can be used to recover He from the low purity sources. Preferred membranes were developed modules made, advanced process cycles developed, a lab pilot unit built and key membrane performance metrics validated. Economic analysis… more

Engineering Software for the Evaluation of Unsteady Loading on Store Trajectories

Company: Kord Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: We propose to develop and demonstrate a rapid store trajectory analysis tool that uses pre-computed, highly-resolved Detached Eddy Simulation (DES) Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) data which has been compressed and stored in an easily reusable and distributable… more

Integrated In-process Strategy for Material and Process Specification Optimization

Company: ReliaCoat Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … and processes to be used during overhaul and repair yielding unsatisfactory outcomes in some instances especially in cost and productivity. ReliaCoat Technologies, a small business specializing in advanced thermal spray concepts, will perform a detailed analysis of… more

Multi-Source Integrated Cooling Heating and Power System

Company: Energy Quest Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … heating mode, which produces electricity as a by-product from heating the building. BENEFIT: The design presented in this proposal is expected to reduce energy costs for building heating and cooling by 76%, with a payback period of 6 years (simple payback analysis) as… more

Advanced Infrared Emitter Array (AIREA)

Company: Ostendo Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Identify approaches to increase spatial resolution of advanced emitter arrays. Provide an analysis of alternatives that evaluates the feasibility of each approach and identifies the best approach to pursue. Provide a system performance prediction for the chosen… more

UxPRESS: Unmanned Systems PeRception Evaluation Simulation System

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …on algorithms to be evaluated and rapidly tuned for a variety of heterogeneous unmanned platforms (ground and ultimately air), resulting in greater re-use of contractor-developed innovation, reduced integration time of new capabilities, and simplifying formal analysis of… more

Analytical Processes for Predicting Nanosecond Response of Highly Rate-Sensitive Materials

Company: Hi-Test Laboratories, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, these material systems are being used in layered or laminated configurations to exploit the benefits of each individual material. However, the ability to numerically simulate these materials constitutive and damage behavior does not readily exist in traditional analysis… more

Compact, Low Power, and High Speed MEMS Mirror Based Laser Q-Switch

Company: Mirrorcle Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: In this Phase II SBIR project, Mirrorcle Technologies Inc. ("MTI") plans to build on the successes of the Phase I effort to develop a MEMS-mirror based Q-switch technology to address one important item in the U.S. Army need for better and less costly laser… more

Active Motion-Compensation Technology for Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo Vessel Discharge to Floating Platforms

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … in a wave tank test facility. The capability of the RMCP to safely support the transit of vehicles from the ships ramp to the RRDF platform will be evaluated under a broad range of ship and platform motions. The data from these tests along with test data correlation analysis… more

Decision Support for Anomaly Detection and Recovery for Unmanned System (ADRUS)

Company: Knexus Research Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … and replan to recover from them. Our demonstration included a proof-of-concept prototype implementation and its performance in simulated logistics and resupply missions. In Phase II, we will continue algorithmic development of anomaly detection, mission risk analysis, and… more

Bench to pilot scale prototype for electrospinning biorenewable chitin sorbents for uranium from seawater: Process development, cost, and environmental analysis

Company: 525 Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: 525 Solutions will manufacture highly economical and biodegradable uranium-from-seawater sorbents from fishing industry waste, and provide them to government-designated mining companies, at the same time leveraging the governmental funds to create a sustainable chitin products business, enabling… more

Multi Band SAL Seeker Read Out Integrated Circuit (ROIC)

Company: Privatran Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: PrivaTran proposes to develop a semi-active laser (SAL) receiver read-out integrated circuit (ROIC) with interface to government furnished equipment (GFE) sensor arrays for advanced dual-band SAL receiver systems. Large-area focal plane array (FPA) technology and the PrivaTran… more

Dual-Nozzle gas jets for Laser Plasma Accelerators

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Laser Plasma Accelerators (LPAs) could one day replace larger radio-frequency accelerators in medicine and industry. This proposal aims to deliver a key component of such LPAs: a dual- nozzle, tailored gas jet. Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop a… more

A vehicle mounted radar footprint trail detection system

Company: AKELA, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … include radar test bed development, research into electromagnetic footprint scattering phenomenology, and algorithm development. A feasibility demonstration using a brassboard system prototype will be conducted at the end of Phase I. A manufacturing cost analysis will… more

Engineering Sensors for Towed Array Reliability

Company: 3 Phoenix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …. These reliability improvements are based on simplified architecture and corresponding connector reduction, lower power, and the use of pressure vessels to protect the telemetry components from towing and handling stresses while also allowing for failure analysis and repair. A… more