Ultrafast, Bright, and High-efficiency Scintillators for Dynamic Studies

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2015 / 1
Abstract: … propose to develop novel transparent optical ceramic scintillators which are superior in all performance metrics (such as absorption efficiency, light output, decay time) compared with other scintillators currently being used in hard X-ray imaging. Furthermore, a novel laser… more

Wireless Physiological and Environmental Monitoring System

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2015 / 2
Abstract: … and transmitted to the incident command, but also on critical surrounding information to enhance the situation awareness. It incorporates four major components: (1) an array of physiological sensors integrated directly onto the SCBA(Self Contained Breathing Apparatus),… more

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

Information Technology Analytical Maintenance and MOnitoring (IT-AMMO)

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … (IT-AMMO) system, a software application for Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) and Distance Support (DS) for IT systems aboard LCS ships. IT-AMMO will help the LCS Program monitor health and status information, identify problems more accurately, perform remote analysis of… more

COAXIS - Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System

Company: Harmonia Holdings Group Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: COAXIS (Course of Action Extra-Intelligence System) recommends both information relevant to an operational order and a course of action (COA), where COA is defined as a decision of what action to take given a specific situation. COAXIS performs semantic analysis of natural… 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

Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter-Based Polarimetric Spectral Sensor With Progressive Algorithm For Material Analysis and Mapping

Company: Brimrose Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … missions, researchers wish to analyze the materials which make up the surface of these bodies and search for organic material. Brimrose proposes to develop a novel, compact, fast spectropolarimeter that will be capable of operating in the short wave infrared. The analysis of… 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

Microfluidic-based device for ambient mass analysis

Company: MassTech Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This project (technology transfer opportunity) is aimed at significant improving both the efficiency and performance of the ambient pressure nanoDESI ionization source for the comprehensive analysis of aerosol particles and surfaces including biological tissues by tandem mass… more

Terahertz Quantum Cascade Laser Local Oscillator

Company: LongWave Photonics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … THz, technologically mature microwave sources typically have microwatt power levels which are insufficient to act as LOs for a heterodyne receiver. LongWave Photonics is proposing to develop a compact, frequency agile, frequency locked, single mode quantum cascade laser… more

A Low Power Wireless Pulse Oximeter Sensor for Unobtrusive Wearable Applications

Company: KORONIS BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORAT Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …rm wearable monitoring. There continues to be a clinical need for an unobtrusive pulse oximetersensor that is small and can be worn comfortably for extended periods of time without battery change or recharge. KBT will use eye-safe Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL)… more

Correcting Aberrant Splicing of the Human CD22 Gene

Company: RETROTHERAPY, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … for the treatment of aggressive, treatment refractory BPL. Two recent studies have found a deletion of CD22 exon 12 (CD22?E12) in primary leukemic cells in the vast majority of pediatric patients with poor prognosis, newly diagnosed, or relapsed BPL. RT-PCR analysis of… more

Transforming Dialysis into a Controlled Drug Delivery System for Stem Cell Derive

Company: SENTIEN BIOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … acute kidney injury and indicated for dialysis will be enrolled and connected to the Sentinel containing one of three escalating doses of cells, n=5 per dose: 250M, 500M and 1000M. Primary endpoints involve measures of safety, and patient samples will be taken for 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