Gear Coatings for Loss of Lubrication Application

Company: Acree Technologies Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … demonstrate the effectiveness of an innovative coating solution to provide a substantial improvement in the gear lifetime of rotorcraft power transmission systems following loss-of-lubrication. The high temperature compatible, self-lubricating coating is a nanocomposite… more

Durable Superhydrophobic Anti-icing Nanocomposite Coatings

Company: Agiltron Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … affordable anti-icing and ice-phobic surfaces that are also transparent (>%80) in visible spectrum for superstructures of surface ships in Arctic and cold region operation. Leveraging Agiltron"s previous experiences in mechanically durable superhydrophibic nanocomposite… more

Robust, Lightweight Composite Coatings Based on Carbon Nanofibers

Company: Applied Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … be applied, removed, and reapplied numerous times to ensure absence of pinholes and to achieve good surface finishes. Applied Sciences, Inc. proposes to develop single-step sprayable, advanced abrasion protection repair coatings to address these needs. Nanocomposites… more

Plateau Burning Composite Propellants Using Al and TiO2 Nanocomposites

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … as burning rate catalysts to increase the burning rate at low pressure. As pressure increases, the plateau is observed in the transition as it reaches a burning rate typical of the un-catalyzed system. Cornerstone Research Group Inc. is using a novel nanocomposite… more

Polysilazane Enhanced Nanocomposite Thermal Protection System

Company: KION defense Technologies Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: KiON Defense Technologies, Inc. (KDT) has teamed with Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company (LM) and Materials Research & Design, Inc. (MR & D) to demonstrate the effectiveness of a low areal density Thermal Protection System (TPS) for Navy reentry bodies. The new TPS system will incorporate… more

Innovative and Cost-Effective Polymer Nanocomposites TPS for Navy Reentry Bodies

Company: KAI, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The project objective is to develop innovative thermal protection system (TPS) solutions to protect Navy reentry bodies in hostile environments. The insulative polymer nanocomposite (PNC) ablative is based on a combination of phenolic, nanomaterials, and carbon fibers which… more

A novel process to produce air-stable core-shell nanoparticles for energetic applications

Company: NEI Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … in Phase I. Building upon the Phase I proof of concept, and in collaboration with experts in the field of energetic materials, the proposed Phase II program provides a stepping stone towards developing a commercially viable process for producing nanocomposite energetic… more

Realistic Test Methods for Aircraft Outer Mold Line Treatment Materials

Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … design objectives. The ability to design and synthesize a wide range of polymers, and to co-process a similarly large range of nanoclusters in the material, opens up a large potential market area. Conceptually similar but functionally different nanocomposites are also… more


Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … will cure within seconds of deposition to stop existing leaks while also affording the environmental durability necessary to last as long as the base piping installation. A rigorous statistical design of experiments will be employed to down-select Phase I nanocomposites.… more


Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … will create, qualify, and commercially transition a paradigm breaking HybridSil anti-icing and icephobic coating specifically engineered for extreme environmental durability, ease of application, and low-cost for U.S. Navy ship superstructures. The offered nanocomposite… more

Semiconductor Nanomembrane based Sensors for High Frequency Pressure Measurements

Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …ir Force Phase I program would develop and demonstrate semiconductor nanomembrane (NM) based sensors and arrays for high frequency pressure measurements, using SOI (Silicon on Insulator) NM technique in combination with our pioneering HybridsilTM copolymer nanocomposite… more

Wide Temperature, High-Frequency Capacitors for Aerospace Power Conditioning Applications

Company: TPL, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …a capacitor design using a novel dielectric film technology. A high dielectric constant capacitor film based on fluorinone polyester (FPE) polymer modified with titanate nanopowder was developed. Thermal and electrical performance characteristics of sub-scale FPE nanocomposite… more

Fabrication of aberration-free gradient index nonlinear optical materials

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … optical index gradients in all three optical axes will be fabricated using ink jet printing (IJP). The goal is to demonstrate the ability to modulate the third-order susceptibility by 1000x over silica. To achieve the desired performance, existing nanocomposite optical… more

High Performance Three-Component Nanocomposites for Waterproof Towed Array Hosewall

Company: PolyK Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The project will develop high performance three-phase polymer nanocomposite compositions with significantly improved waterproof capability, while still maintaining excellent mechanical and acoustic properties. The towed array hose can be produced using existing manufacturing… more

Understanding and Controlling Metal Fuel Deflagration Events

Company: Terves Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: This Phase I SBIR program will investigate the ignition and combustion of engineered metal and nanocomposite particles in high pressure and heating rate conditions. Metallic and nanocomposite particles of Zr and Al and Zr-W and Al-W nanocomposite particles… more

3D Printed Digital nanocomposite synthetic tissue

Company: Advanced Life Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Surgical training requires an understanding of the human body"s complex 3-dimensional anatomical structures and the spatial relationships of nerves, blood vessels and other vital structures. Learning these spatial skills requires a lengthy training period and much practice that usually takes… more

High Energy and Power Density ALD-Enabled Devices

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … high-power demands using cost-effective materials. To address this need, ADA Technologies, Inc. (ADA) proposes to partner with PneumatiCoat Technologies, a leader in scalable atomic layer deposition (ALD) coatings, to develop an EDLC with high surface area nanocomposite… more

Conformal Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Antireflective Coatings

Company: ZT Solar, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …the visible wavelength range (400-750nm) for wide angles of incidence. BENEFIT: The precise control of RIR-MAPLE film deposition is an important benefit and perfectly suited for GRIN-ARTM coatings due to the capability of discrete deposition of hybrid nanocomposites with… more

Sustainable Alloy Design: Rare Earth Materials Challenge

Company: Aegis Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … magnetic materials, which can be fabricated by a cost-effective, scalable process, are expected to achieve the energy product of 30MGOe at high temperature up to 450oC over 100 MGOe at room temperature. Research and development of these two phase nanocomposite permanent… more

Additive Manufacturing of Multifunctional Nanocomposites

Company: Sciperio, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Sciperio with team members Georgia Institute of Technology and Centecorp have teamed up to develop an Additive Manufacturing Composite using nano and micro fillers. The team will develop multi-scale models that are supported by experimental characterization for advanced 3D Printable materials. … more

A broad-spectrum reactive nanocomposite gel coating to sequester chemical warfare agents

Company: Nano Terra, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Chemical warfare agents, such as nerve and mustard agents, pose serious threats to our soldiers and civilians. An efficient barrier coating which can sequester and deactivate chemical agents is urgently needed. We propose a broad spectrum responsive nanocomposite gel coating… more

Nanocomposite Coating for Corrosion Prevention of Underwater Connectors

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Navy Submarines utilize a large number of undersea electrical connections to systems located outside the pressure hull (sonar, radar, communications masts etc). Long service life of undersea connectors is critical since maintainance and replacement is difficult and costly. Protection of undersea… more

Reduced Cost 2700F CMC Component Manufacturing

Company: Edward Pope Dr dba MATECH Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … technology focus areas. As will be described in more detail later in this proposal, field assisted sintering technology can consolidate materials in as short an active process time as 2 minutes! FAST has been demonstrated for metals, glasses, ceramics, and nano-composite… more

Field Drying System using no power for clothing and boots

Company: Nanocomposix, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … for DoD personnel. During the Phase I research period a portable, reusable, light and efficient method to accelerate the moisture removal from difficult to dry pieces of clothing such as combat boots will be developed. The drying device is based on a nanocomposite paper that… more

Non-Parasitic, High Strength-to-Weight Ratio, EM Immune, Flexible Aramid Composite Conduit

Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … NanoSonic would primarily develop Metal Rubber modified Kevlar based composites as a super lightweight cable shielding alternative to heavy metal over-braiding, metal foils and other parasitically attached shielding structures. The innovative super lightweight nanocomposites… more