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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

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

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

EM Tailored Thoraeus Rubber for SATCOM Sensors with Enhanced Survivability

Company: Nanosonic, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … EM hardening technique to carbon nanotube and metasurfaces to further develop materials with both tunable and multiple controlled constitutive properties (permeability, permittivity, and conductivity). NanoSonic offers uniquely EM tailored TR nanocomposites herein as a… more

Self Assembled Nanocluster Based Photo Detectors

Company: Nanosonic, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … the nanocluster photodetector through active layer optimizations including silicon on oxide (SOI) nanomembranes and QD heterojunctions. Broader system integration will be investigated including using the use of Metal RubberTM, HybridsilTM and other nanocomposites as… more

Nanostructured Thermal Interface Materials for Power System Components

Company: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …mal managements of high power electronic components. The proposed TIMs is composed of highly conductive fibers to improve the bulk thermal conductivity and highly conductive bonding layer to reduce the total thermal contact resistance of TIMs. BENEFIT: Nanocomposite TIMs find… more

Multilayer Nanocomposites for Selective Radiofrequency and Microwave Frequency Shielding and Efficient Band Pass Filters

Company: TIPD, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The development of robust, ultra-light weight, low-cost electrically tunable nanocomposites with the ability to efficiently absorb the electromagnetic radiation in strategic bands in the RF and microwave region is anticipated to provide valuable armor for electronic… more

3D Printed Digital nanocomposite synthetic tissue

Company: Advanced Diagnostic Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The DOD and commercial markets have a distinct need for low cost anatomically accurate, complex synthetic human tissue in order to improve training and improve surgical precision. In this project a novel multiple material print-head is developed using a 3D printer capable of depositing a wide range… more

Self-Healing Shape Memory Polymer Coatings for Chemical/Biological Protective Clothing

Company: ICET, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … stabilized nanoparticles eventually as a free membrane or coated onto to a fabric. The highly moisture breathable, tear resistant elastomeric SMP liner releases agents when torn or cut to form an instantaneous flexible but tough rubbery barrier nanocomposite thus … more

New Rare Earth Free High Performance Permanent Magnets with High Energy Product and Mechanical Strength

Company: Electron Energy Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … next generation of rare earth free permanent magnets with high magnetic performance, thermal stability and mechanical strength. The effort will focus on the development of new Mn-based magnets under two forms: (i) new ternary Mn-Bi-X single phase and (ii) nanocomposites of the… more

High Performance, Low Temperature Asymmetric Supercapacitors

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … at the lower limits of this temperature range, and technologies that come close typically suffer from instability in the upper temperature range. To address this need, ADA Technologies, Inc. (ADA) proposes to combine high capacitance activated carbon nanocomposite… more

Quantum Dot Nanocomposite Based Novel Thermoelectric Materials

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … prevented their widespread adoption. To address these needs, ADA Technologies, Inc., in collaboration with the University of Colorado, propose the development of a novel, durable, high performance and highly scalable thermoelectric material based on polymer nanocomposites. … more

Conformal Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Antireflective Coatings

Company: ZT Solar, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … approach enables both optical index control, as well as mechanical and thermal durability. The precise control of RIR-MAPLE based film deposition is perfectly suited for GRIN-AR formation since it will allow for the discrete deposition of multi-component hybrid nanocomposites… more

High-temperature, High-energy-density, Lower-rare-earth Permanent Magnets

Company: Aegis Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This project is to develop and demonstrate a novel class of high-temperature high-energy-density nanocomposites permanent magnets with low rare-earth content, whicah can be processed with a low cost method and can be cost-effectively used for high performance permanent magnet… more

Solution Printed OTFT Driven Infrared Detectors

Company: Agiltron, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: … detectors and detector arrays, we propose to develop a new class of high performance printed mid-IR detectors and detector arrays with integrated OTFT-based drive electronics. The approach is closely coupled with recent progress in solution processed nanocomposite-based… more

Nanoinfusion Technology for Advanced Gun Propellants

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … technology makes use of a patented technique that yields nanoparticles typically 5"10 nm in size. It has been demonstrated to overcome the processing issues related to agglomeration and mixing, giving a monodisperse, high purity, size-similar, polymeric nanocomposite… more

Reactive Materials with Reduced Electrostatic Discharge Sensitivity

Company: Cornerstone Research Group, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … that they are impractical to work with. One route to improving ESD insensitivity is to embed the nanoparticles in a polymeric matrix, which insulates the particles from accidental discharge. However, significant challenges exist with traditional polymeric nanocomposite… more