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Low-Noise, Parametric, Photonic Oscillator in Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Band

Company: RAM Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: In contrast to the NIR band, which is supported by an infrastructure of devices developed to serve telecommunication applications, the SWIR band remains out of reach for critical defense and commercial applications. While it is relatively simple to construct a… more

Adaptive multi-sensor wide area situational awareness system

Company: Neya Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … on its own in surveillance applications. Assuming successful completion of a 9-month Phase I and a 24 month Phase II, we would expect that initial sales of the final, full version of the system would commence approximately 39 months after Phase I award, including an… more

Low Filler-concentration Advanced Thermal Management Materials for Power Systems Components

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, this technology will have direct benefits in many commercial electronics including personal electronics, civilian aircraft and other microelectronics. Other intended commercial and military applications that will benefit from this technology include telecommunication relay… more

Towed Array Fishing Net Entanglement Prevention or Damage Reduction

Company: Adaptive Methods, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … Program Executive Office has sought solutions to these entanglements in SBIR solicitation N102-155. In their Phase I proposal Adaptive Methods proposed methods for fishing gear deconfliction to improve the overall operational availability of the system, and won a Phase I award… more

ChemCam-like Spectrometer for Non-Contact Measurements of Key Isotopes

Company: Applied Spectra, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … abundances of the key elements in surface materials. We intend to utilize and further develop our recently published technology: Laser Ablation Molecular Isotopic Spectrometry (LAMIS). Our concept is simple, scientifically proven and already endorsed by two innovation awards… more

Thermal Management Improvements for Transmit/Receive Modules

Company: ThermAvant Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … prototype OHP-based cooling solutions that can be directly attached to GaN, Si or SiC microchips without the thermal/mechanical stresses induced by traditional thermal management materials"CTE mismatch with such chips. Phase I and Phase I Option (if awarded) research… more

Lean Software Roots of Trust

Company: BlueRISC, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …ns. The solution is broadly applicable across both Defense and Government agencies as well as the commercial sector. The Phase I effort will conclude with a proof-of-concept demonstration of the proposed solution executing in a mobile device emulator. Should a Phase II be … more

High Efficiency Diamond Detectors

Company: Coating Technology Solutions Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: … electronic properties may soon enable improvements in ubiquitous Silicon semiconducting devices. Examples of diamond devices currently under development include grid power management, power conversion, high power density VLSI, millimeter wave telecommunication, and… more

Multi-Function Radar Seeker (MFS)

Company: Colorado Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …se set of missile types in a Modular Open Systems Architecture (MOSA) format. BENEFIT: CEI has a history of success commercializing technologies developed under government programs. The most recent evidence of this success can be seen in the presentation of the Tibbetts Award… more

GridCloud: A Secure Processing and Data Management Solution Using .Crunch V3

Company: Colorado Engineering Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …ologies developed under this effort as part of its standard commercial product marketing and sales activities. Additional evidence of CEI"s success with the commercialization of SBIR technology can be seen in the recent presentation of the 2011 Tibbetts Award to CEI by the… more

Growth of a Fungal Biopolymer to Displace Common Synthetic Polymers and Exotic Woods

Company: Ecovative Design LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: …, and potential post processing techniques through extensive experimentation and statistical analysis. The unique and potentially transformative concept of directly mycological polymers can be found nowhere commercially or in the literature. Ecovative, and award-winning… more

New, High Capacity, High Rate Cathode Material for Li-ion Batteries

Company: Farasis Energy, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … technology developed under this SBIR project will lead to the production of a large product line of safe, low cost very high capacity Li-ion battery cells and systems. These cells will meet the needs of a wide range of advanced applications in the automotive, telecommunications… more

Integrated 2.0 Micron Modelocked Laser for E-SASE Advanced Accelerator Applications

Company: Gener8 Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …y platform has many commercial applications including: Eye-safe LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging), Bio-medical applications including ophthalmic corneal resurfacing and non-invasive glucose monitoring, Environmental sensing (green-house gases),Telecommunications… more

Assured Space Sensor Operation in Harsh Electromagnetic/RF Environment

Company: Imaging Systems Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … for both Government and commercial entities. Governmental uses of space based sensor systems include Defense, Communications, and Homeland Security. Commercial industries that rely heavily on satellites include Oil and Gas exploration, Mining, Telecommunications,… more

High Energy Physics Detectors and Instrumentation; A High Bandwidth LAPPD Anode

Company: InnoSys Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … analysis of the picosecond large area MCP-based photodetectors in terms of being able to theoretically optimize the design and achieve the best performance to provide guidance to the experimental work Dr. Hwu of InnoSys received a Presidential Faculty Fellow Award from the… more

Portable, Hearing Protection Device (HPD) Assessment System (PHAS)

Company: Intelligent Automation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … situational awareness in military training and on the battlefield. Also, hearing protection is critical to the health and safety of those exposed to hazardous noise. In veteran"s compensation cases, Tinnitus and Hearing loss are the two most common disabilities awarded… more

Small Scale Diesel Generator for Railway Applications

Company: Mainstream Engineering Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … years, and the proposed small generator for railway applications fits well within our experience and capabilities. MEC has a strong track record of commercializing SBIR efforts; we have an outstanding DOD commercialization achievement index and are a Tibbetts award winner… more

Materials and Life Cycle Sustainability

Company: Edward Pope Dr dba MATECH Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … MATECH proposes to conduct material life cycle and sustainability evaluations to demonstrate Cf-ZrOCm CMC"s robustness to life cycle environmental exposures and performance in mission relevant conditions. In the subsequent Phase II program, should it be awarded, MATECH… more

New wavefroms for anti-jam satellite communications

Company: MaXentric Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … will provide protected SATCOM services to high-priority government and defense facilities. The associated demands of highly covert and resilient communications suggests a great applicability of DC-SSATS for the upcoming AEHF satellites. In mid-2012, USAF also awarded… more

Highly sensitive, low-power, and low-weight gas analyzer for UAVs

Company: MESA PHOTONICS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … closer to the theoretical limit. Project success means that low weight, low power near-infrared systems can compete on sensitivity with mid-infrared gas analyzers. This is important for UAV deployment because near-infrared systems that use fiber optic telecommunications… more

Fast-Track : Low-Cost Optical Interconnects for Netwroks and High-Performance Computing

Company: NANOPRECISION PRODUCTS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: In modern telecommunications and data network infrastructure, optical interconnects are essential to achieve the ever increasing data rates (i.e. 100+ Gigabit per sec and higher line rates). Likewise, high-performance computing (HPC), that enables scientific breakthroughs in DOE… more

Nanostructured Thermal Interface Materials for Power System Components

Company: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … the total thermal contact resistance of TIMs. BENEFIT: Nanocomposite TIMs find applications in military environment that includes power system electronics and avionics systems comprising of high heat flux components. Several commercial sectors such as telecommunication,… more

Satellite Quantum Communication Using Narrow-Linewidth Atomic Line Filters

Company: Physical Sciences Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: …otype free-space optical (FSO) quantum key distribution (QKD) link that will incorporate two key innovations: 1) a narrow linewidth atomic line filter (ALF) at 780 nm based on Rubidium vapor and 2) a 780 nm laser source based on frequency doubling a telecommunications industry… more

Generation, Detection, and Control of Ultrafast Nonlinear Optical Processes in High Energy Density Plasmas Using Spike Trains of Uneven Duration and Delay

Company: Polymath Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: … distort this picture, is the central idea. The enabling technologies are microscopic kinetic plasma evolution detection via ultrashort pulse arbitrary-waveform generation and detection. The latter two have been popularized and developed for the telecommunications… more

Software Based Roots of Trust for Enhanced Mobile Device Security

Company: RAM Laboratories, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Mobile devices require security features that are utilized by application developers and users to ensure secure communication and commerce. Existing features on mobile hardware are often considered proprietary between the manufacturer and the telecommunications provider,… more