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High Specific Activity Sn-117m by Post Irradiation Isotope Separation

Company: IsoTherapeutics Group LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …n) is a theranostic isotope that is suitable for both diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Its low energy gamma rays can be imaged using standard gamma cameras. For therapy its short-range ( & lt;300 micron) conversion electrons minimize damage to healthy tissue. … more

Robust Kr-85 Detectors for New Waste Cask Design

Company: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … a rad hard beta particle detector that can operate at elevated temperatures. Bore hole logging is another application suited to diamond detectors. Due to its high density of nuclei, diamond is promising for fast neutron detection. Because the effective atomic number of tissue… more

Physics and Physiology Based Human Body Model of Blast Injury and Protection

Company: CFD Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of novel personal protective equipment. In Phase I we will design and develop a prototype simulation framework for modeling a human body anthropometry, anatomy and posture relevant for military blast exposure scenarios. A material property database base of various tissues and… more

Fast, Anatomy and Physiology Based Computational Tool for RF-Induced Thermal Response

Company: CFD Research Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … effects in humans. Unfortunately, high resolution thermal simulations are computationally very expensive. The goal of this project is to develop fast anatomy- and physiology-based computational tools for predicting whole-body and localized thermal response of tissue to RF… more

A Human Body Model for Computational Assessment of Blast Injury and Protection

Company: HyPerComp, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … of the interaction of the human body with blast waves. The model will be able to address complex geometry and physics of the blast scene, as well as anatomical detail of the human body with adequate resolution. Nonlinear equations of state, adapted to individual tissues in… more

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Company: HYPRES, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly… more

A software tool to assess injury risk and maximum allowable exertions for repetitive, forceful one hand and two hand shoulder push/pull motions

Company: BioSensics LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …probabilities, as defined in AR-40-10, for key adverse outcomes such as load intolerance from shoulder muscle fatigue and increased risk (relative to a comparable normal population) of developing near term acute rotator cuff disorders and long term chronic degenerative tissue… more

3-D nondestructive imaging techniques for mesoscale damage analysis of composite materials

Company: Multiscale Design Systems, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … cord (cased or bare) and prospecting rely on energetic materials, such as high explosives, for successful work. Plastically bonded explosives (PBE) consist of particulate solid high explosives embedded in a polymer matrix. As such, they rely on weak forces for … more

Assistive Technology Sensor Platform

Company: KCF Technologies, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Current prosthetic technologies allow amputees to return to a form of normal life, but create new risks, such as improper socket fit, which can lead to a heightened risk for tissue damage that could result in infection and hospitalization. These risks could be minimized by… more

Adhesive Bond Strength of Bonded Structures in Confined Locations

Company: LSP Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Aerospace manufacturers are using composite structures in aircraft and they are the future of aviation. Composites reduce weight and maintenance costs. Today, many composite structures are joined together with fasteners. However to meet future design r

Antimicrobial Protective Silicone and Carbon Based Wound Dressings

Company: Lynntech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Burn injuries constitute 5-20% of combat casualties during conventional warfare. Nonviable tissue within the burn predisposes it to microbial colonization and subsequent infection. The goal of burn care, especially at early echelons, is to control infection until the injury… more

Comprehensive Bonded Joint Analysis Method

Company: M4 Engineering, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …h to be developed and implemented in Abaqus using its user subroutine interface. The mathematical forms for the surrogate traction-separation interface models will be developed and populated using high fidelity numerical models which include explicitly modeled adhesive layers.… more

High Temperature Duplex Coating

Company: Mohawk Innovative Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … on Ni-based superalloys without the need for a bond coat. In Phase I, we propose to determine the coating thickness needed for turbine applications, modify the coating deposition process to allow deposition of thick coatings, evaluate coating/substrate adhesion… more

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

Company: NEI Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … In addition to satisfying the Air Force"s need for core-shell nanoparticle based energetic materials, the core-shell nanoparticles also have several applications in biomedical, optics, and electronics. Core-shell nanoparticles can be used for in-vitro and deep tissue… more

UV IR Image Combiner

Company: Physical Optics Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …, and imaging spectrometer systems, as well as differential absorption LIDAR for measuring volatile organic compounds, aerosols, particulate matter, and other pollutants. UVIR also has potential for fluorescent imaging of cellular structures and biological tissue, industrial… more

High-Power, 3-Micron, Fiber-Based Laser System

Company: Q Peak, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … infrared absorption band for liquid water, which has a broad peak centered at 2900 nm, with an absorption coefficient of 10000 /cm. Development of lasers in the region has, in the past, been driven primarily by medical applications that rely on the absorption by tissue for the… more

Photocopia-A Unibody MoNo-material Compact and Scalable Photomultiplier

Company: Saxet Surface Science Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … PMTs is multiplicatively reduced from that of the scintillators primarily as a cost saving feature. Reduced cost PMTs would allow higher density detectors and therefore greater resolution for more precise detection and differentiation between highly metabolic tissue (cancer)… more

Commercial Development of Advanced UV Curable Index Matching Materials

Company: Tetramer Technologies, L.L.C. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … attractive, patentable, UV curable refractive index (RI) matching materials which have a significant shelf life in the uncured state. The value proposition to the customer working with fiber optic cabling will be increased reliability in refractive index matching … more

Advanced STJ Spectrometer for X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy at the Synchrotron

Company: STAR Cryoelectronics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … spectroscopy technique is used to study the local molecular and electronic structure of specific elements. XAS samples can be highly diluted and generally do not require substantial pre-treatment, and they can range from chemicals and biological samples or tissues to… more

PFC Laser-Based Surface Microtexturing For Liquid Metal Wetting, Improved Heat Transfer, Safety and Control

Company: Starfire Industries LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Surface microtexturing can be used for enhanced heat transfer capabilities at liquid-solid or gas-solid interfaces to improve convection, decrease boundary layer size, change liquid flow properties, and affect the general fluid adhesion (wetting) on the material surface. Recent… more

Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Bio-Thermal Response

Company: Stellar Science Ltd Co Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: … devices are found nearly everywhere today, ranging from lower-power cell phones to radar equipment to high-energy weapons systems. Accidental exposure of humans to the RF radiation emanating from these devices can cause harmful thermal effects including tissue… more

High Thermal Conductivity, Radiation Resistant Adhesive for High Energy Physics

Company: Surmet Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The proposal addresses a demand in High-Energy Physics for radiation-insensitive high-thermal-conductivity adhesives. Adhesives play an active role in keeping electronic devices cool by conducting heat away, thus increasing reliability. A radiation-tolerant… more

Efficient Computational Tool for RF-Induced Thermal Response

Company: ThermoAnalytics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: ABSTRACT: The ThermoReg thermal model was developed to solve for tissue temperatures resulting from radio frequency (RF) heating using a voxel-based, heterogeneous tissue description of the human body. Although ThermoReg has been parallelized to run on high-performance computer… more

eBionicskins: An Assistive Technology Sensor Platform

Company: Psikick Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: PsiKick and Bionic Skins LLC will collaborate in this proposal to develop the eBionicskins system, an advanced instrumented prosthetic liner for monitoring the tissue interface within a prosthetic socket using a wireless sensing platform. PsiKick"s ultra-low power… 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