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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

Durable Superhydrophobic Anti-icing Nanocomposite Coatings

Company: Agiltron Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …. This nanocomposite coating is highly transparent, easy to apply via spray coating over large areas and containing no volatile organic compounds. In Phase I, we will develop, produce and characterize durable anti-icing and ice-phobic surfaces, including ice adhesion strength… 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

High Efficiency Flexible Photovoltaics

Company: Applied Nanotech, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … partner with a leading thin-silicon solar cell manufacturer to develop highly flexible, dielectric backplane materials. ANI and its partner will take advantage of the flexibility of thin-silicon and work to provide support solutions that have excellent adhesion and do suffer… more

Robust, Lightweight Composite Coatings Based on Carbon Nanofibers

Company: Applied Sciences, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … process. The CNF-enhanced coatings will be evaluated for level of dispersion, to ensure optimum improvement in mechanical properties and surface finish. The coatings will then be applied to composite panels and will be characterized for flexibility, adhesion, abrasion… more

Multimodal-Multidimensional image fusion for morphological and functional evaluation of the retina

Company: Lickenbrock Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: This project will deliver software that integrates information from repeated experiments, disparate imaging and functional sensing to study the physiological response of ocular tissue to laser damage. Imaging and functional testing modalities include the fundus… more

Development of Corrosion Resistant Prestressed Concrete Strands Utilizing Liquie Plasma Technology

Company: CAP Technologies LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … plasma technology also known as Electrolytic Plasma Technology [EPT] to apply the zinc-based alloyed coating. This particular application will require research to identify the best composition of electrolyte, and the best operating parameters. The adhesion of the… 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

ITO Repair on Transparencies

Company: Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: … and transparency, it is easily damaged and has deposition techniques that are incompatible with depot conditions. Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc. proposes an improved transparent patch that would offer an Indium-free highly conductive coating with enhanced adhesion… 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

LOW-COST, EASILY APPLIED VOC-FREE HYBRIDSIL CRES PIPE LEAK REPAIRING RESINS

Company: NanoSonic Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: …ring material will build from NanoSonic"s anticorrosion coating technology which has undergone extensive corrosion qualification, demonstrated exceptional solvent resistance to JP-5 fuel, has self-cleaning characteristics within actual marine environments, strong adhesion… more

Multimodal-Multidimensional image fusion for morphological and functional evaluation of the retina

Company: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Oceanit will develop a software platform capable of integrating information collected over repeated experiments and from disparate sensors to facilitate the measurement of the physiological response of ocular-tissue to damaging levels of light. BENEFIT: Beyond the… more

UV IR Image Combiner

Company: Physical Optics Corp. 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

Terahertz Imaging for Detection of Corrosion and Defects Under Hull Coatings

Company: Picometrix LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: …tructive evaluation scanning system to acquire sub-surface images beneath hull coatings. The system will enable the rapid detection of hull defects such as corrosion and gouges hidden beneath hull coating; as well as hull coating material defects and hull coating adhesion… 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