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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until September, 2020.

  1. Validated Engineering Tools for Thin-Ply Composites

    SBC: Opterus Research and Development, Inc.            Topic: T12

    Opterus Research and Development, Inc. proposes to develop and validate multi-scale thin-ply High Strain Composites (HSCs) constitutive modeling tools for incorporation into commercial finite element analysis codes. The constitutive models will capture the time-temperature-load-deformation viscoelastic characteristics common to HSCs as well as the yielding or permanent deformation associated with ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Sentient Science- A Multiscale Modeling Suite for Process and Microstructure Prediction in Metal Additive Manufacturing

    SBC: Sentient Science Corporation            Topic: T12

    In the Phase I period, Sentient upgraded its DigitalClone for Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology and successfully demonstrated and validated its ldquo;Process modelrdquo; and ldquo;Microstructure modelrdquo; for simulating metal AM processes. Sentient has partnered with University of Nebraska ndash; Lincoln for model validation.Specifically, Sentient has implemented a new ldquo;Process modelrd ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Integrated Mid-Infrared Sources Enabled by Waveguides Written with Femtosecond Lasers

    SBC: AKTIWAVE LLC            Topic: T8

    This proposal addresses, for the first time, the demonstration of integrated mid-infrared sources based on waveguiding in a bonded solid-state laser material and periodically poled nonlinear material. A focused femtosecond laser beam allows for precisely localized modification of the refractive index of a material, therefore enabling to create waveguiding structures. The offeror has demonstrated f ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. MarsOasis- An Efficient Autonomously Controlled Martian Crop Production System

    SBC: Space Lab Technologies, LLC            Topic: T7

    The MarsOasistrade; cultivation system is a versatile, autonomous, environmentally controlled growth chamber for food provision on the Martian surface.nbsp; MarsOasistrade; integrates a wealth of prior research and Mars growth chamber concepts into a complete system design and operational prototype.nbsp; MarsOasistrade; includes several innovative features relative to the state of the art space gr ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. High Speed Magnetostrictive MEMS Actuated Mirror Deflectors

    SBC: SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SERVICES, INC.            Topic: T401

    The main goal of this proposal is to develop high speed magnetostrictive and MEMS actuators for rapidly deflecting or deforming mirrors. High speed, light-weight, beam deflectors are required for many NASA applications including rapid laser tuning, airborne lidar transmitters and receivers, image correctors, scanners, target acquisition and countermeasures. Current electro-mechanical, electro and ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Computational Models for Nonlinear Aeroelastic Systems

    SBC: CLEAR SCIENCE CORP            Topic: T201

    Clear Science Corp. and Duke University propose to develop and demonstrate new and efficient computational methods of modeling nonlinear aeroelastic systems. The methods will extend the scope of multi-disciplinary computational tools like NASA Dryden's STARS by augmenting linear eigenmode stability algorithms and coupled time-marching techniques. The objective is low-dimensional models that acc ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Automated Contingency Management for Advanced Propulsion Systems

    SBC: Impact Technologies            Topic: T101

    Automated Contingency Management (ACM), or the ability to confidently and autonomously adapt to fault conditions with the goal of still achieving mission objectives, can be considered the ultimate technological goal of a health management system. In an innovative Phase I STTR program, Impact Technologies and Georgia Institute of Technology developed a prototype Test Bench software for developing ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Inhibition of Biofilm Formation Using Novel Nanostructured Surfaces

    SBC: AGAVE BIOSYSTEMS INC.            Topic: T501

    Biofilms are ubiquitous in the environment. Few surfaces resist biofilm formation, most promote it. Biofilm formation poses problems in water systems as they can clog pipes and pores, block filters, reduce heat transfer, and in general restrict flow. Their metabolic products can aid corrosion, even of stainless steel. In potable water systems, both their metabolic products and the bacteria or ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. A Thin Film Transistor Based Ultrasonic Sensor for Aircraft Integrity Monitoring

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: T202

    Intelligent Automation, Incorporated (IAI) and its subcontractor, Penn State U., propose a novel system to detect damage in aircraft structures. The system combines novel TFT based thin film actuators and sensors for signal acquisition and a robust software for fault prognosis and diagnosis. The actuator/sensor is known as PVDF-IDT (Polyvinylidine Fluoride Interdigital Transducer) that is integrat ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Coatings for Fuel Cell Propulsion Compressor Bearings

    SBC: MOHAWK INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: T301

    Fuel cell air handling systems require clean and contaminant-free inlet air, which dictates that oil-free, motorized, compressor/expander systems should be used. Although there is no sliding contact in the steady state operation of the foil bearing, occasional contact between the foil and journal surfaces at startup and shutdown and during overload situations, could limit the bearing life. There ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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