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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 April, 2020.

  1. Wearable Smart Chemical Sensors

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0171006

    Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) are a great concern for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since they would be easier for terrorists to obtain and use than Chemical Warfare Agents (CWAs). Hence, a wearable low cost (less than $50) multi-gas sensor is needed to alert first responders to the type and level of hazard they face. Such wearable sensors will also find use in the much bigger ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  2. Ground-Based Autonomous Robotic Inspection of General Aviation for Radiological Threats

    SBC: NuHorizon Technologies, LLC            Topic: HSB0181009

    The goal of this project is to develop a ground robotic system that performs automated radiological screening of general aviation aircraft.The robotic system will integrate a commercial off-the-shelf mobile platform, a manipulator arm, and radiation detectors with 3D vision sensors and path planning software to produce a highly-automated, robust solution for initial and secondary aircraft screenin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Homeland Security
  3. Hardware-in-the-Loop Scintillation Simulator for MILSATCOM links in a Nuclear Disturbed Communication Environment

    SBC: WELKIN SCIENCES, LLC            Topic: DTRA172006

    In response to SBIR Topic DTRA172-006, Welkin Sciences proposes to design and build a new all-digital fading channel simulator to be called CoLTSAD. This new simulator design will be the latest addition to our family of Configurable Link Test Sets (CoLTS). It will be capable of emulating the full range of MIL-STD-3053 scintillating channel conditions for all SATCOM frequency bands up to Ka-band. C ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Real-Time Frequency-Selective Fading Channel Realization Generator

    SBC: WELKIN SCIENCES, LLC            Topic: DTRA122020

    During Phase I and a first Phase II, Welkin Sciences developed the Channel Realization Generator (CReG) algorithm, an enhanced functional replacement for the ACIRF code intended to be embedded into software link simulations and HWIL fading channel simulators. The proposed second Phase II effort will refine the CReG documentation and its software and firmware implementations. Many in the strategic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Innovative Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Advanced Technology Nodes

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA16A003

    Micro-RDC has developed portable radiation effects test structures that scale to new process nodes.These structures will enable the investigation of the effects of radiation on the new technology from the material processing level as well as the circuit level.Fabricating the chosen structures and the refinement of software to extract the model parameters will be completed in this effort.A suite of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Low Cost Large N Acoustic Array

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: DTRA172001

    TDA Research Inc. (TDA) proposes to adapt off the shelf hardware and combine it with acoustic analysis techniques to develop an inexpensive, efficient, and scalable large number array of low cost acoustic sensors. Low frequency acoustic sensing detects a wide array of natural and manmade events including weather tracking, avalanche monitoring, explosion analysis, and nuclear test monitoring. By us ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Wearable Smart Chemical Sensors

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: HSB0171006

    Toxic Industrial Chemicals (TICs) are chemical substances that produce toxic effects if given in sufficient quantities and/or exposed for long durations. TICs are a great concern for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) since it would be easier for terrorists to obtain and use than CAs. There are many commercially available handheld and personal gas monitors to monitor TICs. However, the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of Homeland Security
  8. Portable System with Li Foil MWPC Neutron Detectors

    SBC: Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DTRA14B005

    At the completion of the research and development effort a Li-foil multi-wire proportional counter (MWPC) neutron detector with more than 625-cm2 of active area will be included in a portable radiation detection system. The system is expected to outperform the standards set by the ANSI N42.53 standards, and gamma-ray rejection ratio (GRR) of 1.0x10-8 or better. A gamma-ray spectrometer for isotope ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Large Format High Frame Rate X-ray Direct Detection With In-Pixel Analog Frame Storage

    SBC: BFE Acquisition Sub II, LLC            Topic: DTRA152002

    Coupling high intensity and high flux x-ray capabilities with impact drivers (lasers, gas guns, etc.) provide opportunity for directly probing material deformation mechanisms under extreme loading conditions. Limitations in existing x-ray detection capabilities prevent complete mapping of the temporal evolution of dynamic material events under fast loading rates. X-ray energy detection > 20 keV is ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Portable Neutron Spectrometer

    SBC: Radiation Detection Technologies, Inc.            Topic: DTRA133003

    Proposed is the development of an advanced solid state neutron spectrometer (NeuKopis) with directional resolve, building from prototype instruments that have demonstrated the art-of-the-possible. The intrinsic neutron detection efficiency of the refined

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency

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