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  1. TACTILE TELEPRESENCE SYSTEM FOR DEXTEROUS TELEROBOTICS

    SBC: Begej Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DESIGN AND FABRICATE AN INNOVATIVE FINGERTIP-SHAPED TACTILE TELEPRESENCE SYSTEM FOR DEXTEROUS TELEROBOTIC SYSTEMS. THE PRINCIPAL TASKS TO BE PERFORMED ARE: (1) DESIGN OF VARIOUS MINIATURE TACTILE STIMULATOR ELEMENTS AND EVALUATION OF THE ACTUATION STRENGTH, DISPLACEMENT MAGNITUDE, FREQUENCY RESPONSE RANGE, AND THERMAL LOADING CHARACTERISTICS, (2) CONSTRUCTION OF ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. ASYNCHRONOUS MULTILEVEL ADAPTIVE METHODS FOR PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS ON THE NAVIER-STOKES COMPUTER

    SBC: Colorado Research Development            Topic: N/A

    NASA IS CURRENTLY SUPPORTING A VERY PROMISING PROJECT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH-POWERED MULTIPROCESSOR SYSTEM, THE NAVIER-STOKES COMPUTER (NSC). WHILE MULTILEVEL ALGORITHMS ARE BEING STUDIED IN THE NSC ENVIRONMENT FOR SOLVING THE ELLIPTIC EQUATIONS THAT ARISE IN DISCRETIZING INCOMPRESSIBLENAVIER-STOKES EQUATIONS, NO RESEARCH HAS YET FOCUSED ON LOCAL ADAPTIVE SCHEMES FOR THIS PURPOSE. THIS IS IMPOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. SYMBOLIC IMAGERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (SIMS)

    SBC: Command Control, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF IMAGERY FOR THE PRESENTATION OF DATA IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY COMMON. INTEGRATING IMAGE DATA WITH GRAPHIC DATA STRUCTURES AND FEATURE INFORMATION IS VERY DIFFICULT USING TRADITIONAL DIGITAL REPRESENTATIONS. SEPARATE IMAGE AND FEATURE INFORMATION DATABASES ARE COMMONLY USED, BUT THE ANALYST IS REQUIRED TO MAINTAIN TWO OR MORE DATABASES AND TO PERFORM INTEGRATION OF THE INFORMATION IN HIS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. LOW-COST FM-CW DOPPLER MICRO-RADAR RAIN GAGE

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    NEW NASA SATELLITE REMOTE SENSING PROGRAMS SUCH AS TRMM, WHICH INTEND TO MEASURE GLOBAL PRECIPITATION, REQUIRE "GROUND TRUTH" CALIBRATION. PRECIPITATION MEASUREMENT IS ESPECIALLY DIFFICULT FROM SHIPS AT SEA, WHICH ARE THE PRIMARY "SEA TRUTH" AVAILABLE OVER MOST OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE. CONVENTIONAL GAGES ARE UNSUITED TO MARINE PLATFORMS. IF SUCCESSFUL, THIS RESEARCH WILL RESULT IN A PRACTICAL AND I ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. LASER DOPPLER VELOCIMETER FOR FLOW RATE MEASUREMENT IN CONTROL FLUID SYSTEMS

    SBC: OPHIR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    A NON-INTRUSIVE FLOW MEASUREMENT SYSTEM IS PROPOSED FOR SMALL DIAMETER, LOW FLOW RATE, AND LOW PRESSURE DIFFERENTIALTHERMAL CONTROL FLUID SYSTEMS. THE PROPOSED TECHNIQUE UTILIZES A CW DIODE BASED LASER DOPPLER VELOCIMETER (LDV) WHICH CAPTURES SCATTERED RADIATIONFROM MINUTE (

    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. AIRBORNE ADVANCE WARNING OF AIR TURBULENCE

    SBC: Turbulence Prediction Systems            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. E0S WORK STATION

    SBC: VEXCEL CORP.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1988 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. DEVELOPMENT OF A RELIABLE REAL-TIME FREON DETECTOR

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IN ORDER TO PREVENT INJURY OR DEATH RESULTING FROM OXYGEN DEPRIVATION CAUSED BY THE RELEASE OF HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF FREON GASES IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS, A SIMPLE, COMPACT, RELIABLE FREON MONITORING DEVICE IS PROPOSED. THE ELECTRON-CAPTURE DETECTOR WILL BE USED AS THE FREONSENSING ELEMENT IN THE MONITOR BECAUSE OF ITS PROVEN SENSITIVITY AND SELECTIVITY TO FREONS. THE PROPOSED INSTRUMENT, WHICH OPE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. A HARDWARE SCALABLE MICROPROCESSOR-BASED TESTBED FOR SYSTEM-LEVEL SIMULATION

    SBC: ADVANCED SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: N/A

    THIS IS A PROPOSAL TO DESIGN AND IMPLEMENT AN EFFICIENT AND ECONOMICAL MICROPROCESSOR-BASED TESTBED FOR SYSTEM-LEVEL SIMULATION WHICH IS EASILY SCALABLE IN HARDWARE RESOURCES AND WHICH HAS A POWERFUL DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT. THE PERFORMANCE TARGET OF THE TESTBED IS A TIME COMPRESSION TEN TIME GREATER THAN THAT FROM ONE OF THE CONSTITUENT PROCESSORS. THE SIMULATION TESTBED WILL BE DESIGNED TO EXECU ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. FAST PRODUCIBLE OPTICAL NOVELTY FILTERS MADE WITH FERROELECTRIC LIQUID CRYSTAL PHASE CONJUGATORS

    SBC: Displaytech Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED WORK IS TO PRODUCE FAST SWITCHING, LOW-POWER, LOW-COST, HIGH RESOLUTION OPTICAL PHASE CONJUGATORS FOR NOVEL APPLICATIONS TO TRACKING NOVELTY FILTERING. THE OPTICAL PHASE CONJUGATING DEVICE DESCRIBED IN THIS PROPOSAL USES A SI:H PHOTOSENSORSIN THE PHOTODIODE MODE TO MODULATE THE INDEX OF REFRACTION OF A HIGHLY BIREFRINGENT (DELTA N = 0.2) FERROELECTRIC LIQUID CRYSTAL ( ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseNavy

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