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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. Chip-Scale Photonics for Wide Temperature and High-Speed Optical Interconnects

    SBC: ULTRA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.            Topic: A12aT008

    This program will create 40 Gbps VCSEL-based micro-transceiver (uTRX) components that operate reliably over the standard military temperature range of -55°C to 125°C in Army environments. uTRXs are low-cost, compact components that can be assembled into the PCB in close proximity to high-performance ASICs using conventional solder-reflow"pick-and-place"assembly. The small PCB footprint and sol ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Preserving Navigation Access for the War Fighter Development of an Acoustic Marine Life Watch System to Support Corps Channel Maintenance and Enhanc

    SBC: Tenera Environmental            Topic: A12aT025

    The goal of the Phase I project is to develop a COTS system into a modular unit for detection, tracking and classification of large marine organisms such as manatees and turtles. The Kongsberg Mesotech M3 Sonar is a 500 kHz multibeam that can resolve objects as far as 150 m. This compact system has been tested to detect Florida manatees by Dr. Kevin Boswell and will be used by well qualified marin ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Nonlinear Laser Wave Mixing for Trace Detection of Explosives

    SBC: Audentia, Inc.            Topic: A12aT016

    Audentia, Inc., proposes to develop and demonstrate a sensitive nonlinear laser wave mixing-based detector that offers standoff detection of explosive chemicals in their native states at ambient temperature and pressure using a compact rugged solid-state laser-based design. The wave-mixing signal is a coherent laser-like beam, and hence, it offers a standoff detection distance that is longer than ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Mobile Health Application for Family and Behavioral Health Provider Communication

    SBC: INFERLINK CORPORATION            Topic: A13AT018

    Clinical monitoring of mental health status has not evolved much from the routine meeting between patient and clinician, which suffers from a lack of quantification, irregular and anecdotal reporting, and does not necessarily include input from caregivers. This is unfortunate given today's technology, where people routinely volunteer to track their own health related behavior, such as exerc ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Solar Blind MgZnO Photodetectors

    SBC: AGNITRON TECHNOLOGY, INC            Topic: A13AT006

    This Phase I program is focused on enhancement of the performance of MgZnO based solar blind detectors. MgZnO alloys have superior optoelectronic properties with bandgaps suitable for solar blind detection. Issues related to doping and miscibility will be addressed. This will involve the use of advanced MOCVD and MBE growth techniques and consideration of both Schottky and p-n junction devices. No ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Cognitive Task Analysis Based Modeling and Simulation Environment for Cyber Training and Assessment

    SBC: Scalable Network Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD12T08

    The goal of the proposed work is to develop simulation and analysis model based on cognitive task analysis for cyber situation awareness, for human-in-the-loop testing and training. Cognitive task analysis technique is a prominent approach that captures knowledge representation used by experts to perform complex tasks. It provides a comprehensive vulnerability assessment using cognitive metrics t ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Low Cost High Durability Reactor for Logistic Fuel Reforming

    SBC: Altex Technologies Corporation            Topic: A09AT018

    Altex, a small business entity, and Pennsylvania State University (PSU), a research institution, have teamed up under this STTR program to develop the Low Cost High Durability reactor that reduces the cost of logistic fuel reforming by an order of magnitude. LCHD uses the PSU’s novel low cost catalyst and an Altex innovative reactor design with low manufacturing cost. Under the proposed program ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Windable Lithium-ion Conducting Ceramic Electrolytes

    SBC: Chemat Technology, Inc.            Topic: A09AT011

    Lithium-air battery consists of a lithium anode electrochemically coupled to atmospheric oxygen through an air cathode. The major advantages of lithium air batteries are that air cathode active material, oxygen, is not stored internal to cell system and lithium anode being extremely lightweight metal with a highest theoretical specific energy density. This energy density is well comparable with t ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Broadband agile wavelength laser for chemical aerosol detection

    SBC: DBC Technology Corp.            Topic: A09AT020

    Chemical agents in aerosol form have been identified as a major threat, and there is now interest in applying the long wave infrared frequency agile laser sensor to detection of this important agent form. If successful, it would be possible to perform detection of chemical agent vapors and aerosols and biological aerosol agents with a single dual-use sensor. To accomplish this, it is critical to ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Sustainable Materials for Thermal Management of Base Camps

    SBC: HI-Z TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: A10AT024

    Hi-Z Technology, Inc. (Hi-Z) and the University of California San Diego propose to adapt Hi-Z’s innovative Quantum Well (QW) thermoelectric (TE) technology to develop a TE cooler for the Army’s base camp tents. The cooler is to be embedded in the flexible tent materials and powered by electricity generated by photovoltaics. Hi-Z has developed nanocomposite QW TE materials that have high Figur ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseArmy
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