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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. Tool for Assessing the Recuperation Time from an Electromagnetic Disruption for a Digital System

    SBC: VIGILANT CYBER SYSTEMS, INC            Topic: AF151011

    ABSTRACT:Vigilant Cyber Systems, Inc. (VCS) proposes to design and develop a Toolkit for Assessing Electromagnetic (EM) Disruption Recovery (TAEMDR) to simulate EM disruptions in digital systems and accurately assess operator response to the disruptions. TAEMDR is designed to be intuitive to use allowing test engineers to build very complex models of digital systems of various complexities from si ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Optimized Information Display for Tactical Air Control Party


    ABSTRACT:Tactical Air Control Parties (TACP) and Joint Terminal Air Controller (JTAC) deploy with not only a significant amount of gear, but also a large work load in order to manage all of their responsibilities. As the battlefield becomes more digitized, it is forcing TACPs/JTACs (which we will refer to as just TACPs for brevity in the document) to deal with more information than their current s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Correlating tactical jet noise characteristics with community annoyance

    SBC: Blue Ridge Research And Consulting, LLC            Topic: AF151021

    ABSTRACT:The proposed effort will begin connecting military jet noise source and field properties with waveform and spectral features that correlate with human perception and annoyance. Tactical military aircraft noise evokes significant community response relative to ordinary transportation noise because of its high amplitudes and unique features, such as significant shock content and low-frequen ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. 40 Percent Air Mass Zero Efficiency Solar Cells for Space Applications

    SBC: SEMPRIUS INC.            Topic: AF151095

    ABSTRACT:We propose an ultra-low profile hybrid CPV concept that combines multi-junction (MJ) CPV cells capable of 40% efficiency at 1 sun with a low-cost single-junction PV backplane in a design that is lightweight, based on concentration ratios >100X and has a panel thickness 500 W/kg and a wide acceptance angle of >4.0. The low-profile design, combined with world record performance, will yield ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Visual Tire Pressure Indication

    SBC: Vadum, Inc.            Topic: AF151169

    ABSTRACT: Vadum will develop a rugged, reliable low-cost visual tire pressure indicator system that will allow quick, objective assessment at standoff. The Visual Tire Pressure (VTiP) stem requires minimal changes as only the valve stem is replaced, thereby minimizing adoption cost and total cost of ownership. The VTiP stem has adjustable pressure set points, maintains closure of the valve core, a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Reconfigurable Course-Grain Analog Arrays

    SBC: Triad Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: MDA08T007

    ABSTRACT:A radiation hardened via-configurable mixed signal array (RHVCA-1) is proposed to provide a rapid prototyping mixed signal platform for implementing radiation hardened and high performance custom analog system designs. In phase I the feasibility of implementing RHVCAs was investigated. In the initial Phase II radiation hardened by design (RHBD) features were designed, fabricated and veri ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Voltage and High Density SiC-Based Topologies for Grid-Tied Battery Energy Storage Applications GER-ES)

    SBC: GridBridge, Inc            Topic: 10a

    The electrical distribution network is facing new challenges outside of its original design: accommodating DC-based devices, orchestrating significant power variability, offering notable efficiency gains, isolating outages, and dealing with increased penetration of distributed generation such as residential solar. GridBridge, a developer and manufacturer of revolutionary power delivery systems for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy
  8. AlN-Based Power Electronics Device Epiwafer Manufacturing

    SBC: KYMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: 11a

    Crystalline aluminum nitride AlN) materials have the potential to support a new generation of ultra-high performance power electronics. While great progress has been realized in producing high structural quality AlN substrates, there is currently no viable method for controllably producing electrically conductive AlN device layers on top of such substrates. R&D groups are attempting to develop met ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy
  9. Developing Epi-Ready Gallium Nitride Wafer Surfaces

    SBC: Adroit Materials            Topic: 11a

    While acceptable optoelectronics and high power electronic devices have been commercialized on non-native substrates, a change to native III-nitride substrates promises significant improvements in device performance and reliability. Realization of these gains requires well- oriented, well-prepared native substrates with minimal subsurface damage in order to grow low- dislocation density epitaxial ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy
  10. Low cost modular plasma system for reforming of natural gas

    SBC: Rivis, Inc.            Topic: 11b

    A low cost compact modular point-of-use, on-demand production system for the reforming of currently abundant supplies of natural gas will be developed. A non- equilibrium dielectric barrier discharge system will provide scalable capacity for reforming methane into valuable products such as acetylene, hydrogen and synthesis gas. The high power density and high average electron energies will pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Energy

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