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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 June, 2020.

  1. Weather Analysis-as-a-Service (WA3S)

    SBC: Nextgen Federal Systems LLC            Topic: AF171035

    Due to growing requirements for weather exploitation across a wide variety of mission applications, coupled with high perishability of the environmental data, the dissemination of data for use in weather impact analysis is putting an increasing strain on the bandwidth connecting the AFW to its consumers. Additionally, the AFW Enterprise has not yet taken full advantage of emerging DoD cloud platfo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Wide-Range High-Boost Turbocharging System Using Advanced Aerodynamic Design Features

    SBC: Concepts NREC, LLC            Topic: 14d

    Increasingly stringent exhaust emissions and fuel economy legislation is forcing automotive engine designers to: 1) demand increased pressure ratios from turbocharger compressors to ensure complete fuel combustion, 2) use Exhaust Gas Recirculation for emission reduction, and 3) reduce engine displacement while maintaining or even increasing output power to reduce fuel consumption. These three chan ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  3. Silicon Carbide (SiC) Foam for Molten Salt Containment in CSP-Gen3 Systems

    SBC: TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY LTD (INC)            Topic: 18c

    Coal is recognized as a primary energy resource used in the production of electricity and heat. Furthermore, coal is a very versatile commodity used in industrial processes such as refining metals and refined into coal tar, phenol, creosote oil, naphthalene and other chemicals. The objective in this research is to develop a silicon carbide foam, produced from domestic coal that has an open pore st ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
  4. Magnetic Bearings for Supercritical CO2 Service

    SBC: Concepts NREC, LLC            Topic: 29f

    The technology development for the supercritical CO2 (sCO2) power plant is well underway, and the first pilot plants are now under construction. The new pilot plants are sized for a 10 MW net power output; a good size to gain valuable data for larger utility scale power plants. This is also a very good size for the smaller, distributed power applications. The distributed power application is envis ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of Energy
  5. PRISMS- Profile Resolving In-Situ Soil Moisture Sensor

    SBC: Transcend Engineering and Technology, LLC            Topic: 20a

    Many contaminated DOE sites are located in arid regions where depth to groundwater is significant and/or contaminants were discharged into a vadose zone through which transport to the groundwater table is dominated by unsteady, unsaturated groundwater flow. The absence of an effective means to monitor vadose zone moisture content in profile has been a persistent impediment to developing and calibr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  6. Variable Inlet Bypass for Efficient Wide Flow Range Turbocharger Compressor

    SBC: Concepts NREC, LLC            Topic: 06c

    Increased use of Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) combined with engine downsizing has pushed automotive turbocharger compressor operation towards and often beyond its efficient and stable operating boundaries. Much of the drive cycle is spent operating the compressor at low flow rates and low pressure ratios, near the compressor surge line, in an area which is usually of low efficiency. Our prelimi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of Energy
  7. Head orientation sensing system

    SBC: APPAREO SYSTEMS LLC            Topic: AF071020

    Appareo Systems, LLC, proposes to develop a functional prototype head-mounted position and orientation system (HPOS). The HPOS will be capable of operating in electromagnetic fields of up to 200 volts/meter and will provide at least one degree of accuracy and at least one degree of resolution at a 60 Hz update rate while providing 3 degree of freedom (DOF) information on head orientation, includi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Rocket Motor- Dual Pulse

    SBC: Knobley Technical Associates LLC            Topic: AF071150

    The proposed research will identify - and initiate the development of - key innovative technologies for assuring that dual-pulse solid rocket motors for future air supremacy missiles are capable of defeating highly maneuverable air targets. The proposed Knobley Technical Associates (KTA)team, by bringing more than 120 years of combined directly applicable experience in solid rocket pulse motor dev ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Advanced Detection of Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs)

    SBC: QuantaSpec Inc.            Topic: AF06113

    Standoff detectors are required to detect IEDs. These detectectors are needed to save the lives of American soldiers. QuantaSpec has developed patent pending methods for long-range, sensitive, and selective standoff detection of explosives. These methods have already demonstrated sensitive remote detection of explosive vapors under previous efforts. QuantaSpec's multidisciplinary team will dem ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. High Energy Density, Low-Cost, High Temperature Capacitors for Hybrid Vehicles

    SBC: Sbe Inc            Topic: 05

    Hybrid Electric Vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in Hybrid Vehicles (PHEVs) require advanced technology capacitors, which must have low cost and the ability to operate at 150oC. However, current 150oC film capacitor solutions are expensive and have lower energy density compared to materials that operate at lower temperatures. Polypropylene Film Capacitors represent a potentially cost effective solution ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 Department of Energy
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