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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. Memory Instrumentation and Performance Simulation (MIPS)

    SBC: ATC-NY, Inc.            Topic: DTRA172003

    Next-generation high-performance computing (HPC) hardware, such as the Intel Xeon Phi Knights Landing Many-Integrated-Core processor, provide new deep memory architectures that offer the promise of increased performance. The challenge in taking full advantage of this architecture is selecting which data structures will be placed in the high-bandwidth memory. Optimizing data structure placement in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Low-Cost Sensing Array for Infrasound

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: DTRA172001

    Infrasound and seismic measurements are used by DTRA and the DoD for nuclear test monitoring, terrorist blast forensics, battle damage assessment, and environmental monitoring. However, these long wavelength physical signals are typically recorded through single-point sensors or sparse low density arrays. As a result, the critical signals of interest are often corrupted or masked by noise or inter ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Safe High-Energy Long-Life (SHELL) Solid-State Ultracapacitors

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: DTRA172005

    In order to reduce DTRAs dependence on batteries and their associated logistics train, advanced power supplies, which are able to charge quickly and work in a wide variety of environmental conditions, and are reusable over many charge-discharge cycles without loss of performance, are greatly required. Lynntech proposes to develop safe, high energy, long-life (SHELL) solid-state ultracapacitors by ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Non-saturating, high-sensitivity military pocket dosimeter

    SBC: PROPORTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: DTRA172007

    During this Phase I effort, Proportional Technologies, Inc. will develop non-saturating components for a military battlefield dosimeter based on ionization chamber technology, which will ultimately be combined with low-dose sensors in Phase II for a final product that is both highly sensitive, accurate, and non-saturating in the event of a nuclear blast or other high-dose scenario. The proposed hi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Semantic Analysis Technologies for the Identification of Dual Use Research of Concern (STIR)

    SBC: G&C SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: DTRA172004

    Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) proposes to design and develop Semantic Analysis Technologies for the Identification of Dual Use Research of Concern (STIR). The proposed STIR will process scientific documents using semantic technologies and inference algorithms to identify potential for Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC). The focus will be on 15 high consequence pathogens and toxins and seve ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. A Robust, Machine Independent, Software Toolkit for Topology Aware Process Mapping on Distributed Memory HPC Architectures

    SBC: Continuum Dynamics Inc            Topic: DTRA172002

    A significant performance gap exists between the theoretical number of Floating Point Operations (FLOPS) that a HPC machine is capable of sustaining and the number of FLOPS realized by real-world HPC applications. One of the principle reasons for this gap is the parasitic work that computational processes must do to communicate with one another. It has been shown that this communication work can b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Portable Time of Flight Mass Spectrometer for Nuclear Forensics

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: DTRA08004

    Analysis of nuclear material samples in the field has many advantages over laboratory analysis. Laboratory analyses can be slow, involve increased expense, lead to additional waste generation and disposal problems, and may introduce errors due to sample degradation or mishandling. In situ analysis mitigates all of these problems. The specific aim of this project is the development of a truly por ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Agent Defeat using a DWA Accelerator

    SBC: Brookhaven Technology Group, Inc.            Topic: DTRA08008

    A new type of compact induction accelerator currently under development at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) promises to increase the average accelerating gradient by at least an order of magnitude over that of existing induction machines. The machine is based on the use of high gradient vacuum insulators and advanced dielectric materials and switches. The system, called the Diel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Engineering Models for Damage to Structural Components Subjected to Internal Blast Loading

    SBC: PROTECTION ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS LLC            Topic: DTRA08006

    The team of Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) and Applied Research Associates (ARA) will develop a fast-running methodology that predicts damage levels of structural members subject to the blast environment from high explosives detonated inside a building (i.e., internal explosions). The research in Phase I will focus on reinforced concrete slab components. The methodology will consist of a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Engineering Models for Damage to Structural Components Subjected to Internal Blast Loading

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: DTRA08006

    Predicting the response of building components to internal detonations is more complex than the corresponding task for external loads because of the more complex loading waveforms which include multiple reflections in the shock phase followed by a long duration pseudostatic loading that depends upon room venting. Add the possibility of additional impulsive loading from primary debris. We propose t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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