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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. Hot Filament CVD technology for disruptive, high-throughput SiC epitaxial growth reactors

    SBC: TrueNano, Inc            Topic: N18AT004

    TrueNano, Inc. will in collaboration with the University of Colorado and industry partners, develop a novel single-wafer, high-throughput hot filament CDV reactor for the growth of high quality silicon carbide (SiC) epitaxial layers, suitable for the next generation of power electronic devices and systems. This includes the design and simulation of the reactor, the development of a throughput mode ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Innovative Processing Techniques for Additive Manufacture of 7000 Series Aluminum Alloy Components

    SBC: Product Innovation And Engineering, LLC            Topic: N18AT005

    The goal of this STTR Phase I research proposal is to develop a proof of concept for a novel additive manufacturing (AM) process that will be capable of processing 7000 series AM aluminum alloys while minimizing defects, with an eventual goal of Phase II/III project to commercialize the developed technology. To achieve this goal, the technical objectives, the proposed technology includes the follo ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Innovative Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Advanced Technology Nodes

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA16A003

    Micro-RDC has developed portable radiation effects test structures that scale to new process nodes.These structures will enable the investigation of the effects of radiation on the new technology from the material processing level as well as the circuit level.Fabricating the chosen structures and the refinement of software to extract the model parameters will be completed in this effort.A suite of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Novel Separator Materials for Achieving High Energy/Power Density, Safe, Long-Lasting Lithium-ion Batteries for Navy Aircraft Applications

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N16AT008

    To meet Navy needs for high performance and safe lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries for naval aircraft, ADA Technologies Inc. (ADA) and its university collaborator propose to optimize and transfer a highly tunable, high performance and safe, block copolymer derived nanoporous separator. The innovative strategy provides a powerful tool to allow exquisite tuning of performance and safety features of the ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Fully Encapsulating Dielectrics for Gaseous Helium Cooled Superconducting Power Cables

    SBC: Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC            Topic: N16AT011

    The proposed program will develop dielectrics for dc superconducting power transmission cables that are cooled with cryogenic helium gas. The Dielectrics will be sealed again helium gas penetration and allow for an operating voltage of 12 kV in a pressure of 2 MPa at 50 K. The dielectrics will be designed for use with all helium facing components of power transmission systems based on CORC cables. ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Situational Awareness for Mission Critical Ship Systems using Probabilistic Knowledge Graph

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FUSION TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N18AT009

    This effort proposes to develop situational awareness methodologies for mission critical ship system based on the state-of-the-art probabilistic knowledge graph (KG) and deep learning. The proposed KG approach can incorporate various data fusion technologies for analysis of unstructured data (text, images, etc.) and structured data (signal feeds, database items, etc.) for automated decision suppor ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Nondestructive Evaluator for Polymer Ablatives (NEPAL)

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N18AT011

    Materials for thermal protection are required to protect structural components of space vehicles during the re-entry stage, missile launching systems, and solid rocket motors (SRMs). Polymer resins that have high char retention (e.g., phenolic resins) are the most common matrices in the composite materials for rigid thermal protection systems (TPSs) due to their tunable density, lower cost, and hi ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Rapid Identification of Effects of Defects within Metal Additive Manufacturing (RIED-AM)

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: N18AT013

    Additive manufacturing (AM) systems, especially metal AM, bring revolutionary capabilities, but suffer from a lack of understanding of the defects that exist within the components. In this research, based on selective experimental study and numerical simulations, we will develop an empirical database of defects and their effects on mechanical properties using Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) technol ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Systematic Fatigue Test Spectrum Editing Using Wavelet Transformations

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: N18BT029

    Global Technology Connection, Inc., in collaboration with its academic and industrial partners, proposes to develop a software tool that will incorporate systematic wavelet-analysis-based approach for addressing fatigue in a rotary H-60 helicopter (and aerospace applications in general). This fatigue spectrum editing tool will preserve fatigue damage and minimize testing times and costs as well as ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Ignition Modeling for Present and Future Combustors and Augmentors

    SBC: COMBUSTION SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: N17AT003

    The ability to predict the ignitibility potential of a combustor at various operating conditions is not practical at this time due to the complexity of this process. Ignition within a gas turbine combustor is dependent on various parameters; including spark (or plasma) energy, flow conditions, fuel/air ratio, and fuel spray density. All these parameters must be properly predicted in order to effec ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
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