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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. SCRAP TIRE PYROLYSIS-- PRODUCTION OF HIGHLY ENHANCED MARKETABLE PRODUCTS

    SBC: Hichem Corp.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED BY HICHEM CORPORATION, TO DEVELOP A NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR PYROLYSIS OF SCRAP TIRES. DISPOSAL OF USED TIRES IS A BIG PROBLEM IN THE WORLD, ESPECIALLY USA, SINCE MORE THAN 2.5 MILLION TIRES ARE DISCARDED EACH YEAR. MOST OF THESE TIRES ARE DISPOSED IN LANDFILLS. PYROLYSIS OF SCRAP TIRES HELPS TO RECOVER AND REUSE MOST OF THE VALUABLE CHEMICAL AVAILABLE IN TIRES. PYROLYSIS OF S ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  2. Low Cost, Efficient Microchannel Plasma Ozone System for Point of Use Water Treatment

    SBC: EP Purification, Inc.            Topic: A

    A team at EP Purification has performed research for the development and commercialization of low-cost microchannel plasma reactor modules capable of efficiently producing ozone for water treatment and other environmental applications in a slim form factor and size. The conservation of water resources for human consumption is a growing national priority. Ozone is a unique purification agent as it ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Novel Oriented Bacteriorhodopsin Films for Optical Applications

    SBC: BEND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The Air Force seeks new biological materials for aerospace and commercial applications. Such biological materials should have characteristics that lead to multiple applications or multifunctionality. We propose to use the membrane protein bacteriorhodopsin (BR) in a highly ordered structural form to meet the above needs. Bacteriorhodopsin has unique optical functionality that is impossible to achi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Laser-Activated X-Ray Source

    SBC: BIO-IMAGING RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    We propose a method of generating x-rays that will combine high instantaneous output of rotating-anode x-ray tubes with continuous cooling rates as great or greater than fixed-anode tubes. This combination can be achieved in a mechanically simple way, and will reduce spot wobble without vacuum seals, vacuum bearings, deflecting field, or conventional cathodes, by either thermionic or photoemission ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A LARGE TARGET RCS SIMULATOR WITH ANTENNA SCATTERING AND HIGH-ORDER EDGE DIFFRACTION CAPABILITY

    SBC: DEMACO, INC.            Topic: N/A

    We propose to develop a general purpose computer code for calculating the scattering from antennas on an aircraft, which is described by a CAD file. The scattering contribution will include both the passive structure mode and active irradiation mode, calculcated by a hybrid of a high-frequency ray technique and a rigorous finite element technique. The proposed code will be made compatible with the ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Radome for W-band Radiometer

    SBC: LINDSEY ASSOC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective is to develop a design for a broadband (5 percent or greater) millimeter wavelength high fineness ratio radome. The transmission efficiency is expected to be greater than 60 percent across the frequency band, antenna scan angles and flight (temperature) profile. Antenna pattern shift and distortion will be minimized and resistance to ground handling, rain erosion, flight loads and th ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Liquid Crystal Displays within Image Intensifier Systems

    SBC: Night Vision Corp            Topic: N/A

    The ability to display critical information within the optical train of a night vision device has become a requirement in the aviation community. The current display approaches rely on CRT's, optical combiners, lenses, and fiber optic cable to inject the symbology within the optical train of the night vision device. Besides decreased image tube life, bulkiness, and additional weight, the performan ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Novel Synthesis of Cubane Precursor

    SBC: Steroids Ltd.            Topic: N/A

    Cubane C8H8 is potentially an extremely valuable fuel substitute for the kerosene-based rocket propellant RP-1. The classical Eaton synthesis to yield cubane 1,4-dicarboxylic acid in five steps involves a key photochemical reaction. The steps before and after the critical 2+2 cycloaddition are standardized and readily scalable. However, this steps alone prevents scale-up. We will develop a non-pho ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Bioremediation Augmentation by Catalytic Oxidation

    SBC: World Envirotech Svcs & Tech,            Topic: N/A

    Groundwater remediation at military and civilian sites is a growing need throughout the U.S. For contaminant streams containing JP4 constituents and chlorinated organics, for example, in-situ bioremediation can sometimes require augmentation, such as that which would be provided by a catalytic decomposition process step. We have developed several candidate catalysts for organics breakdown in soil ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Compact and Integrated IMU for GPS Denied Navigation Using Fast-Light Gyroscopes and Accelerometers

    SBC: Digital Optics Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF112100

    ABSTRACT:For GPS denied navigation, there is a need for developing inertial measurement units (IMU), employing gyroscopes and accelerometers, with better accuracy and/or smaller volume and weight than the state of the art.Under Phase I, we have established the feasibility of realizing a superluminal ring laser gyroscope (SRLG) and a superluminal ring laser accelerometer (SRLA), based on diode-pump ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
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