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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. Self-Healing Adhesives and Composites for Aerospace Systems

    SBC: CU AEROSPACE L.L.C.            Topic: AF06T025

    Self-healing composites and adhesives would alleviate longstanding problems in aerospace structures associated with multiple types of damage mechanisms such as mechanical/thermal fatigue, microcracking, and debonding. For example, a self-healing composite cryogenic tank would prevent leakage by sealing microcracks throughout the lifetime of the tank and enable the use of composites in this critica ...

    STTR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. 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
  5. Propulsion for Miniature Munitions

    SBC: KINETIC BEI LLC            Topic: AF071152

    A compact heavy fueled engine is progressing from a desire to a requirement. A miniature Meyer Nutating Disk Engine provides the means of propulsion that the military has been seeking. An unmanned air vehicle (UAV) will have capabilities that are not currently possible with present internal combustion engines. The miniature high power density Meyer Nutating Disk Engine designed during the Phase I ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High Efficiency Lightweight Triple Junction GaAs Solar Cells

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: OSD07ES4

    The significance of the innovation in this Phase II SBIR is the development of a low cost lightweight multi-bandgap GaAs semiconductor material for high efficiency multijunction solar cells for space applications. This effort will advance space solar cell development by improvements in the efficiency and weight of GaAs based solar cells. This will be accomplished by applying our lift-off proces ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 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. Demonstration of Inter-Turbine Burners for Part-Power Fuel Efficiency Improvements

    SBC: SPYTEK AEROSPACE CORPORATION            Topic: OSD07ES9

    Advanced turbojet and turboshaft engines will be required to support future Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) missions which require a significant amount of time at cruise conditions to achieve a primary objective of increased range and time-on-station. Inter Turbine Burner (ITB) technology is the most promising method of improving mission integrated fuel consumption because it allows engine performance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Advanced Combustor Designs Utilizing Inlet Swirl for High Acceleration of Gravity (G) Combustion

    SBC: SPYTEK AEROSPACE CORPORATION            Topic: AF071179

    Spytek Aerospace will soon become a low cost supplier of small high performance gas turbines for expendable UAV military operations, university research centers and hobbyists. During Phase I Spytek Aerospace analytically examined and experimentally assessed two `swirl-maintained' diffuserless high g combustor designs in our ATG-2 combustion rig and engine. Both Phase I concepts feature ultra-low ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. 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
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