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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. High Radiation Resistance Inverted Metamorphic Solar Cell

    SBC: Microlink Devices, Inc.            Topic: S303

    The innovation in this SBIR Phase II project is the development of a unique triple junction inverted metamorphic technology (IMM), which will enable the manufacturing of very lightweight, low-cost, InGaAsP-based multijunction solar cells. The proposed IMM technology is based on ELO (epitaxial lift-off) and consists of Indium (In) and Phosphorous (P) solar cell active materials, which are designed ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Reconfigurable VLIW Processor for Software Defined Radio

    SBC: Aries Design Automation, LLC            Topic: O103

    We will implement an environment for design, formal verification, compilation of code, and performance and power evaluation of Systems on a Chip (SOCs) consisting of heterogeneous processor cores that can be single-issue pipelined, superscalar, or VLIW, and are binary-code compatible with any existing Instruction Set Architecture (ISA). Particularly, we will ensure binary-code compatibility with t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. An Automated High Aspect Ratio Mesher for Computational Fluid Dynamics

    SBC: Ciespace Corporation            Topic: T801

    The work will focus on the 3D implementation of the Phase 1 CHARM mesher, with solution-adaptive iteration for CFD and non-CFD applications. The proposed 3D method will incorporate and extend a previously developed method of generating field-guided hexahedral elements from a metric tensor field. While the fundamental technical approach?a combination of metric tensor conditioning, metric-tracing me ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Multi-Layered Integrated Airframe System

    SBC: Fiber Materials, Inc.            Topic: X902

    This proposed Phase II program builds on the Phase I effort addressing NASA's future mission requirements by: 1) developing higher performing TPS materials capable of meeting the demands of multiple severe mission trajectories; and 2) integrating TPS materials with the sub-structure to improve overall robustness and decrease mass. The program's goal is to extend Phenolic Impregnated Car ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Phenolic Impregnated Carbon Ablator (PICA) Gap Filler for Heat Shield Assemblies

    SBC: Fiber Materials, Inc.            Topic: X901

    During this program, Fiber Materials, Inc. (FMI) will develop practical methods for preparing Phenolic Impregnated Carbon Ablator (PICA) materials for joining thermal protection system segments and penetrations of the heat shield assembly. Current and future mission flight environments and designs, such as those for Mars Science Laboratory Aeroshell (MSLA) and anticipated for New Frontiers and Mar ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Micro GC's for Contaminant Monitoring in Spacecraft Air

    SBC: Cbana Laboratories            Topic: X203

    Based on the successful separation of 20 compounds using a 1 m coated microcolumn in Phase I, we propose to design a new micro-gas chromatograph (microGC) system to separate and detect of all contaminants listed in NASAs "Spacecraft Maximum Allowable Concentrations for Airborne Contaminants (SMACs)" using cabin air as the carrier gas, and to integrate the entire system to maximize the detection of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Efficient Quantification of Uncertainties in Complex Computer Code Results

    SBC: Illinoisrocstar, L.L.C.            Topic: T501

    Propagation of parameter uncertainties through large computer models can be very resource intensive. Frameworks and tools for uncertainty quantification are generally geared to individual codes, are research codes, or are single-purpose tools such as LHS matrix generators. The Reduced-Order-Clustering-Uncertainty-Quantification (ROCUQ) methodology discussed in this proposal is specifically designe ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST)

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: X1301

    Designing complex systems, such as those used by NASA, requires a coordinated effort among a variety of engineering teams. In order to be successful, the human-computer interactions in these systems need to follow a principle-based design process. In Phase II, TiER1 and Alion propose to continue development on HFE-AT, renaming it and creating a Human Factors Analysis Support Tool (H-FAST), which ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. State-of-the-art, Multi-Fidelity Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Tool for Nonlinear Aeroelasticity

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: A204

    Research is proposed for the development of a state-of-the-art computational aeroelastic tool. This tool will include various levels of fidelity and the ability to perform computational uncertainty quantification for data-driven risk analysis and certification. A number of novel reduced-order in time methods will be implemented into the code allowing for efficient and accurate aeroelastic simulati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Using Automated Abstractions to Classify System States for Software Health Monitoring

    SBC: Aries Design Automation, LLC            Topic: 9040477

    In most critical software systems, a state that is partially visible through values passed across interfaces contains information that could determine the health of the software system, and whether a failure is likely in the future. Some of this information behaves in a continuous fashion, e.g., the available memory or disk space is easily interpreted to monitor system health. Other values are nom ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
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