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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. High-Temperature Structural Material Process for Oxidation

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: AF112125

    ABSTRACT: Isothermal and cyclic oxidation at elevated temperatures could severely limit performance of high temperature materials and components for aerospace application. With ever increasing engine operating temperatures for better fuel efficiency, oxidation and its interaction with fracture & fatigue failure is becoming an important consideration for engine designer. Under this SBIR Phase I pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Adaptive Thermal Control Material Systems and Coatings for Radiation Hardening of Spacecraft

    SBC: Applied Material Systems Engineering, Inc.(AMSENG)            Topic: AF093071

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this SBIR phase II proposal is to validate design and material and process engineering that demonstrated feasibility of processing the adaptive thermal control material system (TCMS) that is capable of providing a radiation hardened space stable performance along with the needs of the charge storage capability. Through this proposal the several engineered TCMS concepts fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Modified Nanoparticles for Lipophilic Toxin Sequestration

    SBC: AuraSense, LLC            Topic: AF10BT24

    ABSTRACT: Mycotoxins are a class of weaponizable toxic secondary metabolites of molds and fungi. No treatments exist for exposure to these lipophilic poisons. AuraSense proposes to use lipid and protein modified gold nanoparticles to develop constructs for the sequestration of toxic lipophilic molecules. Nanoparticles are ideal materials for development of such a system, as they are able to be fi ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Shock Initiation of Energetic Materials Due to Mesoscale Features

    SBC: Illinoisrocstar, L.L.C.            Topic: OSD09W01

    IllinoisRocstar LLC will develop, validate, and commercialize computational tools that predict the shock sensitivity of energetic materials as a function of their formulations. Specifically we will (i) use our novel packing code, Rocpack, to generate morphologies of interest for shock sensitivity assessments that include mesoscale features and energetic crystal models; (ii) modify our shock physic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Passive, Wireless Sensors for Turbine Engine Airfoils

    SBC: ENVIRONETIX TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION            Topic: AF093124

    A critical need exists for miniature, passive, wireless sensors that can be placed on rotating parts within aircraft turbine engines to perform health monitoring of key components. To meet these needs, this SBIR Phase II project focuses on developing and field testing a passive, wireless microwave acoustic sensor system for turbine engines, capable of monitoring temperature and pressure on rotati ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Automatic Load Balancing Device (ALBD) for Energy Efficient Tactical Shelters

    SBC: HY-TEK MANUFACTURING CO., INC.            Topic: AF103246

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of reducing fuel consumption by efficiently providing single phase 120VAC power distribution that is automatically load balanced over existing 240VAC three phase generator produced power. This device, coined the Automatic Load Balancing Device (ALBD), will supply single phase 120VAC for distribution within Forward Operating ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Continuous Indoor Vapor Intrusion Monitoring System for Volatile Organic Compounds

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: AF103226

    ABSTRACT: The AF has a need for vapor intrusion alarms. Dioxide proposes a device that uses a preconcentrator, microGC and novel detector. The device will use The TO-15/17 protocol to scan for the compounds of interest to the air force. BENEFIT: This device will be useful for indoor air quality control for a number of applications.

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. High Efficiency Flexible Photovoltaic Blankets

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: AF10BT05

    ABSTRACT: MicroLink proposes a device that combines ultra-thin, high-efficiency, GaAs-based multijunction solar cells, made using our proprietary epitaxial lift-off (ELO) process, with a novel packaging approach that will result in high-efficiency, flexible photovoltaic blankets. MicroLink has developed a process that produces ultra-thin, flexible solar cells. In this project, these flexible so ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Cell Regulation with Polyvalent Nanoparticles

    SBC: AuraSense, LLC            Topic: AF103043

    ABSTRACT: Polyvalent nanoparticle constructs have unique properties that make them ideal for gene regulation applications, while overcoming many of the challenges which have prevented oligonucleotides from being developed into viable therapies. Specifically, AuraSense is developing constructs which are highly resistant to nuclease digestion, have high binding constants for intracellular targets, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Front End Opto-Electronics for Future Radio Communications

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: ST081013

    The innovation in this Phase II SBIR program is the development of a unique process technology that will enable the realization of a high current InP based photodetector capable of operating at increased optical power densities and with improved reliability. The process technology is an epitaxial lift-off (ELO) process in which the epitaxial material is completely removed from the InP substrate o ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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