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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 April, 2020.

  1. INTERGRATING FIBER OPTIC RADIATION DOSIMETER

    SBC: Quantix Corp            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROJECT WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF EMPLOYING ELECTRON TRAPPING (ET) MATERIALS WITH FIBER OPTICS FILAMENTS FOR USE AS MICROPROBE RADIATION DOSIMETERS.THE ET MATERIALS TM CAN BE INTERROGATED BY NEAR-INFRARED TO PRODUCE VISIBLE OUTPUT SCALABLE TO RADIATION DOSES AT THE FIBER TIP. PHASE I WILL ASSESS THE PERFORMANCE OF SUCH MATERIALS AS MICROPORBE RADIATION DETECTORS INTEGRATED W ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  2. IMPROVED METHOD FOR HEATING CATALYTIC CONVERTERS OF VEHICLES TO ATTAIN ULTRA-LOW EMISSIONS

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE THREE-WAY CATALYTIC CONVERTER IS THE MOST IMPORTANT DEVICE MAKING TODAY'S AUTOMOBILES COMPLY WITH EXISTING EMISSION LAWS. THE FIRST TWO OR THREE MILES IN A TYPICAL 22-MINUTE, 12-MILE COMUTE IN TODAY'S VEHICLES RESULT IN THE EMISSION OF HALF OF THE TOTAL NON-METHANE HYDROCARBONS, WHICH RESULT IN THE PRODUCTION OF URBAN SMOG, AS WELL AS HALF OF THE TOXIC CO EMISSIONS. THIS OCCURS BECAUSE THE CAT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. ULTRA-TRACE ANALYSIS OF WATER AND WASTEWATER

    SBC: Ionics International, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IONICS RESEARCH INC. (IRI) HAS DETERMINED THAT UNCOATED CAPILLARY COLUMNS CAN BE USED TO CONCENTRATE ORGANICS FROM WATER. THE METHOD IS EXCEEDINGLY SIMPLE AND RAPID (10 MINUTES PER 100 ML), YET EFFECTIVE. IRI PLANS TO INVESTIGATE THE POTENTIAL OF THIS TECHNIQUE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INSTRUMENT SUITABLE FOR THA NALYSIS OF ORGANICS AT THE PART-PER-TRILLION LEVEL IN WATER AND WASTEWATER. SUCH AN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. ECONOMIC REMOVAL OF HYDROGEN SULFIDE FRM NATURAL GAS AND OIL

    SBC: Oaks Travel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL IS CONCERNED WITH THE ECONOMIC REMOVAL OF HYDROGEN SULFIDE, A TOXIC MATERIAL, FROM SOUR NATURAL GAS AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS. THE CURRENT STATUS OF H2S PROCESSING IS REVIEWED. THE CHEMISTRY OF SULFUR AND SULFIDE IN AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS AND PRELIMINARY WORK ALREADY CARRIED OUT IN THE CONTINUOUS ELECTROLYSIS OF H2S TO YIELD HYDROGEN AND SULFUR ARE BRIEFLYDISCUSSED. THE ESTIMATED ECONOMIC GA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. ENHANCED SIMULATOR TRAINING PROGRAM FOR OPERATORS AT MULTI-UNIT PLANTS.

    SBC: Corpe Corp.            Topic: N/A

    AT MULTI-UNIT NUCLEAR GENRATING STATIONS, CONTROL ROOM OPERATORS ARE GENERALLY LICENSED TO OPERATE ALL SIMILAR UNITS. SIMULATOR TRAINING CONDUCTED AT THE LICENSEE TRAINING FACILITY OCCURS ON ONE SIMULATOR WHICH MAY NOT EXACTLY MIMIC ANY UNIT. INADEQUATE TRAINING ON UNIT-TO-UNIT AND UNIT-TO-SIMULATOR DIFFERENCES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH LIMITED PER-PERSON SIMULATOR TRAINING HOURS, CAN RESULT IN INCREAS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  6. ROBUST, ACCURATE, NON-CONTACTING VIBRATION MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

    SBC: EPOCH ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WHEN ROTATING MACHINERY DETERIORATES, VIBRTION PATTERSN CHANGE. WHEN BEARING FREQUENCIES APPEAR, THEN INCREASE IN AMPLITUDE, BEARING FAILURE LOOMS. THE SAME WITH VALVES; WHEN THEY LEAK, THEY VIBRATE. AS LEAKAGE INCREASES, THE VIBRATION PATTERN CHANGES. THERE ARE MANY OTHERS. THE KEY IS KNOWING WHERE AND HOW DEEPLY TO LOOK. THE KEY IN OLDER REACTOR PLANTS IS TO UNOBTRUSIVELY, ECONOMICALLY BACKFIT S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED TECHNIQUES FOR DYNAMIC PRA

    SBC: Frh, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    CHANGES IN PLANT STATUS, EITHER BEFORE OR DURING AN ACCIDENT SEQUENC CAN CONSIDERABLY AFFECT ITS OUTCOME; BOTH THE ACTURAL OUTCOME AND THAT PREDICTED BY PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT. IN ORDER TO ACCURATELY REPRESENT THE POSSIBLE ACCIDENTS AND THEIR PROBABILITIES, THE PRA MODEL MUST CONSIDER THE DYNAMIC CHARACTER OF THE PLANT, IT'S SYSTEMS AND OPERATORS. A LIVING, DYNAMIC PRA IS ONE IN WHICH ALL T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  8. PREDICTION OF CHECK VALVE PERFORMANCE & DEGRADATION IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT SYSTEMS

    SBC: KALSI ENGINEERING, INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  9. ELECTROTHERMAL REFORMING OF HAZARDOUS ORGANICS AND WATER- SOLUBLE WASTES

    SBC: A1-chem Fuels Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. A FUZZY SET APPROACH FOR SEISMIC SAFETY MARGINS ASSESSMENT.

    SBC: Eda Consultants            Topic: N/A

    THE CONTRACTOR SHALL DEVELOP A FUZZY SET METHODOLOGY FOR UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS IN PROBABILISTIC SEISMIC SAFETY ASSESSMENT OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS. FUZZY SET LOGIC WILL BEUSED FOR COLLECTING, QUANTIFYING AND PROPAGATING SUBJECTIVE,ENGINEERING JUDGEMENT USED IN THE UNCERTAINTY ANALYSIS. IN PHASE I, FEASIBILITY OF THE PROPOSED APPROACH WILL BE DEMONSTRATED BY APPLYING IT TO SELECTED PARTS OF A PROBABI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission

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