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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. Advanced Ternary SLS for 2-Color LW/LW FPA for Interceptor Seekers

    SBC: INTELLIGENT EPITAXY TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: MDA10012

    This Phase I SBIR effort will develop robust and high performance infrared detector technology based on GaSb-based Type II strained-layer superlattices (SLS). The advanced device design will be based on the Naval Research Lab (NRL) W-barrier and Ternary absorber epitaxy materials system. The detector design will focus on the two-color LW/LW for interceptor seeker application. The SLS detector des ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Analysis of New WWVB Modulation Schemes for Future Broadcast

    SBC: XW, LLC dba Xtendwave            Topic: N/A

    This Phase 2 project targets the completion of the development of an improved system for the broadcasting of the WWVB signal, as a direct continuation of the Phase 1 project, which successfully validated the proposed approach through a feasibility study and analyses. Objectives of this project include the design of the new modulation scheme and protocol, the development of a new time-code generato ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Cost Competitive Wave Energy Without Moving Parts

    SBC: Oscilla Power, Inc.            Topic: 815

    Oscilla Power, Inc. (OPI) is developing a utility-scale wave energy harvester that is enabled by low cost and readily-available magnetostrictive alloys. T his device, which utilizes no moving parts, has the potential to deliver predictable quantities of electric power to coastal utilities, industrial users, and remote facilities at costs competitive with coal or gas. The Phase I project demonstra ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  4. Development of a High Strength Low Thermal Diffusivity Insulator Material

    SBC: C9 Corporation            Topic: MDA09012

    The C9 team proposes to exploit the success of the phase I effort by fabricating and doing full scale testing of the Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System(TDACS) Throat support for the Block IIA or Block IIB upgrades of the SM-3 Missile Defense system. The desired goal is to be production ready for BlockIIA which is currently in Critical Design Review with full scale testing in the 3rd qua ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. 3D Tip Characterization and Surface Reconstruction

    SBC: Nanometrology International, Inc.            Topic: 9070168TT

    Nanometrology International, Inc. (NMI) proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of 3-dimensional (3D) characterization of nanoscale objects using scanning probe microscopy (SPM) with a measurement uncertainty of less than 0.7 nm. To accomplish this task, we propose a novel method of 3D tip characterization and use of an innovative surface reconstruction algorithm recently introduced by NIST and th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. Efficient Sensor Management for Optimal Multi-Task Performance (ES-MaTe)

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: MDA10002

    Knowledge Based Systems, Inc. (KBSI) proposes to investigate innovative methodologies and algorithms for Efficient Sensor Management for Optimal Multi-Task Performance (ES-MaTe), The goal of the proposed research is to investigate an efficient sensor resource management method for sensor scheduling specific to tasks required by a missile defense system. The Ballistic Missile Defense System uses ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Game Theoretic Resource Optimization for Battle Management

    SBC: VCRSOFT LLC            Topic: MDA09026

    The resource allocation problem and the associated resource management solution is composed of three levels. At the highest level is the game theoretic mapping of alternative offense and defense actions, much like a chess game. At the next level is the large-scale efficient mathematical optimization formulation of the game theory matrix. At the last level is the solution of each optimization sub-p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Innovative Sensor Packaging and Testing

    SBC: CRITICAL IMAGING, LLC            Topic: MDA10024

    This proposal addresses the need for innovative test packaging to permit testing of new focal plane arrays, read-out integrated circuit designs and related components in a mission relevant environment. We address the middle stage development gap that exists between FPA prototype and sensor system testing to support an evolutionary capability-based acquisition model with spiral technology developm ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Innovative Waveforms and Related Signal Processing for Missile Defense Radars

    SBC: Helios Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.            Topic: MDA09017

    The objective of this effort is to develop innovative waveforms and related signal processing algorithms that will improve the capability of missile defense radars in target detection, discrimination, and tracking, as well as reducing vulnerability to jamming and other countermeasures. We will demonstrate significant performance improvements by modeling and simulation. In addition, during the Ph ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Large Diameter GaSb Substrate for Large Format SLS FPA Applications

    SBC: INTELLIGENT EPITAXY TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: MDA10009

    This Phase I SBIR effort will seek to develop high performance superlattice infrared focal plane array technology by establishing a 4"GaSb substrate manufacturing line based in Texas. Under this program, IntelliEPI proposes to develop 4"GaSb crystal pulling capability based on the vertical gradient freeze method. In addition, a double-side polishing capacity for GaSb up to 4"in diameter will be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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