Award Data

For best search results, use the search terms first and then apply the filters
Reset

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. AN ALTERNATE MATERIAL FOR CONSTRUCTION OF SHELL PADS TO ESTABLISH OYSTER SEED BEDS AND COMMERCIAL REEFS

    SBC: Continental Shelf Assocs Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH ON AN ALTERNATE MATERIAL, ANHYDRITE CALCIUM SULFATE, FOR USE AS CULTCH IN CONSTRUCTING SEED BEDS AND ARTIFICIAL OYSTER REEFS IS HEREIN PROPOSED. GIVEN THE FACTS THAT OYSTER PRODUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES HAS DECLINED GREATLY SINCE 1908 AND THAT NATURAL OYSTERSHELL IS SCARCE AND EXPENSIVE, MOTIVATION FOR USE OF THIS ALTERNATE MATERIAL AS CULTCH INCLUDES ITS CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION, LOW COST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  4. AN INTEGRATED WIND SPEED AND WIND DIRECTION SENSOR

    SBC: Climatronics Corp            Topic: N/A

    THE FEASIBILITY OF USING A CONVENTIONAL 3-CUP ANEMOMETER AND A HEATED THERMISTOR TO OBTAIN WIND SPEED AND WIND DIRECTION IS PROPOSED. THE TECHNIQUE ONLY REQUIRESKNOWLEDGE OF MONITORING THE ROTATION RATE OF THE ANEMOMETER AND DETERMINING THE PEAK RESPONSE OF A HEATED THERMISTOR WHICH IS EXPOSED TO THE FLOW ONCE WITH EACH REVOLUTION OF THE CUP ANEMOMETER VIA A SENSING PORT. THE TECHNIQUE DOES NOT RE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  5. AUTOMATED FABRICATION OF NET SHAPE MICROSTALLINE AND COMPOSITE METAL STRUCTURES WITHOUT MOLDS

    SBC: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynamics            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT INVOLVES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW TECHNIQUE FOR THE GENERATION OF COMPLEX THREE-DIMENSIONAL STRUCTURES DIRECTLY FROM A CAD/CAM DATABASE WITHOUT THE NEED FOR PRELIMINARY PROCESSES (MOLDS) OR SUBSEQUENT MACHINING (THE PARTS ARE FABRICATED TO NET SHAPE). THE INNOVATION IS TO USE INDEPENDENTLY TARGETED PARTICLES OF METAL OR COMPOSITE METAL TO BUILD STRUCTURES UNDER COMPUTER CONTROL IN MUC ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  6. DEVELOP AN INHALATION SCREENING DOSE MONITOR FOR WORKERS AT NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

    SBC: Mikayola International            Topic: N/A

    AN "INHALATION SCREENING DOSE COLLAR-STANCHION MONITOR" WITHEMBEDDED MINIATURE THIN-WALL GEIGER-MUELLER RADIATION DETECTORS EVALUATES THE THYROID GLAND FOR NANOCURIE ACTIVITYINVENTORY. THE PRIMARY TECHNICAL OBJECTIVE IS TO ESTABLISH THAT THE "COLLAR-STANCHION MONITOR" WILL BE CAPABLE OF DETECTING WITHIN 15 SECONDS AND WITH 2 SIGMA CONFIDENCE AN ACTIVITY INVENTORY OF 0.7 NANOCURIES OF I-131 DOSE EQ ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Nuclear Regulatory Commission
  7. DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYSIS TOOL FOR HIGH AND LOW VELOCITY ICE INDENTATION PROBLEMS

    SBC: Simtex Inc.            Topic: N/A

    TWO MAJOR OBSTACLES CONFRONTED PREVIOUS ATTEMPTS TO ANALYZE FIELD ICE BEHAVIOR; NAMELY: THE LACK OF PROPER CONSTITUTIVE LAWS TO MODEL REALISTIC ICE BEHAVIOR, PARTICULARLY AT HIGH STRAIN-RATES, AND THE DIFFICULTY IN INCORPORATING LARGE ICE DEFORMATIONS IN THE ANALYSIS. THIS PROPOSAL PRESENTS A STUDY WHICH WILL IMPLEMENT AN ICE CONSTITUTIVE MODEL SUBROUTINE TO WORK IN CONJUNCTION WITH A LAGRANGE EXP ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  8. EFFICIENT COMMUNICATION USING THE METEOR BURST CHANNEL

    SBC: Scs Telecom, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE FREQUENCY SPECTRUM THROUGHOUT THE WORLD IS EXTREMELY CONGESTED AND AN URGENT NEED FOR AN ALTERNATE MEANS OF COMMUNICATIONS EXISTS FOR PRESENT AND FUTURE SOCIETIES. THEMETEOR BURST CHANNEL (MBC) REPRESENTS SUCH AN ALTERNATE MODEOF COMMUNICATION. LOCATED BETWEEN 40 - 80 MHZ, THE METEOR BURST CHANNEL IS ONLY RECENTLY BEING CONSIDERED FOR USE BY INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. THE CHANNEL CAN BE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  9. HIGH RESOLUTION SCANNING RF PROBE FOR SEMICONDUCTOR ELECTRICCONDUCTIVITY MEASUREMENTS

    SBC: InterScience, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ELECTRIC CONDUCTIVITY AND EXCESS CARRIER LIFETIME ARE TWO OFTHE MOST IMPORTANT PARAMETERS THAT DETERMINE THE PERFORMANCEOF SEMICONDUCTOR MATERIALS FOR APPLICATION AS PHOTODETECTORS. THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN NON-DESTRUCTIVE, HIGH RESOLUTION MEASUREMENTS OF THESE CHARACTERISTICS IS ONEOF THE BASIC PROBLEMS IN THE DEVELOPMENT AND FABRICATION OF SUCH MATERIALS. A TECHNIQUE TO MEASURE THE CONDUCTIVITY BAS ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
  10. IMPROVED DRILLING TOOL CONTROL SYSTEM

    SBC: Larry Russell & Assocs.            Topic: N/A

    THIS IMPROVED DOWNHOLE DRILLING TOOL CONTROL SYSTEM PROVIDES A SIMPLER, LESS EXPENSIVE, AND MORE RELIABLE MEANS OF OPERATING MANY TYPES OF DRILLING, TEST, AND COMPLETION TOOLS. THE SYSTEM IS OPERATED BY TEMPORARY INCREASES IN PUMP PRESSURE, WITH AUTOMATIC COMPENSATION FOR CHANGES IN HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE. THE SYSTEM PROVIDES FEEDBACK, IS OF FULL-BORE DESIGN, IS COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER TYPES OF TOOLS, ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 National Science Foundation
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government