Award Data

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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 September, 2020.

  1. Improved Microcalorimeter Detectors for X-ray Chemical Shift Mapping

    SBC: STAR CRYOELECTRONICS LLC            Topic: 9020868TT

    X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy is a widely used and extremely sensitive analytical technique for qualitative and quantitative chemical analysis. Superconducting Transition Edge Sensor (TES) microcalorimeter detectors have now been developed that achieve an energy resolution of 2 eV for 1.5 keV X-rays, which is sufficient to enable the measurement of the small shift of the X-ray line position that ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Dynamic Frequency Passive Millimeter-Wave Radiometer Based on Optical Up-Conversion

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: 941D

    In the proposed effort, we will leverage this extensive experience and capabilities to realize a frequency agile mmW radiometer that can cover the range of DC-110 GHz and can be scaled to DC-200 GHz under Phase II. Ours is a photonic system that multiplies and up-coverts a low-frequency reference signal onto an optical carrier (laser) using EO modulation, then uses the modulation sidebands to inj ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  3. Alternative Source for Neutron Generation

    SBC: TECHSOURCE, INC.            Topic: A12088

    This Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 proposal requests $100,000 support for TechSource to identify and document feasible technology options to replace the White Sands Fast Burst Reactor (FBR); reference Army Topic Number A12-088,"Alternative Source for Neutron Generation. The U.S. Army requires a neutron generator to replace the FBR highly enriched uranium (HEU) based technology with ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Free-Space Optical Communications: Light Detection and Ranging Enhanced Data Delivery

    SBC: MZA Associates Corporation            Topic: A12089

    Over the past few years, lidar programs have collected 3-D imagery enabling unprecendented views of the battlefield. Unfortunately, lidar systems collect such large volumes of data that it is not available in real time. This SBIR Phase I proposal suggests a research program to design low-SWaP free-space optical communication (FSOC) system to download lidar data to a ground station at high data rat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Low-Cost Chaos Radar

    SBC: TECHFLOW SCIENTIFIC            Topic: A11aT001

    To address the Army"s Phase-II requirements for a low-cost chaos-based radar demonstrator, TechFlow and its research partners- the University of New Mexico and Forza Silicon Corp., will implement and test a prototype E-band chaos radar system incorporating a coherent receiver. In Phase I, the TechFlow team performed a comprehensive study of the coherent chaos-based modulation scheme described by C ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. EdgeWare: Evolving ISR Applications for the Warfighter

    SBC: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES INC            Topic: A11095

    Management Sciences"EdgeWare is motivated by the needs of warfighters to understand and negotiate the complex environments in which they are deployed. EdgeWare is an Edge Enabled System (EES) framework that will leverage and enhance the situation awareness (SA) of dismounted warfighters. Using EdgeWare, warfighters will develop, extend and combine ISR applications for their current mission. Situat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Tools for Rapid Automated Development of Expert Models (TRADEM)

    SBC: Eduworks Corporation            Topic: A12026

    Intelligent tutoring systems (ITS) are complex adaptive learning systems that simulate one-on-one tutoring. Research shows they improve learning and reduce time to mastery. Unfortunately, they are also expensive and time-consuming to produce. Existing IT authoring tools eliminate low level programming but require that domain models, expert models and content be created manually. In Phase I of t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Embedded Collaborative Intelligent Generator Management with Grid-Centric Microcontrollers


    In Afghanistan, fuel to run electrical generators is a major cost driver. The DoD"s latest method is"right size"with units with multiple generators of different ratings and train soldiers to manually switch generators as demand changes. Typically, demand has wide swings throughout the day and soldiers can"t just stand next to generators to"right size."Inevitably, fuel will be wasted waiting for so ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Development of linear/non-linear radar system

    SBC: Stolar Research Corporation            Topic: A13018

    Modern ground warfare platforms are burdened with the critical need for escalating capabilities effectiveness in the face of prohibitive competition for platform size, weight, and power (SWAP). Traditionally, stand-alone sensor packages were developed singly, and treated as individual add-ons to already SWAP-burdened platforms; the inherent inefficiency of stand-alone capabilities can no longer be ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Vehicle Spacing Determination and Display In Low Visibility Conditions

    SBC: TECHFLOW SCIENTIFIC            Topic: A13027

    To address PEO Ground Systems requirements for a low-cost system that can determine and display convoy vehicle spacing in low visibility conditions, TechFlow will adapt the capabilities of its innovative millimeter-wave coherent chaotic radar technology, currently being developed under an AMRDEC-sponsored STTR Phase-II program. TechFlows chaos radar technology offers several benefits over conventi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
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