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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: N/A

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

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Unipolar nBn HgCdTe on Silicon for High Performance, Low Cost NIR/SWIR Imagers

    SBC: EPIR TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: SOCOM12002

    We propose the development of a near infrared/shortwave infrared (NIR/SWIR) sensor based on mercury cadmium telluride (HgCdTe) in an n-type/barrier/n-type (nBn) architecture, designed for room-temperature operation in the 0.7 to 2.8µm NIR/SWIR spectral range. The sensor will compete as a low cost/high performance alternative to near infrared indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs)-based cameras by prov ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  3. Automatic Threat Recognition Algorithm for Volumetric CT Data

    SBC: Telesecurity Sciences, Inc.            Topic: HSB0122002

    This Phase I proposal describes the development of an Automatic Threat Recognition (ATR) algorithm for volumetric CT data. Our ATR algorithm consists of four stages: (1) preprocessing of CT data, (2) object segmentation of preprocessed CT data, (3) post-processing of segmentation results, and (4) explosive detection from the segmented objects. The ATR algorithm will be made computationally efficie ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Homeland Security
  4. Image Quality Assessment Toolkit for X-ray Imaging Systems

    SBC: Telesecurity Sciences, Inc.            Topic: HSB0122003

    This Phase I proposal describes (1) an automated image quality assessment (IQA) software to objectively quantify image quality of airport security X-ray imaging systems for both checked and carry-on baggage and (2) a design for a novel test phantom specialized for security CT scanners. For fixed images, automated algorithms will measure the Modulation Transfer Function (MTF) and Contrast-to-Noise ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of Homeland Security
  5. Optimized Network Sensing (ONS)

    SBC: RhinoCorps, Ltd            Topic: N/A

    Optimized Network Sensing (ONS) is a Modeling and Simulation Toolset which provides the capability for rapid and cost effective evaluation of currently deployed Chemical/Biological sensor networks or design of new networks. The Phase I effort will demonstarte the feasibility of such a toolset and determine which software modules best optimize the solution. Proven modules will be integrated in a fl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  6. EnerPak ¿an innovative power technology solution for advanced unattended ground sensors

    SBC: T P L, INC            Topic: N/A

    TPL proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of its EnerPak power solution for use in unattended ground sensors (UGS) for border security. The EnerPak combines energy harvesting technology with miniaturized electrochemical storage devices to provide a hybrid power source for sensors deployed in remote locations. Our solution uniquely meets the needs of border security UGS and delivers long life (at ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of Homeland Security
  7. Composite, Stuff-Proof Windshield and Lightweight Pilothouse Assembly

    SBC: PACKER TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL (FORME            Topic: N/A

    In this Phase I SBIR Program, K+P Agile will develop a high strength, lightweight, modular, composite windshield structure for the MK V Special Operations Craft (SOC) that will not fail when the craft passes through a wave (or

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
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