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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. Piezoelectric Single Crystal Applications

    SBC: Acoustech Corporation            Topic: N/A

    "A study is proposed in which the performance of an underwater acoustic vector sensor (AVS) containing conventional piezoelectric transducers is compared with that of an AVS containing single crystal piezoelectric transducers. An acoustic vector sensor isa device that measures three orthogonal components of the acoustic particle velocity in conjunction with the acoustic pressure at a single point ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Naval Device Applications of Relaxor Piezoelectric Single Crystals

    SBC: Acoustech Corporation            Topic: N/A

    "Acoustech proposes a Phase I study to develop an acoustic dyadic sensor using piezoelectric single crystals. The study combines theoretical and numerical modeling along with experimental data obtained from a pre-prototype unit to assess the feasibility ofdeveloping a full scale unit during Phase II for a surveillance application. Greater sensor directivity in a comparable or smaller sized packag ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Vinyl Ester Compatible High-Modulus Fiber System for Composite Laminates

    SBC: Adherent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N04094

    An aqueous-based finish (sizing) was developed in Phase I to improve the carbon/vinyl ester interfacial bond. The finish is composed of a reactive coupling agent, a low viscosity vinyl ester resin, a free radical inhibitor, and a surfactant. The reactive finishes substantially improved the carbon/vinyl ester interface compared to unsized or FOE sized materials. Failure mode analysis shows that ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. High Temperature Finishes/Sizings for Polyimide Matrix Composites

    SBC: Adherent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N04251

    New high-temperature sizings are needed to improve the properties and durability of carbon/polyimide composites. Compatibility with weaving and braiding operations and improved wetting during prepregging or resin infusing polyimide resin is also needed. Achieving these characteristics will result in reducing life cycle costs for jet engine composites through better property translation, reduced ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Finishing Process to Improve Interfacial Bonding in SiC/BMI Composites

    SBC: Adherent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N05025

    High-temperature (HT) polymer matrix composites (PMCs) are desired for many aerospace and military applications. Silicon carbide (SiC) fibers provide a potentially attractive reinforcement for HT PMCs for applications ranging from propulsion systems to structures for the orbiting space plane. The sizings routinely added to commercial SiC fibers are not compatible with the new HT matrix resins. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Phosphorous-Containing Epoxy Resins for Room Temperature VARTM

    SBC: Adherent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N06T017

    The Navy intends to start using a significant quantity of composite structures in surface ship construction in an effort to decrease costs as well as to reduce the visibility of the ships to radar. The large size of the target structures necessitates the use of low temperature, non-autoclave processing techniques such as Vacuum Assisted Resin Transfer Molding (VARTM). In the recent past, most m ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SmallSAR)

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Small Synthetic Aperture Radar (SmallSAR)

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. High Performance Heat Spreaders for High Heat Flux Power Electronic Modules

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N03055

    The addition of advanced power electronics, radar, armor and weapons systems will significantly increase the thermal load onboard the Navy’s future warships. Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT), supported by Alstom Power Conversion and American Competitiveness Institute (ACI), will develop a high performance oscillating flow heat spreader technology for cooling of high power electronics th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. VCHP Heat Exchanger for Passive Thermal Management of a Fuel Cell Reforming Process

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N05041

    A key component of the Navy fuel cell system is the reformer, which converts diesel fuel into methane for consumption by the fuel cell. Reaction temperatures are critical to proper function of the reformer. Reaction temperatures are currently regulated by valves in the process gas streams. These valves require power, consume space, increase pressure drop, and are hindering tight integration and pa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
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