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. High Power, Mid-Infrared Fiber Supercontinuum Light Source

    SBC: MESA PHOTONICS, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Modern supercontinuum (SC) light sources are generated by non-linear interactions between ultrashort pulse lasers and optical fibers. Output in near-ultraviolet to near-infrared wavelength ranges has been demonstrated. These light sources have high brightness and are spatially coherent. Recently, output to 4.5 µm was achieved using fluoride glass fibers; optical absorption by the fiber prevents l ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Innovative Residential Fire Sensor

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Southwest Sciences proposes development of residential fire sensing systems based on low cost optical imaging sensors combined with newly introduced highly miniaturized, low power CO sensors. Sensor modules will also include temperature sensors. The modules will be part of a low power wireless network. Each module will be about ½ the size of a business card, a few mm thick, and will operate for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. A Microcalorimeter Alpha Spectrometer for Analysis of Nuclear Material


    A key factor of international efforts to identify and suppress the supply of and demand for nuclear materials, and thereby to deter potential traffickers, is the ability to accurately identify contradicted material and ultimately to trace it back to its origin. Alpha particle spectroscopy is widely used in nuclear forensics to assay trace quantities of sensitive nuclear materials, but the limited ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Foam-based Vehicle Arresting System

    SBC: Adherent Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A08124

    The threat of explosive-laden vehicles driving in close proximity to military installations has been a major concern since the attacks on the USMC headquarters in Beirut in 1983. The large quantity of explosive a single truck can carry combined with the sheer power of a heavy vehicle driven at high speed makes it a dangerous weapon and a challenge to stop without massive barriers. The ideal vehi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. High Performance RF Over Fiber Link for Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Platforms

    SBC: ARTISAN LABORATORIES CORP.            Topic: A08080

    Artisan Laboratories Corporation proposes to develop high density, high performance RF over fiber technology. Artisan’s approach to the technology is to design for high efficiency and high volume production that saves size, weight and power plus cooling by taking advantage of advanced modulation, transmission and packaging techniques. Artisan has developed highly efficient RF over fiber links an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. HARV/LRF: Head-Aimed Remote Vision System for Surveillance and Targeting

    SBC: CHATTEN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: A07044

    This proposal addresses the need for a smart, network-compatible, enhanced head-aimed video sensor system to enable geo-location and target hand-off from robotic platforms. The sensor system provides enhanced remote situational awareness, with specific features aimed towards reconnaissance and surveillance, and target identification and designation missions. This same sensor is also applicable t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Bioinformatic Based Wearable Critical Care Monitor


    The objective of this Phase I application is the focused development of an advanced bioinformatic based wearable critical care monitor to enhance warfighter medical care. This will be accomplished by building upon an existing advanced sensor, hardware and software platform developed by BodyMedia Advanced Development combined with additional computational and clinical expertise provided by Virgini ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Missile/UAV Dispense Interference Modeling


    The innovation is that of using blast-based concepts for the hypersonic/endo dispense of an array of small hardened projectiles (SHAPs) from an interceptor missile. Hit-to-kill successes using this SHAP concept will be significantly enhanced from that of conventional, single warhead concepts, akin to the improved probability of hitting a fast moving object with buckshot in comparison to a single ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Transpiration Cooling Computational Fluid Dynamics Submodel


    This proposal entails the development of specialized CFD models which can analyze transpiration cooling processes in complex high-speed environments. This is of significant importance to the Army since “well-designed” transpiration concepts are needed on missile systems that can provide reductions in both heat transfer and skin friction, resulting in improvements in overall performance. The ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Advanced Scramjet Engine/Vehicle Design


    This program entails designing a Mach 10, scramjet propelled missile system using advanced CFD and design-optimization tools. The CFD codes were validated using full-scale data sets obtained from tests performed in the LENS shock tunnel facility. They contain advanced turbulence and thermochemical models. A preliminary rocket boosted and scramjet propelled concept vehicle will be designed meeting ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
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