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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. Cognitive Residential Heat Pump Fault Detection and Diagnostic Datalogger

    SBC: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES INC            Topic: 9010173R

    Millions of heat pumps are used to heat and cool homes and buildings year round. Continuous operation means that components wear out at a greater rate. As a result, maintenance of residential heat pumps is a major cost driver. Current methods focus on reduced use through control settings. Typically, demand has wide swings throughout the day and people are unable to customize controls. Inevitably, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. In-Plane Conductivity Improvement to Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials (MSC P4146)

    SBC: Materials Sciences LLC            Topic: A13070

    Missile modernization and future missile designs are utilizing more sophisticated and higher powered electronics in the pursuit of extended missile range, improved accuracy and precision targeting for striking enemy threats. Tight packaging and sophistication of these electronic systems can generate significant heat loads, which needs to be dissipated efficiently in order to maintain functionality ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Autonomous Broad Spectrum Environmental Sentinels

    SBC: Nevada Nanotech Systems Inc.            Topic: A13AT017

    We propose a platform for aerial environmental monitoring based on the integration of two advanced technologies for the first time: a lightweight, flying robotic platform capable of hovering and swarming, and a compact, low-power chemical sensor platform called the Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS): a robust, low-cost, silicon-chip-based micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) that has been use ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Environmental Control Unit with Integrated Thermal Storage

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD13EP1

    Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) proposes the development of an Environmental Control Unit (ECU) that uses an integrated Phase Change Material (PCM) to provide thermal energy storage. The PCM is contained within the system. During the thermal energy regeneration or collection stages of operation, the coolant is pumped through the PCM to remove or deposit thermal energy, respectively. I ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. BLAST: A System for Bandwidth- and Latency-Scalable Teleoperation

    SBC: Neya Systems, LLC            Topic: OSD13HS3

    Most current teleoperated ground vehicle systems require a high-bandwidth link to support either real-time streaming video or streamed 3D structure back to the operator control unit, and experience significant performance degradation in the presence of communication latencies as small as 100 milliseconds. These latency and bandwidth requirements severely hamper use of teleop systems in situations ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Pulse Power and Energy Sources for High Power Microwave and High Power Laser

    SBC: ASR Corporation            Topic: A12066

    ASR proposes to develop an HPM source for deployment into the MLRS M26 (or smaller) payload bay. Multiple, parallel FEGs will charge a single quarter wave oscillator to 100kV or more, and each FEG will be fired in order to accomplish the desired pulse repetition rates (PRR) in excess of 100 Hz. When the oscillator is fully charged, an internal switch closes and the oscillator will begin to oscil ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Residual Property Prediction for Damaged Composite Structures (MSC P 4141)

    SBC: Materials Sciences LLC            Topic: A12083

    Advanced composite material systems are vital to the development of lightweight, multi-functional Army missile systems.In addition to reducing the weight of the structure, composite materials provide the ability to expand the function of the structure by tailoring stiffness and strength characteristics for numerous applications such as solid rocket motor cases, missile airframes, missile guidance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Novel Concept for Mapping Out No Fire Zones for a Scalable Effects High Power Laser System with a Multi-Mission Capability

    SBC: TAU TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: A12065

    High-Energy Laser (HEL) systems offer advantages of scalability and precision attack unavailable with conventional munitions. Their long-range, speed-of-light-attack capability provides unique benefits for area defense, precision attack, and covert strike, but lasers introduce new elements of airspace deconfliction to the battlefield. HEL systems require a clear line of sight to the target as co ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Air Combat Identification (ACID) Module

    SBC: DANIEL H. WAGNER ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: A08198

    In this Phase II SBIR project, Daniel H. Wagner Associates will develop a full-scale prototype Air Combat Identification (ACID) Module that will improve the accuracy of Track Management or Data Fusion systems when attempting to estimate the identity or classification of an Air target. The underlying technical mechanism by which the ACID module will estimate the targets identity is a Bayesian Netw ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Surface Engineering Technologies for Improved Gear Efficiency

    SBC: Wedeven Associates, Inc.            Topic: A12022

    The frictional losses in a gear mesh can be reduced by including super-finishing in the final manufacturing process. Phase I simulation tests of a hypoid rear axle gear shows a reduction in traction coefficient of 50 percent from an"as ground"surface to a high quality super-finished surface. This level of friction reduction is consistent for both low and high speeds. Phase I shows that costly s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
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