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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 April, 2020.

  1. Practical Wind Tunnel Test Methodology for Directed Energy Applications

    SBC: Physics, Materials, and Applied Mathematics Research L.L.C.            Topic: AF131180

    ABSTRACT: There is an urgent DoD desire to better enable effective ground testing T & E methodologies in order to maximize the information return for DE systems. During the planning phase for wind tunnel tests, the finite number of options for positioning the source, target, and sensors are evaluated. If the dynamic environment of each location is known, a motion damping system can be used to mit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Oxidation Resistant Heating Elements for High Temperature Wind Tunnels

    SBC: Plasma Processes, LLC            Topic: AF131189

    ABSTRACT: High temperature wind tunnels are needed to replicate the environment vehicles will experience during high Mach number flight. Of particular interest are sustained airflow temperatures of 2800 F. Although this level of performance has been obtained by two of NASA's wind tunnel facilities (i.e. High Temperature Tunnel (HTT) at Langley Research Center and Hypersonic Tunnel Facility ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Cryodeposit Mitigation and Removal Techniques for Radiometric Calibration Chambers

    SBC: OPTICAL SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: AF12BT10

    ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation (OSC) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville"s Center for Applied Optics (UAH/CAO) will demonstrate the feasibility and present a plan for developing optical instrumentation for the monitoring, mitigation, and removal of cryodeposits accumulated on optical and mechanical surfaces in cryogenic-vacuum radiometric calibration chambers. OSC will investigat ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. METSI: Metadata Establishing Trust in SOA-based Information

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF112041

    ABSTRACT: Operating in a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment is risky because there is limited ability to gauge the quality of information, especially information that has been transformed multiple times as it flows within the SOA. To address this problem, CFDRC built METSI (Metadata Establishing Trust in SOA-based Information) to quantify the Quality of Information (QoI) using seven ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Strategically Radiation-Hardened Star Tracker

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: AF103114

    ABSTRACT: In today"s limited government budget environment, the push is towards smaller spacecraft with more rapid development times (

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Ultra-Lightweight and Low-Cost Space Telescope Mirrors using CFRP Composites

    SBC: Composite Mirror Applications inc            Topic: AF103117

    ABSTRACT: The current designs of telescopes for space borne applications use monolithic glass, beryllium, or silicon-carbide optics. With the existing optical technology, it is increasingly difficult or impossible to meet the new goals and requirements of AF, ORS, and other modern DoD missions. In particular, (a) rapid fabrication, response to needs, (b) ultra-lightweight optics, (c) compact si ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Next Generation Static Warhead Testing (NG-SWaT)

    SBC: TORCH TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: AF121096

    ABSTRACT: Leveraging the results of our Phase I work, Torch proposes developing/integrating an innovative instrumentation system along with automated data processing and data fusion algorithms to better characterize debris damage effects from static detonating weapon tests. Our Phase II work plan will focus on developing the instrumentation suite and live-fire field test measurements to gather th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Naturalistic Operator Interface for Immersive Environments

    SBC: Unova Technologies, LLC            Topic: OSD12HS2

    This proposal addresses the significant need for supervisory control of sensor networks within a fully-immersive synthetic environment with novel Human-Machine Interfaces (HMIs). A methodology and process to design a Synthetic Environment Machine Interface System (SEMIS) with multi-modal inference processing based on gestures and speech is detailed. The Phase 1 Work Plan employs the Rational Unifi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Next Generation vacuum Nanoelectric Device

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: AF121155

    ABSTRACT: Scientic, Inc. will team with Vanderbilt University to produce innovative new vacuum field emission (VFE) devices developed from Vanderbilt proprietary laterally configured VFE triode configurations. As a prototype demonstration device, Scientic and Vanderbilt will develop a novel low noise/low distortion VFE differential amplifier, which achieves the properties of ultrafast switching s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. First-Principles-Based Framework for Discovery and Design of Sustainable Non-Rare-Earth High-Temperature Alloy Systems

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: OSD12T06

    In this STTR Phase I project, CFD Research Corporation and University of Nebraska at Omaha will develop a preliminary computationally-driven first-principles framework for discovery and design of non-RE-containing alloys for high temperature applications. While rare-earth (RE) based alloys have played a pivotal role in modern defense and high-tech industry, sustainability of RE-based materials is ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force

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