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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 June, 2020.

  1. Diamond Opening-Switch-Based X-Ray Simulator

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop an all-solid-state, compact, portable, multi-gigawatt poer modulator for electron and ion beam diodes, high power microwave and x-ray sources. This modulator is based on Inductive Energy Store (IES) using an array of Diamond Opening Switches for power compression. Because power amplification using IES requires a much smaller volume ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Multilayer Capacitors Utilizing Phase Change Ceramics for High Energy Storage

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    For this Phase I SBIR program, high volumetric efficiency, energy storage capacitors are proposed using phase change ceramics. These materials are nonlinear dielectrics that make use of electric field induced antiferroelectric to ferroelectric phase transition to store more energy per volume than is possible with linear dielectrics (10 J/cm3 compared to 2 J/cm3). Furthermore phase change materia ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. Compact, Rugged, Flexible Fiber Optic Interferometer for Sensitive Gas and P

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop a new type of interferometer that is compact and portable and can be used to make in-situ measurements of gases and plasmas. This interferometer uses polarization maintaining optical fibers and diode lasers to duplicate the capabilities of existing Mach-Zender interferometers that use dicrete optical elements such as mirrors, lenses ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  4. Advanced HTI Payload Based on Hi-Therm Materials

    SBC: GENERAL SCIENCES INC            Topic: N/A

    On-going developmental programs have produced munitions systems which are capable of penetrating and functioning within hardened fixed ground targets. They are equipped with high explosive and fragmenting warheads to achieve target defeat but in the process produce unaccceptable target venting and agent dispersal. The need exists for a warhead payload which can effectively defeat chemical and bi ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
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    SBC: Intelligent Optical Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 2000 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  6. Passive multi-view, multi-channel detection of highly obscured targets

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: NGA04001

    Under our Phase I SBIR effort, and also under a complementary Arete Associates IR&D-funded airborne program, Areté successfully defined and performed preliminary airborne, long-standoff, demonstration of critical elements of novel, passive, multi-view, multi-channel algorithms for performing FOPEN against targets highly occluded by foliage. During Phase II, through the Phase II option, Arete prop ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. Alternative PNT Augmentations for Handhelds

    SBC: YOTTA NAVIGATION CORPORATION            Topic: NGA07002

    During Phase I, Yotta Navigation developed a proof-of-concept version of the MOUTman, envisioned to be a rugged, secure, high-precision, handheld real-time navigation system suitable for military operations. This system took advantage of Yotta Navigation expertise in several areas: inertial and GPS-assisted navigation, user interface design, efficient integration of components from mainstream supp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. Reconfigurable Mobile VHF Lightning Mapping System

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 94

    A preliminary design of a mobile receiver system for intra-cloud lightning detection, mapping, and tracking was completed and analyzed during the Phase I program. The direction-finding (DF) receiver design is small enough for use on small UAVs and utilizes the full VHF spectrum. The lightning Mapping Unmanned Sensor (LITMUS) design will be finalized, fabricated, assembled, and demonstrated durin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  9. Automated Detection, Tracking Measurement, and Classification of Fish Observed by Underwater Cameras

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 92

    We propose to develop a system that can automatically detect, track, measure, and classify fish seen in video collected by stationary underwater cameras. Our approach makes use of a novel method for detecting motion that can mitigate false alarms due to swaying underwater vegetation. We propose a novel technique for tracking the fish in three spatial dimensions allowing for improved knowledge of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  10. Automated Analysis of Fisheries Information from Digital Stills

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: 821F

    Toyon proposes development of a system which performs automated analysis of images for fish population monitoring and fishing regulation enforcement application. The proposed system is capable of processing images collected from autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), as well as images collected using electronic monitoring (EM) cameras used to observe fish catc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
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