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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. Electrical power generation for sustained high speed flight

    SBC: Johnson Research & Development Co Inc            Topic: AF08BT25

    ABSTRACT: Providing electrical power for long duration hypersonic flight is a technology that is required to bring about this revolutionary mode of transport. Whether for weapons delivery or for space access, the long duration missions anticipated require a novel approach to the generation of electrical power during flight. Scramjets contain no rotating shafts from which typical generators or mec ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Performance Map for Low-Cost Titanium Armor

    SBC: MSDPO            Topic: A06T009

    Microstructure sensitive design for performance optimization (MSDPO) embodies a rigorous mathematical framework for systematic design of material microstructure optimized to meet design requirements. It is deeply rooted in the spectral representations of the invertible linkages between a material's microstructure, its effective macroscale properties, and its processing history. Computationally ef ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Ceramic encapsulated nanoparticle-based covert taggants for tracking of materiel

    SBC: NEI CORPORATION            Topic: A06T007

    The Phase I program combined the technologies at Cornell and NEI, and demonstrated the feasibility of novel composite nanoparticle-based taggants for purposes of covert identification. The nanoparticles are an alternative to dyes, inks and other materials used as invisible markers. Key features of the composite nanoparticles are that the fluorescence and environmental stability are substantially e ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Development of ZnO-GaN hybrid spin LED

    SBC: CERMET, INC.            Topic: AF03T020

    Cermet, Inc in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology proposes to develop spin Light Emitting Diode (LED) in a 24 month Phase II program. The spin LED is a simple yet powerful spintronic device that produces circularly polarized light and is a potent tool to quantify the spin injection efficiency and spin polarization efficiency.

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Controllable Atomization for Supercritical Combustion

    SBC: Engi-Mat Co.            Topic: AF03T012

    nGimat Co., in collaboration with the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the Wright-Patterson AFB Air Force Research Laboratory, proposes to develop a fuel injection method and advanced numerical simulation tools for injection of fuel at supercritical conditions in aero-propulsion combustors. This project is designed to accelerate understanding and commercialization of transcritical and supercr ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High-Bandwidth High-Resolution Sensor for Hypersonic Flows

    SBC: PRINCETON SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, INC.            Topic: AF03T013

    There is the need for new diagnostic instrumentation capable of detailed hypersonic flow field characterization with spatial resolution of order 1 mm3 and temporal bandwidth of order MHz. In this proposal Princeton Scientific Instruments, in collaboration with the Ohio State University Gas Dynamics and Turbulence Laboratory, offers a novel solution based on PSI's recently developed Ultra High Fra ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. CMOS Compatible Active Silicon Nanophotonic Devices and Systems

    SBC: STRUCTURED MATERIALS INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: AF04T013

    In this STTR effort, Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI), in collaboration with our academic and industrial partners will design, develop, and demonstrate a more efficient and compact, silicon optical modulator based on nanoscale photonic structures that is completely compatible with standard CMOS processing. The structures developed will form the building blocks for a family of devices b ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Combustion-Based Actuator for Flow Control in Transonic Flight Applications

    SBC: Virtual Aerosurface Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF03T014

    Combustion powered actuation (COMPACT) is a flow control technology developed at Georgia Tech which utilizes a miniature combustion chamber (cubic centimeter scale) to produce high-speed pulsed jets suitable for aerodynamic flow control (separation control, drag reduction, shock control, etc.) at transonic or supersonic speeds. The system is lightweight, can be operated with passive fluidic valve ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
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