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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. Structural Health and Usage monitoring system for Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) structures

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: AF03237

    Acellent Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a complete Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) system for application to unmanned air vehicle (UAV) platform. In partnership with The Boeing Company, the development will focus primarily on the monitoring of UAV used by the U.S. Air Force such as Sensor Craft and UCAV. The proposed development will provide the means to significantly reduce maintenance ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Embedded control of an Active Structural Integrity Monitoring System using interlaced PZT and Thin-Film Transistors

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: SB042035

    Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) is increasingly being evaluated by the industry as a possible method to improve the safety and reliability of structures and thereby reduce operational cost. However, the scalability and applicability of SHM systems for the monitoring of large structures is still a challenge. The goal of the proposed effort is to develop the capability for enhanced in-situ struct ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Autonomous Self-powered (ASP) Structural Health Monitoring system

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: A04163

    Acellent Technologies proposes to develop a self-powered structural health monitoring system for use in monitoring of mission critical structures such as missiles or combat vehicles in the field. The proposed system will be completely autonomous having the capabilities for (1) Energy harvesting for self-power generation, (2) Integrated sensors for robustness, (3) Sensor self-calibration for improv ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) of Unmanned Air Vehicle (UAV) using structural health monitoring

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: A04158

    Monitoring the continued health of aircraft subsystems and identifying problems before they affect airworthiness has been a long-term goal of both the U.S. military and commercial aviation industry. Structural health monitoring (SHM) can provide a paradigm shift from schedule-driven maintenance to condition-based maintenance (CBM) of assets. The proposed project will focus on the development of a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Arc Source Multi-Layer Coatings to Double lighting System Lifetimes without Affecting Performance

    SBC: ACREE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED            Topic: SB052004

    The purpose of this project is to demonstrate the feasibility of using Acree Technologies' Filtered Cathodic Arc Plasma Deposition process to deposit multilayer optical coatings to the outside of High Intensity Discharge (HID) lamps to increase their lifetime and efficiency without affecting their color rendering or optical performance. To increase the life and efficiency of the HID lamps, the mul ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Refractory Coatings on Mechanically Resilient Insulators

    SBC: ACREE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED            Topic: AF05005

    The purpose of this proposal is to demonstrate the effectiveness of using ceramic coatings on plastic high-voltage insulators to increase their surface breakdown voltage and improve their recovery after a breakdown event. The goal is to produce a coating that can be applied to high-power microwave tube, coaxial plasma gun and z-pinch insulators that will allow higher voltage operation, reduce flas ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Near Surface Flow Control Using Magnetohydrodynamics in High Mach Number Flight

    SBC: ACREE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED            Topic: AF05T016

    The purpose of this project is to demonstrate the effectiveness of a Cathodic Arc Plasma Sources (CAPS) and Power Processing Unit (PPU) for producing dense, high current (> 1 amp) plasma flows for magnetohydrodynamic (MHD) control of hypersonic flight surfaces. The CAPS source and PPU were developed for aerospace applications and have been optimized for weight and efficiency. The main advantage of ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Development of Multi-Hit Nonlinear Progressive Collapse Models for Fixed Targets

    SBC: ACTA, LLC            Topic: AF05151

    A Phase I Project is proposed to demonstrate the feasibility of developing Multi-hit Nonlinear Progressive Collapse Models for Fixed Targets. The stated objective is to develop High-Fidelity Physics-Based (HFPB) fast-running models (FRMs) for simulating the nonlinear progressive collapse of aboveground fixed target structures damaged by multiple air-delivered conventional weapons. Phase I will d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Automated Behavioral Health Triage

    SBC: Activity Research Services            Topic: A04T025

    The overall objective of this project is to develop an automatic adaptive testing system that rapidly identifies specific cognitive deficits to aid in medical and operational decision making. The Phase I effort produced a prototype adaptive triage system. ANAMts, designed to automatically focus testing on specific cognitive domains. ANAMts consists of a 4-level adaptive cognitive testing system ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Automated Learning Video Analysis (ALVA)

    SBC: ACUITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF05309

    We propose to develop a system that will automatically track targets based on characteristic velocity differentials between the target and the background. We leverage our existing system for feature detection and tracking and show that it can produce recognizable discrepancies in the kinematics between a moving background and a moving target. We will augment the discriminating power of this kinema ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

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