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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. Developing High Fidelity Synthetic Task Research Environments Using Gaming Technology

    SBC: Big Fun Development Corp            Topic: AF06T011

    Game technology can efficiently produce Synthetic Task Environments for training, research and assessment. Typically this technology is exploited with an entertainment-oriented game engine. However a fully functional STE requires features outside the engine's original design. This compels engineers to work around the architecture and deliver code which is compromised and complex. The system become ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. VARTM Processing of High Temperature Polymer Matrix Composites

    SBC: M&P TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF07T013

    By leveraging recent innovations in resin formulations and low cost processing techniques, affordable high temperature composite structures can be affordably achieved. Newly developed polyimide (PI) resins demonstrate excellent property retention at 550°F for up to 1000 hrs. Fabrication of PI based composites is currently too expensive for most production applications. The feasibility of high ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Frequency-agile monolithic Ka-band filter

    SBC: Engi-Mat Co.            Topic: A07T009

    nGimat proposes to develop a miniaturized, low-loss, tunable Ka-band bandpass filter. In Phase I, nGimat will identify the appropriate ferroic materials, carry out theoretical analysis, perform modeling and simulation, design and fabricate the circuit, and build a prototype tunable filter. In Phase II, we will further optimize the circuit design, address reliability and packaging issues, and del ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Dualband Polarization Sensitive Quantum Dot Detectors

    SBC: NDP Optronics LLC.            Topic: AF07T027

    The proposed innovation will prove the feasibility of developing a spectral tunable and polarization sensitive quantum dot (QD) based detector in the 2-14 micron range. The aim is to satisfy the U.S. Air Force (USAF) requirements for passive spectral and polarization sensing in the infrared range without external filtering components and polarizers. The approach for achieving this challenge is to ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Development and flight test demonstration of an innovative practical Autonomous Formation Flying System (AFFS) for manned rotorcraft.

    SBC: Aerotonomy, Incorporated            Topic: A05T011

    Aerotonomy, Incorporated and our Research Institution partner the Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) will combine an innovative adaptive guidance system, the latest knowledge in autonomous adaptive rotorcraft control, and intuitive pilot interface techniques to arrive at a safe, practical, Autonomous Formation Flying System (AFFS) for manned rotorcraft. This Phase I project will culminate in a ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Multifunctional Design of Load Bearing Antenna Structures for Small UAVs

    SBC: Aerotonomy, Incorporated            Topic: AF05T019

    Aerotonomy, Incorporated and our research institution partner Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) will apply the latest knowledge in conformal load bearing antenna design, structural and electromagnetic modeling, and optimization techniques to develop a unique 2 Stage Multi-Disciplinary Optimization (MDO) system that supports the design of highly integrated miniature broadband antenna structure ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Advanced Antenna Pattern Prediction Software

    SBC: CEM TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF05T018

    Accurate numerical predictions of performance of antennas on aircraft are important in many problems of avionics design and integration. In particular, such predictions are needed for determination of optimal placement of antenna on an aircraft in order to achieve required coverage. The focus of this project is an investigation and development of high-frequency computational methods and codes for ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. 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
  9. Neural-Network-Based Adaptive Flow Control for Maneuvering Vehicles

    SBC: GUIDED SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF04T027

    Conventional flow control methods employ actuation frequencies that are the same order as the characteristic frequency of the flow. Georgia Tech has demonstrated novel high-frequency synthetic jet actuation to modify the apparent aerodynamic shape of aerosurfaces and achieve quasi-steady flow reattachment over an otherwise separated airfoil. Practical application of this technology in dynamic ma ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. 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

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