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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. Real-Time Health Monitoring for Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Polymer Aging Concepts Inc            Topic: AF103214

    ABSTRACT:A Propellant Health Monitoring (PHM) Sensor for Solid Rocket Motors (SRMs) utilizes actual propellant components in a tiny new sensor called AgeAlert.These sensors provide real-time data corresponding to mechanical property degradation resulting from environmental aging of propellants.The sensors are mounted external to the propellant and automatically track degradation passively without ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Beyond Fault Diagnosis and Failure Prognosis Fault Tolerant Control of Aerospace Systems

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: AF141214

    ABSTRACT: Global Technology Connection, Inc., in collaboration with its academic and industrial partners proposes to develop a hierarchical 3-tier fault tolerant architecture to improve aircraft reliability, safety, and availability. The hierarchical system will support autonomous decisions for aircraft mission modification, trajectory planning, and low-level controller reconfiguration. At the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Multi-ITB-Turbo Fan for Advanced Propulsion and Power Concepts for Large Size Class Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), Equipped with Variable Turbine

    SBC: SPYTEK AEROSPACE CORPORATION            Topic: AF131160

    ABSTRACT: With the roll of UAVs becoming more complex, and their use more widespread, tactical requirements for performance, reliability, maintainability, supportability, and most recently low cost, have created the need for an advanced cycle propulsion system. Such an engine, must address the conflicting requirements, of large amounts of electrical power generation, while producing substantial i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Nonequilibrium Plasma-Assisted Combustion-Efficiency Control in Vitiated Air

    SBC: CU AEROSPACE L.L.C.            Topic: AF13AT04

    ABSTRACT: CU Aerospace (CUA) and team partner the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) propose to perform research, development and demonstration of experimental quenching free measurements of heat-release in a realistic highly turbulent plasma-assisted flame. Kinetics models will be correspondingly updated and detailed 3D multiphysics simulations will be validated by the measurements ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Advanced Detectors for Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) Communications

    SBC: NOUR, LLC            Topic: AF151050

    ABSTRACT:Using lasers as signal carriers, FSO laser communications (Laser-Com) can provide a line-of-sight, wireless, high-bandwidth, communication link between remote sites. Because of the reduced scattering, long-wavelength infrared (LWIR) 8 13 um radiation possesses significantly better all-weather transmission than the shorter wavelengths in use today. The superior transmission through common ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Monopropellant Propulsion Unit for Cubesats (MPUC) Thruster System

    SBC: CU AEROSPACE L.L.C.            Topic: AF151066

    ABSTRACT:CU Aerospace (CUA) proposes the development of the Monopropellant Propulsion Unit for CubeSats (MPUC) thruster, a breakthrough complete propulsion system technology for CubeSats and other small satellites, because of its high performance, nontoxic chemical monopropellant and benign storage characteristics. MPUC pushes the envelope of existing propulsion technologies by significantly incre ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard Double Epitaxial Lift-Off Multi-Junction Solar Cell

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: AF151095

    ABSTRACT:MicroLink Devices, in collaboration with Dr. Scott Messenger at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), proposes to develop an ultra-high efficiency, radiation-hard, six-junction solar cell for application to Air Force space missions. The proposed technology will comprise lattice-matched subcells grown on InP and GaAs substrates that are mechanically attached in a monolithic s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Improved III-V Antimonide-Based Superlattice Materials From Growth and Defect Modeling

    SBC: SIVANANTHAN LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: A15041

    Absorber layers based on strained layer superlattice (SLS) composed of III-V compound semiconductors (e.g. GaSb and InAs/Sb) are a promising sensor technology for infrared imaging; however, dark currents and short carrier lifetimes in SLS are still significant problems. It is presently suspected that the short carrier lifetimes and some dark current arise due to a native point defect, possibly the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. HgCdTe Material Improvements for High Operating Temperatures

    SBC: EPIR, INC.            Topic: A15024

    High performance HgCdTe infrared detector arrays operating at 77 K can be tailored for response across the infrared spectrum (1 to 14 micron and beyond), and are utilized in a variety of military and civilian systems for infrared imaging. Reducing cooling requirements allows integration in lighter and more compact systems. Good performance at higher operating temperatures can be provided by a syst ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Alternative Materials to Cu-Be for Landing Gear Bushing/Bearing Applications

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: AF151160

    ABSTRACT: In Air-Force landing gear systems, high strength CuBe alloys are used in bushing applications where high wear resistance and strength is critical. Beryllium can be toxic and presents health concerns; removal from DoD weapons systems is likely, and the need for Be-free replacement materials is critical. QuesTek Innovations, a leader in the field of Integrated Computational Materials Engin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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