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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. Liquid Desiccant System for Combined Humidity and Chloride Control

    SBC: AIL Research, Inc            Topic: AF131203

    ABSTRACT: As stated in the solicitation, the Air Force spends $4.5 billion annually on aircraft maintenance related to corrosion. A significant fraction of this expenditure could be saved by a Corrosion Mitigation System (CMS) that both limited a shelter's indoor relative humidity to less than 50% while capturing airborne chloride particles. However, these functions, particularly humidity c ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Epitaxial Technologies for SiGeSn High Performance Optoelectronic Devices

    SBC: ARKTONICS, LLC            Topic: AF141002

    ABSTRACT: Silicon-based lasers/detectors have long been desired for owing to the possibility of monolithic integration of photonics with high-speed Si electronics and the aspiration of broadening the reach of Si technology by expanding its functionalities well beyond electronics. The goal of this project is to first develop high quality SiGeSn material and then use it to demonstrate prototype opt ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Cyber Hardening and Agility Technologies for Tactical IP Networks (CHATTIN)

    SBC: GRIER FORENSICS, LLC            Topic: AF151030

    ABSTRACT:To meet the Air Force's need for cyber defense and hardening of tactical IP networks, we propose developing Cyber Hardening and Agility Technologies for Tactical IP Networks (CHATTIN). CHATTIN will harden existing tactical networks by injecting an authentication mechanism, automatically detect and block attacks and reconnaissance attempts, and provide agile isolation of adversarial nodes. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Advanced Component Cooling Design and Evaluation for Gas Turbine Engines

    SBC: MECHANICAL SOLUTIONS, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF151059

    ABSTRACT:Significant gains to engine performance are achievable through the development of advanced cooling designs in blade and vane airfoils in order to allow higher turbine inlet temperatures. Correspondingly, reductions in maintenance costs can be achieved through higher confidence evaluation criteria for such cooling designs. In this effort, scaling parameters used between experimental and en ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Reconfigurable RF Front-end for Multi-GNSS/Communication SDR Receiver

    SBC: MAXENTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF151077

    ABSTRACT:Global Positioning System (GPS) capabilities have become common place technology with commercial and DoD applications with several countries developing their own standard Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). To provide service to multiple satellite bands, a reconfigurable radio front-end that can support all possible GNSS/communication bands with simultaneous reception is needed. M ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Ka-Band and Q-Band Low Noise Amplifiers

    SBC: Princeton Microwave Technology Inc            Topic: AF151149

    ABSTRACT:Low Noise Amplifiers covering the 27.5-31.0 GHz and 43.5-47.0 GHz bands with ultra-low noise figures of less than 0.6 and 0.9 dB at the MMIC level, and 0.8 and 1.1 dB at the modules waveguide flange level, respectively, are proposed. This represents a reduction of nominally 0.5 to 1.0 dB over newly announced MMICs, and 1 to 2 dB reduction relative to commercial LNAs. WGS and AEHF satellit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Ka-Band Efficient, Linear Power Amplifiers for SATCOM Ground Terminals

    SBC: MAXENTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF151150

    ABSTRACT:The Ka-band SATCOM systems offer potential for transportable and mobile communications through the effective use of the wide bandwidths available while requiring that adequate linearity performance be maintained. In environments where size and power conservation is of high importance, power consumption and heat dissipation in the power amplifier (PA) must be minimized. However, it is wide ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Diffractive Optical Elements for Efficient Laser Cavities

    SBC: DHPC TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF151155

    ABSTRACT:The objective of this proposal is to develop and demonstrate an innovative laser cavity design based on high efficiency diffractive optical elements (DOEs) to replace currently used external bulk laser optics. This innovation will improve the stability of Vertical External Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VECSEL) systems as well as other types of solid state laser systems. The developed DOE ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Low-Latency Embedded Vision Processor (LLEVS)

    SBC: Nanowatt Design, Inc            Topic: AF15AT13

    ABSTRACT: The goal of head-worn display systems is to increase situation awareness and reduce operator workload. The urgent need is for higher image resolution and lower system latency, while meeting constraints on head-borne weight and power. Current processor solutions cannot meet increased requirements. The challenge is that power consumption is proportional to the amount of data being handled, ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Exploitation Algorithms in the Compressive Sensing (Sparse Measurement) Space

    SBC: MAXENTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: AF15AT27

    ABSTRACT: In this proposal, the MaXentric team outlines its strategy for creating a Radar-based Compressive Sensing and Target Classification system, code-named Rad-CSC. In this Phase I, the team will implement and optimize compressive sensing and classification algorithms for use with conventional and synthetic aperture radar data. Data will be chosen from publicly available datasets, such as the ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force

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