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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. 3-D Antenna Technology using Additive Manufacturing

    SBC: Sciperio, Inc.            Topic: AF171115

    This proposed effort is to fabricate the next generation of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) based antennas using Direct Digital Manufacturing (DDM).The PCB based antennas will be converted to Printed Circuit Structures (PCS) antennas will open up opportunities for small to large UAVs to be thoroughly integrated with electronic sensing systems at a reduced weight and lower cost.The end of this program ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Low SWaP scalable GmAPD LADAR receiver with 25 m pitch

    SBC: Princeton Lightwave, Inc.            Topic: AF171118

    The SWaP of 3-D imaging LADAR receivers is approaching the point where incorporation of full LADAR systems into small unmanned aerial vehicles (SUAVs) is within reach. However, while the SWaP of the receiver subsystem is an important consideration, the SW

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Integrated Circuit (IC) Die Extraction and Reassembly (DER) for More Complicated ICs

    SBC: Aurora Semiconductor, LLC            Topic: AF171121

    Obsolescence of electronic parts, and diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages (DMSMS) for integrated circuits (ICs) has driven the need for innovation in systems support. Die extraction and reassembly (DER) technology has been demonstrated to be a feasible option for replacing monolithic military integrated circuits. This project will demonstrate the feasibility of building comple ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. WesTest Hardware Modeler for LASAR Digital Device Simulationcompatible with the VDATS Di-Series digital subsystem

    SBC: WESTEST ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF172005

    Many custom and hybrid integrated circuits (ICs) and custom electronic components cannot bemodeled in simulation software because of their complexity and/or lack of technical data.TPS developers need to use a hardware modeler for these types of integrated circuits.The proposed WesTest Hardware Modeler will be compatible with LASAR and the VDATS Di-Series digital subsystem.It utilizes the Teradyne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Acquisition, Control, and Visualization Platform for Occupancy Sensing and Related Smart Building Technologies

    SBC: UNIVERSAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: AF173001

    Real-time occupancy sensing is one of the constant goals for energy managers across all facilities, buildings, and plants.The ability to know who or what is in a building and its characteristics for heating and cooling can give insight into improving building cost/energy efficiency and automatically respond to changes in environment, use, occupancy, and related parameters. There are a plethora of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Smart Modules/Antennas to Enable Multiple Simultaneous TCDLs

    SBC: First RF Corporation            Topic: AF173003

    The edge on the battlefield today comes from improved communications and real-time situational awareness. Current solutions relying on omni-directional antennas congest the RF space reducing the effectiveness of TCDL multi-node networks. In addition, the wide coverage pattern of an omni-directional antenna results in high probability of intercept, high probability of detection, and low protection ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensing Using Thermally Luminescent Compounds

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: AF173004

    TDA Research Inc. (TDA) proposes to develop a high temperature fiber optic sensor.TDA will use a novel temperature sensing mechanism and extremely high temperature materials so that we can reliably measure temperature even under extreme conditions (>1600oC).Other high temperature sensing technologies have poor accuracy, require careful calibration, or are not very consistent.TDA's technology will ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Turbine Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) Sensor Development: FBG-Based Sensing using Sapphire Optical Fibers

    SBC: optoXense, Inc.            Topic: AF173004

    EGT measurement in gas-turbine engines is considered a key parameter for optimizing fuel economy and PHM systems.Currently, direct EGT measurements made on turbine modules are limited due to the ultra high temperature (UHT) environment. Accurate EGT measurements and durable sensors are of specific importance for high-performance military turbine engines.optoXense will develop a new FBG-based EGT s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Nonflammable Battery

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: AF173005

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) will demonstrate a non-flammable, high power rechargeable battery design capable of 20C discharge rates after activation from an inert, inactive state. This battery will be constructed by combining PSIs non-flammable electrolyte and high active (HA) coating technologies. During the Phase I, PSI will demonstrate that the electrolyte is non-flammable both as an aerosol a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Lithium Metal or Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Battery using Nonflammable, Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid or Solid Electrolyte(s)

    SBC: NOHMS Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF173005

    NOHMs Technologies proposes to develop non-flammable, highly conductive ionic liquid-hybrid electrolytes that overcome safety concerns in Li-ion batteries. These electrolytes operate over a wide temperature range, and are electrochemically stable to ensure long battery lifetimes. The proposed technology is based on innovative functional ionic liquid hybrid materials developed by NOHMs Technologies ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
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