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  1. High Performance Rechargeable Thermal Battery

    SBC: Binergy Scientific Inc.            Topic: AF181018

    Thermal batteries are single discharge reserve batteries that provide very long shelf life, minimal self-discharge, wide storage temperature range, fast activation under sudden power demand, and also wide range of temperature operating conditions. Such unique properties among electrochemical power systems are provided with application of molten salt electrolyte, which is in solid form under normal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Utilizing inter-rotor wake interaction to improve endurance and compactness of multi-rotor

    SBC: RotoYe LLC            Topic: AF181043

    In Phase I, Rotoye will produce a multirotor design and prototype which will be optimized for indoor maneuverability with constraints on payload (> 5 lbs), size (window size), and endurance (> 25 minutes). The design will include a feasibility and performance analysis, including a sensitivity study regarding relaxation of the size constraint. An existing optimizer framework will be upgraded during ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. FLAT Lens Antenna Technology for Compact UHF/VHF Antennas

    SBC: COMPASS TECHNOLOGY GROUP, LLC            Topic: AF181053

    CTG believes the way to advance the state-of-the-art in compact UHF/VHF antenna design is to approach it from a somewhat unconventional paradigm. Over the last few years, CTG has developed a line of near-field spot probe microwave antennas that have found effective use as Tier-1 sensors in a variety of applications. Integral to CTGs design is the incorporation of dielectric materials optimized as ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. The Tunable and Reconfigurable Integrated Platform (TRIP) for OAM Generation, Multiplexing, Demultiplexing and Detection

    SBC: R-DEX Systems, Inc            Topic: AF181064

    R-DEX Systems proposes to team with the University of Southern California to develop the Tunable and Reconfigurable Integrated Platform (TRIP) for enabling tunable and efficient generation, multiplexing, demultiplexing, and detection of multiple orbital-angular-momentum (OAM) beams. The proposed TRIP device will build on a grating coupler structure on a silicon-on-insulator platform and will consi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Reconfigurable Interface Test Adapter


    ALAE proposes to develop a reconfigurable test adapter (RTA) that adapts differences between existing automated test equipment/ systems (ATE/ ATS) to ensure efficient, cost-effective test program set (TPS) transportability. Wiring from core versatile depot automated test station (VDATS) instrumentation will be routed to the RTA. Various standard unit under test (UUT) interfaces will be explored an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Big Data Cyber Analytics

    SBC: Vlabs LLC            Topic: AF171042

    Vlabs will develop a prototype of a big data analytics solution for cyber threat intelligence. The solution will be built on top of a big data platform with a goal to improve detection of complex adversarial behaviors. The system will analyze various data sources stored in a scalable data lake. Vlabs is well positioned to perform this work from the extensive experience in big data analytics and th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Advanced back-illuminated CMOS image sensors for adaptive optics applications


    An existing 128x128 pixel CMOS image sensor will be backthinned and anti-reflection coated with the goal of achieving a quantum efficiency of >80% at 570 nm without microlenses. Each die will be window-backthinned instead of fully backthinned and hybridiz

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Realtime Multiframe Blind Deconvolution (MFBD) for Imaging through Turbulence

    SBC: ARGOS INTELLIGENCE, LLC            Topic: AF171025

    Argos Intelligence proposes to develop BLINDER to significantly enhance Low Earth Orbit (LEO) imagery that is distorted by atmospheric turbulence. The proposed system will utilize state of the art turbulence mitigation through multiple frame blind deconv

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Big Data Cyber Analytics

    SBC: Vlabs LLC            Topic: AF171042

    Vlabs will define an architecture for a big data cybersecurity solution that will provide a real-time, intuitive and actionable analytics for enhanced situational awareness and rapid response. The system will facilitate automation of key security decisions with a goal to accelerate the attack detection time of highly resourceful adversaries. The system will ingest and analyze various data types an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Manufacturing of High Permeability Materials by NanoSpray Combustion for RF Antennas

    SBC: Engi-Mat Co.            Topic: AF171100

    RF signal collection and wireless communications across many different frequency regimes require conformal antennas operating over extremely broad frequency ranges (~2 MHz to ~3 GHz). Traditional electronic circuits and radiating elements face significant

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force

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