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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. Self-Reconfigurable Memristor-Based Computing Architecture: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization

    SBC: Bio Inspired Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF10BT31

    ABSTRACT: The behavior of the Chalcogenide based ion-conducting memristor lends itself for use as an element in a simple neuromorphic computing circuit. The reaction of a circuit to an external stimulus may be the result of its ability to learn from previous similar, yet unrelated exposures to environmental stimulus. A highly specialized variation of the memristor, previously developed by the Ad ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High Energy Density and High Power Density Thermal Energy Storage

    SBC: Rocky Research            Topic: AF103163

    Thermal energy storage for load smoothing can be beneficial in applications having large transient heat load compared to steady-state heat rejection. Laser weapons and high-power microwave generators are examples where TES can help. Ammoniated complex compound systems can provide heat absorption due to exothermic dissociation of the complex compound. Very high energy density and power density T ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Advanced Analysis and Design Tool for Scramjet Air-frame Propulsion Integration

    SBC: Flow Modeling and Simulation            Topic: AF112004

    ABSTRACT: Flow Modeling and Simulation proposes to develop a code designated Scramjet Simulation Tool (SCRAMSIM) to provide a powerful multi-level tool suitable for tight integration into the design, test and evolution cycle. The code will be based on the HEAT3D code. SCRAMSIM will be designed to reduce risks and costs, compress schedules (short term) and enhance physics insight (long term) by ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. High Efficiency Mobile Ice Maker (HEMIM)

    SBC: Rocky Research            Topic: A10164

    Proposed is the development of a High Efficiency Mobile Ice Maker (HEMIM) for the Army that is capable of integrating DC power from solar PV cells. The proposed ice maker will include a variable capacity vapor compression system with variable air flow as per ambient temperatures. The Performance of the high efficiency cycle will be enhanced by the use of advanced variable speed drive and pulsating ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. High Performance, Ultra Low Power SPA-1 ASIC for Space Plug-and-Play Avionics

    SBC: American Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: AF093082

    ABSTRACT: The Space Plug-and-play Avionics (SPA) initiative is designed to improve the ability of the US military to respond to rapidly changing operational needs by creating, integrating, and launching a new spacecraft in less than one week. This would provide major benefits to war fighters on the ground, in the sky, and at sea. SPA-1 ASICs using I2C as the transport interface will likely be t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Autonomous Broad Spectrum Environmental Sentinels

    SBC: Nevada Nanotech Systems Inc.            Topic: A13AT017

    We propose a platform for aerial environmental monitoring based on the integration of two advanced technologies for the first time: a lightweight, flying robotic platform capable of hovering and swarming, and a compact, low-power chemical sensor platform called the Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS): a robust, low-cost, silicon-chip-based micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) that has been use ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Enabling Flexible Materials, Devices and Processes for Defense

    SBC: American Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: AF121003

    ABSTRACT:Emergence and feasibility for flexible body-worn electronics and particularly medical patches requires high performance electronics capability.The problem is that these new technologies must have flexible and conformal physical formats and conventional electronic components are not in any way flexible. In the CLAS Phase I program, a new flexible high-performance manufacturing and material ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Attack Amelioration via Layered Temporal Virtualizaton ("Primer")

    SBC: Computer Measurement Laboratory, LLC            Topic: AF141038

    ABSTRACT: This project will investigate the feasibility of a computing appliance which uses Temporal Virtualization to help ameliorate the effects of malicious software activity. Temporal Virtualization involves the manipulation of virtual time in Type-2 (software) virtual clients in a way that frustrates an adversary"s attempts to corrupt or break out of virtualization. An attack model is assume ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. A Pintle-Free Divert and Attitude Control System

    SBC: Digital Solid State Propulsion, Inc            Topic: AF141137

    ABSTRACT: Digital Solid State Propulsion is proposing to develop a Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for tactical air superiority missiles, using proprietary Electric Solid Propellants (ESPs). Unlike conventional propellants, ESPs can be ignited with electric power applied through inert electrodes within the propellant grain itself, while also maintaining a higher level of insensitivity. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Electrically Responsive Energetics for Variable Yield Weapons

    SBC: Digital Solid State Propulsion, Inc            Topic: AF141145

    ABSTRACT: Digital Solid State Propulsion is proposing to develop an Electrically Variable Explosive (EVE) which, through direct electrical control, will provide on-demand sensitization and throttling for enhanced energy output in explosive fills. EVEs are based upon DSSP"s Electric Solid Propellant (ESP) Technology which has demonstrated modified burning rates with electrical input, on/off operat ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
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