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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. A TUNABLE, MONOCHROMATIC X-RAY GENERATOR FOR EXPLOSIVES DETECTION

    SBC: Adelphi Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PARAMETRIC X-RADIATION (PXR) IS PROPOSED AS AN INTENSE, TUNABLE, MONOCHROMATIC HARD-X-RAY SOURCE FOR THE DETECTION OF EXPLOSIVES. THIS RADIATION IS HIGHLY COLLIMATED, HAS A BANDWIDTH OF 0.1, AND AN INTENSITY EQUAL TO THAT OF SYNCHROTRON RADIATION ON A PER ELECTRON BASIS. PXR GENERATION IS ACHIEVED BY PLACING CRYSTALS INTO THE PATH OF ELECTRON BEAMS WITH ENERGY OF 6 MEV OR GREATER. THE VIRTUAL PHOT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  2. SELF-REINFORCED POLYMERS FOR AIRCRAFT CABIN INTERIORS

    SBC: Maxdem, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    POLY-X(TM) RESINS, A NEW CLASS OF RIGID-ROD THERMPLASTICS WILL BE INVESTIGATED FOR POTENTIAL USE IN AIRCRAFT CABIN INTERIORS. THE POLY-X(TM) POLYMERS ARE THE STIFFEST KNOWN THERMOPLASTICS WITH TENSILE MODULI OF 10 GPA. BECAUSE OF THEIR HIGH STIFFNESS AND STRENGTH IT IS PROPOSED THAT THEY MAY MAKE POSSIBLE LIGHTER STRUCTURES FOR AIRCRAFT INTERIORS. IT IS ALSO EXPECTED THAT THESE NEW RESINS WILL HAV ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  3. A MEMBRANE CONCENTRATOR FOR EXPLOSIVES DETECTION

    SBC: MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A VAPOR DETECTION SYSTEM ABLE TO ANALYZE ORGANIC VAPORS AT VERY LOW CONCENTRATIONS WOULD MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO SCREEN AIR TRAVEL PASSENGERS AND THEIR BAGGAGE FOR EXPLOSIVES. THE LEVEL OF SENSITIVITY REQUIRED FOR THE DETECTOR IS BETWEEN 1 AND 100 X 10-15 G OF THE MATERIAL OF CONCERN. CURRENT DETECTORS WITH THIS SENSITIVITY ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR USE AT AIRPORT GATES. THE GOAL OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAM IS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Transportation
  4. VEHICLE AXLE DETECTOR BASED ON NON-CONTACT DETECTION

    SBC: Pacific-sierra Research Corp.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  5. SELF LOCATING, EXPENDABLE, AIR-DEPLOYABLE COAST GUARD SURFACE DRIFTER ("SEACS") BUOY

    SBC: Torrey Science & Technology            Topic: N/A

    IN ORDER TO PLAN AN EFFECTIVE SEARCH, COAST GUARD PLANNERS NEED TO COLLECT TRUE SURFACE CURRENT AND OCEANOGRAPHIC DATA,GET THAT DATA TO THE SEARCH PLANNERS IN A TIMELY FASHION, AND PROVIDE THE CURRENT SEARCH PLAN TO THE OPERATIONAL SEARCH ELEMENTS. DERIVED FROM THE STANDARD CODE DRIFTER, THE SELF-LOCATING EXPENDABLE, AIR DEPLOYABLE COAST GUARD SURFACE DRIFTER ("SEACS") BUOY WILL PROVIDE WORLDWIDE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of Transportation
  6. BIOSENSORS FOR AIRCRAFT SMOKE DETECTION

    SBC: Udt Sensors Inc.            Topic: N/A

    UDT SENSORS, INC. PROPOSES A NOVEL TECHNIQUE OF MONITORING AND DETECTING LOW LEVELS OF VARIOUS GASEOUS COMPONENTS OF FIRE MY MID INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY, IN THE REGION OF 3 TO 20 MICRON. THE FIRE DETECTOR CONSISTS OF A STABLE INFRARED SOURCE, AND NARROW BAND THERMOPILE DETECTORS TUNED FOR GASEOUS BY PRODUCTS OF COMBUSTION, UNIQUE TO AIRCRAFT FIRES. SUCH THERMOPILE DETECTORS ARE CAPABLE OF IDENTIFYIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  7. ADVANCED MATERIALS FOR AUTOMOBILE AIRBAG SYSTEMS

    SBC: Ultramet            Topic: N/A

    THE INTRODUCTION OF NON-AZIDE GENERANTS FOR AUTOMOBILE AIRBAG SYSTEMS PRESENTS NEW CHALLENGES IN THE USE OF MATERIALS FOR INTERNAL AIRBAG COMPONENTS SUCH AS PRIMARY AND SLAG FILTERS. BECAUSE NON-AZIDES ARE MUCH HOTTER (2130 DEGREES CENTIGRADE VS. 1090 DEGREES CENTIGRADE) AND CONTAIN MORE METALLIC OXIDES THAN AZIDES, CURRENT MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR USE WITH THESE GENERANTS. U ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Transportation
  8. APPLICATION OF PULSE CORONA INDUCES PLASMAS FOR CONTROL OF NOx FROM JET ENGINE TEST CELLS

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Jet engine test cells are faced with meeting regulations related to NOx emissions and opacity. Based upon reported research results, it appears that the Pulse Induced Plasma Chemical Process (PPCP) could be effectively applied to jet engine test cells for the control of NOx. The process provides high efficiency NOx removal at relatively low temperature without the need for NH3 injection. PPCP can ...

    SBIR Phase II 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Enhanced Angle Estimation in Adaptive Low Frequency Radar Systems

    SBC: Adaptive Sensors Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Innovative Approach to Produce FACTS Parts using Powder Metallurgy Methods

    SBC: Advanced Metals Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The applicant firm proposes to use their unique and patented powder metallurgy technology to produce FACT parts with increased reliability and reduced weight, and at lower cost than other methods. It will use new and innovatie power metallurgy equipment and methods that can be automated to give fast and efficient consolidation of high strength alloy powers to final product forms. It will also prov ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of DefenseAir Force

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