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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. 6 Dimensional Sensor Package (6DSP)

    SBC: Diversified Technical Systems, Inc.            Topic: 07NH1

    Understanding the kinematics of intruding structures (floor plans, doors, roofs, etc.) as well as dummy motions is critical to safety related research. DTS believes the best way to acquire this data is to use small lightweight sensor packages to dynamically track the motion of single points using six degrees-of-freedom measurements. This methodology does not require line of sight to the measured ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  2. A First Responder Tool for Rapic, Efficient, and Effective Response to Hazardous Material Incidents

    SBC: QUIMBA SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: 07PH2

    The nightmare scenario in HAZMAT transport (or storage) is an incident in the proximity of a densely populated area. This issue is so critical that Congress has, on a number of occasions, considered restricting HAZMAT transportation, routing it around metropolitan areas. While so far such restrictions have not been implemented, the HAZMAT transportation industry faces mounting legal and insuranc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  3. Microwave Thermoreflectometry for Corrosion Detection in Concrete

    SBC: NEWPORT SENSORS INC            Topic: 07FH2

    This SBIR project will explore innovative application of the PI's proprietary microwave imaging technology to time-resolved thermoreflectometry for non-destructive detection of rebar corrosion in concrete. This is based on the principle that a corrosion layer surronding the rebar serves as a thermal insulator and, as a result, corroded rebars cools more slowly than uncorroded ones upon heating. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Transportation
  4. A fast pulsed, high flux neutron source for remote 3D imaging of IEDs

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: AF073009

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corp proposes to develop a fast pulse, portable, fast neutron source to detect IED in the field. Our source offers a

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Portable Active Damage Inspection (PADI) system for stress-corrosion cracks in aerospace structures

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: AF073109

    Safety, reliability, and life-cycle cost are of great concern to the aging aircraft manufacturing and maintenance industries. Acellent Technologies proposes to develop an accurate, reliable integrated system for detection, prediction and mitigation of aging and manufacturing related hazards in civilian and military aircraft. The objective of the proposed program will be to provide the U.S. Air For ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Production of New Durable, Transparent Conductive Coatings

    SBC: ACREE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED            Topic: AF071103

    Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) is currently used as a transparent electrically conductive coating on aircraft canopies to provide electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding for electronic components. The problem with ITO is that it is relatively soft and scratches easily, requiring frequent replacement of the windscreen, leading to high maintenance costs and aircraft downtime. In addition, ITO is applie ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Non-Invasive Model Attitude and Deformation Measurement

    SBC: ACUITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF06298

    A system for high-resolution, real-time (40Hz), non-invasive wind tunnel attitude and deformation measurement is proposed. The system combines projection of structured laser light with photography of the illuminated surface. Photogrammetric techniques are used to obtain the three dimensional shape of the surface. Whereas most structured light systems employ a repeating pattern of lines, the prop ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Software Integration for Computational Cognitive Models in Virtual Environments

    SBC: Adaptive Cognitive Systems            Topic: AF07T020

    Development of a general purpose software interface between cognitive models and 3D virtual environments requires innovation and research in cognitive abstractions and interfaces, as well as a thoughtful application of software architecture and engineering principles. We propose to embed these innovative cognitive abstractions in a middleware layer that offers “plug-and-play” operation for ar ...

    STTR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Short Pulse Neutron Generator

    SBC: Adelphi Technology, Inc.            Topic: AF073009

    A short-pulsed neutron generator is proposed for the detection of concealed high explosives. A recently developed RF-excited plasma neutron generator will be pulsed to produce the activating neutrons whose pulse length is 5-10 ns with a repetition rate of 100 kHz. Using the D-T nuclear reaction, we expect the proposed generator to produce an average yield of 10E9 n/s at this pulse length and rate ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Development of Novel Cooling and Temperature Monitoring for High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) Coating Applications

    SBC: Engineering And Software System Solutions, Inc.            Topic: AF073121

    Temperature control is a major concern during High Velocity Oxygen Fuel (HVOF) processing in the aerospace industry. Typically, temperature must not exceed 300oF to prevent heat damage/ tempering of the substrates for steel alloys, and even lower temperature requirements for aluminum and titanium alloys. Shop air cooling has traditionally been the most widely utilized temperature control cooling ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force

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