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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. Tentacle: Multi-Camera Immersive Surveillance System

    SBC: Primordial, Inc.            Topic: AF103032

    ABSTRACT: Primordial, Panoptic, and intuVision propose the development of Tentaclea multi-camera immersive surveillance system that synthesizes information from hundreds of video streams into an intuitive 3D representation. Team Primordial will start with our existing state-of-the-art baseline componentsPanoptic C-Thru, intuVision Panoptes, and intuVision Video Recallwhich already fully meet 6 a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Improved Data&Power Transmission: Conductor&Shielding

    SBC: MINNESOTA WIRE & CABLE COMPANY            Topic: AF103204

    Carbon nanotubes form conductive composites at such low loading ratios and thus could be a key component in EMI shielding and conductors for lightweight aircraft wiring. Compared to conventional metal-based materials, electrically conducting polymer composites has attracted interest due to their light weight, resistance to corrosion, flexibility, and processing advantages. Minnesota Defense propos ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. 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
  5. Onboard Flight Digital Data Recorder for Measuring the Shock and Vibration Environment Associated with the Dispense and Flight of Missile Submunitions

    SBC: NVE CORP. (FORMERLY NONVOLATILE ELECTRONICS, INC.            Topic: AF99325

    ABSTRACT: The Air Force Flight Test Center (AFFTC) is interested in upgrading their test aircraft fleet (or a portion thereof) to have onboard smart sensors (OSS). The target SBIR product for this project is a set of hardware components that allows the integration of IEEE 1451.4 Smart Sensors into the Common Airborne Instrumentation System (CAIS) which is the most common data acquisition system c ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High-Detectivity VLWIR Type-II Superlattice Infrared Photo Detectors

    SBC: SVT ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: 50a

    Current technology for detecting long wavelength and very long wavelength infrared light, such as mercury cadmium telluride-based sensors, suffers from deleterious characteristics such as high noise and high cost. Creating detectors that operate in this wavelength range that reduce noise and cost will foster further implementation into remote sensing systems. SVT Associates proposes an innovative ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  7. Enhanced Quantum Efficiency of Photocathodes with Polarized Emission

    SBC: SVT ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: 44e

    The negative-electron-affinity (NEA) photocathodes which produce polarized electrons are a vital component of electron accelerators such as that at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), which is used in the current generation of photocathodes. Quantum efficiencies thus far are on the order of 1%, meaning only 1% of the photons hitting the photocathode result in the emission of an electro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of Energy
  8. Next-Generation Detector and Imager Development

    SBC: American Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: 44d

    Existing silicon on insulator (SOI) pixel detectors which integrate single gate transistors with substrate diodes are limited by two key problems. First, the SOI transistor performance is degraded by the large potentials that must be applied to the substrate to fully deplete the diodes. Secondly, the performance of these SOI pixel detectors degrades with exposure to radiation due to charge trappin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  9. High Surface Area-to-Volume Ultrathin Dense Membrane for Hydrogen Separation

    SBC: T3 SCIENTIFIC LLC            Topic: 10c

    Providing a reliable, clean and economical energy source is a priority of the US government. The challenge is to use coal, a secured and economical energy source, to produce clean hydrogen fuel to support domestic and global green economy with near-zero emission. Conventional separation technology and even developmental technology do not satisfy all of the requirements for hydrogen production from ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of Energy
  10. Hybrid Autonomous Router for Tactical (HART) Networks

    SBC: Architecture Technology, Inc.            Topic: OSD10AN2

    The DoD has identified the need for airborne platforms from the various services to be integrated into the Global Information Grid (GIG). The current state of the practice for connecting airborne platforms to the GIG has four major limitations, i.e., (1) inability to adapt dynamically to topology changes in the network; (2) need for excessive manual configuration; (3) lack of scalalability with ne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
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