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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. Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) Guidance and Navigation

    SBC: ATHENA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Aurora Flight Sciences and Carnegie Mellon University Robotics Institute propose a joint program to develop a generalized MAV navigation and guidance framework applicable to both hovering and fixed wing configurations. The proposed cooperative program seeks to apply image processing methods and devices developed at CMU for a wide range of MAV navigation with special emphasis to the indoor and urb ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Advanced Technology for Demilitarization of Plastic Bonded

    SBC: GRADIENT TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    Gradient Technology in conjunction with Professor M. Hillmyer of the Department of Chemistry at the University of Minnesota proposed to develop advanced technology to recover and convert the explosive and urethane binder found in plastic bonded explosives. This technology provides a unique reclamation, recovery, and reuse opportunity for dramatically reducing the disposal cost of technology munit ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Ultrahigh Quality GaN Films

    SBC: Silver Sky Technologies            Topic: N/A

    The feasibility of chemical beam epitaxy to grow ultrahigh quality GaN thin films will be developed. This process will allow the growth of GaN on high thermal conductivity substrates and enable the fabrication of precision superlattice structures. GaN will be grown using Ga effusion cells and ammonia-in an ultrahigh vacuum environment. This growth rate will be in the 1 micron per hour range at tem ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Universal, Windows Based, High Speed Data Acquisition & Con

    SBC: SRS Technologies            Topic: N/A

    Current off-the-shelf Windows-based software/hardware data acquisition and control (DAC) systems are relatively slow, inflexible, and incapable of driving high speed, multi-channel systems. The proposed product will advance this technology through the development of an innovative, Windows-based Graphic User Interface (GUI) and required PC-resident module interfaced with a VXI chassis containing s ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Wide Bandgap Heterojunction Bipolar Transistors for X-Band


    In this Phase I STTR, Sterling Semiconductor--in cooperation with the University of Colorado at Boulder--will develop novel heterojunction bipolar transistor (HBT) semiconductor devices for microwave applications. Specifically, the team will develop I gallium nitride (GaN)/silicon carbide (SIC) N-p-n HBTs, consisting of a gallium nitride emitter on a p-type silicon carbide base and an e-type silic ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Broadband Front Ends for Radar & Digital Receivers

    SBC: THESUS LOGIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The Theseus Logic/SUNY-Stony Brook team is proposing to develop, demonstrate and commercialize Rapid Single Flux Quantum (RSFQ) circuit designed using NULL Convention Logic (NCL). Phase I of this program will demonstrate, by simulation and modeling, the feasibility of implementing logic gate structures in RSFQ technology which can exploi the effective delay insensitivity of NCL. In Phase II the te ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Optical Frequency Conversion for Efficient Blue Light Sourc

    SBC: TIME DOMAIN CORP.            Topic: N/A

    Time Domain Corporation proposes novel devices for achieving second harmonic generation in Laser Systems. The result will be a micro-size, layered, periodic, Semiconductor structure or a fiber Bragg grating that will perform several orders of magnitude better than devices in use today. Most second harmonic crystals that are currently used are of millimeter=size or greater. The simple design of ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Novel Mathematical/Computational Approaches to surveillance

    SBC: Trident Systems Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    Current algorithms for data compression are founded on three basic principles:transformation, quantization, and entropy coding. The transformation attempts to remove statistical redundancies from the input, thereby reducing the data to a smaller more manageable set. The quantizers convert samples into a finite set of levels, typically in a way that minimizes some predefined error measure (e.g. mea ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Microrover for Tactical Land Warfare

    SBC: VIA, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this research effort is to design a mobile robotic platform, and the related operator interfaces required for remote operation, which enhance a soldier's abilities to accomplish mission goals. This system will be modular in design, scaleable, low cost and rugged. The size and weight of these platforms will range form a meter long and 200 pounds, to a few centimeters long and abo ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. An Experimentally and Numerically Trained Neural Network Co

    SBC: Luna Innovations Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    The autonomous control of a hypersonic missile from launch to target is a very challenging problem. F&S proposed to use a combination of experiments using MEMS and numeric simulations using CFD, to train a neural net for the control of micro-jets. The trained neural net control system would be able to control a hypersonic missile throughout its flight. Such a system could possibly be used to re ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
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