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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 June, 2020.

  1. Lightweight Composite/Hybrid Structures with Enhanced Properties

    SBC: MATERIALS RESEARCH & DESIGN INC            Topic: AF10BT27

    ABSTRACT: Future hypersonic vehicles, like X-43 and X-51 derivatives and Falcon HTV-3, will require advanced strategies for thermal protection systems (TPS) and methods of structural integration. The goal in designing TPS for these types of high performance applications is to establish multi-mission reusable systems with reduced weight and increased performance that possess multifunctionality, e ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 and Water to Syngas

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: AF11BT07

    ABSTRACT: This proposal attepts to develop a new high efficiency process for conversion of carbon dioxide and water to syngas, as a first step in production of synthetic fuels. We have already demonstrated the conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide at over 80% energy efficiency. The objective of the proposed work is to extend the process so that we can also produce syngas. BENEFIT: I ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. An Innovative Software Tool for Blades Stress Estimation during Multiple Simultaneous Vibratory Mode

    SBC: Advanced Dynamics, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT22

    ABSTRACT: ADI and ASU propose to develop a novel methodology for blade peak stress prediction from limited strain gage/tip-timing measurements when multiple vibratory modes are present. The current protocol assumes that only one mode is present and only provides upper and lower bound estimates of the blade peak stress when multiple modes are important. It is proposed here to construct the blade m ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Assured Information Sharing in Clouds

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: AF11BT30

    ABSTRACT: In the future, numerous military database, documentation, and mission-critical information systems will be migrated to the clouds, due to cloud cost-efficiency and accessing flexibility. However, the cloud servers are generally untrusted either for data owners or users. In this proposal, A3IS (Attribute-based Algorithms for Assured Information Sharing) is proposed for dynamically and se ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Strain-Modulated Diamond Nanostructures for Next-Generation, Biocompatible Nanoelectromechanical Systems

    SBC: Advanced Diamond TechNologies, Inc.            Topic: A12aT017

    In this proposal, we demonstrate fabrication and characterization of diamond nanoribbons, novel strain-modulated diamond nanostructures (SMDN). Such structures are generated by applying strain force on nano-patterned diamond film as the nanopatterns are transferred to a flexible substrate. Once the strain is released, the rigid diamond patterns are converted to highly ordered diamond nanoribbons. ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Development of a Recombinant Vaccine Against Streptococcus Pyogenes Infection and Disease

    SBC: VAXFORM, LLC            Topic: A12aT027

    In this phase I proposal we propose development studies for a vaccine targeting diseases caused by infection with Streptococcus pyogenes. This vaccine utilizes a recombinant fusion protein comprising of SpeA, a secreted toxin, and SpeB, a surface bound and secreted cysteine protease. Combination of these two virulence factors provides protection against most strains of the bacteria. This antigen ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Design and Analysis of Multi-Core Software

    SBC: Time Captain Inc.            Topic: OSD11T03

    We propose a comprehensive software tool called ModelTime(TM)for the design, analysis and construction of multi-core software for distributed real-time systems using a model-based design methodology. ModelTime will use UML-like diagrams to capture networked multi-core platforms, software components and configurations, functional and para-functional attributes like end-to-end timing constraints, a ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Operating System Mechanisms for Many-Core Systems

    SBC: Time Captain Inc.            Topic: OSD11T04

    Overwhelming heat and clocking considerations have led to the accelerating rise of multicore processors. The number of cores per chip is expected to increase rapidly in coming years. In fact, chips with 100 cores and prototypes with 128 cores are already available. As the number of cores increases, the scalability of the operating system(s) will become a major bottleneck, particularly for embedd ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Novel Antimicrobial Agents Targeting Drug Resistant Bacterial Biofilms

    SBC: Enantigen Therapeutics            Topic: A09AT004

    This project builds on patterns derived from natural antimicrobial peptide sequences to develop novel compounds with better systemic activity, lower cytotoxicity and broader spectrum activity against multidrug resistant (MDR) pathogens. In Phase I and the

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Novel protocol for Quantum Key Distribution

    SBC: NUCRYPT LLC            Topic: AF09BT21

    ABSTRACT: Quantum key distribution (QKD) is an exciting application of quantum theory to the important real-world problem of secure communication. Specifically, QKD may allow for provably secure key distribution. These random keys can then be used either in a one-time pad style encryption system (for absolute security at low rates) or a standard encryption system (for high security at high rates) ...

    STTR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
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