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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. Seamless Non-Line-Of-Sight Communications for Urban Warfare

    SBC: ADAPTIVE DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: AF05T022

    This project will investigate candidate space-time coding schemes to be incorporated in a multiple-input multiple output two-way communication system that operates within an urban warfare environment. The main objective is to increase channel capacity to achieve high-quality video transmission using narrow signal bandwidths, typically deployed for voice channels. The investigation will determine t ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Passive High Performance Heat Storage and Dissipation Technology for Transient High Power Thermal Management

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: MDA04T010

    Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT), in partnership with the University of Nevada-Reno (UNR), is developing a high performance metal hydride heat storage and dissipation technology for high power lasers. The proposed technology incorporates heat pipes for passive acquisition and dissipation of high heat flux heat loads and metal hydrides for storage of the heat loads during the laser operati ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Bulk, Exchange-Coupled Nitride Magnets

    SBC: ADVANCED MATERIALS CORP.            Topic: A06T003

    The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing exchange-coupled magnets with a mixture of Sm2Fe17Nx and alpha double prime-iron nitride powders as starting materials. Advanced Materials Corporation (AMC), together with Georgia Institute of Technology propose to produce these powders with the use of a fluidized bed reactor and consolidate mixtures of these powders uti ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. TSR-SHIELD: Time & Spatially Resolved Standoff Hyperspectral Imaging Explosives LIDAR Detector

    SBC: ChemImage Sensor Systems            Topic: A06T006

    Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) is being successfully transitioned to field applications in both close-contact (proximity) and standoff detection modes. LIBS is attractive since it can be used to detect a wide range of chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) hazardous materials. While LIBS is well suited to evaluation of complex hazards, including improvised explosive devices (IEDs) ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Bulk Nitride, Exchange-Coupled Magnet

    SBC: Electron Energy Corporation            Topic: A06T003

    The main goal of the proposed program is to develop Sm2Fe17Nx/Fe16N2 high performance bulk nanocomposite magnets with maximum energy product approaching 100 MGOe. The proposed study includes: (1) Development of Sm2Fe17Nx single-phase powder with superior magnetic properties; (2) Development of Ti-stabilized Fe16N2 nanoparticles; (3) Development of nanocrystalline composite hard magnetic materials ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Energy Scavenging Ankle Component for Self-Charging Batteries on Prosthetic Limbs

    SBC: KCF TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A06T031

    KCF Technologies will develop an energy scavenging device as a component in the ankle of a lower extremity prosthetic limb. The component will be designed and demonstrated on a C-Leg, in collaboration with Otto Bock USA. The component will capture and store energy during normal activities such as walking and running. The captured energy will automatically recharge the batteries of the C-Leg. T ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. New Energetic Solid Propellant Ingredients

    SBC: MACH I Inc.            Topic: OSD05T001

    Boron has significant potential as a high energy density fuel in munitions and propellants. Its superior energy density makes it attractive as a fuel component in conventional solid propellants, as well as fuel slurries for ramjet applications. For a ramjet ducted rocket, theoretical density impulses of 1600-1800 sec-g/cm3 have been reported, 45% higher than the best hydrocarbon formulation. Bo ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Bone-conducted Sound Transmission and Attenuation

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: AF06T035

    Hearing protection for personnel working in high-noise environments remains an important challenge for the scientific and engineering community. The sound levels close to certain modern military weapons platforms approach 150 dBA. At these levels, the attenuation provided by hearing protection devices (HPDs) is limited by bone-conducted sound that bypasses the ear canal and its associated protect ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Aluminum Agglomeration and Trajectory in Solid Rocket Motors

    SBC: Software And Engineering Associates, Inc.            Topic: AF06T012

    The demand for higher performance rocket motors at a reduced cost requires continuous improvements in understanding and controlling propellant combustion. Numerous examples are available where seemingly minor modifications and improvements to existing solid rocket systems have caused previously well performing motors to exhibit unexpected and at times near catastrophic behavior. It is far cheape ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. A powered foot and ankle prosthesis for improved maneuverability and reduced metabolic cost

    SBC: Simbex LLC            Topic: A06T031

    This Phase I STTR proposal seeks to address the need for development and implementation of novel powered prosthetic foot-ankle components that can by used by military personnel with lower-limb loss in typical military and civilian environments. A cost-effective, biomemetic, dynamic foot-ankle system is proposed that improves balance, walking speed, gait metabolism, and prosthesis control compared ...

    STTR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
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