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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. Solar Blind MgZnO Photodetectors

    SBC: AGNITRON TECHNOLOGY, INC            Topic: A13AT006

    This project address the fabrication of solar blind detectors from the MgZnO material system. Both MBE and MOCVD material growth techniques will be used for deposition of the required material layers. Simulation software we be used to aid in the design of the photodetector structure. Devices will be fabricated from the grown structures and their electrical and optical characteristics determined.

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Real Time 3-D Modeling and Immersive Visualization for Enhanced Soldier Situation Awareness

    SBC: Carnegie Robotics LLC            Topic: A12aT003

    We propose a rapid mapping and 3-D visualization system especially suited for inside buildings, tunnels, urban canyons, and other environments where GPS may be poor or not available. The system--which was fully demonstrated in our Phase I effort-- includes mobile Sensor Nodes that wirelessly supply compressed 3D range data and color imagery to a central Fusion Node. The Fusion Node runs 3D recon ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Decision Making under Uncertainty for Dynamic Spectrum Access

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: AF13AT02

    ABSTRACT: Due to scarcity of spectrum, Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) becomes a needed technology to improve the utilization of electromagnetic spectrum for DoD satellite communication. However, current DSA approaches are developed for terrestrial communications without addressing the unique challenges for SATCOM environments such as error-prone spectrum sensing, high mobility, and large coverage. ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Secure Efficient Cross-domain Protocols

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: AF13AT08

    ABSTRACT: Coordinating and sharing information across multi-level security (MLS) networks are of great interest in many military applications. However, it is very challenging to accomplish those goals due to the heterogeneous security classifications of different network domains. The recent proposed cross-domain solutions (CDS) provide initial steps to make such applications possible. However, th ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Reverberation Mitigation of Speech

    SBC: Minerva Systems & Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF15AT17

    ABSTRACT: Speech recognition technology is in wide use today and has been successfully integrated in a number of applications. Most of these applications require a microphone located near the talker. However, when a distant microphone is used where the speaker is at some distance from the microphone as in a hands-free communication, or in a meeting room, there is a major problem with the captured ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. A Range Segment Upgrade for Air Force Satellite Control Network with Smart Antennas and Cognitive Satellite Radios

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY, LLC            Topic: AF14AT16

    ABSTRACT: A range segment upgrade for Air Force satellite control network (AFSCN) will significantly improve system effectiveness via spectrum sharing and seamless interoperation. However, the upgraded system requires new capabilities such as real-time and accurate RF interference detection and mitigation, array antenna backlobe/sidelobe suppressions, accurate performance degradation prediction, ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Prediction and Measurement of the Soot Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF15AT21

    ABSTRACT: Methodology for prediction of soot build-up in liquid film-cooled rocket engines will be incorporated into the CRUNCH CFD code, using a reduced-mechanism pyrolysis model and soot formation model developed at University of Virginia. A companion experimental program will be conducted at University of Virginia to collect data for calibration of the pyrolysis models for conditions and fuels ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Advanced Computational Technologies for Multiphase Internal/External Coupled Ballistic Flows

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: A15AT002

    The development of a high fidelity, generalized computational framework with the necessary physical submodels incorporated for the analysis of multiphase, combusting, internal and external ballistic flows is proposed. The focus in Phase I will be developing a framework based on an existing unstructured multi-element, fully implicit, CFD code to provide an end-to-end analysis capability for interna ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Phase Transitions, Nucleation and Mixing Modeling through Trans-Critical Conditions

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF14AT23

    ABSTRACT: The goal of the Phase I effort is to develop a detailed and comprehensive plan that identifies specific, tangible improvements to improve the fidelity of modeling trans-critical combustors. Both hydrogen/oxygen as well as hydrocarbon (RP-1, RP-2) / oxygen systems will be considered. The focus will be on developing improved modules for equations of state for trans-critical mixtures, as ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Accurate Open Architecture Air Vehicle Modeling and Simulation (AOAVMS)

    SBC: DANIEL H. WAGNER ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF15AT14

    ABSTRACT: In order to effectively utilize multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for missions such as Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), Strike, etc., it is vital to have Open Architecture (OA) tools that accurately model and simulate the interaction of autonomous, unmanned, and manned air vehicles. Daniel H. Wagner Associates (DHWA) proposes to develop automated, efficient, O ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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