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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 April, 2020.

  1. Robust, Lightweight Wiring for Space Applications

    SBC: MINNESOTA WIRE & CABLE COMPANY            Topic: AF112093

    ABSTRACT: An ability to reduce the weight of cables has the potential to provide significant cost savings, reduce maintenance and improve reliability of satellites. The costs of developing and producing satellites are linearly proportional with the satellite"s weight, with each kilogram costing around $1 million when delivery-to-space costs are included. With global satellite launches expected to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Efficient Manufacturing of Low Defect Density SiC Substrates using a Novel Defect Capped Planarization Assisted Growth (DC-PAG) Method

    SBC: Sinmat Inc            Topic: AF121183

    ABSTRACT: Silicon carbide based power devices has several advantages because it can be used in very high power, high temperature, high frequency applications, where conventional silicon devices cannot be used. Despite significant advancement in SiC semiconductor technology in the past 3 decades, the presence of device killing defects in the epilayer has impeded the rapid commercialization of SiC- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Rapidly Configurable Turbomachines for Air Cycle Machine Emulation

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF141080

    For aircraft thermal management systems, the air cycle system is powered by an air cycle machine (ACM). The ACM typically consists of a power turbine that utilizes high pressure bleed air, along with a cooling turbine to produce the necessary shaft power for a compressor and starter/generator. To develop a laboratory based ACM, there is a need to develop a system that sufficiently simulates the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Cloud-Based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR)

    SBC: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: AF141181

    Architecture Technology Corporation (ATCorp) proposes the Cloud-based Efficient Data Analysis and Reduction (CEDAR) system, a novel hardware and software solution to efficiently increase and manage shared compute resources located within an autonomous vehicle to run mission-specific software that analyzes, combines, and filters sensor data in real-time or near real-time according to changing needs ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Magnetooptical isolator for free space and waveguide applications operating at 0.4-5 um

    SBC: OPTIGRATE CORPORATION            Topic: AF141199

    The laser sources emitting from short to long infrared wavelengths are used for environmental sensing, metrology and clinical diagnosis, LADAR applications. The second atmospheric window between 3-5 um is crucial where a large number of gases, e.g. methane, nitric oxide, carbon mono-dioxide or formaldehyde, can be detected. Due to the presence of very strong fundamental stretching modes of O-H, C ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Signals of Opportunity as a Covert Alternative Fix Source for Submarines While Submerged

    SBC: Physical Devices, Inc.            Topic: AF141253

    We propose a Phase I analysis of Signals of Opportunity (SOO), including Magnetic Velocity and Position (MVP) sensing, breakthrough passive geo-referenced navigation technology. MVP leverages classical electromagnetics to determine velocity and position with GPS-level accuracy at any depth or distance from shore. In addition to the SOO analysis, Phase I effort will conduct 3D electromagnetic mod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Miniature Air Launched Rawinsonde and Dropsonde (MALRD)

    SBC: Wintec, Inc.            Topic: AF112194

    ABSTRACT: The main objective of the MALRD SBIR Phase II research is to develop design alternatives to collect atmospheric data using a novel concept whereby a F-16 fighter aircraft equipped with a ALE-47 countermeasure dispenser system (CMDS) may alternatively serve as an air-launched instrumentation-dispense platform. Specific atmospheric data will be collected by the dropsonde sensors including ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Enabling Flexible Materials, Devices and Processes for Defense

    SBC: American Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: AF121003

    ABSTRACT:Emergence and feasibility for flexible body-worn electronics and particularly medical patches requires high performance electronics capability.The problem is that these new technologies must have flexible and conformal physical formats and conventional electronic components are not in any way flexible. In the CLAS Phase I program, a new flexible high-performance manufacturing and material ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Direct Printing of 3D Structural RF Electronics

    SBC: Sciperio, Inc.            Topic: AF121003

    ABSTRACT: Using the advantages of 3D printing, an antenna system wing structure will be printed. The antenna system will be a multi-layer electronic device with a number of antenna elements. The electronics will not be mounted to the wing structure, they will become part of the wing structure. This implies an impact to Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) for UAVs. The payload will become part of th ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. d-FOUR Electronic Toolkit (d4ET)

    SBC: Design Interactive, Inc            Topic: AF121020

    ABSTRACT: An opportunity exists to develop methodologies and tools to objectively assess the overall training effectiveness of a simulation and pinpoint specific system characteristics such as fidelity and training strategy support which contribute to the training effectiveness or lack thereof. To address this, Design Interactive (DI) proposes to develop the d-FOUR Electronic Toolkit (d4ET), a T ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force

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