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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. Massively Parallel High Temperature Probe System for Wafer-level Reliability Testing

    SBC: Celadon Systems Inc.            Topic: 910021R

    Historical methods of reliability assessment are less and less effective as device sizes shrink. Larger sample sizes and longer duration tests are increasingly needed. At the same time, efforts to continue scaling semiconductors to ever smaller geometries is leading to an explosion of new device structures, materials and processes. The cost of testing these innovations is becoming a major barrier ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Low-cost, low-defect Solvothermal growth of large diameter Gallium Nitride substrates

    SBC: SOLID STATE SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION            Topic: AF10BT28

    ABSTRACT: Availability of high quality, large area gallium nitride (GaN) single crystal substrates is one of the most outstanding issues for III-V nitride materials. Today's GaN device processes typically employ HVPE grown on sapphire and silicon carbide substrates, requiring elaborate buffer layers and deposition techniques to overcome lattice mismatch and dislocation densities up to 109/cm ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Self-Reconfigurable Memristor-Based Computing Architecture: Design, Fabrication, and Characterization

    SBC: Bio Inspired Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF10BT31

    ABSTRACT: The behavior of the Chalcogenide based ion-conducting memristor lends itself for use as an element in a simple neuromorphic computing circuit. The reaction of a circuit to an external stimulus may be the result of its ability to learn from previous similar, yet unrelated exposures to environmental stimulus. A highly specialized variation of the memristor, previously developed by the Ad ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Superconducting Power Transmission for Directed Energy Applications

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: AF08BT12

    ABSTRACT: Airborne directed energy weapons offer advantages over conventional weapons as they minimize collateral damage, reducing the cost of post-conflict reconstruction. However, the high power levels required by these weapons present size and weight challenges for airborne applications. In particular, the current capacity required of the power transmission cables can make them one of the heav ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Efficient Power Production With Thermoelectric Generating Systems

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: OSD10EP7

    Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) offer the potential for simple and efficient conversion of heat directly to electricity. However, efficient power conversion systems that incorporate TEGs present an engineering challenge, requiring an overall system design that balances critical trade-offs between TEG performance requirements, thermal management, combustion efficiency, and power conditioning. We ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Hybrid Autonomous Router for Tactical (HART) Networks

    SBC: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: OSD10AN2

    The DoD has identified the need for airborne platforms from the various services to be integrated into the Global Information Grid (GIG). The current state of the practice for connecting airborne platforms to the GIG has four major limitations, i.e., (1) inability to adapt dynamically to topology changes in the network; (2) need for excessive manual configuration; (3) lack of scalalability with ne ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Province

    SBC: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: OSD10AN3

    As the DoD continues to"drawdown"the number of active duty personnel, there are a limited number of network operators to examine network status data and configure the large number of network devices present in any theater of operation. However, the ever increasing complexity of missions requires optimal network operation to provide mission assurance; this drives the need to maximize automation. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Tentacle: Multi-Camera Immersive Surveillance System

    SBC: Primordial, Inc.            Topic: AF103032

    ABSTRACT: Primordial, Panoptic, and intuVision propose the development of Tentaclea multi-camera immersive surveillance system that synthesizes information from hundreds of video streams into an intuitive 3D representation. Team Primordial will start with our existing state-of-the-art baseline componentsPanoptic C-Thru, intuVision Panoptes, and intuVision Video Recallwhich already fully meet 6 a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. AutoConfig Router: Policy-based Auto-configuring Routers to Support Dynamically Forming Networks

    SBC: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: AF103044

    ABSTRACT: The future Airborne Network (AN) will include airborne nodes on wide body platforms that will perform internet working between heterogeneous networks operating with various protocols and communication link technologies. These nodes will have the capabilities to form the backbone routing structure of the AN. In such an environment, the topology and link statuses will dynamically change o ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. New Intrusion-Resistant Virtualized Adaptive Network Architecture (NIRVANA)

    SBC: ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: AF103058

    ABSTRACT: With increased connectivity and integration with other DoD networks the threat of cyber attacks on space operations assets has become significant. Hence, the Air Force has identified a need to protect satellite operations centers (SOCs) from cyber attacks for mission assurance. Architecture Technology Corporation (ATC) proposes to develop an intrusion-resistant network architecture ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force

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