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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 September, 2020.

  1. Autonomous Broad Spectrum Environmental Sentinels

    SBC: Nevada Nanotech Systems Inc.            Topic: A13AT017

    We propose a platform for aerial environmental monitoring based on the integration of two advanced technologies for the first time: a lightweight, flying robotic platform capable of hovering and swarming, and a compact, low-power chemical sensor platform called the Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS): a robust, low-cost, silicon-chip-based micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) that has been use ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. 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
  3. Prediction and Measurement of the Carbon Build-Up in Film-Cooled Rocket Engines

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF15AT21

    ABSTRACT: Sierra Engineering Inc. (Sierra) believes that existing chemical kinetic models can be efficiently incorporated into commercial CFD codes to predict the mixing, pyrolysis, soot formation and carbon deposition within film cooled rocket engines. During this Phase I STTR effort we will demonstrate that this analysis capability is practical and that we can generate appropriate model validati ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Fuel Efficient Nanofluid Gear Oil

    SBC: Applied Colloids            Topic: A15AT018

    Applied Colloids proposes the use of its proprietary nanofluid technology as an add-in treatment process for gearboxes and transmissions of military ground vehicles that would reduce the internal friction generated in them. This would reduce the vehicle fuel consumption by 2 to 3%. It would also reduce the wear and maintainance costs for this equipment. Applied Colloids will form the nanofluids ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Hy-CIRCA: Autonomous Synthesis and Verification of Hybrid Cyber-Physical System Controllers

    SBC: Smart Information Flow Technologies, LLC            Topic: AF14AT06

    ABSTRACT: To unlock the power of cooperating teams of autonomous cyber-physical systems (CPSs), humans must be able to effectively, reliably, and safely task them using high-level goals. SIFTs Playbook interface approach provides goal-based tasking for multi-agent autonomous missions. SIFTs Cooperative Intelligent Real-time Control Architecture (CIRCA) automatically synthesizes and verifies r ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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