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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. Improve pyrotechnic smoke formulations that produce low flame

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A11aT026

    The objective of this research is to develop materials that replace the current generation of visible smoke formulations used by the U.S. military. In particular the materials must produce low or no flame so that they don't present a fire hazard, have relatively low toxicity, and are efficient. The efficiency is defined in a figure of merit that combines fill factor, yield factor, extinctio ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Plasmonic MEMS Sensor Array

    SBC: Five Stones Research Corporation            Topic: A10aT002

    Sensor development researchers and engineers have perpetually sought novel methods to reduce sensor size and improve performance. Continued miniaturization of sensors through micromachining has enabled novel applications and introduced new paradigms for engineered systems to interact with the world. The challenge has always been to improve performance while continually reducing size. In the curren ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. High Fidelity Obscurant Modeling for Sensor Simulations

    SBC: SIMULATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A11aT004

    A technique that enables new methods of obscurant modeling with faster rendering while maintaining or improving physical fidelity is proposed. The proposed technique not only exhibits the statistics of voxel based obscurants, but matches real-world data as well. The main objective from Phase II efforts will be a further refinement of the flow field and particle technique of generating physically c ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Safe High Voltage Cathode Materials for Pulsed Power Applications

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: N11AT035

    A high-voltage, high-capacity, inexpensive cathode material for lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) is proposed. The cathode material employs carbon nanotubes and additional nanostructures to support efficient transport of Li ions. The resulting LIBs will support high transient and pulsed loads while offering enhanced safety and lifecycle performance. Proof-of-concept LIB cells were demonstrated in Phase ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Multi-Spectral Scene Generator Upgrade

    SBC: RADIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: MDA05049

    Abstract: Radiance Technologies will develop a Multi-Spectrum Scene Generator (MSSG) to support the testing requirements of current sensing technologies under development by the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). This MSSG will minimize the real-time computational requirements and reduce the nodal data transfer by utilizing a novel system architecture. The MSSG will interface with projection systems ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. Sensor Fusion Dynamic Scenario Descriptor

    SBC: RADIANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: MDA10001

    For Phase II, Radiance proposes to advance our design, implementation and testing of multi-sensor (RF/IR/Vis), multi-platform data fusion algorithms, advancing the state-of-the-art in Rao-Blackwellised Particle Filters in a dynamic Bayesian network framework. This effort supports the development of a multi-sensor, multi-geometry picture of threat scenarios, supporting C2BMCs requirement for a sing ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. Sensor Resource Management

    SBC: TORCH TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: MDA10002

    Torch proposes to develop, test, and validate real-time BMDS Sensor Resource Management (SRM) algorithms using a scalable sensor network data fusion architecture which is both efficient and robust. Our Phase II SRM development approach is enabled by our Phase I validated "SORCIRER" (Scalable Optimization of Resources using Constrained Information Rate and Embedded Rules) SRM architecture. Our ne ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Radiation Hardening of Point-Of-Load (POL) Converters

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: MDA10021

    Due to growing defense and aerospace system complexity and associated power management and distribution schemes, there is an ever-increasing need for monolithic, fully integrated, high efficiency, Point-of-Load (POL) converters to replace the centrally tailored power distribution approaches of the past. This Phase II effort will establish and demonstrate an approach to a ruggedized, Mil-Spec, ex ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. METSI: Metadata Establishing Trust in SOA-based Information

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF112041

    ABSTRACT: Operating in a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment is risky because there is limited ability to gauge the quality of information, especially information that has been transformed multiple times as it flows within the SOA. To address this problem, CFDRC built METSI (Metadata Establishing Trust in SOA-based Information) to quantify the Quality of Information (QoI) using seven ...

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Strategically Radiation-Hardened Star Tracker

    SBC: Scientic, Inc.            Topic: AF103114

    ABSTRACT: In today"s limited government budget environment, the push is towards smaller spacecraft with more rapid development times (

    SBIR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force

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