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  1. Feasibility of Using Impulse Radar to Detect and Identify Detonators

    SBC: AKELA INC            Topic: N/A

    This proposal seeks to demonstrate the feasibility of using impulse radar techniques to detect and identify explosive detonators. It relies on the fact that a radar impulse will excite natural electromagnetic resonances which characterize the size, shape, and material composition of an object. These resonances are present in the scattered transient return from the object and can be extracted by ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Transportation
  2. A COMPACT ACCELERATOR-BASED NEUTRON SOURCE FOR BAGGAGE INTERROGATION

    SBC: Accsys Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE USE OF THERMAL NEUTRONS AS A TOOL FOR BAGGAGE INSPECTIONIS AN ESTABLISHED TECHNIQUE, WITH A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM CURRENTLY BEING TESTED FOR AIRPORT FEASIBILITY AS AN EXPLOSIVE DETECTION DEVICE. THIS SYSTEM COULD POSSIBLY BE MODIFIED FOR INDIVIDUAL BAGGAGE IDENTIFICATION THROUGH THE USE OF IMAGING OR ACTIVATION DETECTION OF SUITABLE TAGS. HOWEVER, FEASIBILITY TESTING OF THIS CONCEPT AND THE COMMERC ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Transportation
  3. AN AUTOMATED INJURY CODING PROGRAM

    SBC: Advanced Decision Systems            Topic: N/A

    WITHIN THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION THERE IS A SIGNIFICANT NEED TO PROVIDE ACCIDENT INVESTIGATORS WITH ADVANCED COMPUTER BASED TOOLS THAT CAN ASSIST IN THE ANALYSIS OF ACCIDENT DATA. IN PARTICULAR, AN "EXPERT SYSTEM" THAT COULD INTERPRET THE VARIOUS SOURCES OF ACCIDENT DATA AND AUTOMATICALLY CODE THESE IN ACCORDANCE WITH VARIOUS INJURY CODING SCHEMES, WOULD BE OF SIGNIFICANT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Transportation
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE (SAW) ALTITUDE SENSOR

    SBC: Amerasia Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THERE IS A CONSTANT NEED FOR LESS COSTLY AIRCRAFT ALTITUDE SENSORS, FOR WHICH LARGE NUMBERS OF THESE SENSORS ARE REQUIRED. THE PROPOSED PROGRAM IS TO PERFORM STUDIES LEADING TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE (SAW) ALTITUDE SENSOR FOR AVIONICS AIR-DATA INSTRUMENTATION. THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAM IS TO DEVELOP A HIGH PERFORMANCE ALTITUDE SENSOR WHICH WILL UTILIZE STATE-OF-THE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Transportation
  5. COCAINE/HEROIN DRUG DETECTION USING SURFACE ACOUSTIC WAVE (SAW) SENSORS

    SBC: Amerasia Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THERE IS A NEED FOR A PORTABLE DETECTOR SYSTEM THAT CAN DETECT ILLEGAL DRUGS, PRIMARILY MARIJUANA, COCAINE, AND HEROIN, ENTERING THE UNITED STATES ABOARD MARITIME VESSELS. A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION HAS SHOWN THAT SAW TECHNOLOGY CAN DETECT 10 FEMTOGRAMS (1 X 10-14) WITH A SIGNAL TO NOISE RATIO OF 3:1. IN ADDITION, THESE SENSORS HAVE A DYNAMIC RANGE OF OVER 1,000,000. BY COMBINING SAW TECHNOLOGY W ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Transportation
  6. DEVELOPMENT OF LOW POWER DIGITAL COMMUNICATION (LPDC) SYSTEM

    SBC: Amerasia Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    AN INNOVATIVE LOW POWER DIGITAL COMMUNICATION (LPDC) SYSTEM IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL ENCODE RAW DATA FROM THE SELF POWEREDVEHICLE DETECTORS (SPVD) SENSORS AND SEND ENCODED DATA TO THE RECEIVED BASE STATION VIA THE LPDC DEVICES. THE PROPOSED ENCODING ALGORITHM WILL ALLOW THE LPDC TO OPERATE RELIABLY IN THE PRESENCE OF INTERFERENCE FROM OTHER COMMUNICATION USERS. PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS SHOWS THAT BY UTI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Transportation
  7. CLIPBOARD COMPUTER ACCIDENT DATA COLLECTION AND TRANSMISSION

    SBC: DYNAMIC ANALYSIS & TESTING ASSOC.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED EFFORT IS TO DEVELOP A COMBINED HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SYSTEM BASED ON DATA'S CLIPBOARD COMPUTR. THE CLIP BOARD IS AN IBM PC COMPATIBLE PORTABLE COMPUTER WITH BASIC DIMENSIONS OF 7"X10"X1.5" AND A WEIGHT OF 4 POUNDS. IT CON-TAINS A HIGH RESOLUTION (640 X 200) GCA MONITOR WITH A TOUCHSCREEN FOR MENU RESPONSE ENTRY BY FINGERTIP. THE COMPUTER RUNS A 8 MHZ HAS 3 MB OF A MAIN MEMORY (COMBIN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Transportation
  8. Software to calculate occupant forces in real world crashes

    SBC: Dynamic Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A need exists for economical, high capacity softwre to aid medical and engineering researchers to more easily and consistently calculate forces acting on vehicle occupants during real-world crashes. One example of such research is NHTSA's Crash Injury research and Engineering Network (CIREN), which in adition to collecting injury and vehicle information, has increasing access to data from Event D ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Transportation
  9. A LOW-COST OPTICAL WEATHER IDENTIFIER FOR AN AUTOMATED WEATHER OBSERVING SYSTEM

    SBC: DYNAMICS TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE IDENTIFICATION OF THE TYPE OF PRECIPITATION (RAIN, SNOW, FOG/HAZE, HAIL) HAS TRACTIONALLY RELIED ON HUMAN JUDGMENT. RECENTLY, THE WAVE PROPAGATION LABORATORY OF DEVELOPED A TECHNOLOGY FOR AUTOMATIC WEATHER IDENTIFICATION USING LASER SCINTILLATION AND SCATTERING. THE TECHNIQUE HAS BEEN SUCCESSFULLY TESTED IN FIELD OPERATION. HOWEVER, THE SYSTEM IS TOO CLUMSY AND EXPENSIVE FOR LARGE-SCALE FIELD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1985 Department of Transportation
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    SBC: EBERT COMPOSITES CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 2000 Department of Transportation

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