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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. APA: Air Pressure Alert Device

    SBC: DESERT STAR SYSTEMS, LLC            Topic: 814

      For divers, out of air situations present a particular hazard. They can result in a dangerous emergency ascent, or failure of a diver to reach the surface. A low air pressure alert (APA) device can provide a valuable margin of safety, but careful design is required. In order for the device to be adopted, it must no t only be effective but it must offer ease of use and a strea ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Commerce
  2. Comprehensive Residential Energy Monitoring System

    SBC: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    NIST needs a complete residential energy monitoring system to convey real-time comprehensive energy consumption data by particular end-use to occupants. POC developed a new Comprehensive Wireless Residential Energy Monitoring (CORE) system that integrates multiple wireless sensor modes with a unique radio board into an innovative wireless network architecture. Key Phase I developments were a first ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Compact fs Fiber Laser Source for Broadband CARS Microscopy

    SBC: POLARONYX, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Based on our success in developing the world’s first commercial 10 W femtosecond fiber laser system and our leading technology development in ultrashort pulsed fiber laser, PolarOnyx proposes, for the first time, a compact high power dual band integrated fiber laser source. The integrated system will be the first extremely compact comprehensive system to address NIST’s current and futu ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. A Method for Specification of Efficeint and Effective Strategies for Measurement of a Measurement Article on a Coordinate Measuring Machine by Use of Measurement Simulation Techniques

    SBC: METROSAGE, L L C            Topic: N/A

    We propose the definition, design, and prototype development of a software tool for use by the U.S. manufacturing community to enable the automated production of design-based measurement strategies of know reliability and high economic efficiency for coordinate measuring machines (CMMs). The measurement strategies so generated will meet the objective of reducing overall costs to near-minimal value ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Development of Pulse/DC Characterization System for LEDs

    SBC: Arroyo Instruments, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Development of LEDs for various applications, such a vehicle lighting, signage, and commercial and residential solid state lighting is progressing at a rapid pace. Various methods exist for measuring the performance of LEDs, but variations in test configurations, thermal management, T&M equipment, and operator experience lead to significant variation in measured performance. The project will d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. SBIR Phase II:A Search Engine for Antenna Design

    SBC: X5 Systems, Inc.            Topic: SS

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project seeks to develop and launch a software tool that applies advanced AI algorithms to antenna design and optimization. Manual antenna design and optimization methods are time- and labor-intensive, limit complexity, and require significant expertise. Genetic algorithm (GA) optimization has demonstrated success at quickly finding effective ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  7. SBIR Phase II: Affordable Optically Pumped Semiconductor Lasers for Polychromatic Guide Star Systems

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project conducts research and development of a unique laser technology that simultaneously provides a compact and low-cost alternative to laser guide star and polychromatic laser guide star sources. Guide star lasers are used in ground based adaptive-optics telescopes to provide high altitude, bright, point sources enabling adaptive near rea ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  8. STTR Phase II:Integrated Powered Knee-Ankle Prosthetic System

    SBC: Ekso Bionics Inc            Topic: EO

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project proposes the development of an integrated powered knee-ankle prosthesis. The objective of this proposal is to investigate the use of integrated powered knee and ankle joints in trans-femoral prostheses that use sensory information from the ground and the wearer. The hypothesis is that a prosthesis with actively powered knee and ankle ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  9. SBIR Phase II:High Dynamic, Alignment Free Metrological Method for 3D Shape Measurement of Optical Surfaces Based on Polarization

    SBC: BOSSA NOVA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II proposal aims at developing a new alignment-free metrological turn-key system dedicated to the measurement of optical surfaces with high measurement speed and high dynamic range. Next generation optical surfaces will need to be mass-produced with high departure from spherical shapes and high numerical aperture (Aspheric). Manufacturing these optical ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation
  10. SBIR Phase II:High quality, low cost bulk gallium nitride substrates

    SBC: Soraa            Topic: EL

    This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a scalable, compact and rapid ammonothermal method to grow high-quality, low-cost bulk gallium nitride (GaN) substrates. A novel apparatus that is scalable to large volumes at modest cost will be utilized to achieve high-pressure, high-temperature conditions and grow single-crystal GaN. This project is expected to d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 National Science Foundation

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