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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 June, 2020.

  1. 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
  2. THERMOELECTRIC GENERATOR FOR MAJOR AIDS TO NAVIGATION

    SBC: HI-Z TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED PROGRAM PRESENTS A PLAN TO DEVELOP THE PRELIMINARY DESIGN OF A SECONDARY THERMOELECTRIC POWER PLAN THAT CAN BE USED IN THE COAST GUARD'S MAJOR AIDS TO NAVIGATION. THIS DESIGN WILL TAKE THE SPECIFIC NEEDS OF THE COAST GUARD INTO CONSIDERATION. THIS INCLUDES POWER LEVEL, SIZE, COST, AND RELIABILITY GOALS. THE DESIGN WILL USE AS MUCH OF THE TECHNOLOGY RELATED TO POWER SYSTEMS OF THIS TYP ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Transportation
  3. DEVELOPMENT OF A COPILOT-TYPE EXPERT SYSTEM FOR THE VORTAC

    SBC: Pickard, Lowe & Garrick Inc.            Topic: N/A

    UNDER PREVIOUS IN-HOUSE AND SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH PHASES I AND II FUNDING, THE AUTHORS HAVE DEVELOPED AN EXPERT SYSTEM, COPILOT, FOR USE IN NUCLEAR POWER PLANT CONTROL ROOMS AS AN AID TO PLANT OPERATORS IN THE ONLINE DIAGNOSIS OF PLANT MALFUNCTIONS AND IN DECISION SUPPORT. THIS SYSTEM IS INNOVATIVE IN ITS KNOWLEDGE REPRESENTATION SCHEMA, WHICH IS BUILT AROUND BAYESIAN PRINCIPLES, ITS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of Transportation
  4. Development of Intelligent Composites using Integrated SMART Layer Technology

    SBC: ACELLENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: N/A

    Reliability and structural safety are major concerns in the design of next-generation space transportation and systems. Acellent Technologies, Inc. Proposes to develop and innovative, cost-effective and reliable built-in structural diagnostic system forlight-weight large-scale space structures made of composite materials to monitor their integrity during service thereby prolonging life span, red ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Munition Effectiveness Modeling and Technology Integration Research

    SBC: ACTA, LLC            Topic: N/A

    A 24-month Phase II project is proposed to develop and implement models that capture the fidelity of high fidelity physics-based (HFPB) models in a fast-running format. It is anticipated that such models will be incorporated in certain modules of theModular Effectiveness/Vulnerability Assessment (MEVA) code developed for and currently used by the Air Force for assessing munitions effectiveness an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. DIAGNOSIS OF NATURAL AND INDUCED DISEASES OF MILITARY IMPORTANCE

    SBC: Adeza Biomedical Corpon            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A SIMPLE, PORTABLE, ONE-STEP ASSAY FOR THE DETECTION OF MYCOPLASMA PNEUMONIAE AND INFLUENZA A WHICH CAN BE PERFORMED INDEPENDENT OF A SOPHISTICATED LABORATORY BY UNTRAINED OR SEMI-SKILLED PERSONNEL. THIS SIMPLE, ONE-STEP METHOD IS CALLED AN OPTICAL BIOASSAY (OBA) AND UTILIZES AN INEXPENSIVE LASER AND PHOTODETECTOR TO DETECT AN ANTIGEN-ANTIBODY BINDING EVENT. ANTIBODY IS COVAL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. DECEPTION METHODS FOR FUEL-BASED DECISION AIDS IN ADVERSARIAL ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: Advanced Decision Systems            Topic: N/A

    AUTOMATIC AIDS FOR SITUATION ASSESSMENT, GENERAL INFORMATION FUSION, DECISION MAKING AND PLANNING ARE VULNERABLE TO DECEPTION IN ADVERSARIAL SITUATIONS. COUNTER-DECEPTION CAPABILITIES TO DETECT POSSIBLE DECEPTIVE ACTIONS AND OBTAIN THE CORRECT ASSESSMENT ARE NEEDED TO PRESERVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THESE AIDS. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL CREATE TECHNOLOGICAL SUPPORT SO THAT THE EFFECTS OF DECEPTION ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. EVIDENCE ACCRUAL FOR MODEL BASED VISION

    SBC: Advanced Decision Systems            Topic: N/A

    SUCCESSFULLY APPLYING MODEL-BASED REASONING TO REAL WORLD VISION PROBLEMS (E.G. AUTOMATIC TARGET RECOGNITION ?ATR?) REQUIRES ACCURATE REPRESENTATION OF COMPLEX RELATIONSHIPS AMONG THINGS IN THE WORLD AND OBSERVABLE IMAGE FEATURES. EVIDENCE ACCRUAL TECHNIQUES MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE OVER THESE RELATIONSHIPS WITH LITTLE LOSS IN INFORMATION. CURRENT TECHNIQUES SUCH AS BAYESIAN NETWORKS SHOW PROMISE, ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. IMPROVED DETECTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR HIGH-RESOLUTION X-RAY NONDESTRUCTIVE EVALUATION

    SBC: Aracor            Topic: N/A

    HIGH-RESOLUTION COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SHOWS SIGNIFICANT PROMISE IN AIDING THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVANCED COMPOSITE MATERIALS WHICH ARE IMPORTANT IN IMPROVING AIRCRAFT PERFORMANCE. NONDESTRUCTIVE IMAGING OF THE INTERNAL STRUCTURE OF THESE MATERIALS CAN HELP IN IMPROVING PROCESSING QUALITY, IN DEVELOPING PERFORMANCE MODELS, AND IN EVALUATING MANUFACTURED COMPONENTS. CURRENT IMAGING PERFORMANCE COULD BE S ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. GAAS WAFER TESTING FOR RADIATION-INDUCED TRANSIENT UPSET

    SBC: Aracor            Topic: N/A

    THE DEVELOPMENT OF A WAFER-LEVEL TESTING TECHNIQUE FOR MULTIGIGAHERTZ GAAS DIGITAL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS TO CHARACTERIZE THE TRANSIENT-RADIATION-INDUCED UPSET LEVEL IS PROPOSED. THIS CONCEPT WILL ALLOW THE OPTIMIZATION OF THE UPSET LEVEL IN HIGH PIN-OUT DENSITY CIRCUITS USING AN ON-SITE, QUICK TURNAROUND PROCEDURE FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AS WELL AS CIRCUIT SCREENING. THIS NONDESTRUCTIVE TECHNIQUE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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