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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.

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    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This subtopic solicited Phase I R&D for an advanced Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) system that would provide fast-scanning high resolution (3 scans/sec at 1cm-1 resolution), low noise, mid-infrared measurements for characterization of spray flames. In Phase I, Advanced Fuel Research, Inc. (AFR) demonstrated FT-IR emission/transmission (E/T) measurements from the NIST spray combustion faci ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Commerce
  2. Control Sensor for Turbine Engine Augmentor Rumble and Screech

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    During aircraft turbine engine operation, augmentor (afterburner) operation is often associated with combustion instabilities (oscillations) that can be potentially detrimental to the turbine engine if the resonant amplitude levels are excessive.Oscillation in the frequency range of 50-100 Hz is commonly called

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Shock Mitigating Technology

    SBC: DOMINCA LLC            Topic: N/A

    The advancement of shock mitigation technology is critical to the protection of fuzes in future penetrating weapons that are smaller and faster than current weapons. The first objective of this project during Phase II is to continue the research anddevelopment of three shock mitigation approaches, and apply them to develop a mount or housing that protects the most susceptible component of a fuze, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Automatic Time Domain Antenna Range

    SBC: FARR RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    For companies engaged in the development of new antenna designs, antenna measurement systems represent a huge initial cost, and a significant barrier to entry into the market. Antenna measurement systems typically use a frequency domain Vector NetworkAnalyzer (VNA) and anechoic chamber or large outdoor range. The cost of such systems starts at around $300,000, which is more than most small compani ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Advanced Rain and Dust Erosion Resistant Coating Systems

    SBC: HONTEK CORP.            Topic: N/A

    Rain and dust erosions on aircraft forward facing surfaces such as leading edges, engine inlets, nose radomes, propeller blades, and antennas are serious problems. Due to increasing optical missile threats more low gloss rain erosion coatings are beingused. Current commercial lusterless gray rain erosion coating failed the rain test within 36 minutes when tested at 500mph under 1

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Distorted Grating Wavefront Sensor

    SBC: Kestrel Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Under this Phase II SBIR effort Kestrel Corporation proposes to demonstrate the advantages of a distorted grating based wavefront sensor for measuring wavefront aberrations under propagation conditions that simulate the high levels of aberrations found inan Airborne Laser (ABL) application. The proposed technique was conceptually demonstrated during Phase I laboratory experiments where the sensor ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Accuracy, Automated Satellite Surveillance Network

    SBC: Oceanit Laboratories, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Oceanit has successfully shown in Phase I that highly accurate (sub-arcsecond) observations are obtainable utilizing a relatively low-cost COTS system. These highly accurate angular observations can be introduced into the orbit determination process as asupplement to high-quality range data. These improved angular observations help resolve the geometric ambiguity of range-only orbit determinatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. KW Class Fiber Lasers

    SBC: PC PHOTONICS            Topic: N/A

    The double-clad multicore fiber laser has proven to be the most efficient, optically-pumped laser. In Phase I, we have demonstated that phase-locking occurs spontaneously among a group of closely packed single mode fiber lasers configured isometrically ina common cladding. This result suggests that, by using our unique power combining technique developed at PC Photonics Corporation, high power o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Implementation of Genetic Algoithm-Configured Planewave Generator

    SBC: Voss Scientific, LLC            Topic: N/A

    The need exists to generate high fidelity electromagnetic planewave environments over large assets for the purpose of testing avionics systems on full-size aircraft in anechoic chambers. In the Phase I effort, we conducted simulations of a PlanewaveGenerator (PWG) architecture that used a genetic algorithm to determine an excitation vector for a phased array that in turn creates an incident field ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force

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