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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. High-Resolution Wide-Dynamic-Range MEMS-Based Closed-Loop Adaptive Optics System

    SBC: AGILOPTICS            Topic: AF05003

    AgilOptics’ Phase I SBIR proposed the development of a moire¢ Wave-Front Sensor (MWFS) test-bed to evaluate the MWFS design developed and patented by the University of New Mexico (UNM) and to extend the design for use in a closed-loop Adaptive Optic (AO) system with a Micro-Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) Deformable Mirror (DM) corrector. Our Phase I results have shown that the MWFS provides i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Tuneable Low Frequency Microwave Source

    SBC: ASR Corporation            Topic: AF05006

    The proposed effort is to develop a frequency and waveshape agile pulse forming system. The pulse forming system is based on a Blumlein topology and allows a wide range of waveforms to be generated from a fixed set of mechanical hardware.

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Manufacturing Engineering Development and Weaponization of Bonded Components For Lethal Air-to-Air Warheads

    SBC: HYTEC, INC.            Topic: AF05170

    For a variety of warhead concepts, both for air-to-air applications and ground-based, it is desirable to explore new material combinations that provide enhanced lethality and functionality. For example, it may be desirable to combine materials that have high density with those having pyrophoric or other properties. In such advanced air-based weapons systems such as PIOS (Programmable Integrated ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Ultra High Speed Aero Optics Compensation

    SBC: Kestrel Corporation            Topic: AF05010

    Aberrations due to aero optics effects around a turret in flight cause degradation of any optical beam traversing the turret. The degradation causes reduction in system performance of directed energy weapons in terms of the lethality range and increased dwell time as the energy on target is reduced. Kestrel Corporation has developed a new wavefront sensors based on measuring the curvature of the ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Computer Architectures for Understanding: CBNX

    SBC: MANAGEMENT SCIENCES INC            Topic: AF05109

    Situation awareness involves the real-time understanding of emerging events, impacts, threats, and effective responses. Situation awareness requires the mutual interplay of perception, comprehension, and anticipation to dynamically refocus attention, adapting sensor and cognitive resources to accurately track unfolding events. The objective of this research is to continue development of a computat ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. osives- Computational research and development of robust, flexible, and compact munitions based on advanced fuel-air and energetic material mixtures.

    SBC: NumerEx            Topic: AF05153

    Volumetric explosives offer unique advantages to the development of advanced munitions. They have high energy density, excellent coupling to targets, and potentially lower collateral damage compared with existing blast and fragmentation weapons. Under Phase I SBIR funding, NumerEx has developed a high fidelity modeling capability to simulate the evolution of volumetric explosives under a variety ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Frequency Optoelectronc Oscillator

    SBC: OPEL            Topic: AF05043

    Low phase noise oscillators are core components for communications and radars. System timing jitter is fundamentally important for digital systems and phase noise is the figure of merit for RF systems. For multi-GB/s clocks, optoelectronic oscillators using optical delay for the clock period, appear to have significant advantages. The phase noise may be minimized because the delay variability li ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Developing Bioinformatics Tools for Proteomics Research

    SBC: SEIRAD, INC.            Topic: AF05073

    There continues to be a robust commercial market for innovative bioinformatics software to aid in the interpretation of proteomics and genomics data. Given an mRNA or protein expression experiment, researchers need to link the observed changes to inferences about phenomena upstream and downstream of the point in time that the experiment represents. Building on the successful Phase I prototype, we ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Diode Laser-Based Flight Test Instrumentation for Scramjets

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: AF04T012

    This Phase II STTR project will continue the research and development of a simultaneous multi-species sensor system for scramjets flight test instrumentation. The sensor system is based on modulation-frequency multiplexing to combine several laser wavelengths and using a single two-color photodiode detector to collect the laser signals along the same optical path. High-sensitivity detection of c ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Algorithms for Stereo Image Creation from a Sequence of Two Dimensional Images

    SBC: Stellar Science Ltd. Co.            Topic: AF05011

    Stellar Science has developed innovative techniques capable of autonomously converting standard 2D image sequences into 3D stereo movies, and has successfully tested these techniques on a wide variety of space surveillance imagery. Our algorithm first solves for the satellite’s shape and motion using a feature based technique, and then uses this information to select and combine suitable stereo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
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