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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. Crested Tunnel Barriers for Fast, High Density, Nonvolatile Memory Devices

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

    Crested multi-layer tunnel barriers have been proposed, which offer a revolutionary solution to overcome density to speed trade-offs characteristic of present data storage technologies. Practical implementation of the proposed technology will involve useof thin film materials which are readily manufacturable and CMOS-compatible. A critical need exists for experimental verification of the theoret ...

    STTR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Real-Time Trajectory Generation for an Autonomous Aero Utility Vehicle with Constraints

    SBC: Aeropath            Topic: N/A

    "This proposal is focused on enhancing and applying the trajectory generationalgorithms originally developed at Caltech to a small free-flight unmannedAero Utility Vehicle (AUV) that is under development with private funding.Our trajectory generation algorithms are based on a combination of nonlinearand optimal control theory, spline theory, and sequential quadraticprogramming. Furthermore, the a ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Hadamard Transform Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry

    SBC: Biospect, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Multiplexed Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometers, such as the Hadamard Transform TOFMS (HT-TOFMS), show great promise in increasing MS sensitivity and spectral acquisition speed. Multiplexing the ion beam allows multiple ion packets to simultaneously coexistin the instrument flight tube, advantageously changing a pulsed TOF-MS into a continuously operating instrument. The heart of a HT-TOFMS, and t ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. A Novel Densification Method for Ultra-High Volume Fraction (40-60%) SiC(p), CVD

    SBC: Ceracon, Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    STTR Phase I 1999 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Functional Geopolymer Composites for Structural Ceramic Applications

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

    "Continuous fiber-reinforced ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) are attractive candidate materials for structural components in military/commercial airframe or engine/turbine components due to their high-temperature mechanical properties. However, currentCMCs have two major limitations that have prevented replacement of current materials, namely (1) very high processing/materials costs and (2) insu ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Corrosion Suppression novel inhibitor modified silane systems.

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

    Phase I feasibility research will be based on developing novel organic/inorganic hybrid, inhibitor modified or reacted silane based corrosion inhibitor systems that will enhance corrosion suppression capability of existing organic/inorganic hybridcorrosion inhibition systems by incorporating novel inhibitor modified silanessuch as novel silanes modified with imidizoles as a novel corrosion inhibi ...

    STTR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. In-Situ Formation of Dense Atomic Layer Coated Nano Particle

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

    "This proposed research is to develop an in-situ formation of nanoparticles coated with a atomic layer controlled coating. A novel superparamagnetic particles with orders of higher magnetic moment than current market available magnetic particles and beadswill be developed for labeling used in biology and biotechnology, especially for high sensitive portable biosensor.The long-term goal of propose ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. High Stiffness Passive Damping Concepts Using Materials or Innovative Mechanisms

    SBC: CSA Engineering, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This effort will investigate a recent breakthrough in damping materials developed under AFOSR sponsorship at UCLA for potential application to launch vehicle and spacecraft component vibration mitigation. CSA believes that the proposed effort is unique inthat it offers, for the first time, a practical high performance passive solution to the vibration suppression needs of several Air Force applica ...

    STTR Phase I 2001 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Biomimetic Infrared Sensor Array for Real-Time Monitoring

    SBC: CYRANO SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this proposal is to develop a low cost infrared imaging array for the 3-5 micron window. Current infrared imaging sensors are optimized for the 10 micron regime which corresponds to the wavelength emitted by a warm body (e.g. human). Theproposed lower wavelength regime would target hotter sources such as vehicle exhaust or other machinery indicative of human activity without req ...

    STTR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Ultra-strong Thermally-Stable Grating Fabrication through t

    SBC: D-Star Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Pulse tube cryocoolers are the cutting edge of regenerative cryocooler development. A series of recent improvements (the orifice, various bypass arrangements) have brought pulse tube cooler performance into the range of Stirling and Gifford-McMahon coolers. A bi-directional Ranque/Hilsch vortex tube performs the functions of both heat-rejecting heat exchanger and orifice, offering further improvem ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
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