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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. Heated Thermoplastic Fiber Placement Head for NASA Langley Research Center

    SBC: ACCUDYNE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: A404

    Reduced mass composite materials are crucial to the success of aerospace systems, but are inhibited by expensive autoclave consolidation, especially for large parts. To remedy this, NASA-LaRC has been developing cost-effective high-performance thermoplastic composite materials for years. NASA materials could dramatically reduce the cost of large aerospace structures, because those materials avo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Smart Materials Technology for High Speed Adaptive Inlet/Nozzle Design

    SBC: Continuum Dynamics Inc            Topic: A203

    Enabling a new generation of high speed civil aircraft will require breakthrough developments in propulsion design, including novel techniques to optimize inlet performance across a wide speed range. Maximizing propulsive performance while minimizing weight and mechanical complexity is a key goal for such systems, and rapidly maturing smart materials technology can enable adaptive control of inle ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Low Permeation Envelope Material Development for Titan Aerobot

    SBC: Lamart Corporation            Topic: S202

    Aerobot vehicles for missions on Titan require envelope materials that are strong, light and durable. Unlike terrestrial balloon materials, these must be able to withstand flexing at temperatures of 90K without developing pinhole leaks. To meet this requirement, it is proposed to use Lamart?s experience in lightweight laminated sailcloth and ultra light film lamination to create a material for thi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Nanomaterials Enabled High Energy and Power Density Li-ion Batteries

    SBC: NEI CORPORATION            Topic: F309

    There is a need for high energy (~ 200 Wh/kg) and high power (> 500 W/kg) density rechargeable Li-ion batteries that are safe and reliable for several space and consumer applications. State-of-the-art rechargeable Li-ion batteries are incapable of fulfilling these stringent requirements. We propose to develop high energy and power density nanocomposite cathodes that will lead to thermally stable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Wireless System for Continuous Cardiopulmonary Monitoring in a Space Environment

    SBC: New Jersey Microsystems, Inc.            Topic: B305

    We propose to develop the NJM Sense-It system based on small sensor tags, which include a cardiopulmonary MEMS sensor for measuring heartbeat and breath rates continuously. In addition, the proposed sensor system can be operated in extended bandwidth mode to measure detail cardiopulmonary phonic pattern upon control from the reader. The system operates within a central reader at 915 MHz with as ma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Battery Separator Membrane Having a Selectable Thermal Shut-Down Temperature

    SBC: Policell Technolpgies, Inc.            Topic: F309

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I proposal to NASA requests $69,367.13 support for Policell Technologies, Inc. to demonstrate the feasibility of developing a novel battery separator membrane having a selectable thermal shut-down temperature (from 60 to 120 deg C). The separator will be used for making high energy density rechargeable battery. This proposal responds to Topic Number F3 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Lightweight Design of an HTS Coil for the VASIMR Experiment

    SBC: Tai-Yang Research Company            Topic: F701

    Tai-Yang Research of Delaware proposes to design and fabricate an HTS double-pancake coil in support of the VASIMR experiment. The proposed HTS coil will implement novel CVD diamond technology for a lighter system weight with greater thermal uniformity and stability. CVD diamond technology in combination with HTS magnets offer significant advantages over traditional technology in terms of system r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Uncooled Radiation Hard SiC Schottky VUV Detectors Capable of Single Photon Sensing

    SBC: UNITED SILICON CARBIDE, INC.            Topic: S206

    This project seeks to design, fabricate, characterize and commercialize very large area, uncooled and radiative hard 4H-SiC VUV detectors capable of near single photon sensing. The detector design and advanced processing technologies combined with the unique material property of 4H-SiC are expected to lead to significant improvements to the performance of large area solid state detectors includin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Design of Versatile Food Extruder

    SBC: Wayne Machine & Die Company            Topic: B304

    This proposal addresses the need for food processing equipment for crews on long-term Advanced Life Support Systems (ALSS) missions. It is proposed to design a food extruder that will efficiently process wheat and rice flour into breakfast-cereal-type food. In addition, the design will incorporate an oil extraction system for peanuts, and a milling/grinding system for wheat, rice, soybean and pean ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Monolithic Approach to Oxide Dispersion Strengthened Aluminum

    SBC: Nassau Stern Company            Topic: N/A

    Nassau Stern Company is investigating an approach for manufacturing oxide dispersion strengthened (ODS) aluminum in bulk rather than powder form. The approach combines novel ceramic injection molding technology to produce preforms for subsequent pressure infiltration casting with aluminum. The preforms contain between 30 and 40 volume percent sub-micron aluminum oxide and 60 to 70 volume percent n ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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