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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. NEURAL NETWORK LANE CHANGE DETECTOR

    SBC: Exodyne Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Transportation
  2. LOOSELY-COUPLED NETWORK DATABASE FOR INFORMATION RETRIEVAL

    SBC: Antaire Corp            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE AN EFFICIENT AND COST-EFFECTIVE QUERY PROCESSING COMPONENT FOR AN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM BASED ON THE USE OF NETWORKED MICROCOMPUTERS AS A LOOSELY-COUPLED NETWORK DATABASE. THE QUERY PROCESSSING SYSTEM WILL WORK ON BOTH LOCAL AND WIDE AREA NETWORKS AND CAN BE USED WITH ANY METHOD OF INFORMATION RETRIEVAL. WE PROPOSE TO: 1. MODEL THE EXPECTED PERFORMANCE OF THIS SYSTEM SO THAT IT M ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. MULTI-COMPONENT SYNTHESIS THROUGH ARCHITECTURAL PARTITIONING

    SBC: Dasys Inc.            Topic: N/A

    SYSTEM LEVEL DESIGN DECISIONS ARE KEY TO MULTI-COMPONENT SYNTHESIS: THE DETERMINATION OF WHERE TO SPLIT THE FUNCTIONALITY AMONG COMPONENTS HAS A GREAT EFFECT ON THE SIZE AND PERFORMANCE OF THE DESIGN. BY PARTITIONING A BEHAVIOR ONTO SEPARATE MODULES EARLY IN THE DESIGN PROCESS, THE PHYSICAL IMPLICATIONS CAN BE PROPAGATED TO LATER DESIGN STAGES. DASYS PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A TOOL TO AID IN THE DESIGN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. INTELLIGENT CONTROL OF BRIDGMAN CDZNTE CRYSTAL GROWTH

    SBC: Ii-vi Inc.            Topic: N/A

    LARGE, HIGH QUALITY CDZNTE SINGLE CRYSTALS AREREQUIRED AS HGCDTE EPITAXIAL SUBSTRATES IN THE MANUFACTURE OF INFRARED FOCAL PLANE ARRAYS. BRIDGMAN GROWTH PROCESSES ARE CURRENTLY EMPLOYED TO PRODUCE MATERIALS WHICH MEET SOME APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS, BUT FALL SHORT IN MANY STATE-OF-THE-ART EPITAXIAL HGCDTE DEVICES. BRIDGMANTECHNIQUES, BEING MELT PROCESSES, ARE STRONGLY INFLUENCED BY INTRICATE COUPLI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. DOMAIN SPECIFIC SOFTWARE PROCESS AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGY

    SBC: International Software            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL OUTLINES A FIRST-PHASE PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTING AN ENVIRONMENT TO DESCRIBE, PROTOTYPE, AND MANAGE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES. KEY TOOLS OF THIS ENVIRONMENT INCLUDE SEMANTICALLY RICH GRAPHICAL EDITORS TO DESCRIBE PROCESSES AND AN INTERPRETER FOR PROCESS SIMULATION AND INTERACTIVE EVALUATION OF SCHEDULING AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION AGAINST THE MODEL. THE ENVIRONMENT WILL BE BUILT ON PROT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. A KNOWLEDGE-BASED AUTOMATED PROCESS PLANNING SYSTEM (KAPPS) WITH ASSUMPTION-BASED TRUTH MAINTENANCE SYSTEM AND GEOMETRIC

    SBC: KNOWLEDGE BASED SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE GOAL OF AMERICAN INDUSTRY LOOKING TO THE FIERCE COMPETITION OF THE NEXT DECADE IS TO MANUFACTURE PRODUCTS (1) AT REDUCED COSTS, (2) WITH SHORTER LEAD TIMES, AND (3) AT A HIGHER QUALITY. COMPONENTS THAT WOULD ASSIST IN ACHIEVING THIS GOAL INCLUDE (1) AUTOMATED PROCESS PLANNING, (2) DESIGN RETRIEVAL, AND (3) PRODUCIBILITY/VALUE ANALYSIS. NEEDED TECHNOLOGICAL BREAKTHROUGHS FOR EFFECTIVE COMPUTER- ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. NOVEL CERAMIC/METAL COMPOSITES FOR ARMOR APPLICATIONS

    SBC: Lanxide Corporation            Topic: N/A

    CERAMICS HAVE BEEN SHOWN TO BE VERY EFFECTIVE IN THE DEFEAT OF A WIDE RANGE OF KINETIC ENERGY (KE) THREATS. HOWEVER, THE USE OF CERAMICS IN ARMORED VEHICLES HAS BEEN LIMITED DUE IN MOST PART TO THEIR HIGH COST. CERAMIC PARTICULATE REINFORCED METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES (MMCS) PRODUCED BY PRESSURELESS LIQUID METAL INFILTRATION ARE INEXPENSIVE RELATIVE TO MONOLITHIC CERAMICS DUE TO THE LOWER COST OF THE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN

    SBC: PDF SOLUTIONS            Topic: N/A

    TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN (TCAD) IS THE APPLICATION OF COMPUTER TOOLS TO EXPEDITE THE DESIGN OF INTEGRATED CIRCUIT MANUFACTURING PROCESSES. MANY OF THE TOOLS WHICH ARE USED WERE EITHER DEVELOPED INDEPENDENTLY IN UNIVERSITIES OR IC MANUFACTURING COMPANY RESEARCH CENTERS. CONSEQUENTLY, COMPLEX TCAD TOOLS ARE DIFFICULT TO DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN. TCAD RESEARCHERS HAVE IDENTIFIED THE NEED FOR TCAD ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. INTEROPERABLE TECHNOLOGY COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN (CAD) TOOLS FOR ELECTRONIC CAD

    SBC: PDF SOLUTIONS            Topic: N/A

    PDF SOLUTIONS PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A STATISTICAL DESIGN TOOL FOR PROCESS/DEVICE AND CIRCUIT DESIGN IMPROVEMENT. BOTH PROCESS AND CIRCUIT DESIGNERS HAVE DIFFICULTY QUANTIFYING THE EFFECT OF PROCESS VARIABILITY UPON A CIRCUIT'S PARAMETRIC YIELD. EXISTING METHODS RELY ON EMPIRICAL OR QUALITATIVE METHODS THAT EITHER PRECLUDE CONCURRENT ENGINEERING OR ARE NOT BASED UPON THE PROCESS PHYSICS. EXISTING TCA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. APPLICATION OF LOCALIZED VIBRATION AND SMART MATERIALS IN CONTROLLING THE DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF STRUCTURES

    SBC: QRDC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    IN THE TREATMENT OF THE DYNAMIC PROBLEMS OF STRUCTURES, TWO ALTERNATE TESTING METHODS, BASED ON EXTERNAL AND EMBEDDED SENSORS, EXIST IN THE LITERATURE. IF THE SENSORS RESPOND TO THE CHANGES IN THE DYNAMIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE STRUCTURE, AND/OR THE ENVIRONMENT, THEN THEY ARE REFERRED TO "SMART" STRUCTURES. SMART SENSORS AND SMART MATERIALS HAVE BEEN USED FOR DETECTING STRUCTURAL DAMAGES AND/OR CO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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