Award Data

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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 September, 2020.

  1. Individualized Fatigue Management Program Technology for Trucking Operations

    SBC: PULSAR INFORMATICS, INC.            Topic: 091FM1

    Individual differences in vulnerability to sleep loss and fatigue from extended work hours and night work are a substantial problem in transportation policy making, work schedule development, fatigue risk management strategies, and prediction of performance impairment in real-world operations (Van Dongen et al. 2003; Mollicone et al. 2010). Our group was the first to document the considerable magn ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of Transportation
  2. A 6-DOF Motion Test Apparatus (MTA) for Characterizing the Dynamic Properties of Micro Air Vehicles

    SBC: RE2, INC.            Topic: AF093108

    ABSTRACT: The challenges in the operations of small unmanned aircraft systems (SUAS) and micro air vehicles (MAVs) in terms of required agility and benign flying qualities require a superior understanding of their basic flight mechanics and vehicle dynamics. Flight test data for MAVs are sparse, and wind tunnel unsteady aerodynamic data of MAVs with flexible wing structures are non-existent. Alth ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Nonlinear Dielectric Materials and Processing for High-Energy-Density Capacitors

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: AF103158

    ABSTRACT: TRS Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop nonlinear dielectric ceramic capacitors for discharge pulse power application and reduce the production cost of cofired multilayer capacitors. In the phase I program TRS developed a new antiferroelectric composition showing energy density>4J/cc at a field as low as 200kV/cm and demonstrated that high breakdown strength can be achieved from ant ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Plume Simulation Using Advanced Image Processing Techniques

    SBC: Propulsion Science & Technology Inc            Topic: MDA05044

    ABSTRACT: An exhaust plume is a primary observable to warning sensors designed to protect low flying aircraft from MANPADS and other hostile threats such as RPG's and small arms fire with tracers. The design of current and future warning sensors and countermeasures need a complete characterization of this observable. This effort is designed to transition image morphing technology, tailored ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Radiation-Resistant, High-Efficiency Direct Current-Direct Current (DC-DC) Converters For Spacecraft Loads

    SBC: Qortek, Inc.            Topic: AF103080

    ABSTRACT: The proposed program will provide three important products to the space electronics community: [A] An extremely rad-hard (estimated>3Mrad) high isolation and processor-free converter that can provide an (unregulated) intermediary voltage that can supply 6V/20V at 25W/40W respectively. [B] An extremely rad hard high isolation and processor-free converter that can provide an unregulated ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Materials Knowledge Base

    SBC: RJ LEE GROUP, INC.            Topic: AF01145

    ABSTRACT: Development of an operational prototype Test Data Aggregation and Analytical System (TDAAS) at Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC). TDAAS will address the customer"s need for data integration and knowledge discovery of Department of Defense (DoD) weapons system engine and flight test data at AEDC. The desired end-state for this project will be TRL 7 at AEDC providing test perso ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Compact Laser Shearography System for Crack Detection

    SBC: Laser Technology Inc.            Topic: 05FH1

    Laser Technology Inc. (LTI) proposes a Phase II SBIR research project to further develop a Compact Shearography System, Analysis Method and Software for micro-crack detection in concrete. There is an urgent need to detect and characterize fine cracks in concrete that form because of various damage mechanisms including alkali-silicate reaction, delayed ettringite formation or frost damage. Fine s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  8. Low Cost Transverse Rail Defect Detector

    SBC: Mide Technology Corporation            Topic: 02FR1

    Development of the basic EMAT based transverse rail defect detector has progressed toward finished form, as envisioned in the original solicitation. This modification is intended to produce a demonstratable version of a 2-rail detection system with automated signal interpertation. The objectives of this work are to: a. Further develop the system into a functioning 2-rail detection system, as ori ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  9. Fast Response Fabric Test Setup and Dynamic Fabric Model for BURNSIM

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF071025

    Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc. (ACT) will develop a Fast Thermal Response Fabric Test Setup for various thermal hazard scenarios involving convection (hot gas impingement by the jet engine exhaust), radiation (fire) and combination of convection and radiation (post-crash fire of aircraft, fire flash or bomb blast). The fabric test setup will (i) measure the thermal response of various clothin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Advanced NDE for SiC Optics Using Micromachined High Frequency Phased Array Ultrasound

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: AF071142

    TRS is pleased to propose an in-situ NDE imaging tool for SiC mirror surface damage (SD), sub-surface damage (SSD) and trapped internal stress detection using piezo-composite based micromachined ultrasound transducer (PCMUT) phased array technology. PCMUT technology has been developed at TRS to fabricate high frequency ultrasound transducers with broad bandwidth and high sensitivity. Phased array ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
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