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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. Innovative Low-cost, In-situ Consolidation Head for Complex Geometry Thermoplastic Fiber Placement

    SBC: ACCUDYNE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N08135

    Accudyne proposes a SBIR program, endorsed by Sikorsky, Cytec Engineered Materials, and NASA-LaRC, to develop a cost-effective thermoplastic automated tow placement (ATP) process and demonstrate it by fabricating and testing a complex contoured skin (Phase 1) and a CH-53K rotorcraft lower cabin or ramp skin (Phase 2). The process employs in situ consolidation, avoiding the autoclave. The targete ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Innovative Approaches to the Fabrication of Composite Rotary Wing Main Rotor Blade Spars

    SBC: ACCUDYNE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N08026

    This proposal will supply to NAVAIR and to rotorcraft manufacturing companies the emerging solution to their fabrication needs as it relates to the production of Rotor Blade Spars. The process and machine concept developed in Phase I will provide NAVAIR and the rotocraft manufacturing companies an automated solution to spar manufacturing. This will enable: • Low part manufacturing cost • High ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Precision High Alitude Sonobuoy Emplacement (PHASE)

    SBC: Advanced Avionics Incorporated            Topic: N08023

    This proposal seeks to develop innovative technologies to enable accurate placement of sonobuoy stores from high altitudes. This will be accomplished through a combination of numerical predictive modeling improvements and decelerator design improvements. An emphasis is placed on developing technologies that are compatible with existing systems, reliable in all expected conditions, and low cost.

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Commandable Mobile Anti Submarine Warfare Sensor (CMAS)

    SBC: Advanced Avionics Incorporated            Topic: N08008

    This proposal will investigate state-of-the-art sensor and propulsion technology and develop innovative design concepts compatible with the need to define and document a next-generation mobile ASW target simulator for Navy development. The research will explore active acoustic and non-acoustic sensor technology which is compatible with the severe packaging and cost constraints of airborne ASW exp ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Dropwise Condensation on Hydrophobic Wick Structures

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD08EP7

    The proposed SBIR project will develop an innovative heat transfer mechanism involving dropwise condensation promoted by a non-wetting self-assembled monolayer (SAM) on a porous metal wick. Dropwise condensation on a bare surface has shown the ability to increase condensation heat transfer coefficients by orders of magnitude over film condensation. By condensing on a wick, heat transfer coefficien ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. A compact, low cost, in- process welding defects detection system based on thermal plasma emission

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: N08178

    In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. (AI) and the University of Michigan (UM) detail the development of a compact, portable, and low cost in-process weld defects detection system. Key innovations of the proposed system include: a) weld defects monitoring based on plasma emission characteristics; b) use the electron temperature of the plasma as an indicator of the weld quality, c) use multiple plasma ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Reuse Planning Tool for Increasing Capacity in Geo-synchronous Satellite Communications (SATCOM) Systems

    SBC: APPLIED DEFENSE SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: N07192

    Leveraging existing demand-based frequency and spatial allocation methods we will attempt to provide a baseline algorithm set and architecture for the development of a system wide frequency reuse planning tool for UHF satellite communications

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. A Graphical Database for Streamlined Single Crystal Transducer Design

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: N08063

    Single crystal piezoelectrics promise to revolutionize underwater acoustic and ultrasonic transducers with broader bandwidths, greater resolution, greater range, reduced transducer size and weight, and reduced power requirements. However, there are many differences between the properties of single crystal and ceramic piezoelectrics which make it difficult to simply replace ceramic with crystal in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. High Energy Wound Capacitors Based on Flexible Oxide Films

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: N08076

    Compact, high energy capacitors that can store > 5J/g are required for next generation pulse power devices. Increase in energy storage of capacitors enables reduction in size of the capacitor banks. The key to reducing the size of these systems is to develop capacitors with much higher energy density (5-10 J/cc) than polymer film capacitors based on biaxially oriented polypropylene (BOPP, 1 – 2 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Crystal Tensile Properties for High Power, 1-3 Composite Projector Design

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: N08061

    In this Phase I SBIR program TRS Technologies will develop high power, high frequency 1-3 composite transducers for high resolution imaging at ranges sufficient for naval applications such as mine classification. In order to understand and model the performance of 1-3 composite projectors, we will measure the electromechanical properties of crystals subjected to tensile stress. We will also init ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
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