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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 June, 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 work schedule development, fatigue risk management strategies, and prediction of performance impairment in real-world operations.  This project will deliver an individualized Fatigue Management Program (FMP) technology for trucking operations th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of Transportation
  2. Integrating Multi-Vendor Software Analysis into the Lifecycle for Reliability, Productivity, and Performance

    SBC: SureLogic, Inc.            Topic: X102

    The goal of the proposed work is to create new ways to manage, visualize, and share data produced by multiple software analysis tools, and to create a framework for integrating diversely-sourced analysis tools into software practices, across the lifecycle, in a way that improves both reliability and productivity. Software analysis tools are used by software programmers, analysts, and managers to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Cryogenic Fluid Transfer Components Using Single Crystal Piezoelectric Actuators

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: X702

    Cryogenic fluid transfer components using single crystal piezoelectric actuators are proposed to enable low thermal mass, minimal heat leak, low power consumption and fast response for cryogenic fluid transfer and handling systems to support NASA Lunar Lander, Ground Operations, Ares, and Lunar Surface Systems programs. Single crystal piezoelectrics are attractive because they exhibit 3 to 5 times ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Piezoelectrical Structural Sensor Technology for Extreme Environments (> 1800 F)

    SBC: TRS CERAMICS, INC.            Topic: A201

    High temperature piezoelectric crystal (HTP) sensors are desired for future propulsion component structure health monitoring, operating parameters optimization, turbine engine control and health monitoring, as well as improving performance and maintainability of power production facilities and other rotary combustion engines. Recently discovered high temperature piezoelectrics showed stable piezoe ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. A High Fidelity Computational Tool for Modeling Thermal Vent Systems in Cryogenic Tanks

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: X701

    Control and management of cryogenic propellant tank pressures in low gravity is an important technical challenge to overcome for future long duration space missions. Heat leaking into the propellant tanks leads to self-pressurization of the tank due to vaporization. Advanced techniques such as thermodynamic vent systems (TVS) are currently being designed for low-gravity space systems. However, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Investigation of Nanometal/Carbon Fiber Composite Structures for Use in Novel Lightweight Cryotank Designs

    SBC: Integran Technologies U.S.A. Inc.            Topic: X405

    This proposal seeks to investigate the use of a novel high strength nanostructured metal (NanovateTM) as a thin structural reinforcing shell on ultra-lightweight carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) propellant and cryogenic storage tanks. In the proposed project, Integran seeks to address the intrinsic deficiencies of CFRP by applying nanometal to the inside liner of the CFRP cryogenic storage ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Integrated Composite- Heatpipe Radiator Panel

    SBC: k Technology Corporation            Topic: S302

    A major objective of the NASA science spacecraft systems development programs is to implement science measurement capabilities using small affordable spacecrafts. High conductivity materials to minimize temperature gradients and provide high efficiency radiators and heat spreader panels are required to meet this objective. Under this proposed effort, kTC will develop a high performance thermal dis ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Calibration of 3D Woven Preform Design Code for CMC Materials

    SBC: MATERIALS RESEARCH & DESIGN INC            Topic: A201

    Future hypersonic vehicles will utilize thermal protection system (TPS) designs and propulsion system components that are capable of experiencing high temperatures within oxidative environments during their operation. These TPS and propulsion system components will include high temperature ceramic matrix composites (CMCs), such as C/SiC and SiC/SiC. Both hot structure control surfaces and hot wa ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. A High Reliability Frequency Stabilized Semiconductor Laser Source

    SBC: Princeton Optronics            Topic: S101

    NASA needs high stability laser source of 1W output power for Lidar applications. Princeton Optronics has developed ultra-stable, narrow linewidth diode pumped solid state lasers using stable packaging and high performance locker. We have also developed high power Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) semiconductor laser sources. We propose to develop a high reliability master oscillator ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Miniature, Rugged, Pulsed Laser Source for LIDAR Application

    SBC: Princeton Optronics            Topic: S101

    Princeton Optronics proposes to develop a high energy pulsed laser source based on a novel approach. The approach consists of a technique to combine a large number of diode pumped solid state lasers. The resulting laser can be packaged in a very small package. We will develop the laser and package it into a laser welded package which can be space qualified. We can achieve 50mJ or higher level of e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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