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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. Cost Effective Processing Equipment for Large Composite Parts

    SBC: ACCUDYNE SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Reduced mass materials are critical to the success of aerospace systems. Thus, large air and space structures can benefit from lightweight composite materials. However, their adoption is impaired by the lack of a robust, cost-effective fabrication process, principally because the autoclaves used to consolidate composite laminates are so expensive for large parts. This program develops for US aeros ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Accelerated Numerical Processing API Based on GPU Technology

    SBC: EM PHOTONICS INC            Topic: S802

    The recent performance increases in graphics processing units (GPUs) have made graphics cards an attractive platform for implementing computationally intense applications. With their numerous parallel computational pipelines and SIMD architecture, modern GPUs can outperform high-end microprocessors by one to three orders of magnitude, depending on the problem. Most work to date at EM Photonics a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Quantum Calorimeters Based on HgCdTe Alloys

    SBC: EPIR TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: S402

    NASA's next generation of x-ray observation missions require x-ray calorimeters with superior energy resolution. Semimetallic HgTe has already proven itself as an excellent soft x-ray absorber material due to its low heat capacity. Hg0.834Cd0.166Te was shown in Phase 1 to have a heat capacity superior to that of HgTe. Hence Hg0.834Cd0.166Te-based microcalorimeter arrays are expected to have an ene ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. High-Efficiency, High-Temperature, Ultra-Lightweight GaP-Based Solar Cells

    SBC: EpiWorks, Inc.            Topic: S203

    The objective of this proposal is to study and demonstrate novel GaAsNP/GaP/AlGaP technology for use in extreme photovoltaic (PV) energy conversion. NASA and the scientific community are interested in solar missions that go as far as Saturn or even into near sun conditions. Such missions present a challenging problem for PV technology. In addition to the requisite high efficiency and reduced so ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Integrated L-Band T/R Module

    SBC: Microlink Devices, Inc.            Topic: S605

    The goal of this Phase II project is to deliver an integrated L-band transmit/receive (T/R) module which will be fabricated from a GaAs-based combined HBT/PHEMT epistructure. The T/R module will consist of a power amplifier, a low noise amplifier, and two switches. The performance goal for the low noise amplifier is 30 dB gain with a less than 1.0 dB noise figure. The performance goal for the p ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. CERL: The Complex Event Recognition System

    SBC: Neodesic Corporation            Topic: N/A

    The Complex Event Recognition Architecture (CERA) provides five major innovations: (1) The ComplexEvent Description Language (CEDL): a declarative language for describing complex events: that is, eventsthat can occur across time, be sensed from multiple channels, and be composed of the conjunction, disjunctionor negation of other complex or simple events; (2) The Complex Event Recognition Language ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Advanced Truck for High Speed Freight Operations

    SBC: Sharma & Associates, Inc.            Topic: 01FR1

    During Phase 1 of the project, Sharma & Associates, Inc. developed a concept for high speed freight truck intended for 70-ton, regular freight and bi-modal operation, at speeds up to 150 mph. The truck uses a rigid frame and an indpendent, compliant, primary suspension for its basic architecture. Constant contact side-bearings and yaw dampers were also added to improve dynamic performance. Vehi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of Transportation
  8. Self-Contained Sub Centimeter Positioning Platform

    SBC: TRUNAV LLC            Topic: 812N

    The goal of this project is to develop, prototype, and experimentally validate a new Differential Global Navigation Satellite System (DGNSS) capable of providing sub-centimeter positioning accuracy for quasi-static scientific, survey, and structural health monitoring application. The main feature of the proposed DGNSS solution is that it leverages publically available GNSS reference data from exis ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  9. Integrated Computational System for Electrochemical Device Design and Simulation

    SBC: Illinoisrocstar, L.L.C.            Topic: Z104

    During the Phase I project, major portions of a base, open-source, easily extensible battery modeling system have been developed with a modern, modular architecture and methods. In addition to the new modules and architecture built by Illinois Rocstar, we have identified a number of available tools that fit well with our vision of the final ICED product. Open-source tools from the Oak Ridge Nation ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. High-Efficiency, Radiation-Hard, Lightweight IMM Solar Cells

    SBC: Microlink Devices, Inc.            Topic: S301

    In the proposed Phase II project, MicroLink and its collaborator, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), will incorporate quantum dots (QDs) in the GaAs and InGaAs subcells of an InGaP/GaAs/InGaAs triple-junction solar cell to increase the radiation tolerance and thereby improve the end-of-life performance of the solar cell by >5%. The quantum dot solar cell will be grown in an inverted metamorp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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