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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. Solid Freeform Fabrication of low cost, in situ, metallic foam components for high energy absorption applications

    SBC: Sensintel Inc.            Topic: N/A

    In the phase I program, Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. (ACR) fabricated in situ metallic foams by using a unique water-soluble polymer blend and ACR's Extrusion Freeform Fabrication (EFF) method. When the green parts were heated for binder burnout, thebinder was found to foam and create uniform closed, high-aspect ratio porosity. The freeform fabrication also could create open porosity ranging f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. High Sensitivity Rugged Array Detectors for Field Deployed Instruments: Low-Light Level Camera for Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and Ram

    SBC: B & W Tek Inc.            Topic: A06065

    Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and Raman spectroscopy are developing rapidly for chemical and biochemical sensing applications. There is an urgent need for high-sensitivity detectors so as to minimize sample quantity and maximize detection range from the source. In most field-deployable spectrometers, a photo-detector array is used for analyzing the spectral contents. The sensitivitie ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Flameless Personal Water Heater Using Battlefield Fuel (JP-8)

    SBC: CUBE Technology            Topic: A07165

    CUBE Technology has created an extremely compact and efficient enclosed combustor dubbed a Micro-Furnace. These Micro-Furnaces have demonstrated an unprecedented operating range and operate on fuels from alcohol to diesel to JP-8. This Micro-Furnace combustor will be the core of the flameless personal water heater. This combustor is fast-starting and delivers its heat via radiation and convecti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Field-deployable source of Carbon Dioxide for use in Vector Surveillance

    SBC: CUBE Technology            Topic: A07152

    CUBE Technology has created an extremely compact and efficient enclosed combustor dubbed a Micro-Furnace that have demonstrated an unprecedented operating range. They operate on fuels from hydrogen to alcohol to JP-8. This Micro-Furnace combustor is fast-starting and burns less than 200gm of JP-8 fuel to deliver 400cc/minute of CO2 Mosquito attractant over 12 hours. In addition, this system inc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Electromagnetic-Based Computer Aided Design (CAD) for Wavelength Scale Optics

    SBC: EM PHOTONICS INC            Topic: N/A

    A nearly universal trend in modern technology is the continued integration of systems, and their associated devices, on decreasingly smaller scales. While this has led to personal computers that offer more functionality and faster computational speeds, ithas also spurred the development of hybrid optoelectronic systems on a chip (SOCs). Currently, such SOCs are receiving significant interest fro ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Multi-Agent Based Small Unit Effects Planning and Collaborative Engagement with Unmanned Systems

    SBC: KUTTA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: A07032

    For Phase II, Kutta proposes their Autonomous Multi-Mission Planner and Controller Tool (AMMPACT) solution to produce a lightweight, modular, ruggedized heterogeneous unmanned vehicle controller. The AMMPACT product goal is to assist the Army with increasing the lethality and survivability of the warfighters while reducing the amount of equipment required to be carried. Kutta’s AMMPACT product ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. SiC-Based High Energy Laser Optics

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: N/A

    SiC-based materials exhibit excellent thermal, mechanical, and optical properties. In addition, excellent polishability has been established for CVD-SiC. The use of CVD-SiC in optical applications requires the joining of dissimilar materials. Thisproposal offers an integrated approach to fabricate optical structures. No conventional joining is required. Ultralightweight, extremely stable stru ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Design Methodology and Validation for Multifunctional Composite Armor (MSC P0G01-032)

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Nanocomposites consisting of nanotubes in a polymer matrix have the potential tosignificantly enhance the energy absorbing capacity and ballistic impact resistancefor ultr-lightweight personnel armor. Multiwalled nanotubes (MWNT) in polycarbonateshowed substantial compressive strength enhancement and improved ballistic impactresistance over the unreinforced polymer. MWNT in polyurethane also show ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Development of Light-Weight, Low-Cost Multichannels Membrane Reformer

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: N/A

    A novel approach for the development of a lightweight, low-cost, compact, and quick start-up on-board fuel reformer is proposed in this Phase II program. The approach is based on a novel MER¿s technique for the fabrication of multichannel mini-reactors incorporating hydrogen separating membrane. Multichannel mini-reactor shrinks the dimensions through which energy and reactants travel to their ...

    SBIR Phase II 2001 Department of Transportation
  10. A Process to In-Situ Form Cooling Channels in SiC/SiC Composite Turbine Blades and Nozzles

    SBC: ATS-MER, LLC            Topic: A07012

    Ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) such as SiC/SiC offer higher temperature capabilities than metals with cooling channels in turboshaft engines. Even higher operating temperatures are possible if cooling channels can be produced in SiC/SiC composites as well as silicon free environmental barrier coatings (EBC). The Phase I program demonstrated that cooling channels can be in-situ formed in the fa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
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