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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. Self-stabilized monolithic solid state single frequency laser

    SBC: OPTIGRATE CORPORATION            Topic: SB12A001

    The general objective of this proposal is to design a self-stabilized monolithic single frequency solid state laser. The main advantage of the approach is based on the integration of a laser cavity within active laser material - Nd-doped photo-thermo-refractive (PTR) glass, which allows constructing narrow line unidirectional, environmental insensitive laser. This glass possesses both properties o ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Closed Loop Frequency Control for Tunable High Quality Factor Filters

    SBC: Defense Electronics Corporation            Topic: SB12A005

    Defense Electronics Corporation (DEC) will develop and demonstrate innovative closed-loop control mechanisms for high quality factor Radio Frequency filters or banks of filters for use in frequency-agile radio front-ends. These mechanisms include a hybrid filter control technique using real-time filter response feedback, applications specific integrated circuit (ASIC) or field programmable gate ar ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Online Graphic Novel/Sequential Art Authoring Tools for Therapeutic Storytelling

    SBC: IDEAS            Topic: SB112003

    The overall objective of this Phase I proposal is to develop a template and plan for a web-based software with a simple, user friendly interface that assists in both storytelling and graphical content creation, thereby allowing individuals to relate their experiences directly or metaphorically, and then assess the efficacy of this tool to address the following questions. 1.What kinds and styles of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Silicon Receiver for Millimeter Wave Distributed Aperture Imager with Optical Upconversion

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: SB113003

    In this SBIR effort we will design (Phase I) and demonstrate (Phase II) an integrated silicon electronic-photonic upconversion receiver that when used with our photonic backend will allow for a highly sensitive, real-time, and economical millimeter wave (mmW) imaging system. The development of this chip leverages recent progress in CMOS and SiGe HBT high speed analog circuit design and integrates ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Epitaxial growth for facet passivation of high power diode lasers

    SBC: SDPHOTONICS LLC            Topic: SB122005

    A new facet coating material for high power diode lasers will be developed that reduces interface states at the cleaved facet and increases facet cooling. The facet coating is expected to be more robust and lead to increased power and brightness in high power diode lasers, bars and stacks. The facet coating technique makes use of commercial processes based on vacuum cleaving and epitaxial growth, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Fast Pyrolytic Solid Waste Remediation for Small Contingency Base Camps

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: OSD12EP2

    Mainstream Engineering Corp. (MEC) proposes developing a pyrolytic solid waste remediation system (py-SWRS) for processing mixed solid waste at small contingency base camps. The proposed py-SWRS unit is a scaled-down and simplified version of a portable pyrolysis reactor already under development at MEC for greenwaste processing at landfills located on large, fixed DoD installations. MEC"s portabl ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Efficient Diesel Generator with High-zT Thermoelectric Waste Heat Recovery

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: A12016

    Mainstream Engineering Corp. (MEC) proposes developing a diesel engine-generator with nanostructured high-zT thermoelectric exhaust waste heat recovery. Commercially available thermoelectric materials have a thermoelectric figure of merit (zT) of approximately 1. Published efforts to harvest exhaust waste heat from a stationary generator using these thermoelectric materials have delivered only ver ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Controlled Mobile Agents

    SBC: 3 Sigma Research, Inc.            Topic: A12030

    3 Sigma Research proposes an innovative concept to provide timely, relevant, and accurate information to enable real-time decision on semantic, temporal, and/or geospatial data source. Our concept leverages lessons learned from our semantic research on packaged ontology contexts, and infuses new, broader innovations so that applications can use an underlying Cloud Distribution Scheme and potentia ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Real-time Range/Doppler Migration Mitigation Techniques for Enhanced Moving Target Detection

    SBC: INTEGRATED ADAPTIVE APPLICATIONS, INC            Topic: A12032

    This SBIR project aims to address one of the greatest challenges in the Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) area, i.e., high-speed low-RCS target detection. To tackle this challenge, an innovative moving target detection scheme, including a simple but effective range/Doppler migration mitigation algorithm, is proposed. Our preliminary evaluation indicates that the proposed approach can si ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Extended Range Low Power Personnel Detection and Classification Sensor

    SBC: Plasmonics Inc.            Topic: A12038

    The research and development proposed here will examine using sparse-linear-detector-array configurations to lower the power consumption of personnel detection sensors. Plasmonics will design and test a bread board LWIR pyroelectric sensor to show that detector arrays with sufficient sensitivity to meet the application needs can be built. Optical systems that can reliably detect and classify human ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
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