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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 April, 2020.

  1. A Cavity Enhanced Terahertz Absorption Spectrometer (CETAS)

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: A08075

    In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. (AI) and the Oklahoma State University (OKState) detail the development of a novel Cavity Enhanced Terahertz Absorption Spectrometer (CETAS). Key innovations of the proposed system include: a) the use of a small Whispering- Gallery- Mode (WGM) cavity to achieve very long pathlength; and b) the integration of the WGM cavity with the conventional pulsed and continu ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. 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
  3. A Generalized Uncertainty Analysis for Physical Optics Based Radar Cross Section Prediction

    SBC: ANALYTIC DESIGNS INC            Topic: AF06217

    Automatic Target Recognition (ATR) for Combat Identification (CID) represents one of the most demanding disciplines in sensor technology facing the United States Air Force today. Central to this process is the development of validated synthetic. Unfortunately, the synthetic database generation process is hampered by uncertainty. Under a previous program, Analytic Designs, Incorporated developed ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. A Handheld Monitoring System For Biomarkers Of Response From Blood

    SBC: SILOAM BIOSCIENCES            Topic: A04179

    The goal of this SBIR Phase II effort is the development of a prototype system for point-of-care monitoring of biomarkers of exposure. Two biochips will be developed for: (a) Cholinesterase panel - monitoring Acetylcholinesterase and Butyrylcholinesterase activities as biomarkers of exposure to organophosphates/ nerve-gas and (b) Heavy metal panel - monitoring Metallothionein and free blood lead l ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. A Hands-Free Human/Robot Interface for Soldiers in the Field Based on Aural Flow Monitoring

    SBC: THINK-A-MOVE, LTD.            Topic: A04252

    Think-A-Move, Ltd. (TAM), in conjunction with the Naval Postgraduate School, Case Western Reserve University, and Southern Illinois University, proposes the revolutionary development of a human-machine interface command and control package applicable for soldier tele-operation of semi-autonomous military robots. This work will produce an efficient, flexible, and robust human-machine interface sys ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. A LIGHTWEIGHT, UHF SATCOM DIPLEXER FOR USE IN EXPENDABLE BUOY SYSTEMS

    SBC: Nu Waves Ltd.            Topic: N07191

    Existing filter technology does not suit the mechanical and electrical needs for use in expendable buoy systems. Current diplexer designs do not provide adequate rejection of the high power transmitter signal within the receive channel within the specified size, weight and acceleration constraints required for the Navy Buoy System. The proposed research includes the analysis and simulation of a h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. A MEMS–Based Sensor for Automation and Control of Fluid Valves

    SBC: ORBITAL RESEARCH INC            Topic: N04220

    Flow inventory for the Automated Fire Suppression System (AFSS) will enable early detection of leaks and damage and will enable distributed control schemes that are robust to localized damage. Very sensitive pressure sensors are required to implement such a system. The sensitivity must be complemented by extremely high over-pressure capability. This program continues the development of a MEMS- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. A Novel Integrated Non-Parasitic Nb Alloy – Based Structure for High Temperature Applications

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF06108

    There is a strong need for producing novel aeroshell structures that integrate the thermal protection system with the airframe and to utilize new lightweight materials that possess the requisite high temperature strength and performance such that future hypersonic vehicles are operationally responsive to increasing demands of robustness and high reliability. In this proposal, this aim is directly ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. A Physics-based Model for the Prediction of Laser Shock-Induced Spallation

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF071125

    UES, Inc., in collaboration with the University of Cincinnati, proposes to extend the science and application base of the laser shock-induced spallation modeling tool from coupons to real-life work pieces. The specific implementation involves three steps. Firstly, we plan to incorporate the effects of material structure into the material and spallation models developed in Phase I. Secondly, a comp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. ACTUATOR INTEGRATED MISSILE STEERING SYSTEM (AIMSS) FOR SUPERSONIC MISSILES

    SBC: ORBITAL RESEARCH INC            Topic: N07095

    Alternative flight control methods that can reduce or eliminate the need for movable fins or wings while maintaining or improving the aerodynamic control performance of supersonic cruise missiles are sought. Orbital Research Inc, in collaboration with the University of Toledo, proposes to continue the development of an innovative Actuator Integrated Missile Steering System (AIMSS) for aerodynamic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseNavy

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