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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 Handheld Sensor for Amorphous Coating Integrity Evaluation

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: SB093002

    Under the DARPA sponsored Naval Advanced Amorphous Coating (NAAC) program, a novel, thermal sprayed amorphous metal coating has been developed. Such a coating has demonstrated superior mechanical and corrosion resistance properties. Although the coating is designed to be life-of-ship, the application and operational conditions may compromise the integrity of the coating. For example, the applicati ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Machine Tool Genome Project

    SBC: MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: SB102005

    This project describes research that will lead to the commercialization of the Tool Dashboard, a new technique for pre-process milling parameter selection. In this approach, dynamic models of the cutting tool and holder will be analytically coupled to spindle-machine measurements to predict the tool point dynamics. Given this information, stability lobe diagrams, which display stable and unstable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Dynamic Error Measurement for Large Machine Tools

    SBC: MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: SB102005

    Existing machine tool metrology methods measure the quasistatic errors of a machine tool and, thus, evaluate its static positioning accuracy. Yet machine tools are dynamic, they do not stop and pause in an effort to reach a programmed position. Additionally, current techniques do not identify all of the errors, many of which significantly impact the volumetric accuracy of the machine. Almost immed ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Inexpensive, Portable Sensors for Chemical-Biological Agent Detection

    SBC: Latel Corporation            Topic: SB093013

    In modern battlespace, deployment of chemical and biological agents by our adversaries is a threat that needs to be addressed. These agents are cheap to manufacture and easily available. Their effects can be devastating to our troops. Detecting chemical and biological agents often require bulky equipment in a laboratory. Identifying the agents could take many minutes in such facilities. A more eff ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. GPU-Based CFD Analysis for Modeling Complex UAV Flight Scenarios

    SBC: EM PHOTONICS INC            Topic: SB082024

    Recent advances in computing have produced special-purpose hardware comprised of vector processors streamlined for high-performance computations. Development of these devices, such as graphics processing units (GPUs) and the Cell Broadband Engine (Cell Processor), has been advanced by the videogame industry. In an effort to increase flexibility and enter new markets, vendors have increased platf ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Graph-Matching Accelerator (GMA)

    SBC: EXOGI LLC            Topic: SB082024

    We propose to explore the applicability of COTS general-purpose graphics processing units (GPGPU) to approximate graph matching problems, in order to dramatically improve the speed and utility of DoD-relevant processing areas such as machine vision, target recognition and social network analysis.

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. Noise-Tolerant Medical Record Voice Recorder

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: SB082015

    Creare proposes to design, develop, and deliver a Noise-Tolerant Medical Record Voice Recorder. Currently, medical personnel attending to injured soldiers at the point of injury do not have a consistent and accurate method to transfer vital medical information to final point of care medical personnel. To bridge this capability gap, what is needed is a digital voice recorder that is approximately ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. A Lightweight, High Efficiency, Heat Rejection System for HALE Aircraft

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: SB082063

    The ability to obtain reconnaissance anywhere in the world within a short time after launch is critical to the information gathering capability of the United States. High Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) vehicles were designed for this purpose. Creare’s innovation is a novel High Altitude Heat Rejection System (HAHRS) that utilizes high conductivity, lightweight coated panels that are bonded to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Lightweight Turbo-Rankine Power System

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: SB082010

    Military operations require small engines to convert heavy fuels into mechanical power and electricity. Current engines/generators in the 7.5 kW (10 HP) range are too heavy, inefficient, and noisy for extremely mobile and/or clandestine operations. Fundamental scaling penalties and manufacturing constraints limit the performance of existing technology at this relatively low power level, making i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Super Resolution Focal Plane Array

    SBC: SOLID STATE SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION            Topic: SB092012

    Solid State Scientific Corporation (SSSC) is pleased to propose a Phase I SBIR program to develop a unique high resolution imaging sensor prototype that leverages super-resolution processing. The proposed sensor will be lightweight, portable, and low-power with high pixel resolution. The unique optical system, which is approximately 2 cubic centimeters in volume, will support real time frame rates ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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