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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 Compact, Low Cost, Handheld Sensor for Non- Destructive Material Case Depth Verification

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: N102141

    In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. and the Center for Non-destructive Evaluations at Iowa State University detail the development of a compact, low cost handheld sensor for non-destructive material case depth verification. The key innovations of this proposal include the following: a) case depth evaluations based on electromagnetic property measurements, b) a model based alternating current potent ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Compact, Low Cost, MEMS Hotplate Sensors for Battery Offgassing Analysis

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: N101056

    In this proposal, Alphasense Inc. and the Institute for MEMS and VLSI technologies at the George Washington University detail the development of compact, low cost MEMS microhotplate sensors for battery offgassing analysis. Key innovations of the proposed sensor include: a) the application of metal oxide coated microhotplates to ensure high sensitivity and stability, b) the application of a bi-laye ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Integrated Communications System-Next: ACCS-ICSN

    SBC: C3I, Inc            Topic: N101047

    The Advanced COmmunication and Control System Integrated Communication System Next (ACCS-ICSN) effort proposes to develop a new Integrated Communication System based on VoIP technology, Web based services, IP Tactical Terminals, and IP Wireless technology that employs open industry standard communications technology to the maximum extent possible. The design approcah will be based on a commercial ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Light Field Imaging for Dense Sprays

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT027

    The performance of modern combustion systems used in propulsion devices (e.g., gas turbine main combustors, augmentors, rockets, etc.) is largely dependent on the mixing of fuel and oxidizer (e.g., compressor air, vitiated air, and oxygen). This mixing process, usually involving a liquid jet emanating into a gaseous flow followed by subsequent breakup and atomization, is critically important to ma ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Wireless, Wide Frequency Band Otoactoustic Emissions Probe

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT032

    The nature and requirements of military operations lead to high noise levels, exposing military and civilian personnel to the possibility of noise-induced hearing loss. Otoacoustic emission (OAE) probes can assess the health of the inner ear by testing the response of the cochlea to various types of stimuli. The measurement of emissions at high frequency has the potential to detect noise-induced d ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. A Magnetostrictive Energy Harvester for Shipboard Mechanical Vibration Sources

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT020

    There are many efforts underway to develop distributed shipboard health monitoring sensors. These devices face strong opposition by fleet maintainers unless the requirements for power supply cabling and/or battery maintenance are eliminated. Consequently, methods for harvesting energy from local environmental conditions using heat, solar, and vibration are of great interest. As opposed to piezoele ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Multi-Stage Current Leads for Superconducting Power Transmission Cables

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT022

    Legacy power distribution cables will not be able to meet the future requirements of Navy electric ships. While power distribution systems employing high temperature superconductors (HTS) have the potential to meet this need, further development work is required to improve the performance and increase the technology readiness level of key system components. The proposed work focuses on the current ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. A Battery Pack Risk Assessment Tool

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT014

    When many Lithium-ion battery cells are integrated into a large pack, the possible outcomes resulting from individual cell faults are complex and difficult to predict. Consequently, there is great interest in developing design tools to aid in the optimization of pack performance as well as to understand and mitigate the effects of individual cell failures from propagating to other cells or even th ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Performance Enhancement for 4 K Pulse Tube Cryocoolers

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT026

    Future military communication systems will utilize advanced superconductor digital electronics that will require efficient cooling at low temperatures near 4 K. We propose to improve the efficiency of pulse-tube cryocoolers by addressing the two primary performance limitations. These are operation in adverse orientations and performance of the regenerator at low temperatures. We will develop (1) a ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. A Non-Contact Displacement Sensor for Estimating Sound Pressure Level in Pipes

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N10AT016

    The presence of noise in piping systems often serves as an early warning of mechanical problems such as faulty or cavitating pumps and valves, or boiling in cooling lines. Additionally, in many Naval environments, especially submarines, minimizing noise radiated from vibrating pipes is highly desirable. The ability to quantify the sound pressure level in fluid-filled pipes with an external sensor ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy

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