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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. Fast-Framing Hybrid Pixel Array Detector for Hard X-ray Measurements

    SBC: Sydor Instruments, LLC            Topic: DTRA152002

    The capabilities of modern x-ray light sources have opened up new areas in the study of the temporal evolution of complex materials under dynamic loading, which require detectors with high sensitivity, wide dynamic range at frame rates approaching the bunch repetition rates of modern light sources and detection at x-ray energies above 20keV.However, the capability to do such research is limited by ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Fully Metallic Self-Fragmenting Structural Reactive Materials Using Composites and Alloys Comprised of Aluminum, Lithium, and Magnesium

    SBC: Adranos Energetics LLC            Topic: DTRA16A002

    While aluminum casing materials provide some enhanced performance and thermal loading to explosive ordinance, their overall effectiveness is highly limited by incomplete combustion and long residence times. In order to reduce these problems, the casing material must be designed to facilitate rapid fragmentation through either specialized casing geometries or greatly refined initial particle sizes. ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Island-mode Enhancement Strategies and Methodologies for Defense Critical Infrastructure

    SBC: PC Krause And Associates, Inc.            Topic: DTRA152006

    An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack could cause widespread outage of the commercial electric power system that could last for weeks to months. Microgrids for defense critical infrastructure (DCI) should thus be equipped to operate in islanded mode for extended periods of time using only local fuel storage and renewable energy sources. The primary difference between operating a microgrid in islan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Agent Defeat using a DWA Accelerator

    SBC: Brookhaven Technology Group, Inc.            Topic: DTRA08008

    A new type of compact induction accelerator currently under development at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) promises to increase the average accelerating gradient by at least an order of magnitude over that of existing induction machines. The machine is based on the use of high gradient vacuum insulators and advanced dielectric materials and switches. The system, called the Diel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Engineering Models for Damage to Structural Components Subjected to Internal Blast Loading

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: DTRA08006

    Predicting the response of building components to internal detonations is more complex than the corresponding task for external loads because of the more complex loading waveforms which include multiple reflections in the shock phase followed by a long duration pseudostatic loading that depends upon room venting. Add the possibility of additional impulsive loading from primary debris. We propose t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Novel Methods to Measure Penetrator Dynamics in Multi-Layer Geometries

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: DTRA07011

    In Phase I of this effort we analyzed the structural response of a BLU 109 during typical penetration events. Based on these finite element results, we proposed and demsonstrated a simple robust concept for a passive penetrator sensor that identifies the material being penetrated and also correlates strongly with its underground trajectory. Such a sensor would obviously provide valuable informatio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. HIGH EFFICIENCY COMPACT MODELING OF RADIATION EFFECTS

    SBC: Lynguent, Inc.            Topic: DTRA05001

    The objective of this research is to develop beta versions of tools for automatically migrating radiation effects predicted in TCAD level tools to compact modeling tools. This transition will enable compact models that possess radiation effects to be quickly generated, which can then be used in circuit design activity. This approach is a substantial improvement over the current ad hoc approaches. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Typical day Meteorological Data for Atmospheric Transport and Dispersion (ATD) modeling

    SBC: MESOSCALE ENVIRONMENTAL SIMULATIONS AND OPERATIONS, INC            Topic: DTRA06004

    The atmospheric transport and dispersion (ATD) model requirements for describing the environmental conditions that are most likely to occur on any given day, called the "typical day", are very unique. The model requirements are unique because the typical day requirements for ATD must be both typical in representing the most likely occurring condition of each variable and be mass-balanced across t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Next Generation Blast Protection Technologies and Combined Blast and CBRN Protection Technologies

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: DTRA06003

    Various procedures have been proposed for evaluation/mitigation of the potential for progressive collapse in the design and/or retrofit process. These range from passive procedures that evaluate the redundancy of structures to limit failure through redistribution of gravitation loads after key elements such as columns have been removed to complete nonlinear finite element analyses of buildings sub ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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