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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. Pulsed Voltammetry Tools for Advanced Analysis of Electrochemical Power Systems

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: A152092

    The overall goal of this SBIR is to develop, verify, validate and deliver an analysis tool enabling researchers to use pulse voltammetry methods for enhanced understanding and accelerated development of electrochemical systems. Pulse voltammetry techniques provide high detection sensitivity, discrimination against charging currents, and information sufficient for mechanism identification and extra ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Sky Polarization-based Orientation Tracking for Live Training Environments

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A14070

    The Sky Polarization Azimuth Sensing System (SkyPASS) exploits naturally occurring sky polarization to measure absolute heading and offers significant performance enhancement over current azimuth sensing systems such as digital compasses or ring laser gyros. The SkyPASS system is a passive optical sensor that can operate at 10s of Hz, has no warm-up or calibration time, does not require leveling, ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Dynamic Vehicle Modeling Composed of Mechanical and Thermal Interaction with High-Resolution Synthetic Scenes

    SBC: TORCH TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: A16008

    The development of vehicle thermal signatures for modeling and simulation efforts of missile-borne sever development has traditionally been a complex and time-consuming process.Additionally, scene-rendering technologies used in these missile-based performance assessments have traditionally treated these vehicles as rigid models, both thermally and mechanically.Torch proposes the development of a p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. IR Imaging Polarimetry for Human Identification

    SBC: Polaris Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: A16024

    Covert and robust recognition of individuals is a goal for military check points and entry control points overseas and for law enforcement and border control domestically.Face recognition in the visible spectrum is an important biometric modality and while it has increased in maturity, there are situations in which imaging in different spectral bands are desirable.Thermal polarization has been sho ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Optically Registered Polarimetric Imaging LWIR Sensor

    SBC: IERUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: A16024

    The Department of the Army has identified long wave infrared (LWIR) polarimetry as a means for enhanced detail of human imagery for facial recognition. In addition, polarimetry has been shown to improve image contrast, detect anthropomorphic objects in high clutter scenes, and provide 3D shape information. However, many polarimeters operate using rotating polarization filters or retarders, which r ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. A Multi-Purpose Novel Biofidelic Head Surrogate to Evaluate Head Protection Systems from Ballistic, Blast, Sound, and Blunt Exposures

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A16064

    The goal of this project is to design, fabricate, and demonstrate an easily reproducible and biofidelic head and neck surrogate to evaluate head protection systems from ballistic, blast, sound, and blunt exposures/threats.The CFDRC/APL team has extensive experience developing surrogate solutions to measure these types of threats and proposes creating a multi-purpose design which can be adapted to ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. AGT1500 Stall Detection Sensor

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: A16073

    CFDRC and our partners have been involved in the practical research on AGT1500 class compressor stall detection and potential stall/surge event(s) for many years.We are now prepared to provide an analysis and stall detection sensor study focused on defining an optimal method for identifying, predicting and mitigating AGT1500 compressor stall and surge events.Specific Phase I efforts include:1) Eva ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Rapid Scene Creation for Multispectral Terrain Signature Models and Simulations

    SBC: TORCH TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: A12085

    Torch proposes the enhancement ofa holistic, efficient, high fidelity approach for development of terrain models suitable for use in high fidelity EO/IR rendering applications and simulations. Torch will decrease development complexity and timelines through the generation of efficient characterization algorithms, artifact rectification algorithms, rapid clutter classification, and discrete element ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Matched Filter Chaos Communications

    SBC: TORCH TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: A11AT002

    It has recently been mathematically proven that optimal communication systems necessarily have chaotic waveforms. Perhaps surprisingly, any communication system that utilizes a simple linear matched filter to achieve optimal detection of a signal, received by way of a noisy channel, must transmit a chaotic waveform. Using the concept of exactly-solvable chaos, communication systems can be built ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Innovative Semi-Active Laser (SAL) Signal Processing Techniques in Noisy Environments

    SBC: Gleason Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: A12084

    The proposed second Phase II effort is to perform innovative research into SAL signal processing and guidance methods which utilize imaging sensor measurements of the laser spot and clutter.Developing the SAL signal processing and guidance algorithms for a de-focused, strap-down, dual-mode seeker solution is also proposed.Development of signal processing algorithms to process the sensor image is t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseArmy

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