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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, Dual Excitation Raman Probe and Instrument for the Identification of Lunar Samples

    SBC: EIC LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: S111

    NASA's Vision for Space Exploration advocates a return to the moon and involves a pl an of using the moon as a base of for missions to other planets. Early return missions to the moon will involve lunar exploration with robotic spacecrafts with instrumental payloads for scientific measurements of lunar surface features such as rocks, soil, and minerals. These instrument payloads will be helpf ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. A Quantum Cascade Laser-Based CO Sensor for Fire Warning

    SBC: Maxion Technologies, Inc.            Topic: X204

    Maxion Technologies, Inc. (Maxion) proposes to develop and field test a Carbon Monoxide (CO)-sensor prototype for post fire cleanup and CO detection. The sensor will have the dynamic range required to detect and monitor CO from approximately 1 to 500 ppmv with a resolution to 1 ppmv. Maxion will grow, fabricate and test a Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) at a unique single-mode wavelength ideal for CO ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. A Wireless Smart Sensor System for Monitoring EMG Signals

    SBC: Delsys, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed Phase II outlines a plan to develop a completely wireless, ?smart? surface electromyographic (EMG) system. The project is directed at NASA?s request for innovative in-flight and ground-based technologies to improve current methods of monitoring vital organ systems that suffer deleterious effects in micro gravity. The system will provide reliable, accurate, and noninvasive monitoring o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. ADR Magnets Operating at 30-40K

    SBC: SUPERCONDUCTING SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: S107

    This program is designed to achieve high operational efficiency for superconducting ADR magnets in space, and to meet space launch requirements. The overall technical objective is to manufacture an efficient magnet using YBCO HTS tapes that can generate 3 T at 30-40 K with an operating current of 5-7 A. To meet this goal we will conduct research and development in areas of:1) Characterization and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Advanced Bayesian Methods for Lunar Surface Navigation

    SBC: Autonomous Exploration, Inc.            Topic: O403

    The key innovation of this project is the application of advanced Bayesian methods to integrate real-time dense stereo vision and high-speed optical flow with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to produce a highly accurate planetary rover navigation system. The software developed in this project leverages current computing technology to implement advanced Visual Odometry (VO) methods that will acc ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Advanced Tactical Laser Adaptive Simulator-Visualization, Operations, Training, Engineering, and Rehearsal Toolkit (ATLAS- VOTER)

    SBC: Schafer Corporation            Topic: SOCOM03007

    The ATLAS-VOTER Toolkit is physics based with detailed aircraft models, environmental effects, operator, instructor, and analyst work stations, High Energy Laser (HEL) modeling, and graphic user interfaces. Because of the maturity of its component softwar

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  7. All-Digital, CMOS-Based Photodiode Camera

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    CCDs (Charge-Coupled Devices), and more recently, CMOS (complementary-symmetry metal-oxide-semiconductor) APS (Active Pixel Sensor) cameras have revolutionized imaging instrumentation and the many fields that utilize these instruments. Both these technologies rely on integrating, the analog photo-current generated in each pixel, which limits their sensitivity and bandwidth. Counting individual opt ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Antenna Enhancements for SOF Applications

    SBC: Megawave Corporation            Topic: SOCOM03005

    U.S. Special Operating Forces (SOF) require tactical VHF/UHF antennas with improved performance for Special Reconnaissance (SR) missions. The development of an Enhanced Antenna Suite (EAS) tailored to SOF needs that can be configured depending on the nature of each mission is essential for meeting mission needs. Such a suite is aimed to provide enhanced mission effectiveness through improved LPI/ ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  9. Compact Low-Power Driver for Deformable Mirror Systems

    SBC: Boston Micromachines Corporation            Topic: S202

    This proposal describes a new concept to drive MEMS DMs using low-power, high-voltage multiplexing. Compared to other reported approaches, the proposed architecture will reduce power consumption by a factor of one hundred, to a level of a few hundred milliwatts. This estimate is supported by direct measurements obtained from prototype modules that were demonstrated in Phase I research.In the Phase ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Computer Controlled Optical Surfacing of Bare Beryllium Aspheric Optics

    SBC: SSG, Inc.            Topic: S205

    Tinsley Laboratories, a subsidiary of SSG Inc., proposes a Phase 2 SBIR program to increase the efficiency of manufacturing bare Beryllium mirrors using its proprietary deterministic Computer Controlled Optical Surfacing (CCOS) process. Over the last 25 years, this process has demonstrated the capability to produce state-of-the-art aspheric optics, including extensive work with bare Beryllium as ...

    SBIR Phase II 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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