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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. X-Ray Tomography

    SBC: SCIX3 LLC            Topic: AF183021

    CSLabs develops XDLayer (X-ray DeLayer) as an automated software framework to non-destructively analyze Printed Circuit Boards (PCB's) using lab x-ray microscope systems. XDLayer performs automated sample scanning with optimized 2D and 3D image analysis algorithms to maximize overall system throughput by minimizing the number of viewing angles and exposure times needed to analyze a given PCB, whil ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. X-Band and Ka Band Low Noise Block Downconverter

    SBC: Custom Mmic Design Services, Inc.            Topic: AF103178

    Custom MMIC Design Services has significant experience in the design, characterization and destruction testing of MMW LNAs. We have successfully designed X-band LNAs on GaAs with sub 1dB noise figures. These designs have been shown to survive up to 1W of RF power with no input protection. CMDS has also designed diode based limiter circuits to extend that protection to 6W. Our innovative design tec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. X-Band and Ka Band Low Noise Block Downconverter

    SBC: Auriga Measurement Systems LLC            Topic: AF103178

    Phase I tasks will determine the integration plan for the block downconverters used in satellite communication systems. The anticipated advantage of using GaN HFETs for limiter/LNA combination will be quantified. The concept will be verified by device characterization, modeling and a prototype amplifier demonstration. MMIC amplifiers will be designed for the final goals, to be completed and fabric ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Wireless, Intelligent, Non-Invasive, Low-Power Life-Cycle Status Monitoring System for Efficient Armaments Inspection and Sustainment

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: AF161112

    The Air Force needs an external, self-powered, non-invasive, RFID-like status monitoring device to track the handling and environmental factors experienced by missile armaments during their lifespan. Few monitoring systems have the capability to measure environmental conditions and use that data to determine time spent in storage, on the flightline, on the aircraft, or in the air. The developed sy ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Wireless, Time-synchronized, Event Control System

    SBC: McQ Inc.            Topic: AF103236

    ABSTRACT: The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of producing a wide-area, wireless, time-synchronized event controller system (WTECS). The proposed solution will provide a reliable, low cost, non-intrusive system that can record sensor data, control events, and display data in real time by employing a distributed network of wireless event controllers. BENEFIT: There i ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Wireless Sensor Network powered by Energy Harvesting Solution Network

    SBC: Prime Photonics, LC            Topic: AF103201

    ABSTRACT: Turbine engine performance, efficiency, and reliability can be greatly improved if additional and evolving instrumentation can be added for input to the FADEC and PHM systems. As this additional instrumentation becomes a larger percentage of the engine"s total life cycle cost; the need to reduce maintenance and installation overhead for new instrumentation becomes increasingly importan ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Wireless self-powered covert area monitor (WisperCAM) for radiation detection

    SBC: RayWatch, Inc.            Topic: AF151009

    This project seeks to design and manufacture a prototype WisperCAM detector and to tests its ability to covertly monitor for and detect isotopic radiation. The tasks to accomplish the WisperCAM will build on Phase I. The computer models from Phase I wil

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Wide Area Infrared Chemical Imager

    SBC: FOSTER-MILLER, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Autonomous standoff detection of lethal or narcotic chemical agents and chemical emissions has long been a major concern. While significant advances have recently been accomplished in remote spectral sensing using regged FTIRs with point detectors, efforts towards spatial chemical discrimination and low-cost portable devices have been lacking.Foster-Miller, Inc. (FMI) together with Boeing/Rockwel ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Weather "Action-Chain" Enabler (ACE) Application

    SBC: Blue Storm Associates Inc.            Topic: 834

    In this Phase II effort, PEMDAS Technologies and Innovations (PEMDAS), in collaboration with subcontractor Westover Studios, proposes to develop a functional prototype of the Weather “Action Chain” Enabler (ACE) application using the technologies identified, knowledge gained, and preliminary design conceived during the Phase I effort. As designed, the Weather ACE application will be a non-intr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  10. Wearable Adaptive Reconnaissance Drone Operation Gesture System (WARDOGS)

    SBC: Pison Technology, Inc.            Topic: AF191005

    Pison Technology has developed a wrist-wearable neuromuscular sensing system which enables hands-free, gesture-based control for electronic devices. Our hardware prototype units are ready to be integrated into solutions for communication and computer interaction.A need has been identified to allow warfighters to send/receive messages in the battlefield (multi-domain), in proximity and across dista ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
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