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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. Enhanced Beta-Batteries: A Long Life Power Source for Sensors Monitoring WMD

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA102004

    While many applications may have access to harvestable energy in the form of solar radiation (or other ambient light), wind, environmental vibration, or wave motion, not all do. In this proposal, RMD targets the most challenging applications, sensors that must operate for many months or years and which have undependable or no access to environmental energy. These sensors need a self contained, com ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Advanced nanocomposite scintillator for gamma radiation detection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: DTRA08005

    Until now gamma radiation detection has required large single crystals of sensitive materials that are difficult to produce consistently on an industrial scale. In collaboration with a research group at the University of Texas at Arlington, Agiltron proposes to develop a new class of nanocomposite scintillator materials. The radiation detection characteristics of the synthetic nanoparticles in the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Improvements in Scintillation Technology for Detection of Nuclear Radiation

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA07004

    High-resolution scintillation crystals and crystal arrays are important components of current and future handheld and arrayed detectors (used for DOD/DTRA applications), and scintillation spectrometers (routinely used in high energy physics research, medical imaging, diffraction, homeland security, nuclear waste clean-up, nuclear treaty verification and safeguards, and geological exploration). Un ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. High-Sensitivity Military GPS Receivers for Ground-Users

    SBC: MAYFLOWER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.            Topic: NGA07001

    This proposal addresses the NGA SBIR program objective to develop and demonstrate GPS receiver improvements for ground users to provide significant “high-sensitivity” signal tracking performance over conventional military GPS receivers. The proposed system consists of (i) the Mayflower “NavAssure” SAASM GPS receiver; and (ii) receiver software signal processing enhancements, in order to m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. Location and Yield of Nuclear Events Using Radionuclide Monitoring Data and Inverse Plume Modeling

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A worldwide network of radionuclide monitoring stations has been established to monitor radioactive fall-out from nuclear tests. These stations sample the air for radioactive particulates and Xenon on a daily basis. This project is to develop a softwaresystem to determine the location, timing, and yield of nuclear events and their corresponding estimation probabilities using the sampled data from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Location and Yield of Nuclear Events Using Radionuclide Monitoring Data and Inverse Plume Modeling

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A worldwide network of radionuclide monitoring stations has been established to monitor radioactive fall-out from nuclear tests. These stations sample the air for radioactive particulates and Xenon on a daily basis. This project is to develop a softwaresystem to determine the location, timing, and yield of nuclear events and their corresponding estimation probabilities using the sampled data from ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Large Area Neutron Counter Array

    SBC: NOVA SCIENTIFIC INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    NOVA Scientific will demonstrate a large-area/low-cost neutron detection system having high detector quantum efficiency and high signal-to noise ratio. The approach utilizes an embedded neutron absorber in a solid state detector, utilizing known processingtechnology. The system detects fissionable materials by converting the neutron signal into a large electron pulse. The unit is light for field d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Man-Portable, High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The detection and identification of threats due to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or associated special materials is of increasing importance to national security. The goal of the proposed program is to develop a man-portable,battery-operated gamma-ray spectrometer for the high-resolution characterization of the hidden contents of sealed containers, including nuclear, radi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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