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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. SEE Modeling and Mitigation in Ultra-Deep Submicron Microelectronics

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA07005

    As technology feature sizes decrease, single event upset (SEU), digital single event transient (DSET), and multiple bit upset (MBU) effects dominate the radiation response of microcircuits. Recent test circuits and test methods have quantified the pulse widths of DSETs generated from heavy-ion strikes on critical microcircuit nodes. These pulse widths have proven to be much larger than previousl ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Engineered Substrates for “Zero-Penalty” Radiation Hardening of Ultra Deep Submicron Commercial Processes

    SBC: RADIATION ASSURED DEVICES, INC.            Topic: DTRA08003

    We have developed engineered epitaxial layers based on nanostructure technology that can potentially harden commercial silicon devices against radiation by minimizing collected photocurrents (electron-hole pairs) via recombination centers. Adding recombination centers in CMOS devices is a well-known technique for reducing the collected charge; however, attempts at manufacturing a device with this ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Batteryless Sensors for Intrusion Detection and Assessment of Threats

    SBC: Anro Engineering, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A batteryless and wireless sensor for intrusion detection and assessment of threats which requires no battery, external power or wiring is proposed. These types of sensors derive energy from passing vehicles or persons, and indicate their presence, location, speed, etc., via a self-generated short-range radio signal. These sensors require no maintenance, and can be inconspicuously placed in window ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. APTEK, AS PRIME CONTRACTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY AND SRI INTERNATIONAL, AS SUBCONTRACTORS, WILL CONDUCT A STUDY TO IDENTIFY AND INVESTIGATE CANDIDATE OVERLAY MATERIALS VERSUS SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR BOTH ACTIVE AND PASSIVE DECOYS.

    SBC: APTEK, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    APTEK, AS PRIME CONTRACTOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY AND SRI INTERNATIONAL, AS SUBCONTRACTORS, WILL CONDUCT A STUDY TO IDENTIFY AND INVESTIGATE CANDIDATE OVERLAY MATERIALS VERSUS SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR BOTH ACTIVE AND PASSIVE DECOYS. OVERLAY MATERIALS DEVELOPED BY THE NH&S COMMUNITY WILL BE CONSIDERED AS WELL AS PREVIOUSLY UNEVALUATED CANDIDATES SUCH AS RARE EARTH BORIDES. THE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1985 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency

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