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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. PROCESSING ALGORITHMS FOR SENSORS FUSION IN VISIBLE/IR/RADAR

    SBC: ALPHATECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF FUSING DATA OBTAINED SIMULTANEOUSLY FROM VISIBLE, INFRARED AND RADAR SENSORS, TO PROVIDE A HERETOFORE UNOBTAINABLE SURVEILLANCE CAPABILITY.THE DIFFICULTIES ASSOCAITED WITH SENSOR FUSION WHICH WILL BE ADDRESSEDINCLUDE THE DIFFERENT FIELDS OF VIEW, DIFFERENT MEASUREMENTS, DIFFERENT RESOLUTIONS, AND DIFFERENT POSITIONS AND VELOCITIES ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. TUNABLE HIGH T(C) SUPERCONDUCTING INFRARED DETECTORS

    SBC: EIC LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A SUPERSONDUCTOR BASED INFRARED DETECTOR WITH A CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE SENSITIVITY IS PROPOSED. THE SUPERCONDUCTING THIN FILM IS TO HAVE A POLYCRYSTALLINE NATURE TO ACHIEVE JOSEPHSON JUNCTION BEHAVIOR DIRECTLY THROUGH THE ANISOTROPIC SUPERCONDUCTING PROPERTIES OF YBA(2)CU(3)O(7-X). THE DEPOSITION SUBSTRATE IS TO BE AN OXYGEN ION CONDUCTOR THAT WILL PERMIT CONTINUOUS AND CONTROLLED ADJUSTMENT OF THE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. HIGHLY SENSITIVE INFRARED DETECTOR FABRICATED WITH THIN FILM OF HIGH TC Y-BA-CUO SUPERCONDUCTOR USING PULSED EXCIMER LASER

    SBC: Excel Superconductors, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    IN THE PROPOSED WORK, FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A HIGHLY SENSITIVE AND HIGH SPEED OPTICAL DETECTOR IN THE INFRARED REGION USING A SUPERCONDUCTING WEAK LINK FABRICATED BY LASER INDUCED DEPOSITION OF Y-BA-CU-O THIN FILMS, IS EXAMIED. THE DETECTION PRINCIPLE IS BASED ON THE FACT THAT INCIDENT INFRARED RADIATION PRODUCES A VOLTAGE ACROSS THE JOSEPHSON JUNCTION WHICH CAN SERVE AS A USEFUL DETECTOR OUTP ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. REMOTELY OPERATED MINE DETECTION SYSTEM

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

    THE CAPABILITY EXISTS TO DETECT MAGNETIC, NONMAGNETIC, METALLIC AND PLASTIC BURIED AND SURFACE SCATTERED MINES THROUGH THE USE OF A SIMPLE SUITE OF SENSORS FROM THE SURFACE. THE CAPABILITY ALSO EXISTS TO DESIGN, BUILD, AND OPERATE A LOW COST REMOTE CONTROLLED PLATFORM FOR CARRYING THIS SUITE OF SENSORS. BOTH TECHNOLOGIES ARE CURRENTLY UNDER DEVELOPMENT AND/OR BEING DEMONSTRATED AT FOSTER-MILLER, I ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. LEADING EDGE STRUCTURAL CONCEPT FOR HYPERVELOCITY VEHICLE

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

    A MAJOR PROBLEM FACING PHYPERSONIC VEHICLE DESIGNERS IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF FLIGHT STRUCTURES WHICH CAN WITHSTAND MULTIPLE HEATING CYCLES TO OVER 3500 DEG F. ADVANCED CARBON/CARBON COMPOSITES (ACC) ARE A LEADING CANDIDATE BUT WILL REQUIRE IMPROVED STRUCTURAL CONCEPTS AND OXIDATION RESISTANT COATINGS. CURRENT 2-D ACC MADE FROM CARBON-PHENOLIC HAVE POOR TRANSVERSE STRENGTH AND THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY. 3 ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. NOVEL CARBON-CARBON COMPOSITE WITH IMPROVED STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES AND PROVISIONS FOR ACTIVE LEADING EDGE COOLING

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

    EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE OF REUSABLE HYPERSONIC VEHICLES WILL DEPEND ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THERMAL PROTECTION SYSTEMS (TPS) FOR NOSE TIP, WING LEADING EDGE, AND FUSELAGE STRUCTURES CAPABLE OF OPERATION FOR EXTENDED PERIODS IN AN EXTREME AEROHEATING ENVIRONMENT. MINIMUM WEIGHT DESIGN MAY BE ACHIEVED VIA A COMBINATION OF ACTIVE/PASSIVE TPS APPROACHES. THIS WOULD INVOLVE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HIGH TEMPER ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. NOVEL SENSOR SYSTEM FOR WIDE AREA MINES

    SBC: GEO-CENTERS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. ADVANCED RADAR CROSS SECTION MEASUREMENT ANALYSIS

    SBC: InterScience, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    TO DESIGN MILITARY DELIVERY SYSTEMS OF MINIMUM RADAR CROSS SECTIONS (RCS) AND RADAR SYSTEMS CAPABLE OF DETECTING MINIMUM RCS OBJECTS, THERE IS THE NEED FOR AN EFFICIENT ALGORITHM THAT CAN ACCURATELY CALCULATE THE PERTURBATION TO THE WAVE FIELD CAUSED BY OBJECTS OF ARBITRARY SHAPE. A METHOD OF SOLUTION BASED ON THE USE OF A NATURAL COORDINATE SYSTEM WHICH CONFORMS TO THE ARBITRARY SHPAES OF THE SCA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. ACOUSTIC DATA PROCESSING USING THE DECENTRALIZED SQUARE ROOT INFORMATION FILTER

    SBC: Mentor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    VLSI (VERY LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION) TECHNOLOGY HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO THE POINT WHERE HIGH SPEED FLOATING POINT PROCESSORS MAY BE CONCATENATED TO FORM COMPACT SUPERCOMPUTERS WITH FAR GREATER THROUGHPUT THAN UNIPROCESSOR MACHINES. MTI PROPOSES TO DESIGN AND DEVELOP A MULTIPROCESSOR COMPUTER ARCHITECTURE FOR REAL-TIME DIGITAL FILTERING OF UNDERWATER ACOUSTIC DATA FROM MULTIPLE SENSORS. THE ARCHITECTU ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. COMPACT ACCELERATOR DESIGN BASED ON A CYCLIC INDUCTION ACCELERATOR WITH BRANCHED MAGNETICS

    SBC: SCIENCE RESEARCH LABORATORY, INC            Topic: N/A

    CURRENT DESIGNS FOR HIGH CURRENT (10-100KA) ACCELERATORS ARE BASED ON LINEAR OPERATING GRADIENTS OF AT BEST 1-2 MEV/METER. IN FERRI-(FERRO)MAGNETIC INDUCTION ACCELERATORS, THESE LOW GRADIENTS ARE IMPOSED BY THE PROPERTIES OF THE MATERIAL WHICH COMPRISES THE CORE. WITH AIR CORE RADIAL LINE INDUCTION LINACS, THE CONSTRAINTS IS DERIVED FROM THE GEOMETRY OF THE RADIAL LINES AND THE DIELECTRIC BREAKDOW ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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