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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. CHEMICAL SENSING ELECTRODES

    SBC: ANATRACE, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE STUDY OF OCEAN PROCESSES SUCH AS MINERAL DISSOLUTION, ION SPECIATION AND REDOX EQUILIBRIA AS WELL AS EFFLUENT AND POLLUTION MONITORING REQUIRE ACCURATE AND PRECISE MEASUREMENTS OF BOTH MAJOR AND MINOR CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS. ALTHOUGH SPECTROPHOTOMETRY AND FLAME PHOTOMETRY HAVE BEEN USED FOR SEA WATER ANALYSIS, POTENTIONMETRY WITH ION-SELECTIVE ELECTRODES IS THE MOST COMMON-METHODOLOGY, PARTICUL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Commerce
  2. MILLIMETER WAVE ANTENNA

    SBC: Millitech Corp.            Topic: N/A

    MILLITECH PROPOSES TO DESIGN A COMPACT OFFSET CASSEGRAIN ANTENNA SYSTEM TO BE USED AT A WAVELENGTH OF 8 MM FOR CLOUD RESEARCH. THE SYSTEM WILL BE DESIGNED TO GIVE THE LOWSIDELOBE LEVELS CHARACTERISTIC OF AN OFFSET REFLECTOR WHILE GIVING POLARIZATION ISOLATION BETTER THAN 20 DB. THE TRADE-OFF BETWEEN HIGH POLARIZATION ISOLATION AND COMPACT SIZE WILL BE RESOLVED BY USING A GAUSSIAN OPTICS LENS ANTEN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Commerce
  3. WORKLOAD ASSESSMENT TECHNOLOGIES FOR THE OPTIMIZATION OF DATA LINK CONTROLLER

    SBC: NTI, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE MODE S DATA LINK UNDER DEVELOPMENT BY THE FAA IS AN ESSENTIAL UPGRADE TO THE EXISTING AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL (ATC) SYSTEM. IN ORDER TO INSURE THE IMPROVEMENTS IN SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY OF ATC SERVICES MEDIATED BY THIS DATA LINK, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO ASSESS ITS EFFECTS ON THE WORKLOAD AND PERFORMANCE CAPABILITIES OF AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS. CONSEQUENTLY, IN PHASE I, NTI INCORPORATED WILL DEVELOP ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Transportation
  4. NETWORK OF LEARNING SYSTEMS FOR AIR TRAFFIC PLANNING AND CONTROL A PILOT STUDY WILL INVESTIGATE HOW TO PLAN, SCHEDULE & CON-

    SBC: Patrick Consult Inc            Topic: N/A

    CONTROL AIR TRAFFIC UTILIZING A NETWORK OF EXPERT LEARNING SUBSYSTEMS. THE SYSTEM, WITH SIMULATIONS, WILL DEMONSTRATE PROBLEM SOLUTIONS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION FOR FUTURE RESEARCH EVALUATION, IMPLEMENTATIONS, AND COST. THE R & D IS GUIDED BY DR. ED PATRICK'S 28 YEARS OF PIONEER-ING WORK IN PATTERN RECOGNITION, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE, ANPRODUCT R & D OF LEARNING SYSTEMS MORE GENERAL THAN CONVEN- TIO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Transportation
  5. NDI OF COMPOSITE STRUCTURAL MATERIALS BY GAMMA SCATTER SENSING

    SBC: Spire Corporation            Topic: N/A

    WITHOUT EFFECTIVE NONDESTRUCTIVE INSPECTION (NDI) MENTHODS, STRUCTURES EMPLOYING COMPOSITE MATERIALS MUST RELY ON LARGE DESIGN MARGINS OF SFETY AND EXPENSIVE INDIVIDUAL COMPONENT PROOF TESTING. OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED PHASE I RESEARCH IS TO REMEDY THIS WITH GAMMA RAY SCATTERING COUNTING, A FORMOF RADIOMETRY WIDELY USED TO MEASURE THICKNESS AND COMPOSI- TION OF EMPHASIS ON DEVELOPING A PORTABLE S ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Transportation
  6. INDIVIDUALIZED INTERACTIVE VIDEO

    SBC: Duffy Engineering            Topic: N/A

    PROVIDING INDIVIDUALIZED INSTRUCTION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION PLACEMENTS IS A TIME-CONSUMING PROCESS FOR EDUCATORS AND THUS COSTLY. COMPUTERIZED AND INTERACTIVEVIDEODISK EDUCATIONAL FORMATS MAY NOT BE READILY CUSTOMIZED FOR THE INDIVIDUAL STUDENT. HOWEVER, COMMONLY-AVAILABLE IN PERSONAL COMPUTERS AND HAND-HELD CAMCORDERS ARE TOOLS AVAIL ABLE IN MOST SCHOOLS. IF A PERSONAL COMPUTE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  7. EDUCATING INFORMED CONSUMERS: A NATIONAL SURVEY OF FAMILIESKNOWLEDGE CONCERNING RESPITE SERVICES

    SBC: Human Services Res Inst            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT IS BASED ON THE PREMISE THAT PRIMARY CARE- GIVERS SHOULD PLAY A MAJOR ROLE IN DESIGNING, MANAGING, AND MONITORING SERVICES WHICH SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIESAND THEIR FAMILIES. RESPITE SERVICES OFFERS BUT ONE FORUM FROM WHICH THEY CAN EXERCISE THESE ROLES. THROUGH THE USE OF AN ADVISORY BOARD, MADE UP LARGELY OF PRIMARY CARE GIVERSAND A NATIONAL SURVEY THIS PROJECT SEEKS TO DETE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Education
  8. A USER-FRIENDLY VOICE INTERACTIVE LEARNING AID FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH HANDICAPS (VILAH)

    SBC: Technology International Incorporated of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    MANY INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES WOULD BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED METHODS FOR VOICE INPUT INTO, AND VOICE OUTPUT FROM, MICROCOMPUTERS. THE ADVANTAGES OF COMPUTERIZED VOICE OUTPUT FROM PRINTED MATERIAL FOR BLIND OR VISUALLY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS IS OBVIOUS. VERY OFTEN, INDIVIDUALS WITH LANGUAGE-LEARNING DISABILITIES FALL INTO THIS CATEGORY. THEADVANTAGES OF SYNTHESIZED SPEECH IS OBVIOUS FOR INDIVIDUALS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1988 Department of Education
  9. VASCULAR STAPLER

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DESIGN AND BUILD A STAPLER FOR PERFORMING END-TO-END AND END-TO-SIDE ANASTOMOSES ON MEDIUM TO LARGE VESSELS, AND FOR REPAIRING BLOOD VESSELS AND VASCULAR ANEURYSMS, AND TO DEVELOP A SURGICAL PROTOCOL FOR ITS USE. THE METHOD PROPOSED USES A SPECIAL STAPLER AND CONFIGURATION OF STAPLES WHICH MINIMIZESBLOOD CONTACT WITH THE STAPLES, DOES NOT RESTRICT THE FLOW OF BL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
  10. ULTRAMINIATURE IMPLANTABLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

    SBC: ABIOMED, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1988 Department of Health and Human Services
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