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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.

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  1. A Robust Biofilm-Biomat Reactor for Conversion of Mission-Relevant Feedstocks to Products

    SBC: SUSTAINABLE BIOPRODUCTS LLC            Topic: T7

    Sustainable Bioproducts (SBP) has developed a simple and energy efficient bioreactor technology for the purpose of supporting NASArsquo;s in-situ microbial manufacturing needs. The technology capitalizes on the robust nature of filamentous fungi grown as biofilms. SBP has shown that the system can be used to convert a multitude of mission available feedstocks into dense, easily harvestable biomats ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Radiation Modeling of COTS Power Converters in a Highly Shield Space Environment

    SBC: Busek Co., Inc.            Topic: T6

    Commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics systems operated in highly-shielded enclosures (HSE) will all require power supplies or DC/DC converters to power the signal processing electronics. nbsp;Most power supplies are based on switching converters that require power transistors, diodes, gate drivers, and control ICs that regulate the power. These components in a COTS assembly will all be unhar ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Enabling High Energy Density Li-ion Battery Using Solid Electrolytes

    SBC: Giner, Inc.            Topic: T15

    Conventional lithium-ion batteries demonstrate great potential for energy storage applications but they face some major challenges such as low energy density and cycle life. It is meaningful to pursue alternative strategies to address these barriers. nbsp;In this project, we will design and develop high energy Li-metal battery using solid electrolytes that may lead to high energy density (300-400 ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Open Source Distributed Electric Propulsion MDAO Tool

    SBC: DESIGN, ANALYSIS AND RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: T15

    The team of Design, Analysis and Research Corporation (DARcorporation) and University of Michigan (UM)nbsp; propose an open source Distributed Electric Propulsion MDAO (DEP-MDAO) Tool, in which a new framework for aircraft aeropropulsive design optimization that integrates aircraft sizing, propulsion system sizing and distribution, wing design and propeller design will be developed.nbsp;The core i ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Intelligent Sensor Systems for Rocket Propulsion Testing

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: T13

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) and Auburn University propose to develop a smart sensor module (SSM) to enable wireless sensing capabilities in liquid propulsion systems. An SSM would increase NASArsquo;s capabilities by eliminating labor-intensive tasks such as routing and securing cables. It would also improve sensor accessibility in locations that are difficult to diagnose, and enable advanced com ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Tunable Narrow-Band Bi-Photon Source in IR Spectral Region for Calibration of High-Performance Transition-Edge Sensors

    SBC: ADVR, Inc            Topic: T8

    The overall goal of this NASA STTR effort is to develop a compact fully integrated tunable narrowband bi-photon source operating in the Visible/IR spectral region for calibration and characterization of high-performance transition-edge sensors (TES) arrays under development at NASA Goddard as well as other research facilities throughout U.S.nbsp; The key innovation in this effort is combining wave ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. Doppler-Compensated Integrated Photonic Time-Bin Entanglement Transceiver

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: T5

    A quantum network based on quantum entanglement is a potentially revolutionary technology with anticipated applications, such as ldquo;blindrdquo; quantum computing and secure communications, as well as a host of yet-to-be-discovered uses. To realize the true potential of quantum entanglement, scientists and engineers need standardized and reliable hardware to transmit and receive entangled quantu ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Robot Simulation Platform for Source Search and Mapping

    SBC: Geisel Software Inc.            Topic: T4

    To help NASA achieve there current and future space explorationnbsp;goals, Geisel Software and University of Nevada, Las Vegas are proposing a solution that will allow for collaborative mobility and manipulation in a heterogeneous robotic environment. This includes the ability for robots to handle problem solving on their own, as well as both high-level and direct control from humans, when desired ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. High-purity, high-rate, photon pair source for space-based entanglement distribution

    SBC: ADVR, Inc            Topic: T5

    The overall goal of this NASA effort is to develop and deliver efficient, single-pass quantum optical waveguide sources generating high purity photon pairs for use in high-rate long-distance links. The key innovation in this effort is the use of efficient, low-loss spontaneous parametric down conversion (SPDC) waveguides in combination with apodized gratings to tailor the optical nonlinear respons ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. QUARTERMASTER: Query and User-based Abductive Reporting Tool Enabling Responsive Multimodal Analysis of Simulated Technological Enterprise Records

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: MDA19T003

    At the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the system-wide approach to test engineering generates massive amounts of multi-dimensional data, which analysts explore to evaluate Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) configurations, engagement conditions, and target phenomena. Analyses are limited by time to construct each data query, technical knowledge, and size/complexity of the datasets and domain. T ...

    STTR Phase I 2020 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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