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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. Space-Flight Assessment of a Small-Scale Collins Type Cryocooler Concept

    SBC: Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A compact, reliable, efficient and inexpensive cryocooler requiring less than 1 kW of power for 2W of cooling at 10 Kelvin is being developed and will be demonstrated. This performance is at least twice as efficient as the best current state-of-the-artfor small low-temperature cryocoolers. The proposed technical approach, whose technical feasibility and suitability for space-based applications h ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  2. Space-Flight Assessment of a Small-Scale Collins Type Cryocooler Concept

    SBC: Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A compact, reliable, efficient and inexpensive cryocooler requiring less than 1 kW of power for 2W of cooling at 10 Kelvin is being developed and will be demonstrated. This performance is at least twice as efficient as the best current state-of-the-artfor small low-temperature cryocoolers. The proposed technical approach, whose technical feasibility and suitability for space-based applications h ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Space-Flight Assessment of a Small-Scale Collins Type Cryocooler Concept

    SBC: Advanced Mechanical Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A compact, reliable, efficient and inexpensive cryocooler requiring less than 1 kW of power for 2W of cooling at 10 Kelvin is being developed and will be demonstrated. This performance is at least twice as efficient as the best current state-of-the-artfor small low-temperature cryocoolers. The proposed technical approach, whose technical feasibility and suitability for space-based applications h ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  4. Novel Phased Array Antenna Technology for Missile Defense

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N/A

    This program addresses a revolutionary low cost manufacturing technology of digitally switchable fiberoptic true time delay manifold for high performance phased array antenna. By using an improved electro-optic material system, the proposed integrateddevice will provide sub-microsecond high reconfigurable speed. Our approach is sate-of-the-art in design and closely coupled with proven volume fi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. New Imaging X-Ray Sensor Technology for Real-Time Nondestructive Testing

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    X-ray imaging is an important technique which is used in variety of applications such as nondestructive evaluation, radiology in medicine, astronomical observations, X-ray diffraction for materials studies, and others. The ability of X-rays to penetratedeep in to matter allows investigation of interior components with possibility of real-time dynamic studies. However, while significant advances ha ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. New Imaging X-Ray Sensor Technology for Real-Time Nondestructive Testing

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    X-ray imaging is an important technique which is used in variety of applications such as nondestructive evaluation, radiology in medicine, astronomical observations, X-ray diffraction for materials studies, and others. The ability of X-rays to penetratedeep in to matter allows investigation of interior components with possibility of real-time dynamic studies. However, while significant advances ha ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. An Efficient Computational Approach to Target Discrimination

    SBC: ALPHATECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Target discrimination is one of the critical components of the midcourse phase processing in providing effective missile defense. Currently, detailed models that use an elaborate discrete Bayesian network predict the sensor phenomenology for each possibletarget type and sensor. The predicted sensor phenomenology is compared to the observed phenomenology, and the target type estimate is updated. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Physical Model-Based Target Discrimination in Clutter using Surface-Based Radar

    SBC: ALPHATECH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    With the appropriate processing algorithms, surface-based radar has the potential to discriminate reentry vehicles from other threat objects in the presence of clutter, which is a critical part of the BMD problem. Discrimination is based on resolving theobjects in range, and characterizing each object's shape and motion. The algorithm we propose is the model-based approach, which applies a hypot ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Optical Quantum Information Processing in Photonic Crystals

    SBC: Altair Center, Llc.            Topic: N/A

    Quantum mechanics predicts that quantum two-level systems - qubits - can provide fundamentally new modes of information processing due to possible existing in an arbitrary coherent superposition of quantum states. A practical realization of quantuminformation processing requires obviously isolated quantum systems that act as qubits.ALTAIR Center proposed a novel practically realizable physical sy ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Manufacturing of composite nanomaterials for MDA applications

    SBC: Altair Center, Llc.            Topic: N/A

    Employing of nanoparticles and carbon nanotubes opens new avenue in fabrication of new nanocoposite materials exhibiting quite a number of unique physical properties. ALTAIR Center proposes to develop an innovative process suitable for manufacturing of alarge variety of the nanocomposite materials for various applications in MDA missions. The proposed general technology is applicable to fabricatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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