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  1. REMOVAL OF BRAN FROM WHEAT FLOUR

    SBC: Advanced Energy Dynamics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    RESEARCH ON A NOVEL MEANS OF REMOVING BRAN AND OTHER CONSTITUENTS FROM WHEAT FLOUR, BASED ON ADVANCED ENERGY DYNAMIC'S UFC SYSTEM, A DRY, ELECTROSTATIC POWDER CLEANING SYSTEM, IS PROPOSED TO ACCOMPLISH THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS: (1) RECOVERY OF ADDITIONAL PATENT-GRADE FLOUR (ORDINARY BAKING FLOUR) AND FIRST CLEAR FLOUR (USED TO MAKE RYE BREAD AND HARD ROLLS) FROM THE BYPRODUCT AND ANIMAL FEED STREAMS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of Agriculture
  2. SUPERCRITICAL FLUID COMMINUTION OF BIOMASS

    SBC: Bioeng Inc.            Topic: N/A

    APPROXIMATELY 40% OF THE TREE IS EITHER BURNED OR TREATED ASA WASTE PROBLEM. A GREATER PERCENTAGE OF THE TREE CAN BE UTILIZED THROUGH IMPROVED OR NEW TECHNIQUES OF COMMINUTION SO THAT NEW OR IMPROVED RECONSTITUTED PRODUCTS CAN BE MADE. THE INTENT OF THIS PROPOSAL IS TO DEVELOP AN IMPROVED TECHNIQUE OF COMMINUTION WHICH CAN BE USED TO EFFECTIVELY DEFIBRATE AND FRACTIONATE WOODY BIOMASS INTO ITS VAR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of Agriculture
  3. ATOMIC LAYER EPITAXY OF DIAMOND

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE ABILITY TO GROW HETEROSPITAXIAL THIN FILMS OF DIAMOND IS LIMITED IN PART BY THE PROPENSITY OF SUCH FILMS TO NUCLEATE AT MULTIPLE SITES WITHOUT PROPER ORIENTATION. WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A 2-DIMENSIONAL GROWTH PROCESS BY ATOMIC LAYER EPITAXY (ALE) USING ADVANCED MOLECULAR BEAM TECHNIQUES. THE PHASE I RESEARCH WILL FOCUS ON DETERMINING THE MICROCHEMISTRY OF DEPOSITION PROCESSES AND THUS ALLOW FOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. PASSIVE NON-COOPERATIVE TARGET RECOGNITION SENSOR

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE POLARIZATION CHARACTERISTICS OF AIRCRAFT INFRARED SIGNATURES HAVE BEEN STUDIED AS A MEANS TO ENHANCE THE PERFORMANCE OF LONG RANGE PASSIVE INFRARED DETECTION SYSTEMS OPERATING IN THE PRESENCE OF CLUTTER. THESE STUDIES ALSO GENERATED EVIDENCE THAT THE AMOUNT AND ANGLE OF POLARIZATION AS WELL AS ITS SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION ARE UNIQUE BETWEEN DIFFERENT TYPES AND CLASSES OF AIRCRAFT. IT MAY BE POSSIB ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. A NEW NUCLEAR SURVEY INSTRUMENT WITH IMAGING CAPABILITY

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

    MODERN MILITARY OPERATIONS HAVE MADE IT NECESSARY FOR COMMANDERS TO HAVE RADIOLOGICAL INFORMATION CONCERNING NUCLEAR CONTAMINATION OF OCCUPIED AREAS. THIS INCREASING NEED FOR MORE ACCURATE AND RELIABLE INFORMATION FOR THE PURPOSE OF LOCATING AND IDENTIFYING POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS NUCLEAR SOURCES, HAS LED TO NEED FOR IMPROVED INSTRUMENTATION. IN PARTICULAR, A NUCLEAR SURVEY INSTRUMENT WITH IMAGING C ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. ACTIVATED METAL DECOY FOR LOW IR SIGNATURE AIRCRAFT

    SBC: Alloy Surfaces Company, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ACTIVATED STEEL FOIL FABRICATED INTO ELEMENTS TO BE PACKAGED AS EXPENDABLE DECOYS HAS SHOWN GOOD PERFORMANCE IN LOW IR SIGNATURE APPLICATIONS. THE PRESENT BATCH PRODUCTION PROCESS FOR THESE FOILS ENTAILS, IN PART, TWENTY HOURS OF FURNACE TREATMENT. A COMBINATION OF NINE SEPARATE OPERATIONS, LOW PRODUCTION RATES AND HIGH LABOR COSTS YIELDS A UNIT MANUFACTURING COST OF MORE THAN $250.00. WE PROPOSE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. A RARE-EARTH CRYOGENIC PROJECTOR USING HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS

    SBC: AMERICAN SUPERCONDUCTOR CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    A RARE-EARTH, MAGNETOSTRICTIVE, MATERIAL, TB(X)DY(1-X) (0.50.6), OPERATING AT CRYOGENIC TEMPERATURES, CAN STORE AND RELEASE TWENTY TIMES THE ENERGY OF PIEZOELECTRIC MATERIALS, AND FIVE TIMES THE ENERGY OF THE BEST ROOM-TEMPERATURE, MAGNETOSTRICTIVE, RARE-EARTH ALLOYS. THIS MAKES IT IDEAL FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF LOW-FREQUENCY, HIGH-POWER, UNDERWATER, ACOUSTIC PROJECTORS. BROAD-BAND, LOW-Q, PROJECTO ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. A MEMBRANE EXTRACTION PROCESS FOR SHIPBOARD RECOVERY OF JP-5 ICING INHIBITOR ADDITIVE

    SBC: Arete Technologies            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A MEMBRANE-BASED EXTRATION PROCESS FOR THE RECOVERY OF ICING INHIBITOR ADDITIVE FROM WATER SEPARATED FROM JP-5 AVIATION TURBINE FUEL; THE TECHNOLOGY WILL ENABLE REBLENDING OF THE ADDITIVIE. THE NOVEL ELEMENT IN THE PROCESS CONSISTS OF A HOLLOWFIBER CROSSFLOW MEMBRANE CONTACTOR TO WHICH AN AQUEOUS FEED SOLUTION OF ANTI-ICING AGENT AND A SUITABLE WATER-IMMISCIBLE EXTRACTION FLU ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. MITIGATION OF ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION IN ELECTRONIC COOLING SYSTEMS

    SBC: Arlington Technical Services            Topic: N/A

    IT IS PROPOSED TO ELUCIDATE ELECTROLYTIC CORROSION IN COOLING SYSTEMS OF THE TYPE EMPLOYED ON NAVY SHIPS FOR HIGH-POWER ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT. DURING TRANSMISSION, VERY HIGH PULSED DC VOLTAGE DIFFERENCE IS EXPERIENCED BY OPPOSITE METAL HOSE FITTINGS, IN CONTACT WITH DEIONIZED WATER COOLANT. ANOMALOUSLY HIGH RATES OF CORROSION NECESSITATE AN EXPENSIVE FITTING AND HOSE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM. A MAJOR ST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. MORPHOLOGY-BASED DETECTION PROCESSING FOR SCANNING IRST SENSOR

    SBC: ATLANTIC AEROSPACE ELECTRONICS CORP.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseNavy

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