Award Data

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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 June, 2020.

  1. Portable Friction Stir Welding Technology for Aluminum Fabrication

    SBC: Advanced Metal Products Inc.            Topic: N07T032

    During Phase I, goals of initial design and demonstration of system concepts for a portable friction stir welding (FSW) system were successfully completed. During Phase II, the objective is to design, fabricate, and demonstrate a portable and versatile FSW system. To support AMP’s design, BYU will continue engineering and application studies in parallel with the design effort. BYU will optimize ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Characterizing JP-10 High Temperature Decomposition Chemistry using RMG- An Automatic Reaction Mechanism Generator

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N09T011

    Aerodyne Research, Inc. (ARI) and MIT are collaborating to establish the feasibility of fully characterizing the complex chemistry of JP-10 high temperature decomposition, in the presence of oxygen, using a novel automatic reaction mechanism generation tool (RMG) developed at MIT. JP-10 is a very attractive fuel for missile and other air-breathing propulsion applications due to its high energy den ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Large Area Metamaterial Films

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N09T018

    In this Phase I STTR research program Agiltron will demonstrate that low-cost, micro-contact printing is suitable for the fabrication of large area, thin-film, flexible metamaterials with unique optical properties for wavelengths between 2 and 14 microns. Our research partner, the University of Michigan, will use roll-to-roll micro-contact printing to pattern the fine structure of the metamaterial ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Tunable High Pulsed Energy Blue Fiber Laser

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N09T006

    Leveraging on our extensive production experience in fiber optical components and fiber lasers, AGILTRON proposes to develop a new novel high pulse energy tunable blue laser with doped ZBLAN fiber. Based on enhanced blue upconversion by properly selected co-doped materials, the proposed blue fiber laser will be able to generate high power. Furthermore, by using Agiltron’s proprietary beam combin ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Automated Fiber Optic Cleaner for Aerospace Connector Maintenance

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N091040

    Present fiber connector cleaning methods and systems have a high fail rate with an unacceptable level of uncertainty as to the effectiveness of the application. Fast and effective cleaning of fiber optic connectors remains a challenging task due to the high susceptibility of communication fibers to blockage by particles in the ambient. Agiltron proposes to develop a novel fiber optic cleaning syst ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Underwater Vertical Electric Field Detection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N091027

    Underwater electric field detection in the vertical (Z-component) direction is becoming more important in anti-submarine warfare (ASW) to detect and classify marine vessels in addition to the horizontal (X and Y component) plane. Leveraging on our extensive experience on photonic approaches for electric field sensing and RF photonics, AGILTRON proposes to realize a feasible class of vertical elect ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Wireless Sensor Nodes with Energy Harvesters for Joint Weapons Systems Diagnostics/Prognostics

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N08109

    In this SBIR program, Agiltron proposes to develop a new class of wireless sensor nodes with integrated energy harvesters, which will be indefinitely self-powered, for use in Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) environments. The proposed effort leverages on industry-wide development in ultra-low power sensors and low-power wireless sensor network modules (IEEE 1451.5 standard), as well as Agiltron’s rec ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Dynamic Foveal Vision Display

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N091003

    Leveraging on our extensive experience on laser projection technology, AGILTRON proposes to realize a new class of see-through type of Head Mounted Display (HMD) with wide field of view (WFOV) and dynamic foveal vision ability, targeted for integrating with enhanced vision systems for night and daytime dismounted infantry combat operations with a secondary function of providing command and control ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Augmented Reality Maintenance System (ARMS) for Complex Military Assets

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N07005

    Currently, equipment maintenance requires highly trained individuals and is labor intensive, expensive and inefficient. The Marine Corps and DoD use written technical manuals and Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) to direct technicians through complex maintenance procedures for land vehicles, radar systems, radio communications systems, and ground-based weapon systems. Recently, the i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. High Reliability, Miniature Personal Hypoxia Monitoring System

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N091018

    Accidental reduction in the oxygen available to a fighter pilot at high altitudes can lead to insidious hypoxia, where symptoms are almost unnoticeable before loss of consciousness in less than a minute. Under such situations, an accurate hypoxia monitoring unit that can predict the early onset of hypoxia – leaving sufficient time for the pilot to take remedial action – is essential. The exist ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
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