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  1. THIN PLASTIC FILMS WITH ELECTRICALLY CONTROLLABLE REFLECTIVITY/TRANSMISSIVITY TO VISUAL OR INFRARED

    SBC: AST PRODUCTS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. DEVELOPMENT AND DISTRIBUTION OF SHARABLE ADVANCED IMAGE UNDERSTANDING ALGORITHMS

    SBC: AMERINEX APPLIED IMAGING, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL DEMONSTRATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF A NEW APPROACH TO THE TRANSFER OF TECHNOLOGY IN IMAGE UNDERSTANDING (IU). IT IS BASED UPON THE USE OF A SHARED SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT FOR IU, CALLED THE KBVISION (TM) SYSTEM, WHICH CAN SERVE TO EASE THE TRANSFER OF COMPUTER VISION ALGORITHMS. THE PHASE I PROPOSAL WILL DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF THE TRANSFER OF IU SOFTWARE BY SHARING ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. COMPUTATIONAL MODELING OF FLUID FLOW IN PECVD REACTORS

    SBC: Applied Science And Technology            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  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. CLUTTER REDUCTION AND RESOLUTION ENHANCEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR FOLIAGE PENETRATING SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR SYSTEMS

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

    THIS RESEARCH PROPOSAL IS AIMED AT PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION AND FEASIBILITY ASSESSMENT OF SIGNAL PROCESSING TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING THE SIGNAL-TO-CLUTTER RATIO IN FOLIAGE PENETRATION SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR) DATA, BASED ON ADAPTIVE CROSS-MODELING OF THE COMPETING CLUTTER THROUGH THE USE OF MULTIPLE RADAR FREQUENCIES. THE ADAPTIVE CROSS-MODELING APPROACH SEEKS TO ESTIMATE THE CLUTTER RETURN ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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