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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 April, 2020.

  1. Electronically Shunted Smart Material Damper Packages for Extreme Environments

    SBC: Active Control eXperts, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ACX proposes an alternate approach to damping for extreme environments, which uses an electrically shunted, surface mounted, smart material. This shunting approach has been most widely used in less extreme environments in conjunction with piezoceramic materials. The smart material is bonded to the surface of the target structure, in this case a part inside an aircraft engine. Stress on the part ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Hybrid Vibration Control Actuator Systems

    SBC: Active Control eXperts, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Active Control eXperts, (ACX) Inc. proposes to design, fabricate, and demonstrate a novel hybrid vibration ccntrol actuator system capable of very precise, controllable motion. This system will combine the advantages of a capacitive actuator with feedback control capability. This system will possess the force and stroke characteristics of a small hydraulic device and the bandwidth of electric moto ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Smart, Adaptive Packages for Vibration Suppression

    SBC: Active Control eXperts, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    In many structures with vibration problems, the nature of the problem is uncertain, or varies over time. Thus it is not possible 'a priori to design a linear, time-invariant, (LTI) feedback control law which is guaranteed to meet performance, or possibly even stability requirements over the entire operating range. These applications require an intelligent control system which can adapt to the ch ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Non-Destructive Real-Time In-Situ Analysis of Vacuum Grown and Processed Infrared Material and Senso

    SBC: ADAM INSTRUMENT CO., INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of the proposed project is to develop innovative new analytical instrumentation and methodology capable of performing fully automated, non-destructive analysis of semiconductor sensor elements and arrays locate on three inch diameter wafers. The instrumentation would be capable of analyzing II-VI compounds and alloys, particularly HgCdTe. The methodology would employ state-of-the-a ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Jam Resistant GPS Reception

    SBC: ADCOM SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY,INC.            Topic: N/A

    A unique approach is proposed for the effective rejection of cochannel, but otherwise arbitrary, jamming and other interference in GPS reception. The approach is based on a method of processing a multiplicity of signals sharing the same time-frequency and polarization space, in such a way as to favor a bona fide GPS signal over the others present (jamming, spoofing, multipath, atmospherics or oth ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High Cycle Fatigue Testing of Turbine Blades Under Multiaxial Loading

    SBC: ADTECH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INC            Topic: N/A

    Although technologies derived under the Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (IHPTET) initiative should result in higher performance of gas turbine engines, the durability of engine components continues to be one of the most important design issues which impacts their affordability and robustness. It is currently very difficult to measure or predict the fatigue life of engine com ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Development of a Non destructive Evaluation Techniques for

    SBC: ADTECH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INC            Topic: N/A

    Space structures and high-speed interceptor technology can be significantly enhanced if lighter weight composite structural materials that possess inherently high-strength damage-resistant properties can be developed on a cost-effective basis. A novel laminated sandwich composite concept is proposed that has the potential to significantly improve upon stiffened composites in use today. Current sti ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. NonLinear Optical (NLO) Materials and Device Development

    SBC: ADTECH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INC            Topic: N/A

    This Phase I effort is to synthesize and develop material processing systems that possess the mechanical properties, and processing characteristic for use in flexible electronic and photonic devices. We will demonstrate the feasibility of fabricating in this effort to optimize the modulator/switch and investigate ways to render it manufacturable and multichip module packagable. This would include ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Structural Integrity of Aging Aircraft

    SBC: ADTECH SYSTEMS RESEARCH INC            Topic: N/A

    The stress analysis and fatigue life prediction of the bonded repaired damaged zone of the aircraft structure is a challenging problem for designers. The lack of accurate life prediction methodologies limit the utilization of composite materials to repair the damaged structure. It is proposed to develop analytically and experimentally validated computer program modules for stress analysis and fa ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Upgrading of PIC Codes for HPM Tube Design

    SBC: A.J. Devaney Assoc., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The primary objective of this proposal is to develop an understanding from first principles of the macroscopic particle force equation arising from the microscopic particle and field interaction dynamics and to incorporate those effects in a self-consistent state-space (rate equation) PIC calculation. Effective current and charge density time-domain equation models will ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force

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