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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. Holographic Projection Laser Marking System (HoloMark)

    SBC: Luminit LLC            Topic: DMEA172002

    To address the DMEA need for Through-Lens Fiducial Marking System, Luminit, LLC proposes to develop a new Holographic Projection Laser Marking System (HoloMark). This proposed device is based on a new design that utilizes Luminit-developed mature components like computer-generated hologram technology. The innovation will enable precise, fast and lower cost marks on any substrate, consistent with t ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  2. Laser Alignment and Infrared Inspection

    SBC: PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION            Topic: DMEA172002

    To address the DMEAs need to perform failure analysis on microelectronic components using infrared microscope systems to locate areas of interest and then navigate accurately to these same locations in a focused ion beam tool, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Laser Alignment and Infrared Inspection (LAIRI) system. It is based upon the integration of a state-of-the-art co ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  3. Through-Lens Fiducial Marking System

    SBC: Checkpoint Technologies LLC            Topic: DMEA172002

    The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of the innovative development of a tool that can be integrated into an IR microscope that is able to create fiducial marks on the surface of the backside of silicon.The current state-of-art in semiconductor device analysis involves procedures that begin with the identification of areas of interest under an IR microscope and then thos ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  4. In-situ Fiducial Marker

    SBC: Hedgefog Research Inc.            Topic: DMEA172002

    To address the DMEA's need for a through-lens fiducial marker technology in semiconductor device inspection, Hedgefog Research Inc. (HFR) proposes to develop a new In-situ Fiducial Marker (IFM), based on laser-activated, electrostatically assisted marking at designated spots. Novel system features in IFM will enable non-destructive fiducial marking (diameter < 5 micron) in real time while operatin ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  5. Analysis of Integrated Circuits Using Limited X-rays

    SBC: Tangent Sciences LLC            Topic: DMEA152002

    XRadIC establishes an automated software framework to non-destructively analyze cutting edge microelectronics using photon flux-limited x-ray microscope systems. XRadIC couples on-the-fly sample scanning with online optimized 2D and 3D image analysis algorithms to maximize overall system throughput by dynamically minimizing the number of viewing angles and exposure times needed to analyze a given ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Microelectronics Activity
  6. Materials Ontology Design and Development (MODD)

    SBC: DECISIVE ANALYTICS CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13C02

    Semantically Linked Data is widely seen as a revolutionary approach for maximizing the usefulness of existing and future information. In the materials domain, semantically linked materials data holds considerable promise with the ability to facilitate materials research and product development, improve communication, and open up avenues for new types of materials informatics. But realizing the pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Advanced Verification Toolset for Learning-Based UAS Operating in Uncertain Environments

    SBC: AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13HS2

    This effort proposes to develop a toolset to evaluate the effectiveness of a safety-controller that monitors a learning-based autonomous control system. The traditional use of deterministic verification techniques for real-time monitoring is not feasible in the presence of uncertainty. This effort would advance the recommended verification techniques to include non-deterministic approaches. The ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. Combined Approaches for Verification and Validation of Run Time Protected Systems

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: OSD13HS2

    Barron Associates has assembled a team of researchers that include Dr. Sayan Mitra of the University of Illinois and Dr. Ufuk Topcu of the University of Pennsylvania. They will spearhead three complimentary investigations into the development of verification and validation (V & V) approaches for adaptive systems protected by run time assurance (RTA) mechanisms. Two of these approaches involve us ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. ViA-ML: A Machine Learning backed Visualization Assistant

    SBC: Scientific Systems Company Inc.            Topic: OSD13LD1

    With the proliferation of cheap sensors, reduction in storage costs and the ubiquity of communication networks, Cyber-Physical Systems are collecting and storing data at an unprecedented rate. Analysis of such large databases is necessary to find relevant information and improve the efficiency of the Cyber Physical System. The goal of an analysis tool, simply put is to find the most interesting in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Advanced Heavy Fuel Injection System for UAS/UGS Applications

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: OSD13PR1

    Mainstream Engineering will use state-of-the-art technology and manufacturing processes to develop an innovative, high speed, lightweight fuel injection system capable of providing multiple injections per engine cycle at engine speeds up to 6000 RPM. To overcome the barriers associated with spark ignition of direct-injected heavy fuel (JP5, JP8, etc.), Mainstream will leverage previous internal re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
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