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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 September, 2020.

  1. High Power WDM Based Upon Mode Coupling

    SBC: AdValue Photonics Inc            Topic: AF13AT03

    ABSTRACT: AdValue Photonics and University of Arizona propose to demonstrate the capability of fabricating wavelength division multiplexers (WDM) for high-power fiber laser applications. It is based on AdValue Photonics"unique fused fiber technology using large-mode-area (LMA) fibers. Both polarization-maintaining (PM) and non-PM LMA fiber WDMs will be fabricated. By the end of Phase I, two proto ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Physical Sub-Model Development for Turbulence Combustion Closure

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF13AT12

    ABSTRACT: The innovation proposed is a computationally-tractable, physics-based, portable turbulent combustion modeling strategy for application to a wide range of Air Force aero-propulsive systems, including augmentors, liquid rockets and scramjets. This modeling strategy will be implemented within an Application Programming Interface (API) library suitable for easy integration within Air Force ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Innovative Unified Damage Mechanisms-Based Model to Predict Remaining Useful Life for Rotorcraft Structures

    SBC: SAFE INC            Topic: N14AT002

    A model for structural health measurement is desired that is capable of assessing the accumulated damage and remaining useful life of components post-flight. This model will eliminate the need for load tracking during flight and prevent the additional weight and complexity of components utilized during flight. Safe is partnering with researchers at University of Memphis for this work to relate the ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Active Combustion Control of Augmentor Dynamics using Robust High-Frequency Energy Deposition

    SBC: Physics, Materials, and Applied Mathematics Research L.L.C.            Topic: N14AT004

    Combustion instability, or screech, occurs in many modern gas turbine systems, and is due to the complex physical coupling of the acoustic resonances in the combustion chamber with fluctuations in the heat release of the combustion process. These instabilities can produce large pressure fluctuations that can be severe enough to damage engine hardware. Next-generation gas turbines will increase the ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Design Optimization and Analysis of Advanced Exhaust Systems

    SBC: COMBUSTION RESEARCH AND FLOW TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: N14AT005

    Historically, aircraft engines have featured relatively simple axisymmetric exhaust shapes with several moving parts; however, future engine exhaust systems are expected feature compact, sinuous ducts with complex non-axisymmetric shapes, fixed exit areas, thrust vectoring etc., constructed with a minimum number of moving parts. Their exhaust plumes are currently not well understood; however, LES ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Detection Avoidance System for Submarines (DASS)

    SBC: DANIEL H. WAGNER ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: N14AT016

    In this project, we will develop innovative and advanced display and processing techniques, and innovatively combine existing algorithms, software, and systems, to create a Detection Avoidance System for Submarines (DASS) that assists the submarine operator, planner, and commanding officer (CO) in minimizing the probability that a submarine penetrating into and operating within an A2/AD zone will ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Development of a Micro-glider for Oceanographic Air-Sea Interaction Sampling

    SBC: Tusaire Incorporated            Topic: N14AT020

    Advanced effective Micro-glider development will be conceived under this Phase I effort.

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Improving the Life Expectancy of High Voltage Components Using Nanocomposite Surface Solutions

    SBC: PolyK Technologies, LLC            Topic: N14AT025

    We propose to develop a multi-functional coating technology using a three-component nanocomposites to achieve excellent syperhydrophobicity, anti-icing, enhanced track-resistance, and high dielectric breakdown strenght. The coating will be compatible with current Navy existing VLF device materials and be ease of applications in outdoor field, and be long lasting requiring infrequent applications.

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Enhancement of Ballistic Missile Defense System Level Simulation Operations Through Multi-core Processing

    SBC: Rtsync Corp.            Topic: MDA13T003

    This proposal examines innovative approaches and technologies that can be used to evaluate legacy models and simulations, determine the feasibility of porting them to multi-core simulation environments, and enable the legacy model capabilities to efficiently execute in such multi-core environments. We will employ Discrete Event System Specification (DEVS) Simulator architectures to support highly ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Common Situation Awareness Tool (CSAT)

    SBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC            Topic: MDA13T004

    Tier1 Performance Solutions proposes to develop CSAT (Common Situation Awareness Tool), a solution that supports more effective event integration and task management, in order to improve situation awareness and knowledge sharing for missile defense system users and stakeholders. At the core of the CSAT solution is an active knowledge management platform designed so that all users share a common sc ...

    STTR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
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