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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. Highly-Scalable Computational-Based Engineering Algorithms for Emerging Parallel Machine Architectures

    SBC: SCIENTIFIC SIMULATIONS            Topic: AF10BT13

    ABSTRACT: In order to significantly advance the fidelity and capability of current computational engineering tools, algorithms, techniques, and software which map effectively to emerging massively parallel hardware architectures must be developed. The objective of this project is to investigate and demonstrate specific techniques for enhancing the scalability of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High-Temperature Structural Material Process for Oxidation

    SBC: QUESTEK INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: AF112125

    ABSTRACT: Isothermal and cyclic oxidation at elevated temperatures could severely limit performance of high temperature materials and components for aerospace application. With ever increasing engine operating temperatures for better fuel efficiency, oxidation and its interaction with fracture & fatigue failure is becoming an important consideration for engine designer. Under this SBIR Phase I pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Adaptive Thermal Control Material Systems and Coatings for Radiation Hardening of Spacecraft

    SBC: APPLIED MATERIAL SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF093071

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this SBIR phase II proposal is to validate design and material and process engineering that demonstrated feasibility of processing the adaptive thermal control material system (TCMS) that is capable of providing a radiation hardened space stable performance along with the needs of the charge storage capability. Through this proposal the several engineered TCMS concepts fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Novel Methods to Monitor Health Status and Clinical Laboratory Data: Portable Acquisition, Assessment, and Reporting

    SBC: Mimosa Acoustics Inc.            Topic: OSD09H26

    Mimosa Acoustics will develop a portable binaural audiological device, based on our successful HearID system. HearID is a clinical system for otoacoustic emission and middle-ear power analysis testing; it is FDA and CE-marked. The new system will have the ability to conduct a variety of audiological tests especially for use in hearing-conservation programs, including: flexible otoacoustic emission ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseDefense Health Program
  5. Modified Nanoparticles for Lipophilic Toxin Sequestration

    SBC: AuraSense, LLC            Topic: AF10BT24

    ABSTRACT: Mycotoxins are a class of weaponizable toxic secondary metabolites of molds and fungi. No treatments exist for exposure to these lipophilic poisons. AuraSense proposes to use lipid and protein modified gold nanoparticles to develop constructs for the sequestration of toxic lipophilic molecules. Nanoparticles are ideal materials for development of such a system, as they are able to be fi ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Ultrahigh Definition Microdisplay (UDM)

    SBC: ALCES Technology, Inc.            Topic: AF093021

    ABSTRACT: Alces Technology has developed a novel 1D scanned linear array MEMS microdisplay capable of 8 megapixel images and beyond. In combination with recent developments in semiconductor laser light sources, the Alces Microdisplay provides a low-cost, scalable approach to fulfilling existing and future requirements for UDMs in HMD systems. Combining the Alces Microdisplay with waveguide optics ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Shock Initiation of Energetic Materials Due to Mesoscale Features

    SBC: Illinoisrocstar, L.L.C.            Topic: OSD09W01

    IllinoisRocstar LLC will develop, validate, and commercialize computational tools that predict the shock sensitivity of energetic materials as a function of their formulations. Specifically we will (i) use our novel packing code, Rocpack, to generate morphologies of interest for shock sensitivity assessments that include mesoscale features and energetic crystal models; (ii) modify our shock physic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Automatic Load Balancing Device (ALBD) for Energy Efficient Tactical Shelters

    SBC: HY-TEK MANUFACTURING CO., INC.            Topic: AF103246

    ABSTRACT: The purpose of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of reducing fuel consumption by efficiently providing single phase 120VAC power distribution that is automatically load balanced over existing 240VAC three phase generator produced power. This device, coined the Automatic Load Balancing Device (ALBD), will supply single phase 120VAC for distribution within Forward Operating ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Continuous Indoor Vapor Intrusion Monitoring System for Volatile Organic Compounds

    SBC: DIOXIDE MATERIALS, INC.            Topic: AF103226

    ABSTRACT: The AF has a need for vapor intrusion alarms. Dioxide proposes a device that uses a preconcentrator, microGC and novel detector. The device will use The TO-15/17 protocol to scan for the compounds of interest to the air force. BENEFIT: This device will be useful for indoor air quality control for a number of applications.

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. High Efficiency Flexible Photovoltaic Blankets

    SBC: MicroLink Devices            Topic: AF10BT05

    ABSTRACT: MicroLink proposes a device that combines ultra-thin, high-efficiency, GaAs-based multijunction solar cells, made using our proprietary epitaxial lift-off (ELO) process, with a novel packaging approach that will result in high-efficiency, flexible photovoltaic blankets. MicroLink has developed a process that produces ultra-thin, flexible solar cells. In this project, these flexible so ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
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