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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. Multiresolution Raster Chart Image Digitization and Compression

    SBC: GMA INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposed research focuses on achieving significant gains in the ability to compress the information contained within raster images of nautical charts in such a manner that aids the characterization and acquisition of metadata pertaining to individual chart features. Present NOAA electronic nautical charts, which consist of raster images that are inherently difficult to compress without loss of ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  2. Observing Station Metadata System

    SBC: MAYUR TECHNOLOGIES            Topic: N/A

    Mayur Tech demonstrated a prototype web based system for submitting and storing observational station metadata for NOAA NWS programs during phase 1. We propose to develop this prototype into a complete metadata operational system leading to the development of commercial tools in phase 2. Mayur Tech plans to enhance the current CSSA metadata system, and add new functionality to NWS and FAA sites. T ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  3. Wavelength Dispersive Fluorescence Detectors in Soft X-ray Region

    SBC: HD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A wavelength dispersive x-ray fluorescence detector working in soft x-ray region has been proposed based on the diffraction principles. The detector uses graded multilayers as analyzers and large area detectors for data collection to achieve good energy resolution and to avoid count rate problems encountered by solid state detectors. Furthermore, the detector will be tunable in a wide energy regio ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  4. SCAP Content Editor

    SBC: G2, INC.            Topic: N/A

    NIST and G2 have been on the forefront of security automation with the development of the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP). However, the barrier to entry for SCAP content creation is the requirement to have in depth knowledge of the underlying specifications. This project aims to allow security experts to create SCAP content without the need to be an expert in the specification. By leve ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. RESISITVE HEAT CURED RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING OF ADVANCED COMPOSITES

    SBC: Conductive Composites Tech,inc            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A NEW METHOD OF RESIN TRANSFER MOLDING (RTM) FOR ADVANCED COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING IN WHICH THE HEAT REQUIRED FOR CURING IS PROVIDED BY PASSING AN ELECTRICAL CURRENT THROUGH ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE GRAPHITE FIBERS IN THE PREFORM. THIS METHOD, WHICH WE DESIGNATE RESISTIVE-HEAT CURED RTM OR RHCRTM, WILL OFFER THE FOLLOWING ADVANTAGES OVER CONVENTIONAL RTM IN WHICH HEAT IS PROVI ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  6. A Computational Tool for Simulating Hydrodynamic Behavior of Multiple Vessels in a Harbor

    SBC: DYNAFLOW, INC            Topic: N/A

    The hydrodynamic characteristics of a vessel are affected in restricted waters by the proximity of nearby moving or moored vessels. Interactions can result in large motions, potential collisions and significant loads on nearby structures, banks, and sediments. In Phase 1, we developed and demonstrated feasibility of a PC-Based numerical code for the prediction of the hydrodynamics of multiple vess ...

    SBIR Phase II 2002 Department of Commerce
  7. A SENSITIVE, HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING DETECTOR FOR COLD NEUTRONS

    SBC: NewTek            Topic: N/A

    A NOVEL PHOTOSTIMULABLE PHOSPHOR IMAGING TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED TO REPLACE BULKY COUNTING SYSTEMS CURRENTLY USED IN NEUTRON DIFFRACTION AND SCATTERING INVESTIGATIONS. THE SIZE AND SHAPE OF THE PROPOSED DETECTOR CAN BE VARIED TO MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO MOVE THE DETECTION SYSTEM CLOSER TO THE SCATTERING SAMPLE, THEREBY INCREASING THE NEUTRONS AVAILABLE FOR DETECTION AND SHRINKING THE SIZE OF THE EXPERIME ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  8. DIODE LASER ABSOLUTE MOISTURE SENSOR

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    SOUTHWEST SCIENCES PROPOSES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIODE LASER-BASED MOISTURE SENSOR. THE INSTRUMENT DYNAMIC RANGE WILL SPAN WATER VAPOR MIXING RATIOS OF 100 PPM TO BETTER THAN 10 PPB. THE PLANNED INSTRUMENT DETECTS ABSOLUTE WATER VAPOR CONCENTRATIONS USING OPTICAL SPECTROSCOPY WITH A CUSTOM-FABRICATED INGAASP DIODE LASER OPERATING AT 1393 NM. OPTICAL ABSORBANCE MEASUREMENTS ARE MADE USING HIGH FREQ ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  9. INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ) SENSORS FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS

    SBC: Transducer Research Inc.            Topic: N/A

    PARTNERSHIPS BETWEEN SMALL COMPANIES AND LARGE PRIMARY MANUFACTURERS ARE DIFFICULT TO FORM, BUT CAN HAVE SUBSTANTIAL BENEFIT. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH WILL DEVELOP A NW INDOOR AIR QUALITY SENSOR FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS. A COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN TRANSDUCER RESEARCH, INC. AND FORD MOTOR CO. WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF A NEW ADVANCED ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSOR WITH IMPROVED LIFETIME, RUGGE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  10. An Automated Lapping Apparatus and Process for High- Process for High-Precision Random Profile Roughness Specimen Fabrication

    SBC: X-Wave Innovations, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The measurement and quality control for smooth engineering surfaces are becoming more and more important in modern science and technology due to their important engineering functions and high production costs. NIST has frequently received requests for U.S. industry to provide Standard Reference Material (SRM) high-precision, random profile roughness specimens to support smooth surface measurements ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology

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