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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. 3-D Digital Image Correlation Based Non-Destructive Testing System for Qualification of Additive Manufacturing Parts

    SBC: X-Wave Innovations, Inc.            Topic: NA

    NIST's seeks a high resolution DIC technology for qualification of complex AM parts. To meet this critical need, X-wave Innovations Inc. proposes to develop a 3-Dimentional Digital Image Correlation (3-D DIC) based NDT system. The proposed effort builds upon the success of XII in developing a variety of NDT technologies (including DIC system) for advanced materials evaluation. The success of the p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. 300 mm High Density Temperature Probe Card for Wafer- Level Reliability Testing

    SBC: Celadon Systems Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Historical methods of reliability assessment are less and less effective as device sizes shrink. Already researchers are unable to package the many advanced devices because the act of cutting the wafer and the packaging operation pre-stresses or destroys the devices resulting in unreliable test results. Additionally the increasing cost of fabricating a wafer with advanced integrated circuit techno ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. A 180 DEGREE FIELD-OF-VIEW FOVEAL AND PERIPHERAL CAMERA

    SBC: Q-DOT, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WIDE FIELD-OF-VIEW (FOV) CAMERAS TO DATE HAVE BEEN PLAGUED BY DISTORTION WHICH LIMITS THEIR USE IN TELEROBOTIC OPERATIONS. ONE REASON FOR THIS DISTORTION HAS BEEN THE NEED TO PROJECT A HEMISPHERICAL IMAGE ONTO A FLAT PLANE. Q-DOT PROPOSES A UNIQUE IMAGING SYSTEM WHICH UTILIZES A HEMISPHERICAL FOCAL PLANE TO MINIMIZE DISTORTION. THIS FOCAL PLANE SERVES TO INTERFACE WIDE FOV, FLY-EYE OPTICS TO A FLA ...

    SBIR Phase II 1993 Department of Commerce
  4. A 180 DEGREE FIELD-OF-VIEW FOVEAL AND PERIPHERAL CAMERA

    SBC: Q-DOT, INC.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Commerce
  5. A 3-D Machine Tool Error Modeling System

    SBC: AUTOMATED PRECISION INC.            Topic: N/A

    In response to the increasing demand for better understanding of the manufacturing processes and the machining systems, a new testing standard--ASME B5.54 and a family of new testing instruments have been developed for evaluating the performances of a variety of CNC machining centers. Because of the advancement and versatility of the new instruments, test data are being collected at a much higher ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  6. A Broadly Tunable Ultrashort Pulse IR OPO Pumped by a Mode-Locked

    SBC: SCIENCE & ENGINEERING ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    We propose to develop an innovative, compact ultrafast high brightness laser source, broadly tunable in the infrared for vibrationally-resolved infrared microscopy and other applications. By passive Kerr lens mode-locking of a novel diode-pumped tunable Cr:LiSAF laser, 100fs pulses will be generated at 100 MHZ repetition rate with an average power of 1W. An optical parametric oscillator (OPO) pump ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  7. 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 I 2002 Department of Commerce
  8. 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
  9. A Distributed Platform Automated Balloonsonde Launcher

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Atmospheric researchers rely heavily on balloon-borne sondes to obtain altitude-dependent data called ¿vertical sounding zprofiles." Typically, trained personnel on land or sea vessels manually launch balloons at substantial cost. A relatively low-cost, adaptable, and portable automated launcher suitable for land and marine applications is highly desired. Building upon earlier work, ADA Technolog ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of Commerce
  10. A Dynamic Bulk Modulus/PVT Apparatus for Characterization of Polymers

    SBC: Radix Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Currently, advanced tools for modeling injection modeling of thermoplastics and predicting formed part dimensional stability and residual stress content use the static bulk modulus of the polymer at the temperatures and pressures associated with the molding process. The short cycle times associated with injection molding, however, could be more accurately modeled if dynamic bulk modulus data were ...

    SBIR Phase I 1996 Department of Commerce

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