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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. Anion Exchange Resin for Chirality-based Separation of Single-wall Carbon Nanotubes

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

    Sepax Technologies, Inc. has identified a new type of anoin-exchange resin which separates single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) with >80% recovery yield and resolves in a single pass the chiral tubes of (6,5) well from commercial SWCNT starting materials by Chromatography. Improvement and scale up of the targeted resin production will facilitate the separation of chiral nanotubes for the academic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Fulcrum Biometrics' Plan for Research and Development of WS-BD Conformant Handheld Fingerprint Sensor

    SBC: Fulcrum Biometrics, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Trusted biometric validation of individual identities has never been more important. Several contributing factors are the increase in global terrorism, identity theft and the increase in legislation which are driving the accelerated adoption of biometric technology. Unfortunately, the biometrics industry has not actively responded to the changing market conditions being driven by the explosion in ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Enhancing Code Awareness in Software Development Environment

    SBC: Grammatech, Inc.            Topic: OSD11CP1

    Most large pieces of software are sufficiently complex that no individual completely understands all of its subparts. In order to make progress, programmers must operate in this environment of incomplete information. In many cases, programmers make poor design and implementation decisions because of a lack of awareness of how pieces of code interact with each other. We propose developing the Cod ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Deterministic Detection for Hijacked Program Execution

    SBC: Grammatech, Inc.            Topic: OSD11IA5

    We propose technology to automatically detect software exploits that hijack the execution of a running Linux kernel or one of its hosted applications. The key enabling technology for the proposed work is provided by KATE, the Kernel Analysis and Translation Engine. KATE uses a combination of software dynamic translation and hardware virtualization to provide fine-grained, efficient monitoring of a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Modular Anthropomorphic Test Device (ATD)

    SBC: SAFE INC            Topic: N111002

    Safe, Inc. proposes to develop an occupant surrogate with functions and performance tailored to the needs of the vehicle blast test community. The new ATD will use a suite of technologies already developed and the result will be far more biofidelic than the Hybrid III. The new ATD will exhibit realistic injuries such as bone fractures at the appropriate loadings. Yet this new ATD can be instrument ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Mid-Infrared Fiber Coupler for Multiband Infrared Countermeasure (IRCM) Lasers

    SBC: NP Photonics, Inc.            Topic: N112089

    NP Photonics proposes to develop a tellurite fiber coupler system capable of combining multiple mid-infrared laser sources at different wavelengths for infrared countermeasure applications. Low loss mid-infrared fiber couplers with the desired wavelength dependence will be fabricated with NP Photonics"proprietary tellurite fibers by tailoring the geometry of the coupling zone. Wavelength combining ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. High-Integrity Global Navigation System for Unmanned Aircraft

    SBC: Mustang Technology Group, L.P.            Topic: N112095

    Mustang proposes to develop a conceptual design for a low cost, low power navigation solution suitable for deployment in size Group 2 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and above. We will explore innovative methods for incorporating external navigation aids into the navigation solution and test key hardware components as part of our Phase I effort.

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Reduced-Cost Grinding and Polishing of Large Sapphire Windows

    SBC: Optimax Systems, Inc.            Topic: N112105

    This feasibility study will focus on implementing our VIBE technology on large sapphire substrates. We have had past success with hard polycrystalline materials with removal rates 10-50x higher than conventional polishing. We feel confident that we can obtain similar high removal rates on sapphire. Most of our work will be focused on maintaining a wave front quality of lambda/10 over the entire la ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Reduced-Cost Grinding and Polishing of Large Sapphire Windows

    SBC: OPTIPRO SYSTEMS, LLC            Topic: N112105

    Developing faster more efficient processing methods for the fabrication of large sapphire windows has the potential to reduce their overall cost. The hardness of the material as well as its crystallographic orientation results in low material removal rates that lead to processing times longer than desired. These low removal rates are present in both the grinding and polishing phases of the process ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Ultra-High Density Nano-Grained Multispectral YAG Windows

    SBC: Texas Biochemicals Incorporated            Topic: N112115

    Texas Biochemicals Inc, proposes to develop Polycrystalline Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (YAG) as a cost effective material to replace Sapphires for IR transparent multispectral (1-5 microns) sensor windows. We have recently developed a novel technology to produce mono-dispersed, non-agglomerated and ultra-high purity YAG nano-powders. These powders with grain growth reducing sintering additives were u ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseNavy
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