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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. Active Combustion Control (ACC) of Augmentor Dynamics

    SBC: Knite Inc            Topic: N14AT004

    The proposed research for Phase II of topic N14A-T004, Active Combustion Control of Augmentor Dynamics, has the objective of maturing the Augmentor Screech Active Suppression technology demonstrated successfully during Phase I by Knite, Inc. and the University of Cincinnati Gas Dynamics and Propulsion Laboratory. The work plan is intended to provide continued progress focusing on increasing knowle ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Epitaxial Gallium Oxide Growth System for Ultra High Voltage Power Electronics

    SBC: STRUCTURED MATERIALS INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: N16AT023

    High power switching devices are needed for all manner of weapon and defense systems as well as commercial power intense applications. Monoclinic beta()-Ga2O3 is an attractive material for power devices and is in its infancy with respect to development. It has the advantage of having large area economical substrates for device production. We have multiple early stage fielded tools and an in-house ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Fully Encapsulating Dielectrics for Gaseous Helium Cooled Superconducting CORC Power Cables

    SBC: Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC            Topic: N16AT011

    Future power systems on board Navy ships require electrical power in the order of 20 to 80 MW, which currently cant be provided by conventional copper or aluminum power cables. Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC (ACT) has been developing high-temperature superconducting Conductor on Round Core (CORC) power transmission cables, rated at 10 kA per phase, for the Navy that form a potential solution ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Hybrid Unmanned Air / Underwater Vehicle for Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) and Mine Countermeasures (MCM)

    SBC: SUBUAS LLC            Topic: N16AT025

    Prof. Diezs group at Rutgers University has developed a small platform for an unmanned aerial and submersible system that it is capable of operating in air and underwater with seamless transition between both mediums. This small platform is currently being optimized by his group for improved (1) control and (2) robustness, and it will be incorporating capabilities to it include (3) communication a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Improved Synthesis and Characterization of New Energetic Compounds

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: N16AT021

    The Navy seeks new energetic and oxidizing ingredients for use in propellant and explosive formulations of modern weapons systems. With recent developments in the design and synthesis of new energetic molecules, we have the opportunity to take the steps needed before these materials can successfully transition to use in next generation propulsion and ordnance systems. TDA Research and the Universi ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Innovative Multi-scale/Multi-physics based Tool for Predicting Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation in Aircraft Structural Components using Phase

    SBC: Global Engineering and Materials, Inc.            Topic: N16AT003

    A multi-scale/multi-physics integrated tool will be developed to predict fatigue crack initiation and propagation in a metallic structure by bridging the length scale from its polycrystals microstructure to a smeared continuum of its complex geometry. In order to simulate the microstructure and localized plasticity driven crack initiation, its micro-growth within a grain or across several grains, ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) Fault Detection, Localization, and Isolation

    SBC: ISSAC Corp            Topic: N16AT009

    The ISSAC Team leverages existing knowledge and expertise in power system monitoring, fault identification, localization and isolation in conjunction with rich, deep data analytics for pattern matching to devise a system for Medium Voltage Direct Current (MVDC) power system fault management. Because of the differences between AC and DC power grids there are a significant number of problems in deal ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Nanoporous block polymer separators for high performance and safe Li-ion batteries

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N16AT008

    To meet Navy needs for high performance and safe lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries for naval aircraft, ADA Technologies Inc. (ADA) and its university collaborator propose to develop and optimize tailor designed nanoporous separators derived from functionalized block copolymers (polyolefins) with low cost precursors. The innovative strategy provides a powerful tool to allow exquisite tuning of perform ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseNavy
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