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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. Advanced-Architecture Compressor/Expanders for Energy Storage Applications

    SBC: Bright Energy Storage Technologies, LLP            Topic: N11AT028

    Bright Energy Storage Technologies and the Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory at Colorado State University propose to demonstrate the feasibility of a custom reversible compressor design for use in compressed air energy storage systems. The design proposed combines a very lightweight rotary compressor design with extremely high flow volumes, allowing a highly efficient device at extremely lo ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Agile beam/wavefront control for sub-aperture-based imaging systems

    SBC: Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF10BT35

    ABSTRACT: Boulder Nonlinear Systems recently developed and delivered a beam scanner that non-mechanically steers a monochromatic, 5-cm beam over an 80a x 80a field of regard (FOR) with sub-milliradian resolution. This prototype uses a transmissive, wide-angle stepper (coarse steering unit), which is very compact and easily inserts into conformal, sub-aperture assemblies. To provide high resolut ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Agnostic Wireless Communications Waveform Gateway

    SBC: MAXENTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: N09T037

    Each tactical radio uses a particular waveform that inhibits it from freely communicating with a radio on another network. There is a need for a flexible communication gateway that supports interoperability, and can automatically translate among a set of waveforms to transfer information across networks. In response to the need for a flexible gateway, MaXentric and The Cooper Union have partnered ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. CMOS-Compatible Silicon Integrated Photonics-based WDM Node

    SBC: STRUCTURED MATERIALS INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: AF10BT34

    ABSTRACT: Structured Materials Industries, Inc. and the Cornell Nanophotonics Group propose to develop a compact, low-power WDM module for fiber optic networks which combines integrated photonics and CMOS electronics on one substrate. The WDM module will use demonstrated, innovative, very compact, and low power silicon photonic ring resonator structures for multiplexing and add-drop functionalit ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Compact Radar Technology For Over the Horizon Small-Boat and Semi-Submersible Detection and Tracking

    SBC: First RF Corporation            Topic: N11AT002

    As with all service branches within the Department of Defense (DoD), the mission objectives of the Navy are expanding to encompass not only major combat operations, but also asymmetric warfare scenarios. This expanding role requires the Navy to increasingly operate in littoral waters where effective identification of small craft and semi-submersibles is a critical capability for both fleet protect ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Directionally-Tailored Infrared Emission and/or Transmission

    SBC: Capco Inc.            Topic: AF10BT30

    ABSTRACT: The primary objective of the proposed STTR is to develop a low-cost, high performance material which is capable of directionally-tailored thermal emission and/or transmission control. By combining advanced electromagnetic band structure engineering techniques with low-cost, self-assembled fabrication methods, highly tunable, narrow-band emissivity control can be achieved over the entire ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Full Spectrum Zinc Oxide Nanowire Sensors By MOCVD

    SBC: STRUCTURED MATERIALS INDUSTRIES, INC.            Topic: N09T004

    Structured Materials Industries, Inc. (SMI) with its partner, Drexel University, propose to build upon our Phase I success and continue the development of electrically contacted zinc oxide nanowire (NW) arrays for highly efficient solar blind UV sensors, and implement them in a packaged prototype product. The properties of ZnO make it a very promising material for optoelectronic devices. In partic ...

    STTR Phase II 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. High Density, High Efficiency Electrical Power Generation System for UAS Applications

    SBC: Innovative Power Solutions, LLC            Topic: N11AT009

    UAVs are carrying out missions which were once reserved to manned aircraft only. These missions require that the UAV carries more and more sophisticated equipment which consumes large amount of electric power. The power requirement vary, and sometime consist of both AC power with a fixed frequency, and high voltage DC power. As power requirement grow the need for an electrical power system which i ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. High Resolution Measurement of the Flow Velocity Field in a Supersonic Jet Plume

    SBC: PRINCETON SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, INC.            Topic: N11AT004

    Modern supersonic jet aircraft engines produce a high amplitude noise field with complicated characteristics due to turbulent behaviors of the hot jet. Researchers need better understanding of the turbulent structures in the jet plume to develop treatments to engines that might reduce the noise emissions. A significant obstacle to making these simulations practical and realistic for engine design ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Highly-controllable, Dense Carbon Nanotube Arrays for Ultracapacitor Applications

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: OSD10T004

    The Navy and the U.S. Military as a whole will be challenged to find innovative solutions to ever-rising peak power demands stemming from the introduction of electricity-driven vessels and new directed energy weapons in the coming decade. Circuit protection from voltage variation is also a concern both on large and miniaturized scales. To address these needs, ADA Technologies, Inc. (ADA), in colla ...

    STTR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseNavy
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