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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. Terahertz Source and Spectrometer

    SBC: AdValue Photonics Inc            Topic: AF073012

    We propose to develop a fiber-based, high power, narrow linewidth, and tunable THz source to implement a novel THz spectroscopy system by leveraging our proprietary fiber laser technology. This proposed high power fiber-based THz source will be generated by using a nonlinear crystal based on difference-frequency generation (DFG) pumped by high power pulsed fiber lasers in MOPA with high repetition ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High-Power 2 Micron Fiber Lasers

    SBC: ADVALUE TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: AF071137

    Thulium doped fiber laser near 2 micron is of great interest because of the potential possibility of combining high efficiency, high output power, and retina safety together. This proposal is for the development of new Tm-doped glass fiber for efficient high power 2ƒnmicron fiber laser capable of generating an output power of up to thousands watts. The doping concentration of the proposed glass f ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Handheld Real Time (RT) Climatic/Environmental Sensor

    SBC: VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: AF073110

    This proposal will provide immediate decision support data, enabling appropriate and cost effective responses (shut down vs. continue) for training exercises/facilities. Specifically, the DoD requires the ability to “train as we fight and fight as we train”, however training is severely limited by visible emissions compliance in the current regulatory environment. Regulated facilities will hav ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Develop High-Temperature, Low-Humidity Aromatic Hydrocarbon-based H2/O2 Membranes for Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) Fuel Cells

    SBC: AKRON POLYMER SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF071130

    In order to achieve high performance at acceptable cost, PEM fuel cells are required to work at elevated temperature and low relative humidity (near 0 RH) for extended periods of time. However, to date, no commercial PEMs or publicly reported PEMs can meet these requirements. The objectives of this work are: (1) to develop PEMs that have high proton conductivities (50-100 mS/cm) and low area-spec ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Environmentally Friendly Cleaning for Titanium Welds and Brazing

    SBC: APPLICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES CO.LLC            Topic: AF06326

    The first critical step in welding or brazing is cleaning to remove surface contamination. The Air Force has a need for an environmentally cleaning method that has no waste stream, minimal requirements of personal safety protection, and does not impact component integrity. The Arc Scrubber is an emerging non-chemical cleaning technology that utilizes and electrical arc to remove surface contamin ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Unresolved Resident Space Object Characterization Using Time-Frequency Analysis

    SBC: Applied Optimization, Inc            Topic: AF071283

    Applied Optimization, Inc. [AO] proposes to demonstrate full feature characterization of unresolved RSOs by performing spectral unmixing and time-frequency analysis of its time and spectrally resolved signature in the visible or infrared spectrum. The characterization will be performed step-by-step by following a taxonomy of feature extraction. Materials identification will be performed via spectr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Silicon-Modified Nanofibers for Advanced Lithium Ion Anodes

    SBC: Applied Sciences            Topic: OSD08EP2

    Advanced rechargeable battery technology providing higher energy densities and higher specific energies is being sought by the OSD to extend the range and capability of small electronic systems. In this proposal, an anode material is proposed based on carbon nanofiber alloyed with silicon. While many researchers have tested carbon-silicon alloys created through various schemes, these materials s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO PROVIDE THE DESIGNER OF AN TI-RADIATION HOMING MISSILES WITH THE INFORMATION NECESSARY TO STRUCTURE FUTURE STUDIES AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS AIMED AT DEVELOPING AN ANTI- RADIATION MISSILE CAPABLE OF HOMING ON

    SBC: Cas Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO PROVIDE THE DESIGNER OF AN TI-RADIATION HOMING MISSILES WITH THE INFORMATION NECESSARY TO STRUCTURE FUTURE STUDIES AND TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS AIMED AT DEVELOPING AN ANTI- RADIATION MISSILE CAPABLE OF HOMING ON THREAT RADIATION MISSILE CAPABLE OF HOMING THREAT RADARS UTILIZING SPREAD SPECTRUM TECHNIQUES. THIS INVOLVES THE FOLLOWING TWO TASKS: 1. DEFINE THE C ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. HIGH ENERGY HIGH POWER DENSITY SODIUM\MIXED CHALCOGENIDE BATTERIES FOR POWER APPLICATIONS.

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1983 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Next Generation Heat Exchangers Using Ceramic Materials and Surface Morphologies

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: AF073056

    A ceramic material is proposed wherein surface morphologies are used which enhance the heat transfer performance and reduce heat exchanger weight and volume. This technology would provide a means by which next generation return fuel/air cooler (RFAC) heat exchanger systems could be improved upon. The basic concept is to increase the area-to-volume ratio by fabricating materials which have porous ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
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