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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Revolutionary Airlift Innovation

    SBC: Logistic Gliders Inc.            Topic: ST14B004

    We propose to mature LG-X glider technology by manufacturing full-scaled prototypes and characterizing them in land-based flight-testing by using commercial aircraft to drop the gliders. Validated components such as the landing parachute, folding wing mechanism, and autopilot control system will undergo integrated flight-testing. Logistic Gliders will provide a considerable cost share to support ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. First Principles Selection of Social Media Visualizations

    SBC: INFERLINK CORPORATION            Topic: ST12A004

    As the importance of social networks skyrockets, so does the need to understand human behavior in these forums. While statistical analyses can help to some extent, many types of patterns are simply not visible by looking at raw numbers. However, many of these patterns do emerge in visualizations, and the innate human ability to see these patterns in graphical depictions represents a valuable oppo ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Automated Video Activity Analysis for Military Operations

    SBC: MAYACHITRA, INC.            Topic: ST081010

    The increasing use of video in force protection, autonomous vehicles reconnaissance, and surveillance in general has created a great demand for automated analysis and monitoring. It is infeasible to have humans monitoring and analyzing the vast amount of video used in such surveillance, and automated analysis yields hope to ease the burden and increase the amount of information extracted from col ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Ultra Low Drive Voltage Electro-Optic Modulator

    SBC: Freedom Photonics LLC            Topic: ST081014

    The development of compact, ultra-low drive voltage optical phase modulators is a critical key component for passive antenna remoting applications, a strategic area, part of a number of current and upcoming DARPA initiatives. With the development of sufficiently low V-pi modulators, passive front-ends can be constructed with a low figure even for a moderate optical pumping power. The combination o ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Long Coherence Length Far Ultraviolet Laser for High-Resolution Nano-Fabrication

    SBC: Actinix            Topic: ST071006

    Cost effective semiconductor processing tools that enable the high-resolution nano-fabrication of low-volume electronics are needed by the DOD. The printing of ultra-fine gratings on silicon wafers using interference immersion lithography is envisaged as a first maskless process step in the fabrication of advanced application specific integrated circuits. Next generation interference immersion lit ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Dynamic Multisensor Exploitation (DYME)

    SBC: Technology Service Corporation            Topic: ST081008

    The challenges faced by airborne and ground-based sensors in detecting, classifying, identifying, associating and tracking difficult moving targets, such as insurgent forces, operating in difficult terrain such as mountains and forests will be addressed. Our team will quantify the performance that can be achieved using multi-sensor, multi-spectral, and multi-platform techniques, where the sensors ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. Tunable, High-Q Filters for UHF Communications

    SBC: MEMTRONICS CORPORATION            Topic: SB12A006

    There is a clear gap between commercially available UHF tunable filters and the technology needs of current military communication systems. MEMtronics Corporation, teamed with Purdue University, intend to develop and commercialize technology that fills this gap. The intent of this Phase II project is continue the successful demonstrations began in Phase I and bring the technology to a level of ma ...

    STTR Phase II 2013 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Novel Methods for Rapid Detection of Infection Agents and the Severity of Cellular Damage

    SBC: DiaCarta, Inc.            Topic: ST081003

    Early detection of virulent infectious pathogens is critical to blocking the devastating epidemic spread of the pathogen and the potential harm this could have on our armed forces and general populations. In Phase I, we have utilized the state-of-the-art QuantiGene 2.0 technology to establish an assay for the sensitive quantification of SARS (epidemic spread in 2001) and assessing plasma DNA level ...

    STTR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Table- top 3-D real time holographic nanoscope

    SBC: XUV Lasers, Inc.            Topic: ST15C001

    We propose to develop a high-resolution soft x-ray nanoscope based on Fourier Transform Holography which has the very important advantage for real time visualization: 3D images are nearly instantaneously retrieved with a simple 2D Fast Fourier Transform operation. The table-top soft x-ray nanoscope will use for illumination a compact high average power soft x-ray laser that generates high e ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Analog Co-Processors for Complex System Simulation and Design

    SBC: Arete Associates            Topic: ST15C002

    It has long been known that analog computers can be faster and more power efficient than digital processors by many orders of magnitude. Until the 1970s analog computers were the dominant controllers in most industrial and military applications. Even today digital processors are still slower and more power consumptive than analog, but offer much more flexibility (programmability) and precision. ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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