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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY21 is not expected to be complete until September, 2022.

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  1. Adaptive multi-mode photodetector and focal plane array

    SBC: APPLIED NANOFEMTO TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF09BT37

    Multi-modal (including spatial, spectral and polarimetric) photodetectors and focal plane arrays (FPA) can dramatically enhance the target detection, tracking and identification capability of a battle field sensing system. Most existing multi-spectral polarimetric sensing systems employ dispersive optics (gratings or prisms), or external polarizer technologies to obtain spectral and polarimetric c ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Adaptive multi-sensor wide area situational awareness system- MP 85-12

    SBC: METRON, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF12BT14

    ABSTRACT: Existing machine learning algorithms have difficulty using all available data about a problem. This STTR will develop a new algorithm that can make full use of all available data, whether that data is labeled or not, and even when some data types or data resolutions are not available during operation. BENEFIT: This STTR will develop a novel machine learning algorithm for reasoning abo ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Advanced Auditory Modeling for Acoustic Analysis

    SBC: BIOMIMETIC SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF09BT12

    The human auditory system out-performs all current machine-based systems for analyzing and interpreting real world acoustic environments. Central to that human performance is the method of auditory scene analysis used by listeners and the mechanisms that allow creation of auditory objects. BioMimetic Systems has implemented real-time biomimetic algorithms in embedded hardware based on the ‘what ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Advanced Mediator Architectures for Efficient Electron Transfer in Enzymatic Fuel Cell Electrodes

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF09BT03

    Our objective is to develop advanced mediator architectures for efficient electron transfer in enzymatic fuel cells (EFCs) for low power systems. The proposed EFC will leverage ongoing research at both CFDRC and Michigan State University to provide a fully-integrated lightweight, low-cost, manufacturable, and renewable power supply, for various military and civilian applications. EFC systems offer ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. AeroQUEST: Aeromedical Quantified Understanding via Experimental Standards Toolkit

    SBC: Aptima, Inc.            Topic: DHA17C001

    Adverse physiological events (PEs) have plagued warfighters piloting military aircraft, in particular PEs involving hypoxia and cockpit cabin decompression. Though there has been a large variety of research performed in trying to understand the problems and why theyre caused, there are inefficiencies due to the lack of standardized cross-laboratory protocols, procedures, and metrics. To address th ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Health Agency
  6. Aerosol Plasmon-Enhanced Laser Desorption Ionization

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: AF09BT34

    Aerodyne Research, Inc. (ARI) and The University of Massachusetts at Amherst will collaborate to develop a novel technique for efficient mass spectrometric analysis of high molecular weight analytes such as proteins and polymers. Laser desorption and ionization with minimal analyte fragmentaton will be carried out on metal nanoparticle substrates in a particle beam sampled by Aerodyne’s proprie ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Affordable Integrated Circuit Packaging and Assembly for High-Temperature Intelligent Components

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: AF16AT17

    Micro-RDC proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of developing low-cost, low-weight, reliable packaging materials and processes to produce low-power advanced Integrated Circuits (ICs) that can operate continuously at temperatures between -55C and +225...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. A High Performance and Cost Effective Ultra High Performance Concrete

    SBC: i2C Solutions, LLC            Topic: AF12BT04

    ABSTRACT: Adversarial installations, such as those housing the means for nuclear weapons production, are increasingly being constructed in heavily fortified locations and often using ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) as the construction material. As such, the U.S. Air Force has considerable interest in further developments of ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) to maintain an advantage o ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Airborne Video Inspection for Automatic Targeting with Ontology Reasoning (AVIATOR)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: AF18BT007

    Improved cameras and unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) have led to an explosion in the amount of airborne imagery and video collected by Air Force assets, but there are not enough trained personnel to analyze this imagery in real time. Thus, targets of opportunity and threats go undetected until the chance to act on them has passed. Automatic target detection could alleviate the burden on analysts and ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. A Multi-Modal State and Measurement Filter for RSO Tracking

    SBC: DECISIVE ANALYTICS CORPORATION            Topic: AF09BT11

    Joint Space Operations Center under the United States Strategic Command employs a worldwide network of 29 sensors, known as the Space Surveillance Network (SSN), to track more than 17,000 man-made objects in Earth orbit with sizes 10 centimeters or larger. Decisive Analytics Corporation and the University of Texas Austin Center for Space Research propose an innovate framework for solving stochast ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
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