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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 April, 2020.

  1. A Cognitive Systems Approach to Supporting Air Force Intelligence Analysis

    SBC: 361 Interactive, Llc            Topic: AF093031

    United States intelligence analysts of today and tomorrow are faced with a paramount challenge of maintaining situation awareness in the midst of an ever-growing and changing capacity of available data. As the incoming data streams continue to expand, so do the expectations and requests placed on the analysts. Layered Sensing offers a promising solution to meeting the Intelligence, Reconnaissance ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Turbine Inlet Gas Temperature Measurement System

    SBC: Advanced Fuel Research, Inc.            Topic: AF083260

    The Air Force is seeking new technology that will provide the means to accurately measure and monitor turbine inlet gas temperature in gas turbine engines, particularly in advanced engines operating at very high temperatures (>3,100 degree F). In Phase I of this program, Advanced Fuel Research, Inc. demonstrated that turbine inlet gas temperature can be determined from non-intrusive measurements ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Terahertz Focal Plane Arrays

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: AF09BT33

    Recent advances in THz-source stability, power and practicality have opened the door for active THz imaging in both commercial and military settings. AEgis is teaming with U Buffalo to develop a THz detection device that utilizes classical rectification effects in semiconductor point contacts (SPCs) to achieve response in the 1 to 10 THz range and is capable of operating at temperatures over 150 K ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Photonic Band Gap Structures for Solar Energy Generation

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: SB092002

    The demand for renewable energy is motivating R&D efforts toward the development of novel photovoltaic (PV) technology. Efficient and low cost solar cells will have an important role in defense applications particularly powering portable electronic devices. Current solar cells based on single crystal silicon are still not at a level to be cost effective when compared to other forms of electrical g ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. New Laser Eye Protection (LEP) Technology for Visors

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: AF083013

    Laser eye protection is important due to the availability of laser sources (continuous and pulsed) over a broad range of wavelengths. The military uses many laser systems (e.g., training devices, range finders, target designators, communications devices) that emit potentially eye damaging radiation. Because personnel risk exposure to these devices, a growing need exists for eye protection at a va ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Measurement of laser irradiance on target for directed energy weapons

    SBC: AEGIS TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, INC., THE            Topic: AF093009

    The Laser Irradiance Measurement on Target (LIMT) project will provide a sensor mesh for direct, on-target measurement of laser beam characteristics of interest (e.g., irradiance level, beam size, time history of beam shape). Activities during Phase 1 of this project include identification and prioritization of requirements; design of system and subsystem components; evaluation of component design ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Qu Tubes for High Temperature Heat Rejection

    SBC: Analytical Services, Inc.            Topic: AF093079

    In our proposed effort, we intend to perform high temperature (100-200 Deg C) characterization of an ultra-advanced heat pipe to determine feasibility of using it in high temperature space radiators. In previous work, we have shown that the so-called "Qu Tube" achieves exceptionally high thermal transport rates at lower temperatures. BENEFIT: Our innovation will significantly reduce the size of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Enhanced Carbon Nanotube Ultracapacitors

    SBC: Amtec Corporation            Topic: AF09BT05

    The mission of this proposed research is to develop ultracapacitors (also known as electrochemical or supercapacitors) to address an array of military applications. These applications include pulsed power for directed-energy and kinetic-energy weapons, sensors, and power supplies and control systems for aircraft and spacecraft. The proposed innovation employs carbon nanotubes (CNTs) coated with p ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Spectral Imaging of Space Objects

    SBC: Applied Optimization, Inc            Topic: AF093056

    Applied Optimization, Inc. proposes to demonstrate feasibility of spectral imaging using a stationary filter micro-array in an existing, operational SSA system. It will make use of the excess capacity of the existing camera, without altering the optical path of the incoming light for metrics and panchromatic SOI data collection. The spectral imaging will not impact the high observational efficienc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Deep UUV Deployed Vector Sensor System

    SBC: Applied Physical Sciences Corp.            Topic: N06145

    The proposed research "Deep UUV Deployed Surveillance System" will identify the requirements and formulate a conceptual design for a new wide area underwater surveillance that exploits the unique attributes of deep submergence environments to detect and track atmospheric, seismic and acoustic observations. The effort will address the noise, propagation and geophysical properties of acoustic liste ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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