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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. Thermally Conductive Structural 2D Composite Materials

    SBC: Performance Polymer Solutions Inc.            Topic: AF10BT01

    ABSTRACT: The proposed Phase I Small Business Technology Transition (STTR) program will develop and demonstrate a thermally conductive structural two-dimensional (2D) graphite fiber reinforced hybrid matrix composite material with a through-thickness thermal conductivity of at least 20 W/m & #8729;K. This novel structural prepreg material will be developed through engineering of an optimal fiber ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Highly-Scalable Computational-Based Engineering Algorithms for Emerging Parallel Machine Architectures

    SBC: RNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF10BT13

    ABSTRACT: RNET and The Ohio State University propose to use algorithmic modifications and multi-level parallelization techniques and tools to improve the scalability of the CFD/CSD codes relevant to the DoD/AF (e.g., CREATE/Kestrel). The linear system solver is expected to be a primary bottleneck in aero-line/aero-elastic CFD and CSD codes. RNET and its subcontractors will explore effectiv ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Thermally Responsive Energy Storage- Phase Change Materials encapsulated in Carbon Foam

    SBC: Performance Polymer Solutions Inc.            Topic: AF10BT32

    ABSTRACT: The proposed Phase I Small Business Technology Transition (STTR) program will develop and demonstrate a Hybrid Graphitic Foam with tailored surface chemistry for optimal heat transfer characteristics for high heat flux, high thermal energy storage applications. Such a material system, in combination with an infused Phase Change Material (PCM) or Metal Hydride (MH) will exhibit several ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Dynamically Evolving Malware Detection in Streams

    SBC: Sentar, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT21

    ABSTRACT: The emergence of polymorphic malware poses an increasingly difficult threat to network security. Sentar proposes the development of a Polymorphic Malware Detection Unit that will perform automated detection of dynamically evolving malware as well as zero-day attacks. The Unit will be designed to integrate with existing systems as well as into future systems. Sentar will use predictiv ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A novel Approach for High Rate Production of IR to IR Up-converting Nano-particles

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT24

    ABSTRACT: Phosphor materials are currently being utilized in a wide variety of applications. The requirements for phosphors have become more and more stringent with smaller and smaller particles being required. In the Phase I program UES Inc in collaboration with Penn State University proposes to develop a novel approach for high rate production of high efficiency IR to IR up-converting nanoparti ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Computational Model for Electrode Erosion by High-Pressure Moving Arcs

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF11BT25

    ABSTRACT: The goal of this project is to develop theoretical models for electrode erosion in high-pressure arcs and incorporate them into computational tools for simulations of arc heaters. The complexity of the electrode material removal process is associated with the multi-phase nature of the arc-electrode interactions, melting and vaporization of the electrodes near the arc foot. Available mod ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. A General-Purpose Software Tool for Multi-disciplinary Simulation Data Management and Learning

    SBC: CFD Research Corporation            Topic: AF11BT27

    ABSTRACT: The overall goal of the proposed effort is to develop and demonstrate a general-purpose, fast, and reliable management and learning software tool for analyzing massive data sets generated by dynamic multi-disciplinary simulations. The salient elements of the software tool are: (1) an innovative combination of Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) and advanced feature detection technique ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

    SBC: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt            Topic: AF11BT41

    ABSTRACT: This proposal is focused on concept formulation, design, and development of an innovative end-to-end atmospheric sensing system specifically addressing the deep turbulence challenges that encompass multi-mission and multi-platform utilization of Air Force sensing, surveillance, and weapon systems. This Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) will include a set of sensors at th ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Formalism for Millimeter-wave Modeling of RADAR Cross Sections

    SBC: IERUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: A12aT002

    The US Army requires the development of a mmW (90-300 GHz) RCS modeling formalism to support design, analysis, and characterization of objects in this frequency band. The IERUS Technologies and Ohio State Microwave Laboratory team have identified a means of implementing and validating this modeling framework. This method combines IERUS"s extensive computational electromagnetics development expert ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Manufacturing Process Optimization of Ultrasonic Bonding of Metallic Composites

    SBC: Applied Optimization, Inc            Topic: A12aT004

    The research objective of the proposed work is to apply the foundational knowledge of ultrasonic bonding, metallic composites, microstructure transformation kinetics and material failure criteria to create a multi-scale simulation model for the optimization of ultrasonic additive manufacturing (UAM) of metallic composites. The ultrasonic fabrication will be represented as a superposition of multip ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseArmy

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