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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. Propulsion Health Monitoring System for Increased Blade Durability

    SBC: Sensatek Propulsion Technology, Inc.            Topic: AF20ATCSO1

    During AFWERX STTR Phase I, Sensatek Propulsion Technology, Inc. (Sensatek) and Research Institution (RI), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU), engaged over 1,500 Air Force stakeholders that resulted in over 160 customer discovery interviews, discovered that the uncertainty involved in managing engine operations is one of the most attributing factors to the mission capable aircraft readine ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. ENHANCE II – Enabling Hybrid Anodes with Nano-Carbon Electrodes II

    SBC: Cellec Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF19AT014

    The objective of this research program is to develop an ultra-lightweight carbon nanotube-lithium metal (CNT-Li) hybrid anode to enable high energy density lithium ion cells. These CNT-Li anodes will be paired with carbon nanotube enhanced high areal loading (mAh/cm2) cathodes to achieve cell-level energy densities that exceed 400 Wh/kg at the cell-level.  Electrode engineering will be used to mo ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Project OWL Phase II STTR

    SBC: Project OWL LLC            Topic: AF20ATCSO1

    A resilient network infrastructure for communications and sensing provides invaluable context for command, control, and situational awareness.  As adversaries develop sophisticated networking their ability to attack and inhibit our own similarly grows.  As a consequence, it is critical to develop innovative secure, isolated, encrypted, and self-configuring and self-healing networks that can be q ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. VICENT- Vibration Imaging for the Characterization of Extended, Non-cooperative Targets

    SBC: EXCITING TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: AF19AT006

    Exciting Technology, LLC (ET) and University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) along with their Transition partner Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies (LMCT) plan to extend the Phase I phenomenology and wave optics simulations, and build a vibration imaging LiDAR for target phenomenology characterizations in controlled environments.  In addition, the team provides an optional path to accelera ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Short-wave Infrared Detector Arrays for LADAR

    SBC: SK Infrared, LLC            Topic: AF20ATCSO1

    LADAR (laser detection and ranging) is an enabling technology for remote sensing, enabling 3D target recognition, detection through obscurants, and monitoring and mapping a scene. A new generation of avalanche photodetectors is needed to align with recent advances in 2 μm fiber laser technology. At this wavelength, lasers are eye safe, atmospheric transmission is good, and long-distance objects c ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Rapid Heat Hot Patch System for Asphalt or Concrete Pavement Repair

    SBC: NECOTECH LLC            Topic: AF20ATCSO1

    necoTech is working on a better solution for repairing infrastructure pavement with better execution, performance, and turn-around time. necoTech's Hot Patch On Demand (HOTPOD), is a system comprised of a portable heating unit used to rapidly heat Hot Mix Asphalt material. Unlike any product on the market today, this quick-ready material is used as a patch repair for asphalt and concrete pavements ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Jet Fuel Onboard Miniature Desulfurization and Stabilization

    SBC: Yanhai Power Technology, LLC            Topic: AF19CT010

    The Overall Objective of the Phase II project is to optimize and scale up an on-board miniature reactor for effectively removing sulfur in logistics fuels, such as JP-8, and to investigate the thermal stability of the desulfurized fuels. The Specific Technical Objectives for this phase are to: (1) optimize the reactor design and manufacturing process to provide a conceptual system design for ident ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Integrated ultra-high performance electro-optic modulators

    SBC: Srico Inc            Topic: AF18AT003

    This proposed project combines advanced thin film materials engineering technology with state of the art photonic integrated circuit device concepts to develop next generation integrated electro-optic modulator devices. The proposed high speed thin film electro-optic modulator technology fills a critical need for compact, low voltage, and high analog bandwidth linear electro-optic modulators in si ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Tunable Bioinspired Spatially Varying Random Photonic Crystals

    SBC: Electro Magnetic Applications, Inc.            Topic: AF19AT017

    Naturally occurring periodic nanostructures have long been of interest due to their striking optical effects and potential biological roles. They have been recognized not only as interesting curiosities but potential design inspirations that can lead to improvements in biochemical sensors, laser surgery, photovoltaics, and other mission-critical applications. This work will focus on one such appli ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Tunable Bioinspired Spatially-varying Random Photonic Crystals

    SBC: Applied Optimization, Inc            Topic: AF19AT017

    The research objective of the proposed Phase II work is to design, optimize, and demonstrate breadboard prototypes of bio-inspired Spatially Varying Photonic Crystals (SVPCs) that optimize tunability, self-collimation, and transmission of light through sharp bends as per the application-specific requirements. The design process will be performed using a SVPC design toolkit that includes mathematic ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
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