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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. Rapidly Tunable Niobium Notch Filters

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N08083

    HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Waterloo, proposes to develop a unique mixed-signal integrated circuit (IC) technology for radio frequency (RF) receivers. Using Niobium ICs, we have developed a family of receiver front-ends capable of direct digitization of RF signals up to microwave frequencies (20 GHz). Using Josephson junctions as active devices, this Digital-RF technology features ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Improved Magnetic Shielding for Superconductor Electronics

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N08060

    It is proposed to develop and build a prototype system of active magnetic shielding for superconductor electronics packaged on commercial closed-cycle cryocoolers. In this system, the residual magnetic fields inside passive mu-metal shields protecting the heart of the electronics - the superconductor digital integrated circuits and multi-chip modules will be measured by magnetic field sensors base ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Multi-input Synchronous Digital-RF Receiver

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N07110

    The goal of this project is to develop a digital-RF receiver system to enable direct digital reception from a SIGINT antenna array. In Phase I, we designed a two-input prototype chip integrating two oversampled delta ADCs with a common clock source, and two on-chip digital decimation filters. In Phase II, we propose to design, build, demonstrate, and deliver a complete cryocooled system with a dua ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Miniaturized Terahertz Spectrometer

    SBC: Zomega Terahertz Corporation            Topic: OSD05D09

    We propose to design and build a miniaturized pulsed terahertz (THz) spectrometer weighing less than 3.5 lbs, capable of real-time stand-off detection and identification of explosives and related compounds. The bandwidth of the THz system spans from 0.1 THz to 4 THz, and full waveform acquisition speeds up to 100 Hz. The room-temperature balanced detection system is one of the most sensitive THz w ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Flip Chip Bonding Technology Development for Multi-Chip Modules with Superconducting Integrated Circuits

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N07T018

    HYPRES in collaboration with Stony Brook University proposes to develop flip-chip bonding technology for assembling up to 4-chip MCMs operating at cryogenic temperatures. This will address the critical area of the MCM technology development and transition to full commercialization of the superconductor MCM technology for DoD and commercial satellite and wireless communications markets. The ultimat ...

    STTR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Diamond-Like Nanocomposites (DLN) as a Protective, Wear Resistant Thin Film for'Sliding Electrical Contacts.

    SBC: ADVANCED REFRACTORY TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    A novel coating technology is proposed for increased wear and improved li fe and reliability of commutator bars in electrical sliding devices found in manned and unmanned underwater vehlilles. Diamond-Like Nanocomposite (DLN) coatings represent a famil Of thiWrfilms that bxhibit unique combinations of technologically interesting properties including high adhesion to virtually any substrate (inclu ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Acoustic Interference Rejection

    SBC: Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This SBIR project will determine the feasilibility of acoustic interference rejection techniques for a submarine acoustic intercept system. The signal processing techniques developed will permit the continuous tracking of active weapon sonars in the presence of interference from countermeasures and other sources. Existing submarine acoustic sensors will be used. Multiple emitter location techniq ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Acoustic Intercept Receiver for Naval Special Warfare Undersea Vehicles

    SBC: Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc.            Topic: N09T012

    The current generation of high-frequency active 3-D acoustic imaging systems presents a challenge to the covert use of Underwater Vehicles (UVs) by Special Forces teams. An acoustic intercept capability is needed to detect active signals before the UV is detected, so that it can vector away from the source. The team of Advanced Acoustic Concepts and Montana State University propose to design and p ...

    STTR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. High Speed Compact Vaneaxial Fans

    SBC: ADVANCED ENERGY CONVERSION, LLC            Topic: OSD08E12

    We believe the following improvements are possible in vaneaxial fans: efficiency through improved fan blade design, coupled with the freedom to operate at speeds substantially higher than 3600rpm; reduced size by operating the fan at higher speed allows s

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. TRANSPORTABLE RF SIMULATOR FOR ELECTRONIC SUPPORT MEASURE (ESM)

    SBC: AMHERST SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE PROPOSED STUDY WILL GENERATE PERFORMANCE AND DESIGN SPECIFICATIONS FOR AN RF SUBSYSTEM TO BE ADDED TO THE TRAINING AND MAINTENANCE SYSTEM (TRAMS). PRELIMINARY GUIDELINES FOR THE PROPOSED DESIGN EFFORTS ARE (A) AN INSTANTANEOUS EMITTER CAPACITY OF UP TO 150 EMITTERS (B) 2-18 GHZ FREQUENCY COVERAGE, AND (C) LIGHT WEIGHT AND PACKAGED FOR CARRY-ON EMPLOYMENT. THE PHASE I TASKS WILL REVIEW OVERALL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseNavy
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