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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. Sensor Package for Bottom Water Environmental Measurements

    SBC: Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.            Topic: 834

    Monitors that are currently used to periodically record bottom water temperatures cannot be read by the lobstermen who use them. In addition, current monitors make no provision for recording changes in depth if they are redeployed in a different location. The specific aim of this proposal is to develop a sensor that will measure water temperature and pressure hourly and will be readable by a rad ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of Commerce
  2. Silicon Carbide Avalanche Photodiodes for Single-photon Direct Detection of Lyman-alpha Radiation

    SBC: Aymont Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    In the proposed Phase I SBIR program, Aymont Technology and CoolCAD Electronics will design and demonstrate prototype silicon carbide (SiC) avalanche photodiodes (APD) specifically designed for high-efficiency, single-photon counting of 121.6 nm Lyman-alpha photons. This detector will be provided to relevant personnel at NIST for calibration and testing. Both discrete APDs and arrays will be used ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. HOLOGRAPHIC OPTICAL ELEMENT SPATIAL FILTERS

    SBC: Dove Electronics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DOVE ELECTRONICS, INC., WILL DETERMINE WHAT MECHANISMS/PARAMETERS OF ATMOSPHERIC OPTICAL SCINTILLATIONS ARE SIGNIFICANT AND USEFUL IN MEASURING TURBULENCE AND WIND . THE PROPAGA- TION PATH WILL BE CONSIDERED TO BE LINE-OF-SIGHT. AFTER THOROUGH INVESTIGATION AND DEFINITION OF THESE PARAMETERS, HOLOGRAPHIC FILTERING TECHNIQUES FOR THEIR MEASUREMENT WILL BE STUDIED. THESE TECHNIQUES WILL INCORPORTE V ...

    SBIR Phase II 1989 Department of Commerce
  4. Refreshable Locking Tactile Image Array for Accessibility

    SBC: E L I A Life Technology Inc            Topic: N/A

    This is an SBIR Phase II proposal to develop a tactile refreshable computer display prototype (TRCD) that will support multiple tactile alphabets (e.g. ELIA, braille, and Roman), multiple lines of text, and graphics to benefit the more than 1.8 million blind Americans. Commercially available TRCDs are expensive (~$12,000, or $19 per actuator), provide only one line of text (with 640 actuators) and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Time Synchronization of Wireless Sensor Networks

    SBC: ESENSORS INC.            Topic: N/A

    A wireless sensor and actuator network capable of providing precision time synchronization between the nodes of the network will be developed. The IEEE 1451.0 smart transducer interface and IEEE 1588 time synchronization standards will be combined, with additional software and hardware to provide synchronization between the clocks on the Wireless Transducer Interface Modules (WTIM) sensors/actuato ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. Development of Low-Cost Single-State SQUID Array Amplifiers for High-Resolution Particle and X-Ray Detectors

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    HYPRES is developing a novel wide-bandwidth SQUID-based amplifier chip for cryogenic particle detectors. A novel approach for implementing a wide bandwidth and inexpensive SQUID readout scheme was recently proposed and demonstrated by Wilty and Martinis at NIST. The SQUID chip integrated in this system is based on a single analog SQUID coupled to an array of SQUIDs. HYPRES is presently producin ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of Commerce
  7. MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION OF ABRASIVE LAPPING

    SBC: MOHAWK INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Commerce
  8. SOFTWARE TOOLS FOR PROCESS SPECIFICATION AND EXCHANGE

    SBC: STEP TOOLS, INC            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of Commerce
  9. SUBMARINE SHOCK LETHALITY STUDIES: AN OBJECTIVE APPROACH FOR LARGE STRAIN CALCULATIONS

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ADVANCED STRUCTURAL MATERIALS USED IN THE FABRICATION OF SUBMARINES CAN SUSTAIN LARGE STRAINS DURING THE FORMATION PROCESS CAUSED BY EXPLOSIVE LOADINGS. THE COMPUTATIONAL SOLID MECHANICS COMMUNITY HAS RECENTRLY RECOGNIZED SERIOUS SHORTCOMINGS IN CALCULATIONS USING MATERIAL MODELS IN THIS LARGE STRAIN REGION. BECAUSE OF THE IMPORTANCE OF CALCULATIONS IN UNDERSTANDING THE SHOCK RESPONSE OF SUBMARINE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Modeling and Prediction of Ground Shock Induced by Penetrating Weapons in Spatially Random Geologic Media

    SBC: Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.            Topic: DTRA04009

    We propose a stochastic-finite-element based methodology to address these requirements: (i) Characterize material variability; (ii) Quantify corresponding ground-shock variability; and (iii) Design instrumentation plan. The site is discretized into N finite-elements; rock properties over this domain are characterized as the components of an N-vector stochastic field. The probabilistic characterist ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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