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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. Energy Efficient, Non-Silicon Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

    SBC: HYPRES, INC.            Topic: N17AT027

    Superconductor digital circuits, operating at very high clock speed, can directly process wideband digitized radio frequency (RF) signals. By integrating such digital processing circuitry together with superconductor analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), we propose to develop the next generation digital-RF receivers. Leveraging the recent development of multiple superconductor ADCs on the same chip ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Laser and Rapid-thermal Crystallization of Low-defect GeSn and SiGeSn Layers for High Performance Infrared Detectors and Integrated Si-based Optoelectronic Devices

    SBC: EPITAXIAL LABORATORY INC            Topic: AF16AT28

    latereThis proposal describes the development of a process to synthesize low defect Ge1-xSnx and SiyGe1-x-ySnx layers on silicon and silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates through low thermal budget laser and rapid thermal annealing/crystallization for high performance mid-wave infrared (MWIR) photo detectors and integrated Si-based optoelectronic devices. In phase I, we demonstrated synthesis of G ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Processes for Fabrication of Atomically Precise Strongly Correlated Materials

    SBC: Xallent LLC            Topic: ST17C002

    Developing knowledge-driven nanoelectronics for military applications requires understanding the fundamental physics that governs the behavior of the underlying materials. Strongly correlated materials have very desirable properties such as interfacial superconductivity, ferroelectricity, ferromagnetism, and huge magnetoresistance, which make them an ideal set of candidates to integrate with semic ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Integrated Computational Material Engineering Approach to Additive Manufacturing for Stainless Steel (316L)

    SBC: Senvol LLC            Topic: N16AT022

    The objective in this project is to implement and validate a probabilistic qualification framework that will enable additive manufacturing (AM) materials and part qualification through the use of a data-driven predictive model within a statistical framework. Senvol seeks to develop and validate a data-driven ICME probabilistic framework for assisting qualification of AM materials and parts. Phase ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. n-field self-calibration for inertial and magnetic sensors via electrical stimulus

    SBC: Alphacore, Inc.            Topic: AF18AT002

    Alphacore will develop a compact tunable surface mount component (capacitor bank) with tunable component range of more than 10:1. It will provide a tuning mechanism for a wide range of filter topologies with user selectable range of 10 bits. A capacitance selection from 100fF to 100pF using high density CMIM capacitors over small foot print for a variety of bands used in wide applications includin ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Damage Morphology of Advanced Concretes Using High-Speed X-Ray and Tomographic Techniques

    SBC: Physics, Materials, and Applied Mathematics Research L.L.C.            Topic: AF18AT012

    Multiple innovative experimental X-ray techniques will be developed and demonstrated to characterize damage mechanisms/processes in advanced concretes under both quasi-static and dynamic loading.These techniques will provide tomographic information of the 3D damage morphology, as well as dynamic fracture information with high temporal resolution. The techniques can be extended to either unconfined ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. High Temperature Materials for Hypersonic Radomes and Antennas

    SBC: ADVANCED CERAMICS MANUFACTURING, LLC            Topic: AF18AT013

    Missiles experience a wide range of thermal and mechanical environments due to the large variety of flight profiles.Since it is often the aerodynamic leading edge, the missile radome undergoes significant thermal and mechanical loading. The radome must survive the dynamic pressure loading, thermal shock and environmental erosion from airborne particulates (rain / sand) while performing as an elect ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Additive Manufacturing Sensor Fusion Technologies for Process Monitoring and Control.

    SBC: Senvol LLC            Topic: DLA18A001

    The Department of Defense (DoD) has a demand for out-of-production parts to maintain mission readiness of various weapons platforms. Additive manufacturing (AM) is an exciting and promising manufacturing technique that can make out-of-production parts and holds the potential to solve supply chain issues, such as high costs (i.e. for low-volume parts) and sole sourcing risks. The ability of AM to s ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Logistics Agency
  9. Operational Outer Zone Energetic Charged Particle Model

    SBC: Space Sciences Innovations INC            Topic: AF17CT03

    The goal of the proposed work is to provide the Air Force with a state-of-the-art model of the outer zone energetic charged particles, including data assimilation capabilities. The UCLA-developed Versatile Electron Radiation Belt (VERB) model will be optimized for various measurements obtained on various satellite orbits by different instruments. We will transfer VERB code to SSI, test and validat ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Closed-Loop Feedback Control for Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation

    SBC: Electro Standards Laboratory, Inc.            Topic: AF17BT002

    The increased use of sensing systems and large scale networked nodes with a variety of embedded sensors and imagery is creating a plethora of varied data that needs to be fused and interpreted for applications such as surveillance, reconnaissance, and air traffic controls. The need for persistent human analysis with high levels of proficiency is taxing human resources and cognitive abilities. In t ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
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