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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 June, 2020.

  1. Synergistic and Smart Micro-Controls for Enhanced SCBA Equipment

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: CBD14103

    This proposal outlines the successful demonstration of electrochemical CO2 removal that generates virtually no heat, from a humid breathing gas mixture. Mainstream evaluated micro-sensors for monitoring temperature, humidity, CO2, and O2 for breath monitoring for the self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Advanced CO2 separating technology combined with micro-sensors and controls allows for op ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  2. AOTF Based Spectro-Polarimetric Imaging System For Stand Off Chemical Detection

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: CBD13104

    We propose an Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter (AOTF) Spectropolarimetric Imaging System for Enhanced Standoff Chemical Detection at Long Wave Infrared (LWIR) wavelengths. This work entails development of suitable LWIR material, design of the LWIR AOTF, and design of the hyperspectral imaging sensor using a focal plane array. Currently, there is no technologically mature, commercially available mater ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Development of Low Cost Infrared Focal Plane Array for Passive Chemical Detection Using Colloidal Quantum Dots

    SBC: BRIMROSE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION            Topic: CBD13105

    We propose to develop low cost Long Wavelength Infrared Focal Plane Arrays (LWIR FPAs) using colloidal quantum dots (CQDs) of mercury telluride (HgTe). In Phase I, QDs in the size range of 20-25nm (corresponding to cutoff wavelength of 8 to 12 microns) w...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. Continuous Ionization System for Electrostatic Collection of Bioaerosols in Building Protection Applications

    SBC: MILOW LTD.            Topic: CBD12107

    A technology for continuous ionization of bio-aerosols and airborne particles to improve the effectiveness of its electrostatic collection was demonstrated in Phase I. We designed, fabricated and tested a 50 CFM device that uses direct induction charging...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  5. Light-weight, Low-volume, High Oxygen Storage Density Material for Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: CBD12105

    This proposal outlines Mainstreams successful Phase I feasibility demonstration related to the fabrication of hierarchical hybrid nanomaterials for oxygen storage vessels. These vessels exceed the volumetric and gravimetric storage capacity of an oxygen cylinder by 245% and 170%, respectively. Included in these storage density values is a solid-state oxygen regulation system that also enables comp ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  6. Regenerable, heat-Abating, humidity-Neutralizing, Carbon diOxide Removal System (RANCOR) Phase II

    SBC: Paragon Space Development Corporation            Topic: CBD12106

    In Phase I RANCOR successfully demonstrated an innovative enabling humidity control technology to provide very low humidity air to water sensitive, fully reusable CO2 adsorbents. The use of adsorbents enables complete reusability/rechargability and reduces the total heat load on the SCBA to the point where ice or other cooling systems will no longer be required. In Phase II Paragon will introduce ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  7. Synergistic and Smart Micro-Controls for Enhanced SCBA Equipment

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: CBD14103

    This proposal details the approach for developing smart and enhanced SCBA equipment. Current SCBA devices use adsorbents to remove CO2; however, they generate heat as a byproduct of reaction which ultimately leads to hot and humid breathing air and mask fogging. An near zero-heat generation CO2 removal device that is compact, light-weight, and low-power will be designed and demonstrated. This devi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  8. Development of Zeteo Toxic Agent Detection System (zTADS)

    SBC: Zeteo Tech LLC            Topic: CBD14101

    The development of the Zeteo Toxic Agent Detection System (zTADS) is presented here. The system features a multiplexed disposable sample collection and processing system that feeds a handheld biological mass spectrometer.

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. High-affinity monoclonal antibodies that target Burkholderia Polysaccharide

    SBC: DxDiscovery Incorporated            Topic: CBD14105

    Melioidosis and glanders are life-threatening illnesses caused by the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei, respectively. These gram-negative bacilli are endemic to Northern Australia and Southeast Asia, however endemic regions are expanding as surveillance improves. B. pseudomallei and B. mallei are classified as Tier 1 select agents for potential use in bioterrorism, largel ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  10. Dynamic Multicomponent Optical Analyzer for Chemical Weapon (CW) Exposure Studies

    SBC: SCIENCE & ENGINEERING SERVICES, INC.            Topic: CBD08104

    We propose to build a compact laser photoacoustic spectrometric (LPAS) sensor for continuous, real-time broadband analysis of multiple chemical components, and perform field tests to qualify it for dynamic monitoring of chemical warfare agents (CWA). Our sensor will be based on our laboratory LPAS instrument (at technology readiness level TRL-4) that has already demonstrated successful multicompon ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
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