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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 April, 2020.

  1. REGULATOR FOR IMPROVED RESPIRATORY PROTECTION WITH SCBAS

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: 001

    The overall objective is to improve the safety and health of firefighters and rescue workers who use a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) in hazardous environments. The specific aim is to develop an electromechanical pressure regulator that assures positive pressure in the SCBA facepiece even during strenuous activity. Positive pressure is essential to protect health and safety, because the ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Health and Human Services
  2. Particle Sizing and Identification Through Advanced Light Scatter Techniques

    SBC: Ade Corp.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Commerce
  3. 3-D Materials Characterization Using Structured Illumination in the SEM

    SBC: Advanced Microscopy Techniques            Topic: N/A

    Microscopic measurement of surface topography is a continuing need in microfabrication technology and materials research. The aim of this research is to adapt the scanning electron microscope (SEM) to the quantitative measurement of a wide range of surface structures. The SEM is a widely used measurement tool in materials science and semiconductor fabrication. The SEM's strength is that it prov ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Commerce
  4. AER PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A NEW CONCEPT IN PROVIDING WEATHER \FORECASTING FOR INDUSTRY, MADE POSSIBLE BY THE DECREASING COSTS OF POWERFUL COMPUTERS.

    SBC: ATMOSPHERIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N/A

    AER PROPOSES TO DEVELOP A NEW CONCEPT IN PROVIDING WEATHER \FORECASTING FOR INDUSTRY, MADE POSSIBLE BY THE DECREASING COSTS OF POWERFUL COMPUTERS. IMPROVED SHORT-RANGE FORECASTS WOULD BE OBTAINED BY RUNNING A MODEL ON THE USER'S COMPUTER. THE MODEL WOULD ACCESS THE FORECASTS OF THE NATIONAL METEROLOGICAL CENTER AND MODIFY THEM THROUGH A DETAILED SIMULATION OF THE PHYSICS OF ATMOSPHERIC PROCESSES,T ...

    SBIR Phase I 1986 Department of Commerce
  5. A Smart IR Fire Detection System

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Smart IR technology has advanced at a rapid pace over the last two decades, pushed along by primarily defense-related requirements. This includes such breakthroughs as Acousto-Optic Tunable Filters and microbolometer detector arrays. Coupled with the continuing growth in microprocessor power, this promises to make a new generation of fast, cheap and reliable infrared (IR) fire detectors possible ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Commerce
  6. Electromagnetic Detection of Tornadoes

    SBC: Airborne Research Associates            Topic: N/A

    The ultimate objective of this project is to develop an instrument capable of remote detection and location of tornadoes and/or storms containing tornadoes. There are many reports, both scientific and anecdotal, suggesting that tornadoes and tornadic thunderstorms emit anomalous electromagnetic (EM) radiation-both RF and luminous. This radiation is characterized by unusually high rates of EM pulse ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  7. High Resolution Semiconductor Gamma Ray Detectors for Radionuclide Metrology

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Quantitative, non-invasive X and gamma ray 3-D tomographic assessment of large, irregularly shaped, heterogeneous bodies is essential for efficient progress of environmental waste management. Currently, thousands of sealed containers with low-level radioactive waste are in storage. The material must be identified and quantified as a preliminary step to processing or storing the material. Curren ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of Commerce
  8. ADVANCED SYSTEM FOR MINEHUNTING AND OCEANOGRAPHIC REMOTE SENSING

    SBC: Atlantic Applied Research Corp            Topic: N/A

    A NEW APPROACH IS PROPOSED FOR OCEANOGRAPHIC REMOTE SENSING WITH DUAL USE APPLICATIONS IN MINE HUNTING, OCEAN BOTTOM MAPPING, AND SEA FLOOR REMOTE SENSING. THE WEAVER IS A SONAR SYSTEM INTENDED TO DETECT, LOCALIZE, AND CLASSIFY SEAFLOOR BOTTOM LAYING TARGETS, DISCRIMINATING MAN-MADE ITEMS FROM NATURAL ONES IN THE PRESENCE OF NATURAL CLUTTER; IT EXPLOITS HERETOFORE OVERLOOKED TARGET-PHYSICS BASED C ...

    SBIR Phase II 1995 Department of Commerce
  9. Wavelet Image Compression Workbench

    SBC: Aware, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Digital imagery is an increasingly prevalent in the computerized workplace; however, the increasing volume of this data is stressing storage and communications systems. One of the most competitive solutions to these stresses is wavelet-based data compression. A wide variety of wavelet image compression methods exists, and given an application, there is a need to compare different methods before ...

    SBIR Phase I 1995 Department of Commerce
  10. A High Temperature Fiber Optic Raman Probe for Corrosion and Process Monitoring

    SBC: EIC LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The ability to monitor the progress of chemical reactions and to detect the presence of corrosive constituents is a challenge in the emerging field of hydrothermal oxidation (HTO) reactors. Likewise, there is also a need to monitor crevice corrosion in commercial steam-generation boilers because corrosion undermines the integrity of steam generators and therefore impacts the operating cost and re ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of Commerce

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