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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. Plume Diagnostics for Combustion Stability

    SBC: SIERRA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: T901

    Sierra Engineering Inc. and Purdue University propose to develop a non-intrusive plume instrument capable of detecting and diagnosing combustion instability. This Stability Diagnostic System (SDS) will be designed, assembled, and tested during this effort. The SDS will include a high-speed video camera and multiple photodiode detectors for observing the plume. It will also include a software pa ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Implementation of Extreme STOL Capability in Cruise Efficient Aircraft

    SBC: Aerotonomy, Incorporated            Topic: T202

    Aerotonomy, Incorporated and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), will develop enabling technologies for an aircraft that is capable of Extreme Short Takeoff and Landing (ESTOL), while retaining efficient transonic cruise performance, by applying a comprehensive, systems-based design and analysis approach to innovative combinations of active flow control methodologies. The development of t ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Battery Diagnostics and Prognostics for Space Applications

    SBC: GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY CONNECTION, INC.            Topic: A107

    Global Technology Connection, Inc., in collaboration with Georgia Tech (Center for Fuel Cell and Battery Technologies) and our industrial partner, Eagle Pichers, proposes to develop and test the feasibility of a Battery Diagnostics and Prognostics System for space exploration applications. The architecture couples neural network, support vector machine, and fusion algorithms to yield battery rema ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. Smart Multifunction Antenna for Lunar/Planetary Surface Network

    SBC: Wang Electro-Opto Corporation            Topic: O110

    NASA is planning a series of human and robotic missions to explore the Moon and later Mars. According to NASA SBIR topic O1.10, surface networks are needed for these missions. In particular, for surface networks, NASA needs reconfigurable, directionally selectable, steerable, multi-frequency switched patch or multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antenna arrays to be mounted on human helmets, robo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. I-RaCM: A Fully Integrated Risk and Lifecycle Cost Model

    SBC: Spaceworks Enterprises, Inc.            Topic: X102

    SpaceWorks Engineering, Inc. (SEI) proposes development of the Integrated Risk and Cost Model I-RaCM, as the innovation to meet the need for integrated cost and risk assessment early in the design of a new system. I-RaCM will integrate a diverse set of new and industry-standard tools used for life cycle cost, operations, reliability modeling, and estimation of technology development costs. The I-R ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Affordable High Power Density Engine Designs for Personal Air Vehicles

    SBC: GSE, Inc.            Topic: T701

    Next generation General Aviation (GA) Sport Class air vehicles limited to 1200lbs, represent the first opportunity to overhaul the FAA certification process necessary to manufacture affordable aircraft. With propulsion representing over one-third of the direct manufacturing costs of the entire aircraft, dramatic reductions in aircraft engine costs must be achieved by design, economy of scale, and ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. An Integrated Heavy Fuel Piston Engine Ducted Fan Propulsion Unit for Personal Air Vehicles

    SBC: GSE, Inc.            Topic: T701

    The proposed PAVE propulsion system technology demonstration combines an innovative high-speed aero-diesel engine with a novel ducted fan assembly resulting in a low noise/cost and high performance propulsion system. The core engine makes extensive use of a novel self-injection, compression ignition/combustion system capable of high-speed operation on kerosene-based fuels without degradation due ...

    STTR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  8. Novel IR Detectors with Response up to 300 microns

    SBC: NDP Optronics LLC.            Topic: S201

    The proposed innovation is the development of a novel Heterojunction Interfacial Workfunction Internal Photoemission (HEIWIP) detector responding up to a cutoff wavelength ~300 microns using the well developed GaAs/AlGaAs system. The detection is by free carrier absorption in doped emitter layers followed by internal photoemission of the carrier over the interfacial workfunction and collection of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Ultraviolet AlGaN-based Avalanche Photo Diode Grown over Single Crystal Bulk AlN Substrates

    SBC: Sensor Electronic Technology, Inc.            Topic: E101

    Premature breakdown is a key obstacle in developing AlGaN-based avalanche photo diodes (APD) for ultraviolet (UV) light detection. Novel materials growth techniques, such as Hydride Vapor Phase Epitaxy (HVPE) allows for reduction of dislocation density only to approximately 10^7 cm-2. In order to reduce the number of growth defects and dislocation density in AlGaN-based APDs we will use single cry ...

    SBIR Phase I 2004 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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