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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. A Highly Integrated Multi-Parameter Distributed Fiber-Optic Instrumentation System

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: T702

    In the future, exploration missions will benefit greatly from advanced metrology capabilities, particularly structural health monitoring systems that provide real time in-situ diagnostics and evaluation of structural integrity. Safety- and mission-critical components and systems will be instrumented with embedded sensors to provide a real-time indication of health, helping to ensure that America's ...

    STTR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. 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
  3. High-Density Diffraction Imaging and Non-Imaging Grating Elements for EUV and X-ray Spectroscopy Fabricated by DUV Reduction Photolithography

    SBC: LightSmyth Technologies            Topic: S404

    Diffraction gratings are powerful tools for the spectral analysis of electromagnetic radiation. Properties of gratings are determined by available fabrication means – which have not changed substantially in 50 years. Modern photolithography, now approaching nanometer resolution, may revolutionize the way many gratings are made and, through greater design flexibility, how gratings function. Over ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. High Reliability Oscillators for Terahertz Systems

    SBC: Virginia Diodes, Inc.            Topic: S604

    To develop reliable THz sources with high power and high DC-RF efficiency, Virginia Diodes, Inc. will develop a thorough understanding of the complex interactions that occur within a chain of nonlinear frequency multipliers. These nonlinear interactions can cause rapid variations in power as the frequency or input power are tuned, including nulls and power surges that can damage individual compone ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. Materials Characterization for Space Manufactured Components

    SBC: LUNA INNOVATIONS INCORPORATED            Topic: T801

    Long duration missions to the Moon and Mars will place new demands upon components and systems leading to increasingly stringent requirements for safety, quality, maintainability and repair. In-Situ Fabrication and Repair (ISFR) of components is a key exploration initiative technology element managed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center. In this Phase 1 STTR project, Luna Innovations Incorpora ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. Aero-Acoustic-Structural Optimization Analysis and Testing

    SBC: 2020 Company, LLC            Topic: T201

    This proposal effort is concerned with the development of a novel multidisciplinary optimization scheme and computer software for the effective design of advanced aerospace vehicles. Such vehicles are characterized by unprecedented levels of aero-structural-controls-propulsion interactions, a multidisciplinary simulation is essential for their effective design, vehicle can be accomplished by emplo ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  7. 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
  8. MILP-Based 4D Trajectory Planning for Tactical Trajectory Management

    SBC: AURORA FLIGHT SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: A101

    Aurora Flight Sciences proposes to develop specialized algorithms and software decision-aiding tools for four-dimensional (4D) vehicle-centric, tactical trajectory management (TTM), derived from algorithms developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to perform similar functions in military scenarios. These algorithms, based on the concept of receding horizon mixed-integer linear ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  9. Real-Time Adaptive Algorithms for Flight Control Diagnostics and Prognostics

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: A107

    Model-based machinery diagnostic and prognostic techniques depend upon high-quality mathematical models of the plant. Modeling uncertainties and errors decrease system sensitivity to faults and decrease the accuracy of failure prognoses. However, the behavior of many physical systems changes slowly over time as the system ages. These changes may be perfectly normal and not indicative of impendi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  10. Damage Adaptation Using Integrated Structural, Propulsion, and Aerodynamic Control

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: A102

    The proposed SBIR Phase I plan of research seeks to develop and demonstrate an integrated architecture designed to compensate for combined propulsion, airframe, effector, and structural damage caused by catastrophic system failure or an intentionally hostile act. Whereas prior damage-adaptive control work focused on reconfiguring from unforeseen aerodynamic changes (e.g., effector or airframe dam ...

    SBIR Phase I 2007 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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