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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. INTEGRATION OF CLOSE RANGE PROXIMITY AND TACTILE SENSING

    SBC: BONNEVILLE SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROJECT WILL TAKE AN IMPORTANT STEP TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN INTELLIGENT GENERAL PURPOSE ROBOTIC SYSTEMCAPABLE OF OBJECT LOCATION, IDENTIFICATION, AND MANIPULATIONTHROUGH THE JUDICIAL USE OF NON-VISUAL SENSING MODALITIES. CURRENTLY, ROBOTIC APPLICATIONS IN MANUFACTURING REQUIRE A HIGHLY STRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT SO THAT POSITION CONTROL OF THE ROBOT IS SATISFACTORY FOR THE TASK (E.G., PAINT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  2. STRENGTHENING OF STRUCTURAL CERAMICS BY DIFFERENTIAL CREEP

    SBC: Technology Holding, LLC            Topic: N/A

    A NOVEL METHOD FOR STRENGTHENING CERAMICS AND ALLOWING STRENGTH RETENTION TO HIGH TEMPERATURE IS PROPOSED. THE PHASE I RESEARCH WILL DETERMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF INTRODUCING SUBSTANTIAL SURFACE COMPRESSIVE RESIDUAL STRESSES IN ALUMINA, SILICON CARBIDE, AND SILICON NITRIDE USING A DIFFERENTIAL CREEP MECHANISM. THE PHASE II RESEARCHWILL OPTIMIZE PARAMETERS FOR CONTROLLING THE MAGNITUDE AND STRESS DI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  3. CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF PPB LEVEL CATIONS AND ANIONS WITH SELECTIVE LIGAND-BONDED CONCENTRATOR COLUMNS

    SBC: IBC ADVANCED TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: N/A

    THERE IS A NEED FOR A DEVICE TO CONTINUOUSLY MONITOR CATIONSAND ANIONS IN THE PPB RANGE IN THE PRESENCE OF OTHER MORE CONCENTRATED MATRIX SPECIES. THIS NEED EXISTS IN RELATION TO SPECIES THAT ARE TOXIC, VALUABLE, OR OTHERWISE OF INTEREST. SUCH A DEVICE IS NEEDED IN MUNICIPAL WATER TREATMENT PLANTS, INDUSTRIAL PLANTS, AND OTHER PLACES WHERE THESE SPECIES SHOULD BE MONITORED WITH GREATER ACCURACY AN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  4. DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPACT, INEXPENSIVE X-RAY LASER DRIVER

    SBC: Multilayer Optics And X-ray            Topic: N/A

    THE PHYSICALLY LARGE DRIVERS CURRENTLY USED TO DEMONSTRATE AMPLIFIED SPONTANEOUS EMISSION (ASE) IN THE SOFT X-RAY REGION MAKE THEIR USE AS LABORATORY X-RAY LASERS IMPRACTICAL. A CAPILLARY DISCHARGE OR SLIDING SPARK DEVICE PROVIDES AN ALTERNATE WAY TO ACHIEVE THE PLASMA CONDITIONS NECESSARY FOR SOFT X-RAY ASE IN ELEMENTS SUCH AS ARGON AND KRYPTON. CAPILLARY DISCHARGES RESULT IN REPRODUCIBLE, STABLE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  5. ARTIFICIALLY STRUCTURED MULTILAYERS PRODUCED BY ATOMIC LAYER EPITAXY

    SBC: Multilayer Optics And X-ray            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  6. SELECTION OF OPTIMUM WASTE TREATMENT OPERATIONS FOR THE POLAR ENVIRONMENT

    SBC: Technical research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    POLAR EXPLORATION AND STUDY OF THE POLAR WORLD HAVE BROUGHT ABOUT THE NECESSITY FOR HOUSING ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS WHO PRODUCE LIQUID AND SOLID WASTES THAT MUST BE DISPOSED OFIN WHAT CONSTITUTES A HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT. THIS STUDY DEALSWITH SELECTING WASTE WATER TECHNIQUES WHICH WHEN OPERATING EFFICIENTLY, WILL LEAST PERTURBATE THE NATURAL POLAR MICROBIOLOGICAL AND CHEMICAL ENVIRONMENT. THE OBJECT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  7. X-RAY COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY APPLICATIONS TO CERAMAICS AND COMPOSITES

    SBC: Terra Tek Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THIS PROPOSAL WILL EVALUATE THE USE OF X-RAY COMPUTERIZED TOMOGRAPHY (CT) AS A VIABLE TECHNIQUE TO QUANTITATIVELY MEASURE FIBER CONCENTRATION, ALIGNMENT AND DISTRIBUTION. THREE DIMENSIONAL PROFILING OF FIBERS WILL BE DEVELOPED. SECONDLY, INDICATIONS OF QUANTITATIVELY MEASURING IMPACT DAMAGE HAS BEEN ATTAINED. THIS PROJECT WILL, IN CONJUNCTION WITH ONGOING EFFORTS IN DESTRUCTIVE MAPPING OF IMPACT D ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 National Science Foundation
  8. SBIR PHASE I: A Detailed Model of Turbulent Mixing and Reaction for Non-Premixed Reacting Flow Computations

    SBC: Reaction Engineering International            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1996 National Science Foundation
  9. Standard Computer Access Method for People with Disabilities

    SBC: WESTEST ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase II 1996 National Science Foundation
  10. Low-Power VLSI Circuits for Large-Scale Neuronal Recording

    SBC: Bionic            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will develop the technology necessary to produce low-power, low-noise VLSI amplifiers for large-scale neural recording applications. Although there are many emerging multi-electrode arrays for neuroscience and neuroprosthetic recording applications, these arrays are practically limited by wiring densities and percutaneous connections. ...

    STTR Phase I 2002 National Science Foundation

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