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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. Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements Software Tool Weave ™ for the Acceleration and Automation of SEM Image Analysis in the Semiconductor Industry

    SBC: Sandbox Semiconductor Incorporated            Topic: None

    In this Phase I SBIR proposal, SandBox Semiconductor™ proposes to develop an Advanced Manufacturing and Material Measurements software tool called Weave ™ for accelerating and automating SEM image analysis for the semiconductor industry. During the development of a new manufacturing process line for a semiconductor device, tens of thousands of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) images are take ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Continuous Monitoring of Natural Gas Infrastructure for Increased Community Resilience using Voltammetric Sensors

    SBC: FULLMOON SENSORS, INC.            Topic: None

    Fullmoon has the first chip-level sensors capable of identifying and quantifying molecules in the air. At the core of our technology are printed voltammetric sensors, which are operated using cyclic voltammetry, an electrochemical technique that probes for the redox potential, a unique signature of molecules. We have demonstrated this sensing principle for the detection of carbon monoxide and meth ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  3. Gap-Free Model-Based Engineering for Manufacturing and Analysis: Digital Thread without Translation

    SBC: Nvariate, Inc.            Topic: None

    Modern Model-Based Enterprise / Engineering (MBE) systems rely on freeform surfaces built as complex combinations of geometric primitives to define engineered objects. Unfortunately, the intersection of freeform surfaces in MBE applications results in highly approximated solutions, degrading models that cost billions annually by US industry to fix. Current technology limits the abilities of users ...

    SBIR Phase I 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  4. Multimode Chiroptical Spectrometer for Nanoparticle Characterization

    SBC: Applied Nanofluorescence LLC            Topic: None

    This project will develop a new scientific instrument optimized for the advanced characterization of near-infrared fluorescent nanoparticles that can exist as left- or right-handed structures (enantiomers). Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are the leading current example of such nanomaterials. Applied NanoFluorescence, LLC (ANF) proposes a novel multi-mode chiroptical spectrometer that can ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. Compact Raman Fiber Optic Probe with Inline Spectral Filtering

    SBC: Nikira Labs Inc.            Topic: None

    In this Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) effort, Nikira Labs Inc. proposes to develop a compact Raman fiber optic probe with inline spectral filtering that improves fiber-coupled Raman measurements by filtering out Raman scattering from the excitation fiber and elastically scattered laser light from the collection fibers. The technology will enable compact fiber probes for Raman studies i ...

    SBIR Phase II 2019 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  6. Tuning Germanium Crystal Reflectivity and Mosaic

    SBC: AdSem, Inc.            Topic: 9010861R

    This project is devoted to development of a manufacturing technique of slow neutron Germanium mosaic monochromators with reflectivity exceeding reflectivity of pyrolytic graphite crystals. The manufacturing technique utilizes optimized high temperature plastic deformation of large single Germanium crystals to produce mosaic monochromators. Preliminary test on 70 mm diameter Ge samples with 111 ori ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  7. Large-Area, High-Uniformity Photodiodes for Infrared Trap Detectors

    SBC: AMETHYST RESEARCH INCORPORATED            Topic: 9020168R

    methyst Research Inc. will design, fabricate and test a high uniformity, large area, low noise infrared trap-detector detector for the 1- 4.5 μm wavelength range. This state of the art detector will have a large area (e.g., 1-1.8 cm diameter active area) with a spatial variability of internal quantum efficiency of less than 0.1 % between 1 μm and 4.5 μm. In addition, the internal quantum effici ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  8. New Manufacturing Processes for Next-generation Microfluidic Screening Tools

    SBC: Nodexus Inc            Topic: 9050140TT

    Nodexus is commercializing next-generation bioinstrumentation for researchers, clinicians, and the biotech industry at large. As development challenge involves a material switch to polymer-based microfluidics to improve robustness and reproducibility of measurements. Nodexus will develop new manufacturing processes for their microfluidic product suite that preserves surface functionalization while ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  9. Attack Graph Generation Integration With Promia RAVEN (AGGIWPR)

    SBC: PROMIA INCORPORATED            Topic: 9050140TT

    Promia will integrate the technology described in U.S. Patent #8,566,269 (Interactive Analysis of Attack Graphs (IAAG) Using Relational Queries) into the Promia Raven Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) and security operations appliance. Promia intends to use the asset information that it already collects – both passively and actively – about nodes on the networks it monitors and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  10. Cryptographic Acceleration for Border Gateway ProtocolSecurity (CaBGPSEC)

    SBC: Antara Teknik LLC            Topic: 9020177R

    Antara Teknik will develop and commercialize a comprehensive line of low-cost, high performance Software Defined Network Solutions in order to accelerate the deployment and adoption of Border Gateway Protocol with Security (BGPSEC). The innovative taraEosTM Open Architecture BGPSEC compliant edge-router and crypto offload devices featuring the NIST SRx will improve the safety of the Internet criti ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
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