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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. Burkholderia antibody molecules for therapeutics and diagnostics

    SBC: BIOO SCIENTIFIC CORPORATION            Topic: CBD14105

    Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei are highly pathogenic Gram - negative bacteria and the causative agents of melioidosis and glanders, respectively. These infections, which occur in humans and other animals, are endemic is wide regions of the developing world. This Phase II SBIR project will build on the success of our Phase I work, which established methods for generating monoclon ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  3. Carbon Dioxide and Water Removal Technology for Closed-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    SBC: Lynntech Inc.            Topic: CBD12106

    Currently, the United States Army encounters many scenarios where soldiers must enter hazardous areas, yet still maintain isolation from contaminants such as chemical and biological agents as well as hazardous material exposure. This requires that the soldiers respiratory tract be isolated to prevent exposure to these contaminants. In order to accomplish this, the soldiers wear protective suits an ...

    SBIR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. Fiber Pigtailed On-Chip Mid-infrared Difference Frequency Generation in Silicon

    SBC: Omega Optics, Inc.            Topic: 90102

    Omega Optics will develop a fiber-coupled platform in strained silicon-on-sapphire (SoS) for tunable difference frequency generation in midwave infrared (MIR) with tunable continuous wave sources in the near-infrared (NIR). Stress exerted by silicon nitride on underlying silicon induces second-order nonlinear susceptibility. NIR light is coupled into silicon and MWIR light is coupled out of silico ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  5. 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
  6. High Sensitivity, Low Complexity, Multiplexed Diagnostic Devices

    SBC: Paratus Diagnostics            Topic: CBD152005

    Infectious diseases have been a constant cause of non-battlefield injury and illness for military personnel engaged in operations throughout theworld. Detection of these infectious pathogens is critical to proper patient care and management of outbreaks, yet many existing diagnostic testsfail to provide adequate sensitivity and/or simplicity for use in forward locations or in isolated areas. We pr ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  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. Multi-source Aggregation (fusion) of Semantic Tiered Data (MAST)

    SBC: MODUS OPERANDI, INC.            Topic: CBD152006

    Existing approaches for the multi-sensor data correlation for chemical and biological defense fail to provide timely and accurate situationalawareness capabilities in the presence of complex CBRN attack scenarios. Toward the maintenance of a common operating picture for situationalawareness, innovations are required to fuse signature feeds from networked chemical/biological (CB) and non-CB sensors ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  9. 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
  10. Pre-concentrator for Capture of Trace Fluorocarbons

    SBC: XPLOSAFE, LLC            Topic: 90108

    While fluorocarbons are released in relatively small amounts, they can have half-lives in the atmosphere as long as 50,000 years. However, they have extremely high global warming potential relative to other greenhouse gases, so that even small atmospheric concentrations can have large effect on global temperatures. For this reason, monitoring atmospheric concentrations of these compounds, identify ...

    SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
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