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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. GNSS Radio Occulation Receiver

    SBC: 3s Navigation (dba For            Topic: N/A

    The proposed effort is to design a space-qualified dual-frequency GPS/GLONASS receiver with enhanced capabilities for atmospheric remote sounding. While such soundings have been performed using GPS-only receivers, a space-based GPS/GLONASS receiver would be superior in terms of coverage and integrity cross- checking, as well as the ability to process the unencrypted GLONASS L2 signal. This design ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  2. Self-Calibration and Error Analysis for 2D Measurements

    SBC: Aracor            Topic: N/A

    Two-dimensional measurement machines, such as microlithography and computed tomography systems, are subject to distortions in the measurement field due to imperfections in their hardware and software. Certified methods to characterize and quantify such distortions are urgently needed. An innovative self- calibrating scheme is tendered which eliminates the disadvantages of previous self-calibration ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  3. Diagnostic Development for Characterizing Fuel Droplet Temperatures in Spray Flames

    SBC: Aerometrics Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Development of efficient spray combustors requires a complete understanding of fundamental phenomena that influence and control the overall spray combustion process. Toward this end, detailed experimental characterization of spray flames is essential. This includes measurement of various fuel droplet parameters such as droplet size, velocity, number density, temperature, composition, and droplet ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Commerce
  4. Scanning Head Storage Phosphor Plate Scanner

    SBC: APREND TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    The specific problem addressed by the proposed research is the development of a scanner for storage phosphor plates with significantly better positional and intensity accuracy than the current state of the art. The new scanner will be based on the use of a "scanning head" scanning approach which is more simple, accurate, and stable than the approaches previously used. This results in stable and ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Commerce
  5. Process-Based Assurance Product Suite

    SBC: Arca Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Arca proposes research leading to development of a suite of methodology support products to help meet the need for innovative assurance techniques appropriate for emerging information technologies. The product will consist of a licensable methodology and supporting materials for specifying, building, and evaluating assurance arguments for products and systems based on the capability of security en ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  6. Algorithms for Health Care Quality Management and Outcomes Assessment

    SBC: BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    American health care is in the midst of momentous change. Quality improvement principles are being used increasingly to enhance productivity and efficiency of health care delivery and to help contain costs. In producing patient outcomes and resource utilization measures, it is vital to control appropriately for case mix (i.e., differences in patients due, e.g., to illness severity) in the predicti ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of Commerce
  7. ASSESSING AND INCREASING THE TESTABILITY OF OBJECT-ORIENTED SOFTWARE

    SBC: Cigital, Inc.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Commerce
  8. INTEROPERATION OF OBJECT-ORIENTED METHODOLOGIES

    SBC: Cs3, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    OBJECT-ORIENTED HAVE RECENTYLY EXPLODED INTO THE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ARENA, AND SHOW GREAT POTENTIAL IN REDUCING SOFTWARE COSTS BY INCREASING PROGRAMMER PRODUCTIVITY, ENHANCING SOFTWARE QUALITY, AND PROMOTING REUSABLE SOFTWARE. EACH OF THESE METHODOLOGIES OFFERS DIFFERENT FEATURES AND DOMAINS OF APPLICABILITY. INTEROPERATION OF THESE METHODOLOGIES LOOMS AS A CRITICAL TECHNICAL PROBLEM AS MORE ORG ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Commerce
  9. NO MOVING PARTS RAIN GAUGE

    SBC: THE CORE GROUP, INC.            Topic: N/A

    THE U.S. WEATHER SERVICE PRESENTLY USES A "TIPPING BUCKET" RAIN GAUGE FOR MEASURING RAIN ACCUMULATION. THIS DEVICE IS SENSITIVE TO WIND AND MOTION (AS ON BUOYS), CANNOT MEASURE RAIN RATE, AND REQUIRES FREQUENT MAINTENANCE, BECAUSE OF MOVING PARTS. AN ALTERNATIVE DEVICE IS BEING PROPOSED, WHICH INCORPORATES A RIGID, RESONANT TUBE, CLOSED AT THE TOP BY AN ELECTRO-ACOUSTIC TRANSDUCER, AND AT THE BOTT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1994 Department of Commerce
  10. Mathematical Models for DNA Sequencing Quality Assurance

    SBC: DANIEL H. WAGNER ASSOCIATES, INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    The growing use of DNA sequence data in research, databases, dianostic and therapeutic biotechnology; and even litigation requires that the quality of data being used be objectively assessable. The proposed research addresses the following problems associated with sequence data: the inability to associate consistent, quantitative error rate estimates with sequence data; the concomitant lack of q ...

    SBIR Phase II 1996 Department of Commerce
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