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  1. Detector/Amplifier/Mixer Array for a Low Cost Imaging Ladar

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    Current production ladar system and components involve coherent optical system using pulse waveform. "bile demonstrating impressive accuracy and resolution, the system are coupler, difficult to manufacture, and thereby erpensive. An alternative approach is being investigated for short range system which uses an FM/CW waveform for ranging with incoherent light detection. This approach should prod ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Low Frequency (LF), Ultra Wideband (UWB), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Antennas Compatible with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer a lower risk and lower cost platform for the use of an Ultra Wide Band (UWE) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) system for the detection of ground targets concealed by foliage. Given the size, weight, and power restrictions of a UAV, an impulse radar is an attractive radar system alternative because it offers a lighter and lower cost solution than a traditional c ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Single Pixel FM/CW Range-Only Laser Radar (LADAR)

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    The main thrust of this proposed effort is to design, develop, and fabricate a low cost, producible, robust and rugged, one pixel, range-only laser radar (Ladar) fuze sensor sufficient to support the safe and reliable delivery of a ballistic round against an intended target. A CW/FW waveform is planned for use to amplitude modulate the laser diode transmitter. The returned optical energy will be ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. High Performance Miniature Antennas for Hand Held Personal Communication System

    SBC: ASTRON WIRELESS TECHNOLIGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The intent of this program is to develop workable concepts that will result in commercial and military high performance, covert, low cost, adaptable antennas in gain, coverage, and a variety of equipment applicability for hand held use. Ideally, the program will result in a technology capable of significantly foreshortening antennas (4:1) while maintaining low losses, hemispheric coverage, novel ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Shaped Virtual Reflector Antenna Synthesis

    SBC: Autometric Inc.            Topic: N/A

    In spite of the fact that powerful desktop computers are readily available, the mechanics of antenna design has changed very little as a result. Computers are being used, but only as high speed calculators to solve models that were developed 30 years ago. Two new developments in electromagnetics have been recently published. The first is a general antenna pattern synthesis algorithm developed by ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Advanced Optoelectronic Pulse-Coupled Pattern Recognition Systems

    SBC: Bosonics, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    To develop faster and larger pulse-coupled neural networks (PCNN) for image processing, Bosonics will design and simulate a 64 by 64 neuron chip with optical inputs and outputs. PCNN have been shown to be effective at fast analog pre-processing of detector data, image transforms, and automatic target recognition. In Phase I Bosonics will 1) define the image processing application specifications ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Staff Training in Information Management for Force XXI

    SBC: COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Recent cognitive research indicates that military teams operate effectively in high-stress, information-rich environments when they 1) share mental models of the battlefield situation and the team; 2) critique their situation model to develop clear goals for information retrieval; 3) effectively communicate information needs to others; and 4) anticipate and counteract information overload. We pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Interactions of Training and Decision Support: Measuring the Benefits in Trust, Situation Awareness, and Workload

    SBC: COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Inappropriate trust of automation can lead to suboptimal performance, in which the respective capabilities of humans and computers are not effectively exploited. In some cases, over- or under-reliance can lead to catastrophe. The primary objectives of the proposed Phase I work are (1) to develop a systematic general framework for training users of decision aids, with particular attention to the ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Eyesafe Multiple Integrated Engagement System

    SBC: COHERENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Coherent Technologies, Inc. (CTI) proposes to develop an eyesafe Multiple Intgegrated Laser Engagement System (MILES) laser transponder for use in Tactical Engagement Simulations (TES). The new MILES transponder will provide for eyesore operation while 1) enhancing the laser engagement range, 2) reducing the probability of false alarms and missed hits, and 3) providing superior penetration throug ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Scannerless Eyesafe Solid-State Laser Cross Wind Sensor

    SBC: COHERENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Cross wind estimation is the largest component in the error budget for long range sniper applications. The Army currently utilizes either point anemometer measurements or visual cues to estimate the cross winds. Aim-point accuracy would be greatly enhanced by precise range-resolved cross wind measurements. CTI proposes a novel compact eyesafe laser cross wind sensor to meet the Army's measureme ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
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