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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. High Efficiency, Compact, On-Board Oxygen Generator

    SBC: VESTA SCIENCES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Due to the limited availability of space onboard the AF jets, it is necessary to miniaturize all the components. Oxygen generation devices are very bulky. Especially, pressure-swing adsorption (PSA) units that yield relatively pure (90+%) oxygen, occupy large space, contain moving parts and are very inefficient. The development of lightweight, compact, energy-efficient, high-purity (99.9+%) on- ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Highly Permeable and Selective Membranes for High-Flux Atomic Oxygen Generator

    SBC: Materials and Systems Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposed project addresses the feasibility of using dual mixed ionic-electronic conductor (MIEC) and Ag membrane for high flux atomic oxygen generator. The high chemical reactivity of atomic oxygen flux has caused substantial degradation of materials on the Space Shuttle. An atomic oxygen generator which can be used in ground-based laboratories is desperately needed. Current techniques for ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Lightweight Composite Launch Fairings with Integrated Damping

    SBC: Patterned Fiber Composites, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of the rated Damping, s that merge damping materials with a patent pending wavy composite system, and create lightweight aerospace structures that meet or exceed specified strength, stiffness, damping, and acoustic requirements. Traditional passive noise and vibration control meth ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. DEVELOPING REDUCED CHEMICAL MECHANISMS FOR AVIATION FUELS

    SBC: Reaction Engineering International            Topic: N/A

    The proposed research involves the development of a strategy for simplifying detailed chemical kinetic mechanisms for aviation fuels. A detailed mechanism describing the combustion of practical aviation fuels has recently been developed, Due to the large size and complexity of this mechanism, incorporation into state of the art CFD codes for simulation of turbulent reacting flows is precluded. ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Statistical Control Process Application to Test Failure Information

    SBC: TOTAL QUALITY SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Performance characteristics of weapon system components and the associated support equipment may change with age and other factors. Current test programs have no means to evaluate the effects of these changing factors on equipment performance tolerances. The poblem is exacerbated by the lack of archived performance data and diminishing sources of parts to repair legacy systems.The goal of this t ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Adaptive Wing Actuators

    SBC: VERICON, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this project is to develop new electrically conductive phase-change polymer actuators for shape control of aircraft structures and active aerodynamics. Phase I will develop new large deflection, modular actuator concepts applicable to adaptive plate structures. New electrically conductive thermopolymers are inexpensive, nonbrittle, lightweight and provide large volume change. U ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Electromagnetic Hardened Composite Electronics Enclosures

    SBC: Conductive Composites Company, L.L.C.            Topic: AF131110

    ABSTRACT: Traditional shielding enclosures are fabricated from heavy metallic materials. Polymer and composite systems have been used extensively in enclosures for due to their significant weight and manufacturing advantages, but have not been able to provide adequate levels of electromagnetic shielding. Conductive composite materials will be used to fabricate and test composite enclosures that p ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Scalable, Wide Bandgap Integrated Circuit Technology for Wide Temperature, Harsh Environment Applications

    SBC: INNOSYS, INC.            Topic: AF131166

    ABSTRACT: Advanced wide bandgap (WBG) solid state technology is necessary for future military, defense and related Department of Defense (DoD) applications and needs with increased power demand and higher temperature operation ranges. To make further advancements, an enabling high temperature and extreme harsh environment integrated circuit (IC) technology is needed. Military electrical power re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Automated Analog Electronics Design Tools for Obsolete Parts

    SBC: SILICON TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: AF131057

    ABSTRACT: Silicon Technologies, Inc. (STI) proposes to extend the results of a DARPA sponsored contract # W31P4Q-11-C-0046,"Design Tools For Highly Regular Circuit Geometries"to develop a set of design tools and analog cells specifically for use in automating the design of Rad Hard analog circuits. STI was able to prove feasibility of a revolutionary new set of design tools for analog design. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Advances in Conductive Composites for Electrical Conduit and Cable Shielding

    SBC: Conductive Composites Company, L.L.C.            Topic: AF131108

    ABSTRACT: A method of fabricating highly conductive and shielding electrical conduit and associated fittings is proposed. The technology will be based upon creating conductive composite tubes and fittings. Such composites have proven their ability to shield as well as their aluminum counterparts at about 1/3 the weight. Both rigid and flexible versions will be developed. Cables will be secured a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
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