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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 April, 2020.

  1. Nanostructured ZnO for Rad-Hard Microelectronics Components

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA133001

    ABSTRACT: This project is aiming at developing basic semiconductor components (field-effect transistors) that will be deployed in highly radioactive environment (nuclear plants, space, radioactive waste storage facilities). Radiation Monitoring Devices (RMD), Inc. BENEFITS: ANTICIPATED BENEFITS This new concept of radiation-hard microelectronics will be compatible with recent IC technology in ter ...

    SBIR Phase I 2014 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Advanced nanocomposite scintillator for gamma radiation detection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: DTRA08005

    Gamma radiation detection has traditionally required single crystal materials that are difficult to produce consistently on an industrial scale. Agiltron has developed a new class of scintillator materials based on composites containing nanoparticles. These so-called nanocomposites exhibit radiation detection characteristics superior to currently available single crystal scintillators. In Phase I ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. A Novel Cost Effective Method for Growing High Performance Radiation Sensors

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA082007

    Certain lanthanide halides have significantly higher light output than NaI:Tl, the comparison standard for scintillators, plus other important properties, including fast decay times and excellent proportionality. Unfortunately, lanthanide halides grown by traditional melt processes have high production costs and limited availability. Crystals are usually limited to about 5x5 cm2, right cylinder, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2009 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. High-Sensitivity Military GPS Receivers for Ground-Users

    SBC: MAYFLOWER COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.            Topic: NGA07001

    The overall objective of the HSGR Program is to develop a high sensitivity military GPS receiver to provide reliable GPS navigation, under weak GPS signal conditions, to ground based military GPS users. Mayflower’s approach to meet this HSGR program objective is to design, develop and incorporate “high-sensitivity” signal processing enhancements (namely, Vector Tracking (VT) and Multi-bit GP ...

    SBIR Phase II 2009 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  5. Multi-resolution Terrain elevation Estimation

    SBC: Alaphatech, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Alphatech will develop & demo multirsolution statistical methods for the fusion of terrain elevation from existing 3-D terrain models and new elevation data. This fusion will produce new estimates of terrain elevation with accuracies, robustness, and update ratesprviously unachievable.

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  6. A Near-Source Model for Chemically Reacting Radionuclides

    SBC: BLAZETECH CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    We propose to develop a near-source model for the release of chemically reacting radionuclides. The model structure is based on an available code for reacting chemicals. The model will include interactive effects of nuclear transformation, chemical reaction, and plume physical motion. Such a model will provide fast and accurate predictions for the source characterization and transport of radion ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  7. A Novel III-Nitride UV Avalanche Photodetector

    SBC: NZ APPLIED TECHNOLOGIES CORP.            Topic: N/A

    NZ Applied Technologies proposes to develop gallium nitride and aluminum gallium nitride high sensitivity avalanche photodetectors for solar blind ultraviolet wavelength applications. Solar blind ultraviolet avalanche photodetectors and position sensitive arrays with high sensitivity have broad applications in military, space, automotive, engine monitoring, flame detection, and environmental moni ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  8. HIGH BANDWIDTH ACCELEROMETER FOR SHOCK ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: GEO-CENTERS, INC.            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. CONTOURING THE OXYGEN ION ENERGY TO OBTAIN IMPROVED SIMOX MATERIAL

    SBC: IBIS TECHNOLOGY CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A PROGRAM IS PROPOSED TO EVALUATE THE FEASIBILITY OF FORMING IMPROVED SIMOX MATERIAL BY CONTOURING THE ENERGY OF THE INCIDENT OXYGEN IONS. DURING THE IMPLANTATION PROCESS OF SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SUBSTRATE MATERIAL IS REMOVED BY SPUTTERING. ALTHOUGH THE RANGE R(P) OF INCIDENT IONS REMAINS CONSTANT, TO FIRST ORDER, DURING THE IMPLANT, THE SPUTTERING AWAY OF THE SURFACE CAUSES INCIDENT IONS TO COME ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. LOW COST IMPROVED SIMOX MATERIAL BY HIGH-CURRENT-DENSITY HIGH TEMPERATURE IMPLANTATION

    SBC: Spire Corporation            Topic: N/A

    SPIRE HAS RECENTLY DEMONSTRATED THAT SIMOX WAFERS OF SUFFICIENTLY HIGH QUALITY AND LOW DEFECT DENSITY TO SUPPORT BIPOLAR DEVICE APPLICATIONS CAN BE PRODUCED. TO ACHIEVE SUPERIOR QUALITY, HOWEVER, PRESENTLY REQUIRES PRODUCTION METHODS WHICH RESULT IN RELATIVELY HIGH COST. A RESEARCH PROGRAM IS PROPOSED WHICH WILL ESTABLISH THE FOUNDATION FOR LOWER COST, HIGHER THROUGHPUT PRODUCTION ALTERNATIVES WHI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1989 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency

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