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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. Strain-Tolerant Organic-Ceramic Coatings for the Passivation of Laser Diode

    SBC: Advanced Cooling Technologies, Inc.            Topic: SB101014

    This Small Business Innovative Research Phase I project will develop and demonstrate a passivation process that will result in a pin-hole free protective coating for nickel-gold (Ni/Au) plated copper micro-channel coolers (MCC) used for laser diode thermal management. This proposed approach will use atomic layer deposition (ALD) to deposit highly uniform ceramic thin films on commercially availab ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Deep UUV Deployed Vector Sensor System

    SBC: Applied Physical Sciences Corp.            Topic: N06145

    The proposed research "Deep UUV Deployed Surveillance System" will identify the requirements and formulate a conceptual design for a new wide area underwater surveillance that exploits the unique attributes of deep submergence environments to detect and track atmospheric, seismic and acoustic observations. The effort will address the noise, propagation and geophysical properties of acoustic liste ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Mobile Offshore Platform for Wind Turbine Power Generation

    SBC: Applied Physical Sciences Corp.            Topic: SB082056

    The Department of Defense (DOD) would benefit from a persistent mobile power generating capability to support global deployments, remote basing, and disaster relief. Eliminating the need for fuel transport over long distance, a towable floating wind turbine could provide a persistent power source. The most robust configuration for this concept is an unmoored free-floating design. Such a mobile fre ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Path Planner for Dynamic Environments

    SBC: DRAGONFLY PICTURES, INC.            Topic: SB082030

    Despite excellent recent progress in path planning, current state-of-the-art planners are still incapable of operating robustly in environments that are both cluttered and highly dynamic. The challenge is two-fold. First, predicting the trajectories of dynamic obstacles (i.e., cars, humans, aircraft) is very noisy. As a result, to achieve robust execution, perception modules need to provide a rich ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. High Power Density TAG Motors for Hybrid Electric Air Platforms

    SBC: D-Star Engineering Corporation            Topic: SB082011

    DARPA SBIR solicitation SB082-011 seeks the design and development of high power density electric motors for hybrid electric air platforms, indicating a need for a prototype motor rated at 7 hp, weight less than 1.4 lbs, efficiency greater than 95% and operating at speeds less than 10,000 revolutions per minute (RPM), to be used for a ducted fan of less than 12 inches in diameter with a targeted s ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. High Density Power Converter Electronics

    SBC: QorTek, Inc.            Topic: SB101013

    The proposed solid-state (non-magnetic) DC-DC converter technology offers the military a completely different approach to converters for ballistics weapon systems that has important advantages over conventional power conditioning for projectile weapons systems. We are proposing to translate this new technology all the way through to demonstrated fuze hardware that includes addressing both risk re ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. Special Nuclear Material (SNM) Detection

    SBC: GALT LLC            Topic: SB092015

    The challenge of highly specific long-range detection of special nuclear materials (SNM) requires the development of alternative technologies to those typically deployed in the nuclear radiation detection field. We propose to quantify the feasibility of one such alternative during the Phase I research. Specifically, in order to detect SNM with greater than 95 % probability and to control the fal ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Mashalator

    SBC: BASHPOLE SOFTWARE, INC.            Topic: SB092007

    Several concerns currently inflate the time and cost of integrating heterogeneous data resources and impose a barrier to superior knowledge of the urban battlespace: global data standards cannot be imposed across all enterprises’ schemas, specialized expertise is required to map new data sources into existing ontologies, and some data resources are not intranet accessible by default. In this P ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Behavioral MANET for the Automated Control of Complex Tasks in Animals

    SBC: MediaBalance, Inc.            Topic: SB092004

    This Phase I SBIR is for the testing of a mobile ad hoc networking (MANET) platform to automate the training of animals to perform complex tasks. The technology will reduce the labor involved in training animals using MANETs of embedded devices that can be flexibly configured and monitored via Internet. The technology is built around the principles of behavior engineering. Behavioral sensing, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Non-Condensing Anti-Fog Hydrophobic Optical Coating

    SBC: Nico Technologies Corp.            Topic: SB101010

    Ultrahydrophobic coatings can provide an elegant solution to the anti-fogging problem that plagues current military optical systems. Biomimetic composite materials can offer realistic and permanent solution to the existing short-comings of current anti-fogging coatings. This proposal suggests realization of a biomimetic composite for anti-fogging films that: (1) are composed of an inorganic compon ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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