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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Integral Fuel Tank Self-sealing Protection

    SBC: MATERIALS ENGINEERING AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SERVICES CORP.            Topic: N12AT001

    The opportunity presented under this program is to develop a next-generation, self-sealing technology that can impart self-sealing capability to the most vulnerable areas of integral aircraft fuel tanks. Targeted application of the self-sealing materials will reduce the weight and fuel-volume penalty associated with conventional fuel bladder constructions. Under the Phase I program, the technical ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Triple-pulse Particle Image Velocimeter for the Simultaneous Measurement of the Velocity and Acceleration Fields of Fluid and Flexible Structure under

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: N12AT011

    A triple pulse PIV concept and a third order correlation method was developed and demonstrated improvements in accuracy and spatial resolution of the velocity and acceleration measurements in an impinging jet flow field. A low-cost system based on overdriven LEDs, uniquely designed single frame camera for capturing the images, efficient scattering techniques, and innovative algorithms were explore ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. A novel Approach for High Rate Production of IR to IR Up-converting Nano-particles

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF11BT24

    ABSTRACT: Phosphor materials are currently being utilized in a wide variety of applications. The requirements for phosphors have become more and more stringent with smaller and smaller particles being required. In the Phase I program UES Inc. in collaboration with Penn State University has demonstrated the feasibility of a few approaches for high rate production of high efficiency IR to IR up-con ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Sensitive and Shape-Specific Molecular Identification

    SBC: RYON TECHNOLOGIES, INC            Topic: A11aT017

    The ability to rapidly detect, identify and monitor chemical agents remains a challenge of significant importance to the Armed Forces. Existing chemical sensing techniques have shortcomings that inhibit widespread implementation. To address this situation, Ryon Technologies is developing a portable instrument that is based on Rydberg Fingerprint Spectroscopy (RFS) in combination with mass spectrom ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Engine Health Management of Mechanical Systems for High Performance Turbine Engines

    SBC: ETEGENT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD.            Topic: AF121173

    ABSTRACT:This effort will advance the Technology Readiness Level of a new vibration sensor and a vibration/ODM data fusion software system to level 7 through lab testing and development as well as seeded-defect testing in 5000 hp industrial turbine engines, long-term testing in similar engines at a local utility company, and 800-hour/2000-cycle testing in the large CAESAR F135 demonstrator engine ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) for Deep Turbulence Characterization

    SBC: MV Innovative Technologies LLC (DBA: Opt            Topic: AF11BT41

    ABSTRACT: During Phase 1 the technical feasibility of the Extended-Range Atmospheric Sensing Suite (ERASS) which includes a set of sensors at three different wavelengths (0.53, 1.06, and 1.55 microns), capable of operating in strong-scintillation conditions over long (>100 km) propagation paths and providing both near and far-field measurements of major atmospheric turbulence, laser beam and imag ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Narrowband Perfect Absorber for Infrared Sensing

    SBC: Srico Inc            Topic: A12aT023

    SRICO proposes to combine metamaterial narrowband absorbers and SRICO-proprietary thin film pyroelectric thermal detectors to produce ultra low size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) room temperature stand-off chemical sensors. Metamaterial narrowband absorber elements are integrated into the thin film pyroelectric detector process to provide conversion of radiation to heat, which is then sensed by ...

    STTR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Manufacturing Next Generation Multifunctional Carbon Fiber Laminated Composites for Air Vehicles

    SBC: General Nano LLC            Topic: AF073061

    ABSTRACT: General Nano is partnering with Top 3 prime to develop next generation composite systems for air vehicles. The core technology involves integrating lightweight, conductive CNT non-woven sheet materials into aerospace qualified prepreg. The program builds from initial Air Force SBIR investment in long Carbon Nanotube development and manufacturing. BENEFIT: Reduce parasitic weight and ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Hydration Tolerant, low Thermal Conductivity (K) Thermal Barrier Coatings

    SBC: UES, Inc.            Topic: AF121175

    ABSTRACT: This Phase II SBIR program seeks to develop a new thermal barrier coating (TBC) system with a diffusion barrier coating and low thermal conductivity (k) top coat for alleviating oxidation of the bond coat alloy and moisture induced delayed spallation (MIDS), along with increasing the thermal efficiency. TBCs have been applied to the hot sections of aircraft turbine engines to increase e ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. X-Ray Tomography and Structured Light Topography of 4-D Fuel Mass Distributions in Rocket Sprays

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: AF121193

    ABSTRACT: The primary objective of this research effort is to develop a next-generation X-ray tomography and surface topography imaging system for four-dimensional (4-D) characterization of liquid mass distributions within dense fuel sprays. This will be accomplished through high-speed 3-D imaging, providing information on both temporal and spatial variations of fuel mass distribution. The over ...

    SBIR Phase II 2014 Department of DefenseAir Force
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