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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. NANOMETER-SIZE STEP HEIGHT TEST STRUCTURES

    SBC: Advanced Technologies/Laboratories Intl            Topic: N/A

    MCNC PROPOSES A FEASIBILITY STUDY AND EVALUATION OF THREE PROMISING APPROACHES TO THE FABRICATION OF SURFACE TEST STRUCTURES ON SILICON. SURFACE FEATURES ON THE FIRST STRUCTURE WILL BE PRODUCED BY CONTROLLABLY ETCHING THERMALLYGROWN OXIDES. FEATURES ON THE SECOND WILL BE MADE BY ETCHING PIEZOELECTRIC THIN FILMS. USING THE PIEZOELECTRIC FILM AS PART OF A CAPACITOR, STEP-HEIGHT CAN BE VARIED AND PRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of Commerce
  2. DEMONSTRABLY CORRECT COMPILATION (DCC)

    SBC: Baldwin/mchugh Assoc., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A TECHNIQUE FOR OBTAINING TRUSTWORTHY COMPILATION BASED ON A COMPILATION CHECKER (SIMILAR TO A PROOF CHECKER) IS PROPOSED. THE TRANSFORMATIONS USED IN A COMPILER WILL BE FORMALLY SPECIFIED AND VERIFIED USING INTERPRETER EQUIVALENCE METHODS. THE COMPILER WILL BE INSTRUMENTED TO PRODUCE A TRACE OF THE TRANSFORMATIONS APPLIED IN THE COMPILATION OF A GIVEN PROGRAM. THE COMPILATION CHECKER WILL VALIDAT ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. HYBRID DIFFRACTIVE/REFRACTIVE RELAY SYSTEM FOR HEAD MOUNTED DISPLAYS

    SBC: DIGITAL OPTICS CORP.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. MMW COMBAT IDENTIFICATION DEVICE

    SBC: Emcor Electro-magnetix Corp.            Topic: N/A

    THE MILLIMETER WAVE COMBAT IDENTIFICATION DEVICE IS A PASSIVE (NON-EMITTING) BEACON WHICH IS A LOW-COST, COMBAT RUGGED DEVICE FOR THE POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION OF FRIENDLY GROUND VEHICLES, IN TIGHT QUARTERED, OBSCURE BATTLEFIELD ENGAGEMENTS AND CONDITIONS. THE PASSIVE IFF BEACON IS AUTONOMOUS, EXCEPT FOR THE MANUAL/TAMPER DEACTIVATION FEATURE. OTHER THAN ACTIVATION, THE UNIT REQUIRES NO CREW ATTENDA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. LARGE-FORMAT REAL-TIME X-RAY IMAGERS

    SBC: NANOPTICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    WE PROPOSE A NOVEL TECHNOLOGY FOR A REAL-TIME X-RAY IMAGER. THE PROPOSED TECHNOLOGY CAN BE ADAPTED TO SPECIFIC MEDICAL OR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS WHICH MAY HAVE DIFFERENT REQUIREDCHARACTERISTICS. THE SPATIAL RESOLUTION CAN BE IN THE RANGEOF 5 TO 20 LINE PAIRS PER MM. A SINGLE UNIT HAS AN ACTIVE IMAGING AREA OF 10 CM X 10 CM. BECAUSE THERE IS ESSENTIALLYNO DEAD SPACE AROUND THE EDGE OF A UNIT, SEVE ...

    SBIR Phase II 1992 Department of Commerce
  6. HYBRID APPROACHES TO ORTHOGRONAL LOCALIZATION AND ORIENTATION SYSTEMS

    SBC: Thomas L. Clarke            Topic: N/A

    AN ORTHOGONAL LOCALIZATION AND ORIENTATION SYSTEMS (OLOS) THAT UTILIZE A COMBINATION OF MAGNETIC, GRAVITATIONAL AND ACOUSTIC SENSORS WILL BE INVESTIGATED. CURRENTLY, THE BEST APPROACH SEEMS TO BE A COMBINATION OF MAGNETICS TO PROVIDE HORIZONTAL DIRECTION, GRAVITY TO PROVIDE TILT, AND ACOUSTICS TO PROVIDE POSITION. POSITION ACCURACY SHOULD BE < 1 ARC MINUTE, AND RESPONSE TIME < 20 MSEC. OTHER APPRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1992 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. MOTION COMPENSATING SCALE

    SBC: General Oceanics Inc            Topic: N/A

    THE AIM OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP A SCALE FOR WEIGHING LOADS OF UP TO 100 KG. ON MOVING PLATFORMS SUCH AS SHIPS. THE PROBLEM IN THESE SITUATIONS IS THAT ACCELERATION FORCES GENERATED BY THE MOTION OF THE VEHICLE CONSTANTLY VARY THE APPARENT WEIGHT OF ANY OBJECT RESTING ON THE SCALE. THE SOLUTION PROPOSED HERE IS TO USE AN ELECTRONIC SCALE AND COMBINE ITS ELECTRICAL OUTPUT SIGNAL WITH SIGNALS F ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Commerce
  8. DIGESTIVE ENZYME SUPPLEMENTS TO INERT FEEDS FOR SMALL-EGG FISH LARVAE

    SBC: International Aquaculture Res            Topic: N/A

    INADEQUATE STARTER FEEDS SEVERELY HOLD BACK NEW AQUACULTURE ENTERPRISES SUCH AS PRESENT ATTEMPTS TO RAISE FISHES WHOSE LARVAE DEVELOP FROM SMALL EGGS AND HAVE VERY "DIFFICULT" FOOD REQUIREMENTS. INERT LARVAL FEEDS HAVE NOT SUCCESSFULLYELIMINATED THE STRICT DEPENDENCY ON NATURAL FORAGE DURING THE CRITICAL POST-LARVAL STAGE AFTER YOLK ABSORPTION AND BEFORE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIGESTIVE SYSTEM WITH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of Commerce
  9. LOW COST HRPT DIRECT READOUT STATION

    SBC: International Systems & Soft-            Topic: N/A

    THIS ABSTRACT COVERS THE PROPOSED DESIGN OF A LOW COST HRPT DIRECT READOUT STATION FOR A COST OF LESS THAN $100K DOLL ARS. THIS CONCEPT UTILIZES STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY PROVEN SUCCESSFUL IN COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS. THE SUCCESSFULDEVELOPMENT OF THE LOW-COST HRPT STATION WILL OPEN A COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT MARKET THAT HAS A NEED FOR CURRENT WEATHER INFORMATION. THESE POTENTIAL USERS HAVE DELAY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 Department of Commerce
  10. MAGNETIC IMAGE SEEKER UTILIZING NEW MAGNETIC MATERIALS

    SBC: Security Tag Systems Inc            Topic: N/A

    IT IS PROPOSED THAT A NEW TYPE OF SOFT MAGNETIC MATERIAL CAN BE USED FOR A VERY SENSITIVE AND LOW MAGNETIC FIELD DETECTION DEVICE. TO DETECT THE MILITARY TARGETS, ONE NEEDS A HIGHLY SENSITIVE DEVICE BUT THE EXISTING FLUX-GATE MAGNETOMETERS ARE LIMITED BY THEIR SIGNAL-TONOISE RATIO. WITH THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUPERIOR MAGNETIC MATERIALS AND IMPROVED ELECTRONICS, SOME OF THE NOISE PROBLEMS IN FLUX-GATE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1987 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
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