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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. Construction of a Force Probe for Characterization of Microscale Features

    SBC: INSITUTEC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The pressing need exists within industry to accurately measure high aspect ratio microscale structures. For example, diesel injector nozzles are manufactured with microscale holes ranging from 50-200 micrometers in diameter and 3-5 mm depths. One fundamental challenge is to nondestrucvely measure these features in order to validate models, enhance manufacturing processes, and reduce fuel emissions ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of CommerceNational Institute of Standards and Technology
  2. Novel Structural Joining Concepts Using 3-D Textile Preforms and Composites

    SBC: 3TEX, Inc.            Topic: AF05248

    Strength and durability of commonly used bonded and bolted composite-to-composite and composite-to-metal structural joints suffer from sharp geometry variations, mismatch of elastic moduli, Poisson's ratios, coefficients of thermal expansion and thermal conductivity of the adherends, altogether causing high stress concentration and premature joint failure. The proposed work introduces several nove ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Advanced Commercially Available Inherently Radhard Primitive Cell Designs.

    SBC: American Semiconductor, Inc.            Topic: AF05018

    The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Military Satellite Communication (MILSATCOM), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have a current and future need for advanced commercially available inherently radhard primitive cell libraries to support new designs for satellites and other spacecraft. American Semiconductor Inc. proposes the use of double gated Flexfet technology for ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Improved Modeling Tools for High Speed Reacting Flows

    SBC: ENGINEOUS SOFTWARE            Topic: AF05194

    Engineous is uniquely qualified to deliver successful results to the Air Force on this project. Engineous Software is, by far, the industry leader in this area, the PIDO (Process Integration, Design Optimization) space, with over 60% of the worldwide market. Over 250 customers such as Boeing, Lockheed, NASA, Airbus, GE, Pratt & Whitney, and AFRL have achieved success with Engineous Software produc ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Agent Based Computing Machine

    SBC: LEXXLE, INC.            Topic: AF05109

    The objective of this SBIR project is to develop an attached processor called an "agent based computing" module (ABC Machine) that is optimized to convert information into knowledge and enable "cognitive computing" for higher understanding. The architecture of the ABC Machine is based upon a concept called "statistical dataflow computing" and it operates in local contexts over string operators. I ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Handheld Photoacoustic Chemical Agent and Toxic Industrial Material Detector

    SBC: MANNING APPLIED TECHNOLOGY            Topic: CBD05112

    Manning Applied Technology proposes to develop a handheld infrared spectrometer, ideally suited to detection of airborne chemical agents at and below permissible exposure limits. This approach offers unmatched sensitivity and specificity for detection of all types of chemical vapors. The instrument is modular, rugged, compact and highly sensitive. Volume pricing will be less than $1000 each. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  7. Cold Cathode for Traveling Wave Tubes

    SBC: POWER TECHNOLOGY SERVICES (PTS), INC.            Topic: AF05001

    A novel method of creating hot electrons via a pn junction will be used to eject electrons from a cold cathode. The accelerated electrons will have suficient energy to surmont the work function and surface dipole. The cold cathode will be used in a new type of minature Traveling Wave Tube or "Twystrode". Advanced semiconductor materials with low work functions will be produced and evaluated as pla ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Computer Architectures for Understanding

    SBC: SAFFRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF05109

    Saffron Technology, Inc., www.saffrontech.com, is the leader in the application of associative memory technology in cognitive computing applications. This work will identify and solve the computational architecture issues associated with creation of a hardware associative computing element and its integration into emerging cognitive computing architectures. This phase one effort will lead to a d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Database Expansion Issues

    SBC: Signal Innovations Group, Inc.            Topic: AF05211

    Software tools will be developed that define the underlying phenomenology of greatest importance to radar CID performance, allowing a trace back to the responsible target scattering physics. The proposed research entails development of algorithms that identify the target-sensor orientations (poses) of most relevance for classifying targets of interest to AFRL. These target-sensor poses will then b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Sensor Exploitation by Adaptive/Learning Systems (SEALS)

    SBC: Signal Innovations Group, Inc.            Topic: AF05219

    Information-exploitation algorithms are proposed for Air Force sensing and weapons systems, motivated by the inevitable variability and differences seen between conventional training and testing data. Adaptive feedback is proposed, yielding an active-learning framework, wherein the algorithm actively participates in the learning process, by asking questions of the scene under test. The goal of act ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
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