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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 September, 2020.

  1. 3 Dimensional Nano-Scale Reinforcement Architecture for Advanced Composite Structures

    SBC: 3TEX, Inc.            Topic: AF04T020

    Three-dimensional woven and braided fiber architectures provide important advantages to composites, including suppression of delamination, high damage tolerance, improved through-the-thickness properties, simplicity and cost-effectiveness of manufacturing complex composite structural components. However, in order to diversify applications and reach high volumes of utilization of these materials in ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  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. Analysis Tools for Detection and Diagnosis of Biological Threats

    SBC: ALPHA-GAMMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: CBD04113

    DNA microarray technology, in combination with statistical and predictive modeling tools, could be used to evaluate thousands of genes against distinct gene expression patterns induced by chemical/biological agents to provide early identification and speed therapeutic intervention. The overall objective of this Phase II effort is to leverage existing public domain resources and commercial tools t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseOffice for Chemical and Biological Defense
  4. 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
  5. Surface-Enhanced Detection of Molecular and Biomolecular Species

    SBC: BIOTOOLS, INC.            Topic: AF05T025

    This Phase I STTR will demonstrate the feasibility of near-infrared (near-IR) excited surface-enhanced Raman optical activity (SEROA) as a sensitive new probe of biological molecules and trace chiral materials. The research will use nanoshells as fabricated and optimized at Rice University as a newly developed, tunable, highly-uniform, SERS substrates for chiral molecules and bio-molecules. The ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Advanced Antenna Pattern Prediction Software

    SBC: CHEW CONSULTING, INC.            Topic: AF05T018

    We propose to develop advanced antenna pattern prediction software using fast algorithm for integral equation. The software will be developed from first principle integral equation solver accelerated by the multi-level fast multipole algorithm. Material effects will be included using volume integral equation and a newly developed thin dielectric sheet model. The model entails full physics, a ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. A DNA Taggant Watermarking System

    SBC: EAGLE EYE, INC.            Topic: AF04124

    Taggants are small objects used to label things or people that need to be traced. Synthetic DNA Taggants are ideal for this, since very small amounts can be detected if the sequence is known, and can be disguised by natural DNA in the environment. Known protocols for DNA amplification (e.g. PCR) allow for very sensitive DNA detection, but suffer from disadvantages: the apparatus is not very portab ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. 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
  9. Thermoelectrically Cooled MWIR Avalanche Photodiodes on Silicon Substrates

    SBC: EPIR TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: AF04T021

    Modern Air Force weapon systems need to detect, recognize and track a variety of targets under a wide spectrum of atmospheric conditions. Recent technology developments are paving the way toward imaging optical radars with wavelengths in MWIR range for these applications. The best suited detectors for optical radars are the avalanche photodiodes (APDs) due to their high gain-bandwidth characterist ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Demonstration of High Power, High-Brightness IR (1.8-1.9 µm) Strain-Compensated InGaAsP/InGaAs QW Laser Arrays

    SBC: EpiWorks, Inc.            Topic: AF04010

    In this work, we will demonstrate military specification compatible 1.8 - 1.85 µm InP-based diode pump laser arrays with a power output exceeding 10 W, the critical milestone necessary to enabling system insertion. These sources can help in the critical development of a variety of military and home security applications, including optical pumping sources for 3-5 µm lasers, chemical sensing, las ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
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