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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. Ultrafast Gas Curtain and Wire-Reinforced X-Ray Window Debris Shields

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop two components of a three-component, survivable debris shield for large area test exposures to cold (1-5keV) x-rays. These elements also have commercial potential in accelerators and in radiography. The elements are: an ultrafast gas curtain designed to be located close to the x-ray source to deflect plasma debris as well as ~um siz ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. Optically Controlled, High Repetition Rate, High Power Diamond Switches

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop a new type of trigger for a high voltage, high repetition rate diamond switch. AASC has previously developed diamond switches with electron beam triggers. These switches handle 10-20 kV voltage pulses with

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  3. Development of a Space-Time Adaptive Processing SBR Capable of Performing the Detection and Track Missions for Both Ground Moving Targets & Airborne..

    SBC: Adaptive Sensors Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Potential cost effective proprietary solutions to a number of outstanding problems involved in achieving an SBR capable of meeting military surveillance and reconnaissance requirement for the detection and track of both ground and airborne moving targets are proposed to be further developed and space-time adaptive processing SBR. Performance e ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Refractive X-ray Lenses for Directed-Energy Applications

    SBC: Adelphi Technology, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop refractive x-ray lenses for medical, industrial, scientific, and directed-energy applications. Previously, ordinary optical refractive lenses were assumed to not work at x-ray wavelengths because refractive effects were very small. Reflective and grazing angle techniques are usually limited to the soft x-ray region of the spectru ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  5. Wafer-Wafer Transfer for Packaging and Assembly of MEMS

    SBC: Advanced Cmp Products, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this proposal is to demonstrate the feasibility of vacuum micro-packaging for devices such as MEMS gyroscopes and accelerometers. Vacuum is critical for high Q-factor, surface-micromachined MEMS. Robust, low-cost solutions are needed for applications such as guided munitions and unattended sensors. Proposed work focuses on long-term reliability issues, such as outgassing, perme ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Development of a low-cost, computer-controlled, portable LITA system for high-pressure combustion measurements

    SBC: Advanced Projects Research, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    We propose to engineer a low-cost computer-controlled optical diagnostic system for measuring sound speed, thermal diffusivity, density, and velocity. This system will use laser-induced thermal accoustics (LITA), a transient-grating technique capable of making accurate single-shot measurements in luminous, multiphase, high-pressure flows. The LITA signal intensity is quadratic in fluid density f ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. A Performance and Thermal Simulation Code for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Design

    SBC: Advanced Projects Research, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    The complex HEV power systems necessitates flexible and dynamic simulation software providing tools for evaluating, characterizing and optimizing these systems. Existing software have neglected to characterize significant component data such as heat loads, cabin cooling requirements, battery thermal management, and heat rejection. Vehicle performance (accounting for environmental conditions and s ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Development of a Liquid Hydrocarbon Fuel System for Pulse Detonation Engines

    SBC: Advanced Projects Research, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    The Pulse Detonation Engine (PDE) is an intermittent combustion engine that relies on traveling detonation waves for the combustion and compression elements of the prosulsive cycle. This engine may be used as a low cost propulsion system in defense flight vehicle system applications or as the low speed cycle for a high Mach number combined cycle engine system. The mechanical simplicity of this e ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Surface Mapping of Complex Aircraft Components Using CT

    SBC: Aracor            Topic: N/A

    The creation of digital design information for the manufacture of existing parts is a critical need for maintaining part inventories and to ensure the reliable operation of critical equipment. Such parts, which are frequently found in aging military aircraft, pose an important challenge to the Air Force's resupply operations. Current methods for obtaining the surface geometry of parts do not ad ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Application of Virtual Prototyping and Intelligent Systems Technology to Rotocraft Test & Evaluation

    SBC: ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Recent breakthroughs in virtual prototyping of flight vehicles Coupled with modern methods of Intelligent systems technology provide an opportunity to apply powerful new software tools to the design and testing of both flight vehicles and their associated training devices. Advanced Rotorcraft Technology, Inc. (ART) has developed FLIGHTLAB, a prototyping tool for flight dynamics modeling. ART is ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseNavy

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