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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. Optimization of Supersonic Jet Noise Using a Reynolds-Averaged Navier-Stokes Approach

    SBC: SCIENTIFIC SIMULATIONS            Topic: A1

    The objective of this proposal is the development and demonstration of a cost-effective high-fidelity aeroacoustic design tool for future commercial supersonic nozzle designs and installations. Although eddy-resolving CFD methods for computing high-speed jet noise are available, such methods are computationally expensive and are currently deemed impractical for use in a design optimization loop. ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  2. Integrated Launch Vehicle Booster using a Rocket Engine with a Combined Thermodynamic Cycle

    SBC: FRONTIER ASTRONAUTICS, LLC            Topic: Z9

    The concept describes a booster for a launch vehicle that is simpler to make, transport and launch than current launch vehicles. It is composed of two major components. The first being a booster structure and the second being a liquid rocket engine that uses a thermodynamic cycle that is a combination of two common cycles.Furthermore, the engine is actually fairly simple when compared to modern li ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  3. Optical Line Filter and Spectrometer based Upon Two-Photon Absorption for Doppler LIDAR at 1.053 um

    SBC: ESPYLUX LLC            Topic: S1

    A receiver system for use in LIDAR consisting of an optical filter and optical spectrometer based upon two-photon absorption is proposed. The filter and spectrometer both use dispersion from excited state transitions of atomic rubidium to create a birefringent medium. The birefringent medium of the optical filter rotates the polarization of light so that it is transmitted through crossed polariz ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. GENERAL PURPOSE, OPTICAL, VECTOR-MATRIX MULTIPLIER

    SBC: OPTICOMP CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A GENERAL PURPOSE, OPTICAL, VECTOR-MATRIX MULTIPLIER WILL BE DEVISED TO COMPUTE 256X256 ELEMENT MATRICES TIMES 256-ELEMENT VECTORS AT 8-BITS PRECISION IN LESS THAN 100 MICROSECONDS. THIS PROJECT WILL TAKE AN INNOVATIVE ARCHITECTURAL APPROACH THAT USES TWO 64-CHANNEL ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES OPERATING AT SEVERAL HUNDRED MEGAHERTZPER CHANNEL IN A TELECENTRICALLY IMAGED CONFIGURATION. THE USE OF LASER D ...

    SBIR Phase I 1991 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  5. HIGH DENSITY CHEMICAL THERMAL STORAGE SYSTEM FOR LOW GRAVITY ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: Rocky Research            Topic: N/A

    THERMAL STORAGE SYSTEMS ARE NEEDED FOR EFFECTIVE THERMAL MANAGEMENT ON MANNED SPACECRAFT AND PLANETARY BASED SYSTEMS. THERMAL STORAGE EQUIPMENT HAS THE POTENTIAL TO REDUCE THE OVERALL SYSTEM MASS BY DECREASING THE CAPACITY REQUIREMENTS OF HEAT PUMPS, REFRIGERATORS AND CHILLERS THROUGH LOAD LEVELING. TODAY'S THERMAL STORAGE CONCEPTS, HOWEVER, ARE INADEQUATE FOR SPACE APPLICATION, SINCE THE ENERGY D ...

    SBIR Phase II 1991 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  6. HIGH-TEMPERATURE-WASTE-HEAT-DRIVEN COOLING USING COMPLEX COMPOUND SORPTION MEDIA

    SBC: Rocky Research            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1991 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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