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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. Nuclear Weapons Effects Phenomenology

    SBC: Applied Physics Technologies            Topic: N/A

    The nuclear weapons community has traditionally focused on the next generation or level of weapon capability complimented by gathering and analysis of actual test data. Now, with the cessation of actual weapons testing, there is an increased need to use the actual test data in modeling techniques to better understand the phenomenology and potential effects of nuclear weapons. The first phase of ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Laser Turbulence Measurements in the LB/TS

    SBC: Applied Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Turbulence of gas flows by its very nature is one of the most difficult things to model and measure. We propose to develop a new way of measuring the turbulence and to compare these measurements to predictions using the k-epsilon model. Typical measurements, in the past, use smoke, Schlierin or shadow graph techniques to visually infer turbulence characteristics. These features are either motio ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Reactor for Control of Fugitive Emissions of Toxic Gases

    SBC: Coyote Aerospace/high Mesa            Topic: N/A

    A need to control the fugitive emissions of hazardous vapors, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) has been identified in operations at Army plants and depots. The High Mesa Technologies (HMT)/Coyote Aerospace team proposes to meet this need using proven silent discharge plasma (SDP) techniques, developed by the Electric Power Research Institute and Los Alamos Nat ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Exploiting Artificial Intelligence to Improve After Action Reviews for the Digitized Company Team

    SBC: Lb&m Assoc., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The Close Combat Tactical Trainer (CCTT) after-action review (AAR) system produces a standard set of statistical displays that trainers may use to debrief exercise participants. These displays are difficult to interpret and do not readily reveal to the player unit "WHAT happened" during the battle. If unit players are able to discern "WHAT happened", there are no correlating displays to provide ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. A NOVEL FIELD PROGRAMMABLE GATE ARRAY FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

    SBC: MISSION RESEARCH CORP.            Topic: N/A

    Mission Research Corporation proposes the development of a unique FPGA (field programmable gate array) for applications in space and other military and civilian environments requiring the versatility of reconfigurability with retention of the configuration in an unpowered state. The FPGA will be capable of being configured once and retaining that configuration for a minimum of 10 years even with ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Low Cost, Portable X-Ray Simulator Development

    SBC: North Star Research Corp.            Topic: N/A

    We propose, in Phase I and Phase II, to build an X-ray simulator capable of easy transportation between sites which can be built for a low cost (

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. An Improved Plasma Opening Switch for DECADE

    SBC: NumerEx            Topic: N/A

    CURRENT ATTEMPTS TO USE THE PLASMA OPENING SWITCH (POS) FOR DECADE HAVE NOT YET BEEN ENTIRELY SUCCESSFUL DUE TO THE APPARENT INABILITY OF THE SWITCH TO OPEN EFFICIENTLY TO A HIGH-IMPEDENCE LOAD. RESEARCH DIRECTED TOWARD IMPROVING THE PERFORMANCE OF THE POS IN THE LONG-CONDUCTION TIME REGIME HAS BEEN FRUSTRATED BY THE INABILITY OF COMPUTATIONAL TOOLS TO OPERATE IN THE PARAMETER REGIMES OF INTEREST ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Advanced Armor Vehicle Design

    SBC: Physics Mathematics &            Topic: N/A

    This project applies a combination of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN), Genetic Algorithms (GA), and CAD software to the problem of optimum armor design. Previous work for TACOM has established the efficacy of ANN/GA as applied to the problem of 1-D armor design. This new work will extend the concept to full 3-D vehicle geometries (CAD models). The CAD part of the code will handle the 3D data d ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Development and Validation of an Exogenous Metabolic Activation System for FETAX

    SBC: STOVER & ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    Frog Embryo Teratogenesis Assay: Xenopus (FETAX) is a 96-h, whole-embryo bioassay designed to detect potential developmental toxicants. The primary goal of this research is to improve the predictability and increase the overall utility of FETAX as a screen for developmental toxicants that pose a hazard to human health. Since Xenopus laevis embryos lack mixed-fliriction oxidase metabolism (cytoch ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Integration of Performance Models Into Virtual Prototyping Environment

    SBC: TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    An opportunity exists for performance models to be integrated into a continuous data flow process receiving data from design tool output and providing results to wargames used for analysis. Design tool outputs an providing results to wargames used for analysis. Design processes specify shape, configuration, materials, function and other required design components to achieve a conceptualized capab ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseArmy

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