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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. Analysis and Improvement of Trivalent Chromium Conversion Coatings for Aluminum Alloys

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

    The trend toward replacement of highly toxic chemicals with less hazardous alternatives has created the demand for replacement of chromate conversion coatings for corrosion protection of aluminum alloys. Aluminum alloys are the predominate structural material used in aircraft because of their high strength-to-weight ratios, affordability and processability. Aluminum is subject to catastrophic fail ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  2. Computer Enhanced Eddy Current Detection of Hidden Substructure Edges and Holes

    SBC: American Research Corporation of Virginia            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  3. Ultra-Textured Active polymer (UTAP) Composite for High-Performance Intelligent Acoustic Transducers

    SBC: Ceramare Corporation            Topic: N/A

    This Small Business Innovative Research Phase I project seeks to combine the enhanced piezoelectric properties of single crystal perovskite ferroelectrics, recently discovered at Pennsylvania State University, with the electrostrictive properties of polyurethane to make a new class of "smart" materials for acoustic transducers. A tape casting process is used to form composite sheets compromising ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. Liquid Crystal-Based Underwater Imager

    SBC: EMPIRICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    The contractor proposes a new approach to underwater imaging that directly converts a two-dimmensional acoustic pressure wave into an electronic requirements fo convential piezo-element arrays. The imager relies on the piezo-birefringent properties of a nematic liquid crystal panel that serves as both sensor and display. The capability of nematic liquid crystals has been established and publishe ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  5. Cost effective, rapid densification of lightweight ceramic matrix composite LRE components by gas phase reaction synthesis

    SBC: EXOTHERMICS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Sabulon, Inc. has developed novel and rapid gas phase nitridation methods which have considerable potential for manufacturing rocket nozzle components from structurally robust and thermally stable silicon-based CMC materials in more cost-effective and rapid fashion than currently available chemical capor infiltration or polymer impregnation and pyrollysis processing techniques. This proposal advo ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  6. Parallel Optical Memory Interconnects

    SBC: LSA            Topic: N/A

    In this proposal, we describe a novel approach for realizing a parallel, nonmechical, read/write interconnection for angle-multiplexed three-dimensional (3-D) optical memories. Our concept represents a significant first step required toward taking this critical memory technology from the laboratory and inserting it into operational systems. The concept utilizes novel optomechanical packaging and ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  7. Representation and Transmission of Non-Visual Stimuli Using the HLA

    SBC: Mystech Assoc., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This effort will develop an HLA compliant representation of non-visual stimuli with the intention of utilizing the models developed in Phase I effort to provide data for "human" mannequin stimulation in Phase II. The Phase II goal is to have the mannequin respon in a physiologically realistic manner to the non-visual stimuli data that will be passed to it over a network and via an interface. Suc ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  8. Commercialization of C4I Simulation Components for Disaster Planning and Recovery Using HLA

    SBC: Mystech Assoc., Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Federal, state, local, and military missions for Disaster Relief, Emergency Action, and Humanitarian Assistance (DREAHA) require all of the traditional command, control, communications, computer and intelligence (C4I) functions used by military units for traditional warfare. New civilian systems that leverage and reuse military C4I systems to plan, prepare, identify, vector, monitor, and recover ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  9. Haptic Display Software for Hiqh Level Architecture Simulations

    SBC: CREARE LLC            Topic: N/A

    Future High Level Architecture (HLA) simulations will incorporate non-visual stimuli. One such stimulus will be force feedback that is provided using haptic displays. Force feedback will be instrumental in o btaining high fidelity information exchange between the simulation and the user. However, one significant problem with providing force feedback between a simulation and a user is that time ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  10. Optical Patternation of Sprays

    SBC: PRINCETON SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The proposal is to develop a high frame rate imaging system for combustion and other research, by combining a solid state camera capable of capturing images of transient photometric phenomena at framing rates up to 1,000,000 frames per second with the laser sheet illumination technology that has been developed by the Propulsion Directorate of Phillips Laboratory. Both instrumental technologies ar ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
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