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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. A Vacuum Arc Ion Thruster for Space Propulsion

    SBC: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation            Topic: N/A

    Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) and its co-operative partner, the Plasma Applications Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (PAG/LBNL) propose to develop and commercialize a sub-kW vacuum arc ion thruster for electric propulsion and other government and commercial applications. The proposed thruster will use a solid propellant, which offers several advantages over Xenon or ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Data Mining and Integration Technologies for Information Exploitation

    SBC: DEUMBRA, INC.            Topic: N/A

    We shall deliver an information exploitation demonstration prototype simulatirsg actual rlata exploitation. Within this prototype we shall deliver five different types of capabilities. The first three capabilities are data mining tools. These tools shall demonstrate the capability of identifying electronic patterns or f ingerprints in data, relationships between data, and visualizations of such ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Abductive Electronics Prognostic Tool (ADEPT)

    SBC: ABTECH CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    AbTech Corporation proposes to apply its unique Statistical Network ModelingTM technology to develop a non contact prognostic assessment tool that 1) acquires, processes, and analyzes electronic radiated signal data, 2) learns the expected characteristics and patterns of specific radiated signals measured from microelectronic semiconductor devices using AbTech's statistical network modeling techno ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Hybrid Statistical Network/Expert System Approach for Advanced Data Fusion

    SBC: ABTECH CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    The human brain processes information from several sensors of the body and extracts meaningful information about the environment. Likewise, the ability to fuse multilevel, multifaceted processes dealing with the association, correlation, and combination of data from single or multiple sources is desired to attain state and identity estimates in a timely manner. However, current data fusion techniq ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Active Noise Reduction Headphones for In-Situ Audiometry Testing

    SBC: Adaptive Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    Active noise reduction (ANR) headsets have found a market niche in the hearing protection industry, thereby validating the technology of active noise control for personal applications. This Phase I project will seek to extend the application of personal ANR systems to include specialized headphones which can successfully evaluate hearing acuity in typical clinical environments. To ensure a succe ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Fast-Acting Cryogenic Injection Valves for Pulse Detonation

    SBC: Adroit Systems, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The opportunity addressed in this proposal is a fast-acting cryogenic injection valve for pulse detonation rocket engines (PDREs), which are predicted to significantly out-perform current state-of-the-art chemical deflagrative rocket propulsion systems. The developed valve would allow high mass flow rates to be achieved with fast response times, all at minimum cost, weight, power, and volume. Th ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Nonintrusive System for Extraction of Interlayer Printed Circuit Patterns

    SBC: Aracor            Topic: N/A

    The goal of this two-phase program is to develop a prototype system which addresses the problem of nondestructively extracting layout patterns for multilayer printed circuit boards. The system will use x-ray digital tomosynthesis for image acquisition, and advanced image processing, including morphological operators, to extract circuit features from the images. The objectives of Phase I are to 1 ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Advanced GPS Based Passive Tracking System

    SBC: AMERICAN GNC CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    There is a need to accurately determine the three-dimensional position and velocity of an airborne threat. In this project, a special GPS/INS system is designed for providing highly accurate position and velocity information. In the system, several innovative GPS/INS integration techniques are employed: (1) Advanced real-time GPS attitude determination algorithms and integer ambiguity resolution ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Real-Time Inertial Measurement Unit Simulator

    SBC: AMERICAN GNC CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    This SBIR Phase I project proposes the development of a real-time IMU simulator which can inject simulated electronic signals into the GPS guidance receiver with least intrusion and is applicable to a wide range of navigation systems. The proposed IMU Simulator consists of a PC compatible microcomputer, a set of plug -in IMU signal generator boards, and a set of general purpose flight simulator i ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Fully-Coupled Kinematic GPS/IMU Algorithm

    SBC: AMERICAN GNC CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    High accuracy and severe dynamic requirements is a must for the kinematic GPS/IMU integrated system used in the precise navigation and control of the tactical munitions. The technical challenges in the development of kinematic GPS/IMU algorithms used for the high dynamic environment of the tactical munitions are mainly phase integer ambiguity resolution methods, IMU V-A (velocity and acceleration ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
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