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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. Optoelectronic Packaging for Through-Substrate Communications

    SBC: Abj Integration Technologies,            Topic: N/A

    ABJ Integration Technologies, Inc. proposes to model a vertically optically interconnected stack of silicon integrated circuits to form a three dimensional system. This 3D system will utilize through-substrate optoelectronic communication to which the package and silicon are optically transparent. System optimization for user specifications will include materials and components such as emitters ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Detector/Amplifier/Mixer Array for a Low Cost Imaging Ladar

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    Current production ladar system and components involve coherent optical system using pulse waveform. "bile demonstrating impressive accuracy and resolution, the system are coupler, difficult to manufacture, and thereby erpensive. An alternative approach is being investigated for short range system which uses an FM/CW waveform for ranging with incoherent light detection. This approach should prod ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Low Frequency (LF), Ultra Wideband (UWB), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Antennas Compatible with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) offer a lower risk and lower cost platform for the use of an Ultra Wide Band (UWE) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) system for the detection of ground targets concealed by foliage. Given the size, weight, and power restrictions of a UAV, an impulse radar is an attractive radar system alternative because it offers a lighter and lower cost solution than a traditional c ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Single Pixel FM/CW Range-Only Laser Radar (LADAR)

    SBC: ZIMMERMAN ASSOC., INC.            Topic: N/A

    The main thrust of this proposed effort is to design, develop, and fabricate a low cost, producible, robust and rugged, one pixel, range-only laser radar (Ladar) fuze sensor sufficient to support the safe and reliable delivery of a ballistic round against an intended target. A CW/FW waveform is planned for use to amplitude modulate the laser diode transmitter. The returned optical energy will be ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. High Performance Miniature Antennas for Hand Held Personal Communication System

    SBC: ASTRON WIRELESS TECHNOLIGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    The intent of this program is to develop workable concepts that will result in commercial and military high performance, covert, low cost, adaptable antennas in gain, coverage, and a variety of equipment applicability for hand held use. Ideally, the program will result in a technology capable of significantly foreshortening antennas (4:1) while maintaining low losses, hemispheric coverage, novel ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Shaped Virtual Reflector Antenna Synthesis

    SBC: Autometric Inc.            Topic: N/A

    In spite of the fact that powerful desktop computers are readily available, the mechanics of antenna design has changed very little as a result. Computers are being used, but only as high speed calculators to solve models that were developed 30 years ago. Two new developments in electromagnetics have been recently published. The first is a general antenna pattern synthesis algorithm developed by ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Staff Training in Information Management for Force XXI

    SBC: COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Recent cognitive research indicates that military teams operate effectively in high-stress, information-rich environments when they 1) share mental models of the battlefield situation and the team; 2) critique their situation model to develop clear goals for information retrieval; 3) effectively communicate information needs to others; and 4) anticipate and counteract information overload. We pro ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Interactions of Training and Decision Support: Measuring the Benefits in Trust, Situation Awareness, and Workload

    SBC: COGNITIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    Inappropriate trust of automation can lead to suboptimal performance, in which the respective capabilities of humans and computers are not effectively exploited. In some cases, over- or under-reliance can lead to catastrophe. The primary objectives of the proposed Phase I work are (1) to develop a systematic general framework for training users of decision aids, with particular attention to the ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Compact, High Performance Compressor Diffusers for Small Gas Turbine Engines Requiring a Wide Operating Range

    SBC: Concepts NREC, LLC            Topic: N/A

    Low cost compact diffusers are needed for small gas turbine compressor stages to economically minimize centrifugal compressor overall diameter yet permit high efficiency and wide operating range. The proposer has performed over 130 different detailed tests (on more than 40 different stage configurations) with various conventional and novel diffusers (vaneless, low solidity airfoil, channel, tande ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. Microstructurally Tailored High Temperature Metal Matrix Composites for Advanced Turbines

    SBC: CORDEC CORP.            Topic: N/A

    Successful development of advanced turbine engines will depend heavily upon rapid development of new, reliable, lightweight metal matrix composites (MMC's) having unprecedented high temperature properties. Recent developments in the manufacture of MMC's by vapor deposition methods offer the prospect of producing polyphase microcomposite precursors in the form of continuous monofilaments or thin m ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
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