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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. Electromagnetic Coupling to Satellite Cavities


    The proposed research combines an innovative eigenvector method with other electromagnetic techniques to produce a hybrid approach towards solving the EM coupling to satellite cavity problem. The physical structure is divided into an exterior region and one or more interior regions. The exterior region is modeled with method of moments (MOM) and or hybrids of MOM with the uniform theory of diffr ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Integration of III-V Semiconductor Optical Sources with Electro-optic Polymer Waveguide Devices Using Micromachined Reflective Elements


    High efficiency optical coupling between light sources and guided wave photonic devices is a key element in achieving compact and high performance integrated photonic systems. These systems will share a generic requirement of a source, a detector, and both active and passive guided wave components. A wide variety of materials exist in which to fabricate these guided wave components, but electro- ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. HLA Federation Implementation Tools


    The Defense Modeling and Simulation Office (DMSO) has developed the High Level Architecture (HLA) as one of the principle components of a DoD-wide Common Technical Framework for modeling and simulation (M&S). Unlike previous distributed simulation technologies such as DIS and SIMNET, HLA provides federation developers, via the Object Model Template (OMT), the means to define the structure and for ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseOffice of the Secretary of Defense
  4. Phase Signature Antenna Drive Diagnostics System

    SBC: AI Signal Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ASRI proposes to design and demonstrate a Phase Signature Antenna Drive Diagnostics System (PSADDS) for incipient fault detection and diagnostics of drive system bearing/gear train components. The PSADDS utilizes ASRI's innovative Phase Signature Analysis (PSA) techniques developed for the Space Shuttle Main Engine failure detection. conventional spectrum analysis has been a popular technique fo ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. Infrared Detector Based on Parametric Amplification

    SBC: Aimm, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A novel means to detect long wavelength infrared signals using parametric amplification is proposed. The new concept takes advantage of the large gains affordable with parametric amplifiers coupled with the superior uniformity and producibility characteristics of GaAs technologies. The detectors are expected to exhibit responsivity in excess of 12 A/W with detectivity greater than 10(13). Research ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  6. 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
  7. Interface-Driven Multidisciplinary Design of Large-Scale Aircraft Structures

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

    Under the proposed research an Interface-Driven Design Manager (IDM) for CAD packages will be developed to greatly reduce the design cycle time for aircraft structures. The IDM represents a first attempt to fully integrate powerful new interface element and design management technologies into the CAD environment. These emerging technologiies have the potential for making multidisciplinary design ...

    SBIR Phase II 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Armament Research

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

    Recent efforts in the target vulnerability community (fixed ground targets, mobile ground targets, and aircraft) have focused on enhancing the blast and fragmentation modeling from weapon detonations. This includes modeling propagation of the detonation effects from the weapon through their interaction with the target geometry, to the development of loads on and response of the target structure. ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Engineering Models of Reactive Munitions and Damage Effects

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

    Warhead design calculations and weapons effectiveness estimates require a methodology to predict structural response and the associated damage to air targets from reactive munitions. The objectives for the proposed Phase I study effort are to develop candidate launch conditioning, reaction initiation and reaction rate methodology, to incorporate existing ballistic, blast and quasi-static pres ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. 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

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