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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 June, 2020.

  1. Self-stabilized monolithic solid state single frequency laser

    SBC: OPTIGRATE CORPORATION            Topic: SB12A001

    The general objective of this proposal is to design a self-stabilized monolithic single frequency solid state laser. The main advantage of the approach is based on the integration of a laser cavity within active laser material - Nd-doped photo-thermo-refractive (PTR) glass, which allows constructing narrow line unidirectional, environmental insensitive laser. This glass possesses both properties o ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Closed Loop Frequency Control for Tunable High Quality Factor Filters

    SBC: Defense Electronics Corporation            Topic: SB12A005

    Defense Electronics Corporation (DEC) will develop and demonstrate innovative closed-loop control mechanisms for high quality factor Radio Frequency filters or banks of filters for use in frequency-agile radio front-ends. These mechanisms include a hybrid filter control technique using real-time filter response feedback, applications specific integrated circuit (ASIC) or field programmable gate ar ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Online Graphic Novel/Sequential Art Authoring Tools for Therapeutic Storytelling

    SBC: IDEAS            Topic: SB112003

    The overall objective of this Phase I proposal is to develop a template and plan for a web-based software with a simple, user friendly interface that assists in both storytelling and graphical content creation, thereby allowing individuals to relate their experiences directly or metaphorically, and then assess the efficacy of this tool to address the following questions. 1.What kinds and styles of ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Magnetic Field Microscope Based on Nitrogen-Vacancy (NV) Centers in Diamond

    SBC: Southwest Sciences, Inc.            Topic: SB122002

    This Phase I SBIR project will examine methods to make maps of magnetic fields with both high spatial resolution and high sensitivity. The sensing element will be an NV doped diamond. Magnetic fields will be measured by electron spin resonance. The Phase I work will show that diffraction limited images can be obtained over a relatively wide field of view and will examine methods to enhance the sig ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Epitaxial growth for facet passivation of high power diode lasers

    SBC: SDPHOTONICS LLC            Topic: SB122005

    A new facet coating material for high power diode lasers will be developed that reduces interface states at the cleaved facet and increases facet cooling. The facet coating is expected to be more robust and lead to increased power and brightness in high power diode lasers, bars and stacks. The facet coating technique makes use of commercial processes based on vacuum cleaving and epitaxial growth, ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. The Characterization and Mitigation of Radiation Effects on Nano-technology Microelectronics

    SBC: Defense Electronics Corporation            Topic: DTRA121002

    Defense Electronics Corporation (DEC) proposes an innovative radiation hardened by design (RHBD) and reliability improvement solution for silicon, III-V compounds (e.g. SiGe, SiC, GaN, InP, GaAs,), carbon nanotubes (CNT), and graphene. The method is based on analyzing chip-partitioned quiescent current signatures associated with failure modes common to these process technologies. Furthermore, the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Pump for mixed phase refrigerant

    SBC: MAINSTREAM ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: SB112001

    Current refrigerant pumping technology lacks the ability to circulate a liquid-vapor mixture with substantial flow resistance, which impedes development and implementation of two-phase cooling technology.Common pump designs will hydro-lock and mechanically fail instantly or suffer performance loss and eventually fail due to cavitation or worn components.Mainstream Engineering Corporation has desig ...

    SBIR Phase II 2012 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Radiation Effects Modeling for High Yield, Reliable Integrated Circuits

    SBC: AET, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA) has identified a need to improve the radiation hardness of advanced integrated circuit technologies. To be practical, this must be achieved in a cost effective way. This proposal by AET, Inc. directly addresses these concerns. Specifi-cally, this proposal provides a means to achieve significant advance in radiation hardness of large scale integrated cir ...

    SBIR Phase I 1997 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. 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
  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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