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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. High Speed Room Temperature IR Camera Based on Plasmon Physics

    SBC: Tanner Research, Inc.            Topic: ST051005

    It is desirable to make focal plane arrays (or imaging arrays) with reduced pitch; doing so enables smaller, cheaper and lighter camera systems that provide the same image resolution. Currently, the lower limit on pitch is set by electron/hole diffusion and light diffraction that results in crosstalk between neighboring pixels. Since electron hole pairs generated outside the depletion layer can ...

    STTR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Engineered Magnetic Nanoparticles for Advanced Biosensor Signal Processing and Detection of Waterborne Pathogens

    SBC: Engi-Mat Co.            Topic: 05NCERP1

    The contamination of water resources (drinking, recreational, and agricultural) in developed and/or developing countries, including the United States, necessitates a fast, reliable water safety detection method.  The potential use of biological weapons by terrorists to contaminate water supplies is a more recent development that poses additional challenges because such agents are ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Development of a Fine and Coarse Particulate Continuous Emissions Monitoring System

    SBC: Baldwin Environmental, Inc.            Topic: 05NCERP1

    In Phase I of this research project, Baldwin Environmental, Inc. (BEI) successfully demonstrated the feasibility of designing and producing a Fine and Coarse Particulate Monitoring Continuous Emissions Monitoring System (FCPMCEMS).  This system simultaneously measures and reports mass concentrations of fine and coarse particulate material using atmospheric dispersion simulation (A ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  4. A Hybrid Pathogen Detection System

    SBC: VEGRANDIS, LLC            Topic: 05NCERP1

    Cryptosporidium is a resilient waterborne protozoan pathogen that causes gastrointestinal disease and is one of five major causes for 5 million deaths each year worldwide. Recently, a Cryptosporidium outbreak sickened more than 1,700 people, mostly children and teenagers, in New York. Cryptosporidium oocysts are of particular interest in the water industry because the infectious dose is low (1 to ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  5. Identification and Sorting of Printed Wiring Boards (PWB) within an E-Waste Recycling Stream

    SBC: National Recovery Technologies LLC            Topic: 05NCERP1

    Electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the most rapidly growing waste problems worldwide.  Improper handling of e-waste results in vast amounts of toxic waste being sent to landfills, consequently leaching into the water supply.  Due to these concerns, e-waste recycling is a rapidly growing industry.  Unfortunately, most current e-waste recycling processes rely on either m ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  6. Solvent Free Production of Alkaline Earth Metal Titanates for Electronics Applications

    SBC: NanoScale Materials, Inc.            Topic: 05NCERP1

    The objectives of this Phase II research project are to:  (1) develop and optimize a continuous, easily scalable, and economical green manufacturing process for production of barium titanate (BaTiO3); (2) characterize and control physical and chemical properties of the titanate material for improved electronic properties; and (3) develop a commercially viable product including est ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  7. Singlet Delta Oxygen Airflow Sterilization for Building Protection

    SBC: DIRECTED ENERGY SOLUTIONS            Topic: 05NCERP1

    Directed Energy Solutions (DES) proposes to design, fabricate, and test a basic prototype decontamination device for protecting buildings from chemical and biological weapons attack and the general enhancement of indoor air quality.  The decontamination device generates metastable singlet delta oxygen (SDO), O2 (a1Δ), a strong oxidant of biological and chemical pathogens, fr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  8. Multiplexed Chemical Sensor for Water Security

    SBC: REAL-TIME ANALYZERS, INCORPORATED            Topic: 05NCERP1

    The goal of this Phase II research project is to provide municipal authorities and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a chemical sensor that can be multiplexed into water distribution systems to provide early warning of poisoned water supplies. This will be accomplished by developing surface-enhanced Raman (SER) sensors that can be integrated into water supply systems and coupled t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  9. Magnetite Nanoparticles for Enhanced Environmental Remediation

    SBC: Luna Innovations Incorporated            Topic: 05NCERP1

    The purpose of this research project is to develop low-cost commercial-scale magnetite (Fe3O4) nanoparticles for the enhanced remediation of contaminated groundwater.  The use of nanoparticles for environmental remediation has attracted much attention since the late 1990s, yet practical application of this nanoscale technology has met several key challenges including particle-part ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency
  10. Isocyanate-Free Solvent-Free Hybrid Resin System

    SBC: DR. BEN CURATOLO, INC.            Topic: 05NCERP1

    The objective of this Phase II research project is to develop and optimize the prototype environmentally friendly, isocyanate-free, solvent-free, ultraviolet (UV) curable hybrid resin system demonstrated in Phase I. In Phase II, Light Curable Coatings will develop a system with properties suitable for commercial industrial applications, such as automobile refinishing, floor coatings, and aircraft ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Environmental Protection Agency

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