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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. Open System Manufacturing of Large Sensing/Weapons Platforms

    SBC: APPLIED RADAR, INC.            Topic: SB102005

    In order to maintain our nation’s technological superiority on air, sea and land, we must respond quicker to emerging threats and reduce the cost of major sensing platforms. Every DoD platform developed nowadays contains at least one sensor, whether it be RF, EO/IR, or acoustic. In fact, in a lot of recent developments, the platform is built around the sensor and exists only to support the senso ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  2. Object-Accelerated Computational Fabric

    SBC: EXOGI LLC            Topic: SB072008

    CPU technology has progressed to a point of diminishing marginal returns in its current direction. The great success of the highly pipelined sequential processor has now become a hindrance to the efficient scalability for the evolutionary escape route of cookie-cutter chip multi-processor (CMP) designs. RISC instruction sets exist because they are easy to decode and pipeline, but they have relativ ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  3. Machine Tool Genome Project

    SBC: MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: SB102005

    This project describes research that will lead to the commercialization of the Tool Dashboard, a new technique for pre-process milling parameter selection. In this approach, dynamic models of the cutting tool and holder will be analytically coupled to spindle-machine measurements to predict the tool point dynamics. Given this information, stability lobe diagrams, which display stable and unstable ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  4. Dynamic Error Measurement for Large Machine Tools

    SBC: MANUFACTURING LABORATORIES, INC.            Topic: SB102005

    Existing machine tool metrology methods measure the quasistatic errors of a machine tool and, thus, evaluate its static positioning accuracy. Yet machine tools are dynamic, they do not stop and pause in an effort to reach a programmed position. Additionally, current techniques do not identify all of the errors, many of which significantly impact the volumetric accuracy of the machine. Almost immed ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Inexpensive, Portable Sensors for Chemical-Biological Agent Detection

    SBC: Latel Corporation            Topic: SB093013

    In modern battlespace, deployment of chemical and biological agents by our adversaries is a threat that needs to be addressed. These agents are cheap to manufacture and easily available. Their effects can be devastating to our troops. Detecting chemical and biological agents often require bulky equipment in a laboratory. Identifying the agents could take many minutes in such facilities. A more eff ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Nanometer-Precision Positioning System with 2mm x 2mm Range of Motion

    SBC: PIEZOMAX TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: BMDO99013

    nPoint proposes to design and construct a closed-loop 2mm range-of-motion, 2-axis nano-positioning system with unprecedented precision and resolution. There is considerable need for such a tool in near-future nanomanufacturing, characterization, and lithography. One example is scanned-probe tip-based nanomanufacturing. As such manufacturing comes to commercial fruition, accurate long-range positi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  7. Functionally Graded Metallic Lattice Components (FGMLC) for Advanced Propulsion Component

    SBC: Orbital Technologies Corporation            Topic: SB082007

    ORBITEC proposes to develop functionally graded metallic lattice components for use in advanced rocket propulsion systems. The FGMLC material will utilize an internal intertwined lattice structure to join different constituents of the composite material. This lattice structure will allow a designed gradation from one material to another while maintaining each materials properties. The FGMLC will u ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  8. Chemical and Explosive Vapor Detection in Shipping Containers with Remotely Accessed Microcantilever Array Sensors

    SBC: Nevada Nanotech Systems Inc.            Topic: SB041005

    The remarkable sensitivity, compactness, low cost, low power-consumption, scalability, and versatility of microcantilever sensors make this technology possibly the best solution for container screening. In Phase I, Nevada Nanotech Systems (NNTS) successfully demonstrated all components of a prototype sensor system for measuring the concentrations of unlawful or hazardous materials in shipping con ...

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  9. Reactive Nanoparticles as Destructive Adsorbents for Biolog

    SBC: NanoScale Materials, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of this Phase I is to demonstrate the use of Reactive Nanoparticles (RNP) for the decontamination/sterilization of biological agents and their mimics. Recent studies have shown that RNPs are very effective for chemical agent decontamination at ambient or higher temperature. Examples include paraoxon, VX, half mustard and HD. RNPs themselves are generally made of non-toxic magnesiu ...

    STTR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  10. Advanced Piezoelectric-Positioner Controller for High-Speed Scanning Probe Microscopy

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

    This SBIR Phase I project will investigate the feasibility of an improved control strategy for piezoelectric positioners used in scanned-probe microscopes (SPMs) to increase their speed and reliability for nanocharacterization. Rapid nanocharacterization requires fast motion of the scanned piezo probe with sub-Angstrom vertical resolution and with frequent rapid changes in its axial position. Se ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency

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