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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for the given year is not complete until April of the following year. Annual Reports data is a snapshot of agency reported information for that year and hence might look different from the live data in the Awards Information charts.

  1. Field Portable B1BS Instrument to Detect Multi-Multi-Metals in Soil and Lead in Paint

    SBC: ADA Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    This proposal describes the development of an instrument based on laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) for the detection of lead in paint and soil that will have both military and commercial applications. The Phase I instrument will be similar to multi-species, portable LIBS instruments built by Dr. David Cremers at Los Alamos National Laboratory that utilize a spectrograph/charge coupled ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  2. Non-Destructive Real-Time In-Situ Analysis of Vacuum Grown and Processed Infrared Material and Senso

    SBC: ADAM INSTRUMENT CO., INC.            Topic: N/A

    The objective of the proposed project is to develop innovative new analytical instrumentation and methodology capable of performing fully automated, non-destructive analysis of semiconductor sensor elements and arrays locate on three inch diameter wafers. The instrumentation would be capable of analyzing II-VI compounds and alloys, particularly HgCdTe. The methodology would employ state-of-the-a ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Modifications to ANR Communication Headsets for Improved Attenuation and Speech Intelligibility

    SBC: Adaptive Technologies, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ANR technologies have been successfully incorporated in communication headsets to improve speech intelligibility and hearing conservation in high noise environments. This Phase I research effort will introduce advancements in optimal controller/headset architectures that will lead to: greater SPL attenuations at the ear, significantly extended ANR bandwidth, and improvements in speech intelligibi ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Automated Fiber Placement (AFP) Process for Polymer Composite Sabots

    SBC: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynamics            Topic: N/A

    Automated Cynamics Corporations (ADC) proposes to exploit its knowledge of automated in-situ consolidation of thermoplastic carbon fiber unidirectional tape to reduce the high scrap rate currently experienced in the in the fabrication of thermoset (epoxy) carbon fiber sabots. The current production process requires several steps which result in material loss (scrap) of approximately 60-70%. App ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  5. A Performance and Thermal Simulation Code for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Design

    SBC: Advanced Projects Research, Incorporated            Topic: N/A

    The complex HEV power systems necessitates flexible and dynamic simulation software providing tools for evaluating, characterizing and optimizing these systems. Existing software have neglected to characterize significant component data such as heat loads, cabin cooling requirements, battery thermal management, and heat rejection. Vehicle performance (accounting for environmental conditions and s ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Numerically Efficient Rotorcraft Trim and Transient Response


    We propose to develo a numerically efficient rotorcraft trim and transient response algorithm. The algorithm is intended for application in a periodic dynamic system with a large number of degrees of freedom as is commonly the case in current comprehensive rotorcraft analysis codes (such as 2GCHAS). The innovation of this proposal can be summarized as follows: 1) Utilizing Model Order Reduction ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. Activated Carbon Fiber Composite for On-board Water Recovery Unit


    The proposed work in phase I will address the problem of establishing the feasibility of a new approach for developing a system to be used with military land vehicles for the on-board recovery and purification of water. The system will ultimately generate 15 gallons of potable water per day. The aims are to produce a lightweight, compact, robust, reliable, and energy efficient unit that requires ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Novel Concepts for Lightweight Helicopter Ballistic Protection Systems

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

    Current and future Army helicopter missions require close support of combat operations, resulting in exposure to enemy ground fire. Current armor systems significantly reduce the load carrying capacity of the helicopter thereby reducing its mission effectiveness. New innovative technologies to significantly reduce the areal density of armor is needed to make significant enhancements to survivabili ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Polarization Coupling Analyzer for Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyroscope (IFOG) Coils

    SBC: Aegis Technologies Group, Inc., The            Topic: N/A

    The ability to characterize optical fiber coils with long lengths of fiber (at least one kilometer) is crucial for the characterization and testing of interferometric fiber optic gyroscope systems. An important characteristic of the fiber sensing coil which directly impacts system performance parameters such as bias stability is the amplitude and spatial location of spurious polarization cross-co ...

    SBIR Phase I 1998 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. FPA Simulator Model for Optimization of Performance and Cost

    SBC: AET, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The US Army has identified the need for extending existing hetrojunction device physics models to a 3-D FPA process and device model. Specifically, this involves developing models for the operation and performance of double hetrojunction MCT photo-diodes devices. AET, Inc. proposes to use physics based semiconductor device equations solved using a finite element analysis similar to commercial dev ...

    SBIR Phase II 1998 Department of DefenseArmy

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