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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. Location and Yield of Nuclear Events Using Radionuclide Monitoring Data and Inverse Plume Modeling

    SBC: Aerodyne Research, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    A worldwide network of radionuclide monitoring stations has been established to monitor radioactive fall-out from nuclear tests. These stations sample the air for radioactive particulates and Xenon on a daily basis. This project is to develop a softwaresystem to determine the location, timing, and yield of nuclear events and their corresponding estimation probabilities using the sampled data from ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. NEXT GENERATION ULTRA WIDEBAND (UWB) INTRUSTION DETECTION RADAR FOR THE PROTECTION OF NUCLEAR FACILITIES

    SBC: Anro Engineering, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    N/A

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. HOLOGRAPHIC PATTERN RECOGNITION FOR ARMS CONTROL

    SBC: EMPIRICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    THE CONTRACTOR HAS PATENTED TECHNOLOGY FOR A UNIQUE PROCESS THAT DIRECTLY CONVERTS AN ACOUSTIC SIGNAL INTO A VISIBLE ONE IN REAL-TIME WITHOUT ELECTRONIC CIRCUITRY. THIS RELIES ON THE ACOUSTO-OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF A CONTINUOUS LAYER OF LIQUID CRYSTAL THIN FILM LAYER WHICH SERVES AS BOTH THE SENSOR AND THE DISPLAY. THE IMAGE CAN BE VIEWED DIRECTLY BY MEANS OF CCD CAMERA. HOLOGRAPHY PROVIDES FOR BOTH ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Miniature, Handheld Chemical Warfare Material Detection System for Treaty Verification Using Gas Chromatography/Ion Mobility Spectrometry

    SBC: FEMTOSCAN CORP.            Topic: N/A

    ACCURATE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS AT POTENTIAL SITES OF CHEMICAL WARFARE (CW) AGENT MANUFACTURE, STORAGE OR USE IS OF GREAT VALUE FOR DETERMINATION OF CW TREATY VIOLATIONS AND FOR VERIFICATION OF DESTRUCTION OR REMOVAL OF CW AGENT SYSTEMS. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN HAND- HELD GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY/ION MOBILITY SPECTROMETRY (GC/IMS) FOR DIRECT AIR MONITORING HAVE ILLUSTRATED THE POTENTIAL OF THIS TECHNIQUE FOR ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Development of a Two Reference Beam Holographic Technique to Measure the Density Distribution in a Plasma Opening Switch

    SBC: HY-Tech Research Corp.            Topic: N/A

    A GOOD MODEL FOR PREDICTING THE CONDUCTION AND OPENING CHARACTERISTICS OF PLASMA OPENING SWITCHES IS REQUIRED IF SWITCH- ES CURRENTLY IN USE ARE TO BE SCALED UP TO THE CURRENT AND VOLTAGE RATINGS REQUIRED BY THE FAMILY OF THREAT SIMULATOR. EMPIRICAL VERIFICATION OF THE NUMEROUS MODELS WHICH HAVE EVOLVED AROUND DIFFERENT CONDUCTION PROCESSES HAVE MET WITH LIMITED SUCCESS BECAUSE SWITCH CHARACTERIST ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Heterdyne Interferometer for Triggering Gas Puff PRSs

    SBC: HY-Tech Research Corp.            Topic: N/A

    Large X-ray generators using gas fill loads are a key element in the DTRA simulator program. Consistent relative timing between the injection of the gas shell and the generator current pulse is crucial to producing consistent, high-yield x-ray pulses.To that end HY-Tech proposes replacing existing high voltage trigger pin technology, with a sensitive, all fiber-optic heterodyne interferometer ba ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Ultra-Low Pinhole Simox

    SBC: IBIS TECHNOLOGY CORP.            Topic: N/A

    A PROGRAM IS PROPOSED TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF CHANNELING OF OXYGEN ON BURIED OXIDE XNTEGRITY IN SIMOX MATERIAL. BURIED OXIDE PINHOLEDENSITY AND CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC ORIENTATION RELATED PATTERNS IN BURIED OXIDE PINHOLE MAPS WILL BE EXPLAINED DEPENDING UPON THE IMPLANT ANGLE. THE METHOD BASED ON THE ELECTROYTIC PLATING OF COPPER WILL BE USED TO OBTAIN THE MAPS OF PINHOLES. THIS WORK WILL IMPROVE KNOWL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1993 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Large Area Neutron Counter Array

    SBC: NOVA SCIENTIFIC INCORPORATED            Topic: N/A

    NOVA Scientific will demonstrate a large-area/low-cost neutron detection system having high detector quantum efficiency and high signal-to noise ratio. The approach utilizes an embedded neutron absorber in a solid state detector, utilizing known processingtechnology. The system detects fissionable materials by converting the neutron signal into a large electron pulse. The unit is light for field d ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Man-Portable, High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: N/A

    The detection and identification of threats due to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) or associated special materials is of increasing importance to national security. The goal of the proposed program is to develop a man-portable,battery-operated gamma-ray spectrometer for the high-resolution characterization of the hidden contents of sealed containers, including nuclear, radi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Enhanced Beta-Batteries: A Long Life Power Source for Sensors Monitoring WMD Materials

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA102004

    OBJECTIVE: To provide innovative technologies and system components which increase the lifetime and utility of various systems within DTRA"s Tag, Track, and Locate (TTL) portfolio to combat weapons of mass destruction (WMD). The specific innovations sought under this topic are improved technologies that advance the state of the art for energy scavenging or capture from the ambient environment an ...

    SBIR Phase I 2011 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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