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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. Investigation of Combustion Instability in Augmentors Using High-Speed PIV and PLIF

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: AF071173

    The objective of this Phase-II effort is to build and deliver a high-speed laser system for performing particle-image velocimetry (PIV) and planar laser-induced fluorescence (PLIF) of OH at rates of 5 to 10 kHz in augmentor test facilities. This state-of-the-art laser system will allow velocity and 2-D flame radical measurements for understanding the complex spatio-temporal development of instab ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Schlieren Based Seedless PIV for High Frequency Cavity Flow Control Applications in Large Scale Wind Tunnel Facilities

    SBC: Spectral Energies, LLC            Topic: AF071264

    Flow control using high-frequency actuation to reduce acoustic and vibrational loading from weapons bays and sensor apertures requires a diagnostic approach that can capture instantaneous flowfield data at rates of several kHz. Moreover, large wind tunnel facilities suffer the difficulty of particle seeding for techniques such as Particle Imaging Velocimetry (PIV). The opportunity addressed by t ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Rapid Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Methodology for Rotorcraft Maneuver Analysis

    SBC: Sukra Helitek Inc.            Topic: A06009

    The lack of proper estimation of air loads encountered during transient maneuvers introduces excessive design conservatism. A reduced fidelity CFD methodology based on momentum source (Rot3DC) and a comprehensive analysis code (RCAS) were coupled in Phase I to validate the ``proof-of-concept'' that such system is capable of rapidly analyzing steady and transient maneuvers. The tightly coupled sys ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. High Frequency Broadband Hybrid Transducer/Amplifier

    SBC: Etrema Products, Inc.            Topic: N07075

    The Phase I effort successfully developed an integrated magnetostrictive transducer/amplifier module concept to meet these performance goals: broad bandwidth (7-30 kHz), compact size (approximately ½ wavelength at the center frequency), at least 30 Watts output power, and high efficiency. Conceptual designs of the transducer, amplifier, and the integrated transducer module developed during Phas ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Improved influenza A virus vaccines using alpha-Gal epitope modification

    SBC: NEWLINK GENETICS CORPORATION            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Humans develop natural antibodies against a sugar molecule called Gal, which is present on proteins and lipids in most other species. These antibodies represent one of the strongest natural barriers to infection with ba cteria, parasites and viruses. NewLink Genetics has licensed this technology as the HyperAcute(c) vaccine and it is in Phase I and II clinical ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services
  6. SBIR Phase II: Structurally Integrated Organic Light Emitting Device-Based Sensors for Dissolved Oxygen in Water

    SBC: Integrated Sensor Technologies, Inc.            Topic: EL

    This SBIR Phase II project aims to develop and commercialize a novel, next-generation photoluminescence (PL)-based, palm-size and miniaturizable dissolved oxygen (DO) sensor. DO sensors are primary monitors of water quality in industrial wastewater treatment. The new sensor is based on a pioneering platform for PL-based biochemical sensors where the excitation source is a pulsed organic light emit ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 National Science Foundation
  7. Variable Compliance Split Ring Transducer

    SBC: Etrema Products, Inc.            Topic: N07T035

    Etrema Products, Inc. and Applied Research Laboratory at The Pennsylvania State University demonstrated during Phase I that by utilizing the “delta-E” effect in magnetostrictive materials, the resonant frequency of a split ring transducer can be shifted by over 200 Hz for a low frequency transducer. A variable reluctance driver helps achieve source levels in excess of 210 dB with a potential ...

    STTR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Noninvasive Nocturnal Hypoglycemic Alarm

    SBC: ASL Analytical, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A collaborative effort between ASL Analytical, Inc. and a research team at the University of Iowa is proposed to development a noninvasive nocturnal hypoglycemic alarm. The goal for the alarm system is to provide continuous noninvasive measurements during the sleep period of an individual with diabetes, sounding an audible alarm to wake the person if an impe ...

    STTR Phase I 2007 Department of Health and Human Services
  9. Enhancing Pork Quality and Value Using Live Animal Ultrasound Technology for Better Breeding and Marketing Decisions

    SBC: BIOTRONICS, INC            Topic: N/A

    Consumers and an ever growing segment of the pork industry know that more optimal levels of marbling must be put back into the high-value pork cuts. Biotronics, Inc. is developing technology to solve this problem by using real-time ultrasound to measure the percent of intramuscular (% IMF) fat in live pigs and hot carcasses. The premise of the project is that swine breeders can be rewarded financi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2007 Department of Agriculture
  10. Gene Silencing with U1 Adaptor Oligonucleotides

    SBC: INTEGRATED DNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.            Topic: N/A

    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our understanding of complex biological phenomena and disease progression has led to the realization that changes in the expression of genes underlie many of these processes. Developing reagents that can selectively al ter the expression level of any desired gene has been a goal of both scientists and clinicians for years. Historically, the most common approac ...

    SBIR Phase I 2008 Department of Health and Human Services

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