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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. A Decomposition Based Approach to Optimal Layout of Complex Systems such as UAV’s and Satellites

    SBC: Desantage Corporation            Topic: AF04T019

    The design of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) is a complex process of creating a reliable system of reasonable cost that can survive in hostile environments. Although UAV’s have unique aspects to them, similar goals can be found in almost any complex, competitive product. One aspect of the design of these systems that tends to be both difficult and poorly supported with available computer ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. High Temp High Energy Product Permanent Magnet Material

    SBC: Electron Energy Corporation            Topic: AF05T024

    The main objective of this program is to develop a new class of high performance hard magnetic materials that will maintain an energy product of 30 MGOe or greater at temperatures up to 450 °C. These novel magnetic materials are greatly needed for the "more electric" airplanes and space vehicle applications where a high operating temperature is a strict requirement. The approaches to be used for ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Large Area Millimeter Wave Dosimetry

    SBC: QorTek, Inc.            Topic: OSD04H05

    Active Denial Systems are non-lethal, counter-personnel directed energy weapons that project focused energy beams in the millimeter-wave spectrum to induce an avoidance response and repel individuals without injury. Calibration of such weapons requires accurately measuring millimeter-wave flux density over large areas at distances corresponding to the range of ADS weapons. To ensure that the beam ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Improved Manufacturing Technologies for Aircraft Engines

    SBC: EXTRUDE HONE CORP.            Topic: AF05141

    Critical components for aircraft engines are forcing increasing demands for higher accuracy, advanced materials and smaller features to enable advanced designs. The proposed effort will examine the ability of short pulse laser machining to machine aerospace materials at an acceptable throughput rate with minimal subsurface damage. Materials to be investigated will include commonly used aerospace ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Practical Ionospheric Enhancement Technology

    SBC: General Sciences, Incorporated            Topic: AF05028

    The main objective of the proposed program is to develop highly exothermic compositions capable of generating temperatures up to 4,000K in order to achieve significant vaporization of certain metals, with boiling points in excess of 3,000K, which are capable of generating ionization in the presence of atomic oxygen. Laboratory studies are proposed to show proof-of-concept and derive vaporiza ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Advanced Thermal Protection System (TPS) for Future Multiple Entry Vehicles

    SBC: k Technology Corporation            Topic: AF04034

    The development of durable thermal protectin systems is one of the critical technologies to enhance performance and reduce operational costs of the next generation reentry space vehicles. k Technology Corporation (kTC) proposes development of an integrated thermal and structural thermal protection system (TPS) with low maintenance. The concept is to develop a leading edge TPS that is a load-carr ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Lithium Batteries for Strategic Missile Flight Testing

    SBC: LITHIUM TECHNOLOGY CORP.            Topic: AF05191

    Lithium Technology Corporation has developed lithium ion batteries to replace silver-zinc in launch vehicle applications. These batteries utilize LTC's high-rate battery technology that also targets HEV applications for other military and commercial use. These batteries benefit from innovative cell design as well as innovative manufacturing processes for high-rate lithium ion batteries, compri ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Manufacturing

    SBC: LITHIUM TECHNOLOGY CORP.            Topic: AF05285

    Lithium Technology Corporation has developed innovative manufacturing processes for high-rate lithium ion batteries comprising novel methods of current collector tab formation and cell sealing operations. These processes have enabled LTC to sample lithium HEV battery modules to USABC and EUCar and cells to aerospace companies and NASA, which responded favorably to the performance and generally ap ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Calculation and Testing of Alternating Current (AC) Losses in Coated Conductors and the Development of Practical Conductors and Coils for Operational

    SBC: Long Electromagnetics, Inc.            Topic: AF03T023

    The use of coated HT superconductors in the ac windings of electrical machines offers the possibility of much lighter electrical devices. To use these conductors at proposed high frequencies, present “as-manufactured” conductor geometries must be modified to reduce their ac loss by using fine filaments and other topologies). Equally important are more global winding losses requiring suitable ...

    STTR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Fuel Processor Hardware Components For Deployable Fuel Cell Power Generation

    SBC: MACH I Inc.            Topic: AF05119

    The objectives for this SBIR Phase I study are to establish feasibility for deployable logistic-fuel processor to produce a clean hydrogen gas (sulfur free) from JP-8 fuel. The processor is a portable laboratory or beta-site (off-site) non-thermal plasma (NTP) cell. The portable NTP cell is believed capable of hydrogen gas extraction from logistic-fuels such as gasoline, diesel, JP-8 and petrol ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force

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