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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. Innovative Fabrication of High Temperature CO2 Selective Membrane for Hydrogen Generation via Membrane-Enhanced Water-Gas Shift Reaction

    SBC: Materials and Systems Research, Inc.            Topic: 10a

    Efficient production of hydrogen from abundant fossil fuel reserves along with effective CO2 sequestration processes can lead to reduction of greenhouse gas emissions and elimination of dependence on foreign oil. Currently, hydrogen production via water-gas shift (WGS) reaction of either a coal-derived syngas or natural gas steam reformate, coupled with pressure-swing adsorption is the most econom ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  2. Recovery Act- Electret Field Enhanced Organic Solar Cells

    SBC: VERSATILIS LLC            Topic: 08d

    A major limiting factor to organic cell efficiency is exciton diffusion and charge transport, which depend on charge carrier mobility in the E-fields created internally by the device materials and structure. Versatilis proposes a novel approach to ultimately improving >10% the efficiencies realized by typical organic solar cells, whether

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  3. Recovery Act- Electret Field Enhanced Organic Solar Cells

    SBC: VERSATILIS LLC            Topic: 08d

    A major limiting factor to organic photovoltaic (OPV) solar cell efficiency is exciton diffusion and charge transport, which depend in turn on carrier mobility and the E-fields created internally by the device materials and structure. Versatilis proposes a novel approach to enabling the better OPV cells from leading OPV makers to reach >10% efficiencies, whether

    SBIR Phase II 2010 Department of Energy
  4. High-Reliability Cements for Enhanced Geothermal Systems

    SBC: HiFunda LLC            Topic: 04b

    The nation is currently faced with the significant challenge of developing alternative sources of energy to meet our growing energy needs in a sustainable and environmentally responsible manner, while reducing carbon emissions. For a significant population of the western United States and the world that live near geothermal resources that may be exploited by enhanced geothermal systems (EGS), the ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  5. ANALYSIS OF BALLISTIC RANGE DATA USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    SBC: Arrow Tech Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    THE ANALYSIS OF AEROBALLISTIC RANGE DATA IS A TEDIOUS AND TECHNICALLY CHALLENGING TASK. THE SOPHISTICATED ANALYSIS PROCEDURES AND REQUIRED SOFTWARE (COMPUTER PROGRAMS) HAVE BEEN REFINED EXTENSIVELY DURING THE PAST FIFTEEN TO TWENTY YEARS WITH THE ADDITION OF THE SIX-DEGREE-OF-FREEDOM CODES EMPLOYING THE MAXIMUM LIKELIHOOD METHOD. THE REQUIRED PROFICIENCY TAKES BETWEEN THREE AND FIVE YEARS UNDER TH ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. ANTHROPOMORPHIC CUTANEOUS TACTILE SENSING ON DEXTEROUS MECHANICAL HANDS

    SBC: BONNEVILLE SCIENTIFIC, INC.            Topic: N/A

    ALTHOUGH SPECIALLY DESIGNED END-EFFECTORS HAVE PROVIDED PRESENT DAY ROBOTS AND TELEOPERATOR SYSTEMS WITH THE ABILITY TO DO MANY INTRICATE TASKS, TRUE MANIPULATOR DEXTERITY WILL ONLY COME THROUGH THE USE OF MULTI-FINGERED ANTHROPOMORPHIC MECHANICAL HANDS. STABLE GRASPING OF IRREGULAR OBJECTS, OBJECT RECOGNITION, PRECISION ASSEMBLY, AND PERFORMANCE OF MANY INTRICATE TASKS NOW CONFINED TO HUMANS WILL ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR HIGH-DATA-RATE NONDENIABLE COMMUNICATIONS

    SBC: Green Mountain Radio Research Company            Topic: N/A

    MAINTAINING COMMAND-AND-CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS CONNECTIVITY CONTINUOUSLY THROUGH PRE-, TRANS-, AND POST-ATTACK PERIODS IS ESSENTIAL. COMMUNICATION LINKS FOR THIS APPLICATION SHOULD BE NONDENIABLE (BY NUCLEAR DETONATION) AND NONINTERRUPTABLE, AND SHOULD ALSO ALLOW COMMUNICATIONS WHILE IN MOTION AND HIGH DATA RATES. HOWEVER, CONVENTIONAL COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES ARE ILL SUITED FOR USE IN THIS APPLIC ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. REMOTE SENSING OF GLOBAL CIRRUS CLOUDS USING SATELLITE DATA

    SBC: Liou & Associates            Topic: N/A

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    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. THE ENZYMATIC DEGRADATION OF POLYURETHANE PAINT BY SUBSTRATE ADDITION

    SBC: Technical research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    ENZYMES HAVE BEEN USED IN INDUSTRY, FOR ANALYTICAL PURPOSES AND IN MEDICINE SINCE THE TURN OF THE CENTURY. THE LOW CONCENTRATION OF ENZYMES WHICH ARE NORMALLY PRODUCED BY WILD STRAINS, HOWEVER, WAS A CONSIDERABLE HINDRANCE FOR NEW RESEARCH AND APPLICATION UNTIL RECENT ADVANCES IN FERMENTATION CONDITIONS, GENETICS AND IMMOBILIZATION PROCESSES. THESE BREAKTHROUGHS HAVE ALLOWED THE ENZYME TECHNOLOGY ...

    SBIR Phase II 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. THE BIODEGRADATION OF UNCURED FIBER-REINFORCED POLYMERS

    SBC: Technical research Associates, Inc.            Topic: N/A

    FIBER-REINFORCED POLYMERS COMPRISE A SIGNIFICANT FRACTION OF THE MATERIALS USED IN THE FABRICATION OF RECENT AND DEVELOPING AIR FORCE WEAPON SYSTEMS. EPOXY, POLYIMIDE, PHENOLIC AND POLYESTER RESIN BASES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH KEVLAR 49 ARAMID, CARBON AND GLASS SUPPORTS, PROVIDE HIGH-PERFORMANCE WITH LIGHTWEIGHT, HIGH STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS, DAMAGE (FATIGUE AND STRESS) RESISTANCE AND VIBRATION DAMPIN ...

    SBIR Phase I 1990 Department of DefenseAir Force

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