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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. Extending DTRA's Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion Modeling Capabilities to the Upper Atmosphere

    SBC: ATMOSPHERIC & ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: DTRA06005

    Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. proposes to develop a prototype threat-reduction system for the dispersion of a weapons-of-mass destruction warhead in the upper atmosphere. Our system will extend current DTRA atmospheric transport and dispersion capabilities into the 20-120 km altitude region. This will be accomplished using a combination of a zonally-averaged transport model of the s ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. High Resolution, Room Temperature Semiconductor Detectors

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA05006

    Proliferation of the weapons of mass destruction such as nuclear weapons is a serious threat in the world today. Prevention of the spread of nuclear weapons has reached a state of heightened urgency in recent years, especially since the events on September 11, 2001 and its aftermath. Gamma ray spectrometers are an important tool in checking the proliferation of the nuclear weapons. Important re ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. Low-cost Individual Digital Dosimeters using Solid State Photomultipliers

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: DTRA05007

    U.S. forces working in low-level radiation environments have unsatisfactory choices for monitoring radiation exposure. A solid-state photomultiplier (SSPM) uses an array of silicon based avalanche photodiodes (APD) to collect light and produce a signal proportional to the amount of light collected. The ability to produce arrays of APD’s in a CMOS (Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) envir ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Robot-mounted Mulit-mode Imaging System for IED Detection

    SBC: American Science and Engineering, Inc.            Topic: DTRA06008

    The proposed muti-mode imaging system will allow a combination of X-ray Backscatter imaging (proven successful in finding IEDs in AS&E's Z Backscatter Van) and other sensor modalities, such as vapor/trace detection and video, to be mounted on a robotic platform(the iRobot R-Gator) such that the system can be quickly moved into location to examine a potential threat, including WMD dispersal devices ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. HIGH EFFICIENCY COMPACT MODELING OF RADIATION EFFECTS

    SBC: Lynguent, Inc.            Topic: DTRA05001

    The objective of this research is to develop beta versions of tools for automatically migrating radiation effects predicted in TCAD level tools to compact modeling tools. This transition will enable compact models that possess radiation effects to be quickly generated, which can then be used in circuit design activity. This approach is a substantial improvement over the current ad hoc approaches. ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. High Energy Density Capacitors for X-ray Simulators

    SBC: Phoenix Science & Technology            Topic: DTRA06013

    This proposal utilizes our experience with the design and use of high energy density pulsed capacitors to demonstrate the feasibility of high energy density metallized film capacitors that meets the requirements for an x-ray simulator capacitors. This work extends our success with designing high energy density capacitors for other high current pulsed discharge applications by trading off energy de ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Enhanced Visual Obscurant and Rapid Dispersal System

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: SOCOM06007

    Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) proposes to develop non-toxic obscurants based on the use of particle size engineering to optimize their extinction cross sections in the infrared region and the possible incorporation of wavelength selective absorbers into non-toxic FDA-approved host materials. The obscurant materials will be able to block all wavelengths from the visible to the thermal infrared (0.4 ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  8. Enhanced Stability and Penetration Depth in Deep Earth Penetrators

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: DTRA06009

    Physical Sciences Inc (PSI) proposes to enhance the performance of deep earth penetrators using fluid additives (gas, liquid) to mitigate the deleterious effects of interactions with natural and manmade heterogeneous target materials. In order to minimize these shear effects from the heterogeneous target impacts, we propose to envelope the projectile with innovative surface layers that create eit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. Title: Chemical/Biological Agent Standoff Detection

    SBC: Spectral Sciences, Inc.            Topic: DTRA05004

    Spectral Sciences, Inc. proposes an innovative standoff detection system for remote detection and mapping of chemicals agents and other hazardous materials. The Adaptive Multiplex Spectrometer (AMS) is a general-purpose passive infrared sensor whose characteristics can be set on-the-fly in software. As a spectrograph, it would provide performance similar to the SORAD. It also can perform 1-D spec ...

    SBIR Phase II 2006 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. Renewable Electric Energy Source for Special Operations Force (SOF) Maritime Combatant Craft

    SBC: TIAX LLC            Topic: SOCOM05001

    The US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is seeking a quiet, reusable high-energy source for use on maritime Combatant Craft. The needs expressed by solicitation SOCOM05-001 are a very good match to the performance and operating features of a TIAX-developed Free Piston Stirling Engine (FPSE) power plant with integral linear alternators, power converter and digital control system--the TIAX "Micro ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
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