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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. Materials Development for Affordable Maritime Compatible Radio Frequency Materials

    SBC: SPECTRUM MAGNETICS LLC            Topic: N162117

    This Phase I SBIR proposal aims to develop flexible and maritime compatible radio frequency (RF) materials for microwave absorbing material applications and antenna applications at GHz frequencies. Based on the deep understanding of material physics for high frequency properties, and extensive experience in fabricating and supplying RF materials, Spectrum Magnetics proposes several material platfo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. 1 Micron Fiber Optic Receiver for Mil-Aero Environment

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: N171031

    In this SBIR effort we will develop a high-power, high-speed photodiode (PD) receiver optimized for operation at 1 micron wavelength based on collaboration with Dr. J.C. Campbells research group at the UVA. Demand of such photonic receiver arose from the urgent need of high performance microwave photonic links that replace the conventional metal cables for better SWaP, immunity to EMI and broader ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Improved Skirt System for Air Cushion Vehicles

    SBC: Kubota Research Associates            Topic: N171042

    Both the Deep Skirt and Advanced Skirt System material used on Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) experience significant wear during normal operations, which require expensive, time-consuming maintenance repairs. The US Navy is looking for innovative new material and manufacturing method for skirt systems to improve it durability and reduces Total Ownership Cost (TOC). Rubber skirts experience two m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Resin Infusible Carbon Fiber Unidirectional Broadgoods for Fatigue Dominated Applications

    SBC: Composites Automation LLC            Topic: N151072

    The development of a low-cost permeable unidirectional carbon fabric material withoutfiber undulation is needed in order to provide full property translation that is comparableto unidirectional prepreg. In this Phase I effort, Composites Automation LLC proposes tofabricate unidirectional carbon broadgood using thermoplastic binder with high enoughpermeability of the fabric to allow infusion proces ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Functional Additive Manufacturing for Printable & Networkable Sensors to Detect Energetics and Other Threat Materials

    SBC: DeLUX Engineering, LLC            Topic: A17AT004

    Chemiresistors are an important class of electronic sensors that detect the presence of analytes/chemicals via a change in the resistance of a sensor element. A typical interdigitated electrode array is deposited onto an insulating substrate with metallic electrodes that have feature sizes in the 5-500 m range. The metal electrodes are typically sputter coated onto the substrate, using lithogra ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  6. Instant k-Space Tomography for Spatial-Spectral Monitoring

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: AF17AT013

    The Army is frequently forced to operate in hostile climates. Heavy fog, rain, snow, and dust storms can inhibit the performance of tracking technologies such as mid-wave infrared cameras. In such conditions, Army early warning systems are blinded and put personnel and assets at risk. There is a specific need for a degraded visual environment (DVE) penetrative target tracking solution. Radio fre ...

    STTR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Compact Passive Millimeter Wave Sensor for GPS-denied Navigation

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: AF15AT26

    Under the proposed effort, PSI will leverage a novel pmmW imaging technology developed under a prior Navy program to realize the low size, weight, and power sensors required for UAV implementation.This technology is based on an optical upconverted distributed aperture technology that can make large effective apertures in low SWaP form factors thereby maximizing achievable resolution.This sensor te ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Locality Scanner for Helicopter Pilotage and Hazard Avoidance

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: A15070

    Degraded visual environment (DVI) presents a challenge for helicopter pilotage, particularly in close proximity to potential hazards such as vegetation, poles, wires, buildings, vehicles, personnel, equipment, nearby terrain, other aircraft, or ship superstructures. To safely negotiate these hazards, the aircrew must maintain a continuous awareness of the environment that can include both static a ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  9. Dense Arrays for High-Fidelity, Optically-Sampled Passive Millimeter-wave Imaging

    SBC: Phase Sensitive Innovations, Inc.            Topic: A13040

    Under the proposed effort, PSI will continue to develop a novel pmmW imaging technology developed under a prior Navy program to realize dense form factor arrays.This technology is based on an optical upconverted distributed aperture technology that can make large effective apertures in low SWaP form factors thereby maximizing achievable resolution.This sensor technology has already reached TRL 6 w ...

    SBIR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseArmy
  10. A Novel, Low Cost and Handheld Metal Sorting Sensor for Chemical Cleaning and Stripping Process

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: AF161009

    ABSTRACT: After a certain amount of service time, many aircraft components need to be cleaned and the coatings on those parts need to be stripped. Prior to the chemical cleaning and stripping processes, those parts are routinely examined by inspectors to locate the part numbers and find their matches on a list. Such a visual inspection process is not only time consuming, but also prone to human er ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force

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