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  1. System for Nighttime and Low-Light Face Recognition

    SBC: MUKH Technologies LLC            Topic: SOCOM18A001

    Recognizing faces in low-light and nighttime conditions is a challenging problem due to the noisy and poor quality nature of the images.Thermal imaging is often used to obtain facial biometric in such conditions. Thermal face images, while having a strong signature at nighttime, are not typically maintained in biometric-enabled watch lists and so must be compared with visible-light face images to ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseSpecial Operations Command
  2. Nadir-Looking Synthetic Aperture Radar (NadirSAR)

    SBC: TECHNOLOGY SERVICE CORP            Topic: A16AT011

    NadirSAR imaging offers a means to detect targets in challenging environments. TSC and SDL propose to leverage the work we have already performed for RRTO to develop and demonstrate a NadirSAR imaging technique at X-band. TSCs baseline technique exploits range resolution for height and performs SAR Tomographic processing around a circular flight path to obtain resolution in the ground plane. Measu ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Robust moving target handoff in GPS-denied environments

    SBC: UTOPIACOMPRESSION,CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT34

    ABSTRACT: Over the past decade, there has been a sustained interest in Global Positioning System (GPS) denied navigation technologies for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). This has been primarily due to the well accepted susceptibility of GPS signals to intentional jamming or unintentional interference and blockage. One of the challenging problems in GPS-denied navigation is handing off moving targ ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Multi-Physics Models for Parachute Deployment and Braking for Coupling with DoD CREATE-AV Kestrel

    SBC: Kord Technologies, Inc.            Topic: AF18AT004

    Design analysis of parachute recovery systems has relied on a combination of core design principles, historical empirical data, and extensive testing for decades. Parachute motion involves complex phenomena involving porous bluff-body aerodynamics and highly deformable cloth. The proposed project is a plugin for the DoD CREATE-AV Kestrel simulation suite that will enable high-fidelity simulations ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Integrated Adaptive Control with Thermal and Power Management System for Gas Turbine Enginers

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS CORP            Topic: AF16AT16

    Future gas turbine propulsion designs, in addition to incorporating variable geometrical engine features, will require controlling and integrating large power generation/extraction, as well as, managing thermal limits of the components. The engine contro...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Carbon Nanotube Technology for RF Amplification

    SBC: CARBON TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF15AT15

    ABSTRACT: Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have great potential for high performance RF applications. Theoretical study has shown that the electrical current in a CFET is intrinsically linear. Today, linearity is the underlying limitation in increasing the data transport densities of wireless networks. The complex modulation protocols used to achieve higher data rates requires linear amplifiers. Increasing ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Validation Experiments to Measure Transient Aerothermoelastic Response of a Curved Panel to Hypersonic Flows

    SBC: METROLASER, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF16AT24

    An experiment to obtain validation data on the transient aerothermoelastic response of a curved panel in hypersonic flows will be designed and evaluated for its feasibility. Significant challenges must be overcome for a successful experimental campaign i...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Space Plasma Generator for Artificial Control of Ionosphere

    SBC: ENIG ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: AF15AT22

    ABSTRACT: Enig Associates, Inc., a small business providing advanced modeling and simulation capabilities to the DoD and DoE, is proposing an innovative and novel electrical approach, using explosive-driven flux compression generators (FCG) to convert explosive chemical energy to electromagnetic energy with very high current output and superb energy conversion efficiency and then Joule heat light ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Simultaneous Multi-property Planar Laser Diagnostic for Hypersonic Flows

    SBC: METROLASER, INCORPORATED            Topic: AF15AT38

    ABSTRACT: An unseeded measurement technique is proposed for simultaneous spatially-resolved measurements of density, temperature, and velocity in hypersonic wind tunnel flows with the future potential for time-resolved measurement capability. A variant of filtered Rayleigh scattering (FRS) will be developed that takes advantage of unique monotonic relationships between molecular vapor cell filter ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Affordable Integrated Circuit Packaging and Assembly for High-Temperature Intelligent Components

    SBC: MICROELECTRONICS RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION            Topic: AF16AT17

    Micro-RDC proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of developing low-cost, low-weight, reliable packaging materials and processes to produce low-power advanced Integrated Circuits (ICs) that can operate continuously at temperatures between -55C and +225...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
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