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  1. 3-D Tracking and Aimpoint Maintenance (3-D TrAM)

    SBC: MZA ASSOCIATES CORPORATION            Topic: AF19AT005

    Target tracking and aimpoint maintenance are critical functions within a laser directed energy system. Traditionally, the optical sensor is a conventional camera viewing an actively illuminated target. In the absence of turbulence, it is still difficult to point the laser weapon to a specific hit spot when there are no features in the required direction. Further, atmospheric turbulence scintillate ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Heterogeneous Data Discovery Using Deep Neural Networks

    SBC: KickView Corporation            Topic: AF16AT12

    Improving feature extraction, event detection, and target classification in multi-sensor systems requires new mathematical methods and processing techniques. In addition, previous research and experience suggests that leveraging sensor data that has not experienced significant dimensionality reduction can preserve subtle features when processed jointly with other relevant data. However, traditiona ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Real-time Location of Targets in Cluttered Environments

    SBC: MATHEMATICAL SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS, INC.            Topic: AF12BT05

    ABSTRACT: We propose development of an efficient physics-based computational capability for real-time radar location of targets in cluttered environments. Our effort will focus, in particular, on air traffic targets in static natural environments that include dynamic effects such as spinning wind turbines. The proposed methodology models radar signal scattering in cluttered environments on t ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Cryodeposit Mitigation and Removal Techniques for Radiometric Calibration Chambers

    SBC: OPTICAL SCIENCES CORPORATION            Topic: AF12BT10

    ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation (OSC) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville"s Center for Applied Optics (UAH/CAO) will demonstrate the feasibility and present a plan for developing optical instrumentation for the monitoring, mitigation, and removal of cryodeposits accumulated on optical and mechanical surfaces in cryogenic-vacuum radiometric calibration chambers. OSC will investigat ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Diagnostics for Performance Quantification and Combustion Characterization in Rotational Detonation Rocket Engine (RDRE)

    SBC: INNOVATIVE SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS INC            Topic: AF19AT011

    In Phase I, ISSI will design and demonstrate a laser absorption-based sensor for time-resolved measurements of combustion fuel/product concentrations (H2O, CO, CO2 and fuel) and gas temperature within the detonation channels and nozzle exit-plane of a rotating detonation rocket engine (RDRE). The goal of this STTR is to develop a single sided sensor that plugs into the outer wall of the RDRE simil ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. High Fidelity Computational Models for Aggregated Tissue Interaction in Surgical Simulations

    SBC: CFD RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: DHP16A001

    Surgical simulations aiming to support surgeon practices and medical education have attracted enormous research effort over the last two decades. However, the physical reality, especially on simulating aggregated tissue interaction, is still unsatisfactory. In this proposed work, an open source surgery simulation framework, SoFMIS, will be utilized and enhanced with tissue interaction models to a ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseDefense Health Agency
  7. Information Theory Models for Multi-Sensor Design of Signature Exploitation Systems

    SBC: NOVATEUR RESEARCH SOLUTIONS LLC            Topic: AF16AT29

    This STTR Phase I project will develop a unified information theoretic framework for multi-sensor target recognition system that enables quantification of information contribution and synergistic combination of features from different sensor modalities. ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Vibration imaging for the characterization of extended, non-cooperative targets

    SBC: Guidestar Optical Systems, Inc.            Topic: AF19AT006

    Locating objects that vibrate is a way to discern potential threats and locate targets. However, current vibrometry technology typically measures only the global vibration of target and cannot create an extended spatial measurement of the vibration profile of the target. These solutions cannot identify what the target is, nor can they locate potential weak spots on the target, because they lack sp ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. 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
  10. 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
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