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  1. Small Sample Size Semi-Supervised Feature Clustering for Detection and Classification of Objects and Activities in Still and Motion Multi-spectral Imagery

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT35

    Toyon Research Corp. and the Penn State Univ. propose research and development of innovative algorithms for classifying objects and activities observed in high-dimensional data extracted from multi-sensor motion imagery. The proposed algorithms include novel feature clustering techniques to enable effective characterization of intra-class and inter-class appearance variations in datasets containin ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Pseudospectral Optimal Control for Flight Trajectory Optimization

    SBC: STOCHASTECH CORPORATION            Topic: N15AT006

    This Phase II effort aims to deliver robust, reliable software that instantiates state-of-the-art feedback pseudospectral optimal control algorithms for flight trajectory optimization. The computation and real-time implementation of controls in nonlinear systems remains one of the great challenges for applying optimal control theory in demanding aerospace and industrial systems. From proportional ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. High-Sensitivity Monolithic Silicon CMOS APD and ROIC

    SBC: Freedom Photonics LLC            Topic: AF14AT13

    This work will focus on the development of monolithic SWIR focal plane array technologies using CMOS or CMOS compatible fabrication technology. This will be realized on a Silicon substrate and incorporate APD+TIA arrays and be scalable to Megapixel arrays and coherent receiver operation for capture of the full optical wavefront vector information.

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Intelligent and Multiplexable Ultra-High Temperature Fiber Optic Pressure Sensors for Robust Distributed Engine Control

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS CORP            Topic: AF16AT18

    Engines will be getting smaller and hotter for efficiency reasons, requiring novel sensors with extended and enhanced performance. Emerging fiber-optic sensing approaches could provide a unique solution to the widening technology gap between next-gen engine requirements and conventional sensors limited capabilities. The overall objective of this program is to develop techniques to integrate new pr ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Higher Order Mesh Generation for Simulation of Complex Systems

    SBC: HYPERCOMP INC            Topic: AF14AT07

    In this program, HyPerComp and University of Michigan have teamedtogether to develop a high-order grid generator for Euler and viscousmeshes. The grid generator is based on HyPerComps successful generalpurpose CAD2Mesh software and is being integrated with HyPerCompsHDphysics and U. Michigans XFlow DG high-order solvers. High-order gridgeneration methods are being implemented to accurately capture ...

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

    SBC: CARBON TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF15AT15

    Theoretical studies have shown that the electrical current in a CNT Field Effect Transistor (CFET) is intrinsically linear. Inherently linear CNTs offer significant improvements in performance without sacrificing power and have the potential for greatly improving range and sensitivity in state-of-the-art receivers such as those used in satellite systems and other communications applicationsModelin ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. ROBUST MOVING TARGET HANDOFF IN GPS-DENIED ENVIRONMENTS

    SBC: UTOPIACOMPRESSION,CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT34

    Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are increasingly seen as a cornerstone in developing the future Defense infrastructure and it is critical that they collaborate efficiently and execute complex missions in denied environments. Although great progress has been made in GPS-denied navigation, the target handoff problem in GPS-denied environments has not been extensively studied. In this problem, a trac ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Environmentally-Compliant Kinetic Metallization Coating Materials for Corrosion and Wear Protection of Military Aircraft and Weapon Systems

    SBC: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: AF15AT31

    Coating materials and coating methods used to protect U.S. military aircraft and weapon systems from corrosion and wear are in need of environmentally benign alternatives in order to keep up with dynamic regulations associated with environment, safety, and occupational health. Thus, the Air Force is supporting research to develop alternatives to the dangerous materials identified on the OSD Emergi ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Reliable, Safe, Lithium-ion Battery Enabled by a Robust Battery Management System

    SBC: Space Information Laboratories, LLC            Topic: N15AT001

    An advanced Li-Ion Battery Management System for DOD mission and safety critical platforms. The majority of Li-Ion Battery Management Systems (BMS) for DoD aircraft, helicopter, and directed energy weapons are custom designs for the individual Aerospace platform. This leads to increased cost over the battery life cycle due to the requirement to maintain the production facilities which produce repl ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Innovative Physics-based Modeling Tool for Application to pRFID System on Rotorcraft

    SBC: MATHEMATICAL SYSTEMS & SOLUTIONS INC            Topic: N15AT005

    We propose development of a software capability which, based on use of accurate and efficient exact-physics computational electromagnetics (CEM) solvers together with CAD-import (Computer Aided Design) and direct CAD-to-EM capabilities, will enable optimization of the properties of on-platform pRFID tag/reader antenna systems. For accuracy and modeling flexibility the proposed codes are based on M ...

    STTR Phase II 2017 Department of DefenseNavy
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