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Spectrum Sensing and Sharing by Cognitive Radios in Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) SystemsSBC: Innoflight, Inc. Topic: AF15AT23
ABSTRACT: The next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) in congested and contested environments is expected to exploit Spectrum Holes (SH) in order to provide uninterrupted Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) service worldwide. Innoflight has teamed with the Air Force Institute of Technologys (AFITs) Autonomy and Navigation Technology (ANT) Center to develop a system based on cognitive radi ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Measurement and Modeling of Surface Coking in Fuel-Film Cooled Liquid Rocket EnginesSBC: CFD RESEARCH CORPORATION Topic: AF15AT21
ABSTRACT: Designing an efficient and effective film cooling system to protect critical components of modern rocket engines requires a significant number of challenges to be addressed. Complicating the already difficult hydrodynamic challenges, thermal cracking of hydrocarbon fuels is always accompanied by coke formation. The coke deposits on the combustor and nozzle walls reduces heat fluxes and c ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Design, Reconfigure, and Evaluate Autonomous Models in TrainingSBC: Tier 1 Performance Solutions, LLC Topic: AF15AT14
ABSTRACT: The proliferation of autonomous- and human-machine systems necessitates the creation of new tools for system design and evaluation. Key among these are simulation testbeds that support interactions between multiple warfighters and systems, and methods for creating and integrating intelligent agent models into simulation environments. We see a significant opportunity to advance the state ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Environmentally-Compliant Kinetic Metallization Coating Materials for Corrosion and Wear ProtectionSBC: INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INC Topic: AF15AT31
ABSTRACT: Future corrosion and wear protection of structural metals on on military aircraft and weapon systems will require advanced development of metallic and composite materials that are not restricted with respect to environment, safety and occupational health regulations. Conventional metallic alloys containing chromium, nickel, cobalt, and tungsten that have historically provided coating pro ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Passive Radiometry Based Aerial NavigationSBC: OPTO-KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS INC Topic: AF15AT26
ABSTRACT: The sensor system requirements for image based navigation that uses passive millimeter wave imaging radiometry will be established based on existing RelNav and AbsNav algorithms that were demonstrated to work in multi-modal imagery. Existing flight data will be used to simulate the PMMW imagery for these tests. A preliminary design of such a PMMW system will be created. Under Phase-II th ...STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Enhanced Text Analytics Using Lifted Probabilistic Inference AlgorithmsSBC: Longview International Inc. Topic: AF13AT11
ABSTRACT: LVI proposes developing an advanced framework of lifted probabilistic inference algorithms for enhancing the scaling and accuracy of text analytics. In Phase I, LVI explored the scalability of various lifted inference techniques for utilizing Markov Logic Networks (MLN) in the Tuffy software package. Phase I also included investigation and demonstration of DeepDive, a scalable, high-per ...STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Highly Repetitive Power Modulators for Mobile ApplicationsSBC: Transient Plasma Systems, Inc. Topic: AF13AT07
Experimental data from a number of DoD supported research programs have indicated that electrical systems capable of producing highly repetitive bursts of high voltage, fast risetime pulses are a critical enabling technology for applications tied to nonequilibrium physical processes, such as combustion, boundary layer flow, and the generation of high power EM waves. Recognizing the important role ...STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
Low Loss, High Average Power PM WDMs for Raman Fiber LasersSBC: POLARONYX INC Topic: AF13AT03
We propose a new fiber WDM fabrication method for single mode high power fiber laser. Our new approach will enable kW operation for both single mode fiber WDM and PCF WDM. In Phase I, a proof of concept experiment has been demonstrated. In phase II, we will target at delivery of a reliable prototypes for both step index fiber WDM and PCF WDM.STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force