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Predictive Analytics-Based US Inland Waterways Voyage Planning Analysis Tool (VSAT)SBC: Trabus Topic: 01a
Trabus Technologies (TRABUS), working with Louisiana State University (LSU), will develop a predictive analytics-based US Inland Waterways Voyage Planning Analysis tool to help vessel traffic managers, tow boat pilots, and river lock operators maximize transport logistic resources. This tool will use current and forecasted hydrographic, meteorological, lock status, and Marine Safety Information to ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
Large Diffraction Grade Single Crystal Diamonds Grown by CVDSBC: GREAT LAKES CRYSTAL TECHNOLOGIES INC Topic: 12a
Large size diffraction-grade diamond is needed for high scientific impact applications at synchrotron and Free-Electron Laser (FEL) X-ray sources, stemming from diamond’s unique physical properties in low atomic number and extremely high thermal diffusivity Sufficiently large diffraction-grade diamond crystals, similar in crystalline quality to that of silicon, are required for the fabrication o ...STTR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
Spectral Near-Infrared and Thermal Infrared Imaging for Advanced Estimation of Thermal and Geochemical Soil-Plant-Water PropertiesSBC: BAYSPEC, INC. Topic: 26a
The spatiotemporal quantification of coupled hydro-biogeochemical processes between soil, plant, and atmosphere requires advances in remote sensing technologies and in understanding the link between the measured signals (ie spectral traits) and the hydro-biochemical properties While current UAV-based remote sensing technologies provide spectral reflectance in the visible- short wave infrared (VSWI ...STTR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
Fast, Low Kerf-loss Wafering of Silicon Ingots for Low-cost Solar PowerSBC: NIELSON SCIENTIFIC LLC Topic: 11b
Silicon wafers are the single largest cost component within solar photovoltaic modules. To maintain the cost reduction targets outlined in industrial roadmaps, wafer costs need to be significantly reduced. Reducing the cost of wafers requires reducing the kerf-loss and wafer thickness while increasing throughput in tools for processing silicon ingots into wafers. The proposed technology augments t ...STTR Phase I 2020 Department of Energy
Plasma Catalyst Coupling for Improved Conversion of Methane to LiquidsSBC: HIFUNDA LLC Topic: 22c
The discovery of large shale gas reserves in recent years has resulted in the reduction of natural gas price and a need to develop new applications for the available resource. Upgrading shale gas to liquid fuels which are more easily transportable and have greater economic value can result in significant benefits to the US. Coupled with this challenging problem the DOE has a goal of further develo ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy
Novel isotope sensor for spatially-resolved analysis of nutrient exchange in the rhizosphere Topic: 22.a. Technologies for Characterizing the Rhizosphere: Plant-Microbe-Mineral InteractionsSBC: OPTO-KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS INC Topic: 22a
Ensuring adequate agricultural productivity in the face of an increasing human population is a major concern with implications for both production of bioenergy products (Jones and Hinsinger, 2008) and global food security. Increasing agricultural productivity requires a stronger understanding of soil biogeochemical processes that impact plant nutrient availability. We propose development of an inn ...STTR Phase I 2018 Department of Energy