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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY22 is not expected to be complete until September, 2023.

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  1. Isotope Nuclear Forensics from Optical Real-time Measurements (INFORM)

    SBC: APPLIED SPECTRA INC            Topic: DTRA172008

    The SBIR Phase I effort will demonstrate the performance of an Atmospheric Pressure Glow Discharge (APGD) excitation/ionization source with Laser Ablation (LA) sampling and Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES) for rapid field elemental and isotopic analysis of surrogate nuclear debris samples. Laser sampling mitigates the need for sample preparation or consumables. The APGD will be tested as an ato ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  2. Hardware-in-the-Loop Scintillation Simulator for MILSATCOM links in a Nuclear Disturbed Communication Environment

    SBC: WELKIN SCIENCES LLC            Topic: DTRA172006

    In response to SBIR Topic DTRA172-006, Welkin Sciences proposes to design and build a new all-digital fading channel simulator to be called CoLTSAD. This new simulator design will be the latest addition to our family of Configurable Link Test Sets (CoLTS). It will be capable of emulating the full range of MIL-STD-3053 scintillating channel conditions for all SATCOM frequency bands up to Ka-band. C ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  3. A Robust, Machine Independent, Software Toolkit for Topology Aware Process Mapping on Distributed Memory HPC Architectures

    SBC: CONTINUUM DYNAMICS INC            Topic: DTRA172002

    A significant performance gap exists between the theoretical number of Floating Point Operations (FLOPS) that a HPC machine is capable of sustaining and the number of FLOPS realized by real-world HPC applications. One of the principle reasons for this gap is the parasitic work that computational processes must do to communicate with one another. It has been shown that this communication work can b ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  4. Low Cost Large N Acoustic Array

    SBC: TDA Research, Inc.            Topic: DTRA172001

    TDA Research Inc. (TDA) proposes to adapt off the shelf hardware and combine it with acoustic analysis techniques to develop an inexpensive, efficient, and scalable large number array of low cost acoustic sensors. Low frequency acoustic sensing detects a wide array of natural and manmade events including weather tracking, avalanche monitoring, explosion analysis, and nuclear test monitoring. By us ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  5. Innovative Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Advanced Technology Nodes

    SBC: Microelectronics Research Development Corporation            Topic: DTRA16A003

    Micro-RDC has developed portable radiation effects test structures that scale to new process nodes.These structures will enable the investigation of the effects of radiation on the new technology from the material processing level as well as the circuit level.Fabricating the chosen structures and the refinement of software to extract the model parameters will be completed in this effort.A suite of ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  6. Compact Laser Drivers for Photoconductive Semicond

    SBC: Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc.            Topic: DTRA16A004

    For effective protection against radiated threats, it is important to understand not only the physics of the threats, but also to quantify the effects they have on mission-critical electrical systems. Radiated vulnerability and susceptibility testing requires delivery of high peak power and peak electric fields to distant targets. The most practical solution to simulate such environments on large ...

    STTR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  7. Real-Time Frequency-Selective Fading Channel Realization Generator

    SBC: WELKIN SCIENCES LLC            Topic: DTRA122020

    During Phase I and a first Phase II, Welkin Sciences developed the Channel Realization Generator (CReG) algorithm, an enhanced functional replacement for the ACIRF code intended to be embedded into software link simulations and HWIL fading channel simulators. The proposed second Phase II effort will refine the CReG documentation and its software and firmware implementations. Many in the strategic ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  8. Optimizing Power Availability and Sustainability in Islanded Sites

    SBC: Physical Optics Corporation            Topic: DTRA152006

    To address the DTRA need for enhanced island-mode operation and strategies for defense critical infrastructure (DCI) in the event of commercial power grid loss or disruption due to an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) or high-power microwaves (HPMs), Physical Optics Corporation (POC) has developed an Optimizing power Availability and Sustainability in Islanded Sites (OASIS) methodology. This solution is ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  9. A Novel, Microscale, Distributable Sensor Technology for Ionizing Radiation

    SBC: CFD RESEARCH CORP            Topic: DTRA14B004

    Terrorist use of radioactive nuclear materials via nuclear and/or radiological dispersion devices (dirty bombs) is a serious threat. Therefore, it is crucial to detect proliferation of nuclear material. Critical challenges include: (a) high sensitivity detection of signature emissions from radioactive isotopes, and (b) cost-effectiveness for deployment of sensor networks across large storage facil ...

    STTR Phase II 2019 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
  10. High-Intensity Compact EUV-X-ray Generators Base on Metastable Innershell Molecular State

    SBC: Y.K. Bae Corporation            Topic: DTRA122007

    Currently, there is a great interest in generating intense EUV-x-ray beams in military and commercial sectors, because their applications are anticipated to be potentially crucial to maintaining the global leadership of the US military and industry. Specific military applications of such intense EUV-x-ray beams include countering a wide range of WMDs. The chief barrier to realizing these applica ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseDefense Threat Reduction Agency
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