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  1. Higher Order Mesh Generation for Simulation of Complex Systems

    SBC: PARASIM INC            Topic: AF14AT07

    ABSTRACT: In this proposal, a team comprising ParaSim Inc. and the University of Utah will examine the feasibility of generating curved high-order meshes from hybrid linear meshes while retaining a given boundary geometry. Specifically, a preliminary design of a software package for creating high-order (up to 4th order and higher) hybrid-element meshes for complex geometries will be developed. S ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. EX-SCAN: Autonomous Inspection System for Aircraft Surface Coatings

    SBC: Intelligent Automation, Inc.            Topic: AF14AT09

    ABSTRACT: Current methods for inspecting the external surface of manned and unmanned low-observable (LO) aircraft are time consuming and error prone. Technology that can reduce inspection times and minimize human error will benefit the Air Force by significantly increasing aircraft reliability and availability while reducing lifecycle maintenance costs. To address this need, Intelligent Automat ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. High-Sensitivity Monolithic Silicon CMOS APD and ROIC

    SBC: FREEDOM PHOTONICS LLC            Topic: AF14AT13

    ABSTRACT: In this effort, Freedom Photonics will develop a high-sensitivity high-resolution coherent imaging system based on a Si avalanche photodiode (APD) array and corresponding bias and read-out electronics. This will be a monolithic APD and ROIC (readout-integrated-circuit) focal plane array (FPA) system. We start from a proven high-performance CMOS electronics backplane and build the photon ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. AFSCN Upgrade Based on Smart Antenna and Cognitive Satellite Radio

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FUSION TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF14AT16

    ABSTRACT: This proposal presents an Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) upgrade scheme using smart antenna and cognitive satellite radio techniques. On the remote tracking station (RTS) side, switched beam smart antenna, distributed beam forming technique, multiple access technique based on FDMA and/or CDMA are applied to obtain multiple satellites reception objective. On the satellite si ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A Range Segment Upgrade for Air Force Satellite Control Network with Smart Antennas and Cognitive Satellite Radios

    SBC: INFOBEYOND TECHNOLOGY LLC            Topic: AF14AT16

    ABSTRACT: A range segment upgrade for Air Force satellite control network (AFSCN) will significantly improve system effectiveness via spectrum sharing and seamless interoperation. However, the upgraded system requires new capabilities such as real-time and accurate RF interference detection and mitigation, array antenna backlobe/sidelobe suppressions, accurate performance degradation prediction, ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. GUARD: A Game-theoretic Universal Anti-RFI Defense framework for Satellite Communication

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FUSION TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF14AT17

    ABSTRACT: In this proposal a Game-theoretic Universal Anti-RFI Defense (GUARD) framework for Satellite Communications is proposed. Key components of the GUARD framework include i) Radio Frequency Interferences (RFI) modeling and impact evaluation infrastructure, which allows the evaluation of the impact of RFI from various sources, and provides a comprehensive RFI knowledge base to SATCOM; ii) RF ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Phase Transitions, Nucleation and Mixing Modeling through Trans-Critical Conditions

    SBC: CASCADE TECHNOLOGIES INC            Topic: AF14AT23

    ABSTRACT: In this proposal, researchers from Cascade Technologies and Professors Matthias Ihme and Ali Mani from Stanford University lay out a plan to develop predictive modeling tools for transcritical flows. Phase I of the three phase plan is outlined in detail and extensions are proposed for Phases II and III. Central points of the Phase I plan include: A comprehensive review and assessment ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Transparent Non-Cubic Ceramics Using Magnetic Fields to Control Microstructural Orientation

    SBC: RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC.            Topic: AF14AT26

    ABSTRACT: This effort is a close collaboration between RMD and Alfred University. Our goal is to develop a process for producing optical ceramics with properties approaching or exceeding single crystals. Ceramic processing can provide enhanced performance, lower cost, higher yield, relaxed constraints on size and shape, and materials that are difficult or impossible to grow as crystals. We will ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Low-Latency Embedded Vision Processor (LLEVS)

    SBC: SA PHOTONICS, LLC            Topic: AF15AT13

    ABSTRACT: Digital binocular helmet-mounted display (HMD) systems are now available that allow high resolution wide field-of-view (WFOV) digital imagery to be displayed on high resolution microdisplays. These digital HMD systems require a low-latency embedded vision processor (LLEVS) capable of implementing the necessary image processing algorithms. An SA Photonics LLEVS will be implemented on next ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Enabling Moving Target Hand-off in GPS-Denied Environments

    SBC: Systems & Technology Research LLC            Topic: AF15AT34

    ABSTRACT: Future conflicts in contested environments will require coordination between teams of manned and unmanned platforms performing ISR tasks. Coordinating ISR tasks is much more challenging in these contested conditions as GPS cannot be reliably depended upon. Consider the ISR task of handing off a tracked target from one platform to another. Reliably performing this task requires at a mini ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
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