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  1. Passive Radiometry Based Aerial Navigation

    SBC: 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
  2. Compact Passive Millimeter Wave Sensor for GPS-denied Navigation

    SBC: FIRST RF CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT26

    ABSTRACT: FIRST RF has teamed with University Research Foundation (URF) and Radiometrics Corporation to develop a passive radiometer-based geolocation system for use with a wide variety of USAF platforms. The system will be comprised of a ruggedized, near-COTS radiometer system by Radiometrics Corporation, augmented with a robust 2-D scanning beamsteering antenna by FIRST RF Corporation and enhanc ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. High Performance and Novel Target Recognition Algorithm in the Sparse Measurement Space

    SBC: Applied Research LLC            Topic: AF15AT27

    ABSTRACT: Our main objective in this project is to propose a novel Structured Sparse Priors for Target Recognition (SSPTR) system and to demonstrate that discriminative applications such as data clustering or target detection, tracking, and classification can be solved effectively and directly on the compressed measurement domain without the need to recover the original data. Our proposed sparse-r ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Prototype for Rapid Reconstitution for Ground-based Space Situational Awareness Capability for Near-geosynchronous Objects

    SBC: DFM Engineering Inc            Topic: AF16AT05

    We propose to research the feasibility of rapidly reconstituting a ground based sensor system for space situational awareness with a large fraction of the capability of the GEODSS sensor system. This system can be deployed quickly to a GEODSS site where ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Enhanced Text Analytics Using Lifted Probabilistic Inference Algorithms

    SBC: 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
  6. Evaluation of High Performance Computing Enabled Multiple-Target Tracking Based on Massive Parallelism for Urban Surveillance Areas

    SBC: INTELLIGENT FUSION TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: AF13AT10

    ABSTRACT: Threat detection of people, vehicles, and others as well as person-vehicle interactions (dismounts) of possible malicious intent are difficult problems due to the complexity of the problem space. The wide area motion imagery (WAMI) systems aid analysts to track and identify dismounts, but typically produce an overwhelmingly large amount of information. The large scale data input challeng ...

    STTR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Embedded Sensors for Flight Test (Every Aircraft a Test Aircraft)

    SBC: NEXTGEN AERONAUTICS, INC.            Topic: AF14AT01

    Increasing system capabilities in terms of weapon systems, ISR payloads, GNC, etc., enabled by smaller and more capable electronics systems have led to a trend for overall size reduction in military aircraft. This has resulted in a reduction in the avail...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Novel Polymer-Derived Carbide and Boride Refractory Ceramics

    SBC: TRITON SYSTEMS, INC.            Topic: AF16AT26

    Triton is proposing to develop a family of preceramic polymers and polymer formulations that will produce group 4 (Zr and Hf) carbides and carbide/boride mixtures in good yield. The target yield for the program is 60 vol%. The goal is to develop material...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Laser and Rapid-thermal Crystalization of GeSn and SiGeSn layers for IR detectors and Si-based OE devices

    SBC: FREEDOM PHOTONICS LLC            Topic: AF16AT28

    Advanced infrared imaging techniques are of great interest but associated high costs of III-V and II-VI SWIR and MWIR materials prohibit their widespread deployment and integration with other optoelectronic devices. Freedom Photonics and its team partner...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. GeSn High-Performance IR Detectors and Emitters

    SBC: APIC CORPORATION            Topic: AF16AT28

    Tensile-strained germanium tin structures will be developed for infrared emitters and detectors that are compatible with silicon fabrication processes.Optical detectors in the wavelength range of 2-5 microns will be developed by using GeSn on silicon ...

    STTR Phase I 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
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