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  1. Low-Cost Ball/Air/Magnetic Hybrid Bearing System for Extended-Life Micro Gas Turbine Engines

    SBC: Nastec, Inc.            Topic: N10AT037

    A unique type of air lubricated thrust bearing called a Wave Bearing is proposed to assist a rolling element bearing to carry the thrust load and to improve the bearing’s life when used in a micro gas turbine engine. The Wave Bearing technology will provide improved reliability, safety and life compared to rolling element bearings used alone, as well as to allow simplification of engine design a ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Refractory Metal Coating for Electromagnetic Launcher Rails

    SBC: TDA RESEARCH, INC.            Topic: N10AT025

    Electromagnetic launchers or rail guns are a key component of the Navy’s all-electric ship of the future, but they lack the durability required for repeated firings. TDA Research and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) are developing a tough, durable and conductive refractory metal coating that will protect the copper alloy conductors (rails) from the extreme heat and wear conditions inside the ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. Probabilistic Prediction of Location-Specific Microstructure in Turbine Disks

    SBC: SYMPLECTIC ENGINEERING CORP            Topic: N10AT028

    Turbine efficiency improves with increased operating temperature. Consequently, the rim zone of disks operates at high temperatures where creep is the main concern. The bore and web zones operate at lower temperatures, where strength is the driving design criterion. Procedures to produce disks that can meet both demands include dual heat-treatment and hybrid disks. A thin transition zone forms in ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Innovative Application of Urban ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance) Imagery for High Fidelity Training Devices

    SBC: TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: N09BT038

    Toyon Research Corporation and Brown University propose to develop a complete real-time software solution which ingests multi-sensor ISR imagery and produces geo-specific, realistic simulated imagery for flight simulators and training devices. The technical innovations enabling this solution include fully automated 3-d model construction from sequences of ISR video frames, and geo-registration of ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Enhanced Riverine Drifter

    SBC: Oceanscience Group            Topic: N10AT024

    Existing riverine drifters are passive devices designed to capture, store and transmit river flow and bathymetry information. Problems inherent with passively drifting devices include the inability to maintain uniform cross-stream spatial coverage and lost drifters due to unintentional grounding and entanglement with various hazards present in a typical river environment. This proposal outlines a ...

    STTR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Development of Next-Generation Composite Flywheel Design for Shock and Vibration Tolerant, High Density Rotating Energy Storage

    SBC: PowerTHRU            Topic: N13AT022

    PowerTHRU Corporation proposes to meet or exceed the requirements of this STTR by utilizing its extensive experience in carbon fiber based high speed flywheel systems, to design and build a 100K RPM flywheel system. Unlike steel flywheel technologies that are limited by the speed in which they can safely rotate, PowerTHRU has already demonstrated that 50,000 RPM carbon fiber flywheels can be desig ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Solid-State Fundamental Mode Green Laser for Ocean Mine Detection

    SBC: Lumany            Topic: N13AT023

    To address the Navy"s need for a solid state fundamental mode green laser for ocean mine detection, Lumany is proposing a compact, high efficiency, diode pumped solid state, q-switched laser based on novel laser diode pumps and a unique solid state crystal with excellent energy storage properties for high peak power, short pulsed green lasing output at 520nm from the fundamental mode. This propose ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Compact, cold-atom clock for Navy field use

    SBC: VESCENT PHOTONICS LLC            Topic: N13AT018

    Vescent Photonics proposes to develop a compact laser system and integrate it with a cold-atom micro primary standard developed under the DARPA IMPACT program. In phase I we will investigate performance enhancements resulting from immobilizing the cold-atom sample with an optical lattice formed from an optical field whose wavelength is chosen to minimize the differential light shifts between the s ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Situational Awareness as a Man-Machine Map Reduce Job

    SBC: SOAR TECHNOLOGY INC            Topic: N13AT024

    Improving situational awareness and accuracy of decisions in complex missions relying on streaming open-source data requires scalable information extraction and fusion in collaboration between Man and Machine reasoning. SoarTech, with its proven track-record of basic and applied research and transition into actual deployment, will bring forward advanced imagery and text processing technology integ ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Multi-scale modeling of corrosion fatigue damage using peridynamics theory

    SBC: CFD RESEARCH CORPORATION            Topic: N13AT007

    The overall objective of this effort is to identify, and validate a suitable methodology and the associated multi-scale computational technique for predictive assessment of corrosion fatigue damage in Naval aircraft. Annual costs for corrosion inspection and repair of military aircraft are estimated to exceed $1B. Predictive modeling of corrosion fatigue damage is challenging since it has to captu ...

    STTR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
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