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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY20 is not expected to be complete until September, 2021.

  1. Active Control of Scramjet Isolator Shocks (ACSIS)

    SBC: Innoveering, LLC            Topic: AF15AT19

    ABSTRACT: Active control of the shock system in a scramjet engine isolator opens possibilities for enhanced engine performance and reduced engine weight by eliminating excess isolator design margin. A successful system will allow for maximum performance from a given engine configuration and will deliver range and efficiency that exceeds those possible using passive unstart control. Our approach is ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. A Multiscale Simulation Framework to Model Energetic Materials Subjected to Shock Loading

    SBC: SIMMETRIX INC.            Topic: AF15AT28

    ABSTRACT: The overall objective of this project is to develop scalable simulation components that effectively model the meso-scale physics of heterogeneous energetic materials subject to dynamic shock loading including matrix debonding, void collapse, and damage due to crystal to crystal interactions, and bridges the meso-scale to the macro-scale for system scale simulations of the transition to d ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Biomimetic Material Solutions for the Stabilization of Labile Reagents

    SBC: Carrera Bioscience Inc.            Topic: AF15AT29

    ABSTRACT: A platform (PHA-fuse) for the stabilization of diagnostic and therapeutic reagents will be established based upon the polymer, polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA). Fusions of a target molecule to PHA synthase, the enzyme responsible for PHA synthesis, will be constructed and used to catalyze the synthesis of PHA granules. These PHA granules will help stabilize the fused target molecules and elimi ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Rapid Development of Thermodynamic Capability for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering

    SBC: Computherm, LLC            Topic: AF15AT30

    ABSTRACT: CompuTherm, LLC proposes a pilot project to develop an innovative modeling tool for rapid deployment of thermodynamic capability for Integrated Computational Materials Engineering (ICME). To be developed on the basis of CompuTherms current capability, Pandat software, the proposed modeling tool represents the next generation of CALPHAD software. The significant advances of the proposed m ...

    STTR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Secure Software Components Leveraging the seL4 Microkernel

    SBC: TECHSHOT, INC.            Topic: SB151003

    Techshot proposes the L4 ArchitectUre for Next-generation Crewed Hardware (LAUNCH), a set of open-source software components that leverages the verified separation kernel of seL4 to create a robust achievable system that can be used to reduce the cost and development time of highly reliable systems like those used on crewed space flight. With over a 25 year history of developing life science paylo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Innovative Sensor Tasking Capabilities

    SBC: BLACK RIVER SYSTEMS COMPANY INC            Topic: MDA13007

    Our objective is to develop and demonstrate an integrated capability to perform dynamic retasking of missile defense surveillance sensors. The goal of this effort is to develop an task scheduling algorithm that will allow the the earliest possible event detection and maintain the highest quality tracks throughout the entire engagement. Each sensor will have a unique motion history and possibly d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  7. High Frame Rate and Dual Band Infrared Focal Plane Array (FPA) Sensors

    SBC: NBN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC            Topic: MDA13028

    nBn Technologies proposes using our new absorber materials for dual color long wave infrared (LWIR) nBn FPAs. Our optimized nBn structure and devices show state of the art performance in the long wave infrared regime with greater quantum efficiency in top and bottom illumination due to to low dark current. Our main goal in this phase-II is to develop and demonstrate dual color nBn FPAs utilizing ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  8. Radar Tracking in Stressing Environments

    SBC: Helios Remote Sensing Systems, Inc.            Topic: MDA13001

    Helios Remote Sensing Systems, Inc. proposes to develop and estimate the performance of innovative improvements to radar systems that will help defeat advanced countermeasures. Novel signal processing techniques for detecting and filtering objects will provide for improved radar tracking in dense raid environments. The proposed techniques will allow for rapid filtering of debris and advanced cou ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  9. Critical High Energy Laser (HEL) Technologies- Power Sources

    SBC: MOHAWK INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC.            Topic: MDA13021

    The objective of the Phase II proposed effort is to design and demonstrate the ability to develop a high-speed composite flywheel-based Electromechanical Battery (EMB), to support deployment of high energy laser (HEL) technology for missile defense. The Phase I design studies assessed the EMB size, operating speeds and material requirements needed to achieve the energy density levels and charge/d ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseMissile Defense Agency
  10. Parking-Cruising Caused Congestion & Targeting Public Mitigation Investments

    SBC: NELSON/NYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES, INC.            Topic: 142FH2

    Cruising for parking is a problem that cities have long struggled to address. Recent efforts by the FHWA in San Francisco, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, and other cities have advanced the state of knowledge but large gaps remain. This project seeks to address these important gaps by using GPS traces, GPS-augmented travel surveys, and GPS traces with driver video to quantify the extent of cruising, and ...

    SBIR Phase I 2015 Department of Transportation
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