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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. A Novel, Low Cost and Handheld Metal Sorting Sensor for Chemical Cleaning and Stripping Process

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: AF161009

    ABSTRACT: After a certain amount of service time, many aircraft components need to be cleaned and the coatings on those parts need to be stripped. Prior to the chemical cleaning and stripping processes, those parts are routinely examined by inspectors to locate the part numbers and find their matches on a list. Such a visual inspection process is not only time consuming, but also prone to human er ...

    SBIR Phase I 2017 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. A Novel, Low Cost and Handheld Microwave Sensor for the Detection and Evaluation of Incipient Composite Heat Damage

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: N131013

    In this proposal, AlphaSense, Inc. details the development of a novel, low cost and handheld microwave sensor for the detection and evaluation of incipient composite heat damage. The merits of the proposed sensor and its advantages over other techniques are listed below: a) Compact, handheld and low cost, b) Sensitive for incipient heat damage detection, c) Capable of quantitative analysis of the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2013 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. A Novel, Low Cost and Handheld Microwave Sensor for the Detection and Evaluation of Incipient Composite Heat Damage

    SBC: ALPHASENSE, INC.            Topic: N131013

    Due to their high specific strength and light weight properties, polymer matrix composites (PMCs) are increasingly used in a wide variety of military and civilian aircrafts. The mechanical strength of PMCs can be dramatically compromised when such materials are exposed to various heat sources during operation and maintenance. It has been shown that PMCs can lose up to 80% of their mechanical stren ...

    SBIR Phase II 2015 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. A Platform-Independent Framerwork for Efficient Massively Parallel Execution

    SBC: EM PHOTONICS INC            Topic: OSD11T02

    Next-generation high-performance computers (HPCs) are built as massively parallel systems where the parallelism exists at many levels. These systems are a collection of nodes all working together. Each node generally contains more than one processor and each processor contains multiple cores. Managing and efficiently utilizing the different parallelism in such a system is a complex task. Furth ...

    STTR Phase I 2012 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. A Proactive Countermeasure to Harden Integrated Circuits Against Exploitation

    SBC: Computer Measurement Laboratory, LLC            Topic: OSD10IA1

    We propose to implement a novel countermeasure against the exploitation of integrated circuit hardware. The proposed countermeasure is applicable to both FPGAs and ASICs, increases design obfuscation and promises to block embedded hardware exploits. It also is fully compatible with virtually any other hardware exploit countermeasure and reduces forensic costs when exploits are suspected. The propo ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. A Process to Produce High-Purity Encapsulated Particulates in Large Quantities

    SBC: FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC.            Topic: A06083

    This is a proposal to research new methods of coating small particles using a water-based electroplating process. These methods would build upon existing technology, in which small particulates are placed into a metallic-ion-containing electrolyte solution inside an electroplating device. The particulates are repeatedly stirred, allowing sedimentation to occur by gravity until a sedimentation laye ...

    SBIR Phase I 2006 Department of DefenseArmy
  7. A Process to Produce High-Purity Encapsulated Particulates in Large Quantities

    SBC: FEDERAL TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC.            Topic: A06083

    In Phase I of this project, FTG researchers showed that complete and uniform coatings of metal-coated particulates provide a mechanism for improving particle distribution, enhancing mechanical properties of fabricated components, and significantly improving the performance of reactive materials. This permits the creation of fully dense and high-quality MMCs for the production of bulk materials/coa ...

    SBIR Phase II 2008 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. A Sophisticated Low Cost Avionics for Expendable Unmanned Aircraft

    SBC: CLOUD CAP TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    "For years Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have failed to deliver on their promise to revolutionize the remote-sensing industry. Their potential for small size and low cost has been offset by the lack of sufficient avionics hardware and softwareintegration resulting in expensive vehicles that are difficult to maintain, and suffer from high rates of attrition. The recent introduction of the Motor ...

    SBIR Phase I 2002 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. A Sophisticated Low Cost Avionics for Expendable Unmanned Aircraft

    SBC: CLOUD CAP TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    In phase I a development project that Cloud Cap Technology began in 1999 came to fruition when we demonstrated the successful operation of our Piccolo avionics system for small unmanned aircraft. Our efforts culminated in a multi-day demonstration in Yumawhere we successfully completed a series of autonomous flights that conclusively demonstrated the feasibility of our hardware and software archi ...

    SBIR Phase I 2003 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. A Sophisticated Low Cost Avionics for Expendable Unmanned Aircraft

    SBC: CLOUD CAP TECHNOLOGY            Topic: N/A

    In phase I a development project that Cloud Cap Technology began in 1999 came to fruition when we demonstrated the successful operation of our Piccolo avionics system for small unmanned aircraft. Our efforts culminated in a multi-day demonstration in Yumawhere we successfully completed a series of autonomous flights that conclusively demonstrated the feasibility of our hardware and software archi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2003 Department of DefenseNavy

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