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  1. Electronically Dimmable Eye Protection Devices (EDEPD)

    SBC: Aegis Technologies Group, LLC, The            Topic: AF18BT003

    Electronically dimmable materials with sufficiently strong visible transmission shift, color neutrality, durability and switching speeds have eluded development since the search began nearly half a century ago. We demonstrate the potential for dynamic optical dimming using plasmonic nanostructures with electrodynamic simulations of promising plasmonic metamaterial architectures. In order to achiev ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Reconfigurable / cognitive optical communications

    SBC: VULCAN WIRELESS, INC.            Topic: AF18AT010

    This proposal will outline a bi-directional software defined Free Space Optics (FSO) laser communications testbed with flexible optical elements and reprogrammable waveform and signal processing elements. Vulcan Wireless Inc. currently manufacturers a 1550nm, eye safe, software defined Laser Communications Testbed MD-LC-1 and will use this as a basis for the Phase 1 effort. We will also be teaming ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. Carbon Nanotube FET Modeling and RF Circuit Simulation

    SBC: Electronics of the future, Inc..            Topic: AF18BT006

    The project will develop and validate a geometry scalable CNTFET compact model for HF circuit design and extract the model parameters from the measured characteristics of the fabricated devices. The ballistic and quasi-ballistic transport, quantum and parasitic effects will be accounted for the predicted performance will be compared to 130 nm RF Si-CMOS to determine the conditions for breaking eve ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Electronically Dimmable Eye Protection Devices (EDEPD)

    SBC: NANOSONIC INC.            Topic: AF18BT003

    Through the proposed Phase I Air Force STTR program, NanoSonic and Virginia Tech will demonstrate metal organic framework materials and electrospray fabrication methods for the manufacture of eye protection devices that are capable of controlling the amount of light transmitted through the device. The objective of this program is to 1) increase the dynamic range and speed of electronically switche ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. Spectrum Sensing and Sharing by Cognitive Radios in Position, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Systems

    SBC: Echo Ridge, LLC            Topic: AF15AT23

    Echo Ridge proposes to prototype and demonstrate an architecture and key algorithms to support spectrum sharing for Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) that focuses on spectrally congested and high likelihood operational scenarios. Four key results are proposed to be delivered: 1) end-to-end Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiTL) lab demonstration of all segments of the solution in Air Force-relevant oper ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Efficient and Faster Methods for Performing General Wave-Optics Propagation

    SBC: TAU TECHNOLOGIES LLC            Topic: AF18BT004

    We will develop hybrid wave propagation approach that implements FFT and EMA (Efficient Matrix Algorithms) propagators in a fashion that is transparent to the user but insures the highest efficiency and accuracy for a given propagation problem. We will develop rules to decide which propagation approach is ideal for a given situation. The propagation algorithms will be coded in Vulkan/CUDA and C++ ...

    STTR Phase I 2019 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Broad Spectrum Optical Property Characterization

    SBC: SPECTRAL MOLECULAR IMAGING, INC.            Topic: AF15AT12

    Liquid Crystal Arrayed Microcavities (LCAM) are a new hyperspectral technology initiated by collaboration among Spectral Molecular Imaging, Advanced Microcavity Sensors and Montana State University Spectrum Laboratory.At the core of this revolutionary technology lie picoliter volume optical cavities that exploit liquid crystal birefringence for tuning an effective cavity length.During a Phase I on ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Reverberation Mitigation of Speech

    SBC: IN-DEPTH ENGINEERING CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT17

    Speech data corrupted by reverberation, especially in combination with noise, has a drastically negative effect on the performance of speaker identification algorithms. Current approaches to the removal of reverb and noise rely on specific knowledge of room characteristics causing the reverb.The team of In-Depth Engineering and the University of Maryland propose to apply an innovative, generalized ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Low-Latency Embedded Vision Processor (LLEVS)

    SBC: PERCEPTIVE INNOVATIONS, INC.            Topic: AF15AT13

    High-performance low-latency image processing is needed in next-generation DoD vision systems. In LLEVS Phase II, we bring low-latency digital imaging and future fusion applications to the warfighter, in a scalable small-SWaP product footprint leveraging COTS technology.We have a very detailed LLEVS FPGA design resulting from our Phase I efforts. We understand the entire critical path of the desig ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Modeling and Simulation for Design, Development, Testing and Evaluation of Autonomous Multi-Agent Models

    SBC: EDUWORKS CORPORATION            Topic: AF15AT14

    U.S. forces are benefiting from automation systems of unprecedented sophistication, empowered by advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and human-systems interaction. In air combat operations, onboard intelligent assistants monitor the aircraft, interpret and carry out commands, and report aircraft and system status, mission progress, threats and alerts. Because pilots and agents are part of a n ...

    STTR Phase II 2016 Department of DefenseAir Force
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