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  1. Lasers Based on Gas or Liquid Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibers

    SBC: SA PHOTONICS, LLC            Topic: AF18BT015

    We propose a compact, monolithic, power scalable, hollow core fiber-gas laser emitting in the atmospheric transmission region in the mid-IR, titled "mid-IR ATLAS." The proposed optically pumped fiber-gas laser system is efficient, has a small footprint as well broad spectral coverage in the mid-IR. Due to the unique approach employed, the proposed technology allows generation of mid-IR output with ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  2. Rapid Nondestructive Inspection of Traditionally Uninspectable Adhesively-Filled Composite Joints

    SBC: THERMAL WAVE IMAGING INC            Topic: AF18BT016

    To a large extent, Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) composites have become the material of choice in modern aircraft design, due to their high strength-to-weight ratio, corrosion immunity and fatigue properties. Many primary structure components (e.g. bulkheads, stabilizers, wing boxes), where an aluminum skin was previously joined to a metallic airframe by fasteners, adhesives or welding, h ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  3. A Software Toolkit for Predicting the Neural Signatures of Cognitive States

    SBC: SONALYSTS INC            Topic: AF18BT001

    The United States Air Force (USAF) has a long history of using human performance models to increase the effectiveness of training, and predict the impact of physical factors (like fatigue) and environmental factors (like time pressures and information uncertainty). Within Phase I, Sonalysts and Miami University worked to improve the quality of these models through the development of the EEG Modeli ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  4. Spectrum Attenuation Reporting Sensor System

    SBC: 0 BASE DESIGN, LLC            Topic: AF18BT005

    The Phase 2 development will yield a prototype Cognitive Data Sampling (CDS) system for 2 RF bands to fully demonstrate the capability of the underlying technology. This will include the development of RF antennas, RF signal conditioning for the bands, CDS analog to conversion module and a processor module. The processor module shall be comprised of a Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) module that in ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  5. ISL-VT LEN ELECTRONICALLY DIMMABLE EYE PROTECTION DEVICES (EDEPD)

    SBC: INNOSENSE CORPORATION            Topic: AF18BT003

    This project addresses the U.S. Air Force needs for single-piece, electronically dimmable eye protection device (EDEPD). Toward demonstrating the proof-of-principle, InnoSense LLC (ISL) in Phase I developed and evaluated individual layer components and their stacked structures. ISL also demonstrated the fabrication processes for individual-layer components, stacked structures and the scale-up pote ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  6. Military Supersonic Cargo and Troop Transport Concept: How Exosonic's Commercial Supersonic Airliner can be Transitioned to a Military Supersonic Transport Vehicle

    SBC: EXOSONIC, INC.            Topic: AF19BT001

    Exosonic develops supersonic commercial jets for airlines and proposes a USAF version. This aircraft flies at Mach 1.8 over 5000 nmi and carries 64-92 troops or 6 troops and 6 463L master pallets.

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Reconfigurable/Cognitive Optical Communications

    SBC: VULCAN WIRELESS, INC.            Topic: AF18AT010

    As the number of optical communication terminals proliferate there will be a need to have these terminals interoperate.  In the past, optical terminals were designed with a single purpose in mind.  New space constellations are requiring non-RF crosslink solutions.  It is expected that there will be a large number of both commercial and military systems providing crosslinks and space to earth li ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  8. Toolset For Prediction of Carbon-Carbon Aeroshell Properties Based On Constituent Materials And Manufacturing Process Parameters

    SBC: ATA ENGINEERING, INC.            Topic: AF19AT021

    Carbon-carbon (C-C) composites are used in the fabrication of aeroshells and thermal protection systems (TPS) in hypersonic and atmospheric reentry applications because they maintain their strength at elevated temperatures and have desirable thermal conductivity properties. Although these materials have been used in mission-critical components for decades, the effects of variations in processing m ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Multifunctional Integrated Sensing Cargo Pocket UAS

    SBC: ENDECTRA LLC            Topic: AF19AT016

    Palm-sized unmanned aerial systems (nano UAS) are emerging as a new tool for warfighters, first responders, and private industry. However, their small mass, fragility, and limited batteries still necessitate the use of emerging, low mass/power technologies to meet the full range of potential missions, including new autonomous flight control and collision avoidance strategies, structural improvemen ...

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
  10. Mid-Infrared Laser Absorption Spectroscopy for Multi-Parameter Rotating Detonation Analysis

    SBC: OPTO-KNOWLEDGE SYSTEMS INC            Topic: AF19AT011

    New, innovative laser spectroscopy technology will be developed for performance quantification and combustion characterization in a Rotational Detonation Rocket Engine (RDRE). The effort will push the state of the art in tunable laser absorption spectroscopy to enable fast time response diagnostics of the extreme pressure and temperature conditions of an RDRE.

    STTR Phase II 2020 Department of DefenseAir Force
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