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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.

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  1. High Performance Compact Medium-Power Long-Wave Infrared (LWIR) Laser System for Shipboard Deployment

    SBC: Forward Photonics LLC            Topic: N181054

    Recent progress has been made in the development of medium-power quantum cascade lasers (QCLs) for use in airborne countermeasures, particularly in the adoption of Daylight Solutions Solaris Laser in the Armys Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) program and Forward Photonics high brightness 25 W laser. These developments to date have been targeted in the mid-wave infrared (MWIR), however with e ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Low-SWAP High Power Fiber Isolator

    SBC: Q-PEAK INCORPORATED            Topic: N181080

    Q-Peak proposes a novel high-power isolator optical train, leveraging several developed innovations into a robust package to allow a significant power and performance increase as compared to current fiber isolators. Specifically, the integration of a fiber collimator and mode-stripper provides a path to extremely high forward powers, while the utilization of large-aperture, improved material Farad ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  3. High Energy Fiber Laser Components

    SBC: Photonwares Corporation            Topic: N181080

    Photonwares Inc. proposes to develop a new fiber optic isolator configuration with improved performance in forward and backward optical power handling exceeding 50W and reduced size/weight. The new design incorporates several novel technologies that leverage the companys production experience and understanding of the high power properties in fiber components by fundamentally addressing key aspects ...

    SBIR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  4. Enhanced Eddy Current Nondestructive Inspection Capability for Corrosion and Crack Detection of Aerospace Structures

    SBC: Jentek Sensors, Inc.            Topic: N06020

    This SBIR Phase II.5 program is aimed at reducing the vulnerability and enhancing the survivability of multiple aircraft platforms with specific interest in detecting second layer corrosion/material loss and second layer fatigue cracking in relatively thin structures. Large area scanning of metallic structure for fatigue crack detection in first and second layers is of general interest, including ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  5. Improved Air Deployable Acoustic Receiver (ADAR) Sonobuoy Structure

    SBC: Triton Systems, Inc.            Topic: N101021

    Triton Systems proposes to provide for the Navy the Improved Air Deployable Acoustic Receiver (ADAR) Sonobuoy Structure, which will expand the acoustic range of the AN/SSQ-101 sonobuoy into low frequencies and will provide improved capability to detect, classify, locate, and track submarines and other sonar contacts.

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  6. Very High Powered, Low Frequency Underwater Projectors

    SBC: MASSA PRODUCTS CORPORATION            Topic: N161059

    There is an ongoing need to improve the design of low frequency, high power sonar transducers for use in underwater acoustic applications. During this Phase I Base Program, the Massa/BAE Team investigated the properties of recently developed PMN-PT textured ceramics for transduction use in transducers, and then developed designs for two different PMN-PT transducers that were based on existing PZT- ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  7. Simulating Training Results to Understand Differing Effects of fidelity on Learning (STRUDEL)

    SBC: Charles River Analytics, Inc.            Topic: N162124

    To continue the development of Navy personnel expertise, the Navy applies intelligent tutoring systems (ITSs) coupled with training simulations to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of future training. One of the key questions is how much fidelity is required for the simulation. Instead of questionable rules of thumb, developers need scientifically validated methods and tools for understandi ...

    SBIR Phase II 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  8. Novel Cooling System for Laser Enclosure

    SBC: Photonwares Corporation            Topic: N18AT001

    We propose to utilize a laser 3D printing manufacturing technique to realize an ultra high efficiency micro-channel laser head cooling system with high thermal load capacity in a small volume package. The new approach incorporates key technical innovations that drastically increase the forced water flow interaction surface area and the metal thermal conductivity. The approach enables conformal geo ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  9. Additive manufacturing for Li-ion batteries

    SBC: Physical Sciences Inc.            Topic: N18AT008

    Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) will develop novel feedstocks for 3D printing of lithium-ion batteries using existing additive manufacturing technologies. Lithium-ion batteries simultaneously offering high energy and power density energy will be demonstrated using the novel feedstock materials. PSIs proprietary HA coating technology will be utilized in the feedstock formulations to maximize active ma ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Complete Lithium Ion Batteries Produced by Additive Manufacturing

    SBC: AKITA INNOVATIONS LLC            Topic: N18AT008

    Demand for portable power continues to expand, and new portable devices require increased variability in form factor. Furthermore, expired batteries may not be easily replaceable due to the lack of standard geometries. New manufacturing technologies are necessary to respond to each of the challenges. Additive manufacturing (AM) is a promising approach that is well known for its ability to quickly ...

    STTR Phase I 2018 Department of DefenseNavy
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