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SBC: INTELLIGENT OPTICAL SYSTEMS, INC. Topic: HSB042005
Terahertz (THz) radiation imaging and sensing is one of the most promising technologies for standoff detection of concealed threats. New THz sources and detectors are emerging on the commercial market. Existing methods for data processing and image construction, however, are either too cumbersome or fail to provide much of the required data for detecting concealed weapons and explosives. Intellige ...SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
SBC: ADELPHI TECHNOLOGY INC Topic: HSB0161012
We propose to develop the cost effective plastic-crystal composite scintillator that can enable multi-mode detection of gamma rays, fast neutrons, and thermal neutrons. To enable innovation beyond the current state-of-the-art, the proposed easy-to-fabricate-and-integrate composite scintillator will utilize the miniature crystals of CLYC elpasolite embedded into a plastic scintillator framework. Di ...SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Homeland Security
SBC: INTELLIGENT OPTICAL SYSTEMS, INC. Topic: N/A
It is critical to prevent terrorists, or other smugglers, from using the spaces, holds, and cargo containers aboard ships and boats, to smuggle contraband into our Nation. To date, most surveillance efforts have focused on vision through the wall systems; surprisingly little attention has been paid to identifying and locating possible hidden areas. A clear identification of these areas could signi ...SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of Homeland Security
SBC: Arete Associates Topic: NGA04001
The goal of this Phase I SBIR is to define a set of algorithms that will detect and characterize static man-made objects highly obscured by foliage within multi-view, multi-channel optical data collected passively from UAVs or other aerial platforms. The proposed algorithm stream will be constructed so as to comprehend and mitigate real-world interfering effects such as clouds, smoke and haze. Dur ...SBIR Phase I 2004 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
SBC: Orbital Insight, Inc. Topic: NGA201001
As the Intelligence Community’s experts in geospatial analytics, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has a long-standing interest in conducting research and development in analyzing overhead imagery. With the commercialization of space, the need to analyze greater volumes of imagery much more quickly continues to progress. Fortunately, recent advances in computer vision (CV) have m ...SBIR Phase I 2021 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
SBC: OCEAN RENEWABLE POWER CO INC Topic: 1
Ocean Renewable Power Company, Inc. (ORPC) is a global leader in marine renewable energy technology and a developer of eco-conscious projects that harness the power of oceans and rivers to create clean, predictable renewable energy. Since 2004, ORPC has made significant progress towards implementing high reliability systems that demonstrate innovative high reliability systems. To achieve the low c ...SBIR Phase I 2021 Department of EnergyARPA-E
SBC: TP ENGINEERING SERVICES, LLC Topic: NGA212001
TP Engineering personnel have extensive experience with electro-optic systems and high Pulse Repetition Frequency (PRF) Laser systems. We have detailed knowledge of Pockels cell systems enabling active gated imaging through foliage at PRF 100 kHz PRF. Such systems can dramatically improve and protect Geiger-mode LIDAR by both controlling the transmitter output and gating out unwanted return lig ...SBIR Phase I 2022 Department of DefenseNational Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
SBC: Project K Energy, Inc. Topic: 1
We propose to develop and commercialize a potassium-ion battery for use in electric vehicles (EVs). The fundamental properties of potassium transport in organic electrolytes allow for fast charging from 0 to 80% capacity in less than 5 minutes. The battery will pair a stable, open-framework cathode based on a Prussian blue analog (PBA) with a conventional graphite anode for a high-performance batt ...SBIR Phase I 2023 Department of EnergyARPA-E
SBC: INFERLINK CORPORATION Topic: HSB0161007
In this project, we propose to develop software that employs open source information to assess a community's resilience and preparedness. The goal is challenging because current technology does not scale well due to the heterogeneity of the problem. Specifically, the heterogeneity of the data, as well as the heterogeneity of the assessment process makes it time-consuming to develop extractors ...SBIR Phase I 2016 Department of Homeland Security
SBC: Physical Optics Corporation Topic: HSB051002
To address homeland security needs, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Gamma Ray Quantum Dot Semiconductor Heterostructure (GammaDot) sensor system. This compact modular system consists of Pb quantum dot (Q-dot) heterostructure laser module, a photodiode module, and a smart electronics module. The Pb Q-dot laser module consists of a stack of heterostructure lasers, which g ...SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of Homeland Security