Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 17943
Amount: $53,045.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1992
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
141 West Xenia Ave., Po Box, 579, Cedarville, OH, 45314
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Max L. Lake
 (513) 766-2020
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Research Institution
This Phase I SBIR will investigate the feasibility of producing reliabMICONDUCTOR, MICROWAVE AND MICROELECTRONIC DEVICES ARE DRIVING THERMALle High-Resolution Satellite Cloud Climatologies (HRSCC's) from meteor PROPERTY REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRONIC PACKAGING MATERIALS AND DESIGNS.ological satellite imagery. There is currently no DoD HRSCC database HIGHER CIRCUIT DENSITIES RESULT IN INCREASED POWER DENSITY, GENERALLwhich meets the requirements for medium and long-range cloud forecastsY EXPRESSED IN TERMS OF WATTS PER UNIT AREA. AIR COOLING IS LIMITED T. The HRSCC's show the frequency of occurence of cloud cover, spatialO POWER DENSITIES OF 1W/CM2. AT LEAST AN ORDER OF MAGNITUDE IMPROVEME distribution of clouds, and cloud cover amount, and can be stratifiedNT WILL BE NEEDED FOR NEXT-GENERATION ELECTRONIC PACKAGES. ATTAINING T by cloud type and cloud height. They are produced from both archivedHIS LEVEL WILL REQUIRE IMPROVEMENTS IN MATERIALS AND INNOVATIVE SCHEME and real-time data streams, and are produced exclusively from satelliS. ALSO, EXISTING ELECTRONIC DEVICES WOULD BENEFIT FROM IMPROVED THERte imagery. Phase I will determine how HRSCC's can be produced from tMAL MANAGEMENT IN TERMS OF RELIABILITY. THE PROPOSED RESEARCH PROGRAMhe USAF Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) digital imager WILL DEVELOP AND TEST COMPOSITE ENHANCEMENTS WHICH WILL LEAD TO TRANSy and will demonstrate how these new products can be applied to meet UVERSE THERMAL CONDUCTIVITIES SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER (UP TO 33% HIGHER) TSAF operational requirements. These new high-resolution cloud productHAN MONOLITHIC ALUMINUM. PROPOSED COMPOSITE ENHANCEMENTS ARE ALSO EXPs are unique, and rely on innovative image processing techniques to maECTED TO LEAD TO SUBSTANTIAL INCREASES IN THE IN-PLANE THERMAL CONDUCTke use of current technology meteorological satellite imagery. We wilIVITY. l demonstrate how HRSCC's can serve as both an assessment and forecast tool. We believe this type of product has the potential to become standard cloud climatology reference for DoD. There is excellent potential for long term product development with applications for both the D

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