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EXPERT SYSTEM FOR IMPROVED MAINTENANCE AIDING

Company: Abaris Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: REPAIR OF SHIPBOARD MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT REQUIRES INFORMATION AND EXPERTISE NOT EASILY AVAILABLE TO SHIPBOARD MAINTENANCE PERSONNEL. WHAT INFORMATION THAT IS AVAILABLE IS GENERALLY EMBEDDED IN TECHNICAL MANUALS OR MAINTENANCE/REPAIR CARDS THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO DECIPHER, BULKY, AND SOMETIMES HARD… more

DEVELOPMENT OF IMPROVED CO(2) SCRUBBERS FOR USE IN RESPIRATORS

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: PHASE I OF THIS STUDY WILL VERIFY THE FEASIBILITY OF MAKING SUBSTANTIAL IMPROVEMENTS IN CO(2) SCRUBBER MATERIALS TO ALLOW SAFE AND EFFECTIVE USE UNDER CONDITIONS OF HIGH METABOLIC ENERGY EXPENDITURE PRODUCING CO(2E EXHALATION RATES IN EXCESS OF 2 LITERS PER MINUTE. THE FEASIBILITY STUDY WILL EXAMINE… more

SURGICAL INSTRUMENT DECONTAMINATION UNIT

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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VASCULAR STAPLER

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO DESIGN AND BUILD A STAPLER FOR PERFORMING END-TO-END AND END-TO-SIDE ANASTOMOSES ON MEDIUM TO LARGE VESSELS, AND FOR REPAIRING BLOOD VESSELS AND VASCULAR ANEURYSMS, AND TO DEVELOP A SURGICAL PROTOCOL FOR ITS USE. THE METHOD PROPOSED USES A SPECIAL STAPLER AND… more

ULTRAMINIATURE IMPLANTABLE ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF THIN FILM MAGNETIC FIELD SENSOR SYSTEMS

Company: 2g Enterprises Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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LEARNING SYSTEMS FOR ELECTRONIC COMBAT APPLICATIONS (LSECA)

Company: ABTECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: ADVANCES IN ELECTRONIC COMBAT APPLICATIONS WILL SIGNIFICANTLY INCREASE THE ABILITY OF PILOTS TO OUTPERFORM A LARGE NUMBER OF ADVERSARIES IN ENVIRONMENTS WHERE THERE IS AN EXTREME INFORMATION PROCESSING BURDEN. THE NUMBER OF FACTORS PILOTS MUST CONSIDER IN MAKING ELECTRONIC COMBAT RELATED DECISIONS… more

A MICROCOMPUTER-BASED SYSTEM FOR LOCATING ASSISTIVE AND ADAPTIVE DEVICES FOR HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS

Company: ACADEMIC SOFTWARE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: THIS RESEARCH STUDY DEVELOPS AN INTERACTIVE, MICROCOMPUTER-BASED, ASSISTIVE AND ADAPTIVE DEVICE LOCATOR SYSTEM (ADLS) FOR DISABLED PERSONS. INFORMATION RETRIEVAL IS ORGANIZED AROUND A FUNCTIONAL MODEL OF IMPAIRMENTS AND CORRESPONDING ADAPTIVE DEVICES. THE DESIGN THEORY AND INITIAL DATA BASE CONTENT… more

SUPPORTED MOLTEN SALT CATALYSIS OF ENDOTHERMIC REACTION OF HIGH ENERGY-DENSITY AVIATION FUELS

Company: Accel Catalysis Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE PROPOSED WORK INVOLVES APPLICATION OF SUPPORTED MOLTEN SALT CATALYSIS TO THE CATALYTIC ENDOTHERMIC DEHYDROGENATION OF HIGH ENERGY-DENSITY AVIATION FUELS. THE CATALYSTS OF INTEREST ARE HETEROGENEOUSLY DISPERSED PLATINUM AND NICKEL, TO BE USED ALONE OR IN BIMETALLIC CLUSTERS. THE MOLTEN SALTS TO… more

SUPPORTED MOLTEN SALT DEHYDROGENTATION OF METHANOL

Company: Accel Catalysis Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF EXTREMELY FAST RISC-BASED ALUS FOR CHARACTER STRING PROCESSING

Company: Accelerated Processors Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: GENERAL PURPOSE PROCESSOR ARITHMETIC LOGIC UNITS (ALUS) TYPICALLY IMPLEMENT LARGE MICRO-CODED INSTRUCTION SETS TO PROVIDE SYSTEM FLEXIBILITY, WITH THE ULTIMATE GOAL OF SUPPORTING A WIDE BASE OF APPLICATIONS. THE LARGE NUMBER OF INSTRUCTIONS RESULTS IN A COMPLEX, RELATIVELY SLOW CHIP ARCHITECTURE. IN… more

CLEARINGHOUSE FOR ADAPTIVE REDREATION EQUIPMENT

Company: Access To Recreation, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: MANY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS ARE CURRENTLY BENEFITTING FROM THEFIELD OF THERAPY CALLED THERAPEUTIC RECREATION. EVERY MAJORREHABILITATION CENTER HAS A SEPARATE AND GROWING RECREATION THERAPY DEPARTMENT AS THIS FIELD OF THERAPY GAINS RECOGNI- HAVE SPECIAL EQUIPMENT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. THE DIFFICULTY… more

A COMPACT ACCELERATOR-BASED NEUTRON SOURCE FOR BAGGAGE INTERROGATION

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: THE USE OF THERMAL NEUTRONS AS A TOOL FOR BAGGAGE INSPECTIONIS AN ESTABLISHED TECHNIQUE, WITH A PROTOTYPE SYSTEM CURRENTLY BEING TESTED FOR AIRPORT FEASIBILITY AS AN EXPLOSIVE DETECTION DEVICE. THIS SYSTEM COULD POSSIBLY BE MODIFIED FOR INDIVIDUAL BAGGAGE IDENTIFICATION THROUGH THE USE OF IMAGING OR… more

BROARD-BAND ULTRASONIC INSPECTION SYSTEM FOR CERAMIC PAR

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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AN ELECTROMAGNETIC CALORIMETER CALIBRATION SOURCE FOR THE SUPERCONDUCTING SUPER COLLIDER

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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ASR-9 RDAR/AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL INTERFACE

Company: Accurate Automation Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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TCAS I DEVELOPMENT

Company: Acom Microwave Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOT / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: AS A RESULT OF THE INCREASING VOLUME OF AIR TRAFFIC IT HAS BECOME APPARENT THAT A NEED EXIST FOR A DEVICE OPERATED ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT TO WARN THE PILOT OF OTHER AIRCRAFT THAT MAY POSE A POTENTIAL COLLISION. OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO DEVELOP A INEXPENSIVE TCAS I SYSTEM (AD-VANCED TECHNOLOGY AIRBORNE… more

IMPROVEMENT OF SMALL SCALE TESTING FOR EXPLOSIVE SENSITIVITY

Company: 3c Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 2
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVES OF PHASE I ARE TO DETERMINE HOW WELL THE SMALL SCALE TESTS CURRENTLY USED FOR SCREENING EXPLOSIVES, AND THE MODELS THAT DESCRIBE EXPLOSIVE BEHAVIOR IN THE SMALL SCALE TEST AND IN THE FULL SCALE MUNITION, CAN PREDICT THRESHOLDS OF EXPLOSIVE REACTION IN THE OPERATIONAL FULL SCALE… more

RETENTION METHODS FOR PLASTIC ROTATING BANDS

Company: 3c Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THE PROBLEM IS TO DEVELOP SHALLOW DEPTH ROTATING BANDS FOR HIGH VELOCITY PROJECTILES THAT WILL MINIMIZE BARREL EROSION AND REDUCE DRAG TO AN ABSOLUTE MINIMUM, USING INEXPENSIVE METHODS OF RETAINING INJECTION-MOLDABLE THERMOPLASTIC MATERIALS. THE PROPOSED APPROACH IS TO TRADE OFF STRONGLY-RETAINED… more

DEVELOPMENT OF QUICK-RETRIEVAL INDEXING FOR LARGE-STORAGE INFORMATION FOR USE BY DISABLED INDIVIDUALS.

Company: Ada Software Engineering Tools Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROPOSAL IS BROKEN INTO FOUR PROJECTS. THE FIRST PROJ-ECT IS THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A QUICK RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR LASER DISCS THAT WILL ALLOW USERS TO RAPIDLY ACCESS LARGE AMOUNTS OF DATA VIA INTERNAL COMPUTER CONTROLLED HASHING TA-BLES EITHER STORED ON THE LASER DISC OR MAINTAINED VIA… more

DEVELOPMENT OF A RELIABLE REAL-TIME FREON DETECTOR

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: IN ORDER TO PREVENT INJURY OR DEATH RESULTING FROM OXYGEN DEPRIVATION CAUSED BY THE RELEASE OF HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF FREON GASES IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS, A SIMPLE, COMPACT, RELIABLE FREON MONITORING DEVICE IS PROPOSED. THE ELECTRON-CAPTURE DETECTOR WILL BE USED AS THE FREONSENSING ELEMENT IN THE… more

THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN AMMONIA DETECTOR FOR PROCESS CONTROL OF ADVANCED NITROGEN OXIDE REMOVAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR COAL-FIRED GAS STREAMS

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW COST ETHYLENE OXIDE DETECTOR

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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DEVELOPMENT OF A LOW-COST ETHYLENE OXIDE DETECTOR

Company: ADA Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1988 / 1
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SPACE TIME ADAPTIVE PROCESSING FOR AI RADARS

Company: ADAPTIVE SENSORS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1988 / 1
Abstract: AIRBORNE INTERCEPTOR RADARS AT UHF OR L-BAND WITH CONFORMAL WINGMOUNTED ARRAY ANTENNAS AND DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING ARE OF INTEREST FOR FUTURE SYSTEMS. ADAPTIVE CONTROL OF THE ANGLE/DOPPLER RESPONSE OF THESE RADARS, USING ARRAY ELEMENT OUTPUTS, MULTIPLE BEAM OUTPUTS, OR SUB-APERTURE OUTPUTS… more