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ASSESSMENT OF FIBER REINFORCED PLASTICS FOR COMBATANT SUBMARINE STRUCTURES

Company: Abaris Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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OPTRODE MEASUREMENT OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY USING ROOM TEMPERATURE PHOSPHORESCENCE QUENCHING

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: QUENCHING OF ROOM-TEMPERATURE PHOSPHORESCENCE OF LUMINESCENT COMPOUNDS IMMOBILIZED ON OR IN SUITABLE THIN- FILM MATRICES IS PLANNED AS A METHOD FOR MEASURING RELATIVE HUMIDITY. COMBINED WITH FIBER OPTICS TECHNOLOGY THIS APPROACH APPEARS TO HAVE THE CAPABILTY OF MEASURING RELATIVE HUMIDITY. COMBINED… more

QUENCHING

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THIS PROPOSAL IS TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF UTILIZING LUMINESCENCE QUENCHING FOR MEASUREMENT OF RELATIVE HUMIDITY AT TEMPERATURES FOUND IN ARCTIC ENVIRONMENTS. IT IS BASED ON THE OBSERVATION THAT CERTAIN FLUORESCENT AND PHOSPHORESCENT COMPOUNDS, IMMOBILIZED ON SPECIFIC SUBSTRATES, SHOW A… more

THE PRIMARY GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EASILY USABLE, NONTRAUMATIC APPARATUS FOR THE ACCURATE ASSESSMENT OF BODY VOLUME IN NORMAL AND LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS.

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE PRIMARY GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN EASILY USABLE, NONTRAUMATIC APPARATUS FOR THE ACCURATE ASSESSMENT OF BODY VOLUME IN NORMAL AND LOW BIRTH WEIGHT INFANTS. A SECONDARY GOAL IS THE INCLUSION OF AN ASSESSMENTOF ENERGY EXPENDITURE INTO THE SAME APPARATUS. THE METHOD PROPOSED FOR… more

THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPACT, LOW-COST EXPIRED BREATH ANALYZER SUITABLE FOR DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS IN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS, CLINICS, AND FACTORY FIRST AID STATIONS.

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THIS PROJECT IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A COMPACT, LOW-COST EXPIRED BREATH ANALYZER SUITABLE FOR DIAGNOSTIC APPLICATIONS IN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOMS, CLINICS, AND FACTORY FIRST AID STATIONS. THE FIRST PHASE OF THIS STUDY WILL BE A DETERMINATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A MICROVOLUME,… more

OXYGEN GENERATOR FOR AMBULATORY COPD PATIENTS

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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EMERGENCY VENTILATORY SUPPORT DEVICES BASED ON H202

Company: Abel Company Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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"TWO-WAVELENGTH LASER FOR SURGERY"

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: THE USE OF LASERS AS A SURGICAL MODALITY HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED IN RECENT YEARS. LASERS OF VARIOUS WAVELENGTHS ARE SUITED FOR DIFFERENT SPECIFIC SURGICAL FUNCTIONS. CO2 (10.6 ) RADIATION HAS SMALL PENETRATION DEPTHS IN TISSUES. THIS LEADS TO HIGH SURFACE TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE DESIRABLE FOR TISSUE… more

RAMAN COVERTED MID-IR LASER

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROPOSAL IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PULSED MID-IR LASER IN THE 3.5 TO 4.1 MICROMETER ATMOSPHERIC TRANSMISSION WINDOW. SUCH SPECTRAL SOURCE IS RELEVANT TO A VARIETY OF TACTICAL APPLICATIONS. THE DF CHEMICAL LASER HAS BEEN THE CHOICE, BUT SUFFERS FROM WASTE FUEL MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS.… more

THE SCATTERING OF X-RAYS CAN BE USED TO IMAGE THE DENSITY OFANATOMICAL STRUCTURES UP TO SEVERAL CENTIMETERS DEEP IN THE HUMAN BODY.

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE SCATTERING OF X-RAYS CAN BE USED TO IMAGE THE DENSITY OFANATOMICAL STRUCTURES UP TO SEVERAL CENTIMETERS DEEP IN THE HUMAN BODY. THIS RESEARCH DESCRIBES A TECHNIQUE OF USING COMPTOM SCATTERED X-RAYS IN AN IPSILATERAL (BACKSCATTER) GEOMETRY TO OBTAIN THREE-DIMENSIONAL DENSITY INFORMATION… more

IN VIVO TOTAL BODY LEAD ANALYSIS BY X-RAY FLUORESCENCE

Company: ABIOMED, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DEVISE AUTOMATED METHODS OF ANALYZING THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE (ABR) WHEN IT IS RECORDED USING THREE ORTHOGONAL CHANNELS.

Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THIS RESEARCH IS TO DEVISE AUTOMATED METHODS OF ANALYZING THE AUDITORY BRAINSTEM RESPONSE (ABR) WHEN IT IS RECORDED USING THREE ORTHOGONAL CHANNELS. THE RESULTING 3- CHANNEL LISSAJOUS TRAJECTORY (3-CLT) SHOWS BOTH LINEAR AND PLANAR PORTIONS, WHICH WILL BE DETECTED USING ALGORITHMS TESTED… more

APPLICATIONS TO TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK

Company: Abt Associates Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THIS THREE PHASE PROJECT IS DESIGNED TO ASSIST DISABLED STUDENTS IN TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO WORK BY PROVIDING TWO NEW MICROCOMPUTER-BASED PROGRAMS TO REHILITATION SPECIALISTSIN THE WISCONSIN DIVISION OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SPECIAL SERVICES UNIT WHICH ANNUALLY EVALUATES AND SCREENS OVER 700… more

DESIGN OF A COMPACT LINAC FOR POSITRON TOMOGRAPHY

Company: Accsys Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: THE GOAL OF THE PROPOSED RESEARCH IS TO PROVIDE THE NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNITY WITH A COMPACT LINEAR ACCELERATOR (LINAC) FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THE PRINCIPAL SHORT-LIVED RADIOISOTOPES USED IN POSITRON EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY. THE DESIGN OF THIS LINAC WILL BE BASED ON EXCITING NEW TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPED… more

DESIGN OF A PROTON THERAPY DELIVERY SYSTEM

Company: Acctek Associates, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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FOR PULMONARY DISEASES

Company: Ackrad Laboratories Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE OF THE RESEARCH IS TO MAKE AVAILABLEAT MODEST COST A DEVICE TO PROVIDE THE BENEFITS OF PORTABLE METERED-DOSE INHALANTS TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS WHOSE POOR COORDINATION OR PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS NOW PRECLUDE THEIR USE.THE SPECIFIC AIMS OF THIS PHASE I RESEARCH INCLUDE COMPLE- TION… more

RESPONSE TO DROUGHT AS CORRELATED WITH CAVITATION SIGNALS

Company: Acoustic Emission Technology Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO ANSWER THE QUESTION WHETHER OR NOT THE ACOUSTIC EMISSION SIGNALS GENERATED BY WATER STRESS INDUCED CAVITATION IN PLANTS OCCURS PRIOR TO OR DURING IRREVERSIBLE DAMAGE TO PLANT GROWTH. THE SELECTION OF INSTRUMENTATION WITH RESPECT TO FREQUENCY, LOCATION, SIGNAL CONDITIONING,… more

SENSITIVITY

Company: 3c Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVES OF PHASE 1 ARE TO ACQUIRE AND ASSEMBLE DATA ON MUNITION SENSITIVITY TO DYNAMIC INPUTS, DEVELOP DISCRETE ELEMENT CODES FOR LOADING AND REACTION OF EXPLOSIVES AND MUNITIONS, EVALUATE THE PREDICTIVE UTILITY OF THESE CODES TO PREDICT REACTION THRESHOLDS OF MUNITIONS, AND TO PLAN THE PHASE… more

SYMPATHETIC DETONATION

Company: 3c Systems, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVES OF PHASE 1 ARE TO ACQUIRE AND ASSEMBLE DATA ON MUNITION SENSITIVITY TO SYMPATHETIC DETONATION, DEVELOP DISCRETE ELEMENT CODES FOR LOADING AND REACTION OF EXPLOSIVES, EVALUATE THE PREDICTIVE UTILITY OF THESE CODES TO PREDICT SYMPATHETIC DETONATION OF MUNITIONS, AND TO PLAN THE PHASE 2… more

LOW FLYING AIRCRAFT CANNOT BE DETECTED BY STANDARD RADAR BECAUSE OF INTERFERENCE FROM CLUTTER.

Company: Active E-o Systems Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: LOW FLYING AIRCRAFT CANNOT BE DETECTED BY STANDARD RADAR BECAUSE OF INTERFERENCE FROM CLUTTER. THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES A COHERENT LASER RADAR SYSTEM APPROACH, CONSISTING OF 2 KM SPACED LASER RADAR SITES THAT SCAN THE SKY IN ELEVATION ANGLE, WHICH CAN DETECT AIRCRAFT BETWEEN THE HORIZON AND 300 METER… more

HIGH PERFORMANCE LIGHTWEIGHT MANIPULATOR FEASIBILITY STUDY

Company: Adaptive Machine Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: A MANIPULATOR DESIGN IS PROPOSED WHICH USES ADVANCED MATERIALS AND CONTROL TECHNIQUES TO ACHIEVE PERFORMANCE FAR SUPERIOR TO THAT OF CONVENTIONAL MANIPULATORS. PRELIMINARY STUDIES INDICATE THAT A MANIPULATOR CAN BE DESIGNED WITH A USEFUL LOAD CAPACITY OF 100 KILOGRAMS, A USEFUL REACH OF 2.5 METERS,… more

PROCESSING GRAPHITE WITH PEEK USING A THERMOPLSTIC WELDING HEAD AND THE ROBOTIC WINDING SYSTEM (ROWS)

Company: ADC Acquisition Co. dba Automated Dynami Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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DISTRIBUTED DIGITAL CONTROLLER ARCHITECTURE FOR ADAPTIVE CONTROL

Company: Addmaster Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1986 / 1
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THE CONSTRUCTION OF A SOFT X-RAY SOURCE USING TRANSITION RADIATION FOR LITHOGRAPHY

Company: Adelphi Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1986 / 2
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROJECT IS TO DEVELOP TRANSITION RADIATORS WITH HIGH AVERAGE PHOTON FLUX AND TO USE THEM AS X-RAY SOURCES FOR SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH. IN PARTICULAR, THE COMPANY WILL STUDY THE USE OF THESE SOURCES FOR X-RAY LITHOGRAPHY FOR THE PRO- DUCTION OF INTEGRATED CIRCUITS.… more

APPLICATION TO BEAM DIAGNOSTICS AND PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION

Company: Adelphi Technology, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 1986 / 1
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED PROGRAM IS TO INVESTIGATE THE USE OF RESONANCE OR COHERENT TRANSITION RADIATION FOR THE IDENTIFICATION OF HIGH-ENERGY PARTICLES. THE TECHNIQUES PROPOSED CAN BE USED FOR PARTICLE-MASS IDENTIFICATION OR FORBEAM DIAGNOSTIC AND MONITORING. TWO DEVICES WILL BE CONSTRUCTED.… more