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Advanced Littoral Combat Ship Common Mission Module Handling Device

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: The Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. (QED) Mission Module Handling Device (MMHD) is designed to meet the Navys requirements of minimizing the deck point loading while lifting and omni-directionally maneuvering ISO containers and Twenty foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) aboard both the Littoral Combat… more

Advanced Breakwater And Causeway Ultramarine System (ABACUS) Development

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: Expansion of the Advanced Breakwater And Causeway Ultramarine System (ABACUS) research and development work accomplished under the Phase II Basic and Options 1 & 2 programs to full scale prototype systems and large scale demonstration models for both Seabasing and ship-to-shore logistics support… more

Active Motion-Compensation Technology for Roll-On/Roll-Off Cargo Vessel Discharge to Floating Platforms

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The QED team proposes to study an active motion compensation platform supported by a self-contained air cushion system. The Phase II study will evaluate the ability of the'Ramp Motion Control Platform'(RMCP) to support and control the LMSR stern ramp through a range of elevated sea state… more

Goal Guide: A Web-Based Application for Self-Management of Goal Tracking

Company: Assistech Systems LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: This is a Phase II project to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a responsively designed web application, Goal Guide, that enables individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism to effectively manage self-defined goals for everyday living across personal, educational, and vocational… more

Practical Roots of Trust for Mobile Devices

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: To meet the critical security needs of the Department of Homeland Security and others, we propose two methods for providing a secure root of trust for mobile devices. One method is designed to integrate as easily into existing systems, while the other requires deeper integration but… more

Programmable, Reconfigurable Silicon Photodiode Array Module

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: Many planned nextgeneration experiments in high energy physics, astroparticle physics, and nuclear physics need a plethora of photon detectors with singlephoton sensitivity, large dynamic range, and accessibility throughout experiment lifetime. These requirements constrain the sensor: low… more

Digital Silicon Photomultiplier Readout Circuit

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The need for ever more sensitive, compact, rugged, and inexpensive optical sensors is particularly acute in the fields of homeland security, biological sciences, nuclear medicine, and nuclear and highenergy physics. The ability to detect the spatial location and time of arrival of single photons… more

Low SWAP LIDAR Instrument for Arctic Ice Sheet Mass Balance Monitoring

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Arctic sea ice cover plays a major role in governing the exchange of energy between the ocean and atmosphere in the Polar Regions. As such, observations of ice extent and thickness, including temporal growth and melt cycles, improves our understanding of the ongoing global climate changes, and… more

Fabrication of aberration-free gradient index nonlinear optical materials

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: A fast, 1-cm diameter cylindrical gradient index (GRIN) nonlinear optical (NLO) refractive index lens, with large radial linear and nonlinear optical index gradients in all three optical axes will be fabricated using ink jet printing (IJP). The goal is to demonstrate the ability to… more

High Index of Refraction Materials for Printed Applications

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Using roll-to-roll (R2R) -compatible inkjet-print (IJP) deposition and nanoimprint (NI) photolithographic patterning methods, a series of passive and electro-optic (EO) -modulated waveguide structures will be fabricated and characterized. The measured data will be compared to modeled… more

Hybridization Techniques for Ultra-Small Pitch Focal Plane Arrays

Company: Voxtel Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: High-yielding inkjet print (IJP) deposition technologies will be developed for hybridizing the ultra-small pitch semiconductor detector arrays and readout integrated circuits (ROIC). The goal is to develop a method, alternative to the thermocompression hybridization methods currently used… more

TAU Commander: An Intuitive Interface for the TAU Performance Analysis System

Company: Paratools, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2014 / 2
Abstract: The Department of Energy and other federal agencies have made significant investments in software performance engineering tools, which can be complex and difficult to use. Novice users first encountering a tools complexity and vast array of features are intimidated and easily frustrated. There is… more

Automated System for Holographic Lightfield 3D Display Metrology (HL3DM)

Company: Adi - Displays Consulting, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2014 / 1
Abstract: ABSTRACT: Lightfield 3D displays are being developed to reduce viewer eyestrain normally found on stereoscopic displays caused by the mismatch of the focus and stereo vergence on the display. These lightfield or Field of Light Displays (FoLD) systems generate a light field by any of several… more

Advanced Shipboard Mission Payload Handling System

Company: Quantum Engineering Design, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The QED team proposes an Advanced Payload Handling System (APHS) capable of semi-autonomous and/or wireless remotely controlled, omni-directionally maneuvering operations. Selected design candidates will be evaluated with respect to their ability to provide an assured capability of acquiring and… more

Dangerous Drug Prevention Skills for People with Intellectual Disabilities

Company: DOUBLE S INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by APPLICANT): An overlooked, neglected, yet significant problem in the United States today is the use and abuse of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs by individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID). Increasing numbers of people with ID are living independently in the… more

TAU Commander: An Intuitive Interface for the TAU Performance Analysis System

Company: Paratools, Inc Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The TAU Performance System is a powerful and highly versatile profiling and tracing tool ecosystem for performance analysis of parallel programs. Developed over the last 15 years, TAU has evolved with each new generation of HPC systems and scales efficiently to hundreds of thousands of cores on the… more

Human Monoclonal Antibody To Treat P. aeruginosa Infections in Cystic Fibrosis

Company: ADP SILVER DENTAL ARREST, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Topical fluorides have been the mainstay in the prevention of dental caries for decades. However, topical fluoride alone is not enough to thwart tooth decay in high-risk populations. The purpose of this Phase I application is to determine the technical and… more

Goal Guider: A Mobile and Web-Based System for Self-Management of Everyday Life by Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism

Company: Assistech Systems LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: ED / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: The project goal is to develop and test the feasibility of a self-management system, Goal Guider, consisting of a mobile application and companion web site that allows individuals with intellectual disabilities and autism to effectively manage self-defined goals for everyday living across various… more

Integrin Targeted Therapy for the Treatment of Ovarian Cancer

Company: BIOSPEECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Summary Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) is believed to be a widespread, under-diagnosed condition associated with detrimental health problems, at a high cost to society. The current gold standard for diagnosis of SDB is a time- consuming, expensive, and obtrusive (requiring many attached wires)… more

Scandate Cathode for High Power Long Life Electric Propulsion

Company: E-BEAM, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Scandate cathodes are proposed as a way to boost performance and life for electric space propulsion systems. This company has recently demonstrated breakthrough performance on these cathodes in other formats. We have demonstrated emission of 5 Amps/cm2 at 850 degrees CB, which is 200 degrees C… more

Klystron Amplifier Utilizing Scandate Cathode and Electrostatic Focusing

Company: E-BEAM, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: We propose to build an electrostatically focused klystron that exploits recent breakthroughs in scandate cathode technology. We have built cathodes with greater than 100 Amps/cm2 emission. This project offers an opportunity to test those cathodes in real world devices. Because of their small size… more

Binary Static Previrtualization

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: Modular software development helps enable application developers to quickly write sophisticated applications. However, in most instances only a small fraction of the functionality included in a particular software components is needed. Not only is there a performance cost, but the prevalence of… more

Practical Roots of Trust for Mobile Devices

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2013 / 1
Abstract: To meet the critical security needs of the Department of Homeland Security and others, we propose two methods for providing a secure root of trust for mobile devices. One method is designed to integrate as easily into existing systems, while the other requires deeper integration but… more

PICT, A Tool For Interactively Capturing and Managing Programmer's Intentions

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: It is all too common for a project to create software that is hard to maintain, inefficient, bug-ridden, late, and over-budget. Software flaws resulting from this current state of affairs are no longer an inconvenience but are the primary source of software security vulnerabilities. Motivated by… more

ADIDRUS: Using Deception to Protect and Defend UAVs

Company: Galois, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2013 / 2
Abstract: Unmanned vehicles are becoming an increasingly valuable tool within the Department of Defense, and related technologies are beginning to appear in commercial systems. As their utilization grows, these unmanned systems will become a significant target for cyber attack. Indeed, existing Defense… more