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Satellite Operator Decision Aid And Training System (SODATS)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation AF01-053, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept software decision aid for satellite command composition. Our decision aid, the Satellite Operator Decision Aid andTraining System (SODATS), will be built from… more

Shoot & Scoot Assistant

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: A military combat unit must

Intelligent Agent-Based Software Architecture for Combat Performance Under Overwhelming Information Inflow and Uncertainty

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 2
Abstract: 21st Century Systems, Inc. proposes to research and realize agent-based decision support system under uncertainty for submarineoperations. We will use a highly innovative hybridBayesian/differential game modeling approach to tackle thisproblem. The resulting theory and technology will… more

Tasking, Processing, Exploitation, and Dissemination (TPED)-Knowledge Acquisition and Assessment System (KAAS)

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: In response to Small Business Innovative Research solicitation OSD01-CR10, 21CSI is pleased to propose the development of a proof-of-concept software knowledge assessment tool for TPED teams. Our assessment tool, the TPED Knowledge Acquisition andAssessment System (TPED-KAAS), will be built from… more

Agents and Avatars in the Aerospace Operations Center in Support of Combat Operations

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: For efficient space operations, and for effective space force enhancement to terrestrial forces, Aerospace Operations Center (AOC) personnel must be continuously aware of the status of on-orbit assets, payload coverage, reacting to system degradations andfailures, and responding to intolerant… more

Agents and Avatars in the Aerospace Operations Center in Support of Combat Operations

Company: 21st Century Systems, Incorporated Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 2
Abstract: For efficient space operations, and for effective space force enhancement to terrestrial forces, Aerospace Operations Center (AOC) personnel must be continuously aware of the status of on-orbit assets, payload coverage, reacting to system degradations andfailures, and responding to intolerant… more

Encapsulated Particles: Improved Catalyst for the Production of Methanol from CO

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: 65877 The generation of high power, high frequency microwaves, using conventional sources such as klystrons or traveling wave amplifiers, requires that very high field gradients be sustained in small output cavities for a long duration. A high-current electron beam source, and thus a high power… more

STTR Phase I: Light Transparent, Electrically Conductive Coatings by Filtered Cathodic Arc Plasma Deposition

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / STTR / 2001 / 1
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Improved Coatings for Helmet Mounted Display Visors using Filtered Cathodic Arc Plasma Deposition

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop and commercialize stable, more durable and less expensive optical multi-layer coatings that can turn a visor into a display screen for helmet mounted display devices, with minimal impact onthe pilot's overall visual acuity. The… more

Vacuum Arc Nano Thrusters for Nanosatellite Spacecraft Constellations

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation proposes to develop a new type of nano-thruster electric engine for highly parallel, distributed constellations of nano-satellites and other space propulsion applications. A key feature of the proposed Phase-I is theuse of an Inductive Energy Store (IES) driver… more

High power, high voltage, ultra-fast, UV triggered diamond switch

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop a new type of high voltage, high power diamond switch potentially capable of switching GW power levels at ~100 kV. The basic element of this switch is a thin disk of natural or CVD diamondthat supports up to 25 kV, is triggered into… more

Mitigation of Atmospheric Nuclear Effects on RF and Optical Communication and Sensor Systems

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation proposes to develop and test a capillary discharge source of KCl as an alternative to Ar gas puffs for Decade Quad. The innovative feature of such a capillary source is that the initial z-pinch load is highly ionizedand well collimated, as demonstrated earlier… more

Polar Angle Fluence Distribution Measurements Using Fast Total Stopping Calorimeters

Company: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to adapt a commercially available instrument called a Laser Wavefront Analyzer (LWA) to capture snap-shots of the current and density in the initial coronal region of an imploding z-pinch on the 0.7 MAHawk accelerator at NRL. These snap-shots will… more

Ocean Current Power Generator

Company: Abacus Controls, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2001 / 2
Abstract: 60165 The Gulf Stream off the southeastern coast of Florida is a natural source of renewable energy that is ready for development using today¿s technology. Unlike other renewable sources, water flows 24 hours a day and can be counted on as a base source of electric power. This project will… more

Ocean Current Power Generator

Company: Abacus Controls, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: 60165 The Gulf Stream off the southeastern coast of Florida is a natural source of renewable energy that is ready for development using today¿s technology. Unlike other renewable sources, water flows 24 hours a day and can be counted on as a base source of electric power. This project will… more

Performance & Cooperation Among Multiple Autonomous Space-based Agents

Company: 21st Century Technologies Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Autonomous planning of space-based unmanned craft is at the cutting edge of science and technology. Problems associated with planning arise when multiple independent agents each on separate spacecraft must work in a coordinated fashion for a combined mission. This proposal examines the ramifications… more

Error-reduction in dipole-source localization models

Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION(Adapted from applicant's abstract): Multiple-channel brain evoked-response data is often recorded from the scalp, either electrically, or magnetically. The analysis of this multi-channel data … more

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Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2001 / 1
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Company: ABRATECH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2001 / 2
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High Efficiency Mid-Infrared Solid State Lasers

Company: AC MATERIALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: AC Materials proposes development of a 4 micron Ho:BaY2F8 laser pumped by a Cr:LISAF laser in response to Air Force needs for an efficient pulsed source in the 3-5 micron region. Under the Phase I program lasing at 3.9 micron was demonstrated, with over 30mJ power per pulse. The Phase II effort… more

High Efficiency Mid-Infrared Solid State Lasers

Company: AC MATERIALS, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 2
Abstract: AC Materials proposes development of a 4 micron Ho:BaY2F8 laser pumped by a Cr:LISAF laser in response to Air Force needs for an efficient pulsed source in the 3-5 micron region. Under the Phase I program lasing at 3.9 micron was demonstrated, with over 30mJ power per pulse. The Phase II effort… more

Pediatrician ADHD Media Support Package for Parents

Company: ACADEMIC EDGE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Children with ADHD are at significant risk for failing to complete high school and as many as 25 percent develop chronic patterns of antisocial behavior that persist into adulthood. Primary care providers--the… more

Classroom Support of ADHD Social Skills Development

Company: ACADEMIC EDGE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: The purpose of this project is to design, develop, and evaluate an Intergrated Media Intervention (IMI) that will assist teachers, school counselors, group facilitators and related personnel to foster the development of age-appropriate social problem-solving skills by children and adolescents with… more

Virtual-Impact Particle Sizing for Precursor Powders of Nb3Sn and Bi-2212 Superconductors

Company: Accelerator Technology Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / STTR / 2001 / 1
Abstract: Particle size distribution is one of the critical parameters in fabricating high-performance, fine-filament superconductors of Nb3Sn and Bi-2212 using the powder-in-tube (PIT) technique. Even a few large particles in the tubes of a multi-filament PIT billet will limit the size of the drawing or… more

Solar Blind AlxGa1-xN Ultraviolet Photodiodes by Lateral Epitaxial Overgrowth

Company: DATAWARE Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2001 / 2
Abstract: The feasibility of developing a system to provide feedback to manual welders was demonstrated in Phase 1 of the Office of Naval Research STTR Project titled