Abstract:Currently, difficulties in modeling non-linear behavior and damage modes of carbon-carbon (C/C) composites beyond simplified in-plane models prevent accurate assessment of bending load and thermal stress effects in interlaminar directions where the stress limits can be significantly lower than… more
Abstract:Current methods of species-specific bacterial detection and identification are complex, time-consuming, and often require expensive specialized equipment and highly trained personnel. There is a growing need for developing fieldable devices to combat both naturally occurring, and deliberate… more
Abstract:This proposal is submitted in response to the SBIR/STTR High Energy Physics Solicitation Topic 33(a).
The need is for strands that operate at a minimum of 15 Tesla (T) field, with preference for production scale ( & gt; 3 km continuous lengths) wire technologies at 15 to 25 T with reduced… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: This proposal is aimed at the development of an electrical conductor that is lighter weight and has two- to three-times higher current carrying ability per weight when compared to rated copper (Cu) or aluminum (Al) wires for Air force applications. Our approach will be to generate a… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Under this SBIR, Imaging Systems Technology (IST) proposes to develop an ultra-lightweight (<0.1 g/cm2) rapidly switchable engineered material capable of very high switchable shielding effectiveness (80 dB) for electromagnetic protection (EP) of space systems based on IST's… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: A new sensor for the measurement of ground reaction forces that terminate into the aircraft wheel-tire interface is proposed. Current measurement methods are limited to capturing normal force values. We propose the use of a thin-film sensor based on Innovative Scientific Solutions Inc… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Quantitative ablation recession rate measurements of heat shield surfaces are essential for evaluating the performance of heat shield materials. Currently, these measurements are limited to two-dimensional images that focus on the nose tip regression rate. For wedge testing, recession… more
Abstract:New technology is needed to replace 3He-based neutron proportional detectors for neutron scattering. This proposal addresses this need via development of a novel plasma panel based neutron detector designed to take advantage of low cost, large area, plasma display panel TV technology. A new type of… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Legacy military aircraft have a long-standing requirement for monitoring bus activity between control elements and weapons/sensor systems. The Bus Characterization and Integrity Toolset (BCIT) was a successful series of Phase I, II, and III SBIRS from 2004 onwards. BCIT was the first of… more
Abstract:Aerospace manufacturers are using composite structures in aircraft and they are the future of aviation. Composites reduce weight and maintenance costs. Today, many composite structures are joined together with fasteners. However to meet future design r
Abstract:Matrix will develop algorithms for airborne passive Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) relevant to commercial transmitters of opportunity in an urban area. These algorithms will include new image-formations techniques tailored the airborne passive SAR scenario specified by the customer. Additionally,… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: The goal of this SBIR is to explore the art of the possible and buy back performance using synergy and data fusion between multiple RF sensor munitions cooperating in flight. Our team, Matrix Research and Wright State University, will show how signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) can be … more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Specialized aircraft coatings can degrade over time and impact desired performance. Current reflectometers measure at normal incidence to the surface which does not accurately predict the electrical performance of the material across the aircraft's surface. It is desirable to… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: The objective of this effort is to demonstrate innovative methods for deriving a sparse set of physical target features that can be used for exploitation of air-to-ground signature data collected from sensor systems including electro-optical, infrared, ladar, and radar. Current… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Matrix and CSU are poised to develop algorithms to suppress radar WTC while preserving signals from targets of interest such as aircraft and weather. Our processing approach will be capable of utilizing radar data from either stationary- or scanning-mode ground-based systems. We will… more
Abstract:The opportunity presented under this program is to develop a next-generation, self-sealing technology that can impart self-sealing capability to the most vulnerable areas of integral aircraft fuel tanks. Targeted application of the self-sealing materials will reduce the weight and fuel-volume… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Hill AFB paint stripping operations for aircraft landing gear components is currently achieved by soaking landing gear components in a methylene chloride-based (MeCl) solution for 30 minutes, followed by plastic media blasting to remove residual paint. Their current operations use over… more
Abstract:The US Navy is seeking to reduce the man-hours, sampling errors, and time delays associated with oil monitoring by implementing real-time, in-line oil monitors. The primary concerns that should be addressed by an in-line sensor are particulate, water, and microbial contamination. However, there is… more
Abstract:Catapult shuttle wheel bearing loading is a function of the aircraft take-off weight and the acceleration of the catapult. The resultant load on the bearings of the existing catapult has significantly changed from the time the subject bearings were selected in 1980. If the projected aircraft… more
Abstract:In this proposed SBIR project, NexTech Materials will design, develop, and validate a high power density and sulfur tolerant solid oxide fuel cell stack for operation on military logistic fuels, leveraging its established sulfur tolerant stack technology platform. The starting point for work in… more
Abstract:Fuel cells are environmentally clean, quiet, and highly efficient devices for generating electricity and heat from natural gas, biomass, and other fuels. Of the various fuel cell types, solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs), which operate at high temperatures, are especially promising for stationary power… more
Abstract:ABSTRACT: Currently, the GPS III navigation payload utilizes a triplexer for signal combining. While identifying potential secondary industry sources is an apparent goal of the Air Force, reducing the overall size and weight of the n-plexer solution is understood to be of particular interest as… more
Abstract:There exists a need to develop a control actuation system to impart course correction for spinning rounds. Orbital Research proposes to design and develop a novel low-power scalable control actuation system capable of imparting persistent course correction for spinning, gun-fired munitions. The… more
Abstract:As the United States Army prepares for increased Military Operations on Urban Terrain (MOUT), the requirement for advanced weaponry is rapidly increasing. To address this challenge, Orbital Research envisions delivering a 40mm weapon system that will increase the range, precision and situational… more
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