Abstract:The objective of this proposal is to develop an inspection management tool that standardizes both the inspection process and the inspection data. The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center (OC-ALC) current processes are manual, paper based methods that rely heavily on the individuals experience to… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Apeliotus Technologies proposes to develop a new clinical trial endpoint for age-related macular degeneration (AMD) based on dark adaptation. A major challenge in attacking AMD is the lack of adequate clinical trial end
points. Visual acuity is currently the only… more
Abstract:The proposed approach for Phase I of this effort brings together two key items that are needed to work in concert with one another: advanced fatigue assessment methods and non-destructive inspection & detection techniques. Successful synthesis of these elements and the engineering disciplines behind… more
Abstract:The USAF recognizes that benefits to cold working fastener holes include significantly increased life of a structure subjected to fatigue loading. However, full realization of this potential from a maintenance and engineering standpoint is hindered by the fact that there is currently no adequate… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The worldwide AIDS epidemic, the periodic emergence of Ebola and SARS, and the recent outbreaks of potentially pandemic strains of influenza such as H5N1 have highlighted a persistent concern in the health- care communi
ty -- the need for effective sterilization… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Derivatives of camptothecin (CPT) that inhibit Topoisomerase I (Top1) activity have demonstrated clinical utility in the treatment of various cancers. However, limitations in CPT pharmaceutical properties have driven th
e search for new CPT-like poisons that… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Severe shortages of donor organs limit the use of orthotopic liver transplantation (LT), the only proven therapy for end-stage liver diseases. Primary non-function (PNF) of liver grafts after transplantation typically r
esults in recipient death or necessitates… more
Abstract:The engine system concept disclosed in this proposal meets or exceeds each of the goals stated in Solicitation SB082-010. Our hydraulic hybrid concept will provide extremely high efficiency while reducing weight and increasing power density. The core of this new concept is a standard four-cycle… more
Abstract:We propose to develop a novel pump energy coupler for high power fiber lasers. The overall goal of this program is to deliver a multi-kilowatt fiber laser system based on the high efficiency coupling technique. High power diode power injection into the inner cladding of active fibers has been a… more
Abstract:This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will develop and commercialize a novel Lithographic Gelcasting (LGC) manufacturing process for microdevices that is amenable for economical volume production. Molds will be made using photolithography and filled with nanoparticulate… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In delimited populations, such as nursing homes, day care centers, prisons, hospitals, and cruise ships, serious outbreaks of illness generally produce small absolute numbers of disease incidence. Moreover, these groups
are often more susceptible to disease than… more
Abstract:Forest insect pests cause significant economic and ecological damage every year. Dramatically increased pest activity in recent years suggests that changing climate conditions will inflate the uncertainty associated with pest risk assessments. Advances in forest pest risk analysis methodology are… more
Abstract:DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our recent series of innovative randomized trials evaluating the efficacy of various strategies for training clinicians to use evidence based therapies in alcohol and drug abuse has indicated that while both in-person w
orkshop and computer-assisted training can… more
Abstract:Thermoelectric (TE) generators/refrigerators have the advantages of lack of moving parts, quiet operation, and flexibility in deployment, but their use has been limited because of their relatively low conversion efficiency. Two major loss components are conductive (phonon) heat transfer through… more
Abstract:Close Air Support (CAS) is playing an increasing role in military operations. The emphasis on Special Operations in recent years has increased the combat range of small units, often sending squad-sized units hundreds of miles behind enemy lines. Small units rely on stealth and airpower. They remain… more
Abstract:This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to provide a novel technique for the micro-mark data matrix and portable machine reading of micro-codes on very small devices, as current marking methods are not applicable for such devices such as those used in craniomaxiofacial… more
Abstract:Many of the safety incidents that occur with lithium-ion batteries are due to the carbon anode currently in use. Incidents can occur that include overcharging in the system, which causes lithium metal to plate out of the cell and passivation at the surfaces of the electrodes in the cell, which can… more
Abstract:With the United States dependence on foreign oil imports, new renewable sources of fuel compatible with combustion engines must be found. A source of this new biofuel could be the jojoba plant which is native to the desert Southwest. This is a plant which grows on non-arable desert lands which do… more
Abstract:Several hundred beam lines are used around the world at today¿s third-generation synchrotron facilities. These facilities must deal with monochromator-based performance problems due to high heat load. Many have resorted to the use of costly, complicated, high maintenance cryogenic cooling of… more
Abstract:As NASA prepares for the Constellation Space Missions and Extra-Vehicular Activity (EVA) on the moon by 2018, astronauts will be required to spend more time exposed to the hazards of EVA operations. Providing reliable communications is imperative during current EMU/ISS operations as well as future… more
Abstract:Physical insights provided by the Characteristic Mode (CM) theory are utilized to optimize HF, VHF, and UHF antennas onboard small low-cost autonomous scouting/surveillance UAVs. Increasing demand for real-time high data rate communication links between mobile or short-term stationary network nodes… more
Abstract:Much effort has been devoted in recent years to develop compact broadband antennas to address antenna congestion on small aerial platforms (including small Unmanned Airborne Vehicles) to address the explosive growth of communication and connectivity needs. Over the past decade, Applied EM has also… more
Abstract:Small antennas are required to support surveillance sensors, communication links, navigation systems, command and control systems, and precision strike capabilities on Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV). Research advancements in metamaterials show promise in the design of high efficiency small… more
Abstract:Currently available communications antennas for aircraft have several problems. Blade antennas are inherently resonant structures that are difficult to extend to wider bandwidths, they impact the flight characteristics of faster aircraft, and they may present an ice accumulation problem on some… more
Abstract:US Department of Defense is heavily dependent on the Global Positioning System (GPS) for geolocation, navigation, timekeeping and other military operations. Multipath due to the structure (platform on which the GPS receiver is mounted) scattering can degrade the accuracy of GPS measurements (code… more
There are several categories such as “By Agency”, “By Year”, “By State” etc.
Select a checkbox within a category to refine your search results.
Each of your selections is listed in the “Narrow Search Filters” bar. You can uncheck these selections to remove them.
Search for Either Criteria
When you select multiple values within a category, the results will include values that match either of the selections.
For example, selecting “2005” and “2007” in the “By Year” category will display results that include either 2005 OR 2007 in the results.
Narrowing the Search Results
You can refine your search results across categories. To narrow down your results, select multiple values across different categories. The results will only include values that match the selections across the categories.
For example, selecting “2005” in the “By Year” category and “NASA” in the “By Agency” category will only display the results that contain both “2005” AND “NASA” in the results.