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What effects do ultra-short gamma ray pulses have on legacy and modern microelectronics?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is seeking information on ultra-short gamma ray pulses and the effects these pulses have on legacy and modern microelectronics. Additional information: The detonation of a nuclear…

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What are less-hazardous ways to identify pinhole leaks within the aircraft fuel cell system?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is looking for less-hazardous alternatives to identify pinhole leaks within the aircraft fuel cell system. Currently, a Phenolphthalein indicator test that reacts with ammonia is used…

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What is the state of the art in geoengineering research efforts?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding out more information on geoengineering efforts (i.e., carbon dioxide management techniques, sunlight management techniques, saturating atmospheric or oceanic environments, etc.) and/or…

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What emerging technologies are being researched across academia, industry, and government to improve health during pregnancy?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding emerging technologies across academia, industry, and government to improve the health during pregnancy If you have any information, please fill out…

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What initiatives are academia, industry, and government taking to improve patient monitoring during pregnancy?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding recent initiatives going on across academia, industry, and government to improve patient monitoring during pregnancy. If you have any information, please…

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What initiatives are academia, industry, and government taking to improve web-based/mobile platforms for communication, access to services, continuity of care, and health equity during pregnancy?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding initiatives across academia, industry, and government to improve web-based/mobile platforms for communication, access to services, continuity of care, and health equity…

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What Firearms Training software/hardware is out there to assist instructors with basic firearms instruction?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) or government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) firearms training software/hardware to assist basic firearms instruction to new and inexperienced shooters. The solutions are…

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What alternative fuels can be used to fuel maritime surface vessels?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with finding alternative fuel sources (e.g., full electric batteries, hybrid solutions, hydrogen fuel cells, solar electric designs, and nuclear-based fuel sources) for maritime…

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What HVAC-type air filtration, purification/disinfection, oxygen generation, and carbon dioxide removal technologies are available for buildings/facilities?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is looking for HVAC-type air filtration, purification/disinfection, oxygen generation, and carbon dioxide removal technologies available for buildings/facilities as well as sealed facilities with atmospheric scrubbing similar…

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What wearable chemical sensor technology is available for first responders?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) is looking for any wearable chemical sensor technology currently available for first responders. Of particular interest are cost-effective models (~$300 USD or less per unit) that…

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Are there any commercially available solutions for first responder roadway protective headwear?

The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC) was recently tasked with helping a U.S. government agency find information on commercial off-the-shelf solutions for first responder roadway protective headwear. If you have any information…

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What are the potential risks of agriculture technology owned by foreign entities?

HDIAC is searching for technical expertise in how foreign investment into U.S. based agricultural businesses from competitive nations raise create potential security risks. Specifically, we are trying to identify the possible risk scenarios involving agricultural…