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Company Information:

Company Name: AVYD DEVICES, INC.
City: COSTA MESA
State: CA
Zip+4: 92626 3905
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (714) 751-8553

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,631,052.00 23
SBIR Phase II $8,563,785.00 12
STTR Phase I $266,217.00 3

Award List:

Coulombic Pairing of Dopants as a Novel Approach to Produce High Conductivity p-Type GaN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Yee
Award Amount: $64,893.00

A Producible VLWIR HgCdTe Heterostructure PhotodiodeTechnology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Honnavalli Vydyanath
Award Amount: $95,623.00

Long Wavelength HgCdTe Focal Plane Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli Vydyanath
Award Amount: $58,536.00

Long Wavelength HgCdTe Focal Plane Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli Vydyanath
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Avyd Devices proposes a Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) growth based HgCdTe heterostructure photodiode approach to develop a technology capable of producing LWIR HgCdTe arrays with high performance, high tolerance to nuclear radiation, high uniformity, high operability, and high yield for use in low… More

A Producible VLWIR HgCdTe Heterostructure PhotodiodeTechnology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Honnavalli Vydyanath
Award Amount: $720,248.00
Abstract:
Avyd Devices proposes a Molecular Beam Epitaxy (MBE) growth based HgCdTe heterostructure photodiode approach to develop a technology capable of producing VLWIR HgCdTe arrays with high performance, high tolerance to nuclear radiation, high uniformity, high operability, and high yield for use in low… More

Coulombic Pairing of Dopants as a Novel Approach to Produce High Conductivity p-Type GaN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: James Yee
Award Amount: $221,956.00

Molecular Beam Epitaxy Grown Nitride Based p-i-n UV Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli Ramaswamy Vyd
Award Amount: $64,939.00

High sensitivity Nitride based UV Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Renselaer Polytechnic Institute
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $96,581.00
RI Contact: N/A

Improved CdZnTe crystal growth for gamma ray detection applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,977.00

Mercury Cadnium Telluride Detectors for Near Infrared Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,806.00
Abstract:
Not Available The objective of the proposed R&D is to expand the capabilities of AES' CORBA-based MLS Security Services (CMSS) prototype to address the stringent information security requirements of complex, advanced computing architectures. In contrast to conventional solutions for MLS problems… More

Development of III-Nitride UV Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,910.00
Abstract:
Not Available New naval ship classes will be manned with fewer personnel, creating a near-term requirement for new tactical and training system technologies that can reduce crew workload. Current Navy embedded training systems, such as the Battle Force Tactical Training (BFTT) system and the AEGIS… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $99,409.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $599,975.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, President
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, President
Award Amount: $749,961.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, President
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, President
Award Amount: $600,000.00

P on n HgCdTe IR Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Honnavlli Vydyanath, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $722,501.00
Abstract:
Phase I work has culminated in a p type doping approach and the formulation of a material/device fabrication approach which can assure high quantum efficiency along with a high R0A performance.Phase II work aims to optimize this p type doping/device fabrication approach and demonstrate high… More

P on n HgCdTe IR Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Honnavlli Vydyanath, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Phase I work has culminated in a p type doping approach and the formulation of a material/device fabrication approach which can assure high quantum efficiency along with a high R0A performance.Phase II work aims to optimize this p type doping/device fabrication approach and demonstrate high… More

Multi-color HgCdTe Focal Plane Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,843.00
Abstract:
"AVYD DEVICES proposes to demonstrate the feasibility of an approach to fabricate multi-color HgCdTe detectors, utilizing group V dopant implants to form p-on-n junctions. Specifically, in Phase I, we intend to demonstrate a dual band detector and toextend it to additional spectral bands in Phase… More

AlGaN Photodiodes for UV Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
"Phase I effort will focus on demonstrating the feasibility of our approach to significantly improve the quantum efficiency of the back illuminated AlGaN photodiodes. Specific Phase I objective entails demonstration of high conductivity n type AlGaN with60% AlN.Phase II work aims to demonstrate… More

Development of High performance, low noise VLWIR HgCdTe photodiodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $98,679.00
Abstract:
"Phase I effort will focus on demonstration of the feasibility of our approach to reduce detector noise via improvement of carrier lifetime and suppression of tunneling related dark currents. Phase I objective includes demonstration of VLWIR HgCdTe filmswith much improved carrier lifetime and… More

Dual Wave Band VLWIR HgCdTe Focal Plane Array Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,992.00
Abstract:
In Phase I, we plan to demonstrate the feasibility of our approach to develop a dual wave band VLWIR HgCdTe focal plane array technology via demonstration of dual color VLWIR detectors with minimal crosstalk and high performance ion both the VLWIR colorsApplications in geophysics, geology, and… More

Manufacturable, high operability, high performance process for SWIR HgCdTe detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,883.00
Abstract:
In Phase I, we plan to demonstrate the feasibility of elements of our approach to develop a technology to fabricate SWIR HgCdTe detectors with higher yield and higher performance at lower costs. Phase II will focus on optimizing the approach for largearrays, in a production set up. industrial and… More

Infrared materials modeling for next generation focal plane architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: SRI INTERNATIONAL
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanat, CHIEF SCIENTIST
Award Amount: $69,935.00
RI Contact: Rachel Stahl
Abstract:
In Phase I, AVYD DEVICES in collaboration with SRI International, will demonstrate the feasibility of our modeling approach to predict material properties and device performances using experimental parameters of growth and fabrication processes formulticolor HgCdTe detectors. The models will… More

Multi-color HgCdTe Focal Plane Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $749,530.00
Abstract:
In Phase II, we plan to scale up our Phase I approach and demonstrate multi color focal plane arrays (FPAs) with minimized spatial crosstalk between adjacent unit cells, minimized spectral crosstalk between detectors in the different spectral bands along with high quantum efficiency and R0A… More

Manufacturable, high operability, high performance process for SWIR HgCdTe detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $749,614.00
Abstract:
In Phase II, we plan to validate our SWIR technology the feasibility of which was demonstrated in Phase I. At the end of the Phase II effort, We plan to demonstrate high performance large two-dimensional arrays (256x256 or larger) hybridized to silicon Read Out Integrated Circuits (ROICs), with a… More

A Producible High Performance VLWIR HgCdTe Detector Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,967.00
Abstract:
Our proposal addresses the development of an innovative producible VLWIR HgCdTe detector focal plane technology where high reliability, high manufacturing yields at higher performance levels and lower production costs are the goals. In Phase I, we plan to establish the feasibility of our… More

Improved Proton Radiation hardened VLWIR HgCdTe Photodiode Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,852.00
Abstract:
AVYD DEVICES, Inc. proposes a program to address MDA's need to develop innovative electronic hardening concepts and technologies for current and next generation multi-color LWIR and VLWIR detectors. In Phase I, we plan to demonstrate the feasibility of our approach to harden VLWIR HgCdTe to… More

Improved Process for the Manufacture of Multiband HgCdTe FPAs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,940.00
Abstract:
Phase I proposal focuses on the demonstration of the feasibility to improve the process to fabricate multi-band LWIR/VLWIR HgCdTe focal plane arrays in a manufacturing environment with improved yields, improved reliability and reduced costs while maintaining high performance, uniformity and… More

Silicon Substrate Based Large Format LWIR/LWIR Dual-Band HgCdTe Focal plane array technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,980.00
Abstract:
Our Phase I proposal focuses on the demonstration of the feasibility to develop a technology to fabricate two color (LWIR/LWIR) focal plane arrays with improved NEI (or NEFD), along with providing positive proof that extended wavelength at 70K is obtainable and technology is scalable to larger… More

Development of a Radiation Hardened Multi-Color LWIR and VLWIR Focal Plane Array Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: WEST VIRGINIA UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,701.00
RI Contact: Alan B. Martin
Abstract:
Our Phase I proposal addresses the demonstration of the feasibility to develop a radiation hardened technology for dual band HgCdTe Focal Plane Arrays which would include the LWIR/VLWIR wave bands of 7-14 micrometers and 14-18 micrometers. In Phase II, we plan to implement the approach to… More

Improved Proton Radiation hardened VLWIR HgCdTe Photodiode Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In Phase II, AVYD DEVICES plans to demonstrate the radiation hardened single wave band and dual wave band VLWIR HgCdTe focal plane arrays (FPAs) with fabrication, characterization and delivery to MDA, of 256X256 arrays hybridized to Si Read Out Integration Chips.

Silicon Substrate Based Large Format LWIR/LWIR Dual-Band HgCdTe Focal plane array technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $950,000.00
Abstract:
Phase II objective is to demonstrate and deliver to MDA, Si substrate based co-located 2-color LWIR/LWIR focal plane arrays in a 512x512 or larger format with improved NEI (or NEFD) for enhanced sensitivity.

Multi-Color LWIR/LWIR FPA Technology For Exo-Atmospheric Seeker Performance Enhancement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,904.00
Abstract:
Phase I effort focuses on demonstrating the feasibility of our approach to develop a technology to fabricate large format Multi-Color HgCdTe FPAs. In Phase II, we plan to validate the feasibility established in Phase I with demonstration and delivery of large format two-dimensional arrays hybridized… More

Radiation Hardened LWIR HgCdTe Infrared Focal Plane Array Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,928.00
Abstract:
The specific objective of the Phase I proposal is the demonstration of the feasibility to develop a technology for improved radiation tolerance and performance of LWIR HgCdTe focal plane arrays. In Phase II, we plan to demonstrate and deliver to MDA , radiation hardened 256x256 or larger format… More

Multi-Color LWIR/LWIR FPA Technology For Exo-Atmospheric Seeker Performance Enhancement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Honnavalli R. Vydyanath, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The principal Phase II objective is to demonstrate and deliver to MDA, small pixel size (~ 30 micrometer) co-located 2-color LWIR/LWIR (8-10/10-12 microns) HgCdTe focal plane arrays in a 512x512 format operating in a simultaneous mode. FPAs to be delivered to MDA will be thoroughly characterized… More