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Company Information:

Company Name: AZ Technology, Inc.
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Zip+4: 35806-2188
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (256) 837-9877

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,258,653.00 29
SBIR Phase II $5,695,158.00 9

Award List:

PORTABLE SPECTROREFLECTOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Wilkes , Senior Staff
Award Amount: $49,121.00

PORTABLE SPECTROREFLECTOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Wilkes , Senior Staff
Award Amount: $498,348.00
Abstract:
The increasing size, complexity, and long lifetime requirements of future space missions place more stringent requirements on the performance of materials used on space vehicles. the spectral reflectance properties of materials used on ground and space systems are critically important to systems… More

Laboratory-Portable Infrared Reflectometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Wilkes
Award Amount: $69,988.00

Space-Stable, Electrically Conductive, Thermal-Control Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Mell
Award Amount: $69,836.00

Laboratory-Portable Infrared Reflectometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Donald R. Wilkes
Award Amount: $597,744.00
Abstract:
Stability of the optical properties of materials in the space environment is a limiting technology in the development and operation of spacecraft. The complex space environment can damage exposed materials including thermal control surfaces. The thermal radiative properties of these materials are… More

Space-Stable, Electrically Conductive, Thermal-Control Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Mell
Award Amount: $593,258.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop an innovative class of electrically conductive thermal control coatings (both white and black). This will be accomplished through the use of current state-of-the-art organo-metallic, sol-gel techniques and the use of state-of-the-art solid state physics, chemical sciences and… More

Electrochromics For Spacecraft Thermal Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Richard Mell , Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,645.00

Development of Highly Reflective Spacecraft Radiator Sprayable Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Mell
Award Amount: $78,944.00

Development of Highly Reflective Spacecraft Radiator Sprayable Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Richard J. Mell
Award Amount: $749,180.00
Abstract:
Thermal control of spacecraft is accomplished through the optical and thermal properties of the eternal surfaces of the vehicle. The use of thermal control coatings or second surface mirrors on these surfaces ar common methods for managing the overall thermal environment of spacecraft. The… More

COST-EFFECTIVE INTERNET APPLICATION FOR GROUND CONTROL OF PAYLOADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Chamberlain , Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,675.00

Non-Solar Remote Environmental Energy Power Generator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Howard Dunn
Award Amount: $98,871.00
Abstract:
Remote field seismic or vibrations sensors typically use solar power or batteries to power operations. DARPA has identified the need to augment or replace these power sources with a device that produces power independent of solar energy. Specifically, DDARPA is searching for new low power device… More

Portable Total Integrated Scatter and Retro-Reflectance Instrument

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harchanko
Award Amount: $99,050.00
Abstract:
Characterizing the optical properties of materials is becoming an increasing challenge as new materials, composite structures, coatings, etc. are constantly being developed. The ability to accurately measure the optical signature, specifically the Total Integrated Scatter (TIS) and… More

Slipper Wear/Gouging Analytical Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Craig P. Schmitz
Award Amount: $99,983.00
Abstract:
This SBIR effort will develop analytical techniques that can be used to predict slipper wear patterns and gouging phenomena throughout the sled velocity regime to Mach 10. The proposed approach is to develop a new PC Window analytical software tool based on correlations of test data and other… More

Portable Electronic Display Instrument

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Janet Wright , ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
Award Amount: $68,720.00

COST-EFFECTIVE INTERNET APPLICATION FOR GROUND CONTROL OF PAYLOADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Chamberlain , Senior Software Engineer
Award Amount: $581,167.00

Low-Cost Pocc/Operations Ground Systems Based On Java And World Wide Web Standards

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David K. Cornutt , SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Award Amount: $68,720.00

Portable Total Integrated Scatter and Retro-Reflectance Instrument

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John Harchanko
Award Amount: $748,357.00
Abstract:
Characterizing the optical properties of materials is becoming an increasing challenge as new materials, composite structures, coatings, etc. are constantly being developed. The ability to accurately measure the optical signature, specifically the Total Integrated Scatter (TIS) and… More

Slipper Wear/Gouging Analytical Tool

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Craig P. Schmitz
Award Amount: $727,129.00
Abstract:
This SBIR effort will develop analytical techniques that can be used to predict slipper wear patterns and gouging phenomena throughout the sled velocity regime to Mach 10. The proposed approach is to develop a new PC Window analytical software tool based on correlations of test data and other… More

Moisture Vapor-Gas Barrier Coatings for Carbon-Epoxy Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Randell Thompson
Award Amount: $99,883.00
Abstract:
AZ Technology proposes to design and test an innovative polymer coating system and demonstrate prototype production of a moisture/gas barrier coating to effectively eliminate composite sabot moisture related expansion. The Army has identified a need to reduce expansion of epoxy composite materials… More

Laboratory Portable Radiometric Calibration Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Crandall
Award Amount: $99,949.00

Automated Space Environment Exposure System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth D. King, Senior Electrical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,986.00

Minianture, Rugged, Low Cost Surface Roughness Instrument

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: John Harchanko, Senior Optical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,945.00

Space Adaptor Kit for Small Payloads

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth D. King, Senior Electrical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,998.00

HIGHLY REFLECTIVE AND CONDUCTING SPACE STABLE THERMAL CONTROL COATING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Howard B. Dunn, Senior Materials Engineer
Award Amount: $69,988.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Howard Dunn, Senior Materials Engineer
Award Amount: $96,145.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Craig P. Schmitz, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $69,995.00

Next-Generation Collaboration Tools to Support Telescience and Outreach

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Terri Speir, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,967.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a set of next-generation collaboration tools and techniques utilizing standard Internet Protocols (IP). The primary use is to support 24 x 7 mission operations and telescience; secondary use includes education and public outreach. Existing first-generation 24 x 7 IP-based… More

Next-Generation Collaboration Tools to Support Telescience and Outreach

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Terri Speir, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a set of next-generation collaboration tools and techniques utilizing standard Internet Protocols (IP). The primary use is to support 24 x 7 mission operations and telescience; secondary use includes education and public outreach. Existing first-generation 24 x 7 IP-based… More

Next-Generation Collaboration Tools to Support Telescience and Outreach

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Terri Speir, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $599,994.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a set of next-generation collaboration tools and techniques utilizing standard Internet Protocols (IP). The primary use is to support 24 x 7 mission operations and telescience; secondary use includes education and public outreach. Existing first-generation 24 x 7 IP-based… More

Novel Advancements in Internet Based Real-Time Data Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Terri Speir, Sr. Software Engineer
Award Amount: $69,975.00
Abstract:
With increasing advancements in Internet technologies the generation of on-site technical experts will quickly fade. With the capability to distribute real-time data over the Internet, collaborative efforts between scientists and field experts can occur instantly between remote locations without the… More

Wireless Handheld Device For Distributed Ground Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Gerry Myers
Award Amount: $69,987.00
Abstract:
Operations on the International Space Station (ISS) currently require 24/7 support from Ground Operations personnel due to the relatively new establishment of that facility on orbit. As ISS activities become commonplace, the need for continuous monitoring by Ground Operations will wane. Automated… More

Grid-Based Distribution of Payload Video to Experimenters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jim Chamberlain
Award Amount: $69,931.00
Abstract:
Plans to distribute International Space Station (ISS) downlink video to Remote Principle Investigators (RPI) requires Internet 2/Abilene connections, multicast network capability, and 4 Mbps+ bandwidth capacity. Our goal is to make ISS downlink video much more accessible to RPI?s, NASA centers, and… More

Secure Interactive Telemedicine Via State-wide Internet

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James Chamberlain
Award Amount: $99,989.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The competitiveness of interactive telemedicine with alternatives is directly related to the cost of telecommunications services and equipment. The Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) used in the majority of interactive telemedicine systems has proven… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: James Chamberlain
Award Amount: $98,829.00

Grid-Based Distribution of Payload Video to Experimenters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jim Chamberlain, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,981.00
Abstract:
Distribution of International Space Station (ISS) downlink video to Remote Principle Investigators (RPIs) requires a connection to Abilene, an Internet2 high-performance research network, or a network that peers with Abilene. Additionally, multicast network capability and four megabits per second… More

Constellation C3I Crew-Ground-Experimenter-Developer Collaboration Services

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: James Chamberlain
Award Amount: $69,759.00
Abstract:
The Command, Control, Communications and Information (C3I) environment will be significantly different for Constellation than for Shuttle and International Space Station (ISS). Missions will operate not only in Near Earth round-trip latencies (RTLT) of seconds but also Near Mars RTLT of 10 to 40… More

Ionic Liquid Epoxy Composite Cryotanks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark S. Paley, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $96,884.00
Abstract:
The objective of this work is to determine the optimal process for manufacturing lightweight linerless cryogenic storage tanks using ionic liquid epoxy composite material that can compete with metallic tanks currently in use.Ionic liquids, because of their unique properties such as low volatility,… More

Efficient Conversion of Carbon Dioxide into Methane using 3rd Generation Ionic Liquids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark S. Paley, Doctor
Award Amount: $124,890.00
Abstract:
This work directly addresses a technology of interest listed in Section 9, sub-section H1.01 In-Situ Resource Utilization, specifically "Highly efficient reactors for carbon monoxide/carbon dioxide (CO/CO2) conversion into methane (CH4)."The proposal will investigate combining recent work… More