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Company Information:

Company Name: B & W TEK INC.
City: Newark
State: DE
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.bwtek.com
Phone: (302) 368-7824

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $453,681.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,121,419.00 3
STTR Phase I $98,986.00 1

Award List:

Development Of A Pulsed Light Emitting Diode Dental Photocuring System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jack X. Zhou
Award Amount: $662,210.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): LED based curing lights are beginning to replace conventional halogen lamps as the first choice for dental photo-curing applications. The target of this proposal is to develop a new generation LED dental curing light. It will be the first curing light that is… More

High Sensitivity Rugged Array Detectors for Field Deployed Instruments: Low-Light Level Camera for Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and Ram

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Sean X. Wang, CTO
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Low-light-level photodetector arrays are proposed for detecting the weak optical emission spectra from the trace atoms in the laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS). The proposed semiconductor image intensifier and low-light-level camera utilize the miniaturized and monolithically integrated… More

Universal Imaging Sensor: Robotic Broadband Night Vision Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: PRINCETON UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $98,986.00
RI Contact: Michelle Christy
Abstract:
Imaging sensors are a crucial component of modern defense. The ideal sensor has acute visual sensing capabilities and communicates instantly when threats are identified. It should also have night vision capabilities and cover a broadband spectral range including near ultraviolet and infrared. A… More

Nano-BiCMOS Night Vision Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,994.00
Abstract:
Night vision capability is one of the most important battlefield advantages of the U.S. military, especially in today's asymmetric warfare. The Gen III night vision goggles in service today is based on the vacuum tube technology with a semiconductor photo cathode, resulting in limitations on view… More

High Sensitivity Rugged Array Detectors for Field Deployed Instruments: Low-Light Level Camera for Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and Ram

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Sean X. Wang, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $729,227.00
Abstract:
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) and Raman spectroscopy are developing rapidly for chemical and biochemical sensing applications. There is an urgent need for high-sensitivity detectors so as to minimize sample quantity and maximize detection range from the source. In most field-deployable… More

Nano-Passivation of GaSb/InAs Strained Layer Superlattices Infrared Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,759.00
Abstract:
Mid-infrared (MWIR, wavelength ~10 micron) imaging has significant importance in military surveillance and target recognition, since human body radiation peaks in MWIR. The GaSb/InAs type-II Strained Layer Superlattice (SLS) MWIR detector has been under intensive investigation recently. While much… More

Low Light Level Silicon-Germanium Nano-BiCMOS Infrared Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,928.00
Abstract:
Low light level infrared imaging has significant importance in military surveillance and target recognition. The proposed broadband low-light-level nano-BiCMOS camera covers visible and near infrared bands from 400 nm to 1,550 nm wavelengths. With a proven nano-technology, the proposed nano-BiCMOS… More

Characterization Of Noise And Detectivity Of Nano-BiCMOS Photo-Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $69,979.00
Abstract:
Low light level visible and infrared imaging has significant importance in military surveillance and target recognition. Our newly developed low-light-level nano-BiCMOS silicon photo-detector has been experimentally proven to consistently deliver in-pixel high-gain amplification to boost external… More

Nano-Passivation of GaSb/InAs Strained Layer Superlattices Infrared Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao, Principal Scientist – (302) 368-7824
Award Amount: $729,982.00
Abstract:
Long-wavelength infrared (LWIR) imaging has significant importance in military surveillance and target recognition, since human body radiation peaks in LWIR. Despite the enhanced wavelength coverage, the GaSb/InAs type-II Strained Layer Superlattice (SLS) detector still exhibits relatively high… More

Low Light Level Camera For Raman Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jie Yao – 302-368-7824
Award Amount: $104,021.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Raman spectroscopy is a potentially important clinical tool for real-time diagnosis of diseases and in situ evaluation of living tissues. However, the application of Raman spectroscopy for tissue evaluation has been limited by the strong tissue fluorescence that… More