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Company Information:

Company Name: Banpil Photonics, Inc.
City: Santa Clara
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.banpil.com
Phone: (408) 282-3628

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $975,989.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,749,999.00 3
STTR Phase I $70,000.00 1

Award List:

High-Speed Metallic Interconnects Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, CTO
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
With the continued growth in the integration density of CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) technology and clock frequency of microprocessors, the aggregate bandwidth required between future-generation microprocessors and chipsets will increase sharply. Driving serial or parallel data at… More

SBIR Phase I: Innovative High Speed Electrical Chip-to-Chip Interconnects for Next Generation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, Dr
Award Amount: $99,990.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project proposes chip-to-chip interconnects that can be applied in the mother boards/ backplanes of high performance networking systems and/or computing systems, where 10 Gb/s and beyond signal speed per channel (serial) is necessary. An innovative cost-effective high speed (>… More

Photovoltaic Cells for Very High Altitude Very Long Endurance Solar Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, Chief Technology Officer/ President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
For next decadal space appalications, space-borne systems require power system with long life capability and high reliability and offering significant mass and volume savings and significantly improved conversion efficiency compared to the state of art devices. Photovoltaic cell (a.k.a."Solar Cell")… More

SBIR Phase I: Multipurpose and Multispectral Sensor for Geo-science and Astronomical Instruments

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I research project will develop monolithic multicolor sensor array with high quantum efficiency, high speed for numerous system applications. Today's sensor arrays are designed to work either in visible or in near infrared region. None of these can provide broad spectral response… More

SBIR Phase I: High Speed Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Project will investigate an innovative high-speed Flexible Printed Circuit (FPC) utilizing conventional material (like Polyimide) and standard manufacturing process. With the continued growth in integration density of CMOS (complementary… More

SBIR Phase I: Significantly High-Efficiency a-Si Photovoltaic Cell

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Achyut K. Dutta, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project seeks to develop significantly high-efficiency photovoltaic-cells (a.k.a. solar-cells) for clean electrical energy generation commercial applications. Conventional solar cell has the limitation in conversion efficiency, basically… More

High-Speed Metallic Interconnects in Multilayer Rigid FR4-Printed Circuit Board (PCB)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/ President
Award Amount: $374,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop an innovative high speed metallic interconnects technology for chip-to-chip interconnects utilizing standard material (e.g. FR4). With the continued growth in the integration density of CMOS (complementary metal-oxide… More

Innovative Approaches to the Development of Zinc-Oxide (ZnO) Nanowire Technologies for Advancing Full-Spectrum Photonic Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of California, San Diego
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/ President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Deli Wang
Abstract:
Intellectual Merits: This small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop (i) process for ZnO nanowire growth on any substrates (e.g. Si, Glass, Polymer etc.) with having control in size and density of nanowires, and also (ii) multispectral nanostructure image sensor based on ZnO… More

Multispectral (Near UV-SWIR) Image Sensor Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/ President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
This small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop innovative uncooled multispectral (a.k.a. broadband) image sensor (a.k.a. focal plan array) for numerous applications including military, security, scientific, automobile, and medical imaging. The sensor has the spectral… More

Uncooled Multispectral Image Sensor Based on Nanostructures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, President/ CTO
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop innovative uncooled (high temperature operation) multispectral (a.k.a. broadband) image sensor based on nanostructures for many military and industrial applications such as: interceptor seeker systems, target detection systems,… More

Multispectral (Near UV-SWIR) Image Sensor Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/President – (408) 282-2628
Award Amount: $1,250,000.00
Abstract:
Intellectual Merits: This small Business Innovation Research Phase II project seeks to develop innovative uncooled multispectral (a.k.a. broadband) image sensor array (a.k.a. focal plan array) for numerous applications including military, security, scientific, automobile, and medical imaging. The… More

Day Night Energy Harvesting Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/President
Award Amount: $98,999.00
Abstract:
Intellectual Merits: This small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop innovative energy harvesting device capable to scavenge energy from environment radiations (light), covering wavelengths from 0.3 to 14.0 micrometer for numerous military and commercial applications. The… More

Miniature Ultraviolet (UV) Laser Source below 280 nanometers (nm)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, President/CTO – (408) 282-3628
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
This small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop innovative miniaturized deep-ultraviolet (UV) laser source module capable to provide average output power of more than 1.0 Watt at the peak wavelength of 266 nm (treated as solar blind less than 280 nm). The laser source is… More

Perpetual Energy Harvesting Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Achyut Dutta, CTO/ President – (408) 282-3628
Award Amount: $1,125,000.00
Abstract:
Intellectual Merits: This small Business Innovation Research Phase II project seeks to develop innovative energy harvesting device capable to scavenge energy from environment radiations (light), covering wavelengths from 0.3 to 40.0 micrometer for numerous military and commercial applications. The… More