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Company Information:

Name: BONNEVILLE SCIENTIFIC, INC.
Address: P.O. Box 9497
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,157,992.00 22
SBIR Phase II $3,190,771.00 8

Award List:

SIX-COMPONENT ROBOTIC FORCE-TORQUE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00

SIX-COMPONENT ROBOTIC FORCE-TORQUE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $361,333.00
Abstract:
Because of the expense and complexity of manned flights it is desirable to perform many of the nasa space missions by teleoperator control of space-based robotic systems. the remote orbital servicing system (ross) is being developed to enable an unmanned space vehicle to perform maintenance and… More

THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES AN INVESTIGATION OF THE FEASIBILITY OF A SYSTEM WHICH WILL UTILIZE ULTRASONIC RADIATION FORCES TO SELECTIVELY MOVE AND SEPARATE THE CELLULAR CONSTITUENTS OF BLOOD.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Allen grahn , PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes an investigation of the feasibility of a system which will utilize ultrasonic radiation forces to selectively move and separate the cellular constituents of blood. it will be possible to develop a device based upon this phenomenon which can perform plasmapheresis within the… More

HIGHLY VERSATILE MULTILAYER TACTILE SENSOR AR- RAYS-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Allen Grahn , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

VLSI DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN IMAGE SEGMENTATION ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn Phd , President
Award Amount: $40,000.00

HIGHLY VERSATILE MULTILAYER TACTILE SENSOR AR- RAYS-

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Allen Grahn , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
To meet the demands of industrial automation and to remove human workers from hazardous environ- ments, more sophisticated, economical robots will be needed. specifically, these machines will be general- purpose devices (either stationary or mobile, e.g., autonomous vehicles) capable of being… More

MOTION IS AN IMPORTANT COMPONENT OF THE OVERALL IMAGE UNDERSTANDING (IU) PROBLEM WHICH CAN BE USED TO DIRECTLY DERIVE BOTH SURFACE DEPTH AND ORIENTATION.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. allen r. grahn , PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Motion is an important component of the overall image understanding (iu) problem which can be used to directly derive both surface depth and orientation. in order to extract depth from motion in real-time, specialized hardwarewill be required. the overall objective of this project is to use very… More

THE PRIMARY FOCUS OF THIS SBIR PROJECT IS THE RESERCH FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A TECHNOLOGY FOR DESIGNING AND FABRIC ATING NON-AVAILABLE MICROCIRCUITS USING STATE-OF-THE-ART CMOS PROCESSES.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The primary focus of this sbir project is the reserch for the development of a technology for designing and fabric ating non-available microcircuits using state-of-the-art cmos processes. the research is aimed at keeping the non- recurring engineering (nre) costs associated with both design and… More

A VLSI DIGITAL TESTER BASED UPON A SINGLE CUSTOM CHIP PER INDIVIDUAL PIN

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
In this phase i, six-month feasibility study we propose to generate a plan for a system architecture for a digital vlsi chip tester. the tester will be designed to interface to the design workstation to allow interactive debugging of prototype circuits and subsequent down loading of test patterns… More

HIGH SPEED GALIUM ARSENIDE DESIGN TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen r. grahn
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
Interest in galium arsenide (gaas) integrated circuits (ic) growing rapidly because they are very fastand resistant to radiation. however, some significant problems are still of concern. first, the increased speed of this technology has lead to timing problems in circuit design. with this tech-… More

VLSI DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF AN IMAGE SEGMENTATION ALGORITHMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn Phd , President
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
Image segmentation is a crucial step in image analysis and is required before any high-level symbolic manipulation can be done using artificial intelligence techniques. the overall objective of this project is to carry out very largescale integration (vlsi) design and implementation of image… More

HIGH DENSITY TACTILE SENSOR ARRAYS FOR CURVED SURFACES ON FINGER SEGMENTS AND TIPS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen r grahn
Award Amount: $49,000.00
Abstract:
High density tactile sensor arrays based upon ultrasonic pulse-echo ranging will be developed to cover curved surfaces of a dexterous robotic hand. an array of transducers generate ultrasonic pulses which traverse an overlying elastomer sheet and are reflected at its upper surface and return to the… More

STRUCTURED GAAS DESIGN TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Alen r grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Interest in gallium arsenide (gaas) integrated circuits (ic) is growing rapidly because they are very fast and resistant to radiation.however, some significant problems are still of concern. first, the increased speed of this technology has led to timing problems in circuit design. with this… More

INTEGRATION OF CLOSE RANGE PROXIMITY AND TACTILE SENSING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
This project will take an important step toward the development of an intelligent general purpose robotic systemcapable of object location, identification, and manipulationthrough the judicial use of non-visual sensing modalities. currently, robotic applications in manufacturing require a highly… More

ANTHROPOMORPHIC CUTANEOUS TACTILE SENSING ON DEXTEROUS MECHANICAL HANDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ANTHROPOMORPHIC CUTANEOUS TACTILE SENSING ON DEXTEROUS MECHANICAL HANDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Although specially designed end-effectors have provided present day robots and teleoperator systems with the ability to do many intricate tasks, true manipulator dexterity will only come through the use of multi-fingered anthropomorphic mechanical hands. stable grasping of irregular objects, object… More

ULTRASONIC SEPARATION OF FINE PARTICULATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn , President
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
During the past decade there have been numerous advances in separation technology in order to meet the needs for physical separation processes in industry as well as in the laboratory. our preliminary investigations indicate that acoustic radiation forces have the potential to give rise tonew… More

SIX-AXIS TACTILE SENSING FOR ROBOTS IN NUCLEAR ENVIRONMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Allan R Grahn , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,092.00
Abstract:
Robotic applications in nuclear reactors can enhance worker safety by minimizing their exposure to radiation. teleoperated systems, semiautonomous robots, and programmable robots can be used to perform routine inspection and maintenance tasks, as well as reactor decommissioning and incident… More

SELF-CONTAINED MINIATURE DEXTEROUS HAND

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,900.00

SELF-CONTAINED MINIATURE DEXTEROUS HAND

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This project will investigate the feasibility of a miniaturerobotic dexterous hand that would aid in the efficient automation of scientific experiments on board space station. the innovative feature of the dexterous hand is a small but powerful piezoelectric motor built into the fingerjoint to… More

STAR MOTOR-AN INHERENTLY HIGH-TORQUE, LOW-SPEED PIEZOELECTRIC MOTOR FOR MODULAR ROBOTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00

STAR MOTOR-AN INHERENTLY HIGH-TORQUE, LOW-SPEED PIEZOELECTRIC MOTOR FOR MODULAR ROBOTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The annual cost of maintaining u.s. nuclear powerplants is approaching $10 billion. this activity also results in about 100,000 man-rem of personnel exposure. improving the operational efficiency of existing nuclear powerplants is a logical method to help meet the forecasted increase in demand for… More

Sensor-Based Control for a Piezoelectrically Operated Dexterous Hand

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Piezoelectric, Crawling Minirobot

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $50,000.00

AN ADAPTIVE SELF-SCANNING TACTILE SENSOR WITH COMPUTATIONAL CAPABILITIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen R Grahn
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Tactile sensors are a class of robotic sensors capable of measuring contact interaction between a robotic gripper and a grasped object. the use of tactile sensors will greatly enhance the use of unmanned vehicles or robotics in both the military and civilian sectors by making robots more able to… More

High Power-Density Linear Motor Actuator for Flight Control Systems Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
A number of technical studies have concluded that the replacement of an aircraft's hydraulic systems with electrical actuation would result in substantial cost savings and increased reliability. Unfortunately, conventional electrical motors used in actuators have inherently low load capacity. … More

Triaxial Force Sensing for Automated Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen Grahn
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Triaxial Force Sensing for Automated Manufacturing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Allen Grahn
Award Amount: $300,000.00

A Robust Head Pressure Analyaia System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Allan Grahn
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available The goal of this effort is to develop a battlefield information dissemination system that facilitates warfighter access to filtered, personalized, current information. Previously implemented systems (e.g.pager, radio based) are expensive to construct, and require the warfighter to… More

A Robust Head Pressure Analyaia System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Allen R. Grahn
Award Amount: $729,438.00