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Company Information:

Company Name:
Spectrum Photonics, Inc.
Address:
2800 Woodlawn Dr.
STE #150
Honolulu, HI 96822-1862
Phone:
(405) 880-4195
URL:
EIN:
262773583
DUNS:
000000000
Number of Employees:
10
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $659,893.46 7
SBIR Phase II $2,846,807.00 4

Award List:

Low Cost LWIR Interferometric HSI System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President/CEO (Acting)
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed work is to develop a hyperspectral sensor system in the 8 to 14 micron wavelength region (long wave infrared or LWIR) capable of detecting chemical agents of DoD and civil interest via spectral measurements at 4 wavenumber resolution. The technology is an evolution of… More

Compact, Lightweight Chemical Sensor for Underwater UXO Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President/CEO (Acting)
Abstract:
The proposed project will focus on the development of an ultra-sensitive chemical trace detector for underwater unexploded ordnance (UUXO) detection. The envisioned technology is suitable for diver and/or unmanned underwater vehicle deployment.

On the Move Road Detection Weapon Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Edward T. Knobbe, President / CEO
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed work is to develop a hyperspectral sensor system in the 7.5 to 12 micron wavelength region (long wave infrared, or LWIR) capable of detecting IEDs, EFPs, and landmines from a military vehicle at a rate of advance of 30 kph. The technology is an evolution of a LWIR… More

Low Cost LWIR Interferometric HSI System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President
Abstract:
Due to the potential detection benefits offered by hyperspectral imaging spectroscopy, this is an area of great interest in terms of early detection of plume threats. The major constraint is in costs of components. Under this SBIR, our team will investigate innovative advances in the integration… More

On the Move Road Weapon Detection System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$769,513.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to investigate an emerging spectral imaging technology having the capability of detecting and identifying improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and explosively formed penetrators (EFPs), or landmines; at standoff distances of between 100 meters to 250 meters. Goal is… More

Passive Infrared Detection of Liquids on Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,978.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
Our goal is to design and build a lightweight, wide area passive standoff imaging detection system capable of rapidly detecting liquids on surfaces for the purpose of contamination avoidance and reconnaissance. The envisioned technology extends the advantages of wide area passive infrared sensing… More

Compact, Lightweight Chemical Sensor for Underwater UXO Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
Project goal is to develop and demonstrate a chemical/explosive sensor system to provide enhanced detection and classification in missions for which acoustic or optical imaging alone are not effective. The chemical sensor package developed and delivered during this SBIR effort will be lightweight,… More

Passive Infrared Detection of Liquids on Surfaces

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$597,299.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
The US Army, in support of the Joint Contaminated Surface Detector program (JCSD) program, has expressed a need to extend the advantages of wide area passive infrared sensing of chemical contaminants to the problem of detecting liquids contaminants on surfaces. A passive wide area monitoring system… More

Compact Full-Framing Hyperspectral Sensor for On-The-Move Ground-to-Ground Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,988.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
Hyperspectral sensors have demonstrated the ability to provide remote sensing utility and actionable information to the warfighter. Currently deployed airborne hyperspectral platforms feature near real-time processing to generate detection products in minutes. Extending this functionality to the… More

Space based Hyper-Spectral Imaging Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Edward Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Phase I effort will focus on a design tradeoff study to address the mission requirements and how alternate HSI sensor system designs address the requirements. These trades will include field of view and sampling rate versus target velocity within the scene, focal plane array size,… More

Low-cost Multi-spectral Infrared Sensor for Mobile Footprint Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,964.46
Agency:
DHS
Principal Investigator:
Edward T. Knobbe, President – (808) 748-1709
Abstract:
Spectrum Photonics will utilize our 20 years of experience in developing and employing multi-spectral disturbed earth sensors to develop a vehiclemounted, low-cost mobile footprint detector. To meet the specifications described in the SBIR topic, our team will develop a multi-spectral long wave… More