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Company Information:

Company Name: DBC TECHNOLOGY CORP.
City: Torrance
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (310) 378-4156

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $299,327.00 3
SBIR Phase II $999,706.00 1
STTR Phase I $298,067.00 4
STTR Phase II $4,248,645.00 6

Award List:

Standoff Chemical/Biological Sensor Detection Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $99,626.00
Abstract:
Not Available "The proposed work addresses advanced development of algorithms for chemical detection by DISC and DIAL and extension of the basic approach to mid and long wave IR biological agent detection. The objectives of the six month Phase I program are to processrecent field data with current… More

Standoff Chemical/Biological Sensor Detection Algorithms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI INTERNATIONAL
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $0.00
RI Contact: Rachel Stahl
Abstract:
The Phase I program objectives were successfully completed. In addition, novel ideas were developed that will be of use in the Phase II program and in the field of algorithm development and sensor characterization in the laboratory. Work on new algorithmswas initiated to optimize wavelength… More

Heterodyne Detection for Compact Standoff Chem-Bio Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI INTERNATIONAL
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $99,909.00
RI Contact: Mary G. Tecson
Abstract:
CO2 laser based sensors are poised to enter the next phase of development defined by smaller, lighter systems based on heterodyne detection. This will have significant impact on the Artemis acquisition program, other military deployments, and for homeland defense systems. The program Phase I… More

Heterodyne Detection for Compact Standoff Chem-Bio Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI INTERNATIONAL
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $749,950.00
RI Contact: Mary G. Tecson
Abstract:
The direct versus heterodyne detection tradeoffs made in the Phase I program clearly showed that direct detection is strongly favored over heterodyne detection based on sensor performance analysis; assessment of laser and electronics hardware; and conside

Advanced Point Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI INTERNATIONAL
Principal Investigator: David Cohn, President
Award Amount: $99,122.00
RI Contact: Mary Bastida
Abstract:
The enhanced capability point bio and chem sensor is based respectively on the recently discovered phenomenology of biological aerosol differential backscatter in the long wave infrared proven in field trials with a standoff sensor and on differential absorption. The novel point sensor will use… More

Broadband agile wavelength laser for chemical aerosol detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI International
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $99,036.00
RI Contact: Mary Bastida
Abstract:
Chemical agents in aerosol form have been identified as a major threat, and there is now interest in applying the long wave infrared frequency agile laser sensor to detection of this important agent form. If successful, it would be possible to perform detection of chemical agent vapors and aerosols… More

Broadband agile wavelength laser for chemical aerosol detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI International
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $749,726.00
RI Contact: Daniel Montez
Abstract:
The Phase I effort was successful in experimentally showing feasibility of a combined isotope transmitter that can be developed and demonstrated under the Phase II program. The initial experimental results give the window of gas mixtures for a stable discharge. Laser extraction tests were… More

Advanced Point Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI International
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President
Award Amount: $749,693.00
RI Contact: Mary Bastida
Abstract:
Results of the Phase I work showed that an advanced, compact Point Sensor can be built with good sensitivity for detection of both biological agents and chemical aerosol and vapor agents. This will be the first point sensor capable of this dual role. The

Advanced Point Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI International
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President – (310) 378-4156
Award Amount: $749,693.00
RI Contact: Mary Bastida
Abstract:
Results of the Phase I work showed that an advanced, compact Point Sensor can be built with good sensitivity for detection of both biological agents and chemical aerosol and vapor agents. This will be the first point sensor capable of this dual role. The

Broadband agile wavelength laser for chemical aerosol detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: SRI International
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President – (310) 378-4156
Award Amount: $749,726.00
RI Contact: Daniel Montez
Abstract:
The Phase I effort was successful in experimentally showing feasibility of a combined isotope transmitter that can be developed and demonstrated under the Phase II program. The initial experimental results give the window of gas mixtures for a stable discharge. Laser extraction tests were… More

Advanced Transmitter for Chem-Bio Standoff Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David B. Cohn, President – (310) 378-4156
Award Amount: $99,860.00
Abstract:
Program tasks include analysis to improve wavelength diversity, high PRF discharges and catalysis in normal and isotopic pulsed CO2 laser mixtures, and high energy extraction in a single mode resonator. Analysis will be performed for pulse energy scaleup to the 1-5 J level at high PRF in support of… More

Advanced Transmitter for Chem-Bio Standoff Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David Cohn, President – (310) 378-4156
Award Amount: $999,706.00
Abstract:
As a natural extension of the Phase I results, novel laser LWIR transmitters will be developed, demonstrated, and delivered to support development of next generation point and local area proximal standoff sensors based on newly demonstrated phenomenologies to simultaneously detect biological… More

Advanced Real-Time Surface Contamination Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator: David Cohn, President – (310) 378-4156
Award Amount: $99,841.00
Abstract:
A new and promising algorithm is proposed based on hyperspectral unmixing by a sequential processor that will be further developed for data fusion to both enhance sensor sensitivity and eliminate the need for separate background interrogation, thereby allowing for fast real time detection. Sensor… More