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Company Information:

Company Name: ENIGMATICS, INC.
City: College Park
State: MD
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (202) 285-2431

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,290,263.00 15
SBIR Phase II $2,998,650.00 4
STTR Phase I $99,965.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,498.00 1

Award List:

Shallow-Water Mine Detection Based on Nonlinear Signal Enhancement by Computational Fluid Dynamics Techniques

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David L. Book
Award Amount: $69,960.00
Abstract:
Detection is the most important part of a countermine operation. A high- resolution mine-detection technique will allow individual mines to be targeted, with a consequent enormous saving of resources. Most imaging techniques produce blurred images with only a few pixels per mine, in which the mines… More

Development of Micro Pulsed Detonation Engine Thruster for Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Book
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
Enigmatics, Inc. and SAIC propose to develop a new type of propulsion system for application in Micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (MUAVs). The proposed system is based on thrust generation by an air breathing Micro Pulsed Detonation Engine (MPDE). The engine is an extension of our prior development… More

Small Air Breathing Vector Thrust PDE (VTPDE) for UAV and Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Daavid L. Book
Award Amount: $99,121.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal is aimed at increasing power density, enhancing modularity, and reducing cost through the use of Pulse Detonation Engines (PDEs). The proposed propulsion system is based on a new engine concept that provides higher specific impulse than rockets or tubojets. It is more… More

Small Vector Thrust Pulsed Detonation Rocket Engine (VTPDRE) for EKV and Low-Mass Interceptors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book
Award Amount: $64,999.00

Development, Validation and Application of a Pulsed Detonation Engine Design Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Book
Award Amount: $99,994.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David L Book
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Development of Fuels for High-Power-Density Miniature PDE Divert Systems for MKV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Chyung, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
"This SBIR Phase I proposal is aimed at developing efficient, storable, and safeliquid fuel systems for miniature Pulsed Detonation Engines (PDEs) that will beused as divert engines for Miniature Kinetic Kill Vehicles (MKVs). The PDE is avery-small-scale propulsion system, with no moving parts in… More

Development of Lightweight Low-Cost PDEs for MKV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David S. Chyung, Senior Engineer and Proje
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
"This SBIR Phase I proposal is aimed at developing lightweight low-cost miniature Pulsed Detonation Engines (PDEs) to be used as divert engines for Miniature Kinetic Kill Vehicles (MKVs). The PDE is a very-small-scale propulsion system, with no movingparts in the power production section and… More

Development of Fuels for High-Power-Density Miniature PDE Divert Systems for MKV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,463.00
Abstract:
The miniature PDE systems developed under a previous Enigmatics/SAIC BMDO Phase II contract use a gaseous oxygen/liquid fuel system that operates at atmospheric pressures with a low mixture density. The size and performance requirements of the Pulsed Detonation Engines for the envisioned NMD… More

Development of Lightweight Low-Cost Miniature PDE Divert Systems for MKV Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,194.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop and demonstrate small lightweight pulsed detonation engines (PDEs) for miniature kinetic kill vehicle (MKV) applications. The cycle and system advantages of PDEs will significantly reduce the size and weight of the divert engine system. The simplicity of PDEs will also reduce… More

Development of High-Power-Density DACS for MKVs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $95,454.00
Abstract:
The main Phase I technical objective is to design a complete PDRE-based DACS suitable for a 1-kg MKV and define requirements for the auxiliary system components. The proposed PDRE-based DACS will have performance characteristics that meet and exceed the required 500 m/sec divert capability and will… More

Engine for Miniature High-Precision Propulsion System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
We propose a Phase I SBIR research project that will result in a feasibility demonstration of a miniature divert engine producing precise impulse bits smaller than 100 millinewton-second. The miniature engine will be suitable for stationkeeping and attitude control for a miniature light-weight… More

Deposition of Amorphous Aluminum Alloys as a Replacement for Aluminum Cladding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF VIRGINIA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,965.00
RI Contact: Michael G. Glasgow, Jr.
Abstract:
The protective properties of the oxide films that form on aluminum alloys can break down locally and allow extensive corrosion. An amorphous alloy system recently developed at the University of Virginia is promising as an environmentally compliant metal cladding. We propose a new method for… More

Non-toxic process for depositing high density, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloys on complex geometry components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ben M. Gauthier, Senior Mechanical Engineer
Award Amount: $79,938.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Program is aimed at the development of a non-toxic alternative to cadmium electroplating for corrosion protection of a variety of aerospace components including landing gear, electrical connectors and aluminum structural components. The thermal spray process will be optimized to deposit… More

SBIR Phase I: A New Method for Deposition of Powder Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ben M. Gauthier, MME
Award Amount: $98,677.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Project focuses on the development of a cost effective and scaleable approach to powder metal deposition. The uniqueness of the approach stems from a precisely tailored surface preparation coordinated with a thermal spray process with a goal of… More

SBIR Phase I: Technique for Low Cost Fabrication of Amorphous Magnetic Material for Electric Power Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Ben M. Gauthier, MME
Award Amount: $99,344.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Project is aimed at investigating a new method for fabrication of bulk amorphous magnetic material. This method is based on a novel thermal spray approach for net or near-net shaping that has demonstrated the capability to achieve the high… More

Deposition of Amorphous Aluminum Alloys as a Replacement for Aluminum Cladding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF VIRGINIA
Principal Investigator: David L. Book, President of Enigmatics, Inc.
Award Amount: $749,498.00
RI Contact: John R. Scully
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Program is aimed at the development of an innovative method and procedure for depositing corrosion-resistant material to aircraft components as an alternative to aluminum cladding approaches. We plan to use environmentally compliant amorphous metal coatings… More

Non-toxic process for depositing high density, corrosion-resistant aluminum alloys on complex geometry components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ben Gauthier, Senior Mechanical Enginee
Award Amount: $749,993.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Program is aimed at the development of a non-toxic alternative to cadmium electroplating for corrosion protection of a variety of high-strength steel aerospace components including landing gear and other structural components. The thermal spray process will be optimized to deposit high… More

A metallurgical bond-forming coating process for thermally sensitive components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ben Gauthier, Senior Mechanical Engineer
Award Amount: $98,949.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development of a novel process for applying metallurgically-bonded coatings to thin or otherwise thermally sensitive components. The technique, suitable for both OEM and field-repair applications, is a low-thermal-impact… More

Efficient Processing Using New Cell Disruption Method

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Ben M. Gauthier, Senior Mech. Engineer
Award Amount: $95,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed effort is aimed at the development of a new low-cost technique for extracting the fuel precursor components from marine alga cells. The effort is aimed at reducing the total production costs of alga-derived fuels, up to one-half of which may be attributed to the recovery/extraction… More

Non-Abrasive Propeller Cleaning System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hunter Greene, Senior Mechanical Enginee – (301) 486-1725
Award Amount: $79,829.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I Project focuses on the development of an innovative method biofouling removal from the surface of propellers. The proposed method is non abrasive and will not lead to damage of propeller surface edges. In Phase I Enigmatics will demonstrate feasibility… More