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Company Information:

Name: ENTECH, Inc.
Address: 1077 Chisolm Trail
Keller, TX 76248 7000
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (817) 379-0100

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $388,891.00 7
SBIR Phase II $2,447,716.00 5
STTR Phase I $199,954.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,349,486.00 2

Award List:

TWO LINEAR FRESNEL LENS PHOTOVOLTAIC CONCENTRATOR DESIGN INNOVATIONS: A PRISMATIC CELL COVER AND A COPPER HEAT SPREADER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'neill , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

TWO LINEAR FRESNEL LENS PHOTOVOLTAIC CONCENTRATOR DESIGN INNOVATIONS: A PRISMATIC CELL COVER AND A COPPER HEAT SPREADER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'neill , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $390,445.00
Abstract:
The problem to be solved by the proposed program is the limited performance of photovoltaic receivers in current concentrator modules, due to first-surface reflection losses from the transparent cell encapsulant, shading losses due to gridlines on the illuminated surface of the cell, and… More

DEVELOPMENT OF A CROSSED LENS GALLIUM ARSENIDE PHOTOVALTAIC CONCENTRATOR, WITH AN AMO OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY OF 22%, FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark J O'neill , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,955.00

DOME FRESNEL LENS/GALLIUM ARSENIDE PHOTOVOLTAIC CONCENTRATOR ARRAY WITH AN AMO OPERATIONAL ARRAY EFFICIENCY GREATER THAN 20%

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'neill
Award Amount: $49,936.00

DEVELOPMENT OF A CROSSED LENS GALLIUM ARSENIDE PHOTOVALTAIC CONCENTRATOR, WITH AN AMO OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY OF 22%, FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark J O'neill , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $488,000.00
Abstract:
Entech is pleased to propose to nasa the development of an innovative crossed lens gallium arsenide photovoltaic concentrator, capable of providing an operational efficiencyof 22% in the space environment. the proposed system will utilize three state-of-the-art developments: (i) a cylindrical… More

DOME FRESNEL LENS/GALLIUM ARSENIDE PHOTOVOLTAIC CONCENTRATOR ARRAY WITH AN AMO OPERATIONAL ARRAY EFFICIENCY GREATER THAN 20%

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'neill
Award Amount: $482,000.00
Abstract:
Entech is pleased to propose to the strategic defense initiative organization the design development of an innovative dome fresnel lens/gallium arsenide photovoltaic concentrator array, capable of achieving an amo operational array efficiency of 20.4% in the space environment. the proposed system… More

SOL-GEL GLASS PRISMATIC COVER FOR A PHOTOVOLTAIC CELL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark J O'neill , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,937.00
Abstract:
Over the past 6 years, entech has developed a unique prismatic cover for photovoltaic cells. the new cast silicone cover optically eliminates the usual shadowing loss caused by metal gridlines on the illuminated cell surface, thereby boosting cell performance to previously unattainable levels. the… More

REAL TIME COHERENT PROCESSOR FOR THE KWAJALEIN FPW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: M.j. O'neill
Award Amount: $50,000.00

REAL TIME COHERENT PROCESSOR FOR THE KWAJALEIN FPW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: M.j. O'neill
Award Amount: $487,408.00
Abstract:
Since 1986, ENTECH, NASA, and SDIO have pioneered the development of refractive space photovoltaic concentrator systems. We have developed functionally system hardware, including lenses, prismatic cell covers, single- and tandem-junction cells, and small arrays. This hardware has verified… More

Ultralight Inflatable Fresnel Lens Solar Concentrators For Space Power

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'Neill , EXEC VICE PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $69,985.00

Laser Power Transmission Employing a Dual-Use Photovoltaic Concentrator at the Receiving End

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark J. O'Neill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,078.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a wireless laser power transmission system employing a dual-use photovoltaic concentrator at the receiving end. Specifically, the laser receiver/converter employs thin Fresnel lenses to focus continuous or pulsed laser light onto small photovoltaic cells, thereby reducing… More

Laser Power Transmission Employing a Dual-Use Photovoltaic Concentrator at the Receiving End

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Mark O'Neill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,863.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a wireless laser power transmission system employing a dual-use photovoltaic concentrator at the receiving end. Specifically, the laser receiver/converter employs thin stretched-membrane Fresnel lenses to focus continuous or pulsed laser light onto small photovoltaic… More

Radiation-Hardened Stretched Lens Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: AUBURN UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Mark O'Neill, President
Award Amount: $99,998.00
RI Contact: Henry Brandhorst
Abstract:
Over the past six years, ENTECH, Auburn, NASA, and other organizations have developed a new space photovoltaic array called the Stretched Lens Array (SLA), which offers unprecedented performance (e.g., >80 kW/cu.m. stowed power, >300 W/sq.m. areal power, and >300 W/kg specific power in the very near… More

Radiation-Hardened Stretched Lens Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: AUBURN UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Mark O'Neill, President
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Henry Brandhorst
Abstract:
The DOD conducts strategic space missions in order to protect national security. Some of these missions fly in high-radiation orbits, where the radiation damage to the array limits lifetime, therefore compromising mission capability. In addition, rogue nations or terrorists might someday detonate… More

600 Volt Stretched Lens Array for Solar Electric Propulsion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Auburn University
Principal Investigator: Mark O'Neill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,956.00
RI Contact: Michael Moriarty
Abstract:
Over the past six years, ENTECH, Auburn, NASA, and other organizations have developed a new space photovoltaic array called the Stretched Lens Array (SLA), which offers unprecedented performance (e.g., >80 kW/cu.m. stowed power, >300 W/sq.m. areal power, and >300 W/kg specific power in the very near… More

600 Volt Stretched Lens Array for Solar Electric Propulsion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Research Institution: Auburn University
Principal Investigator: Mark K. O'Neill, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,486.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
ENTECH, Auburn, NASA, and others have recently developed a new space photovoltaic array called the Stretched Lens Array (SLA), offering unprecedented performance (>80 kW/cu.m. stowed power, >300 W/sq.m. areal power, and >300 W/kg specific power) and cost-effectiveness (>75% savings in $/W compared… More