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Company Information:

Company Name: Epitaxial Technologies, LLC
City: Baltimore
State: MD
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (410) 455-5594

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,797,336.00 24
SBIR Phase II $5,593,219.00 8
STTR Phase I $169,402.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,000,000.00 1

Award List:

Programmable Multi-Wavelength Detector Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $56,348.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop the enabling material technology for the fabrication of programmable multi-wavelength photodetector arrays. We will perform material and device design to determlne suitable material structures and epitaxial wafer growth processes. We will investigate the… More

Novel Auger Transistors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $64,044.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop innovative material structures for Auger transistors that can be used for millimeterwave oscillators. We will achieve this objective by performing device designs to determine suitable material structures and epitaxial growth processes. The primary goal of… More

Linear Antimony-based HFETs for Microwave and Millimeter Wave Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $64,044.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop novel material and device tech, nologies using antimony-based active channels for highly linear microwave devices that can be used to simultaneously produce low noise and high power. To do this, we will perform materials and device design to determine… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $749,959.00

InAs/GaInSb Based Detectors Sensitive to Radiation Beyond 16 um

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $64,720.00

A Novel Gigabyte Digital Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye Aina
Award Amount: $64,205.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Olaleye Aina, President
Award Amount: $73,846.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye A. Aina, President
Award Amount: $64,927.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye A. Aina, President
Award Amount: $64,908.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleya Aina
Award Amount: $950,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Olaleya Aina
Award Amount: $0.00

Novel Broadband Materials and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $64,840.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop novel material technologies for the realization of broadband components such as oscillators, mixers and preamplifiers. We will achieve this by performing device designs to determine suitable material structures,epitaxial growth and device fabrication… More

Three Dimensional Integration of Compound Semiconductor and SOI Integrated Circuits (BMDO02-214B)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $68,946.00
Abstract:
"Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop an innovative three dimensional (3-D) monolithic integrated circuits technology that will combine the high-performance capabilities of III-V compounds with the low cost and very large scale integration capabilityof Si chip manufacturing. We will achieve… More

Multi-color VLWIR Focal Plane Array for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $69,400.00
Abstract:
"The primary goal of the proposed Phase I SBIR project is to develop low dark current and high sensitivity detectors and FPAs operating at very long wavelengths. We will use innovative combinations of new materials and three-terminal detector concepts toproduce detectors having room temperature… More

Novel Broadband Materials and Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $748,308.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies proposes to develop novel material technologies for the realization of broadband components such as oscillators, mixers and preamplifiers. We will achieve this by performing device designs to determine suitable material structures,epitaxial growth and device fabrication… More

Compact, Low Cost APD Arrays with Built-in Optical Amplification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Ayub M. Fathimulla, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,594.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed program by Epitaxial Technologies is to develop a compact, low-cost, low power, low noise and ultra-sensitive Avalanche Photo Diode (APD) arrays with built-in optical pre-amplification (in addition to internal electrical gain) and having a fill factor and bandwidth… More

High sensitivity, 1.06 um ladar photoreceivers with micro digitized pixels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,525.00
Abstract:
The objective of this Phase 1 SBIR project is to develop highly sensitive 1.06-um ladar photoreceivers for enhanced ABL and EKV resolution and engagement range, which will significantly increase their hit-to-kill capability. The basis of the proposed effort is a combination of on-chip digitization… More

High sensitivity, 1.06 um ladar photoreceivers with micro digitized pixels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $749,689.00
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR project will develop 1064-nm true single photon counting, semiconductor ladar photoreceivers for enhanced ABL and EKV resolution and engagement range, which will significantly increase their hit-to-kill capability with reduced size, weight and power. The basis of the proposed… More

Compact, Low Cost APD Arrays with Built-in Optical Amplification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye A. Aina
Award Amount: $599,734.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of this proposed Phase II SBIR program by Epitaxial Technologies is to develop a compact, low-cost, low power, low noise and ultra-sensitive avalanche photodiode (APD) arrays with built-in optical pre-amplification (in addition to internal electrical gain) and having a fill factor… More

Low cost photoreceiver for high range resolution range finder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $69,933.00
Abstract:
The goal of this Phase I SBIR project is to develop and optimize a nanowatt range finder photoreceiver incorporating a novel 1.54-um monolithically integrated, optically preamplified photoreceiver, capable of 90% probability of detection at pulse-widths as small as 2 nsec. In Phase I, we will… More

High Sensitivity InAs-InGaSb Strained-Layer Superlattice Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,487.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of this SBIR project is to develop low cost, low dark current, enhanced quantum efficiency and high sensitivity and uniformity monolithic detectors and arrays having response in spectral range greater than 12 um and operating at temperatures higher than 77K. Epitaxial Technologies'… More

Ultra-Linear High Efficiency GaN based microwave integrated Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: OHIO STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $69,576.00
RI Contact: Patrick Roblin
Abstract:
The goal of this program is to develop high linearity and high efficiency power amplifiers through innovative ultra linear transistors and digital signal processing (DSP) circuit linearization techniques for airborne or UAV applications. Specifically, we will demonstrate average output power, PAE,… More

Development of Dilute Nitride SL Technology for VLWIR Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF DELAWARE
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,826.00
RI Contact: James Kolodzey
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies' overall objective is to develop innovative detector technologies that can be used to produce enhanced quantum efficiency and high detectivity VLWIR sensors that can operate at high temperatures. The goal of Phase I will be to investigate dilute nitride strain layer… More

Vertically Integrated Dual Color Infrared InAs/InGaAs SLS Detectors.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,843.00
Abstract:
For this Phase I SBIR project, Epitaxial Technologies proposes new tunable detectors that are designed to be spectral band limited and whose spectral window can be continuously varied with applied bias. Specifically, we will develop high sensitivity, monolithic reconfigurable two color SLS detectors… More

Ultrasensitive, Wideband Laser Warning Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $69,880.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project will develop a compact, low-cost, ambient temperature operating and ultra-sensitive, wideband laser warning receiver (LWR) based on an ultrasensitivie wavelength dispersive photoreceiver array operating in the 0.4 - 2.5mm wavelength range for shipboard detection of laser threats.… More

Linear-mode, Wide FOV, Single Photon Counting APD Ladar Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,985.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed SBIR program is to develop compact, low-cost, low power and ultra-high sensitivity semiconductor ladar photoreceivers with linear mode photon counting capabilities that will be at once capable of high image, range and angular resolution. Specifically, we will… More

Low Cost and Compact Single Aperture Passive Rangefinder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $69,880.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed SBIR program is to develop compact, low-cost, low power and high-resolution passive sensor to perform simultaneous imaging and ranging functions. Our proposed approach uses a single aperture, and has the potential to increase the range capability of currently… More

Monolithic Time Delay Integrated APD Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Ayub R. Fathimulla, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,985.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed program by Epitaxial Technologies is to develop monolithic time delay integrated avalanche photodiode (APD) arrays with sensitivity and dynamic range at least an order of magnitude better than currently available ladar sensors and free-space optical communication… More

Development of Dilute Nitride SL Technology for VLWIR Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF DELAWARE
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
RI Contact: James Kolodzey
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies' overall objective is to develop innovative detector technologies that can be used to produce enhanced quantum efficiency and high detectivity VLWIR sensors that can operate at high temperatures. The goal of Phase II will be to improve the quality of the dilute nitride SL… More

Ultrasensitive, Wideband Laser Warning Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $445,830.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed SBIR program is to develop innovative laser warning receivers based on APD arrays with high sensitivity in the 0.4 to 2.5 um spectral range, and with narrow line-width spectral recognition, wide angular coverage and precise angular discrimination. The goal of… More

Novel Single Photon Counting Readout Circuits and APD Arrays with Capability from UV to IR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Leye Aina, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed Phase I SBIR project is to develop and demonstrate 256x256 segmented readout integrated circuits (ROICs) that can read, digitize and count the response of linear-mode single photon counting avalanche photodiode (APD) pixels with picosecond readout capability and… More

Monolithic Time Delay Integrated APD Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Olaleye Aina, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of the proposed phase II SBIR program is to develop a compact, high SNR TDI APD array for future NASA earth observing missions. The enabling TDI APD technology is based on ultra-high sensitivity AlInAs/GaInAs APDs operable in the 1240 to 1640-nm spectra band integrated with Si CCDs… More

Innovative photon counting receivers for bio-photonic & QKD applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
Epitaxial Technologies' overall objective is to develop high gain and low noise APD photoreceiver suitable for high detection probability single photon counting at room temperature over the 450 to 1550-nm spectral band. Specifically, we will develop compact and low cost single photon receiver in… More

Innovative photon counting receivers for bio-photonic & QKD applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D
Award Amount: $749,699.00
Abstract:
The overall objective of the proposed SBIR program is to develop ultra low noise avalanche photodiodes (APDs) with high multiplication gain that will enable for the first time photoreceivers with high single photon detection probability, ultra-low dark count rate and low timing jitter. The goal of… More

Advanced High Sensitivity Receiver Array Technology for 1550 nm Ladar Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Ayub Fathimulla, Vice President, R&D – (410) 455-5830
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
For this SBIR project, Epitaxial Technologies will an innovative active sensor and associated ROIC technologies and demonstrate large format 128 x128 focal plane arrays (FPA) having simultaneously high single photon sensitivity, frame rates and effective bandwidths. In Phase I, we will design and… More