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Company Information:

Company Name:
IMAGING SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC
Address:
4750 W BANCROFT ST
TOLEDO, OH 43615-3902
Phone:
(419) 536-5741
URL:
EIN:
860887739
DUNS:
009480893
Number of Employees:
14
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
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:
N/A
POC Phone:
N/A
POC Email:
N/A
Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,375,248.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,120,652.00 5
STTR Phase I $329,818.00 3
STTR Phase II $499,995.00 1

Award List:

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,765.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will show the efficacy of using small hollow glass microspheres, "Plasma-spheres", as cellular-size gas containers for plasma display panels. Current plasma panel technology utilizes an "open" plasma system, which captures ionizable gas… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: Novel Use of Microspheres In Plasma Display Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,330.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project continue the development and commercialization of novel plasma display panels which utilize gas filled microspheres (Plasma-spheres) as the pixel elements. The project has six objectives: (a) improve process control of the Plasma-sphere… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: Novel Use of Microspheres In Plasma Display Device

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project continue the development and commercialization of novel plasma display panels which utilize gas filled microspheres (Plasma-spheres) as the pixel elements. The project has six objectives: (a) improve process control of the Plasma-sphere… More

SBIR Phase I:Fabrication of Luminescent Phosphor Plasma-sphere Arrays for Display Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$96,588.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project will investigate feasibility of producing hermetic hollow gas encapsulating spheres (Plasma-spheres) with shells fabricated from phosphor compositions processed with modified processing methods. One application of Plasma-spheres is… More

SBIR Phase II: Fabrication of Luminescent Phosphor Plasma-sphere Arrays for Display Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research II project will develop hermetic hollow gas encapsulating spheres (Plasma-spheres) with shells fabricated from phosphor compositions processed with modified processing methods. The outcome will be blue emitting Plasma-spheres and improve red and green… More

STTR Phase I: Improved Addressing Speed of Plasma-sphere Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,825.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Georgia Tech Research Corporation
RI Contact:
Chris Summers
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I research project will investigate the feasibility of improving the addressing speed of Plasma-sphere. Plasma-spheres are hollow transparent shells that encapsulate a selected pressurized gas. When a voltage is applied across the shell, the gas ionizes… More

Stimulus Responsive Passive Electromagnetic Shielding for Microwave/RF Limiters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,979.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Devendra Kumar, Director of Microwave Technology
Abstract:
Under this SBIR, Imaging Systems Technology proposes to evaluate its novel propriety Plasma-sphereTM technology for use as a passive electromagnetic shielding material for protection against High Power Microwave (HPM) threats. HPM threats are a significant problem. DOD notes significant operational… More

Stimulus Responsive Passive Electromagnetic Shielding for Microwave/RF Limiters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,330.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Devendra Kumar, Director Microwave Techno – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
Under Phase I SBIR, Imaging Systems Technology (IST) successfully demonstrated the use of its novel propriety Plasma-sphere technology for use as a passive electromagnetic shielding material for protection against High Power Microwave (HPM) threats. Under Phase II IST will optimize the Plasma-sphere… More

STTR Phase II: Improved Addressing Speed of Plasma-sphere Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,995.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Georgia Institute of Technology
RI Contact:
Christopher Summers
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project is a study to expand the high speed addressing work conducted under Phase I using monochrome Plasma-spheres to color Plasma-spheres. Plasma-spheres are hollow transparent shells that encapsulate a selected pressurized gas. When a… More

Innovative Hardware Technologies for Electromagnetic Attack Rejection in Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) Radars

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Lee Cross, Sr. Engineer – (419) 536-5741
Research Institution:
University of Toledo
RI Contact:
James P. Trempe
Abstract:
Under this STTR Imaging Systems Technology (IST) will apply novel Plasma-shell technology and expertise with gas plasma systems to shield and protect BMDS Radar. Plasma-shells are tiny hollow gas encapsulating shells. When energy is applied across the shell, the gas inside ionizes into a plasma. … More

Methodologies for Developing Extremely Large IR Scene Projectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Carol Wedding, President – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
Under this SBIR Imaging Systems Technology will develop a large area IR scene generation system based on its Plasma-shell technology. Plasma-shells are tiny glass bubbles filled with gas. When energy is applied across the Plasma-shell the gas ionizes to form plasma. The Plasma-shells are applied to… More

Infrared Panoramic Projection for Wide Field of Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,984.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Carol Wedding, President – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Infrared (IR) imaging and sensing is used extensively for military purposes. Evolving threats have motivated a drive toward sensor systems with multiple aperture and wide fields of view. As a result, there is a need to improve test capabilities for these new sensor systems. Large… More

Ultraviolet Communication for Medical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,963.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Lee Cross, Project Manager – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
Under this SBIR Imaging Systems Technology will demonstrate an ultraviolet (UV) non-line-of-sight (NLOS) bidirectional communication breadboard using an array of high output power UV-C Plasma-shell emitters. Ultra rugged, low cost short wavelength UV Plasma-shell emitters enable wireless military… More

Efficient Water Purification using TiO2 and Novel Activation Method

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Adeline Miermont – 419-536-5741
Abstract:
Under this SBIR, Imaging Systems Technology (IST) will investigate coating UV Plasma-shells with Titanium (IV) Dioxide (TiO2) to produce a low cost rugged, lightweight, and highly efficient and versatile water purification system. Plasma-shells are tiny hollow gas encapsulating devices ranging in… More

Ultraviolet Communication for Medical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,992.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lee Cross, Senior Research Engineer – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
Under this Phase II SBIR IST will extend research conducted in Phase I to demonstrate several viable configurations for UV non-line-of-sight (UV NLOS) communication. Under Phase I, IST performed a survey of literature and an investigation of off-the-shelf and emerging technology. IST also worked to… More

Infrared Panoramic Projection for Wide Field of Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$375,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Carol Wedding, President – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Infrared (IR) imaging and sensing is used extensively for military purposes. Evolving threats have motivated a drive toward sensor systems with multiple aperture and wide fields of view. As a result, there is a need to improve test capabilities for these new sensor systems. Large… More

Mechanical Property Characterization and Modeling for Structural Mo-Si-B Alloys for High Temperature Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Carol Wedding, President – (419) 536-5741
Research Institution:
Georgia Institute of Technology
RI Contact:
Joe Cochran
Abstract:
Under this STTR, Imaging Systems Technology (IST) in cooperation with Georgia Institute Technology (GIT) will develop and mature models to predict mechanical properties of refractory alloys with an eye toward tailoring these alloys for specific applications. In particular, this research will focus… More

Transient Electromagnetic Simulator for EMP Survivability Analysis of Packaged Electronic Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lee Cross, Senior Reserach Engineer – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This project advances the fundamental design practices (e.g., electromagnetic compatibility countermeasures in designing electronic systems in enclosed or partially enclosed spaces) with a strong potential for breaking the barriers in terms of computer aided design (CAD) simulation… More

Assured Space Sensor Operation in Harsh Electromagnetic/RF Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Lee Cross, Principal Investigator – (419) 536-5741
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Under this SBIR, Imaging Systems Technology (IST) proposes to investigate the feasibility of using its Plasma-shell technology to form novel engineered materials (metamaterials) for electromagnetic protection (EP) of space systems. The specific research to be performed under this proposal… More

SBIR Phase I: UV Plasma-Shell Device for Novel Photocatalytic Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,979.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I project will allow the optimization of the novel Plasma-shell technology for incorporation into a large area Ultra-Violet (UV) emitting tile for use in germicidal applications. Plasma-shells are small gas encapsulating devices that emit… More

SBIR Phase I: Novel Lighting Source for Bioreactors using Plasma-Shell Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop Plasma-Shell technology for incorporation into large, highly efficient and easily scalable, and conformable lighting sources for use in photobioreactors. Plasma-Shells are small gas encapsulating devices that emit… More