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Company Information:

Company Name: Nanotrons, Co
City: Woburn
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (781) 935-1200

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,249,448.13 10
SBIR Phase II $2,599,840.00 3
STTR Phase I $269,783.00 3

Award List:

Wide Temperature, High Energy Density Capacitors for Power System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: King Wang, VP of Material Technologies
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
Nanotrons, in collaboration with the Nanodielectric Group headed by Prof. Lei Zhu at the Case Western Reserve University (Case Western), proposes a novel nano-engineering approach to develop a new category of nano-dielectrics for high energy density capacitor applications. The new approach combines… More

Low Cost High-rate Manufacturing of Flexible Explosive Detection Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Principal Investigator: Je Lee, Senior Material Scientist
Award Amount: $69,933.00
RI Contact: Linda Concino
Abstract:
Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Professor Byungki Kim at NSF Nanomanufacturing Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML), proposes to develop the low-cost high-rate manufacturing technique for flexible explosive detection sensors to significantly increase… More

Functionalized Graphene Sheets-Polymer Based Nanocomposite for Cryotanks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Je Kyun Lee, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,944.00
Abstract:
NASA seeks advanced high strength and toughness composite materials with the highest microcrack resistance at cryogenic temperatures suitable for use in fuel containment of liquid oxygen, hydrogen, and methane. Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Prof. Bungki Kim at NSF nanomanufacturing… More

High Energy Density Nanodielectrics for Commercial Pulse Power Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Je Kyun Lee, PhD
Award Amount: $149,949.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop a new category of high energy density nanocomposite dielectric materials for use in high pulse power capacitors. The approach is to bring together 3 nanostructures in a polypropylene matrix to form a novel nanocomposite material… More

Recovery Act - Carbon Nanotube

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Kuiyang Jiang, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,952.00
Abstract:
The need for pure water is a global problem that encompasses manufacturing, home consumption and desalination. Currently reverse osmosis filtration is used for purification but its widespread use is hampered by the high energy cost required to operate the systems. We have demonstrated that… More

Recovery Act - Nano-Enabled TiO2 UV Protective Layer for Cool-Color Roofing Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: King Wang, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,944.00
Abstract:
Durable and aesthetically acceptable cool roof materials are critically necessary for the success of energy saving program. Currently used organic pigments in cool roof paints are too sensitive to UV light to endure long time exposure to strong sunlight. Elongation of the lifetime of organic… More

Recovery Act - Carbon Nanotube Based Water Purification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Kuiyang Jiang, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,962.00
Abstract:
The need for pure water is a global challenge that encompasses manufacturing, home consumption and desalination. Current filtration technologies that are used to purify water are too energy intensive.Nanotrons proposes an innovative carbon nanotube based water filtration membrane technology that… More

Recovery Act - Self Assembled TiO2 UV Protection Layer for Cool Roof Pigment Application

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: King Wang, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,836.00
Abstract:
Durable and aesthetically acceptable cool roof materials are critically necessary for the success of energy saving program. Currently used organic pigments in cool roof paints are too sensitive to UV light to endure long time exposure to strong sunlight. Elongation of the lifetime of organic… More

Novel Very Large Scintillator Crystal Growth Method

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DHS
Principal Investigator: King Wang
Award Amount: $149,981.13
Abstract:
Scintillators have been used in radiation detection applications including medical imaging, oil well drilling, and high energy physics experiments. The new security need for scintillators has changed the market dynamics from specialty niche to volume production. In this program, Nanotrons… More

Functionalized Graphene Sheets-Polymer Based Nanocomposite for Cryotanks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Je Kyun Lee, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,934.00
Abstract:
In order to meet NASA's vision to develop sustainable and affordable solar system exploration strategies, NASA seeks advanced high-strength and high-toughness composite materials with the microcrack resistance at cryogenic temperatures. These materials must be suitable for use in fuel… More

Non-Catalytic Nanocomposite Based Self-Healing Material for Multifunctional Composite

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Je Kyun Lee, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,918.00
Abstract:
NASA seeks new materials and systems for the mitigation of structural damage, and new concepts for the activation of healing mechanisms to improve structural durability and enhance safe operation of aerospace structural systems. Nanotrons Corporation proposes to develop advanced multifunctional… More

Scale-up of Nano-Engineered Anti-Reflection Coating Process for Large Plastic Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Sangyup Song, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,929.00
Abstract:
In a recently completed NASA SBIR program, Agiltron and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology developed a novel nanoporous UV anti-reflection coating technology for complex plastic optics. This coating is based on recent breakthroughs in self-assembled low index multilayer structures achieved at… More

Flexible Nanoimprinting for IR Photodetector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Research Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Principal Investigator: Je K. Lee, Senior Materials Scientist – (781) 935-1200
Award Amount: $99,902.00
RI Contact: Linda Concino
Abstract:
It is desirable to develop a low cost and flexible nano- and micro-pattern transferring technology to form 3D photonic and electric structures. Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Professor Hongwei Sun at NSF Nanomanufacturing Research Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell… More

Durable Amphiphobic Coatings for Aircraft Landing Skis/Skids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yuliang Wang, Principal Research Scientist – (781) 935-1200
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Landing skis and skids on both rotary and fixed-wing aircraft must withstand extreme operational and environmental conditions and maintain their structural integrity. Depending upon the aircraft Mission Design Series (MDS) and its mission, these conditions can include frequent… More

Advanced multifunctional hybrid corrosion resistant coating system

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Je K. Lee, Senior Material Scientist – (781) 935-1200
Award Amount: $149,960.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force requires an advanced corrosion resistant coating system which significantly mitigates the destructive effect of oxygen, for military aerospace and infrastructure preservation applications. The proposed program will develop an advanced multifunctional hybrid corrosion… More

Engineering and Development of Anisotropic Conductive Polymer Nanomaterials for Visible, Infrared and Bi-Spectral Obscurant Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell
Principal Investigator: Je K. Lee, Senior Material Scientist – (781) 935-1200
Award Amount: $99,948.00
RI Contact: Linda Concino
Abstract:
The US Army seeks novel engineered polymer nanomaterials with high conductivity and indices of refraction suitable for use in next generation of obscurant materials. In this program Nanotrons Corporation, in collaboration with Professor Zhiyong Gu at NSF Nanomanufacturing Research Center at the… More