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Company Information:

Company Name: IPITEK, Inc.
City: Carlsbad
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://www.ipitek.com
Phone: (760) 438-1010

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,030,938.00 35
SBIR Phase II $6,174,431.00 9
STTR Phase I $238,082.00 3
STTR Phase II $495,082.00 1

Award List:

Fiber Optic, Molecularly imprinted Sensors for Long Term Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $69,870.00

Environmentally Friendly Fill Fluid

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Call, Vice President
Award Amount: $749,949.00
Abstract:
Based on the success of Phase I in the design of new fiber-opticcable plants for aircraft, we will design, develop and test aprototype optical cable plant with three nodes and multiplewavelengths during the Phase II program. Both wavelength divisionmultiplexing and subcarrier multiplexing of… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma
Award Amount: $99,873.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop novel high-speed broadband optical switches, where the optical data do not leave a fiber waveguide. Unlike integrated optics and planar waveguides, this approach has strong advantages in lower insertion loss, higher speeds,… More

Intelligent Probes for Enhanced Non-Destructive Determination of Degradation in Hot-Gas-Path Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Director, Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $99,773.00
Abstract:
65362 Increased turbine engine efficiency is often achieved by increasing operating temperatures and pressures. However, the system must be carefully optimized in order to prevent undue damage that can reduce the service life of the engine. Currently, there are few self-referencing thermographic… More

Heterogeneous Integration of MEMS and GHz Electro-Optic Polymer Modulators for RF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Araz Yacoubian, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Heterogeneous integration of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) with polymer based electro-optic (EO) modulators is proposed, to produce compact and deployable modulators for RF photonics applications. Current technology allows fabrication of compactand light-weight modulators, but these… More

Heterogenous Integration of MEMS and GHz Electro-Optic Polymer Modulators for RF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Araz Yacoubian, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $119,781.00
Abstract:
Heterogeneous integration of micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) with polymer based electro-optic modulators is proposed, to produce compact and deployable modulators for RF photonics applications. Current technology allows fabrication of compact andlight-weight modulators, but these… More

Multi-Sensor Intelligent Systems for Structural Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir. of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $99,918.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop neural net processing to interpret data from multi-sensor fiberoptic systems and diagnose structural responses on legacy aircraft such as the C-141. Our team of IPITEK, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company (LMAero), and the GeorgiaInstitute of Technology will develop complete… More

ULTRA-HIGH DENSITY FIBEROPTIC STRAIN SENSOR ARRAYS FOR STRUCTURAL EVALUATION AND MONITORING (PR01-470)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir. of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $99,973.00
Abstract:
We propose to research and develop high-density optical fiber sensor systems, including low cost, flight-worthy instrumentation, for in-situ continuous monitoring and non-destructive inspection of aging aircraft. Using unique but established fiber sensorapproaches, we will develop sensor systems… More

20 GHz Low Voltage Linear Laser Modulator for RF Distribution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Araz Yacoubian, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $746,553.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes a novel low-voltage, low-loss 20 GHz continuous bandwidth electro-optic modulator based on nonlinear optical (NLO) polymer materials. The proposed approach will be based IPITEK's recent experimental success in achieving 0.8 V halfwavevoltage, and insertion loss reduction techniques… More

20 GHz Low Voltage Linear Laser Modulator for RF Distribution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Araz Yacoubian, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes a novel low-voltage, low-loss 20 GHz continuous bandwidth electro-optic modulator based on nonlinear optical (NLO) polymer materials. The proposed approach will be based IPITEK's recent experimental success in achieving 0.8 V halfwavevoltage, and insertion loss reduction techniques… More

Structural Prognosis Using Intelligent Distributed Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir. of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $98,969.00
Abstract:
Detection of the onset of microstructural damage (e.g. cracks, corrosion, and delamination or debonding) and the correlation of this damage with predicted failure is not currently available in any kind of on-board system. A system of structuralprognostics using neural nets based on dynamic data… More

Real-Time Monitoring of Toxic Metals in Subsurface with an Optical Nose (PR02-423)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wen Wang
Award Amount: $99,762.00
Abstract:
70331 A sensor system is needed to accurately monitor geochemical and hydrogeologic processes and their interactions with biological organisms in contaminated soil or groundwater environments. The system must continuously monitor the concentration of contaminants, such as toxic heavy metals,… More

Robust Optical Temperature Measurement in Coal Gasifiers (PR02-438)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Schaafmsa
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
70168 Accurate knowledge of temperature is a critical factor in the fine tuning of coal gasifiers and systems using integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) power generation. At present, there are no robust techniques available that can withstand the harsh operating conditions of the… More

IR Signature Measurement Using Neural Spectroscopy (PR01-480)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir. of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $69,945.00
Abstract:
"This proposal addresses the need for fast, rugged, portable, and highly automated coating assessment for military and aerospace vehicles. Spectroscopic identification and quantification of emissivity variations induced by coating degradation is perhapsthe most versatile and unambiguous method to… More

Spectrally Efficient mm-wave Radio-on-Fiber (PR02-431)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: James Menders, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $98,936.00
Abstract:
"We propose to demonstrate the key components for 38 GHz mm-wave digital radio-on-fiber optical link with high spectral efficiency: photonic mm-wave modulators and demodulators. Such links show promise as a means to remote large numbers of inexpensiveantennas needed for micro- and pico-cell… More

Automated On-Board Diagnostics for Copper and Fiber Aircraft Wiring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Director of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $69,956.00
Abstract:
One of the most overlooked aspects of health management in aging aircraft is monitoring of the wiring and interconnection systems themselves. Brought to public attention by the crashes of TWA 800 and SwissAir 111, the problem of wiring faults and even fires on aircraft been the subject of… More

Fiber Optic Ethernet for Aviation Intercommunications System Voice Transmission (PR01-487)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Braun, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $99,686.00
Abstract:
"Future high speed fiber optic data networks can serve to aggregate disparate data sources with varying data rates. Thereby, a single network serves to transport legacy avionics protocols such Mil Std 1553B, InterCommunication System (ICS) data traffic,commercial formats such as Ethernet packets,… More

Fiberoptic/Electro-optic antenna arrays with wide tuning range (PR01-486)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir. of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $119,924.00
Abstract:
"We propose to research, design, and develop electric field sensing and signal processing techniques based on our unique all-fiber approach to RF photonics. Previous developments in optical modulator technology (110 GHz, 106 dB electrical SNR, V ~ 8V) will be applied to making all-fiber… More

Optical Wireless ICS for E2C Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: James Menders, Senior Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,778.00
Abstract:
"Direct voice communications in military aircraft suffer from interfering ambient noise. Usually, an intercommunications system (ICS) gives relief by using interconnected headsets. The E2-C "Hawkeye" is equipped with a conventional copper cabled ICS.The cable has the disadvantages of "tethering"… More

Uncooled, High Signal-To-Noise Millimeter Wave Active Imaging Filter (PR02-427)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Dir., Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $99,958.00
Abstract:
"We propose to research, design, and develop optical active filters to allow mmW imaging using standard cameras such as charge-coupled device (CCD) arrays. The proposed device does not require cooling or high voltages and can be made in the same form factoras conventional VIS/NIR cameras. In… More

Fiberoptic/Electro-Optic Antenna Array System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Wen Wang, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $729,748.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a unique, broad frequency range, millimeter-wave (mmW) receiver system suitable for field applications in signal intercept and tracking, based on electro-optic sensing of the received field. The sensing element as well as severalother high frequency components will be made… More

Low-Cost Distributed Sensing for Gas Pipelines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma
Award Amount: $99,966.00
Abstract:
72076S03-I A single gas pipeline presents too much data for ¿one fiber¿ sensors based on Raman or Brillouin scattering or even for ¿fixed transducer¿ type sensors. A more reasonable and robust approach would use smaller systems that can be networked together to make a distributed sensor array.… More

Novel Nonlinear Elctrooptic Fluorinated Polyimide For High Speed Optical Modulators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: De Yu Zang, Director of Polymer Photo
Award Amount: $69,997.00
Abstract:
Ipitek is proposing to develop a novel polyimide-based high Electrooptic (EO) polymer for Air Force high-speed optical data handling applications. We will work in collaboration with Nitto Denko Technical, Co, one of the major commercial chemical companiesin the world. The proposed polymer is based… More

Low Voltage, Low Insertion Loss Microwave/Photonic Electro-Optic Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: James H. Bechtel, Senior Vice President
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes a novel low-voltage, low-loss wideband (>20 GHz) electro-optic modulator based on nonlinear optical (NLO) polymer materials. Our proposed approach will be based on IPITEK's experimental success in achieving 0.8 V halfwave voltage in anovel Mach-Zehnder modulator design. Optical… More

Fiberoptic Sensors for Thermal Therapy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma
Award Amount: $69,931.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the need for accurate, self-referencing temperature measurement in cancer treatments such as hyperthermia and RF ablation. In all of these therapies, conventional metallic sensors such as thermocouples are unattractive because they either interact with the heating field… More

Fiber Optic Aviation Intercommunications System (ICS), Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Braun, Director of Network Photo
Award Amount: $749,993.00
Abstract:
IPITEK will develop and test two (2) - three node ICS prototypes that incorporate both, a Fiber Channel protocol and IPITEK's Broadcast protocol . We will conduct early in the program, a feasibility study to determine technical maturity and costeffectiveness of voice commands for ICS. Benefits… More

Fiberoptic Component Failure Prediction System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bob Skolnick, Mechanical Engineer
Award Amount: $69,816.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a sensing system to monitor continuously the health status of aircraft critical mechanical components, including the software necessary for failure diagnosis, and prognosis of the components' remaining life. In order to achieve a lowcost, rugged and reliable system, fiberoptic… More

Fiber Optic Aviation Intercommunications System (ICS), Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steve Braun, Director of Network Photo
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
IPITEK will develop and test two (2) - three node ICS prototypes that incorporate both, a Fiber Channel protocol and IPITEK's Broadcast protocol . We will conduct early in the program, a feasibility study to determine technical maturity and costeffectiveness of voice commands for ICS. Benefits… More

Ribbon Fiber Optic Bus for Aerospace Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Steve Braun, Director of Network Photo
Award Amount: $69,954.00
Abstract:
This proposal presents an approach to reducing mass and volume of aerospace subsystems by using optical fibers and low cost off-the shelf optical components. This leads to reduced launching cost, particular as it applies to microsatellites.Added benefits of fiber optics, in addition to cost and… More

High Density Fiberoptic Vibration Sensor Arrays For Structural Prognosis (PR02-498)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Skolnick, Engineer
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes to develop a novel dense vibration sensor array for structural health monitoring. This unique approach allows dynamic read-out and electronically reconfigurable sensor location with distributed fiber-optic sensors. The sensing approach isbased on modal interference in ordinary… More

High Density Fiberoptic Vibration Sensor Arrays For Structural Prognosis (PR02-498)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Robert Skolnick, Engineer
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes to develop a novel dense vibration sensor array for structural health monitoring. This unique approach allows dynamic read-out and electronically reconfigurable sensor location with distributed fiber-optic sensors. The sensing approach isbased on modal interference in ordinary… More

Miniature, All Dielectric Wideband Electro-Optic Field Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Maryland
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Director Sensor Products
Award Amount: $99,768.00
RI Contact: Yuval Carmel
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes to develop a wideband, all-dielectric, filed probe based on the novel electro-optic (E-O) polymer maters and devices developed by this company. Since these polymers have very high electro-optic responses, they have both good sensitivity to electric field when used as sensors and good… More

SYSTEMS AND MATERIALS FOR PRECISION TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE PAINTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma, Director of Sensor Technology
Award Amount: $99,960.00
Abstract:
Skin temperature measurements are vital to the design process in a number of fields, including aerospace and automotive design. Temperature sensitive paints (TSPs) are often used in these applications, with general success, but unfortunately most commercial temperature sensitive paints do not work… More

Integrated Optical Bus Interface Module (IOBIM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, Director of Polymer Photo
Award Amount: $98,648.00
Abstract:
Current military platforms operate as integral part of Network Centric Warfare. The type and amount of information that permeates both, tactical and strategic environment demands that all platforms be equipped with high speed distribution networks. Optical networks are best suited to distribute and… More

COMPACT, LOW POWER, WIDEBAND ELECTRO-OPTIC QUICKSCAN RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: David Schaafsma
Award Amount: $99,385.00
Abstract:
The need for a system which can locate mobile, potentially hostile sources over a wide frequency range across the low frequency (LF, 10 kHz - 1 MHz) to microwave (mwave, 1 - 10 GHz) bands mandates a new type of antenna technology that can cover this frequency range with high fidelity. We propose to… More

SBIR Phase I: Optical Pressure Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Maryann Zounes, PI
Award Amount: $99,809.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will develop novel optical pressure sensor materials that can be used in low pressure regimes, less than 100 psi, with 1 psi or lower resolution. While conventional "pressure sensitive" materials such as pressure sensitive paints actually… More

Thermal Monitoring for Real-Time Hyperthermia Dosimetry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: David T. Schaafsma
Award Amount: $99,772.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Clinical applications of hyperthermia therapy have demonstrated great promise in the treatment of certain skin and superficial tissue diseases including cancer and plaque psoriasis. In all cases, temperatures must be maintained between about 40 - 45'C for one… More

Innovative Hosts for Bacteriorhodopsin-Based Optical Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, dzang@ipitek.com
Award Amount: $119,278.00
Abstract:
IPITEK, together with Professor Lanyl's group at University Of California, Irvine (UCI) propose to develop novel DNA-based, cross linkable polymers as biobased membrane films to host bacteriorhodopsin (BR) and newly discovered proteorhodopsin (PR), aimed at improving stability and operation speed of… More

A Novel Single Sideband Suppressed-Carrier (SSB-SC) Technique for High Dynamic Range Analog Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA LOS ANGELES
Principal Investigator: Sudhesh Mysore, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,688.00
RI Contact: Harold R. Fetterman
Abstract:
A novel technique for achieving SSB-SC is proposed for achieving high dynamic range in analog applications. The technique employs an intracavity modulator together with an intracavity filter that blocks the modulation sidebands from being re-circulated. Spurious-free dynamic ranges (SFDR)… More

Innovative Hosts for Bacteriorhodopsin-Based Optical Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, Director, Polymer Photoni
Award Amount: $724,829.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes to develop novel DNA-based, cross-linkable polymers as biobased membrane films to host bacteriorhodopsin (BR) and the newly discovered proteorhodopsin (PR), aimed at improving stability and operation speed of rhodopsin-based optical and bioelectronic devices. Improvements will… More

Integrated Optical Bus Interface Module (IOBIM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: De Zang, Senior Scientist, Dept.Di
Award Amount: $394,231.00
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes polymer-based, integrated, optical bus interface module (OBIM). The OBIM is a critical element for the optical transmission bus and the access node in a military bi-directional broadcast bus topology, which is more reliable and rugged and also supporting Wavelength Division… More

A Novel Single Sideband Suppressed-Carrier (SSB-SC) Technique for High Dynamic Range Analog Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UCLA, EE DEPT
Principal Investigator: Richard Forber, Manager, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $495,082.00
RI Contact: Harold R. Fetterman
Abstract:
Photonic links and networks offer numerous advantages to analog RF systems, and enable advanced performance in Naval aircraft analog RF systems: spurious-free dynamic range (SFDR) exceeding 125 dB/Hz^2/3 with instantaneous bandwidth up to and exceeding 1GHz for operational frequencies from 0.1 to… More

Conformal Ultrawideband electro-optical receiving array antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Wen Wang, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,927.00
Abstract:
The increasing demand for additional antennas competing for space on already heavily populated flight platforms continues to drive the need for solutions to the resulting electromagnetic interference (EMI) between these antennas. IPITEK proposes a solution for multifunctional conformal antenna… More

2D OLED Array Using High Upconversion Efficiency Nanoparticles for Directly Converting IR to Visible Light

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $98,977.00
Abstract:
Based on recent advancement in high upconversion efficiency rare-earth-element (REE) nanoparticles and their application in organic polymer LEDs (OLED), IPITEK, teamed with Prof. Andrew Steckl of the University of Cincinnati, proposes a novel two-dimensional OLED Array (2D-OLEDA) to address dual use… More

Scalable Photonic Beam-Forming System For Large, Wide-Bandwidth RF Phased Array Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UCLA, EE DEPT
Principal Investigator: Celestino Gaeta, Senior Scientist / Manager
Award Amount: $68,626.00
RI Contact: Harold R. Fetterman
Abstract:
IPITEK proposes to design a highly scalable photonic true time delay solution enabling a multifunction wideband electronically scanned antenna. Our innovative architecture utilizes passive Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM) true-time-delay (TTD) modules to address all antenna array… More

Biotronic Sensors for Cost, Size, Weight and Power, and Enhanced Bandwidth (C-SWaP-B)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: De Yu Zang, President
Award Amount: $99,533.00
Abstract:
Highly powered electromagnetic interference (EMI) could disable electronic equipment, electronic communications and data storage systems, on which the C4I system is established, and disable (or threaten) soldiers activity (or lives). Effective shielding from EMI is of critical importance in the… More

DNA-Based EMI-Shielding Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, Senior Scientist – (760) 438-1010
Award Amount: $749,128.00
Abstract:
IPITEK demonstrated novel DNA-based EMI-shielding composite materials (DESM) that exhibit excellent EMI shielding effectiveness while being non-conductive. Major applications for such films include Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) suppression as well as myriad commercial high-speed electronics and… More

Selective Radio Frequency Shielding

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: De Y. Zang, Sr. Scientist – (760) 438-1010
Award Amount: $149,931.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In modern battlefields, Electronic Warfare (EW) plays dominating role. To win the battlefield, it is a must to win EW first. In fighting the EW, it is vital to possess the most advanced radio frequency-selective shielding technologies to effectively protect electronic equipment,… More