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Company Information:

Company Name: LIGHT AGE, INC.
City: SOMERSET
State: NJ
Zip+4: 08873-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (732) 563-0600

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,206,711.00 18
SBIR Phase II $2,367,470.00 4
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,998.00 1

Award List:

ALEXANDRITE LASER FOR PDT CANCER RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Our objective is to develop a more effective approach to photodynamic therapy (pdt) of cancer by combining two emergent technologies: a) new photosensitizers with improvedphotochemical characteristics which operate in the deep red wavelength region where body tissue is most translucent, andb) the… More

NARROWBAND BROADLY TUNABLE PULSED SOLID STATE LASER SOURCE FOR PHOTOCHEMICAL RESEARCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Donald F Heller , Ceo
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to design, build, develop, and characterize a new narrowband, broadly tunable, pulsed, solid state laser source based on the newly emerging alexandrite laser technology. present day pulsed narrowband tunable laser sources of the type required for high resolution spectroscopy,… More

ALEXANDRITE LASER/PHOTOCELL POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Pete
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop and demonstrate an alexandrite laser/photocell (optical-to-electrical) power transmission system suitable for providing electrical power to missile telemetry electronics during electromagnetic environmental effects tests. the proposed groundbased laser (optical power source)… More

SINGLE LONGITUDINAL MODE ALEXANDRITE LIDAR TRANSMITTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Donald F. Heller , Chief Executive Officer
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a broadly tunable narrowband frequency stabilized pulsed alexandrite lidar transmitter suitable for airborne and spaceborne missions. this laser transmitter will provide near transform limited output pulses across the 760 to 770 nm spectral region. our approach will be based on… More

ALEXANDRITE LASER LITHOTRIPTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John C Walling
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this effort is to develop an advanced laser lithotripter for the treatment of kidney stones. the approach is based on exploiting alexandrite lasers, a newly emergent solid-state laser technology that offers a unique combination of properties potentially important for the development of… More

ALEXANDRITE LASER/PHOTOCELL POWER TRANSMISSION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Joseph Pete , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop and demonstrate an alexandrite laser/photocell (optical-to-electrical) power transmission system suitable for providing electrical power to missile telemetry electronics during electromagnetic environmental effects tests. the proposed groundbased laser (optical power source)… More

A VERSATILE HIGH PULSE ENERGY SUBNANOSECOND LASER SOURCE FOR REMOTE PLASMA DIAGNOSTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Donald F Heller
Award Amount: $74,990.00
Abstract:
It is planned in phase i to develop a high pulse energy sub-nanosecond laser source that can be used for a thompson-lidar backscattering diagnostic to map electron temperature and density in large-scale fusion plasmas. the source is capable of operation at repetition rates of 10 hz and higher. this… More

Rayleigh Filter Techniques For Separation Of Aerosol And Molecular Backscatter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Georgia J. Fisanick , Vice President/business Dev.
Award Amount: $69,988.00

All Solid-State Laser System Continuously Tunable Over 0.2-10 micron Spectral Range

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Wen-bin Yan
Award Amount: $59,955.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a broadly tunable all solid-state laser system able to address any wavelength between 200 nm and 10 um at average power levels of several watts. This laser source will be useful for remote sensing applications including laser induced flourescence and backscattering, doppler… More

IMPROVED UV AND VIOLET LASER SOURCES FOR CYTOMETRY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Yan, wen-bin
Award Amount: $99,937.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John C. Walling
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: John C. Walling
Award Amount: $373,758.00

High Energy, Long Pulse Laser (Multispectral line long pulse solid state laser)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Boczar, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
"The objective of the proposed effort is to demonstrate feasibility for a high power multi-wavelength long pulse (0.5-10 microsecond) visible to near IR laser system. The system will provide high power output simultaneously at multiple wavelengths suitablefor countermeasure applications. The… More

All Solid-State Laser for Generating Deep Ultraviolet and Middle Infrared Coherent Light

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Beger, Project Manager
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The following proposal is for the Phase II development of a single laser technology capable of generating deep-ultraviolet (0.193 ~m) and middle-infrared (3-5 ~m) wavelengths. This laser will be based on alexandrite pumped, lithium fluoride color-centerlaser technology successfully demonstrated as… More

All Solid-State Laser for Generating Deep Ultraviolet and Middle Infrared Coherent Light

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Beger, Project Manager
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The following proposal is for the Phase II development of a single laser technology capable of generating deep-ultraviolet (0.193 ~m) and middle-infrared (3-5 ~m) wavelengths. This laser will be based on alexandrite pumped, lithium fluoride color-centerlaser technology successfully demonstrated as… More

High Energy, Long Pulse Laser (Multispectral line long pulse solid state laser)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Boczar, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The design of a laser system with simultaneous requirements of multiple output wavelengths, long pulse duration, and high output energy, is at best challenging. This challenge has been met during Phase I of this program. The focus of Phase II is onmaking the system more compact, and on increasing… More

High Energy, Long Pulse Laser (Multispectral line long pulse solid state laser)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Boczar, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $494,962.00
Abstract:
The design of a laser system with simultaneous requirements of multiple output wavelengths, long pulse duration, and high output energy, is at best challenging. This challenge has been met during Phase I of this program. The focus of Phase II is onmaking the system more compact, and on increasing… More

A clinically Practical 6.45 mum Pulsed Surgical Laser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donald H. Heller
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): An extensive research spent identifies, clinically significant contexts, effort have been to within various the wavelengths and wavelength ranges that optimize the interaction of laser radiation and human tissues. In this, Free Electron Lasers (FELs) have… More

High Power, High Repetition Rate, Pulsed, Blue Laser for ASW Purposes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Bruce Boczar, Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $79,998.00
Abstract:
A laser will be developed which meets the Navy requirements for airborne anti-submarine warfare missions. These requirements include high repetition rate, short pulse operation at blue wavelengths, and a compact, robust package. The laser will be based on a wavelength shifted, diode pumped… More

A Clinically Practical Laser System for Precision Neurosurgery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donald F. Heller
Award Amount: $201,880.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Results of recent Free Electron Laser (FEL) studies have indicated that under certain conditions pulsed 6 fm radiation can affect cision of soft tissues with unprecedented precision. Related histology shows no damage t o tissues immediately adjacent to the… More

Dual-Functionality Laser System for High-Contrast Diagnostic Imaging and Precision Surgery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: VANDERBILT UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Marc Klosner, Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: John T. Childress
Abstract:
We propose to develop a laser system that provides a new surgical paradigm for precise tumor detection and localization, and ultra-precise excision of lesions down to the cellular level, with little or no damage to adjacent tissues. This laser system will operate in either of two modes: diagnostic… More

Dual-Functionality Laser System for High-Contrast Diagnostic Imaging and Precision Surgery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: Vanderbilt University
Principal Investigator: Marc Klosner, Sr. Research Scientist
Award Amount: $749,998.00
RI Contact: John T. Childress
Abstract:
We will develop a dual-functionality laser system that enables precise tissue imaging (diagnostic mode), and ultra-precise tissue excision, down to the cellular level (surgical mode). For diagnostics, the laser operates in the near-infrared, enabling opto

A Clinically Practical Laser System for Neurosurgery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donald F. Heller
Award Amount: $748,750.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Results of recent Free Electron Laser (FEL) studies have shown that under certain conditions pulsed 6-7 5m radiation can affect scission of soft tissues with unprecedented precision and minimal damage to tissues immedia tely adjacent to the scission sites.… More

Riluzole Prodrugs for Melanoma and ALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Donald F. Heller – 732-563-0600
Award Amount: $149,963.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Recent advances in photoacoustic tomography (PAT) have demonstrated its potential for 3D noninvasive high resolution imaging of soft tissues at penetration depths of many centimeters. Further, and perhaps even more importantly, imaging of tissue structure can be… More