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Company Information:

Company Name: M.L. ENERGIA, INC.
City: PRINCETON
State: NJ
Zip+4: 08542
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (609) 799-7970

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,726,934.00 29
SBIR Phase II $2,881,725.00 8

Award List:

A NOVEL PROCESS UTILIZING IN-LINE HPLC FOR PHOTOCHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid , President
Award Amount: $40,000.00

MODIFYING COMBUSTION KINETICS BY PHOTODISSOCIATION OF INHIBITORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid , President
Award Amount: $40,000.00

A NOVEL IDEA TO IMPROVE IGNITION AND ENHANCEMENT OF COMBUSTION BY INFRARED MULTIPHOTON DISSOCIATION (IRMPD) IS PROPOSED.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr moshe lavid , PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $40,000.00
Abstract:
A novel idea to improve ignition and enhancement of combustion by infrared multiphoton dissociation (irmpd) is proposed. laser-induced irmpd offers a unique opportunity for selectively influencing combustion events due to a variety of factors: 1) ir absorbing molecules can be dissociated into… More

MODIFYING COMBUSTION KINETICS BY PHOTODISSOCIATION OF INHIBITORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid , President
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
The feasability of improving combustion by a novel approach is examined. this entails modifying reaction kinetics by photodissociation of reaction-inhibiting chemical species to reactive radicals which participate in chain-branching. the concept will be tested in a simple, clever experiment in which… More

A NOVEL PROCESS UTILIZING IN-LINE HPLC FOR PHOTOCHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid , President
Award Amount: $189,000.00
Abstract:
Photochemical reactions can be a useful route to the synthesis of chemical compounds which are not readily produced by conventional thermal methods. however, photochemical synthesis is frequently impractically by current reactor technology because of absorption radiation by the accumulating… More

MULTIPHOTON PROCESSES PROMOTED BY CONCENTRATED SOLAR ENERGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr moshe lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Advanced solar collector technology can provide light intensities several thousand times that of incoming sunlight. achievement of such intensities suggests a novel opportunity: promotion of multiphoton chemical processes by solar sources. at very high light intensities, more thanone quantum of… More

RADIATIVE IGNITION AND COMBUSTION ENHANCEMENT FOR NAVY AIRCRAFT PROPULSION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr moshe lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Successful operation of future navy aircraft propulsion systems depends on the attainment of significant advances in combustion technology. the condition of high flight-speed imposes severe strains on ignition reliability, flameholding, and overall combustion efficiency.a novel radiative technique… More

VARIABLE PRESSURE AND HIGH TEMPERATURE CLOSED BOMB FOR LASER IGNITION STUDIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr moshe lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Photolysis has been identified as a means of initiating and enhancing gas, liquid and solid phase chemical reactivity. a number of recent opportunities for photochemical augmentation involve chemical systems at elevated and variable temperature and pressure. consequently, there exists the need to… More

PHOTOCHEMICAL IGNITION AND ENHANCEMENT OF SUPERSONIC COMBUSTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00

METASTABLE EXCITED REACTANTS FOR A QUANTUM INCREASE IN SCRAMJET PERFORMANCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Significant advances in combustion technology are needed for the new generation of hypersonic flight vehicles. most combustion processes are currently hindered by constraints imposed by the condition of hypersonic flow. this proposal offers a novel idea for improving combustion by in-flight… More

PHOTOCHEMICAL UPGRADING OF NATURAL GAS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Available in abundance in the united states and throughtout the world, natural gas represents an enormous energy reserve. however, direct use of natural gas as fuel is constrained by numerous dificultites: low combustion efficiency, unreliable ignition (misfiring), and transportation. a desirable… More

A NOVEL IDEA FOR PHOTO-CONVERSION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBON INDUSTRIAL WASTES TO USABLE HYDROCARBON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

PHOTOCHEMICAL IGNITION AND ENHANCEMENT OF SUPERSONIC COMBUSTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $499,980.00
Abstract:
Successful operation of future aerospace vehicles (e.g. aotv and nasp) depends on major advances in combustiontechnology. the condition of high flight-speed imposes severe strains on ignition reliability and overall combustion efficiency. a novel approach to alleviate these difficulties is proposed.… More

PHOTO-CONVERSION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBONS TO REDUCE ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , President
Award Amount: $46,934.00
Abstract:
The development of new techniques for safe conversion of hazardous compounds ranks as highest priority in the waste treatment industry. the dominant process for toxic waste treatment, specifically chlorocarbons, has been incineration. the intolerable quantities of polychlorinatedhalocarbons (pchc)… More

A NOVEL IDEA FOR PHOTO-CONVERSION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBON INDUSTRIAL WASTES TO USABLE HYDROCARBON

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Hazardous waste disposal is one of the main concerns of epa. the dominant process for toxic waste treatment, specifically chlorocarbons, has been incineration. however,the intolerable quantities of polychlorinated halocarbons (pchc) detected in effluents of incinerators have raised serious doubts as… More

NON-INTRUSTIVE TECHNIQUES FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF FLUCTUATING DENSITY, TEMPERATURE, VELOCITY AND SKIN FRICTION IN TURBULENT SUPERSONIC FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The measurement of the high frequency, fluctuating components of density, pressure, temperature and species concentration in high mach number is needed for the understanding of turbulent fluid mechanics. current techniques fail at hypersonic velocities because of the low static pressures and… More

HIGH SPEED METHOD OF PRIMER DRYING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A novel ideal to dramatically reduce drying time of primer pellets is proposed. current forced air convection drying is limited by low conductive heat transfer to the pellet interior and inadequate water diffusivity to the pellet surface. employment of electromagnetic radiation (emr) cycles can… More

DISPOSAL OF CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS AND HALONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DISPOSAL OF CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS AND HALONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $692,773.00
Abstract:
Chlorofluorocarbons (cfc) and halons have great utility as refrigerants, fire suppressants, cleaning agents, solvents, propellants and constituents of blown foams. however, because they pose a serious threat to the stratospheric ozone layer they must be removed from service. moreover, current… More

LASER ORDNANCE IGNITION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00

LASER ORDNANCE IGNITION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $99,972.00
Abstract:
Over the last two decades lasers have been considered as excellent sources of radiant energy for ignition of propelling charges and other explosive and combustible mixtures. they offer significant advantages in performance and safety. however, their wide range use is still hampered because the… More

Fluctuating Flowfield Density Measurement Over Wide Mach Number Range

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The Army has identified a need for fluctuating flowfield density measurements over a wide range of velocities. We propose to employ a new non-intrusive optical diagnostic technique which is applicable over a Mach number range from subsonic to hypersonic. The method is based on spectially filtered… More

Environmentatlly Benign Disposal of Substances

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Research into the possible unconventional engine candidates that e2cclude the use of pistons, rotors (Wankel type), lever arm mechanisms, and conventional aerodynamic turbine components, reveals a surprisingly vast array of pumping machinery. Therefore, this Phase I feasibilty study will provide the… More

REAL-TIME SUBSONIC FLOW VECTOR MEASUREMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to employ a new non-intrusive optical technique to measure instantaneous three dimensional flow vectors in large scale subsonic f acilities with high (better than mach .02) accuracy. the method utili zed a pulsed laser beam to "write" an arbitrary pattern into ordinary air by means of… More

FLUCTUATING FLOWFIELD VELOCITY MEASUREMENTS USING FREQUENCY MODULATED - FILTERED RAYLEIGH SCATTERING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
The Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) has identified a need for a time-mean, and rapidly fluctuating velocity measurements in support of turbine aircraft engine ground testing. We propose to employ a new non-intrusive optical diagnostic, which combines the inherent sensitivity of… More

OPTICAL DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUMENTATION FOR USE IN HOT GAS STREAMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
A major obstacle to wider utilization of coal, tar sand, oil shale, and natural gas resources is environmental compliance. the employment of these abundant fuel resources is still fraught with the unacceptably copious emission of hazardous pollutants. in order to enforce compliance with emission… More

ENVIRONMENTALLY BENIGN PHOTO-THERMAL OXIDATION OF HAZARDOUS CHLOROCARBONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
An environmentally benign process for the treatment of hazardous waste streams containing chlorocarbons is needed. current technologies such as incineration, catalysis, filtration, and adsorption are inadequate. incineration produces intolerable quantities of oxychlorinated toxic components and… More

REAL-TIME SUBSONIC FLOW VECTOR MEASUREMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $50,000.00

A Continuous, On-Line, and Real-Time Optical Diagnostic System for Monitoring, Characterization, and Control of Toxic Air Emission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Excimer Photo-Oxidation (EXPO) of Dilute Gaseous Effluents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
A novel low-temperature technology for treatment of dilute gaseous effluents contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and other hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) is needed. Existing and emerging technologies are based on various combinations of thermal, photothermal and catalytic processes… More

SBIR Phase I: Photochemical Process for Transformation of Ozone-Depleting Substances Into Environmentally Benign and Commercially Valuable Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $75,000.00

SBIR PHASE I: Environmentally Safe Destruction of Chlorinated Aromatic Compounds by a Novel Photothermal Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Fire Suppression by Spectrally Selective Light Radiation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The continuous search for alternatives to halons as fire suppressants, necessitated by the Montreal Protocol ban on ozone depleting substances, has yielded a few potential replacements. However, these chemically acting agents still pose unresolved toxicity questions and/or are not as effective as… More

Laser Ignition of Liquid Oxygen/Ethanol Propellants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $70,000.00

On-Line Monitoring of Moisture During Food Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Lavid , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Photochemical Process for Transformation of Ozone-Depleting Substances Into Environmentally Benign and Commercially Valuable Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid
Award Amount: $300,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Moshe Lavid, President
Award Amount: $100,000.00