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Company Information:

Company Name: MagiQ Technologies, Inc.
City: Somerville
State: MA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (617) 661-8300

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,538,774.00 14
SBIR Phase II $4,591,808.00 6
STTR Phase I $69,798.00 1

Award List:

Compact Tunable High-Efficiency Entangled Photon Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Anton G. Zavriyev, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $94,966.00
Abstract:
MagiQ proposes to develop a compact tunable high-efficiency low-power-consumption entangled photon source. The source, based on inter-Fabry-Perot-cavity Spontaneous Parametric Down Conversion (SPDC) of pump light in periodically polled non-linear waveguides (PPLN or PPKTP) is expected to provide… More

Portable Medical Recorder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, Vice President, Engineering
Award Amount: $98,858.00
Abstract:
In order to actively reduce the ambient noise and retain vocal recording clarity of medical personnel in a military operations environment, MagiQ Technologies proposes a breakthrough multi-stage noise cancellation scheme for the SB082-105 Portable Medical Recorder. The scheme combines a Quadrupole… More

Innovative Pulse Programmers for Quantum Computing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, Vice President of Engineering
Award Amount: $98,732.00
Abstract:
Scaling up quantum computers is proving difficult due to the need for a scalable precision pulse generating platform. This proposal shows a scalable system architecture that packs 96 high resolution channels of multiple electronic outputs, 1 high speed analog, 1 high speed shaped radio frequency… More

Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, Vice President of Engineering
Award Amount: $69,831.00
Abstract:
MagiQ Technologies is proposing a breakthrough approach to co-site antenna interference cancellation using optical signal processing. The method is based on a series of four patents that were developed when working on co-site interference issues on military aircraft. The VHF/UHF band is ideally… More

High Sensitivity Analog to Digital Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Connecticut
Principal Investigator: Craig Beal, R&D Engineer
Award Amount: $69,798.00
RI Contact: Eric Donkor
Abstract:
MagiQ Technologies, Inc. and The University of Connecticut have teamed to develop a Low-noise Optical Wideband Analog-to-Digital converter (LOWAD). LOWAD uses a noise reduction processor feed by optically oversampled high-resolution quantization data to effectively lower the noise floor of the RF… More

Innovative Pulse Programmers for Quantum Computing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Keun Lee, Scientist
Award Amount: $749,923.00
Abstract:
Quantum computing experiments use pulse programmers to generate programmable sequences of radio frequency pulses to perform quantum logic operations and error corrections. Currently pulse programmers are often designed in-house by individual quantum computing research groups. Consequently, they have… More

Wideband Photonic Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, Vice President, Engineering
Award Amount: $98,828.00
Abstract:
MagiQ Technologies is proposing to develop and demonstrate a photonic method to permit the simultaneous transmission and reception (STAR) of diverse RF signals through a very wideband aperture. The method builds on our previous work where we have demonstrated more 80 dB rejection of coupled high… More

Fiber Optic Connector Inspection Test Set

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Craig Beal, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $79,916.00
Abstract:
MagiQ Technologies is developing a new approach to fiber optic terminus inspection for the Navy's critical avionics systems. This system includes a high resolution digital probe microscope, automated image processing, and interferometric surface characterization all in a rugged handheld package. The… More

Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, VP Engineering
Award Amount: $593,299.00
Abstract:
In our Phase I SBIR MagiQ Technologies demonstrated significant performance advancements in co-site interference cancellation using an optical signal processing approach where we showed ~ 65 dB cancellation of four interferers in the JTRS band. The method exploits the broadband linearity of optical… More

High-Temperature Optical Seismic Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Keun Lee, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,918.00
Abstract:
Enhanced Geothermal System (EGS) technology has emerged as one of the key technologies for enabling the large-scale use of cost-competitive geothermal energy. In order to accurately map rock fractures before and after stimulation, the EGS needs seismic sensors at downhole depths. Unfortunately,… More

Real Time Optical Network for Pulsed-Accelerator Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,930.00
Abstract:
The high performance of present-generation high energy accelerators has required a high degree of coordination among all accelerator systems, including RF acceleration, instrumentation, detectors, and other components. Typically, this level of coordination has been achieved by distributing timing… More

Automated Fiber Optic Interconnect Cleaning and Inspection Involving Aerospace Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Craig Beal, Senior Optical Engineer
Award Amount: $99,969.00
Abstract:
MagiQ Technologies presents its concept called AFTICS - Automated Flight Terminus Inspection and Cleaning System. AFTICS will integrate our automated fiber terminus inspection capability with an imaging system able to rapidly gather and analyze images from multiple termini within any MIL-STD… More

Portable Medical Recorder

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Audrius Berzanskis, COO
Award Amount: $749,929.00
Abstract:
In order to actively reduce the ambient noise and retain vocal recording clarity of medical personnel in a military operations environment, MagiQ proposes a innovative multi-stage noise cancellation scheme and a passive memory transfer concept in Phase II for the SB082-015 Portable Medical Recorder.… More

Co-site Interference Mitigation for VHF/UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, VP Engineering – (617) 661-8300
Award Amount: $749,436.00
Abstract:
In our Phase I SBIR MagiQ Technologies demonstrated significant performance advancements in co-site interference cancellation using an optical signal processing approach where we showed ~ 65 dB cancellation of four interferers in the JTRS band. The method exploits the broadband linearity of optical… More

Wideband Photonic Sensor System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael LaGasse, VP Engineering – (617) 661-8300
Award Amount: $749,386.00
Abstract:
In our Phase I SBIR MagiQ Technologies developed and modeled optical signal processing techniques to enable simultaneous transmit and receive (STAR) from a single wideband aperture. Our method exploits the broadband linearity of optical components. In Phase II of this program we propose to further… More

High-Temperature Optical Seismic Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Keun Lee, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,835.00
Abstract:
Enhanced geothermal system has emerged as one of the key technologies for large

Real Time Optical Network for Accelerator Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Keun M. Lee, Dr. – 617-661-8300
Award Amount: $149,961.00
Abstract:
Next generation accelerators require highly accurate timing distribution over the distance of tens of kilometers. The timing accuracy of up to tens of femtoseconds over the distance of 50 kilometers may be needed. Traditional timing distribution methods using coaxial cables is impractical in this… More

Compact Optical Inertial Tracking for Launch Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Caleb A. Christensen, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,997.00
Abstract:
We propose a method for developing a miniature all-optical Inertial Navigation System. In an optical INS, the rotation sensitivity depends on the area enclosed by a circular optical path, so it is impossible to significantly reduce the size of a standard fiber optic gyroscope or ring laser gyroscope… More

Synchronization System for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Anton Zavriyev, Dr. – 617-661-8300
Award Amount: $148,166.00
Abstract:
Free Electron Laser (FEL)-based light sources promise to deliver revolutionary breakthroughs in understanding of the behavior of physical, chemical, and biological systems. Precise synchronization of ultrafast FEL-based x-ray sources with external short pulse laser systems will enable monitoring,… More

Compact High-Performance Laser Gyro

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Caleb A. Christensen, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $124,997.00
Abstract:
The rotation sensitivity of a conventional optical Inertial Navigation System (INS)depends on the area enclosed by a circular optical path. Hence, it is impossible to significantly reduce the device size without sacrificing its sensitivity. Recent work showed that certain non-linear optical… More

Integrated Fast-light Micro-inertial Sensors for GPS Denied Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Caleb Christensen, Scientist – (617) 661-8300
Award Amount: $149,705.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: We propose to develop an all-optical Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) which achieves high sensitivity to accelerations and rotations in a small package using fast-light enhancement. In an optical IMU, the rotation sensitivity depends on the area enclosed by a circular optical path, so it… More