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Company Information:

Company Name: MATERIALS TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION
City: Monroe
State: CT
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (203) 874-3100

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,488,169.00 28
SBIR Phase II $6,337,249.00 9
STTR Phase I $249,999.00 4
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

CALCIUM-ZIRCONIUM-PHOSPHATES FOR SPACE-BORNE OPTICAL AND STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $49,218.00

DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH PERFORMANCE MOSI2/SIC LAMINATE COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,895.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this project is to develop the technology for fabricating high temperature, high oxidation resistant mosi2/sic laminated composite structures via a scalable and cost-effective chemical vapor deposition (cvd) process. in phase i, the chemical compatibility between sic and mosi2… More

MOSI2/SIC FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $49,895.00
Abstract:
The main objective of this proposed program is to develop the technology for fabricating high temperature, high oxidation resistants mosi2/sic fiber reinforced ceramic structures via a scalable and cost effective chemical vapor deposition (cvd) + hot isostatic-pressing processes. in phase i, the… More

CALCIUM-ZIRCONIUM-PHOSPHATES FOR SPACE-BORNE OPTICAL AND STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $682,000.00
Abstract:
New materials are needed for space-borne precision optical components and thermo-mechanically stable, large lightweight structures. the opprtunity exists for fabricating both optical components and support-ing structures with materials of the same chemical composition. calcium-zirconium-phosphate… More

FILLED, ADHERENT POLYMERIC COATINGS FOR HIGH EMISSIVITY IR THERMOGRAPHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr John N Pike , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,980.00
Abstract:
A need exists for a robust high-emittance coating which can be applied on windtunnel models to enable measurement of their suface temperatures. based on over 30 years of experience with carbon-black-loaded polymers, infrared-absorbing agricultural plastics, particle dispersion control and… More

ENHANCED QUANTUM DOT NONLINEAR OPTICAL MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr John N Pike , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $64,428.00
Abstract:
The quantum dot semiconductors, the subject of this proposal, are a new class of nonlinear optical materials which offer considerable promise for the fabrication of novel nonlinear optical composites and resulting deves. the filter glasses (a subset of this class of materials) are now well known but… More

ENVIRONMENT-RESISTANT COATINGS FOR TI-ALLOYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

ENVIRONMENT-RESISTANT COATINGS FOR TI-ALLOYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The nicocraiy composites are extensively used for oxidation protection of ni-base superalloys. however, for higher temperature ti-alloys, this overlay will react with the substrate thus defeating the intended purpose of the coating. this project explores the development of a composite coating where… More

Far Infrared Qw Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John Pike
Award Amount: $67,449.00
Abstract:
SURVEILLANCE IN THE INFRA-RED PART OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM DEMANDS INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS TO DESIGN QUANTUM WELL (QW) DETECTORS FOR WAVELENGTH BEYOND 12 UM. THE REQUIREMENT FOR LOW TUNNELING CURRENT AND SUPERIOR TRANSPORT PROPERTIES MAKE InAs-In(x)Ga(1-x)Sb, A TYPE II SUPERLATTICE, A SUITABLE… More

Automated Defect Analysis of Material Surface Defects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Frederick Wu
Award Amount: $72,428.00
Abstract:
Analysis of material surface defect plays an important role in the development of new materials and fabrication processes, and in the diagnosis of process problems in material manufacture. The task of manual defect analysis is labor intensive and tedious, and the level of automation available is… More

Life Prediction of Aging Aircraft Wiring Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $74,987.00

Abradable Seal Development for Ceramic Matrix Composite (CMC) Shrouds in High Performance Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr. Xian-liang Jiang
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Currnet Ni-based metallic turbine shrouds, coated with ceramic abradable materials, are limited to temperatures not exceeding 2,100 F. Integrated High Performance Turbine Engine Technology (IHPTET) demands gas turbine hot sections with operational temperatures up to 2,500 F (1,370 C). Ceramic… More

TUNABLE NARROWBAND MULTIPLE QUANTUM WELL OPTICAL FILTERS WITH WIDE ANGLE OF ACCEPTANCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra , Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Life Prediction of Aging Aircraft Wiring Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $695,338.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the need for a physical model for Life Prediction of Aging Aircraft Wiring. Our primary Phase I objectives would be to (i) Identify critical aircraft wiring properties for AF Fighter aircraft. The data will be compiled and the highest frequency failure modes will be… More

Heterostructure Acoustic Charge Transport (HACT) Spatial Light Modulators (SLMs) for 3-D Parallel Optical Memory Interconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This proposal focuses on the development of heterostructure acoustic charge transport (HACT) Spatial Light Modulator (SLM) structures, which potentially address a larger number of pixels with substantially fewer interconnects, as input and output devices for a 3-D volume optical memory. Unlike… More

Development of a New Method for Fabricating SiC-On-Insulator Compliant Substrate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: John Pike
Award Amount: $650,000.00
Abstract:
SURVEILLANCE IN THE INFRA-RED PART OF THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM DEMANDS INNOVATIVE CONCEPTS TO DESIGN QUANTUM WELL (QW) DETECTORS FOR WAVELENGTH BEYOND 12 UM. THE REQUIREMENT FOR LOW TUNNELING CURRENT AND SUPERIOR TRANSPORT PROPERTIES MAKE InAs-In(x)Ga(1-x)Sb, A TYPE II SUPERLATTICE, A SUITABLE… More

AIRCRAFT WIREMARKING IDENTIFICATION & NOTIFICATION (WIN) SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
General visual inspection, the current practice of aircraft wire maintenance, is almost entirely dependent on human decision making. An inspector reads/deciphers wire identification markings and sorts through voluminous printed documents to determinerelevant interconnection data. Intangible… More

Non-intrusive Optical Smoke Meter for Turbine Emission

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: John N. Pike, Principal Research Scient
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Military and Civil standards (SAE ARP 1179B, ICAO Annex 16 Volume II) for aircraft gas turbine engine smoke emissions are based upon an essentially manual extractive probe sampling method with off-line sample analysis and data processing. These standards,which are similar, were designed to… More

Color-Based PolyOxoMetalate Cellulosic Detector Strips for Chemical Warfare Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: EMORY UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, VICE PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Jane O'connor
Abstract:
Polyoxometalate (POM) and/or coinage-metal complexes that exhibit dramatic color changes on reaction with chemical warfare agents (CWAs) will be incorporated into cellulose matrices (paper and cotton) by robust electrostatic and covalent bonds to preparelightweight, easy-to-use, color-indicating… More

AIRCRAFT WIREMARKING IDENTIFICATION & NOTIFICATION (WIN) SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra
Award Amount: $749,911.00
Abstract:
General visual inspection, the current practice of aircraft wire maintenance, almost entirely depends on human decision-making. An Inspector reads/deciphers wire identification markings and sorts through voluminous printed documents to determine relevant interconnection data. Intangible limitations… More

Color-Based Polyoxometalate (POM) Cellulosic Detector Strips for Chemical Warfare Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Research Institution: EMORY UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, VICE PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Jackie Bendall
Abstract:
The overall objective of this Phase II program is to produce, by the end of the two-year effort, a low-cost, ready-to-use, field-deployable simple kit comprising paper, wood or plastic strips that detect the principal chemical warfare agents (CWAs) - Mustard, Sarin, Soman, and VX - in liquid as well… More

SMART SNUBBER/DAMPER FOR FIVE FOLD INCREASE IN DAMPING OF BEARINGLESS MAIN ROTOR BLADES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice-President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Snubber/damper damping performance is severely limited by component size and load constraints yielding insufficient RLM damping. Solutions using existing technology lead to excessive snubber damper size and weight to accommodate all operating conditions. Also, current snubber/damper designs are… More

SMART DAMPER FOR HELICOPTER MAIN ROTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, VICE PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Dampers in the present articulated rotor systems are all completely passive devices. They are high maintenance components in which internal dynamic seals are constantly subjected to sustained high vibratory pressures and motions causing fatigue and ultimate failure. Consequently, conventional… More

Full Band Anticipatory Control Algorithms to Suppress Aggressive Maneuver Vibrations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Recent high usage of helicopters in Iraq and Afghan theatres underscores a need for rotorcraft safety and reliability improvements. Rotor induced vibrations cause significant airframe fatigue and electronic component failure. In current generation rotorcraft, vibration attenuation is achieved… More

Elastomeric Dampers Derived From First-Principles-Based Analytical Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The lead-lag motions of rotor blades in a helicopter require damping to stabilize them. In practice, this has necessitated the use of external hydraulic dampers which suffer from a high maintenance cost. This high operational cost has prompted the rotorcraft industry to use elastomeric lead-lag… More

3D Warping Actuation Driven Dynamic Camber Control Concept for Helicopter Rotor Blades

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
In a rotorcraft, optimized camber change not only reduces vibratory hub loads and noise but also increases available thrust and improved flight control augmentation. Therefore, the ability to dynamically change airfoil camber is a significant technology advancement leading to improved overall… More

Full Band Anticipatory Control Algorithms to Suppress Aggressive Maneuver Vibrations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice President
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
Recent high usage of helicopters in Iraq and Afghan theatres underscores a need for improvements in rotorcraft safety and reliability. Rotor induced vibrations contribute significantly to airframe fatigue, electronic component failure, and pilot workload. In current generation rotorcraft, vibration… More

ROBUST (Rotorcraft Blade Universal Shape Transformation) System for Controlled Aerodynamic Warping

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Yogesh Mehrotra Materials Technologies Corp, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
In rotorcraft flight dynamics, optimized warping camber/twist change is a potentially enabling technology for improved overall rotorcraft performance. Recent research efforts have led to the application of active materials for rotorcraft blade actuation to dynamically change the blade camber/twist.… More

Elastomeric Dampers derived from First-Principles-Based Analytical Simulation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
Lead-lag motions of rotor blades in helicopters require damping to stabilize them. In practice, this has necessitated the use of external hydraulic dampers which suffer from high maintenance costs. High operational (lifecycle) cost has prompted rotorcraft industry to use elastomeric lead-lag dampers… More

Characterizing the Impact of Control Surfaces Free-Play on Flutter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Manager, Aerospace Progs.
Award Amount: $70,000.00
RI Contact: Dewey Hodges
Abstract:
Free-play nonlinearity of the control surfaces has a direct impact on aircraft's dynamic stability characteristics. . It is impossible to design and manufacture a control surface with zero free-play. As control surface free-play increases, tighter limits must be imposed on the aircraft mission… More

DURACON - Variable Emissivity Broadband Coatings for Liquid Propellant Rocket Nozzles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
The need exists for a fast drying, robust, low gloss, black, high emissivity coating that can be applied easily on aircraft rocket nozzles and nozzle extensions. Based on their 40+ years of experience with loaded polymers, particle dispersion and surface gloss control, scientists at Materials… More

Portable IR-Based Inspection System, PIRIS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Aerospace structures are prone to damage. In addition to cracks seen in metals, composite structures exhibit other characteristic damage modes such as, matrix cracking, delamination, fiber debonding and breakage and matrix voids. Infrared thermography methods can reveal many subsurface defects in… More

DURACON-IR: Durable and Conductive IR witness coatings for High Accuracy IR Thermography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
An accurate assessment of composite structural performance and proactive component and system life management strategies requires quantitative information on the damage states of the components. Recent advances in infra-red (IR) sensing and data processing technologies have enabled real-time… More

High Fidelity Helicopter Lag Damper Model for Comprehensive Rotor Analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Georgia Institute of Technology
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Research Engineer – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $79,999.00
RI Contact: Dewey Hodges
Abstract:
Helicopters with articulated rotor blades are subject to the well-known ground resonance where the rotor lag mode interacts, in an unstable fashion, with fuselage roll. To eliminate this ground resonance, both lag dampers and fuselage roll dampers are required. The Sikorsky UH-60 helicopter… More

PROSI: PRECISION OPTICAL-GPS METROLOGY FOR SIMULTANEOUS MACHINING AND INSPECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice President – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: At present, the common practice in the fighter aircraft industry is to use touch probes as secondary measurement systems to maintain tight machining tolerance control. The current touch-probe inspection process renders the typical milling machine idle while features of the machined part… More

Bayesian Reliability Assessment of Non-Destructive Evaluation (BRANDE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Shane Johnson, Senior Engineer – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Aircraft structural components are prone to damage typically assessed by various NDE tools. Damage to the aircraft structural components decreases operational readiness and compromises safety if improperly maintained; however, frequent inspections and maintenance is expensive. CBM+… More

THERSA, THERMOELASTIC RESIDUAL STRESS ANALYSIS SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Vice President – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
To accurately account for effects of environmentally assisted cracking in the overall structural life, quantitative information on the sustained residual stresses needs to be identified. Current methods for residual stress evaluation lack the required level of quantitative accuracy to permit the… More

Exercise Load Measurement Insole (ELMI)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Yogesh Mehrotra, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,931.00
Abstract:
The Exercise Load Measurement Insole (ELMI) is a system that is designed to measure normal and shear foot forces during exercise. The ELMI system is lightweight, portable, unobtrusive, and its versatility allows it to be used for many purposes outside of exercise load measurement and study. At the… More

ACS Active Crashworhty Seating System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Senior Research Engineer – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Considerable research and development effort has been devoted to improving seating in helicopters since the early 1960s when the need for improved ergonomics and crashworthiness was first established. Yet currently a typical rotorcraft crew/pilot seat uses only passive shock absorbers for mediocre… More

ACS Active Crashworhty Seating System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Serkan Ozbay, Senior Research Engineer – (203) 874-3100
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
The overall goal of this Army SBIR program is to develop innovative solutions for mitigation of high-frequency rotor induced whole body vibration of seated occupants in helicopters while providing failsafe adaptive crash safety that surpasses the limited protection provided by the current… More

DURA-Peel, DURACON-Based Removable High Accuracy IR Thermography Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Changkuan Ju, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $124,961.00
Abstract:
Fiber reinforced composite materials are used extensively in aerospace applications due to their high stiffness and strength to weight ratio, and superior thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic and fatigue properties. However, given their demanding operational environment, composite aerospace and… More