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Company Information:

Company Name:
MEMtronics Corporation
Address:
1301 N. Plano Road
Richardson, TX
Phone:
(469) 682-5665
URL:
EIN:
752953681
DUNS:
88468702
Number of Employees:
3
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $795,879.00 8
SBIR Phase II $2,729,395.00 3
STTR Phase I $297,280.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,499,624.00 2

Award List:

Innovative Manufacturing of Low-Cost RF MEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,452.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David Forehand, VP Technology Development
Abstract:
"Recent advances in electronic device technology, specifically microelectromechanical systems for RF frequencies (RF MEMS), have resulted in the development of near-ideal electronic switches for controlling and routing RF energy. These switches requirenegligible power consumption, have extremely… More

Innovative Manufacturing of Low-Cost RF MEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,915.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This proposal outlines the research and development advances in design, fabrication techniques, and packaging concepts required for the future production and manufacture of low-cost RF MEMS phase shifters at Ka-band. During this program, MEMtronics and its manufacturing partner will design, develop… More

RF MEMS FOR MULTIPLE KILL VEHICLE (MKV)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,488.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
During the course of this project, the unique advantages of software defined radios (SDRs), such as scalability and reconfigurability, will be applied to implement extremely compact communications systems for the MKV program. A key enabling technology for these radio systems, RF… More

Reliable MEMS Ka-Band Filters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,670.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
In today's dense electromagnetic environment, proper allocation and management of spectrum is an overriding concern for US military forces. The migration to higher microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies has made much needed bandwidth available for military radar and communications. This… More

High Performance Ka-band Phase Shifters for Space Telecommunications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,635.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Lehigh University
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
We propose a novel MEMS-based digital phase shifter targeted for Ka-band operation, but scalable down to X-band and up to W-band. This novel phase shifter will incorporate MEMtronics' state-of-the-art microencapsulated, capacitive MEMS switches to control phase. The envisioned phase shifter… More

Reliable MEMS Ka-Band Filters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,695.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President
Abstract:
In today's dense electromagnetic environment, proper allocation and management of spectrum is an overriding concern for US military forces. The migration to higher microwave and millimeter-wave frequencies has made much needed bandwidth available for military radar and communications. This… More

Broadband MEMS-PolyStrata Phase Shifters for High Power Operation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,891.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President
Abstract:
This project proposes the co-integration of the lowest loss MEMS switches (MEMtronics capacitive MEMS switches) and the lowest loss interconnect technology, that of Nuvotronics PolyStrata technology. Together, these two emerging technologies offer the best solution for building broadband,… More

High-Power X-Band MEMS Phase Shifters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,249,785.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President
Abstract:
MEMtronics and its teammates propose to develop phase shifters with less than 2 dB loss and better than 2 watts of power handling at X-band microwave frequencies. This program leverages the significant investments already made by the DoD for improving reliability and packaging of RF MEMS… More

Cryogenic MEMS Technology for Sensing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,522.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The development of cryogenic microwave components, such as focal plane polarization modulators, first requires an RF MEMS switching technology that operates effectively at cryogenic temperatures. The approach of this project is to explore the performance of capacitive MEMS switching technology at… More

Test Methodologies for Estimating Lifetime of Capacitive MEMS Switches

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,921.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Abstract:
This project will identify and demonstrate characterization, testing, and modeling methodologies that significantly improve accelerated testing of high-power RF MEMS switches and phase shifters. These innovations will lead to at least a 5X test time reduction over current real-time life test… More

Tunable, High-Q Filters for UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,785.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Research Institution:
Purdue University
RI Contact:
Dimitri Peroulis
Abstract:
In today"s dense electromagnetic environment, proper allocation and management of spectrum is an overriding concern for U.S. military forces. The ubiquity of wireless systems places many radiators spectrally or physically near one another, impacting receiver performance through interference or… More

Metamaterial-Based MEMS Compact Phase Shifters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,860.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Research Institution:
Lehigh University
RI Contact:
Cris Palego
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The main objective of this project is to design metamaterial-based MEM phase shifters, and to enable their application in phased-array radar and communications systems. A compact, low-loss, low-power-consumption, and non-dispersive Ka-band 4-bit phase shifter is chosen as the… More

Metamaterial-Based MEMS Compact Phase Shifters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,949.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Research Institution:
Lehigh University
RI Contact:
Cristiano Palego
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: During the course of the Phase I project, the university partner Lehigh University invented a unique and highly efficient phase shifter concept based on metamaterial design concepts. This novel phase shifter unit cell allows switching between left-handed and right-handed transmission… More

Tunable, High-Q Filters for UHF Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,675.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Research Institution:
Purdue University
RI Contact:
Dimitri Peroulis
Abstract:
There is a clear gap between commercially available UHF tunable filters and the technology needs of current military communication systems. MEMtronics Corporation, teamed with Purdue University, intend to develop and commercialize technology that fills this gap. The intent of this Phase II project… More

Intelligent Sense and Control of RF MEMS Switching Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,984.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Abstract:
The proposed effort utilizes CMOS control electronics to"sense and control"the operation of MEMS switches as a solution to overcome the existing limitations of"set and forget"MEMS operation. These efforts build upon several successful prior demonstrations of MEMS-CMOS… More

High-Power MEMS Phase Shifter Integrated Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,951.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Chuck Goldsmith, President – (214) 552-7055
Abstract:
This project proposes the hybrid integration of the lowest loss MEMS switches (MEMtronics capacitive MEMS switches) and the lowest loss phase shifter configurations. Together, the newer MEMS technology mated with well-established phase shifter technology, offers a"game changing"solution… More