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Company Information:

Company Name: METAMATERIA PARTNERS LLC
City: COLUMBUS
State: OH
Zip+4: 43212 2115
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (614) 340-1690

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $389,992.00 4
SBIR Phase II $2,382,547.00 4
STTR Phase I $719,999.00 6

Award List:

Ultrapure, Spherical, Monodisperse, Unagglomerated Nanopowders for Infrared Window Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ramachandra Revur, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
The proposed program will demonstrate the feasibility of a novel process to synthesize ultrapure, spherical, monodispersed, unagglomerated yttrium oxide nanopowders. These nanopowders will facilitate the fabrication of fully dense infrared windows. Yttriumoxide nanopowders will be made by… More

Ultrapure, Spherical, Monodisperse, Unagglomerated Nanopowders for Infrared Window Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ramanchandra Revur, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
As part of a Phase I SBIR, MetaMateria was able to make concentrated colloids of nano-yttria particles (

Low Cost Materials, Designs, and Manufacturing Processes for Robust Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $119,996.00
Abstract:
A low cost method for manufacturing cathode SOFC tubes is proposed. This method provides more uniform properties, is easily scaled to high volume production, and is less expensive than more conventional ceramic processing methods, such as extrusion or isostatic processing. It involves preparation… More

Nanostructure-Enhanced Bulk Thermoelectric Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Significant improvement in the ZT (figure of merit) has been recently been reported in thin film thermoelectric materials. These improvements were achieved by taking the advantage of low dimensionality in PbTe-based quantum well and quantum dot systems prepared by MBE and in BiTe-SbTe quantum well… More

Nanograin Ceramic Optical Composite Window

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,999.00
RI Contact: Patricia A. Mayes
Abstract:
The proposed project will demonstrate the feasibility of making nanocomposite materials with microstructures having grains

Low Cost Materials, Designs, and Manufacturing Processes for Robust Tubular Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $730,001.00
Abstract:
A colloidal processing method for making parts was demonstrated during Phase I as having potential for manufacturing low-cost, higher performance SOFC cathode tubes. This method offers an alternative to more conventional methods, such as extrusion or isostatic pressing. The method is less capital… More

Nanostructure-Enhanced Bulk Thermoelectric Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $402,547.00
Abstract:
Significant improvement in the ZT (figure of merit) has been recently been reported in thin film thermoelectric materials. These improvements were achieved by taking the advantage of low dimensionality in PbTe-based quantum well and quantum dot systems prepared by MBE and in BiTe-SbTe quantum well… More

High Current Capacity Superconducting Wire for Compact Power Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: WRIGHT STATE UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: William K. Sellers
Abstract:
The proposed Small Technology Transfer Research Program (STTR) focuses on development of an economical, liquid phase deposition process to fabricate textured, nanostructured superconducting film for second generation HTS wires. The process can also be used to disperse nanoscale secondary phases… More

SBIR Phase I: Nanoparticulate Based Coating Approach for Making Thin Film Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) project focuses on development of a solid state lithium ion thin film battery made by using a lower cost, nanoparticulate based deposition approach. In Phase I, the feasibility of a nanoparticulate deposition approach will be demonstrated by… More

SBIR Phase II: Nanoparticulate Based Coating Approach for Making Thin Film Batteries

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, Dr
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will further develop unique materials demonstrated with potential to provide higher performance nanostructured cathodes for a solid state lithium ion thin film battery using a lower cost, nanoparticulate based deposition approach. A unique… More

STTR Phase I: Low Temperature, Lead-Free Nanosolder for Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Purdue Univ
Principal Investigator: Suvankar L. Sengupta, Dr
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Carol A. Handwerker
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I Project is to develop a nanomaterials approach for a low temperature lead-free solder technology for heat-sensitive microelectronic, nanoelectronic and MEMS device that is based on the depression of the bulk melting temperature exhibited by… More

Ultra-Thin Sulfur Tolerant, Tubular Palladium Alloy Membrane for Hydrogen Separation from Reformed Gas Streams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Ohio State University
Principal Investigator: Daniel Edson, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Angela Maupin
Abstract:
The DOE FutureGen program aims to demonstrate the industrial-scale implementation of coal-gasification for the production of electricity and hydrogen, with a provision for carbon sequestration. Separation technology to efficiently remove the hydrogen gas is vital to improve process performance and… More

STTR Phase I: Bulk Nanostructured Thermoelectric Alloys for Enhanced Efficiency

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: Joseph P Heremans
Abstract:
The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) Phase I project will combine two classes of nanocomposite materials and combine them into a single bulk material component by pressure-assisted sintering technique. The two classes of materials individually exhibit thermoelectric (TE) behavior,… More

STTR Phase I: High power, High energy density, Nanostructured bulk Li-ion Battery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Ohio State University
Principal Investigator: Suvankar Sengupta, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact: John Joseph Lannutti
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small business Technology Transfer Phase I project is to demonstrate the technology for a high power; high energy density nanostructured Li-ion battery. Many of the new applications of lithium ion… More