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Company Information:

Company Name: Omniguide Communications, Inc.
City: Cambridge
State: MA
Zip+4: 02139
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (617) 551-8432

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $845,136.00 5
SBIR Phase II $449,887.00 1
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $358,154.00 1

Award List:

Exploitation of Omnidirectional Reflectivity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Stanford University
Principal Investigator: Maksim A. Skorobogatiy, Theory and Simulation Group Leader
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Anita Gildea-Phillips
Abstract:
We propose a set of numerical and analytical tools to address electromagnetic wave propagation in dielectric mirrors and waveguides designed on the principles of omnidirectional reflectivity. Design concepts of the broad frequency range of omnireflectivitywill be presented, as well as the… More

SBIR Phase I: Highly Nonlinear Total Internal Reflection (HINTIR) Fiber for All-Optical Wavelength Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Vladimir Fuflyigin
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project aims to produce a highly nonlinear hgh-index-contrast total internal reflection fiber (HINTIR Fiber) for all-optical signal processing. The projected nonlinear response of this fiber is five orders of magnitude greater than that of a typical… More

FLASH - Fiber beam delivery for Laser Applications in the SHipbuilding industry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Torkel Engeness, Optical Physicist
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Current laser metal processing applications in the shipbuilding industry are limited by several factors. Commercial Nd:YAG systems only deliver power up to about 4 kW, and work at a wavelength that requires class A eye protection enclosures. Theseconditions severely limit Nd:YAG laser use in… More

Enabling the Use of Er:YAG Lasers for Lithotripsy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wesley A. King
Award Amount: $249,999.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this SBIR proposal is to improve the efficacy of optical lithotrypsy by developing an Er:YAG laser system for urinary stone ablation. Current treatment usually involves fragmenting the stones in the patient's body. In some cases, optical… More

FLASH - Fiber beam delivery for Laser Applications in the SHipbuilding industry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Jacobs, Theory & Simulations Grou
Award Amount: $449,887.00
Abstract:
The objective of this SBIR Phase II project is to develop a fiber optic cable subsystem for high-power CO2 laser beam delivery. The design is based on OmniGuide's hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber technology. It will provide high power transmission through a compact, flexible fiber medium that… More

Fiber Delivery of CO2 Lasers for Laryngeal Carcinoma

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wesley A. King
Award Amount: $143,089.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this SBIR proposal is to improve the treatment options for laryngeal carcinoma by developing a fiber enabled CO2 laser system for laryngeal minimally invasive surgery. Current treatments involve radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and surgical procedures… More

An Integrated Software Package for the Design and Simulation of Waveguides Fabricated from Omnidirectionally Reflective Composite Dielectric Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: NORTHWESTERN UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Steven A. Jacobs, Theory & Simulation Group Leader
Award Amount: $358,154.00
RI Contact: William L. Kath
Abstract:
An OmniGuide fiber is a hollow-core fiber which employs a dielectric omnidirectional mirror to keep light confined to its core. These novel fibers are ideally suited for ultra-low loss optical transmission and for flexible delivery of high power lasers. Prior to and during our Phase I effort, we… More

Use of CO2 Lasers for Treatment of Airway Obstruction

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Rokan U. Ahmad
Award Amount: $282,048.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this proposal is to test the hypotheses that a CO2 laser can be safely delivered to the distal airways and that sufficient energy for therapy could be directed at desired locations in the airway. The ND: YAG laser is the current laser of choice… More