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Company Information:

Company Name: OPTICAL E.T.C., INC.
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Zip+4: 35801
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (256) 881-0785

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $724,932.00 11
SBIR Phase II $1,043,789.00 2

Award List:

INFRARED SCENE PROJECTOR WITH REAL-TIME FRAME RATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Arthur Werkheiser , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,453.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research effort is to develop and denonstrate ththe objective of this research effort is to develop and denonstrate the fundamental technology for an infrared scene projection system that e fundamental technology for an infrared scene projection system that is compatible with… More

INFRARED WAVELENGHT BEAM COMBINING TECHNIQUES FOR MILTI-COLOR PROJECTOR APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Arthur H Werkheiser , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,473.00
Abstract:
The objective of this research effort is to develope and demonstrate an infrared wavelength beam combining technique of multiple infrared projectors signals whether multispectral or not. the proposed technique allows low loss combining of these signals in contrast to the conventional methods that… More

Aerospace System Applications Of Micromachine Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Arthur Werkheiser
Award Amount: $49,834.00
Abstract:
Aerospace systems undergo environmental stressing which ultimately limit their useful life. Empirical rules and constant inspection are required for commercial and military aircraft because real-time data are not known for the high-cost systems. This effort proposes imbedded microelectronic and… More

Microelectromechanical Gyroscope Device for Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr. Arthur Werkheiser
Award Amount: $49,030.00

Veritcally Integrated Multichip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: R. Johnson
Award Amount: $94,359.00
Abstract:
Multichip modules (MCMs) have allowed the microelectronics industry to produce relatively small, highly-integrated circuitry with performances that far exceeds that of other packaging technologies such as separately packaged ICs soldered onto a printed circuit board. Bare dies are packaged together… More

Unobscured, Three-Mirror, Zoom Telescopes for Planetary Science Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: R. Barry Johnson
Award Amount: $69,728.00

Compact Infrared Zoom Lens Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: R. Barry Johnson
Award Amount: $69,873.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposed effort is to design a compact infrared zoom lens suitable for use in guided munitions. The continuously variable zoom of the lens offers significant operational performance benefits to weapon systems using switchable FOV optics. Oetc will design a zoom lens that… More

High-G Microelectromechanical Accelerometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Arthur H. Werkheiser
Award Amount: $79,998.00

High-G Microelectromechanical Accelerometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Arthur H. Werkheiser
Award Amount: $743,797.00
Abstract:
Microelectromechanical sensors (MEMS) offer an excellent opportunity for high reliability, small-package systems for applications in industry and defense. Micromachining techniques used in conjunction with standard commercial CMOS technology result in low cost devices that also have integral… More

Low-Cost, Smart Vibration Sensor Utilizing CIFMEMS Technology and Postmolded-Plastic (PMP) Packing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $74,995.00
Abstract:
The feasibility of a very lost cost approach to producing smart amplication-specific vibration sensors will be investigated. The approach consists of: (1) fabricating integrated circuit wafers containing vibration sensor precursors and signal processing electronics at a commercial… More

Affordable, High-Performance Infrared Resistive Array Technology for the Stimualtion of Infrared Targets and Scenes in a Test and Evaluation Environme

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: R. Barry Johnson
Award Amount: $64,993.00
Abstract:
For over two decades, researchers have investigated a wide variety of technologies for use as a real-time infrared scene generator. The key element necessary to develop a practical and cost effective infrared scene projector for test and evaluation of infrared sensors and seekers is a real-time… More

Low-Cost, Smart Vibration Sensor Utilizing CIFMEMS Technology and Postmolded-Plastic (PMP) Packing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $299,992.00
Abstract:
Not Available The feasibility of a very lost cost approach to producing smart amplication-specific vibration sensors will be investigated. The approach consists of: (1) fabricating integrated circuit wafers containing vibration sensor precursors and signal processing electronics at a commercial… More

Automated Continuous Wave Morse Code Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: R.Barry Johnson, President/Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $73,196.00
Abstract:
Optical E. T. C., Inc. (OETC) proposes to perform research into appropriatetechnologies that meet SOCOM needs for an automated IMC send and receivecapability suitable for reduced RF signature during combat operations.OETC will develop a system concept based upon the specified size, weight,and power… More