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Company Information:

Company Name: OPTICOMP CORP.
City: Zephyr Cove
State: NV
Zip+4: 89448
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (775) 588-4176

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,793,413.00 24
SBIR Phase II $11,984,424.00 16
STTR Phase I $99,995.00 1
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

DIGITAL OPTICAL COMPUTER GLOBAL INTERCONNECT ALGORITHM STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $54,233.00

DIGITAL OPTICAL COMPUTER GLOBAL INTERCONNECT ALGORITHM STUDY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The use of global interconnects in digital optical computersat the gate level shows the potential to achieve gate interconnect bandwidth products of up to 10**16 with power consumption on the order of 100w. in this study, methods ofharnessing these interconnects for wideword digital computation… More

GENERAL PURPOSE, OPTICAL, VECTOR-MATRIX MULTIPLIER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,842.00
Abstract:
A general purpose, optical, vector-matrix multiplier will be devised to compute 256x256 element matrices times 256-element vectors at 8-bits precision in less than 100 microseconds. this project will take an innovative architectural approach that uses two 64-channel acousto-optic devices operating… More

SUPERCOMPUTER DATA/KNOWLEDGE BASES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $57,723.00

SUPERCOMPUTER DATA/KNOWLEDGE BASES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $534,442.00
Abstract:
Solicitation af92-052 requires an investigation and design of an appropriate mechanism for developing large supercomputer data/knowledge bases. opticomp corporation proposes to implement a limited set of data/ knowledge liase algorithms on a digital opto-electronic computer currently being… More

Global Free Space Smart Optical Interconnects for C3I Computational Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $73,750.00

Global Free Space Smart Optical Interconnects for C3I Computational Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
Solicitation AF93-035 requires the development of innovative concepts for increasing the warfighting capabilities of the Air Force command, control, communications and intelligence (C3I) investigation. The proposed effort addresses the establishment of planar (N4) and volume (N5) "smart" global… More

Optoelectronic Interconnect Technology Demonstration for Advanced C3I Netwcrk Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $59,336.00

Optoelectronic Interconnect Technology Demonstration for Advanced C3I Netwcrk Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $744,739.00
Abstract:
Solicitation AF 94-038 requires the development of innovative concepts to enhance the performance, availability and affordability of C3I systems and subsystems. OptiComp Corporation proposes to develop a high speed photonic switching architecture by exploiting its enabling "Smart" GaAs… More

Volume Photorefractive Optical Interconnect Elements (V-POIE) for C3I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $69,900.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses a design and fabrication investigation of a volume photorefractive optical memory system. The technology supports integration into two dimensional (2D) arrays of reconfigurable optical interconnect pixels for high performance digital processing applications such as high… More

Global (N4) Free Space Optical Interconnection Packaging Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $97,348.00

Global (N4) Free Space Optical Interconnection Packaging Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $746,592.00
Abstract:
The proposal program will demonstrate packaging technology in an optical interconnect device consisting of at least 64 parallel interconnections between stages. The packaging will allow a 1 GHz bandwidth, micro-optoelectronic switch to survive in a 50 g (gravity) shock and vibration environment. … More

Optoelectronic Packaging Technology for High Speed Switching

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $64,817.00
Abstract:
The principal objective of this proposal is to develop a design for the packaging of the high performance optoelectronic computer (HPOC) module. In addition, we will design the optical interconnect section of the HPOC module, and fabricate and test HPOC module sub-assemblies. A design will be… More

Intelligent Software for Optoelectronic Information Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $99,541.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of this program is to develop intelligent software mechnaisms which enhance information discovery using a high capacity, scalable, optoelectronic information architecture. By exploiting a high performance optoelectronic computing (HPOC) module platform as a data "processing… More

Innovative Replication Technology for Diffactive Optical Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $64,454.00
Abstract:
The principal objective of this program is to develop a novel method for economical replication of high quality diffractive optical elements (DOEs). We will use injection molding of a new copolymer to make accurate replicas of original DOEs which have 2 micron x 2 micron pixels with 64 phase levels.… More

Volume Photorefractive Optical Interconnect Elements for C3I Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $612,377.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses a design and fabrication investigation of a volume photorefractive optical memory system. The technology supports integration into two dimensional (2D) arrays of reconfigurable optical interconnect pixels for high performance digital processing applications such as high… More

High Bandwidth Optoelectronic Packaging Technology for a Processor-Memory I/O

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $749,956.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of this program is to develop intelligent software mechnaisms which enhance information discovery using a high capacity, scalable, optoelectronic information architecture. By exploiting a high performance optoelectronic computing (HPOC) module platform as a data "processing… More

Cost Effective High Performance 1300nm VCSELs for Massive Parallel Optical Interconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $69,871.00

VCSEL/Waveguide Structures for RF Photonics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $98,919.00

VCSEL/MEMS Micro Alignment Manipulator Architectures (MAMAs) for Fiber Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $99,927.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $756,970.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle, President
Award Amount: $64,973.00

Cost Effective, High Performance 1.3um VCSELs for Massive Parallel Optical Interconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President
Award Amount: $1,000,165.00
Abstract:
The primary goal this Phase II program is to develop cost effective, high performance long wavelength vertical cavity surface emitting lasers (VCSELs). To accomplish the program objectives, OCC has assembled a team of the most qualified researchers in thecountry. A simple fabrication process and… More

WDM, Virtual Optoelectronic Crossbar for Terabit Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President
Award Amount: $741,429.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase II effort is to develop a wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) virtual optoelectronic crossbar system architecture. By using the company's enabling optoelectronic integrated circuit (OEIC) device technologies, azero latency, WDM virtual optoelectronic… More

WDM, Virtual Optoelectronic Crossbar for Terabit Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase II effort is to develop a wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) virtual optoelectronic crossbar system architecture. By using the company's enabling optoelectronic integrated circuit (OEIC) device technologies, azero latency, WDM virtual optoelectronic… More

Distributed Optoelectronic Switching Modules for Highly Dynamic On-Chip and Chip-to-Chip Interconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $99,223.00
Abstract:
"The primary goal of the proposed Phase I SBIR effort is to develop high speed, highly dynamic chip-to-chip interconnects utilizing hybrid waveguides and GaAs based VCSEL and photodetector technology in order to relieve the chip-to-chip interconnectbottleneck. The interconnects are accomplished… More

Optoelectronic Logic Arrays for Naval Aircraft Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
"The primary goal of the proposed Phase II SBIR effort is todevelop and fabricate fault-tolerant optoelectronic logic arraysutilizing GaAs-based monolithic photonic modules in order torealize a high-performance optical network. The optoelectroniclogic arrays include VCSELs and resonant cavity… More

Optoelectronic Logic Arrays for Naval Aircraft Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
"The primary goal of the proposed Phase II SBIR effort is todevelop and fabricate fault-tolerant optoelectronic logic arraysutilizing GaAs-based monolithic photonic modules in order torealize a high-performance optical network. The optoelectroniclogic arrays include VCSELs and resonant cavity… More

Fault Tolerant Distributed Optoelectronic Switch

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $99,959.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase I effort is to develop a fault tolerant distributed optoelectronic switch. The crossbar switch will utilize wavelength division multiplexing to increase the throughput and enhance the fault tolerance. In addition,the distributed nature of the switch combined… More

Optoelectronic Chip-to-Chip Interconnect Technology Development for Radiation Hard Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $749,955.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase II SBIR effort is to develop and fabricate high-speed interconnects utilizing GaAs-based monolithic switching modules and hybrid waveguides in order to relieve the chip-to-chip interconnect bottleneck. The switchingmodules include VCSELs and resonant cavity… More

High Channel Density Interconnect Modules for Air Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase I SBIR effort is to develop high channel-density interconnect modules for use in air platforms. This will be accomplished using a unique, monolithic, WDM, optoelectronic module that has a high interconnect density,small form-factor, and is rugged enough to… More

Built-In-Test (BIT) Fiber-Optic Transceiver Circuit

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $69,971.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase I SBIR effort is to investigate various schemes for implementing a built-in test circuit using integrated optoelectronic modules. The circuit will be implemented using OptiComp's (OCC) advanced optoelectronic moduleswhich monolithically integrate VCSELs,… More

Distributed Optoelectronic Crossbar Modules for Backplane Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Peter Guilfoyle, President/CEO
Award Amount: $801,915.00
Abstract:
The primary goal of the proposed Phase II effort is to develop monolithic distributed optoelectronic crossbar modules for implementation of high performance distributed crossbar backplanes. The high density monolithic crossbar modules will enable distributed backplane architectures that are highly… More

Monolithic WDM Technology for Integrated Vehicle/Mission Management Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle
Award Amount: $753,488.00
Abstract:
Optoelectronic technologies make it possible to construct systems that are tolerant to the unique threats of aerospace environments. The goal of this proposed Phase II effort is to develop, fabricate, and demonstrate OptiComp Corporation's (OCC) WDM optoelectronic transmitter and receiver… More

Chip-to-Chip Optical Interconnects Using Photonic Crystal Emitters and Waveguides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS
Principal Investigator: Duane Louderback, Member of the Technical Staff
Award Amount: $99,995.00
RI Contact: Charles F. Zukoski
Abstract:
The goal of this proposed Phase I STTR effort is to demonstrate the feasibility of incorporating photonic crystal (PC) technology within OCC's existing optoelectronic module technology. This will be accomplished through the design and modeling of PC light emitters and waveguides, as well as… More

Chip-to-Chip Optical Interconnects Using Integrated Photonic Crystal Lightwave Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Principal Investigator: Julien Cheng, V.P. of Engineering
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Axel Scherer
Abstract:
The goal of this Phase II STTR program is to develop photonic crystal (PC) technologies which can enable photonic lightwave circuits (PLC¿¿s) that are monolithically integrable with optoelectronic devices and wafers, thereby providing a new technology platform for the heterogeneous integration… More

WDM Intelligent Optical Network Components for Multiband Inter-Satellite Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Peter S. Guilfoyle, CEO/President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
OCC's monolithically integrated, WDM, optoelectronic module technology offers numerous advantages over traditional approaches to space-based communication systems. The advantages of this integrated solution include small size and weight, low power consumption, scalability, and radiation hardness,… More

High Power Optical Amplifiers and WDM Intelligent Optical Network Components for Multiband Inter-Satellite Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Julian Cheng, Vice President & Dir of E
Award Amount: $1,498,594.00
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR Program will investigate and demonstrate the feasibility of extending OptiComp's (OCC) intelligent distributed data communications architecture and optoelectronic (OE) interconnect technology to inter-satellite data communication systems. OCC's proprietary optoelectronic… More

Optical Switching Fabric

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dave Peters, Systems Analyst/Architect
Award Amount: $99,768.00
Abstract:
The major requirements for this program include the modeling of optical switching fabric technologies appropriate to space-borne systems at very high speed. Specifically, this program will evaluate two OptiComp candidate optical transceiver technologies against a Serial Rapid IO switching fabric. A… More

Terabit Per Second Optical Router for Space-Based Satellite Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dave Peters, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,923.00
Abstract:
The major requirements for this program include the modeling of optical routing technologies appropriate to space-borne systems at very high speed. This program will investigate optical routing at speeds to from 3.125 ro 10 Gbps per channel, with a wavelength/channel density from 4 to 16… More

Novel Manufacturing Process of Optoelectronic Transceiver Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Duane Louderback, CTO
Award Amount: $99,953.00
Abstract:
The proposed program will develop OptiComp''s coarse WDM transceiver manufacturing technology. This WDM optical transceiver technology is highly novel, emphasizing manufacturability, ruggedization, modularity, ease of upgrade and qualification, extensive built-in diagnostic monitoring and test… More

Terabit Per Second Optical Router for Space-Based Satellite Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dave Peters, Director of Engineering
Award Amount: $743,802.00
Abstract:
The goal of the proposed Phase II effort is to transition the optical router and switch design investigations in Phase 1 to a demonstrable hybrid router/switch design that incorporates Spacewire Router (or similar) control plane logic into a compact, multi-gigabit optical interconnect for satellite… More