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Company Information:

Company Name: Orora Design Technologies, Inc.
City: Redmond
State: WA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://orora.com
Phone: (425) 702-9196

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,263,865.00 12
SBIR Phase II $4,874,982.00 7
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Genetic Optimization and Programming for Analog/RF Modeling and Synthesis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: C.j. Richard Shi, Phd
Award Amount: $99,382.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a CAD tool for the automated synthesis of analog/RF device models and analog/RF circuits. In the Phase I of the project, we will focus on parameter optimization. To achieve the desirable optimization performance using a reasonable amount of CPU time, the proposed tool will… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Cj Richard Shi Phd
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Design Tools for Integrated Asynchronous Electronic Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
"Asynchronous circuit design has the potential to offer orders of magnitude improvement in speed, power dissipation and EMI over synchronous circuit design. It is especially appealing to military electronics due to its extremely low EMI performance and itssuitability as an enabling technology for… More

CAD Tools for 3-Dimensional VLSI Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Monte F. Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $98,893.00
Abstract:
"Three dimensional integration offers the potential of orders of magnitudeimprovement by reducing interconnect lengths and delays. With recent breakthroughsin manufacturing technology, 3-D circuits are emerging as a commercially viablesolution to enable continued technology development conforming to… More

CAD Tools for 3-Dimensional VLSI Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $375,000.00
Abstract:
Three-dimensional (3-D) circuit integration offers significant potential for the performance and density improvement over existing 2-D integration. However, the development of 3-D integrated circuits is hampered by lack of design tools and the problem ofheat dissipation in 3-D structures. To address… More

Ballistic Missile System Innovative Radiation Hardened/Tolerant Electronics Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR proposal, Orora Design Technologies (ODT) proposes toimprove radiation hardness of affordable mixed-signal processors throughdevelopment of VHDL-AMS behavioral modeling capability for the effectsof radiation. This innovative approach would provide simulation, analysis,and optimization… More

CAD Tools for Clockless Circuit and System Design and Test

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Alicia Manthe, Member of Technical Staff
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
Asynchronous circuit design has the potential to offer orders of magnitude improvement in speed, power dissipation and EMI over synchronous circuit design. It is especially appealing to military electronics due to its extremely low EMI performance and its suitability as an enabling technology for… More

Hierarchical CAD Tools for Radiation Hardened Mixed Signal Electronic Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
Orora Design Technologies proposes to develop and demonstrate a behavioral-modeling-centric design flow and supporting CAD tools for the automated analysis, synthesis and migration of radiation-hardened mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems, based on IEEE standard VHDL-AMS. Parasitic-aware… More

Hierarchical CAD Tools for Radiation Hardened Mixed Signal Electronic Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $749,996.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR proposal, Orora Design Technologies proposes to develop a behavioral modeling centric automated design flow and supporting CAD tools for radiation-hardened mixed-signal electronic systems. A hierarchical approach will be developed to facilitate the analysis and synthesis of… More

Radiation Effects in Semiconductor Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Yong Wang, Chief Scientist/Senior Researcher
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR proposal, Orora Design Technologies, teaming up with Vanderbilt University and Oregon State University, and with the support from Boeing Solid-State Electronics, proposes to develop innovative mixed-mode (physics and device) and mixed-level(circuit and behavioral) simulation capacities… More

Design-Hardened Analog/Mixed-Signal Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
• Orora Design Technologies, teamed up with ATK Mission Research, proposes to develop and demonstrate the feasibility of a template-based synthesis approach to the design of high performance radiation hardened analog-to-digital converters with 100 MSPS sampling rates at 12-bit or greater… More

Ballistic Missile System Innovative Radiation Hardened/Tolerant Electronics Products

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Yi Zhao, Senior Member of Technica
Award Amount: $749,987.00
Abstract:
Orora Design Technologies, teaming up ATK Mission Research and Boeing Solid-State Electronics, with the support from Oregon State University and Vanderbilt University, proposes to develop innovative mixed-mode and mixed-level simulation capacities for combined simulation of radiation and electrical… More

Design-Hardened Analog/Mixed-Signal Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Monte Mar, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II SBIR proposal, Orora Design Technologies proposes to develop a retargetable design kit for radiation-hardened high-performance A/D converters. In Phase I of the project, Orora demonstrated progress on embedding the design for the major blocks in to design templates, modeling… More

The Characterization and Mitigation of Single Event Effects in Ultra-Deep Submicron (< 90nm) Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Jeremy Popp, Senior Technical Staff
Award Amount: $97,599.00
Abstract:
Orora Design Technologies proposes the development of minimally invasive circuit design-based methods to mitigate single event effects (SEEs) in next generation Ultra-DSM CMOS (

High Performance Rad Hard Analog to Digital Converter Architectures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Ying Wei, Senior Technical Staff
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Orora Design Technologies proposes to develop and demonstrate the feasibility of a template-based solution to the design of high-performance radiation-hardened analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). Research will be focused on innovatice architectures for a Delta-Sigma ADC of 2.5 MSPS data rate at… More

The Characterization and Mitigation of Single Event Effects in Ultra-Deep Submicron (< 90nm) Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator: Yuan Cai, Member of Technical Staff
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this task are to: 1. Characterization of Single-Event Effects in ultra-deep submicron (< 90nm) integrated circuits and 2. Development and demonstration of minimally invasive methods to mitigate SEE in ultra-deep submicron digital and analog/mixed-signal integrated… More

VLSI CMOS-memristor Building-block for Future Autonomous Air Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Albany
Principal Investigator: Lili Zhou, Senior Member of Technical Staff – (425) 702-9196
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Professor W. Wang
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this project, Orora Design Technologies, Inc. is teaming up with researchers from the University at Albany and the University of Washington to develop techniques to design, simulate and fabricate CMOS-memristor CMOL crossnet building blocks and neuromorphic processors. Phase I… More

The Characterization and Mitigation of Radiation Effects on Nano-technology Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Lili Zhou, Senior Member of Technical Staff – (425) 702-9196
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
OBJECTIVE: The successful outcome of this effort will support the use of ultra-deep submicron integrated circuits in DoD satellite systems that will result in very significant savings in weight, power and reliability for systems that include Space Radar, Space Tracking and Surveillance Systems and… More

Innovative Computational Mitigation of Radiation Effects in Nano-technology Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Lili Zhou, Senior Member of Technical Staff – (425) 702-9196
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Orora Design Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop an innovative computer-aided design (CAD) based methodology and enabling tools for rapid radiation-hardened prototyping and migration of military satellite microelectronics. A key innovative tool to be explored is automated generation and… More

Technologies to Mitigate Radiation Effects in Advanced Nanoscale Microelectronics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Yuan Cai, Senior Member of Technical Staff – (425) 968-2990
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of this research is to develop electronic design automation (EDA) tools to automate the following three major radiation-hardened-by-design (RHBD) tasks: (1) The capture of RHBD design constraints and design rules for sub-90nm mixed-signal designs in an industry-standard EDA data base, … More