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Company Information:

Company Name:
Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC
Address:
12 Desbrosses Street
New York, NY 10013-
Phone:
(718) 484-7033
URL:
EIN:
562451605
DUNS:
145785528
Number of Employees:
4
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,145,367.00 10
SBIR Phase II $2,595,033.00 4
STTR Phase I $249,587.00 2
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

Semiconductor Heterostructure Quantum Wire Multiwavelength IR Photodetectors for Focal Plane Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,414.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sujata Mahapatra, President
Abstract:
The objective of this program is the study of the feasibility and an analysis of the scientific and technical merit of using a nanotemplate, developed by Phoebus Optoelectronics LLC and it academic collaborators, to electrochemically grow II-VI/II-VI semiconductor quantum wire heterostructures… More

Semiconductor Heterostructure Quantum Wire Multiwavelength IR Photodetectors for Focal Plane Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,949.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sujata Mahapatra, President
Abstract:
The objective of this two year $743,441 Phase II project is to develop quantum wire infrared photodetecting (QRIP) focal plane arrays (FPA) with increased performance and decreased fabrication and operational costs compared to existing technologies and to develop the technology to the extent such… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Silicon-based Photodetectors Using Light Localization and Channeling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,750.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will study the feasibility and analysis of the scientific and technical merit of using combinations of optical modes and surface plasmons (denoted collectively as electromagnetic resonance modes (ER)) to dramatically enhance the… More

The Development of Polarimetric and Nonpolarimetric Multiwavelength Focal Plane Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,598.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Thomas James, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
High-performance polarimetric and nonpolarimetric sensing is crucial to upcoming NASA missions, including ACE and CLARREO and the multi-agency VIIRS NPP project. The objective of the proposed project is to use plasmonic/photonic hybrid crystals to develop multiwavelength polarimetric focal plane… More

SBIR Phase I: Light-channeling Metamaterials for Polarimetric Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,872.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will assess the feasibility of using the diverse, enabling light management capabilities of a subset of metamaterials called Plasmonic/ Photonic Hybrid Crystals to develop higher-performance, lower-cost polarimetric infrared sensors. The… More

Science and Applications of Metameterials to Interceptor Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,592.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David Crouse, Assistant Professor
Research Institution:
Research Foundation - City College
RI Contact:
Regina Masterson
Abstract:
In Phase I, Phoebus Optoelectronics will assess the feasibility of using the diverse, enabling light management capabilities of subwavelength-scale metal/dielectric materials called "Plasmonic/Photonic Hybrid Crystals," a recently-discovered subset of Z/NIM metamaterials, to develop… More

Science and Applications of Metameterials to Interceptor Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Crouse, Chief Technology Officer
Research Institution:
Research Foundation - City College
RI Contact:
Regina Masterson
Abstract:
The proposed project will develop three actively configurable metamaterial of relevance to both i) MDA's high-priority and near-term need for stray light testing and diagnosis and ii) the interceptor functions of THAAD, Ascent Phase Interceptors, MKV and Space Systems. Phoebus's configurable… More

Polarimetric Multiwavelength Focal Plane Arrays for ACE and CLARREO

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Crouse, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
High-performance polarimetric and nonpolarimetric sensing is crucial to upcoming NASA missions, including ACE and CLARREO and the multi-agency VIIRS NPP project. The objective of the proposed project is to use single-layer metamaterial metal/dielectric composites to develop multiwavelength… More

Photonic Band Gap Structures for Solar Energy Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Michael Crouse, Chief Technology Officer
Abstract:
In Phase I, Phoebus Optoelectronics will assess the feasibility of using the diverse light management capabilities of plasmonic metamaterials in conjunction with functionalized ruthenium polypyridine compounds to create a novel multi-junction dye-sensitized solar cell that rivals the… More

SBIR Phase I:A Hybrid Metamaterial for Solar Methanol Production

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project will develop a device that will perform methanol synthesis from CO2 and H2O using sunlight by mimicking the photosynthetic process taking place in plants and certain bacteria. A solar methanol biofuel generating device will be fabricated that uses a light-trapping… More

Narrowband Perfect Absorber using Metamaterials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Chris Sarantos, Metamaterial Scientist – (805) 637-1067
Abstract:
We propose a metamaterial-enhanced microbolometer with strong absorption over a narrow band that is dynamically tunable over the 8-10 micron band. A single-layer photonic metamaterial consisting of a thin metal film perforated with a 2-D array of dielectric apertures will be deposited on an… More

Photonic Band Gap Structures for Solar Energy Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,106.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Michael Crouse, CTO – (845) 519-7463
Abstract:
The objective of proposed Phase II project is to develop multi-junction Graetzel cells using a cost effective, single layer metamaterial light harvesting template into which, up to four different sets of wavelength-selective ruthenium dye complexes are deposited. The light harvesting template… More

Non-Mechanically Moving Solar Directing System for Photovoltaic Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,804.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Roman Akmechet, Chief Technology Officer – (917) 703-4647
Abstract:
We propose a two-layer anti-reflective coating (ARC) that will have omni-directional properties. This coating will guide the light that is incident from oblique angles and orient it to become perpendicular to the solar cell surface. The top-most part of the coating will have a graded index of… More

Narrowband Perfect Absorber using Metamaterials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$497,978.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Chris Sarantos, Lead Metamaterials Scient – (805) 637-1067
Abstract:
We will continue developing a plasmonic metamaterial with strong absorption within a narrow band that is dynamically tunable over the 8-10 micron range. A metamaterial consisting of one or more bi-layers of thin metal and dielectric films will trap, concentrate and absorb a narrow frequency band… More

Metasurface Enhanced Solar Blind Ultraviolet Photodetector

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Crouse, Associate Professor – (646) 334-7764
Research Institution:
City College, CUNY
RI Contact:
Adam Greenberg
Abstract:
This project will develop plasmonic films that perform the dual functions of optical filtering and electrical conduction for solar-blind ultraviolet radiation (UV) detectors. Two types of plasmonic structures will be investigated, namely nano-hole arrays in an aluminum film atop UV radiation… More

Electro-Optically Guided Radar Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,965.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Roman Akmechet, Chief Technology Officer – (917) 703-4647
Abstract:
We propose a meta-surface consisting of a periodic array of metal-like patches that will allow focusing and steering a radiation beam in the millimeter frequency range. The direction of the beam will be controlled by controlling the phase change acquired by the beam as it is transmitted through this… More

Innovative concept for detection and identification of biological toxins

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,976.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / CBD
Principal Investigator:
Roman Akmechet, Chief Technology Officer – (917) 703-4647
Abstract:
We aim to create a low-cost, high-sensitivity hand-held plasmonic biosensor capable of sensing biotoxins. We will do this by using newly developed biodesign technology to create a new class of proteins which have an orders-of-magnitude increase in SPR signal-to-noise. These will be incorporated… More