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Company Information:

Company Name:
PHOSPHORTECH
Address:
351 THORNTON RD, STE 130
LITHIA SPRINGS, GA 30122-4118
Phone:
(404) 664-5008
URL:
EIN:
158243731
DUNS:
25261269
Number of Employees:
8
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
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,385,670.00 12
SBIR Phase II $3,673,131.00 5

Award List:

Novel Materials & Coatings for Efficient White Down-Converting Light Emitting Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,940.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project involves the development of photoluminescent phosphors and coating materials for ultraviolet light emitting diodes that will make possible a white light emitting diode having high color purity, efficiency and lifetime far exceeding those… More

Efficient Hybrid Phosphors for Blue Solid State Light Emitting Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,984.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72261S03-I Currently, only one type of phosphor (YAG-based) is available for converting light from a blue LED to white, thereby enabling solid state white light. However, the YAG-based phosphor has color deficiency in the red and blue-green, and, moreover, there are international patent issues… More

High Extraction Luminescent Material Structures for Solid State Light Emitting Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,976.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
75849-Solid state lighting is rapidly gaining momentum as a highly energy-efficient replacement technology for incandescent, and eventually fluorescent, lighting. However, current solid state devices suffer from poor-light-extraction efficiencies. This project will develop new, low-cost… More

SBIR Phase II: Efficient Light Out Coupling from AlGaN Light Emitting Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,958.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop novel graded-index (GIN) structures for blue/UV light emitting diodes (LEDs). Solidstate LEDs (SSLs) are among the most efficient converters of electrical energy into light and additionally have the advantages of long… More

Manufacturing Process for Novel Solid State Lighting Phosphors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
79586S Solid state lighting (SSL) is rapidly gaining momentum as a highly energy efficient replacement technology for traditional lamps. However, current devices made with solid state light-emitting diodes (LEDs) still suffer from low efficiencies, partly due to an optical mismatch between the LED… More

SBIR Phase II: Efficient Light Out Coupling from AlGaN Light Emitting Diodes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,961.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop novel graded-index (GIN) structures for blue/UV light emitting diodes (LEDs). Solidstate LEDs (SSLs) are among the most efficient converters of electrical energy into light and additionally have the advantages of long… More

Development of ZnTe Powder Phosphor for Protein Crystallographic X-ray Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$158,511.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a new phosphor for X-ray detectors used in protein crystallography, which can be used both in the home laboratory and at synchrotron beamlines. The phosphor, ZnTe:O, will be at least 3 times brighter than the conventional Gd2O2S:Tb currently… More

Advanced Diagnostic Techniques for a Naval Electromagnetic Launcher

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Christopher J. Summers, President/CEO
Abstract:
The nature of electromagnetic launchers requires operation in a harsh environment due to the large electromagnetic field, electrical current, temperature, and mechanical stresses present during a shot. This environment can significantly reduce the lifetime of the rails and therefore limits the… More

SBIR Phase I: Doped Quantum Dots for Solid State Lighting

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,968.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) research project will develop novel high brightness solid-state Light Emitting Diodes (LED) using doped quantum dots. Solid state lighting is rapidly gaining momentum as a highly energy efficient replacement technology for incandescent and… More

Development of ZnTe Powder Phosphor for Protein Crystallographic X-ray Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,969.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to continue development of a new, high-performance X-ray phosphor, based on zinc telluride (ZnTe), doped with oxygen. Currently, our phosphor is at least 3-fold brighter than present technology and further im provements are expected in Phase II. This… More

Advanced Phosphor Technologies For Energy Efficient Lighting And Energy Harvesting

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Fluorescent and incandescent lighting consumes more than 50% of the lighting energy budget. However, these technologies are relatively inefficient, losing approximately 37% and 85%, respectively, of their energy to IR, rather than visible, frequencies. Efficient IR-to-visible upconversion phosphors… More

Advanced Phosphor Technologies For Energy Efficient Lighting And Energy Harvesting

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,988.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Although fluorescent and incandescent lighting consumes >50% of the lighting energy budget, they are relatively inefficient, losing ~37% and 85%, respectively, of their energy to the IR. Thus, phosphors that could efficiently up-convert IR radiation to visible light would have a significant impact… More

Nanocrystalline Phosphors for Medical Imaging Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$157,419.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A new class of high-performance X-ray phosphor screens will be developed based on nanocrystal quantum dots (QDs), with applications to protein crystallography, digital radiography and mammography applications, as well a s a host of other important imaging and… More

Advanced Diagnostic Techniques for a Naval Electromagnetic Launcher

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,970.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Christopher Summers, President&CEO – (770) 745-5693
Abstract:
The nature of electromagnetic launchers requires operation in a harsh environment due to the large electromagnetic field, electrical current, temperature, and mechanical stresses present during a shot. This environment can significantly reduce the lifetime of the rails and therefore limits the… More

Novel Nanorods for High Efficiency Medical Imaging Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,976.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Christopher J. Summers – 404-664-5008
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): A new class of high-performance X-ray phosphor screens will be developed based on dot-in-a-rod core/shell nanorod (NR) structures embedded in transparent polymer matrices, with applications to protein crystallography, digital radiography and mammography, as well… More

Nanowires for CO2 Reforming into Fuels by Sunlight

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,948.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Hisham Menkara, Dr. – 404-664-5008
Abstract:
In this phase I SBIR project, we propose to develop a new type of photo-catalyst nanowire structure for high yield CO2 reforming into fuels and useful chemicals by sunlight energy. Despite the published successes of TiO2 nanorods/nanotubes as photo-catalyst materials, such systems work primarily in… More

Novel Nanorods for High Efficiency Medical Imaging Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$928,243.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Christopher J. Summers – 404-664-5008
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This Phase II SBIR proposal aims at the continued development and commercialization of a new class of high-performance X-ray imaging screens based on the recently developed core/shell nanorod (NR) and nano-tetrapods (NTs) structures. These multi-dimensional… More