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Company Information:

Company Name: Polatomic, Inc.
City: Richardson
State: TX
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://polatomic.com
Phone: (972) 690-0099

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,856,725.00 25
SBIR Phase II $11,743,527.00 21
STTR Phase I $139,752.00 2
STTR Phase II $999,646.00 2

Award List:

ADVANCED HELIUM NAGNETOMETERS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Robert E Slocum , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $45,540.00

ADVANCED HELIUM NAGNETOMETERS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Robert E Slocum , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $205,000.00
Abstract:
The goal of phase i is development of an advanced optically pumped helium magnetometer concept. this instrument will measure magnetic fields in the 1 to 10-8 gauss range with order of magnitude improvements in sensitivity and absolute accuracy over existing magnetometers. optically pumped helium… More

METAL THIN-FILM OPTICAL POLARIZERS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,961.00

METAL THIN-FILM OPTICAL POLARIZERS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $497,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to fabricate a broadband polarizer for visible and near-infrared radiation using a new technique recently developed by the principal investigator for producing evaporatively deposited metal thin films which polarize normal incidence light over a wide acceptance angle. narrow band… More

SENSOR FOR AMPLITUDE MODULATED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (AMF) BUOY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $50,000.00

UNIVERSAL HELIUM MAGNETOMETER FOR SPACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,983.00

UNIVERSAL HELIUM MAGNETOMETER FOR SPACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $496,268.00
Abstract:
A novel helium magnetometer will be examined for observationof magnetic fields of planets and interplanetary space. the magnetometer employs a dual mode of operation, with a single, optically pumped helium sensor to observe the magnitude and direction of magnetic fields as great as 10(5)nt. the… More

SENSOR FOR AMPLITUDE MODULATED ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELD (AMF) BUOY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $499,985.00
Abstract:
A novel high performance detector of amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields (amf) is proposed for use in air-dropped asw buoys. an array of amf buoys can be used to detect and track submerged submarines. we propose in phase i to define the concept for an amf buoy which utilizes a laser pumped… More

HIGH EFFICIENCY METAL FILM POLARIZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $49,940.00

ADVANCED FREE PRECESSION MAGNETOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $49,997.00

HIGH EFFICIENCY METAL FILM POLARIZER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $299,828.00
Abstract:
A new polarizing metal thin film (mtf) material is used as a high efficiency polarizer in active matrix liquid crystal displays (amlcds). the mtf polarizers replace the pair of plastic polarizers currently used. back-light must pass through an amlcd package consisting of a pair of polarizers, two… More

ADVANCED FREE PRECESSION MAGNETOMETER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert E Slocum
Award Amount: $299,912.00
Abstract:
A novel high-performance helium free precession (hfp) magnetometer is used in geomagnetic field measurements and magnetic geophysical exploration. researchers are defining a concept for a portable laser-pumped helium 3 magnetometer which has small size , high sensitivity and low power consumption.… More

MSF Laser Protective Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum
Award Amount: $99,859.00
Abstract:
A new laser protective material for protection from battlefield lasers is proposed. The material utilizes novel polarizing metal spheroid film (MSF) coatings which function as wavelenght-tuned polarizers in the spectral band from 400 nm to 2200 nm. Each MSF coating can be disigned to place the… More

Vector/Scalar Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum
Award Amount: $64,943.00

Vector/Scalar Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum
Award Amount: $288,237.00

UAV Laser MAD System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum
Award Amount: $69,957.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will establish the feasibility of integrating a small, light weight MAD sensor and signal processing technology with an UAV platform for shallow water and land surveillance. Polatomic's approach utilizes a miniature laser magnetometer… More

Helium Triaxial Gradiometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum
Award Amount: $69,996.00
Abstract:
Not Available This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research proposal describes the development of the most viable technology for 1300nm vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs). The technical approach overcomes the problems encountered by the many other approaches being pursued and… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Not Available Many near term programs such as OMS upgrade and reusable launch vehicles require lightweight, reusable insulation for liquid oxygen storage and supply. Most recent work on insulation has been directed toward liquid hydrogen storage that, due to its low bo

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum
Award Amount: $599,951.00

Helium Triaxial Gradiometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum
Award Amount: $599,266.00

Galley Food Waste Disposal

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,959.00
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Project will develop a conceptual design for a Laser Scalar Gradiometer (LSG) deployed on a MCM Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV). The LSG will be used to locate buried mines and eliminate false targets inshallow-water MCM operations where conventional… More

Laser Scalar Gradiometer for MCM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,991.00
Abstract:
"This Phase II Small Business Research Project will develop a breadboard model of the LSG suitable to demonstrate range and motion sensitivity for a Laser Scalar Gradiometer (LSG) deployed in a MCM surface environment. Future models of the LSG will becapable of deployment in the MCM Unmanned… More

Self-Calibrating Vector Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,929.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the design, fabrication and evaluation of a Self-Calibrating Vector Magnetometer (SVM) breadboard model. The SVM is an innovative high-accuracy instrument capable of making both scalar and vector component measurements of Earth and planetary magnetic fields. The… More

Self-Calibrating Vector Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,919.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the design, fabrication and evaluation of a Self-Calibrating Vector Magnetometer (SVM) breadboard model. The SVM is an innovative high-accuracy instrument capable of making both scalar and vector component measurements of Earth and planetary magnetic fields. The… More

Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) and Space Exploitation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donnie King, Chief Engineer
Award Amount: $99,884.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes the design of an innovative ASW tracking algorithm. It uses data from a high sensitivity magnetometer that is presently being developed under the ONR MMMDS program. This algorithm is called the Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD)Tracker Algorithm. It will be incorporated in the… More

Sensor Technology for Anti-Submarine Warfare

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $99,895.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for a high-sensitivity laser magnetometer for ASW using Optically-driven Spin Precession (OSP). The OSP laser magnetometer is an innovative high-sensitivity instrument capable ofmeasuring scalar DC and ELF magnetic fields… More

Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) and Space Exploitation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charlie Hoke, Project Manager
Award Amount: $449,168.00
Abstract:
The Maritime Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) and Space Exploitation program is the development of a Magnetic Tracker (MT) Algorithm that uses the output of a high sensitivity magnetometer to determine 3-axis position of an underwater target, horizontal target velocity and 3-axis… More

Sensor Technology for Anti-Submarine Warfare

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Charlie Hoke, Project Manager
Award Amount: $449,766.00
Abstract:
The SBIR proposal describes the development and test results of a high-sensitivity laser magnetometer for ASW using Optically-driven Spin Prescession (OSP) to induce and observe magnetic resonance in the helium cell. The OSP laser magnetometer is an innovative sensitivity instrument capable of… More

Advanced Optically-driven Spin Precession Magnetometer for ASW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: University of Texas at Dallas
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, PI
Award Amount: $69,957.00
RI Contact: Duncan MacFarlane
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for the Advanced Optically-driven Spin Precession Magnetometer (AOSPM), an ultra high-sensitivity scalar laser magnetometer for airborne ASW. The AOSPM is an innovative high-sensitivity instrument capable of measuring scalar… More

Miniature Broadband Laser Magnetometer for ASW Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,795.00
RI Contact: Robert L. Lovitt
Abstract:
This STTR Phase I proposal describes development of a conceptual design for the Miniature Broadband Laser Magnetometer, an advanced high-sensitivity scalar laser magnetometer for next-generation undersea ASW Gradiometer Arrays. The MBLM offers the advanced capability of measuring scalar static and… More

Advanced Optically-driven Spin Precession Magnetometer for ASW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, PI
Award Amount: $499,780.00
RI Contact: Robert L. Lovitt
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the development of a breadboard Advanced Optically-driven Spin Precession Magnetometer (AOSPM), an ultra high-sensitivity scalar laser magnetometer for airborne ASW. The AOSPM is an innovative high-sensitivity instrument capable of measuring scalar DC and ELF… More

Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for Air Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) and Land-Based Use

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Douglas D. McGregor, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $79,968.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for a Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for air ASW. The CMDS laser magnetometer is an innovative light-weight, compact, low-power, high-sensitivity instrument capable of measuring scalar DC and ELF magnetic fields with… More

Advanced Magnetic Signal Processing for Littoral Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) Using an Inboard Magnetometer System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Douglas D. McGregor, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $79,884.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for Matched-field Gradiometer Processing (MGP) for ASW, an advanced processing approach capable of taking advantage of recent and pending advances in ultra high-sensitivity scalar laser magnetometer development for airborne… More

Self-Calibrating Vector Helium Magnetometer (SVHM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,982.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR proposal describes proposed development of a conceptual design for a Self-Calibrating Vector Helium Magnetometer (SVHM) for design and fabrication of a SVHM brass-board model in Phase II. The SVHM instrument is capable of making both scalar and vector component measurements of… More

High-Range Scalar Helium Magnetometer (HSHM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $98,705.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes development of a conceptual design for a High-range Scalar Helium Magnetometer (HSHM) for the field range +/-16 Gauss. The HSHM conceptual design will establish the feasibility of a model brass-board HSHM in Phase II. The HSHM instrument is capable of making… More

Geomagnetic Reference Sensor System (GRSS) for Air Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Douglas D. McGregor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,890.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for the Geomagnetic Reference Sensor System (GRSS). Polatomic and USSI have joined their respective magnetic sensor and buoy building expertise and experience to develop an affordable sea deployable geomagnetic reference… More

AN/ASQ-233 Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) Light Weight Towing System for Light Weight Helicopters and Small, Vertical Take Off Unmanned Aerial Vehic

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Donnie M. King, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $79,992.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal describes the development of a conceptual design for the Light Weight Towing System (LWTS). Polatomic and Meggitt Defense Systems, Inc. will join their respective magnetic sensor and reel-in/reel-out towing system expertise and experience to develop the requirements for an… More

Advanced Magnetic Signal Processing for Littoral Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) Using an Inboard Magnetometer System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Douglas McGregor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,529.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the development of a flight prototype of a Matched-field Gradiometer Processor (MGP) for ASW, an advanced processing approach capable of taking advantage of recent and pending advances in ultra high-sensitivity scalar laser magnetometer development for airborne… More

Compact Magnetic Detection Set for ASW and Land-Ba

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Douglas D. McGregor, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,985.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the development of a flyable prototype realization of a Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for air ASW. The CMDS laser magnetometer is an innovative light-weight, compact, low-power, high-sensitivity instrument capable of measuring scalar DC and ELF magnetic… More

Self-Calibrating Vector Helium Magnetometer (SVHM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,956.00
Abstract:
This Phase 2 SBIR proposal describes the design, fabrication and calibration of a brass-board Self-Calibrating Vector Helium Magnetometer (SVHM). The SVHM instrument is capable of making high accuracy vector component measurements of Earth and planetary magnetic fields. The major SVHM innovation is… More

Laser Femto-Tesla Magnetic Gradiometer (LFMG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,078.00
Abstract:
This Phase 1 SBIR proposal describes development of a conceptual design for a Laser Femto-Tesla Magnetic Gradiometer (LFMG). The LFMG innovations include the ability to make both extremely high-resolution scalar field measurements (10 fT/rtHz) as well as stable and accurate scalar gradiometer… More

Lightweight Laser Magnetic Gradiometer (LLMG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert Slocum, Chairman
Award Amount: $69,488.00
Abstract:
This Phase I Small Business Research Project will develop a conceptual design for a Lightweight Laser Magnetic Gradiometer suitable for integration into UUVs such as the REMUS 100 and similar platforms. The LLMG is used to characterize buried mines and eliminate sonar clutter in shallow water MCM… More

Laser Femto-Tesla Magnetic Gradiometer (LFMG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jean Isham, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $596,966.00
Abstract:
The LFMG instrument is used to make extremely high resolution scalar magnetic field and difference measurements at the Earth

Miniature Laser Magnetometer (MLM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,965.00
Abstract:
This 2009 NASA SBIR Phase 1 proposal for an innovative Miniature Laser Magnetometer (MLM) is a response to subtopic S1.06 Particles and Field Sensors and Instrument Enabling Technologies. The MLM instrument will incorporate a number of technical innovations to achieve high-sensitivity and… More

AN/ASQ-233 Magnetic Anomaly Detection (MAD) Light Weight Towing System for Light Weight Helicopters and Small, Vertical Take Off Unmanned Aerial Vehic

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Don King, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,641.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II proposal describes the development of a Light Weight Towing System (LWTS) that enables a Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) to be utilized on vertical take-off and fixed wing manned and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) employed for shallow water Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) and… More

Lightweight Laser Magnetic Gradiometer (LLMG)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert SLocum, Chairman
Award Amount: $828,106.00
Abstract:
This Phase II Small Business Research Project will develop a prototype for a Lightweight Laser Magnetic Gradiometer suitable for integration into UUVs such as the Remus 100 and similar platforms. The LLMG is used to characterize buried mines and eliminate sonar clutter in shallow water MCM… More

Miniature Laser Magnetometer (MLM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: RObert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,951.00
Abstract:
This 2009 NASA SBIR Phase 2 proposal for an innovative Miniature Laser Magnetometer (MLM) is a response to subtopic S1.06 Particles and Field Sensors and Instrument Enabling Technologies. The MLM instrument will incorporate a number of technical innovations to achieve high-sensitivity and… More

Low-Fiend Vector Magnetometer (V-400-LF)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Robert E. Slocum, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,940.00
Abstract:
This 2010 NASA SBIR Phase 1 proposal for an innovative Low-Field Vector Magnetometer (V-400-LF) is a response to subtopic S1.06 Particles and Field Sensors and Instrument Enabling Technologies. The V-400-LF instrument is intended for making high-resolution magnetic field measurements of planets and… More

Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for Air Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) and Land-Based Use-Phase II.5 Enhancement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Douglas McGregor, Chief Scientist / PI – (972) 690-0099
Award Amount: $985,092.00
Abstract:
The Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) is an innovative light-weight, compact, low-power laser-pumped helium magnetometer capable of measuring scalar DC and ELF magnetic fields with high sensitivity. The CMDS system has met design goals of reducing system volume, weight and power by a factor of… More