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Company Information:

Company Name:
Pranalytica, Inc.
Address:
1101 Colorado Avenue
Santa Monica, CA
Phone:
(310) 458-4493
URL:
EIN:
954750629
DUNS:
66502142
Number of Employees:
14
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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N/A
POC Name:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $690,715.00 7
SBIR Phase II $1,045,874.00 2
STTR Phase I $349,038.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,104,730.00 2

Award List:

Breath Ammonia Measurements for Dialysis Assessment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$108,933.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
C. K. Patel
Abstract:
We propose that breath ammonia is a surrogate measure of nitrogenous waste loading in the blood of patients suffering from End Stage Renal Disease. We present preliminary infrared spectroscopic data of human breath from a limited study of n=7 patients undergoing kidney dialysis. Breath ammonia… More

Laser-Based Sensors for Monitoring Livestock Ammonia Emissions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
C. Kumar N. Patel, President and CEO
Abstract:
NON-TECHNICAL SUMMARY: Agricultural sources account for approximately 70% of the total ammonia emissions worldwide, with livestock contributing the largest portion due to volatilization of animal waste nitrogen into gaseous ammonia. These large ammonia air emissions greatly impact the environment… More

Laser-Based Sensors for Monitoring Livestock Ammonia Emissions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$296,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The total global anthropogenic ammonia air emissions are estimated to be 43 million tons per year, with animal agriculture responsible for more than any other source and comprising approximately 50% of the total. The majority of ammonia emissions come from livestock operations, especially… More

High Performance Quantum Cascade Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,561.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
C. Kumar N. Patel, President & CEO
Research Institution:
Harvard University
RI Contact:
Federico Capasso
Abstract:
Currently there is wide disparity in QCL performance at different wavelengths. The new generation of QCLs recently demonstrated at wavelengths around 4.5 to 4.8 μm exceeds the performance of legacy devices at other wavelengths by a wide margin. Much of this progress was made under DARPA's… More

Beam Combining For High Power Quantum Cascade Laser Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,305.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
C. Patel, President & CEO
Abstract:
High-power quantum cascade laser (QCL) arrays emitting in the mid and long-wave infrared atmospheric windows (3 to 5 μm and 8 to 12 μm, respectively) with nearly diffraction-limited beam quality will be of immediate use to several military applications, including infrared countermeasures… More

Coherent Beam Combining of Mid-IR Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,814.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
C. Kumar N. Patel, President & CEO
Research Institution:
University of California
RI Contact:
Robert Hicks
Abstract:
Military applications, such as IRCM (Infrared Countermeasures) and stand-off sensing, require highly efficient optical sources with power outputs for room temperature continuous wave operation of several to a hundred watts in the 3-5 micron and 8-12 micron spectral bands. While quantum cascade… More

Bridging the 3 to 4 μm Spectral Gap: High Performance Antimonide-based Quantum Cascade Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,867.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
C. K. Patel, President & CEO
Abstract:
Our team is proposing to bridge the currently existing spectral gap in laser availability between 3 and 4 μm by developing novel, high performance Sb-based Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCL). Pranalytica, Inc., based in Santa Monica, CA (prime contractor), is a world-leading commercial supplier of… More

Beam combining for high power quantum cascade laser arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,874.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
C. Patel, President & CEO
Abstract:
High-power, multi-watt quantum cascade laser (QCL) arrays emitting in the mid and long-wave infrared atmospheric windows (3 to 5 μm and 8 to 12 μm, respectively) with nearly diffraction-limited beam quality will be of immediate use to several military applications, including directional… More

High Performance Quantum Cascade Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,252.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
C. K. N. Patel, President&CEO – (310) 458-0808
Research Institution:
UCLA
RI Contact:
Ben Williams
Abstract:
Currently there is wide variation in QCL performance at different wavelengths. Performance of new generation of QCLs recently demonstrated at wavelengths near 4.6 & #956;m exceeds the performance of legacy QCLs at other wavelengths by a wide margin. Much of the progress at 4.6 & #956;m was… More

Low-Cost, Robust, Monolithic Semiconductor Mid-Infrared Laser With Very Wide Tunability

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,740.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Kumar N., President&CEO – (310) 458-0808
Abstract:
We propose to develop a new type of a high performance, broadly, rapidly and electronically tunable monolithic, robust and low cost MWIR laser source. Our solution involves novel approaches to gain medium and the tuning mechanism. For gain medium, we will use a new quantum cascade laser (QCL) design… More

Coherent Beam Combining of Mid-IR Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$360,478.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
C. K. N. Patel, President&CEO – (310) 458-0808
Research Institution:
UCLA
RI Contact:
Robert Hicks
Abstract:
Many military applications require efficient optical sources producing several to hundred watts in continuous-wave (CW) or quasi-continuous-wave (QCW) operation at room temperature (RT) in the MWIR (3-5 micron) and LWIR (8-12 micron) regions. While QCLs have become the sources of choice in these… More

Mid-wave Infrared (MWIR) Illuminator for Ground and Small Unmanned Aircraft System (SUAS) Targeting

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,403.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Arkadiy Lyakh, Director, QCL Development&Mfg – (310) 260-2361
Abstract:
We propose the development of an ultra-compact and highly reliable quantum cascade laser (QCL) two-color module with operating range from 100m to over 3km for weapon-mounted applications and up to 10km for small unmanned aircraft systems. Operational characteristics of QCLs in the module will be… More

High-Power Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Laser Array with Continuous-Wave Output Power Exceeding 100W

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,467.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Arkadiy Lyakh, Director, QCL Development – (310) 260-2361
Abstract:
Development of a 100W QCL platform based on 2-D QCL bar array is proposed. QCL bar geometry will be optimized for the highest wall plug efficiency under full operating conditions. Each element in the array will deliver optical power of 3W to 4W in high quality beam with beam quality parameter M2 =… More

Rapidly and Broadly Tunable High-Power Infrared Lasers for Standoff Detection Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,663.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Arkadiy Lyakh, Director, QCL Development&Mfg – (310) 260-2361
Research Institution:
UCLA
RI Contact:
Benjamin Williams
Abstract:
In response to the Army STTR Topic A14A-T015 solicitation for tunable high-power LWIR lasers for standoff detection applications, Pranalytica proposes to develop a compact, rugged and highly reliable wavelength tunable quantum cascade laser (QCL) module delivering over 5W of peak power and over 0.5W… More