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Company Information:

Name: Quantic Industries, Inc.
Address: 990 Commercial Street
San Carlos, CA 94070
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,559,499.00 23
SBIR Phase II $4,550,318.00 11

Award List:

PROPOSAL FOR A SEMICONDUCTOR-TRIGGERED HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1983 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $67,000.00

PROPOSAL FOR A SEMICONDUCTOR-TRIGGERED HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1984 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $120,548.00
Abstract:
A reliable, fast, inexpensive high-voltage semiconductor triggered switch is needed to initiate exploding bridgewire systems. a switch of this type, coupled with the new "batch produced" slapper detonators will lower the cost of these high energy initiation systems to the point where they are… More

UNIQUE SIGNAL DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dale Schrumpf
Award Amount: $125,045.00

UNIQUE SIGNAL DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dale Schrumpf
Award Amount: $639,000.00
Abstract:
Quantic industries has developed five different usd designs recognizing the need to prevent inadvertent initiation of propulsive ordnance functions of the missile system and subsequent warhead movement. present devices are heavy, slow, expensive, and have hundreds of small, moving parts. quantic… More

QUANTIC INDUSTRIES OFFERS THIS CONCEPT FOR IMPROVING SAFETY AND RELIABILITY OF IN-LINE FUZING.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William marshall
Award Amount: $69,062.00
Abstract:
Quantic industries offers this concept for improving safety and reliability of in-line fuzing. an immediate application is the universal air delivered safe and arm. this term is a magnetically actuated switch to prevent inadvertent arming of an in-line fuze. this switch is built into the core of the… More

DELAY TIMER FOR HARD TARGET PENETRATION FUZE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $59,388.00

NON-CONTACTING RANGING SYSTEMS FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Oliver J Edwards
Award Amount: $66,960.00

KINETIC DELIVERY OF HIGH-EXPLOSIVE WARHEADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $75,428.00

KINETIC DELIVERY OF HIGH-EXPLOSIVE WARHEADS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $235,000.00
Abstract:
The use of high-explosive, kinetic-penetration warheads is inhibited by the lack of fuzing systems which can accurately locate the warhead with respect to penetration point. designing such fuze is complicated by the severe deceleration environment and the availability of environmental sensors and… More

DELAY TIMER FOR HARD TARGET PENETRATION FUZE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $225,000.00
Abstract:
This describes a transistor-circuit time delay suited to hard target applications since it uses a thermal time-constant rather than capacitors or crystals to determine time. design goals are time delays of 5 milliseconds to 10s of seconds at 5% accuracy or better. this timer, powered by a… More

NON-CONTACTING RANGING SYSTEMS FOR COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Oliver J Edwards
Award Amount: $469,000.00
Abstract:
For robot applications, methods are proposed for sensing and measuring the range and bearing of obstacles or potential obstacles, using electro-optics techniques. conventional acoustic or radar rangefinding will not suffice for this purpose, but the use of structured light and/or tracking of the… More

LONG-LIFE, 3-AXIS SATELLITE ATTITUDE SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $53,090.00
Abstract:
Satellite life is often limited by failure of rotary gyros. additionally, attitude control in many satellites requires frequent uplink data replacement. thirdly, attitude sensorsare very expensive because they are generally newly created for each program. in this program quantic will develop the… More

LOW COST MINIATURE ENERGY STORAGE CAPACITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Theodore j netoff
Award Amount: $68,217.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to build, test, and deliver miniature, high-energy storage capacitors that are capable of firing exploding foil initiators (efis). in the last three years, quantic has actively explored available capacitors for use in efi applications, and is developing designs based… More

IMPROVED ORDNANCE LIFE-CYCLE AFFORDABILITY DEFINITION WITH EXTENDED TIME-FRAME INVENTORY CAPABILITY IMPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Robert l higgins
Award Amount: $49,969.00
Abstract:
An urgent need of exploratory development planning and assessments is early projection of ordnance technology products' life-cycle costs and future inventory capability effects. a model is needed of quantify projections of future inventory capability degradation. a pom+15 year projection methodology… More

LOW COST MINIATURE DC-DC CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $68,217.00

LASER INITIATION OF INSENSITIVE HIGH EXPLOSIVES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John T Petrick
Award Amount: $55,220.00

ADVANCED ANTI-ARMOR FUZE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth C Kitlas
Award Amount: $55,220.00

EMBEDDED LASER IGNITION DEVICE FOR ROCKET MOTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John T Petrick
Award Amount: $55,220.00

LOW COST MINIATURE DC-DC CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Marshall
Award Amount: $303,799.00
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop and build prototype models of a dc-dc voltage converter capable of charging a firing capacitor for an exploding foil initiator (efi) fuze. the converter will occupy less than 0.4 cubic inch of space. performance parameters will emphasize rapid charge and… More

EMBEDDED LASER IGNITION DEVICE FOR ROCKET MOTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John T Petrick
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This effort will concentrate on the development and feasibility demonstration of an arm-fire device (afd) using a zr wool pumped laser as the ignition source. the afd will contain a nd:yag or nd:glass laser element, a safe/arm (s/a) optical shutter, focusing optics, optical fiber interface, and a… More

ADVANCED ANTI-ARMOR FUZE SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth C Kitlas
Award Amount: $532,537.00
Abstract:
An all-electronic, anti-armor warhead fuze design and development program is proposed. the basic components of the fuze are: (1) a diode laser proximity sensor that utilizes a single optical path and coherent detection scheme that has the potential for angle-ofobliquity data derivation, and (2) an… More

LASER INITIATION OF INSENSITIVE HIGH EXPLOSIVES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: John T Petrick
Award Amount: $497,965.00
Abstract:
Quantic proposes to investigate several unique methods of directly detonating insensitive high explosives with a small, 750 mj, 1.06 micron, q-switched laser. one technique uses multiple laser pulses with reflected shock augmentation. a second technique uses slapper initiation technology, and… More

ELECTRONIC SAFE-AND-ARMING DEVICES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ken Willis
Award Amount: $55,246.00
Abstract:
Electronic safe-arm devices offer the potential for higher reliability, insensitive munitions capability and lower cost than current electromechanical devices. to realize this potential, however, it is necessary to make available certain nonstandard components suited to esa implementation and which… More

THE USE OF ACTIVE MATERIALS TO ENHANCE FRAGMENT-IMPACT INITIATION OF EXPLOSIVES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: L C Elmore
Award Amount: $52,798.00

SUBMARINE COUNTERMEASURES AGAINST NEW TECHNOLOGY ACTIVE SONARS (U)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Jeffery Moser , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $58,191.00
Abstract:
There are many types of active sonar threats that exist now or willexist in the future. these threats pose a constantly changing challenge to counter them. a very promising countermeasure technique that can be useful against a wide range of threats is being researched and developed. this technique,… More

PROGRAMMABLE FIELD OF REGARD OPTICAL PROXIMITY FUZE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E Willis , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $57,658.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses a solution to the problem of providing a target detection device which can support a directional, fragmentation anti-air warhead. the basic architecture is defined in the micom technical report rd-as-89-18. the diode laser proximity sensor is based on a design currently under… More

ADVANCED MISSILE SAFE AND ARM (S&A) CONCEPTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert R. Durrell
Award Amount: $48,470.00

ADVANCED MISSILE SAFE AND ARM (S&A) CONCEPTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Robert R. Durrell
Award Amount: $499,893.00
Abstract:
Quantic industries, inc., has been a major force in the transition of safe and arm (s&a) devices from all-mechanical out-of-line to all-electronic in-line. however, in some cases, a hybrid mix of electronics and mechanisms would result in more effective (s&a) in terms of life cycle cost and/or… More

INNOVATIVE DESIGN FOR AIRCRAFT CANOPY FRACTURING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E. Willis
Award Amount: $55,626.00

INNOVATIVE DESIGN FOR AIRCRAFT CANOPY FRACTURING SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E. Willis
Award Amount: $527,576.00
Abstract:
This proposal describes an electrical system for fracturing aircraft canopies so a new escape system can rapidly and safely pass the seat through the canopy. No explosives are used in the system. Instead, electrical energy is converted to small pockets of high pressure plasma which will generate… More

Optics for Focal Plane Photochromic Anti-glare Device

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: George S. Levy , President
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Anti-glare visors and rearview mirrors for cars can be constructed by inserting a photochromic layer in the focal plane of an optical system. Rays from intense glare souces are focused and create dark spots on the photochromic layer and thus self attenuate. Rays from dim objects are left… More

Laser Initiated Ordnance System Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E. Willis
Award Amount: $93,505.00
Abstract:
Both solid state and semiconductor lasers have been used to initiate ordnance devices. Current diode laser technology can bring these systems from the laboratory into practical use. The results would be safer, more reliable and lower cost space launch operations and strategic and tactical missile… More

Miniaturized/Universal Flight Termination System (FTS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E. Willis
Award Amount: $97,794.00
Abstract:
Advanced technologies in ordnance and wireless telecommunications make possible a small and versatile flight termination system that could be qualified for the worst environments and then used on most AF missiles without repeating a development and qualification program for each new vehicle. The… More

Pyrotechnic Initiator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth E. Willis
Award Amount: $97,175.00
Abstract:
Several new technologies are available that use semiconductor devices to create high temperature plasmas for igniting explosive materials. An invention by Dr. Tom Baginski utilizes diffused pn junction diodes in combination with a silicon substrate to fabricate an explosive initiation device that… More