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Company Information:

Name: RADIANT RESEARCH, INC.
Address: 3006 Longhorn Blvd, Suite 105
Austin, TX 78758-0761
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (512) 339-0500

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,493,014.00 24
SBIR Phase II $7,493,376.00 10
STTR Phase I $0.00 1
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

SI/GE OPTICAL BUS ARRAY AND BINARY FANOUT HOLOGRAM FOR SI-BASED VLSI WAFER-SCALE OPTOELECTRONIC INTERCONNECTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Phd
Award Amount: $59,996.00
Abstract:
We propose a dratically new optoelectronic chip modules (OCMs) concepts to optically interconnect Si-based VLSI wafer-scale integrated circuits. Realizing the fact that system clock speed is three to five times higher than that ofprocessor speed, we propose to develop an optical clock signal… More

Planarized Optical Clock Signal Distribution on Si

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Ultra Low-Loss Optoelectronic Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional optoelectronic packaging technologies failed to provide low-loss coupling among various optoelectronic devices that are pivotal for BMDO-mission-related tasks. To bridge different effective apertures of various optoelectronic devices are the major bottleneck needs to be overcome.… More

Subnanosecond Opto-electrical Switches Based on a Domain Inverted Wavegulde Directional Coupler with a Uniform Traveling-wave Electrode

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $69,169.00
Abstract:
Conventional electro-optic (EO) switches must have multiple electrode sections to ensure a producible polarization-insensitive device, which is impractical for high-speed operation and compact device integration. There have been great advances in achieving high-frequency operation using phase… More

Domain-Inverted Electrooptic Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional electrooptic materials failed to provide a polarization-insensitive switch unless an exotic electrode structure is employed. Such a drawback prohibits system insertion of electrooptic devices into an array of optical interconnection network. Radiant Research, Inc., proposes a novel… More

An Angular Multiplexed Holographic Memory System Based on a Compact High-Speed Electro-Optic Beam Deflector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
Current angular multiplexed holographic memory systems are facing obstacles in the area of dynamic control of two dimensional page oriented data. In order to massively store high density two-dimensional images and access all these stored images in a very short time without any moving parts, an… More

Active Multi-Functional Polymeric Material With Modulation, Switching, and Amplification Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Phd
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
The achievement in realizing low-loss waveguides on any surface of interests using photolime gel polymer motivates us to further investigate the feasibility of employing such a unique material as a multi-functional polymer that can provide modulation, switching, wavelength conversion and… More

Dispersion-Enhanced Multiplexed Photopolymer Graft for Multiwavelength Distributed Optical Interconnection Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Phd
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
To further enhance the bandwidth promised by optics, wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) scheme is becoming one of the major thrusts in photonics research. Most of the WDMs demonstrated are made out of glass and III-V compound semiconductor. The non-multiplexibility and the small index modulation… More

Ultra Low-Loss Optoelectronic Packaging Using Transparent Optical Polymer (TOP) - based Channel Waveguides

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional optoelectronic packaging technologies failed to provide low-loss coupling among various optoelectronic devices that are pivotal for BMDO-mission-related tasks. To bridge different effective apertures of various optoelectronic devices are the major bottleneck needs to be overcome.… More

Highly Efficient Linear Waveguide Modulators Based on Novel Domain-Inverted Electro-Optic Polymer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional electrooptic materials failed to provide a polarization-insensitive switch unless an exotic electrode structure is employed. Such a drawback prohibits system insertion of electrooptic devices into an array of optical interconnection network. Radiant Research, Inc., proposes a novel… More

Dispersion-Enhanced Multiplexed Photopolymer Graft for Multiwavelength Distrib

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Phd
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
To further enhance the bandwidth promised by optics, wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) scheme is becoming one of the major thrusts in photonics research. Most of the WDMs demonstrated are made out of glass and III-V compound semiconductor. The non-multiplexibility and the small index modulation… More

Single-mode Wavelength Division Demultiplexer for Bit-Parallel Fiber Optic Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian M. Davies
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Electrical interconnections have failed to provide gigabit/sec speeds when interconnection distances extend beyond 10 meters. Employment of optical interconnections becomes necessary to solve this problem. For this program, Radiant Research, Inc. proposes a single-mode wavelength division… More

Multiplexed Photopolymeric Holograms for Guided-Wave Optical Backplane Aimed at High Performance Computer Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. Brian M. Davies
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
The major bottleneck to upgrade the system performance of a high performance computer is primarily at the backplane level where interconnect distance seriously jeopardizes the data rate. Both material and device research works are needed to further enhance the data rate at the backplane level. … More

Molecular-Chirality Sensor using an Electro-Optic-Polymer-Based Circular-Polarization Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jeffery J. Maki
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
The proposed innovation is a miniaturized circular-polarization-state (CPS) modulator for producing a laser beam that alternates in time between left- and right-hand-circular (LHC/RHC) states of polarization, which would replace bulky photoelastic, liquid-crystal, and inorganic-crystal polarization… More

Ultra Long Compact Polymer-Based Waveguide Circuits for Multi-link Optical True-Time-Delay Lines Using WDM Technique

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
Photonic phased array antenna (PPA) represents one of the most critical technologies for both ballistic missile defense and civilian wireless communications. In this program, Radiant Research, Inc. (RRI) proposes a novel high packaging density true-time-delay (TTD) module for a wideband phased… More

AN AIRBORNE PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA BASED ON A NOVEL MINIATURIZED OPTICAL TRUE-TIME-DELAY MODULE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang Phd
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The proliferation of wireless and satellite-to-satellite communications makes the phased-array antenna approach the most attractive due to its agility and accuracy in angular scanning and its security in operation.In this program, Radiant Research, Inc. (RRI) proposes a drastically new compact… More

AN AIRBORNE PHASED ARRAY ANTENNA BASED ON A NOVEL MINIATURIZED OPTICAL TRUE-TIME-DELAY MODULE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang Phd
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
The proliferation of wireless and satellite-to-satellite communications makes the phased-array antenna approach the most attractive due to its agility and accuracy in angular scanning and its security in operation.In this program, Radiant Research, Inc. (RRI) proposes a drastically new compact… More

Throughput-Enhanced Multi-Wavelength Guidedwave Optical Interconnects for High-Density Holographic Memory

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang (ph.d.)
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
New developments in the three-dimensional memory devices have created demand for high-speed and large-volume data handling interconnects between memory devices and processing elements. Electrical interconnects fail to keep up with this new demand due to their basic limitations. Optical… More

Multi-Wavelength Guided-wave Optoelectronic Interconnects for High-throughput Optical Memories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihaari PhD
Award Amount: $98,855.00

Three-Dimensionally (3-D) Integrated Polymer Thin Film Waveguides for High Density True-Time-Delay Lines for Phased Array Antenna Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jeffery Maki
Award Amount: $65,000.00

Multi-Wavelength Guided-wave Optoelectronic Interconnects for High-throughput Optical Memories

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihaari, Ph.D.
Award Amount: $743,376.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Jeffery J. Maki, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr, S. Tang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihari, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Morey
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Morey
Award Amount: $750,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihari
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihari
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Polymer-Based Packaging-Compatible Board-Level Optical Bus

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Bipin Bihari, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
In this proposed Phase II program we will develop board-level optical waveguides to alleviate the ever-tightening electrical interconnection bottleneck. VLSI provides fast intrinsic signal speeds but these speeds cannot be supported by electricalinterconnects between other chips on the same board. … More

Optical Backplane Using Substrate-holograms for High-speed Data Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. 1. Bihari, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
The limited bus bandwidth is a major bottleneck for efficient communication among processing components, memory modules, and other I/O interface units. In the conventional electrical backplane, the bandwidth of communication path is limited by signal-propagation delay, skew, power consumption, and… More

Axial Gradient Index (GRIN) Microlenses for Tunable Wavelength Division Multiplexer with Surface-normal Packaging Configuration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF TEXAS, AUSTIN
Principal Investigator: Suning Tang, PhD
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Ray T. Chen
Abstract:
Conventional wave division (de)multiplexers (WD(DM)Ms) fail to provide a universal design enabling the coverage of the large dynamic range of wavelength separations which vary from sub-nm to 30 nm. The packaging designs affiliated with such WD(D)Ms alsomake the systems vulnerable in harsh… More

Chirality Sensor using an Electro-Optic-Polymer Circular-Polarization Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Maki, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
Conventional optical waveguide modulators failed to provide modulated output of circularly polarized light. In this program, Radiant Research, Inc. (RRI) proposes a miniaturized circular-polarization modulator (CPM) that operates at arbitrary modulationrates up to 100 GHz and at various optical… More

Chirality Sensor using an Electro-Optic-Polymer Circular-Polarization Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Maki, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Conventional optical waveguide modulators failed to provide modulated output of circularly polarized light. In this program, Radiant Research, Inc. (RRI) proposes a miniaturized circular-polarization modulator (CPM) that operates at arbitrary modulationrates up to 100 GHz and at various optical… More