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Company Information:

Company Name: SANTEC SYSTEMS, INC.
City: Arlington Heights
State: IL
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $946,095.00 13
SBIR Phase II $2,008,922.00 4
STTR Phase I $179,902.00 2

Award List:

ACOUSTOGRAPHIC BREAST IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: J S Sandhu
Award Amount: $49,536.00
Abstract:
The long-term objective of this project is to develop acoustography, a new imaging method, to aid in the detectionand characterization of breast cancer. acoustography uses ultrasound to produce full-field projection images of the breast in a manner that is analogous to x-ray mammography. an… More

Ultrasound Exposimetry Using Liquid Crystal Plates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $49,950.00
Abstract:
Liquid crystal-based sonosensitive plates will be investigated for rapid determination of spatial distributions of temporal average intensities for diagnostic ultrasound beams, including real-time imaging and Doppler modes. From such distributions, exposure parameters such as SPTA (spatial… More

NEW LIQUID CRYSTAL MATERIALS FOR BREAST CANCER IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S Sandhu
Award Amount: $49,985.00

NEW LIQUID CRYSTAL MATERIALS FOR BREAST CANCER IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S Sandhu
Award Amount: $299,970.00
Abstract:
Liquid crystal materials have been investigated in the past for detecting and visualizing ultrasound images. however, because of their limited detection sensitivity, the resulting "acousto-optical" displays have not been investigated for medical imaging purposes. researchers are developing new… More

SBIR Phase I: Eddy Current Testing using Liquid Crystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder Sandhu
Award Amount: $74,991.00

ONLINE MONITORING OF TRANSDUCER OUTPUT IN MR GUIDED FUS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,870.00

A New Liquid Crystal Detector for Underwater Acoustic/Optical Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $99,752.00
Abstract:
A new liquid crystal based detector (acousto-optic sensor) will be developed for operation at frequencies below 500kHkz. The superior acoustic detection sensitivity of the sensor will be demonstrated and its feasibility for providing efficient and cost-effective means of acousto-optic image… More

New Acousto-Optic Sensors for Real Time Full Field Acoustic Inspection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $99,861.00
Abstract:
New Acousto-Optic (AO) sensors will be produced that will 1) offer at least a 5x increase in the field-of-view of current AO sensors and 2) cover a wide range of frequencies (500kHz-l5MHz). Phase I work will focus on the design and fabrication of the new AO sensors to demonstrate the feasibility of… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $749,962.00

New Liquid Crystal Based Acoustic Detectors and Underwater Acoustic Imaging Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
In this project, new liquid crystal materials will be developedto achieve significant improvements in the acosutic detectionsensitivity and transient response of present liquid crystalbased acoustic detectors. The new detectors will be employed inthe underwater acoustic imaging camera, developed in… More

New Liquid Crystal Based Acoustic Detectors and Underwater Acoustic Imaging Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu, President
Award Amount: $229,000.00
Abstract:
In this project, new liquid crystal materials will be developedto achieve significant improvements in the acosutic detectionsensitivity and transient response of present liquid crystalbased acoustic detectors. The new detectors will be employed inthe underwater acoustic imaging camera, developed in… More

Development of a Field Portable Acousto-Optical Ultrasonic Evaluation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu, President
Award Amount: $99,961.00
Abstract:
Novel acousto-optic (AO) sensors that overcome the limitations of current AO sensor will be developed. These sensors will be used to demonstrate feasibility of an ultrasonic evaluation system to provide simple, fast and low-cost method for NDE of fieldedstructures. The proposed approach will… More

Development of a Field Portable Acousto-Optical Ultrasonic Evaluation System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder Sandhu, President
Award Amount: $729,990.00
Abstract:
In Phase I of this SBIR project, novel acousto-optic (AO) sensors were developed that offered many advantages over current state-of-the-art AO sensors. These sensors were used to demonstrate feasibility of a simple, fast and low-cost method for NDE of fielded structures. The proposed Phase II work… More

Mammography-Like Ultrasound Breast Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,935.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This project will investigate a super high-resolution, large area ultrasound detector to produce instant, spatially correlated, full-field mammography-like ultrasound projection image of the breast. The aim is to determ ine if additional information can be… More

3D Ultrasound Breast Imaging using AO sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $107,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this project is to use a super high-resolution, large area ultrasound detector called acousto-optic (AO) sensor to record an ultrasound hologram of the breast, from which a 3D volume breast image can be generated instantly (analogously to… More

A new method of monitoring HIFU transducer acoustic output

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder S. Sandhu
Award Amount: $115,254.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of this project is to use a 2D area detector called Acousto-Optic (AO) sensor to provide an acoustic output monitoring method for HIFU transducers, where the need for two separate methods, radiation force balance and hydrophone scanning, is… More

Bondline and Kissing Bond Assessment using Acoustography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Southern Illinois University
Principal Investigator: Jaswinder Sandhu, President&Principal Sci – (847) 215-8884
Award Amount: $79,902.00
RI Contact: Wayne Glass
Abstract:
This research work aims to demonstrate the feasibility of applying a novel Acoustography technique for the semi-quantitative evaluation of bond shear strength and assessment of adhesive bond quality in airframe sandwich structures. The proposed approach will utilize thermal and mechanical excitation… More