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Company Name:
Schmidt Instruments Inc.
Address:
2476 Bolsover Suite 234
Houston, TX 77005
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Number of Employees:
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Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
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Has had Spin-off?:
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Has Had IPO?:
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Year of IPO:
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Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $952,919.00 19
SBIR Phase II $2,732,403.00 6

Award List:

TOXIN DETECTION BY UV LIDAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt
Abstract:
Real time detection of toxic materials can likely be performed by means of lidar (light detection and ranging) using calibrated ultra-vilot (uv) laser induced fluorescence (lif) signatures. such a system would be useful for stand-off detection of distant threats as well as in local decontamination… More

ULTRAVIOLET LIDAR FOR REMOTE SENSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$46,115.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Real-time detection of atmospheric compounds related to acidrain can probably be performed by means of light detection and ranging (lidar) using calibrated ultraviolet (uv) laser-induced fluorescence (lif) signatures. such a system would be useful for stand-off detection and range profiling of… More

ELECTRON MULTIPLIER ARRAY PARTICLE DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Howard K Schmidt , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The researchers present a new class of electron multiplier arrays (ema) for particle detection, and a method of manufacture for them. these devices are physically similar to available micro channel plates (mcp), but can be made with micron and submicron channels of arbitrary shapes. since output… More

IN SITU CHARACTERIZATION OF DIAMOND SURFACES DURING LOW PRESSURE CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt
Abstract:
N/a

TOF-MS LEAK DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K Schmidt Phd
Abstract:
N/a

TOF-MS LEAK DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,228.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K Schmidt Phd
Abstract:
W present a novel time-of-flight mass spectrometer (tof-ms) based system for detection of working fluid leaks aboard space craft in flight. expected sensitivity of the proposeddevices is significantly better than that of quadrupole residual gas analyzers (rga's). extremely simple in construction,… More

IN SITU CHARACTERIZATION OF DIAMOND SURFACES DURING LOW PRESSURE CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt
Abstract:
The chemical mechanisms of chemical vapor deposition (cvd) of diamond and other electronic materials are at best poorlyunderstood. during phase i, we shall construct a low pressure chemical vapor deposition (lpcvd) reactor equipped with an ion beam surface probe and demonstrate its utility in… More

XYT DETECTORS FOR INSTRUMENTATION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,108.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
A novel class of time and position sensitive (xyt) particle detector and supporting electronics is proposed which can afford a practical means of combining imaging and time-of-flight (tof) analyses in a variety of advanced instruments. detector systems for photons, electrons and ions are typically… More

GAS JET DEPOSITION OF OPTICAL THIN FILMS FOR EXTREME ULTRA-VIOLET AND SOFT X-RAY APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K. Schmidt , V.p. & Dir. Of Research
Abstract:
We propose to test a new technique, gas jet deposition, for depositing silicon carbide films and gold-silicon multilayer films for use as high reflectance mirrors in the extreme uv and x-ray spectral regions. such mirrors are important to nasa's space astronomy missions. gjd exploits supersonic gas… More

VERY LARGE SCALE INTEGRATION TIME INTERVAL UNITS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K. Schmidt , Vice President
Abstract:
Construction of custom very large scale integration (vlsi) circuits combining analog and digital sections for a pre-amplifier, discriminator, enable gate, and time-to-digital converter (tdc) to form a fully monolithic time interval unit (tiu) is the proposed innovation. this tiu will dramatically… More

DIAMOND ATOMIC LAYER EPITAXY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,835.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt
Abstract:
N/a

N-TYPE SEMICONDUCTING DIAMOND FOR DEVICE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,450.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard Schmidt
Abstract:
N/a

DESPOSAL OF CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS AND HALONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Donald E Patterson , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This proposal is focused on developing a technology that will provide for the conversion of cfcs and halons into environmentally benign materials while at the same time, produce new and novel materials with significant market value, namely, diamond films. this program will emphasize the conversion… More

HALOGEN ASSISTED DIAMOND DEPOSITION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,383.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Donald Patterson , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Over the past two years, we have grown high quality cvd diamond crystallites as confirmed by raman spectroscopy, x-ray diffraction, and scanning electron microscopy on a variety of substrates including silicon using a low temperature (

VOLTAGE TUNABLE MULTI-SPECTRAL INFRARED SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,883.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Keith Jamison , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Schmidt instruments proposes to develop a novel tunable photodetector based on a double barrier photon assisted resonant tunneling structure. the device can be fabricated from a number of semiconductor systems depending on the detector characteristics one desires. for example, a detector based on… More

RAMAN SPECTROSCOPY AS AN IN-SITU, REAL TIME TOOL FOR CONTROLOF COMPOUND SEMICONDUCTOR GROWTH

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,092.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Raman spectroscopy is an excellent means for non-contact probing of quality and temperature of many materials (iii-v semiconductors, diamonds, etc.) which are grown in chemical vapor deposition (cvd) reactors. it can measure composition, temperature, strain, degree of crystallinity, and presence of… More

N-TYPE SEMICONDUCTING DIAMOND FOR DEVICE APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$491,770.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard Schmidt
Abstract:
N/a

DIAMOND ATOMIC LAYER EPITAXY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Howard K Schmidt
Abstract:
Diamond has extremely high thermal conductivity, a large bandgap, high carrier mobilities and low neutron and ionizing radiation dislocation cross sections. these physical properties make it an ideal material from which to construct electronic devices for high temperature, high frequency and/or high… More

Nanoscale Particles and Structuring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,233.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K. Schmidt, Phd
Abstract:
The physical and chemical properties of ultrasmall particles (in the range of 1 to 10 nm) differ greatly from those of bulk solids. For example, the melting point of 3 nm CdS has been reduced by almost a factor of five from bulk CdS. Bandgaps may be increased along with various activation energies.… More

Diamond Growth Using Liquid Phase Chemistry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,293.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mark S. Hammond, Phd
Abstract:
Diamond exhibits physical properties that make it an ideal material from which to construct electronic devices. A major obstacle to the use of diamond as a naturally insulating thermal management material is the lack of a method for growing large area thin films of diamond at low temperature on… More

Diamond Thin Film Growth Using Seeded Supersonic Beams

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$51,553.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mark S. Hammond, Phd
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH SENSITIVITY HYDRAZINE/N2O4 DETECTOR SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,974.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Howard K. Schmidt, Ph.d.
Abstract:
N/a

AMORPHOUS DIAMOND PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR EXPOSED SURFACES IN LOW EARTH ORBIT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$48,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Mark S. Hammond, Ph.d.
Abstract:
N/a

Diamond Thin Film Growth Using Seeded Supersonic Beams

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$300,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Mark S. Hammond, Phd
Abstract:
Diamond exhibits physical properties that make it an ideal material from which to construct electronic devices for high temperature, high frequency and/or high radiation applications. A major obstacle to the mass production of diamond electronics is the lack of a method for growing large area single… More

AMORPHOUS DIAMOND PROTECTIVE COATINGS FOR EXPOSED SURFACES IN LOW EARTH ORBIT

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$441,405.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Mark S. Hammond, Ph.d.
Abstract:
N/a