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Company Information:

Name: Spectrum Magnetics, LLC
Address: 1210 First State Blvd
Wilmington, DE
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (302) 379-9808

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $779,969.00 7
SBIR Phase II $2,233,952.00 3
STTR Phase I $299,999.00 3
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

RF Polymer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF DELAWARE
Principal Investigator: Guixiang Yang, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Geraldine Hobbs
Abstract:
Leveraging Spectrum Magnetics' expertise in large scale fabrication of nanomaterials together with University of Delaware's know-how in the research of magnetodielectric materials with simultaneously large permittivity and permeability, we propose to design and fabricate RF polymers that promise… More

Improved Radio Frequency (RF) Polymer Substrates for Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Guixiang Yang, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Leveraging Spectrum Magnetics' expertise in large scale fabrication of nanomaterials by gas phase aerosol technologies, supported by University of Delaware's leading edge research in magnetodielectric materials with simultaneously large permittivity and permeability in GHz, we propose to fabricate… More

Satellite Structures with Engineered or Variable Electomagnetic Properties

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Bonder, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
A novel methodology is proposed for the integration of low volume fractions (~5% by vol) of high aspect ratio ferromagnetic nanomaterials into structural composite materials, to engineer electromagnetic properties in the microwave regime. The general approach is to disperse the nanomaterial (flake… More

RF Polymer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: UNIV. OF DELAWARE
Principal Investigator: Guixiang Yang, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Geraldine Hobbs
Abstract:
Based on multiple technology platforms, innovative nanomaterials with much improved magnetodielectric properties have been developed in the Phase I program. Following Edison's model of product and process development for technology innovations, Phase-II will pursue further incremental improvement… More

Improved Radio Frequency (RF) Polymer Substrates for Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Michael Bonder, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $749,999.00
Abstract:
Based on multiple technology platforms and theoretical analyses, in the Phase I program we have demonstrated the feasibility that RF polymers with desirable high frequency properties can be achieved. Following Edison_s model of product and process development for technology innovations, Phase-II… More

Novel Photonic RF Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Hao Zhu, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
Leveraging on recent breakthroughs in broadband photonic devices and components for RF and microwave applications, SML proposes a new type of broadband microwave spectrometer with performance and affordability that were not attainable before. The photonic microwave spectrometer overcomes the… More

Improved Soft Magnetic Materials for High Power Density Electrical Machines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Delaware
Principal Investigator: Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Geraldine Hobbs
Abstract:
This STTR Phase I proposal is aimed to develop high induction soft magnetic nano-composites (SMNC) capable of high power operations at frequency between 20 kHz to 10 MHz. With Spectrum Magneticsf?T proprietary technique, leveraged with research excellence in magnetic materials at the University… More

Satellite Structures with Engineered or Variable Electomagnetic Properties

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $739,592.00
Abstract:
A novel methodology is proposed for the integration of nanomaterials into structural composite materials, to engineer multi-spectrum (microwave, IR, and optical) electromagnetic properties. The process is general and a wide range of EM properties can be achieved, such as absorption, reflection,… More

28GHz-43GHz Nadir/Near-Nadir (~70-90 degrees wrt horizontal) Low Probability of Intercept Radio Frequency Direction Finding/GeoLocation Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
In this NAVY SBIR Phase I program, we propose a radio frequency (RF) direction finding sensor for low probability of intercept (LPI) RF radar system. This sensor consists of a dielectric fisheye lenses and an innovative focus plane detector array (FPDA). The fisheye lenses, as a RF antenna, have… More

SBIR Phase I:Electromagnetic Pulse Sensors Based on Magnetic Nanowire Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hao Zhu, MS
Award Amount: $149,974.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims to develop novel field detectors and memory devices capable of detecting magnetic field of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP). The sensor is made of magnetic nanowire arrays consisting of magnetic nanowires embedded in an insulating… More

Magnetic materials with strong ferromagnetic precession properties and low damping factors.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior Research Scientist – (302) 993-1070
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR Phase I program is to establish a ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) measurement setup that is capable of characterizing the FMR spectrum with high sensitivity and over a broad frequency, as well as nonlinear behaviors at high microwave power. The proposed effort also includes modeling… More

28GHz-43GHz Nadir/Near-Nadir (~70-90 degrees wrt horizontal) Low Probability of Intercept Radio Frequency Direction Finding/GeoLocation Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Stoyan Stoyanov, Senior research Scientist – (302) 993-1070
Award Amount: $744,361.00
Abstract:
In this program, we propose a radio frequency (RF) direction finding sensor for low probability of intercept (LPI) RF radar system. This sensor consists of a dielectric lenses focusing system and an innovative focus plane detector array (FPDA) developed by Spectrum Magnetics, LLC (SM). The focusing… More

Development of advanced soft magnetic nancomposite materials with low loss

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hao Zhu, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal is aimed to develop advanced soft magnetic nanocomposite materials with low loss, high flux density, and capability to operate at high frequency ranges (100kHz-10MHz). With Spectrum Magnetics & apos; proprietary technique, we will develop magnetic flake materials with… More

Advanced Separation Technologies for Extraction of Rare Earth Elements (REE)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Research Institution: University of Kentucky
Principal Investigator: Hao Zhu, Senior Research Scientist – (302) 993-1070
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Geaunita Caylor
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR Phase I program is to develop a novel nanobulb flotation method with high efficiency and rare earth mineral recovery rate comparing to conventional methods. Significant efforts will focus on the studies of fundamental surface chemistry o