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Company Information:

Company Name:
Srico, Inc.
Address:
2724 SAWBURY BOULEVARD
COLUMBUS, OH 43235-4579
Phone:
(614) 799-0664
URL:
EIN:
311344955
DUNS:
609463302
Number of Employees:
12
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,362,724.00 26
SBIR Phase II $7,972,296.00 12
STTR Phase I $699,703.00 6
STTR Phase II $2,123,916.00 3

Award List:

USAF - Phillips Laboratory; Technology Transfer Passive Wideband Electromagnetic Field Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram
Abstract:
The present method of detecting wideband pulsed and continuous wave (CW) electromagnetic fields utilizes asymptotic conical dipole devices. Because of the metallic nature of this device, the electromagnetic fields are perturbed and lead to inaccurate measurements. In addition, since this is a D-dot… More

Integrated Optical Voltage Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram
Abstract:
N/a

Integrated Optical Voltage Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram
Abstract:
An innovative integrated optical Mach-Zehnder interferometer voltage sensor is proposed for fabrication in a lithium niobate substrate. The novel feature of this sensor is that one leg of the interferometer is reverse poled by selective ferroelectric domain inversion techniques. This feature permits… More

RF VOLTAGE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,878.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
N/a

RF VOLTAGE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$742,758.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
This proposal addresses a design for measurement of high voltages at high frequency without the sensitivity, bandwidth and measurement time limitations encountered in currently available thermal converter components or diode detectors. SRICO proposes to develop a prototype RF Voltage Measurement… More

Fiber Optic Microwave Transmission System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
SRICO proposes the development of a wide bandwidth fiber optic microwave transmission system that can operate over the frequency range of 10 kHz to 20 GHz. This is a wideband fiber optic microwave transmission system that can accurately transfer microwave signals produced by electric field… More

Photonic Links with Enhanced Dynamic Range

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
Increasingly, fiber optic links are being extended into the K-Band frequency regime and beyond for communications and signal processing applications. Higher operating frequencies put stringent demands upon the RC time-constants of photodetectors and receiving electronics. High bandwidth demands… More

Photonic Links with Enhanced Dynamic Range

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
Increasingly, fiber optic links are being extended into the K-Band frequency regime and beyond for communications and signal processing applications. Higher operating frequencies put stringent demands upon the RC time-constants of photodetectors and receiving electronics. High bandwidth demands… More

Non-Invasive, Non-Contact Optrodes for Electrocardiography

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of a non-invasive, non-contact optical electrode (optrode) for rapidly determining a person's vital signs at or near the scenes of battlefield trauma. In particular, a sensor is proposed that uses fiber optic and integrated optic technologies for rapid… More

High-Impedance, Dry Physiological Recording Optrode

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,963.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.a. Kingsley
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of a dry, high-impedance electrode for physiological monitoring in operational environments. In particular, a device is proposed that uses optical fiber based voltage sensing technology to provide an optoelectronic interface to standard electrical recording… More

Sub-Volt V-pi Integrated Optic modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
SA Kingsley
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,974.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Sa Kingsley
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Sriram S. Sriram
Abstract:
Not Available It is now widely-accepted that the knowledge of boundary-layer transition onset is crucial for the prediction of aerodynamic performance of high-lift systems using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) methods. Currently, no CFD code has a built-in reliable

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,983.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Sriram S. Sriram
Abstract:
Not Available The project objective is to create a unified process management system for computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes using the NASA flow solver PAB3D as the prototype solver. Initially a basic system will be created to tie together the existing PAB3D syste

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,849.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart A. Kingsley, VP Engineering
Abstract:
N/a

High Frequency Optrode System for Ambulatory EEG Monitoring and Wireless Signal Transmission

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,848.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Kingsley, VP, Engineering
Abstract:
There is a need for small, lightweight, low-power sensors for real time, unobtrusive monitoring of the physiologic status of individuals in military and civilian environments. Studies show that sleep deprivation can dramatically reduce performance. Forexample, monitoring the electroencephalogram… More

High Frequency Optrode System for Ambulatory EEG Monitoring and Wirless Signal Transmission

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Stuart Kingsley, VP, Engineering
Abstract:
The Army's Warfighter Physiological Status Monitoring (WPSM) and the Land Warrior Medic programs will provide Commanders with health and performance information regarding the readiness status of their troops. This proposal offers a novel optical approachto monitor the alertness level of a soldier… More

High density polarization independent ultrafast electro-optical switch matrix for sensor and communication networks

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,963.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Stuart A. Kingsley, VP, Engineering
Abstract:
"This proposal describes an all-optical 32x32 low-loss cross-connect switch based on periodically-poled gratings in an electro-optic waveguide substrate. The gratings are arranged between parallel waveguide channels and serve to produce coupling of thedesired wavelength from a given input channel to… More

SBIR/sttr Phase I: Photonic Band Gap Optical Waveguide Structures in Electro-optic Substrates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Phase I proposal is directed at the fabrication of photonic band gap structures in lithium niobate optical waveguide substrate. Lithium niobate, with well-understood material properties, is currently the preferred material for electro-optic modulators… More

High Speed, Low Drive Voltage Optical Waveguide Devices Using Photonic Band Gap Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram, President
Research Institution:
Northwestern University
RI Contact:
Barbara Siegel
Abstract:
This STTR proposal addresses the development of novel guided wave devices that use photonic band gap technology in epitaxial thin-film ferroelectric barium titanate. This proposed project combines the advanced ferroelectric materials technology developedat Northwestern University with the photonic… More

Stoichiometric lithium niobate for ultra-high performance optical waveguide devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,997.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram, President
Abstract:
For a couple of decades, congruent lithium niobate (CLN) has been the choice electro-optic material for integrated optic modulators and switches. Despite the development of new substrates, such as electro-optic polymers and compound semiconductors,lithium niobate is still the preferred material for… More

Efficient Frequency Conversion and Optical Amplification to Improve Detection of Chemical and Biological Agents

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,555.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Stuart A. Kingsley, Chief Scientist
Research Institution:
University of Dayton
RI Contact:
Robert P. Boehmer
Abstract:
There is a need to improve the sensitivity of chemical and biological sensing LIDAR systems so that standoff distances can be increased. LIDAR sensing systems have to cover ranges of 50 m to 20 km. However, their sensitivity is limited by the need to keep the laser transmitter power below the… More

Ultra-High Dynamic Range Optical Modulators For Ladar Scene Projection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram, President
Abstract:
Laser Detection and Ranging (LADAR) scene simulators are an important tool for characterizing the LADAR systems used by missiles and aircraft. The scene simulator is used for incremental and final testing of the embedded hardware and software that enable real-time operation of the LADAR system. An… More

Ultra-High Dynamic Range Optical Modulators For Ladar Scene Projection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,881.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Stuart A. Kingsley, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
Scene Projectors enable improvements in the design and testing of LADAR systems, including full "hardware in the loop" testing, and require a large number of pixels whose intensity can be rapidly varied over an optical dynamic range exceeding 62 dB. Typically, such Scene Projectors may consist of a… More

Neuro-physiological Optical Sensor Suite for Gravity-Induced Loss of Consciousness Monitoring and Intervention

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
S. Kingsley, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
Real-time monitoring of the physiological state of pilots flying high performance tactical aircraft would offer significant benefits to the prediction and detection of gravity-induced loss of consciousness (GLOC) and almost loss of consciousness (ALOC) and thus help prevent aviation mishaps and loss… More

Ferroelectric Relaxor Materials for High-Frequency Sensors and High-Speed Optical Switches

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,695.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sriram S. Sriram, President & CEO
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of novel ferroelectric relaxors, such as PMN-PT, to produce a new class of ultra-high sensitivity, non-intrusive, compact electro-optical electric field probes for frequencies up to and beyond 100GHz. This material is capable of demonstrating an electro-optic… More

Ferroelectric Relaxor Materials for High-Frequency Sensors and High-Speed Optical Switches

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,907.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sri Sriram, President
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the development of novel ferroelectric relaxors, such as PMN-PT, to produce a new class of ultra-high sensitivity, non-intrusive, compact electro-optical electric field probes. This material is capable of demonstrating an electro-optic coefficient that is more than an order… More

Ion-Sliced Lithium Tantalate for Terahertz Radiation Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,938.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Senior Enginner
Abstract:
Terahertz radiation occupies a largely unexploited band from 100 GHz radio frequency to 30 THz infrared. It is capable of penetrating fog and moderate density objects such as wood and fabric at substantially higher resolutions and shorter ranges than radar. THz imaging can be used to screen… More

Large Area Domain Engineered Thin Film Ferroelectric Pyroelectric Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$89,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This SBIR technology transfer program offers the opportunity to produce a new generation of advanced large area and monolithic pryoelectric detector arrays that fully exploit the benefits of domain engineering and "smart-cut" technologies. SRICO will Investigate domain-engineering patterns to reduce… More

Thin Films of Lithium Niobate for High Efficiency Electro-Optic Modulators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,958.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sri Sriram, President
Abstract:
In the past twenty-five years, electro-optic modulator technology has made significant advances in terms of performance. Modulator bandwidth, a key technical parameter, has been extended to 40 gigahertz in the commercial world and to 100 gigahertz and beyond in research laboratories. The greatest… More

STTR Phase I: Innovative Smart-Cut Approach for Producing High Efficiency Optical Waveguide Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,998.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of California-Los Angeles
RI Contact:
Mark S Goorsky
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I research project incorporates the emerging Smart-Cut technology to produce large optical index contrast lithium niobate waveguides on silicon substrates. Nonlinear optical operations that previously required optical switching power in the kilowatt… More

Large Area Domain Engineered Thin Film Pyroelectric Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project uses the ¿smart-cut¿ methods to produce high performance and advanced functionality lithium tantalate pyroelectric sensors. Phase I has been devoted to feasibility demonstration of the ¿smart-cut¿ process, preliminary design… More

Ion-Sliced Lithium Tantalate for Terahertz Radiation Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,933.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engine
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project addresses the need for compact and efficient detectors in the terahertz spectrum. Terahertz radiation is capable of penetrating fog and moderate density objects such as composites, wood and fabric at substantially higher resolutions and… More

Lithium Niobate Optical Modulator for Microwave Filtering Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,952.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
S. Sriram, President
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project develops novel materials processing and device design that extract the maximum possible performance out of the lithium niobate electro-optic material. For microwave analog fiber optic links, such as for antenna remoting and RF filtering… More

Short Pulse Radio Frequency (RF) Field Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,862.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Senior Engineer
Abstract:
Presently, there is a specific need for portable RF field strength meters for testing over the intensity range of a few hundred volts per meter to several million volts per meter and up to a frequency of 100 GHz to ensure personnel safety. To address these wide dynamic range and high frequency… More

Lithium Niobate Optical Modulator for Microwave Filtering Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,984.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Senior Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project develops novel materials processing and device design that extract the maximum possible performance out of the lithium niobate electro-optic material. The novel modulator device incorporates reconfigurable quasi-phase matching (RQPM) to… More

Thin Films of Lithium Niobate for High Efficiency Electro-Optic Modulators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,889.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Sri Sriram, President – (614) 799-0664
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project exploits the emerging technologies of wafer bonding and ion slicing, referred to as"smart-cut"to substantially improve the performance capability of lithium niobate based electro-optic modulators. The greatest problem has been to… More

Ferroelectric Relaxor Materials for High-Frequency Sensors and High-Speed Optical Switches

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sri Sriram, President & CEO
Abstract:
The goal of this effort is to design, fabricate and test prototype electric field sensors at government laboratories. The effort is multidisciplinary and requires varying levels of expertise in diverse and rapidly advancing technologies including materials science, photonic-device design and… More

Low Defect Density Mercury Cadmium Telluride on Silicon by Bulk Layer Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,944.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Research Institution:
Northeastern University
RI Contact:
Lawrence W. Barnett
Abstract:
Mercury Cadmium Telluride (MCT) has been described as one of the most technologically significant semiconductor materials and is the most widely used material for long wave infrared (LWIR) imaging. The current challenge is to produce MCT over large focal plane array size at low cost and high… More

Omnidirectional Photonic Electric Field Sensor for Diagnosing Nuclear Weapons Effects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,975.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Abstract:
High energy X-ray pulse sources used in nuclear weapons effects (NWE) tests can produce electromagnetic pulses through system generated electromagnetic pulse (SGEMP) effects. Improved diagnostics for NWE experiments is motivated by the need to accurately measure the test environment and to model the… More

Multi-port Electro-optic Switch Architecture for Efficient Programmable True Time Delay Unit

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
James Toney, Senior Research Scientist – (614) 799-0664
Abstract:
Recent broadband analog photonic link performance improvements have renewed the interest and activity in developing microwave photonics for broadband radio frequency (RF) signal transmission and signal processing. Increased bandwidths and reduced fiber optic link insertion loss/noise figure… More

Low Defect Density Mercury Cadmium Telluride on Silicon by Bulk Layer Transfer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,964.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Research Institution:
University of Illinois at Chicago
RI Contact:
Mitra Dutta
Abstract:
The goal of this STTR project is to develop an engineered growth substrate technology that will enable low defect MCT growth on silicon that is comparable in defect density to MCT grown on lattice matched CZT substrates. The layer transfer process elements demonstrated in Phase I will be further… More

Narrowband Perfect Absorber for Infrared Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Research Institution:
Boston College
RI Contact:
Susan Hoban
Abstract:
SRICO proposes to combine metamaterial narrowband absorbers and SRICO-proprietary thin film lithium tantalate (TFLT) pyroelectric thermal detectors to produce ultra low cost, size, weight and power (SWaP) room temperature stand-off chemical sensors. Metamaterial narrowband absorber elements will be… More

Narrowband Perfect Absorber for Infrared Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$374,397.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Vincent Stenger, Principal Research Engineer – (614) 799-0664
Research Institution:
Boston College
RI Contact:
Karen Jarvis
Abstract:
SRICO proposes to combine metamaterial narrowband absorbers and SRICO-proprietary thin film pyroelectric thermal detectors to produce ultra low size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) room temperature stand-off chemical sensors. Metamaterial narrowband absorber elements are integrated into the thin… More

Quantum frequency conversion for quantum communication

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,980.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sri Sriram, President&CEO – (614) 578-0684
Abstract:
In the burgeoning field of quantum information science, the states of individual photons, or entangled photon pairs, are used for storage, processing and secure transmission of information. The single photon sources and detectors used in this field perform best in the near-infrared (750-1000 nm)… More