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Company Information:

Company Name:
SY TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Address:
5170 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 240
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone:
(256) 704-9722
URL:
N/A
EIN:
953857169
DUNS:
129074840
Number of Employees:
2
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
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:
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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 $2,011,113.00 24
SBIR Phase II $6,862,364.00 9

Award List:

An Innovative Approach to High Speed Measurement of an Aero-Optically Distorted Wavefront

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,712.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Rodney L. Clark
Abstract:
Aerodynamic flow about flight vehichles with an onboard optical sensor often contributes to image degradation of the optical signal received by the sensor. This phenomenon is called aero-optic degradation, and is caused by the wavefront distortion optical radiation suffers upon transmission through… More

Cancer and Pulmonary Embolism Computer Aided Diagnoses (CAD) and Medical Image and Information Processors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,992.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Michele Banish
Abstract:
Diagnoses of cancers and pulmonary embolism are performed by visually interpreting computer graphics displays. This Phase I SBIR transfers an Air Force high energy laser design code (System Optical Quality), imaging and sensors technologies to demonstrate computer aided diagnoses (CAD) of cancer… More

All-Diffractive Acromatic Lens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,914.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel M. Brown , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Next Generation Edge Sensor For Segmented Primary Mirror Adaptive Optics Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,945.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
John Karpinsky , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Optical Security System using Phase Encrypted Identification Codes in a Joint Transfor Optical Correlator Verification & Validation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Eric G. Johnson
Abstract:
This Phase I effort will ascertain the practical aspects of assemblin g a cost-effective, reliable, compact optical security system using phase-encryption of identification data in conjunction with phase- and/or amplitude-encoded biometric signatures and develop a preliminary design and… More

C4 Systems for USAF Mobility: Dynamic Asset Tasking System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$540,854.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Michele Banish , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Micro Mechanical Adaptive Optics System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Rodney L. Clark
Abstract:
N/a

Deep Stroke Micro-Electro-Mechanical, (MEM), Actuator for High-Speed Adaptive Rates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,927.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Karpinsky
Abstract:
N/a

LOW COST LIGHTWEIGHT OPTICS FOR LIDAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,832.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel M. Brown , Senior Member Of Tech. Staff
Abstract:
N/a

All-Diffractive Acromatic Lens

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$589,065.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Daniel M. Brown , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Micro Mechanical Adaptive Optics System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,532,331.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Rodney L. Clark
Abstract:
As the key cost reduction component for an integrated adaptive optics system, the Phase I effort of this project will be to design, develop, fabricate, and demonstrate three Micro-Opto-Electro-Machines (MOEM's) technologies. SY technology has developed its own segmented MOEM mirror concept. Our… More

Deep Stroke Micro-Electro-Mechanical, (MEM), Actuator for High-Speed Adaptive Rates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$700,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Karpinsky
Abstract:
This project will demonstrate the key technology, namely high speed deep stroke actuator, required for a low cost adaptive-optic system capable of providing sharp images of extended objects from large, ground or aircraft based telescopes. Adaptive optical systems are used on large earth-based… More

3D Micromachined Antennas for Submillimeter Sensing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$62,795.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John R. Karpinsky
Abstract:
This Phase I project will model, design, fabricate and test several types of true three-dimensional submillimeter helical antenna arrays. The true 3D helical antennas are an improvement over the planar microstrip antennas because they exhibit wideband impedance characteristics, circular… More

Dry Etching Continuous Surface Profiles into Infrared Semiconductor Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Randall L. Lindsey
Abstract:
Etching high-efficiency diffractive optical elements (DOES) into InSb substrates, using multiple binary masks, has proven to be problematic. This microfabrication method (sometimes called binary optics technology) is time-consuming, costly, sensitive to alignment errors, and only produces a… More

Full-Complex Wavefront Generation for 3-D Volumetric Holographic Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,883.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Peter S. Erbach
Abstract:
High-speed computer and high resolution display technology have advanced to the point that two dimensional (2-D) display technologies present more information than can be efficiently used. Advanced computer and display technologies have been combined with advances in spatial light modulation (SLM)… More

Development of High Anti-Reflective Surfaces for Semiconductor Wafers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,249.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Michele Banish
Abstract:
N/a

Fast Imaging Polarimetry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,340.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault
Abstract:
N/a

High Speed Camera Capable of Identifying Regions of Interest

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,948.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Michele Banish
Abstract:
Not Available Sensant Corp intends to investigate the use of a new, non-contact ultrasound technology for the rapid detection of corrosion in large areas. Sensant Corp believes that recent improvements in transducer technology that now enable air-coupled inspection may overcome many of the… More

Fast Infrared Imaging Polarimeter Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,939.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault
Abstract:
Not Available Crystal oscillators, whether simple clocks or precision frequency references, are used in almost every present-day electronic system, and this is expected to remain true for the foreseeable future. The success of numerous weapons systems now under active development depends upon… More

Phase Tunable Spatial Light Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,871.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John Karpinsky
Abstract:
Not Available Traditional power electronics has evolved an ad-hoc packaging scheme. This, along with its challenging packaging requirements has tended to keep power electronic costs high and reliability low. The Power Electronic Building Block program has sponsored work in modular Power Electronics… More

Fast Imaging Polarimetry

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$619,169.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,917.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Russell J. Shaw, Sr Research Scientist
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,931.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Michele R. Banish, Applications Engineer
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,022.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Russell J. Shaw, Sr. Research Scientist
Abstract:
N/a

High Speed Camera Capable of Identifying Regions of Interest

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$712,419.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Michele Banish
Abstract:
N/a

Fast Infrared Imaging Polarimeter Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$708,929.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault
Abstract:
N/a

Phase Tunable Spatial Light Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,764.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
John Karpinsky
Abstract:
N/a

Seeing Through Smoke, Fog, and Obscurants Using Circular Infrared (IR) Polarimetric Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,573.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault, Sr. Technical Staff
Abstract:
SY Technology, Inc. proposes to assess the feasibility for portable instrumentation that will enhance a soldier's ability to see through battlefield aerosols and obscurants. The proposed polarimetric imager will consist of a polarized source and asuitable polarization detection imaging system. The… More

LWIR Imaging Polarimeter for Kinetic Energy Seekers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,642.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Larry Pezzaniti, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Applications of IR imaging polarimetry include detection of military targets in clutter, de-mining missions, ice detection on aircraft, roads and bridges, crop monitoring and remote sensing. Key technologies are now sufficiently mature to consider arobust, integrated optical imaging polarimeter,… More

Passive, Active Stokes Polarization Imaging System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$68,296.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
David B. Chenault, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
"Seekers for BMD interceptors must acquire, track, discriminate, and determine aimpoints in the presence of difficult physical and countermeasure environments. Polarization imaging has the strong potential to provide additional information overconventional radiance imaging sensors. Polarized… More

Development of a Wavefront Sensing Window for Severe Aerothermal Environments

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,642.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert Cayse, Dir Missile Technology
Abstract:
"To improve the performance and affordability of infrared-guided missiles, we propose to develop a mosaic window concept that would be assembled from many window elements, with each element serving as an optical tilt sensor to detect line of sight to thetarget. Each single-piece element would… More

Polarimetric Imaging Through Aerosols

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,833.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault, Dir of Opticals Systems &
Abstract:
SY Technology, Inc. proposes to develop an imaging system to aid the warfighter and civilian firefighters to see through battlefield obscurants and smoke. The polarimetric imager will consist of a polarized source and a polarization detection imagingsystem. The system will be constructed using… More

Phenomenology Studies using a Handheld Polarimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,867.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
David Chenault, Research Scientist
Abstract:
Polarimetric detection is gaining interest as a means to complement the information obtained through radiometric and multispectral detection. Understanding polarization phenomenology is key to exploiting polarimetry; however, the dependence ofpolarization on a significant number of parameters is… More