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Company Information:

Company Name: Thorleaf Research, Inc.
City: Santa Barbara
State: CA
Zip+4: 93111-1406
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (805) 692-4978

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $869,997.00 11
SBIR Phase II $1,799,997.00 3

Award List:

MEMS-based Micro-Gas Chromatography Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Micro-Sampling Probe and Programmable Thermal Desorption/Pyrolysis Inlet System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr. 1. Holland, President
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized, low power micro-sampling probe and programmable thermal desorption/pyrolysis inlet system to collect and prepare samples for in situ chemical analysis by GC/MS or other techniques. This addresses a key technology gap for in situ Solar… More

Data Link System for In-Situ Ocean Observing Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Holland, President
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research proposes to develop and and test a rugged underwater samplinginlet/preconcentrator (SIP) system for in situ chemical analysis of seawater samplesfrom a small autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV). This addresses a keytechnology gap for in situ underwater sampling and… More

High Pressure Micro-Sampling System for In Situ Deep Subsurface Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. has demonstrated feasibility in Phase I and now proposes a Phase II effort to develop a miniature, aseptic, high pressure micro-sampling system for in situ measurements in deep subsurface environments. This addresses an important NASA technology gap for astrobiology related… More

High Pressure Micro-Sampling System for In Situ Deep Subsurface Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. has demonstrated feasibility in Phase I and now proposes a Phase II effort to develop a miniature, aseptic, high pressure micro-sampling system for in situ measurements in deep subsurface environments. This addresses an important NASA technology gap for astrobiology related… More

Micro-Sampling Probe and Programmable Thermal Desorption/Pyrolysis Inlet System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, President
Award Amount: $599,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized, low power micro-sampling probe and programmable thermal desorption/pyrolysis inlet system to collect and prepare samples for in situ chemical analysis by GC/MS or other techniques. This addresses a key technology gap for in situ Solar… More

Micro-Sampling Probe and Programmable Thermal Desorption/Pyrolysis Inlet System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, President
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized, low power micro-sampling probe and programmable thermal desorption/pyrolysis inlet system to collect and prepare samples for in situ chemical analysis by GC/MS or other techniques. This addresses a key technology gap for in situ Solar… More

High Pressure Atmospheric Sampling Inlet System for Venus or the Gas Giants

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized high pressure atmospheric sampling inlet system for sample acquisition in extreme planetary environments, such as those encountered in the lower troposphere of Venus or the atmospheres of the gas giants, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.… More

Miniaturized, Low Power Cryogenic Inlet System with Sampling Probes for Titan

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniature, low power cryogenic inlet system with sampling probes for Titan. This addresses a key technology gap for planetary studies, mainly how to acquire and prepare complex cryogenic samples of astrobiology interest for in situ analysis while meeting… More

Miniaturized, Low Power Cryogenic Inlet System with Sampling Probes for Titan

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. has demonstrated feasibility in Phase 1 and now proposes a Phase 2 effort to develop a miniature, low power cryogenic inlet system with sampling probes for Titan. This addresses a key technology gap for planetary studies, mainly how to acquire and prepare complex cryogenic… More

Miniaturized MEMS-Based Gas Chromatograph for High Inertial Loads Associated with Planetary Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a rugged, miniaturized, low power MEMS-based gas chromatograph (GC) capable of handling the high inertial loads encountered during planetary missions. This will provide key enabling technology for mission planners, especially where hard landers or… More

Miniature, Low Power Gas Chromatograph with Sample Pre-Processing Capability and Enhanced G-Force Survivability for Planetary Missions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized, low power gas chromatograph (GC) with sample pre-processing capability and enhanced capability for handling high inertial loads in a modular design optimized for integration into flight instrumentation. Our innovative approach employs a… More

Miniaturized, High Flow, Low Dead Volume Pre-Concentrator for Trace Contaminants in Water under Microgravity Conditions

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $125,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized high flow, low dead-volume pre-concentrator for monitoring trace levels of contaminants in water under microgravity conditions. Our innovative design for the pre-concentrator assembly combines high water sampling flow rates with low dead… More

Miniaturized In Situ Atmospheric Probe Sampling Inlet System for Uranus or Saturn

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Paul M. Holland, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $125,000.00
Abstract:
Thorleaf Research, Inc. proposes to develop a miniaturized in situ atmospheric probe sampling inlet system for measuring chemical and isotopic composition of the atmospheres of the giant planets, with special emphasis on NASA needs for missions to Uranus and Saturn. Our innovative design will… More