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Company Information:

Company Name:
Twinleaf
Address:
848 Alexander Road
Princeton, NJ 08540-
Phone:
(609) 356-5136
URL:
EIN:
208594650
DUNS:
794039441
Number of Employees:
5
Woman-Owned?:
Yes
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:
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 $667,952.00 7
SBIR Phase II $4,290,198.00 5
STTR Phase I $79,935.00 1
STTR Phase II $496,836.00 1

Award List:

Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for Air Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) and Land-Based Use

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,950.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas W. Kornack, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
A new scalar magnetometer design enables measurement of magnetic fields with sensitivity down to 10 fT/Hz^(1/2), more than ten times better than existing devices. The Phase I effort will focus on bringing this recently proven technology into the field in a compact, robust, low-power implementation.

Compact Magnetic Detection Set (CMDS) for Air Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW) and Land-Based Use

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas W. Kornack, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
Twinleaf proposes to build, test and deliver a pair of scalar atomic magnetometers that exceed the performance of existing sensors while also being dramatically smaller and lighter weight. The Twinleaf scalar magnetometer has projected sensitivity better than 100 fT Hz^(-1/2) in a sensor package… More

A Compact, Precision Atomic Spin Gyroscope for Inertial Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,732.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Thomas W. Kornack, Principal Engineer
Abstract:
The atomic spin gyroscope presented in this proposal is based on a new, very sensitive alkali-metal-noble-gas co-magnetometer sensor. Atomic spin is an ideal method for measuring orientation and rotation because vibrations and distortions of the sensor do not fundamentally change the orientation of… More

A Compact, Precision Atomic Spin Gyroscope for Inertial Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,865.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas W. Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 356-5135
Abstract:
The atomic co-magnetometer gyroscope uses polarized nuclear spin to provide the highest demonstrated rotation sensitivity in a package significantly smaller than the best commercial fiber optic gyroscopes. The Twinleaf gyroscope moves beyond existing designs by using of neon-21 in place of helium-3,… More

A Compact, Low-Cost, Isotropic Atomic Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,888.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist
Abstract:
Modern atomic magnetometer technology is poised to deliver total magnetic field measurements in a sensor that is dramatically less expensive, smaller, and lower-power relative to currently-available sensor systems. Using a combination of technologies that have emerged recently, we propose to develop… More

A compact, low-drift atomic spin gyroscope for intertial pointing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,296.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas W. Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
Co-magneometer atomic spin gyroscopes are rapidly progressing towards very high levels of sensitivity. The proposed work focuses on the engineering necessary to fully utilize the fundamental sensitivity of these sensors. In particular, we propose to develop a new probe beam optical system that… More

A low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle with towed miniature atomic magnetometer array

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,581.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
We propose a research and development program spanning Phase I and Phase II with three main elements: 1. Development of a towed & onboard miniature atomic magnetometer array for platform noise avoidance and compensation. 2. Development of magnetometer array signal processing algorithms that… More

A Compact, Low-Cost Atomic Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$741,675.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
We propose to build prototype magnetometers with sensitivity in the range 1--10 $\mathrmpT/Hz^1/2$ and unit cost of \$2,000, meeting the need for a low-cost system with performance comparable to existing commercial magnetometer systems. The design uses widely-available and low cost components with a… More

A Universal, Low-Cost Atomic Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,935.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Research Institution:
Princeton University
RI Contact:
Todd Regn
Abstract:
We propose to develop a universal atomic magnetometer magnetometer capable of operation as either a three-axis vector atomic magnetometer or a scalar (total field) atomic magnetometer. We furthermore operate the magnetometer in a regime that is inherently free of sources of drift in the lasers or… More

A low-cost unmanned aerial vehicle with towed miniature atomic magnetometer array

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,033.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
The Navy seeks to deploy sensitive atomic magnetometers on small, inexpensive UAVs that deploy from a sonobuoy tube. There are three primary challenges with this approach: First, existing magnetometer systems are too large to fit on a typical tube-launched UAV. Second, sources of magnetic noise such… More

Compact, Fully Integrated Total Field Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,788.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
We will design a low size, weight and power integrated atomic magnetometer system, to be available at low cost in high volume.

Reliable, Compact, Low-Cost Scalar Atomic Magnetometer for Magnetic Anomaly Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,299,644.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Elizabeth Foley, President – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
Subsequent Phase II Proposal, Extension of Phase II contract N00014-12-C-0034 We propose to continue our existing work to develop reliable magnetometers with sensitivity in the range 1--10 pT/Hz^-1/2 and unit cost of $2,000 ready for commercial use. The design uses widely-available and low cost… More

Compact towed magnetometer and reel system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,717.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Thomas Kornack, Chief Scientist – (609) 759-0859
Abstract:
A new generation of atomic magnetometers are now becoming available that feature high performance in a package more than an order of magnitude smaller than the systems they replace. The development effort for such small, low-cost sensors has been focused on their implementation on small, disposable… More

A Universal, Low-Cost Atomic Magnetometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$496,836.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Elizabeth Foley, President – (609) 759-0859
Research Institution:
Princeton University
RI Contact:
Jeffery Friedland
Abstract:
Twinleaf LLC and Princeton University propose an STTR Phase II research and development program to study, build, and deliver a compact magnetometer featuring both vector and scalar operating modes. The vector magnetometer design focuses on unprecedented high vector sensor performance at the low… More