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Company Name: Xia, Llc
City: Hayward
State: CA
Zip+4: 94544-7831
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (510) 401-5760

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,148,946.00 36
SBIR Phase II $10,349,768.00 15
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1
STTR Phase II $750,000.00 1

Award List:

MULTILAYER COATED X-RAY DIFFRACTION STRUCTURES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,581.00
Abstract:
The development of general applicable, large acceptance angle (large f stop) reflecting x-ray optical elements would be extremely useful in support of the development of a large class of x-ray based analytical and research instruments for both laboratory and synchrotron applications. multilayer… More

50-NANOSECOND ENCODING OF SR PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K Warburton
Award Amount: $49,375.00

50-NANOSECOND ENCODING OF SR PROTEIN CRYSTALLOGRAPHY DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K Warburton
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
X-ray crystallography is the principal technique currently employed to study the structure of biological proteins. these proteins are known to assume intermediate structures in the course of biochemical reactions such as enzyme activity; the details of these conformational changes are critical to a… More

DIGITAL PROCESSING ELECTRONICS FOR X-RAY DETECTOR ARRAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00

HIGH SPEED PROCESSING FOR X-RAY DETECTOR ARRAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K Warburton
Award Amount: $50,000.00

DIGITAL PROCESSING ELECTRONICS FOR X-RAY DETECTOR ARRAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Many areas of synchrotron radiation investigation are severely detector limited, particularly in cases where single single photon, energy dispersive counting is required. because the maximum count rate for a single detector at a given energy resolution is limited, arrays of detectors are being… More

HIGH SPEED PROCESSING FOR X-RAY DETECTOR ARRAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K Warburton
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Arrays of energy-dispersive x-ray detector arrays are heavily used in biological research at synchrotron radiation facilities, particularly for absorption spectroscopy in fluorescence mode on dilute samples because an individual semiconductor spectrometer typically becomes pileup limited at… More

High Speed, Enhanced Resolution, Soft X-ray Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William Warburton
Award Amount: $74,998.00
Abstract:
Energy-dispersive x-ray detectors (EDDs) are heavily used in biological research at synchrotronradiation facilities, particularly for absorption spectroscopy in fluorescence mode on dilute samples.Current research relies on semiconductor EDD spectrometers, which typically become pileup limited… More

DYNODE MATERIAL STUDIES FOR A NOVEL TWO DIMENSIONAL ELECTRON MULTIPLIER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr Yuan Kong
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
The photomultiplier tube (pmt). consisting of a photocathode and a dynode based electron multiplier (em), is an important electro-optic device in a variety of radiation measurements. it is a versatile and sensitive detector with low noise and fast response time. the em dynode structures, however,… More

Large Detector Array X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy Data Acquisition and Analysis Software

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton
Award Amount: $75,000.00

PORTABLE SPECTROMETER FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SYSTEM CALIBRATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00

2D ELECTRON MULTIPLIER DYNODE MATERIAL STUDIES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,993.00

Signal Processing for Energy and Position Measurement in Gamma-ray Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bradley H. Hubbard-Ne , Scientist/Engineer
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
139 Signal Processing for Energy and Position Measurement in Gamma-Ray Detector Arrays--X-ray Instrumentation Associates, 2513 Charleston Road, Suite 207, Mountain View, CA 94043-1607; (415) 903-9980 Dr. Bradley H. Nelson, Principal Investigator Dr. William K. Warburton, Business… More

1000 PIXEL X RAY DETECTOR ARRAY PROCESSING ELECTRONICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hubbard, bradley
Award Amount: $100,000.00

PORTABLE SPECTROMETER FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SYSTEM CALIBRATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $750,000.00

DIGITAL CZT X FOR GAMMA RAY IMAGING DETECTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Warburton, william k
Award Amount: $100,000.00

HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGING DETECTOR FOR TEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Warburton, william k
Award Amount: $100,000.00

LINEAR DETECTOR FOR X-RAY ABSORPTIOMETRY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Warburton, william k
Award Amount: $100,000.00

Signal Processing for Energy and Position Measurement in Gamma-ray Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bradley H. Hubbard-Ne , Scientist/Engineer
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
139 Signal Processing for Energy and Position Measurement in Gamma-Ray Detector Arrays--X-ray Instrumentation Associates, 2513 Charleston Road, Suite 207, Mountain View, CA 94043-1607; (415) 903-9980 Dr. Bradley H. Nelson, Principal Investigator Dr. William K. Warburton, Business Official DOE… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: John Wahl, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $75,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton
Award Amount: $416,478.00

Novel Thin-Film Ceria Membrane Materials for Small-Scale Oxygen Generation Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
65872 The United States government sponsors various programs to monitor the release of fission products into the air. Areas of concern are containment failures in nuclear power plants as well as the detonation of nuclear bombs by rogue states. One way of detecting these events is to monitor… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: John E. Wahl, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
As flip-chip bonding becomes the predominant standard in the electronics industry, the increased proximity between dice surfaces and packaging materials will require a significant reduction in the latter's alpha particle activity in order to avoid soft errors. Emission rates at or below 0.001… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: John E. Wahl, Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $289,568.00
Abstract:
As flip-chip bonding becomes the predominant standard in the electronics industry, the increased proximity between dice surfaces and packaging materials will require a significant reduction in the latter's alpha particle activity in order to avoid soft errors. Emission rates at or below 0.001… More

Digital Electronics for Silicon Drift Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Peter Grudberg, Senior Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
Silicon drift detectors (SDDs), a new class of energy dispersive detector that operates at near-room temperature, have just started to become commercially available. SDDs achieve energy resolutions comparable to the best Si(Li) detectors but at much shorter peaking times. The use of these detectors… More

Portable Electronics for Multi-Channel Digital Coincidence X-Ray Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
65872 Efforts in nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear threat reduction, and counter terrorism require the detection of radionuclides at concentrations close to background levels. Enhanced isotope identification capabilities would increase the resolution for a number of telltale isotopes,… More

Portable Electronics for Multi-Channel Digital Coincidence X-Ray Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
65872 Efforts in nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear threat reduction, and counter terrorism require the detection of radionuclides at concentrations close to background levels. Enhanced isotope identification capabilities would increase the resolution for a number of telltale isotopes,… More

Multiple-Input Data Acquisition System (MIDAS)for Measuring the Carbon Content in Soil Using Inelastic Neutron Scattering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Brookhaven National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Richard C. Melucci
Abstract:
75574-Soil management has been suggested as a method for sequestering massive amounts of carbon, in order to mitigate the buildup of CO2 as an atmospheric greenhouse gas. In order to evaluate such schemes and document their performance, it will be necessary to quantifying changes in soil carbon… More

Low-Level Radioactive Xenon Monitoring by Phoswich Detector System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
76252-The detection of dilute radioactive xenon isotopes in the atmosphere is an important component of both national and international efforts to detect clandestine underground nuclear weapons tests. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed an Automated Radioxenon Sampler/Analyzer… More

Ultra-Low Background Alpha Activity Counter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
76318-Naturally occurring alpha¿particle emitters disrupt both sensitive nuclear physics measurements (such as in rare particle detectors, where they raise background rates) and the operation of high density digital electronics chips (where they introduce soft errors in memory or processing… More

Multiple-Input Data Acquisition System (MIDAS) for Measuring the Carbon Content in Soil Using Inelastic Neutron Scattering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Brookhaven National Laboratory
Principal Investigator: Michael Momayezi, Dr.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: Maragaret C. Bogosian
Abstract:
75574-Soil management has been suggested as a method for sequestering massive amounts of carbon, in order to mitigate the buildup of CO2 as an atmospheric greenhouse gas. In order to evaluate such schemes and document their performance, it will be necessary to quantifying changes in soil carbon… More

Low Level Radioactive Xenon Monitoring by Phoswich Detector System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
76252S The detection of dilute radioactive xenon isotopes in the atmosphere is an important component of both national and international efforts to detect clandestine underground nuclear weapons tests. Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed an Automated Radioxenon Sampler/Analyzer… More

Position Sensitive Alpha Counter for RASA Filter Screening

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
78017S Verification instruments are required to assure that nations adhere to their promises not to develop or test nuclear weapons. To address this need, the DOE's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory has developed a Radionuclide Aerosol Sampler/Analyzer (RASA) that extracts sub-micron… More

Low Cost Digital Electronics for Isotope Analysis with Microcalorimeters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
78226S For its nuclear non-proliferation and nuclear attribution efforts, the DOE requires highly sensitive instruments to accurately analyze the isotope ratios of uranium, plutonium and other radioactive elements in collected samples. Because existing gamma ray spectrometers do not have adequate… More

Digital Electronics for PSAPD-based Gamma Cameras

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The long term objective of this work is to develop a new technology for gamma-ray imaging cameras based on the combination of digital processing electronics and position sensitive avalanche photodiodes (PSAPDs). Gamma cameras are finding increasing applications… More

High Throughput Fluorescence Detector Module Using Silicon Drift Detectors and Digital Signal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Peter M. Grudberg, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Approximately 30% of the research carried out at the DOE's four national synchrotron radiation laboratories makes use of x-ray fluorescence analysis. The high-resolution, x-ray-fluorescence detector arrays used in these studies typically have between 13 and 19 channels and are severely rate… More

High Rate Digital Signal Processing for Multi-Channel Microcalorimeters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
US national laboratories are developing microcalorimeters for applications ranging from astronomy to materials analysis, including isotope analysis for nuclear attribution and non-proliferation. Based on superconducting transition edge sensors, microcalorimeters can be used as very precise… More

Electronics for Large Superconducting Tunnel Junction Detector Arrays for Synchrotron Soft X-Ray Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William K. Warburton, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy has spent billions of dollars over the past two decades building, staffing, and equipping four national synchrotron radiation facilities to support advanced research in all fields. Although these facilities can supply intense, brilliant x-ray beams covering a wide range of… More

High Rate X-Ray Flourescence Detector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Peter M. Grudberg, Dr
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
X-ray fluorescence analysis is widely used in basic and applied research, and in commercial process monitoring and quality control operations. Unfortunately, for most experiments that involve fluorescence, the detector system limits the rate at which data can be collected. This project will… More

High Rate Digital Signal Processing for Multi-Channel Microcalorimeters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr
Award Amount: $750,000.00
Abstract:
U.S. national laboratories are developing microcalorimeters as very precise detectors of electromagnetic radiation from near infrared to gamma ray frequencies, with much better energy resolution than existing detectors. Since microcalorimeters are small, they must be fabricated in large,… More

High-Speed, Multi-Channel Detector Readout Electronics for Fast Radiation Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Studies of exotic nuclei, performed at accelerator facilities operated by (or for) the DOE, use a variety of radiation detectors to measure nuclei properties. As accelerators are upgraded to reach higher energies and provide better yields of highly unstable nuclei with shorter lifetimes ¿ and as… More

Electronics for Large Superconducting Tunnel Junction Detector Arrays for Synchrotron Soft X-ray Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William Warburton, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The Department of Energy provides four national synchrotron radiation facilities to support advanced research in all fields by supplying intense brilliant x-ray beams covering a wide range of energies. However, x-ray detector development has not kept pace with developments in x-ray sources and beam… More

Improved Energy Resolution in CsI Scintillator Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Stephen Asztalos, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The number of scintillators that allow the use of pulse shape discrimination (PSD) to distinguish between gamma-rays and charged particles is quite limited, and none of them offer good spectroscopic ability. CsI(Tl), which has good stopping power and can be grown in large boules, typically achieves… More

High-Speed, Multi-Channel Detector Readout Electronics for Fast Radiation Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $690,672.00
Abstract:
Studies of exotic nuclei, performed at DOE accelerator facilities, use a variety of radiation detectors to measure the properties of these nuclei. Some of these accelerators are being upgraded to reach higher energies and generate better yields of highly unstable nuclei with shorter lifetimes. At… More

Silicon Drift Detectors for High Resolution Radioxenon Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The detection of radioactive xenon is an important component of both national and international efforts to detect nuclear explosions. Existing radioxenon detection systems have high sensitivity, but a better discrimination of Xe isotopes is desirable to better distinguish the radioxenon background… More

Electronics for Large Superconducting Tunnel Junction Detector Arrays for Synchrotron Soft X-ray Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: William Warburton, Dr.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
While the DOE has spent billions of dollars over the past two decades building, staffing and equipping four national synchrotron radiation facilities to support advanced research in all fields by supplying intense brilliant x-ray beams covering a wide range of energies, x-ray detector capabilities… More

High Density Low Cost Readout Electronics for Large Scale Radiation Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hui Tan, Dr. – 510-401-5760
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Major upgrades or new constructions at the nations nuclear research facilities require continuing development of the state-of-the-art instrumentation, detectors and readout electronics. As nuclear physicists increasingly design large scale radiation detectors, there are growing needs for high… More

Proximity Charge Sensing Electrodes for Semiconductor Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Stephen Asztalos, Dr. – 510-401-5760
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Semiconductor-based radiation detectors are routinely used for the detection, imaging, and spectroscopy of x-rays, gamma rays, and charged particles in nuclear and medical physics, astrophysics and Homeland Security applications. Imaging with HPGe, Si or CdZTe is an increasing segment of radiation… More

Silicon Drift Detectors for High Resolution Radioxenon Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wolfgang Hennig, Dr.
Award Amount: $953,050.00
Abstract:
The detection of radioactive xenon is an important component of both national and international efforts to detect nuclear explosions. Existing radioxenon detection systems have high sensitivity, but a better discrimination of Xe isotopes is desirable to better distinguish the radioxenon background… More

High Density Low Cost Readout Electronics for Large Scale Radiation Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hui Tan, Dr. – 510-401-5760
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
Abstract:
Major upgrades or new constructions at the nations nuclear research facilities require continuing development of the state-of-the-art instrumentation, detectors and readout electronics. As nuclear physicists increasingly design large scale radiation detectors, there are growing needs for high… More

High Speed, Multi-Channel, User Programmable Digital Data Acquisition System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Konstantin Sabourov, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
As applications for radiation detection become more demanding, and in turn improvements are made in the technology of radiation detection, there is a need for high speed digital detector readout electronics to match these improvements. Specifically, full control over the on-line processing resources… More

Proximity charge sensing readout in HPGe detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Stephen Asztalos, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Semiconductor-based radiation detectors are routinely used for the detection, imaging, and spectroscopy of x-rays, gamma rays, and charged particles for applications in the areas of nuclear and medical physics, astrophysics, environmental remediation, nuclear nonproliferation, and homeland security.… More