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Company Information:

Company Name: Xradia, Inc.
City: Pleasanton
State: CA
Zip+4: 94588-2758
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: http://xradia.com
Phone: (847) 656-6122

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,097,009.00 13
SBIR Phase II $3,286,521.00 4
STTR Phase I $299,975.00 2
STTR Phase II $999,998.00 1

Award List:

High Throughput Protein Crystallography Using Zone Plate

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $199,294.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The determination of protein structure associated with each gene and functionality is crucial in understanding living systems and will have a significant impact in such areas as protein engineering, recombinant N DA technology and gene therapy. X-ray protein… More

High Resolution 3D X-Ray Tomography for Inspection of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,865.00
Abstract:
76299-Extensive research efforts are required to drive down the cost and increase the reliability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs) for widespread use as an alternative energy technology. SOFCs are multi-layer structures that must withstand up to 1000oF and operate reliably for thousands of hours. … More

X-ray Phase Imaging Tomography System for Small Animals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $263,004.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The primary aim of this project is to develop a novel x-ray imaging system for imaging small animals in-vivo. This system will provide two resolution modes at 20um and 2um utilizing a novel concept for phase imaging which results in reduced exposure time and… More

X-Ray Nano-CT Systems for Orthopedic Implant Coatings

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $239,971.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop an x-ray microtomography system specifically designed for nondestructive 3D imaging of orthopedic implant coatings to investigate fracture mechanics for the purpose of improving the implant technology. The proposed x-ray microtomography… More

X-ray Phase Microscopy of Biological Samples in 3D

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $1,375,403.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In-situ high-resolution 3D imaging of cell or tissue samples offers an important capability to biomedical researchers. It is particularly valuable when the observation can be made at a resolution approaching molecular level with samples that have undergone little… More

Nano-beam Irradiator for Biological Radiation Research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Steve Wang
Award Amount: $178,339.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop an in-vitro x-ray nano-beam irradiation system with 30 nm beam size and an integrated multi-mode visible-light microscope to precisely locate and irradiate sub-cellular organelles. This instrument is a valuable analytical tool for the… More

'Fast' X-ray Lenses for Biomedical Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $189,002.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): X-ray based technology plays a critical and important role in healthcare and biomedical research. X-ray radiography is one of the most important and widely deployed medical diagnostic methods that can be traced back to the invention of x-rays more than 100… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of an Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun, Dr
Award Amount: $99,310.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project involves the development of a diagnostic and characterization tool with a spatial resolution at a nanometer scale that is critical to enable rapid commercialization of nanotechnology. The research involves developing an… More

SBIR Phase I: High-Throughput In-Situ Crystallography Screening System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Steve Wang, Dr
Award Amount: $97,125.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase I project aims at developing a compact high-throughput in-situ crystallography screening system that rapidly measures x-ray diffraction properties of crystals while inside the growth dish to monitor and optimize the growth condition. This project… More

SBIR Phase II: Development of an Imaging X-Ray Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Feser, Dr
Award Amount: $499,602.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop an innovative x-ray fluorescence (XFi) imaging spectrometer with the following important attributes: (1) element specific imaging for nearly all elements in the periodic table, (2) high resolution: 30nm resolution… More

Development of Wolter Capillary Condenser for High Throughput X-ray Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Wenbing Yun
Award Amount: $184,924.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop a Wolter capillary condenser for x-ray microscopy. Its successful development will improve the throughput of tabletop x-ray microscopes by 10 times and significantly reduces the system cost for wide deployment in biomedical laboratories.… More

X-ray 3D Metrology System for SOFC Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Steve Wang, Director of Research and Developmen
Award Amount: $96,203.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop an x-ray imaging system to directly visualize and measure the 3D morphology of the nano-porous electrochemical interaction area of a solid oxide fuel cell. Extensive research efforts are required to increase the efficiency and reliability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. The… More

SBIR Phase II: High-Throughput In-Situ Crystallography Screening System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Steve Wang, DPhil
Award Amount: $499,393.00
Abstract:
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project aims to develop a high throughput crystallography screening system aimed at accelerating and automating crystal growth for structural studies. X-ray crystallography is the primary method for determining the molecular structure of… More

Development of Wolter Capillary Condenser for High Throughput X-ray Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $912,123.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): We propose to develop the x-ray Wolter capillary mirror with outstanding optical properties that will impact many existing x-ray characterization and analysis tools relevant to biomedical research. In combination with r ecently available high brightness… More

Development of Optimized Controls and Hardware for Synchrotron Hard X-Ray Microscopes with Advanced Spectroscopic Capabilities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: SLAC National Accelerator Lab
Principal Investigator: Michael Feser, Dr. – 925-701-3660
Award Amount: $149,995.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
The project responds to technical topic 9(a): Technology to support BES user facilities: Synchrotron Radiation Facilities. Dr. Michael Feser, the principal investigator from Xradia, and Dr. Piero Pianetta, from SLAC, will work together to develop optimized hardware and controls tested on the SLAC… More

Optimized X-ray Microscope (OXM) for IC Reverse Engineering

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael Michael Feser, VP Reseach&Development – (925) 701-3660
Award Amount: $149,994.00
Abstract:
Nondestructive 3D imaging of the interconnect structure of microelectronics with x-rays has been demonstrated on an Xradia microscope at the synchrotron. The same scanning speed can be obtained in a non-synchrotron optimized x-ray microscope (OXM) by taking advantage of recent advancement in x-ray… More

SBIR Phase I: 3D Correlative CT/XRF Microscopy with Sub-micron Resolution and PPM Elemental Sensitivity

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Michael P. Feser
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I project aims at developing the technology for a correlative x-ray imaging and analytical microscope that is able to produce 3-dimensional images with sub-micrometer resolution of samples and subsequently probe points or areas of this… More

Cryo Correlative Light Microscope for X-ray Microscopy Studies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Feser, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,980.00
Abstract:
How do the biofilms of soil microbes affect the transport of accidental radioactive contaminants? How are domain interfaces in low-cost organic photovoltaic materials organized? How do lightweight polymer-based matrix materials fail under strain? X-ray microscopes provide unique capabilities to… More

Development of Ceramic Scintillators for High Speed, Ultra-High Resolution X-Ray Imaging Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Boston University
Principal Investigator: Michael Feser, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,980.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
X-Ray microscopy offers rich internal information of objects under study due to the highly penetrative nature of x-rays. Significant improvements in laboratory x-ray sources, synchrotrons and detector technologies in the past few years have pushed the frontiers of spatial and time resolution… More

Advanced Spectroscopic Capabilities for 3-D Synchrotron X-Ray Microscopes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Stanford University-SLAC
Principal Investigator: Michael Feser, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,998.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Many important technology challenges today such as the capacity and life time of batteries require new characterization techniques to understand and improve performance. In the STTR Phase II project, novel x-ray microscope techniques and software are developed to be able to image samples in three… More