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Company Information:

Name: Ziva Corporation
Address: 6440 Lusk Blvd
D-107
San Diego, CA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $666,274.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,979,410.00 4
STTR Phase I $197,882.00 2
STTR Phase II $1,499,706.00 2

Award List:

Optical Amplifier for Night Vision Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Pengyue Wen, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $99,858.00
Abstract:
Ziva proposes to identify the most promising optical technology for imaging under low illumination conditions which does not suffer from the inherent problems of the image intensifier tube. The resulting improved image quality and the ability to be adaptable to a wide range of wavelengths promise… More

ACTIVE ALIGNMENT CORRECTION WITH VERTICAL CAVITY SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL AMPLIFIER (VCSOA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, CEO
Award Amount: $69,913.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR proposal, Ziva proposes to investigate the feasibility of developing an optical connector between a board and a backplane which not only provides optical regeneration but is alignment tolerant, scalable in bandwidth to >40Gbps, operates with very low interchannel crosstalk,… More

ACTIVE ALIGNMENT CORRECTION WITH VERTICAL CAVITY SEMICONDUCTOR OPTICAL AMPLIFIER (VCSOA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, Program Manager
Award Amount: $729,994.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II SBIR proposal, Ziva proposes to demonstrate a prototype optical array connector between a board and a backplane which not only provides optical regeneration ~10dB but is tolerant to both angular and lateral misalignment. Ziva's approach is scalable in bandwidth to >40Gbps, operates… More

Ultra-Fast 3 Terminal VCSEL (U-VCSEL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: UNIV. OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, CEO
Award Amount: $98,958.00
RI Contact: Larry Coldren
Abstract:
Ziva Corporation in collaboration with UCSB will conduct feasibility study for the concept design of a directly modulated laser with capability of modulation of >40GHz with power dissipation

Micro-Actuated Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, CEO
Award Amount: $98,933.00
Abstract:
Ziva with team member UCSD propose a ground-breaking new micro-scanning technology capable of rapid scanning over a wide Field of Regard while reducing the size, weight, and power by 10 - 100x compared to conventional scanning technologies, making it ideally suited to micro-vehicle applications,… More

Ultra-Fast 3 Terminal VCSEL (U-VCSEL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: Univ. California, Santa Barbara
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain – (858) 735-2496
Award Amount: $749,926.00
RI Contact: Larry Coldren
Abstract:
In this Phase II STTR proposal, Ziva in collaboration with subcontractor University California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) proposes to fabricate and demonstrate high speed, direct modulated U-VCSELs with the goal to achieve high frequency (f3dB>80 GHz) modulation capability with moderate (<0.5 mW)… More

Polarization switching VCSEL (P-VCSEL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: UC Santa Barbara
Principal Investigator: Matthias Gross, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $98,924.00
RI Contact: Larry Coldren
Abstract:
Ziva Corporation in collaboration with UCSB will assess the feasibility of developing a directly modulated polarization switching laser based on the Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) geometry with a 3dB frequency of at least 10 GHz. This will be a major breakthrough in the ability to… More

Foveated Vision Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Aaron Birkbeck, Senior Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $98,970.00
Abstract:
Ziva Corporation proposes to develop and demonstrate an innovative ultra-wide field of view imaging system that incorporates foveated zoom capability and is fabricated without having multiple cameras, bulky gimbals, or large mechanically moving parts. Ziva has developed under IR&D a unique… More

Micro-Actuated Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, CEO
Award Amount: $749,841.00
Abstract:
In this Phase SBIR II proposal, Ziva proposes to demonstrate a prototype large angle 2-D scanner featuring integrated imager stabilization with >10X lower SWaP (size, weight, power) compared to conventional technologies. This meso-hydraulic-based technology is unique in that: Large scan angles are… More

Foveated Vision Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Aaron Birkbeck, Principal Scientist – (858) 458-1860
Award Amount: $1,249,750.00
Abstract:
In this Phase SBIR II proposal, Ziva proposes to demonstrate an innovative ultra-wide field of view imaging system that incorporates foveated zoom capability and is fabricated without having multiple cameras, bulky gimbals, or a large number of mechanically moving parts. Ziva has developed a unique… More

Polarization switching VCSEL (P-VCSEL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: University of Michigan
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, Project Manager&PI – (248) 529-3627
Award Amount: $749,780.00
RI Contact: Liepa
Abstract:
Ziva Corporation in collaboration with UCSB will develop a directly modulated polarization switching laser based on the Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) geometry with a 3dB frequency of at least 10 GHz. This will be a major breakthrough in the ability to cost effectively fabricate… More

Foveated Vision Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Anis Husain, CEO – (858) 735-2496
Award Amount: $249,825.00
Abstract:
The overall aim of this Phase II SBIR is to augment the Foveated Vision Technologies (FOVIS) system under development by enabling high-speed wireless communication of images/video in high multipath and Non-Line-of-Sight links. Ziva proposes a novel and powerful approach called Time Reversal Software… More

Meta-Plasmonics Interconnects (MORPH)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Alok Mehta, Senior Scientist – (407) 310-0803
Award Amount: $148,868.00
Abstract:
Through the combined development of advanced waveguide architectures and meta-material synthesis techniques, Ziva's approach to meta- plasmonic interconnects promises to provide low loss photonic waveguides and devices with sizes comparable to electronic wires and circuits"light on a… More

RF Security with Time Reciprocal Tech.(RESTRICT)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Mark Hsu, Senior Scientist – (781) 454-7084
Award Amount: $149,732.00
Abstract:
Strong RF network security necessitates a solution that spans the entire network stack from the physical channel (PHY) all the way to the end-user. Wireless PHY security is particularly important due wireless'inherently vulnerable public channel. Current cryptographic security techniques… More