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Company Information:

Company Name:
Digital Optics Technologies, Inc.
Address:
1645 Hicks Road, Suite H
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-1227
Phone:
(847) 358-2592
URL:
EIN:
43426412
DUNS:
62914119
Number of Employees:
5
Woman-Owned?:
No
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:
N/A
POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,074,475.00 11
SBIR Phase II $5,647,975.00 8
STTR Phase I $99,996.00 1

Award List:

Holographic Beam Combiner for High Power LADAR and Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,738.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar
Abstract:
N/a

Holographic Beam Combiner for High Power LADAR and Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,595.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,945.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar, President
Abstract:
N/a

High-Power, High-Brightness Holographic Beam Combination of Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar, President
Abstract:
The Holographic Beam Combiner, HBC, proposed here can be used to combine incoherently the output from N lasers into a single aperture. It will have an intensity higher than 90% of the sum of the input intensities, and a brightness that is 0.9N timeshigher than that of the individual input beams.… More

High-Power, High-Brightness Holographic Beam Combination of Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$741,732.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar, President
Abstract:
The Holographic Beam Combiner, HBC, proposed here can be used to combine incoherently the output from N lasers into a single aperture. It will have an intensity higher than 90% of the sum of the input intensities, and a brightness that is 0.9N timeshigher than that of the individual input beams.… More

Super Parallel Holographic Optical Correlator for Rapid Identification of Targets (BMDO/02-211B: Optical Devices)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,941.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
John Donoghue, Executive Vice President
Abstract:
"In many situations, it is necessary to identify a target rapidly. Here, we offer to demonstrate a novel device that can search through more than ten million images, stored in a one terabyte holographic memory unit (HMU), in a millisecond. Called the superparallel holographic optical correlator… More

Ultra High Channel Capacity Optical Network Utilizing Holographic Wave Division Multiplexing Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,892.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
"The proposed program is for the design of a comprehensive optical networking architecture, network topology, software and holographic hardware modules that can be implemented to interconnect and integrate the diverse communications networks serving theU.S. Army's Tactical operations and designated… More

Modular, Scalable, Multi-Gigabit Optical Networking Integration Platform Seamlessly Interconnecting Future Combat Systems Network Grids

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar, President
Abstract:
The Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) program is designated as a networked system of systems, and will serve as the core building block within all objective force maneuver units of action to enhance war-fighting capabilities. The Optical NetworkingIntegration Platform (ONIP) to be developed under… More

Holographic Stokes-Meter Based Eye-Safe Polarimetric Ladar for Surveillance and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Engineer
Abstract:
We propose to use a Holographic Stokese-Meter (HSM) integrated with a conventional focal plane array (FPA) to develop an eye-safe, polarimetric ladar (PLADAR). The HSM is based on angularly-multiplexed volume holographic gratings, first demonstrated by our company, DOT. Incoming optical signal is… More

Holographic Stokes-Meter Based Eye-Safe Polarimetric Ladar for Surveillance and Discrimination

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$444,956.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist
Abstract:
Under the Phase I project, we have developed a Polarimetric Imaging System (PIS), integrated it with the 3-D Flash Ladar (FL), and have demonstrated operation of the integrated device: a PLADAR (Polarimetric Ladar). Furthermore, we have performed a detailed study of the ability of the PLADAR system… More

Ultrasensitive and Compact Superluminal Ring Laser Accelerometer for Inertial Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Engineer – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
For many applications, there is a need for developing inertial measurement units (IMU), employing gyroscopes and accelerometers, with better accuracy and/or smaller volume and weight. Currently, in partnership with others, we at Digital Optics Technologies (DOT) have been developing a superluminal… More

Carbon Nanotube based Solutions for the Next Generation Logic Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,991.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Designing efficient logic circuits involves improvement and optimization of transistors and interconnects. However, as technology follows Moore"s law down to nanometer dimensions, the performance gap between the transistors and interconnects is continuously widening. As conventional… More

Compact and Integrated Inertial Measurement Unit For GPS Denied Navigation Using Fast-Light Gyroscopes and Accelerometers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,994.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: For navigation under GPS denied conditions, there is a need for developing inertial measurement units (IMU), employing gyroscopes and accelerometers, with better accuracy and/or smaller volume and weight than the state of the art. Currently, we at Digital Optics Technologies (DOT) have… More

Integrated Micro-Inertial Sensors For GPS Denied Navigation Using Fast-Light Enhanced Ring Laser Gyroscopes and Accelerometers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,998.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Engineer – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: For navigation of space platforms under GPS denied conditions, there is a need for micro-inertial sensors, with better accuracy and smaller volume and weight than the state of the art. We at Digital Optics Technologies (DOT) have been developing a superluminal ring laser gyroscope (SRLG)… More

Development of high energy laser analysis software along with experimental verification of DPAL rate constants

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Selim Shahriar, Professor – (847) 491-5306
Research Institution:
Northwestern University
RI Contact:
Elizabeth Adams
Abstract:
Under the work proposed here, we will develop a physics based comprehensive software for modeling the behavior of a diode pumped alkali laser: DPAL. The software will be designed primarily for a He-Rb DPAL. However, it could easily be applied to DPALs based on other alkali atoms, such as Cs. … More

Next Generation Nano-electronic Circuit Elements Using Graphene Nano Ribbons

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$734,461.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: As integrated circuits technologies scale down to deep nanometer regime, conventional transistors and interconnect are approaching their fundamental physical and material limits. One of the potential directions for the next generation nanoelectronic applications is the adoption of… More

Ultrasensitive and Compact Superluminal Ring Laser Accelerometer for Inertial Navigation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,997.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A superluminal ring laser gyroscope (SRLG) can improve the accuracy of rotation sensing by nearly five orders of magnitude. The same mechanism can be used to produce a superluminal ring laser accelerometer (SRLA), with a similar improvement in accuracy. Under Phase I, we have… More

Compact and Integrated IMU for GPS Denied Navigation Using Fast-Light Gyroscopes and Accelerometers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Scientist – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: For GPS denied navigation, there is a need for developing inertial measurement units (IMU), employing gyroscopes and accelerometers, with better accuracy and/or smaller volume and weight than the state of the art. Under Phase I, we have established the feasibility of realizing a… More

Development of a Portable Microwave Atomic Clock Using Pulsed Coherent Population Trapping

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Nicholas J. Condon, Vice President of Research – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
We propose to develop a low SWaP, portable microwave Rb-87 cold atomic clock using pulsed coherent population trapping (CPT). The SWaP goal is to achieve a volume of<1 liter, weight of<1 kG, and a power consumption of<5 Watts. The performance goal is

Integrated Micro-Inertial Sensors For GPS Denied Navigation Using Fast-Light Enhanced Ring Laser Gyroscopes and Accelerometers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$746,268.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Shih Tseng, Staff Engineer – (847) 358-2592
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: For navigation of space platforms under GPS denied conditions, there is a need for micro-inertial sensors, with better accuracy and smaller volume and weight than the state of the art. We at Digital Optics Technologies (DOT) have been developing a superluminal ring laser gyroscope (SRLG)… More