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Company Information:

Company Name: Intelligent Optical Systems Inc.
City: Torrance
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $958,771.00 9
SBIR Phase II $1,169,974.00 2

Award List:

Low Cost Full-field Tool for In-Ditch Deformation Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOT
Principal Investigator: Marvin Klein, Senior Scientist – (424) 263-6361
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
Mechanical damage (typically from third party excavations) is the most frequent cause of leaks and ruptures in pipelines. Surface corrosion is also a threat to pipeline integrity. Currently used techniques for assessing damage by means of in-line inspectin and in-ditch tools are not accurate… More

Miniature Flexible Humidity Sensitive Patches for Space Suits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jesus Delgado Alonso, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
Advanced space suit technologies demand improved, simplified, long-life regenerative sensing technologies, including humidity sensors, that exceed the performance of current commercial devices. Intelligent Optical Systems proposes to develop luminescence-based optical sensors to monitor relative… More

Distributed Optical Fiber Sensor Cable for Air Quality (Air-Sense)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Manal Beshay, Lead Chemist – 424-263-6360
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
The management of air quality in animal and poultry livestock environments can be challenging, not only due to the required quantitative and qualitative monitoring, but also for determining the air ventilation rates associated with elevated contaminant concentrations at high emission peaks. Ammonia,… More

Improved M8 Test Paper for Chemical Agent Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Manal Beshay, Lead Chemist – (424) 263-6360
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
Intelligent Optical Systems (IOS) proposes to develop a field-rugged, colorimetric indicating test paper that is capable of detecting multiple chemical warfare agents (CWAs), at low concentrations, in adverse environments. The proposed sensor array will detect threatening chemical agents and provide… More

Novel Fiber Optic Lighting System for Antenna Towers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Vladimir Rubtsov, Principal Scientist – (424) 263-6316
Award Amount: $79,994.00
Abstract:
Intelligent Optical Systems (IOS) proposes the development of a Novel Fiber Optic Lighting System for Antenna Towers (FOLSAT). This remote source illumination system will include a set of remotely located red light sources; light delivery fiber optic cables that will deliver light at distances up to… More

Dual Optical Dust Sensor for Engine Protection and Early Warning

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hai Lin, Principal Engineer – (626) 768-2629
Award Amount: $98,911.00
Abstract:
This proposal will develop a miniature, rugged complementary dual optical dust sensor (DODS) for continuous detection and monitoring at multiple engine locations at moderate temperature (to 400 F) and high flow (to 10,000 SCFM). In situ detection of dusts and particulates is critical for… More

Multiplexed Rapid Test Kit for Leishmania Detection in Sand Flies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator: Srivatsa Venkatasubbarao, Principal Scientist – (424) 262-6344
Award Amount: $719,996.00
Abstract:
Sand flies are carriers of Leishmania infection (leishmaniasis), a disease common to tropical and subtropical countries. Millions of people are infected every year, and thousands of fatalities are attributed to this disease. American military personnel and their allies currently stationed in Iraq… More

Cell Phone-based Lateral Flow Assay for Blood Biomarker Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Henry Lin, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,955.00
Abstract:
The ability to integrate a sensor platform with a cell phone for health monitoring and disease diagnosis for astronauts in space exploration has the potential to be cost effective and space saving. In this proposal, Intelligent Optical Systems (IOS) will build upon expertise in lateral flow test… More

Miniature Sensor Probe for O2, CO2, and H2O Monitoring in Space Suits

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jesus Delgado Alonso, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $124,926.00
Abstract:
Advanced space suit technologies require lightweight, low-power, durable sensors for monitoring critical life support constituents. Current technology cannot provide the compact sensors with a tolerance for liquid water that are specifically requested for next-generation portable life support… More

Distributed Optical Fiber Sensor Cable for Air Quality (Air-Sense)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Manal Beshay, Chemical Sensor Scientist – 424-263-6360
Award Amount: $449,978.00
Abstract:
Enclosed animal feed lot facilities require effective ventilation systems that are synchronized with accurately measured temperature, humidity, and gas emissions (such as ammonia, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen sulfide). Reliable sensors that accurately measure these parameters will contribute to a… More

Fiber Optic Distributed Chemical Sensors for Environmental Impact Monitoring in Carbon Sequestration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Jesus D. Alonso – (424) 263-6321
Award Amount: $79,993.00
Abstract:
Technical and economical assessments suggest that over the next century the capture and storage of carbon dioxide in deep reservoirs (CCS) may contribute up to 20% of CO2-emission reductions. Reliable and cost-effective monitoring is required to demonstrate that CCS is safe, does not create adverse… More