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Company Information:

Name: Acadia Optronics, Llc
Address: 1395 Piccard Drive
Suite 210
Rockville, MD 20850-4348
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (301) 332-2900

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $999,076.00 10
SBIR Phase II $4,999,593.00 6
STTR Phase I $169,996.00 2

Award List:

Protocol-Transparent, Universal Optical Front-End for 10 Gb/s Network Interface Cards

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen
Award Amount: $99,600.00
Abstract:
72905S03-I High speed networks will be required to deliver the large data volumes associated with DOE science experiments. Deployment scenarios for 10 Gb/s enterprise and access networks will require optical interfaces capable of spanning distances from 100 m to 10 km. Presently available 10 Gb/s… More

Protocol-Transparent, Universal Optical Front-End for 10 Gb/s Network Interface Cards

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr.
Award Amount: $749,944.00
Abstract:
72905-High speed networks will be required to deliver the large data volumes associated with DOE science experiments. Deployment scenarios for 10 Gb/s enterprise and access networks will require optical interfaces capable of spanning distances from 100 m to 10 km. Presently available 10 Gb/s… More

Workstation Network Interfaces for 10 Gbps and Beyond

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,669.00
Abstract:
78684 The near-term requirements of scientific visualization and collaboration software, as well as the anticipated demands of multimedia end-users, argue for dramatic advances in workstation throughput. In particular, desktop network interfaces must accommodate the bandwidth available on current… More

Workstation Network Interfaces for 10 Gbps and Beyond

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr.
Award Amount: $749,861.00
Abstract:
The increasing requirements of the government¿s scientific visualization and collaboration software in the short term and the demands of multimedia end-users in the near future require dramatic advances in workstation throughput. Desktop network interface throughput must correspond to the bandwidth… More

Dynamically Reconfigurable Network Interface Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward W. Hagley, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,923.00
Abstract:
Emerging, large-scale, distributed science applications sponsored by the DOE will depend on a wide range of high-performance networks. However, as network speeds increase beyond 10 GB/s, software-based implementations of network functions are unable to keep pace. Therefore, network interfaces are… More

End-System Control Architectures in E-Science Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
Storage and computing systems are facing growing challenges when inter-connecting across large wide-area network infrastructures. In particular, current technologies do not provide the desired automation and flexibility for end-system bandwidth delivery. This project will address this problem by… More

Transport Protocol and Security Extensions to GridFTP

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Alex Gross, Mr
Award Amount: $99,970.00
Abstract:
The data distribution and management functions for large-scale collaboration face significant challenges as emerging data-intensive applications necessitate efficient and secure transport across geographically dispersed locations. GridFTP is a powerful solution that has been developed to address… More

Dynamically Reconfigurable Network Interface Framework

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward W. Hagley, Mr
Award Amount: $749,958.00
Abstract:
As network speeds increase beyond 10 Gb/s, software-based implementations of network functions are unable to keep pace. There exists the need for network interfaces that can be easily reconfigured at the hardware level to provide the user with any desired functionality, from real time intrusion… More

End-System Performance-Adaptive Peak Link Utilization Transport Over Dedicated Lambda Grids

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: U of Memphis
Principal Investigator: Qishi Wu, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Helen C. Awsumb
Abstract:
Next generation network applications will require high, dynamically-stable transport throughputs at the application level, in order to support such tasks as computational monitoring and steering on supercomputers, massive wide-area data transfers between storage systems, and remote instrument… More

Extensible Affordable Software Defined Radio with Cross-Band Cross-Protocol Capability

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: UNIV. OF KANSAS
Principal Investigator: Edward Hagley, Chief Operating Officer, Acadia
Award Amount: $69,996.00
RI Contact: Maile Fincher
Abstract:
Acadia Optronics, LLC, in partnership with the University of Kansas, proposes to develop a hybrid reconfigurable Software-Defined-Radio (SDR) architecture in which plug-in, front-end, rf modules interface to powerful, reconfigurable processing hardware and software through high-throughput… More

End-System Control Architectures in E-Science Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr
Award Amount: $749,988.00
Abstract:
This project will develop software particularly well suited for applications requiring large-scale file transfers, visualization/remote steering, grid computing, and other high-end functionalities on dedicated ultra-high-speed networks. Storage and computing systems are facing growing challenges… More

FPGA-Based End-Station Security for High-Performance Networking

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Alex Gross, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,989.00
Abstract:
Traditional cyber-security methods are inadequate to address the increasing number of threats within larger and higher-performance networks. The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of the… More

Multi-Protocol File Transfer Application For High Performance Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,995.00
Abstract:
High performance network users are frequently unable to achieve adequate throughput when transferring large files across wide-area networks. In general, such poor file transfer performance over ¿long fat networks¿ (LFN) is primarily caused by limitations in transport protocols and network stack… More

Web 2.0 Based Federated Network Management Environment

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jesse Wen, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,996.00
Abstract:
There is a need for improved collaboration between and within groups of network operators and users. At present, a variety of tools exist to share network health and status between domains, reserve resources across multiple networks, and remotely access computing and storage resources. However, no… More

Software Management, Distribution, and Support for ESnet Network Provisioning Tools

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward Hagley, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
In order to enable the efficient use of high performance networks, the DOE has invested substantial resources in the development of next-generation network provisioning systems. For example, the DOE-funded tool, On-demand Secure Circuits and Advanced Reservation System (OSCARS), enables users to… More

100 Gb/s Pattern Generator and Comparator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward Hagley, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Development of 100 Gb/s network infrastructure, even though nascent, is gathering momentum as a result of the progress made in the 100 Gb/s Ethernet and Optical Transport Network (OTN) standardization efforts. A 100 Gb/s test bed proposed by ESNet is expected to facilitate rapid data transfer… More

FPGA-Based End-Station Security for High-Performance Networking

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Alex Gross, Mr.
Award Amount: $999,914.00
Abstract:
Traditional enterprise cyber-security methods are inadequate to address the increasing number of threats, particularly within larger and higher-performance networks. Several government and third party organizations report consistent failures within corporate and federal, state, and local government… More

100 Gb/s Pattern Generator and Comparator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Edward Hagley, Dr.
Award Amount: $999,928.00
Abstract:
Network operators are facing sustained bandwidth demands from users and applications in the scientific computing and commercial communities. Hence many are actively migrating to faster 40/100 Gb/s technologies to support large scale transfers. Here the provision of advanced network… More