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Company Information:

Company Name: ADVANCED CERAMETRICS, INC.
City: Lambertville
State: NJ
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (609) 397-2900

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $836,361.00 10
SBIR Phase II $3,123,612.00 6

Award List:

PZT Ceramic Fiber Process for High Performance Actuators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jonathon French
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
Piezoelectric ceramics in sensors have achieved substantial market penetration. These parts are used widely for heat and climate control, hydrophones, flow sensors, medical and industrial sensing and accelerometers but they have been unsuccessful in gaining significant use in actuators. It… More

PZT Ceramic Fiber Process for High Performance Actuators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jonathon French
Award Amount: $402,960.00
Abstract:
Piezoelectric ceramics in sensors have achieved substantial market penetration. These parts are used widely for heat and climate control, hydrophones, flow sensors, medical and industrial sensing and accelerometers but they have been unsuccessful in gaining significant use in actuators. It… More

Development of a Low-Cost Technology to Form Long Single Crystal Piezoelectric Fibers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jonathan French PhD
Award Amount: $69,967.00

Development of a Low-Cost Technology to Form Long Single Crystal Piezoelectric Fibers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jonathan D. French, Ph.D.
Award Amount: $453,822.00

TRANSDUCERS FROM 1-3 COMPOSITES, MADE WITH ORIENTED PSEUDO SINGLE-CRYSTAL RELAXOR FERROELECTRIC FIBERS, FOR NAVY SONOBUOY APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ajmal Khan, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $69,982.00
Abstract:
"Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. (ACI) has developed a technology to produce functional quantities of lead magnesium niobate-lead titanate (PMN-PT) fibers with oriented pseudo single-crystal microstructures. These have been assembled into rudimentary compositetransducers. They have also been used as… More

Self-Powered, Light Weight Piezoelectric Fiber Composite Anti-Icing Thumpers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Ajmal Khan, Research Scientist
Award Amount: $98,710.00
Abstract:
Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. (ACI) has developed a technology to scavenge waste energy, such as vibration or flex to power active structural control using its piezoelectric fiber composites. Commercial examples include Head Sports' Intelligence skis andtennis rackets. Similar lightweight, flexible… More

Innovative Energy Generation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Senior research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,729.00
Abstract:
Advanced Cerametrics, Inc. (ACI) has developed a technology to produce flexible and robust piezoelectric fiber composite transducers, which can be used to recover energy from various motions, including vibration, compression, and flexure, and then convertit into electric power. ACI proposes to… More

FIBER REINFORCED CERAMIC RADOME MATERIAL WITH IMPROVED RESISTANCE TO THERMAL SHOCK, HIGH TEMPERATURE, AND EROSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Ajmal (AJ) Khan, Senior Ceramics R&D Engin
Award Amount: $69,765.00
Abstract:
For this research, Advanced Cerametrics, Inc (ACI) proposes to combine its patented viscose suspension spinning process (VSSP) for manufacturing ceramic fiber, with conventional slip casting, to develop a low cost and economically scalable fiber-reinforcedceramic matrix composite (CMC) radome… More

FIBER REINFORCED CERAMIC RADOME MATERIAL WITH IMPROVED RESISTANCE TO THERMAL SHOCK, HIGH TEMPERATURE, AND EROSION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director of Research
Award Amount: $582,552.00
Abstract:
For this research, Advanced Cerametrics, (ACI)will combine its patented fiber forming technology with conventional ceramic forming methods including slip casting, injection molding and isostatic pressing to develop a low cost and economically scalable method to make ceramic fiber reinforced ceramic… More

Alternative Methods of Wireless Sensor Power via Novel Piezoelectric Fiber Composites

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director of Research & Development
Award Amount: $69,894.00
Abstract:
Currently, wireless sensors have been used in variety of applications such as real-time data sharing, surveillance, in-vivo medical devices, condition-based monitoring, etc. that can revolutionize industrial efficiency, health monitoring, and data processing. Maximizing the use of wireless sensors… More

RF Guidance Sensor Windows for High-Speed and Hypersonic Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director of Research
Award Amount: $99,620.00
Abstract:
Advanced Cerametrics, Inc (ACI) has developed a technology to make nearly any ceramic into flexible fiber. ACI has also developed a material that meets the needs of hypersonic missile radomes (barium alumino silicate-BAS). ACI has developed a method to make the BAS into fiber form and to produce… More

Hybrid Harvesting Energy for Wireless Sensor Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director of research and Develop.
Award Amount: $69,862.00
Abstract:
Currently, wireless sensors have been used in variety of applications such as surveillance, real-time data sharing, in-vivo medical devices, condition-based monitoring, etc. that can revolutionize industrial efficiency, health monitoring, and data processing. MEMS technology made possible… More

Hybrid Harvesting Energy for Wireless Sensor Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director, Research and De
Award Amount: $729,696.00
Abstract:
Currently, wireless sensors have been used in variety of applications such as surveillance, real-time data sharing, in-vivo medical devices, condition-based monitoring, etc. that can revolutionize industrial efficiency, health monitoring, and data processing. MEMS technology made possible… More

RF Guidance Sensor Windows for High-Speed and Hypersonic Air Vehicles

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Director of Research and
Award Amount: $598,831.00
Abstract:
Advanced Cerametrics, Inc (ACI) has developed a new ceramic material to compete directly with the very high priced reaction bonded silicon nitride (RBSN) and obsolete Pyroceram radomes. ACI has built on earlier work done by NAVSEA to develop a repeatable and inexpensive process to produce radomes… More

Inexpensive Large Scale Manufacturing of High Specific Modulus and Strength Ceramic Fibers via VSSP

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Chief Technology Officer – (609) 397-2900
Award Amount: $119,832.00
Abstract:
Boron carbide (B4C) ceramic is one of the hardest materials available and, in the form of a fiber composite, it is expected to improve ballistic performance of personal armor and armored vehicles. Due to the nature of its covalent bond, it is very difficult to manufacture full density boron carbide.… More

Inexpensive Large Scale Manufacturing of High Specific Modulus and Strength Ceramic Fibers via VSSP

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Farhad Mohammadi, Chief Technology Officer – (609) 397-2900
Award Amount: $355,751.00
Abstract:
Boron carbide (B4C) ceramic is one of the hardest materials available and, in the form of a fiber composite, it is expected to improve ballistic performance of personal armor and armored vehicles. Due to the nature of its covalent bond, it is very difficult to manufacture full density boron carbide.… More