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Company Information:

Company Name: Advanced Coherent Technologies
City: San Diego
State: CA
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (619) 851-4054

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $468,478.00 5
SBIR Phase II $5,090,337.00 6

Award List:

High Altitude Non-Acoustic Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $78,765.00
Abstract:
The intent of this proposal is twofold: first we will provide the instrumentation and data necessary to quantify the polarization requirements of future passive multi or hyper spectral systems utilized for high altitude ASW missions. Second, we suggest a way of passively detecting submarines from… More

Polarization Studies in Passive ASW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
As discussed in the solicitation for this SBIR, EPAS and other current passive ASW sensors have not yet incorporated the use of polarization analyzers to mitigate the effects of high background clutter their imaging systems. It is postulated that proper use of polarization analyzers can reduce the… More

Low Cost Whale Detection and Monitoring with Radar/Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $149,966.00
Abstract:
Current ASW testing is often limited by the presence of marine mammals on ASW test ranges. The solicitation suggests the development of a radar system and associated algorithms to detect breaching whales in various sea states. The detection would then be handed off to an EO system for… More

Polarization Studies in Passive ASW

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $747,362.00
Abstract:
Several sensor systems are currently under development for use in 'maritime remote sensing'. Missions such as surf zone and shallow water mine countermeasures, optical ASW, maritime search and rescue, and marine mammal detection and tracking are included in our definition of remote sensing. The… More

High Altitude Non-Acoustic Antisubmarine Warfare (ASW)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $600,121.00
Abstract:
Current ASW sensors rely either on active transmissions or close passive detection from low altitude or in water. Active transmissions can be detected and countermeasured, and platforms operating from low altitude can be directly heard or seen also allowing fairly easy countermeasures or evasion. … More

Low Cost Whale Detection and Monitoring with Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $749,970.00
Abstract:
Current ASW testing is often limited by the presence of marine mammals on ASW test ranges. The solicitation suggests the development of a radar system and associated algorithms to detect breaching whales in various sea states and generally assist in the Marine Species Mitigation (MSM) problem. The… More

Littoral Zone Characterization Using Merged Multi-Spectral Visible Electro Optic (EO) and Infrared (IR) Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $79,919.00
Abstract:
dvanced Coherent Technologies, LLC (ACT) proposes to leverage recent ONR projects investigating surf zone dynamics and current programs developing low cost EO/IR imaging systems to show the utility of using an airborne EO/MSI/IR sensor to characterize the near shore and surf zone environments. ACT… More

Joint Multi-Mission Electro-Optic System(JMMES) for UAV Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist
Award Amount: $79,828.00
Abstract:
Advanced Coherent Technologies, LLC (ACT) has demonstrated the value of simple Visible-Near Infrared (VNIR) EO multispectral system in small packages in recent US Navy sponsored Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) programs (N06-013, N05-119 and N07-019) as well as in the current Multimission… More

Littoral Zone Characterization Using Merged Multi-Spectral Visible Electro Optic (EO) and Infrared (IR) Imagery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist – (619) 838-1218
Award Amount: $743,914.00
Abstract:
Command of the littoral environment is advantageous for the warfighter. Remote characterization of the littoral region is an asset to mission planners. Characterization includes providing bathymetry, currents, and probability of deployed mines or obstacles deterring beach landings of US Navy… More

Joint Multi-Mission Electro-Optic System(JMMES) for UAV Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist – (619) 838-1218
Award Amount: $748,979.00
Abstract:
Advanced Coherent Technologies, LLC (ACT) proposes to develop a UAS payload framework into which modular, mission-specific electro optic/infrared (EO/IR) systems can be incorporated in a plug and play fashion. This framework should be compatible with the Navy Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System… More

Technology Development of a Polarization Capable Multi-Mission EO/IR Turret (On-board Real Time Processor)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jon Schoonmaker, Principal Scientist – (619) 851-4054
Award Amount: $1,499,991.00
Abstract:
The focus of this effort is to take Advanced Coherent Technologies, LLC's (ACT's) current multispectral/hyperspectral (MSI/HSI) system, developed in the first two Phases of this SBIR, and miniaturize the onboard processor and improve the onboard processing algorithms. Miniaturization is… More