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Company Information:

Company Name: Advanced Energy Systems, Inc
City: Medford
State: NY
Zip+4: 11763-2286
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (631) 345-6264

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $3,079,424.00 34
SBIR Phase II $9,408,324.00 13
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Electromagnetically Forming a Seamless Niobium Radio Frequency (RF)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $88,968.00
Abstract:
Not Available We propose to develop a family of modular components for a second-generation fiber optical cable plant that is optimized for aerospace and shipboard applications. Specifically, designs will be proposed for connectors, splices, break-out boxes, backplane interfaces and fiber optic… More

Superconducting RF Photcathode Electron Gun

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $98,808.00
Abstract:
Not Available Under the proposed project, Photon-X will demonstrate the feasibility of a compact, optically pumped, high gain, erbium perfluoro polymer optical fiber amplifier having low-loss at 1550 nm for operation in short and medium distance data communications network systems. The polymer… More

Development of High Power RF Windows for Next-Generation Superconducting and Normal Conducting Accelerators

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
Not Available The objective of the proposed effort is to define and demonstrate a methodology to confidently predict the hydrodynamic performance of a prototype marine vehicle using data from small-scale experiments. Traditionally, the scaling of small-scale data to estimate prototype performance… More

Inexpensive, High Perfromance Electron Gun

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,477.00
Abstract:
Not Available Detailed cognitive task analysis (CTA) is an invaluable tool for system design, but it is extremely resource intensive and often the results are not transferable to other design projects. There are virtually no commercial tools to support CTA, and no methods or repositories for… More

Fabrication of Seamless Niobium Superconducting Accelerating Cavities using Directed Light Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
Not Available As the use of complex simulation representations becomes more widespread, it is imperative that their accuracy be precisely defined. At the same time, however, the very nature of their increased complexity progressively prohibits the use of conventional methods of measuring or… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Alan M. M. Todd, Vice President
Award Amount: $64,966.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Cole, Engineering Specialist
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Cole, Engineering Specialist
Award Amount: $635,411.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Elvin Burger, Manufacturing Program Manager
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Elvin Burger, Manufacturing Program Manager
Award Amount: $628,005.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Cole, Engineering Specialist
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Cole, Engineering Specialist
Award Amount: $740,766.00

Superconducting RF Injector for High-Power Free-Electron Lasers (FEL)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Alan Todd, Vice President
Award Amount: $1,857,546.00
Abstract:
With the achievement of 1.7 kW CW IR operation and an upgrade to 10kW in progress, free-electron lasers (FEL) are now a serious option for high-power, military and commercial applications. As specifically identified in the recent

High-Temperature Highly-Efficient Ceramic Heat Exchanger

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Senior Physicist
Award Amount: $99,904.00
Abstract:
65691 Extremely bright, affordable, photocathode electron sources are required for future DOE facilities such as the Next Linear Collider and Next Generation Light Sources. An electron gun with greater than 1 nC per bunch and less than 1 p mm-mrad normalized transverse rms emittance would meet… More

Advanced Strained-Superlattice Photocathodes for Polarized Electron Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Thomas Schultheiss, Technical Specialist
Award Amount: $99,707.00
Abstract:
65702 A continuous wave cryogenic photocathode electron gun operating in the L-band is the preferred approach for a wide variety of next generation and advanced electron accelerators and light sources. The high average current required for these applications results in average power densities that… More

High Resolution, Low Cost Small Animal PET Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem
Award Amount: $749,184.00
Abstract:
65691 Extremely bright, affordable, photocathode electron sources are required for future DOE facilities such as the Next Linear Collider and Next Generation Light Sources. An electron gun with greater than 1 nC per bunch and less than 1 p mm-mrad normalized transverse rms emittance would… More

Compact, High Power Microwave Amplifier

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Senior Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,961.00
Abstract:
"High power microwave (HPM) sources have important potential application in a variety of military and non-military areas. One of the key stepping stones to reaching many of these applications is the development of a source capable of gigawatt level poweroutput in a microsecond long pulse at a… More

High Resolution, Low Cost Small Animal PET Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
65691 Extremely bright, affordable, photocathode electron sources are required for future DOE facilities such as the Next Linear Collider and Next Generation Light Sources. An electron gun with greater than 1 nC per bunch and less than 1 p mm-mrad normalized transverse rms emittance would… More

Improved High-Current Injector Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Senior Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,952.00
Abstract:
"With the achievement of 2.1 kW CW I R operation and an upgrade to10 kW in progress, free-electron lasers (FEL) are now a serious option for high-power, military and commercial applications. As specifically identified in the recent "Department of DefenseLaser Master Plan", the key technology issue… More

SBIR Phase I: Compact, High-Power, Terahertz (THz) Radiation Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem
Award Amount: $96,056.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a high-power Terahertz (THz) source concept and an overall THz system definition for fabrication and testing under a subsequent Phase II program. THz electromagnetic radiation, in the frequency range from 0.1 to 10 THz, is… More

Improved High-Current Injector Design

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $599,929.00
Abstract:
With the achievement of 2.1 kW CW IR operation and an upgrade to 10 kW undergoing commissioning, free-electron lasers (FEL) are now a serious option for high-power, military and commercial applications. As specifically identified in the recent "Department of Defense Laser Master Plan", the key… More

SBIR Phase II: Compact, High-Power, Terahertz (THz) Radiation Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Alan Todd, PI
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a tunable, compact, high-power Terahertz (THz) radiation source. The unique discriminator of the source is the projected power level, which is orders of magnitude greater than available semiconductor sources, should enable… More

Compact High Power Microwave Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Applied Research
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Project Manager
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: Al Bryant
Abstract:
High Power Microwave (HPM) systems capable of generating gigawatts of power for pulse lengths of microseconds have significant military applications. The military utility would be even greater if such systems could be packaged for placement in current Army mobile platforms (long range and short… More

Exploration of Long-Life Polarized Electron Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,964.00
Abstract:
75592-A radio frequency (RF) photoemission source that delivers polarized electrons at low emittance would be an attractive electron source for a linear collider. Moreover, if such a source were used in conjunction with nearby injection system optics, a beam with a high ratio of transverse… More

High Charge per Bunch RF Gun Photocathode

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Alan Todd, Vice President
Award Amount: $69,801.00
Abstract:
A definitive experimental study of cathode design and photoemissive materials for normal-conducting RF injectors is proposed. The University of Maryland (UMD) and Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) have agreed to collaborate with Advanced Energy Systems (AES) on this project. As an FFRDC, BNL… More

High Charge per Bunch RF Gun Photocathode

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Alan Todd, Vice President
Award Amount: $577,453.00
Abstract:
A definitive experimental study of photoemissive materials and cathode design and fabrication for RF electron injectors is proposed that will result in a recommended cathode approach for next step Navy FEL devices at the end of the program. The University of Maryland (UMD) and Brookhaven National… More

Terahertz (THz) Source Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Alan Todd, Vice President
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
THz electromagnetic radiation in the frequency range from around 0.3 to 10 THz is an unexplored frontier in imaging science and technology whose application holds great promise for defense, medical imaging, drug discovery and homeland security. Present applications are limited by the availability… More

Superconducting RF Photocathode Gun for Low Emittance Polarized ELectron Beams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans P. Bluem, Dr.
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
A radio frequency (RF) photoemission source that delivers polarized electrons at low emittance would be an attractive electron source for a linear collider. Moreover, it has been demonstrated recently that such a source, in conjunction with nearby injection-system optics, can deliver a beam with a… More

Advanced High-Brightness Electron Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Dr
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
High-repetition-rate (>1 MHz), high-bunch-charge (up to 1 nC) electron sources, possessing the high gradients at the cathode surface that are needed for low emittance electron bunches, are critical components of next generation light sources, such as energy recovery linacs (ERLs) and free electron… More

Superconducting RF Photocathode Gun for Low Emittance Polarized ELectron Beams

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Hans P. Bluem, Dr
Award Amount: $699,997.00
Abstract:
Polarized electron beams are important to high energy physics and nuclear physics experiments. At present, linear colliders and nuclear science machines use DC polarized sources, as these have been proven to provide polarized beams with good cathode lifetimes and acceptable emittances. However,… More

Terahertz Source and Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,712.00
Abstract:
High power, high frequency (100 GHz to 7 THz) RF sources can provide revolutionary advances in several militarily significant areas. THz imaging, spectroscopy and communications are important emerging applications. A THz spectrometer making use of a high power, tunable source would provide an… More

High-Quantum-Efficiency Photocathode Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Schultheiss, Program Manager
Award Amount: $69,632.00
Abstract:
High Quantum effiency photocathodes with long life can provide revolutionary advances in several militarily significant areas. Diamond amplifiers can provide the required efficiency, however, these amplifiers are in invancy stage of engineering and manufacturing. The goal of this SBIR is to… More

High Power Fundamental Power Coupler for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Schultheiss, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,649.00
Abstract:
Future third-generation light sources, such as the NSLS-II synchrotron light source proposed for Brookhaven National Laboratory, push the operating current and subsequent beam power to levels beyond the capabilities of single CESR-B cavities. The proposed light source will require 500mA and 1000kW… More

Development of Alternative Reduced-Cost Helium Vessels for ILC Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Joseph Sredniawski, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,666.00
Abstract:
The International Linear Collider represents the next great undertaking for the worldwide high energy physics community. In addition to the technical challenges, the political realities demand that ILC R&D focus on reducing the cost of the components of this massive facility. The helium vessels that… More

Improved Superconducting Accelerator System for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: John Rathke, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,876.00
Abstract:
Modern synchrotron light sources have come to rely upon superconducting radio frequency (SRF) acceleration to achieve high luminosity. To date, the workhorse in this area has been the SRF system for the CESR-B machine, which has been employed on many light sources in the last several years. However,… More

Prototype 800MHz Crab Cavity Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Michael Cole, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,953.00
Abstract:
Regardless of the final choice of magnet technology and optics layout, most collider schemes will have a finite crossing angle with which bunches collide, resulting in a reduction in luminosity. It is accepted in the community that crab cavities can be developed to reduce this relative angle and… More

Improved Superconducting Accelerator System for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: John Rathke, Mr.
Award Amount: $747,867.00
Abstract:
Modern synchrotron light sources have come to rely upon superconducting radio frequency (SRF) acceleration to achieve high luminosity. To date, the workhorse in this area has been the SRF system developed by Cornell in the mid-1990¿s for the CESR-B machine. However, as the quest for higher… More

Advanced High-Brightness Electron Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Tom Schultheiss, Mr.
Award Amount: $99,673.00
Abstract:
High-repetition-rate (>1 MHz), high-bunch-charge (up to 1 nC) electron sources will be critical components of next generation light sources, which will be needed to upgrade DOE user facilities. These electron sources must possess high gradients at the cathode surface to provide for low emittance… More

High Power Fundamental Power Coupler for Next Generation Light Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Thomas J. Schultheiss, Mr.
Award Amount: $749,816.00
Abstract:
Future third generation light sources, such as the NSLS-II synchrotron light source proposed for Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), push the operating current and subsequent beam power to levels beyond the capabilities of single CESR-B/KEKB cavities. The proposed light source requires 500mA and… More

Development of Alternative Reduced-Cost Helium Vessels for ILC Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Joseph Sredniawski, Mr.
Award Amount: $698,224.00
Abstract:
The International Linear Collider (ILC) represents the next great undertaking for the worldwide high energy physics community. In addition to technical challenges posed by the project, the political realities demand a reduction in the cost of the components of this massive facility. The helium… More

High-Quantum-Efficiency Photocathode Development

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Thomas Schultheiss, Program Manager
Award Amount: $224,126.00
Abstract:
Navy free-electron laser (FEL) weapon systems require robust long-lived cathodes for the electron injector. The cathodes must deliver very high bunch charge in extremely short time at high repetition rates. AES has been working with Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) through a Phase I NAVY SBIR… More

Non-Destructive Technique for Measurement of Electron Bunch Longitudinal Charge Distribution

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Lazar Staykov, Dr. – 609-356-8486
Award Amount: $147,376.00
Abstract:
Measurement of the longitudinal charge distribution of short electron bunches moving with relativistic velocities is among the major challenges in the domain of accelerator diagnostics. The strict control of the longitudinal distribution is critical for the operation of X-ray Free Electron Lasers… More

Ultrafast High-Brightness Electron Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jangho Park, Dr. – 609-514-0319
Award Amount: $132,098.00
Abstract:
Generation and preservation of ultrafast electron beams is one of the major challenges in accelerator R & amp;D. Space charge forces play a fundamental role in emittance dilution and bunch lengthening for all high brightness beams. In order to generate and preserve the ultrafast high-brightness… More

Materials Processing with FEL Injector E-Beam

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hans Bluem, Principal Investigator – (609) 514-0315
Award Amount: $77,165.00
Abstract:
Free Electron Lasers are the Navy HEL system of choice (ONR FEL INP) for the maritime environment primarily because of wavelength selectivity for atmospheric transmission and compatibility with evolving All-Electric Ship concepts. The FEL generates intense photon beams by extracting kinetic energy… More

Development of a Field Emitter Array Based High-Current Electron Injector

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Jarvis, Dr. – 609-514-0319
Award Amount: $148,055.00
Abstract:
At present there exists a very significant science and technology gap for the production of photocathodes that have both high quantum efficiency (QE) and long lifetime. The National Academies has identified this as an area of critical importance to the development of high-power free-electron lasers… More

A Design Study for Megawatt Class Waveguide Input Coupler for Synchrotron Light Source Superconducting Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Meidlinger, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,429.00
Abstract:
Modern synchrotrons are providing higher beam currents and demanding more RF power from the superconducting cavities. The maximum RF power available without beam is limited by the maximum power rating of the WR1800 waveguide RF ceramic window used in the fundamental power coupler. Operation at… More

Ultrafast Electron Diffraction Device for Time-Resolved Chemical Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jangho Park, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,820.00
Abstract:
Because of the need to operate in a space-charge-dominated regime, the generation and preservation of femtosecond electron beams is a major challenge for chemical dynamics and accelerator technology R & amp;D. Electrons from a photo-cathode radio frequency (RF) gun can be used as scattering … More

Developing Rugged, High Quantum Efficiency, Graphene Photocathodes

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Jarvis, Dr.
Award Amount: $149,832.00
Abstract:
Photocathodes have been the focus of intense experimental and theoretical development for many decades, and their use in RF photoinjectors has been indispensible for the evolution of light sources such as free-electron lasers. At present there is a significant science and technology gap for… More