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Company Information:

Name: AMAIN ELECTRONICS CO., INC.
Address: 5301 Longley Lane, Unit 122
Reno, NV 89511 0180
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (775) 825-6001

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,213,357.00 17
SBIR Phase II $4,818,410.00 7

Award List:

DIRECT DIGITAL READOUT FOCAL-PLANES FOR PASSIVE SENSORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $61,499.00
Abstract:
AMAIN Electronics has recently patented an entirely new focal-plane method which directly digitizes the photo-response at each pixel within a monolithic or hybrid focal-plane. This technology is broadly applicable, and offers an opportunity to significantly advance sensor technology across the… More

SEED Based Optical Links for Focal Plane Readout

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Christopher M. Parry
Award Amount: $69,764.00

Two Color Per Pixel Digital Readout Staring Focal Plane Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $69,952.00

Small, Low Cost, Low Light Camera and Display with On Focal Plane Analog to Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William J. Mandle
Award Amount: $60,379.00

Two Color Per Pixel Digital Readout Staring Focal Plane Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $599,982.00
Abstract:
Amain Electronics has developed an innovative on focal plane digital readout approach which not only provides the necessary pixel size and linear dynamic range for multicolor detector interfacing, but also generates an offset free output data stream that can be input directly into a digital image… More

SEED Based Optical Links for Focal Plane Readout

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Christopher M. Parry
Award Amount: $599,964.00
Abstract:
A free space optical data link is proposed based upon the use of symmetric self electro-optic effect device, the S-SEED. This device, a multiple quantum well based p-i-n diode pair, is a photonic switch which can be utilized as an electrically modulated reflector or inversely as an optically… More

Small, Low Cost, Low Light Camera and Display with On Focal Plane Analog to Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: William J. Mandle
Award Amount: $789,700.00
Abstract:
The ability to fully exploit the low level light vision advantages for surveillance systems offered by advanced two-dimensional infrared detector arrays is compromised by the cost, weight and size of existing analog sampling and multiplexing technologies. Amain Electronics proposes an innovative on… More

CMOS ON-FOCAL-PLANE DIGITAL READOUT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl , President
Award Amount: $69,627.00

Digital Staring Array IR Imager with on Focal Plane Analog to Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $95,688.00

CHARGE WELL PER PIXEL DIGITAL CONVERSION ON THE FOCAL PLANE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl , President
Award Amount: $69,800.00

Digital Staring Array IR Imager with on Focal Plane Analog to Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $748,764.00
Abstract:
As the size of staring sensors increase, the bandwith to move data off the focal plan increases proportional to the number of pixels in the array. For analog focal planes increased bandwidth also means increased noise. Readout noise limited systems will be less sensitive, detector noise limited… More

All Digital Imager with per Pixel on focal Plan Analog to Digital Conversion and Digital Display

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Mandi
Award Amount: $59,469.00
Abstract:
As the size of staring sensors increase, the bandwidth to move data off the focal plane increases proportional to the number of pixels in the array. For analog focal planes, increased bandwidth also means increased noise. Readout noise limited systems wili be less sensitive, detector noise limited… More

Extremely Linear High Contrast Digital Visible Light Camera

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $98,452.00
Abstract:
Amain has developed and proposes a new electronic camera technology that digitally captures and converts at the pixel level. The approach, MOSAD,Multiplexed OverSample Analog to digital conversion is based on well proven oversample analog to digital conversion, A/D, processes. Oversample A/D at… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $750,000.00

MOSAD and Stream Vision for a Telerobotic, Flying camera system.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $69,983.00

Extremely low Power on Focal Plane Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Mandl
Award Amount: $69,955.00
Abstract:
Not Available It is clear that only large bulk single crystals of gallium nitride can alleviate the electrical and optical problems that plague present gallium nitride thin films grown on unmatched sapphire substrates. Therefore we propose to produce large bulk single crystals of gallium nitride… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $65,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $0.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $600,000.00

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $69,863.00

Extremely Low Power Designs for A/D Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of this study is to develop high data rate, 100 MHz, A/D conversion electronics that reduces power compared to present techniques. Amain Electronics proposes an innovative analog to digital conversion approach originally developed for focalplanes which work at the pixel reducing noise… More

Near Infrared Monolithic Focal Plane with Per pixel A/D

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $65,000.00
Abstract:
MOSAD, Multiplexed Oversample Analog to Digital conversion, is a patented improvement of the well known delta sigma A/D technology. It was specifically developed for large staring sensor applications to provide low power on focal plane A/D conversion. Newcommercial silicon germanium biCMOS… More

All Digital High Speed Visible Imaging Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, Presifdent
Award Amount: $119,926.00
Abstract:
"Amain proposes to develop a large staring array monolithic visible light camera with extremely low power analog to digital conversion, A/D, at each pixel. The approach is based on oversample A/D techniques developed for audio applications, generally knownin the industry as delta sigma A/D. Each… More

All Digital High Speed Visible Imaging Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: William Mandl, President
Award Amount: $730,000.00
Abstract:
A study of the application for a visible light camera based on placing a Delta Sigma modulator at each pixel to provide per pixel A/D showed the potential for superior performance compared to alterate APS designs. It was demonstrated that substantiallyhigher fill factor and smaller pixel size could… More