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Company Information:

Company Name: Anasys Instruments Corp
City: Santa Barbara
State: CA
Zip+4: 93101-3407
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (805) 455-5482

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $941,267.00 8
SBIR Phase II $2,192,759.00 4
STTR Phase I $985,559.00 6
STTR Phase II $2,197,162.00 3

Award List:

STRESS WAVE ANALYSIS OF WOOD PILES RELATED TO ULTIMATE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $45,970.00

STRESS WAVE ANALYSIS OF WOOD PILES RELATED TO ULTIMATE COMPRESSIVE STRENGTH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $200,000.00
Abstract:
Wood foundation piling could be utilized for capacities of 2 to 3 current design loads if the high strength piles couldbe readily identified by a non-destructive test method. woodpiles would be appreciated by geo-technical and structural engineers as an economical and reliable deep foundation… More

DIMENSIONALLY STABILIZING WAFERBOARD BY PRETREATING WOOD WITH POLYMERS BEFORE GLUING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: USDA
Principal Investigator: Dr ramesh c vasishth
Award Amount: $45,300.00
Abstract:
Wood waferboard could be utilized for siding and other exterior exposure application if it were more dimensionally stable when exposed to cyclic humidity conditions or environments where the product absorbs moisture. aspen waferboard markets could be expanded if the thickness swelling and linear… More

SBIR Phase I: Sub-100nm Infrared Spectroscopy based on Atomic Force Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kevin R. Kjoller, BS
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop a new nanoscale characterization system which will be capable of identifying molecular species on the surfaces of materials or living structures, through their vibrational Infrared (IR) spectral signatures, with sub-100nm… More

Development of s-SNOM Technology to Enable AFMs Perform sub-30nm IR Spectroscopy and Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: Univ of Washington
Principal Investigator: Markus Raschke, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: M. Raschke
Abstract:
Scanning Probe Microscopy, SPM, is a strategically vital tool for nanotechnology research, a 250 million dollars per year industry essential to such multibillion-dollar downstream industries as materials and pharmaceuticals. However, the single biggest drawback to SPM is its inability to obtain any… More

SBIR Phase II: Sub-100nm Infrared Spectroscopy Based on Atomic Force Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kevin Kjoller, BS
Award Amount: $493,057.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project seeks to develop the prototype of a characterization system which can perform IR spectroscopy and imaging at sub-100nm spatial resolution and thus break the 5 micron resolution barrier that has limited IR spectroscopy for the last 50… More

Chemical Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging with Nanometer Spatial Resolution Using Atomic Force Microscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: University of Washington
Principal Investigator: Markus Raschke, Dr
Award Amount: $750,000.00
RI Contact: M. Raschke
Abstract:
SPMs are a strategically vital tool for nanotechnology research constituting a $250 Mill/yr industry while enabling several multi-Billion downstream industries like Materials and Pharmaceuticals. However, their single biggest drawback is their inability to obtain any chemical information on their… More

SBIR Phase I: NanoIR: Infrared Chemical Spectroscopy at the sub-20 nm Scale

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, PhD
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will explore new science and technology to enable infrared (IR) spectroscopy and imaging with sub-20 nm spatial resolution. Conventional IR spectroscopy is a benchmark tool in research and industry, providing rich chemically specific… More

High Speed Nano-Infrared Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Illinois Urbana-Champ
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, CTO
Award Amount: $99,974.00
RI Contact: William P. King
Abstract:
Anasys Instruments in collaboration with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and subcontractor Dr. Konstantin Vodopyanov propose to develop the world's first high speed nano infrared spectroscopy ("NanoIR") capability. By combining and extending the capabilities of infrared spectroscopy and… More

SBIR Phase I: Nanothermal Dynamic Mechanical Analysis System For Highly Crosslinked And Filled Polymers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kevin Kjoller
Award Amount: $149,998.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project seeks to develop the technique of Nanothermal Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (Nanothermal DMA). Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA) is an essential tool for characterizing bulk specialty polymers, but this type of measurement requires hours to… More

SBIR Phase II: NanoIR: Infrared Chemical Spectroscopy at the sub-20 nm Scale

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of California
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater – (805) 680-5150
Award Amount: $447,162.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will involve research and development of infrared nanospectroscopy, leading to the first commercial instrument capable of infrared spectroscopy and chemical imaging at the sub-20 nm scale on a broad range of samples. We will develop and… More

High Speed Wideband Infrared Nanospectroscopy Platform

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, Dr. – 805-730-3310
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
Anasys Instruments proposes to develop a high speed Wideband Infrared NanoSpectroscopy (WINS) platform that will dramatically extend the available capabilities for chemical characterization at the nanoscale. The proposed project will develop and demonstrate key technologies to overcome barriers that… More

High Speed Wideband Infrared nano-Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, Dr. – 805-730-3310
Award Amount: $999,747.00
Abstract:
The dramatic increase in development and usage of nanostructured materials has left a critical characterization gap in the ability to chemically identify and map materials with nanoscale spatial resolution. Anasys Instruments proposes to develop a high speed Wideband Infrared NanoSpectroscopy (WINS)… More

Breakthrough intra-operative detection of the parathyroid glands

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY MED CTR
Principal Investigator: Anita Mahadevan-jansen – 615-343-4787
Award Amount: $254,291.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Currently, about 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. Thyroid disease occurs when the thyroid gland does not supply the appropriate amount of thyroid hormone needed. Thyroid and parathyroid diseases combine the fields of endocrinology and… More

Development of a new Imaging Platform for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical applicati

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: PURDUE UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Lynne S. Taylor – 805-455-5482
Award Amount: $229,667.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): In this project, the breakthrough new technique of nanoscale infrared (IR) spectroscopy, pioneered by Anasys Instruments, will be adapted and refined for Pharmaceutical and biological systems. The technique has numerousapplications such as Polymorph screening;… More

SBIR Phase II: Nanoscale Ultrafast Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (nu-DMA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater
Award Amount: $499,955.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop technologies to enable commercialization of nanoscale Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA). Conventional DMA works by applying an oscillating stress to a sample and measuring the time-dependent strain. Analysis of DMA data… More

Resonance-Enhanced Infrared Nanospectroscopy (REINS) based on Atomic Force Microscopy and Quantum Cascase Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: University of Texas-Austin
Principal Investigator: Mikhail Belkin, Prof. – 512-471-4424
Award Amount: $150,000.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Infrared spectroscopy is the most widely used technique for chemical characterization with a worldwide market of over $1B annually. Conventional IR spectroscopy suffers, however, from fundamental spatial resolution limits at the scale of many microns to many tens of microns. This has prevented… More

Resonant Enhanced Infrared Nano-Spectroscopy (REINS)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Research Institution: University of Texas at Austin
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, Prof.
Award Amount: $1,000,000.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Infrared spectroscopy is the most widely used technique for chemical characterization with a worldwide market of over $1B annually. Conventional infrared spectroscopy suffers, however, from fundamental spatial resolution limits that prohibit its application at the nanoscale. This has prevented… More

Single Cell chemical Imaging via nanoscale IR ablation - Mass Spectromety

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Research Institution: LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Principal Investigator: Kermit K. Murray – 225-578-3417
Award Amount: $151,627.00
RI Contact:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The goals of this project are twofold: a) to develop a new technique for nanoscale Mass spectrometry imaging based on AFM based tip enhanced IR ablation (nanoIR-MS). b) to apply this technique towards the application ofSingle cell imaging. Information on the… More

new SPM platform for heated probe AFM and Mass Spectrometry for naNoscale chemical analysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Mark Little, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
The AFM-MS product resulting from this proposal will have two main benefits: a) Adding nanoscale spatial resolution to Mass Spectrometry (MS) industry b) Adding nanoscale chemical recognition to the Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) technique. This will be achieved by using Anasys proprietary… More

Low cost infrared naNospectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Craig Prater, Dr.
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
AFM-based infrared spectroscopy (AFM-IR) pioneered by Dazzi et al provides ~100X improvement in spatial resolution over conventional infrared microspectroscopy, enabling chemical analysis at the nanoscale. It has already been successfully applied to many applications, including polymer composites… More