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Optoelectronic Infrastructure for RF/Optical Phased Arrays

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: … with optimized dimensions Ka band operation. The optical source is an array of vertical cavity lasers closely spaced and coupled by anti-guiding to enable coherent operation. Optical beam steering is achieved by controlling the current in a 2D array. In this SBIR, ODIS will… more

Optoelectronic Infrastructure for RF/Optical Phased Arrays

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: …ion and Ranging (LIDAR) arrays currently use a single optical source with mechanical steering. An identified goal would be an RF array with true time delay for beam steering and combined in the same physical location with an optical array steered via optical phase shift. ODIS… more

Vitamin D Production by Sperti Lamp in Fat Malabsorption Patients

Company: KBD, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Vitamin D plays a critical role in calcium metabolism and bone health in children and adults. It is now recognized that every tissue and cell in the body have a vitamin D receptor and thus every tissue and cell in the b ody is a target for… more

An Optoelectronic Ultra Low Power RAM

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …, CMOS is near the end of its scaling potential and it has a severe liability for space applications due to a weakness to radiation. Further, the 6T cell is relatively area and power consumptive and falls well short of the requirements for next generation satellites. ODIS… more

Integrated Optoelectronics for Optical CDMA

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … on one die, cost goes down and performance goes up. These same attributes apply to airborne communications. The security enabled is a key aspect and thus multiple recent efforts have focused on the addition of existing PIC devices to a standard CMOS platform. ODIS offers a… more

Monolithic InfraRed pixel structures enabled by Thyristor-HFET EO logic

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: … for monolithic ROIC's. However the advantage of the monolithic pixels increases enormously if digitization could also be realized within the chip. To this end, a special requirement is to develop and optimize the IR pixel simultaneously with the ADC. ODIS has… more

Optoelectronic directional couplers for optical switching fabrics

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: … all routing is done with circuit switching. The issues are insertion loss, crosstalk, extinction ratio, polarization dependence and scalability. For high speed operation the EO switch must be used and for integration only the semiconductor approach is viable. ODIS… more

Virus-like particle vaccines against respiratory syncytial virus

Company: ZETRA BIOLOGICALS, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … an d induce protective humoral, cellular, and mucosal immune responses. We have extensive experience expressing viral proteins on VLPs and evaluating VLP-induced immunity. The RSV fusion (F) and attachment glycoprotein (G) contain all known neutralizing antib ody epitopes and… more

N-glycolylneuraminic Acid in the Pathogenesis and Progression of Rheumatoid Arthr

Company: GCFREE, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: … Neu 5Gc accumulation in joints, originating from dietary sources (red meats and milk products), when combined with certain anti-Neu5Gc antibodies that specifically target Neu5Gc-containing epitopes that are enriched in the joint. Defining such an antigen-antib ody combination… more

Optoelectronic directional couplers for optical switching fabrics

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: … directional coupler. The only semiconductor directional coupler that can be scaled to lengths

Thyristor-HFET logic based on optical signal transfer

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2009 / 1
Abstract: … digital logic functions. For example the basic flip flop function could be implemented with EO devices activated by optical signals and producing optical outputs. Such approaches could reduce the number of devices and the power while simultaneously increasing the speed. ODIS… more

Modular Autonomous C&DH Software with Built-In Simulation/Test

Company: Advanced Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: … highly autonomous core flight software that is adaptable to any mission, but also has the ability to replace traditional development, integration and test elements. This will be accomplished by expanding upon our revolutionary On-board Dynamic Simulation System (ODySSy) to… more

Monoclonal antibody mediated biomarker discovery for alcohol-induced liver damage

Company: LOHOCLA RESEARCH CORPORATION Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: … B arnett Institute at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, a research center with expertise in chromatography and mass spectrometry. A critical need today is the development of technology that can rapidly and cost effectively deliver disease specific antib odies for low… more

An Optically Switched Thyristor as a Thz pulse Source

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: … cascade structure (QCL) is one approach to a THz laser using intersubband transitions. Photoconductive switches activated by high power optical pulses also produce THz emissions. In order to integrate the antenna and the electronics for a communication link, ODIS… more

Photonic control technology for Phased Arrays

Company: ODIS Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2008 / 1
Abstract: …chronization across multiple RF interfaces can be improved. Large scale integration could address the problem of interconnecting boards with GHZ RF outputs but currently is not possible. Such integration with optical control will be a key enabling technology. ODIS proposes a… more

MS based approaches for diabetes biomarker discovery

Company: INTRINSIC BIOPROBES, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / STTR / 2007 / 2
Abstract: … sample origin from 1 of the 3 groups (normal, pre-diabetic and diabetic; as determined by the administration of an oral glucose tolerance test). Both plasma and blood cell samples will be assayed with affinity pipettes derivatized with poly- and monoclonal antib … more

Highly-Maneuverable, High-Speed Inspection Vehicle

Company: RE2, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2007 / 2
Abstract: … mission profiles. Our High-Speed Inspection Robot (HSIR) design, validated in Phase I though feasibility simulations, fuses high-speed (40 KPH) reconnaissance capability of a MARCbot, the hands-on inspection capability of a TALON, and the maneuverability of an ODIS. The… more

Laser Eye Protection Field Evaluation Device

Company: Applied Science Innovations, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2006 / 1
Abstract: …ncept; Phase II will result in a first generation preproduction prototype system. The ability to measure spectral OD will enable field tests of LEP immediately prior to their use by the Air Force and other branches of the Armed Services. Other commercial applications of ODIS… more

Motion Planning for Omni-Directional Vehicles

Company: Autonomous Solutions, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2004 / 2
Abstract: … and homeland defense. The program will develop, demonstrate, test and deliver the Phase I JAUS compliant planning system for agile cluttered environment traversal on 2 low cost prototype UGVs. The first prototype will be based on the Omni-Directional Inspection Vehicle (ODIS)… more

Magnetic nanoparticle-facilitated spinal cord repair

Company: ORTHOPEDIC DEVELOPMENT, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2003 / 1
Abstract: … patented method that would involve (1) a new surgical technique, (2) an injectable device, and (3) a device to create a precise magnetic field. It has been shown that tension applied to CNS neurons does indeed stimulate directional growth. In previous studies, ODI has shown… more

CONCEPTS FOR ENHANCING ICBM FORCE EFFECTIVENESS BASED ON IMPROVED INFORMATION

Company: SRS Technologies Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 1990 / 1
Abstract: …HE POTENTIAL TO PROVIDE NEW AND ENHANCED DATA IN REAL-TIME TO ICBM FORCES. ICBM ENHANCEMENT CONCEPTS UTILIZING SUCH INFORMATION ARE SYNTHESIZED IN THIS PROJECT AND ARE ELABORATED WITHIN A CONSTRUCT OF INFORMATION STATES THAT ARE RELEVANT FOR TESTING THE UTILITY OF ODI CONCEPTS… more