Spire Corporation

Company Information

Company Name
Spire Corporation
Address
One Patriots Park
Bedford, MA, 01730-2396
Phone
1 781-275-6000
URL
n/a
DUNS
065137978
Number of Employees
65
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N

Award Totals

PROGRAM/PHASE
AWARD AMOUNT ($)
NUMBER OF AWARDS
SBIR Phase I
$22,326,518.51
329
SBIR Phase II
$54,119,196.00
99
STTR Phase I
$598,348.00
6
STTR Phase II
$1,249,338.00
2

Award List

  1. Photoluminescense for Solar Cell Crack Detection

    Amount: $99,745.00

    In the manufacturing process for photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, a significant percentage of both single- and multi-crystalline silicon wafers and solar cells used in the industry today contain m ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  2. Next-Generation, LED-based, Adjustable Spectrum, Pulsed Solar Simulator

    Amount: $99,623.00

    A key step in the manufacture of photovoltaic (PV) solar modules is their final test under simulated solar illumination. Manufacture of modules to produce megawatts of solar-generated power requires a ...

    SBIR Phase I 2010 Department of Energy
  3. DRY FILM LUBRICANT FOR BEARINGS USING ION IMPLANTATION

    Amount: $195,991.00

    HIGH SPEED CRYOGENIC TURBO-MACHINERY REQUIRES RELIABLE DRY FILM LUBRICANTS IN THE MAIN SHAFT TO SUPPORT THE ROLLINGELEMENT BEARINGS. THE LUBRICANT PRESENTLY USED HAS SHORT LIFETIME AND CAUSES UNACCEPT ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 National Aeronautics and Space Administration
  4. OPTICAL DISKS

    Amount: $49,956.00

    ADVANCES IN WIDEBAND COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION HANDLINGTECHNOLOGIES HAVE CREATED A DATA STORAE AND RETRIEVAL PROBLEM WHICH WILL NO LONGER BE SATISFIED BY EVOLUTIONARY IMPROVEMENTS OF CONVENTIONAL ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  5. CELL STRUCTURES BY 3-DIMENSIONAL GRAPHOEPITAXY ON METAL MIRRORS

    Amount: $48,000.00

    SPIRE PROPOSES AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO MINIMIZE THE COST AND TO MAXIMIZE THE EFFICIENCY OF SILICON SOLAR CELLS BY UTILIZING THIN-FILM LIMIT-EFFICIENCY (27% AM1) DESIGN CONCEPTS. SPECIFICALLY, IT PRO ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 Department of Energy
  6. FLAT-PLATE APPLICATIONS

    Amount: $489,854.00

    THE FLAT-PLATE MODULE HAS BEEN THE PRIMARY APPROACH TO COMMERCIALIZATION OF NEAR-TERM PHOTOVOLTAICS. RESEARCH ON FLAT-PLATE TECHNOLOGY HAS FOCUSED ON REDUCTION OF COST-PER-WATT WITHOUT DUE REGARD FOR ...

    SBIR Phase II 1984 Department of Energy
  7. IMPROVED WEAR RESISTANCE TITANIUM ALLOYS FOR LONG-LIFE ORTHOPAEDIC PROSTHESES

    Amount: $178,000.00

    TITANIUM ALLOYS OFFER SUPERIOR CORROSION RESISTANCE, MECHANICAL STRENGTH, LOWER ELASTIC MODULUS AND SPECIFIC WEIGHT, AND BIOCOMPATIBILITY. THE LOWER WEAR/ABRASION TOLERANCE OF THE ALLOY, HOWEVER, HAS ...

    SBIR Phase II 1987 National Science Foundation
  8. TELESCOPE OPTICS

    Amount: $35,000.00

    UNDER A PREVIOUS NSF SBIR AWARD, SPIRE CORPORATION DEVELOPEDAN ION-BEAM DEPOSITION PROCESS FOR COATING METAL TOOL BITS WITH CUBIC BORON-NITRIDE. THESE CBN COATINGS WERE NEARLY ASHARD AS DIAMONDS, SCRA ...

    SBIR Phase I 1983 National Science Foundation
  9. GAAS, WHICH HAS BEEN USED FOR MONOLITHIC SURFACE ACOUSITC WAVE (SAW) DEVICES, IS ALSO THE MICROELECTRONIC MATERIAL OF CHOICE FOR HIGH SPEED, HIGH-FREQUENCY APPLICATIONS, AD ITS COMBINATION OF PIEZOELECTRIC AND SEMICONDUCTING PROPERTIES OFFERS THE

    Amount: $49,894.00

    GAAS, WHICH HAS BEEN USED FOR MONOLITHIC SURFACE ACOUSITC WAVE (SAW) DEVICES, IS ALSO THE MICROELECTRONIC MATERIAL OF CHOICE FOR HIGH SPEED, HIGH-FREQUENCY APPLICATIONS, AD ITS COMBINATION OF PIEZOELE ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Air ForceDepartment of Defense
  10. ELECTRODE EROSION LIMITS THE LIFETIME OF PULSED SPARK GAPS TO APPROXIMATELY 10 AND 10 PULSES WITH THE PRESENT STATE OF THE TECHNOLOGY.

    Amount: $50,000.00

    ELECTRODE EROSION LIMITS THE LIFETIME OF PULSED SPARK GAPS TO APPROXIMATELY 10 AND 10 PULSES WITH THE PRESENT STATE OF THE TECHNOLOGY. SPIRE CORPORATION PROPOSES TO MAKE NEW TYPES OF REFRACTORY MATERI ...

    SBIR Phase I 1984 Air ForceDepartment of Defense

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