Awards

$230K

Low-Power Micro Ceilometer

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 20c
Budget: 02/21/17 - 11/20/17
PI: Chris Ulmer

The target network consists of more than 140 active sites spanning nearly all major ecosystem types and climatic regimes on land and collects essential eddy covariance data. While the data collected at these sites provide detailed information about the radiation balance and exchange of trace gases, heat, moisture, and momentum near the surface, ...

$230K

Large Scale Intelligent Intrusion Detection

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Energy
Topic: 03a
Budget: 02/21/17 - 12/20/17
PI: Mr. Alexander Milovanov

The facilities, centers, infrastructure, or resources of the sponsor of the proposed project are designed to be easily accessible to users over the worldwide network, while ensuring effective cybersecurity monitoring, situational awareness, logging, reporting, intrusion prevention, remediation, etc., is an increasingly important task. Although m...

$150K

Inter-ensemble Coherent Distributed Communication

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Defense
Topic: SB162-008
Budget: 10/28/16 - 07/27/17
PI: Jae Choi PhD

To address DARPAs need for a more efficient group-to-group communication technology for low size, weight, and power (SWaP) sensor ensembles or swarms, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Inter-ensemble Coherent Distributed Communication (ICDC) technology based on a coherent distributed beamforming from a map-based, determ...

$80K

Low SWaP Electronics for General-Purpose Processing with Open-Architecture Scalability

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N162-089
Budget: 09/30/16 - 03/30/17
PI: Jason Holmstedt

To address the Navy need to demonstrate and validate scalable hardware using Hardware Open System Technologies (HOST) standards, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Low SWaP Electronics for General-Purpose Processing with Open-Architecture Scalability (LEGOS) System, based on innovative use of modular and reconfigurable T...

$80K

Turbine Engine Particulate Ingestion Analyzer

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N162-105
Budget: 09/27/16 - 03/30/17
PI: Sivanesan Ponniah

To address the Navy need for a real-time gas turbine engine particulate ingestion analyzer, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Turbine Engine Particulate Ingestion Analyzer (TURPIAN). This proposed technology is based on size separation of particulates in a cascade impactor and chemical analysis by micro-Raman vibrationa...

$1000K

Multilayered and Arrayed Fiber Optic Sensor Suite

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A12-098
Budget: 09/26/16 - 09/25/17
PI: Mr. Naibing Ma

To address the Armys need for a multifunctional integrated drive system sensor (MIDSS) to monitor rotorcraft drive system health, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to continue refining, developing, and testing the Multilayered and Arrayed Fiber Optic Sensor Suite (MAFOSS) system. MAFOSS is based on the integration of multiple different ...

$150K

Paper-based Integrated Microfluidic Hematology Analyzer

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Defense
Topic: DHP16-005
Budget: 09/26/16 - 04/25/17
PI: Mahsa Rohanizadeh PhD

To address the Defense Health Programs (DHPs) need for a rapid, point-of-care, comprehensive blood analysis device for diagnosis of Iron Deficiency (ID) and Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) in a training setting, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Paper-based Integrated Microfluidic Hematology Analyzer (HemoPAD) for rapid po...

$100K

Intelligent Unified and Intuitive Data and Information Visualization System

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A16-044
Budget: 09/23/16 - 03/22/17
PI: Jason Holmstedt

To address the Armys need for a new simplified visualization paradigm, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Intelligent Unified and Intuitive Data and Information Visualization (INTUIDIV) system based on an innovative integration of three principles of content simplification: abstraction, augmentation, and registration. Ab...

$150K

Fast and Smart Cooling Equipment for Enhanced Neuroprotection

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Defense
Topic: DHP16-008
Budget: 09/21/16 - 04/20/17
PI: Ninad Patnekar

To address the DHP need for a deployable, controlled hypothermia device, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) will further improvise on our Fast and Smart Cooling Equipment for Enhanced Neuroprotection (FASCOOL) based on research results of a previously funded DARPA SBIR. The FASCOOL program will leverage findings from that program and augment the ...

$100K

Predictive Smart-Grid-Enabled Resource Alerting and Management

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A16-037
Budget: 09/19/16 - 03/18/17
PI: Ninad Patnekar

To address the Army need for advanced, real-time, situationally-aware prognostic resource management software tools, Physical Optics Corporation (POC) proposes to develop a new Predictive Smart-Grid-enabled Resource alerting and Management (PSGRM) system. PSGRM is an intelligent resource management solution that predicts future resource status t...

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