Plasmonics Inc.

4304 Scorpius St. Array
Orlando, FL 32816
http://www.plasmonics-inc.com
6 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 8
Total Value of Awards $2.95MM
First Award Date 04/22/11
Most Recent Award Date 02/26/16

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Shelton David Shelton 8 Message
Post Nathan Post 2 Message

8 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Department of Defense
Topic: SB153-002
Budget: 02/26/16 - 11/26/16

Antenna-coupled-diode (ACD) detectors are proposed as a method for producing a broadband laser receiver with a 5 GHz electronic bandwidth and NEP less than 1 pW/SQRT(Hz). The ACD detector is an uncooled photon detector that may be operated in either the LWIR or MWIR. Unlike other semiconductor based photon detectors such as HgCdTe, InSb, or QWI...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A15-047
Budget: 08/11/15 - 02/11/16

We propose to use metamaterial films to produce flakes for aerosolized obscurants which can have narrow-band transmission windows. We will focus our initial efforts on the visible and SWIR range, but the technique can be extended into out to the LWIR as needed. This effort will proceed with the analytical and computational design of the metamate...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A12-038
Budget: 01/28/14 - 05/17/16

In the first phase of this program Plasmonics was able to make a breadboard profile sensor using COTS optics and a pyroelectric-linear-detector array that was able to detect a human by subtending greater than 16 pixels across the target at a range of up to 75 m. Based on work in Phase I, it was concluded that the design of existing COTS linear-d...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A10-071
Budget: 04/30/13 - 04/20/15

Feasibility of the microbolometer detectors using novel thin film materials was proven in Phase I. Phase II will continue these efforts by producing packaged sensors that are designed to function in PFx systems for persistent ISR applications. In order to provide a low unit cost, high sensitivity, sensor component source, Phase II R&D efforts wi...

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: Sandia National Laboratories

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF10-BT30
Budget: 01/16/13 - 04/16/15

ABSTRACT: Under the first phase of the program, Plasmonics Inc. and Sandia National Laboratories investigated a range of surfaces that yield non-Lambertian emission profiles in the thermal infrared. The second phase of this program will further maturate the designs developed in the first phase of the program. With the vast majority of the analyt...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A12-038
Budget: 09/10/12 - 03/10/13

The research and development proposed here will examine using sparse-linear-detector-array configurations to lower the power consumption of personnel detection sensors. Plasmonics will design and test a bread board LWIR pyroelectric sensor to show that detector arrays with sufficient sensitivity to meet the application needs can be built. Optica...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: Sandia National Laboratories

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF10-BT30
Budget: 08/01/11 - 04/30/12

ABSTRACT: Electromagnetically-resonating infrared metamaterial elements may be used to control the phase of emitted radiation across a planar surface. Such a coated surface can be designed to produce a highly directional emitted wavefront from a large aperture high-angular-resolution array. Active angular control may be achieved using electronic...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of Central Florida

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF10-BT35
Budget: 04/22/11 - 02/03/12

ABSTRACT: Fresnel-zone lens can meet many of the Air Force's requirements for conformal aperture technology including light-weight, large aperture size, and the ability to conform to a curved surface. However, aberrations limit the effective field-of-view of static Fresnel-zone lens, and the spectral performance is limited to a narrow band. A tu...