Aura Systems, Inc.

2X35 Alaska Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245
126 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 7
Total Value of Awards $2.43MM
First Award Date 01/01/88
Most Recent Award Date 12/09/91

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Elder Brent Elder 1
Raiskin Dr. Emmanuil Raiskin 3
Bluen Jeffrey Bluen 2
Saxon Rogers Saxon PhD 1

7 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF90-140
Budget: 12/09/91 - 04/09/93

The objective of the Direct Optical Viewing Element (DOVE) effort is the development of a compact and flexible two-axes stabilized sensor platform for manned observations of the Earth or sky from space utilizing Aura System's unique electromagnetic levitation technology. DOVE represents the first application of electromagnetic levitation to a st...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Navy
Topic: N91-280
Budget: 06/30/91 - 12/30/91

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF90-140
Budget: 01/01/90 - 12/31/90

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF86-151
Budget: 05/17/89 - 05/17/91

SINGLE CRYSTALS OF CdTe TYPE MATERIALS WITH DIMENSIONS IN EXCESS OF 4 INCHES DIAMETER AND 5 INCHES LENGTH WILL BE GROWN BY A NEW PROCESS EMPLOYING A MODIFIED VERTICAL BRIDGMAN TECHNIQUE IN A QUARTZ-FREE, HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WHOSE FEASIBILITY WAS DEMONSTRATED IN PHASE I. CRYSTAL OF CdSeTe AND CdZnTe WILL BE GROWN AND THEIR CHARACTERISTICS COMPAR...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF88-001
Budget: 01/01/89 - 12/31/89

THE PROPOSAL DESCRIBES AN EXPANSION OF THE SMALL BUSINESS INNOVATION RESEARCH (SBIR) PHASE I LASER SCENE PROJECTOR PROGRAM TO ACCOMODATE TESTING OF TACTICAL SEEKERS. RELATIVE TO THE PHASE I PROJECTOR PIXEL-ARRAY SIZE INCREASES 256 X 256 SQUARE-PIXELS WHILE MAINTAINING THE SAME DYNAMIC RESOLUTIONS. SCOPHONY MODULATION (PHASE I) IS REPLACED WITH...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A86-065
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

THE MAIN OVERALL OBJECTIVE IS TO DEVELOP A CAPABILITY FOR GROWING 3.0-in (7.6-cm) DIAMETER, 3-Kg CRYSTALS OF CdZnTe SUITABLE FOR USE AS SUBSTRATES FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE HgCdTe DETECTOR ARRAYS. CRYSTAL GROWTH WILL UTILIZE A NEW HIGH PRESSURE VERTICAL BRIDGMAN METHOD, IN WHICH THE ELIMINATION OF QUARTZ, AN IMPROVED TEMPERATURE PROFILE AND OTHER FA...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Army
Topic: A86-072
Budget: 01/01/88 - 12/31/88

THE OVERALL GOAL IS TO DEVELOP THE CAPABILITY FOR PRODUCING CdTe GAMMA RAY DETECTORS SUITABLE FOR USE IN A LOW COST POCKET DOSIMETER CAPABLE OF MEASURING BACKGROUND RADIATION LEVELS AT PHOTON ENERGIES AS LOW AS 80 KeV IN A FIELD ENVIRONMENT. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES INCLUDE A DETECTOR BIAS OF 10 VOLTS OR LESS AND PRODUCTION COST LOW ENOUGH TO SUPPOR...