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Company Information:

Company Name: Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc.
City: St. Petersburg
State: FL
Zip+4: 33710-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (813) 966-3627

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,024,698.00 20
SBIR Phase II $9,406,840.00 12

Award List:

Stabilization of Phased Focus Array Using Electrochromic Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Nicolai Kislov, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $99,416.00
Abstract:
Significant modulation of solar reflectance, solar absorption, and IR emissivity can be achieved with electrochromic devices operating at very low voltages. They use very little energy and can maintain their state of reflectance, absorption, and emissivityfor some time after the potential has been… More

Stabilization of Phased Focus Array Using Electrochromic Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, Senior Engineer
Award Amount: $749,904.00
Abstract:
"Future space-based radar systems (SBRS) are expected to be critical to defense intelligence and modern battlefield analysis. SBRS design concepts involve thermal control issues exacerbated by low thermal mass, high radiative losses, and pressure to meetdesign areal densities of 4 to 6 kg/m2. To… More

Innovative Inorganic Electrochromic Thermal Control Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $98,513.00
Abstract:
"Thermal control coatings are an important part of any spacecraft. Smaller light weight satellites are especially sensitive to radical changes in their thermal environment as they orbit the earth. An intelligent thermal management system is vital for thesesatellites. This program will develop a new… More

Electrochromic Variable Emissivity Devices for Thermal Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, PhD, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,304.00
Abstract:
Small light-weight satellites and space vehicles under development for future NASA missions have reduced thermal mass and are rapidly affected by changes in orbital conditions, resulting in large temperature variations. Restrictions on payload weight and volume limit the usefulness of many thermal… More

Electrochromic Thermal Stabilization of Large Deployable Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, PhD, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $597,385.00
Abstract:
Solar sails use a thin reflecting membrane to deflect sunlight, converting the momentum of solar photons striking the sail to a means of spacecraft propulsion. The trajectory of the sail-powered spacecraft may be controlled by through a mechanical arrangement or through the use of an electrochromic… More

Electrochromic Variable Emissivity Devices for Thermal Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, PhD, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,994.00
Abstract:
Small light-weight satellites and space vehicles under development for future NASA missions have reduced thermal mass and are rapidly affected by changes in orbital conditions, resulting in large temperature variations. Restrictions on payload weight and volume limit the usefulness of many thermal… More

Electrochromic Thermal Stabilization of Large Deployable Structures

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Nikolai Kislov, PhD, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,304.00
Abstract:
Solar sails use a thin reflecting membrane to deflect sunlight, converting the momentum of solar photons striking the sail to a means of spacecraft propulsion. The trajectory of the sail-powered spacecraft may be controlled by through a mechanical arrangement or through the use of an electrochromic… More

Narrow Band, High Reflectivity Optical Elements in the Infrared

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul Watson, Priniciple Investigator
Award Amount: $99,989.00
Abstract:
High efficiency narrowband infrared reflectors are being considered for applications in optical communications, remote sensing, optical limiting and laser hardening. In order to protect space-based sensors without diminishing the capabilities of thesecomponents, it is necessary to reflect impinging… More

SBIR Phase I: Ion-beam Assisted Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition Process

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Shannon
Award Amount: $99,978.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project involves developing an ion-assisted plasma-enhanced deposition process for producing solid-state proton-conducting hydrated metal oxygen cluster-based materials to serve as electrolytes in electrochromic (EC) devices. Recent… More

Flexible Transparent Conducting Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $119,174.00
Abstract:
There is a significant market for electrochromic devices deposited on flexible substrates for building thermal control and energy conservation and automotive applications to improve passenger comfort by modification of optical properties of window and, in particular, the reflectance of vehicular… More

Flexible Transparent Conducting Films

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Principle Investigator
Award Amount: $710,500.00
Abstract:
Due to recent technological advancements there is a need for a family of flexible, optically transparent conducting films. Eclipse Energy Systems (Eclipse) has developed a proprietary visually transparent electrical conductor (88% transmission at 550 nm,

Infrared (IR) Transparent Electrical Conductor for use on Missile Dome Designs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $149,932.00
Abstract:
Due to recent technological advancements there is a need for an infrared (IR) transparent, MMW band-pass coating for domes and windows that meets the technical challenges of multi-band transparency and electromagnetic shielding. Eclipse has developed a proprietary developed at private expense… More

Plug-and-Play Thermal Control Structures for Satellite Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Ken Shannon, Scientist
Award Amount: $99,977.00
Abstract:
Long lead time to launch satellites, has created the need for low cost plug and play thermal control components. An alternative to passive thermal systems (louvers, etc.) is active thermal management provided by the Eclipse Variable-Emissivity Electrochromic Device (VED). Eclipse VEDs: modulate… More

Trimable Solid State Electrochromic Flight Visor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,962.00
Abstract:
Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMDs) prevent the pilot from raising or lowering a tinted visor when moving from a high to low light level condition. Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc., has developed and demonstrated an electrochromic all solid state variable transmittance visor that is: low power; rapidly… More

Trimable Solid State Electrochromic Flight Visor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $745,243.00
Abstract:
Helmet-Mounted Displays (HMDs) do not allow the pilot to raise or lower a tinted visor when moving from a high to low light level condition. A variable transmittance visor was requested to solve this problem. The EclipseViewT is well suited for light modulation applications. The EclipseViewT… More

Plug-and-Play Thermal Control Structures for Satellite Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Kenneth C. Shannon, Scientist
Award Amount: $1,467,076.00
Abstract:
Long lead time to launch satellites has created the need for low cost plug and play thermal control components. An alternative to passive thermal systems (louvers, etc.) is active thermal management provided by the Eclipse Variable Emissivity Electrochromic Device (VED). Eclipse VEDTs: modulate… More

Wide Waveband, Large Aperture, Trichroic Beamcombiner

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Rand Dannenberg, Scientist
Award Amount: $119,958.00
Abstract:
Recent developments in hardware-in-the-loop systems for simulation and test of defense-critical sensors have led to requirements for optical beam combiners transmitting near infrared and Ka bands but reflecting long-wave infrared bands. Many candidate materials fall short of meeting specifications… More

Variable Optical Transmission Lens for Integrated Eyewear Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,952.00
Abstract:
The inorganic electrochromic, all-vacuum-deposited-at-low-temperature, all-solid-state variable transmission EclipseVTST (Variable Transmission System) offered by Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc., (Eclipse) is the Army's solution. Adoption of EclipseVTST will enable the warfighter to finally have a… More

Wide Waveband, Large Aperture, Trichroic Beamcombiner

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Rand Dannenberg, Director - Thin Film Opti – (727) 344-7300
Award Amount: $729,887.00
Abstract:
This proposal addresses the continuation of the Phase I effort, where the Trichroic Beam Combiner Filter process will be scaled up for substrates with diameters from 24"to 36", and for modification to permit the filter to function at non-normal incidence.

Thermal Control Nano-Sat

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,953.00
Abstract:
Based on successful space testing onboard the Midstar1 satellite, Eclipse Electrochromics have been identified by a number of organizations as well as NASA as a high interest technology. For nanosats, the critical design challenge is achieving autonomous control of the EclipseVEDsTM for spacecraft… More

Variable Optical Transmission Lens for Integrated Eyewear Protection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist – (727) 344-7300
Award Amount: $729,947.00
Abstract:
Currently, the warfighter is forced to change out tinted and clear lenses to accommodate changing light conditions. This is cumbersome, requires multi-task energy in stress conditions and in Iraq and Afghanistan has resulted in warfighters choosing not to don ballistic protective eyewear under… More

Integration of the Eclipse Transparent Electrical Conductor and Eclipse Multiline Rejection Filter Technology for Transparent Armor Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Rand Dannenberg, Scientist
Award Amount: $79,730.00
Abstract:
As optical systems increase in their sensitivity and sensors become more capable, modern and future rotary wing aircraft will suffer from the need to have transparent armor systems that are transparent in the visible wavelengths and sensor wavelengths of interest while incorporating low ohm coatings… More

Metamaterial Countermeasure and Defeat Program (MCDP)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Rand Dannenberg, Scientist
Award Amount: $79,976.00
Abstract:
There is an urgent need for the modeling of Metamaterials and the identification of countermeasures. Metamaterials with novel properties have been shown theoretically to provide enhanced capabilities for controlling optical, RF, and acoustic signatures and for creating novel devices. This presents… More

Ultra Resolution Camera for C4ISR Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Judd Sheets, Principal Engineer
Award Amount: $69,989.00
Abstract:
The Army desires an extremely high resolution camera for surveillance applications. Present solutions do not possess the required resolution and are too heavy and too expensive for deployment in a UAV and too power intensive for long term deployment in unattended long term fixed position. A novel… More

Thermal Control Nano-Sat

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Kenneth Shannon, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,970.00
Abstract:
Based on successful space testing onboard the Midstar1 satellite, Eclipse Electrochromics have been identified by a number of organizations as well as NASA as a high interest technology. For nanosats, the critical design challenge is achieving autonomous control of the… More

Increased durability of (IR) Materials (Koenig)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Glen Koenig, PM
Award Amount: $99,645.00
Abstract:
Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc. will develop a more resilient and improved window for use on IR sensors being operated in harsh environments. BENEFIT: Anticipated benefits will be the ability to fabricate lenses for use in commercial applications where the optical systems will be used in a harsh… More

Transparent Conductor for Ultra High Efficiency Solar Cells for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
Eclipse Energy Systems proposes to optimize its visibly transparent metal-like self-structured conductor with plasmonic waveguide effect (VisTECT) technology as a such a superior, low cost conductor for solar cells. The Eclipse visible transparent conductor is tailor-able for most types of PV,… More

Transparent Conductor for Ultra High Efficiency Solar Cells for Space Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist – (727) 344-7300
Award Amount: $747,023.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The Air Force has established a target of making space photovoltaic (PV) systems, lighter, less complex but also more efficient, robust and lower cost than present generation space cells. With multi-junction cells being the candidate of choice, Eclipse proposes to optimize and… More

Ultra Resolution Camera for C4ISR Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Judd Sheets, Principal Investigator – (727) 344-0710
Award Amount: $729,913.00
Abstract:
The Eclipse Gigapixel Camera system is a low cost ultra high resolution camera system combining modern high resolution CMOS image sensors with commercial packaging techniques and innovative optics. This camera is orders of magnitude lower in cost than previous ultra resolution systems while still… More

Flexible Semi-Conformal Displays for Data Access in Military Field Operations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist – (727) 362-0996
Award Amount: $149,997.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: There are critical needs for the development of non-glass, ejection-safe digital display to replace printed paper maps and checklists on pilots"knees in tactical cockpits and enable a large display to be rolled up for stowage. Eclipse Energy Systems, Inc. (Eclipse) proposes a fast… More

Advanced Longevity System for the Environmental Protection of Electrochromic Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist – (727) 344-7300
Award Amount: $999,998.00
Abstract:
Eclipse has a variable transmittance coating to meet the requirement for a single day/night visor for aircrews. The Eclipse Electrochromic Device (EclipseECD) is well suited for light modulation applications. The EclipseECD modulates transmitted light intensity over a broad range (80% to 20%… More

ITO Repair on Transparencies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Hulya Demiryont, Chief Scientist – (727) 344-7300
Award Amount: $149,957.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: There is a critical need for rapid flight line repair of scratches in Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) -coated transparencies. While ITO meets current requirements for conductivity and transparency, it is easily damaged and has deposition techniques that are incompatible with depot conditions. … More