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Company Information:

Company Name:
HYPRES. Inc.
Address:
175 Clearbrook Road
Elmsford, NY 10523-
Phone:
(914) 592-1190
URL:
EIN:
133170343
DUNS:
103734869
Number of Employees:
30
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
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Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $8,882,238.00 117
SBIR Phase II $32,761,598.00 55
STTR Phase I $879,037.00 12
STTR Phase II $6,220,585.00 9

Award List:

SUPERCONDUCTING MILLIMETER WAVE COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$62,800.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr Stephen Whiteley
Abstract:
N/a

SUPERCONDUCTING MILLIMETER WAVE COMPONENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$250,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr Stephen Whiteley
Abstract:
Extreme current-voltage (i-v) nonlinearity of a superconductorinsulator-superconductor (sis) tunnel junction implies quantum limit behavior at millimeter wavelengths. in particular, theoretical consideration of such junctions indicates that above frequencies where curvature of the i-v characteristic… More

SUPERCONDUCTING MILLIMETER WAVE PHASE SHIFTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,696.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sadeg M Faris
Abstract:
N/a

SUPERCONDUCTING MILLIMETER WAVE PHASE SHIFTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sadeg M Faris
Abstract:
Based on expertise in advanced superconducting technologies, hypres proposes to develop and demonstrate superconducting microstrip interferometers as very broadband, low power phase shifters suitable for incorporation into a millimeter and, ultimately, submillimeter-wave phased array antennas. this… More

PROPOSAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING MICROWAVE DELAY LINES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sadeg M Faris
Abstract:
N/a

PROPOSAL FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTING MICROWAVE DELAY LINES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$316,156.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sadeg M Faris
Abstract:
Based on expertise in advanced superconducting technologies, microwave components and the high temperature ceramic superconductors,hypres proposes to develop and demonstrate miniaturized low-loss delay lines based on thin films of high temperature superconductors. we will explore utilization of… More

HTSC FILMS AS FAST-RESPONSE IR DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$46,874.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Elie Track
Abstract:
Hypres proposes a program to research, develop, and demonstrate high temperature superconducting (htsc) thin films as fast-response ir detectors. htsc films have potential for ir detection offering several advantages over existing ir sensing technologies: (1) detection to longer wavelengths, up to… More

A SUPERCONDUCTING MONOLITHIC FLASH A/D CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$47,925.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

IMPROVED SIMOX BY MEANS OF THE APPLICATION OF GETTERING TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$45,457.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Gert Hohenwarter
Abstract:
N/a

SUPERCONDUCTING CORRELATION IMPULSE RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Edwin E Stebbins , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Hypres produced a superconducting 11.5 ghz 16-stage correlator operating at 4k and will produce a 20 ghz 1024-stage correlator which dissipates 10mw. superconducting digital logic can be used to create 5uw/gate 20 ghz processing systems. correlators can detect and measure time-of-arrival of… More

NBN TUNNEL JUNCTIONS WITH THERMALLY OXIDIZED SPUTTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,849.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
There has been considerable interest in recent years in fabrication of all niobium nitride superconducting circuits. the high transition temperature of nbn is technologically important because it allows nbn-based circuits to be cooled with small and reliable closed cycle refrigerators (ccr). we have… More

A SUPERCONDUCTING INTEGRATED HIGH RESOLUTION ANALOG-TO- DIGITAL CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,947.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Sergey Rylov , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The aim of this project is to develop an integrated analog-to-digital (a/d) converter in low critical temperature (all niobium) superconducting technology. this a/d converter is based on the josephson binary counter and asingle quantizer front end. it has the potential of achieving input bandwidth… More

AN ANALOG TO DIGITAL CONVERTER WITH VERY HIGH SPEED, BASED ON SUPERCONDUCTING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,673.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Paul Bradley , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
This project aims to develop a high speed flash analog-to-digital converter (adc) in low critical temperature superconductor technology (niobium). circuit simulations have shown that the planned circuit is capable of digitizing input bandwidths up to 10 ghz with 6 bits of accuracy or higher… More

IMPROVED SIMOX BY MEANS OF THE APPLICATION OF GETTERING TECHNIQUES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Gert Hohenwarter
Abstract:
N/a

SUPERCONDUCTING CORRELATION IMPULSE RECEIVER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,791.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Edwin E Stebbins , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

AN ELECTRO-OPTICAL OUTPUT SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,900.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Curtis Birnbach , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

A SUPERCONDUCTING MONOLITHIC FLASH A/D CONVERTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,691.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Hypres proposes to develop a high-speed flash analog-to-digital converter in low tc superconductor technology (niobium). circuit simulations have shown that the proposed circuit is capable of digitizing input bandwidths up to 10 ghz with 4-bits of accuracy of higher resolution at lower bandwidths… More

AN ELECTRO-OPTICAL OUTPUT SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,793.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Curtis Birnbach , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The purposes of this project are (1) to develop an operational electro-optical output device for superconducting circuits that will allow the implementation of high density optical interconnects and (2) to establish minimum design rules for its implementation. this project expands on previous work… More

A SUPERCONDUCTING SINGLE-CHIP MULTI-CHANNEL TIMING ANALYZER FOR PARTICLE DETECTORS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This project studies the basic elements required for a multi-channel time-of-flight (tof) analyzer. the tof analyzer uses a superconducting acquisition shift register (asr) and novel front-end detector based on recently reported rapid single flux quantum logic. this system is capable of clocking… More

IMAGING SYSTEMS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH PERFORMANCE SUPERCONDUCTING FLUX-QUANTIZING A/D CONVERTERS USING MULTIBIT DIFFERENTIAL CODE FRONT END & RSFQ LOGIC BASED DECIMATION FILTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,172.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH PERFORMANCE SUPERCONDUCTING FLUX-QUANTIZING A/D CONVERTERS USING MULTIBIT DIFFERENTIAL CODE FRONT END & RSFQ LOGIC BASED DECIMATION FILTER

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$674,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
Hypres proposes a program to research, develop and demonstrate a new class of high-performance superconducting a^d conveners (adcs) based on counting single magnetic hux quanta, high-speed differential coding, and decimation filtering. the ad cs will maintain a unique bandwidth-to-accuracy trade-off… More

IMAGING SYSTEMS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,975.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
Many of the activities of the human body manifest themselves by the presence of a very weak magnetic field outside the body. this field is so weak that an ultrasensitive magnetic sensor is needed to allow specific biomagnetic measurements. superconducting quantum interference devices (squids) are… More

Superconducting Logic for Wideband Beamforming

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,345.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Oleg Mukhanov
Abstract:
Current beamforming systems limited to digital processing at a basebands of typically less than 1OOMHz, restricted by 5OOMS/s Analog to Digital Convertors (ADC) and 1OOMS/s Digital Signal processors. HYPRES proposes a promising new way to realize a digital beamformer based on true time delay… More

Dense Superconducting Memories with Column Sense

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,650.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Perng-fei Yuh, Phd
Abstract:
A NEW CLASS OF SUPERCONDUCTING MEMORIES WITH A COLUMN-SENSE TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED TO MAKE VERY DENSE MEMORY POSSIBLE. ALL THE EXISTING JOSEPHSON MEMORY CELLS USE ONE SENSE GATE PER CELL. AS A CONSEQUENCE, THE CELLS ARE COMPLICATED, AND THE CELL SIZE IS NOT READILY SHRUNK. THE PROPOSED SENSING SCHEME… More

Superconducting Photomultiplier: High Sensitivity Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,670.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
Josephson junction photomultiplier niobium tunnel junction hypres utilizes a thin, optically sensitive, multilayer superconducting film which forms one electrode of a josephson junction used for detecting ultra-violet, optical and infrared radiation. the superconducting photomultiplier, a… More

Multi-GHz Superconducting Logic for Digital Signal Processing and Applications for Electronic Warfare systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,866.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Oleg Mukhanov
Abstract:
Current Electronic Warfare (EW) systems are limited to digital processing at a baseband of typically less than 100MHz, restricted by 500MS/s Analog to Digital Convertors (ADC) and l00MS/s Digital Signal Processors. HYPRES proposes to develop the key components to allow the implementation of a… More

Quasi-Optical Josephson Oscillators

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,952.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Elie Track, Phd
Abstract:
HYPRES PROPOSES A PROGRAM TO DEVELOP AND DEMONSTRATE 100 GHz TO 2,000 GHz (SUBMILLIMETER) OSCILLATORS. THESE OSCILLATORS ARE BASED ON A NOVEL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE JOSEPHSON EFFECT IN NIOBIUM SUPERCONDUCTING INTEGRATED CIRCUITS: THE QUASIOPTICAL JOSEPHSON OSCILLATOR (QJO). THE QJO WILL RADIATE… More

Optically Linked Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Elie K. Track
Abstract:
Signal information can be transmitted over an optical fiber by encoding the signal as a frequency or phase modulated lightwave carrier. This approach eliminates the need for any light amplification if an adequately sensitive phase demodulator coupled to an analog-to-digital converter is used at the… More

A 100 GIGAHERTZ ACQUISITION OF BUNCH PROFILE, POSITION, AND ARRIVAL TIME FOR PARTICLE ACCELERATOR DIAGNOSTICS AND CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,790.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
This project will develop an acquisition system that can capture eery superconducting super collider (ssc) beam bunch and measure in real-time: beam current profile captured at 100 gigasamples (gs)/s with 6-bits of resolution, bunch time of arrival to 10 ps relative to a synchronized master clock,… More

A SIMPLE SUPERCONDUCTING ELEMENTARY-CHARGE POLARITY DETECTOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,628.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Elie Track
Abstract:
A novel detector capable of identifying the electric charge of a single relativistic elementary particle is planned. the detector measures the magnetic field generated by the particle by allowing this magnetic field to induce a current in a superconducting loop. the existence and sign of the loop… More

COMPACT HIGH DENSITY ANALOG TO DIGITAL READOUT CIRCUITS FOR SILICON MICROSTRIP DETECTOR ARRAYS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,797.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Elie Track
Abstract:
The current implementation of readout circuits for silicon microstrip detector arrays involves the use of one amplifier and one comparator detector. as the density of the arrays increases, the complexity, size, power dissipation, and cost of this approach increase and may become prohibitively high.… More

Wide-Dynamic-Range, Digital, Superconducting Quantum Interference Device Amplifiers for Multiplexing and Readout of Cryogenic Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,307.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

High-Resolution, Ultra-Low Power, Superconducting, Analog-to-Digital Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,891.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
N/a

Superconducting Tunnel Junctions for High-Energy-Resolution X-Ray Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,714.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Raphael Robertazzi
Abstract:
Compact, high energy resolution X-ray detectors are required for spaced based X-ray astronomy. Superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) X-ray sensors, based on the collection of quasiparticles produced by the absorption of X-ray photons, will allow the construction of X-ray spectrometers with better… More

High Temperature Superconductor Development of Analog-to Digital Converter Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,882.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Paul Bradley
Abstract:
HYPRES has reported what we believe to be the world's fastest analog-to-digital converter. This superconductive converter has been tested at input bandwidths up to 18GHz but the requirement for refrigeration to 4.2 degrees Kelvin limits the number of applications due to the size, weight, cost and… More

A reliable, self contained, metrology qualified voltage standard system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$39,379.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Elie Track
Abstract:
N/a

A DEMULTIPLEXER FOR PROCESSING ULTRA HIGH-SPEED DATA FROM SUPERCONDUCTING CIRCUITS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,623.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steve Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

AN 8-BIT SUPERCONDUCTING ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER WITH 10 GHZ INPUT BANDWIDTH

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,845.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley
Abstract:
N/a

BROAD BAND MM WAVE SIS RECEIVERS FOR RADIO ASTRONOMY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,869.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Raphael Robertazzi
Abstract:
N/a

Multi-Stage Integrated Direct-Current SUID Array Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,983.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

High-Resolution, Ultra-Low Power, Superconducting, Analog-to-Digital Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$494,630.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
N/a

Superconducting, 10 GHz, Two-Bit Digitizer for Radio Astronomy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,424.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
N/a

Superconducting, 10 GHz, Two-Bit Digitizer for Radio Astronomy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,743.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Rylov
Abstract:
Hypres proposes to develop an ultra-sensitive 10GS/s Analog to Digital Convertor (ADC) for direct conversion of the SIS (Superconductor-Insulator-Superconductor) mixer output signals to digital data for use in radio astronomy. The observation of broadband emitters, such as cosmic dust clouds and… More

Multi-Stage Integrated Direct-Current SUID Array Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,866.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) are extremely sensitive detectors of magnetic flux and can be used as low noise amplifiers for many applications such as cryogenic detectors and biomagnetic measurements. In order to utilize a SQUID as an amplifier, extensive peripheral… More

Development of a Large Scale High Tc SNS Junction Process for Microelectronics Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$77,893.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr Raphael Robertazzi
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with DuPont, proposes to develop A High TcSNS Josephson junction process for the fabrication of large scale superconducting circuits. These devices are in demand for high speed signal processing electronics (such as A/D converters), improved IR sensors, and SQUID… More

A DEMULTIPLEXER FOR PROCESSING ULTRA HIGH-SPEED DATA FROM SUPERCONDUCTING CIRCUITS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,999.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steve Kaplan
Abstract:
Superconductive circuits are proving effective in processing very high-speed data streams. for example, an 8-bit analog-to-digital converter (adc) with 4.4 effective bits at 4 ghz, and 2 effective bits at 7 ghz has been demonstrated. an adc performance of 6 effective bits at 10 ghz should be… More

AN 8-BIT SUPERCONDUCTING ANALOG-TO-DIGITAL CONVERTER WITH 10 GHZ INPUT BANDWIDTH

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,995.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley
Abstract:
Investigators have demonstrated a 6-bit a/d capable of about 5 bits of resolution at 4 ghz input bandwidth and about 4 bits of resolution at 7 ghz input bandwidth. the input bandwidth is about 10 ghz (the 3db point). however, the resolution at ghz frequencies is limited by dynamic distortions in… More

A reliable, self contained, metrology qualified voltage standard system

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,791.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Elie Track
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes the development of a rugged, reliable, self-contained, metrology qualified voltage standard sytems. Although voltage standard systems are cureently available and in uses at metrology laboratories to calibrate primary and secondary standards, these systems are not qualified for field… More

Real-Time Digital Error Correction for Improved Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,981.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

An All-Digital, Multi-Hit Time-to-Digital Convertor Based on Superconductive Digital Counters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,926.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov
Abstract:
N/a

Digital Magnetocardiography for Diagnosing Fetal Stress

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Elie Track
Abstract:
N/a

Digital Signal Processing Elements For Narrow-Beam Wide-Band Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,931.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Multiplexed Wide Dynamic Range Digital Squid Amplifier For Readout Of Cryogenic Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,900.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar , Program Manager
Abstract:
N/a

Development of Low-Cost Cryogenic Amplifiers for High-Resolution Particle Detectors in High Energy Physics Research

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,872.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

An Interleaved 10-bit Superconducting Flash Analog-to-Digital Converter with 2.5 Gigahertz Input Bandwidth

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,958.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley
Abstract:
N/a

Forty Gigahertz Acquisition of Bunch Profile, Position, and Arrival Time for Particle Accelerator Diagnostics and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,952.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

Room-Temperature Thermal Detector Arrays For Remote Temperature Imaging And Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,935.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David Osterman , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Monolithic, Square, Bolometer Arrays For Airborne Astronomy And Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,917.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David Osterman , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Fiber-Optic Readout Of Superconducting A/D Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,967.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Lewis Bunz , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Instrumentation for Astronomical Observatories in Antartica

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,822.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
David Osterman
Abstract:
N/a

BROAD BAND MM WAVE SIS RECEIVERS FOR RADIO ASTRONOMY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$293,125.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Raphael Robertazzi
Abstract:
Researchers are developing mm wave sis heterodyne receivers integrated with on chip local oscillators for use in radio astronomy. the receivers incorporate superconducting tunnel junctions (sis junctions) as the mixing elements, together with josephson junction local oscillators, to provide mixing… More

Real-Time Digital Error Correction for Improved Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,996.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

Multiplexed Wide Dynamic Range Digital Squid Amplifier For Readout Of Cryogenic Detector Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,693.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar , Program Manager
Abstract:
N/a

Fiber-Optic Readout Of Superconducting A/D Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,990.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Lewis Bunz , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

Forty Gigahertz Acquisition of Bunch Profile, Position, and Arrival Time for Particle Accelerator Diagnostics and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,997.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

Room-Temperature Thermal Detector Arrays For Remote Temperature Imaging And Other Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,940.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
David Osterman , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

A Low Cost Superconducting Frequency Counter Josephson Voltage Standard

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,957.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

An All-Digital, Multi-Hit Time-to-Digital Convertor Based on Superconductive Digital Counters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,990.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov
Abstract:
N/a

An Interleaved 10-bit Superconducting Flash Analog-to-Digital Converter with 2.5 Gigahertz Input Bandwidth

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,999.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley
Abstract:
N/a

Digital Signal Processing Elements For Narrow-Beam Wide-Band Communications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,996.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan , Member Of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

A Low Cost Superconducting Frequency Counter Josephson Voltage Standard

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Paul Bradley , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The principal factor preventing wide use of the Josephson primary voltage standard is its cost. By reducing the cost of a HYPRES voltage standard to a level comparable with true cost of secondary standards (including the cost of calibration and low accuracy, etc.), and making it easy to use, we… More

Freely Suspended Superconducting Tunnel Junctions for High Energy Resolution X-ray Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,945.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Darren K. Brock , Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
133 Freely Suspended Superconducting Tunnel Junctions for High Energy Resolution X-ray Detectors--Hypres, Inc., 175 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523-1109; (914) 592-1190 Dr. Darren K. Brock, Principal Investigator Dr. Elie K. Track, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

Advanced Cryopackaging For the Application of Superconducting Digital Electronics in High Speed Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,995.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Raphael Robertazzi , Technical Staff
Abstract:
132 Advanced Cryopackaging For the Application of Superconducting Digital Electronics in High Speed Instrumentation--Hypres, Inc., 175 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523-1109; (914) 592-1190 Dr. Raphael Robertazzi, Principal Investigator Dr. Elie K. Track, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

Digital Magnetocardiography for Diagnosing Fetal Stress

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,985.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Elie Track
Abstract:
We will develop a low cost instrument capable of recording the fetal magnetocardiogram (fetal-MCG).non-invasive instrument is intended to contribute to the assessment of fetal stress and the diagnosiarrhythmias. The fetal-MCG system provides unique information that is difficult or impossible to… More

Subnanosecond Ultra-Low Power Consumption 3-Dimensional NbN RAM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$59,945.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Alex F. Kirichenko
Abstract:
Due to a number of physical restrictions, Random Access Memory based on silicon can not reach the performance level of superconductive devices. HYPRES proposes the two-phase development of a subnanosecond low-power memory. The principal problems in the development of such a memory have been: an… More

High Accuracy Digital to Analog Converter Based on Processing Magnetic

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,986.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Alex Kirichenko
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes the development of Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) with extremely high accuracy and linearity. The DAC is based on the processing of magnetic flux quanta in an integrated superconductive circuit. The device uses a stable reference ac signal at relatively low frequency (below 100… More

SBIR Phase I: Digital In-Phase and Quadrature Converter for Wide-Band Digital Beamforming

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,976.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

Ultra-Low Noise Analog And Digital Squid Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,989.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar , SENIOR TECHNICAL STAFF
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR Phase I: All-Digital Time-To-Digital Converter Integrated with Visible Light Photon Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,989.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov
Abstract:
N/a

Development of Low-Cost Single-State SQUID Array Amplifiers for High-Resolution Particle and X-Ray Detectors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$199,916.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Masoud Radparvar , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
HYPRES is developing a novel wide-bandwidth SQUID-based amplifier chip for cryogenic particle detectors. A novel approach for implementing a wide bandwidth and inexpensive SQUID readout scheme was recently proposed and demonstrated by Wilty and Martinis at NIST. The SQUID chip integrated in this… More

Utra-High Resolution Multi-Hit Time-to-Digital Converter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,932.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Alex Kirchenko , Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
50231-98-I Utra-High Resolution Multi-Hit Time-to-Digital Converter--Hypres, Inc., 175 Clearbrook Road, , Elmsford, NY 10523-1109; (914) 592-1190 Dr. Alex Kirchenko, Principal Investigator Dr. Elie K. Track, Business Official DOE Grant No. DE-FG02-98ER82595 Amount: $74,932 Measuring the mass or… More

Novel 8-bit Ultrasensitive Signal Digitizer for Reduced-Cost Nuclear Physics Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$74,947.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Michael S. Pambianchi , Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
50634-98-I Novel 8-bit Ultrasensitive Signal Digitizer for Reduced-Cost Nuclear Physics Instrumentation--Hypres, Inc., 175 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523-1109; (914) 592-1190 Dr. Michael S. Pambianchi, Principal Investigator Dr. Elie K. Track, Business Official DOE Grant No.… More

Superconducting tunable multipole bandpass filter with in-situ trim

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,972.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Michael S. Pambianchi
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR project, HYPRES proposes to demonstrate a tunable lumped-element superconducting bandpass filter for transmit/receive isolation applications, using Josephson circuits for in situ trim and control. Such a filter will provide insertion loss below 1 dB and 60 dB out-of-band… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of Low-Cost Single-Stage Superconducting Quantum Interference Devic

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,983.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR Phase I: Monolithic Superconducting Rapid Single Flux Quantum (RSFQ) Phase-Locked Loop for Signa

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,962.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Alex Kirchenko , Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Alex F Kirichenko
Abstract:
N/a

Asynchronous 20Gb/s Interchip Data Transmission Technology for Superconducting Multi-chip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,855.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta PhD
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Dr Michael S Pambianchi , Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$334,789.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar
Abstract:
N/a

Adaptation of Membrane Isolated STJs for Arrays of X-Ray Detectors with Enhanced Energy Resolution

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,977.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Darren K. Brock, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

A Novel Design and Fabrication Process for Optical Filters for IR through mm-wave

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,877.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
The University of Chicago
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,986.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta
Abstract:
N/a

A Self-Triggered Pulse Acquision System with Greater than 10GHz Bandwidth

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

10 GHz Analog-to-Digital Converter with Deep Memory for High-Throughput LIDAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Steven B Kaplan
Research Institution:
MIT
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
N/a

Two-Dimensional Staring Arrays for Low-Cost Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,960.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
David Osterman
Abstract:
Not Available Rayleigh-Taylor instabilities are thought to limit the pulse-width compression ratio, power coupling from driver to pinch and radiation efficiency, for z-pinches at 4 MA (Double-Eagle), 9 MA (Saturn) and 18 MA (Z). Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation proposes to use a train of 150… More

A Digital SQIOD Instrument for High-Precision Particle Beam Current Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available The Navy has demonstrated a need for technologies to address the testability and certification of complex software-intensive applications/systems within a total ship computing environment. Viatec Research proposes to determine the feasibility of developing a set of accurate … More

SQUID Susceptometers for Read Out Magnetic Microcalorimeters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available In an era of declining budgets, techniques that promote faster, cheaper and better performance without compromising reliability or safety are the most sought after by the aircraft industry. The large costs associated with maintenance of gas turbines is a primary motivator for… More

Asynchronous 20Gb/s Interchip Data Transmission Technology for Superconducting Multi-chip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$250,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Wenquan Li
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Igor Vernik, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$65,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$400,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,075.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Darren K. Brock, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$383,709.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Member of Technical Staff
Research Institution:
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Prof. John F. Mcdonald
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Darren K. Brock, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Director of Engineering
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,974.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Director of Engineering
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Steven Kaplan
Abstract:
N/a

SiGe Amplifier Technology for High Data Rate Digital Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$400,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta
Research Institution:
RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
John F. McDonald
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), proposes to develop a system for amplifying low-level, high-speed digital signals from superconducting electronic components at cryogenic temperatures. This will beaccomplished using high-bandwidth low-noise amplifiers (LNAs)… More

Novel Digital Beam-Current Detector with Ultra-High Precision and Ultra-Large Dynamic Range

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,978.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
65195 A previously developed transient digitizer, used in measurements during nuclear energy experiments, provides ultra-wide bandwidth performance that is unsurpassed by any other digitizer based on analog-to-digital converters. However, setup and control electronics are required in order to… More

Synthesis of Bulk Amounts of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,963.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Wenquan Li, Technical Staff
Abstract:
65196 By accurately measuring average beam currents in a nuclear physics accelerator facility, particle loss mechanisms can be diagnosed. A non-intercepting detector for beam current measurements, with ultra-high precision and ultra-large dynamic range, is needed for this application. This… More

10 GHz Analog-to-Digital Converter with Deep Memory for High-Throughput LIDAR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan
Research Institution:
MIT LINCOLN LABORATORY
RI Contact:
Carl E. Nielsen
Abstract:
Use new technology to develop a digitizer capable of accurately reproducing a wide dynamic range, wide bandwidth analog signal.BENEFITS: The military has a pronounced need for acquiring and processing massive amounts of digital data. Our ASIC chip willprovide very compact, low-power FIFOs to store… More

Integrated Millimeter/Submillimeter Wave Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,912.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Igor Vernik, Member of Technical Stuff
Abstract:
Integrated superconducting receivers look very attractive for applications where low weight, power consumption and volume are required. HYPRES proposes to design such a receiver that realizes this improved performance. HYPRES will exploit its ability toproduce high quality superconducting (Nb)… More

Micromachined biocalorimeter with picojoule sensitivity

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$198,733.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
David P. Osterman
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (Verbatim from the Applicant's Abstract): Microcalorimetry is a critical technique for the measurement of cell metabolism, the identification of drug effects on specific cell types, and the study of protein folding, structural transitions and other biological… More

A Closed Cycle Refrigerator-based, Programmable Voltage Standard System

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,378.00
Agency:
DOC
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, VP of Engineering
Abstract:
Researchers at the NIST have demonstrated a programmable Voltage Standard (VS) chip based on SNS (superconductor-normal-superconductor) tunnel junction technology. Excellent programmable voltage standards were demonstrated using this SNS technology in a liquid helium-based system. At HYPRES, we have… More

Integrated Millimeter/Submillimeter Wave Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,723.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Igor Vernik, Member of Technical Stuff
Abstract:
"Integrated superconducting receivers look very attractive for applications where low noise, weight, power consumption and volume are required. HYPRES proposes to design such a receiver that realizes this improved performance. HYPRES will exploit itsability to produce high quality superconducting… More

Direct Digitization at RF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,331.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
"Analog components in RF receivers can add noise and distortion, thereby degrading system performance. Mismatching of analog components can contribute to spurious signals in I&Q receivers and beamforming arrays. Elimination of amplifiers and analogdownconversion mixers can be accomplished by moving… More

Direct Digital Predistorter for Linearization of RF Transmitter Power Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,706.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Director, Research and Development
Research Institution:
University of Rochester
RI Contact:
Prof. Mark Bocko
Abstract:
"HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Rochester, proposes to develop a novel architecture for rf transmitters. A digital predistortion scheme will be developed for direct manipulation of the rf waveform at GHz frequencies, using the high-speeddigital signal processing capability of… More

Scalable Reversible Components and Networks for Quantum Computing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,785.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Darren K. Brock,, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Josephson junction based circuits are acknowledged as one of the most promising implementations of solid-state structures for quantum computation (QC). We exploit this advantage by creating networks based on a novel Qubit Quantron Q2 gate. Our approach features low decoherence rates with a… More

Multi-Channel, High-Resolution, Dual-Function Signal and Time Digitizer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,997.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70864 Fast, low power, low noise, high sensitivity, radiation resistant electronic instrumentation is essential for readout of particle detectors in nuclear and high-energy physics experiments. With traditional readout methods, the information content of low-level, fast signals from a… More

Automated Design of Quantum Networks

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,912.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Darren K. Brock, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
In order to design a circuit that performs a desired quantum computation, it is necessary to find a decomposition of the desired unitary matrix that represents the computation in terms of a sequence of quantum gate operations. To date, such designs haveeither been found by hand or by exhaustive… More

PXI-Standard Automatic Setup and Control of a 20-GHz-Bandwidth, Transient Digitizer for Accelerator Beam Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,952.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
72474S03-I Measuring and characterizing the time evolution of very fast electronic waveforms requires a transient digitizer (digitizing oscilloscope) with a large input bandwidth and a high sampling rate. For example, the control of accelerators requires measuring the beam bunch profile;… More

Direct Digital Synthesizer for JTRS-compliant Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,579.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Oleg A. Mukhanov, VP of Technology
Abstract:
HYPRES is pleased to propose the development of an ultra-low spur, high-bandwidth, low-power direct digital synthesizer (DDS). The proposed fully digital DDS will directly synthesize RF signals with spectrally-pure center frequencies up to 2 GHz andmodulate them with instantaneous bandwidth… More

Direct Digital Synthesizer for JTRS-compliant Communication Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,695.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov, VP, Techology Development
Abstract:
a The overall goal of this project is to develop a Direct Digital Synthesizer (DDS) based on ultra-high performance digital-to-analog converter (DAC) technology capable of directly generating wideband signals at RF with large signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)and spur-free dynamic range (SFDR). In Phase… More

SBIR Phase I: High-Sensitive, Multiplexed, Digital Readout for Transition-Edge Sensor Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,798.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Dmitri Kirichenko
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to develop a sensitive digital read-out system with on-focal-plane digitization, multiplexing and data transfer from large arrays of cryogenic transition-edge calorimeters to room-temperature electronics employing rapid single… More

Superconducting Bandpass ADC Technology for Digitization at RF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,822.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Director, Research and De
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop a superconducting digital-RF receiver with very high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and spur-free dynamic range (SFDR) to meet the requirements of future software radios for both military and commercial wireless communications. Thisrequires direct digitization of the RF… More

Superconducting Bandpass ADC Technology for Digitization at RF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,863.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Director, Research and De
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop a superconducting digital-RF receiver with very high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) and spur-free dynamic range (SFDR) to meet the requirements of future software radios for both military and commercial wireless communications. Thisrequires direct digitization of the RF… More

Ultra-High Resolution Magnetometers Based on APF SQUIDs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$94,394.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of the proposed research is to develop Ultra-High Resolution, thin film low-temperature superconductivity (LTS) SQUID Magnetometers (UHRSM) with integrated pickup-loops and Additional Positive Feedback (APF). The UHRSM will be optimized for… More

Superconducting Digital Multiplexers for Sensor Arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,727.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Alan M. Kadin, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Large arrays of cryogenic microbolometers and other cryogenic detectors will be used for infrared imaging in future space observatories. If the signal from the sensors is amplified, multiplexed, and digitized using superconducting electronics, then this data can be efficiently read out to room… More

Superconducting Technology for X-Band All Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,844,920.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Superconducting electronics have been proven to provide unique performance enhancements in speed and accuracy of RF digitization and signal processing. These capabilities enable OBJECTIVE performance to be achieved with the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS), and other software-defined communication… More

Digital SQUID sensors for Low Frequency Imaging Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Vice President of Engineering
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project addresses the development of a magnetic imaging system based on Superconducting QUantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs). SQUIDs are extremely sensitive detectors of magnetic flux and metallic anomalies and, hence, can be used as ultra-sensitive… More

Digital Predistortion at RF using Superconductor Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,480,036.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme
Abstract:
The implementation of RF transmitters for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) requires the use of very broadband, multi-carrier power amplifiers covering large sections of the complete 2 MHz - 2 GHz range. However, nonlinearity in these amplifiers enforces an unfavorable tradeoff between power… More

SBIR Phase II: Digital Correlator Imaging Spectrometer For Submillimeter Astronomy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,985.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project will develop technology to significantly improve digital-auto-correlator spectrometer bandwidths and clock rates. Astronomers are increasing their reliance on digital auto-correlators for receiving sub-millimeter-wavelength… More

Direct Digital Predistorter for Linearization of RF Transmitter Power Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$498,427.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Director, Research and Development
Research Institution:
University of Rochester
RI Contact:
Donna Beyea
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Rochester, proposes to develop a novel RF transmitter architecture that extends digital signal processing into the RF domain. This "digital-RF" approach permits high-fidelity synthesis of broadband multi-carrier transmit waveforms, without the distortions… More

Ultra-Low Heat-Leak YBCO Superconducting Leads for Cryoelectronic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,967.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert J.Webber, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
The overall goal of this project is to develop multiline patterned YBCO leads on commercially available flexible substrates, and show that these leads can be used to deliver the low currents and signals necessary for 4K superconducting electronics to operate with a dramatically reduced thermal load.… More

Digital Predistortion at RF using Superconductor Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$139,890.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop an RF-in-RF-out linearizer module that can be easily incorporated into existing radio systems for direct predistortion linearization of broadband (>100MHz), multi-carrier power amplifiers, over the 2MHz-2GHz range for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS). This module… More

Ultra-High Resolution Magnetometers Based on APF SQUIDs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,971.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The objective of the proposed research is to develop Ultra-High Resolution, thin film low-temperature superconductivity (LTS) SQUID Magnetometers (UHRSM) with integrated pickup-loops and Additional Positive Feedback (APF). The UHRSM will be optimized for… More

SBIR Phase II: Digital Correlator Imaging Spectrometer For Submillimeter Astronomy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$434,230.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II research project will develop technology to significantly improve digital-auto-correlator spectrometer bandwidths and clock rates. Astronomers are increasing their reliance on digital auto-correlators for receiving sub-millimeter-wavelength… More

High Frequency Bandpass ADC Technology for Digitization at Ka/EHF-Band RF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$119,838.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research & Development
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop a novel superconducting delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter (ADC) for use in a military satellite communications (MILSATCOM) receiver. This ADC will directly digitize a 20 GHz microwave signal with a bandwidth of 1 GHz, using ultrafast rapid-single-flux-quantum (RSFQ)… More

Digital Interface between Multigigahertz Transceivers and Room Temperature Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Pavel Shevchenko, Senior Software Developer
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop Multigigahertz Digital Interface between high-frequency low-power superconductor electronics such as receivers and transceivers and high-power low-frequency room-temperature electronics. It will be used in the new architecture of deserialized Digital-RF Receivers combining… More

Ultrafast digital switch matrix for programmable routing and distribution of digitized RF signals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,959.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme
Abstract:
A fully reconfigurable multi-carrier rf communications system requires a fast, versatile switch matrix, which will permit distribution of various signals between a set of antennas and a set of radios. This is carried out most efficiently in the digital domain, but requires the use of ultrafast… More

Ultra-Low Heat-Leak YBCO Superconducting Leads for Cryoelectronic Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$445,706.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Robert J. Webber, Member of Technical Staff
Abstract:
A low current, ultra-low heat-leak multi-line DC cable is being developed using the high Tc superconductor YBCO for the purposes of delivering 10s of milliamperes of current from a current source at room temperature to superconducting electronic circuitry operating at about 4 degrees Kelvin. The… More

High-Dynamic-Range Digital-RF Receiver with Rapidly Tunable Notch Filters for Cosite Interference Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,864.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Alan M. Kadin, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes a two-pronged approach to reducing co-site interference: (1) Tunable notch filters to track one or more narrow-band jamming signals. (2) The use of a sensitive digital-RF receiver with high spur-free dynamic range (SFDR), which can tolerate high inteference levels without… More

Digital-RF Multipath Processing Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,926.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Oleg A. Mukhanov, VP of Technology
Abstract:
HYPRES is pleased to propose the development of an all-digital multipath processing receiver for JPALS UHF data link. We propose to take advantage of a unique combination of smart antenna architecture and Digital-RF technique. The realization of this approach will be made possible by using… More

High-speed Digital Filters for Multi-Band Digital-RF Channelizing Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,831.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP, Research and Development
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop an ultrafast third-order digital decimation filter for integration with second-order bandpass delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that convert radio frequency (RF) signals directly to digital. The proposed filter represents a unique class of RF digital signal… More

Reduced Size Weight and Power Consumption for SATCOM Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,968.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov, Vice President of Technology
Abstract:
HYPRES is pleased to propose the development of a low cost and ultra-high performance compact antenna integrated with digital receiver. We propose to achieve higher signal to noise ratios in the order of greater than 20dB via enhanced G/T. It will be done by combining superconducting quantum… More

Digital Interface between Multigigahertz Transceivers and Room Temperature Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Pavel Shevchenko, Senior Software Engineer
Abstract:
HYPRES is developing Digital RF receivers and transceivers for direct conversion of wideband RF signals followed by all subsequent processing in the digital domain. The enabling component of this digital-RF technology is a high dynamic range wideband ADC modulator, implemented with low-power… More

High-Dynamic-Range Digital-RF Receiver with Rapidly Tunable Filters for Cosite Interference Reduction

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,966.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop a digital receiver system for the Link-16 communications band that can receive weak hopping-code signals in the presence of a large cosite jammer, for application to Navy electronic attack aircraft. This receiver is based on a superconducting bandpass analog-to-digital… More

RF Waveform Library Reader

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,973.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Oleg Mukhanov, GM, VP Technology
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MARYLAND
RI Contact:
Chris Lobb
Abstract:
Digital cross correlation represents the ideal method of realizing the optimal (matched) filtering of the wide variety of time dependent waveforms used by the DoD and thereby the maximum probability reception in high EMI/dense signal environments. Direct from RF, direct reception is increasingly… More

Low Jitter On-chip Clock Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,937.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Development
Abstract:
In true Digital-RF receiver technology, the RF signal is sampled directly at the antenna and processed digitally at high speeds. This requires an ultrafast ultra-linear analog-to-digital Converter (ADC) followed by ultrafast digital signal processing (DSP). High-speed clocks, in the 20 - 120 GHz… More

Digital-RF Correlator for Dynamic Radio Spectrum Monitoring & Signal Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,851.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research & Development
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project will develop a broadband digital correlation-based RF receiver, with particular application to spectrum monitoring and signal identification for Navy Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) and Communications in the 0-3 GHz range. HYPRES has been developing a new digital receiver… More

Flexible Programmable Multi-Threat DRFM Architecture Using Ultra-High-Performance Digital Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,952.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan, Senior Member, Technical
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR, we propose to develop a Digital Radio-Frequency Memory (DRFM) architecture to enable more accurate, flexible and programmable electronic countermeasures (ECM) features. We will improve pulse acquisition with a channelized receiver featuring multiple high-dynamic-range… More

Advanced Architectures for Interference-Tolerant Digital Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,882.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research & Development
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to (1) develop high dynamic range direct RF analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), providing enhanced immunity to high in-band intereference, and (2) use multiple synchronous converters to enable direct digital reception from a multi-antenna array. HYPRES has been… More

Low Noise SQUID Array Amplifiers for High Speed Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,989.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
A low-noise amplifier chip, based on Superconducting QUantum Interference Device (SQUID) technology, is needed for the high speed instrumentation used in nuclear physics experiments. SQUIDs are ultra-high-speed devices that are extremely sensitive detectors of magnetic flux. They dissipate very… More

Dynamic Interference Canceller for High Dynamic Range Analog to Digital Converter (ADC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Amol Inamdar, Member of technical Staff
Abstract:
A longstanding problem with wideband radio receivers for sensitive naval applications (such as Signals Intelligence or SIGINT) is the high level of radio frequency (RF) interference including those from co-located RF transmitters. This proposal addresses the critical interference problem with an… More

Multi-input Synchronous Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,844.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Development
Abstract:
The goal of this project is to develop an all-digital receiver system, incorporating multiple synchronous analog-to-digital converters, to enable direct digital reception from an antenna array, which permits tunable digital beamforming. HYPRES has been developing superconducting digital-RF receivers… More

Miniaturized, Efficient, Vibration Hardened Drive and Control Electronics For Compressors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,743.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Vice President of Engineering
Abstract:
Compact compressors have recently undergone remarkable progress in long life, mechanical efficiency, and vibration tolerance. Their control electronics require further improvement to match that progress. HYPRES, in collaboration with Lockheed Martin (LM), is developing a 4.5K 4-stage pulse tube… More

Flip Chip Bonding Technology Development for Multi-Chip Modules with Superconducting Integrated Circuits

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$747,159.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Sergey Topygo – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
Stony Brook University
RI Contact:
Lydia Chabza
Abstract:
HYPRES in collaboration with Stony Brook University proposes to develop flip-chip bonding technology for assembling up to 4-chip MCMs operating at cryogenic temperatures. This will address the critical area of the MCM technology development and transition to full commercialization of the… More

Low-Power Wideband Digital Spectrometer for Planetary Science

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,881.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Steven B. Kaplan, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
The purpose of this project is to develop a wideband digital spectrometer to support space-born measurements of planetary atmospheric composition. The spectrometer is based on a superconducting digitizer and a digital autocorrelator. The digitizer will be able to handle the entire 6 -18 GHz band… More

Low Cost, Scalable Radar Receive Array Using True Time Delay

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,990.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Robert Webber, Cryogenics Group Leader
Abstract:
HYPRES will bring the power of digital-RF technology and True Time Delay (TTD) beamforming to enable extremely wideband phased array radar receivers. By directly sampling the received signal and performing beamforming on the sampled version, the drift, bulk, expense, and power consumption of analog… More

Modified Doherty Transmit Architecture Employing Digital Signal Synthesis for Wideband RF Communication

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$106,090.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project proposes to demonstrate a Radio Frequency (RF) transmitter capable of groundbreaking performance for wireless infrastructure applications. Significant performance gains are expected from three main innovations in this highly-digital… More

Ultra-low-noise Amplifier for Cryocooled SATCOM Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$728,493.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to design, build, deliver and demonstrate a cryocooled digital-RF receiver for reception of the satellite communication X-band (7.25-7.75 GHz). This would be the most advanced in the family of such products developed during the last three years. The cryocooled receiver integrates a… More

Subranging Superconductor ADC

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,897.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme
Abstract:
Using magnetic flux quantum as a unit of conversion, and coupled with on-chip ultrafast rapid single flux quantum digital circuits, cryogenic superconductor analog-to-digital converter (ADC) technology offers discriminating performance advantages over competing technologies in sensitivity,… More

Low-Power Radiation-Hard ADC for Detector Readout

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,977.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Fast, low-power, low-noise, high-sensitivity, and radiation-resistant electronic instrumentation is an essential component for readout of cryogenic detectors. Currently, cryogenic detector readout instrumentation measures the energy associated with the response of detectors such as Transaction Edge… More

Low-power Broadband Digitizer for Millimeter-Wave Sensor Array Readout

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,964.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Multiplexing in frequency domain using a bank of high-Q micro-resonators is an emerging method of reading out large arrays of transition-edge sensors and kinetic-inductance detectors. Low-power digitization of the resultant wide multi-GHz frequency band (e.g., 2-8 GHz) using a broadband… More

High frequency direction-finding system based on high-Tc Ion-Damaged Josephson Junction SQUID arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Georgy Prokopenko, Member of Technical Staff – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
UC Berkeley Sponsored Projects
RI Contact:
Deborah Rutkowski-Howard
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The overall goal of this project is to develop a small size, weight and power Direction Finding (DF) system based on SQUID array technology. High sensitivity, linearity, wide bandwidth of SQUID arrays antenna sensors will be enable close spacing of smaller antennas even for HF range.… More

Hybrid Tempertaure Heterogeneous Technology Energy-Efficient Digital Data Link

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,710.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
RI Contact:
Carol P. Sprague
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration University of Massachusetts, proposes an energy-efficient hybrid-temperature-heterogeneous-technology (HTHT) digital data link for interfacing 4K superconductor electronics with room-temperature electronics. Comprising several stages of cryogenic SiGe amplifiers at different… More

High Sensitivity Analog to Digital Converter (ADC)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$2,014,855.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Amol Inamdar, Member of Technical Staff – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
Stony Brook University
RI Contact:
Lydia Chabza
Abstract:
For SIGINT and surveillance applications the higher sensitivity is of prime importance enabling interception of weak signals. For cellular communications, higher sensitivity results in an increased coverage range of a base station, thereby effecting enormous cost savings, by utilizing fewer base… More

Concurrent Multi-net Link-16 Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$294,517.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes an innovative solution to Navy"s need for concurrent multi-netting (CMN) in a single receiver. Our approach involves direct digitization of the entire wideband Link-16 RF band followed by distribution of digital copies among multiple independent, parallel processing chains. This… More

Subranging Superconductor ADC

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,898.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
Using magnetic flux quantum as a unit of conversion, and coupled with on-chip ultrafast rapid single flux quantum digital circuits, cryogenic superconductor analog-to-digital converter (ADC) technology offers discriminating performance advantages over competing technologies in sensitivity,… More

Electrically-Small Superconducting Wide-Bandwidth Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,906.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Georgy Prokopenko, Memeber of Technical Staff – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
Iniversity of California-San Diego
RI Contact:
Carlos D. Molina
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The overal goal of this STTR project is to develop a small size, weight and power receiver system based on SQUID array technology. High sensitivity, linearity, and wide bandwidth of SQUID arrays antenna sensors will be enable electrically and physically small antenna with extremely wide… More

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,876.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
University of Arkansas
RI Contact:
Dennis W. Brewer
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly on the carrier,… More

Low Heat-Leak YBCO Leads for Satellite-Borne ADR Magnets

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$124,418.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Robert J. Webber, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Future satellite missions carrying X-ray spectrometers will be cooled to milliKelvin temperatures by multi-stage Adiabatic Demagnetization Refrigerators (ADR), which, in turn will be precooled by closed-cycle cryocoolers. Each stage of the ADR will use a low temperature superconducting magnet, which… More

Digital SQUID Array for Portable Low-Field MRI System for Combat Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,959.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Vice President of Engineering – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
Recent research has shown that Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) may be used to measure the very weak magnetic signal in Magnetic Resonance Imaging at ultra-low magnetic fields in the milli-tesla range or below. However, the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is quite low, requiring… More

Expert System for Advanced Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,935.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop an expert system to automate operation of its advanced digital-RF receivers (ADRs). In Phase I, the focus will be on two classes of mature superconductor chips that are present in all ADRs built to date: ADCs with digital decimation filters (DDFs) and ADCs with… More

Hybrid Tempertaure Heterogeneous Technology Energy-Efficient Digital Data Link

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,856.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP Research and Developme – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
RI Contact:
Carol P. Sprague
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Massachusetts, proposes an energy-efficient hybrid-temperature-heterogeneous-technology (HTHT) digital data link for interfacing 4K superconductor electronics with room-temperature electronics. Comprising several stages of cryogenic SiGe amplifiers at… More

Radio Frequency Digital to Analog Converter and Signal Combiner

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$386,896.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP R&D – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
Modern radio frequency (RF) communication systems require more efficient and flexible use of wider bandwidths at higher carrier frequencies, which can be achieved only by direct digital representation of the RF signal itself, for both receivers and transmitters. Previously, HYPRES built, delivered… More

Subranging ADC using a Hybrid Pipelined Architecture

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,184,845.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Amol Inamdar, Member of Technical Staff – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
The objective of this project is to develop a novel superconductor-semiconductor hybrid pipelined analog-to-digital converter (ADC) that provides up to 30 dB dynamic range extension over the state-of-the-art. The pipelined ADC architecture includes both superconductor and semiconductor… More

Expert System for Advanced Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$499,973.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Executive VP RF Circuits – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
HYPRES proposes to develop an expert system to automate operation of its advanced digital-RF receivers (ADRs). In Phase I, we established the feasibility of automating ADRs by developing the necessary algorithms for two broad classes of superconductor chips that represent all seven ADRs delivered to… More

High frequency direction-finding system based on high-Tc Ion-Damaged Josephson Junction SQUID arrays

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,993.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dimitri Kirichenko, Sr. Member of Tech Staff – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
University of California San Diego
RI Contact:
Carlos D. Molina
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this STTR phase II, HYPRES and University of California San Diego team will demonstrate a small size, weight and power Direction Finding (DF) system prototype based on SQUID array technology. High sensitivity, linearity, and wide bandwidth of SQUID arrays antenna sensors will be… More

Digital SQUID Array for Portable Low-Field MRI System for Combat Diagnostics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$999,725.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DHP
Principal Investigator:
Masoud Radparvar, Vice president of Enginee – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
Recent research has shown that Superconducting Quantum Interference Devices (SQUIDs) may be used to measure the very weak magnetic signals in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) at ultra-low magnetic fields in the milli-tesla range or below. However, the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) is quite low,… More

High Dynamic-range Wideband Digital-RF Receiver

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,861.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, Executive VP RF Circuits – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
The ability to capture wide instantaneous bandwidth with high fidelity is essential for analysis of various signals-of-interest. Superconductor analog-to-digital converters (ADC) offer discriminating advantages in both bandwidth and fidelity due to very high sampling rates (up to 100 GHz… More

Reworkable Epoxy Bonding for Superconductor Multi-chip Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$479,427.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Deepnarayan Gupta, VP, RF Circuits and Syste – (914) 592-1190
Research Institution:
University of Arkansas
RI Contact:
Dennis W. Brewer
Abstract:
HYPRES, in collaboration with University of Arkansas (UA), proposes to develop a method for manufacturing superconductor multi-chip modules (MCMs) using nano-engineered cryogenic adhesives. A superconductor MCM comprises a carrier and several flipped chips. Before final assembly on the carrier,… More

Magnesium Diboride DC and Data Cables for Digital-RF Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,860.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Vladimir Dotsenko, Distinguished Member of T – (914) 592-1190
Abstract:
Successful cryopackaging of superconductor Digital-RF Receivers relies on efficient electrical wiring of superconductor chips attached to the cryocooler. High-quality DC and RF cables are currently made of normal metals and are optimized for specific current and frequency ranges respectively. This… More