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Company Information:

Name: Lenterra, Inc.
Address: 7 Tenney Road
West Orange, NJ 07052-1315
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (973) 731-6281

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $619,686.00 6
SBIR Phase II $2,476,539.00 4
STTR Phase I $100,000.00 1

Award List:

Fast GC for Space Applications Based on PIES Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Michael Kozhevnikov
Award Amount: $69,980.00
Abstract:
Development of a novel analytical instrument which combines the advantages of fast GC and a detector capable of identifying species is proposed. Experiments in the limited-space environment require from a GC system maximum productivity and universality with minimal resource consumption. A… More

Fast GC for Space Applications Based on PIES Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Michael Kozhevnikov, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $598,633.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase II project is aimed at the development of an analytical instrument which combines the advantages of fast gas chromatography (GC) and a detector that is capable of sample identification independently from GC retention time. Experiments in the limited-space environment require from a… More

STTR Phase I: Distributed Micro-Optical Sensor Technology for Temperature, Pressure and Strain Measurements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Polytechnic University of NY
Principal Investigator: Michael Kozhevnikov, Dr
Award Amount: $100,000.00
RI Contact: M. Volkan Otugen
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will demonstrate a micro-optical distributed sensor technology for temperature, pressure and strain measurements. The measurement principle is based on the detection of optical mode shifts of dielectric micro-beads that serve as sensors.… More

A Cost-Effective Analytical Technology for Identification and Measurement of Greenhouse Gases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gotze H. Popov, Dr
Award Amount: $99,742.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a portable gas analyzer that is capable of identifying and measuring the concentrations of CO2, CO and other trace greenhouse gas constituents. The analyzer will combine a micro-gas chromatograph (GC) with a plasma detector based on Penning Ionization Electron Spectroscopy… More

SBIR Phase I: Micro-sized gas analyzer for identification and measurement of environmental gas constituents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Gotze H. Popov, ScD
Award Amount: $99,986.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I research project will design and realize an on-chip detector that is capable of identification and measurement of environmental gas constituents. The device employs the recently introduced analytical science technology of Penning Ionization Electron… More

A Cost-Effective Analytical Technology for Identification and Measurement of Greenhouse Gases

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Gotze H. Popov, Dr
Award Amount: $749,742.00
Abstract:
This project will develop a cost-effective analytical technology platform for identifying and measuring concentrations of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide and trace greenhouse gas constituents such as carbon monoxide. The proposed analytical platform is based on… More

SBIR Phase I: Shear Stress Sensor Based on Optical Micro-Spring Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Vadim P. Stepaniuk, PhD
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project is aimed at the development of a wall shear stress sensor with an Optical Micro-Spring (OMS) as its core element. The OMS, a miniature fiber-based load cell, relies on the morphology-dependent optical resonances known as Whispering Gallery… More

SBIR Phase I: Spectral photoionization detector (SPID): real-time, in situ detection and identification of volatile organic compounds using electron spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Mark Denning, PhD
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
This SBIR project proposes to develop a new technology for the detection and identification of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) using a portable instrument. Spectral photoionization detection technology will be used to identify VOCs based on their electron energy spectra. This is a useful… More

SBIR Phase II: Shear Stress Sensor Based on Optical Micro-Spring Technology

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Vadim P. Stepaniuk
Award Amount: $494,861.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project is aimed at the development of a wall shear stress sensor based on micro-optical resonators. The core element of the sensor, the micro-optical stress gauge (MOSG), consists of a micro-optical spherical resonator and optical fibers… More

BROAD RANGE RADIATION DETECTOR BASED ON SPECTRUM SHIFTS OF OPTO-MECHANICAL MICROCAVITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Vadim Stepaniuk, R&D Engineer – (973) 623-0755
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I proposal is aimed at the development of the ultra-sensitive detector for the far infrared (FIR) and terahertz (THz) bands of electromagnetic radiation. The device is inherently optical, operates at room temperature and of submillimeter size. The proposed technology is based on… More

BROAD RANGE RADIATION DETECTOR BASED ON SPECTRUM SHIFTS OF OPTO-MECHANICAL MICROCAVITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Vadim Stepaniuk, Lead Engineer – (973) 623-0755
Award Amount: $633,303.00
Abstract:
This DoD ARO SBIR 2012 Phase II Project is aimed at the development of a micro-optical ultra-sensitive, room temperature detector for the far infrared (FIR) and terahertz (THz) bands of electromagnetic radiation. The sensor relies on monitoring optical resonances commonly known as Whispering… More