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Company Information:

Name: LightSmyth Technologies
Address: 875 Wilson Street
Unit C
Eugene, OR
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (541) 431-0027

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $518,242.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,820,825.00 3

Award List:

Fully Integrated, Multiport, Planar-Waveguide, Spectral Comparators And Multiplexers Based On Lithographic Holography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Mossberg, Chief Technical Officer
Award Amount: $69,715.00
Abstract:
"By combining fabrication methods perfected in the semiconductor industry with device concepts derived from optical holography, LightSmyth Technologies intends to develop a new family of fully integrated, robust, optical devices uniquely suited to highperformance spectral filtering, spectral target… More

Lithographically-Scribed Planar Holographic Optical CDMA Devices and Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Thomas W. Mossberg, Chief Technology Officer
Award Amount: $98,885.00
Abstract:
This phase I SBIR proposal comprises a feasibility study of an advanced new class of optical devices that promise to provide a dramatic expansion of practical optical function in areas such spectral filtering and optical processing. Many areas of opticaldata transport will benefit from robust,… More

Fully Integrated, Multiport, Planar-Waveguide Spectral Comparators and Multiplexers Based on Lithographic Holography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Mossberg, CTO
Award Amount: $476,170.00
Abstract:
Photonic devices providing high performance spectral filtering, multiplexing, optical waveform processing, and signal routing will be designed, fabricated, and characterized. The devices are based on photolithographic scribing of holographic structures onto the surface of planar waveguides and… More

Lithographically-Scribed Planar Holographic Optical CDMA Devices and Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Mossberg, CTO
Award Amount: $744,702.00
Abstract:
A phase II SBIR program encompassing the development of advanced multiplexers for custom coarse WDM communication systems based on holographic Bragg reflectors (HBRs), a building block component of integrated holographics, is proposed. Integrated holographics harnesses the nanofabrication… More

High-Density Diffraction Imaging and Non-Imaging Grating Elements for EUV and X-ray Spectroscopy Fabricated by DUV Reduction Photolithography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Iazikov, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need for lightweight high-density (4000+ lines/mm) novel diffraction grating elements in modern telescopes to advance EUV and X-ray astrophysics. Current grating technologies (ruling and holographic beam interference) do not provide optimal solution for all grating requirements. In… More

High-Density Diffraction Imaging and Non-Imaging Grating Elements for EUV and X-ray Spectroscopy Fabricated by DUV Reduction Photolithography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dmitri K. Iazikov, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $599,953.00
Abstract:
Diffraction gratings are powerful tools for the spectral analysis of electromagnetic radiation. Properties of gratings are determined by available fabrication means ? which have not changed substantially in 50 years. Modern photolithography, now approaching nanometer resolution, may revolutionize… More

New Class of Multi-Channel Spectrometers Based on Diffraction Grating Array

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Thomas Mossberg, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $99,791.00
Abstract:
Remote chemical analysis via spectroscopy is an important tool in the arsenal or Earth and Planetary Science. Grating technology, which is the centerpiece of most modern spectroscopy systems, has not change significantly in the last 60 years since introduction of holographic gratings. Recently… More

High performance and Cost Effective Diffraction Gratings by Projection Photolithography

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas W. Mossberg, President/CTO – (541) 431-0027
Award Amount: $99,868.00
Abstract:
Use of projection photolithography allows for fabrication of high fidelity diffraction gratings with individual control on location and shape of each groove using modern semiconductor tools and powerful computer-based simulation and CAD software. The method yields master-grade highly efficient… More

Polarization insensitive diffraction grating for Navy tactical airborne high energy lasers (HEL) applications

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dmitri Iazikov, VP Manufacturing – (541) 431-0026
Award Amount: $79,983.00
Abstract:
LightSmyth is a US based manufacturer of high power high efficiency polarization insensitive diffraction grating using unique, cost-efficient and high fidelity manufacturing technology. Gratings are etched into fused silica substrate and contain no organics or polymers. They may be as large as 150… More