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Company Information:

Company Name: Morton Photonics Incorporated
City: West Friendship
State: MD
Zip+4: 21794-
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (410) 707-0949

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $748,932.00 6
SBIR Phase II $1,049,969.00 2
STTR Phase I $98,994.00 1
STTR Phase II $749,998.00 1

Award List:

Highly-Integrable Microresonators with Fast Tunable Group Delay for Dynamic RF Phase Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Paul Morton, Chief Executive Officer
Award Amount: $98,954.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR program, Morton Photonics will design, fabricate and test novel microresonator devices for use in practical RF phase shift applications. These devices will provide fast (microsecond) tunability with low power dissipation, and go beyond simple group delay characteristics to address the… More

Versatile Miniature Silicon WDM Modulators for Complex Modulation Formats

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV.
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton, C.E.O.
Award Amount: $98,994.00
RI Contact: Frank Barker
Abstract:
This program will transfer technology created at the Johns Hopkins University to Morton Photonics, additionally creating novel new devices and systems approaches in an ongoing collaboration. The focus is on the design, fabrication and testing at the system level of a number of novel active-silicon… More

Ultra-Low-Cost Low-Noise Hybrid-Integrated Laser and SOA Modulator Switch

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton, C.E.O.
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
This SBIR program brings together a world leader in semiconductor optical amplifiers (SOAs), a paradigm changing ultra-low-cost packaging technology, and the expertise to integrate these technologies to develop a product that will meet the demanding technical and cost targets for the NavSea… More

Highly-Integrable Microresonators with Fast Tunable Group Delay for Broadband RF True Time Delay

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Paul Morton, C.E. O.
Award Amount: $749,970.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR program, Morton Photonics will design, fabricate and test novel microresonator devices for use as optical True Time Delay (TTD) devices in broadband phased array systems. These devices will provide fast (microsecond) tunability with low power dissipation, going beyond simple group… More

Miniature Silicon WDM Modulators for Analog Fiber-Optic Links

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Research Institution: Cornell University
Principal Investigator: Paul Morton, C.E.O. – (443) 745-4779
Award Amount: $749,998.00
RI Contact: Michal Lipson
Abstract:
This STTR Phase II program will create novel devices and system designs, expanding upon the microring resonator based silicon WDM modulator designs and system concepts developed during Phase I. The focus will be on linear transmitters and analog fiber-optic systems, used to transmit and transform… More

Low-Cost Ultra-Low-Noise Hybrid-Integrated Laser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Paul Morton, C.E.O.
Award Amount: $299,999.00
Abstract:
In this Phase II program Morton Photonics will further develop its low-cost, ultra-low-noise, hybrid integrated laser to produce a final product that can be used by the Navy in sensing applications. Ultra-low-noise laser products will be developed utilizing standard telecom product sub-components,… More

Photonics TDU for Radar True Time Delay (TTD)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton, C.E.O. – (443) 745-4779
Award Amount: $99,999.00
Abstract:
In this SBIR program, Morton Photonics will develop a practical phased array radar time delay unit (TDU), incorporating photonic devices for the key functions fabricated in a silicon CMOS compatible process (silicon photonics) to provide for significant scaling of cost with module volume in order to… More

Ultra-Low-Noise Short-Wave Infrared (SWIR) Band Hybrid-Integrated Laser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton, C.E.O. – (443) 745-4779
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: In this program Morton Photonics will develop an Ultra-Low-Noise (ULN) Short Wave Infrared (SWIR) Hybrid Integrated Laser with low cost, size, weight and power (CSWAP) for operation between 1900nm and 2200nm. The ULN-SWIR laser is based on the hybrid-integration of a high-power SWIR… More

SBIR Phase I: Low-Cost, High-Power, Ultra-Low-Noise Lasers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Program (SBIR) Phase I project will create a semiconductor-based laser with high power and the ultimate in low-noise performance besting all current semiconductor based lasers, and providing equivalent or better noise performance than the best fiber and solid-state… More

Simultaneous RF Beamforming Phased Array Sensors through Wafer Scale Photonic Integration

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Paul A. Morton, C.E.O. – (443) 745-4779
Award Amount: $149,989.00
Abstract:
This SBIR program will take maximum advantage of CMOS foundry based silicon photonics integration and Wavelength Division Multiplexing (WDM) technologies developed for the telecom industry, to create wafer scale photonic integrated circuit (PIC) devices directly integrated with advanced phased array… More