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Company Information:

Company Name: ADVANCED PHOTONIC CRYSTALS, LLC
City: Fort Mill
State: SC
Zip+4: 29708-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (803) 547-0881

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $449,773.00 4
SBIR Phase II $909,680.00 2
STTR Phase I $249,960.00 2

Award List:

SBIR Phase II: Hydrothermal Growth of Ultra-High Performance Nd:YVO4 Laser Crystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber, Dr
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will focus on the development of a commercial process for the growth of Neodymium Yttrium Vanadate (Nd: YVO4) single crystals for use in solid-state lasers. This research will generate the commercially viable conditions for growth of… More

SBIR Phase I: Homogeneous, High-Efficiency TiO2 and YVO4 Birefringent Crystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry Giesber
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Phase I project will prove that homogeneous, low-loss TiO2 and YVO4 crystals can be produced via commercially viable hydro-thermal crystal growth processes. Recently, a program to grow homogeneous YVO4 and TiO2 birefringent crystals using hydro-thermal… More

SBIR Phase II: Hydrothermal Growth of Ultra-High Performance Nd:YVO4 Laser Crystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber, Dr
Award Amount: $409,807.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will focus on the development of a commercial process for the growth of Neodymium Yttrium Vanadate (Nd: YVO4) single crystals for use in solid-state lasers. This research will generate the commercially viable conditions for growth of… More

SBIR Phase I: Ultra-High Powered Lasers: Lanthanide Oxide Single Crystals as a New Light Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber, PhD
Award Amount: $99,955.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will prove out the concept that appropriately doped single crystals of lanthanide oxides (i.e. Yb:Sc2O3) can be grown via a commercially viable hydrothermal process. These crystals will enable the development of new high powered diode pumped… More

STTR Phase I: Ammonothermal Growth of Doped Aluminum Gallium Nitride Single Crystals for Energy Efficient Solid State Lighting and Tunable LED?s

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: Clemson University
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber, PhD
Award Amount: $149,961.00
RI Contact: Christian E. Przirenibel
Abstract:
This award is funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5). This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will address the problem of a multifunctional wide band-gap aluminum gallium nitride single crystal substrate that will enable low-defect,… More

SBIR Phase I: Hydrothermal Growth of Potassium Beryllium Fluoroborate (KBBF) for deep UV Nonlinear Optical Applications.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber, PhD
Award Amount: $149,908.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovative Research Phase I project is to develop a commercial growth process for single crystals of KBe2BO3F2 (KBBF) using hydrothermal techniques. KBBF shows exceptional promise as a deep UV non-linear optical material (NLO). NLOs are vital for the development of solid-state… More

SBIR Phase II: Hydrothermal Growth of Potassium Beryllium Fluoroborate (KBBF) for deep UV Nonlinear Optical Applications.

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Henry G. Giesber
Award Amount: $499,873.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will develop a commercial growth process for single crystals of KBe2BO3F2 (KBBF) using hydrothermal techniques. The compound was developed 10 years ago and shows exceptional promise as a deep UV non-linear optical (NLO) material. The… More

Solvothermal growth of low-defect-density gallium nitride substrates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Clemson University
Principal Investigator: Henry Giesber, Principal Scientist – (803) 547-0881
Award Amount: $99,999.00
RI Contact: Joseph Kolis
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I project will address the problem of obtaining low-defect-density gallium nitride single crystals for substrates to enable low-defect, high-performance epitaxial growth. Gallium nitride is a very promising material for numerous applications… More