Q-Dot Inc
Business Identifier: Developing advanced integrated circuits
Public Profile:
In August 2005, Hittite Microwave Corporation (itself a large SBIR firm) acquired the remaing assetts of Q-Dot Inc, after its March 2001 acquisition by SimTek. Q-Dot Inc provides data acquisition, computer, imaging and signal processing automation research and development services. Services are provided to the federal government and to industries. In March 2001 Q-DOT was acquired by Simtek Corporation, based in Colorado Springs, CO. Simtek is a publicly traded integrated circuit manufacturer specializing in high performance nonvolatile memory products and application specific integrated circuits (ASICs) built to customer specifications using FPGA designs. Q-Dot, Inc. will continue to support government sponsored R&D projects as a wholly owned subsidiary of Simtek, but with the additional goal of creating commercial products based on the advanced technology capabilities developed within the organization.

 Synopsis: Awardee Business Condition
Year Founded IP Holdings
Employee Range VC funded?
Revenue Range Private/Public
 Most Recent SBIR Projects
Year Phase Agency Dollars Project Title
X-band Receiver Block (9698)
Ultra-wideband (UWB) Analog Front-End (AFE) /Analog- to-Digital Converter (ADC)(9703)
Low Phase Noise Miniature Oscillator (MINO) for Advanced ADCs
Sensor Node Radio (SNRadio) for Ad Hoc Sensor and Munitions Networks (9667)
Active Microwave Switch Matrix (9665)