Company Profile

Applied Energetics Inc (AKA: Ionatron Inc)
Profile last edited on: 11/2/2023      CAGE: 3C1J8      UEI: TKMCBDY89TD1

Business Identifier: Solid state ultra short pulse (USP) lasers
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Location Information

9070 S Rita Road Suite 1500
Tucson, AZ 85747
   (520) 628-7415
Location: Single
Congr. District: 06
County: Pima

Public Profile

As of October 3, 2014, the company suspended its previous business activities. As a result, the company is a "shell company" as such term is defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. The company did not incur any material costs associated with the suspension of its activities. The board has suspended payment of director fees and all employees are employed part-time and paid on an hourly basis to preserve cash. Prior to October 3, 2014, the company engaged in the design, development and manufacture of applied energy systems for military and commercial applications and Ultra Short Pulse lasers and high voltage lasers for commercial applications. The Company is currently seeking to sell or license its technology. The company is continuing to consider strategic alternatives, including mergers, the acquisitions of one or more business or technologies and/or the disposition of one or more of our existing business. Applied Energetics, Inc., formerly doing business as Ionatron, Inc., works in the areas of photonic and high-voltage energetics technology. The firm engages in the development and manufacture of applied energy systems for military and commercial applications in the United States. It develops laser guided energy and laser induced plasma channel that can deliver high voltage electrical charges by using a laser to create a conductive path in the atmosphere. The company also develops and delivers counter-improvised explosive devices (IED) technologies, which has capability in countering IEDs for military operations; high-voltage solutions for semiconductor, aerospace, chemical processing, and other military and commercial activities; and ultrafast laser systems for government and commercial customers. In addition, it designs, develops, and manufactures solid state Ultra Short Pulse lasers for commercial applications.

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Most Recent SBIR Projects

Year Phase Agency Total Amount
2022 1 Army $172,174
Project Title: Ultra-Wide and High-Average Power Directional IR Countermeasures
2020 1 Army $165,920
Project Title: Standoff Electronic Denial
2011 2 AF $846,089
Project Title: Advanced Dielectric Insulation Techniques for High Voltage Pulsed Power Systems
2009 1 Army $69,824
Project Title: Novel Efficient and Compact Diode-pumped Rod Gain Modules for Ultra Short Pulsed (USP) Lasers
2009 1 Army $69,807
Project Title: Edge-pumped Composites for Ultra-Short Pulse (USP) Lasers

Key People / Management

  Joseph Hayden -- President

  Gregory Quarles -- CEO and Board Member

  Richard Adler

  Thomas C Dearmin

  Eric Koschmann

  Paul Lundquist

  Stephen McCahon -- Co-Founder & Chief Scientist