Essential Research, Inc.


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Essential Research offers research and development services to commercial and government agencies. Our scientific, engineering, and private manufacturing services include:

  • Development of III-V Compound Semiconductor Devices

  • Micro-fabrication and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)

  • Thin Film Deposition

Our research focus in III-V compound semiconductors is novel Gallium Arsenide (GaAs) and Indium Phosphide (InP) based devices. We push the state-of-the-art for efficiency, power, and wavelength.


Our previous and current projects include:

  • Over 50 commercial projects

  • 4 DARPA contracts and subcontracts

  • Over 10 phase I and 6 Phase II SBIR awards  

Current Projects
  • Quantum Dots: Thermophotovoltaic Cells, Solar Cells, Light Emitting Diodes, Laser Diodes
  • Detector Programs: Quantum Well Infrared Photodetectors, Thermal Neutrons
  • Microfabrication: Chemical Sensors, Thermocouples, Micro-heaters
  • Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems: Medical Devices, Actuators

We have over 50 commercial, 10 university, and 6 government agency partners.

We encourage you to explore our website and discover the products and services we offer to drive technology to help you achieve your strategic goals.

Please contact us for all your research and development needs.

1632 Enterprise Parkway, Unit I, Twinsburg, OH 44087 | T: 330-487-0400 | F: 330-487-0200


       Essential Research, Inc. is a ER Semiconductor company, developer of Longwave  and Redwave technology


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