January 2006
Amethyst wins its first SBIR Phase II contract from the US Army Night Vision Laboratory to develop defect passivation technology for HgCdTe Focal Plane Arrays.

January 2006
Amethyst receives a National Science Foundation SBIR Phase I grant for work on its selective area hydrogenation technology targeting improvements in operability and manufacturability of infrared focal plane arrays.

February 2006
Amethyst moves into the Oklahoma Technology Incubator. Located on the Southern Oklahoma Technology Center Campus, the Incubator is associated with the Ardmore Development Authority.

December 2006
Amethyst is selected for funding under OCAST’s Oklahoma Applied Research (OARS) Program for research in "Large Area Wafers for HgCdTe Infrared Detectors".