Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

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Jun. 03, 2014
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Jun. 17, 2013
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Oct. 31, 2014
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Aug. 31, 2014
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Mar. 31, 2013
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Jan. 31, 2013
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Mar. 31, 2013
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Jun. 16, 2013
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Sep. 30, 2015
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Dec. 31, 2013
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Warrant liabilities                        
Monte Carlo Valuation Assumption Weeks In Fiscal Year                     364 days  
Cash paid for warrants | $                   $ 0 $ 1,000  
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share) $ 6.00                      
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)                     0.00%  
Allocated Share-based Compensation Expense | $                   (1,611,000) $ (1,087,000)  
Loss on change in the fair value of the warrants | $               $ 0   $ (235,021) $ 382,000  
Exercise of warrants, cashless (in shares) | shares                   208,184    
Monte Carlo Valuation Assumption Trading Days Per Year                     252 days  
Monte Carlo Valuation Assumption Trading Days Per Week                     5 days  
Monte Carlo Valuation Assumption Holidays Per Year                     8 days  
Founders | Class B Member’s | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares   124,998                    
Bridge warrants                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $   $ 400,000                    
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 0.20                    
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 3.23                    
Expected volatility (as a percent)   60.00%                    
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)   0.00%                    
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)   1.06%                    
Expected Life   5 years                    
Bridge warrants | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Number of tranches in which warrants were issued | item           2            
Cash paid for warrants | $             $ 1,000          
Bridge warrants | Founders                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term         5 years              
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 0.20     $ 0.4   $ 0.4          
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares   249,999                    
Bridge warrants | Founders | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Number of founders | item           3            
Warrant term           5 years            
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)           $ 0.40            
Bridge warrants issued in January 2013                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares         20,833   20,833          
Bridge warrants issued in January 2013 | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares           20,833            
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $           $ 200,000            
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)           $ 0.40            
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)           $ 3.75            
Expected volatility (as a percent)           60.00%            
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)           0.00%            
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)           0.88%            
Expected Life           5 years            
Bridge warrants issued in January 2013 | Class B Member’s | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares           62,499            
Bridge warrants issued in March 2013 | Resonant LLC                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $         $ 200,000              
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)         $ 0.40   $ 0.40          
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)         $ 3.60   $ 3.60          
Expected volatility (as a percent)         60.00%              
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)         0.00%              
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)         0.80%              
Expected Life         5 years              
Bridge warrants issued in March 2013 | Class B Member’s | Resonant LLC                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares         62,499   62,499          
Consulting warrant                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Loss on change in the fair value of the warrants | $                   $ (104,444)    
Consulting warrants issued in October 2014 | IR Consultant                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term     4 years                  
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)     $ 6.50                  
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares     6,000                  
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)     0.00%                  
Vesting period     12 months                  
Monthly cash compensation | $     $ 5,000                  
Consulting warrants issued in October 2014 | IR Consultant | Minimum                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Expected Life     3 years 3 months 18 days                  
Consulting warrants issued in October 2014 | IR Consultant | Maximum                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Expected volatility (as a percent)     81.80%                  
Expected Life     4 years                  
Financing Warrant                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)                     $ 3.35  
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Loss on change in the fair value of the warrants | $                   (130,577)    
MDB | Consulting warrant                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term   7 years                    
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 0.01                    
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares   222,222                    
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $   $ 700,000                    
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 0.01                    
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)   $ 3.23                    
Expected volatility (as a percent)   68.80%                    
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)   0.00%                    
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)   1.57%                    
Expected Life   7 years                    
MDB | Financing Warrant                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term   7 years                    
Fair value | $                       $ 700,000
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $                       $ 20,000,000
Expected volatility (as a percent)                       65.30%
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)                       2.28%
Expected Life                       6 years 6 months
Exercisable period after the completion of our initial public offering   6 months                    
Value of shares of common stock divided by exercise price of warrant's to determine exercisable warrants | $   $ 700,000                    
Amount considered for dividing the fully diluted shares prior to consummation of qualified IPO | $   $ 6,000,000                    
MDB | Underwriting Warrant                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term 5 years                      
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share) $ 7.50                      
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares 310,500                      
Warrants exercisable period from underwriting agreement 180 days                      
Fair value | $ $ 901,000                      
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share) $ 6.00                      
Expected volatility (as a percent) 63.10%                      
Expected dividend rate (as a percent) 0.00%                      
Risk free interest rate (as a percent) 1.50%                      
Expected Life 5 years                      
IR Firm | Consulting warrant | IR Consultant                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Allocated Share-based Compensation Expense | $                   $ (26,000) $ (58,000)  
IR Firm | Consulting warrants issued in August 2014                        
Warrant liabilities                        
Warrant term       3 years                
Warrants to purchase shares of common stock or units (in units/shares) | shares       42,000                
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Equity value | $       $ 119,000                
Exercise price (in dollars per unit/share)       $ 8.31                
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)       $ 6.91                
Expected volatility (as a percent)       69.70%                
Expected dividend rate (as a percent)       0.00%                
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)       0.88%                
Expected Life       3 years                
Monthly cash compensation | $       $ 8,500                
IR Firm | Consulting warrants issued in August 2014 | Minimum                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)                 $ 2.98      
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)                 0.91%      
IR Firm | Consulting warrants issued in August 2014 | Maximum                        
Assumptions used in estimating fair value of warrants                        
Implied unit price/stock price (in dollars per unit/share)                 $ 11.62      
Risk free interest rate (as a percent)                 1.50%