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Fast Synthetic Scene Generation for Directed Energy Applications

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
81881
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F071-010-1665
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Fast Synthetic Scene Generation for Directed Energy Applications
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA9451-07-M-0095
Award Amount: $99,994.00
 

Abstract:

The computational burden of simulating incoherent imaging of large extended objects, through high turbulence, using conventional wave optics simulation techniques is very significant. This simulation capability is crucial for evaluating performance of such systems as the Advanced Tactical Laser (ATL). Several innovative approaches to this problem, that will significantly reduce the computational requirements, are proposed. These approaches are based on rigorous analysis of the imaging problem with certain simplifying assumptions. The applicability of these techniques will be thoroughly evaluated with wave optics codes. A previous technique developed by tOSC, based on fast generation of point spread functions by interpolation through Rytov phase screens, has demonstrated a speed improvement of 25 over conventual techniques. These new concepts will reduce the computational time by another factor of 10.

Principal Investigator:

Terry J. Brennan
Senior Scientist
7147727668
tbrennan@tosc.com

Business Contact:

Glenn A. Tyler
President
7147727668
glenn.a.tyler@tosc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

G A TYLER ASSOC., INC.
1341 South Sunkist Street Anaheim, CA 92806

EIN/Tax ID: 330525149
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No