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Company Information:

Company Name:
Brimrose Corporation of America
Address:
19 Loveton Circle
Hunt Valley Loveton Center
Sparks, MD 21152-9201
Phone:
(936) 588-6901
URL:
EIN:
521210230
DUNS:
64894157
Number of Employees:
43
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $4,622,659.00 73
SBIR Phase II $15,056,757.00 28
STTR Phase I $399,316.00 4
STTR Phase II $2,099,585.00 3

Award List:

X-RAY IMAGING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,480.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Ronald g. rosemeier , INVESTIGATOR
Abstract:
The research in phase i is a two-fold effort. first, to optimize existing first and second generation x-ray image intensifiers, a comprehensive research program will be established to evaluate all critical parameters. second, to create a real-time analog/digital x-ray image detector, a… More

CRYSTAL GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A VARIABLE BANDGAP SEMIMAGNETIC SEMICONDUCTOR: HG1-XMNXTE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

REAL-TIME X-RAY TOPOGRAPHY OF GAAS AND HGCDTE EPITAXIAL FILMS AND/ORVARIOUS SUBSTRATES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,298.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

DEVELOPMENT OF REAL-TIME X-RAY DIFFRACTION INSTRUMENTATION TO ASSESSAUTOMATED MANUFACTURE OF RDX AND HMX

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1984 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$57,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

DEVELOPMENT OF REAL-TIME X-RAY DIFFRACTION INSTRUMENTATION TO ASSESSAUTOMATED MANUFACTURE OF RDX AND HMX

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$145,160.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
Recent work performed at nswc, white oak, md has shown that conventional laue x-ray transmission patterns obtained by film methods give an indication of grown-in microstructural deformation of holsten class d rdx energetic materials. the object of this study is to determine if x-ray laue patterns… More

CRYSTAL GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A VARIABLE BANDGAP SEMIMAGNETIC SEMICONDUCTOR: HG1-XMNXTE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$297,483.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
The proposed research work is a response to the national defense effort of the united states of america to ultimately manufacture a low cost, reliable and effective turnable frequency far infrared (ir) detector that can be placed upon both our offensive and defensive weapons systems. the material… More

REAL-TIME X-RAY TOPOGRAPHY OF GAAS AND HGCDTE EPITAXIAL FILMS AND/ORVARIOUS SUBSTRATES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1985 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$200,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Ronald G. Rosemeier
Abstract:
With the dod hgcdte and gaas programs moving toward epitaxial growth technology there is a need to develop real-time materials characterization techniques of both substrates and/or epitaxial films quickly for production environments. real-time x-ray topography of which brimrose is a pioneer is one… More

SEVERAL INVESTIGATIONS HAVE BEEN CONDUCTED INTO THE EXISTANCE AND PHENOMENALOGICAL ORIGIN OF CAVITIES IN RDX.

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$55,180.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr r g rosemeier
Abstract:
Several investigations have been conducted into the existance and phenomenalogical origin of cavities in rdx. these studies clearly highlight the relevance of growth variables/parameters in the ultimate quality of rdx crystals. some of the most significant factors affecting the size, density and… More

MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$53,720.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr ronald g rosemeier
Abstract:
Numerous studies have been conducted into the microstructural origin of the instability and unpredictability of various energetic materials. some of these materials are rdx/hmx, ammonium perchlorate, aluminum, etc. many techniques both destructive and nondestructive have so far been utilized in an… More

2-D ACOUSTO-OPTIC HIGH POWER LASER BEAM DEFLECTOR DEVELOPMENT (NO MIRRORS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,876.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

UNIQUE TECHNIQUE FOR REAL TIME CHARACTERIZATION OF RDX/HMX BASED COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$56,690.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

UNIQUE TECHNIQUE FOR REAL TIME CHARACTERIZATION OF RDX/HMX BASED COMPOSITES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$549,660.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
Numerous studies conducted in the past have clearly established the strong correlation between the microstructure and the energetic properties of solid propellants such as rdx,hmx, al, nh(4)cl0(4), etc. the present study will examine the feasibility of using a noncontact, non-destructive x-ray… More

FAILURE PREDICTION BY A NOVEL NON-DESTRUCTIVE X-RAY TECHNIQUE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,868.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
A recent breakthrough in fatigue failure prediction has been demonstrated by a method known as darc (digital automated rocking curve) diffractometry. this method is a non-destructive x-ray procedure which measures directly the accrued microstructural damage, thus permitting an assessment of the… More

NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR NON-DESTRUCTIVE CHARACTERIZATION OF II-VI IR MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,433.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr s b trivedi
Abstract:
Ii-vi semiconductors based infrared device technology is becoming increasingly important for military applications, especially in ranges of 3-5 micrometers and 8-14 micrometers which correspond to atmospheric windows. it has been conclusively established that performance of these devices depends… More

A NOVEL IN-LINE ACOUSTIC GHZ FIBER-OPTIC MODULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,748.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr ronald g rosemeier
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to fabricate an inline fiber-optic modulator. with our experience in building acousto-optic devices we have developed a unique bonding technique which allows us to bond any piezoelectric crystal to any substrate. in the last three years, brimrose has been a pioneer… More

HYBRID MICROCOMPUTER-BASED OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR UTILIZING A TWO-DIMENSIONAL ACOUSTO-OPTIC MODULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
N/a

GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CD(1-X)ZN(X)TE SINGLE CRYSTALS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,433.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr S B Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

2-D ACOUSTO-OPTIC HIGH POWER LASER BEAM DEFLECTOR DEVELOPMENT (NO MIRRORS)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$520,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
This proposal is a unique and innovative approach to constructing 2-d gaas acousto-optic light deflectors for high power laser applications without the use of mirrors. advantages of such system over conventional laser beam mirrors are the inability of mirrors to deflect at high speeds due to the… More

HYBRID MICROCOMPUTER-BASED OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSOR UTILIZING A TWO-DIMENSIONAL ACOUSTO-OPTIC MODULATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1988 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$495,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ronald G Rosemeier
Abstract:
With the interest in the development of very fast computers, much faster than the conventional digital chip-based system, the future seems very bright for optical-signal processing. two-dimensional optical processing is being used for pattern recognition, machine vision, and optical computing.… More

GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF CD(1-X)ZN(X)TE SINGLE CRYSTALS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$313,504.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr S B Trivedi
Abstract:
Mercury cadmium telluride (mct) has emerged as the superior material for infrared applications in important 3-5 micrometer and 8-13 micrometer ranges corresponding to atmospheric windows. bulk growth methods cannot provide device grade large area crystals of this material. hence, in order to realize… More

A MICROSECOND XENON CHLORIDE LASER TORPEDO DETECTION SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr R G Rosemeier
Abstract:
Recent advances in state-of-the-art laser technology should permit the development of detecting and localizing torpedos using blue-green xenon chlorider lasers, steered by bragg cells to define a protective envelope or perimeter around a moving ship. brimrose proposes to examine conventional mirror… More

PHYSICAL VAPOR TRANSPORT AND CRYSTAL GROWTH OF TELLURIUM: A NOVEL ACOUSTO-OPTIC MATERIAL

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr S B Trivedi
Abstract:
The proposed research is aimed at improving the understanding of the effect of microgravity on vapor transport and crystal growth. to achieve this goal it is very important to design and optimize systematically ground based experiments which is the focus of this research. the past experimental work… More

PICO-SECOND OPTICAL HARDWARE IMPLEMENTATION FOR NEURAL NETWORK SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$62,030.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
J I Soos
Abstract:
N/a

PICO-SECOND OPTICAL HARDWARE IMPLEMENTATION FOR NEURAL NETWORK SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
J I Soos
Abstract:
Acousto-optic (ao) bragg cells offer the advantages of relatively low power consumption and the ability to produce multiple output optical beams of varying intensity for one beam entering the system. the major disadvantage of theao device is its acoustic waveform propagation delay, which sets a… More

NOVEL 'INSITU' TECHNIQUE TO VISUALIZE THE EFFECT OF CONVECTION ON SOLID-LIQUID INTERFACE DURING THE MELT GROWTH

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
S. B. Trivedi , Manager, Infrared
Abstract:
This research proposal deals with the real time study of theeffect of gravity driven convection on solid-liquid interface during the crystal growth from melt. the proposedstudy will make use of a novel technique to visualize 'insitu' the solid liquid interface, which was recently developed at… More

HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta I Soos
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr S B Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$200,970.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta I Soos
Abstract:
Acousto-optic (a-o) bragg cells play an important role in signal processing systems due to their real time processing capabilities, as well as their conversion capabilities of a function of time to a function of space and time. in this program, brimrose will investigate, design and fabricate… More

ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR TIME-RESOLVED FLUORESCENCE

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Rosemeier, Ronald G , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Numerous areas of biochemical, biophysical and medical research depend upon measurements of time-resolved fluorescence and more recently, of time-dependent photon migration in tissues. in recent years these phenomena have been studied by the technique of frequency-domain fluorometry (fredof), which… More

NUCLEAR HARDENING AND SURVIVABILITY

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Rg Rosemeier Phd , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
With the gradual replacement of electronic computational systems for high throughput, extremely fast, optical signal processors (optical computers, correlators, etc.) in the nuclear warfare arena, the need exists to evaluate optical signal processor components in both real and simulated nuclear… More

A UNIQUE HIGH POWERED BLUE/GREEN LASER COMMUNICATION SYSTEM FOR SUBMARINES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta I Soos , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
A unique blue/green high powered laser system for tactical submarine communications is proposed. the proposed system combines the concepts of double beams modulation (dbm) and optoelectroni heterodyne (oehd) has many advantages over the current incoherent optical system (because of the spatial… More

SIMULTANEOUS ACOUSTO-OPTIC AND ELECTRO-OPTIC TECHNOLOGY FOR VERY ACCURATE LASER BEAM POINTING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
J I Soos , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Acousto-optic and electro-optic deflectors can be used as a very fast and accurate laer beam steering and pointing devices with no moving parts. compared to a mechanical gimbal, they are small size (in a range of 1/2x1/2x1/2 inch), lightweight, and low power consumption. the latest technological… More

PROGRAMMABLE ULTRAVIOLET ILLUMINATOR USING AN AOTF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$47,210.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Rosemeier, Ronald G , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Increasing use of fura-2 and other dual excitation probes have highlighted the advantages of the ratio method for determining intracellular ion concentrations. this has fostered the development of new probes (e. g., for na+, k+, h+, and mg2+) with which ion concentrations are determined as a… More

A Novel Scheme for Ultra Wideband Low-Loss Radio Frequency Link Up To Hundreds of GIlz by Utilizing Self-Sustained Pulsation of Laser Di

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$67,061.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean L. Wang
Abstract:
N/a

HIGH RESOLUTION ACOUSTO-OPTIC DEVICES FOR OPTICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$247,693.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr S B Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

CdTe:V and CdTe:Ge for Homodyne Optical Detection at 1.06um

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$49,504.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir Trivedi, Phd
Abstract:
N/a

NOVEL PHOTOREFRACTIVE MATERIAL ZNTE: V FOR OPTICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN THE WAVELENGTH RANGE 0.6 UM TO 1.3 UM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.b. Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

CdTe:V and CdTe:Ge for Homodyne Optical Detection at 1.06um

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$568,711.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir Trivedi, Phd
Abstract:
A light induced phase grating in photorefractive crystals couple the optical fields of the pump and signals beam in a very similar way as a beam splitter combines the signal and local optical fields in a coherent optical communications receiver. The advantages of photorefractive crystals are: 1) the… More

Pseudomorphic HEMT MMlC's By OrganometaIIic Vapor Phase Epitaxy

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. G.v. Jagannathan
Abstract:
Brimrose Corporation, Phase I objective is to use the in house developed "multipolar" low temperature/low energy, mixed, ion beam assisted MOCVD process and to demonstrate that pseudomorphic HEMT structures, comparable in quality to MBE material, can be grown at low substrate temperatures. Samples… More

Nuclear Hardening And Survivability Of Acousto-Optics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$52,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jolanta I. Soos
Abstract:
With the very wide range of applications of acousto-optic signal processing and optical communication in nuclear warfare arms, the need exists to evaluate optical signal processors components in both real and simulated nuclear environments. also the use of acousto-optic devices for a commercial… More

A Total Solid State, Extremely Fast, Highly Sensitive, Rugged, Miniature Spectroradiometer Based on a TeO2 Acousto-optic Tunable Filter (AOTF)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to research and build in this Phase I program, a novel miniature spectroradiometer for measuring spectral incident, reflected, and transmitted irradiance of floating ice ocvers at visible wavelength (400-700 nm). This spectroradiometer is incorporated with a Brimrose acousto-optic… More

Very Compact, Light-Weight, High-Speed, Rugged, Near-Infrared Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
N/a

NOVEL PHOTOREFRACTIVE MATERIAL ZNTE: V FOR OPTICAL INFORMATION PROCESSING IN THE WAVELENGTH RANGE 0.6 UM TO 1.3 UM

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. S.b. Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

A Miniature Biosensor Based Guided-Wave Technology and Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
N/a

Optic Bistable Device with Low Threshold-Intensity (mw/cm2)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sean Wang
Abstract:
BRIMROSE CORPORATION PROPOSES TO INVESTIGATE, DESIGN AND DEMONSTRATE A NOVEL OPTICAL BISTABLE DEVICE WITH A THRESHOLD OPTICAL INTENSITY SEVERAL ORDERS OF MAGNITUDE LOWER THAN THE CONVENTIONAL DEVICES. THIS DEVICE WILL OPERATE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE USING A LOW POWER CW LASER. ADVANTAGE OF SUCH A DEVICE… More

Long Wave IR HgZnTe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$50,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
IR DETECTOR MATERIAL, MERCURY CADMIUM TELLURIDE HAS BEEN THE MOST MATURES AND OFTEN A MATERIAL OF CHOICE FOR ADVACNED INFRARED DETECTION. HOWEVER, IT IS EXTREMELY DIFFICULT TO PRODUCE THE MATERIAL FOR DETECTION AT A WAVELENGTH GREATER THAN 14um. THIS PROBLEM IS DUE TO EXCCESSIVE FUNNELLING AND… More

A Very Compact, High Speed and Rugged Integrated-Optic Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter for Wavelength Div. Demultiplexing in Fiber Optic Communication

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,416.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Derek Vaughan, Ph.d.
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to research and develop, in this SBIR program, a prototype minature, polarization-insensitive, acousto-optically tuned filter. This filter will be capable of high speed, mechanical-free electronic tuning over a broad wavelength region with high resolution, sensitivity and… More

A Vanadium Doped ZnTe, A New Material For Real-Time Optical Signal Processing: Crystal Growth and Optical Characterization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

A Miniature, Intelligent, Integrated-Optic NIR Spectrometer for Local and Remote Detection of Petrochemical Fuels in Fluid Flow Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Derek Vaughan
Abstract:
N/a

Very Compact, Light-Weight, High-Speed, Rugged, Near-Infrared Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
N/a

A Miniature Biosensor Based Guided-Wave Technology and Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$542,191.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to research and build in this SBIR Phase I program, a miniature optically based immunosensor for biodetection. By combining state of the art guide-wave technology, integrated optics and acousto-optics, this biosensor offers advantages of high sensitivity, extra fast speed,… More

A Miniature, Intelligent, Integrated-Optic NIR Spectrometer for Local and Remote Detection of Petrochemical Fuels in Fluid Flow Channels

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$300,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Derek Vaughan
Abstract:
In this SBIR program, Brimrose proposed to build and develop a miniature solid-state spectrometer capable of determining the identity of individual petrochemical fuels in fluid flow channels and reacting to their presence by automatically implementing safety control processes. Optical spectral… More

Characterization of the Radiation and Reliability Response of Integrated-Optic Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$95,730.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DTRA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Derek Vaughan
Abstract:
There has been a significant increase in the use of integrated-optic devices in military applications ranging from data communication and telecommunication networks to antenna remoting, missile guidance and various sensors and instruments. To guarantee the reliability of all military systems which… More

A Solid-State, Electronically Tunable, Narrow Bandpass IR Filter Based on Electro-Acousto-Optic Fabry-Perot (EAOFP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
N/a

A Vanadium Doped ZnTe, A New Material For Real-Time Optical Signal Processing: Crystal Growth and Optical Characterization

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$705,214.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
This proposal deals with the growth of a relatively new class of photorefractive semiconductor, Vanadium Doped ZnTe, which has fast response at relatively low intensity and high sensitivity required for real-time applications. Brimrose Corporation, in collaboration with the Center for Photonic… More

A Solid-State, Electronically Tunable, Narrow Bandpass IR Filter Based on Electro-Acousto-Optic Fabry-Perot (EAOFP)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$711,182.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sean X. Wang
Abstract:
Brimrose will research and build in this SBIR Phase I program, a monolithic integrated electronically tunable IR filter for middle atmosphere temperature profiling and high resolution spectroscopy. The filter is based upon the combined acousto-optic and electro-optic multiple interference effects. … More

Infrared Detectors Using Mercury Manganese Telluride

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Susan Kutcher
Abstract:
In the proposed research we will investigate methods for improving the performance of very long wavelength infrared (VLWIR) photovoltaic detectors fabricated from Hg1-xMnxTe. This material was chosen because Hg1-xMnxTe has been shown to have superior mechanical, chemical and thermal stability… More

Chemical/Biological Detection Using An Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter-Based Spectrofluorometer

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Stephen V. Medlin
Abstract:
The potential use of chemical or biological agents by forces hostile to the U.S. has necessitated that the ability to monitor the battlefield for these agents. In this SBIR Phase I program, Brimrose will develop an acousto-optic tunable filter-based (AOTF) fluorometer that will provide the… More

Vanadium Doped Zinc Telluride (ZnTe:V): A Novel Non-Linear Optical Material for Sensor Protection at Visible Wavelengths

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Susan Kutcher
Abstract:
During the proposed phase I research program, Brimrose will develop and produce an improved material for optical power limiting to protect against jamming and build a prototype of this device. Using vanadium doped zinc telluride, we will fabricate an electro-optic power limiter (EOPL) that operates… More

InP Solar Cell on Porous Silicon for Improved Solar Energy Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
G.v. Jagannathan
Abstract:
Brimrose Corporation has developed a novel low-temperature and low energy ion-beam assisted growth process for minimizing the problems and improving the quality of the hetero epitaxial films of III-V compound semiconductors on foreign substrates such as silicon, germanium, etc. The improvement in… More

AlxGa(1-x)N Solar Blind Detector Material Device Structure Growth & Evaluation

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
G.v. Jagannathan
Abstract:
Phase I technical objectives of Brimrose Corporation are two fold. They are: 1) Epitaxial growth of AlxGa1-xN solar blind detector material device structure on new lattice and thermal matched substrates and evaluation of the material properties. The film growth will be carried out in Brimrose… More

Optical Power Limiters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Susan Kutcher
Abstract:
N/a

Optical Power Limiters

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Susan Kutcher
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to produce an improved material for optical power l miting at near infrared wavelengths to protect sensors against jamming and to build a prototype device. The proposed material, vanadium doped cadmium telluride, is relatively new and will be used to fabricate an electro-optic… More

Crosswind and Range Measurement Lidar for Sniper's Sights

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Susan W. Kutcher
Abstract:
Crosswind influences the accuracy of sharpshooting at short, medium and large ranges. At large shooting ranges, crosswind becomes the largest component in the error budget of sniper weapons. The crosswind along the path deflects the bullet horizontally from its aim point at the target. Medium… More

Transition Metal Doped II-VI Ternary Semi-Conductors: Development of a New Class of Materials for Superior Optical Power Limiting in the Wavelength

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to develop a relatively new class of materials to build electro-optic power limiter (EOPL) to protect optical sensors against jamming and for personnel protection against laser beams. These materials are transition metal doped II-VI semiconductors, cadmium manganese telluride… More

Novel Photorefractive Time-Integrating Detector for the Radar Signal Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$60,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Susan W.kutcher
Abstract:
Using newly developed II-VI photorefractive semiconductors as time integrator and high performance TeO2 acousto optic deflectors (AODs), Brimrose proposes to develop a compact RF signal processor useful in radar signal processing. The high sensitivity of this relatively new photorefractives, in the… More

Transition Metal Doped II-VI Ternary Semi-Conductors: Development of a New Class of Materials for Superior Optical Power Limiting in the Wavelength

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

Crosswind and Range Measurement Lidar for Sniper's Sights

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Susan W. Kutcher
Abstract:
N/a

Low Temperature Homo and Hetero-Epitaxial Growth of SiC on 4H-C and Hexagonal Nb2C Substrates by Plasma

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. G.v. Jagannathan
Abstract:
Brimrose Corporation's Phase I technical objective is to optimize the Brimrose Corporation's `ECR' Plasma Enhanced CVD processing method for growing homoepitaxially high quality SiC layers on semi-insulating 4H-SiC and heteroepitaxially on closely lattice matched and highly conducting Nb2C… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Susan Wkutcher
Abstract:
N/a

Development Of Room Temperature, Miniaturized, Tunable Mid-infrared Lasers Using Chromium Doped Cd1-xMnxTe and Cobalt Doped Zn1-xMnxTe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

Development Of Room Temperature, Miniaturized, Tunable Mid-infrared Lasers Using Chromium Doped Cd1-xMnxTe and Cobalt Doped Zn1-xMnxTe

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

Miniaturized Multi-spectral Imaging Radiometer Using AOTF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Jolanta 1. Rosemeier, Mgr. AO Division
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to develop miniaturized acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF)based multi-spectral imaging radiometer. This radiometer will operate in the wavelength range of 1 to 2.5um. We propose a novel fabrication procedure to make it capable of withstanding extreme environments of space. It… More

High Precision Laser Range Finder for Space Interferometers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chen Chi 1. Wang, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A high precision laser range finder is proposed for applications in spaceborne telescopes and interferometers. A new kind of spatially adaptive optical frequency sensor is integrated with the Coherent Frequency Domain Reflectometry, leading to high precision laser range finder with broad measurement… More

Design and Integration of Analog Building Blocks for High Energy Experiments in Deep Submicron ICs

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta I. Rosemeier, Manager, AO Division
Abstract:
65451 In-line, near-infrared spectrometry is typically used as a method of real-time feedback control during the manufacturing of polymers. However, this method cannot sufficiently measure all of the parameters (such as the melt index) needed for optimal process control, resulting in reduced… More

Adaptive Laser Velocimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chen Chi 1. Wang, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A high precision, adaptive, and low-cost laser velocimeter is proposed for aerodynamic applications. We adopt a new kind of optical Doppler frequency sensor to detect Doppler frequency shifts caused by air flows. High speed investigation of aerodynamics is enabled by the fast response times of the… More

Next-Generation 35-40% Efficient Multijunction Solar Cell: Development of High Efficiency (>35%) and Radiation Resistant 4-Junction Solar Cells on InP

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
G.v. Jagannathan, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
"Brimrose Corporation has identified 0.75, 1.0, 1.5 and 1.91 eV band gap III-V semiconductor materials, lattice matched to InP for producing high efficiency 4- junction solar cells for space application. Phase I objective are follows: (1) Optimize theepitaxial growth of 0.75 and 1.0 eV materials… More

Adaptive Laser Velocimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$600,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chen Chi Wang, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A high precision, adaptive, and low-cost laser velocimeter is proposed for aerodynamic applications. We adopt a new kind of optical Doppler frequency sensor to detect Doppler frequency shifts caused by air flows. High speed investigation of aerodynamics is enabled by the fast response times of the… More

Development of an Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter Based Imaging Radiometer for Solar Spectral Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70104 Current solar spectral instruments either measure light intensity at discrete wavelengths and/or have poor wavelength resolution. Some also contain moving parts that are vulnerable to vibration. These factors limit the performance and accuracy of information derived from the acquired… More

Adaptive Laser Velocimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Chen Chi Wang, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A high precision, adaptive, and low-cost laser velocimeter is proposed for aerodynamic applications. We adopt a new kind of optical Doppler frequency sensor to detect Doppler frequency shifts caused by air flows. High speed investigation of aerodynamics is enabled by the fast response times of the… More

Improve/develop metrology for VLA (very low absorption) Coatings: Interferometer-less Coherent Optical Topographic Mapping Technique With Sub-Nanomet

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Chen Chia Wang, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
"We present in this proposal an interferometer-less optical topographic mapping technique capable of monitoring, for example, the surface quality of coatings on the optics to be deployed in the ABL program. Unlike crystal monitors that are displaced awayfrom the optic under coating, our proposed… More

Visible-IR AOTF Spectrometer for Hyperspectral Imaging in SpaceBased Application

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr Ken Jia, Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to develop a miniaturized, light weight acousto-optic tunable filter spectrometer for hyperspectral imaging in the visible-infrared wavelength range (500 - 2200 nm) that is capable of withstanding the harsh environment of space. AOTF spectrometers have several advantages over… More

Miniaturized Multi-spectral Imaging Radiometer Using AOTF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,999.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta Rosemeier, Mgr. AO Division
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to develop miniaturized acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF)based multi-spectral imaging radiometer. This radiometer will operate in the wavelength range of 1 to 2.5um. We propose a novel fabrication procedure to make it capable of withstanding extreme environments of space. It… More

Miniaturized Multi-spectral Imaging Radiometer Using AOTF

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Jolanta Rosemeier, Mgr. AO Division
Abstract:
Brimrose proposes to develop miniaturized acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF)based multi-spectral imaging radiometer. This radiometer will operate in the wavelength range of 1 to 2.5um. We propose a novel fabrication procedure to make it capable of withstanding extreme environments of space. It… More

Development of an Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter Based Imaging Radiometer for Solar Spectral Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70104S02-II Existing devices for collecting atmospheric radiation measurements have many limitations to the performance and accuracy of information derived from the acquired data. For example, some devices can obtain information only at certain fixed wavelengths, some have low spectral… More

Development of an Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter Based Imaging Radiometer for Solar Spectral Measurement

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70104S02-II Existing devices for collecting atmospheric radiation measurements have many limitations to the performance and accuracy of information derived from the acquired data. For example, some devices can obtain information only at certain fixed wavelengths, some have low spectral… More

SBIR Phase I: Development of a Room Temperature, Mid-infrared Thin Disk Laser

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Susan Kutcher
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project involves the development of material that is suitable for the fabrication of a tunable, room temperature, mid-infrared thin disk laser. Novel, tunable room temperature solid-state laser material using transition metal doped Cd1-xMnxTe has… More

Systematic Study of the Growth and Processing of ZnTe and GaP Crytals for THz Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$75,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOC / NIST
Principal Investigator:
S.b. Trivedi
Abstract:
Terahertz radiation is an ideal candidate for non-invasive interrogation of concealed objects and substances. As such, there is an increased need for reliable high-quality nonlinear materials for the generation and detection of THz radiation. Zinc telluride (ZnTe) and gallium phosphide (GaP) are the… More

Long Wave Infrared Acousto-Optic Materials:Development of Novel Materials for the Fabrication of LWIR (8-12 micron)Acousto-optic Tunable Filters for I

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir Trivedi, Director R&D Division
Abstract:
We propose to develop novel anisotropic materials that can be used to fabricate acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF)-based spectral imaging systems in the LWIR (8 to 12 micron) spectral region. AOTF's are very attractive for multispectral and hyperspectral applications such as the detection of… More

Solid-state Ceramic Laser Material for Remote Sensing of Ozone Using Nd:Yttria

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Sudhir B. Trivedi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Tunable solid state lasers have played an important role in providing the technology necessary for active remote sensing of the atmosphere. Recently, polycrystalline ceramic laser materials have become of great interest for diode-pumped solid state lasers. Compared to single-crystals, ceramic laser… More

High Efficiency Solar Cell on Low Cost Metal Foil Substrate

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$70,000.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Gomath V. Jagannathan, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Future space missions will require Solar cell arrays having specific power ratings in excess of 1000 W/kg. Conventional crystalline photovoltaic technology comprised of epitaxial photovoltaic semiconductor materials grown on single crystal semiconductor substrates, cannot provide these specific… More

Acoustic Landmine Detection: INTERFEROMETER-LESS PULSED LASER VIBROMETER FOR LANDMINE DETECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Chen C. Wang, Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
A light-weight, compact, high sensitivity pulsed laser vibrometer is proposed using photo-EMF sensors for the non-contact detection and mapping of buried landmines. The fast response times (~ ns) and high sensitivity of the photo-EMF sensors allow continuous and real-time monitoring of vibration… More

Acoustic Landmine Detection: INTERFEROMETER-LESS PULSED LASER VIBROMETER FOR LANDMINE DETECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Chen C. Wang, P.I. - Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
Based on the success of developing high sensitivity laser vibrometers for landmine detections during the Phase I program, technologies are proposed for this Phase II research program to improve further the sensitivity and accuracy in locating buried landmines as well as increases in the efficiency… More

Development of Novel Handheld Sugar Measuring Sensor to Monitor Production of Sugar Beet Crops

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
USDA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi, Director R&D
Abstract:
The sugar beet is the most economically important among the beet family. Sugar yield is the highest importance to sugar beet growers. Currently, growers do not have a means to estimate sucrose content during the season in their sugar beet fields. Sucrose determinations happen at the factory upon… More

Long Wave Infrared Acousto-Optic Materials:Development of Novel Materials for the Fabrication of LWIR (8-12 micron)Acousto-optic Tunable Filters for I

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi, P.I./Director R&D Divisio
Abstract:
In Phase I we developed novel anisotropic materials that can be used to fabricate acousto-optic tunable filter (AOTF)-based spectral imaging systems in the LWIR (8 to 12 micron) spectral region. This long wave infrared (LWIR) region technology is an essential part of achieving the goals set forth… More

Solid-State Ceramic Laser Material for Remote Sensing of Ozone Using Nd:Yttria

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,993.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
In Phase II we will develop transparent Nd:Yttria ceramic laser materials that can operate at 914 nm and 946 nm suitable for applications in ozone LIDAR systems. We will strive to further optimize Nd:Yttria ceramics with a focus on improving the overall transmission of the material as well as… More

High Sensitivity Pulsed Laser Vibrometer for Aircraft Interior Noise Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,995.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chen Wang, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We propose an innovative pulsed laser vibrometer technology for the monitoring of interior noise inside an aircraft. The optical speckle-tolerant nature of the pulsed laser vibrometer, coupled with its high sensitivity and bandwidth in surface vibration monitoring, makes the proposed technology… More

2-D 2-Color Laser Spot Array Generation for Quantum Computing Applications:Doppler-free Acousto-Optic Multi-beam Scanners to Address and Trap Atom Arr

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
THE REGENTS OF THEUNIV. OF COLORADO
RI Contact:
Kelvin H. Wagner
Abstract:
We propose to develop and fabricate an optical scanner required to address a 2-D array of trapped Rubidium atomic qubits with two lasers simultaneously. One of the most scalable approaches to quantum information processing (QIP) is Optical addressing of arrays of trapped atoms. This is done with… More

Development of Novel, Optically-Based Instrumentation for Aircraft System Testing and Control

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,987.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Pranay L. Sinha, Principal Investigator
Research Institution:
Rutgers University
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
We propose to develop a compact, robust, optically-based sensor for making temperature and multi-species concentration measurements in aircraft system ground and flight test environments. This system will utilize a widely tunable near infrared light source to make absorption measurements of gas… More

Nanostructures for dislocation blocking in infrared detectors: Dislocation Reduction In Infrared Detector Materials Grown on Si Substrates Using Nan

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,884.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
G. V. Jagannathan, Sr. Scientist
Research Institution:
RENSSLAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Richard E. Scammell
Abstract:
The Phase I objective is to demonstrate dislocation reduction in both cadmium telluride (CdTe) and subsequent HgCdTe epitaxial layers grown on silicon substrate using an intermediate nanocrystalline CdTe buffer layer of optimized thickness and size. Nanocrystalline CdTe buffer layer will be… More

Nanostructures for dislocation blocking in infrared detectors: Dislocation Reduction In Infrared Detector Materials Grown on Si Substrates Using Nan

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
G. V. Jagannathan, P.I./Sr. Scientist
Research Institution:
RENSSLAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE
RI Contact:
Ishwara Bhat
Abstract:
Large format, low cost, reliable and high performance infrared focal plane arrays are essential for the Army's Third Generation IR Imaging Technology. HgCdTe (MCT) detectors fabricated on silicon substrates are an attractive alternative generating considerable interest. State of the art technology… More

Development Of Standoff Laser-Induced Thermal (Infrared) Emission (LITE) System For Chemical and Biological Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,446.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi, Principal Scientist/Dir. R&D
Research Institution:
Hampton University
RI Contact:
Tira Jackson
Abstract:
Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) has shown great promise for applications in chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) sensing [1-12]. Nearly all previous LIBS experiments were limited to measurements in the UV-VIS and NIR. However, molecules exhibit spectroscopic signatures in the MIR to… More

Self-Calibrating High Resolution Tunable Filter for Remote Gas Sensing Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,996.00
Agency:
NASA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Pranay Sinha, Principal Investigator
Abstract:
We propose to develop a compact, robust, optically-based sensor for local and remote sensing of oxygen (O2) at 1.26

Development Of Scanning Photoacoustic Spectroscopy (PAS) Using A Novel Optical/Laser Microphone For The Remote Detection Of Explosives

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Chen Wang, Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
We propose to develop a scanning photoacoustic spectroscopic (PAS) system fitted with a novel laser microphone for the remote scanning of targeted molecules and chemical compounds. By leveraging the acoustic signatures emitted by the target molecules, the proposed PAS technology offers better… More

Development Of Standoff Laser-Induced Thermal (Infrared) Emission (LITE) System For Chemical and Biological Materials

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,631.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Sudhir B. Trivedi, Prin. Scientist/Dir. R&D – (410) 472-7070
Research Institution:
Hampton University
RI Contact:
Tira Jackson
Abstract:
There is a current need for an active standoff system that can detect and classify surfaces that have been contaminated with chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) materials. Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and Laser Induced Thermal Emission (LITE) has shown great promise for detection… More