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Integrated Planar Lightwave Circuits for UV Generation and Phase Modulation

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
95554
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
094471
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
S1
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AdvR, Inc.
2310 University Way Building #1-1 Bozeman, MT 59715-6504
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Integrated Planar Lightwave Circuits for UV Generation and Phase Modulation
Agency: NASA
Contract: NNX10CE96P
Award Amount: $99,979.00
 

Abstract:

This SBIR Phase I effort proposes to establish the feasibility of developing a UV Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC); a compact, highly efficient, waveguide-based frequency conversion module for the generation of phase modulated UV radiation for use in multi-wavelength lidar applications such as NASA LaRC's HSRL program. The proposed module will provide phase modulated 355 nm radiation for calibration and stabilization of HSRL's UV interferometric filter, a component required for the accurate measurement of critical aerosol microphysical properties. The goal of the Phase II effort will be the optimization and integration of a compact, monolithic, fiber coupled UV PLC into the next generation HSLR seed laser system. The PLC concept advances NASA's state-of-the-art lidar systems due to its compact, efficient, and reliable design, thus enabling use on small aircraft and space based platforms.

Principal Investigator:

Shirley McNeil
Principal Investigator
4065220388
mcneil@advr-inc.com

Business Contact:

Betsy Heckel
Business Official
4065220388
heckel@advr-inc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ADVR, Inc.
2310 University Way, Building 1 Bozeman, MT 59715

EIN/Tax ID: 810521436
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No