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Company Information:

Company Name: Deacon Research
City: Palo Alto
State: CA
Zip+4: 94303
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,820,133.00 45
SBIR Phase II $12,696,644.00 20

Award List:

CALCULATION OF THE ANGULAR SPECTRUM OF THE COHERENT HARMONICS RADIATED IN THE FREE ELECTRON LASER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1985 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David A G Deacon
Award Amount: $49,702.00

UV DAMAGE TO OPTICAL MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1986 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David A.g. Deacon
Award Amount: $85,398.00

CALCULATION OF THE ANGULAR SPECTRUM OF THE COHERENT HARMONICS RADIATED IN THE FREE ELECTRON LASER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David A G Deacon
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to investigate the means for reducing the harmonic power radiated by the fel. this requires first an analytic formulation of the angular and spectral dependence of the intensity for the constant period and tapered undulators, both in the linear polarized and the circular polarized… More

UV DAMAGE TO OPTICAL MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David A.g. Deacon
Award Amount: $250,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to investigate the mechanism of uv photo-induced damaged inoptical materials. this objective requires the use of a tunable uv undulator source which has sufficiently high flux to expose sample optics, and appropriate surface diagnostics to identify the electronicprocesses and structural… More

TRANSONIC FLOW FIELD MEASUREMENT SCHEME DEVELOPMENT

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David a g deacon
Award Amount: $71,879.00
Abstract:
Little instrumentation is available to measure the flow parameters of transonic or supersonic flows in wind tunnels or combustion chambers. commercial laser doppler velocimeters become increasingly inaccurate for high mach numbers because they rely on scattering from large particles which cannot… More

SIMULTANEOUS TEMPERATURE, DENSITY, AND FLOW DIAGNOSTICS FOR AEROPROPULSION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Anthony o'keefe
Award Amount: $49,966.00
Abstract:
The design of advanced propulsion systems requires simultaneous measurement of the flow velocities and the thermodynamic quantities of the gas in order to verify the mathematical models based on the time-averaged navier-stokes equations. the development of the coherent anti-stokes raman scattering… More

STIMULATED BRILLOUIN DIAGNOSTICS OF HYPERSONIC FLOWS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Anthony o'keefe
Award Amount: $49,933.00
Abstract:
The development of vehicles such as the national aerospace plane requires a knowledge of the thermodynamics of the air flow at hypersonic speeds. the conventional laser doppler velocimetry technique is incapable of supplying information at the required level of detail because the measured dust… More

DEVELOPMENT OF PHOTO - DEPOSITED DIAMOND FILMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anthony o'keefe
Award Amount: $49,970.00
Abstract:
Advanced in the growth of synthetic diamond films are beginning to make it possible to use this exotic material for new applications in electronics, optics, and microstructures, however, the present technology is slow and produces nonuniform films with graphic inclusions. significant improvement in… More

LONG LIFETIME HIGH BRIGHTNESS PHOTOCATHODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1988 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr David Deacon
Award Amount: $55,491.00

UV HIGH REFLECTOR TECHNOLOGY FOR FREE ELECTRON LASERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOC
Principal Investigator: Mira Bakshi , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $29,973.00
Abstract:
A new program at nist aims to develop a free electron laser (fel) user facility tunable well into the ultraviolet. the short wavelength limit of operation is mainly dependent on the optics performance. the best known optical materialsare degraded by the harmonic radiation produced unavoidably during… More

TECHNIQUE TO EVALUATE UV-INDUCED DEGRADATION OF SPACE OPTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Mira H Bakshi
Award Amount: $49,985.00

LONG LIFETIME HIGH BRIGHTNESS PHOTOCATHODES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr David Deacon
Award Amount: $805,000.00
Abstract:
The free electron laser (fel) requires a high brightness, high duty cycle electron beam. use of a photocathode, which eliminates both gridand buncher and allows high gradient radio frequency fields at the electron source, can substantially improve the beam brightness. fel photocathodes investigated… More

TECHNIQUE TO EVALUATE UV-INDUCED DEGRADATION OF SPACE OPTICS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Dr Mira H Bakshi
Award Amount: $480,675.00
Abstract:
Optical surfaces in spacecraft such as telescope reflectors are known to accumulate an absorbing coating of contaminantswhich significantly reduces their performance. we now understand this process to be due to uv light from the sun which photolyzes organic molecules from the spacecraft's… More

TUNABLE VISIBLE SOLID STATE LASERS BASED ON DOPED DIAMOND SUBSTRATES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anthony O'keefe
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Recent scientific and technical advances in the field of synthetic diamond deposition have made it possible to grow high purity or doped diamond films and offer the potential for the tailored growth of laser quality crystals. the unique properties of diamond, such as its chemical stability, high… More

LASER BASED NON-INTRUSIVE MEASUREMENT OF JET ENGINE FLOWS: FLOW VELOCITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anthony O'keefe
Award Amount: $69,998.00
Abstract:
Laser based non-intrusive remote sensing techniques are being developed to characterize supersonic flows and thrusts in high performance jet engine exhausts. the most promising approach to making a velocity measurement involves the precise measurement of a doppler shifted molecular absorption or… More

REMOTE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR ARC JET TEMPERATURE AND DENSITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Douglas Bamford , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $49,773.00

PRECISION UNDULATOR ADJUSTMENT TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,999.00

PRECISION UNDULATOR ADJUSTMENT TOOL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
The development of free electron laser light sources in the xuv requires the use of long, high precision undulators. noundulator with the required quality has yet been attempted because of the lack of the appropriate measurement technology. means are needed for measuring the electron trajectory so… More

A NONINTERCEPTING CHARGED PARTICLE BEAM MONITOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr David Deacon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The operation of particle accelerators for nuclear physics applications requires tight control of beam parameters such as energy, energy spread, and emittance. present energy measurement technology requires interruption of operation as the electron beam is diverted and focussed onto a detector wire.… More

A DODE LASER BASED AEROSOL RANGER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr David A Deacon
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
The remote measurement of atmospheric aerosols now requires the use of a high power pulsed laser, which is costly and unreliable. a far preferable source from the user's point of view would be a gallium arsenide laser diode that is small, inexpensive, efficient, and reliable. however, diodelasers… More

PHOTOCATHODE ENHANCEMENT BY SURFACE MODIFICATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Douglas J Bamford , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,608.00
Abstract:
Modern applications of accelerators demand rugged and efficient photocathode sources. we are improving the quantum efficiency of rugged photocathode materials using surface plasmon excitation. our scheme uses two light beams, one to excite the surface plasmons on a modified surface of the material… More

A SOLID-STATE ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SOURCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr David Deacon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $50,000.00

IN-FLIGHT FLOW VELOCITY SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $49,000.00

LASER REMOTE SENSOR FOR HYPERSONIC ENGINE INLET TESTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anthony O'keefe , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $59,702.00

REMOTE MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR ARC JET TEMPERATURE AND DENSITY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Douglas Bamford , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $993,310.00
Abstract:
The properties of the shock-created plasma created during atmospheric re-entry (which can be simulated in the laboratory using an arc jet flow) must be known to control the problem of spacecraft heating, both directly and by hot gas transport to the rear of the vehicle. we will investigate the use… More

A SOLID-STATE ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT SOURCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr David Deacon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
Presently available sources of coherent radiation in the ultraviolet (uv) are inefficient, bulky, and unreliable. a semiconductor-diode-based source promises to open up new capability in photolithography, fluorescence-based analytical instruments, and research. this project is developing a concept… More

LASER REMOTE SENSOR FOR HYPERSONIC ENGINE INLET TESTING

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Anthony O'keefe , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $622,829.00
Abstract:
We propose to develop a sensing technique based upon laser excited fluorescence from molecular oxygen in air which can be used for engine inlet flow field analysis in support of hypersonic propulsion system development at aedc. the approach proposed is capable of providing accurate single pulse… More

IN-FLIGHT FLOW VELOCITY SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $499,900.00
Abstract:
Existing airspeed sensors are bound to the airframe surface and sample the flow within the bow-wave perturbation zone where airspeed and angle-of-attack information are intermixed. this innovation combines recently developed technologies that enable flow measurements off the airframe surface in the… More

A RUGGED BLUE LASER SOURCE FOR VAPOR PROCESS CONTROL

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
A tunable blue laser source is needed to improve control of vapor density in industrial processes. an example in the energy industry is the avlis uranium isotope separation plant now being developed at the lawrence livermore national laboratory. a diode laser-based source has strong advantages in… More

Diode Laser Pumped Infrared Oscillator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Deacon Research has developed the theory behind a new concept for a tunable infrared laser source. Our approach will deliver tunable coherent radiation across the 1 to 10 micron range with high efficiency. Since it is based on solid state pumping, the device will be very compact and rugged, enabling… More

REMOTE LEAK SURVEY CAPABILITY FOR NATURAL GAS TRANSPORT STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anthony O'Keefe
Award Amount: $50,000.00

BROAD TUNING RANGE STABILIZED DIODE LASER SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $50,000.00

BROAD TUNING RANGE STABILIZED DIODE LASER SYSTEM

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $497,742.00
Abstract:
There is a market need for stabilized, tunable diodes, provided the principal advantages of the laser diode, i.e., low cost, compactness, and high reliability, are maintained. recent advances in semiconductor manufacturing technology have led to an explosion in laser diode availability across a wide… More

REMOTE LEAK SURVEY CAPABILITY FOR NATURAL GAS TRANSPORT STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr. Anthony O'Keefe
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
It is important to detect natural gas leaks for worker safety reasons as well as for environmental considerations. the accepted techniques for detecting such leaks are based on slow air sniffing systems that detect the major constituent of natural gas (methane) through chemical means. although air… More

FLUORESCENCE DETECTOR FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE BIO-ASSAY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David A G Deacon Sr
Award Amount: $50,000.00
Abstract:
Use of uv dyes is advantageous in many fluorescence detection applications due to the favorable dye propertis (opa, for example, tags the primary amines with a fast reaction at room temperature). however, uv dyes can only be excited with weak plasma sources or bulky and unreliable lasers. a rugged… More

Blue Detector for High Sensitivity Instrumentation

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: David A. Deacon
Award Amount: $49,181.00
Abstract:
The Argon laser is now the blue light source technology of choice for detectors in analytical instruments such as flow cytometers and chromatographs. However, its lifetime is less than a year of continuous operation, after which it must be replaced at a cost averaging nearly one dollar per operating… More

Compact, Real-Time Sensor for Non-Volatile Residues

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Miniature Laser Velocimeter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Pajo Vujkovic Cvijin
Award Amount: $50,000.00

Miniature UV Detection Head for Flow Cytometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: David A. Deacon
Award Amount: $49,271.00

FAST CHANNEL DROPPING FILTER SWITCH

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Michael Brinkman
Award Amount: $60,000.00
Abstract:
Deacon Research has developed a new technology which is capable of producing a fast, switchable grating filter. Our approach will produce a switch with near 100% transmission for the receiver channel, low crosstalk, ultra low loss, and very narrow bandwidth. Make with integrated optics, the system… More

Diode-Laser, Intracavity, Trace-Gas Spectrometer

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Pajo Vujkovic Cvijin
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
An innovative approach to laser absorption spectroscopy with diode lasers is described. Our objective in this project is to design, build and test the first-of-its kind intracavity laser absorption spectrometer for trace gas detection based on room temperature diode lasers, which will surpass the… More

MICRODEVICES FOR PROLIFERATION DETECTION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Dr William Bischel
Award Amount: $75,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need in the arms control community for a compact, low cost, sensitive sensor for remote detection of the products of proliferation activites. this project is concerned with a sensor based on the microchip capillary electrophoresis (ce) and high performance liquid chromatography (hplc)… More

Microstructured Nonlinear Optical Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
We intend to develop the process to produce an engineered nonlinear material whose properties are patterned on the micron scale to enable the conversion of infrared light to the visible at high efficiency. This patterned material will form the substrate for a waveguide light generator to produce a… More

LOW COST SOLID STATE LASER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Simon Field
Award Amount: $60,000.00

MICROSTRUCTURE IN FERROELECTRIC MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Pajo Cvijin
Award Amount: $60,000.00

Doubled Diode laser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $60,000.00

LOW COST SOLID STATE LASER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Simon Field
Award Amount: $700,000.00
Abstract:
An inexpensive blue laser source is needed to satisfy the market for high density data storage: a storage density of up to 3 GB on a CD becomes economically feasible if the laser cost can be reduced sufficiently. However, the lowest cost configuration, in which an infrared diode laser is frequency… More

Miniature UV Detection Head for Flow Cytometry

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: David A. Deacon
Award Amount: $747,994.00
Abstract:
UV sources are needed for detecting biologically active molecules through fluorescence when labelled by a chromophore. However, the best 350 nm source, the Argon-ion laser, is incompatible with a table-top instrument since it requires installing permanent support utilities. This constraint has… More

Compact Hydrofluorocarbon Sensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas Bamford
Award Amount: $80,000.00
Abstract:
The Engine Test Facility at Arnold Engineering Development Center requires a remote sensor for detecting leaks of the refrigerants used to cool air flows. Under Department of Energy funding, Deacon Research has developed an optical sensor based on diode lasers for a very similar requirement: the… More

Multichip Optical Coupling Technology for Opto-Electronic Packages

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Simon Field
Award Amount: $59,742.00
Abstract:
The development of solid state blue lasers will open up new markets in areas from medical instrumentation to printing and inspection. However, the technology for coupling an infrared diode pump laser to a frequency doubling unit does not presently offer the capacity for blue generation at high… More

Doubled Diode laser

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $600,000.00
Abstract:
There is a need for COmpai-t, efficient blue lasers to enable expansion of current applications into b^roader markets. For example, the demand for molecular sequencing instruments is expanding from research into clinical applications, but a small, relLable laser source is needed to meet the re-… More

Rugged, Tunable Infrared Laser Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Douglas Bramford
Award Amount: $75,000.00

MICROSTRUCTURE IN FERROELECTRIC MATERIALS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Pajo Cvijin
Award Amount: $1,500,000.00
Abstract:
A new technology for microfabrication is proposed. The technology offers a cost-effective way to produce mcirostructures in piezoelectric or dielectric materials, including the microstructures with high aspect ratios. These microstructures have the potential to fill critical needs in ultrasonic… More

A Passive-Polarization Rotator for Flexible Optical Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Stephen Kwiatkowski
Award Amount: $99,000.00
Abstract:
We propose to prove the feasibility of building a waveguide polarization rotator to efficiently couple light from TE-polarized laser diode arrays to TM-polarized waveguide arrays. Our polarization rotator will be passive, can be integrated on the same substrate with electrooptic devices and is… More

WATER VAPOR SENSOR FOR HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Compact Visible/UV Laser With Electro-Optic Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford
Award Amount: $100,000.00

MICROCHIP CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Kirsten W. Hall , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $70,000.00

SBIR Phase I: Grating Structure for Diode Laser Wavelength Stabilization

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Simon Field
Award Amount: $75,000.00

Rugged, Tunable Infrared Laser Sources

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: Douglas Bramford
Award Amount: $750,000.00

Compact Visible/UV Laser With Electro-Optic Control

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford
Award Amount: $749,194.00
Abstract:
In-situ monitoring is needed to understand the processes leading to the failure of aircraft and rocket engines. Current diagnostic techniques rely on passive methods such as emission spectroscopy. Active measurements using laser absorption spectroscopy promise greater selectivity and sensitivity,… More

Medical Carbon-Dioxide Isotopic Ratio Microsensor

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Pajo Vujkovic Cvijin
Award Amount: $97,659.00
Abstract:
A noninvasive medical diagnostic instrument for the measurement of 12CO2/13CO2 isotope ration in human breath is needed for quick screening of glucose utilization, pancreatic and liver functions and certain infections of the digestive tract. The instrument proposed here relies on a novel laser… More

Room Temperature Mid-IR Laser Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford
Award Amount: $99,905.00
Abstract:
The AF needs compact, portable sources of tunable infrared radiation for spectroscopic gas detection. Devices incorporating these sources can be used for measuring the efficiency of combustion in jet engines, measuring the spectroscopic signatures of combustion gases in high-temperature test cells,… More

MICROCHIP CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS SENSOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Kirsten W. Hall , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $600,000.00

WATER VAPOR SENSOR FOR HYPERSONIC WIND TUNNELS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Douglas J. Bamford , Research Physicist
Award Amount: $600,000.00

Manufacturability of Non-Linera Optical Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: David Deacon
Award Amount: $500,000.00
Abstract:
We intend to develop the process to produce an engineered nonlinear material whose properties are patterned on the micron scale to enable the conversion of infrared light to the visible at high efficiency. This patterned material will form the substrate for a waveguide light generator to produce a… More