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Diagnostic Techniques for High Speed Flows

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
73212
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-242-0509
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.
2766 Indian Ripple Road Dayton, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Diagnostic Techniques for High Speed Flows
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-06-C-3602
Award Amount: $210,000.00
 

Abstract:

The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has determined that a need exists for new diagnostic instrumentation capable of obtaining quantitative flow data in large scale aerodynamic facilities without reliance on molecular or particle seeding. This Phase II Small Business Innovative Research proposal offers a new avenue for non-intrusive instrumentation based upon the application of ultra-fast laser technology to a class of optical diagnostic known as Flow Tagging Velocimetry, with particular emphasis on the high subsonic (Mach ~0.7) to moderate supersonic (Mach ~2-3) flow regimes. In Phase I experiments were successfully performed demonstrating all critical elements associated with our proposed enhancements to the oxygen-based flow tagging method known as RELIEF (Raman Excitation + Laser Induced Electronic Fluorescence). Phase II, building upon the results of Phase I, will focus on optimization of the optical technologies demonstrated in Phase I and delivery and integration of a complete ultra-fast flow tagging system to the AFRL Air Vehicles Directorate Trisonic Flow Facility. The instrumentation will be modular in design and will also be readily adaptable to other optical diagnostic methods, most notably Planar Imaging Velocimetry (PIV). The Phase II program will culminate in a sequence of velocity field measurements of the flow produced external to and within a transonic cavity model.

Principal Investigator:

Sivaram P. Gogineni
Vice President
9372558446
sivaram.gogineni@wpafb.af.mil

Business Contact:

Larry P. Goss
President
9374294980
gosslp@innssi.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INNOVATIVE SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS, INC.
2766 Indian Ripple Rd Dayton, OH 45440

EIN/Tax ID: 311437643
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No