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Nonintrusive Augmentor Sensors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
82124
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F071-173-2795
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 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Nonintrusive Augmentor Sensors
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-07-M-2787
Award Amount: $99,959.00
 

Abstract:

The primary objective of this Phase-I research effort is to perform a feasibility study of the femtosecond (fs) laser-based frequency comb pair and CW Raman fiber comb pair for measuring temperature and H2O concentration at data rate greater than 10 kHz near 2.5 m. Tomographic reconstruction using proper orthogonal decomposition will be used in conjunction with multiple beams to obtain coarse temperature images. A key attribute of the proposed solution is the use of advanced hyperspectral sources (rather than diode lasers) to monitor H2O absorption features. Despite using absorption spectroscopy for determining the temperature and H2O concentration from hyperspectral frequency comb, this technology is fundamentally different from typical diode laser-based absorption sensors and has many advantages, specifically, allowing the acquisition of many spectral lines covering wide spectral range at very high speeds (>10 kHz, typically 30 kHz) and thereby providing better temperature accuracy and power spectral density (PSD) functions. This feasibility study will pave the way for designing the optimum source for the implementation in an augmentor test facility at WPAFB during the Phase-II research effort along with user-friendly software for tomographic reconstruction of the flow field.

Principal Investigator:

Sukesh Roy
Research Engineer
9372553115
sukesh@innssi.com

Business Contact:

Larry 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