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Self-Contained, Miniaturized, Robust, High-Speed Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
75318
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N052-115-0009
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems Corporation
2363 Calle Del Mundo Santa Clara, CA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Self-Contained, Miniaturized, Robust, High-Speed Fiber Bragg Grating Sensor Interrogator
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N68335-07-C-0186
Award Amount: $749,970.00
 

Abstract:

In Phase I, IFOS built on its vision of a complete structural health monitoring (SHM) system for Navy use by innovating and building a fully functional 16-channel optical sensor interrogator system for SHM with the unprecedented high-speed resolution of 1 picometer, corresponding to 1 strain. For Phase II, IFOS is proposing to develop in two stages an interrogator capable of addressing up to 100 channels at very high speeds (1 kHz - 1 MHz) with sub- strain resolutions approaching shot noise theoretical limits. While emphasizing performance and features, we will also attempt to keep size and cost under check. Year 1: IFOS will develop and deliver to the Navy for assessment a USB-interfaced optical sensor interrogator with up to 50 channels and 1 picometer or better resolution at up to 5 kHz. IFOS will aim at a 50-cubic-inch package weighing less than 3 pounds. Year 2: IFOS will work toward delivering an interrogator with 100 channels and 0.1-picometer resolution at up to 1 MHz speed. IFOS will aim at achieving approximately 20 cubic inches volume and 1 pound weight. IFOS will also prepare for work towards installation/testing on simulated and actual US Navy platforms such as TOMAHAWK, SPARROW and ESSM.

Principal Investigator:

Behzad Moslehi
CEO/CTO
4085659004
bm@ifos.com

Business Contact:

Behzad Moslehi
CEO/CTO
4085659004
bm@ifos.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INTELLIGENT FIBER OPTIC SYSTEMS CORPORAT
2363 Calle Del Mundo Santa Clara, CA 95054

EIN/Tax ID: 043703938
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No