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Company Information:

Company Name: Kestrel Corporation
City: Albuquerque
State: NM
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (505) 345-2327

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $903,880.00 10
SBIR Phase II $5,255,853.00 6

Award List:

Dual Use of Airborne Visible Hyper-Spectral Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: L. John Otten Iii
Award Amount: $1,543,655.00
Abstract:
A new technology, Visible Hyper-spectral Imaging (VHSI), offers unique opportunities for dual use and technology transfer. Based on a Fourier transform spectrometer, this imager has the capability to provide a spectrally resolved, two dimension image, that covers the visible spectrum. Individual… More

Ultraspectral Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: L. John Otten, Iii
Award Amount: $59,949.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR demonstrates the underlying technology required to construct an ultraspectral imager that has the ability to spectrally resolve molecular absorption lines while simultaneously creating a two dimensional spatial mapping. The proposed instrument will have a spectral resolution that… More

Ultraspectral Imager

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: L. John Otten, Iii
Award Amount: $700,000.00
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR demonstrates the underlying technology required to construct an ultraspectral imager that has the ability to spectrally resolve molecular absorption lines while simultaneously creating a two dimensional spatial mapping. The proposed instrument will have a spectral resolution that… More

Atmospheric Turbulence Measurement System

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Dr. L. John Otten Iii
Award Amount: $64,863.00
Abstract:
In this Phase I SBIR a totally new, non intrusive optical method for making fundamental atmospheric turbulence measurements will be investigated. A correlation between the movement of a pair of thin beams is used to define the inner and outer scale size independent of any assumed turbulence model… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Soliz peter
Award Amount: $749,610.00

Chromatic Correction for Multi and Hyperspectral Imagers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: L John Otten III
Award Amount: $59,996.00

Ultraspectral Imaging for Propulsion System Health Monitoring

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Leonard J. Otten, III, Vice-President
Award Amount: $69,324.00

STEREOSCOPIC GRADING SYSTEM--AGE RELATED MACULOPATHY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $99,854.00
Abstract:
Not Available Multimedia applications are driving future wireless networks toward supporting data bearing services. Digital data transfer requires a much lower target BER and higher throughput than does a voice only application. In a wireless network, the communication environment is changing… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Peter N. Soliz
Award Amount: $0.00

Hyperspectral Retinal Imaging for Assessment of Retinal Laser Damage

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Boyd Hunter, CTO
Award Amount: $749,992.00
Abstract:
This Phase II program builds upon the success of the Phase I conceptual design effort, in which novel architectures and techniques were developed in order to create a wide-band hyperspectral fundus imager. This device allows hyperspectral retinal images to be collected over the entire transmission… More

Continuous Indoor Vapor Intrusion Monitoring System for Volatile Organic Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Boyd Hunter, Chief Technical Officer – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $99,902.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A new differential spectroscopic technique is proposed to detect VOCs for environmental monitoring and remdiation at Edwards AFB. This new technique has demonstrated promise with similar materials and can be deployed in a modestly sized unit to provide continuous monitoring. BENEFIT: … More

Differential Microwave Excitation Spectroscopy

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Boyd Hunter, CTO – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $779,797.00
Abstract:
In the Phase I SBIR, a novel active spectroscopic technique was investigated via laboratory experiments on various materials of interest to determine the viability of the technique for detecting materials of interest to the military, using both actual samples and appropriate simulants. This… More

Curvature-Based Passive/Active Extended Source Wavefront Sensor for Space Surveillance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Paul Harrison, Director of Systems Engineering – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $150,000.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Kestrel Corporation's Distorted Grating Wavefront Sensor detects can be used to sense against point source (classical active beacon) or passively against the image of an extended source. The DGWFS is more tolerance of harsh seeing conditions, such as scintillation, than Shack… More

Novel, High-speed and High-spatial Resolution, Hyperspectral Multispecies Sensing in Gas Turbine Engines

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Boyd Hunter, Chief Technology Officer – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $149,999.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this proposal is to develop a new instrument capable of meeting the Air Force"s priority requirements for measurements of combustion and gas dynamic properties inside gas turbine engines and augmentors. To meeting these needs, Kestrel"s proposed Imaging… More

2-D Hyperspectral Imaging for High Speed Target Engagement and Identification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Boyd Hunter, CTO – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $149,993.00
Abstract:
The objective of this proposal is to describe the design and technique behind a novel framing 2-dimensional (2-D) hyperspectral imager system that overcomes the limitations of traditional hyperspectral systems when tracking high speed targets and is capable of placing a 2-dimensional spatial grid on… More

Continuous Indoor Vapor Intrusion Monitoring System for Volatile Organic Compounds

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Boyd V. Hunter, Chief Technical Officer – (505) 345-2327
Award Amount: $732,799.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: A new differential spectroscopic technique is proposed to detect VOCs for environmental monitoring and remdiation at Edwards AFB. This new technique has demonstrated promise with similar materials and can be deployed in a modestly sized unit to provide continuous monitoring. BENEFIT: … More