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ELECTRO OPTICAL SENSOR ON HYPERVELOCITY PLATFORMS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
6186
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6186
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Nichols Research Corp
4040 S Memorial Pkwy Huntsville, AL 35802
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: ELECTRO OPTICAL SENSOR ON HYPERVELOCITY PLATFORMS
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,976.00
 

Abstract:

DESIGN CONSTRAINTS ON WINDOWS FOR ELECTRO-OPTICAL (EO) SENSORS ABOARD HYPERVELICITY PLATFORMS WILL BE ESTABLISHED. THESE CONSTRAINTS ARE BASED ON THE WAY SENSING OF INFRARED (IR) AND VISIBLE RADIATION ARE AFFECTED BY: (1) NEAR-WINDOW TURBULENCE, (2) IR WINDOW EMISSION INDUCED BY AERODYNAMIC HEATING, (3) DISTORTION INTRODUCED BY WINDOW CURVATURE, (4) SCATTERING AND EMISSION FROM ABLATING MATERIALS, AND (5) VISIBLE EMISSION INDUCED BY OUTGASSING. THE DESIGN CONSTRAINTS WILL BE EVALUATED FOR SPECIFIC EO SYSTEMS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR WINDOW MATERIALS, GEOMETRIES, AND SUPPORTING STRUCTURES WILL BE MADE.

Principal Investigator:

Joseph mudar
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Nichols Research Corp
4040 S Memorial Pkwy Huntsville, AL 35802

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