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Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
852
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
852
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Opcoa Inc.
12281 Knott St #109 Suite #109 Garden Grove, CA 92641
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: NEW AND IMMERGING TECHNOLOGIES HAVE MADE POSSIBLE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A "POCKET-SIZED, INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER.
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $41,000.00
 

Abstract:

NEW AND IMMERGING TECHNOLOGIES HAVE MADE POSSIBLE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A "POCKET-SIZED, INFRARED SPECTROPHOTOMETER. SUCH AN INSTRUMENT WOULD HAVE APPLICATION IN THE ACCURATE AND RELIABLE REAL-TIME DETECTION OF BIOLOGICAL AND TOXIN AEROSOLS. OPCOA PROPOSES TO USE MICROELECTRONICS AND MICRO-OPTICS TO REDUCE THE SIZE AND POWER REQUIREMENTS CONVENTIONAL IR SPECTROPHOTOMETERS AND DEVELOP A "SECOND GENERATION" INSTRUMENT. OPCOA HAS FOUR (4) BASIC TECHNICAL OBJECTIVES IN PHASE I OF THIS PROPOSAL: (1) DESIGN AN ELECTRONICALLY TUNABLE, PIEZOELECTRIC, FABRY-PEROT FILTER FOR PRODUCING A NARROW-BAND IR SPECTRUM. (2) EXPERIMENTALLY DEMONSTRATE THE EVANESCENT FIELD OF A HELICAL CONFIGURATION OF IR OPTICAL FIBER WILL ACT AS A SUITABLE IR ABSORBTION PATH. (3) SPECIFY A SEMI CONDUCTOR DETECTOR/SOLID STATE COOLER COMBINATION FOR OPTIMIZED IR SPECTROPHOTOMETER PERFORMANCE. (4) APPLY MICROPROCESSOR, DATA ANALYSIS SOFTWARE TO BOTH AUTOMATICALLY CONTROL AND ENHANCE PERFORMANCE OF THE IR SPECTROPHOTOMETER. SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF PHASE I WILL FACILITATE FABRICATION OF A BRASSBOARD MODEL.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. william h. quick
7145587377

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Opcoa, Inc.
1202 North Broadway Santa Ana, CA 92701

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