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BROAD-BAND, WIDE DYNAMIC RAGNE FIABER-OPTIC ACCELEROMETER SYSTEM FOR GROUND…

Award Information

Agency:
National Science Foundation
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
17370
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
17370
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Optech
360 Herndon Pkwy Ste 1200 Herndon, VA 22070
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: BROAD-BAND, WIDE DYNAMIC RAGNE FIABER-OPTIC ACCELEROMETER SYSTEM FOR GROUND MOTION SURVEYS
Agency: NSF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,956.00
 

Abstract:

IMPROVED RELIABLE ACCELEROMETERS SUITABLE FOR WIDE DEPLOYMENT IN SEISMIC ARRAYS ARE NEEDED FOR EARTHQUAKE PREDICTION STUDIES. IN RESPONSE TO THIS NEED OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. (OPTECH) IS PROPOSING A FIBER-OPTIC ACCELEROMETER SYSTEM THAT PROVIDES THE DESIRED PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS OF BROAD-BAND, WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE, AND LOW POWER CONSUMPTION, AS WELL AS OTHER SIGNIFICANT BENEFITS ANDFEATURES: BROAD-BAND RESPONSE (< 0.1 HZ TO > 100 HZ) WIDE DYNAMIC RANGE (ON THE ORDER OF 140 TO 160 DB) LOW POWER CONSUMPTION ROBUST CONSTRUCTION (NO MOVING PARTS) CAPABILITY TO OPERATE IN ANY ORIENTATION LOW MAINTENANCE COST HIGH RELIABILITY (NO MOVING PARTS) HIGH RADIATION TOLERANCE (SUITABLE FOR NUCLEAR PLANT DEPLOYMENT) DIGITAL OUTPUT (IN PHASE II)

Principal Investigator:

Charles M. Davis, Ph.d.
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Optical Technologies Inc
360 Herndon Parkway Suite 1200 Herndon, VA 22070

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