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AUTOMATIC ON-LINE HIGH STRENGTH FIBER OPTIC SPLICING

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
6209
Program Year/Program:
1987 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
6209
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
OPTELECOM, INC.
9300 Gaither Road Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1987
Title: AUTOMATIC ON-LINE HIGH STRENGTH FIBER OPTIC SPLICING
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,845.00
 

Abstract:

DEVELOPMENT OF A SYSTEM FOR HIGH STRENGTH FIBER OPTIC SPLICING FOR APPLICATION IN PRECISION SPOOL WINDING FACILITIES IS PROPOSED. PHASE I EFFORT WOULD BE DEVOTED TO LITERATURE REVIEW, SELECTION OF SPLICING METHOD, DEFINITION OF SPLICING PROCEDURES, CONCEPTUAL DESIGN, AND PHASE II PLAN. PROCEDURES TO BE DEFINED INCLUDE BUFFER STRIPPING, CLEAVING, SPLICING PROPER, BUFFER RECOATING AND FIBER TRANSPORT BETWEEN VARIOUS STAGES OF THE OVERALL SPLICING PROCESS. PHASE II PLAN IS EXPECTED TO INCLUDE DESIGN OF FABRICATION AND TESTING OF AN EXPERIMENTAL SPLICING SYSTEM, ACCELERATED LIFE TESTING OF SPLICES MADE WITH THE SYSTEM, MEASUREMENTS TO CHARACTERIZE SPLICES, ANALYSIS OF RESULTS, DOCUMENTATION OF ALL PHASE II WORK AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CONTINUED WORK.

Principal Investigator:

William h culver
3018402121

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Optelecom Inc
15930 Luanne Dr Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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