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Company Information:

Company Name: Optical Sciences Corporation
City: Huntsville
State: AL
Zip+4: -
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phone: (256) 922-1500

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $704,345.00 8
SBIR Phase II $5,229,957.00 8
STTR Phase I $149,963.00 1

Award List:

Dynamic Infrared Scene Projector Based Upon a Commercial Spatial Light Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: D Bretta Beasley
Award Amount: $69,934.00
Abstract:
Not Available The application of industrial lasers in producing structural shapes for shipbuilding will create enormous savings (in excess of $1,000,000 per Aegis Destroyer), plus result in a higher quality product than produced by present methods. This is because components fabricated from plate… More

Dynamic Infrared Scene Projector Based Upon a Commercial Spatial Light Modulator

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: D. Bretta Beasley
Award Amount: $728,315.00

Semi-active Laser Simulator for Multi-mode Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Brett Beasley, President
Award Amount: $69,967.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporations's proposal for the design and production of an innovative laser projection system for testing multi-mode seekers which utilize a semi-acive laser system for acquistion and terminal homing. The OSC SALprojector is designed to be compatible with… More

Semi-Active Laser Simulator for Multi-mode Hardware-in-the-loop Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Beasley, President
Award Amount: $727,269.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation's proposal for the production of an innovative laser projection system for hardware-in-the-loop testing of common aperture multi-mode seekers which utilize a semi-active laser system for acquisition andterminal homing. The OSC SAL projector is… More

High Dynamic Range Advanced Infrared Projector for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David Beasley, President
Award Amount: $726,246.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation''s Phase II SBIR proposal for the design and fabrication of a high dynamic range advanced infrared scene projector for Hardware-in-the-loop simulations. The advanced IR projector is designed to generatedynamic scenes with high spatial resolution,… More

High Dynamic Range Advanced Infrared Projector for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: David B. Beasley, President
Award Amount: $69,989.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation's proposal for the design of a high dynamic range advanced infrared projector for Hardware-in-the-Loop simulations. The advanced IR projector is designed to generate dynamic scenes with high spatialresolution, high intensity, and large temperature… More

Infrared Projection Systems for Wide Field of View Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Brett Beasley, President
Award Amount: $99,992.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation''''''''s Phase I SBIR proposal for the design and fabrication of an infrared projection system for wide field of view (WFOV) sensor testing in a cryo-vacuum environment. The WFOV projector system is designed to generate complex dynamic scenes… More

Supercontinuum Laser Systems and the Simulation of the High Radiance Solar Lunar Spectrum for Space Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Thomas Cantey, Senior Scientist
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
In this proposal Optical Sciences Corporation will demonstrate the feasibility and present a plan for using supercontinuum lasers as solar lunar spectral sources for space sensor exclusion testing. The all-optical fiber supercontinuum laser system will be capable of efficiently generating the high… More

High Radiance Low Background Infrared Scene Projection for Wide Field of View (WFOV) Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas M. Cantey, Research Scientis – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $99,989.00
Abstract:
Optical Sciences Corporation proposes an advanced, broadband, high radiance, low background, wide field-of-view, flight motion simulator compatible infrared scene projection system using a proprietary digital micromirror device emitter engine concept. This high radiance, low background projector… More

Near Infrared Stretched Pulse Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael C. Cornell, Senior Scientist – (256) 842-8582
Award Amount: $69,942.00
Abstract:
The objective of the SBIR effort is to develop an advanced SAL projector system capable of significantly greater fidelity than current systems are able to achieve. This will be attained by greatly enhancing the capabilities of the projector in the area of modulation in both the temporal and spatial… More

Supercontinuum Laser Systems and the Simulation of the High Radiance Solar Lunar Spectrum for Space Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas M. Cantey, Research Scientist – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $648,837.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation's Phase II SBIR proposal for the development, fabrication, and demonstration of an infrared solar-lunar spectral simulator (SOLUSS) system using supercontinuum lasers as sources for space sensor exclusion testing. The all-optical… More

Infrared Projection Systems for Wide Field of View Sensor Testing, Phase II

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: David B. Beasley, President – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $624,537.00
Abstract:
This document presents Optical Sciences Corporation''s Phase II SBIR proposal for the design and fabrication of a prototype infrared (IR) projection system for wide field of view (WFOV) sensor testing in a cryogenic-vacuum environment. The WFOV IR projector system will be capable of… More

Off-Axis Rejection Collimation Assembly (OARCA) for Solar Lunar Exclusion Testing in Cryo-Vacuum Space Simulation Test Chambers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas Cantey, Research Scientist – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $124,534.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation proposes to demonstrate the feasibility and present a plan for developing the innovative Off-Axis Rejection Collimator Assembly (OARCA) for solar lunar exclusion sensor testing in cryo-vacuum space simulation test chambers. The OARCA merges an all-reflective… More

High Radiance Low Background Infrared Scene Projection for Wide Field of View (WFOV) Sensors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas M. Cantey, Research Scientist – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $649,985.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation proposes an advanced, broadband, high dynamic range, high contrast, wide field-of-view, flight motion simulator compatible infrared scene projection system using a proprietary digital micromirror device emitter engine concept. This high radiance,… More

Near Infrared Stretched Pulse Processing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Michael C. Cornell, Sr. Scientist – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $374,801.00
Abstract:
The Phase II effort addresses the need for increased realism in the Hardware-in-the-Loop (HWIL) testing of Semi-Active Laser (SAL) seekers. This will be accomplished by building a SAL projector system based on a detailed projector design developed under the Phase I effort. The resulting projector… More

Cryodeposit Mitigation and Removal Techniques for Radiometric Calibration Chambers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: University of Alabama Huntsville
Principal Investigator: Tommy Cantey, Research Scientist – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $149,963.00
RI Contact: Patrick Reardon
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation (OSC) and the University of Alabama in Huntsville"s Center for Applied Optics (UAH/CAO) will demonstrate the feasibility and present a plan for developing optical instrumentation for the monitoring, mitigation, and removal of cryodeposits accumulated on… More

Supercontinuum Laser Systems and the Simulation of the High Radiance Solar Lunar Spectrum for Space Sensor Testing

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: Thomas M. Cantey, Principal Investigator – (256) 922-1500
Award Amount: $749,967.00
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: Optical Sciences Corporation (OSC) proposes an extension/enhancement of the Phase II effort to develop an advanced state-of-the-art supercontinuum laser source in the midwave infrared (MWIR) and the world"s first supercontinuum fiber laser source in the longwave infrared (LWIR). … More