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DEVELOPMENT OF PROCEDURES FOR HERMETIC COATING OF OPTICAL FIBER USING ION…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
243
Program Year/Program:
1984 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
243
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Spec-tran Corp
50 Hall Rd Sturbridge, MA 01566
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1984
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF PROCEDURES FOR HERMETIC COATING OF OPTICAL FIBER USING ION DEPOSITION
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $284,000.00
 

Abstract:

HERMETIC PROTECTION OF OPTICAL FIBER IS REQUIRED FOR MANY COMMUNICATIONS APPLICATIONS DUE TO THE DEGRADING EFFECTS OF MOISTURE ON THE LONG TERM STRENGTH OF GLASS. THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO EVALUATE VARIOUS MATERIALS FOR PLASMA DEPOSITION AS AN EFFECTIVE TECHNIQUE FOR HERMETICPROTECTION OF OPTICAL FIBER. COATINGS MATERIALS CONSIDERED FOR PERFORMANCE EVALUATION ARE CLASSIFIED AS DIELECTRICS AND METALLICS. SPECIFIC MATERIALS SELECTED FROM THESE CATEGORIES WILL BE DEPOSITED ON FIBER AS DRAWN FROM CONVENTIONAL RESISTANCE FURNACE. THE COATING ASSEMBLY CONSISTS OF DIFFERENT COATINGS OF VARIOUS MATERIALS. THE FURNACE IS VACUUM INTERFACED TO THE COATING MODULE PROVIDINGPROTECTION FROM ATMOSPHERE EXPOSURE PRIOR TO COATING DEPOSITION.

Principal Investigator:

Business Contact:

John m. stevens
6173472261
Small Business Information at Submission:

Spectran Corp.
P.o. Box 650, Hall Road Sturbridge, MA 01566

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