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Compact CO2 MOPA-Configured Multiple-Folded Laser

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
19688
Program Year/Program:
1997 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
19688
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT GROUP, INC.
41901 Wolverine Road Shawnee, OK 74804-0951
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1997
Title: Compact CO2 MOPA-Configured Multiple-Folded Laser
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $121,000.00
 

Abstract:

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORP. HAS DEMONSTRATED THAT A 1-METER-LONF GAIN MEDIA CO(2) LASER WHICH IS FOLDED INTO A CYLINDRICAL VOLUME THAT IS 15 CM IN DIAMETER x 5 CM HEIGHT CAN PRODUCE STABLE CW, MODE-LOCKED, AND Q-SWITCHED WAVEFORMS USEFUL FOR LASER, MULTIPLE- FOILED LASER (MFL) RADAR HAS A 7.5 KG MASS. THERE ARE 4 OBJECTIVES TO THIS PHASE I SBIR EFFORT INCLUDING: 1) DEMONSTRATE PROOF-OF-PRINCIPLE THAT A PAIR OF 3-METER MULTI-FOLD LASERS CAN OPERATE IN A MASTER OSCILLATOR POWER AMPLIFIER (MOPA) CONFIGURATION AND PRODUCE USEFUL PULSED MEASUREMENT WAVEFORMS WITH AVERAGE, OPTICAL OUTPUT POWER OF AT AT LEAST 100 WATTS; 20 CONCEPTUALLY DESCRIBE 1 INNOVATIVE, COST-REDUCING TMD APPLICATION OF A MOPA MFL FOR SDIO; 3) IDENTIFY OTHER CANDIDATE SDIO APPLICATIONS OF MOPA MFL FOR SENSORS, SEEKERS, AND SURVIVABILITY; 4) PLAN A PHASE II EFFORT THAT WILL PRODUCE AND DEMONSTRATE A COMPACT MOPA MFL.

Principal Investigator:

Stephen M. Kosovac
2058377762

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Technology Development Corp.
4825 Commerical Drive Huntsville, AL 35816

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