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Four-Color Imager Based on Si-Ge

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Department of Defense
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2011 / SBIR
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Small Business Information
Agiltron, Inc.
15 PRESIDENTIAL WAY Woburn, MA 01801-1040
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: Four-Color Imager Based on Si-Ge
Agency: DOD
Contract: W15P7T-11-C-A009
Award Amount: $69,997.00


In this program, Agiltron, Inc. and RTI International propose a four-color sensor based on SiGe alloys. The sensor will provide sequential detection in the UV, visible, near infrared (NIR), and mid-wave infrared (MWIR) bands. The sensor is composed of a stack of photodiodes sensitive to different bands of radiation to achieve broadband detection. The photodiodes are activated sequentially by implementing a novel voltage-tuning scheme. Our goal is to develop the first single UV/Vis/NIR/MWIR integrated sensor to cover the whole range of threats faced by Army rotary wing platforms. As a technical demonstration, we will deliver a four-color 320 256 imaging sensor sensitive to all four wavebands.

Principal Investigator:

Pierre-Yves Emelie
Semiconductor Scientist
(781) 935-1200

Business Contact:

Amanda Contardo
Contracts Administrator
(781) 935-1200
Small Business Information at Submission:

Agiltron Corporation
15 Presidential Way Woburn, MA -

EIN/Tax ID: 043539587
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No