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High Power Fiber Laser with High Beam Quality

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
Program Year/Program:
2012 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N121-068-0761
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
N121-068
Solicitation Number:
2012.1
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: 2012
Title: High Power Fiber Laser with High Beam Quality
Agency: DOD
Contract: N00024-12-P-4085
Award Amount: $79,939.00
 

Abstract:

Leveraging our extensive production experience in pump combiners and fiber lasers, AGILTRON proposes to fabricate a novel pump combiner which is suitable for a counter-pump scheme. This pump combiner adopts the mode fields between the active fiber used in the amplifier and the passive fiber used for the laser delivery to launch and propagate the single mode only. This PM fiber based count pump combiner is suitable for coherently combine several fiber laser arrays using self-organized passive phase locking mechanisms to generate the high power fiber laser system with high beam quality. In this Phase I Program, we will focus on development of detailed modeling tools for analyzing the performance of fiber combiners for counter-pumping in passive phase-locking systems. A prototype pump combiner will be designed, fabricated and demonstrated in Phase I. A fully functional and improved high power fiber laser system will be developed and demonstrated in the Phase II Program.

Principal Investigator:

Yuanxin Shou
Senior Scientist
(781) 935-1200
yshou@agiltron.com

Business Contact:

Amanda Contardo
Manager of Government Bus
(781) 935-1200
acontardo@agiltron.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Agiltron Corporation
15 Presidential Way Woburn, MA -

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