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Wavelength Conversion of Pulsed Fiber Lasers

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
74343
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
05SB2-0448
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aculight Corporation
22121 20th Avenue SE Bothell, WA 98021-4408
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Wavelength Conversion of Pulsed Fiber Lasers
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: W31P4Q-06-C-0051
Award Amount: $99,000.00
 

Abstract:

First generation mid-infrared lasers contribute to the prohibitively high life cycle cost of infrared countermeasures systems, precluding their broad application in helicopters. We propose to develop a fiber amplifier-based IRCM laser transmitter that will contain all optical beams within optical fiber, eliminating adjustable, discrete, optical mounts, to significantly increase the laser's MTBF. The Phase I work will develop an in-line optical parametric oscillator to show an all in-fiber mid-IR laser.

Principal Investigator:

Mark S. Bowers
Principal Investigator
4254821100
mark.bowers@aculight.com

Business Contact:

Dennis D. Lowenthal
VP of Research & Development
4254821100
dennis.lowenthal@aculight.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ACULIGHT CORP.
11805 North Creek Parkway S., Suite 113 Bothell, WA 98011

EIN/Tax ID: 911581683
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No