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Handhold High Resolution Visual Detector for Ceramic Armor

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
81592
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A072-186-2976
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
AdValue Photonics Inc
4585 S. Palo Verde, Suite 405 Suite 405 Tucson, AZ -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Handhold High Resolution Visual Detector for Ceramic Armor
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W911QX-08-C-0025
Award Amount: $69,897.00
 

Abstract:

We propose to design and implement a novel field portable THz detector for examining vehicle armor panel and body armor based on the high frequency (0.5-10 THz) and high power THz source and a commercial high resolution focal-plane array (FPA) camera. The crucial high frequency THz source will have subwatt-level power that is sufficient to penetrate thick armor ceramics for high resolution imaging, which will be designed and implemented. The proposed field portable THz detector will provides unique and high resolution diagnostic tools for identifying and locating the non-ballistic impacts of vehicle armor panel and body armor in the field. Furthermore, it will be the most promising detector for homeland security, especially for the remote sensing and imaging of hazardous materials, such as improvised explosive devices (IED), drugs and poison chemicals due to its high power, tunable high frequency and high resolution.

Principal Investigator:

Shibin Jiang
President
5205141100
sjiang@advaluetech.com

Business Contact:

Shibin Jiang
President
5205141100
sjiang@advaluetech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

ADVALUE PHOTONICS, INC.
4585 S. Palo Verde, Suite 405 Tucson, AZ 85714

EIN/Tax ID: 260285706
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No