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Broad Spectral Range Detectors for Vis/SWIR Focal Plane Arrays

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
86358
Program Year/Program:
2009 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B073-001-0338
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aerius Photonics, LLC.
2223 Eastman Ave., Suite B Suite B Ventura, CA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2009
Title: Broad Spectral Range Detectors for Vis/SWIR Focal Plane Arrays
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: HQ0006-09-C-7043
Award Amount: $749,954.00
 

Abstract:

Aerius proposes to build detectors with low dark current and a cutoff wavelength of 3.0 um, using InP-based detectors. These detectors do not suffer from the same problems conventional "extended-wavelength" detectors suffer, such as high dark current, low quantum efficiency, and limited spectral range. Aerius proposes to achieve, high quality, high uniformity extended short-wavelength infrared (SWIR) detectors that can also be sensitive to short wavelengths in the visible. Realizing this material would extend the capabilities of sensors by detecting both reflected light and thermally generated wavelengths in one detector, reducing the cost and mass of detector deployment.

Principal Investigator:

Michael MacDougal
Vice-President of Enginee
8056424645
macdougal@aeriusphotonics.com

Business Contact:

Jon Geske
President
8056424645
geske@aeriusphotonics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

AERIUS PHOTONICS, LLC.
2223 Eastman Ave., Suite B Ventura, CA 93003

EIN/Tax ID: 200992331
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No