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Near-IR Enhanced CMOS Sensor for LADAR Imaging

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
86450
Program Year/Program:
2008 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B073-032-0355
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.
44 Hunt Street Watertown, MA 02472-4699
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2008
Title: Near-IR Enhanced CMOS Sensor for LADAR Imaging
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: W9113M-08-C-0094
Award Amount: $99,993.00
 

Abstract:

Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc. (RMD), in collaboration with Harvard University and Raytheon, proposes to develop a silicon-based focal plane array with single-photon responsivity at 1064-nm, with the goal of creating next-generation LADAR receivers. This Phase I effort will demonstrate the feasibility of the proposed idea by improving the near-infrared (NIR) single photon efficiency of RMD's existing CMOS Geiger photodiodes (GPDs) pixels, and presenting a clear path for achieving a detection efficiency performance approaching that of InGaAs GPDs. The enhanced array will be able to operate with the same low noise characteristics of standard silicon GPD devices without the need for additional cooling. Integration with LADAR readout integrated circuits presently under development will be possible. Future systems will have the capability of utilizing on-focal plane integrated circuits fabricated with a single, low-cost CMOS process.

Principal Investigator:

Richard Myers
Senior Scientist
6176686821
RMyers@RMDInc.com

Business Contact:

Nancy Marshall
Contracts Administration Manager
6176686810
NMarshall@RMDInc.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

RADIATION MONITORING DEVICES, INC.
44 Hunt Street Watertown, MA 02472

EIN/Tax ID: 042546395
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No