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FLAT PANEL MULTICOLOR DISPLAY BASED ON INTEGRATED OPTIC SCANNER

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
11891
Program Year/Program:
1990 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
11891
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Apa Optics, Inc.
2950 Ne 84th Lane Blaine, MN 55449
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1990
Title: FLAT PANEL MULTICOLOR DISPLAY BASED ON INTEGRATED OPTIC SCANNER
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,948.00
 

Abstract:

THE OVERALL OBJECTIVE OF THE PROPOSED EFFORT IS TO DEVELOP A LOW POWER, COMPACT MULTICOLOR, FLAT PANEL DISPLAY. OUR APPROACH IS BASED ON ILLUMINATING A 3-COLOR PHOSPHOR SCREEN WITH AN INFRARED SEMICONDUCTOR LASER DIODE AND SCANNING IT WITH AN INTEGRATED OPTICS BASED LOW POWER LASER SCANNER. APA OPTICS IS DEVELOPING A LASER SCANNER WHICH HAS NO MOVINGPARTS, IS VERY COMPACT, AND HAS THE POTENTIALS OF PROVIDING VERY HIGH SPATIAL RESOLUTION OVER A LARGE DEFLECTION ANGLE. 1.06-MICRON (INFRARED) DIODE-PUMPED LASER, WHEN USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH "UNCONVERSION" PHOSPHORS, EMITS LIGHT IN VISIBLE SPECTRUM. SUCCESSFUL DEVELOPMENT OF OUR CONCEPT WILL RESULT IN A SEMICONDUCTOR BASED MULTICOLOR, FLAT PANEL DISPLAY WITH THE DESIRED SMALL-VOLUMN, LOW-POWER FEATURES FOR SPACE WORKSTATION APPLICATIONS. IN PHASE I OF THE PROPOSED EFFORT, WE WILL ANALYZE THE INTERACTION OF OUR PROPOSED LASER SCANNER WITH THE 3-COLOR PHOSPHOR SCREEN, DERIVE REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFY CONFIGURATIONS FOR ALL THE COMPONENTS OF OUR DISPLAY. WE WILL ALSO EXPERIMENTALLY CHARACTERIZE THE LASER/PHOSPHOR CHARACTERISTICS. IN PHASE II, WE WILL BUILD A FEASIBILITY DEMO, AND DEMONSTRATE THE CONCEPT.

Principal Investigator:

William Phillips
R & D Manager
6127844995

Business Contact:

Anil k. jain
PRESIDENT
6127844995
Small Business Information at Submission:

Apa Optics, Inc.
2950 N.e. 84th Lane Blaine, MN 55434

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