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Company: EOS Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: Eos Photonics proposes to develop, together with Harvard University, the next generation of widely-tunable high power quantum cascade laser (QCL) sources with high output power at a wavelength of 4.6 microns. The QCL device relies on the integration of DBR… more
Company: Laser Sensing Co. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: EPA / SBIR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project focuses on the development of a proof-of-concept ultra-portable nitrogen dioxide (NO2) sensor based on mid-infrared quantum cascade laser (QCL) spectroscopy. NO2 is a critical air pollutant which can… more
Company: Laser Sensing Co. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2012 / 2
Abstract: …, which require hundreds of watts of power. Portable 13/12C sensors are critical to enable new applications including remote sensor network CO2 sequestration monitoring, environmental carbon cycle measurements, and medical breath analysis. Novel technology using quantum… more
Company: Bridge 12 Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / STTR / 2012 / 1
Abstract: …ncing system-level performance of the next generation communication systems. The design methodology developed under this work will also be applicable to other microwave and terahertz sources such as VED based gyrotrons and semiconductor based Terahertz sources such as Quantum… more
Company: Intraband LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: The technical objectives of this proposal are: 1) the design of 3.8-4.2 micron-emitting, active-photonic-crystal (APC) quantum-cascade (QC) lasers by using passive phase-locking in a monolithic structure in order to achieve multiwatt-range, diffraction-limited powers; and 2) the… more
Company: MASSTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … simple, low cost, robust, compact, ruggedized field-deployable and affordable ambient air and stationary source pollution sensor that is capable of real-time measuring multiple pollutant and toxic compounds simultaneously. The instrument will use the newly advanced quantum … more
Company: LongWave Photonics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: LongWave Photonics proposes a terahertz quantum-cascade laser based swept-source optical coherence tomography (THz SS-OCT) system for single-sided, 3D, nondestructive evaluation (NDE) of non-conductive materials. The THz SS-OCT system uses a frequency tunable QCL array to… more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … sensitive, real time measurement of the isotopologues of carbon monoxide. We propose to provide this capability. This proposal directly addresses the solicitations call for a field deployable CO isotope monitor under topic 29b, item (4). Recent advances in quantum … more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … development to be undertaken in this project will produce a robust approach for measuring HNO3. The proposed instrument will be a major advancement over current commercial instrument capabilities, made possible by recent advances in technology using infrared quantum … more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … I demonstration of the approach will lead to a Phase II instrument that will be further improved and field tested. The instrument is a major advancement over current commercial instrument capabilities, made possible by recent advances in technology using infrared quantum … more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … sufficient precision to monitor ambient atmospheric 13CH4 (excluding the Aerodyne Research, Inc. predecessor to the proposed instrument). Hence, there is a need for sensitive, measurements of both isotopologues ideally within one instrument. Recent advances in quantum… more
Company: Daylight Solutions Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will identify the issues to be solved in order to build a prototype quantum cascade (QC) laser-based infrared microscope. Infrared microscopy holds great potential as a medical diagnostic tool.… more
Company: LOS GATOS RESEARCH Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … and 18O (and possibly 17O) in CO2 in ambient air. The instrument, based on LGRs patented cavity-enhanced absorption spectroscopy technology called Off-Axis Integrated Cavity Output Spectroscopy (ICOS) and on state-of-the-art room-temperature continuous-wave quantum-cascade… more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … test a Carbon Monoxide (CO)-sensor prototype for post fire cleanup and CO detection. The sensor will have the dynamic range required to detect and monitor CO from approximately 1 to 500 ppmv with a resolution to 1 ppmv. Maxion will grow, fabricate and test a Quantum … more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Maxion will develop a monolithic, beam combined array of phase-locked, buried heterostructure (BH) quantum cascade lasers (QCLs). The laser array will be designed to emit a low divergence optical beam in a direction normal to the array surface at a wavelength… more
Company: NP Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … lasers are key enabling technology for various applications such as remote chemical sensing, defense communications and countermeasures, and bio-photonic diagnostics and therapeutics. Conventional mid-IR sources include optical parametric amplifiers, quantum … more
Company: Optical Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: …mical detection; precision radiometric infrared illumination; active remote and security motion sensing; replace solar simulator systems using xeon arc-lamps; therapeutic, biological, and surgical programmable infrared illuminators; optical coherence tomography; ultrafast … more
Company: Optical Sciences Corporation Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … commercial spin-off applications include testing of WFOV imaging IR sensors used in the homeland security, medical imaging, police surveillance, fire fighting, and collision avoidance systems. At the subsystem level the infrared rear-projection screen, fiber coupled quantum… more
Company: Physical Sciences Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: HHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … qualification and continuous monitoring of barrier isolators, enabling significant improvements to sterility assurance, drug quality and availability. The instrument will measure VPHP and water vapor using tunable diode laser absorptionspectroscopy (TDLAS) with novel quantum… more
Company: Pranalytica, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: Currently there is wide variation in QCL performance at different wavelengths. Performance of new generation of QCLs recently demonstrated at wavelengths near 4.6 & #956;m exceeds the performance of legacy QCLs at other wavelengths by a wide margin. Much of the progress at 4.6 & #956;m was… more
Company: TELAZTEC LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: …, earth and solar observations, and optical telecommunications. Although the proposed effort will immediately benefit metal ion doped ZnSe and ZnS laser materials, the robust nature of ARMs can be extended to any current or emerging laser technology such as quantum … more
Company: Vista Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … role in the chemistry of the atmosphere. High-performance sensors are required that can continuously monitor this molecule at low atmospheric concentrations. An inexpensive, compact, highly sensitive, in situ monitor for ammonia is proposed. Efficient, new generation quantum… more
Company: Vista Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2011 / 2
Abstract: … with sufficient precision. Comprehensive studies of global warming require this gas to be monitored continuously to unravel its contribution to Earths changing climate. A compact, highly sensitive, in situ monitor for carbon monoxide is proposed. Efficient emerging quantum… more
Company: EOS Photonics, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: EOS Photonics, in collaboration with the group of Prof. Capasso at Harvard University, proposes to develop a novel widely tunable, high power quantum cascade laser source for remote sensing applications. The tuning mechanism relies on the integration… more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DHS / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: Maxion Technologies proposes to develop a robust, high power, monolithic, widely tunable Quantum Cascade (QC) laser for use in explosives and chemical sensing applications. We plan to implement a multi-section QC laser to create a monolithically tunable device, similar to those… more
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