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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
Company: LFK Technology Corp. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … Agile Laser) sensor developed by ECBC (Edgewood Chemical Biological Center) has shown capability to detect all of these targets with a single device. Also, optical techniques in point sensors have also proven successful based on micro-lasers such as the QCL (Quantum … more
Company: EOS Photonics Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: EOS Photonics proposes to develop, together with MIT- Lincoln Laboratories, the next generation of high power quantum cascade laser (QCL) source with output power exceeding 15 Watts at a wavelength of 4.6 microns. The proposed subsystem will include a DFB QCL… more
Company: Laser Sensing Co. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NSF / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: … which can take up an entire room and require skilled technicians to operate. Phase I will explore the development of sensor components suitable for battery powered, easy-to-use, laser spectroscopic CO2 isotope ratio monitors using novel high-efficiency infrared quantum … more
Company: TeraDiode, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2011 / 1
Abstract: There is a compelling need for scaling the output of mid-infrared lasers to much higher power, brightness, and energy, particularly for infrared countermeasure application. We propose a Phase I configuration that demonstrates WBC of four (4) quantum cascade… more
Company: Intraband LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: The technical objectives of this proposal are: 1) the design of 8 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: NASA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …eactive and Trace Gases. Our sensor will be based on our laboratory LPAS instrument (at technology readiness level TRL-4)that has already demonstrated successful alcohol detection in presence of water vapor. It utilizes a tunable infrared laser (interband cascade or quantum… more
Company: MASSTECH, INC. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOC / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … sensor will be based on our laboratory LPAS instrument (at technology readiness level TRL-4) that has already demonstrated successful detections of water vapor, chemicals, alcohols, and CWAs. It utilizes a tunable infrared laser (interband cascade or quantum … more
Company: LongWave Photonics, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / STTR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: … While imaging systems at terahertz frequencies (0.3 to 3 THz) have been demonstrated for 2D imaging of similar materials, they have not yet demonstrate full 3D volumetric imaging. To meet this need, LongWave Photonics proposes to use high-power, low-frequency terahertz … more
Company: AdTech Optics Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: In Phase I we propose to demonstrate a room temperature continuous wave QC laser at 4.5m with high power (P>0.5W) and wall plug efficiency (η>5%). The data will be used to design a high performance QC laser with projected wall plug efficiency exceeding 15% in continuous mode operation at room… more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: SO2 is an important ubiquitous aerosol precursor with anthropogenic, biogenic and geogenic sources. The sulfate aerosol produced from atmospheric oxidation of SO2 has a negative radiative forcing component that is highly uncertain due to its direct and indirect effects. Due to its potency as a… more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: …e constraints on carbon assimilation by the biosphere that are independent of the influence of respiration. This proposal would develop a highly precise and portable instrument for absolute COS measurements based on newly available continuous wave mid-infrared quantum … more
Company: Aerodyne Research, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: Methane is the second most important atmospheric greenhouse gas after CO2 yet its global sources and sinks are still inadequately characterized. Monitoring the isotopic composition of atmospheric methane is one of the most promising approaches to closing the methane budget. Detailed process… more
Company: Daylight Solutions Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: There is a growing need for compact mid-IR laser sources in the scientific, military, homeland security, industrial control, and medical diagnostics markets. Daylight Solutions plans to develop a compact mid-IR quantum cascade laser (QCL) source that is… more
Company: Diffraction, Ltd Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: The proposed multi-spectral IFF beacon will use 40 to 50 % effient high power laser diodes at 863, 1064, and 1550 nm wavelengths. Thermal emitters including diamond-like carbon thin films, photonic crystals, and quantum cascade lasers will be characterized… more
Company: IISI CORP. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …lopment of a Laser Beacon system concept that initially provides dual high-power emission at 1064 nm and 4.6 microns. Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) 1064-nm laser diodes will be tailored to provide the optical output intensity required for detection by targeting pods. Quantum… more
Company: Kyma Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: …bcontractors at Princeton University, Lehigh University and Purdue University where some of the best lattice-matched quaternary (In,Ga,Al)N or ternary structures in the world have been produced, to propose the development of the worlds first high-performance III-N quantum … more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: NASA / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: Maxion Technologies and Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI) propose to jointly develop a compact, rugged, highly reliable, and autonomous sensor for in-situ monitoring of CO in spacecraft crew areas for fire warning. Our innovation is to combine a custom fabricated Quantum … more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: The objective of this Phase I SBIR effort is to demonstrate high wall-plug efficiency (WPE) MWIR and LWIR Quantum Cascade Lasers (QCLs) to enable a small, lightweight, and inexpensive battery-powered multi-spectral laser beacon for field use in identification… more
Company: Maxion Technologies, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …, Inc. proposes to demonstrate a NIR to LWIR simulator test set made up of all-semiconductor diode lasers. The NIR semiconductor diode laser will be a commercial off-the-self laser emitting in the 1.5-2.0 micron range. Two MWIR lasers and two LWIR lasers will be Maxion … more
Company: MP Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: The objective of the proposed project is to demonstrate III-Nitride based terahertz intersubband quantum cascade lasers operating at near room temperature. III-Nitrides have a large band gap and band offset that has generated recent interest for the … more
Company: MP Technologies, LLC Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: … current, as well as future, countermeasure systems, mid-infrared diode lasers need to be produced which can satisfy the power needs for IRCM while minimizing the system size and weight. While laboratory demonstrations have shown the technological feasibility using quantum… more
Company: Physical Sciences Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / SBIR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …se miniature sensors will be configured in cellphone-size packages making them rugged enough for dropping from an airplane and operable for at least several days when powered by self-contained batteries. Phase I will evaluate a novel passively-cooled mid-infrared quantum … more
Company: Physical Sciences Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOE / SBIR / 2010 / 2
Abstract: …e constraints on carbon assimilation by the biosphere that are independent of the influence of respiration. This proposal would develop a highly precise and portable instrument for absolute COS measurements based on newly available continuous wave mid-infrared quantum … more
Company: Pranalytica, Inc. Agency/Program/Year/Phase: DOD / STTR / 2010 / 1
Abstract: …, such as IRCM (Infrared Countermeasures) and stand-off sensing, require highly efficient optical sources with power outputs for room temperature continuous wave operation of several to a hundred watts in the 3-5 micron and 8-12 micron spectral bands. While quantum … more
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