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SOCRATES Maritime Multi-access Optical Communication and System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-16-P-3045
Agency Tracking Number: N16A-024-0064
Amount: $79,989.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: N16A-T024
Solicitation Number: 2016.0
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2016
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2016-07-11
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2017-05-10
Small Business Information
120 Knowles Dr.
Los Gatos, CA 95032
United States
DUNS: 119301831
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Jim Coward
 (415) 977-0553
Business Contact
 Andrea Singewald
Phone: (970) 778-2353
Research Institution
 Columbia University
 Dr. Michal Lipson
Schapiro Center for Engineering, 9th Fl 530 West 120th St.
New York, NY 10027
United States

 (212) 853-0604
 Nonprofit College or University

SA Photonics is pleased to propose the SOCRATES free space optical communication and sensing system featuring the Photonic Optical Multicast Mast Unit (POMMU). SOCRATES enables 360 degree multicast capability of high bandwidth communication in addition threat search and track capability. SA Photonics will team with the Prof. Michal Lipson of the Lipson Nanophotonics Group at Columbia University who will investigate advanced photonic devices to improve POMMU SWaP-C. SA Photonics has developed a suite of techniques for low SWaP-C atmospheric FSO systems. SA Photonics will optimize its core atmospheric FSO technologies for couple with new component capability from Columbia University to develop a low cost, multicast operation in the marine environment.

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