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Lasers Based on Gas or Liquid Filled Hollow-Core Photonic Crystal Fibers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8651-19-P-0030
Agency Tracking Number: F18B-015-0028
Amount: $149,995.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF18B-T015
Solicitation Number: 18.B
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-10-15
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-10-15
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
 Vasudevan Nampoothiri
 Laser System Architect
 (408) 560-3500
Business Contact
 David Cushman
Phone: (408) 560-3500
Research Institution
 Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
 Dr. Jay Dawson Dr. Jay Dawson
7000 East Ave.
Livermore, CA 94550
United States

 (925) 422-1617
 Federally Funded R&D Center (FFRDC)

We propose a compact, monolithic, power scalable, hollow core fiber-gas laser emitting in the atmospheric transmission region in the mid-IR. The proposed optically pumped fiber-gas laser system is efficient, has a small footprint as well has a broad spectral coverage in the mid-IR. Due to the unique approach employed, the proposed technology allows generation of mid-IR output with varying pulse repetition rates and energies, as well as can produce CW outputs. Further, the technology can be refined to generate diffraction-limited output in the mid-IR region.

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