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Low Cost LWIR Interferometric HSI System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
Contract: W911SR-10-C-0029
Agency Tracking Number: C091-108-0183
Amount: $725,362.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: CBD09-108
Solicitation Number: 2009.1
Solicitation Year: 2009
Award Year: 2010
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2010-05-20
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2012-05-20
Small Business Information
2800 Woodlawn Dr., Suite 150
Honolulu, HI 96822
United States
DUNS: 827040085
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Edward Knobbe
 (405) 880-4195
Business Contact
 Edward Knobbe
Title: President
Phone: (405) 880-4195
Research Institution

Due to the potential detection benefits offered by hyperspectral imaging spectroscopy, this is an area of great interest in terms of early detection of plume threats. The major constraint is in costs of components. Under this SBIR, our team will investigate innovative advances in the integration of uncooled microbolometer technologies to determine the potential for reducing detector cost and complexity for this application. The objective of the proposed work is to develop a hyperspectral sensor system in the 8 to 14 micron wavelength region (long wave infrared or LWIR) capable of detecting chemical agents of DoD and civil interest via spectral measurements a spectral resolution as high as 4 cm-1.

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