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Narrow-Band Obscurant Nanoparticles

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911SR-04-C-0086
Agency Tracking Number: A2-1298
Amount: $0.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: N/A
Award Year: 2004
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
3252 Holiday Court, Suite 227
La Jolla, CA 92037
United States
DUNS: 969813278
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Steven Oldenburg
 Senior Staff Scientist
 (858) 638-0316
Business Contact
 Sheldon Schultz
Title: President
Phone: (858) 638-0315
Research Institution
 University of California San Diego
 Melvin Okamura
9500 Gilman Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
United States

 (858) 534-2506
 Nonprofit College or University

We have developed a novel type of military obscurant that is based on the fabrication of composite particles with precisely defined geometries. These particles have very high infrared extinction efficiencies with peak extinction wavelengths that are directly correlated to the major and minor dimensions of the particles. By combining populations of particles, obscurants clouds can be produced that block or pass specific wavelengths in the near, mid, and far IR regions of the spectrum. During the Phase II program we will optimize the fabrication process, and design and build a system for larger scale production of the material.

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