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The Award database is continually updated throughout the year. As a result, data for FY19 is not expected to be complete until April, 2020.

  1. An Integratable Ultra-Compact Optical Sensor System for Situation Awareness and Aircraft Self-Protection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: N05027

    The proposal addresses a new class of large field of view panoramic two color + RF sensor system that is based on a revolutionary concept in sensing optics, potentially providing all weather, all aspect, multi spectral threat warning system. The new design is a practical solution to incorporate uncooled IR detector and UV detector with existing RF warning sensors to significantly enhance situatio ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseNavy
  2. Visible Wavelength Negative Index Materials

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: A05T015

    Leveraging Agiltron's recent breakthrough in photonic nano-manufacturing technology and research on photonic crystals together with Northeastern University's know-how in the research of negative index material, we propose to design and fabricate a negative index photonic crystal material and establish its potential for negative refraction and subwavelength imaging at visible wavelengths. Our preli ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  3. Nano-Enabled Sampling for SERS-Based Trace Explosive Detection

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: A05092

    We propose a new Surface-enhanced Raman Scattering sampling chip and cell design of permeable/porous polymer matrix embedded with multi-layered gold nano-particles. The approach leverages the leading-edge micro-optical component development and manufacture at Agiltron and extensive experience in nano-material engineering within the research group headed by Prof. Vladimire V. Tsukruk at Iowa State ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  4. Low Loss Optic Fiber Sparse Tapped Delay Module

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: ST051006

    Leveraging Agiltron's recent breakthrough in low loss/low cost solid-sate fiberoptic digital delay lines and variable splitter, we propose to develop a new type of affordable reconfigurable sparse delay line module. The proposed approach overcomes the deficiencies in limited delay time and excessive loss associated with electronic sparse delay line modules and provides sufficiently long delays an ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  5. Wide Field of View Electronically Stearable Imaging Sensors

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: ST051004

    This proposal provides a breakthrough solution to flexibly direct the field of view of an imaging system over a wide acceptance angle, having significant advantages over other candidate technologies. The innovation is based on an unconventional beam steering technology covering a wide angle ranging over at high speed with low power consumption and in a compact and lightweight construction. The ...

    STTR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseDefense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  6. Novel Broadband Tunable Microwave Components

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: AF05224

    Leveraging Agiltron's recent breakthrough in manufacturing low cost fiber optic digital delay lines and variable optical attenuators as well as the drastic improvement in cost and performance of commercial optical transceivers, we propose to develop a practical fiber optic switchable microwave-bandpass filter for military radar and remote sensing applications. The proposed approach overcomes the ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  7. Multi-Channel High-Speed Phase/Amplitude Manipulation

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: A04035

    Agiltron, Inc proposes a fully integrated approach for free-space laser communication transceiver components offering multi-channel beam combination and separation with fast phase-shift and amplitude-variation capabilities. The innovation is independent electro-optic manipulation of the orthogonally polarized input/output signals, both in phase and amplitude, by using advanced Ti: MgO: LiNbO3 wave ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy
  8. Independently Controlled Broadband IR Source Array

    SBC: AGILTRON, INC.            Topic: AF05311

    Based a proprietary micro-mechanical optical attenuator that directly integrated on fiber tip, we propose an unconventional broadband independently controlled IR source array for the next generation IR scene generator. The device design is very simple and overcomes the major shortcomings of the current devices, offering high grayscale and a non-flickering image. The design utilized proven comme ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseAir Force
  9. Microscopic Damage Detection and Remaining Life Assessment of Printed Circuit Boards

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: N03158

    Inspection of printed circuit boards (PCB) to detect and repair defects is critical for the readiness of military equipment. A new technology is needed to perform sophisticated characterization of defects, and predict the remaining life of electronics without costly, PCB and IC specific hardware and software. The technology proposed by RMD could revolutionize the nondestructive evaluation (NDE) o ...

    SBIR Phase II 2005 Department of DefenseNavy
  10. Compact, Multipulse Agile Laser for Spectrochemical Applications

    SBC: Radiation Monitoring Devices, Inc.            Topic: A05028

    High-energy, tunable, pulsed lasers are vital components in many state-of-the-art optical systems, including Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) for standoff spectrochemical detection and analysis of explosives and other chemicals. In order to enhance the signal and improve repeatability, it is necessary to perform LIBS measurements in dual-pulse mode, with two short high-energy pulses wit ...

    SBIR Phase I 2005 Department of DefenseArmy

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