Large-Format Dual-Use Radiation-Hard ROIC for IRFPAs and Star-Trackers

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$99,998.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
HQ0006-10-C-7360
Agency Tracking Number:
B093-014-0455
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA09-014
Solicitation Number:
2009.3
Small Business Information
Voxtel Inc.
12725 SW Millikan Way, Suite 230, Beaverton, OR, 97005
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
124348652
Principal Investigator
 Adam Lee
 Senior Design Engineer
 (971) 223-5646
 adam@voxtel-inc.com
Business Contact
 George Williams
Title: President
Phone: (971) 223-5646
Email: georgew@voxtel-inc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
New, modular radiation hard [>300 kRad (Si)] ROIC designs are required to address the needs of planned ballistic missile defense system. Anticipating the needs for large formats, small pixel sizes, and multiple spectral bands, the features of an existing radiation-hard space imager ROIC will be used to develop the design of an extensible 1024 × 1024, 15-μm pixel ROIC design. The design includes switchable gain modes, flexible windowing, a digital command interface, and a 14-bit ADC. After completing a Phase I design-of-experiments to optimize the design for optical, electrical, and radiation performance, using a qualified CMOS fab, in Phase II a fully functional dual mode ROIC will be fabricated.

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