Advanced System Tunability for Infrared (IR) Imagers Using Enhanced User-Controlled Parameters

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$762,272.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W909MY-10-C-0018
Agency Tracking Number:
A2-4020
Solicitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Topic Code:
A08-101
Solicitation Number:
2008.2
Small Business Information
Critical Imaging
2306 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
139710516
Principal Investigator:
Jonathan Knauth
Technical Director
(315) 732-1544
jknauth@criticalimaging.net
Business Contact:
Richard Evans
Managing Member
(315) 732-1544
devans@criticalimaging.net
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This proposal addresses the need for a flexible, high performance, multi-parameter test bed for infrared focal plane arrays. An adaptable brass-board system tat is readily reconfigurable to operate advanced FPAs is proposed. this rugged system permits user controlled, automatic tuning of key optical, electronic and thermal/mechanical parameters which are necessary to evaluate new FPA and readout designs in an efficient manner. This brass board test set enables a new testing paradigm whereby parametric field studies are performed early in the testing phase, thereby increasing the probability of successful development.

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