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

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W909MY-10-C-0018
Agency Tracking Number: A2-4020
Amount: $762,272.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: A08-101
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
2306 Bleecker Street, Utica, NY, -
DUNS: 139710516
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jonathan Knauth
 Technical Director
 (315) 732-1544
 jknauth@criticalimaging.net
Business Contact
 Richard Evans
Title: Managing Member
Phone: (315) 732-1544
Email: 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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