Compact and/or MEMS-based gas-sampling sensors for analysis of battery offgassing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-10-C-0038
Agency Tracking Number: N101-056-1479
Amount: $79,998.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N101-056
Solicitation Number: 2010.1
Small Business Information
Agiltron Corporation
15 Cabot Road, Woburn, MA, 01801
DUNS: 004841644
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Anton Greenwald
 Senior Scientist
 (781) 935-1200
Business Contact
 Amanda Contardo
Title: Contract Administrator
Phone: (781) 935-1200
Research Institution
Agiltron proposes to develop an integrated stand-alone multiple gas sensor for small spaces suitable for detection of gases emitted from batteries. The proposed composite gas sensor is based on multiplexed wavelength modulated tunable diode laser absorption spectroscopy (TDLAS). Using multiple diode lasers that are tuned to the near infrared absorption band of the gases, the sensor will accurately determine low-concentration composition of the atmosphere around it. Although table top multiple gas optical sensors have been demonstrated, small stand-alone units have yet to be developed for commercial-scale production. The laser package, optics, and electronics expertise of Agiltron would allow us to develop a system that overcomes the remaining hurdles for the commercial-scale production of multiplexed composite gas sensors.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites

SBA logo
Department of Agriculture logo
Department of Commerce logo
Department of Defense logo
Department of Education logo
Department of Energy logo
Department of Health and Human Services logo
Department of Homeland Security logo
Department of Transportation logo
Environmental Protection Agency logo
National Aeronautics and Space Administration logo
National Science Foundation logo
US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government