Affordable, Precision Reflector Mold Technology (PDRT08-029)

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX09CE03P
Agency Tracking Number: 084935
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: S2.03
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
9431 Dowdy Drive, San Diego, CA, 92126-4336
DUNS: 838266369
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Eldon Kasl
 Principal Investigator
 (858) 444-1823
Business Contact
 Steven Sherman
Title: V.P. Business Administration
Phone: (858) 444-1826
Research Institution
Advances in replication mold technology that reduce material costs, grinding time, and polishing time would enable fabrication of large, precision molds and possibly optics at 50-75% lower cost. Mold cost savings could be applied to other aspects of a telescope mission's technology development and demonstration efforts to reduce large aperture far infrared telescope areal density and improve optical technical performance.

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