Photonic Band Gap Devices for Commercial Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$499,805.00
Program:
STTR
Contract:
FA9550-04-C-0062
Solitcitation Year:
2002
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2004
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
F033-0352
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF02T017
Small Business Information
EM PHOTONICS, INC.
102 East Main Street, Suite 204, Newark, DE, 19711
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
071744143
Principal Investigator
 Gregory Behrmann
 Vice President
 (302) 456-9003
 behrmann@emphotonics.com
Business Contact
 Gregory Behrmann
Title: Vice President
Phone: (302) 456-9003
Email: behrmann@emphotonics.com
Research Institution
 University of Delaware
 Dennis Prather
 ECE Department, Evans Hall
Newark, DE, 19716
 (302) 831-8170
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Advances in fabrication technology have made it possible to prodce features that are smaller than the wavelength of light. As such a new class of optical devices based on submicron periodic structures has emerged and is referred to as photonic crystals (PhC) or photonic band gap devices (PBGs). Preliminary research indicates that these devices will be capable of performing a wide variety of functions. These include but are not limited to switching, splitting, modulation, and filtering. In this program, EM Photonics, Inc. and the University of Delaware intend to develop a unified manufacturing process for Photonic Band Gap devices that considers design, simulation, fabrication, and test.

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