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Monolithic Quantum Cascade Laser-based Platform with Electronically Controlled Output Beam Steering

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68936-19-C-0010
Agency Tracking Number: N182-109-0512
Amount: $124,811.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N182-109
Solicitation Number: 2018.2
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-10-10
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-04-20
Small Business Information
DUNS: 052971564
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Hong Shu
 (407) 733-9776
Business Contact
 Elena Lyakh
Phone: (310) 720-3286
Research Institution
In response to the NAVY SBIR solicitation N182-109, the IRGLARE team proposes the development of a 4.6m Quantum Cascade Laser (QCL) source delivering >1W of continuous wave (CW) optical power with monolithically integrated 2D beam steering mechanism. The steering angle of the output beam will be electronically controllable in the range of 10 and 25 degrees in the two planes normal to the device emission surface and output beam will have M2 < 1.5. The platform will not have any mechanically moving components and no hybrid integration will be required. The new QCL source will be the cornerstone of the next generation ultra-compact and ruggedized DIRCM systems.

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