MicroLens Hyperspectral Imager for Standoff Chemical Detection

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
Contract: W911SR-18-C-0021
Agency Tracking Number: C171-002-0028
Amount: $149,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: CBD171-002
Solicitation Number: 2017.0
Solicitation Year: 2017
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2017-12-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2018-06-29
Small Business Information
6201 East Oltorf St., Suite 400, Austin, TX, 78741-Array
DUNS: 100651798
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Christopher Mann, Ph.D.
 Principal Investigator
 (512) 389-9990
Business Contact
 Michael Mayo
Title: President
Phone: (512) 389-9990
Email: mmayo@nanohmics.com
Research Institution
For standoff chemical identification applications, the longwave infrared has several key lines for spectral discrimination.Unfortunately, most hyperspectral systems are quite large, making them unwieldy.Nanohmics proposes to develop a chip-scale longwave infrared hyperspectral imaging technology.The weight and packaging volume will be dominated by the fore-optics instead of the spectroscopy solution, readily enabling a battery-powered standoff chemical detector that requires less than 5 pounds.

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