Waveguided, High Resolution, Very Fast Acousto-Optic Tunable Filter

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: F33615-01-M-1960
Agency Tracking Number: 01-0405
Amount: $64,999.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2001
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
12334 Knightsbridge Drive, Woodbridge, VA, 22192
DUNS: 129479239
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Tae Oh
 Principal Investigator
 (703) 583-7972
Business Contact
 Tae Oh
Title: President
Phone: (703) 583-7972
Email: ohtk@home.com
Research Institution
The goal of the proposed Phase I work is to demonstrate the feasibility of integrated 1.55 mm acousto-optic tunable filters (IAOTF), and to establish the technical foundation for the fabrication of the tunable filter. This device can be very small, rigid,and stable in the wide range of environment conditions. This proposed innovative approach will permit the development of integrated tunable filters capable of advanced performance for commercial and military applications. This tunable filter could be metto standard grid for channel spacing of 100 GHz, higher spectral resolution, a tuning range covering the entire EDFA, and a very fast response time. This filter also permits simultaneous and independent selection/routing of many wavelength channels, and isdesigned for multi-channel dense WDM filters, routers, switches, and fast scans optical spectrum analyzers.This integrated acousto-optic tunable filter will permit simultaneous and independent selection/routing of many wavelength channels, and is designedfor multi-channel dense WDM filters, routers, switches and fast scans optical spectrum analyzers. The tunable filters can be applied to both circuit-switched networks, and to packet- and cell-switching networks in commercial as well as militaryapplications.

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