High Power Parametric Fiber Blue-Green Source

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W31P4Q-09-C-0190
Agency Tracking Number: 08SB2-0696
Amount: $231,410.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: SB082-042
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
Fibertek, Inc.
510 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA, 20170
DUNS: 107940207
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Shantanu Gupta
 Director, Fiber Optronics
 (703) 471-7671
 sgupta@fibertek.com
Business Contact
 Guy Beaghler
Title: President
Phone: (703) 471-7671
Email: gbeaghler@fibertek.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
A rugged and efficient high power blue laser source in the 455 – 500 nm spectral region is proposed. The source will be capable of either cw or pulsed operation (at multi-kHz repetition rate) and offers tunable, wavelength output in the blue spectral region. The concept is based on frequency conversion of a novel fiber amplifier (MOPA) configuration. Such blue laser sources are ideally suited for antisubmarine warfare (ASW), underwater imaging and communication applications, medical applications, and display technologies.

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