Broadband Snapshot Complete Imaging Stokes Polarimeter

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Amount:
$99,999.00
Program:
STTR
Contract:
DE-FG02-08ER86346
Solitcitation Year:
2008
Solicitation Number:
DE-PS02-07ER07-36
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2008
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
86258
Solicitation Topic Code:
44 a
Small Business Information
I Technology Applications
2663 Wayside Drive, Ann Arbor, MI, 48103
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Robert Sampson
 Dr
 (734) 604-2733
 resampsonita@aol.com
Business Contact
 Robert Sampson
Title: Dr
Phone: (734) 604-2733
Email: resampsonita@aol.com
Research Institution
 U of Arizona
 Eustace Dereniak
 1630 E Univ Blvd
Tucson, AZ, 85721
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
This project will develop a visible polarimeter for providing the broadband spatial and polarization information needed for defense nuclear nonproliferation applications. The proposed sensor uses a Savart plate snapshot imaging polarimeter with an achromatic Fourier transforming, AFT lens system. The AFT lens system is used as the polarimeter¿s rear optics in a unique configuration designed to provide polarization and spatial information simultaneously. Phase I will concentrate on the design of the broadband polarimeter and components. In Phase II, a prototype instrument will be fabricated and tested. Commercial Applications and other Benefits as described by the awardee: The proposed sensor should provide information for heretofore unsolvable problems in medicine, geology, defense, and the environment.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites

US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government