Polarization Selective Infrared Detection

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-08-M-1336
Agency Tracking Number: F073-083-0862
Amount: $92,620.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: AF073-083
Solicitation Number: 2007.3
Small Business Information
4459 White Bear Parkway, White Bear Lake, MN, 55110
DUNS: 156974024
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Greg Wagner
 (651) 789-9004
Business Contact
 Judith Dugas
Title: CFO
Phone: (651) 789-9002
Email: jdugas@arcnano.com
Research Institution
To date, both IR polarization and spectral detectors have been developed and employed for the purpose of object discrimination imaging. Each of these detector families provides unique and complimentary data for object discrimination analysis. A hybrid detector, which is capable of both polarimetric and spectral detection would greatly enhance the range and capability of object discrimination imaging. We propose to develop a detector capable of simultaneous and congruent detection of both polarimetric and spectral source emission characteristics. This will be accomplished with the application of NanoImprint Lithography (NIL).

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