Fast Acousto-Optic Steering

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$99,857.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8650-04-M-1637
Solitcitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Number:
2004.1
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2004
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
F041-223-2806
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF04-223
Small Business Information
INNOVATIVE TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS, INC.
1100 Alakea Plaza, 23d Floor, Honolulu, HI, 96813
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
043448575
Principal Investigator
 Gennady Tartakovsky
 Principal Scientist
 (808) 441-3637
 gennady@nova-sol.com
Business Contact
 Joe Cooper
Title: Vice President, Finance and Admin
Phone: (808) 677-5971
Email: joe.cooper@nova-sol.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
NOVASOL proposes to develop an acousto-optic deflection (AOD) beam steering technology adapted to the needs of airborne free space optical communications (FSOC) at 1550 nm. AOD technology will enable development of the compact beam steering solutions required to transition FSOC to airborne platforms. AOD has found appliction to a variety of areas, but it has not yet been applied to the problem of steering high-power FSOC beams with the precision required to establish comm links between moving platforms. Our approach capitalized on our experience in DoD FSOC research, together with our subcontractor's experience in controlling AOD devices.

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