High Speed Electronically Tunable Fiber-Optic Filter

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-05-M-0259
Agency Tracking Number: N054-007-0262
Amount: $70,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2005
Solitcitation Year: 2005
Solitcitation Topic Code: N05-T007
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
650 Vaqueros Ave., Suite A, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085
Duns: 877452664
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Behzad Moslehi
 (408) 328-8648
Business Contact
 Behzad Moslehi
Title: CEO/CTO
Phone: (408) 328-8648
Email: bm@ifos.com
Research Institution
 Robert A Norwood
 Optical Sciences Center , 1630 East University Boulevard
Tucson, AZ, 85721
 (520) 626-0936
 Nonprofit college or university
Future advanced fiber optic networks need compact electronically tunable fiber-optic filter. Packet- or cell-level switching requires nanosecond tuning speed is required. Defense especially avionics fiber networks require robust operation. However present tunable filters based on thermal or mechanical mechanisms are inherently limited in tuning speed to the millisecond range and Acousto-Optic Tunable filters lack the required robustness. Intelligent Fiber Optic Systems (IFOS) and the University of Arizona Optical Sciences Center propose the development of an innovative compact electronically tunable fiber-optic filter for aerospace wavelength division multiplexed (WDM) networks.

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