PROPOSAL TO DEMONSTRATE A NEW PROCESS TO PRODUCE INFRARED FILTERS

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 2717
Amount: $200,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Lightwave Electronics Corp.
897-4a Independence Ave, Mountain View, CA, 94043
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Verne R Costich
 Principal Investigator
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Abstract
A PROPOSAL TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF PRODUCING INFRARED FILTERS FOR CRYOGENIC USE BY TRANSFERING, THEM VACUUM WELDING LAYERS. THIS PROCESS ALLOWS THE LAYERS TO BEPRODUCED IN SEPARATE CHAMBERS, PREVENTING THE CROSS-CONTAMINATION PROBLEM. IT ALSO SIDESTEPS MECHANICAL STRESS BUILDUP, THE MAJOR PROBLEM. IT ALSO ALLOWS QUALITY CONTROL OF INDIVIDUAL LAYERS, THUS IMPROVING YIELDS AND REDUCING PRICES. FIVE BATCHES OF FILTERS WILL BE PRODUCED, TESTED SPECTRALLY,THERMALLY CYCLED AND RETESTED SPECTRALLY.

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