Broadband UV to SWIR Focal Plane with Single Photon Capabilities

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Amount:
$99,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W31P4Q-09-C-0628
Award Id:
91886
Agency Tracking Number:
09SB1-0095
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
4407 Elm Street, Suite 300, Chevy Chase, MD, 20824
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
089164565
Principal Investigator:
Eric Harmon
V.P. of Research
(508) 809-9052
harmon@lightspintech.com
Business Contact:
David Salzman
President
(301) 656-7600
salzman@lightspintech.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
LightSpin Technologies, Inc. proposes to develop a broadband photodetector technology with high quantum efficiency and low noise spanning the wavelength range of 200 -- 2500 nm. LightSpin's unique approach enables full darkness-to-daylight operation with single photon sensitivity, more than 20 bits of dynamic range, automatic gain control and suppression of saturation and blooming effects. The approach readily scales to megapixel focal plane arrays and enables spectral binning with minimal signal loss.

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