PLANAR FAR-INFRARED UPCONVERSION SPECTROSCOPY FOR COMBUSTIN IMAGING

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 41069
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1998
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
LOS GATOS RESEARCH
67 EAST EVELYN AAVE, Mountain View, CA, 94041
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr. James J. Scherer
 (650) 965-7772
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
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Abstract
Los Gatos Research proposes to develop a new absorption based technique which allows two-dimensional chemically specific images of flames to be obtained on a rapid timescale. This new approach will allow species selective far-infrared absorption spectra to be obtained for both laminar as well as tubulent flames, in both cases yielding a two-dimensional image in real time. The system can operate continuously with a data update interval of less than one second. The new approach incorporates a unique spectral selection scheme for high resolution scanning of the far-infrared spectral region, which is achieved simply through adjustment of the signal processing electronics.

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