Eyesafer Fiber Laser Technology for Shipboard Defense

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N65538-08-M-0120
Agency Tracking Number: N082-159-1099
Amount: $69,931.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2008
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: N08-159
Solicitation Number: 2008.2
Small Business Information
5408 NE 88th Street, Bldg E, Vancouver, WA, 98665
DUNS: 799811646
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bill Willson
 Managing Director, Fiber Division
 (301) 706-0315
Business Contact
 Dan Milewski
Title: Sr. Financial Analyst
Phone: (360) 566-4479
Email: dan.milewski@nlight.net
Research Institution
Power scaling of Er (Yb Free) fiber lasers is discussed. A 50W CW fiber laser at 1600nm is constructed with electronic pulsing of the seed source, using a MOPA configuration. A kW 1600nm single-mode fiber laser will be designed. A beam combining method to reach 100kW will be designed, for use in directed energy shipboard defense applications.

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