OPTRA, INC.

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$57,899.00
Award Year:
1984
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
1020
Agency Tracking Number:
1020
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
1727 Revere Beach Parkway, Everett, MA, 02149
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
MICHAEL HERCHER
(617) 389-7711
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
OPTRA, INC. PROPOSES TO DEVELOP AND DEMONSTRATE A DYNAMIC BLAST AND SHOCK GAUGE BASED ON THE STRESS-OPTIC EFFECT IN COMBINATION WITH AN OPTICAL READOUT. THE PROPOSED TECHNIQUE HAS THE ADVANTAGES OF EXCELLENT TEMPORAL RESOLUTION (PROJECTEDTO EXCEED 1 MHZ), SMALL SIZE AND PHYSICAL ROBUSTNESS, ISOLATION FROM APPLIED ACCELERATIONS, EXCELLENT SENSITIVITY AND DYNAMIC RANGE, AND IMMUNITY FROM EMI (ELETRO-MAGNETIC INTERFERENCE). DIFFERENT PROPOSED DESIGN CONFIGURATIONS PERMIT READOUT VIA OPTICAL FIBER, SHIELDED ELECTRICAL CABLE, OR REMOTE READOUT USING A LOW POWER HENE LASER BEAM.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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