Low Cost LWIR Interferometric HSI System

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$725,362.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
W911SR-10-C-0029
Solitcitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Number:
2009.1
Branch:
Office for Chemical and Biological Defense
Award Year:
2010
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
C091-108-0183
Solicitation Topic Code:
CBD09-108
Small Business Information
Spectrum Photonics, Inc.
2800 Woodlawn Dr., Suite 150, Honolulu, HI, 96822
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
827040085
Principal Investigator
 Edward Knobbe
 President
 (405) 880-4195
 Spectrum.HI@gmail.com
Business Contact
 Edward Knobbe
Title: President
Phone: (405) 880-4195
Email: Spectrum.HI@gmail.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Due to the potential detection benefits offered by hyperspectral imaging spectroscopy, this is an area of great interest in terms of early detection of plume threats. The major constraint is in costs of components. Under this SBIR, our team will investigate innovative advances in the integration of uncooled microbolometer technologies to determine the potential for reducing detector cost and complexity for this application. The objective of the proposed work is to develop a hyperspectral sensor system in the 8 to 14 micron wavelength region (long wave infrared or LWIR) capable of detecting chemical agents of DoD and civil interest via spectral measurements a spectral resolution as high as 4 cm-1.

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