Long Range Imaging and Sensing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 32444
Amount: $735,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1997
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Princeton Scientific
7 Deer Park Dr., Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 (908) 274-0774
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
There is both a commercial and military need to improve the capability to reconnoiter and image targets of interest at long ranges and under adverse seeing conditions. The goal of this effort is to improve a key component needed for such long range imaging, an image sensor array capable of fast frame rates exceeding a million frames per second. The concept that will be pursued in Phase I involves on-chip image processing that draws on recent success in making and demonstrating an image sensor that has achieved one million frame per second operation, tailored for experimental research in fluid cavitation and gas dynamics. The conceptual design will be completed in Phase I. Breadboard tests are also planned using the existing Million frame per second camera.| Benefits: The real-time on-chip image processing envisaged for improving long imaging under adverse seeing conditions will most likely have commercial applications in industry and academic research as well.|

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