Dramatic Improvement In The Quantum Efficiency Of Large-Format Longwave Infrared Focal Plane Arrays

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2006
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
HQ0006-06-C-7460
Agency Tracking Number:
053-0170
Solicitation Year:
2005
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA05-009
Solicitation Number:
2005.3
Small Business Information
QMAGIQ, LLC
One Tara Boulevard, Suite 102, Nashua, NH, 03062
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
168454770
Principal Investigator
 Mani Sundaram
 CEO/President
 (603) 821-3092
 msundaram@qmagiq.com
Business Contact
 Axel Reisinger
Title: CTO
Phone: (603) 821-3092
Email: areisinger@qmagiq.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We will demonstrate a dramatic 3x to 5x increase (over the state of the art) in the external quantum efficiency (QE) of longwave infrared (LWIR) focal plane arrays (FPAs) fabricated from quantum well infrared photodetectors. We will develop AND DELIVER a 320x256 LWIR FPA with this improved performance in Phase 1 itself. In Phase 2, we will develop and deliver a sensor engine consisting of a 640x512 version of this FPA in an integrated dewar cooler assembly.

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