Development of Very Long Wave Infrared Detectors Based on Type-II Strained Layer Superlattices

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-09-C-0023
Agency Tracking Number: B074-003-0040
Amount: $1,000,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2007
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA07-T003
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
22 Cotton Road, Unit H, Suite 180, Nashua, NH, 03063
DUNS: 168454770
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Mani Sundaram
 President
 (603) 821-3092
 msundaram@qmagiq.com
Business Contact
 Axel Reisinger
Title: CTO
Phone: (603) 821-3092
Email: areisinger@qmagiq.com
Research Institution
 University of New Mexico
 Sanjay Krishna
 Center High Tech. Materials
1313 Goddard SE, MSC04 2710
Albuquerque, NM, 87106
 (505) 272-7892
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
QmagiQ and the University of New Mexico (UNM) propose to combine their respective strengths in focal plane array (FPA) design/fabrication and InAs/GaSb strained layer superlattice (SLS) material growth to develop high quantum efficiency very longwave infrared (VLWIR) FPAs with cutoff wavelength > 14 microns. UNM will optimize VLWIR SLS material growth and QmagiQ will focus on converting the UNM material into high-performance FPAs. QmagiQ will also package one FPA into a handheld camera for field testing. Sample FPAs and the camera will be delivered to MDA at program conclusion.

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