Innovative Lasing Techniques for Satellite Signal Distribution

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-09-M-0074
Agency Tracking Number: F083-190-0064
Amount: $99,997.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2009
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: AF083-190
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
650 5th Street, Suite 505, San Francisco, CA, 94107
DUNS: 119301831
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Coward
 (415) 977-0553
Business Contact
 Michael Browne
Title: CTO
Phone: (408) 348-4426
Research Institution
SA Photonics is pleased to propose the COMET modular satellite laser system.  The system integrates tunable laser diodes, fiber amplification, and wavelength division multiplexing to produce a highly flexible and scalable light source suitable for satellite communication and sensing needs.    BENEFIT: The COMET system is designed for multi-function use with scalable bandwidth and optical power.  High average power or peak power is user commandable.  Peak power can scale by over 30X via wavelength multiplexing.  COMET provides a future proof platform that can scale, meet the growing bandwidth, and sensing needs.

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