SOLID STATE LASERS FOR EYE-SAFE COHERENT LIDAR

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6374
Amount: $48,494.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
45 Winthrop St, Concord, MA, 01742
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 DR PETER F MOULTON
 (617) 371-2299
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THE EFFORT PROPOSED HERE WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING DIODE-PUMPED, SOLID STATE LASERS FOR USE IN SPACE-BASED, EYE-SAFE COHERENT LIDAR SYSTEMS. THE WORK WILL INCLUDE A THOROUGH THEORETICAL STUDY OF THREE POTENTIAL RARE-EARTH LASER IONS, ERBIUM, HOLMIUM AND THULIUM, AND WILL INCLUDE EXPERIMENTATION WITH THE ION CHOSEN AS THE BEST CANDIDATE FOR PRACTICAL SPACE-BASED SYSTEMS.

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