Design of High-Power CW Infrared Lasers

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$78,553.00
Award Year:
1995
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
27968
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Schwartz Electro-optics, Inc.
45 Winthrop Street, Concord, MA, 01742
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Peter F. Moulton
(508) 371-2299
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
In this effort, we propose a CW, optical parametric oscillator (OP), whose emission falls within the 3.9 to 4.1 micrometer or the 4.4 to 5.0 micrometer wavelength band. The proposed systems will be based upon the nonlinear materials CdSe and/or KTiOAsO4 (KTA), or ZnGeP2 and will be designed to generate a linearly-polarized, TEMoo-mode beam. This novel system has significant application in both the DoD community and the civilian market-place. In the Phase I program, we plan to consider issues related to the construction of the systems, construct a proof-of-principle demonstration of the most promising system, and to consider issues relevant to scaling the system to higher powers.

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