Highly Directional Photo-Switched Terahertz Source

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$750,000.00
Award Year:
2009
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
FA9451-09-C-0007
Agency Tracking Number:
F073-004-1561
Solicitation Year:
2007
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF073-004
Solicitation Number:
2007.3
Small Business Information
Sci-Eng Solutions, LLC
3304 Lake Town Dr., Columbia, MO, 65203
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
127235161
Principal Investigator:
Kenneth Fox McDonald
Chief Scientist
(573) 489-2776
mcdonaldkf@scieng.us
Business Contact:
Eleanor McDonald
President
(573) 489-8685
eleanormcd@scieng.us
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
ABSTRACT: The successful culmination of this work will result in development of a highly directional integrated, photoconductive switch and source-antenna system that will generate high power THz radiation for a myriad of defense, homeland security, and civilian applications: including the ability to image objects at relatively far distances with high resolution and to establish undetectable communication links in military field operations. BENEFIT: The benefits of a high power directional THz System are substantial for the military, other government agencies, and commercial sectors. The Military needs to image objects at relatively far distances with high resolution and to establish undetectable communication links in field operations; the Homeland Security Agency could deploy THz for inspection purposes.

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