ACOUSTOOPTIC IR IMAGING SPECTROMETER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$56,106.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1990
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
12924
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Scientific Research Assocs Inc
Po Box 1058 - 50 Nye Rd, Glastonbury, CT, 06033
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Dr Salvador M Fernandex
 (203) 659-0333
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN INNOVATIVE CONCEPT FOR A TUNABLE IMAGING IR SPECTROMETER IS PROPOSED. THE DEVICE WILL CONSIST OF AN ACOUSTOOPTIC TUNABLE FILTER COUPLED TO A TWO-DIMENSIONAL FOCAL PLANE ARRAY DETECTOR. THIS IMAGING SPECTROMETER WILL COMBINE HIGH THROUGHPUT (APPROACHING 100%) WITH THE TUNABILITY AND HIGH RESOLUTION OF A GRATING SPECTROMETER, AND THE TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING CAPABILITY OF AN INTERFERENCE FILTER. THIS WILL RESULT IN A COMPACT, ALL SOLID-STATE DEVICE WITH MULTISPECTRAL IMAGING CAPABILITY AND WITH HIGH SPATIAL AND SPECTRAL RESOLUTION. THE UNIQUE COMBINATION OF TWO-DIMENSIONAL IMAGING, WITH HIGH SPECTRAL RESOLUTION AND THROUGHPUT, ELECTRONIC TUNABILITY, ALL SOLID-STATE CONSTRUCTION AND NO MOVING PARTS IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE IN EXISTING INSTRUMENTS. A DEVICE WITH THESE CHARACTERISTICS WOULD BE IDEALLY SUITED FOR AIRBORNE AND SPACE-BASED MEASUREMENTS OF LOW-SIGNATURE AIRCRAFT AND MISSILES.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

Agency Micro-sites

US Flag An Official Website of the United States Government