A Spectral-Temporal Sensor for Rocket Motor ID

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-04-C-0237
Agency Tracking Number: N031-0282
Amount: $829,745.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2004
Solicitation Year: 2003
Solicitation Topic Code: N03-008
Solicitation Number: 2003.1
Small Business Information
27-2 Wright Road, Hollis, NH, 03049
DUNS: 006591721
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Richard Nelson
 Principal Investigator
 (603) 598-1194
 rick@solidstatescientific.com
Business Contact
 Linda Bouthillette
Title: Contract Administrator
Phone: (603) 598-1194
Email: linda@solidstatescientific.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Solid State Scientific Corporation proposes to develop and demonstrate a unique sensor capable of providing detection and real-time classification of energetic point-target events. The novel dual-band spectral-temporal sensor addresses the specific need to identify rocket-propelled and explosive projectile threats from airborne platforms, as well as provide situational awareness capabilities by classifying energetic sources in the battlefield. The new sensor is designed to unambiguously acquire the spectral-temporal signature of point targets in both the visible and MWIR spectrums for use as the input to current classification algorithms. The sensor will have no moving parts and will be able to sample the data at rates in excess of 200 spectral signatures per second for un-cued events. The development and demonstration of this sensor represent a unique opportunity in spectral-temporal sensing.

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