Modeling and Simulation for the Accelerated Development of Materials

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,967.00
Award Year:
2004
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
FA8650-04-M-5207
Agency Tracking Number:
F041-155-0296
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
UES, INC.
4401 Dayton-Xenia Road, Dayton, OH, 45432
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
074689217
Principal Investigator:
Kiet Nguyen
Research Scientist
(937) 255-3808
Kiet.Nguyen@wpafb.af.mil
Business Contact:
Francis Williams, Jr.
Contracts Manager
(937) 426-6900
fwilliams@ues.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The proliferation of lasers in military applications requires R&D on optical limiters to protect against accidental and adversarial exposure to personnel and equipment. Thus, optical limiting materials are in great demand. The integration realistic modeling and simulation from first principles computations with experiments provides a fundamental understanding of materials and accelerate the task of developing materials for laser protection. Our goal is to develop practical tools and apply them in the optical characterization in a condensed phase of two important classes of optical limiting materials, reverse saturable and two-photon absorption materials.

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