ADVANCED SENSOR TECHNOLOGY FOR FUTURE NAVAL WARFARE: A TWO-COLOR INFRARED SENSOR SYSTEM

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 20353
Amount: $65,296.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1993
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
Po Box 868, Bedford, MA, 01730
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Bal K. Jindal
 (617) 271-0066
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Here we propose the development of a "Two-Color" Integrated Infrared Sensor that will have Military applications in the areas of Surveillance, Target Detection, Acquisition and Tracking, Non-Cooperative Target Recognition, Missle Guidance, Thermal Imaging, Navigational Aids, Night Vision, and Sensor Technology for Countersteatlh-aircraft, etc. It will have the unique capability of providing "Discriminatory Signature", which is the ability to discriminate between two types of targets or objects such as airplanes, for example distinguish a U.S. Airplane from a non-U.S. airplane. Xacton has already demonstrated a major breakthrough in the Infrared Sensor Technology by producing very high quality wafers and Detectors of Mercury Cadmium Telluride over a range of wavelengths. In this program, we will demonstrate an Integrated Two-Color Sensor, with one Sensor operating in the 3-5 micron range and the other in the 8-12 micron range.

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