High Average Power Cryogenic Lasers For Laser Stripping Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-11ER90161
Agency Tracking Number: 97633
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: 60 a
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000413
Small Business Information
61 Railroad Ave, Hallstead, PA, 18822-9236
DUNS: 363572004
HUBZone Owned: Y
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 David Brown
 Dr.
 (570) 879-4992
 dbrown@snakecreeklasers.com
Business Contact
 Lisa Vitali
Title: Ms.
Phone: (570) 879-6869
Email: lvitali@snakecreeklasers.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
This Proposal addresses the need for high average power (HAP), near-diffraction-limited laser sources for laser stripping applications, an important process for going forward with plans to build an 8 GeV H- to proton injector source for driving upgraded Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory proton accelerators. The overall objective of the proposed program is to apply high average power ultrafast cryogenic laser technology developed by Snake Creek Lasers to demonstrate efficient high average power laser sources with excellent beam-quality for laser stripping applications. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits: Laser technology developed under this proposed program will have applications in national laboratories for laser stripping and photocathode illumination, and in the commercial sector for laser texturing, selective ablation, wrap-through, and other micromachining applications to the photovoltaic and semiconductor industries. The high efficiency and average power available from cryogenic lasers will significantly increase process throughput and reduce carbon emissions

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