Monolithic, Electronically and Widely Tunable Quantum Cascade Laser Sources

Award Information
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Branch: N/A
Contract: D12PC00460
Agency Tracking Number: FY11.1-H-SB011.1-004-0003-II
Amount: $745,163.89
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solitcitation Year: 2011
Solitcitation Topic Code: H-SB011.1-004
Solitcitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
EOS Photonics, Inc.
30 Spinelli Place, Suite A, Cambridge, MA, 02138-1070
Duns: 963760678
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Laurent Diehl
 diehl@eosphotonics.com
Business Contact
 Mark Witinski
Email: witinski@eosphotonics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Eos Photonics, in collaboration with the group of Prof. Loncar at Harvard University, proposes to further develop a novel widely tunable, high power quantum cascade laser source for remote sensing applications. Eos will then transition this revolutionary mid-IR laser into a commercial product that is ideally suited for the standoff detection and identification of threats such as explosives and chemical warfare agents. The tuning mechanism of our source is fully electronic and uses no moving parts, relying instead on the integration of intersubband tuning elements fabricated monolithically with DBR gratings to ensure electrically-controlled wavelength tuning over a wide wavelength range and with excellent mode suppression ratio.

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