A compact, low-drift atomic spin gyroscope for intertial pointing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0147-11-C-7620
Agency Tracking Number: B103-011-0505
Amount: $99,296.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solitcitation Year: 2010
Solitcitation Topic Code: MDA10-011
Solitcitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
Twinleaf
59 Snowden Lane, Princeton, NJ, -
Duns: 794039441
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Thomas Kornack
 Chief Scientist
 (609) 759-0859
 kornack@twinleaf.com
Business Contact
 Elizabeth Foley
Title: President
Phone: (609) 356-5136
Email: foley@twinleaf.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Co-magneometer atomic spin gyroscopes are rapidly progressing towards very high levels of sensitivity. The proposed work focuses on the engineering necessary to fully utilize the fundamental sensitivity of these sensors. In particular, we propose to develop a new probe beam optical system that promises to reduce bias drift significantly. We also seek to extend our existing control system to properly control scale factor error and cross-axis misalignment.

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