Fiber Delivery Systems for Ultrashort Pulse Lasers

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-11-C-0080
Agency Tracking Number: N103-201-0177
Amount: $149,995.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2010
Solicitation Topic Code: N103-201
Solicitation Number: 2010.3
Small Business Information
300 Ringgold Industrial Parkway, Danville, VA, -
DUNS: 623702557
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Francois Chenard
 President
 (434) 483-4304
 francois.chenard@irflex.com
Business Contact
 Francois Chenard
Title: President
Phone: (434) 483-4304
Email: francois.chenard@irflex.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Future military laser-based defensive systems (LBDSs) will incorporate high peak energy (~1 mJ) ultrashort pulse ( The proposed work will demonstrate the feasibility of developing an innovative mid infrared HC-PBG fiber. The fiber will be designed with high confinement (>99%) to enable ultrashort pulses (<1 ps) with high peak energy (~1 mJ) to be transmitted with low-losses (<.1 dB/m) in the wavelength region between 2-5 microns.

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