Silicon Nanowire Integrated Multispectral Sensor

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$79,932.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
M67854-11-C-6545
Agency Tracking Number:
N111-003-0961
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
N111-003
Solicitation Number:
2011.1
Small Business Information
Agiltron Corporation
15 Cabot Road, Woburn, MA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
004841644
Principal Investigator
 Matthew Erdtmann
 Senior Scientist
 (781) 935-1200
 merdtmann@agiltron.com
Business Contact
 Amanda Contardo
Title: Contracts Administrator
Phone: (781) 935-1200
Email: acontardo@agiltron.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
Agiltron will develop the Silicon Nanowire Integrated Multispectral Sensor, a low-SWAP silicon-based sensor with unprecedented capability for day/night imaging along with extended spectral response deep into the SWIR for laser marker detection. The Silicon Nanowire Sensor contains an array of fully-CMOS compatible silicon nanowire phototransistors whose unique nanoscale architecture creates colossal internal gain at biases on the order of one volt, a level of performance that is unprecedented in a solid state imager. When monolithically integrated with CMOS readout integrated circuitry (ROIC) at the pixel level, a silicon-based solid state imager with uncooled operation and performance equivalent to InGaAs will be realized for the first time.

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