UV-enhanced Raman sensors with high SNR and spectral selectivity

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$99,954.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W911NF-11-C-0205
Agency Tracking Number:
A111-021-0984
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
A11-021
Solicitation Number:
2011.1
Small Business Information
TIAX LLC
35 Hartwell Avenue, Lexington, MA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
111046152
Principal Investigator:
William Barney
Principal Scientist
(781) 879-1231
barney.william@tiaxllc.com
Business Contact:
Renee Wong
Contracting Officer
(781) 879-1286
Wong.Renee@TIAXLLC.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
To support a variety of applications in environmental chemical sensingincluding homeland security, defense, and commercial applicationswe will develop a UV-enhanced Raman spectroscopy system which demonstrates improved SNR by up to 5 orders of magnitude and spectral resolution by up to 2 orders of magnitude, compared to standard Raman spectroscopy. Along with our Phase I performance results, we will present a draft design for a compact, integrated, rugged instrument, to be developed in Phase II.

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