Development of New Adaptive Polymer Lenses

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Contract: W91CRB-11-C-0108
Agency Tracking Number: 09SB2-0284
Amount: $749,382.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: SB092-014
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
Boulder Nonlinear Systems, Inc.
450 Courtney Way, Unit 107, Lafayette, CO, -
DUNS: 602673188
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jay Stockley
 Principal Investigator
 (303) 604-0077
 jstockley@bnonlinear.com
Business Contact
 Mark Tanner
Title: Vice President
Phone: (303) 604-0077
Email: mtanner@bnonlinear.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Boulder Nonlinear Systems proposes to continue development of improved adaptive polymer lenses (APLs) for use in a variety of imaging systems. Phase II deliverables include: A prototype dynamic-zoom rifle scope (continuous 1x to 4x zoom), utilizing an adaptive polymer lens, that can compensate for the chromatic error of the human eye; A prototype 50-mm diameter adaptive polymer lens with less than 1-wave surface error; A prototype adaptive polymer lens that can be used in the mid-IR (3-micron wavelength) with less than 0.5-dB attenuation; Concept designs for the dynamic-zoom rifle scope that can protect the human eye from laser blinding, at arbitrary visible wavelengths

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