1.55 Micron High Peak Power Fiber Amplifier

Award Information
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch: N/A
Contract: NNX12CF31P
Agency Tracking Number: 114800
Amount: $98,469.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: S1.01
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
AdValue Photonics, Inc.
AZ, Tucson, AZ, 85714-1962
DUNS: 800757598
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Shibin Jiang
 Principal Investigator
 (520) 790-5468
 sjiang@advaluephotonics.com
Business Contact
 Shibin Jiang
Title: Business Official
Phone: (520) 790-5468
Email: sjiang@advaluephotonics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In this proposal, we propose to demonstrate and build a 1.55 micron single frequency high energy and high peak power fiber amplifier by developing an innovative Er-doped gain fiber with large core diameter and high gain per unit length. 1.55 micron single frequency high energy and high peak power fiber amplifier is needed for coherent lidar and sensing. In Phase I, we will design and fabricate this new fiber, demonstrate high gain per unit length and high efficiency, and demonstrate high energy and high peak power fiber amplifier with a short piece of gain fiber. Successful demonstration of such a fiber amplifier will enable many new NASA and commercial applications.

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