High power narrow line laser diode system for DPALs

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$100,000.00
Award Year:
2012
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
HQ0147-12-C-7866
Agency Tracking Number:
B112-007-0335
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA11-007
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
OptiGrate Corp.
3267 Progress Drive, Orlando, FL, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
120669085
Principal Investigator:
Christine Spiegelberg
Director, Fiber Lasers
(407) 381-4115
cspiegelberg@OptiGrate.com
Business Contact:
Igor Ciapurin
Program Manager
(407) 381-4115
iciapurin@OptiGrate.com
Research Institution:
Stub




Abstract
The overall goal of the proposed project is to develop a Volume Bragg Grating (VBG) controlled surface emitting laser for pumping of low pressure Rb vapor laser. This approach will provide dramatic decrease of specific volume of a pumping lase system and, therefore, will dramatically decrease the size of the whole system enabling 100+ kW operating range. The goal of the Phase I project is to demonstrate an opportunity to lock GCSEL at maximum pumping current to 10 GHz wide line with spectral contrast up to 30 dB.

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