Distributed Tunable Quantum Cascade Laser Array

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68936-12-C-0148
Agency Tracking Number: N121-032-0014
Amount: $149,782.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N121-032
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
MP Technologies, LLC
1801 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL, -
DUNS: 129503988
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Steven Slivken
 Technical Director
 (847) 491-7208
 s_slivken@hotmail.com
Business Contact
 Manijeh Razeghi
Title: President
Phone: (847) 491-7251
Email: mpt1pnc6@yahoo.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
Infrared countermeasure and standoff chemical detection applications require a light source with high power output, good beam quality, and a wide tuning range. There are a limited number of viable mid-infrared (3-5 micron wavelength) solutions that can provide these features in a compact and power scalable architecture. In this proposal, a single chip solution is given which promises high power output (multi-Watt), a compact, rugged nature, and continuous frequency tuning (no-mode hops) over a wide range (>400 inverse-centimeters). The basic technology relies on new high power quantum cascade lasers combined with industry proven distributed feedback and integrated optics technologies.

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