A sensitive survivable MEMS accelerometer

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-12-M-0190
Agency Tracking Number: N121-102-0688
Amount: $79,943.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: N121-102
Solicitation Number: 2012.1
Small Business Information
15 Presidential Way, Woburn, MA, -
DUNS: 004841644
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Luzhong Yin
 Senior Scientist
 (781) 935-1200
Business Contact
 Amanda Contardo
Title: Contracts Administrator
Phone: (781) 935-1200
Email: acontardo@agiltron.com
Research Institution
Leveraging on our experience in MEMS component and sensor system fabrication, Agiltron proposes to realize a new type of MEMS accelerometer that will not only survive the extreme accelerations outlined in the SBIR topic (shock at least 40,000 g in all axes, high electromagnetic fields (E>5,000 V/m, B>2 T), and surface temperatures of>800 deg C), but will also provide measurement from initial launch and maintain performance after the excitation with a simple scalable mechanism and high precision. In the Phase I program, the feasibility of the proposed accelerometer technology will be demonstrated through both design simulation and sensor fabrication.

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