Multi-Beam Laser Velocimeter for Whole Field, Time Resolved Impact Measurements

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$99,996.00
Award Year:
2012
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W91CRB-12-C-0008
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
A112-094-0161
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
A11-094
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
22941 Mill Creek Drive, Laguna Hills, CA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
Y
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
188465819
Principal Investigator:
Cecil Hess
President
(949) 553-0688
chess@metrolaserinc.com
Business Contact:
James Trolinger
Director of Research
(949) 553-0688
jtrolinger@metrolaserinc.com
Research Institute:
Stub




Abstract
In response to the Army"s requirement for new instrumentation for the quantitative evaluation of the whole-field dynamic response of ballistic impacted specimens, MetroLaser proposes a multi-beam laser velocimeter that will measure the time history of velocity and displacement at 8x8 points of the target throughout the impact. The time resolution of the measurement is estimated to be better than 1 microsecond and the record length would be 10 milliseconds or longer. The Phase I work would include both modeling and experimental demonstrations with a 16-beam system and would culminate with the conceptual design of a Phase II prototype.

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