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

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W91CRB-12-C-0008
Agency Tracking Number: A112-094-0161
Amount: $99,996.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: A11-094
Solicitation Number: 2011.2
Small Business Information
MetroLaser, Inc.
22941 Mill Creek Drive, Laguna Hills, CA, -
DUNS: 188465819
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Cecil Hess
 President
 (949) 553-0688
 chess@metrolaserinc.com
Business Contact
 James Trolinger
Title: Director of Research
Phone: (949) 553-0688
Email: jtrolinger@metrolaserinc.com
Research Institution
 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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