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Directionally-Tailored Infrared Emission and/or Transmission

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-13-C-0005
Agency Tracking Number: F10B-T30-0139
Amount: $749,990.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF10-BT30
Solicitation Number: 2010.B
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2010
Award Year: 2013
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2013-02-12
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2015-05-13
Small Business Information
10171 Pacific Mesa Blvd., Suite 305, San Diego, CA, -
DUNS: 130197267
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Anthony Starr
 President
 (858) 625-4458
 astarr@sensormetrix.com
Business Contact
 Anthony Starr
Title: Presidemt
Phone: (858) 625-4458
Email: astarr@sensormetrix.com
Research Institution
 Duke University
 Placeholder
 Office of Research Support
2200 West Main St., Ste 710
Durham, NC, 27710-
 (919) 660-1000
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
ABSTRACT: It is proposed to demonstrate a surface fabricated using thin film metamaterial designs that can exhibit rapidly varying angular as well as spectral emissivity profiles. The technology enables specification of desired angular pattern at design time, and can be fabricated in large area formats. BENEFIT: The proposed technology will allow directional control of thermal radiation in applications where omnidirectional thermal radiation patterns are not desirable. This will benefit thermal management challenges of military and civilian satellites. It can also serve to enhance performance of thermal energy conversion technology.

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