Iodine Stabilized Seed Laser for Space Applications

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$124,998.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNX13CL40P
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
124775
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
S1.01
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
ADVR, Inc. (Currently ADVR, INC)
MT, Bozeman, MT, 59715-6504
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
062674630
Principal Investigator:
Shirley McNeil
Senior Laser Systems Engineer
(406) 522-0388
mcneil@advr-inc.com
Business Contact:
Betsy Heckel
Business Official
(406) 522-0388
heckel@advr-inc.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
This SBIR Phase I effort proposes to establish the feasibility of leveraging advances in compact laser technology with integration of space qualified techniques into AdvR's Planar Lightwave Circuit (PLC) and iodine reference cell technology for the design of a space qualifiable, frequency stabilized seed laser system in support of NASA Langley's High Spectral Resolution Lidar (HSRL) program. The Phase II effort will focus on space qualifiable systems integration, packaging, and testing of the locked seed laser system under applicable environmental conditions. Successful development of this technology, due to its compact, efficient, and reliable design, will enable further uses of the HSRL-based remote sensing system both in current flight-based systems and in future space-based systems.

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