Active Sensor Materials and Process Technology Innovations

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Amount:
$98,980.00
Award Year:
2010
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
W9113M-10-P-0053
Agency Tracking Number:
B093-011-0298
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
MDA09-011
Solicitation Number:
2009.3
Small Business Information
Fibertek, Inc.
510 Herndon Parkway, Herndon, VA, 20170
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
107940207
Principal Investigator
 Brian Mathason
 Sr. Scientist
 (703) 471-7671
 bmathason@fibertek.com
Business Contact
 Ralph Burnham
Title: Sr. Vice President
Phone: (703) 471-7671
Email: rburnham@fibertek.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
We propose novel, more compact and inexpensive active sensors designed to operate interactively with passive IR seekers to provide enhanced performance in a number of important missile defense scenarios. We have identified a new approach to laser radar (ladar) design that exploits emerging monolithic laser concepts to produce a highly integrated, easily manufactured ladar components designed for integration into existing or planned sensor suites. Central to our approach is a multiwave transmitter with output wavelengths ranging from one to four microns in the near and mid infrared spectrum. The output of this transmitter can enable multiple active functions using detector/receiver components common to passive seeker systems.

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