Advanced wavelength switched terabit optical router for Space Networks

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9453-10-C-0026
Agency Tracking Number: F083-191-1728
Amount: $730,763.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: AF083-191
Solicitation Number: 2008.3
Small Business Information
Freedom Photonics LLC
615 A State Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101
DUNS: 191741292
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Milan Mashanovitch
 Director of Business Deve
 (805) 277-3031
 info@freedomphotonics.com
Business Contact
 Jonathon Barton
Title: President
Phone: (805) 277-3031
Email: info@freedomphotonics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Freedom Photonics’ technical approach to building a terabit optical router for space applications will be to design the router architecture to maximize the functionality of the components that are indispensable for an optical satellite network operation, while adding additional photonic and electronic blocks to expand the routing functionality to a necessary level. To meet the size, weight and power requirements, we propose to utilize highly integrated photonic components which form the core of our technology. BENEFIT: 1000x increase in available bandwidth, with 50% volume, weight and power consumption. Significant commercial market in fiber optic transport systems of the next generation.

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