High Brightness and Power DPSS Laser Illuminator

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-10-C-7322
Agency Tracking Number: B093-037-0463
Amount: $99,939.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA09-037
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
10070 Barnes Canyon Road, San Diego, CA, 92121
DUNS: 107928806
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Harry Rieger
 Senior Scientist
 (858) 373-2739
Business Contact
 Margaret Latchman-Geller
Title: Director of Contracts
Phone: (858) 373-2717
Email: mgeller@islinc.com
Research Institution
ISL with partner with Raytheon and Rock West Composites to design a diode pumping solid state laser system with the following specifications: 250mJ/pulse, 300Hz, <10ns pulse duration (as low as 0.7ns), and <1.5x diffraction limited beam quality, and wall plug efficiency to better than 15%. Rock West Composites expertise is in monolithic rugged optical systems and will develop the conceptual packaging design. Raytheon will provide the guidance for system integration of the laser into an air/space platform. The objective of the Phase I is to recommend a feasible conceptual design for which a detailed design for constructing a prototype system can be pursed in Phase II.

* Information listed above is at the time of submission. *

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