Fiber-Based Ultraviolet Laser System

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$69,998.00
Award Year:
2005
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
NNC05CA73C
Agency Tracking Number:
040277
Solicitation Year:
2004
Solicitation Topic Code:
S4.01
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Aculight Corporation
11805 North Creek Parkway S. Suite 113, Bothell, WA, 98011-8803
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
801518747
Principal Investigator:
David Gerstenberger
Principal Investigator
(425) 482-1100
daveg@aculight.com
Business Contact:
Dennis Lowenthal
Business Official
(425) 482-1100
dennis.lowenthal@aculight.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The purpose of this program is to develop a compact and efficient ultraviolet laser system for use in space-based uv-Raman instruments. The basis for this system will be a modulated diode seed laser followed by a fiber amplifier which is frequency-quadrupled to generate uv light at 245nm. The unique combination of a compact and efficient fiber amplifier with efficient harmonic generation will provide an ideal ultraviolet source for NASA missions in the Solar System.

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