DEVELOPMENT OF A STARING UNDERWATER LASER RADAR RECEIVER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$477,478.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award Year:
1993
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
17681
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Advanced Scientific Concepts,
2020 Alameda Padre Serra,, Suite 123, Santa Barbara, CA, 93103
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 Roger Stettner
 (805) 966-3331
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL DESCRIBES AN INNOVATIVE AND PROPRIETARY MULTIPLE DETECTOR FOCAL PLANE ASSEMBLY (FPA) DESIGNED TO BE USED FOR HIGH RESOLUTION 3 DIMENSIONAL IMAGING (STARING) UNDERWATER LASER RADAR. THIS FPA DESIGN HAS THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS: CAN BE USED TO DETERMINE THE TIME-OF-ARRIVAL OF A LASER PULSE AT EACH DETECTOR ELEMENT IN THE ARRAY INDEPENDENT FROM THE OTHER DETECTOR ELEMENTS IN THE ARRAY. DEPTH RESOLUTION IS BETTER THAN 1/2 METER. - VERY LOW NOISE AND VERY HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE, PRELIMINARY DESIGN HAS 12 BITS DYNAMIC RANGE. PRELIMINARY DESIGN IS FOR A 10 X 10 ARRAY BUT THE NUMBER OF DETECTORS PER ARRAY CAN DEFINATELY BE INCREASED. VERY COMPACT AND LOW POWER.

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