Waveband-Switchable Low Cost IR Camera

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$729,913.00
Award Year:
2008
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
W15P7T-08-C-P214
Award Id:
73613
Agency Tracking Number:
A043-117-3012
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
15 Cabot Road, Woburn, MA, 01801
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
004841644
Principal Investigator:
Jack Salerno
President/Chief Scientist
(781) 935-1200
jsalerno@agiltron.com
Business Contact:
Mary Davoli
Contract Administrator
(781) 935-1200
maryanne@agiltron.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
Agiltron has developed and demonstrated fabrication capability for a new category of photomechanical IR imagers that convert infrared radiation into visible images using a conventional visible-light CMOS camera. This breakthrough photo-mechanical thermal image technology potentially offers next generation thermal camera performance attributes of: Large Pixel Array High Resolution Sensor; Low Cost and Low Power; Uncooled MWIR Imaging; Unprecedented High Uncooled Sensitivity, High Frame Rate, and Affordable High Speed Camera. Based on our extensive experience accumulated in the past 6 years, in this Phase II program, Agiltron proposes to advance this technology toward realizing these attributes. The program seeks to reduce the our sensor thermal time constant to well below 10 ms by shrink the pixel size and at the same time to increase the sensitivity by at least 3 fold to reach 20 mK, as well as to realize larger array size.

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