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High Performance Beam Scanning Using a Resonant Scan Lens

Award Information
Agency: Department of Commerce
Branch: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Contract: 70NANB15H291
Agency Tracking Number: 045-05.01-2015
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code:
Solicitation Number: N/A
Solicitation Year: 2015
Award Year: 2015
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2015-09-15
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2016-03-15
Small Business Information
67 Oak Shade Rd., Gaithersburg, MD, 20878
DUNS: 031505071
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Christopher  Brown
 (209) 963-7522
Business Contact
 Christopher  Brown
Phone: (209) 963-7522
Research Institution
The objective of this project is to demonstrate a resonant scan lens (RSL) that increases the uniformity of beam scans projected from resonant optomechanical systems. While resonant optomechanical systems generate high-speed beam scans, large mechanical displacements, and robust operation from miniature form factors, scans projected from such systems lack uniformity across the field-of-view (FOV). In these systems, light projected from the scanner is focused by a scan lens and the outer, non-uniform portion of the scanned FOV is typically clipped or blanked. Z-senz will research and develop a resonant scanner and RSL to create a more uniform scan projected from the scan lens, thus improving system performance.

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