Flir Array Alternative

Period of Performance: 01/01/1988 - 12/31/1988

$495K

Phase 2 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Quantex Corp.
2 RESEARCH COURT
Rockville, MD 20850
Principal Investigator

Abstract

THE QUANTEX CORPORATION PROPOSES AN EIGHTEEN MONTH PHASE II PROGRAM TO DEMONSTRATE TECHNICAL FEASIBILITY WITH TEN DELIVERABLE PROTOTYPE DEVICES OF USEFUL UPCONVERSION OF INFRARED IMAGES TO VISIBLE-LIGHT IMAGES. THE PHASE I EFFORT SHOWED THAT QUANTEX ELECTRON-TRAPPING (ET) MATERIALS CAN CONVERT 3-5 AND 8-12 MICRON INFRARED INPUTS TO VISIBLE-WAVELENGTH OPTICAL OUTPUTS. THIS PROPOSAL ADDRESSES MATERIALS R&D EXTENSION WITH EMPHASIS ON THE 3-5 MICRON BAND, FOCAL PLANE FILM DEVELOPMENT, AND PROTOTYPE DEVICE GENERATION.