Heterodyne Detection for Compact Standoff Chem-Bio Sensors

Period of Performance: 10/06/2006 - 10/06/2008

$750K

Phase 2 STTR

Recipient Firm

DBC Technology Corp.
421 Mesa St.
Torrance, CA 90505
Principal Investigator
Firm POC

Research Institution

SRI International
333 Ravenswood Avenue Mail stop: 306-17
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Institution POC

Research Topics

Abstract

The direct versus heterodyne detection tradeoffs made in the Phase I program clearly showed that direct detection is strongly favored over heterodyne detection based on sensor performance analysis; assessment of laser and electronics hardware; and conside