Directed Energy Solutions

890 Elkton Drive, Suite 101
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
http://denergysolutions.com
34 Employees

SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 23
Total Value of Awards $8.49MM
First Award Date 01/01/00
Most Recent Award Date 07/15/09

23 Awards Won

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA07-050
Budget: 07/15/09 - 07/15/11

A one year Phase II Basic Program and a one year Option Program are proposed, aimed at revolutionary advancement of the current technology used in the high-energy chemical oxygen-iodine laser (COIL). The Phase II Basic effort directly relates to the Airborne Laser (ABL), and aims to determine the operational pressure limits for the laser system...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA08-048
Budget: 03/27/09 - 09/27/09

Directed Energy Solutions (DES) and the University of Denver Research Institute propose a program aimed at revolutionary advancement of the current Pressure Recovery System (PRS) technology used in used in pumping high-energy chemical iodine lasers. The ABL laser system uses a steam ejector to pump the laser gas effluents. Our approach to PRS e...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF073-003
Budget: 12/19/08 - 03/18/11

ABSTRACT: Directed Energy Solutions (DES) is proposing to develop a cryogenically cooled diode laser stack system. In the proposed effort DES will design, fabricate, test and delivery a cryogenically cooled multiple diode laser stack system. Output powers of the laser system of 6 kW are anticipated with a scaling option at the 12 kW level. At...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA07-050
Budget: 02/13/08 - 08/13/09

Directed Energy Solutions (DES) proposes a program aimed at revolutionary advancement of the current technology used in powering high-energy chemical iodine lasers. Our approach is to use a unique generator with a high specific surface area to produce high yields of singlet delta oxygen at high reactor pressures. The compact design of our SOG ...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF073-003
Budget: 01/18/08 - 01/19/09

Directed Energy Solutions is proposing to develop a compact, high-efficient cryogenic diode laser stack for optical pumping of a Yb:YAG laser. In phase I, Directed Energy Solutions will design, fabricate and test a 1 kW cryogenic stack. Multiple lensing techniques will be examined and tested. The operation wavelength will be 940 nm for effici...

Phase 2 STTR

Institution: Denver Research Institute

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA06-T005
Budget: 09/13/07 - 09/13/09

Directed Energy Solutions (DES) and the University of Denver Research Institute (DRI) propose a program aimed at revolutionary advancement of the current technology used in powering high-energy chemical iodine lasers. Our approach is to use a unique generator with a high specific surface area and compact generator volume to produce high yields ...

Phase 1 STTR

Institution: University of Denver

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA06-T005
Budget: 08/25/06 - 02/25/07

Directed Energy Solutions (DES) and the University of Denver Research Institute propose a program aimed at revolutionary advancement of the current technology used in powering high-energy chemical iodine lasers. Our approach is to use a unique generator with a high specific surface area to produce high yields of singlet delta oxygen and transpo...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2006
Budget: 01/01/06 - 12/31/06

Direct Energy Solutions proposes to design, fabricate and test a basic prototype decontamination device for building protection from chemical and biological weapons attack and the general enhancement of indoor air quality. The decontamination device generates metastable Singlet Delta Oxygen (SDO), O2 (a1¿), a strong oxidant of biological and ch...

Phase 2 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF04-063
Budget: 04/07/05 - 04/07/07

A prototype portable decontamination device which delivers high concentrations and fluxes of molecular singlet delta oxygen (SDO) for decontaminating aircraft interiors is proposed. The decontamination system will: Project a high flow rate of pure singlet delta oxygen in a nitrogen gas flow no other active oxygen or nitrogen species are pre...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Topic: 2005
Budget: 01/01/05 - 12/31/05

Direct Energy Solutons proposes to deliver a prototype air flow decontaminaton device design for building protection from chemical and bilogical attacks. The decontamination device generates singlet delta oxygen (SDO) on a photocatalyst bed for the destruction of contaminants entrained in an airflow. This HVAC-compatible, minimum pressure drop...

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