Optical Horizons

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Los Angeles, CA 90025
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SBIR Award Summary

Total Number of Awards 2
Total Value of Awards $163K
First Award Date 07/09/03
Most Recent Award Date 08/26/03

Key Personnel

Last Name Name Awards Contact
Strohkendl Dr. Fritz Strohkendl 1 Message
Mahgerefteh Dr. Daniel Mahgerefteh 1 Message

2 Awards Won

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Missile Defense Agency
Topic: MDA03-051
Budget: 08/26/03 - 02/26/04

We propose a simple directly modulated laser transmitter which is compatible with existing communication standards and extends the reach of commercially available directly modulated diode lasers by an order of magnitude to the important 10GHz, >80 km range. More than fifty percent savings in cost and size, power consumption and weight are antic...

Phase 1 SBIR

Agency: Air Force
Topic: AF03-002
Budget: 07/09/03 - 07/08/04

Free space optical communications is rapidly becoming the technology of choice for intersatellite links (ISLs). Typical systems utilize high speed laser sources coupled with high power optical amplifiers. We propose the development of a high efficiency, high average power (22W), low noise, optical fiber amplifier for free-space satellite communi...