NASA Spinoff Database: Beam Steering Devices Reduce Payload Weight

NASA Center: Johnson Space Center
Public Release Year: 2011
Reference Number: JSC-SO-252
Category: Industrial Productivity/Manufacturing Technology
Origin: Development of reliable, lighter weight, nonmechanical beam steering methods

Through SBIR contracts with both Johnson Space Center and Langley Research Center, Boulder Nonlinear Systems Inc., of Lafayette, Colorado, developed a solution to mechanical laser beam steering problems. The company's advanced optical phase array chips now have applications across fields as varied as scientific research, aeronautics, defense, telecommunications, and biomedical engineering.

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Page Number in Published book: 154
Manufacturer: Boulder Nonlinear Systems Inc.

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