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

Abstract:
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.

Full Article:
http://hdl.handle.net/hdl:2060/20120001896

Page Number in Published book: 154
Manufacturer: Boulder Nonlinear Systems Inc.
Website: www.bnonlinear.com/

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