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Ultra-Compact Optical Spectrometer for Organic Mapping, uCOSOM (microcosm), Phase I

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Ultra-Compact Optical Spectrometer for Organic Mapping, uCOSOM (microcosm), Phase I
We propose to develop a coke-can-size, 250 g, 400 mW instrument for mounting on small lander or rover arms: the ultra-Compact Optical Spectrometer for Organic Mapping (COSOM) instrument. Two core technologies enable the proposed instrument: a narrow linewidth, 235 nm, deep UV (DUV) semiconductor laser triode (LT), currently being developed by Photon System under DARPA funding; and a new uncooled, linear DUV CCD array detector with high quantum efficiency in the DUV with fast read rates a More »

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