Daylight Solutions Wins $750,000 Department of Energy (DOE) Phase 2 Technology Award


Aug 08, 2007 – Poway, CA (Wednesday, August 8, 2007) – Daylight Solutions, Inc. announced today that the company has been awarded a $750,000 Department of Energy (DOE) Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award. The SBIR will be used to develop active electro-optical remote sensing systems, in support of detecting nuclear proliferation.

The project is focused on the design and build of a high power, continuous wave (CW), tunable, mid-infrared laser system, based on Daylight Solutions’ proprietary external cavity laser technology.

“This award demonstrates the versatility of our technology and its applicability to multiple markets. We are very excited to be working with the team at DOE on this important project and look forward to moving the technology into production”, says company CEO, Dr. Timothy Day.

About Daylight Solutions

Daylight Solutions develops advanced systems and sub-systems for molecular detection and high power imaging. The company’s core technology consists of miniaturized, broadly tunable and fixed wavelength mid-infrared laser sources that are based on semiconductor materials. The company sells complete systems and OEM “sensor engines” into such markets as scientific research, medical diagnostics, industrial process controls, military and homeland security. The company’s IP enables small, hand-held, portable instruments, which are extremely sensitive to the presence of small amounts of molecules in natural environments.

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