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Duke University defense contract for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency given on 10/26/2011

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Principle Contractor: Duke University
Date Reported: 10/26/2011
Department: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Contract Details: Duke University, Durham, N.C., is being awarded a $15,553,239 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification (HR0011-10-C-0073). Current imaging systems are fundamentally limited in field of view and resolution; wide field of view and high resolution cannot be achieved using conventional camera design. On the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Maximally Scalable Optical Sensor Array Imaging with Computation Program, Duke University seeks to overcome the limits of conventional imaging system designs and demonstrate the feasibility of near-linear growth of optical information throughput with increasing imaging system scale. The efficacy of the technology will be demonstrated by developing an unprecedented 10 to 50 giga pixel with 114-degree field of view. P00006 exercises phase two, option one. Work will be performed in Durham, N.C. (25.14 percent); Champaign, Ill. (12.57 percent); Cambridge, Mass. (2.12 percent); McKinney, Texas (4.53 percent); Rochester, N.Y. (8.11 percent); San Diego, Calif. (3.81 percent); Thousand Oaks, Calif. (31.81 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (8.90 percent); La Jolla, Calif. (3.01 percent). The work is expected to be completed by April 27, 2013. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

Total Contract Value: $15,553,239

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