Design and Analysis of a Micro-Optical Position Readout for Acceleration Sensing

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Sandia National Laboratories is developing a MEMS-based trajectory safety subsystem, which allows enablement of critical functions only after a particular acceleration environment has been achieved. The device, known as an Environmental Sensing Device (ESD), consists of a suspended moving shuttle that translates a given distance when exposed to an appropriate acceleration environment. The shuttle contains an embedded code, consisting of grating structures, that is illuminated and optically read using a semiconductor laser and detector integrated together in a GaAs-based Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) flip-chip bonded to the assembly. This paper will describe the optical design and performance analysis of the ... continued below

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Dickey, Fred M.; Holswade, Scott C. & Shagam, Richard N. July 8, 1999.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Sandia National Laboratories is developing a MEMS-based trajectory safety subsystem, which allows enablement of critical functions only after a particular acceleration environment has been achieved. The device, known as an Environmental Sensing Device (ESD), consists of a suspended moving shuttle that translates a given distance when exposed to an appropriate acceleration environment. The shuttle contains an embedded code, consisting of grating structures, that is illuminated and optically read using a semiconductor laser and detector integrated together in a GaAs-based Photonic Integrated Circuit (PIC) flip-chip bonded to the assembly. This paper will describe the optical design and performance analysis of the embedded code features in the shuttle.

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  • Miniaturize Systems with Micro-Optics and MEMS (Symposium on Micromachining and Microfabrication, SPIE), Santa Clara, CA (US), 09/20/1999--09/22/1999

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  • Report No.: SAND99-0501C
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 8862
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Dickey, Fred M.; Holswade, Scott C. & Shagam, Richard N. Design and Analysis of a Micro-Optical Position Readout for Acceleration Sensing, article, July 8, 1999; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc794321/: accessed November 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.