National Security Related Initiatives

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Initiatives taken by the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India (PSA’s Office) in the security sectors of the country are:

  • Development of infrared sensor for night vision devices using GaAs/ AlGaAs based QWIP structures. Oil Spill Management.
  • Development of bulk encryption system and a secret algorithm.
  • Development of an explosive detector based on Ion Mobility Spectrometry Technology.
  • Development of a Readout Integrated Circuit for an 8X8 QWIP array.
  • Development of a Test Bed for the evaluation of QWIP arrays.
  • Development of Micro Cantilever based Sensors for detection of vapours of explosive chemicals.
  • Development of Aerosol Preconcentrator for use with Chemical Sensors.
  • Development of Read-Out Integrated Circuit (ROIC) for 320x256 Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector (QWIP) arrays.
  • Stand-off detection of explosives based on immunochemical techniques.