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36 -- Princeton Instruments Grating Spectrometer with CCD Detector

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334519 — Other Measuring and Controlling Device Manufacturing
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Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Western Acquisition Division-Boulder, 325 Broadway - MC3, Boulder, Colorado, 80305-3328, United States
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Brenda S. Summers, Phone: (303) 497-5588
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Solicitation: NRMJ3000-12-02206BS Title: Princeton Instruments Grating Spectrometer with CCD Detector ***NOAA's Acquisition & Grants Office, Western Acquisition Division-Boulder, intends to negotiate, on a sole source basis, under authority of FAR 13.106-1(b)(1), with Roper Scientific Inc. (dba) Princeton Instruments, for a grating spectrometer with CCD detector. ***The sole source determination is based on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) requirement for a grating spectrometer with CCD detector with the following properties: a) Astigmatism-corrected spectral imaging, with astigmatism not more than 700 m at the focal plane edges; b) Rapid data acquisition, with a shutter repetition rate greater than 10 Hz and a duty cycle greater than 80%; c) CCD detector air-cooled to -75 deg C or lower; d) Spectrometer and CCD control and data acquisition software compatible with the Scientific Imaging ToolKit TM (SITK®) for LabVIEW TM; and e) Grating spectrometer and CCD with demonstrated performance under difficult aircraft field sampling conditions, including temperature, noise, and vibration extremes. Through market research, the NOAA Chemical Sciences Division has identified Princeton Instruments as the only vendor able to provide equipment that meets the requirements of the Government. Delivery date shall be 30 days ARO. ***This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals and no solicitation package is available. However, firms that believe they can provide equipment that fully meets the Government's requirements may submit substantiating documentation in writing to the identified point of contact within 15 days after publication of this synopsis. Such documentation will be evaluated solely for the purpose of determining whether or not to conduct this procurement on a competitive basis. A determination by the Government not to conduct a competitive procurement, based upon responses to this notice, is solely within the discretion of the government. Oral communications are not acceptable in response to this notice.
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Address: 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado, 80305-3328, United States
Zip Code: 80305-3328
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