University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Announcement of an Exempt Purchase
Pritel IncNaperville, IL
- Amount: An estimated $183,260
- Terms: One-time transaction
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The University award process may be delayed up to thirty days as this award goes through a state approval process.
First published Tuesday, August 30, 2022
The University awarded a contract for Telecom pulse laser, frequency doubler, filters.
Items used for producing quantum states for quantum communication, specifically entangled photons and "squeezed" and "non-Gaussian" states in the telecom range, using nonlinear materials and an optical loop.
This purchase is exempt from the usual selection processes of the Procurement Code because the procurement expenditure is for performing sponsored research and other sponsored activities under grants and contracts funded by the sponsor or by sources other than State appropriations. (30 ILCS 500 / 1-13(b)(8)) .
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