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SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE FOR Six (6) Near Infrared Fiber-Coupled Electro-Optic Modulators

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Jul 01, 2020
Category: Fiber Optics Materials, Components, Assemblies and Accessories
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address



� Solicitation Number: W911QX20Q0114 � Title: SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE FOR Six (6) Near Infrared Fiber-Coupled Electro-Optic Modulators � Classification Code: 60 � NAICS Code: 333314 � Response Date: 7/9/2020 due via email to the Primary Point of Contact listed in the Combination Synopsis Solicitation document. � Description: Six (6) Near Infrared Fiber-Coupled Electro-Optic Modulators � Disclaimer: This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in FAR Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice.� This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; proposals are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. NOTICE: THIS PROCUREMENT WILL BE CONDUCTED USING A TIERED EVALUATION OF OFFERS. THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES WILL BE UTILIZED: � THIS A SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE THAT WILL CONVERT TO FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION IF NO ACCEPTABLE OFFERS ARE RECEIVED FROM RESPONSIBLE, SMALL BUSINESS CONCERNS. FOR OFFERS TO BE CONSIDERED ACCEPTABLE, THEY MUST MEET ALL TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS CONTAINED IN THE SOLICITATION AND BE competitive in terms of market prices, quality, and delivery. If ONLY ONE ACCEPTABLE OFFER IS RECEIVED FROM A RESPONSIBLE, SMALL BUSINESS CONCERN, THE CONTRACTING oFFICER WILL CONSIDER AWARDING DIRECTLY TO THAT FIRM, PRIOR TO THE DISSOLUTION OF THE SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE. NO AMENDMENT WILL BE ISSUED TO CONVERT THE SOLICITATION TO FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION. IF THE SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE IS DISSOLVED, THE GOVERNMENT WILL AWARD TO THE LARGE BUSINESS WHOSE OFFER IS MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE GOVERNMENT, BASED ON THE REQUIREMENTS AND EVALUATION CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THIS SOLICITATION. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO RESPOND, REGARDLESS OF BUSINESS SIZE; HOWEVER, THEY MUST DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THAT THIS IS A SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE first, AND FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION ONLY AFTER THE ABOVE CRITERIA IS NOT MET. � This acquisition is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-06. For purposes of this acquisition, the associated NAICS code is 333314.� The small business size standard is 500 employees. Contract Line Item (CLIN) Structure: The following is a list of contract line item number(s) and items, quantities and units of measure, (including option(s), if applicable): CLIN 0001 � EACH - The Contractor shall provide six (6) near infrared fiber-coupled electro-optic modulators per the Salient Characteristics document attached. Shipping costs to be included in quotation. Specifications/Requirement: The Contractor shall provide six (6) Electro-Optic Modulators (EOM�s), to include shipping costs to the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) in Adelphi, MD 20783-11138, USA, to phase modulate (PM) and amplitude modulate (AM) laser light. These modulators are involved in the state manipulation of 171 isotope of atomic Ytterbium ions and must meet the following minimum requirements: One (1) EOM AM 1650 nm One (1) EOM PM 1650 nm One (1) EOM PM 1350 nm One (1) EOM PM 935 nm One (1) EOM PM 770 nm One (1) EOM PM 1560 nm All EOMs shall meet the following characteristics. Operational optical power greater than (>) 20 mW Modulation frequency: DC to 6 GHz Radio Frequency (RF) properties: 50 Ohm, SMA female return loss less than (<) 20 dB maximum operating power: 30 dBm Optical performance: Coupling type: fiber coupled, FC/APC, polarization-maintaining (slow axis aligned to fiber key) Modulation efficiency: stable operation with at least 2 radians modulation depth Insertion loss < 3 dB � �� Delivery Terms: No longer than eight (8) weeks After Receipt of Order (ARO) � Abbreviations and acronyms used in this specification: nm is 1e-9 meter mW is 1e-3 watt GHz is 1e9 hertz DC is �direct current� which in this context corresponds to zero cycles per second SMA is SubMiniature version A, a connector standard for radio frequency electronics that is widely used in industry dB is decibles dBm is decibles into 50 Ohm (?) load relative to 1 mW FC/APC is an optical fiber standard that is widely used in industry � Delivery: Delivery is required by eight (8) weeks after receipt of order (ARO). Delivery shall be made to the Army Research Laboratory (ARL), Adelphi, MD, 20783. Acceptance shall be performed at ARL, Adelphi, MD, 20783. The FOB point is Destination. � Clauses: � The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors � Commercial DEVIATION 2018-O0018, applies to this acquisition.� The following addenda have been attached to this provision: � In addition to the requirements set for the in FAR 52.212-1, all offers responding to this solicitation must provide their business size in relation to the NAICS code contained in this solicitation and shall identify any socioeconomic categories to which they belong. Evaluation Criteria - The specific evaluation criteria to be used are as follows: � Evaluation Criteria (Lowest Price Technically Acceptable) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforms to the solicitation and has the lowest evaluated price of all offers meeting or exceeding the acceptability standards for non-cost factors.� The Contracting Officer determines that past performance need not be evaluated because the supplies being purchased are of a low complexity that past performance information would not make a substantial difference. The technical acceptability element of the evaluation will be a determination as to whether the proposed product meets the performance characteristics and specifications in the solicitation.� The Technical element of the evaluation shall be based solely on information furnished by the vendor.� The Government is not responsible for locating or securing any information, which is not identified in the proposal. To ensure sufficient information is available, vendors must furnish as part of their proposal all descriptive material (such as cuts, illustrations, drawings, or other information) necessary for the Government to determine whether the product meets the performance characteristics and specifications of the requirement.� If the offeror proposes to modify a product so as to conform to the requirement of this solicitation, the offeror shall include a clear description of such proposed modifications and clearly mark any descriptive materials to show modifications.� Price will be evaluated based on the total proposed price, including options, (if any). Offerors shall include a completed copy of the provision at FAR 52.212-3 (with its Alternate I), Offeror Representations with its offer. The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. The following addenda have been attached to this clause NONE. � The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders - Commercial Items and the selected clauses listed in DFARS 212.301 Solicitation provisions and Contract Clauses for the Acquisition of Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition.� The following additional FAR/DFARS clauses cited in this clause are applicable: � 52.204-10 REPORTING EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND FIRST-TIER SUBCONTRACT AWARDS (OCT 2018) 52.219-6 DEVIATION O0008 NOTICE OF TOTAL SMALL BUSINESS SET-ASIDE (NOV 2011) 52.219-28 POST-AWARD SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAM REREPRESENTATION (JUL 2013) 52.222-3 CONVICT LABOR (JUN 2003) 52.222-21 PROHIBITION OF SEGREGATED FACILITIES (APR 2015) 52.222-26 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY (SEP 2016) 52.222-36 AFFIRMATIVE ACTION FOR WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES (JUL 2014) 52.222-50 COMBATING TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS (JAN 2019) 52.223-18 ENCOURAGING CONTRACTOR POLICIES TO BAN TEXT MESSAGING WHILE DRIVING (AUG 2011) 52.225-13 RESTRICTIONS ON CERTAIN FOREIGN PURCHASES (JUN 2008) 52.232-33 PAYMENT BY ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER�CENTRAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION (OCT 2018) 52.232-36 PAYMENT BY THIRD PARTY (MAY 2014) The following additional contract requirement(s) or terms and conditions apply (full text of all FAR/DFARS clauses that contain fill-in information, as well as all local clauses, can be found in the attached Provisions and Clauses Full-Text document): � 52.204-7 SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT (OCT 2018) 52.204-13 SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE (OCT 2018) 52.204-16 COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE REPORTING (JUL 2016) 52.204-18 COMMERCIAL AND GOVERNMENT ENTITY CODE MAINTENANCE (JUL 2016) 52.204-24 REPRESENTATION REGARDING CERTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SERVICES OR EQUIPMENT (DEC 2019) 52.232-40 PROVIDING ACCELERATED PAYMENTS TO SMALL BUSINESS SUBCONTRACTORS (DEC 2013) 52.252-1 SOLICITATION PROVISIONS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE 52.252-2 CLAUSES INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE 252.203-7000 REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO COMPENSATION OF FORMER DOD OFFICIALS (SEP 2011) 252.204-7000 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (OCT 2016) 252.211-7003 ITEM IDENTIFICATION AND VALUATION (MAR 2016) 252.232-7003 ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION OF PAYMENT REQUESTS AND RECEIVING REPORTS (JUN 2012) 252.232-7006 WIDE AREA WORKFLOW PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS (DEC 2018) ACC - APG POINT OF CONTACT TECHNICAL POINT OF CONTACT TYPE OF CONTRACT GOV INSPECTION AND ACCEPTANCE PAYMENT OFFICE (BANKCARD) TAX EXEMPTION CERT. (ARL) PAYMENT INSTRUCTIONS RECEIVING ROOM - ALC DFARS COMMERCIAL CLAUSES EXCEPTIONS IN PROPOSAL AWARD OF CONTRACT ADELPHI CONTR. DIVISION URL FOREIGN NATIONALS PERFORMING PAYMENT TERMS This acquisition is rated under the Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) as N/A. � The following notes apply to this announcement: NONE. Place of Performance: � Adelphi Laboratory Center (ALC) U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) 2800 Powder Mill Road Adelphi, MD 20783 Set Aside: 100% Total Small Business Set-Aside �

Original Point of Contact

POC Douglas Dennard, Phone: 3013943371, Alex Gilliam, Phone: 3013941203

Place of Performance

Adelphi, MD 20783, USA
20783, USA
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