Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD)
Directorate Program Representative
Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate
U.S. Army Research Laboratory
2800 Powder Mill Road
Adelphi, Maryland 20783-1197
The Sensors and Electron Devices Directorate (SEDD) is the Army’s principal center for research and development in the exploration and exploitation of the electromagnetic spectrum, which includes radio frequency, microwave, millimeter-wave, infrared (IR), visible, and audio regions. SEDD is responsible for advances in laser sources, RF sources, IR sensors, signature detection and decoding, target imaging and its interpretation, fusion of data derived from several sensors, and electromagnetic protection.
In addition, SEDD is responsible for improving the technology base for electron devices and materials related to sensors and power devices. Research is conducted in related aspects of physics, electrical engineering, computer science, solid-state physics, chemical engineering, material sciences, and electrochemistry.
The Directorate’s principal facilities are located in Adelphi, Maryland, in the National Capital Area just outside of Washington D.C.