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Company Information:

Company Name:
Beam-Wave Research, Inc.
Address:
5406 Bradley Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20814-
Phone:
(240) 535-2162
URL:
N/A
EIN:
421579091
DUNS:
128889123
Number of Employees:
6
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
Yes
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $607,338.00 6
SBIR Phase II $4,033,428.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,962.00 1

Award List:

Multiple-Beam Electron Gun for Radar Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,901.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Sr. Scientist
Abstract:
The objective of this program is to develop a multiple electron gun capable of high-repetition rate operation to be employed in high-power broadband multiple beam amplifiers for future radar and communications applications. The performance of these amplifiers depends critically on the quality of the… More

Multiple-Beam Electron Gun for Radar Applications

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$449,468.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The proposed program is for the development of a high repetion rate, high power multiple beam suitable for use in broadband multiple beam amplifiers. The major objectives of the proposed Phase II program are to fabricate, assemble, and test a multiple beam gun capable of powering an S-band multiple… More

Components For High Power, Low-Noise, Wide Bandwidth RF Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,887.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
This proposed work is for the design of an innovative broadband circuit for high-power multiple beam klystrons. A key technical objective is to develop an output cavity with high interaction impedance to ensure high power and high efficiency circuit operation at reasonable beam voltages. A buncher… More

High-Power Broadband Multiple-Beam Klystron Circuit Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,790.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The proposed program is for the development of a fundamental-mode S-band multiple-beam klystron (MBK) circuit and collector compatible with an eighteen-beam electron gun presently under development. The feasibility of the circuit to operate as a broadband high-power amplifying component when used in… More

Terahertz (THz) Source Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,131.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
A sheet-beam vacuum electronic device (VED) is proposed as a potential compact THz power source for bridging the gap between low-power photonic sources and large-size, high-voltage sources. The Phase-I key objective is the demonstration via advanced computer codes of feasibility of the formation and… More

High-Power Millimeter-Wave Micro-Sources for Communications & Radar Dominance

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,962.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Research Institution:
UNIV. OF MARYLAND
RI Contact:
John Rodgers
Abstract:
The proposed effort is to evaluate the feasibility of a W-band sheet-beam vacuum electronic device that can provide up to 1 kW of peak RF power at a minimum efficiency of 20%. Key elements of this effort are on the generation and transport of the sheet beam and its interaction with the RF circuit.… More

Microfabricated Circuits for Sheet Electron Beam Amplifiers in the Upper Millimeter-Wave Spectrum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,885.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The proposed program is to develop two sheet-beam circuit topologies, one for narrowband and one for broadband, for used in future amplifiers. Several potential micro-fabrication approaches have been identified. Major objectives of the proposed program are to complete detailed circuit designs, to… More

Terahertz (THz) Source Development

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$744,596.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Khanh T. Nguyen, Senior Scientist
Abstract:
The proposed program is to develop a detailed sheet-beam amplifier prototype design, generate all engineering blue prints, fabricate and cold test cavity components to demonstrate circuit design methodology and fabrication concept, develop the electron gun, magnet, and beam transport diagnostics,… More

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) of a Multiple Beam Inductive Output Tube (MB-IOT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,981.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward L. Wright, Senior Engineer
Abstract:
The multiple beam inductive output tube (MB IOT) will play a vital role as a high-power microwave source to drive the accelerator cavities used in future free electron lasers for military systems. There is a great deal that is still unknown about the complex beam wave interaction inherent in… More

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) of a Multiple Beam Inductive Output Tube (MB-IOT)

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$599,912.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Edward Wright, Senior Engineer
Abstract:
The multiple beam inductive output tube (MB IOT) will play a vital role as a high-power microwave source to drive the accelerator cavities used in future free electron laser directed energy weapons systems. There is a great deal that is still unknown about the complex beam wave interaction inherent… More

Microfabricated Circuits for Sheet Electron Beam Amplifiers in the Upper Millimeter-Wave Spectrum

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$759,249.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
Khanh Nguyen, President – (240) 535-2162
Abstract:
The Phase-II technical objectives are the finalization of the circuit designs and the actual micro-fabrication and testing of the circuits, which are a critical component of any amplifiers and whose function is to convert the kinetic energy of the electron beam into RF power. The Phase-II work will… More

Spatially-Distributed Electron Beam Technology for Millimeter-Wave Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,553.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Khanh Nguyen, President – (240) 535-2162
Abstract:
The proposed program is for the design of a multiple-beam electron gun and beam transport system suitable for integration with a novel amplifier capable of generating more than 2 kW of output power over a very broad bandwidth. As part of the proposed effort, beam phasespace from gun design will be… More

Spatially-Distributed Electron Beam Technology for Millimeter-Wave Amplifiers

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$730,413.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Khanh Nguyen, President – (240) 535-2162
Abstract:
BWRI proposes the full scale development (fabricate, assemble, and test) of a three-beam electron gun for used in future advanced millimeter-wave amplifiers in the proposed Phase-II program. Under the Phase-I base program, a baseline design study establishing the gun feasibility was completed.… More