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New Approach to Wave Oriented Radio Propagation Modeling

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
53275
Program Year/Program:
2001 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
01SB2-0019
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
EMAG Technologies, Inc.
775 Technology Dr. Suite 300 Ann Arbor, MI -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2001
Title: New Approach to Wave Oriented Radio Propagation Modeling
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: DAAH0102CR055
Award Amount: $98,991.00
 

Abstract:

Wireless communication systems are normally designed and optimized for line-of-sight propagation. In reality, however, the propagation scenario may be very complex involving a multitude of terrain features and obstacles, which generate multipathreflection, diffraction and scattering. An accurate evaluation of the communication channel performance would not be possible without a detailed knowledge of the physical features of the propagation medium. This Small Business Innovation Research projectproposes a physics-based approach to channel propagation modeling. The input to the model is a database that includes topographical information, terrain features, natural and man-made scatterers, etc. A user friendly software environment will be developedto interface the physical database with an advanced ray tracing code enhanced with a comprehensive library of full-wave scattering and diffraction models. Special emphasis will be placed on polarization characteristics, fading statistics and spectral andtemporal decorrelation of the channel. The proposed software package will be used for evaluation of channel performance and reliability in military mobile distributed networks as well as palnning of commercial communciation system.

Principal Investigator:

George Liang
Senior Research Engineer
7347476646
george@emagtechnologies.com

Business Contact:

Kazem Sabet
President
7347476646
ksabet@emagtechnologies.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

EMAG TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
3055 Plymouth Road, Suite 205 Ann Arbor, MI 48105

EIN/Tax ID: 383209186
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No