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Digital Interface between Multigigahertz Transceivers and Room Temperature…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
73920
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
A052-069-2190
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
HYPRES. Inc.
175 Clearbrook Rd. #141 Elmsford, NY -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Digital Interface between Multigigahertz Transceivers and Room Temperature Electronics
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: W15P7T-06-C-P247
Award Amount: $729,991.00
 

Abstract:

HYPRES is developing Digital RF receivers and transceivers for direct conversion of wideband RF signals followed by all subsequent processing in the digital domain. The enabling component of this digital-RF technology is a high dynamic range wideband ADC modulator, implemented with low-power ultrafast superconductor electronics. Next generation of X-band and Ka-band MILSATCOM receivers can be built using the proposed architecture, which combines superconductor ADC modulators with room temperature polyphase decimation filters through high-speed digital interface. This architecture allows us to avoid yield limitations of complex superconductor digital circuits, and take full advantage of extremely sensitive, ultra-linear superconductor quantizers, sampled by a low-jitter, ultra-fast clock at rates up to 40 GHz. Much more complex digital processing resources are available at room temperature, but operate at significantly lower speed. To bridge the gap in speed and signal levels, we need fast superconductor deserializer and output drivers respectively. In Phase II we propose implement a hybrid technology digital receiver, using simple superconductor ADC front end chips, custom data links, and commercial Xilinx FPGAs.

Principal Investigator:

Pavel Shevchenko
Senior Software Engineer
9145921190
pavel@hypres.com

Business Contact:

Edward M. Kulinski
VP Finance and Administr
9145921190
ekulinski@hypres.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

HYPRES., INC.
175 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY 10523

EIN/Tax ID: 133170343
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No