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Company Information:

Company Name: MALIBU RESEARCH ASSOC., INC.
City: Camarillo
State: CA
Zip+4: 93012
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (805) 383-1829

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,654,961.00 24
SBIR Phase II $5,110,624.00 10

Award List:

INVESTIGATION OF AN EAGLE SCANNER FOR A RADAR CUER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1987 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Daniel G Gonzalez
Award Amount: $53,552.00

INVESTIGATION OF AN EAGLE SCANNER FOR A RADAR CUER

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1989 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Daniel G Gonzalez
Award Amount: $451,000.00
Abstract:
An alternate means of achieving beam scan for the radar cuer application is by means of electro-mechanical scanners. various types of such scanners have been developed over the past 40 years but have largely been ignored recently in favor of all electronic scanning - for reasons of bulk, weight,… More

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW PROFILE MM-WAVE ANTENNA READILY ADAPTABLE TO MULTISPECTRAL SEEKER APPROACHES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1990 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Daniel G Gonzalez
Award Amount: $49,285.00

DEVELOPMENT OF LOW PROFILE MM-WAVE ANTENNA READILY ADAPTABLE TO MULTISPECTRAL SEEKER APPROACHES

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Daniel G Gonzalez
Award Amount: $511,727.00
Abstract:
This antenna concept is based on a technology whereby a conforming surface is designed to reflect selected wavelengths of electromagnetic energy in a controlled manner. because this technology is inherently frequency selective, it is useful for application in multispectral systems where two widely… More

COMPLEX RADAR TARGET SIGNATURE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald E Pollon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,643.00
Abstract:
The requirement of this advanced development project is to perform investigations leading to the definition of an innovative technique for the reliable simulation of realistic end game scenarios by electronically augmenting the radar return signature of expendable targets. a complex radar target… More

NEAR FIELD RF HL SIMULATION

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald E Pollon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,643.00
Abstract:
Malibu research has recently developed a flaps phased-surface technique for construction of thin electromagnetic structures having the capability of scattering incident rf energy in specific preferred directions and patterns. the design is based on arrays of printed circuit dipoles. to date we have… More

COHERENT FEED FOR SPATIALLY DISTRIBUTED 94 GHZ ARRAY USING A PASSIVE PHASED SURFACE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald E Pollon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,360.00
Abstract:
Malibu research has recently developed a flaps phased-surface technique for construction of thin electromagnetic structures having the capability of scattering incident rf energy in specific preferred directions and patterns. the design is based on arrays of printed circuit dipoles. to date we have… More

LOW COST PIEZO-ELECTRONIC PHASED-ARRAY ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1991 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald E Pollon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $49,360.00

MULTIPLE BEAMWIDTH MMW ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1992 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Jerry Pollon
Award Amount: $49,881.00
Abstract:
Malibu research has developed techniques forextremely rapid scan of w-band and ka-band beams (> 500¿/s) known as anedge-eagle scanner. this antenna operates on the principle of voice-coilmodulation of one wall of an edge-slotted wr-10 or wr-28 waveguide. ithas inherent to its operation the ability… More

LOW COST PIEZO-ELECTRONIC PHASED-ARRAY ANTENNA

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dr Gerald E Pollon , Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $511,825.00
Abstract:
The desire for a low-cot phased-array has been the focus of antenna technology for as long as these systems have been used. for a while mmic technology seemed to offer a solution, but despite several years of endeavor low cost, with reasonable performance, if not within sight. malibu research… More

Piezo-Electric Passive Two-Port MMW Phase-Shifter

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jerry E Pollon
Award Amount: $75,568.00
Abstract:
The FLAPS antenna is a printed circuit array of varying length dipoles which forms a phased-array surface with the ability to scatter incident RF in any desired steering direction and shaping. To date Malibu Research has used this technique in a variety of fixed-beam antenna applications (Examples… More

Tilt-Flaps Low-inertia Communications Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon
Award Amount: $69,626.00

Dual-Frequency, Dual-Polarization Flat-Parabolic-Surface Antennae

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon
Award Amount: $69,626.00

Tilt-Flaps Low-inertia Communications Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon
Award Amount: $590,592.00
Abstract:
Malibu Research has devised a totally new concept for antenna beam scanning based on our "FLAPS" phased-surface technology, which we believe will have major commercialization potent for replacement of conventional gimbal-scanned antennas in space and on the ground. In this concept, the antenna feed… More

Dual-Frequency, Dual-Polarization Flat-Parabolic-Surface Antennae

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon
Award Amount: $590,592.00
Abstract:
Malibu Research has devised a totally new concept for microwave/millimeter antenna beam scanning based on our FLAPS phased-surface technology, which we believe will have major commercialization application to replacement of conventional, pedestal-scanned, parabolic reflectors. By this concept the… More

LIGHT-WEIGHT SATCOM MULTI-BAND ANTENNAS USING FLAP TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $759,827.00
Abstract:
Malibu Research had recently developed a FLAPS phased surface technique for construction of thin electromagnetic structures having the capability of scattering incident RF energy in specific preferred directions with designof phase properties. Its primary application to date has been the… More

Dynamic FLAPS (TM) Electronics Scan Antenna for Space System Radar

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $75,707.00
Abstract:
An electronic-scan radar antenna, especially if useable in both microwave and millimeter-wave bands for surveillance, tracking and imaging functions (active and passive) would be a major asset for future space and missile systems. Now, twenty-five years since their introduction, multi-band,… More

LIGHT-WEIGHT SATCOM MULTI-BAND ANTENNAS USING FLAP TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Jerry E. Pollon, Ph.d.
Award Amount: $71,028.00

Airborne Dynamic Flaps Electronic Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $69,868.00

Light-Weight, Low-Cost Surveillance Electronic Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $98,942.00
Abstract:
Radar antennas with large apertures for surveillance and tracking are highly desirable to be electronic scanning, but require a large number of elements. Despite hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in phase shifters, MMIC and other devices, these remain unaffordable in any but the most… More

MMW Very Low-Cost Electronic Scan Antenna For Projectile Guidance

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $69,504.00
Abstract:
A strapdown all weather millimeter-wave seeker is a highly desired configuration for Naval surface fire support projectiles. This means an electronic scan antenna. However despite two decades and hundreds of millions of dollars invested in phase-shifters, MMIC and similar technologies, low-cost… More

Sub-MM Wave Electronic-Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $59,834.00
Abstract:
The preferred method of RF beam steering is agile-beam electronic-scan. This is routine at cm wavelengths and state-of-the-art millimeter wavelengths, but no existing technology is feasible for sub-MMW electronic beam-steering. Malibu Research believes we have a potential method for accomplishing… More

Airborne Radar Crisp Reduction Through Low-Cost Phased-Array Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Gerald Pollon
Award Amount: $79,345.00
Abstract:
A truly low-cost electronic scan antenna would have a major impact on Air Force radar reliability, maintenance and performance. However, despite two decades and hundreds of millions of dollars invested in phase-shifters, MMIC and similar technologies, low-cost electronic scan remains an… More

Multi-Band Phased-Array Dynamic FLAPS SATCOM Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $70,000.00

Airborne Dynamic Flaps Electronic Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
A major improvement in the effectiveness of Naval aircraft sensors can be obtained by upgrading of the design of the fire-control radar to include a multi-function, electronic scan, phased-array antenna; especially if a function such as runway/carrier imaging as a low-visibility landing aid could be… More

Multi-Band Phased-Array Dynamic FLAPS SATCOM Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $300,000.00
Abstract:
An electronic-scan SATCOM antenna, especially a mufti-band one, would be a major asset for Navy small ship or aircraft communications. Now however, over I 5 years since their introduction, affordable phased-arrays - - even single band - - are still not within sight. Malibu Research believes we… More

Light-Weight, Low-Cost, Space Electronic Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: G. Pollon , VICE PRESIDENT
Award Amount: $69,505.00

Light-Weight, Low-Cost Surveillance Electronic Scan Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Gerald E. Pollon
Award Amount: $365,064.00
Abstract:
Radar antennas with large apertures for surveillance and tracking are highly desirable to be electronic scanning, but require a large number of elements. Despite hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in phase shifters, MMIC and other devices, these remain unaffordable in any but the most… More

MULTISPECTRAL HIGH-FIDELITY RADAR SCENE GENERATOR

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Anand Kelkar
Award Amount: $69,918.00

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Gonzalez, Ph.D., Sr. Research Engineer
Award Amount: $119,775.00
Abstract:
The problem outlined in the description section of the SBIR A00-136, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle {UAV} Antennas, points out the necessity of detecting signals for Signal Intelligence and Communications while conforming to available space and weight capacityof the UAV. The requirement applies to both… More

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Daniel Gonzalez, Sr. Research Engineer
Award Amount: $729,997.00
Abstract:
"Based on the antenna concepts and designs developed under Phase I, a program to develop prototype antenna systems for use on the Shadow 200 is presented for Phase II. Phase II will concentrate on antenna development for the communications bands, e.g. 30MHz - 2 GHz, with 90 MHz as the design… More

Innovative Information System Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Daniel G. Gonzalez, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $99,774.00
Abstract:
Because of the potential presence of

Off-Route Mine Detection

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Dan Gonzalez, President
Award Amount: $67,400.00
Abstract:
There is a growing threat of side-attack mines that attack vehicles and personal from the side as the target passes by. The ability to detect mines that are concealed by camouflage or foliage at distances of 200 meters with a high probability of detection, high clutter discrimination, and low false… More

Dynamically Configurable Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Daniel G. Gonzalez, Senior Research Engineer
Award Amount: $68,817.00
Abstract:
Current shipboard antennas create a virtual "antenna farm" on the decks and superstructures of most Navy ships. A flexible solution is required to reduce the number of antennas, integrate them into the hull form and ultimately produce a single antenna capable of operations over needed frequency… More