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Ultra-Fast Transient Recorder

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
32373
Program Year/Program:
1996 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
32373
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Q-DOT, INC.
1069 Elkton Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1996
Title: Ultra-Fast Transient Recorder
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $99,918.00
 

Abstract:

Q-DOT proposes to develop a compact, solid-state, low-cost, ultra-fast transient recorder. The recorder will combine an array of high bandwidth (20GHz), high dynamic range (56 dB) charge-coupled device (CCD)-based samplers on a single chip with monolithic tapped delay line transmission lines. Program goals include acquiring 1024 samples of 10 GHz bandwidth data at 200 Gs/s to within 8-bit resolution. It appears feasible to house the entire recorder in a single multi-chip module (MCM) which is smaller than a cigarette package. Given sufficient production volume, the recorder may be manufactured for as little as $200. Q-DOT has been developing a family of high-speed, CCD-based recorders over the past 19 years. This ultra-fast recorder development will build directly on this foundation. Besides designing/analyzing all key elements in Phase I, a prototype sampler will be fabricated and demonstrated. Full-scale recorder development will commence in Phase II.

Principal Investigator:

Thomas E. Linnenbrink
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Q-dot, Inc.
1069 Elkton Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80907

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