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Company Information:

Company Name: Radio-Hydro-Physics LLC
City: Fairmont
State: WV
Zip+4: 26554-
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (304) 363-5004

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $256,812.00 3
SBIR Phase II $2,242,371.00 3
STTR Phase I $238,866.00 3
STTR Phase II $1,249,567.00 2

Award List:

Radar Detection and Discrimination of Small Maritime Targets at High Altitude and Grazing Angle

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andre Smirnov, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $79,419.00
Abstract:
Data analysis, followed by system software and hardware design for a multi-frequency, amplitude modulated, polarimetric, digital radar sensor suite, which can be used to discriminate natural and anthropogenic, motion-induced perturbations to the aerosol layer above the ocean surface. In an option… More

Radar Scattering from the Ocean Surface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Principal Investigator: V. V. Tatarskii, Senior Research Scientist
Award Amount: $69,948.00
RI Contact: Viatcheslav V. Tatars
Abstract:
Develop physics-based theory and computer-based model characterizing recent advances in surface wind/wave response to ambient and perturbed surface structures.

Radar Detection and Discrimination of Small Maritime Targets at High Altitude and Grazing Angle

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andre V. Smirnov, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,616.00
Abstract:
This program will continue the development, test, and evaluation of a new radar concept for a diverse spectrum of applications. Tank, Lake, and other field tests will be conducted using laboratory, shore, and airborne settings to determine optimal operational and technological parameters of the… More

Radar Scattering from the Ocean Surface

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP.
Principal Investigator: Viatcheslav V. Tatarskii, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $749,612.00
RI Contact: R. P. Hart III
Abstract:
This is continuation of a Phase I SBIR effort to model wind/wave ocean spectra using new mathematical and physics methodologies. The Meecham-Lysanov (ML) approximate kernel is used to solve the Stratton-Chu (SC) magnetic field integral equation for the interface between the air and a perfectly… More

A Sensor for Relative Position and Attitude Determination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Douglas G. Currie, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $97,605.00
Abstract:
Design miniaturized sensor based on Dispersed Fourier Transform Spectrometer ("DFTS") technology to provide 3-space position and attitude determination between host and target satellites. The DFTS has demonstrated a capability to establish orbital accuracies in near-real-time at an accuracy of 0.5… More

Nonlinear Interaction of Impulsive Acoustic/Hydrodynamic Sources and Natural Ocean Inhomogeneities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Research Center
Principal Investigator: Vyacheslav V. Tatarskii, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $69,266.00
RI Contact: Paul Hart
Abstract:
Scattering models have been developed during previous efforts, improving understanding of radar and optical signatures which may be anticipated under varying conditions and viewing geometries. Those models are extended here to the domain of impulsive, nonlinear interactions between acoustics and… More

A Sensor for Relative Position and Attitude Determination

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Douglas Currie, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $748,761.00
Abstract:
Radio-Hydro-Physics LLC will design, fabricate, test and demonstrate a Sensor, based on Dispersed Fourier Transform Spectrometer (DFTS) technology, which will be light-weight, less than one-half cubic foot in size, without moving parts, with low power requirements, suitable for operation on a host… More

Nonlinear Interaction of Impulsive Acoustic/Hydrodynamic Sources and Natural Ocean Inhomogeneities

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / STTR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Principal Investigator: V. Tatarskii, Principal Investigator – (404) 323-0197
Award Amount: $499,955.00
RI Contact: R. P. Hart
Abstract:
This program will encompass two main thrusts: First, development of numerical methods for calculation of the scattering from random surfaces which does not use any approximate analytical solutions. This method is suitable for calculations of the radar back scattering for a wide range of grazing… More

Detection and Discrimination of Large-Scale Subsurface Generated Ocean Perturbations

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andre Smirnov, PI/Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $79,788.00
Abstract:
Phase I development of concepts, signal processing techniques, and flight profiles for optimal discrimination of signature from objects of interest, comprising both theory and design of field experiments with sensor and sensor platform. Projected Phase II will comprise demonstration of concepts and… More

Radar Detection and Discrimination of Small Maritime Targets at High Altitude and Grazing Angle

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Andre Smirnov, PI/Chief Scientist – (303) 324-4888
Award Amount: $743,994.00
Abstract:
Proof of principle concerning certain new concepts for discrimination of signatures of interest to the US Navy. Exploitation of airborne sensors for detection of dynamic geometric surface changes, and electro-magnetic field effects.

Theoretical and experimental development of an atmospheric sensing suite for deep-turbulence research

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Research Institution: Georgia Tech Research Corporation
Principal Investigator: Viatcheslav V. Tatarskii, Principal Investigator – (404) 894-9224
Award Amount: $99,652.00
RI Contact: Paul Hart
Abstract:
ABSTRACT: This Phase I SBIR will produce a concept, and algorithms, for a Sensor Suite which can be used as a research tool to characterize strong atmospheric turbulence. Previous and on-going theories, statistics, and empirical data will be evaluated to arrive at an optimal Sensor design… More