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G-band (140-220 GHz) ESAs

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Department of Defense
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Program Year/Program:
2011 / SBIR
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Nuvotronics LLC
7586 Old Peppers Ferry Loop Radford, VA 24141-8846
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2011
Title: G-band (140-220 GHz) ESAs
Agency: DOD
Contract: W31P4Q-11-C-0233
Award Amount: $99,984.00


Nuvotronics proposes the development of G-Band (140-220 GHz) Electronically Scanned Apertures (G-Band ESAs). This program will demonstrate a multi-element electronically scanned phased array at 220 GHz that fits in a volume under 0.1 cubic cm. The miniature array is possible because of the revolutionary capability of PolyStrata technology to monolithically fabricate all of the passives of a millimeter wave aperture including: a waveguide to coaxial input transition, low loss rectangular coaxial transmission lines, multiple 2-way power splitters, and high efficiency radiating elements. Low loss phase shifters will be developed to provide rapid electronic tuning. This technology is scalable to larger apertures and a wide range of applications.

Principal Investigator:

Robert Reid
Senior Member Technical Staff
(978) 930-3496

Business Contact:

Scott Meller
Vice President
(800) 341-2333
Small Business Information at Submission:

Nuvotronics LLC
7586 Old Peppers Ferry Loop Radford, VA -

EIN/Tax ID: 262821822
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: Yes