Development of Radio Frequency Mitigation Technologies for Missile Defense Electronics
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Accurate Automation Corporation is proposing the development of a plasma limiter for the protection of sensing electronic equipment from high power EM radiation. The Limiter is essentially a self-breaking, fine-point, electrode placed within the receivingtransmission line. In Phase I, AAC will begin development and testing of the concept in an S-band resonant ring located at Texas Tech University. The testing matrix will include breakdown for several gases at a range of pressures, various point diameters,and gap distances observing primarily breakdown development time and reflection and transmission characteristics. This work will lay the foundation for future Phase II development and research into an X-band system.The commercialization of this productwill apply to a variety of sensing technologies. The potential market is tremendously broad and includes radar systems, telecommunication systems (mobile phones), and DSTV. Additionally, this technology applies to both ground based and spaced basedsystems.
Small Business Information at Submission:
ACCURATE AUTOMATION CORP.
7001 Shallowford Road Chattanooga, TN 37421
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