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HIGH SPEED ELECTRODES FOR HIGH DENSITY OPTICAL GUIDED WAVE DEVICES

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
17738
Program Year/Program:
1992 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
17738
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Apeldyn Corp.
900 Sw 5th Ave Ste 1260 Portland, OR 97204
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1992
Title: HIGH SPEED ELECTRODES FOR HIGH DENSITY OPTICAL GUIDED WAVE DEVICES
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,832.00
 

Abstract:

HIGH DENSITY INTEGRATION OF EXTERNAL OPTICAL WAVEGUIDE MODULATORS THAT MAY BE USED EFFECTIVELY AT BANDWIDTHS IN EXCESS OF 30 GHZ IS TO BE INVESTIGATED. THIS REQUIRES LAUNCHING MICROWAVE MODULATION ENERGY TO THE MODULATION TRANSMISSION LINE WITH MINIMUM RADIATED ENERGY, INTERCONNECTING THE TRANSMISSION LINE TO COAXIAL CABLE IN MINIMAL SPACE, INCREASED ISOLATION BETWEEN SIGNAL LINES OF MULTIPLE MODULATORS AND BETTER CAVITY MODE SUPPRESSION. THE USE OF FLIP-CHIP MOUNTING TO ACHEIVE THESE OBJECTIVES IS PROPOSED. SPECIFIC TOPICS TO BE INVESTIGATED ARE: THE ELIMINATION OF CROSSTALK, MINIMIZATION OF ELECTRICAL RETURN LOSS, OPTIMIZATION OF VELOCITY MATCHING, TRADEOFFS BETWEEN ELECTRICAL CROSSTALK AND DISPERSION IN IMPEDANCE MATCHING, AND DESIGNING SIMPLE AND RELIABLE INTERCONNECTS. ANTICIPATED BENEFITS/POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS - OPTICAL COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS CAN BE MADE MORE COST EFFECTIVE. INCREASED PERFORMANCE OF REMOTE ANTENNA LINKS CAN BE ACHEIVED AT LOWER COST. LIGHTWEIGHT TRANSMIT/RECEIVE MODULES FOR PHASED-ARRAY ANTENNAS CAN BE CONSTRUCTED. OPTICAL INTERCONNECTS BETWEEN ELECTRONIC SUBSYSTEMS AND ISDN CAN BE MORE READILY ACHIEVED.

Principal Investigator:

Scott Rumbaugh
5036241630

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Apeldyn Corp.
600 One Main Place, 101 S.w. Main Street Portland, OR 97204

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