MEMS-Switched Reconfigurable Antenna

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,467.00
Award Year:
2001
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
F33615-01-M-1932
Award Id:
52499
Agency Tracking Number:
011SN-2079
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
3055 Plymouth Road, Suite 205, Ann Arbor, MI, 48105
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
836493759
Principal Investigator:
Tayfun Ozdemir
Senior Research Engineer
(734) 747-6646
tayfun@emagtechnologies.com
Business Contact:
Kazem Sabet
President
(734) 747-6646
ksabet@emagtechnologies.com
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
The objective of this SBIR Phase I project is to explore and design novel reconfigurableantennas with multi-band operation and pattern control capability. The first proposedelement combines a multi-band stacked patch configuration with switchable patch clusters,and the other consists of a reconfigurable slot antenna. Both elements utilize MEMSstructures as switching devices. The phase I feasibility study involves design,modeling and parametric study of each of the elements with limited experimentalinvestigation. The fabrication and testing of the elements and design of arrays of themare relegated to the Phase II continuation of this project.The reconfigurable antennas resulting from this project have numerous applicationsin multi-function and multi-band communication systems as well as military sensing,command and control systems.

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