Propagation Modeling of Near Ground Radio Signals

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$116,522.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
W15P7T-07-C-A202
Solitcitation Year:
2006
Solicitation Number:
2006.2
Branch:
Army
Award Year:
2006
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
A062-105-3434
Solicitation Topic Code:
A06-105
Small Business Information
EMAG TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
775 Technology Dr., Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
836493759
Principal Investigator
 Kazem Sabet
 President
 (734) 996-3624
 ksabet@emagtech.com
Business Contact
 Kazem Sabet
Title: President
Phone: (734) 996-3624
Email: ksabet@emagtech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Phase I SBIR project will develop models for the wave propagation in a geological stratigraphy including vegetation, snow and ice. The overall goal is to develop macromodels for near ground signal propagation which will be plugged into EMTerrano, EMAG’s 3D ray tracing simulation software. In particular, the propagation models developed at the University of Michigan will be examined thoroughly for incorporation into our comprehensive simulation environment. The proposed framework will allow for hybrid full-wave and ray tracing simulation of near ground communication links. This will include the calculation of the radiation pattern of near ground transmitters taking into account the geological stratigraphy.

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