An Adaptively Covert, High Capacity RF Communications / Control Link

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W911NF-18-P-0008
Agency Tracking Number: A181-025-0875
Amount: $99,974.81
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: A18-025
Solicitation Number: 2018.1
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-08-06
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2019-02-05
Small Business Information
2071 Lemoine Avenue Suite 302, Fort Lee, NJ, 07024
DUNS: 145051095
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Brian Choi
 (347) 738-3670
 bchoi@maxentric.com
Business Contact
 Houman Ghajari
Phone: (858) 272-8800
Email: houman@maxentric.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The solicitation seeks to develop and demonstrate a covert solution for high bandwidth link capacity for agile, airborne platforms through dynamic beam adjustment, and frequency mobility along the 60GHz oxygen absorption line. MaXentric has teamed up with FIU to develop an innovative, efficient, and scalable architecture, which combines a novel wideband phased array antenna design, with an efficient multiple user beamforming architecture, combined with a dynamic link management scheme for adaptively managing the trade space between covertness and connectivity of a communications and control link.The successful demonstration of an adaptive approach to monitor link dynamics, and optimize the datalink conditions in real time, can aid commercial and military wireless communications networks to improve interoperability and robustness in spectrally challenged environments.

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