HIGH SPEED DIGITAL ALGORITHMS FOR ADAPTIVE NULLING ARRAYS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$49,617.00
Award Year:
1988
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
8620
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Flam & Russell Inc
Po Box 444 - 506 Prudential Rd, Horsham, PA, 19044
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
LAWRENCE R BURGESS
(215) 674-5100
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
DEGRADATION OF COMMUNICATION AND DATA LINKS BY THE PRESENCE OF INTERNATIONAL AND UNINTENTIONAL INTERFERING SIGNALS IS A MAJOR PROBLEM IN TACTICAL ENVIRONMENTS. THE USE OF HIGH SPEED DIGITAL ALGORITHMS TO CONTROL ADAPTIVE NULLING ARRAYS AND INTERFERENCE CANCELLERS IS A NECESSARY COMPLEMENT TO CURRENT SPREAD SPECTRUM AND FILTERING TECHNIQUES. THIS PROGRAM WILL INVESTIGATE MODIFICATIONS AND COMBINATIONS OF ADAPTIVE ALGORITHMS THAT EXHIBIT BOTH EXTREMELY FAST CONVERGENCE AND HIGH LEVELS OF INTERFERENCE CANCELLATION. IN ADDITION, EFFORTS WILL BE MADE TO MAXIMIZE COMPUTATIONAL EFFICIENCY, AND THE FEASIBILITY OF SYSTOLIC PROCESSING WILL BE STUDIED. THE KEY TECHNICAL PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS TO BE EVALUATED ARE THE ADAPTATION TO MULTIPLE INTERFERENCE SOURCES AND THE ABILITY TO ADAPT TO CHANGES IN INTERFERENCE DOA, SYSTEM ERRORS, AND HIGHLY DYNAMIC ENVIRONMENTS.

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