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Ultra Low Outgassing, Focusing, and Hard Seal Capable Materials for HPM Radomes

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA9451-19-P-0617
Agency Tracking Number: F183-026-1181
Amount: $150,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: AF183-026
Solicitation Number: 18.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2018
Award Year: 2019
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2019-05-01
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-05-01
Small Business Information
1980 Olivera Road Suite D
Concord, CA 94520
United States
DUNS: 149397015
HUBZone Owned: No
Woman Owned: No
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: No
Principal Investigator
 Mike Mcfarland
 Chief Technical Officer
 (925) 798-5770
 mcfarland@acreetech.com
Business Contact
 Mike McFarland
Phone: (925) 798-5770
Email: mcfarland@acreetech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract

The goal of this project is to demonstrate thin film deposited Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS) on High Power Microwave (HPM) radomes for impedance matching that have low in-band reflection and substantial out-of-band rejection to improve RF transmission. The FSS structures will be applied to radome materials that have ultra-low outgassing properties and are capable of forming vacuum seals. Innovative multilayer dome materials will be used in conjunction with the FSS surfaces to optimize the RF transmission and dome performance. Focusing of the RF beam using the FSS structures will also be explored.

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