W-Band High-Power Chirped Solid-State Transmitter

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68936-06-C-0095
Agency Tracking Number: N052-110-0389
Amount: $750,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2005
Solicitation Topic Code: N05-110
Solicitation Number: 2005.2
Small Business Information
3622 West 1820 South, Salt Lake City, UT, 84104
DUNS: 013017947
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Larry Sadwick
 CTO/Vice President
 (801) 975-7399
 sadwick@innosystech.com
Business Contact
 Jennifer Hwu
Title: CEO/President
Phone: (801) 975-7399
Email: hwu@innosystech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
In Phase II of this SBIR program, innovative, high-power, low-cost, small-volume and weight W-band transmitters will be built and demonstrated based on the feasibility and paper design studies of the Phase I effort. The objective is to develop a 50-watt peak output-power, chirped W-Band pulsed-transmitter that can produce chirped-pulses of several hundred nanoseconds at a PRF of several hundred kilohertz. Additional requirements include the transmitter being suitable for missile applications where the cost must be kept at a minimum and small-volume and weight are required to allow the transmitter to be mounted on a gimble platform. For the combination of high-performance, volume-manufacturability, low-cost, small-volume and weight, InnoSys proposed the solid state vacuum device (SSVDTM) approach and the paper design of a W-band SSVD that should fulfill the requirements and was performed in the Phase I of this SBIR program. SSVD technology is one of the very few if not the only solution for the requirements for this SBIR program. We have high confidence in a successful demonstration of a high power W-band transmitter in the Phase II of this SBIR program.

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