Super-Efficient Minimal Profile Omni-Directional Antennas for Low Power Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: W15QKN-05-C-1197
Agency Tracking Number: A043-016-0397
Amount: $69,915.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2005
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: A04-016
Solicitation Number: 2004.3
Small Business Information
NOKOMIS, INC.
6510 Brownsville Rd, Pittsburgh, PA, 15236
DUNS: 152225863
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Walter Keller
 President
 (412) 650-6236
 wkeller@nokomisinc.com
Business Contact
 Walter Keller
Title: President
Phone: (412) 650-6236
Email: wkeller@nokomisinc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The need for efficient omni-directional low power internal antennas in military and civilian applications has grown rapidly for the last decade. This research seeks to develop a low profile high performance internal antenna technology with minimal overall volumetric requirements for transceivers operating between 425 MHz and 435 MHz. The end goal of the research is to develop an antenna product that will enhance the Army's Remote Readiness Asset Prognostic/Diagnostic System (RRAPDS). This effort will focus on the use of robust flexible and semi-flexible laminates with favorable material properties combined with innovative antenna structures that perform efficiently in the near vicinity of circuit boards, board components and non-conductive cases.

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