HIGH-SPEED HIGH REPETITION RATE DIGITIZER

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$250,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
N/A
Solitcitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Branch:
Navy
Award Year:
1989
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
4617
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Small Business Information
Q-dot Inc.
1069 Elkton Dr, Colorado Springs, CO, 80907
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
N/A
Principal Investigator
 () -
Business Contact
 THOMAS E LINNENBRINK
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
AN INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUE IS PROPOSED TO ACQUIRE AND DIGITIZE 200 SAMPLES OF DATA TO 8-BIT ACCURACY AT LNS INTER VALS EVERY 67 MS. A UNIQUE CHARGE- COUPLED DEVICE (CCD) S SAMPLES THE DATA AND TEMPORARILY STORES 200 SAMPLES AT 1 GS/S. AT SLOWER RATE, THIS SAME CCD CONVERTS THE 200 SAMPLESOF SAMPLED-ANALOG DATA TO A DIGITAL FORM COMPATIBLE WITH CONVENTIONAL MICROPROCESSORS AND DITITAL MEMORY. IT CAN ACQUIRE AND CONVERT 200 SAMPLES OF DATA AT A 15 KHZ REPET ACQUIRE AND CONVERT 200 SAMPLES OF DATA AT A 15 KHZ REPETIT ION RATE. SIZE, WEIGHT, AND POWER ARE MINIMIZED BECAUSE THISTECHNIQUE MINIMIZES HIGHER SPEED CIRCUITRY. THE RESULTING SYSTEM IS WELL SUITED AS A HIGH-PERFORMANCE ELEMENT OF TACT ICAL MILITARY ELECTRO-OPTIC SCANNERS AND RADARS. IT CAN ALSOIMPROVE THE PERFORMANCE OF FUTURE COMMERCIAL DIGITAL OSCILLOSCOPES AND WAVEFORM RECORDERS.

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