Development of Advanced Radar Technologies for Missile Defense

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: W9113M-06-C-0138
Agency Tracking Number: 044-1751
Amount: $349,980.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2006
Solicitation Year: 2004
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA04-115
Solicitation Number: 2004.4
Small Business Information
SARASWATI ASSOCIATES
650 5th Street Suite 505, San Francisco, CA, 94107
DUNS: 119301831
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Coward
 CTO
 (415) 977-0553
 jim@saraswati-associates.com
Business Contact
 James Coward
Title: CTO
Phone: (415) 977-0553
Email: jim@saraswati-associates.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Saraswati Associates has demonstrated feasibility of an innovative photonic wavelength routed Multi-channel Photonic Programmable Time Delay Unit that can allow disruptive advances in the radar processing equipment. It may enable architectures that improve search performance and eliminate major functional elements from the radar processing electronics, such as the Butler matrix. It may also allow a viable migration path to high speed digital beamforming. In Phase I, Saraswati constructed a laboratory unit to demonstrate the basic operating principle.

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