Magnetically Suspended Gimbal for Antenna Pointing

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 41634
Amount: $99,968.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1998
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
161 First St, Cambridge, MA, 02142
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Douglas D. Havenhill
 (617) 349-0925
Business Contact
Phone: () -
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Current Satellite antenna pointing systems utilize electromagnetically driven gimbals supported by conventional ball bearings. Ball bearings require lubricants have limited life and produce stiction limiting pointing accuracy and stability.

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