Magnetically Suspended Gimbal for Antenna Pointing

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Air Force
Amount:
$99,968.00
Award Year:
1998
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
41634
Agency Tracking Number:
41634
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
161 First St, Cambridge, MA, 02142
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
Douglas D. Havenhill
(617) 349-0925
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institute:
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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