A 94 GHz Aperture Coupled Circularly Polarized Transceiver Antenna

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: F29601-03-C-0029
Agency Tracking Number: 021NM-2183
Amount: $749,993.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2003
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
TLC PRECISION WAFER TECHNOLOGY, INC.
1411 West River Road North, Minneapolis, MN, 55411
DUNS: 786015784
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Sasidhar Vajha
 Sr. MMIC Design Engineer
 (612) 341-2795
 svajha@tlcprecision.com
Business Contact
 Timothy Childs
Title: President
Phone: (612) 341-2795
Email: tim@tlcprecision.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Advance millimeter wave (MMW) transceivers are needed to further enhance the U.S. military current and future communication, detection and guidance systems. TLC will develop and demonstrate a unique low-cost, wire-bond-free, 70-94 GHz W-band antennaintegrated MMIC transceiver that also meet commercial performance, low price, and simplicity requirements. This transceiver will also provide excellent thermal management, high power and high resolution.This microelectronic transceiver will be developed by combining advance W-band lattice engineered epi-wafer technology with proven MMW circuit design, innovative low cost T-gate fabrication and unique circuit and assembly integration. The resultingminature antenna integrated transceiver will demonstrate low phase noise, low receive noise figure, good conversion gain, and high transmit power.

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