Demonstration of an Antenna Integrated MMIC Mix-mode Transceiver

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00178-03-C-3055
Agency Tracking Number: N022-1626
Amount: $69,818.00
Phase: Phase I
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
 Timothy Childs
 President
 (612) 341-2795
 tim@tlcprecision.com
Business Contact
 Timothy Childs
Title: President
Phone: (612) 341-2795
Email: tim@tlcprecision.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
TLC will develop a wire-bond free wide band (X-band to Ka-band) miniature low cost high trhoughput radar transceiver technology that integrates a circular polarized antenna array with a mix-mode (digital& RF) MMIC transceiver chip. This will be developedby systematically utilizing TLC's proven capabilities of mix-mode lattice engineered material development, RF and digital circuit development, innovative MMIC & digital fabrication capbilities, antenna design and module integration experiences. In phase Ithe antenna design and test will be performed along with the building blocks. In phase II, integrtion methods will be established for the transceiver MMIC and the antenna, and a prototype unit will be delivered. Revolutionized Radar systems for bothmilitary and commercial by reduction of size, weight, and cost with simplified assembly and better performance.

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