Photonic Switched True Time Delay (TTD) Beam Forming Network

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-10-C-0022
Agency Tracking Number: N08A-007-0293
Amount: $749,885.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: STTR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2008
Solicitation Topic Code: N08-T007
Solicitation Number: 2008.A
Small Business Information
Dymas Research Incorporated
10 Cottonwood Ct., Plainsboro, NJ, -
DUNS: 126653869
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Wei Hu
 (609) 275-4464
Business Contact
 Wei Hu
Title: Scienstist
Phone: (609) 275-4464
Research Institution
 New Jersey Insitute of Technology
 Norma Rubio
 2540 Dole Street
Hall 402
Honolulu, HI, 96822-
 (973) 596-6053
 Nonprofit college or university
Photonic links and networks offer numerous advantages to analog RF systems including inherent wide bandwidth, a reduced size, weight and improved flexibility, and nearly lossless signal. Current all-electronic delay line systems based on microwave components suffer from high signal loss and dispersion as well as large size and weight. An efficient way to achieve true-time-delay beamforming is to use optic fiber dynamic delay lines. In this STTR program, Dymas Research proposes to develop an innovative high-performance true-time-delay module using our high-performance photonic devices. This is especially of benefit to phased array antennas and optic telecommunications.

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