Electromagnetic Absorbing Chaff

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-11-C-0351
Agency Tracking Number: N111-013-0821
Amount: $79,855.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N111-013
Solicitation Number: 2011.1
Small Business Information
1328 Winters Ave., P.O. Box 1028, Grand Junction, CO, -
DUNS: 056838428
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Chris Williams
 Research Scientist
 (970) 243-8480
Business Contact
 Eric Goertz
Title: VP Operations
Phone: (970) 243-8480
Email: e_goertz@capcoinc.com
Research Institution
Aluminum-coated, glass strands have been used for RF countermeasures (RFCM) for more than 50 years. This type of RFCM system is becoming outdated and potentially ineffective. New material technologies are needed to ensure aircraft RFCM are effective in the 21st century. Through the use of metamaterial technology, it is theorized that a new generation of RFCM chaff could be developed which absorbs or phase shifts the incident electromagnetic (EM) waveforms.

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