High Performance Cost Effective Circulators/Isolators

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00167-11-P-0399
Agency Tracking Number: N111-035-0868
Amount: $79,933.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2011
Solicitation Topic Code: N111-035
Solicitation Number: 2011.1
Small Business Information
2071 Lemoine Avenue Suite 302, Fort Lee, NJ, -
DUNS: 145051095
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Donald Kimball
 CTO
 (858) 272-8800
 dkimball@maxentric.com
Business Contact
 Houman Ghajari
Title: Director
Phone: (858) 272-8800
Email: houman@maxentric.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
As the demand for wideband electronic warfare systems and S to X band radar for Navy"s shipboard applications grows, it becomes more important to create innovative and cost effective high performance circulators/isolators to isolate the power amplifier from load impedance variations and to allow the temporal overlap of sent and received pulses for more advanced radar operations. Maxentric proposes a passive ferromagnetic circulator design with composite materials. Along with a partial-empirical approach to the design in Phase I, this circulator will support the wide instantaneous bandwidth operation with low insertion loss.

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