Efficient Broadband Electrically Small Antenna Arrays

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-11-C-0136
Agency Tracking Number: N092-116-0165
Amount: $400,000.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2011
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N092-116
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
DUNS: 085221633
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 La Brown
 Principal Engineer
 (315) 445-9719
Business Contact
 Tapan Sarkar
Title: President
Phone: (315) 445-9719
Email: tksarkar@yahoo.com
Research Institution
The overall objective is to develop new technologies to optimize the design of electrically small, broadband antenna arrays for communication, electronic support, and radar systems. The critical elements to be investigated are individual broadband (multiple octave) radiator design, optimal integration into an array where strong mutual coupling is present, and intelligent impedance matching is applied to ensure the delivery of maximum power between the radiator and transceiver, helping to improve the overall efficiency of the array. We propose a time domain analysis and design technique using associated Laguerre functions for analysis of arbitrary shaped conducting and dielectric structures for analysis and synthesis of broadband electrically small antenna arrays.

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