Modeling Electromagnetic Propagation Through Novel Materials and Configurations

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$373,947.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N00024-11-C-4118
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
N092-131-1031
Solicitation Year:
2009
Solicitation Topic Code:
N092-131
Solicitation Number:
2009.2
Small Business Information
775 Technology Dr., Suite 300, Ann Arbor, MI, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
836493759
Principal Investigator:
Kazem Sabet
President
(734) 996-3624
ksabet@emagtech.com
Business Contact:
Kazem Sabet
President
(734) 996-3624
ksabet@emagtech.com
Research Institute:
Stub




Abstract
In this SBIR project, we propose to expand the brick tracing algorithm originally developed for indoor wave propagation modeling to a fully 3-D"Block Tracing"algorithm, in which a large structure is decomposed into a number of elementary blocks, either periodic or aperiodic. The blocks can be made of complex materials with anisotropic electric and magnetic properties or with periodic insertions such as in metamaterials. The full-wave solutions of the individual blocks are calculated using regular or periodic FDTD or MoM solvers. The interactions among all the various and possibly dissimilar blocks are calculated using an iterative algorithm that captures all the edge and corner effects. All the algorithms will be fully integrated within EM.CUBE"s modeling environment, which is equipped with a powerful 3-D CAD modeler capable of handling a large variety of CAD formats such as STEP, IGES, STL, OpenFlight, etc.

* information listed above is at the time of submission.

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