Efficient HF Transmit Antennas Utilizing Platform Coupling

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$149,992.00
Award Year:
2012
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
N00014-12-M-0351
Agency Tracking Number:
N12A-015-0325
Solicitation Year:
2012
Solicitation Topic Code:
N12A-T015
Solicitation Number:
2012.A
Small Business Information
Virtual EM Inc.
3055 Plymouth Rd, Ste 200, Ann Arbor, MI, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
118732838
Principal Investigator
 Tayfun Ozdemir
 President
 (734) 222-4558
 tayfun@virtualem.com
Business Contact
 Tayfun Ozdemir
Title: President
Phone: (734) 222-4558
Email: tayfun@virtualem.com
Research Institution
 Michigan State University
 Gladys Raymond
 Olds Hall
408 W Circle Dr Rm 4
East Lansing, MI, 48824-
 (517) 884-4258
 Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
Virtual EM is proposing a platform coupling technique for improving efficiency of electrically small antennas on ground, sea and air vehicles. The the proposed approach, a portion of the platform becomes the extension of the antenna and hence result in higher performance. Technique has been demonstrated already with the commercial automotive applications and a revised approach is proposed here.

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