Performance Assessment and Optimization of Installed Antenna and Radome

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N68335-12-C-0195
Agency Tracking Number: N111-009-0729
Amount: $749,965.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solitcitation Year: 2011
Solitcitation Topic Code: N111-009
Solitcitation Number: 2011.1
Small Business Information
HyPerComp, Inc.
2629 Townsgate Road, Suite 105, Westlake Village, CA, -
Duns: 005100560
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Vijaya Shankar
 Vice President
 (805) 371-7556
 vshankar@hypercomp.net
Business Contact
 Vijaya Shankar
Title: Vice President
Phone: (805) 371-7556
Email: vshankar@hypercomp.net
Research Institution
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Abstract
The goals of this SBIR effort are to 1) develop a framework to analyze and optimize on-aircraft antenna/radome performance, 2) demonstrate the capability for a full scale platform of interest to the Navy at X-band frequencies, and 3) develop novel procedures that can significantly reduce the computational burden by orders of magnitude over the current state of the art and state of practice. To achieve these lofty goals, HyPerComp is developing and implementing a number of next generation computing technologies: 1) High-order accurate discontinuous Galerkin (DG)-based algorithms with error control depending on basis order and grid resolution, 2) uncertainty quantification based on a chaos polynomial expansion procedure, 3) a reduced-order basis method (RBM) for greatly minimizing the computational burden of generating large number of data sets such as those generated during an optimization search process, 4) exploiting the advances in GPU computing for dramatic speed-ups in computation over conventional CPU type computing, 5) high-order curved meshing consistent with high order field representation, and 6) high-order absorbing outer boundary conditions with error control based on order for spurious reflections.

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