Low Profile, Very Wide Bandwidth Aircraft Communications Antennas Using Advanced Ground-Plane Techniques

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Amount:
$999,047.00
Award Year:
2013
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
N68335-13-C-0082
Agency Tracking Number:
N112-113-0774
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
N112-113
Solicitation Number:
2011.2
Small Business Information
JEM Engineering, LLC
8683 Cherry Lane, Laurel, MD, 20707
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
Y
Woman Owned:
Y
Duns:
000000000
Principal Investigator
 David Auckland
 Chief Technology Officer
 (301) 317-1070
 dauckland@jemengineering.com
Business Contact
 Michelle Neville
Title: Contracts Administrator
Phone: (301) 317-1070
Email: contracts@jemengineering.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
A new type of conformal antenna is proposed which is based on the realization of a magnetic current filament (MCF) radiating structure which work cooperatively with an electric conductor surface. Thus, by using a circular loop MCF element placed flat against an electric conductor, we can realize an extremely low profile monopole antenna. In contrast, electric current filaments produce a null field (i.e., they do not radiate)when placed flat against an electric conductor.

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