Subsea Long Haul Optical Transponder

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00024-13-P-4043
Agency Tracking Number: N131-060-0774
Amount: $69,875.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2013
Solicitation Topic Code: N131-060
Solicitation Number: 2013.1
Small Business Information
The David Ross Group
58A South Street, Morristown, NJ, -
DUNS: 130702728
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Gerald Tourgee
 Project Manager and Syste
 (973) 615-2430
 gtourgee@davidrossgroup.com
Business Contact
 John Mariano
Title: Exec Vice President and C
Phone: (973) 229-5229
Email: jmariano@davidrossgroup.com
Research Institution
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Abstract
The David Ross Group will develop an innovative, miniaturized low-cost undersea transponder for data transmission over long haul underwater cable systems where the signal is generated from an undersea node and integrated with an undersea transmission system while minimizing the use and number of undersea optical amplifiers (repeaters). The David Ross Group will identify how these technical solutions might be integrated into an underwater distributed network to achieve objective data rates, distances, power consumption, and minimal repeater use. Specifically, the proposed study will focus on developing an undersea transponder and supporting electronics, that meet the minimum requirements, but targets the stretch objectives specified.

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