Subranging ADC using a Hybrid Pipelined Architecture

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: N00014-13-C-0195
Agency Tracking Number: N092-154-0701a
Amount: $2,024,755.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2013
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: N092-154
Solicitation Number: 2009.2
Small Business Information
175 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford, NY, 10523-1109
DUNS: 103734869
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Amol Inamdar
 Member of Technical Staff
 (914) 592-1190
 ainamdar@hypres.com
Business Contact
 Steve Damon
Title: Assistant Controller
Phone: (914) 592-1190
Email: sdamon@hypres.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The objective of this project is to develop a novel superconductor-semiconductor hybrid pipelined analog-to-digital converter (ADC) that provides up to 30 dB dynamic range extension over the state-of-the-art. The pipelined ADC architecture includes both superconductor and semiconductor analog-to-digital converters and mixed-signal inter-range circuitry. The motivation behind this superconductor-semiconductor hybrid-technology approach is to circumvent the limitations of each technology while taking full benefits of their respective strengths. In addition to developing the ADC, the input/output subsystem of the cryocooled digital-RF receiver will be improved to deliver the best performance from the high-dynamic range ADC.

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