Packaging High Power Photodetectors for 100 MHz to 100 GHz RF Photonic Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Amount:
$149,985.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
FA8650-13-M-1674
Solitcitation Year:
2013
Solicitation Number:
2013.1
Branch:
Air Force
Award Year:
2013
Phase:
Phase I
Agency Tracking Number:
F131-142-1888
Solicitation Topic Code:
AF131-142
Small Business Information
Ultra Communications Inc
990 Park Center Drive, Suite H, Vista, CA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
199060521
Principal Investigator
 Joe Ahadian
 VP Engineering
 (760) 652-0008
 jahadian@ultracomm-inc.com
Business Contact
 Charles Kuznia
Title: President
Phone: (760) 652-0007
Email: ckuznia@ultracomm-inc.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
ABSTRACT: This program creates an innovative approach to packaging high-power, high-frequency photo-detectors for use in RF photonics applications. We target 5-10 Watts of power at 100 GHz operation in a traveling wave configuration. The approach matches the electrical mode profile at the detector interface to the coax mode profile. BENEFIT: This program will create components that significantly outperforming electronic counterparts and at rendering photonic technologies overwhelmingly practical for application in antenna systems.

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