Compact Radar Antenna

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Navy
Contract: M67854-14-C-6514
Agency Tracking Number: N132-087-1271
Amount: $79,721.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2014
Solitcitation Year: 2013
Solitcitation Topic Code: N132-087
Solitcitation Number: 2013.2
Small Business Information
RadiaBeam Technologies, LLC
1717 Stewart Street, Santa Monica, CA, -
Duns: 140789137
Hubzone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Alexei Smirnov
 Research Scientist
 (310) 822-5845
 asmirnov@radiabeam.com
Business Contact
 Salime Boucher
Title: President
Phone: (310) 822-5845
Email: boucher@radiabeam.com
Research Institution
 Stub
Abstract
A rugged design of high power, high gain, low-loss transmitter with low profile is proposed to develop and test in Phase I. The design is based on self-focusing effect of surface waves leaking from a tapered, multi-wavelength-long, slow-wave structure. High directivity of the antenna is provided by coherent spatial interference of these waves enhanced by a horn, bandgap segmentation of the structure, and stacking of the structures into an array. The design is capable to handle very high power and deliver circular polarization. It is integrated with window and electromagnetically-tunable materials for steering with quadrupole static fields superimposed externally.

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