Short Pulse Radio Frequency (RF) Field Measurement System

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Air Force
Contract: FA8650-10-M-6090
Agency Tracking Number: F093-029-2323
Amount: $99,997.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: AF093-029
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
775 Technology Drive, Suite 200, Ann Arbor, MI, 48108
DUNS: 136578114
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Jack Thiesen
 Director of Engineering
 (734) 929-3333
 jthiesen@opteos.us
Business Contact
 Kazem Sabet
Title: President/CEO
Phone: (734) 929-3333
Email: ksabet@opteos.us
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Opteos Inc. is responding to an Air Force request to develop a rugged field-portable multi-channel measurement system with non-perturbing probes capable of measuring and displaying real time waveforms from RF pulses with frequency components from 3 kHz to 100 GHz and peak field strengths of 2 MV/m or 5 kA/m with pulse widths as short as 100 picoseconds. The proposed system will build upon Opteos expertise in real time electrooptic E-field measurement systems and can support up to 48 deployed probes and will be able measure electrics fields as low as 20V/m. We believe that this system represent a fundamental breakthrough in high-field strength measurement capabilities. BENEFIT: The proposed real-time field detection probe will have a number of applications in EMC/EMI measurement and high power microwave weapon assessment.

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