Photonic Multi-Beam Receive Arrays

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Missile Defense Agency
Contract: HQ0006-10-C-7374
Agency Tracking Number: B093-016-0253
Amount: $99,996.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2010
Solicitation Year: 2009
Solicitation Topic Code: MDA09-016
Solicitation Number: 2009.3
Small Business Information
SA Photonics
650 5th Street, Suite 505, San Francisco, CA, 94107
DUNS: 119301831
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 James Coward
 (415) 977-0553
Business Contact
 Andrea Singewald
Title: CFO
Phone: (970) 921-3401
Research Institution
SA Photonics’ CORONA architecture is a photonic multi-beam beam former. It supports large phase array size of 40,000 to 400,000 elements with scanning angle of +/- 60 degrees. It supports multi-beam operation of minimum 10 beams with wide frequency range of over 2 octaves covering X band as well as L, S and C bands. The CORONA architecture consists of lasers/optical modulator, dispersive delay layer, 3D MEMS optical switch and band separator/signal combiner.

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