High Power Transmit / Receive Antenna for Airborne Applications

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Army
Contract: A982-1399
Agency Tracking Number: A982-1399
Amount: $69,988.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1999
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
22560 Glenn Dr, Suite 114, Sterling, VA, 20164
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Joseph Jahoda
 (703) 450-5517
Business Contact
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Research Institution
Not Available Advances in optical computing and signal processing would benefit from the breakthroughs in materials technology for monolithic optoelectronics integration. We propose a new silicon-based light emitter for such possible superchip-IC . This concept is an extension of a major material development recently demonstrated called hetero-epilattice Si/O superlattice (HES), which for the first time created robust silicon, potentially very fast based light emitters. An initial version has been in continuous operation without degradation for over one year. Made by a quasi-self-assembly process, it is compatible with the standard silicon processing so the device can be readily integrated into electronic circuits. We plan to investigate alternative material and process optimization to improve the interface quality such that the efficiency of the device could be significantly enhanced. The proposed work includes material fabrication, comprehensive characterization and device testing. This feasibility study would then lead to the Phase II demonstration of monolithic integration of photonic and electronic devices.

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