NASA SBIR 2009 Solicitation

FORM B - PROPOSAL SUMMARY


PROPOSAL NUMBER: 09-1 O1.07-8064
SUBTOPIC TITLE: Long Range Space RF Telecommunications
PROPOSAL TITLE: High Power Wide Bandgap Engineered MMW MMIC Transciever

SMALL BUSINESS CONCERN (Firm Name, Mail Address, City/State/Zip, Phone)
TLC Precision Wafer Technology, Inc.
1411 West River Road, North
Minneapolis, MN 55411 - 3429
(612) 341-2795

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR/PROJECT MANAGER (Name, E-mail, Mail Address, City/State/Zip, Phone)
Timothy Childs
tim@tlcprecision.com
1411 West River Road, North
Minneapolis, MN 55411 - 3429
(612) 341-2795

Estimated Technology Readiness Level (TRL) at beginning and end of contract:
Begin: 3
End: 4

TECHNICAL ABSTRACT (Limit 2000 characters, approximately 200 words)
During this phase I SBIR effort unique proven lattice and bandgap engineering techniques will be utilized to epitaxially grow InAlAs / InGaAs on GaN substrate for the design and fabrication of high power reconfigurable transceiver single MMIC.

POTENTIAL NASA COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS (Limit 1500 characters, approximately 150 words)
High power Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPA) upto 50W with power combiners.
High power X-band through Ka-Band radar / transceiver MMIC

POTENTIAL NON-NASA COMMERCIAL APPLICATIONS (Limit 1500 characters, approximately 150 words)
Satellite communication and automotive radar

NASA's technology taxonomy has been developed by the SBIR-STTR program to disseminate awareness of proposed and awarded R/R&D in the agency. It is a listing of over 100 technologies, sorted into broad categories, of interest to NASA.

TECHNOLOGY TAXONOMY MAPPING
Computer System Architectures
Data Input/Output Devices
On-Board Computing and Data Management
Radiation-Hard/Resistant Electronics
Semi-Conductors/Solid State Device Materials
Sensor Webs/Distributed Sensors
Substrate Transfer Technology
Telemetry, Tracking and Control
Wireless Distribution


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