NASA SBIR 2018-I Solicitation

Proposal Summary


PROPOSAL NUMBER:
 18-1- Z8.03-9672
SUBTOPIC TITLE:
 Low Cost Radiation Hardened Integrated Circuit Technology
PROPOSAL TITLE:
 Rad-Hard ADC IP
SMALL BUSINESS CONCERN (Firm Name, Mail Address, City/State/Zip, Phone)
Technovare Systems, Inc.
16815 Von Karman, Suite 175
Irvine , CA 92606-4545
(704) 350-9608

Principal Investigator (Name, E-mail, Mail Address, City/State/Zip, Phone)
Grant Stockton
grant@technovare.com
16815 Von Karman, Suite 175 Irvine, CA 92606 - 4545
(714) 350-9608

Business Official (Name, E-mail, Mail Address, City/State/Zip, Phone)
Mrs. Teresa Sullivan
teresa@technovare.com
16815 Von Karman, Suite 175 Irvine, CA 92606 - 4545
(714) 966-9099
Estimated Technology Readiness Level (TRL) :
Begin: 1
End: 3
Technical Abstract

Technovare is proposing the development of RHBD Analog to Digital Conversion IP capable of supporting the next generation of high speed spacecraft data communications systems.  The design will be based upon a folding interpolated architecture and feature 12 bits of resolution with a 3200 MSPS sampling rate.   The design will be targeted for Global Foundries 14 nm or 45 nm process with a targeted radiation performance of 1 MRAD.  The use of a CMOS process will allow it to be integrated with a combination of RF and digital circuitry enabling a complete SOC solution.

 

Potential NASA Applications

The NASA Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) mission proposes to revolutionize the way we send and receive data, video and other information, using lasers to encode and transmit data at rates 10 to 100 times faster than today's fastest radio-frequency systems, using significantly less mass and power.  The mission will require the use of a SOC with integrated RF, digital, and ADC IP

Potential Non-NASA Applications

The DOD’s next generation of Mil-Satcom systems will require similar SOC developments to support enhanced communications across the globe in support of military operations combining, audio, video, and data services.


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