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Company Information:

Name: Wang Electro-Opto Corporation
Address: 2140 Newmarket Parkway
Suite 120
Marietta, GA
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
Phone: (770) 955-9321

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,354,908.00 17
SBIR Phase II $5,428,943.00 8
STTR Phase I $249,675.00 2
STTR Phase II $500,000.00 1

Award List:

MULTI-OCTAVE PASSIVE VHF/UHF ANTENNA TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang
Award Amount: $49,165.00

MULTI-OCTAVE PASSIVE VHF/UHF ANTENNA TECHNOLOGY

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang
Award Amount: $375,000.00
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed research is to develop a small, light-weight, broad-beamwidth, multi-octave antenna which has a useable gain of over 0 dBi and which can operate without degredation of these characteristic parameters in the presence of a 3.3 watt per meter-square power density. By using… More

Conformal UHF SATCOM Antenna for Tactical Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J.h. Wang
Award Amount: $69,991.00
Abstract:
Wang-Tripp Corporation (WTC) prposes a six-month Phse I exploratiory research and development effort to design a UHF Satellite Communications (SATCOM) antenna for beyond-line-of-sight communications, and participation in Navy communications nets. Curretnly availabe UHF SATCOM antennas are unsuitable… More

LOW-PROFILE BROADBAND RADIATING ELEMENTS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Victor K. Tripp
Award Amount: $69,837.00
Abstract:
Wang-Tripp Corporation (WTC) proposes a six-month Phase I exploratory research effort to determine the feasiblity of a low-profile array element for the Navy's active, electronically-steered array (AESA) antenna. The best current broadband elements (flared notches) require about two inches of depth… More

Ultra-High Performance Antennas for Communications-On-The-Move (COTM)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Johnson J.h. Wang
Award Amount: $98,940.00
Abstract:
The military is in the process of developing programmable, multiband, multimode radios that provide multiple, simultaneous transmit and receive channels in the frequency range of 2 MHz to 2 GHz to support the digitization of the battlefield. New, advanced ultra-wideband antenna concepts, subsystems… More

Conformal Antenna for Soldier C4I

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang
Award Amount: $69,982.00

Conformal Antenna for Soldier C4I

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1997 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang
Award Amount: $734,550.00
Abstract:
A need exists for wide-band, high data rate communications capabilities for the soldier in the field. A wireless LAN solution that does not require directional antenna pointing for the soldier on the move is desired. Conformal antenna embedded in the soldier ensemble can solve the problem and also… More

Electronically Scanned Phased Array Antenna (ESA)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang
Award Amount: $97,708.00
Abstract:
It would be highly desirable for military aircraft to utilize low-power radar when operating in all-weather conditions and low altitudes. The problem with this class of radar is that it requires a large antenna to receive an acceptable return to conduct operations. While such an antenna is… More

New Antenna Materials and Technologies

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson H Wang
Award Amount: $69,915.00
Abstract:
Not Available The objective of SAL (silicon-carbide adjustable limiter) is to design a replacement limiter for the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) transceiver upgrade. The SAL will withstand 250 W while occupying no more space than the present limiter. More than twice as much power has to… More

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Award Year / Program / Phase: 2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. H. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $98,831.00

Retrofit Antijam Applique for Handheld GPS Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $119,627.00
Abstract:
The land warrior has become increasingly dependent on handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers for providing location information in high interference environments for Situation Awareness, etc. on modern battlefield. A solution is to replace thelegacy antenna with a relatively inexpensive… More

Directional Airborne Telemetry Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
A twenty-fold increase in the telemetry data rates over the past 10 years, coupled with the reduction in available spectrum and the proliferation of various wireless systems, makes it necessary to increase the efficiency and quality of aeronauticaltelemetry (TM) systems. The objective of this… More

Directional Airborne Telemetry Antennas

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $749,400.00
Abstract:
A twenty-fold increase in the telemetry data rates over the past 10 years, coupled with the reduction in available spectrum and the proliferation of various wireless systems, makes it necessary to increase the efficiency and quality of aeronauticaltelemetry (TM) systems. The objective of this… More

Retrofit Antijam Applique for Handheld GPS Receivers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $729,128.00
Abstract:
The land warrior has become increasingly dependent on handheld GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers for providing location information in high interference environments for Situation Awareness, etc. on modern battlefield. A solution is to replace thelegacy antenna with a relatively inexpensive… More

Multi-Band Antenna For L, S, and X-Band Data

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,730.00
Abstract:
A critical need exists throughout the maritime services for cost-effective, lightweight, multi-band antenna systems with the capability to receive L, S, and X-band satellite signals requiring very high G/T (gain/temperature), which for ordinary receiversneeds large antenna gain of about 30-40 dBi. … More

Smart Single or Multiple Beam Forming Antennas in the 1 to 2 GHz Range

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $729,099.00
Abstract:
Current airborne and ground vehicular antennas cannot meet the Army's needs in Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) wideband networking waveform (WNW), secure wireless local area network (SWLAN) and flying local area network (FLAN) applications. This SBIR topic A03-120 addresses this problem by… More

Smart Single or Multiple Beam Forming Antennas in the 1 to 2 GHz Range

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $118,922.00
Abstract:
The Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) needs multi-band airborne and ground vehicular antennas that can cover all JTRS bands over 1-2.5 GHz and have steerable beams. The difficulties in developing these antennas are due to the requirements of not only multi-band/broadband to cover 1-2.5 GHz, but… More

Conformal Appliqué Antennas for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,805.00
Abstract:
This is an SBIR Phase-I proposal, under SOCOM Topic 06-002, "Conformal Appliqué Antennas for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aircraft." A definite need exists to develop a family of appliqué antennas to be conformally mounted on various UAVs and manned aircraft for broadcast of PSYOPS messages at… More

Conformal Applique Antennas for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and Aircraft

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / SOCOM
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $762,955.00
Abstract:
This SBIR phase-II proposal is to develop conformal applique antennas mounted on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and aircraft for FM/TV broadcast in PSYOPS (psychological-operations). The technical problem is very challenging, especially for that on UAVs, because of the constraints on antenna size… More

Smart Multifunction Antenna for Lunar/Planetary Surface Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $92,534.00
Abstract:
NASA is planning a series of human and robotic missions to explore the Moon and later Mars. According to NASA SBIR topic O1.10, surface networks are needed for these missions. In particular, for surface networks, NASA needs reconfigurable, directionally selectable, steerable, multi-frequency… More

Low Cost Planar Antennas for Phased Array Radars

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / STTR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Research Institution: OHIO STATE U. ENG. EXPERIMENT STN.
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $99,964.00
RI Contact: James F. Ball
Abstract:
Under STTR Topic MDA07-T011, "Low Cost Planar Antennas for Phased Array Radars," Wang Electro-Opto Corporation (WEO) proposes to develop a low-cost planar array element antenna for integration into a beamsteering array panel. The planar array antenna should operate over the entire X-band for MDA's… More

Innovative Low-Profile, Wideband Antennas for Radio Receivers on Mobile Air and Ground Platforms

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang, Chief Scientist
Award Amount: $69,931.00
Abstract:
There is a definite need for low-profile conformal antenna designs to replace the commonly used quarter-wavelength whip antenna for wideband (covering 0.3 - 3.0 GHz) systems on Army's airborne and ground mobile platforms. Wang Electro-Opto Corporation (WEO) has been conducting research for such… More

Smart Multifunction Antenna for Lunar/Planetary Surface Network

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: Johnson Wang, Principal Investigator
Award Amount: $598,837.00
Abstract:
NASA is planning a series of human and robotic missions to explore the Moon and later Mars. According to NASA SBIR topic O1.10, directionally selectable, steerable antennas for mounting on human helmets, robots, and fixed structures (e.g. habitats) are needed in surface networks for these missions.… More

Ultra Wideband Conformal Antennas for Network Enabled Weapons

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: J. H., Chief Scientist – (770) 955-9311
Award Amount: $79,992.00
Abstract:
Current weapon antennas are confined to narrow bands and are directional. Innovative conformal antenna designs are being sought which are capable of operating in two bands, 30-1000 MHz and 960-2000 MHz, for Software Defined Radios (SDR) data terminals for weapons. Also, the Network Enabled Weapons… More

Wide Bandwidth, High Performance Cost Effective Antenna Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: J. H., Chief Scientist – (770) 955-9311
Award Amount: $79,998.00
Abstract:
Antenna elements are a key part of any phased array antenna system. The development of cost effective, high performance array antenna elements is challenging for wide bandwidth and broad scan angles. Wang Electro-Opto Corporation (WEO), teamed up with the Ohio State University (OSU), proposes to… More

STTR Phase I: Adaptive Miniaturized Ultrawideband Antenna

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2012 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: University of California-Santa Cruz Merrill College
Principal Investigator: Johnson J. Wang
Award Amount: $149,711.00
RI Contact: Farid Dowla
Abstract:
This proposed Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase-I project aims at an adaptive ultrawideband miniaturized antenna with the capability of real-time adaptation to changes in mobile operating environments. The research addresses an apparently insurmountable technical problem epitomized by… More

Wide Bandwidth, High Performance Cost Effective Antenna Elements

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2013 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: DOD
Principal Investigator: J. H., Chief Scientist – (770) 955-9311
Award Amount: $749,974.00
Abstract:
Phased arrays are a key component in modern naval warfare. Its applications range from radars to electronic warfare (EW), surveillance & communications, etc. Its important applications to other military and commercial systems and platforms are obvious. For decades, wideband wide-scan planar… More