Variable Frequency Coherent Hybrid Synthesizer
National Radio Astronomy Observatory, VA, United States
The new synthesizer design (originally designed for radio telescopes) is used for local oscillators (LO) with increased tuning resolution and smaller synthesizer steps sizes that will provide greater flexibility and increased capability of existing hardware.
Primary Application Area: Instrumentation & Manufacturing
Technology Development Status: Proven Manufacturability
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 7
FIGURES OF MERIT
Value Proposition: Overcomes traditional problems related to Fine Tune Synthesizers (FTS) and Direct Digital Synthesizers (DDS) and provides steppings as small as 1 Hz.
Organization Type: Academic/Gov Lab
Showcase Booth #: 739
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
Government Funding/Support to Date: NRAO is funded by the National Science Foundation via a Cooperative Agreement with Associated Universities, Inc.
Primary Sources of Funding: Federal Grant
Looking for: Development / License Partners