Air Force Research Laboratory – Space Vehicles Directorate
The Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehicles Directorate develops and transitions technologies to provide space-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; space situational awareness; space communications; position navigation and timing; and defensive space control (protecting space assets from man-made and natural effects).
Alkaline-Earth vapor cell for enhanced optical atomic clocks
Enables size reduction and performance improvements to portable clocks necessary for satellite-based navigation and communication
Precision laser coupling device for single-mode fiber optics
Other applications include optical tweezers, coupling light into optical cavities, and laser milling
Composite panel with integrated thermal control
Biologically inspired multifunctional composite
Flexible Solar Cell Cover Glass
An advanced cover glass designed for the protection of solar cells in a demanding environment
System and method for channel probability mass function...
A system and method for generating a channel statistics dependent frequency hopping pattern that requires low computational complexity and simultaneously maximizes channel capacity and minimizes the symbol error rate or…
Pulse tube refrigerator with tunable inertance tube
An inertance tube for a pulse tube refrigerator which can be tuned to optimize performance. Apertures in the inertance tube fluidly communicate the inertance tube with a fluid reservoir. The…
System and method for generating exact symbol error...
A system and method for transmitting data over a wireless communication network. The method broadly includes generating a frequency hopping pattern spanning a plurality of time hops and a plurality…
System and method for creating a predetermined magnetic...
A method and system for algebraically generating precise magnetic potentials along the axis of a cold atom waveguide. Sets of paired conductors may provide control over the even and odd…
Modular deployable structure
A modular deployable structure that includes at least two panels, one of which is configured to be pivotably attached to a further structure for deployment therefrom and return thereto. Interfaces…