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Low-Profile Tamper Detection Sensors

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
78932
Program Year/Program:
2006 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F061-214-2220
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
QorTek, Inc.
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 205 Williamsport, PA 17701-1251
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2006
Title: Low-Profile Tamper Detection Sensors
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-06-M-8070
Award Amount: $99,998.00
 

Abstract:

What is proposed is an inexpensive nearly undetectable method for detection of any effort to tamper with security sensitive electronics. This new approach would defeat the entire gamut of intrusion events from board probing through to device-level intrusive dissection making it extraordinarily difficult to reverse engineer the electronics. The use of a new class of semiconductor materials can be applied at individual IC level through to an entire circuit board assembly as to be extremely intrusion sensitive. External device integration can extend from very low profile integration to thick layer heat sink augmentation or replacement. Internal device integration options include Small Outline (SO), Ball Grid Array (BGA), and Land Grid Array (LGA). Integration of this new class of semiconductor materials also enables a completely new approach to autonomous electronics autodestruct in response to any unauthorized access attempt.

Principal Investigator:

Gareth J. Knowles
Principal Investigator
5703222700
gknowles@qortek.com

Business Contact:

Cathy A. Brooke
Chief Financial Officer
5703222700
cbrooke@qortek.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

QORTEK, INC.
1965 Lycoming Creek Road, Suite 205 Williamsport, PA 17701

EIN/Tax ID: 232954664
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No