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QUANTIFICATION

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
3881
Program Year/Program:
1986 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
3881
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
ENERGY CONVERSION DEVICES, INC.
1675 W. Maple Rd. Troy, MI 48084
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1986
Title: QUANTIFICATION
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

ECD INVENTED AND DEVELOPED THE CONCEPT OF USING A STRUCTURAL CHANGE IN A MATERIAL TO STORE INFORMATION. USING SEMICONDUCTOR DIODE LASERS TO RECORD, READ, AND ERASE INFORMATION ON PHASE CHANGE MEDIA OFFERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A PRODUCT WITH THE FEATURES OF MAGNETIC STORAGE MEDIA WITH GREATLY INCREASED STORAGE CAPACITY. THIS PROPOSAL IS DESIGNED TO DEMONSTRATE THE FEASIBILITY OF PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS FOR THIS APPLICATION BY QUANTIFYING THEIR PERFORMANCE IN THE AREAS OF SENSITIVITY, SPEED, DATA CAPACITY, DATA TRANSFER RATES, CARRY TO NOISE RATIO AND OTHERS. THE PERFORMANCE IS COMPARED TO DESIRED LEVELS TO DETERMINE SUITABILITY FOR THIS APPLICATION.

Principal Investigator:

David strand
3132801900

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Energy Conversion Devices Inc
1675 W Maple Rd Troy, MI 48084

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