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LARGE SIZE (>1CM) INGAAS PHOTODETECTORS FOR 1.3 TO 2.1 UM

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Army
Award ID:
9689
Program Year/Program:
1989 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
9689
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Eti Instrument Systems Inc.
1317 Webster Ave Fort Collins, CO 80524
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1989
Title: LARGE SIZE (>1CM) INGAAS PHOTODETECTORS FOR 1.3 TO 2.1 UM
Agency / Branch: DOD / ARMY
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,411.00
 

Abstract:

WE PROPOSE TO DEVELOP A LARGE-SIZE (>1CM DIAMETER) INDIUM GALLIUM ARSENIDE PHOTODETECTOR WITH HIGH QUANTUM EFFICIENCY (>70%) OUT TO 2.1UM FOR FIBER OPTICS, EYESAFE RANGEFINDING, LIDAR AND LASER SEEKING. THESE DEVICES WILL HAVE LOW DARK CURRENTS FOR HIGH 300 DEG K SENSITIVITY (D* (12)CM (HZ)(1/2/W) AND HAVE SPECIAL DEVICE STRUCTURES FOR RISE/FALL TIMES NEAR 10 NANOSECONDS. EPITAXX IS UNIQUELY QUALIFIED TO PERFORM THIS PROGRAMM AS WE CURRENTLY SELL 3MM DIAMETER INGAAS DETECTORS AND HAVE MADE 5MM PROTOTYPES. THE PHASE I EFFORT WILL STUDY THE EFFECT OF INP SUBSTRATE DEFECTS UPON DEVICE PERFORMANCE. CONVENTIONAL EPITAXX INP/IN53GA47AS STRUCTURES FOR 1.0-1.7UM WILL BE FABRICATED INTO UNPRECEDENTED SIZES OF 5, 7, AND 10MM DIAMETER - ALL ON A SINGLE 2" INP SUBSTRATE - AND TESTED FOR SENSITIVITY AND SPEED. ONE PROTOTYPE 10MM DEVICE WITH A 20NSEC. RISETIME GOAL WILL BE DELIVERED. THE PHASE II EFFORT WILL INCLUDE: I) VAPOR PHASE GROWTH OF IN(X)GA(1-X)AS (.53

Principal Investigator:

Dr Gregory H Olsen
6094521188

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Epitaxx Inc
3490 Us Rte 1 Princeton, NJ 08540

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