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Company Information:

Company Name:
Faraday TechNology, Inc.
Address:
315 Huls Drive
Clayton, OH 45315-8983
Phone:
(937) 836-7749
URL:
N/A
EIN:
311347918
DUNS:
793274747
Number of Employees:
150
Woman-Owned?:
No
Minority-Owned?:
No
HUBZone-Owned?:
No

Commercialization:

Has been acquired/merged with?:
N/A
Has had Spin-off?:
N/A
Has Had IPO?:
N/A
Year of IPO:
N/A
Has Patents?:
N/A
Number of Patents:
N/A
Total Sales to Date $:
$ 0.00
Total Investment to Date $
$ 0.00
POC Title:
N/A
POC Name:
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POC Phone:
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POC Email:
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Narrative:
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Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $4,705,049.00 54
SBIR Phase II $13,498,009.00 24
STTR Phase I $846,998.00 7
STTR Phase II $1,500,000.00 2

Award List:

Novel Process for Functional Chromium Plating from Non-Toxic Trivalent Chromium (Cr(III)) Plating Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$54,648.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chengdong Zhou , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Process for Functional Chromium Plating from Non-Toxic Trivalent Chromium (Cr(III)) Plating Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$219,788.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chengdong Zhou , Principal Investigator
Abstract:
Chromium coatings are widely used in various industries. Functional chromium is currently plated from a Cr(VI) bath. However, Cr(VI) is identified as one of 17 "high-priority" toxic chemicals by the EPA. Compared to Cr(VI), Cr(III) is environmentally benign and the waste disposal cost is… More

ELECTROPLATING FROM ADDITIVE-FREE ELECTROLYTES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,597.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. E. Jennings Taylor
Abstract:
Faraday Technology, Inc. proposes to develop an electroplating process fromadditive-free bath for the printed wiring board (PWB) industry and metal platingindustry. Current state-of-the-art metal plating relies on baths containingproprietary additive. These additives were developed empirically and… More

HIGH EFFICIENCY ELECTROCHEMICAL TREATMENT OF GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATED WITH HEAVY METALS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,752.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chengdong Zhou
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovativeelectrochemical process for high efficiency simultaneous recovery of mixed heavymetals from contaminated groundwater. Electrochemical recovery of metals fromwastewater is a promising approach for metal recycle. However, the… More

Corrosion Monitoring in Supercritical Water Media

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,688.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Mahendra Sunkara
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Electrochemical Process for Removal of Scrap Dental Amalgam from Waste Water

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,419.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chengdong Zhou
Abstract:
N/a

IN-SITU REMOVAL OF HEAVY METALS FROM VADOSE ZONE CONTAMINATED SOILS USING ENHANCED ELECTROKINETICS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,176.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Abstract:
N/a

IN-PROCESS RECYCLING OF PLATING WASTES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,416.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chendong Zhou
Abstract:
N/a

Novel Electrochemical Process for Removal of Scrap Dental Amalgam from Waste Water

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$714,267.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chengdong Zhou
Abstract:
The objective of the proposed program "A Novel Electrochemical Process for Removal of Scrap Dental Amalgam from Waste Water" is to develop and commercialize cost effective electrochemical hardware for the treatment of dental waste water. Our process will remove the dental amalgam from the waste… More

IN-SITU REMOVAL OF HEAVY METALS FROM VADOSE ZONE CONTAMINATED SOILS USING ENHANCED ELECTROKINETICS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$224,846.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Mahendra Sunkara
Abstract:
Electrokinetic remediation of metal contaminated soils is a promising in-situsoil remediation technology. In electrokinetic soil remediation, a current isapplied to two electrodes buried in the soil and the ionic contaminants movetowards the electrodes for subsequent cleanup of the localized… More

IN-PROCESS RECYCLING OF PLATING WASTES

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$224,928.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Chendong Zhou
Abstract:
The objective of Faraday Technology's Phase I program is to demonstrate thefeasibility of a novel treatment technology for in process recycling ofwastewaters generated by the printed wiring board (PWB) and metal finishingindustries. Specifically, their electrochemical ion-exchange (EIX) process… More

A Novel Electrochemical Machining Process for Hard Passive Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$98,832.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator:
Chengdong Zhou
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate a novel process for electrochemical machining nickel superalloys and other hard, passive alloys. Nickel-based superalloys are widely used in various industries, such as aerospace and automative industries. However, nickel… More

A Novel Electrochemical Machining Process for Hard Passive Alloys

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$740,310.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Chengdong Zhou
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate a novel process for electrochemical machining nickel superalloys and other hard, passive alloys. Nickel-based superalloys are widely used in various industries, such as aerospace and automative industries. However, nickel… More

COPPER ELECTROCHEMICAL PLANARIZATION FOR THREE-DIMENSIONAL ADVANCED IC MULTICHIP MODULE AND INTERCONNECT APPLICATIONS

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,907.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
E Jennings Taylor Phd
Abstract:
The objective of the program is to develop and commercialize an electrochemical copper planarization process for three-dimensional advanced IC applications (multichip modules and interconnects) based on a modulated reverse electrochemical planarization (MREF-ECP) process. The Phase I program will… More

In-Process Recycling of a Spent Electroless Nickel Plating Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,857.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

In-Process Recycling of Spent Hexavalent Chromium Palting Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,428.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

A Novel, In-Situ Delivery Method for Peroxide for Remediation of Organically Contaminated Groundwater

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,338.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
N/a

SBIR Phase I: A Novel Electrochemical Machining Process for Final Surface Polishing of Hard Passiv

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1998 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,826.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman
Abstract:
N/a

Mitigation of Hidden Corrosion for Reduction in Total Cost of Ownership

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman PhD
Abstract:
Not Available High-power cw-like source of mid-infrared radiation are needed for infrared countermerasure systems that employ closed loop jamming. The spectral range 4.5-5 microns is particularly difficult to obtain with current systems. The overall technical objective of this program is sto… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$399,890.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
1999 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,873.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Not Available The goal of this Phase I research is to design, fabricate, and test a high-efficiency, low-power, two-phase pumped loop. This high-efficiency, low-power, two-phase pumped loop will use a unique two-phase working fluid pair that offers the capability of higher efficiency and lower… More

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Robert. P. Renz
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$294,873.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Robert. P. Renz
Abstract:
N/a

N/A

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2000 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$64,935.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
E. Jennings Taylor, Chief Technical Officer
Abstract:
N/a

Low Cost Manufacturing of Advanced Electronic Modules

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$696,361.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator:
E. Jennings Taylor, Chief Technical Officer
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II project will validate and position for commercial scale-up a key enabling technology for the low-cost, high-volume manufacture of advanced electronic modules. In the Phase I project, Faraday TechnologyInc. established the feasibility of a novel… More

STTR PHASE I: Use of Nanoclusters for Recovery of Strategic Metals

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$97,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
University of Cincinnati
RI Contact:
N/A
Abstract:
N/a

Nanostructured Anode Material for High Performance, Intermediate Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
65243 Accurate descriptions of corrosion damage accumulation are needed to support the development of corrosion prediction models. This project will develop a multi-element, microelectrode array technology to resolve small-length-scale chemical and electrochemical processes involved in… More

Prediction of Corrosion Protection System Aging by Theory Based Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,701.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
Corrosion damage to aging aircraft is the highest maintenance cost for the U.S. Air Force, and decreases the time that aircraft are available for missions. In order to continue using the aircraft beyond their design life, while staying within the budgetconstraints of the U.S. Air Force, maintenance… More

SBIR Phase I: A Low Cost Semiconductor Metallization-Planarization Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2001 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,182.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will demonstrate the feasibility of an innovative process for copper metallization and planarization of semiconductor scale features. In contrast to geometric leveling or true leveling in the presence of levelers and brighteners, the… More

Prediction of Corrosion Protection System Aging by Theory Based Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
"This Phase II SBIR program addresses the need to extend the life of U.S. Air Force aircraft, well beyond their original design life, under increasingly strict budget conditions. Specifically, a Faradaic Prediction Tool will be developed, to predict theperformance of a corrosion protection system… More

Microelectrode Array for Electrochemical Sensing of Localized Corrosion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,678.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
65243 Accurate descriptions of corrosion damage accumulation are needed to support the development of corrosion prediction models. This project will develop a multi-element, microelectrode array technology to resolve small-length-scale chemical and electrochemical processes involved in… More

Electrically Medicated Microetching Manufacturing Process to Replace Emersion and Spray Etching

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,859.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70349 Large printed circuit boards of interest to the Department of Energy require improved manufacturability. In this project, an electrically mediated etching technology will be developed to replace emersion and spray etching techniques. 50 ¿m lines and spaces will be consistently… More

Microelectrode Array for Electrochemical Sensing of Localized Corrosion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
65243 Accurate descriptions of corrosion damage accumulation are needed to support the development of corrosion prediction models. This project will develop a multi-element, microelectrode array technology to resolve small-length-scale chemical and electrochemical processes involved in… More

High Frequency Pulse/Pulse Reverse Processes for Water Intrusion Control in Containment Sites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,996.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
"This Phase I SBIR program addresses the need for containment of hazardous species in landfills and hazardous waste sites, by preventing groundwater from leaching contaminants from the soil. The proposed approach, based on electro-osmotic methods, will use1) pulse/pulse reverse processes to prevent… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: A Low Cost Semiconductor Metallization-Planarization Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II Project will establish market demand for a novel electrically mediated leveling technology and position the technology for market launch via a joint venture. The specific Phase II objectives are: 1. Scale-up and demonstration of the electrically… More

SBIR/STTR Phase II: A Low Cost Semiconductor Metallization-Planarization Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2002 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$498,042.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II Project will establish market demand for a novel electrically mediated leveling technology and position the technology for market launch via a joint venture. The specific Phase II objectives are: 1. Scale-up and demonstration of the electrically… More

A Novel Process for the Application and Finishing of Nanocrystalline Superhard Steel onto Internal Combustion Engine Components

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,925.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Alan Bonifas
Abstract:
72097S03-I This project will introduce nanocrystalline metals in the form of coatings to improve the wear characteristics of internal combustion engine (ICE) components, enabling higher operating temperatures and, consequently, better fuel efficiency. Using a novel electrophoretic deposition… More

Electrically Medicated Microetching Manufacturing Process to Replace Emersion and Spray Etching

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$0.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70349S02-II This project will develop an electrically mediated etching technology to replace immersion and spray etching techniques used in the manufacture of large (2m x 2m to 5m x 5m), thin (100-200 mm thick), multiple-layer printed circuit boards of interest to the Department of Energy high… More

SBIR Phase II: Non-Contact/Zero-Stress Surface Polishing Process for Copper/Low Dielectric Constant Semiconductors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,991.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will advance the development of a non-contact electro-polish process, addressing the need for a non-contact/stress-free polishing method for planarization of Cu/low-k interconnects required for the fabrication of nanochip integrated… More

Electrically Medicated Microetching Manufacturing Process to Replace Emersion and Spray Etching

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,919.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
70349S02-II This project will develop an electrically mediated etching technology to replace immersion and spray etching techniques used in the manufacture of large (2m x 2m to 5m x 5m), thin (100-200 mm thick), multiple-layer printed circuit boards of interest to the Department of Energy high… More

High Frequency Pulse/Pulse Reverse Processes for Water Intrusion Control in Containment Sites

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$729,978.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR program will continue development of a high frequency, pulse reverse electroosmosis technology, for control of leaching and groundwater intrusion in contaminated sites. The program goal is a toolbox for assisting site selection by U.S. Army personnel, by enabling offsite, advance… More

SBIR Phase II: Lead-Free Solder Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,963.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Project (SBIR) Phase II project will advance the development of an electrochemical process, addressing the need for elimination of the use of lead-based finishes and solders in the printed circuit board, electronics packaging and semiconductor industries. This… More

STTR Phase II: Low-Cost Manufacturing of Fuel Cell Membrane Electrode Assemblies (MEAs) with High Dispersed Catalyst

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Case Western Reserve
RI Contact:
C. C. Liu
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase II project will advance the development of the high frequency pulse/pulse reverse electrodeposition process for the catalyzation of membrane electrode assemblies (MEA) for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells. The Phase II… More

SBIR Phase II: Non-Contact/Zero-Stress Surface Polishing Process for Copper/Low Dielectric Constant Semiconductors

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$484,963.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will advance the development of a non-contact electro-polish process, addressing the need for a non-contact/stress-free polishing method for planarization of Cu/low-k interconnects required for the fabrication of nanochip integrated… More

Development of Electrically Mediated Electrophoretic Deposition for Thermal Barrier Coating Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
78745S The gas turbine engine manufacturing industry is an important aspect of the U.S. commercial economy and critical to both the Departments of Energy and Defense. A novel, low-cost turbine blade coating process is needed to improve thermal barrier coating structures and turbine blade… More

SBIR Phase II: Lead-Free Solder Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$469,925.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Project (SBIR) Phase II project will advance the development of an electrochemical process, addressing the need for elimination of the use of lead-based finishes and solders in the printed circuit board, electronics packaging and semiconductor industries. This… More

Novel Metal Shaping Process Using Non-Toxic Working Fluids

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,882.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Alan Bonifas, Project Engineer
Abstract:
This SBIR proposal addresses worker and environmental safety concerns regarding the use of toxic cutting fluids in metal shaping operations. The toxicity of cutting fluids cn be caused by either the constituents fo the cutting fluid chemistyr or in the case of water-soluble emulsions, the toxicity… More

High Frequency Pulse Reverse Electrochemical Treatment of Concrete for Mitigation of Corrosion

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program addresses the critical need for effective dechlorination methods for corrosion protection of bridge deck and piers at US Army facilities. This program proposes an innovative electrochemical technology for dechlorination of concrete, which is cost-effective and suitable for… More

Model Corrosion Protection System Breakdown Utilizing Existing Data

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Manager
Abstract:
The proposed Phase I SBIR program addresses the need for a model which will allow better understanding of the breakdown of corrosion protection systems on US Navy components and structures. This Phase I project will demonstrate the use of data mining to extract knowledge from existing US Navy data… More

Development of Electrically Mediated Electrophoretic Deposition for Thermal Barrier Coating Systems

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The gas turbine engine manufacturing industry is an important aspect of the U.S. commercial economy and critical to both the Departments of Energy and Defense. This project will develop an improved manufacturing process to deposit thermal barrier coating materials to enable operation at higher… More

Modeling of Chromate-Free Coating Systems Using Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,987.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Director
Abstract:
In the proposed Phase I SBIR program, Faraday, KBSI and Prof. John Scully will demonstrate the applicability of data mining combined with fundamental parameter analysis to model the performance and predict the lifetime of chromate-free coatings systems for aircraft applications, exposed to a variety… More

SBIR Phase I: Microfluidics Device for Real-time Process Control of Copper Plating Baths

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project will demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of a novel electrochemical sensor based on the principles of microfluidics and alternating current voltammetry as a powerful tool to monitor the constituents of semiconductor and printed… More

Modeling of Chromate-Free Coating Systems Using Data Mining

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$749,995.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Maria Inman, Research Director
Abstract:
This Phase II program addresses the need for a software-based coating assessment model that will forecast non-chromate coating system degradation and corrosion damage under primary environmental stresses. Faraday's project team will develop this forecasting model by combining data mining and data… More

STTR Phase I: Thermally-Assisted Electro-Etching of Electronics Packages

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Columbia University
RI Contact:
Alan J. West
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project addresses an enabling technology for fabrication of printed circuit boards and electronic packages. The demand for increased integrated circuit density, performance and reliability while reducing size, weight and cost of electronic… More

SBIR Phase II: Microfluidics Device for Real-time Process Control of Copper Plating Baths

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2007 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase II research program will advance the monitoring of copper plating baths, responding to the stated need to design, develop and prototype innovative sensors and systems for testing and characterization in both industrial and laboratory settings, for… More

STTR Phase I: Novel Deposition Process to Produce Bilayer Alloy Electrocatalysts for PEM Fuel Cells

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Northeastern University
RI Contact:
Sanjeev Mukerjee
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project addresses the need for novel catalytic systems for electrochemical energy conversion technologies, specifically polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells, through an innovative bilayer electrocatalyst design and the ability to… More

Faradayic ElectroEtching of Stainless Steel Bipolar Plates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,969.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Commercialization of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cells requires low-cost components, materials, and manufacturing processes. Specifically, the manufacture of the fuel cell¿s bipolar plates utilizes methods that are slow, expensive, and inappropriate for some advanced flow field designs. It… More

Faradayic Electropolishing of Niobium in Environmentally-Benign Electrolytes

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,968.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The International Linear Collider (ILC) requires microscale-smooth RF superconducting cavities fabricated from niobium. The task of polishing the cavities currently involves the use of toxic electrolytes that include hydrofluoric acid. It is desirable to find new methods of surface finishing that… More

Enabling Commercialization of a Lead-Free Coating Manufacturing Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,981.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Holly Garich, Project Engineer
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program addresses the need for a manufacturing process that enables high reliability Pb-free tin coatings. Pb-free tin solders used in electronics applications have demonstrated whisker growth, due in part to compressive stresses within the deposit, causing failures of the… More

Low Resistivity CNT Interconnects for Next-Generation Space Electronics

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Heather McCrabb, PROGRAM MANAGER
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program addresses the need for the development of carbon nanocomposite materials technologies for space applications. Specifically, Faraday Technology and General Dynamics IT propose to design and build low resistivity / high reliability electronics modules that utilize carbon… More

Electrodeposited Mn-Co Alloy Coatings for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Interconnects

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,998.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
West Virginia University
RI Contact:
Alan B. Matrtin
Abstract:
The operation of solid oxide fuel cells at temperatures of 650-850 °C has made it possible to replace the ceramic interconnects in fuel cell stacks with metallic interconnects comprised of chromia-forming ferritic stainless steels. However, chromia subscale growth and chromium evaporation reduce… More

SBIR Phase I: Faradayic ElectroCell

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,992.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project addresses the need for faster, lighter, more powerful electronic devices with increased capability. The manufacture of advanced printed circuit boards, a key component of electronic devices, utilizing high density interconnect technology… More

Development of Tin Whisker Growth Model Using the Faradayic Process

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / OSD
Principal Investigator:
Holly Garich, Project Engineer
Abstract:
The recent European Union ROHS Directive for the elimination of lead from tin-lead solders in electronics products has lead the industry scrambling for alternatives not affected by tin whisker growth. Tin whiskers spontaneously grow on pure tin and tin-rich alloy surfaces, and may cause reliability… More

Development of Diagnostic Model for Hydrogen Permeation through High-Strength Alloys Under Corroding Conditions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator:
Stephen Snyder, Project Engineer
Research Institution:
University of South Carolina
RI Contact:
Greg Howell
Abstract:
In this Phase I STTR program, the project team will develop a mathematical model for the hydrogen permeation inhibiting efficiency for various metals and alloys. Experiments based on the Devanathan-Stachurski method will be used to determine the models kinetic parameters, which control hydrogen… More

Faradayic Bulk Anodizing of Aluminum Parts for Small Arms

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,991.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Heather McCrabb, Project Engineer
Abstract:
This SBIR program addresses the need for an innovative manufacturing process for bulk anodizing of a large number of small aluminum alloy parts, by cominbing bulk anodizing with a sophisticated electrochemical anodization technique and an innovative cell design. The anticipated results in this Phase… More

Faradayic ElectroEtching of Stainless Steel Bipolar Plates

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$750,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
Commercialization of polymer-electrolyte-membrane fuel cells requires low-cost components, materials, and manufacturing processes. However, current bipolar plate manufacturing methods are slow, expensive, and are inappropriate for some advanced flow-field designs. This project will develop an… More

Faradayic Desalination for Produced Water Treatment

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The DOE seeks innovative approaches for the treatment of the water produced at oil and gas wells, specifically, a cost-effective strategy for the removal of salinity from this waste stream. This project will develop technology to treat the produced water by first applying the Faradayic… More

Electrically Mediated Deposition of Niobium for Coating Copper Elliptical Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$99,995.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
To improve the superconducting components of radio frequency devices used in particle accelerators, there is a need to develop techniques to create a layer of niobium on the interior of a copper elliptical cavity. This project will develop an electrically-mediated electro-deposition process to… More

Throughmask ElectroEtching for Cost-Effective Nitinol Stent Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Description Faraday Technology, Inc. proposes to develop the Faradayic ElectroEtching Process, based on pulsed electrolytic through-mask etching of nitinol stents, for rapid stent fabrication while maintaining pattern fidelity in a neutral, aqueous, non-toxic… More

Electroconcentration, Separation, and Rupture of Bioalgae for Fuel Production

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,995.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project will develop an extraction technique using electro-concentration, electro-separation, and electro-rupture processes to enhance the harvesting of oil from bioalgae. The proposed method would provide an economical alternative to expeller or solvent extraction of lipids from… More

Functionally Graded Alloy Coating for Enhanced Erosion Resistance to Electromagnetic Launcher Rails

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$69,999.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / NAVY
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hall, Principal Scientist
Abstract:
This SBIR program addresses the need for coatings for the rail components of an electromagnetic launcher, that can withstand strong mechanical, chemical, thermal and electrical forces on the rails. In the Phase I program, Faraday will demonstrate the feasibility of an environmentally benign… More

Electropolishing Niobium in an HF-Free Electrolyte

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2010 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$100,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The proposed program addresses the need for an improved manufacturing process for electropolishing niobium RF superconducting cavities for the International Linear Collider. Specifically, the aim of the project is to create microscopically clean and smooth niobium surfaces on the interior of the… More

Functional Chrome Coatings on Hard to Access, Internal Surfaces of Industrial Parts from an Environmentally Benign Trivalent Chromium Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$80,000.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hall – (937) 836-7749
Abstract:
"Faraday Technology, Inc., with the guidance of our commercialization partner the Boeing Company, propose a drop-in-replacement chrome plating process that can coat complex, hard to access surfaces such as the interior of landing gear, using an environmentally benign trivalent chromium bath. The… More

SBIR Phase II: Faradayic ElectroCell

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will address a current limitation in manufacturing of electronic devices. At the heart of electronic device manufacturing is the production of printed circuit boards (PCBs), which provide the mechanical support and electrical connection… More

SBIR Phase II: Electroconcentration, Separation, and Rupture of Bioalgae for Fuel Production

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2011 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$500,000.00
Agency:
NSF
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project addresses the need for innovative approaches to harvesting oil from bio-algae, specifically to dewater the bio-algae and recycle the processed algae stream for reuse. The subject innovation will facilitate the development of an… More

ElectroPolishing for Cost Effective, High Yield Nitinol Stent Fabrication

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$986,964.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
Maria E. Inman – 937-836-7749
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Faraday Technology proposes to develop the FARADAYIC [ElectroPolishing Process, based on pulse reverse electrolytic polishing of stents, fabricated from nitinol and other materials of interest to industry, for rapid, cost-effective surfce finishing] in a simple… More

Microelectrode Array to Enable Robust Water Monitoring for Multiple Contaminants at Sub-Nanomolar Concentrations

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Heather McCrabb – (937) 836-7749
Abstract:
The proposed SBIR project addresses the need for robust, compact, sensitive, low cost sensors for measurement of contaminants in water. The proposed innovation is the development and validation of an ion-selective microelectrode array, capable of simultaneous detection of multiple species in… More

Functional Chrome Coatings on Hard to Access, Internal Surfaces of Industrial Parts from an Environmentally Benign Trivalent Chromium Bath

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$299,981.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Timothy Hall – (937) 836-7749
Abstract:
Faraday Technology Inc., with the guidance of The Boeing Company and Advanced Tooling Corp, proposes a drop-in replacement chrome plating process that can coat complex, hard to access surfaces such as the interior of landing gear, using an environmentally benign trivalent chromium bath. The proposed… More

Flow Battery Structures to Improve Performance and Reduce Manufacturing Cost

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / STTR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
E. Taylor, Dr. – 937-836-7749
Research Institution:
Case Western Reserve University
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Redox flow batteries are a promising technology for electrical energy storage for renewable energy sources; however traditional redox flow batteries are limited in their use due to non-uniform pressure drops and mass transfer limitations, as well as high manufacturing costs related to the felt… More

FARADAYIC Recycling ECM Process and Hardware

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$149,985.00
Agency / Branch:
DOD / ARMY
Principal Investigator:
E. Taylor, Chief Technical Officer – (937) 836-7749
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR program addresses the need for an integrated manufacturing method to recover and recycle metal removed during electrochemical machining. The proposed integrated system combines electrochemical machining, electrowinning, induced codeposition and metal ion concentration to directly… More

FARADAYIC Recycling ECM Process and Hardware

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2012 / SBIR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$513,301.00
Agency:
DOD
Principal Investigator:
E. J. Taylor, Chief Technical Officer/I – (937) 836-7749
Abstract:
This Phase II SBIR addresses the need for an integrated manufacturing method to recover and recycle metal removed during electrochemical machining. FARADAYIC (R)ECM combines electrochemical machining with electrowinning to eliminate sludge and recover machined metal, while maintaining the… More

Environmentally Conscious Electrochemical Machining for Zero Discharge and Metal Recycling

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$79,999.00
Agency:
EPA
Principal Investigator:
Brian Skinn – 937-836-7749
Abstract:
This Phase I SBIR addresses the need for a manufacturing method for recovery and recycle of metal removed during electrochemical machining (ECM). Direct current (DC) ECM uses viscous solutions with additives such as fluoride resulting in difficult to control electrolytes, environmentally hazardous… More

Flow Battery Structures to Improve Performance and Reduce Manufacturing Cost

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / STTR / Phase II
Award Amount:
$1,000,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Research Institution:
Case Western Reserve University
RI Contact:
Abstract:
Redox flow batteries are a promising technology for electrical energy storage for renewable energy sources; however traditional redox flow batteries are limited in their use due to non-uniform pressure drops and mass transfer limitations, as well as high manufacturing costs related to the felt… More

Electropolishing of Nitinol Stents in Aqueous, Acid Free Solutions

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2013 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
HHS
Principal Investigator:
.. E. . – 937-836-7749
Abstract:
Project Summary/Abstract Faraday Technology proposes to develop the FARADAYIC ElectroPolishing Process, based on pulse reverse electrolytic polishing of stents, fabricated from nitinol and other materials of interest to industry, for rapid, cost-effectivesurface finishing in a simple aqueous… More

Eco-Friendly Bipolar Electrochemical Bulk Processing of SRF Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The DOE seeks commercially viable, fabrication technologies for SRF cavities, specifically new or improved bulk processing technologies. Current methods, such as buffered chemical polishing (BCP), use high viscosity electrolytes containing hydrofluoric acid, which is not conducive to low-cost, high… More

Acid-Free Electropolishing of Nb Cavities

Award Year / Program / Phase:
2014 / SBIR / Phase I
Award Amount:
$150,000.00
Agency:
DOE
Principal Investigator:
Abstract:
The DOE seeks commercially viable, fabrication technologies for SRF cavities, specifically eco-friendly final polishing technologies. Current methods, such as conventional and buffered electropolishing, use high viscosity electrolytes containing hydrofluoric acid, which is not conducive to low-cost,… More