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Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Printed Integrated Circuits

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Award ID:
86344
Program Year/Program:
2010 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
08SB2-0322
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
DARPA 08-014
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Aneeve
22207 Linda Drive Torrance, CA -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2010
Title: Single Wall Carbon Nanotube Printed Integrated Circuits
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Contract: HR0011-10-9-0003
Award Amount: $749,780.00
 

Abstract:

Our Phase II SBIR project will aim to develop a manufacturing path for a printed integrated circuit (PICs) platform based on thin film transistors (TFT) constructed using carbon nanotube (CNT) fabrics. The Phase II project will continue this development towards a complete TFT CNT printing platform via the demonstration of TFT devices and circuits such as a CNT complementary transistor pair (n- and p-type), inverter circuits, ring oscillator circuits and RF (radio frequency) transistors. These developments will lead towards the pathway in prototyping ink-jet printed biosensors for hormone detection. Essential technical challenges that will be addressed within Phase II include scaling the purification of semiconducting CNT inks for manufacturing, development of stable n-type doping methods, the development of a TFT gate stack and the optimization of TFT device and circuit printing. Our ultimate goal is to develop a simple and low-cost CNT ink-jet printing platform where one can simply print devices, sensors or circuits with a push of a button.

Principal Investigator:

Chongwu Zhou
Principal Investigator
6268411816
chongwu@aneeve.com

Business Contact:

Kosmas Galatsis
COO
3108743024
kos@aneeve.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

Aneeve
22207 Linda Drive Torrance, CA 90505

EIN/Tax ID: 142008903
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No