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Aeropropulsion and Power Technology

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
73098
Program Year/Program:
2005 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
F051-192-2970
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Innovative Scientific Solutions, Inc.
2766 Indian Ripple Road Dayton, OH -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2005
Title: Aeropropulsion and Power Technology
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: FA8650-05-M-2597
Award Amount: $99,882.00
 

Abstract:

High energy density capacitors are vital for the mission of the Air Force in many areas. They will improve the development of advanced directed-energy weapons such as airborne lasers and high-pulse microwaves, where an increase in specific energy density will enable an increase in power, reducing the amount of time-on-target needed for destruction or increasing the range and reducing vulnerability of the systems. In this Phase I program, select carbon nitride (CNx) growth parameters, using well-controlled ion-beam assisted ion-beam sputter plasma deposition will be investigated for use as a capacitor dielectric. Flat-plate capacitors will be constructed. Surface, thermal, compositional, and electrical characteristics of the resulting thin films will be studied. During the subsequent Phase II program, the CNx film growth and dielectric properties will be optimized using the resulting CNx electrical characteristics. Additionally in Phase II, the most suitable method for scaling the size of the capacitors will be determined. Among the criteria considered for size scaling of the dielectric will be 1) determining the largest growth area with minimal defects; 2) suitability of rolling the film without introducing fractures, and 3) constructing stackable capacitors.

Principal Investigator:

William Lanter
Engineering Physicist
9372555179
william.lanter@wpafb.af.mil

Business Contact:

Larry Goss
President
9374294980
gosslp@innssi.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

INNOVATIVE SCIENTIFIC SOLUTIONS, INC.
2766 Indian Ripple Rd Dayton, OH 45440

EIN/Tax ID: 311437643
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No