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Lightweight, High Thermal Conductivity Materials for Thermal Management…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
69468
Program Year/Program:
2004 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B041-005-1267
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Materials & Electrochemical Research (MER) Corp.
7960 S. Kolb Rd. Tucson, AZ 85756-9237
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2004
Title: Lightweight, High Thermal Conductivity Materials for Thermal Management Applications
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: FA9453-04-M-0243
Award Amount: $100,000.00
 

Abstract:

The objective of this proposal is to develop a lightweight, high thermal conductivity material with a tailorable coefficient of thermal expansion for laser technology components leading to higher power lasers. In high performance electronics, packaging is the limiting factor in electrical circuit efficiency. Specifically, thermal management, along with reliability and the trend toward miniaturization, are essential factors in successful electronic design. In addition, the trend toward lightweight packaging is getting more and more attention due to portable handheld devices and space applications. With both the increasing density of components and the increasing power from these components, thermal management materials having high thermal conductivity are needed. Without efficient heat dissipation, the increased laser operating temperatures would lead to increased component failure rates. This program proposes an innovative material that has a thermal conductivity greater than 800 W/m¿K, CTE that matches Si and GaAs, and still remains cost effective.

Principal Investigator:

Ching-Fong Chen
Senior Scientist
5205741980
mercorp@mercorp.com

Business Contact:

James C. Withers
CEO
5205741980
jcwithers@mercorp.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

MATERIALS & ELECTROCHEMICAL RESEARC
7960 S. Kolb Rd. Tucson, AZ 85706

EIN/Tax ID: 860530946
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No