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Novel high strength capacitor dielectrics

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Award ID:
71952
Program Year/Program:
2004 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
O043-EP7-1036
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Nanohmics, Inc
6201 East Oltorf St. Suite 400 Austin, TX 78741-
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2004
Title: Novel high strength capacitor dielectrics
Agency / Branch: DOD / OSD
Contract: FA8650-05-M-2514
Award Amount: $99,996.00
 

Abstract:

In this SBIR program Nanohmics propose to fabricate high breakdown strength flexible dielectrics films for use in high voltage capacitors from sputter deposited amorphous oxides. Previous work at Nanohmics has demonstrated a room temperature sputtering technique to deposit exceedingly high quality flexible amorphous nitride films at room temperature with properties similar to their single crystal counterparts. In this program we propose to use a similar growth technique to fabricate amorphous oxides such as ZrO2, HfO2, TiO2 as well as amorphous SiO2. After deposition, Nanohmics will test the films for dielectric strength, breakdown voltage, dielectric constant, high frequency loss and other electrical properties. The material with the best dielectric properties will be manufactured into a test capacitor and delivered at the end of the Phase I program. The Phase II program will take this dielectric, optimize the deposition process for lifetime and scalability then develop a reel-to-reel dielectric on foil manufacturing process necessary to fabricate wound capacitors in volume.

Principal Investigator:

Keith Jamison
President
5123899990
kjamison@nanohmics.com

Business Contact:

Keith Jamison
President
5123899990
kjamison@nanohmics.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

NANOHMICS, INC.
6201 East Oltorf St., Suite 100 Austin, TX 78741

EIN/Tax ID: 743072245
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No