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Company Information:

Name: NANOMATERIALS AND NANOFABRICATION LABORATORIES
Address: P.O. Box 2168
Fayetteville, AR 72702 2168
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: (479) 575-2723

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $2,124,765.00 16
SBIR Phase II $4,067,103.00 6
STTR Phase I $99,972.00 1
STTR Phase II $499,267.00 1

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: A New Scale-up Technology for Industrial Production of High Quality Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang Wang
Award Amount: $99,916.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project intends to develop a new technology for the industrial production of high quality semiconductor nanocrystals. Semiconductor nanocrystals are nanometer sized fragments of the corresponding bulk crystals, which have shown great potential… More

SBIR/STTR Phase I: Highly Efficient, Long Lifetime, and Inexpensive Nanocrystal LEDs

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2002 / STTR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: U of Arkansas
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang Wang
Award Amount: $99,972.00
RI Contact: Xiaogang Peng
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project will explore high efficient, long lifetime and inexpensive light emitting diodes (LEDs) based on semiconductor nanocrystals. The fabrication technology of the semiconductor nanocrystal LEDs is very much similar to the one used for the… More

Highly Crystalline Semiconductor Substrates for High Specific Power Solar Cells Fabricated by Nanocrystal Precursors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yunjun Wang, CEO
Award Amount: $99,998.00
Abstract:
The SBIR proposal is to develop ultra-thin highly crystalline semiconductor substrates that can be used for the fabrication of high power solar arrays from nanocrystals precursors. The as-prepared semiconductor substrates can be used as either the opticalwindow or base substrates for the solar… More

SBIR Phase II: A New Scale-Up Technology for Industrial Production of High Quality Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang Wang
Award Amount: $498,433.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop the so-called Continuous Batch (CB) technology for the massive production of high quality semiconductor nanocrystals inexpensively. The CB technology has the following advantages over the most closely competitive… More

SBIR Phase II: A New Scale-Up Technology for Industrial Production of High Quality Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang Wang
Award Amount: $0.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project proposes to develop the so-called Continuous Batch (CB) technology for the massive production of high quality semiconductor nanocrystals inexpensively. The CB technology has the following advantages over the most closely competitive… More

Kits for Converting Nanocrystals to Bio-Reagents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Y. A. Wang
Award Amount: $321,928.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This NIH SBIR program intends to ultimately convert high quality colloidal nanocrystals, mainly semiconductor nanocrystals and with some concerns on noble metal nanocrystals, to standard bio-medical reagents. This program is based on our patent-pending… More

SBIR Phase II: Highly Efficient, Long Lifetime, and Inexpensive Nanocrystal Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / STTR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Research Institution: N/A
Principal Investigator: Yongqiang Wang, PI
Award Amount: $499,267.00
RI Contact: N/A
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project will advance the performance of light emitting diodes based on semiconductor nanocrystals (NanoLEDs) to the same level of that of organic/polymer light emitting diodes (OLEDs). The key parameters of NanoLEDs targeted for this… More

Highly Crystalline Semiconductor Substrates for High Specific Power Solar Cells Fabricated by Nanocrystal Precursors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Principal Investigator: Yunjun Wang
Award Amount: $747,632.00
Abstract:
This Phase II proposal aims to develop nanocrystal-based technologies for the fabrication of nano-engineered solar cells with high specific power efficiency. The multiple-step fabrication will be completely based on solution-based procedures because of use of nanocrystal precursors. This warrants… More

Anti-PSA single chain antibody-quantum dot conjugates

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2004 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Yunjun Wang
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR proposal intends to prepare luminescent anti-PSA (prostate specific antigen) single chain antibody fragment (scFv) -- Quantum Dot (QD) conjugates that can be used for PSA immunoassays. This project will be built on our recent success in preparing… More

A Nanocrystal Biosensor Array for Simultaneous Detection of Multiple Waterborne Pathogens

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: Yongcheng Lui, Principal Investigator and VP
Award Amount: $70,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovations Research Phase I project is to develop a new generation of sensitive, rapid, portable, robust and inexpensive biosensor for simultaneous detection of multipe watergorne pathogens in water products and environment. Specificaly, NN-labs team will develop new biomarkers… More

SBIR Phase I: Commercial Scale Production of High Quality and Affordable Fe3O4 Nanocrystals for Nano-Biomedicine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongcheng Liu, Dr
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I research project intends to develop commercial scale production protocols for high quality, highly stable, biocompatible, bio-accessible, and yet affordable magnetic Fe3O4 nanocrystals. Current state-of-the-art methodology used to make Fe3O4… More

Colloidal Quantum Dot/Well Near-Infrared NanoLabels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2005 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Yongcheng Liu
Award Amount: $393,994.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This NIH SBIR project intends to develop three product lines of near infrared (NIR) bio-medical labeling reagents based on semiconductor nanocrystals (NIR NanoLabels), including conventional core/shell nanocrystals, type-II core/shell nanocrystals, and quantum… More

Kits for Converting Nanocrystals to Standard Bio-Medical Reagents

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Yongcheng Liu
Award Amount: $1,131,504.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase II program intends to develop the second generation of semiconductor nanocrystals (q-dots) based bio-medical labels to eliminate the usage of toxic cadmium element, to be physically permeable, and to not possess any self-quenching of the… More

SBIR Phase II: Commercial Scale Production of High Quality and Affordable Fe3O4 Nanocrystals for Nano-Biomedicine

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Yongchen Liu, Dr
Award Amount: $498,067.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II project intends to finalize commercial production protocols for high quality, highly stable, bio-compatible, bio-accessible, and yet affordable Fe3O4 nanocrystals and related magnetic beads. Current state-of-the-art methodology for making Fe3O4… More

High Yield and Inexpensive Production of Quality Gold Nanocrystals for Bio-Labels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2006 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: David M. Battaglia
Award Amount: $98,534.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR program intends to develop a group of new technologies for the large scale and inexpensive production of bio-labels based on gold nanocrystals (GoldTagsTM). Gold nanocrystals, usually known as colloidal gold, have been widely explored for bio-labeling… More

Improved Light Extraction Efficiencies of White pc-LEDs for SSL by using Non-Toxic, Non-Scattering, Bright, and Stable Doped ZnSe Quantum Dot Nanophosphors

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: DOE
Principal Investigator: David Goorskey, Dr
Award Amount: $99,994.00
Abstract:
With the potential to drastically reduce the US and world-wide electrical energy consumption, white light emitting diodes (LEDs) comprise a very rapidly growing market in the general illumination and specialized lighting sectors. Already, white LEDs are more efficient than tungsten filament bulbs… More

A Nanocrystal Biosensor for Detection of Multiple TBI Neurochemical Biomarkers

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Yongcheng Liu
Award Amount: $199,984.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR proposal intends to develop a nanocrystal biosensor, which is capable of simultaneously detecting and quantifying multiple traumatic brain injury (TBI)-specific biomarkers in relatively small volumes of whole blood (0.1-1 uL). The biosensor design… More

SBIR Phase I: Commercial Scale Production of a New Generation of Nanocrystal Emitters---Doped Quantum Dots

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: David V. Battaglia, DPhil
Award Amount: $99,993.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) project will establish automated commercial-scale production schemes for a new generation of quantum dot emitters, doped quantum dots (d-dots) emitters. Different from the current workhouse for intrinsic quantum dots, CdSe based nanocrystals, this new… More

Highly Bright, Heavy Metal-Free, and Stable Doped Semiconductor Nanophosphors for Economical Solid State Lighting Alternatives

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: David Goorskey, Research Scientists
Award Amount: $69,988.00
Abstract:
At present, the most economically efficient lighting technologies rely on discharge emission from mercury vapors. Mercury is also extremely toxic with the potential to accumulate in the human body over time. The alarming increase in mercury levels in our soils, sediments, and waters is driving the… More

Highly Bright, Heavy Metal-Free, and Stable Doped Semiconductor Nanophosphors for Economical Solid State Lighting Alternatives

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: EPA
Principal Investigator: David Goorskey, Research Scientists
Award Amount: $224,997.00
Abstract:
There is growing concern about how to limit the release of mercury into the environment. One significant source of mercury is found in fluorescent lamps. Recently, however, compact fluorescent lamps have been heavily promoted in order to conserve electrical energy. While it is true that switching to… More

One-Pot Production of Deoxyribonucleoside Triphosphates via Sequential Catalysis

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator:
Award Amount: $99,783.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase I project intends to develop a novel nanotechnology for low-cost commercial production of deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates by conjugating all three enzymes with superparamagnetic nanocrystals (Nano-Enzy mes). Deoxiribonucleoside triphosphates,… More

SBIR Phase I: Highly Luminescent Manganese-Doped Zinc Selenide Quantum Dots to Enhance Silicon Solar Cell Efficiency through Spectral Down-Conversion

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Thomas Penner, DPhil
Award Amount: $99,981.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Technology Research (SBIR) Phase I project will demonstrate a spectral down-converter based on metal ion-doped nanocrystalline quantum dots to increase the efficiency of polycrystalline silicon solar cells. Attempts to add a luminescent spectral down-conversion layer to… More

Colloidal Quantum Dot/well Near-Infrared NanoLabels

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Hua Mao
Award Amount: $966,470.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This SBIR Phase II program aims to develop a novel class of commercial products of near infrared (NIR) nanolabels based on colloidal non-cadmium quantum dots, InAs/InP/ZnSe core/shell/shell dots coated with dendron liga nds. NIR emitters are outstanding… More

Near Infrared Semiconductor Nanocrystal for Imaging Guided Surgery

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2009 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: HHS
Principal Investigator: Tiecheng A. Qiao
Award Amount: $170,679.00
Abstract:
DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Nanomaterials and Nanofabrication Laboratories Program Announcement No. PA-08-050 (NN-Labs, LLC) Title: Near Infrared Semiconductor Nanocrystal for Imaging Guided Surgery Principal Investigator: Tiecheng Qiao Summary Th e incidence of brain metastasis in patients… More