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Company Information:

Company Name: Photon Energy Technology
City: Ames
State: IA
Zip+4: 50014-4563
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
Website URL: N/A
Phone: (515) 520-9426

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $300,000.00 3

Award List:

SBIR Phase I: Liquid lens for laser nanomachining

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2003 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Diwakar Ramanathan
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research Phase I project, will develop a liquid lens for nanomachining materials with pulsed laser beams. The project team will design and fabricate a liquid lens capable of producing laser beam spot sizes on the order of nanometers (20-100 nm) through its nonlinear… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Materials - Nanolaminate Permanent Magnets through Excimer Laser Surface Modification

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2007 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Rajeev A. Nair, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I project will develop nanolaminate Nd-Fe-B permanent magnets that will increase their operating temperatures, potentially expanding their applications in automobiles and others. An advanced yet affordable excimer laser surface modification method… More

SBIR Phase I: Advanced Materials - Nano-diamond Coatings for Light-Weight Engine Components

Award Year / Program / Phase: 2008 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Rajeev Nair, PhD
Award Amount: $100,000.00
Abstract:
This SBIR Phase I project aims to develop a novel surface modification technology for aluminum alloys used in automotive internal combustion engines to improve resistance to friction. The related energy loss due to wear of components directly impacts the fuel efficiency of the automobile. The… More