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Prognostic for Process-Related Integrated Circuits (IC)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Navy
Award ID:
77117
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
N061-006-0282
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Ridgetop Group, Inc.
3580 West Ina Road Tucson, AZ -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Prognostic for Process-Related Integrated Circuits (IC)
Agency / Branch: DOD / NAVY
Contract: N68335-07-C-0237
Award Amount: $999,551.00
 

Abstract:

This SBIR is to design, develop, fabricate and package a suite of Integrated Circuit (IC) sensors as an IC chip. The chip, referred to as IC Prognostics chip, will contain four groups of sensors to sense damage to the "canary" devices on the IC chip: a damaged canary indicates a high probability of similar damage to like devices on an electronic assembly. There are three variations of IC Prognostics, each targeted for specific IBM CMOS process nodes: 130 nm, 90 nm and 65 nm. The targeted failure modes are (1) Hot Carrier, (2) Electrostatic Damage, (3) Time Dependent Dielectric Breakdown, (4) Voltage Threshold shift, (5,6) Total Dose Ionization effects on VT and Leakage Current, (7) Resistor value change and (8) Capacitor value change. The SBIR also calls for each IC Prognostic chip to have a 1-bit serial data output capability. Optionally, each IC Prognostic chip would have a hardware I2C-bus interface for military application use such as the Joint Strike Fighter.

Principal Investigator:

Conrad Schneiker
Principal Investigator
5207423300
conrad@ridgetop-group.com

Business Contact:

Douglas Goodman
President and CEO
5207423300
doug@ridgetop-group.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

RIDGETOP GROUP, INC.
6595 North Oracle Road Suite 153B Tucson, AZ 85704

EIN/Tax ID: 860979220
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No