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Company Information:

Name: SI Diamond Technology Inc
Address: 2435 North Blvd
Houston, TX 77098
Located in HUBZone: No
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
URL: N/A
Phone: N/A

Award Totals:

Program/Phase Award Amount ($) Number of Awards
SBIR Phase I $1,002,375.00 17
SBIR Phase II $591,823.00 1

Award List:

Liquid Metal Cluster Ion Source For Repair Of Packaging

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Howard K. Schmidt, Phd
Award Amount: $51,045.00
Abstract:
WE PROPOSE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A DIRECT METAL ETCH AND WRITE (DMEW) TECHNOLOGY BASED ON RECENTLY DEVELOPED LIQUID METAL CLUSTER ION SOURCES (LMCIS) FOR REPAIR OF CONDUCTING PATHS IN POLYCERAMIC SYSTEM. THE LMCIS'S ADVANTAGES OVER COMPETING DIRECT WRITE TECHNOLOGIES INCLUDE HIGH DEPOSITION RATE, NO… More

Affordable High-field Spacers For Field Emitter Displays

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / DARPA
Principal Investigator: Howard Schmidt
Award Amount: $55,727.00
Abstract:
Field Emitter Displays (FEDs) represent the "leap frog" technology which can rebuild America's dominance in the information display industry. This represents simultaneously a critical technology area for Defense and a multi-billion dollar market opportunity. Basic technology feasibility for FEDs has… More

Metal Doped Diamond as a Laser Material

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Keith Jamison, Phd
Award Amount: $49,324.00
Abstract:
DOPED SINGLE CRYSTAL DIAMOND IS A PROMISING MATERIAL UPON WHICH TO BASE A NEW CLASS OF SOLID STATE LASERS AND OPTICAL DEVICES OPERATING AT HIGHER POWER DENSITIES AND SHORTER WAVELENGHTS THAN CONVENTIONAL MATERIALS ALLOW. AT PRESENT, HOWEVER, NO ACCEPTABLE METHOD EXISTS FOR PRODUCING METAL DOPED… More

Large Area Single Crystal Cubic Boron Nitride Growth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Keith Jamison, Phd
Award Amount: $50,247.00
Abstract:
WIDE BANDGAP MATERIALS SUCH AS CUBIC BORON NITRIDE HOLD SIGNIFICANT PROMISE FOR ADVANCED APPLICATIONS SUCH AS UV LASERS AND DETECTORS, AS WELL AS HIGH TEMPERATURE, HIGH PERFORMANCE ELECTRONIC DEVICES. HOWEVER STUDY OF THESE MATERIALS HAS BEEN LIMITED DUE TO LACK OF LARGE AREA HIGH QUALITY SINGLE… More

High Power Diamond Cold Cathode

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Howard K. Schmidt
Award Amount: $53,937.00
Abstract:
WE PROPOSE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH PERFORMANCE COLD CATHODES BASED ON OUR RECENTLY INVENTED DIAMOND FIELD EMISSION THIN FILMS. THE DIAMOND COLD CATHODES OFFER HIGHER STABILITY, LARGER EMISSION SITE DENSITY, MUCH HIGHER LIFETIME THAN EXISTING COLD CATHODES. DIAMOND'S HIGHER THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, HIGHER… More

Large Area Single Crystal Diamond Growth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Keith Jamison, Phd
Award Amount: $51,554.00
Abstract:
Diamond exhibits physical properties that make it an ideal material from which to construct electronic devices for high temperature, high frequency and/or high radiation applications. to realize the substantial promise of diamond as an electronic material, substrates larger than those provided by… More

NOVEL FIELD EMISSION ELECTRON SOURCE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Keith Jamison
Award Amount: $49,935.00
Abstract:
A novel diamond-like carbon coating has been developed that has an extremely low work function. using a proprietary deposition method, this material can be coated on a variety of metal and ceramic parts. this project tests the applicability of this material for use as a cold field emission source of… More

Method fro advanced production techniques for in-line deposition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1993 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Howard K. Schmidt, Phd
Award Amount: $53,937.00

Boron Nitride Coating Process Oxidation Resistant Tribological

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark Hammond, Phd
Award Amount: $54,501.00
Abstract:
A NEW PLASMA ASSISTED CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION (CVD0 PROCESS ACHIEVES PHENOMENALLY HIGH GROWTH RATES, EXCELLENT ADHESION AND UNIQUELY CONTROLLABLE MICROSTRUCTURES IN LOW-Z CUBIC MATERIALS AT ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE. SI DIAMOND TECHNOLOGY, INC. PROPOSES TO EXTEND THIS TECHNOLOGY TO PRODUCE CUBIC BORON… More

Laser-based Diamond Boule Growth

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Mark S. Hammond, Phd
Award Amount: $54,501.00
Abstract:
A new laser-based diamond growth technique has been shown to deliver growth rates higher than any other known technique. the technique, because of its unique "containerless processing", should prove very useful in growing high quality single crystal diamond for use in thermal management and… More

A NON-VACUUM FIELD EMISSION DEVICE

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Nalin Kumar
Award Amount: $64,885.00
Abstract:
A high-speed field emission triode device which does not require high vacuum for operation is described. this is enabled by coating a micro-tip cathode with recently invented very low work function diamond thin film, such that the electric field to extract electrons from the cathode is less than 5… More

OPTIMIZATION OF AMORPHIC DIAMOND(TM) FIELD EMITTERS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1994 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Nalin Kumar
Award Amount: $64,794.00
Abstract:
Liquid crystal display (lcd) technology is currently the most popular platform for flat panel displays (fpd), but it suffers from complex manufacturing and high cost problems. great difficulties have been experienced in producing demonstration prototype field emission displays (fed) which have been… More

Method fro advanced production techniques for in-line deposition

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase II
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Principal Investigator: Howard K. Schmidt, Phd
Award Amount: $591,823.00
Abstract:
We propose an innovative approach which leads to thick tungsten wires fully embedded in solid diamond slab. in this approach, thin films of chemical vapor doposition (cvd) diamond are coated with a refractory metal and the metal is patterned. these patterned layers films are stacked and properly… More

Buried Layer Interconnect Technology for III-V Based Devices

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Keith Jamison
Award Amount: $64,746.00

Application of Stochastically Distributed Field Emission Microstructures for High Performance Electron So

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1995 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Zirao Zheng
Award Amount: $64,921.00

SBIR Phase I: Diamond Composite Materials for Use as Cold Cathode Emitters

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Donald Patterson
Award Amount: $74,237.00

WIDE SPECTRUM HIGH PERFORMANCE SENSOR CALIBRATORS

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NASA
Principal Investigator: David I. Starikov , Staff Scientist
Award Amount: $69,412.00

SBIR PHASE I: Gated, Self Aligned, Diamond-Based Field Emission Electron Source

Award Year / Program / Phase: 1996 / SBIR / Phase I
Agency: NSF
Principal Investigator: Donald Patterson
Award Amount: $74,672.00