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Radiation Hardening Designs and Techniques for Missile Defense (Process)

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Missile Defense Agency
Award ID:
81771
Program Year/Program:
2007 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
B063-043-0474
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
SILICON SPACE TECHNOLOGY CORP.
5918 West Courtyard Drive Suite 330 Austin, TX -
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 2007
Title: Radiation Hardening Designs and Techniques for Missile Defense (Process)
Agency / Branch: DOD / MDA
Contract: W9113M-07-C-0118
Award Amount: $99,997.00
 

Abstract:

Silicon Space Technology (SST) has solved the major space radiation problems, Single-Event Effects and Total Ionizing Dose, by combining substrate engineering with layout design innovation. Working with Texas Instruments (TI) to enable radiation hardening of TI's 130nm commercial CMOS process (C035), SST's radiation-hardening (RH) process innovations, previously demonstrated at 180nm, will be scaled and integrated into this process. SST will perform this work by relying heavily on process and device finite-element (or TCAD) simulation. SST will first build the baseline process model to develop the integration approach for inserting the RH process modules into the C035 130nm process. The TCAD model will be calibrated to process measurements and to electrical characteristics of the C035 transistors provided by TI. Using the calibrated TCAD model as a baseline, the simulations will be varied to develop the new RH 130nm process and to quantify any process interactions, constraints or yield limiting factors, especially in the context of circuit ground rules, SPICE models and photolithographic imaging.

Principal Investigator:

Wesley Morris
President
5128919702
wmorris@siliconspacetech.com

Business Contact:

Jon Gwin
COO
2108229706
jgwin@siliconspacetech.com
Small Business Information at Submission:

SILICON SPACE TECHNOLOGY CORP.
3620 Lost Creek Boulevard Austin, TX 78735

EIN/Tax ID: 470942320
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees:
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No