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DIAMONDLIKE CARBON HERMETIC ENCAPSULANTS

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch:
Air Force
Award ID:
13129
Program Year/Program:
1991 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
13129
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Woollam J A Co
315 S 9th St - Ste 22 Lincoln, NE 68508
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1991
Title: DIAMONDLIKE CARBON HERMETIC ENCAPSULANTS
Agency / Branch: DOD / USAF
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $348,217.00
 

Abstract:

DIAMONDLIKE CARBON (DLC) CAN BE DEPOSITED ON ROOM TEMPERATURE SUBSTRATES. FURTHERMORE, EXPERIMENTS ON SILICON SUBSTRATES HAVE SHOWN THAT MOISTURE DOES NOT PENETRATE DLC FILMS AS THIN AS 150 ANGSTROMS. THE PURPOSE OF THE PROPOSED WORK IS TO DETERMINE IF THIN FILMS OF DLC CAN PROTECT COMPLETE ELECTRONIC DEVICES AND INTEGRATED CIRCUITS FROM MOISTURE, AS WELL AS FROM CHEMICALS CONTAINED IN COMMON EPOXIES USED FOR POTTING. THESE DEVICES CONTAIN POLY-SILICON, SILICIDES, METALS, AND DIELECTRIC FILMS WHICH ALL HAVE DIFFERENT THERMAL EXPANSION COEFFICIENTS AND STICKING COEFFICIENTS FROM DLC ADHESION. THUS (A) MOISTURE AND CHEMICAL PROTECTION, (B) BONDING UNDER CONDITIONS OF THERMAL CYCLING, AND (C) STEP COVERAGE WILL BE PRIMARILY ADDRESSED IN PHASE I.

Principal Investigator:

Dr John A Woollam
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Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Woollam J A Co
315 S 9th St - Ste 22 Lincoln, NE 68508

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